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Grass is Green

Choreographed by Chuck Wilt

in collaboration with the performers

Performers: Kira Fargas, Tushrik Fredericks, Dominica Greene, Dasol Kim, Rebecca Margolick, Hadassah Perry, Chuck Wilt

Drag queen & live cellist/pianist: Rose Nylons

Costumes by Caitlin Taylor, Idel Dorleans and Rose Nylons

Rehearsal Directors: Jennifer Payan and Rebecca Margolick

Full length: 60 minutes

Available in proscenium, semi-round and full-round settings

Grass is Green was co-commissioned by The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center for its world premiere. Grass is Green was created with support as an Artist in Residence at the 92nd St. Y's Harkness Dance Center, as an Artist in Residence at Brooklyn College through the CUNY Dance Initiative and as an Artist in Residence at Berkeley Ballet Theatre. The work received additional support from Marta Miller's Certain Bird Residency in Vermont, KT Nelson's RoundAntennae Residency in San Francisco, LITVAKdance and Evolution Dance Center in San Diego and Westlake School for Performing Arts in Daly City.


Grass is Green was developed with the vital contributions of performers Tushrik Fredericks, Dominica Greene, Dasol Kim, Rebecca Margolick, Courtney Mazeika, Alisya Razman Adam, Kyle Filley, Maxi Canion, Jamal Abrams, Babatunji Johnson, Jennifer Payán and Haley Williams.

NYC Premiere:

September 22, 2022


The 92nd St. Y, Harkness Mainstage Series


World Premiere:

March 10 & 11, 2022

The Clarice-Smith Performing Arts Center, MD

Past ​Showings of Excerpts: 

May 11, 2019 

Passport to Dance, Encinitas Community Center, CA


July 21 & 26, 2019

Fusion International Exhibitions, Kaga & Tokyo, Japan


March 7, 2020

LITVAK & UNA split-bill, Encinitas Library, CA


March 14, 2020

AIR Showing, Berkeley Ballet Theatre, CA

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