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-choreographed by Jules Perrot and Jean Coralli
-19th century (romantic era)
-story is a love triangle in two acts

Swan Lake

-choreographed by Petipa and Ivanov
-19th century (classical era)
-four act ballet
-music, symbolism, and art form very classical

L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune

-choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky
-(early 20th century)
-rejected conventional ballet technique and costuming and included sexual overtones
-faun flirts with nymphs

Les Noces

-choreographed by Bronislova Nijinska
-(early 20th century)
-wedding ceremony


-solo about grief
-danced my martha graham
-mid and early 20th century


-solo by graham
-mid and early 20th century after lamentation


-choreographed by alvin ailey
-late 20th century
-embody a response to adversity and life's joys

Mourner's Bench

-choreographed by Talley Beatty
-(late 20th century)

"Cool" and "America" from West Side Story

-choreographed by Jerome Robbins
-mid 20th century

Petit Mort

-choreographed by Jiri Kylian
-metaphor for orgasm

La Fille Mal Gardee

choreographed by Jean Dauberval


choreographed by Arthur St Leon

The Dying Swan

choreographed by Michel Fokine

The Prodigal Son

choreographed by George Balanchine


choreographed by George Balanchine


choreographed by George Balanchine


choreographed by George Balanchine

Incense Dance

choreographed by Ruth St. Denis

East Indian Nautch Dance

choreographed by Ruth St. Denis

Air for the G-String

choreographed by Doris Humphrey

Errand into the Maze

choreographed by Martha Graham

The Moor's Pavane

choreographed by Jose Limon


choreographed by Paul Taylor


choreographed by Bill T Jones

Tensile Involvement

choreographed by Alwin Nikolais

In the Upper Room

choreographed by Twyla Tharp

The Hard Nut

choreographed by Mark Morris

"Whos Got the Pain"

choreographed by Bob Fosse

The Moroccan Project

choreographed by Alonzo King

Drastic Classicism

choreographed by Karole Armitage


choreographed by Pilobolus

Pyotr Tchaikovsky

musician for Petipa

Igor Stravinsky

musician for Petipa and also Balanchine and Diaghilev

Lev Ivanov

co-choreographed Swan Lake and other Petipa ballets

Louis Horst

music collaborator for Graham

Charles Wiedman

collaborated with Humphrey for ballet school

Lincoln Kirstein

business person, philanthropist for balanchine

Isamu Noguchi

set designer for Graham

John Cage

composer for Cunningham

Arnie Zane

company partner with Bill T Jones

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