MARK MORRIS has created eight works for the San Francisco Ballet since 1994, including the first American production of Delibes' Sylvia; three works for American Ballet Theatre including Gong with music by Colin McPhee and Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes with music by Virgil Thomson; and has also received commissions from The Joffrey Ballet, Boston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, among others. In 2009, the San Francisco Ballet presented the first All-Morris program, performing A Garden (2001), Joyride (2008) and Sandpaper Ballet (1999). In 2012, Mr. Morris created two new ballets – Beaux for San Francisco Ballet and Kammermusik No. 3 for Pacific Northwest Ballet.
His work is currently in the repertory of San Francisco Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre and Houston Ballet. Morris' ballets have been performed by English National Ballet, Grand Theatre de Geneve, The Royal Ballet, The Royal New Zealand Ballet and Miami City Ballet, and numerous colleges and universities.
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San Francisco Ballet performed Mark's Beaux in October 2013 at Lincoln Center (New York, NY).
Houston Ballet performed Mark's Pacific in October 2013 at the Joyce Theater (New York, NY).
American Ballet Theatre performed Mark's Gong in November 2013 at New York City Center (New York, NY).
BALLETS BY MARK MORRIS (in chronological order)
Mort Subite, Boston Ballet (1986)
Esteemed Guests, Joffrey Ballet (1986)
Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes, American Ballet Theatre (1988)
Ein Herz, Paris Opera Ballet (1990)
Paukenschlag, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens (1992)
Maelstrom, San Francisco Ballet (1994)
Quincunx, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens (1995)
Pacific, San Francisco Ballet (1995)
Sandpaper Ballet, San Francisco Ballet (1999)
A Garden, San Francisco Ballet (2001)
Gong, American Ballet Theatre (2001)
Later, San Francisco Ballet (2002)
Non Troppo, American Ballet Theatre (2003)
Sylvia, San Francisco Ballet (2004)
Up and Down, Boston Ballet (2006)
Joyride, San Francisco Ballet (2008)
Beaux, San Francisco Ballet (2012)
Kammermusik No. 3 Pacific Northwest Ballet (2012)