Francesca da Rimini
Pas de Duke
He has designed ballets for Gerald Arpino, Todd Bolender, John Butler, Alexandra Danilova, Eliot Feld, Martha Graham, Robert Joffrey, Dennis Nahat, Rudolf Nureyev, Jerome Robbins, John Taras, Paul Taylor, and Glen Tetley. Among numerous ballets designed during his twenty-five year association with George Balanchine, Lincoln Kirstein, and New York City Ballet are The Seven Deadly Sins, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Harlequinade, Ballet Imperial, Coppélia, Union Jack, Vienna Waltzes, and Robert Schumann’s Davidsbundlertanze. For American Ballet Theatre he has designed sets and costumes for Francesca da Rimini, the pas de deux Medea, Pas de Duke, and Ricercare; Pierrot Lunaire, Sargasso, Some Times, Sphinx (scenery), and Voluntaries.
He has designed for world premiere works by Albee, Barber, Henze, Menotti
and Stravinsky. He has received the Antoinette Perry Award, television’s
Emmy Award, The Outer Circle Critics Award; and his works are represented
in The Museum of Modern Art, the Library and Museum of the Performing
Arts in New York, and The Theatre Collection of Harvard University.