• Choreographer: JoAnna Schmidt
  • Music: Various - see Program Notes for complete listing
  • Costumes: Joanna Becker
  • Lighting: Andrew Hunt
  • World Premiere: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, August Wilson Center - March 16, 2018
  • PBT Performance Date: March 16, 18, 24, 2018

Program Notes

Part of a mixed rep program titled “New Works’, which consisted of seven new ballets created by and for the PBT dancers.  Complete program notes for this ballet follow.


Friday, March 16 at 8 p.m., Sunday, March 18 at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 24 at 2 p.m., and Saturday, March 24 at 8 p.m.

Also performed at Hartwood Acres, August 19, 2018

Choreography JoAnna Schmidt

Music Jean-Jacques Perrey: Brazilian Flower Harry Breuer: Minute Merengue Dorothy Ashby: Valley of the Dolls Theme Juan Garcia Esquivel: Amor Amor Raymond Scott: Portofino 1 Jean-Jacques Perrey: Aqua Density Walter Wanderley: It’s Easy to Say Goodbye Perrey and Kingsley: Visa to the Stars Raymond Scott: Portofino 2

“What is the magic that makes one’s eyes Sparkle and gleam, light up the skies — The name of the game is lightworks.”

from “Lightworks,” by Raymond Scott