Narcissus (work-in-progress)
Dancers: 11 men, 6 women | Duration: 60 minutes

Narcissus is an original, evening-length contemporary ballet set to Nikolai Tcherepnin's score Narcisse et Echo composed in 1911 for the Ballets Russes. The work reappropriates themes of the eponymous Greek myth on which it is based to re-envision the original ballet through a contemporary queer lens. The work features costume designs by Andrew Jordan, sets by David R. Harper, and lighting by Joe Levasseur.

 




Photo by Mark Kwiatek.

 

 


Daphnis & Chloé (work-in-progress)
Dancers: 15 women, 6 men | Duration: 60 minutes

Set to Maurice Ravel's “Daphnis et Chloé” composed in 1912 for the Ballets Russes, Daphnis & Chloé is evening-length work reappropriating themes of Greek romancer Longus’s 2nd century novel entiteld "Dapnhis and Chloé: Story of a Lesbian Romance" on which it is based to re-imagine the original ballet’s dramatic scenario through a contemporary queer lens. Costumes for the work are by Reid & Harriet Designs.