Interview - National Choreographers Initiative

National Choreographers Initiative, Irvine, CA, July 2016
In creation for "My Old Kentucky Home"

My Old Kentucky Home

Created at National Choreographers Initiative, Irvine, CA, July 30, 2016
Music includes "NBC Kentucky Derby Broadcast 2013" and "My Old Kentucky Home" (versions by The Dirt Daubers, Chris Barber, Jay Ungar, Graham Clarke, Steve Eckels, Kate Smith)
Lighting by Monique L'Heureux
Costume coordinator Katie Wilson

Maslow

Premiered by Smuin Ballet, San Francisco, CA, September 18, 2015
Music by Ben Sollee**original composition
Lighting by Michael Oesch
Costumes by Cassandra Carpenter and Jo Ellen Arntz

Cooties

Premiered by Dance Theatre of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, June 11, 2015
Music by Rene Aubry
Costumes by Christopher Dunn
Lighting by Jack Beuttler

Ben Needham-Wood - Choreographer Reel

Excerpts include the following:
A Moment Before Tomorrow - Smuin Ballet 2014
Howlin' For You - Smuin Ballet 2014
Apollo and Daphne - Erica Felsch and Weston Krukow, 2014
Angela - Louisville Ballet 2011
Ants In the Pants - Louisville Ballet 2013

Apollo and Daphne

Music by Arvo Part "Spiegel Im Spiegel"
Costumes by Susan Roemer of S-Curve Apparel
Performed by Erica Felsch and Weston Krukow

Howlin' For You

Music by The Black Keys "Howlin' for You"
Smuin Ballet - XXperiments, Choreography Showcase

A Moment Before Tomroow

Music by Olafur Arnalds "Fyrsta"
Performed by Weston Krukow and Erin Yarbrough
Smuin Ballet - XXperiments, Choreography Showcase