Choreography: Hernando Cortez (2006)

Music: Jonathan Sheffer, “Six Easy Pieces for Piano Solo” – “Three Common-Tone Studies,” “Three Dance Studies”

Pianist: Michael Schneider
Original Lighting Design: Trad A Burns
Costume Design: Suzy Campbell

Waltz — Company
Prelude after Chopin — 2 women
Octave Etude — 1 woman, 1 man
Prelude — 1 woman, 1 man
Polonaise after Debussy — 1 woman and company
Tango — 1 woman, 1 man
Prelude (reprise)– Company

“Six Easy Pieces” premiered at Playhouse Square, Ohio Theater, in March, 2006.

“Prelude” was created by Hernando Cortez for Fire Island Dance Festival 12, benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS. Generous support for Prelude was provided by The Conway Family (World Premiere July 15, 2006)