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1962 – 2019

1962

LEGEND OF LOVERS’ LEAP

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Oswald Russell

Costumes/Décor | Eddy Thomas

A TIME TO REJOICE

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Oswald Russell

Costumes/Décor | Eddy Thomas

FOOTNOTES IN JAZZ

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Leonard Bernstein, Dave Brubeck

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

AFRICAN SCENARIO

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional West African

Costumes/Décor | Eddy Thomas

AFRO-WEST INDIAN SUITE

Choreography | Rex Nettleford, Eddy Thomas, Eyrick Darby

Music | Traditional (Arranged by Mapletoft Poulle)

Costumes | Eddy Thomas & others

1963

DIALOGUE FOR THREE

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Joaquin Rodrigo

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

Décor | Eugene Hyde

PLANTATION REVELRY

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

POCOMANIA

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Jamaican Poco (Arranged by Rex Nettleford)

Costumes/Décor | Eddy Thomas

GALLANDAR LA PAVA

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional Columbian

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

GAMES OF ARMS

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Oswald Russell

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

Décor | Milton Harley

LIZA

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Eddy Thomas

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

JAZZ FANTASIA

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

1964

AND IT CAME TO PASS

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Darius Milhaud

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

CONCERT SUITE

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Lennox Berkley

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

TWO DRUMS FOR BABYLON

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Aaron Copland, Gene Gutche

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

Décor | Rex Nettleford

DIARIST IN SAND

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Aaron Copland

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

FOILED ENCOUNTERS

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Eddy Thomas

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

COUNTRY WEDDING

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Traditional

Costumes/Décor | Eddy Thomas

DANCE TIME IN CASCADE

Choreography | Joyce Campbell

Music | Traditional

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

1965

KAS KAS

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

Décor | Rex Nettleford

RECOLLECTIONS

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Norman Dello Joio

Costumes/Décor | Eddy Thomas

DANCE ANDANTE

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Franz Schubert

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

Décor | Maria LaYacona, George Carter

PARADE KINGSTON 13

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Eddy Thomas

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

Décor | Lloyd van Pitterson

RITES

Choreography | Neville Black

Music | Silvestre Revueltas

Costumes/Décor | Neville Black

WALTZ SUITE

Choreography | Joyce Campbell

Music | Traditional

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

1966

MASQUES OF GOD

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Béla Bartók, Sergei Prokofiev

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

Décor | Howard Parchment

JAMAICAN PROMENADE

Choreography | Eddy Thomas, Eyrick Darby, Rex Nettleford

Music | Eddy Thomas, Traditional (Arranged by Adrian Clarke)

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

OMEGAN PROCESSION

Choreography | Eddy Thomas

Music | Darius Milhaud

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

Décor | Moira Small

HOMECOMING

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Scenario | Denis Scott

Music | Anatoliavov

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

THE AWAKENING (love duet)

Choreography | Neville Black

Costumes | Eddy Thomas

1967

MISA CRIOLLA

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Ariel Ramirez

Décor | Howard Parchment

Dedicated to Richmond Barthe

NIGHT SHELTER

Choreography | Neville Black

Music | Traditional

Costumes | Neville Black

FABLES

Choreography | Neville Black

Music | Darius Milhaud

Costumes/Décor | Susan Alexander

Based on James Thurber Tales

SONATA

Choreography | Neville Black

Music | Paul Hindemith, Walter Piston, Igor Stravinsky, Pablo de Sarasate

Costumes | Neville Black

Décor | Eddy Thomas (conception: Neville Black)

1968

THE KING MUST DIE

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Art Blakey

Costumes/Décor | Howard Parchment

FOLK FORM

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional (Arranged by Marjorie Whylie)

Costumes | Moira Small

RING HUNT (duet)

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Charlie Mingus

Costumes | Sheila Barnett

Décor | Tom Cook

LEGENDARY LANDSCAPE

Choreography | Neville Black

Music | Electronic Score (Arranged by Neville Black)

Costumes/Décor | Moria Small

BACH, BRUBECK, AND COMPANY

Choreography | Neville Black

Music | Johann Sebastian Bach, Dave Brubeck

Costumes | Moira Small

BREAD (vignette)

Choreography | Denis Scott

1969

ALL GOD’S CHILDREN

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Cannonball Adderley

Costumes/Décor | Easton Lee

CANTOS

Choreography | Neville Black

Music | Traditional (Arranged by Marjorie Whylie)

Costumes | Neville Black

NIGHT DANCES

Choreography | Neville Black

Music | Maurice Ravel

Costumes | Neville Black

AIRS AND GRACES (interlude-vignette)

Choreography | Neville Black

Music | George Phillip Telemann

Costumes/Décor | Neville Black

IMAGES

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Claude Debussy

Costumes/Décor | Tom Cook

1970

LUCIFER LUCIFER

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Charles Gross

Costumes/Décor | Colin Garland

MARRIED STORY

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional (Marjorie Whylie, arr.), Don Mills

