At Your Service
At Your Service

Photo by Robbie Sweeney

Resist/Surrender
Resist/Surrender

Photo by Margo Moritz

What’s the Upshot?
What’s the Upshot?

Pictured: Sophie Stanley, Patrick Barnes

Evolutionary Tales
Evolutionary Tales

Pictured: Monica Ford, Ronja Ver

The Partner Project
The Partner Project

Photo by Steven Schreiber

Resist/Surrender
Resist/Surrender

Photo by Anja Hitzenberger

Table Talk
Table Talk

Photo by Tomasz Zakrzewski

Bliskosc
Bliskosc

Photo by Tomasz Zakrzewski

Whole Sky
Whole Sky

Photo by Anja Hitzenberger

Sixty
Sixty

Photo by Anja Hitzenberger

The Middle of Where She Is
The Middle of Where She Is

Photo by Steven Schreiber

Whole Sky
Whole Sky

Photo by Anja Hitzenberger

Resist/Surrender
Resist/Surrender

Photo by Anja Hitzenberger

Strings Attached
Strings Attached

Photo by Anja Hitzenberger

Sixty
Sixty

Photo by Anja Hitzenberger

Resist/Surrender
Resist/Surrender

Photo by Anja Hitzenberger

The Partner Project
The Partner Project

Photo by Steven Schreiber

The Middle of Where She Is
The Middle of Where She Is

Photo by Steven Schreiber

311
311

Photo by Sion Pullana

Complete List of Repertoire

At Your Service

​2019. Risa Jaroslow & Dancers, vocalist/composer Amy X Neuburg, and guest performers. Premiere: ODC Theater, San Francisco.

Touch Bass

​2017. 3 dancers, 3 musicians. Premiere: ODC Theater, San Francisco.

Evolutionary Tales

2014. 2 dancers. Premiere: The Garage, San Francisco.

What's the Upshot?

2013. 4 dancers. Premiere: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center.

Sixty

2008. 6 dancers and 15 guest performers. Set and costumes by Clint Ramos. Premiere: Danspace Project. 

The Partner Project

2009. Ten dancers, commissioned score by Robert Een played live by Een and Hearn Gadbois, video by Barbara Bickart. Premiere: Danspace Project, NYC.

311

2008. 6 dancers. Set to a sound score consisting of live interviews with audience members. Premiere: Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Sitelines 2008, part of the River to River Festival.

Resist/Surrender

2006. 4 dancers, 11 guest performers, original score by Scott Johnson, performed live by Fireworks Ensemble, set by Perry Gunther, costumes by Clint Ramos. Premiere: Danspace Project, New York City.

Whole Sky

2004. 6 dancers, 5 guest performers, original score by Steve Elson, video by Barbara Bickart. Premiere: Open Look Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia. New York premiere: Dance Theater Workshop.

My Dad's Tacos

2004. 10 students of the University of Maryland Dance Department, music by Leo Kottke. Premiere: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland.

Strings Attached

2003. 5 dancers, 5 musicians, original music by Diedre Murray, performed live. Video/audio by Barbara Bickart. Premiere: Duke on 42nd St, 9th Annual 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Project.

Knots of Memory

2003. For Kannon Dance Company, St. Petersburg, Russia, music by Tchaikovsky. Premiere: Kannon Dance Theater, St. Petersburg, Russia.

Bliskosc

2001. 10 dancers, 10 singers/musicians; traditional Silesian folk songs sung live by members of Piekarskie Klachule. Premiere: 8th International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Poland. 

Fidl

2001. 6 dancers: original and traditional music by Alicia Svigals. Premiere: 8th International Contemporary Dance Conference and Performance Festival in Poland.

Table Talk

2000. 6 dancers, original music by Bruce Mack , performed live. Premiere: Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church. 

Home/Wire Walking

2000. 6 dancers and guest artists, 2 Project Home participants, original music by Ellen Maddow, performed live by the cast. Premiere: Danspace Project at St Mark's Church.

Pool Party Paradise II

1999. 9 dancers, 3 senior adults, 12 wading pools, original music by Steve Elson. Premiere: Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors.

Jubilee

1998. 2 dancers, original music by Ellen Maddow, performed live by the composer. Premiere: University Settlement.

Get a Job

1998. 7 dancers, 2 actors, original music by Jason Kao Hwang , performed live. Premiere: University Settlement. 

Encounters at the Border

1997. Created with theater artist Arthur Strimling; 12 performers (members of Risa Jaroslow & Dancers and Roots and Branches Theater) original music by Jason Kao Hwang , performed live. Premiere: Lincoln Center Out of Doors.

Book Song Woman Man

1995. 5 dancers, 1 actor, 5 older adult guest performers. Original score by Steve Elson, performed live. Set by Perry Gunther. Premiere: Dance Theater Workshop. 

Dance with Two Voices

1995. 3 dancers, 3 singers, traditional Bulgarian music performed live by Urban Woman/Village Songs. Premiere: Harkness Dance Festival at the 91st Street Playhouse. 

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