Initial PGF Award: Choreography Fellowship, 2008
DOMINIC WALSH rose to Principal Dancer by 1996 and danced all the classical and contemporary repertoire of the Houston Ballet until 2004. In 1998, he created Flames of Eros for Houston Ballet which won the Choo-San Goh Award for Choreography. He went on to create works for ABT Studio Company, Ballet Florida, Sarasota Ballet of Florida, and Orfeo ed Euridice for New National Theatre, Tokyo. In 2002, he formed Dominic Walsh Dance Theater. Walsh’s major creations include Romeo & Juliet, Sleeping Beauty, Le Spectre de la Rose, Bello (Dance Europe Critic’s Choice Award), and he will create Titus Andronicus this fall. In January 2008, he received his second Choo-San Goh Award for Amadeus. Walsh and his company have recently been featured in Dance International and Pointe Magazine and continue to tour, holding the repertoire of Bigonzetti, Kylian, and Bourne in 2009.