Together Clinging//Nashville Ballet

Together Clinging

Choreography: Carlos Pons Guerra

Dancers: Owen Thorne, Brett Sjoblom

Music: Amilcare Ponchielli, Dance of the Hours, from the third act of La Gioconda

Duration: 10 minutes

Premiered by Nashville Ballet at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, December 2018


We two boys together clinging,

One the other never leaving,

Arm’d and fearless- eating, drinking, sleeping, loving,

Cities wrenching, ease scorning, statutes mocking, feebleness chasing,

Fulfilling our foray.


From Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass

Nashville Ballet in Together Clinging. Photography: Heather Thorne


Carlos Pons