(b Indianapolis, 31 Jul. 1945)
US choreographer and dance reconstructionist. She studied literature at the universities of Indiana and California, Berkeley, and dance in California and New York, receiving her Ph.D. in 1985 in the history of dance and the visual arts. In 1987 the Joffrey Ballet premiered her reconstruction of Nijinsky's Sacre du printemps and with her collaborator Kenneth Archer she has subsequently reconstructed Nijinsky's Till Eulenspiegel (Paris, 1994), Jeux (Verona, 1996), Börlin's Skating Rink (Zurich, 1996), Balanchine's Cotillon (Joffrey Ballet 1988), Le Bal (Rome, 2005), and Massine and Prokofiev's Pas D'Acier (Princeton, 2005) among others. She has lectured widely in England and the US.