A. The modern tradition is more rooted than the ballet tradition. Even Finnish National Ballet, which is [a] huge company, they do lots of contemporary dance.
Q. The program you took is adventurous by our standards.....But now that makes sense.
A. It wasn’t going out on a limb for them. I knew that’s where I would meet them the most. And these pieces showcase the dancers’ versatility, and it’s a program of high artistic integrity.