American Youth Ballet

May 13th, 2017 Saturday - At JCCC Carlsen Center Polsky Theater

"Beauty and The Beast" and "Firebird"

Saturday 13 May 2017 at 2 pm and 7 pm
American Dance Center (studio rehearsals) and
Performance at Carlsen Center at JCCC
in the Polsky Theater

In-Theater pictures - Polsky Theater at JCCC

Beauty and the Beast 7 pm
Beauty and the Beast 7 pm

Beauty and the Beast   Beauty and the Beast
Heading downstage Molly Cook Going Upstage

 

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast 2pm - Alec Roth and Julianna Kuhn
Beauty and the Beast 2pm - Alec Roth and Juliana Kuhn

Above 2pm cast and below 7pm cast - same moment

Beauty and the Beast 7pm - Alec Roth and Molly Cook
Beauty and the Beast 7pm - Alec Roth and Molly Cook

Beauty and the Beast 2pm
Beauty and the Beast 2pm - Juliana Kuhn

Beauty and the Beast 2pm
Beauty and the Beast 2pm

Beauty and the Beast 7pm
Beauty and the Beast 7pm

 

Beauty and the Beast 7 pm
Beauty and the Beast 7 pm

Beauty and the Beast 2 pm
Beauty and the Beast 2 pm

Beauty and the Beast 7 pm - Hannah Bailie, Elise Johnson, Molly Cook
Beauty and the Beast 7 pm - Hannah Bailie, Elise Johnson, Molly Cook

Beauty and the Beast 7pm
Beauty and the Beast 7pm - Alec Roth and Molly Cook

Beauty and the Beast 7pm
Beauty and the Beast 7pm

Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast - candles

 

Director/Choreographer Kristopher Estes-Brown leading class before the 2pm performance
Director/Choreographer Kristopher Estes-Brown leading class before the 2pm performance

Sisson during class before the 2pm performance
Sisson during class before the 2pm performance

Kristopher leading class before the 2 pm performance
Kristopher leading class before the 2 pm performance

Malerie Moore, just one more Arabesque after class and before going to 7pm performance as Firebird
Malerie Moore, just one more Arabesque after class and before going to 7pm performance as Firebird

Molly Cook, confering with friends - Firebird 2pm
Molly Cook, confering with friends - Firebird 2pm

Alec Roth and Molly Cook in Firebird, 2pm
Alec Roth and Molly Cook in Firebird, 2pm

Shadows 2pm
Shadows - 2pm

Shadows 7pm
Shadows - 7pm

Alec Roth slashing shadows at 2pm
Alec Roth slashing shadows at 2pm

Malerie Moore, FIrebird 7pm, jete over shadows
Malerie Moore, FIrebird 7pm, jete over shadows

Rebekah Nelson - 2pm Firebird
Rebekah Nelson - 2pm Firebird

Rebekah Nelson - 2pm Firebird - and Alec Roth
Rebekah Nelson - 2pm Firebird - and Alec Roth

Malerie Moore - 7pm Firebird
Malerie Moore - 7pm Firebird

Rebekah Nelson - 2pm Firebird
Rebekah Nelson - 2pm Firebird

Molly Cook as Princess - 2pm Firebird
Molly Cook as Princess - 2pm Firebird

Asher Wilson (King Katschei in Firebird) using his shadow-king mask for a quick "Alas, poor Yorick" backstage
Asher Wilson (King Katschei in Firebird) using his shadow-king mask for a quick "Alas, poor Yorick" backstage

Julianna Kuhn and Alec Roth in Firebird - 7pm
Juliana Kuhn and Alec Roth in Firebird - 7pm

Notes on stage Thursday after dress
Notes on stage Thursday after dress

 

In-Studio pictures

Pictures below from studio rehearsal Sunday afternoon April 23, 2017

Beauty and The Beast - Molly Cook - studio
Beauty and The Beast - Molly Cook - studio

Beauty and The Beast
Beauty and The Beast - studio

Beauty and The Beast
Working out a fall in "Beauty and The Beast" That's director/choreographer Kristopher Estes-Brown at left showing how he wants it to look. Alec Roth in red shirt.

