© 2019 by MIRIAM MAHDAVIANI

Ballet Teacher and Choreographer

Dutchess County, NY

 Works Choreographed 

In the Mi(d)st with  Alexandra Ansanelli and Sebastian Marcovici. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Ballets   

For Dance Companies

In the Mi(d)st (Oliver Knussen and Aaron Jay Kernis)

New York City Ballet  premiere 2002 at Lincoln Center. Original cast Alexandra Ansanelli, Jennie Somogyi, James Fayette, and Sebastien Marcovici

Appalachia Waltz (Edgar Meyer and Mark O’Connor)

New York City Ballet  premiere 2000 at Lincoln Center. Additional performances at Edinburg Festival (Scotland) and Saratoga Performing Arts Center, NY. Original cast Jenifer Ringer, Jennie Somogyi, Albert Evans, and Nilas Martins

Urban Dances (Richard Danielpour)

New York City Ballet  premiere 1998 at Lincoln Center to a commissioned score. Additional performances at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, NY. Original cast Miranda Weese and Jock Soto

Correlazione (Arcangelo Corelli)

New York City Ballet  premiere 1992 at Lincoln Center. Also performed at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, NY. Original cast Yvonne Borree and Albert Evans

Images (Claude Debussy)

New York City Ballet  premiere 1990 at Lincoln Center. Re-staged for the American Choreographers Festival at MaggioDanza, Florence and at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, NY

Dance Preludes (Witold Lutoslawski)

New York City Ballet  premiere 1991 at Lincoln Center for special gala program. Original cast Wendy Whelan and Albert Evans

The Newcomers (David Diamond)

New York City Ballet  premiere 1988 at Lincoln Center. Original cast Melinda Roy and Robert LaFosse. Also performed at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, NY

And Then Again… (Steve Reich). Pacific Northwest Ballet, commissioned for 25th Anniversary Season

Between The Lines (George Gershwin); adapted and re-staged for St. Louis Ballet in 2018

Mishpacha (Catskill Klezmorim); adapted and re-staged for St. Louis Ballet in 2015

After Bach (J.S. Bach / Eugène Ysaÿe); Dances...Patrelle, commissioned for NYC program

Cinq Études de Jazz (Erwin Schulhoff); Ballet Pacifica Choreography Project 

Estampie (Lou Harrison); Richmond Ballet  

Back Relating Dominant (John Mercurio); Inside/Out program at Jacob's Pillow

 

Songs without Words (Felix Mendelssohn). Created for New York City Ballet New Choreographers Program at Jacob's Pillow

Adagio for Two (Samuel Barber)  Created for New York City Ballet New Choreographers Program at Jacob's Pillow

For College Programs

Raymonda Waltz (Alexander Glazunov); Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre at Vassar College  

 

Joie de Vivre (Léo Delibes); Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre at Vassar College  

 

Gently They Go (Jeff Beal); Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre at Vassar College  

 

Asturias (Isaac Albéniz); Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre at Vassar College  

 

Between The Lines (George Gershwin); Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre at Vassar College 

 

Mishpacha (Catskill Klezmorim); Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre at Vassar College 

 

A Musical Offering (J.S. Bach); Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre at Vassar College  

 

I Feel Pretty (Leonard Bernstein); Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre at Vassar College       

Pulse (Kodo Drummers), for Tisch School of the Arts (New York University)   

The Vanished Ones (Astor Piazzola), Purchase College Dance Conservatory

Glass Works (Philip Glass); Goucher College  

Musical Theater Works

Cabaret (Kander and Ebb), The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck  

The Mikado (Gilbert and Sullivan), Gilbert and Sullivan Musical Theater 

The Merry Widow (Franz Lehar), Gilbert and Sullivan Musical Theater 

Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Jacques Brel), Gilbert and Sullivan Musical Theater 

The Music Man (Meredith Wilson), Rhinebeck Theatre Society 

South Pacific (Rodgers and Hammerstein), Rhinebeck Theatre Society

Honk (Stiles & Drewe), Rhinebeck Theatre Society 

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