Calendar


Upcoming:


  1. BulletFall, 2018
    World Premiere - Nashville, TN
    A new work for Nashville Ballet 2 renewing her long collaboration with them

  2. BulletWinter, 2018
    World Premiere - Rijeka, Croatia
    Gina’s has been engaged to choreograph “Hansel and Gretel” for the Croatian National Theatre

  3. BulletNovember 3-5, 2017
    Richmond, VA
    Richmond Ballet will once again present “Silence” with live music

Current:

  1. BulletJune 29 - 30, 2017
    World Premiere - Jackson Hole, WY
    Gina’s first creation for Contemporary Dance Wyoming - “Washed Away” premieres June 29 and 30

Past:

  1. BulletApril 24 - May 14, 2017
    World Premiere - Santa Barbara, CA
    A new creation for State Street Ballet,The Call” was presented May 13-14

  2. BulletMarch 30 - April 2, 2017
    Dayton, OH
    Dayton Ballet performs “You Are Here” and “Your Provision” on their program entitled “ The Female Factor”

  3. BulletMarch 31 - April 1, 2017
    World Premiere - St. Louis, MO
    MADCO’s “FREEDOM” Program included the World Premiere of Gina’s “It is”

  4. BulletFebruary, 2017
    Creative Residency - St. Louis, MO
    MADCO commissioned Gina for a Civil Rights project.

  5. BulletJanuary, 2017
    Artistic Residency - Dayton, OH
    Gina coaches Dayton Ballet on “You Are Here” and “Your Provision”

  6. BulletOctober, 2016
    Nashville, TN
    Collaborating once again with Peter Bradley Adams, this time on a video project for Peter’s new album

  7. BulletOctober 7-9, 2016
    World Premiere - Sacramento, CA
    Silent Call” will be Gina’s first creation for Sacramento Ballet. It will premiere on their “Women Speak” program at Main Stage Theatre at Sacramento City College.

  8. BulletMay 13-14, 2016
    World Premiere - San Angelo, TX
    We Are...” - a collaborative year-long project with visual artist Emily Leonard  and singer/ songwriter Peter Bradley Adams - marked the end of  San Angelo Civic Ballet’s season and the final show in Gina’s tenure as Artistic Director.

    ... but the flowers have yet to come featuring Mollie Sansone and Christopher Stuart, 2013 Nashville Ballet

    All Rights Reserved Photo © Marianne Leach

     

  9. BulletFeb 25-27, 2016
    San Juan, PR
    Gina’s imaginative production of  “Romeo and Juliet” was once again be performed by CoDa21.

  10. BulletFeb 12-14, 2016
    2 World Premieres - Nashville, TN
    Gina created two new pieces with Singer/ Songwriters - “I’ll Have What She’s Having” with Georgia Middleman and “Saints and Angels” with Victoria Banks  for Nashville Ballet as part of their Attitude Series .

  11. BulletJan 10-23, 2016
    Creative Residency - Nashville, TN
    Nashville Ballet is bringing Gina to create a new work on the company and to coach Nashville Ballet 2 on her “Anne Frank” . During this period, Pre-professional students from San Angelo Civic Ballet have been invited to join Gina in Nashville to experience the daily life of a professional for a week. They will rehearse with Nashville Ballet 2 and observe Gina’s rehearsals with the main company.

  12. BulletDec 18-20, 2015
    San Angelo, TX
    A re-choreographing of: “Nutcracker” for San Angelo Civic Ballet

  13. BulletNov 13-14, 2015
    St. Louis, MO
    Gina traveled to re-stage “Liquid Roads” for MADCO. This timeless piece has become hugely popular both in St. Louis and on tour.

