The Dance of da Vinci

Deconstructing Leonardo's Notebooks

"...inspired by one of the biggest thinkers in history"

- Hartford Courant


 Inspired by Leonardo’s notebooks, choreographer

Sonia Plumb exploresthe artist and polymath's relationship with Renaissance Humanism and the

inextricable connection between science and art.

 Original music by Michael Wall.

Lighting by Michael Chybowski

Projections by Bryan Swormstedt

Costumes by Sabrina Notarfrancisco

Featured New Works

Rituals, Reverence and Confessions

Sparked by Leonardo’s ecclesiastical architectural drawings

and the influence of religion on his work and life. 

Clock Gears

An homage to the artist’s inventions.


Based on Leonardo’s eloquent observations and

emotionally-charged sketches of humans and animals.

Vitruvian Quartet

A methodical study of movement that quickly

becomes a fast-paced dance for four.


Check out the trailers below!

Special thanks to our Sponsors

Without whom this project would not be possible. 

Maximilian E. & Marion O. Hoffman Foundation

William and Alice Mortensen Foundation

The Betty Knox Foundation

The Michael & Janet Suisman Community Access Fund

at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving .