Like filmmakers, the choreographers people the landscape, working from various viewing angles, using perspective, scale and dynamic relationships to create visual images that also work at levels of metaphorical meaning. Performers and viewers alike are part of the invading hordes, casting ephemeral human shadows on the abiding earth.
— The Maine Times

Graven Images - Photo by James Murphy

2014
•  rapture - company work, projection and lighting design by Ben Levine (35 minutes)
•  Spring Awakeningbook and lyrics by Steven Sater, music by Duncan Sheik, co-directed with Brian MacDevitt, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
•  A Curious Invasion/St. Petersburg - company site work for lobby of the award-winning new Alexandrinsky Theater
•  A Curious Invasion/Governors Island – company site work inaugurating the new Hammock Grove on Governors Island in New York Harbor

2013
•  A Season of No Regrets - company work, original score by David Schulman (15 minutes)
•  A Curious Invasion/Chatham - company site work on Main Street in Chatham, NY (45minutes)

2012
•  Take Me With You - company work, original score by Michael Wall, costumes by Robert Croghan, lighting by Paul Jackson (40 minutes)
•  Be Still, My Heart - company work, original score by Michael Wall, costumes by Robert Croghan, lighting by Jane Chan (12 minutes)
•  Ja!Ja!Ja!* - commissioned work for TanzPlan Ost, Switzerland, original scoreby Pauchi Sasaki, costume design by Bettina Rüesch, lighting by Ariel Benjamin (45 minutes)
•  A Curious Invasion/Middlebury* - company site work in collaboration with Dance Company of Middlebury (60 minutes)
•  The Razor’s Edge - collaborative work PWDT with OTUX Compañia de Danza, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago de Chile, original sound score by Pauchi Sasaki, costumes by Tzveta Kassabova (30 minutes)

2011
•  Drama - company work, original sound score by Lauren Burke • costumes by Tzveta Kassabova, lighting by Ariel Benjamin (30 minutes)
•  A Curious Invasion/Conn Coll - Site-adaptive performance installation with PWDT and a Connecticut College student and faculty cast, with original live music by Pauchi Sasaki and David Dorfman, New London, CT, May 2011 (60 minutes)

2010
•  Kré Kré Kré  - repertory, University of Maryland student company (25 minutes)
•  they are of threaded glass. - solo by Patrik Widrig for Lauren Withhart ’ s MFA thesis concert, UMCP (12 minutes)
•  Oashisu - company work, original score by James Nyoraku Schlefer, costumes by Tzveta Kassabova (25 minutes)

2009
  Kré Kré Kré - commissioned work for Daejeon City Dance Company, Daejeon, South Korea, May 17-31, (25 min)
  A Curious Invasion/Bratislava - company/community/site work at Medicka Gardens, Bratislava, Slovakia, July 4-19 (75 min)

 

2008
  Sayonara, Dear - Pearson/Widrig duet, Thalia Theater at Symphony Space, NYC, April 10-12, 2008 (35 minutes) • Original Sound Score by Karinne Keithley  Video Design by Jamie James Wenger in collaboration with Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig  Costumes by Tzveta Kassabova

 

2007
  Paradise Pond - Bates Dance Festival, Lewiston, ME -  company/community/site work with original live music by Obie and Bessie awards winning composer Robert Een in celebration of the BDF’s 25th anniversary - involving 25 BDF students, 25 BDF Youth Arts Program students, and 25 community participants (90 minutes) 

 

2006
•  Unmoored (Love Letters to New Orleans) company/community work (75 minutes)
•  You Gotta Serve SomebodySara Pearson solo (4 minutes)

 

2005
 Thaw - company work (60 minutes) 
•  Ley LinesUniversity of Maryland/College Park, student company (9 minutes)

 

2004
•  HelloGoodbyeHello - University of Utah/Salt Lake City, graduating seniors work (15 minutes)

 

2003
 The Return of Lot’s Wife - company work, original live music by Carter Burwell, Joyce Theater, NYC (75min), commissioned by the Joyce Theater 
•  A Curious Invasion / Dartmouth - company work with student and community participants, site work, Hanover, NH (60min), commissioned by the Hopkins Center 
•  The Three Eves at the Four Seasons - company site work, Four Seasons Restaurant, NYC (12min), commissioned by the swisspeaks FESTIVAL for its opening gala 
•  Tobu - University of Wisconsin/Madison, student company (12 minutes)

 

2001
•  A Curious Invasion / Wave Hill - company site work, NYC (90min), co-commissioned by Dancing in the Streets and Wave Hill 
•  Hai - Goucher College Dance Company, Baltimore, Maryland (18min)

 