  14. BulletOct 2-3, 2015
    World Premiere - San Angelo, TX
    Gina created a new full evening piece: “Mod Vaude” for San Angelo Civic Ballet, her first creation as their new Artistic Director

  15. BulletJul 10-12, 2015
    World Premiere - Asheville, NC
    A new work: “Crystal Rain” for Motion Dance Theatre

  16. BulletMay 14-16, 2015
    World Premiere - Nashville, TN
    Gina created a new work: “Earth” for Nashville Ballet renewing her collaboration with Matthew Perryman Jones

  17. BulletMay 9-10, 2015
    Texas Premiere - San Angelo, TX
    San Angelo Civic Ballet performs “You Are Here”

  18. BulletApril 17-19, 2015
    Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta Ballet will perform “Quietly Walking” alongside works by Ohad Naharin and Yuri Possokhov

  19. BulletMarch 13-15, 2015
    World Premiere - Grand Rapids, MI
    Grand Rapids Ballet performed a new work by Gina on their movemedia program: “To the River” in a second collaboration with Peter Bradley Adams

  20. BulletFebruary 13-15, 2015
    Nashville, TN
    Nashville Ballet once again presents Gina’s Nashville hit “... but the flowers have yet to come” with live music by Matthew Perryman Jones

  21. BulletFebruary 13-15, 2015
    Dayton, OH
    Dayton Ballet performs “You Are Here”

  22. BulletJanuary, 2015
    Dayton, OH
    Dayton Ballet brings Gina’s to set “You Are Here” on the company.

  23. BulletOctober 30, 2014
    World Premiere- Detroit, MI
    Eisenhower Dance Ensemble’s debut of a new work by Gina driven in concert with  lighting designer Burke Brown.

  24. BulletOctober 9-11, 2014
    San Angelo, TX
    Gina re-staged “Don’t Mean a Thing” in A Jazz Affair with San Angelo Civic Ballet performed with live jazz ensemble onstage at the historic Texas Theater.

  25. BulletMay 29-31, 2014
    World Premiere - Nashville, TN
    Nashville Ballet premiered “I love you, I love you, I love you, I love you” which Gina created to an original score by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Paul Moravec called Amorisms, made possible by a co-commission between Nashville Ballet and two other local arts organizations – ALIAS Chamber Ensemble and Portara Ensemble.

  26. BulletApril 11 & 12, 2014
    World Premiere - St. Louis, MO


    Liquid Roads, featuring Elyse Anderson, 2014 MADCO

    All Rights Reserved Photo © Steve Truesdell

     
    MADCO  asked Gina to create a new full-evening work incorporating her popular hit from last season - Second Line. Liquid Roads is a full evening multi-genre dance event that incorporates live music from music director Brian Casserly. Original compositions accompany traditional favorites to create a soundtrack of the music the flows through the Mississippi River and into our hearts.

    Read a review
    HERE
    For tickets and more information
    CLICK HERE
    For a sneak peek video and more
    CLICK HERE
  27. BulletJanuary, 2014
    Residency and World Premiere - Interlochen, MI
    We were excited to return to Interlochen Arts Academy to teach and create, inspire and be inspired. Eric taught ballet and partnering while Gina choreographed “Facing Home”. Her collaboration with visual artist Emily Leonard and the visual arts students produced stunning sets and costumes. Nashville singer songwriter Peter Bradley Adams mentored Interlochen singer songwriter student Hannah Ayrault and with two of her songs and two co-written songs, the musical landscape of the piece was created. Hannah performed the songs live.

  28. BulletNovember, 2013


    Romeo and Juliet 2013 CoDa21

    All Rights Reserved Photo © Jorge Vidal

     
    Creation Residency - Detroit, MI
    Eisenhower Dance Ensemble has invited Gina to create a new work driven in concert with a lighting designer. Details to come.
  29. BulletOctober 1-3, 2013
    OH Premiere - Dayton, OH
    Gina worked with Dayton Ballet to stage Your Provision - a duet set to Henry Purcell’s beautiful “Oh let me weep”

  30. BulletSeptember 12-22, 2013
    World Premiere - Cincinnati, OH
    Gina created You Are Here for Cincinnati Ballet’s Kaplan New Works Series

  31. CLICK HERE for Review

  32. BulletMay 2-5, 2013
    World Premiere - San Juan, PR
    CoDa21 unveiled Patterson’s new Romeo & Juliet   

    CLICK HERE for Reviews and more

  33. BulletMarch 22- 24, 2013
    World Premiere - Atlanta, GA
    Atlanta Ballet debuted I AM by Gina along with works by Ohad Naharin and Christopher Wheeldon.

