Choreography Repertory

Choreographer in Residence: Pennsylvania Ballet (2007 - present).

Co-Founder: BalletX (2005 - present).

Co-Founder and Director: Phrenic New Ballet (2000 - 2005).

New York City Ballet "The Exchange” Sept 2018 / April 2019 Music: Dvorak 

Pacific Northwest Balllet  “Bacchus” March 2019 Music: Oliver Davis 

Pennsylvania Ballet “It goes that way” Nov. 2017 Music: Laurie Anderson / “Deco” April 2019    Music: Igor Stravinsky 

BalletX  “Situated” July 2018 Music: Mendelssohn / "Twelve Bells” Dec. 2019 Music: Original composition by Rosie Langabeer & Tara Middleton

BodyTraffic  “A Million Voices” May 2018 Music: Peggy Lee    *** has toured worldwide 

Kansas City Ballet “The Uneven” Sept 2017 / April 2018 Music: Phillip Glass

Nashville Ballet “There I was” Feb 2020 Music: Original Composition by Cristina Spinei

USC Kaufman School of Dance “Disrupt” Dec 2018 Music: Wojciech Kila

Vail International Dance Festival “Farewell” Music: Leonard Bernstein *** Dancers of New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet 

December 2016 - World Premiere for Juilliard Dance, New York, NY 

September 2016 - BalletX to perform Neenan’s work at the Laguna Dance Festival, Laguna, CA

September 2016 - World Premiere for Ballet Met, Columbus, Ohio 

July / August 2016 BalletX to perform a plethora of Neenan’s work at the Vail International Dance Festival  and a world premiere for ABT Principal Dancers Isabella Boylston and James Whiteside

July 2016 BalletX to perform Neenan’s “Sunset o639 hours” At the  Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Becket, MA

July 2016 World Premiere for BalletX, in  collaboration with Klip Collective

2016 World Premiere for Pennsylvania Ballet with a new commissioned score by New York composer Troy Herion  

2016 BalletX performing a retrospective of various excerpts, featuring works by Neenan for the 10th Anniversary Season

2016 Neenan performing the role of Gamache in Angel Corella's new production of Don Quixote at Pennsylvania Ballet

2016 BalletX to perform Neenan's "Show Me" 

2015 "Shift to Minor" for Pennsylvania Ballet, "The Near Future" for Ballet Academy East

2014 "Exurgency" for OKC Ballet,  "Something Borrowed" for Milwaukee Ballet,  "The Sixth Beauty" for Ballet West, "La Chasse" for Pennsylvania Ballet, "Sunset o639 hours" and "Increasing" for BalletX

2013 Tulsa Ballet "The Fullest Recreation", Pennsylvania Ballet "At Various Points"

2012 Pennsylvania Ballet "Beside Them, They Dwell", BalletX "Switch Phase"and "There I Was" , Ballet Memphis "Party of the Year"

2011 Ballet Memphis "Water of the Flowery Mill", BalletX "Proliferation of the Imagination" & "Jackson Sounds"

2010 Colorado Ballet "The Faraway", Juilliard Dance "The Second Ratio", BalletX "The Last Glass"

2009 Pennsylvania Ballet "Keep", "At the Border", Indiana University "My Eyes Opened".

2008 BalletX "Steelworks", "Right to Spring"

2007 The Washington Ballet “Quick Bright Things”, BalletX “Once Again”, Pennsylvania Ballet “Carmina Burana”.

2006 Juilliard Dance “Otoño”, Brandywine Ballet “Ragtime and Blue”, NY Theatre Ballet “Suite”.

2005-2006 BalletX “Broke Apart”, “Wonder Why”, “About February”.

1997-2006 Pennsylvania Ballet “As It’s Going”, “11:11”, “The Crossed Line”, “Le Travail”, “Rocky Road to Kansas”, “Sfrenato”, “Vicissitudes”.

1997-2005 Opera Company of Philadelphia “Aida”, “Susannah”, “Salomerdquo;, “La Traviata”.

2000-2004 Phrenic New Ballet “Until Ten”, “Die Menschheit”, “Frequencies”.

2004 Dance Theatre of PA “A Midsummer’s Night Dream”.

2003 New York City Ballet’s Choreographic Institute “The Crossed Line”(work-in-progress), Ballet Pacifica “Der Spielplatz”.

2001 LaGuardia H.S. for Performing Arts “Marsalis”.

1996 Carlisle Project “Lake”.


2009 1st recipient for Jerome Robbins NEW Program for "At the Border". 1st Prize winner for Sacramento Ballet's Capital Choreography Competition.

2008/2004/2000/1997 Four-time grant recipient from Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

2007 Philadelphia Magazine’s “Best Dance Talent”.

2001 Independence Foundation Fellowship for “Frequencies”.

2000/2001 Dance Advance Grants (for “Rocky Road to Kansas” with PA Ballet and “Frequencies” with Phrenic).

1999 National Endowment of the Arts Creation Grant for “Sfrenato”.

1999 Choo San Goh Foundation for“Sfrenato”.


2007-present Pennsylvania Ballet, company class.

2006-present Brandywine Ballet. Permanent guest teacher.

2002 Silesian International Dance Festival.

1998/1997 Rock School Summer Sessions.


1990-1994 School of American Ballet (Stanley Williams, Andre Kramerevsky, Richard Rapp).

1988-1992 LaGuardia H.S. of Performing Arts (Penny Frank, Deborah Zall, Elisa King, Michelle Benash, Brunhilda Ruiz, Joey Smith).

1986-1988 Ballet Workshop and Children’s Ballet Workshop (Jacqueline Cronsberg and Nan C. Keating).

1982-1986 Boston Ballet School (Virginia Williams, Bruce Wells, Bruce Marks).


From 1994 - 2007, Mr. Neenan danced with Pennsylvania Ballet where he danced in numerous Principal roles by George Balanchine, Paul Taylor, Jerome Robbins, John Cranko, Jorma Elo, Lila York, Meredith Rainey, Jeffrey Gribler and Christopher Wheeldon.

From 2005 - 2008, Mr. Neenan danced with BalletX and premiered in original works by Jorma Elo, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and Adam Hougland