Helen Pickett is currently the Resident Choreographer for Atlanta Ballet and producer and creator of the workshop, Choreographic Essentials. She has collaborated as a choreographer, coach, and actress with installation video artists and filmmakers, including Eve Sussman, Toni Dove, and Laurie Simmons. She danced with Ballet Frankfurt, for 11 years and performed with New York Theater Company, Wooster Group, for five years. Dance Europe published her article, Considering Cezanne, and in 2012, Emory University published her writing for The Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative. Pickett was named Best Choreographer of Atlanta in 2014 and 2015. During 2016/17, she will choreograph for the Lyric Opera Chicago, Oregon Ballet Theatre, and Tulsa Ballet. In 2016 she celebrates 10 years as a choreographer, having created over 30 ballets in the U.S. and Europe. Her works have appeared on Jacob's Pillow stages and she has previously guested as faculty for the School at Jacob's Pillow.
Contemporary Program Technique Faculty | July 11-31, 2016