    CLICK HERE for Reviews and more

  34. BulletFebruary 15-17, 2013
    World Premiere - Nashville, TN
    Romeo Drive, featuring Rebecca Niziol and Chris Hannon, 2012 VOICE

    Photo by Nadine Latief © All Rights Reserved

     

    Nashville Ballet held the World Premiere of ...but the flowers have yet to come, a collaboration with music by Matthew Perryman Jones and visual artist Emily Leonard.

    CLICK HERE for Reviews and more
  35. BulletOctober 5-7, 2012
    World Premiere - St. Louis, MO
    PNC Arts Alive New Dance Horizons - a Dance St. Louis Production, commissioned Gina to create a new work for Madco entitled Second Line

    CLICK HERE for Reviews and more

  36. BulletSeptember - October, 2012
    Artist in Residence - Interlochen, MI
    Eric returned to Interlochen Arts Academy to spend seven weeks as artist in residence teaching classes, coaching, and staging the Mazurka from Coppelia for the school’s dance program.

  37. BulletSeptember, 2012
    World Premiere - Santo Domingo, DR
    Gina’s Changing Doors was performed in the Dominican Republic by CoDa21.

  38. BulletAugust 2-4, 2012
    World Premiere - San Francisco, CA
    Gina created a piece for Imagery in San Francisco. Amy Seiwert invited Gina to contribute to “SKETCH 2: The Women Choreographers” and the new piece - The Inconstant - was nominated for an Izzie Award

    CLICK HERE for Huffington Post Article
    CLICK HERE for Reviews and more

  39. BulletJuly 8 and 9, 2012
    World Premiere - Austin, TX
    VOICE will present another intimate event in the “Aphrodite Dances” series. This iteration is set in a buffet dinner environment
    Photo by Nadine Latief © All Rights Reserved
     
    and is titled “Romeo Drive”. Continuing the themes and vocabulary being used in “Romeo and Juliet”, Gina will weave together her family stories and the dance into a moderated discussion about the work and the integration of the culinary experience. CLICK HERE for details!
  40. CLICK HERE for Review
    CLICK HERE for Photos

  41. BulletApril - May, 2012
    Creation Period - San Juan, PR
    Eric and Gina are currently working on Gina’s new production of “Romeo & Juliet” for CoDa21. This world premiere will open in May of 2013. Sets and costumes by Jorge Gallardo, music by Prokofiev (edited with additional sound design by Eric Midgley).

  42. BulletApril 21 -22, 2012
    World Premiere - San Juan, PR
    Gina’s “I Had to Crawl Out” was premiered on the debut performance of CoDa21 .

  43. BulletApril 12-15, 2012
    World Premiere - Austin, TX
    Eric’s “Whole” was premiered by Ballet East.

  44. BulletFebruary 10 - 12 2012
    Nashville TN
    Gina traveled to Nashville Ballet to restage her “Cryin’ Out” , an audience favorite with the music of Gary Nicholson.

  45. BulletJanuary 8-9 2012
    Thomas Garrett and Maggie Small, 2010 VOICE Photo by Austin PhotoNet © All Rights Reserved
     
    New York Premiere - New York, NY
    DanceWorks Chicago performed “My Witness” in New York at the APAP Conference. It was part of three different showcases surrounding the conference.
  46. BulletOctober 1 - 2, 2011
    World Premiere - San Juan, PR
    Gina created a new work for Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico in August titled “Something Beautiful Unfolding”.

