House of Fables (2015) – Set to commissioned music by classically trained Indian tabla player Devesh Chandra, House of Fables asks the viewer: How does one choose her life’s pathway? How do the intertwinings of family drive the decision? How bold can she be?
ChoreoPhysics (2014) – ChoreoPhysics was commissioned by the UAlbany Performing Arts Center in a collaborative residency with physicist Keith Earle. Beginning with our examination of specific concepts related to physics from the perspective of muscle and skeletal impetus, spatial form, partner interaction or breath, what evolved and developed was a series of extremely dynamic and visceral patterns that demand acute awareness and involvement from each dancer.
Continuum (2014) – Inspired by the specially commissioned music of violinist Cornelius Dufallo, this dance captures the duality of pushing forward while never quite losing our first points in time.
Speaking Duchamp (2013) –Speaking Duchamp was inspired by An Armory Show, an installation by artists Michael Oatman and Ken Ragsdale, which appeared at The Sage College’s Opalka Gallery in 2013. The dance pays homage to Marcel Duchamp, the artist whose work made the biggest splash at the original 1913 Armory Show in NYC. His Cubist-inspired Nude Descending a Staircase was famously derided as an "explosion in a shingle factory." Oatman's D'entre les Morts video work was inspired by Duchamp's painting.
Sea Ghosts (2012) – Driven by the nuanced textures of William Harper’s electroacoustic music, The Gallowing Sea, this dance delves wildly into a mythical underwater world. The set design, by visual artist Calvin Grimm, features a projected painting from his Deep Ocean/Deep Space series.
If Books Could Dance! (2012) – commissioned by The Olana Partnership and premiered at the Olana Historic Site in Hudson, NY in 2012. The dances were inspired by the narrative delights of children's book authors and illustrators Maurice Sendak (Where the Wild Things Are), Thomas Locker (Water Dance), and Hudson Talbott (River of Dreams).
Sepia and Contrapuntal Fling (2008) – commissioned by and performed live with The Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, under Music Director Charles Schneider, in celebration of its 75th anniversary. These dances premiered at Proctor's in Schenectady, set music by Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein.
Metropolis & Counterflow (2005) – commissioned as a part of The Egg’s Leonard Bernstein Living Legacy Celebration, ESDC collaborated with jazz master Don Bryon and his ensemble of brilliant musicians to present an evening of memorable music and dance
Rico Songs & Interludes
(1997) - commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra
A Soldier's Tale (1995)
- commissioned by St. Cecilia's Orchestra and performed with St. Cecilia's
Orchestra and Shakespeare & Company at Tanglewood, Troy Savings Bank
Music Hall and SUNY Cobleskill
“Sinopoli is an example of the growing movement in the arts to intermingle with each other, blurring the lines of established genres” ~ The Record
Dance Granny Dance (2005)
Animal Rhythms (2003)
Tango for Four (2003)
From the mind/of a single, long vine/one
hundred opening lives (2002)
Juggling Gym (2000)
Beating a Path
Frozen Shadows (1994)
A Staying Place (1993)
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