Scarlet

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Ballet 5:8’s groundbreaking hybrid production uses classical ballet and film to bring a story inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter to life. Scarlet features original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Slager, film elements directed by choreographer and film producer Preston Miller, spoken word by Chicago-based artist Kylla Pate, and a dramatic score by American modernist composer Charles Ives.