  47. BulletSeptember - October 2011
    World Premiere - Austin TX
    VOICE performance of “Aphrodite Dances: Chocolate” in Austin and Fredericksburg during the last week of September and in San Angelo in the first week of October

  48. click here for description

  49. Click Here for the Review

  50. Click Here for Photos

  51. BulletJune 2011
    European Premiere - Madrid, Spain
    The solo from “Tempering” was performed by Denisse Eliza at the The 55th International Choreographers' Showcase in Madrid.

  52. BulletJune 2011
    World Premiere - San Juan, PR
    Gina created a new “Balcony pas de deux from Romeo and Juliet” for  CoDa21 . It was performed at the Semana Internacional del Baile Festival

  53. BulletMay 13 - 15 2011
    World Premiere - Atlanta, GA
    Gina’s new piece for Atlanta Ballet titled “Quietly Walking” was presented on their “Ignition” program.

      Click Here to read a Review

  1. BulletApril 29 - May 7 2011
    World Premiere - Columbus, OH
    Gina created a work on BalletMet’s “7 Deadly Sins” program. (Her’s is lust). This is a rock ballet set to original music and played live by Shadowbox’s house band BillWho?

  2. BulletMarch 24 - April 13 2011
    World Premiere - Richmond, VA
    Richmond Ballet premiered “ Octavo” - a new work choreographed by Gina on their “Studio 3” program.

       Click Here for a Video look at the creation of Octavo

       Click Here to read a Review

  1. BulletJanuary 17 - February 13  2011
    Residency and World Premiere - Interlochen, MI


    Arbenita (11 Years) featuring Gina Patterson and Eric Midgley, 2010 VOICE

    Photo by Tony Spielberg © All Rights Reserved

     
    VOICE’s winter residency at Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan was a great success. Gina choreographed “Echoes” for the Interlochen dance majors and Eric taught ballet, pas de deux, and character classes during our month long residency. Dancers Masa Kolar and Denisse Eliza joined us for a three week creation period during which Gina developed material for upcoming projects and culminated in a showing on the 12th of February. This showing titled “Tempering” was the basis for our “Aphrodite Dances: Chocolate” performance. (click here for more info) VOICE also facilitated collaborations between other departments including ESL, music, creative writing, and visual arts. We were so thrilled that the Dream Threads Project continued at Interlochen following its previous incarnations in Austin and at the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative.
  2. BulletDecember 2-5 2010
    World Premiere - Austin, TX
    Eric debuted a new work for Ballet East at home in Austin.

  3. BulletDecember 13-17 2010
    Creation Period - San Juan, PR
    Gina & Eric traveled to Puerto Rico for a new creation of Gina’s on Compañia de Danza Siglo XXI titled “Changing Doors” Performance dates TBA.

  4. BulletNovember 12-14 & 19-21 2010
    World Premiere - Pittsburgh, PA
    Gina choreographed “Found Songs” for the dance majors at Point Park University’s Conservatory Dance Company.

       Click Here for a Video Interview with Gina Patterson

       Click Here to read a Review

  1. BulletNovember 19 - 20 2010
    World Premiere - Nashville, TN
    Gina created a new ballet for Nashville Ballet 2 based on “The Diary of Anne Frank” which premiered at Belmont University and will be touring as part of Nashville Ballet’s educational program. This project features new original music by Mark Volker.

  2. BulletSeptember 30 - October 1 2010
    Residency and World Premiere - San Angelo, TX
    VOICE collaborates with San Angelo Civic Ballet to perform a “Don’t Mean a Thing” by Gina, set to Duke Ellington music with live orchestra.

  3. BulletAugust 6th, 2010
    European Premiere - Friedrichshafen, Germany
    DanceWorks Chicago performs Gina’s “My Witness” in Germany.

For earlier projects - see repertoire list here.