Photo by keith sutter

Photo by keith sutter

 

J-I-N-G-L-E BELLS

(created for Smuin Ballet's annual Christmas Ballet)

  • Smuin Ballet, 2016
  • Music: Frank Sinatra J-I-N-G-L-E BELLS
  • Lighting: Mike Oesch
  • Costumes:  JoEllen Artnz
  • 4 dancers (2 women, 2 men)
  • 2 minutes, 4 seconds

photo by dave friedman

photo by dave friedman

 

Labyrinth

  • National Choreographic Initiate, 2016
  • Music: Ludovico Einaudi's Tracce, Ombre, Questa notte, and La linea scura
  • Lighting: Monique L’Heureux
  • Costumes: JoEllen Artnz
  • 9 dancers (5 women, 4 men)
  • 18 minutes, 20 seconds

photo by dave friedman

photo by dave friedman

Staring at Clouds

  • National Choreographic Initiate, 2016
  • Music: Michael Torke's Bright Blue Music for Orchestra
  • Lighting: Monique L’Heureux
  • Costumes: Susan Roemer of S-Curve Apparel and Design/ JoEllen Artnz
  • 9 dancers (5 women, 4 men)
  • 7 minutes

photo by david de silva

photo by david de silva

 

With Alacrity

  • Amy Seiwert's Imagery, 2016
  • Music: Waelandanna's Swamp Song w/Ania
  • Lighting: Jim French
  • Costumes: Susan Roemer of S-Curve Apparel 
  • 4 dancers (3 women, 1 man)
  • 8 minutes

photo by chris hardy

photo by chris hardy

Merely Players

  • Smuin Ballet, 2016
  • Music: Vampire Weekend's Unbelievers, Fleet Foxes' White Winter Humnal, and Bon Iver Flume
  • Lighting: KT Graham
  • Costumes: Susan Roemer of S-Curve Apparel and Design/ JoEllen Artnz
  • 10 dancers (5 women, 5 men)
  • 9 minutes, 30 seconds

photo by sarah ferguson

photo by sarah ferguson

From My Life

  • Richmond Ballet, 2015
  • Music: Smetana’s String Quartet No.1 in E minor "From My Life"
  • Lighting: Jason Blue Herbert
  • Costumes: Emily DeAngelis
  • 10 dancers (5 women, 5 men)
  • 13 minutes, 35 seconds

Created for Richmond Ballet's New Works Program


photo by chris hardy

photo by chris hardy

What Just Happened

  • Smuin Ballet, 2015
  • Music:  Shostakovich’s Jazz Suite No. 2
  • Lighting: Mike Oesch
  • Costumes: JoEllen Artnz
  • 6 dancers (3 women, 3 men)
  • 3 minutes, 41 seconds

photo by vincent of dreamhouse

photo by vincent of dreamhouse

 

 

La Linea Scura

  • Smuin Ballet, 2013
  • Music: Ludovico Einaudi’s La linea scura
  • Lighting: Mike Oesch
  • Costumes: JoEllen Artnz
  • Duet (1 woman, 1 man)
  • 5 minutes, 6 seconds

Commissioned by Dayton Ballet for their 2016-2017 season


photo by chris hardy

photo by chris hardy

Joy To The World

(created for Smuin Ballet's annual Christmas Ballet)

  • Smuin Ballet, 2015
  • Music:  Eugene Ormandy's Joy To The World
  • Lighting: Mike Oesch
  • Costumes: JoEllen Artnz
  • 14 dancers (7 women, 7 men)
  • 1 minutes, 52 seconds

photo by chris hardy

photo by chris hardy

 

Remember When

(created in collaboration with Weston Krukow)

  • Smuin Ballet, 2015
  • Music:   Nancy Sinatra's Bang Bang
  • Lighting: Mike Oesch
  • Costumes: JoEllen Artnz
  • Duet (1 woman, 1 man)
  • 2 minutes, 52 seconds

Selected and performed for the 2015 McCallum Theater Dancing Under the Stars Choreographic Competition


photo by keith sutter

photo by keith sutter

 

Fantasia

(created for Smuin Ballet's annual Christmas Ballet)

  • Smuin Ballet, 2014
  • Music:  James Galloway's Fantasia on "I Saw Three Ships"
  • Lighting: Mike Oesch
  • Costumes: JoEllen Artnz
  • 6 dancers (3 women, 3 men)
  • 3 minutes, 10 seconds

photo by jackie pinto

photo by jackie pinto

 

Pieces of Eight

  • Sacramento Ballet 2011
  • Music: Beethoven's Kreutzer Sonata   
  • Lighting: Kyle Lemoi
  • Costumes: Theresa Kimbrough
  • 8 dancers (4 women, 4 men)
  • 11 minutes, 41 seconds

photo by Sacramento ballet

photo by Sacramento ballet

 

Unconscious Surrender

  • Sacramento Ballet Ballet, 2010
  • Music:  Barber's Adagio For Strings
  • Lighting: Kyle Lemoi
  • Costumes: Theresa Kimbrough
  • 18 dancers (8 women, 10 men)
  • 9 minutes, 46 seconds

photo by alexander biber

photo by alexander biber

 

Erbarme dich

  • Sacramento Ballet Ballet, 2011
  • Music:  Bach's St. Matthew's PAssion
  • Lighting: Caitlin Sapunor-Davis
  • Costumes: Theresa Kimbrough
  • 7 dancers (3 women, 4 men)
  • 7 minutes, 28 seconds

photo by alex biber

photo by alex biber

 

Scars Already Seen

  • Sacramento Ballet, 2011
  • Music:  Civil War's Dance Me To The End of Love
  • Lighting: Caitlin Sapunor-Davis
  • Costumes: Theresa Kimbrough
  • Duet (1 woman, 1 mn)
  • 3 minutes, 5 seconds

Selected and Performed at the Mondavi Center for the Arts


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MomentTarry

  • Sacramento Ballet Ballet, 2008
  • Music:  Prokofiev's Overture on a Hebrew Theme
  • Lighting: Caitlin Sapunor-Davis
  • Costumes: Theresa Kimbrough
  • 10 dancers (6 women, 4 men)
  • 8 minutes, 46 seconds

Selected and performed for the 2009 McCallum Theater Dancing Under the Stars Choreographic Competition


photo by keith sutter

photo by keith sutter

 

 

Fading Shadows

  • Sacramento Ballet Ballet, 2007
  • Music:  Albinoni's Adagio For Strings
  • Lighting: Caitlin Sapunor-Davis
  • Costumes: Theresa Kimbrough
  • 10 dancers (5 women, 5 men)
  • 6 minutes, 3 seconds

Selected and performed for the 2008 McCallum Theater Dancing Under the Stars Choreographic Competition


photo by jack hartin

photo by jack hartin

 

Souvenir

  • Sacramento Ballet Ballet, 2006
  • Music:  Tchaicovsky's Souvenir de Florence
  • Lighting: Caitlin Sapunor-Davis
  • Costumes: Theresa Kimbrough
  • 6 dancers (3 women, 3 men)
  • 4 minutes, 47 seconds

Selected and performed for the 2007 McCallum Theater Dancing Under the Stars Choreographic Competition

Selected and performed for the 2008 Los Angeles Dance Invitational