About the Artist:
Austin McCormick is making his HGO debut. In 2006, he created Company XIV, a unique blend of circus, Baroque dance, opera, and lavish design. Recent credits include choreography for the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Canadian Opera Company, the Juilliard School, Guggenheim Works in Process, La Serenissima Festival at Carnegie Hall, Gotham Chamber Opera, and the Kennedy Center. McCormick has been nominated for Drama Desk awards in the categories of Best Choreography and Unique Theatrical Experience; The Bessie Awards for Best Lighting, Set, and Costume Design; and the Grand Jury Prize Dance on Camera Lincoln Center. He won the Robert L. B. Tobin Director-Designer Grant from Opera America, the Innovative Theater Award for Outstanding Choreography/Movement, and the Susan Braun Award. He’s a graduate of the Juilliard School.