Weeping Women in Dance premiere in 1984 at LACMA Bing Theater

 

Lamentation (1930), Martha Graham
Dance of the Furies (c. 1907), Isadora Duncan   
Cante Flamenco (1944), Jane Dudley
Strange Fruit (1943), Pearl Primus
Deep Song (1937), Martha Graham
‘Wrath’ from Roads to Hell (1941), Eleanor King
Kaddish (1948), Anna Sokolow

Indomitable Spirit of Woman premiere in 1995 at Luckman Fine Arts Complex
 

Sicilienne (c. 1907), Isadora Duncan
Cante Flamenco (1944), Jane Dudley
To the West (1943), Eleanor King
Deep Song (1937), Martha Graham
Two Ecstatic Themes (1931), Doris Humphrey
Debut at the Opera (1928), Agnes de Mille
Tenant of the Street (1936), Eve Gentry
Negro Spirituals (1928-1932), Helen Tamiris

Version of Indomitable Spirit of Woman premiere in 1996 at Dance Aspen
 

Dance of the Furies (c. 1907), Isadora Duncan
Incense (1906), Ruth St. Denis
Call/Breath of Fire (1929-1930), Doris Humphrey
Cante Flamenco (1944), Jane Dudley
Kaddish (1948), Anna Sokolow
Debut at the Opera (1928), Agnes de Mille
‘Envy’ and ‘Wrath’ from Roads to Hell (1932), Eleanor King
Tenant of the Street (1936), Eve Gentry
Negro Spirituals (1928-1932), Helen Tamiris


Trailblazers:  Dancers of Change premiere in 1995
at Summer Nights at the Ford
 

Debut at the Opera (1928), Agnes de Mille
‘Ballet Suite’ from Carousel (1945), Agnes de Mille
Brigadoon excerpts (1947), Agnes de Mille
‘Spanish Tinge’ from Album Leaves (1976), Donald McKayle
Saturday’s Child (1948), Donald McKayle
Angelitos Negros (1972), Donald McKayle
‘Suite’ from Rainbow ‘Round My Shoulder (1959), Donald McKayle



Heart of Woman premiere in 1996 at UCLA Center for Performing Arts
 

Lamentation (1930), Martha Graham
Witch Dance (c. 1934), Mary Wigman
Reconstruction premiere

   Dust Bowl Ballads (1941), Sophie Maslow
Kaddish (1948), Anna Sokolow
Satyric Festival Song (1932), Martha Graham
‘Envy’ and ‘Wrath’ from Roads to Hell (1932), Eleanor King
Journey (1957), Joyce Trisler
Harmonica Breakdown (1938), Jane Dudley


Modern Antiquity: Ancient Art Informing Modern Dance premiere in 1998, The Getty Center
 

Dance of the Furies (c. 1907), Isadora Duncan
Brahm’s Waltzes (1914-1931), Ruth St. Denis
Ceremony for Three (1972), Bella Lewitzky
‘Sage’ and ‘Warrior’ Greek to Me (world premiere), Mark Morris
Witch Dance (c. 1926), Mary Wigman
Bacchanale (c. 1907), Isadora Duncan

 

Legendary California Choreographers premiere 1998, UCLA Performing Arts
 

St. Denis Suite, Ruth St. Denis
   Incense (1906)
   Kashmiri Nautch (1919)
Two Ecstatic Themes (1931), Doris Humphrey
On My Mother’s Side (1939), Charles Weidman
Michio Ito Suite, Michio Ito
   Symphonic Etudes (1928) excerpts
   Pizzicati (1916)
   Tango (1927)
   Tone Poems I and II (1928)
Evocation (c. 1953), Carmelita Maracci
Supplication (world premiere), Donald McKayle
Antenna Bird (1956), Eve Gentry
Debut at the Opera (1928), Agnes de Mille
Dedications in Our Time:

   To José Clementé Orozco, Lester Horton

Dance in Photography premiere 1999, The Getty Center
 

Greek Veil (c. 1918), Ruth St. Denis
Three Studies fromTanze vor Gott

   (reconstruction premiere), Harald Kreutzberg
Les Sylphides: Prelude (1909), Mikhail Fokine
The Desperate Heart (1943), Valerie Bettis
Debut at the Opera (1928), Agnes de Mille
Ich Ruf zu Dir from The Dome (1940), Ted Shawn
‘Air’ from Joy of Man’s Desiring (1972), Lar Lubovitch
On My Mother’s Side (1939), Charles Weidman

 

Pioneering California Choreographers premiere in 1999, at Grand Performances 

With guest artist, Richard Move
 

Greek Veil (c. 1918), Ruth St. Denis
Pizzicati (1916), Michio Ito
Ich Ruf Zu Dir (1940), Ted Shawn
Call/Breath of Fire (1929-1930), Doris Humphrey
Debut at the Opera (1928), Agnes de Mille
‘Spanish Tinge’ from Album Leaves (1976), Donald McKayle
Funeral Dance from Brigadoon (1947), Agnes de Mille
The Beloved (1948) Company premiere, Lester Horton

Generation Next premiere in 2001, 
UCLA Performing Arts
 

‘Pardon My Affection’ (West Coast premiere)
   from Thus Is All (1998), Lar Lubovitch
The Visit (world premiere), Mark Dendy
No, Resistance is But Vain (1993), Colin Connor
Greek to Me (1998), Mark Morris
Remembering Viola (1999), Jeff Slayton
Entr’Acte II (West Coast premiere), Susan Marshall
Momento (Los Angeles premiere), Christopher Pilafian
Trio Sweep (world premiere), Jeff Slayton

Celebration of the Solo premiere in 2003, 
Reynolds Theater at Duke University
 

Ich Ruf Zu Dir (1940), Ted Shawn
‘Envy’ from Roads to Hell (1941), Eleanor King
Strange Fruit (1943), Pearl Primus
‘Pardon My Affection’ from Thus Is All (1998), Lar Lubovitch
The Visit (2001), Mark Dendy
Vestiges (2000), Colin Connor
Of Grace and Courage (premiere)
   Section 1 - Exiled, Robert Battle
   Section 2 - Falling Sky, Colin Connor
   Section 3 - Alas Pa’ Volar, Andrea E. Woods
   Section 4 - Vow, Donald McKayle

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