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Meet the Artist: Tiit Helimets

Meet the Artist: Tiit Helimets

Principal Dancer Tiit Helimets on Classical, Neoclassical and Contemporary Ballet

Principal Dancer Tiit Helimets reflects on the classical training that prepared him to dance classical, neo-classical, and contemporary roles. Using visual prompts from The Sleeping Beauty, Agon, and Eden-Eden, he describes the evolution of technique, costuming, and music in works he has performed across the range of period styles.

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Header Image: Sofiane Sylve and Tiit Helimets in Liang’s The Infinite Ocean // © Erik Tomasson