Millicent Hodson


An American choreographer and visual artist, she works with the English scenic consultant and art historian Kenneth Archer to reconstruct and stage modern masterpieces and create productions through Ballets Old & New. They collaborate with major companies worldwide, publish their research, lecture and do workshops. They are now preparing a book called The Lost Rite about the centenary of Le Sacre du Printemps and the twenty-fifth anniversary of their reconstruction. Hodson is the author of Nijinsky’s Crime Against Grace on Le Sacre (1996) and Nijinsky’s Bloomsbury Ballet: Jeux (2008). Her dance drawings are often exhibited and published. Award-winning documentaries about their reconstructions include films on Nijinsky’s Rite and Balanchine’s Le Chant du Rossignol. They received the Positano Prize in Italy for their reconstructions, the Nijinsky Medal from Poland and various grants and awards.