Royal Ballet – Qualia


Choreography Wayne McGregor for The Royal Ballet
Music Robin Rimbaud – Scanner
Costumes Ursula Bombshell
Lighting Lucy Carter
Premiere 22 November 2004, The Royal Opera House, London
25 mins
Qualia, meaning a raw and sensory experience, marked Wayne McGregor’s debut on The Royal Opera House stage. Featuring a sensorial pas de deux that was originally created for Edward Watson and Leanne Benjamin, Qualia was most recently performed by Melissa Hamilton and Eric Underwood as part of the Youth America Grand Prix 2015 “Stars of Today Meet Stars of Tomorrow” Gala at the Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City.