June 13th and 14th, 2014
Friday (Company Premiere)
Saturday (with Project Premiere)
At JCCC Carlsen Center

Concept Zero

American Dance Center (studio rehearsals) and
Performance at Carlsen Center at JCCC
in the Polsky Theater

See also:
http://conceptzerodance.org/performances
Tickets were $18 (adults) and $15 (youth 18 and under)

Jennifer Tierney
Jennifer Tierney

From Kristopher Estes-Brown - a new company in town, Concept Zero. Roughly an hour program.

Concept Zero will debut Friday, June 13th at 8p and Saturday, June 14th at 7:30p at the Carlsen Center at JCCC in Kansas City/ Overland Park.

Dancing in the Company:
Jessica Brown
Winston Dynamite Brown
Dena'h Gregory
Sean Omandam
Claire Richards
Adam Still
Jennifer Tierney

In-Studio pictures from June 10th run, the last studio run
And June 12th on stage in Polsky Theater (dress)


Winston Dynamite Brown (front) with (L-R) Adam Still, Jessica Brown and Sean Omandam. Kristopher Estes Brown and lighting designer Sean confer on the right
Winston Dynamite Brown (front) with (L-R) Adam Still, Jessica Brown and Sean Omandam.
Kristopher Estes Brown and lighting designer Sean confer on the right

Same vantage point as above with Kris and Sean working on lighting concepts (seated on the right). Leaping are (L-R) Jennifer Tierney, Adam Still and Jessica Brown
Same vantage point as above with Kris and Sean working on lighting concepts (seated on the right).
Leaping are (L-R) Jennifer Tierney, Adam Still and Jessica Brown

Claire RIchards (front) and Dena'h Gregory. L-R behind facing away are Sean Omandam and Winston Brown
Claire RIchards (front) and Dena'h Gregory. L-R behind facing away are Sean Omandam and Winston Brown

Jennifer Tierney and Winston Dynamite Brown
Jennifer Tierney and Winston Dynamite Brown - below, same on stage.

Jennifer Tierney and Winston Dynamite Brown
Jennifer Tierney and Winston Dynamite Brown

Jessica Brown and Adam Still
Jessica Brown and Adam Still


WInston Brown carries Jennifer Tierney

Sean Omandam
Sean Omandam

Claire Richards
Claire Richards

Jessica Brown lift on Adam Still
Jessica Brown lift on Adam Still

Adam Omandam, Adam Still, Winston Brown
Adam Omandam, Adam Still, Winston Brown


On Stage in the Theater (pictures below the program information)

Last Stop

"Last Stop" is a 52-minute piece, no breaks, 15 segments, each one with a fade or segway to the next section.

ChoreographyKristopher Estes-Brown
MusicKristopher Estes-Brown, Ezio Bosso, W.A. Mozart, Federico Mompou, Xavier Cugat, Adrian Kiumpes, J.S. Bach, John Luther Adams, Annie Cordy, The Crew Cuts
Voice OverJennifer Tierney and John Humphrey
Lighting DesignKristopher Estes-Brown and Sean Bergman
CostumesLisa Choules and Gayla Voss
IAdam Still
IIEnsemble
IllJessica Brown, Jennifer Tierney
IVDena’h Gregory, Sean Omandam, Claire Richards
VWinston Dynamite Brown, Dena’h Gregory, Jessica Brown, Sean Omandam, Claire Richards, Adam Still, Jennifer Tierney
VISean Omandam, Adam Still, Jennifer Tierney
VIlEnsemble
VIIIDena’h Gregory
IXWinston Dynamite Brown, Jennifer Tierney
XDena’h Gregory, Sean Omandam, Claire Richards, Jennifer Tierney
XIJessica Brown, Adam Still
XIIJennifer Tierney
XIIIEnsemble
XIVEnsemble
XVAdam Still
Jessica Brown, Winston Dynamite Brown, Dena’h Gregory, Sean Omandam, Claire Richards, Jennifer Tierney
Video, PhotosMike Strong, kcdance.com
The Project Premiere program was shorter this year with four pieces on Saturday following the Concept Zero program.

In-Theater pictures

Sean Omandam and Dena'h Gregory
Sean Omandam and Dena'h Gregory

Jessica Brown and Adam Still
Jessica Brown and Adam Still

Claire Richards and Winston Brown
Claire Richards and Winston Brown

Adam Still
Adam Still

Winston Brown and Sean Omandam
Winston Brown and Sean Omandam

Jessica Brown and Jennifer Tierney (from back), Adam Still (facing), left are Winston Brown and Claire Richards, right is Dena'h Gregory
Jessica Brown and Jennifer Tierney (from back), Adam Still (facing), left are Winston Brown and Claire Richards, right is Dena'h Gregory

Sean Omandam (front, back to camera), L-R: Winston Brown, Claire Richards, Jessica Brown, Jennifer Tierney, Adam Still, Dena'h Gregory
Sean Omandam (front, back to camera), L-R: Winston Brown, Claire Richards, Jessica Brown, Jennifer Tierney, Adam Still, Dena'h Gregory

Dena'h Gregory and Claire Richards, in back Winston Brown and Adam Still
Dena'h Gregory and Claire Richards, in back Winston Brown and Adam Still

The panel movers. Those four big white flats which move around the stage on rollers in back of the dancers are propelled by these members of the American Youth Ballet who are hidden behind the panels..
6 of the 8 panel movers. Those four big white flats which move around the stage on rollers in back of the dancers are
propelled by eight members of the American Youth Ballet (AYB) who are hidden behind the panels.
On Saturday AYB combines with Concept Zero for a "double header" of two concerts in one.
Molly (front) and Andrea, ..., Cassie, Stephanie, Julianna


Jessica Brown

Jennifer Tierney.

Dena'h Gregory, Sean Omandam
Dena'h Gregory, Sean Omandam

Claire Richards
Claire Richards

Dena'h, Sean
Dena'h, Sean

Winston, Adam, Sean
Winston, Adam, Sean

Dena'h Gregory, Sean Omandam, Jennifer Tierney
Dena'h Gregory, Sean Omandam, Jennifer Tierney

Setting lights - at the far end is Director Kristopher Estes-Brown
Setting lights - at the far end is Director Kristopher Estes-Brown

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See these AYB / ADC picture pages also:

"Sleeping Beauty" and "Firebird" May 2017
Nutcracker Dec 2016
Cinderella May 2016
Nutcracker Dec 2015
One Elegant Evening Oct 2015
Project Premiere June 2015
Concept Zero June 2015
Swan Lake May 2015
Nutcracker Dec 2014
Concept Zero June 2014
Project Premiere June 2014
Don Quixote May 2014
Nutcracker Dec 2013
One Elegant Evening Oct 2013
Project Premiere June 2013
"Sleeping Beauty" and "Firebird" May 2013
Nutcracker Dec 2012
One Elegant Evening October 2012
Project Premiere June 2012
Swan Lake May2012
Nutcracker Dec 2011
Project Premiere June 2011
Nutcracker Dec 2010



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