Career Highlights

KAROLE ARMITAGE

 

COMPANY DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER

Present: Artistic Director, Armitage Gone! Dance, New York, New York.          

2013: Choreographer New York Philharmonic production A Dancer's Dream. New York, New York.

2013: Choreographer Kansas City Ballet Making Energy Visible with composer/saxophonist, Bobby Watson, Kansas City, Mo.

2012: Choreographer Cirque du Soleil production Amaluna. World Tour.

2011: Choreographer New York Philharmonic production The Cunning Little Vixen. New York, New York.

2009: Tony Nominated Choreographer for the Broadway production of Hair. New York, New York.

2008: Broadway Choreographic debut, Passing Strange. New York, New York.

2004: Director, The Venice Biennale International Festival of Contemporary Dance. Venice, italy.

1999-2004: Resident Choreographer, Ballet de Lorraine. Nancy, France.

1996-2000: Director, Maggiodanza, the Florence Ballet. Florence, Italy.

1981-1989: Director, The Armitage Ballet. New York, New York.

 

ARMITAGE GONE! DANCE PRODUCTIONS

2012: Fables on Global Warming. awarded National Dance Project grant and Creative Residency at Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas.

2010: Three Theories. Armitage Gone! Dance. The Krannert Center. Urbana, illinois.

2009: Itutu with African pop band Burkina Electric; set by painter Philip Taaffe. Catania, Italy.

2009: Think Punk! revivals of Armitage classics with live music. New York, New York.

2009: Made in Naples commissioned by Napoli Teatro Festival for Teatro San Ferdinando. Naples, Italy.

2008: Connoissuers of Chaos- part 3 of The Dream Trilogy - set by David Salle. New York, New York.

2007: Ligeti Essays- part 2 of The Dream Trilogy - set by David Salle. New York, New York.

2004: Time is the echo of an axe within a wood- part 1 of The Dream Trilogy- set by David Salle. New York, New York.

 

GUEST CHOREOGRAPHER DANCE AND THEATER

2013: Pollock. Commisioned by Kansas City Ballet. Kansas City, Missouri.

2013: Choreographer A Winter’s Tale Nico Muhly co-production the McCarter Theatre and Shakespeare Theatre. Washington, DC.

2012: Choreographer Marie Antoinette co-production by Yale Repertory Theater and American Repertory Theater. Cambridge, Massachusettes.

2011: The Cunning Little Vixen. New York Philharmonic. Choreography. Directed by Doug Fitch. New York, New York.

2010: Brahms on Edge, The Washington Ballet. Washington, DC.

2009: Arctic Song, The Kansas City Ballet. Kansas City, Missouri.

2008: Between the Clock and the Bed, Ballet of the Stadttheater Bern, Switzerland.

2007: Gran Partita. Ballet Rambert. London, England.

2001: Rave. Ballet de Lorraine. Opéra de Nancy, Nancy, France.

2000: Schrodinger’s Cat. Ballet de Lorraine. Opéra de Nancy, Nancy, France.

1999: Life Story. Stars of New York. The Royal Festival Hall, London, England.

1994: The Dog is Us. Deutsche Oper Ballet, Berlin, Germany.

1992: Segunda Piel. Ballet de Monte Carlo, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

1987: The Tarnished Angels. The Paris Opera Ballet, Paris, France.

1986: The Mollino Room. American Ballet Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Washington, DC.

1984: The Watteau Duets. Maison de la Culture, Grenoble, France.

1981: Drastic-Classicism. Dance Theater Workshop, New York, New York.

 

OPERA DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER

2008: Opera Director/Choreographer, Ariandne Unhinged, Gotham Chamber Opera. New York, New York.

2005: Opera Director/Choreographer, Pigmalion (rameau). Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France.

2004: Opera Director, Bluebeard’s Castle (bartok). Het Muziek Theater, Amsterdam, Holland.

2003: Opera Director/Choreographer, Orfeo ed Euridice (gluck) Teatro San Carlo, Naples, Italy.

 

FILM CHOREOGRAPHER

2011: The Thief. Canum Productions. Beijing, China.

2009: Passing Strange, Choreography for Spike Lee Film, New York, New York.

2004: The White Countess. Merchant Ivory Productions. Shanghai, China.

1999: The Golden Bowl. Merchant Ivory Productions. London, England.

1994: Search and Destroy. David Salle, Director. New York, New York

1989: Without You, I’m Nothing. John Boskovich, Director. Los Angeles, California.

 

TELEVISION

2003: Rave, Choreography adapted for television. Producers: Les Films D’ici/Arte. France.

1995: Wild Ballerina, documentary on Armitage. Producers: Les Films D’ici/Arte. France.

1985: The South Bank Show, documentary on Armitage. Producer: ITV. England.

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2005: Grand Prix Roscigno Danza. Italy.

2002: Officier Dans L'ordre Des Arts et Des Lettres. France.

1992: Chevalier Dans L'ordre Des Arts et Des Lettres. France.

1986: Guggenheim Fellowship for Choreography. USA.


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