The choreography consists of quick high jumps and turns in the air that are very challenging, said Tyler Nelson, who portrays one of four warriors in the dance.
"It's very aerobic and physically very exhausting," he said. "We are trying to portray a warrior's primal quality. This is a recreation of Michel Fokine's original choreography. He had a very grand style. All the movements and mannerisms are very big."
The Ballet Russe style broke many of the rules of classical ballet, he said.
"It was the first style that went outside the box," he said. "Natasha and Ruben have to be well versed in the Ballet Russe style when they are teaching it to us. It's a style you don't teach in ballet class."