AjkunBT Presents Legacy, The Odyssey of Albania - Christopher J. Murphy Auditorium at Iona College
715 North Ave. - 646-368-9800
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Description: This full, contemporary ballet performed by New Rochelle's own professional ballet company, depicts the rituals rooted deep in history from 2000 BC and impressed on Albanian culture by the Romans, the Byzantine Empire, and the Islamic faith. Leonard Ajkun's choreography touches on contemporary social topics such as discrimination against women, immigrants, and religion. Made possible in part by sponsorship from the New Rochelle Council of the Arts.