Repertory

After the Rain

The Three Smokers

The Three Smokers

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2015

Choreography: Douglas Webster

Music: Juan Pablo Jofre: After the Rain

Original Cast: Kim Navarro, Beata Handra and Brent Bommentre

The Three Smokers

The Three Smokers

The Three Smokers

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2014-2015-2016

Choreography: Edward Villella

Music: Artie Shaw: Back Bay Shuffle, Begin the Beguine, Stardust, 

Oh! Lady Be Good

Original Cast: Brent Bommentre, Joel Dear, Ryan Bradley, Wesley Campbell, Erin Reed, Kim Navarro, Carly Donowick


Nocturnes

The Three Smokers

Visions of Emeralds: An Homage to Mr. Balanchine

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2015

Choreography: Douglas Webster

Music: Chopin's Nocturnes

Original Cast: Kim Navarro, Beata Handra, Erin Reed, Brent Bommentre, Ryan Bradley, Joel Dear

Commissioned by Donald Webster in memory of Eloise and Donald Webster

Visions of Emeralds: An Homage to Mr. Balanchine

Visions of Emeralds: An Homage to Mr. Balanchine

Visions of Emeralds: An Homage to Mr. Balanchine

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2016

Choreography: Edward Villella

Music: Faure: incidental music to Pelleas Et Melisande, Op 80 And Shylock Op 57

Original Cast: Beata Handra and Joel Dear with Anastasia Olson, Carly Donowick, Kim Navarro and Erin Reed

Commissioned by Nancy Jean Davis

Take 5

Visions of Emeralds: An Homage to Mr. Balanchine

Spring Awakening

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2017

Choreography: Benoit Richaud

Music: Dave Brubeck's Take 5

Original Cast: Mauro Bruni, Adam Kaplan, Joel Dear, Ian Lorello

Spring Awakening

Visions of Emeralds: An Homage to Mr. Balanchine

Spring Awakening

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2016

Choreography: Douglas Webster

Music: Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons: Spring 0, 1, 2 and 3

Original Cast: Anastasia Olson, Beata Handra, Kim Navarro, Carly Donowick, Ian Lorello, Joel Dear, Brent Bommentre, and Jonathon Hunt

Wind Dancer

In The Light

In The Light

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2016

Choreography: Stephanee Grosscup

Music: Donovan's Catch The Wind

Original Cast: Wesley Campbell

In The Light

In The Light

In The Light

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2016

Choreography: Douglas Webster

Music: Moby, One of these mornings, Dream About Me, Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?, The Perfect Life

Original Cast: Erin Reed, Carly Donowick, Kim Navarro, Anastasia Olson, Beata Handra, Ian Lorello, Joel Dear, Wesley Campbell, Jonathon Hunt, Brent Bommentre

Reflections

In The Light

Winter Dreams

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2017

Choreography: Benoit Richaud

Music: Arvo Part's Spiegel Im Spiegel

Original Cast: Carly Donowick and Erin Reed


Winter Dreams

A Blade of Sunshine

Winter Dreams

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2017

Choreography: Douglas Webster

Music; Serenade In C Major for String Orchestra, Op. 48: Pezzo In Forma Di Sonatina: Andante Non Troppo; Allegro Moderato

Original Cast: Kim Navarro, Naomi Lang-Strong, Beata Handra, Carly Donowick, Lauren Farr, Joel Dear, Ian Lorello, Todd Gilles, Jonathon Hunt, Jordan Cowan, Neill Shelton

A Blade of Sunshine

A Blade of Sunshine

A Blade of Sunshine

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2018

Choreography: Trey McIntyre

Music: Sha Sha by Ben Kweller and Weeds or Wildflowers by Parsonsfield

Original Cast: Erin Reed, Carly Donowick, Wesley Campbell, Joel Dear, Mauro Bruni

Commissioned by Susan Mckimens and Joseph Kasputys

Eclipse

A Blade of Sunshine

A Blade of Sunshine

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2017

Choreography: Douglas Webster

Music:  In the Upper Room, Dance No. IX by Phillip Glass

Original Cast; Erin Reed, Carly Donowick, Lauren Farr, Natalia Zaitseva, Mauro Bruni, Adam Kaplan, Neill Shelton, Jonathan Hunt

Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking

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2016
Choreography: Douglas Webster
Music: Sargasso Sea by Suzanne Ciani
Original Cast: Erin Reed
Photo: Darial Sneed

Oh, Yeah!

Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking

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2018

Choreography: Douglas Webster

Music: Oh, Yeah! by Yello

Original Cast: Carly Donowick, Lauren Farr, and Erin Reed

Till The End

Sleepwalking

Till The End

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2020

Choreography: Rohene Ward

Music: I’m Kissing You by Des’ree

Cast: Collin Brubaker and Kseniya Ponomaryova


In Space

Perpetual Motion

Till The End

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2018

Choreography: Douglas Webster

Music: Suspiria by Thom Yorke

Original Cast: Carly Donowick and Jonathon Hunt

Perpetual Motion

Perpetual Motion

Perpetual Motion

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2020

Choreography Douglas Webster

Music: Perpetuum Mobile by Penguin Cafe' Orchestra

Original Cast: Collin Brubaker, Alissa Czisny, Ian Lorello, Kseniya Ponomaryova, Laura Seal, Rohene Ward

Experience

Perpetual Motion

Perpetual Motion

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2020

Choreography: Cindy Stuart

Music: Experience by Ludovico Einauldi; Circles by Greta Svabo; Arranged by Tydi/Tyson Illingworth

Original Cast: Alissa Czisny, Klabera Komini, Kseniya Ponomaryova, Laura Seal

Collin Brubaker, Ian Lorello, Neill Shelton, and Rohene Ward

IDI COLLABORATORS

JP JOFRE

TREY MCINTYRE

TREY MCINTYRE

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     Native from San Juan, Argentina, Juan Pablo Jofre Romarion aka JP Jofre, is an award-winning bandoneon player and composer. JP was the musician in residence during our 2015 residency and composed one of IDI's signature pieces, AFTER THE RAIN and currently serves on our Board of Advisors. 

