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Choreographic Works

Choreographic Works

By MJ Willis & Project-Inc.

Quilt

Premiere: Juilliard New Dances Edition 2018, Class of 2022, Peter Jay Sharpe Theatre, NYC
Commissioned by The Juilliard School

FULL 6

Premiere: University of Minnesota UDT, Rarig Center, Minnesota 2018
Commissioned by University of Minnesota

Sensible Existence

Premiere: TU Dance, St. Paul, Minnesota 2017
Commissioned by TU Dance

“My Brother, Dear Sister”

Premiere: Dance House/Ty Dawns, Wales Millennium Centre/Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff, Wales 2017

Outcry

Premiere: Lucia Marthas Institute for Performing Arts, Amsterdam, Netherlands 2017
Commissioned by Lucia Marthas Institute for Performing Arts

The Assembly

Premiere: The Ailey School Spring Concert, NYC 2017
Commissioned by The Ailey School

Distinguished Gentle-Man

Premiere: Gdanski Festiwal Tanca, Gdansk, Poland 2017

Solo Dance Contest / Gdansk Dance Festival / photo Paweł Wyszomirski

High Jinx

Premiere: University of Minnesota: Dance Revolutions, Minnesota 2016
Commissioned by University of Minnesota

Kindred Spirits

Premiere: 92nd Y: Satellite Collective, NYC 2016
Commissioned by Satellite Collective

Credit: Satellite Collective

Stream of Consciousness

Premiere: Ailey II, Folly Theater, Kansas City, Missouri 2016
Commissioned by Ailey II

Solitary Confinement

Premiere: “An Evening to Remember”, NYC 2016

A Caretaker’s Vow

Premiere:

(1st Movement) Moving Beauty Series, NYC 2015
(2nd Movement) Dance Gallery Festival 10th Anniversary Gala, NYC 2016

The Situation Room

Premiere: Company Danzante, Fairfax, Virginia 2015
Commissioned by Company Danzante

4th Quarter OT

Premiere: The Ailey School Winter/Spring Concert, NYC 2014
Commissioned by The Ailey School

Le Mariage: Les Noces

Premiere: Dance Gallery Festival Level UP, NYC 2013
Commissioned by Dance Gallery Festival

Next of Kin

Premiere: Ailey Dancer’s Resource Fund, NYC 2013

ODD Pairs

Premiere:

(Part 1) Thang Dao Dance Festival, NYC 2009
(Part 2) Dance Gallery Festival, NYC 2012

Beyond Reach

Premiere: Ailey Dancer’s Resource Fund, NYC 2008

23:59

Premiere: The Ailey School Spring Concert, NYC 2018
Commissioned by The Ailey School