Costumes | Easton Lee

SHADOWS

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Marjorie Whylie

Costumes/Décor | Richard Montgomery

IN THE SPIRIT

Conception | Sheila Barnett

Music | American Spirituals

Costumes | Bert Rose

SYNTHESIA

Conception | Rex Nettleford

Improvisation by the Company dancers with a sequence by Frank Ashley

1971

JOURNEYS

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Howard Roberts

Costumes | Bruce Jones

Décor | Richard & Sally Montgomery

Commissioned by Eastern Airlines

KUMINA

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional Jamaican

Costumes/Décor | Don Bucknor

Commissioned by House of Dunhill

MURALS

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Johann Sebastian Bach, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and others

Costumes/Décor | Richard & Sally Montgomery

BALLOT

Choreography | Thomas Pinnock

Music | Miles Davis, Yussef Lateef

Costumes | Bruce Jones

1972

CELEBRATIONS

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Costumes | Bert Rose

Décor | Jerry Craig

Commissioned by Jamaican Heritage

BALLAD OF A LADY

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Costumes/Décor | Donat Bucknor

MOUNTAIN WOMEN

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Marjorie Whylie

Costumes/Décor | Richard & Sally Montgomery

Commissioned by Texaco Caribbean Inc.

A QUESTION OF BALANCE

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Bob Sinicrope

Costumes/Décor | Michael Bryne

RESURRECTION

Choreography | John Jones

Costumes | John Jones

Commissioned by Bank of Nova Scotia (Jamaica) Ltd.

DESPERATE SILENCES

Choreography | Thomas Pinnock

Music | Reggae Selections

1973

THURSDAY’S CHILD

Choreography | Bert Rose

Costumes/Décor | Bert Rose

I’VE BEEN BUK’D

Choreography | Rex Nettleford, Sheila Barnett

HOMAGE

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Costumes | Donat Bucknor

Décor | Richard Montgomery

STREET PEOPLE

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Reggae Selections

Costumes | Bruce Jones

Décor | Richard Montgomery

WINDSONG

Choreography | John Jones

Costumes/Décor | John Jones

1974

MYAL

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional (Marjorie Whylie, arr.; Louise Bennett, consult)

Costumes | Rex Nettleford

TRIBUTE TO CLIFF

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Jimmy Cliff

Costumes | Claudia Robinson

GLORY ROAD

Choreography | Bert Rose

Music | American Spirituals

Costumes/Décor | Bert Rose

THE ROPE AND THE CROSS

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Costumes/Décor | Sheila Barnett

1975

BACKLASH

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Toots Hibbert, Marjorie Whylie

Costumes/Décor | Donat Bucknor

COURT OF JAH

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Bob Marley

Costumes/Décor | Collin Garland

REFLECTIONS

Choreography | Bert Rose

Costumes | Bert Rose, Denise Robinson

SUPERNOVA

Choreography | John Jones

Music | Sun Ra

Costumes/Décor | John Jones

1976

PEACE OFERING

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Keith Jarret

Costumes | Rex Nettleford

CHARACTER SKETCHES

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional

Costumes | Rex Nettleford

NI-WOMAN OF DESTINY

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Marjorie Whylie

Costumes/Décor | Kofi Kayaga

CARO (love duet)

Choreography | Bert Rose

Music | Denise Robinson

JUBILATE

Choreography | Bert Rose

Costumes | Denise Robinson

MOODS (solo)

Choreography | Bert Rose

Costumes/Décor | Bert Rose

SOMEDAY

Choreography | Patsy Ricketts

Costumes | Patsy Ricketts

1977

WONDER LOVE AND RAISE

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Stevie Wonder

Costumes | Garth Robinson

Décor | Richard Montgomery

I NOT I

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Marjorie Whylie

Costumes/Décor | Kofi Kayaga

SWITCH

Choreography | Bert Rose

Music | Lubert Laws

Costumes | Garth Robinson

1978

THE CROSSING

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Quincy Jones

Costumes | Denise Robinson

Décor | Bert Rose

ELEMENTS

Choreography | Rex Nettleford (conception), Bert Rose, Patsy Ricketts, Jackie Guy

Music | Traditional (Arranged by Marjorie Whylie)

Costumes | Barbara Requa, Pansy Hassan, Rex Nettleford

THE BROTHERS

Choreography | Patsy Ricketts

Music | Ernest Bloch

Costumes | Patsy Ricketts

Décor | Pansy Hassan

EBB FLOW

Choreography | Bert Rose

Costumes/Décor | Bert Rose

WOMAN SONG

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Keith Jarret

1979

DRUMSCORE

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional (Arranged by Marjorie Whylie)

Costumes | Rex Nettleford, Pansy Hassan

BACK TO BACH, VIVA BACH

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Vivaldi

Costumes | Claudia Robinson

Décor | George Carter

CHAINLINKS

Choreography | Sheila Barnett

Music | Cedric ‘Im’ Brooks

Costumes | Garth Robinson

1980

TWO DRUMS FOR BABYLON

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Peter Ashbourne

Costumes | Based on original designs by Eddy Thomas

Décor | Rex Nettleford

CARIBBEAN SUITE

Choreography | Rex Nettleford

Music | Traditional, Marjorie Whylie

Costumes | George McGann

SULKARI

Choreography | Eduardo Rivero-Walker

Music | Traditional Cuban Yoruba

Costumes/Lighting | Eduardo Rivero-Walker

Courtesy Danza Nacional de Cuba

ROMANCE (love duet)

Choreography | Eduardo Rivero-Walker

Costumes | Eduardo Rivero-Walker

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