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Works Available
For immediate licensing and staging:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After Eden

1966

Hoiby

 

2 Dancers

Carmina Burana

1959

Orff

 

16 Dancers: (4 Leads / 6 Corps Couples)

Othello

1976

Dvorak

 

3 Dancers: (1 Woman / 2 Men)

Portrait of Billie

1960

B.Holiday

 

2 Dancers

 

 

 

 

 

For future production:

According to Eve
Catulli Carmina
Dawns and Dusks
A Season in Hell
Sebastian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year

Ballet

Music

Place

 

 

 

 

1953

Masque of the Wild Man

Glanville-Hicks

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

 

 

 

Lee, MA

 

 

 

 

 

Malocchio 

Provenzano

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

American Dance Festival

 

 

 

New London, CT

 

 

 

 

1954

The Brass World

Jolivet

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Brooklyn, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Three Promenades with the Lord

American Folk

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

 

 

 

Lee, MA

 

 

 

 

 

The Adventure

Barber

John Butler Dance Festival

 

 

 

CBS Television

 

 

 

 

1955

Frontier Ballad

American Folk

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Brooklyn, NY

 

 

 

 

 

The Haunted World

Jolivet

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

(revision of The Brass World)

 

Brooklyn, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Clowns and Angels

Bowles

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Nervi Dance Festival, Genoa

 

 

 

 

 

Dances in Salome

Bernstein

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

(Play by Oscar Wilde)

 

Omnibus - CBS Television

 

 

 

 

1956

Democratic Vistas

Scott

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Camera Three - CBS Television

 

 

 

 

 

The Unicorn, the Gorgon and the Manticore

Menotti

Staged for New York City Ballet

 

(under auspices of Lib.of Congress)

 

Washington, DC

 

 

 

 

1957

Seven Faces of Love

Kenton

Ballet Theatre Workshop

 

 

 

New York, NY

 

 

 

 

1958

The Glory Folk

American Folk

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Spoleto Festival, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

Triad

Glanville-Hicks Tailleferre Ellington

John Butler Dance Theatre Spoleto Festival, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

The Unquiet Graves

Hollingsworth

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Spoleto Festival, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

The Letter and the Three

Jazz Ar.Shirley

Geoffrey Holder and Company

 

 

 

New York, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Creation and Fall

 

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Look Up and Live - Television

 

 

 

 

1959

Carmina Burana

Orff

New York City Opera - NY, NY

 

 

 

 

 

In the Beginning

Barber

New York City Opera - NY, NY

 

 

 

 

 

The Sybil

Surinach

American Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Spoleto Festival, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

The Five Senses

Folk Songs

American Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Spoleto Festival, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

Brief Encounter

Bowles

Amercan Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Spoleto Festival, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

Amusement Park

Bowles

American Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Spoleto Festival, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

Album Leaves

 

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Spoleto Festival, Italy

 

 

 

 

1960

Turning Point

Evans, Lewis, Hopkins

Idlewild Festival of the Arts, CA

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait of Billie

B.Holiday Songs

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Lee, MA

 

 

 

 

 

Saul and the Witch of Endor

Glanville-Hicks

Lamp unto My Feet - CBS TV

 

 

 

 

 

David and Bathsheba

Surinach

Lamp unto My Feet - CBS TV

 

 

 

 

1961

Psalms

 

Lamp unto My Feet - CBS TV

 

 

 

 

 

Esther

Laderman

Lamp unto My Feet - CBS TV

 

 

 

 

 

Ballet of the Nativity

Wernick

Lamp unto My Feet - CBS TV

 

 

 

 

1962

Alone

 

Freda Miller Mem. Concert - NYC

 

 

 

 

 

Hadrianas

Starer

Netherlands Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Rotterdam

 

 

 

 

 

Brief Dynasty

Starer

Lamp unto My Feet - CBS TV

 

 

 

 

1963

Jeanne d'Arc au Bucher

Honegger

Santa Fe Opera - Santa Fe, NM

 

(Dances for Opera)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sebastian

Menotti

Harkness Ballet - NYC, NY

 

 

 

 

 

The Mark of Cain

Ravel

Lamp unto My Feet - CBS TV

 

 

 

 

1964

Catulli Carmina

Orff

Caramoor Festival

 

 

 

Katonah, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Ceremonial

Bartok

Caramoor Festival

 

 

 

Katonah, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Ceremony of Innocence

Harrison

Lamp unto My Feet - CBS TV

 

 

 

 

 

L'Enfance du Christ

Berlioz

John Butler Dance Theatre

 

 

 

CBS - TV

 

 

 

 

1965

Chansons de Bilitis

Debussy

Festival of Two Worlds, Spoleto

 

 

 

 

1966

After Eden

Hoiby

Harkness Ballet - NYC, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Jepthah's Daughter

Glanville-Hicks

CBS TV

 

 

 

 

 

Renard

Stravinsky

Netherlands Dans Theater

 

 

 

 

 

Villon

Starer

Pennsylvania Ballet Company

 

 

 

Second Harper Festival, Chicago

 

 

 

 

1967

Aphrodite

Lees

Boston Ballet - Boston, MA

 

 

 

 

 

Five Ballets of the Five Senses

Folk Songs...

