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2015 SEASON

Choreography: Paul Taylor (unless otherwise noted)
Rehearsal Director: Bettie de Jong
Principal Set and Costume Designer: Santo Loquasto
Principal Lighting Designer: Jennifer Tipton

ARDEN COURT 1981 CLOVEN KINGDOM 1976 LAST LOOK 1985 SEA LARK 2014
Music by Boyce Music by Corelli, Cowell and Miller Music by Donald York Music by Poulenc
Set and costumes by Gene Moore
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton Women’s costumes by Scott Barrie Set and costumes by Alex Katz Set and costumes by Alex Katz
“One of the few great art works created in [the
20th] century…exploring a new movement Headpieces by John Rawlings Lighting by Jennifer Tipton Lighting by James F. Ingalls
field of love and relationship.”
– Clive Barnes, New York Post Lighting by Jennifer Tipton “A frightening vision of urban apocalypse.”

AUREOLE 1962 “There’s so much movement-invention that it is – Martha Duffy, Time SUNSET 1983
Music by Handel hard to take everything in.” Music by Elgar, and loon calls
Costumes by George Tacet
Lighting by Thomas Skelton – Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times PASSACAGLIA AND FUGUE IN C MINOR 1938 Set and costumes by Alex Katz
“An interesting variegated luminosity of spirit Music by J.S. Bach Lighting by Jennifer Tipton
that recalls fluffy clouds on Shakespeare’s
summer day.” – Clive Barnes, New York Post COMPANY B 1991 Choreography by Doris Humphrey “I’m always startled to meet people who aren’t

BELOVED RENEGADE 2008 Music: Songs sung by the Andrews Sisters Set by Doris Humphrey moved to tears by it.”
Music by Poulenc
Set and costumes by Santo Loquasto Costumes by Santo Loquasto Costumes by Pauline Lawrence – Robert Gottlieb, New York Observer
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton
“A work of philosophic as well as dramatic Lighting by Jennifer Tipton Lighting by Brandon Baker after Doris Humphrey
power.” – Alastair Macaulay, New York Times
“Evokes the exuberant rhythms of the ‘40s as Performed by Limón Dance Company SYZYGY 1987
BIG BERTHA 1970
Music: band machines well as the grim and persistent shadow of war.” “​One of Humphrey’s visionary evocations of Music by Donald York
Set and costumes by Alex Sutherland
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton – Laura Shapiro, Newsweek Utopia and a major work ​[that] communicates​ Costumes by Santo Loquasto
[Taylor’s] bloodcurdling view of Americana
[is] perhaps the best and bitterest satire ever the dignity and ability of human aspirations.” Lighting by Jennifer Tipton
choreographed.”
– Marcia B. Siegel, Boston Phoenix DIGGITY 1978 – Jennifer Dunning, New York Times​ “A major piece of movement invention – a

BRANDENBURGS 1988 Music by Donald York ferocious outpouring of energy.”
Music by J.S. Bach
Costumes by Santo Loquasto Set and costumes by Alex Katz PIAZZOLLA CALDERA 1997 – Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times
Lighting by Jennifer Tipton
“Beauty is the only word for Brandenburgs.” Lighting by Mark Litvin Music by Piazzolla and Peterburshsky
– Mary Clarke, Manchester Guardian
“Taylor at his sweetest, with his broadest, Set and costumes by Santo Loquasto THE WORD 1998

slyest grin.” Lighting by Jennifer Tipton Music by David Israel

– Jennifer Dunning, New York Times “Seethes and flares with sexuality and… Costumes by Santo Loquasto

develops a huge erotic charge.” Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

ESPLANADE 1975 – Clement Crisp, Financial Times “Taylor’s comment on the crushing impact of

Music by J.S. Bach religious conformity.”

Costumes by John Rawlings PROMETHEAN FIRE 2002 – Wilma Salisbury, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Lighting by Jennifer Tipton Music by J.S. Bach

“A classic of American dance.” Costumes by Santo Loquasto TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (REDUCED) 2007

– Arlene Croce, The New Yorker Lighting by Jennifer Tipton Music by Ponchielli

“Grandeur, majesty and a spiritual dimension.” Set and costumes by Santo Loquasto

EVENTIDE 1997 – Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times Lighting by Jennifer Tipton

Music by Vaughan Williams “Bright-spirited, belly-laugh humor.”

Set and costumes by Santo Loquasto RITE OF SPRING 2003 – Susan Broili, Durham Herald-Sun

Lighting by Jennifer Tipton Music by Stravinsky

“The American spirit soars when Taylor’s Choreography by Shen Wei UNTITLED NEW WORK 2014

dances and dancers meet, but rarely has it Set and costumes by Shen Wei

reached the sublime heights of this piece.” Lighting by David Ferri

– Octavio Roca, San Francisco Chronicle Performed by Shen Wei Dance Arts

“Startlingly imaginative… the visual and

emotional impact is overwhelming.”

– Anna Kisselgoff, New York Times

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