     JP and the Hard Tango Chamber Band also performed at an IDI event at the home of Edward and Linda Villella. We are excited to be commissioning a new work by JP for our upcoming season.

     Mr. Jofre has been repeatedly highlighted by the New York Times and praised as one of today’s leading artists by Great Performers at Lincoln Center. His music has been recorded by 16 Grammy winner Paquito D’ Rivera, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and choreographed/performed by ballet-star Herman Cornejo (Principal Dancer of the American Ballet Theatre) among others. He has performed and given lectures at Google Talks, TEDtalks, The Juilliard School of Music, The New School, etc.

A recipient of the National Prize of the Arts grant in Argentina, Mr. Jofre has collaborated with many famous musicians in a wide range of musical styles

TREY MCINTYRE

TREY MCINTYRE

TREY MCINTYRE

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     Trey McIntyre is an American dancer and choreographer, who has a body of work that includes around 100 original dance pieces. He founded and acts as president of Trey McIntyre Project, a dance company that was based in Boise, Idaho,

     Trey choreographed IDI's BLADE OF SUNSHINE at a residency in Portland Maine in June, 2018.

     McIntyre is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Choo San Goh Award for Choreography, an Achievement Award from North Carolina School of the Arts, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Society of Arts and Letters as well as two grants for choreography from the National Endowment for the Arts ] His works have been performed by companies including Stuttgart Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Queensland Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, New York City Ballet, The Washington Ballet, Smuin Ballet, Oregon Ballet Theatre, and San Francisco Ballet. great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones.

CINDY STUART

EDWARD VILLELLA

EDWARD VILLELLA

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     Cindy Stuart is a prominent force in choreography for figure skating both in the professional and amateur ranks. After representing the USA internationally, Cindy turned to performing and touring, eventually choreographing for the world’s top grossing Ice shows.

     Cindy choreographed EXPERIENCE for IDI at a residency hosted by Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe, VT in March, 2020.

     She spent six years as choreographer for Stars on Ice, two of those assisting world-renowned Olympian Christopher Dean which included the Emmy Award winning “Pure Imagination.” Stuart also choreographed alongside Robin Cousins, who was her creative partner for a decade, working on major projects across the globe, including 3 productions for Feld Entertainment and 4 editions of Holiday on Ice. 

     For the last 14 years she has choreographed countless productions for Disney on Ice including the blockbuster “Frozen.” Cindy continues to travel among the 9 DOI units touring the world to work and develop the talent that is constantly evolving in each company.

     Cindy brings that performance quality to the competitive and gala programs she designs for National, World and Olympic competitors from many nations. Clients include, Mirai Nagasu, Alexa and Chris Knierim, Gracie Gold, Jamie Sale and David Pelletier, Soyoun Park, Mariah Bell and Alysa Liu. Most recently, she reunited with Adam Rippon to create his piece “River” by Ben Platt.

     Cindy is a 5 time PSA Choreographer of the Year nominee culminating in a win in 2016. Additionally, she was nominated for the 2016 PSA Sonia Henie award..

EDWARD VILLELLA

EDWARD VILLELLA

EDWARD VILLELLA

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     Edward Villella became a member of the New York City Ballet in 1957, rising to soloist in 1958 and principal dancer in 1960, last dancing there in 1979. Among his most noteworthy performances were Oberon in George Balanchine's ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream (with music by Felix Mendelssohn), Tarantella, Rubies in the Balanchine ballet Jewels, and Prodigal Son.

     Edward is one of IDI's original founding members and serves as a company Board advisor. He choreographed two significant pieces of repertory for IDI: The Three Smokers in 2015 and Visions of Emeralds; An Homage to Mr. Balanchine in 2016.

     Villella was the first American male dancer to appear with the Royal Danish Ballet, and the only American ever asked to dance an encore at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. He danced at the inaugural for President John F. Kennedy, and performed for Presidents Johnson, Nixon, and Ford. He won an Emmy Award in 1975 for his CBS television production of Harlequinade. He danced in two television versions of The Nutcracker (in different roles), in a ballet film version of A Midsummer Night's Dream, and in a 1966 TV production of Brigadoon, in which he played the tragic suitor Harry Beaton. During the 1960s he and his dancing partner Patricia McBride, who starred together in a 1965 television version of The Nutcracker, appeared often on The Ed Sullivan Show. In 1973, Villella appeared as himself in an episode of The Odd Couple.

In 1985  He was named founding artistic director of Miami City Ballet and served in that role until 2012. 

     In 1997, Villella was named a Kennedy Center Honors recipient, and was awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Bill Clinton. He was also named the Dorothy F. Schmidt artist-in-residence at Florida Atlantic University in 2000. He was inducted into the National Museum of Dance's Mr. & Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame in 2009.


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