Zaha Hadid Takes the Stage

The renowned architect designs sets and costumes for a multimedia ballet extravaganza

Zaha Hadid made her New York stage debut last month at Lincoln Center's performing arts festival, which presented the North American premiere of Ballet National de Marseille's Metapolis II. The work, which explores themes of urbanism, was conceived by Hadid—who also designed the sets and costumes—with choreographer Frédéric Flamand, the company's director.

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