Hollow Bones (2014) The Purchase Dance Company - an exhuberant, lush, abstract work for 20 dancers performed to Hayden's String Quartet #4 in B flat. The piece was inspired by images of skeletal birds.
Verdant Fire, mvmt. 1 (2009) Purchase MFA - In response to Mozart's "Dissonance" String Quartet, this dance for seven touches upon themes of cocooning, rebirth, and new found sensuality.
Ukrainian Eggs: Terrible Tales of Tragedy and AlleGorey (2009) Riedel Dance Theater - The complete collection of Riedel dances inspired by the delightfully macabre illustrations and books of Edward Gorey - with new stories, segues, and outrageous moments woven in. The program is an hour long and recommended for all ages. Music by Grieg, Mozart, Satie, and Saint-Saens.
Queen of the Hive (2009) Agnes Scott College - A dark complement to "Of Apes and Angels." Deceit and betrayal unfold as six women dart, fling, and bound about the stage. Music by Vivaldi.
Out of the Silent Planet (2007) The Yard - a dance for four couples (1 male, 3 female,) set to Debussy's String Quartet and inspired by images and themes from C. S. Lewis' Space Trilogy.
Hallowed Bomb (2007) Riedel Dance Theater - a solo responding to contemporary terrorism and our national glut of media, set to Igor Stravinsky's 'Concertino.'
Ian's Big Day (2005) Purchase Dance Corps - a comedic, action packed, coming of age story depicting a young boy's harrowing first day at a new school. As we move between the child's reality and his imagination, the scenes shift from a John Hughes style to that of the James Bond films.
Inferno (2004) Riedel Dance Theater - part one of a trilogy based on Dante Alighieri's La Divina Commedia. This work is a suite of solos and duets set to Nocturnes by Frederic Chopin. They include "The Angel" and "Circle of the Root" which were performed by the Limón Dance Company in 2005, and also "Circle of the Crown" and "Circle of the Navel" created later in 2006.
Hourglass (2003) Riedel Dance Theater - a sorrowful and stoic duet set to two Schubert lieder.
Under My Skin (1999) Limón Dancer's Choreography Project - a sarcastic and colorful look at romance; music by Louis Prima.
Nella Voce dello Castrato (1996) Independant Solo - a dance exploring androgyny and the pain of beauty, inspired by the film Farinelli.