New York Tour Artists

New York Tour Artists

Adam Hougland
Choreographer, Hummingbird in a Box

A graduate of The Juilliard School, Adam danced professionally with The Limon Dance Company, Toronto Dance Theatre and The Lar Lubovitch Dance Company. With a choreographic career that started at Julliard and a piece that won him the Hector Zaraspe Prize for Choreography, Adam has gone on to create original works for Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, The American Ballet Theatre Studio Company, Introdans in the Netherlands, The Limon Dance Company, Cedar Lake Ensemble, The Washington Ballet, Ballet Memphis, Ballet X and The New York Choreographic Institute at New York City Ballet. He has created works for internationally recognized dancers such as Sofiane Sylve (San Francisco Ballet, New York City Ballet, Dutch National) and Marcelo Gomes (American Ballet Theater). He has won The Princess Grace Award for Choreography, The Choo-San Goh Award for Choreography, a New York State Council for the Arts Commissioning Grant, was one of Pointe Magazines' 10 VIP's of 2006 and was named one of Dance Magazine's 25 to watch for 2011.Adam is the Principal Choreographer for The Louisville Ballet and has created five critically acclaimed original works for the company, the most recent being Rite of Spring with special guest artist Wendy Wehlan. In 2009, Adam was named Resident Choreographer for Cincinnati Ballet and has since created a new evening-length Mozart's Requiem and a new Firebird for the company.

Val Caniparoli
Choreographer, Caprice

Val Caniparoli’s versatility has made him one of the most sought after choreographers in the United States and abroad.  Although he is most closely associated with San Francisco Ballet, his artistic home for more than 30 years, Caniparoli has contributed to the repertoires of more than 40 companies including Joffrey Ballet, Scottish Ballet, Boston Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Northern Ballet Theatre, Pennsylvania Ballet, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Ballet West, The Washington Ballet, Israel Ballet, Richmond Ballet, Louisville Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre, Atlanta Ballet, State Theatre Ballet of South Africa and Tulsa Ballet.  Caniparoli has also choreographed for the Chicago Lyric Opera, San Francisco Opera and the Metropolitan Opera.  He has worked on several occasions with the San Francisco Symphony, most recently on the Rimsky-Korsakov opera-ballet Mlada, conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas.  Caniparoli has been the recipient of ten grants for choreography from the National Endowment for the Arts, an artist fellowship from the California Arts Council, and two awards from the Choo-San Goh and H. Robert Magee Foundation.  Work with American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco includes choreography for A Christmas Carol (2005), the 2004 production of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and the creation, with Carey Perloff, of a new movement-theater piece, Tosca Café.  

Trey McIntyre
Choreographer, Chasing Squirrel

One of the most sought-after choreographers and artists working today, Trey McIntyre is the man behind the mission—and the movement—that is Trey McIntyre Project. McIntyre’s inventive combination of the ballet lexicon, his connection to music, and an unflinching examination of the human condition has resulted in exceptional artistry that has garnered him a number of awards and much acclaim. McIntyre was named a United States Artists Wynn Fellow, he received the Gold Medal of Lifetime Achievement from the National Society of Arts and Letters, two choreographic fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, and a Choo-San Goh Award for Choreography. TheLos Angeles Times has said of McIntyre, “There is indeed such a thing as genuine 21st century ballet, and it belongs more to this guy from Wichita than any of the over-hyped pretenders from England, France or Russia. McIntyre rocks, McIntyre rules. Everyone else can just get in line.” 
Trey McIntyre has served as choreographic associate for Houston Ballet (1989–2008) and resident choreographer for Oregon Ballet Theatre, Ballet Memphis, and The Washington Ballet. He has created a canon of works for some of the premier dance companies in the world, including American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet, Moscow Ballet Theatre, State Ballet of (Republic of) Georgia, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Ballet de Santiago (Chile), Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Philadanco, Sacramento Ballet, Miami City Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Kansas City Ballet, and Smuin Ballet.
While he continues to create extraordinary ballets, McIntyre’s far-reaching vision has evolved to an exploration of other genres of art including literature, photography and film. His tireless drive and prolific genius have positioned McIntyre among the most notable American artists of the 21st century.

Brett Perry
Repetiteur, Chasing Squirrel

Brett Perry started dancing at the age of three at The Dance Company in Indianapolis, Indiana under the direction of Diane Gudat. After graduating from The Juilliard School in 2008, Brett started his professional career with Trey McIntyre Project in Boise, Idaho. He is a recipient of the prestigious Princess Grace Award for Dance 2010. Brett is in his sixth season with TMP. 

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