June 02, 1992
Mark Morris Dance Group - Emerson Majestic Theatre
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Commissioned, in part, by Dance Umbrella, Boston, Massachusetts.
- Mark Morris
- George Gershwin - Preludes for Piano
- Costume Design
- Isaac Mizrahi
- Lighting Design
- James F. Ingalls
- Number of Dancers
- 7 minutes
ISAAC MIZRAHI (costume design) has worked extensively in the entertainment industry as an actor, host, writer, designer and producer for over 30 years. He hosted his own television talk show, has written three books, and has made countless appearances in movies and on television. He served as a judge on Project Runway: All-Stars and is Chief Designer for the Isaac Mizrahi brands. He has designed costumes for opera, ballet, Broadway and Off Broadway, as well as directed productions for the Opera Theatre of St. Louis. Annually, he directs and narrates his production of Peter and The Wolf at The Guggenheim Museum. He has performed cabaret at Café Carlyle, Joe’s Pub, West Bank Café, City Winery and many other venues across the country. Mizrahi also has his own production company, Isaac Mizrahi Entertainment, under which he has several projects in development in television, theatre and literature. His most recent book, I.M.: A Memoir, was published in February 2019.
James F. Ingalls
James F. Ingalls' designs for Mark Morris include Orfeo ed Euridice (Metropolitan Opera); King Arthur (English National Opera); Sylvia, Sandpaper Ballet, Maelstrom, and Pacific (San Franciso Ballet); Platée (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and New York City Opera); L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, Dido and Aeneas, and The Hard Nut (MMDG); Ein Herz (Paris Opera Ballet); and the initial White Oak Project tour. His work for Lincoln Center includes Zaide, Ainadamar, and Bach Cantatas, all directed by Peter Sellars, and Renaissance Muse, directed by Mark Lamos. At the Metropolitan Opera, Ingalls has also designed An American Tragedy, Salome, Benvenuto Cellini, The Gambler, War and Peace, and Wozzeck. Most recently, he designed A Flowering Tree and La Passion de Simone (New Crowned Hope Festival and the Barbican Centre, London), Doctor Atomic (Holland Festival/De Nederlandse Opera and San Francisco Opera), and The Cherry Orchard at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. He often collaborates with Saint Joseph Ballet in Santa Ana, California.
The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.