Following the footsteps of Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Julian Schnabel and other much-noted artists, Brooklyn-based collective FAILE has been recruited for to create original art for the New York City Ballet. 

Say what?

They’re surprised too. Watch them digging through the art archives and talking excitedly at how they fit into the mix for the exhibit NYCB Art Series: Les Ballets de Faile. Buy a ticket and get a cube. Season tickets for Feb 1 – May 29 (all tickets $29) went on sale today.

Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief says…

 The New York City Ballet has always prided itself in being in the forefront of innovation and experimentation…

While you see this in the background, as on cue: