commissions


Ellen Cornfield’s works have been commissioned by repertory companies, universities, theaters, and festivals. Throughout her extensive career, she has been praised for her ability to expertly incorporate the unique strengths and backgrounds of specific dancers and venues into her choreographic process. Please contact info@cornfielddance.org to commission a performance of Cornfield Dance or to commission Ellen to create a work on a specific company or group of dancers.

past commissions

  • Scranton Civic Ballet, Scranton, PA – 2010
  • La Mama Moves!, New York, NY – 2009
  • Chen Dance Center, New York, NY – 2009
  • Residency with the José Limón Company, Tallahassee, FL – 2008 - Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC)
  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY - 2003
  • Dartmouth University, Hanover, NH – 2002
  • Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ - 2000
  • 92nd Street Y, New Works in Dance Fund, New York, NY – 1999
  • Fete de la Musique, New York, NY - 1998
  • Danspace Project, St. Marks Church, New York, NY - 1997, 1990
  • Buskers Fare (LMCC), New York, NY - 1996
  • Russell Sage College, Troy, NY - 2000, 1993-1996
  • Pat McKeown, Pittsburgh, PA - 1993
  • Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors Festival, New York, NY – 1991
  • Reflex Dance Co., Groningen, Holland - 1988
  • Burning Feet Dance Co., St. Louis, MO – 1985
  • The Yard, Martha’s Vineyard, MA - 1984