Bursting onto the national dance scene as a summer touring company in 2005, the Trey McIntyre Project’s Pillow debut that year led to a return engagement the very next season. In 2008, the company created its home base in Boise, Idaho, and made its official debut as a full-time year-round performing ensemble at the Pillow. Prior to the performance seen here – a world premiere – the company had returned in 2010 with a range of works including Wild Sweet Love. McIntyre was born in Kansas and trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts before joining the Houston Ballet. In 1989, he became the company’s first Choreographic Apprentice, and that early start has led to a canon of more than eighty works for companies such as the Stuttgart Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and the New York City Ballet. The Trey McIntyre Project presented Mercury Half-Life at the Pillow in 2014 in its last performance before permanently disbanding.