Guest Artists in the Dance Studies Program

For the past 47 years, the Dance Studies Program has sponsored Guest Artists-in-Residence, creating new works or restaging historic works for the Geneseo Dance Ensemble including:

2014:

  • Melanie Aceto ‘95 stages a modern work Merge.
  • Merete Muenter ’86 creates a jazz work Cave Paintings/Hieroglyphics.
  • Adrienne Hawkins and Nathan Lee Graham Collaborate with Mark Broomfield ’94 on a theatre piece, Feardom.

2013:

  • Kylee Pike Fassler ‘04 stages a jazz work Falling on Five (Trip Beat).

2012:

  • Jon Lehrer, stages a modern work Murmur.
  • Shahin Monshipour teaches Persian Dances.
  • Edward J. Murphy, Jr. restages an Irish dance, Tealtaithe Loch.

2011:

  • Kylee Pike Fassler ‘04 creates a jazz work, Route 66.
  • Joe Langworth ‘88 creates a jazz work, Cut Short.
  • Sabatino Verlezza restages a classic modern work, Tobi Roppo.
  • Eran David P. Hanlon creates a theatre piece, The Last Coronation.

2010:

  • Heather Acomb ‘05 restages her MFA choreographic thesis Ode.
  • Bill Evans restages a large ensemble tap piece, Yes, Indeed!.

2009:

  • Kylee Pike Fassler ‘04 creates a jazz work, Funny Heartache.

2008:

  • Christine Seward ‘04 restages a comic modern piece, Take a Number.
  • Meredith Keiser Klus ‘00 restages a modern work, Coming Together.

2007:

  • Thomas Warfield creates a modern work, Gather Here.

2006:

  • Tom Ralabate restages a jazz work, Deep Awakening.
  • Kylee Pike Fassler ‘04 stages a jazz work Falling on Five (Trip Beat).

2005:

  • Mark Santillo creates a modern work, Aaah-Oooh!.

2004:

  • Leslie Wexler stages a contemporary dance, Rapid Motion Through Space Elates One.

2002:

  • Melanie Aceto ‘95 creates an improvisational work Together, We Must.

2001:

  • Heather Klopchin ‘95 creates a modern work Reflection.

2000:

  • Lesley Tillotson creates Moving Rites.

1999:

  • Mark Broomfield ‘94 creates a contemporary piece, Go.
  • Melanie Aceto ‘95 and Diana Ricotta ‘95 create A Celebration.

1998:

  • Anita Dixit stages Bharata Natyam dances, Ganesha Kauthuvan and Alarippu.
  • Rachna Ramya Agrawal stages a Kathak dance Ja Ja Re Kagawa.

1995:

  • Ambre Emory-Maier ‘86 restages Michael Uthoff’s, Ode to José.

1994:

  • Clyde Alafiju Morgan creates a Nigerian dance, Ijesha.
  • Myrna Packer and Art Bridgman create Last Meeting at the Jam House.
  • Jacqueline McCausland ‘76 stages In the Spirit of . . ..

1992:

  • Nona Schurman stages Doris Humphrey’s, Shakers.
  • Anita Dixit stages a Rajasthan folk dance, Jayo Jayo and Bharata Natyam, Dances of India.
  • My Hang Huynh creates Vietnamese Dance Suite.
  • Fan Yisong restages Chinese Dance Suite.

1991:

  • Deborah Carr restages Charles Weidman’s St. Matthew Passion (four excerpts).

1990:

  • Nona Schurman stages From Studio to Stage (1957).
  • Michelle Buschner creates a jazz work, Give It All You Got.

1989:

  • Santo Giglio creates a modern piece, Circle Around The Sun.
  • Deborah Carr stages Charles Weidman’s Opus 51 Opening Dance (1938) and Bargain Counter (1936).

1987:

  • Deborah Carr restages Charles Weidman’s Christmas Oratorio (1961).
  • Ambre Emory Maier ‘86 restages Ann Wilson’s Pre-Classic Dances.

1986:

  • Deborah Carr restages Charles Weidman’s Brahms Waltzes (1960).
  • Angela Amedore Caplan ‘75 creates Play of Opposites.

1984:

  • Angela Amedore Caplan ‘75 creates Wild Things and Earth Song.

1983:

  • Deborah Carr stages Charles Weidman’s Lynchtown (1936).

1982:

  • Richard Croskey creates Dance Suite.

1980:

  • Jozia Mieszkowski stages Anton Dolin’s Pas de Quatre.