The Catherine Wheel Suite

Catherine Wheel Suite
World premiere date
Premiere location place
Kansas City, MO
Commissioner
Dance sections

I. Dinosaur: Choules, Hill-Connor, Metiva, Russell, Barksdale, Donnell, Kepley, Pawlicki-Sinclair

II. Cloud Chamber: Schrimpf, Pachciarz

III. The Golden Section: Camparo, Cowen, Hodges, Russell, Schrimpf, Teel, Barksdale, Kropp, Pachciarz, Powell, Whitmore, Wilcox, Williams

Total number of dancers
19
Runtime
00:20:30
Other program information

Staged by: Shelley Washington and William Whitener
Lighting Recreated by: Kirk Bookman

The Catherine Wheel Suite is comprised of three excerpts from the full-length production of The Catherine Wheel: Dinosaur, Cloud Chamber and The Golden Section

  • The Catherine Wheel Suite
    A Kansas City Ballet dancer in performance. ©Steve Wilson  
  • The Catherine Wheel Suite
    Kansas City Ballet dancers perform The Golden Section. ©Steve Wilson
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    Pachciarz and Schrimpf perform "Cloud Chamber." ©Steve Wilson
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    Kansas City Ballet dancers perform The Golden Section. ©Steve Wilson
Video Description

An excerpt from "Cloud Chamber" as performed by John Carrafa and Christine Uchida in The Catherine Wheel (BBC).

Full music program

1. Dinosaur
Written by David Byrne
Clavinet, Guitars, Piano, Prophet by David Byrne
Percussion by John Chernoff

2. Cloud Chamber
Written by David Byrne
Kitchen Metals by David Byrne
Large Drum by Jerry Harrison
Water Pot by Twyla Tharp

3. Five Golden Sections
Written by David Byrne
Basses, Guitars, Triggered Calliope, Vibes by David Byrne
Drums by Yogi Horton
Double Belled Euphonium by Douglas Gray
Gung Chong by John Chernoff

4. What a Day That Was
Written by David Byrne
Bass, Guitars, Synthesizers by David Byrne
Drums by John Cooksey
Congas by Steve Scales

5. Big Blue Plymouth
Written by David Byrne
Vocals, Guitars by David Byrne
Vocals by Sue Halloran
Concert Toms, Drums by Yogi Horton

6. Light Bath
Written by David Byrne
Percussion by John Chernoff
Triggered Flutes by David Byrne

Recording Studios
Celestial Studios:    
Julie Last, Engineer; Cheryl Smith, Assistant Engineer
Olympic Sound (London):    
Doug Wheeler, Engineer
Blank Tapes:    
Butch Jones, Engineer

Music details
Music track
webmusic-catherine_wheel_suite.mp3
Audio sample

Dinosaur
By David Byrne

The Catherine Wheel Suite | Kansas City Ballet
Lyric Theatre
Kansas City, MO
The Catherine Wheel Suite (premiere) | Kansas City Ballet
Lyric Theatre
Kansas City, MO