January 20

  • Yale Center for British Art
  • 1080 Chapel Street
  • New Haven, CT
  • Cornfield Dance performed an adapted version of Ellen's newest work Close-Up throughout three of the Center's gallery spaces. The physical shapes of selected art in the Center's collection were incorporated into portions of the dance language, bringing the viewers "close-up" and intimate with the performers, the museum, and the artwork.

November 13 - 17

Cunningham Trust Workshop
New York City Center

  • Ellen Cornfield and Alan Good co-taught a one-week workshop for the Cunningham Trust at New York City Center teaching material from Torse by Merce Cunningham with two showings performed on Friday, November 17th at 3:00pm and 4:30pm.

May 18 - 21

Cornfield Dance Season
West End Theatre NYC

Cornfield Dance company members Pierre Guilbault, Ruth Howard, Vanessa Knouse, Logan Pedon, and Joshua Tuason premiered Ellen Cornfield's newest work, Close-Up at the West End Theatre as part of the Soaking WET Series.


January 27 - 28

Cornfield Dance performed in a shared showcase produced by The Construction Company and The Performance Project at University Settlement. Dancers Pierre Guilbault, Ruth Howard, Vanessa Knouse and Logan Pedon presented Raw Footage (2008) and a section from Pas de Detour (2015).


November 30 - December 4

  • Ellen staged a 15-minute version of Pas de Detour on the Rutgers University dance department, assisted by her company dancers. The piece was performed by eight dancers as part of the university's DancePlus Fall show.

November 6


September 24

  • Dancers Joshua Tuason and Vanessa Knouse performed a duet from Small Stages at the LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in the Lower East Side.


  • Two-week Repertory Workshop of Ellen’s Pas de Detour, which included daily technique classes.

August 26

Repertory Workshop Showing: Excerpts from Raw Footage and Pas de Detour
New York Theatre Ballet Studio, St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery
New York, NY


May 14

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT


May 20

  • Emelin Theatre for the Performing Arts
    Mamaroneck, NY