Repertoire

NEW WORKS 2022

Gravity to Grace (2022)

GRAVITY TO GRACE

Choreography:
Tommie-Waheed Evans

Premiere June 16, 2022 at the Greenberg Theater, Washington, D.C.

GATSBY

Concept and Direction
Diane Coburn Bruning & Matt Torney
Choreography
Diane Coburn Bruning
Direction
Matt Torney
Silhouette Puppetry
Michael Haverty
Commissioned Score
James Bigbee Garver
Costumes
Bekah Nettekoven Tello and Emily Vallozzi

FULL REPERTOIRE

ARRANGED

Choreography: Diane Coburn Bruning
Music: Arvo Pärt
Dancers: 3 women
Deep-red petals, lace veils, and a row of chairs create an arresting ambiance against which a starkly beautiful female trio plays out.

CHANT

Choreography: Diane Coburn Bruning and Andile Ndlovu
Music: Gregorian Chant and early polyphony arranged by Michael McCarthy
Dancers: 4 women, 3 men
This powerful ensemble work reaches across traditions of ritual, faith, and community and the timeless music in which they are rooted.

Choreography: Christian Denice
Music: Stephan Thelen, Aftab Darvishi, Philip Glass
Costumes: Bekah Nettekoven Tello
Dancers: 3 women and 3 men

Dwellings is an intimate and emotional look at  the necessity of connection and trust in times of chaos and uncertainty, and the way we cultivate and create sensations of home and security within ourselves and each other.

EXIT WOUNDS

Choreography: Diane Coburn Bruning
Music: Phillip Glass
Dancers: 2 men
A compelling male duet marked by fierce athleticism and lyrical sweep explores the landscape of memory and loss.

EXTREMELY CLOSE: DUET

Choreography: Alejandro Cerrudo
Music: Phillip Glass, Metamorphosis Two
Dancers: 1 woman, 1 man

FESTIVAL

Choreography: Victor Adebusola
Music: Mosche Brass Band
Dancers: 3 women, 3 men
The music and the energy of the city’s streets are captured in a freewheeling mix of dance styles.

JOURNEY

Choreography: Diane Coburn Bruning
Music: Samuel Barber
Dancers: 1 woman, 1 man
A pas de deux explores the facets of a relationship with a stunning emotional intimacy.

PRUFROCK

Concept and direction Diane Coburn Bruning and Matt Torney
Choreography: Diane Coburn Bruning
Text: T. S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
Music: James Bigbee Garver

Navigating the emotional and psychological intricacies of T.S. Eliot’s masterwork “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” this highly theatrical work plays out against the poem’s text and an original sound score.

RONDO MA NON TROPPO

Choreography: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Music: Schubert String Quartet No 14 (“Death and the Maiden”)
Dancers: 2 men, 2 women

This dynamic quartet centered around a table mirrors the dramatic intensity of Schubert’s String Quartet No 14.

RUE NOIR

Choreography: Jennifer Archibald
Music: Mosche Brass Band 
Dancers: 3 women, 3 men
The allure of New Orleans underscores this excursion into a world that comes alive after dark.

SONGS BY COLE

Choreography: Diane Coburn Bruning
Music: Cole Porter songs with jazz trio
Dancers: 3 women, 4 men
The wit, romance, and sophistication of Cole Porter’s music sparks a stylish collaboration between dancers and jazz musicians.

SUR

Choreography: Jorge Amarante
Music: 
Dancers:
This tango-infused ballet to the music of Astor Piazzolla draws on the passionate glamour of Argentina’s most famous dance.

TIME HAS COME

Choreography: Diane Coburn Bruning
Music: Scarlatti, Mozart, Telemann
Dancers: 3 women, 3 men
The buoyant elegance of Baroque-era music finds its reflection in a joyful ensemble work.

WILD SWANS

Choreography:  Darrell Grand Moultrie
Music: Chia Patiño
Dancers: 3 women, 3 men
Inspired by a poem by Edna St. Vincent Millay and set to a commissioned score, this ensemble work explores the beauty, freedom, and power of flight.

BOOKING CHAMBER DANCE PROJECT, dancers & musicians

For booking information, contact us at 202.499.2297 or info[at]chamberdance.org


Header Photo

Jonathan Jordan, Julia Erickson, and Francesca Dugarte in Prufrock
Mariah Miranda Photography