2000
•  If Wishes Were Horses, Beggars Would Ride - company work with 25 community participants aged 10-85, site-specific work at the Portland Museum of Art, original live music by local musicians, Portland, ME (105min), co-commissioned by the OnSite Performance Network and the Bates Dance Festival 
•  HereAfter - multi-disciplinary company work, SP/PW&CO and guests with original live music by Robert Een, Joyce Theater, NYC (75min),commissioned by the Joyce Theater

 

1999
•  Aussicht ins Jenseits - Pearson / Widrig with community participants, Switzerland (70 minutes), commissioned by Bräker Zyklus, Switzerland 
•  If Wishes Were Horses, Beggars Would Ride - company work with 15 community participants aged 12-99, Bates Dance Festival, Lewiston/ME (70min), co- commissioned by the OnSite Performance Network and the Bates Dance Festival

 

1998
•  Terra Firma - company work, Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, NYC(50min), commissioned by the Danspace Project 
•  Be Careful What You Wish For - Pearson solo, Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, NYC (9min), commissioned by the Danspace Project 
 If Wishes Were Horses, Beggars Would Ride - Pearson / Widrig with 12 community participants aged 11-99, Lincoln / NE (35min), commissioned by the Wagon Train Project with support from the National Performance Network

 

1997
•  Dr. Pearson’s Guide to Loss and Fear - Sara Pearson solo, Joyce Theater (13min), commissioned by the Joyce Theater 
•  Muezzin - Patrik Widrig with original live music by Philip Hamilton, Joyce Theater, NYC (10min), commissioned by the Joyce Theater 
•  Mindful Navigations - Patrik Widrig solo, with music by Robert Een, Central Park SummerStage, NYC (5min), commissioned by Central Park SummerStage 
•  Splash - Hunter College Dance Company, Silvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, NYC (13min) 
•  A Curious Invasion / Gilsland Farm Audubon Sanctuary - company site work with Bates Dance Festival students and community participants, original live music by Robert Een, site work, Falmouth, Maine (70min)

 

1996
•  Love Notes to Central Park - company site work in three parts, Central Park, NYC, with original live music by Carman Moore and his Skymusic Ensemble (90min), commissioned by Meet the Composer 
•  Alpsegen - Patrik Widrig solo, Swiss folk music, Movement Research at Judson Church, NYC (20min)

 

1995
•  Ordinary Festivals - company work, P.S. 122, NYC, Italian folk music (60min), commissioned by P.S. 122

 

1994
•  Common Ground III - company site work, Jacob’s Pillow, original live music by Robert Een (20min), commissioned by Jacob’s Pillow 
•  Do You Remember? - company work, Dance Theater Workshop, NYC, Mexican folk music (62min), co-commissioned by the US-Mexico Fund for Culture (Rockefeller Foundation) and DTW

 

1993
•  Common Ground II - company site work, Lincoln Center Out-of- Doors, NYC, original live music by Robert Een (20min), co-commissioned by Dancing in the Streets and LCOOD 
•  Common Ground I - company site work, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY, original live music by Robert Een (18min), co-commissioned by Dancing in the Streets and LCOOD 
•  The Buddhist Garden - University of Minnesota Repertory Company (7min)

 

1992
•  A History of Silence - company work, P.S. 122, NYC (65min), commissioned by P.S. 122 
•  You Belong to Me - Sara Pearson, solo (3min)

 

1991
•  Just for Tonight - company work (20min) 
•  Untitled - Works-A-Foot, Montclair State College (15min)

 

1990
•  A Means of Support - company work, Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church, NYC (40min), commissioned by Danspace Project 
•  A Matter of Course - Pearson/Widrig duet (20min) 
 Mira Bhajan - Widrig solo, original live music by Raine Eastman- Gannett (15min), Danspace Project at St. Mark’s Church / Swiss Dance Festival III, commissioned by the Swiss Institute

 

1989
•  Ley Lines - company site work, Central Park, NYC, original live music by Andy Teirstein (25min), commissioned by Dancing in the Streets 
•  Heimweh (homesick) - Pearson / Widrig duet, Swiss Dance Festival II, NYC (25min), commissioned by the Swiss Institute 
•  Excavations - Pearson/Widrig with Oberlin College Dance Company (40min)

 

1988
•  FishFlyMonkeySwim - company aerial work, Alice Tully Hall, Serious Fun! Festival, NYC (25min), commissioned by Serious Fun! 
•  Partners Who Touch, Partners Who Don't Touch - Pearson/Widrig duet, Ethnic Folk Arts, NYC (40min)

 

1987
•  Graven Images - company site work at Coney Island, NY, original live music by the Brooklyn Conch Orchestra (12min), commissioned by Dancing in the Streets 
•  Journal Entries - SP/PW&CO, ChoreoSpace, NYC (70min

 

1986
•  Minnesota Hula - (4min), commissioned by the St. Pauli Girls 
•  Linear A / Linear B - Pearson Dance Company, ChoreoSpace, NYC (60min)