CHOREOCHRONICLE

Richard Alston has choreographed hundreds of pieces in a career spanning over 50 years. The full list of his work is accessible below.

Please download the printable Choreochronicle PDF below for further details including the music and dance company for each piece:

Some of Richard's works are available on DVD:

Order Alston in Overdrive online at Dance Books.

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Order Gypsy Mixture and Nigredo online at Dance Books.

♦♦ Teacher's guides and resources available.

1965     1970     1975     1980     1985     1990     1995     2000     2005     2010     2015     2020

2015 - 2019

  • Shine On (2019)

  • Voices and Light Footsteps (2019)

  • Mid Century Modern (2018)

  • Brahms Hungarian (2018)

  • Carnaval (2017)

  • Chacony (2017)

  • An Italian in Madrid (2016)

  • Nomadic (2015)

  • Mazur (2015)

2010 - 2014

  • Rejoice in the Lamb (2014)

  • Darknesse Visible (2013)

  • Phaedra (2013)

  • Holderlin Fragments (2013)

  • Buzzing Round the Hunisuccle (2013)

  • All Alight (2012)

  • Isthmus (2012)

  • Evensong (2012)

  • A Ceremony of Carols (2012)

  • Unfinished Business (2011)

  • A Rugged Flourish (2011)

  • Out of the Strong (2010)

2005 - 2009

  • Carmen (2009)

  • Serene Beneath (2009)

  • Alert (2009)

  • Blow Over (2008)

  • Shuffle It Right (2008)

  • The Men in My Life (2008)

  • Fingerprint (2007)

  • Nigerdo (2007)

  • Proverb (2006)

  • The Devil in the Detail (2006)

  • Such Longing (2005)

  • Volumina (2005)

2000 - 2004

1995 - 1999

  • A Sudden Exit (1999)

  • Slow Airs Almost All (1999)

  • Red Run (1998)

  • Waltzes in Disorder (1998)

  • Brisk Singing (1997)

  • Light Flooding Into Darkened Rooms (1997)

  • Beyond Measure (1996)

  • Okho (1996)

  • Orpheus Singing and Dreaming (1996)

  • Secret Theatre (1996)

  • Stardust (1995)

1990 - 1994

  • Movements from Petrushka (1994)

  • Lachrymae (1994)

  • Prelude and Fugue (1994)

  • Rumours Visions (revived in 2013 as Illuminations) (1994)

  • Sad Eyes (1994)

  • Shadow Realm (1994)

  • Delicious Arbour (1993)

  • Le Marteau sans Maître (1992)

  • Cat's Eye (1992)

  • Dealing with Shadows (1990)

  • Roughcut (1990)

1985 - 1989

  • Cinema (1989)

  • Pulau Dewata (1989)

  • Hymnos (1988)

  • Rhapsody in Blue (1988)

  • Pulcinella (1987)

  • Strong Language (1987) ♦♦

  • Zanza (1986)

  • Cutter (1985)

  • Dangerous Liaisons (1985)

  • Mythologies (1985)

1980 - 1984

  • Coursing (1984)

  • Wildlife (1984) ♦♦

  • Midsummer (1983)

  • The Brilliant and The Dark (1983)

  • Chicago Brass (1983)

  • Facing Out (1982)

  • Java (1983)

  • Apollo Distraught (1982)

  • Fantasie (1982)

  • Crown Diamonds (1982)

  • Danse fra Pagodernes Rige (1982)

  • Dutiful Ducks (1982)

  • Berceuse (1981)

  • Night Music (1981)

  • The Rite of Spring: Pictures of Pagan Russia (1981)

  • Soda Lake (1981)

  • Sugar (1981)

  • Swedish Dances (1981)

  • Bell High (1980)

  • Landscape (1980)

  • Rainbow Ripples (1980)

  • Schubert Dances (1980)

  • The Field of Mustard (1980)

1975 - 1979

  • Behind the Piano (1979)

  • Dumka (1979)

  • Elegiac Blue (1979)

  • Breaking Ground (1978)

  • Distant Rebound (1978)

  • Doublework (1978)

  • The Seven Deadly Sins (1978)

  • Unknown Banker Buys Atlantic (1978)

  • Home Ground (1978)

  • Blueprint (1977)

  • Connecting Passages (1977)

  • Rainbow Bandit (1977)

  • Edge (1976)

  • Solo Soft Verges (1976)

  • UnAmerican Activities (1976)

  • Compass (1975)

  • Slight Adventure (1975)

  • Standard Steps (1975)

  • Souvenir (1975)

  • Two Saints in Three Acts (1975)

  • Zero Through Nine (1975)

1970 - 1974

  • Blue Schubert Fragments (1974)

  • Rainbow Bandit (1974)

  • Soft Verges/ Hard Shoulder (1974)

  • Split (1974)

  • Slow Field (1974)

  • Headlong (1973)

  • Interior (1973)

  • The Average Leap Forward (1973)

  • Combines (1972)

  • Balkan Sobranie (1972)

  • Routine Couple (1972)

  • Thunder (1972)

  • Tiger Balm (1972)

  • Windhover (1972)

  • After Follows Before (1971)

  • Cold (1971)

  • End (1971)

  • Shiftwork (1971)

  • Who is Twyla Tharp? (1971)

  • Departing in Yellow (1970)

  • Goldrush (1970)

  • Nowhere Slowly (1970)

  • Pace (1970)

  • Winter Music (1970)

1965 -1969

  • Cycladic Figure (1969)

  • Something to Do (1969)

  • Still Moving Still (1969)

  • Matrix (1968)

  • Transit (1968)