Beauty and The Beast
Beauty and The Beast - Studio

Beauty and The Beast
Sleeping Beaurty - studio

Sleeping Beaury
Beauty and The Beast - studio

Beauty and The Beast - director/choreography Kristopher Estes-Brown demonstrating what he is looking for
Beauty and The Beast - director/choreography Kristopher Estes-Brown demonstrating what he is looking for

Firebird - Malerie Moore in a sisson
Firebird - Malerie Moore in a sisson

Firebird - Molly Cook, Cassie Wang, Annie Cook, Rebekah Nelson
Firebird - Molly Cook, Cassie Wang, Annie Cook, Rebekah Nelson

Firebird - Alec Roth and Juliana Kuhn
Firebird - Alec Roth and Juliana Kuhn

Firebird
Firebird

Firebird
Firebird - Alec Roth and Malerie Moore



On Stage in the Theater

Performances were Saturday, 13 May 2017

American Youth Ballet

Program information

 

Beauty and The Beast

Beauty and the Beast
Music composed byAdolphe Adams
ChoreographyKristopher Estes-Brown
Set DesignKristopher Estes-Brown and Anthony Putizier
Lighting DesignKristopher Estes-Brown
Costuming DirectorJennifer Tierney with Deborah Green, Gayla Voss & Kate Erlinger
BelleJuliana Kuhn (2), Molly Cook(7p)
Belle's FatherCurt Knupp
The RoseAnnie Cook (2p), Hannah Baillie (7p)
PetalsXimena Flores, Samantha Marx, Ella Hiebert, Tina Li
CandelabraMalerie Moore, Rebekah Nelson, Amanda Young, Julia Harshbarger, Emily Galloway
WolvesCassie Wang (2p), Elise Johnson, Audrey Merckling, Julia Walewicz, Julia Harshbarger
Beast Alec Roth
GastonJake Bartley
LeFouAsher Wilson
Friends of GastonOwen Chambers, Mason Cook, Max Isaac
Maidens-5Tara Cook, Ella Kaemmer, Caroline Taliaferro, Lily Leach, Madalyn Hesterlee, Vivian Hsiao, Alice Lenz, Vera Scanlan, Christine McCubbins, Ellie Johnson
Street UrchinsAnnabella Choi, Sara Ye, Gracie Goldman, Mia Maciula, Jamie Chapple, Koyuri Morita, Grace Wang, Sophia Qiu
TownsfolkCaitlin Blackwood, Hannah Chong, Erica Domen, Elyse Jackson, Anne Chong
Flower SellersAnnika Jones, Elsa Pineda, Nadine Peck, Natalie Goldman, Olivia Ayres, Rebeca Flores
BluebirdsCindy Jiang, Liliana Witt, Jonina OnYang, Halle Jaeger
Tea CupsKyla Hess, Violette Witt, Emily Allen, Hannah Oufnac, Elizabeth Patry, Bella Breithaupt, Bella Gladish, Fiona Ye, Luci Mayer-Moser, Aoi Morita, Camilla Cortier, Anna Sawafuji
Flower BouquetAdeline Qin, Maya Li, Addison Tharp, Audrey Kramp,Ellie Xu, Layla Maciula, Mikayla Neo, Ashley Chen, Matalin Patel, Juliet Lothyan, Maddie Clark, Wren Versluis, Lilian Meir, Melody Xue
Time JesterCassie Wang (2p), Elise Johnson (7p)
Enchanted BallMiriam Rogers, Julia Walewicz, Hannah Baillie, Annie Cook, Hannah Chong, Audrey Mercklingy Kennedy Newell, Ally Kaestner, Maureen Borberg
 
Intermission
 

FireBird

Music composed byIgor Stravinsky
ChoreographyKristopher Estes-Brown
Set DesignKristopher Estes-Brown and Anthony Putizier
Costuming DirectorJennifer Tierney with Lisa Choules & Gayla Voss
Lighting DesignKristopher Estes-Brown
The FirebirdRebekah Nelson(2p), Malerie Moore (7p)
The PrincessMolly Cook (2p), Juliana Kuhn (7p)
PrincessesMiriam Rogers, Ella Hiebert, Ximena Flores, Ally Kaestner, Samantha Marx, Kennedy Newell, Tina Li, Maureen Borberg
PrinceAlec Roth
King KatscheiAsher Wilson
ShadowsCassie Wang, Malerie Moore (2p), Rebekah Nelson (7p), Annie Cook, Juliana Kuhn (2p) Molly Cook (7p), Amanda Young, Hannah Baillie, Elise Johnson, Emily Galloway, Audrey Merckling, Julia Harshbarger, Julia Walewicz, Taylor Arel
PeasantsCaitlin Blackwood, Hannah Chong, Erica Domen, Elyse Jackson, Anne Chong, Maureen Borberg

Malerie Moore in Firebird in studio


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