Lincoln Center/Stage Series

 

 

 

Public TV (NET)

 

 

 

 

 

A Season in Hell

Glanville-Hicks

Harkness Ballet - NYC, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Landscape for Lovers

Hoiby

Harkness Ballet - NYC, NY

 

 

 

 

 

The Captive Lark

Starer

Village Theatre - NYC, NY

 

 

 

 

1968

Threshold

Durko/Bacewicz

Austrailian Ballet - Sydney

 

 

 

 

 

The Initiate

Durko/Bacewicz

Repertory Dance Theatre

 

 

 

Univ. of Utah - Salt Lake City

 

 

 

 

 

Encounters

Subotnick

Repertory Dance Theatr

 

 

 

Univ. of Utah - Salt Lake City

 

 

 

 

 

Labyrinth

Somers

Royal Winnipeg Ballet - Canada

 

 

 

 

1970

The Minotaur

Carter

Boston Ballet - Boston, MA

 

 

 

 

 

Journeys

Webern

Pennsylvania Ballet

 

 

 

Brooklyn, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Itineraire

Berio

Ballet-Theatre Contemporaine

 

 

 

Paris, France

 

 

 

 

1971

Hi-KY

Fukushima

Ballet-Theatre Contemporaine

 

 

 

London, UK

 

 

 

 

1972

Tragic Celebration

Fukushima

Gala Benefit for Dance Collection

 

 

 

New York Public Library

 

 

 

 

 

According to Eve

Crumb

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater - NY

 

 

 

 

 

La Voix

Crumb

Ballet du Ruin - France

 

 

 

 

 

Moon Full

Tzui Auni

Batsheva Dance Company

 

 

 

Tel Aviv, Israel

 

 

 

 

 

Othello

Crumb

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

 

 

 

 

1973

Black Angels

Crumb

Pennsylvania Ballet - PA

 

 

 

 

 

Trip

Berio

Les Grands Ballet Canadiens

 

 

 

Montreal, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

Integrales

Varese

Paris Opera Ballet - France

 

 

 

 

 

Ameriques

Varese

Paris Opera Ballet - France

 

 

 

 

1974

Cult of the Night

Schonberg

Frankfurt, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

Puppets of Death (Othello-theme)

Schonberg

Batsheva Dance Company

 

 

 

Tel Aviv, Israel

 

 

 

 

1975

Medea

Barber

Festival of the Two Worlds

 

 

 

Spoleto, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

Night Encounter

Crumb

Australia Ballet - Sydney

 

 

 

 

1976

Les Noces

Stravinsky

The Dance Company of New South Wales - Sydney, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

Facets - (solo for Judy Jamison)

Various Songs

Alvin Ailey Am. Dance Theatre

 

 

 

NYC, NY

 

 

 

 

 

Othello

Dvorak

 Ballet of La Scala - Milan, Italy

 

 

 

 

1977

Icarus - (Ice Ballet)

Cross

John Curry Theater of Skating

 

 

 

London, UK

 

 

 

 

 

Three

Ginastera

San Francisco Ballet

 

 

 

War Memorial Auditorium - SF

 

 

 

 

1978

Les Doubles

Dutilleux

Bavarian State Opera Ballet

 

 

 

Munich, Germany

 

 

 

 

1979

The Commitment

Bernstein

Kansas City Ballet - Kansas City

 

(solo for Judy Jamison)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1980

Dawns and Dusks

Hoddinott

Ballet of the German Opera on

 

 

 

the Rhine, Duisburg - Germany

 

 

 

 

1981

George Sand - A Landscape

Chopin

Bat-Dor Dance Company

 

 

 

Tel Aviv - Israel

 

 

 

 

1983

Quest

Ruggieri

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens

 

 

 

 

1984

Romeo and Juliet

Prokofiev

 

 

 

 

 

1986

The Habit

 

Montreal, Canada

 

(solo for Margie Gillis)

 

 

 

 

 

 

1987

Romeo and Juliet (chamber vers.)

Prokofiev

Princeton Ballet - Princeton, PA