Dancers Francie Veyette and Lisa Thorn. Photographer Steve Wilson.
Dancers Francis Veyette and Lisa Thorn. Photographer Steve Wilson.

Choreography: Lila York
Music: Darius Milhaud

The work depicts American society’s sense of new reality on life during the time of war. Ms. York chose Darius Milhaud’s, Creation of the World (1923), in which the composer used the prevalent jazz style of the 1920’s that so influenced his writing.


World Premiere: February 19, 2004, Kansas City Ballet, Lyric Theatre, Kansas City, Missouri


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