photo by keith sutter

photo by keith sutter

 

Poetry of Being

  • Smuin Contemporary American Ballet, 2017
  • Music: Tchaikovsky's Souvenir de Florence
  • Lighting: Michael Oesch
  • Costumes:  Mark Zappone
  • 10 dancers (5 women, 5 men)
  • 20 minutes, 43 seconds

 photo by yi yin

photo by yi yin

 

Illuminations

(created for the Choreography XX competition)

  • Oregon Ballet Theater, 2017
  • Music: Benjamin Britten's Illuminations
  • Lighting: Michael Mazzola
  • Costumes:  Mark Zappone
  • 9 dancers (5 women, 4 men)
  • 23 minutes

 Photo by chris hardy

Photo by chris hardy

 

Sarcastic Sketches

  • Smuin Contemporary American Ballet, 2017
  • Music: Daniel Sullivan's Sarchasms (original score)
  • Lighting: Michael Oesch
  • Costumes:  JoEllen Artnz
  • 5 dancers (2 women, 3 men)
  • 9 minutes, 30 seconds

 photo by chris hardy

photo by chris hardy

 

 

There's Rosemary...

  • Smuin Contemporary American Ballet, 2017
  • Music: Handel's Rodelinda "Ho Perduto Il Caro Sposo"
  • Lighting: Michael Oesch
  • Costumes:  JoEllen Artnz
  • 2 dancers (1 woman, 1 man)
  • 2 minutes, 41 seconds

 Photo by keith sutter

Photo by keith sutter

 

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

(created for Smuin's annual Christmas Ballet)

  • Smuin Contemporary American Ballet, 2016
  • Music: Frank Sinatra J-I-N-G-L-E BELLS
  • Lighting: Michael 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 Contemporary American 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: Christopher Devlin Hill
  • 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 Contemporary American Ballet, 2015
  • Music:  Shostakovich’s Jazz Suite No. 2
  • Lighting: Michael 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 Contemporary American Ballet, 2013
  • Music: Ludovico Einaudi’s La linea scura
  • Lighting: Michael 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's annual Christmas Ballet)

  • Smuin Contemporary American Ballet, 2015
  • Music:  Eugene Ormandy's Joy To The World
  • Lighting: Michael 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 Contemporary American Ballet, 2015
  • Music:   Nancy Sinatra's Bang Bang
  • Lighting: Michael 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's annual Christmas Ballet)

  • Smuin Contemporary American Ballet, 2014
  • Music:  James Galloway's Fantasia on "I Saw Three Ships"
  • Lighting: Michael 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


 photo by jack hartin

photo by jack hartin

 

 

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