Justin Peck In Process: The Choreographer Talks About His Newest Work For New York City Ballet

“I formulate my ideas based on the structure and melodies of the music and certain emotions captured in it. And this is such a full piece of music. When I realized the scale of it I started thinking about having a large cast. … If you’re playing with Legos, you can build something more substantial if you have 100 pieces instead of 3.”