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“Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else.”
― Tennessee Williams, Camino Real

Camino Real, a ballet based a Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece.

World premiere. A new full-length ballet, Atlanta Ballet, March 20, 2015
New musical composition by Peter Salem, costumes by Sandra Woodall, Lighting design by David Finn. Sets by David Finn and Emma Kingsbury.

GAMES - World Premiere with Ballet West at The Joyce Theater in New York City – March 2015

10 years in 2015!
To celebrate 10 years of collaboration, Boston Ballet will perform Eventide, April 2015, a ballet made for Boston in 2008. Boston Ballet is where it all started 10 years ago. Thank you Mikko Nissinen!

Pointe Magazine – Jennifer Stahl’s Blog – Ballet Choreography: It’s Kinda Great again. - Read The Article

In an article written by Wendy Perron:
“…It’s a different time now and we’re seeing an explosion of vibrant experimentation from Crystal Pite, Helen Pickett, Akram Khan, and many more.”
HOMANS & TAYLOR: GOING BACKWARDS? By Wendy Perron, Sept. 2014

Look for DANCE Magazine article, What is Contemporary Ballet?, July 2014 Issue

New Commissions:
*Ballet West, Dir. Adam Sklute, 2015, World Premiere of GAMES in NYC at the Joyce Theater, March 2015
* New work, Boston Ballet, 2016
*Les Troyens, Dir. Tim Albery, Chicago Lyric Opera
*World Premiere, Smuin Ballet, 2016
*Petal, Kansas City Ballet, Dir. Devon Carney, 2016

Smuin Ballet Brings back Petal for 2015 season! Smuin Ballet –
West Coast Premiere Reviews

Atlanta Ballet, The Exiled, – Read Reviews

Scottish Ballet – The Crucible, World Premiere, September 25th 2014, Glasgow, Scotland – Read Reviews

– Tweet from Glasgow - Absolutely blown away by ‪@scottishballet‬‬‬‬‬ tonight! My jaw literally dropped during The Crucible! ‪#chills‬‬‬‬‬ ‪#insane‬‬‬‬‬

Chekov International Theatre Festival
Scottish Ballet
Strastnoy Theatre Center
Choreographic Miniatures: The Room and Trace.

Read about Helen in Boston Ballet’s new book by Christine Temin, Behind the Scenes at Boston Ballet.

Read Dance Gazette article: What I’ve Learned – Helen Pickett
Issue 2, 2013, The Magazine of the Royal Academy of Dance

HELEN PICKETT named RESIDENT CHOREOGRAPHER for ATLANTA BALLET through 2015 - Read More.

Masters of Fine Arts in Dance – Hollins University, Hollins/ADF, 2011

Helen is a founding member of The Rufus Corporation, director, Eve Sussman. Art films include: 89 Seconds at Alcazar and Rape of the Sabine Women.