The Chrysalis Project:

A Collection of Six World Premieres

Thursday October 29th 2020, Peninsula Ballet Theatre premiered The Chrysalis Project, a collection of six world premieres, in celebration of World Ballet Day
The Chrysalis Project is a collection of six world premieres created and rehearsed during the COVID-19 pandemic. PBT presents these solos and duets in a spirit of perseverance, hope, and transformation during this challenging time.

Choreography by Gregory Amato, Peninsula Ballet Theatre Artistic Director and Aline Carili, PBT Company Dancer.


Featuring Léna Alvino, Aline Carili, and Robert Burns Lowman.


Music by Frédéric Chopin, Abel Korzeniowski, Big Scary, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Kovacs, and Erik Satie. 

Very Special Thanks to

The Fox Theatre, Redwood City

Pierre Buljan, The Buljan Group Compass, Burlingame

Crystal Springs Golf Course, Burlingame


Special Thanks

Léna Alvino, Aline Carili, Robert Burns Lowman, Dancers

Christine Leslie, Executive Director/CEO

Gregory Amato, Artistic Director

Michael Davis, Marketing/Advertising

Nina Amato, Ballet Mistress

Jon Finck, Publicist

Robert Burns Lowman, Artistic Assistant

Chloé Watson, Artistic Assistant

Vin Eiamvuthikorn, Photographer

Ernie Schmidt, Fox Theatre General Manager

Robert 'Doc' Gibson, Fox Theatre Lighting Director

Joey Alexander, Fox Theatre Facility Manager