The Fringe Festival - 2012

COKXVIII
Cairo on the Kaw - Raks the Cradle - Raghsidad
Skikhat - YesheNeferet Wrisner

Raghsidad is one of the original small-troupe hometown (Lawrence) groups which for years has consistently turned out
themed shows with a variety of Middle Eastern fusion performances. Give their shows a look. worth it.
View a short (3-min) video here: http://youtu.be/WwijMBSA0W8 Or see it in the embedded player below.

Fringe Fest 2012
Dance Shows

Compiled by Nicole English

Schedule, by date: http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/schedule.php?day=2
Schedule, by show, type, genre, title: http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/shows.php
Schedule, by company: http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/companies.php
Schedule, links to all Dance shows: http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/genre.php?ID=4


City in Motion

http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/artist.php?ID=173

"Time Doctor and the Dances of Time"
City In Motion School of Dance

Description: Oh,No! The Time Doctor and companions travel time and space seeking the origins of dance, but the evil Cosmic Lords are also on the trail! Classical and ethnic dance and Kung Fu fighting with a science fiction flair, presented by faculty and advanced students at City In Motion School of Dance.

Artist Website: http://www.cityinmotion.org
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance
Audience: All Ages
Ticket Price: $5

Schedule:
**Sun 7/22 3:00 pm
**Wed 7/25 6:00 pm
**Fri 7/27 8:00 pm

Venue:
Bolender Center - KC Ballet
500 W. Pershing


http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/artist.php?ID=61

"Divas of the Decades"
Belly Dance United

Description: On Thurs. July 26th, BDU presents a compilation of choreographies from past theatrical bellydance shows. See bellydancers performing as fairies, the deadly sins, 1950s divas, colors and more. Then on Saturday, July 28th, BDU brings you DIVAS of the Decades, a debut show with music from the top vocal solo divas of each decade ranging back to the 1910s with Ma Rainey to the 1980s with Whitney Houston, up to the present with Adele.

Artist Website: http://www.bellydanceunited.com
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance / Spoken / Bellydance
Audience: All Ages
Ticket Price: $10

Schedule:
**Thu 7/26 9:30 pm
**Sat 7/28 6:30 pm

Venue:
Unicorn Theatre - Main Stage
3828 Main St.


http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/artist.php?ID=98

"Dances of India"
Nritya, School of Indian Dance and Music

Description: Nritya is a versatile company of dancers who work primarily in the South Indian classical dance style called Bharatha natyam. Heavily based in both rhythm and lyricism, Bharatha Natyam involves the use of the whole body, including dramatic facial expressions, to convey emotions or perform intricate step sequences. Nritya will be presenting a potpourri of dances (classical, folk, fusion, and bollywood styles) by their beautiful artists with gorgeous costumes.

Artist Website: http://www.nritya.org
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance / Music
Audience: All Ages
Ticket Price: $10

Schedule:
*Sat 7/21 6:00 pm
Sun 7/22 3:00 pm
Mon 7/23 7:30 pm
Fri 7/27 7:30 pm

Venue:
KC Lyric Opera
E 18th St & Charlotte St


http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/artist.php?ID=138

"Cairo on the Kaw Raks the Cradle"
Raghsidad

View a short video here from Saturday's Fringe performance: http://youtu.be/WwijMBSA0W8

Description: Cairo on the Kaw Raks the Cradle of civilization, that is- featuring traditional dances from Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and Turkey performed by Raghsidad from Lawrence, KS. This themed dance program is a one-of-a-kind show at the Fringe. ...whole lotta shakin' goin' on...

Artist Website: http://www.gaziyeh.com/
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance / Middle Eastern Dance
Audience: All Ages
Ticket Price: $10

Schedule:
*Sat 7/21 11:00 pm
Sun 7/22 1:30 pm
Tue 7/24 7:30 pm
Thu 7/26 6:00 pm
Fri 7/27 7:30 pm

Venue:
Phosphor Studio
1730 Broadway

Catch these two performances of Cairo on the Kaw
in Lawrence

(non Fringe, their regular season)

Cairo on the Kaw XVIII at
Theatre Lawrence,
1501 New Hampshire St.,
Lawrence, Kansas

8:00 p.m. Sat., July 28
2:00 p.m. Sun., July 29

Direct link to YouTube in case the player below doesn't work: http://youtu.be/WwijMBSA0W8

 

And very, very quickly here is the show order with times for the 3-minute extract above::
0:00 - 1 - Nubian - 6 dancers.
0:24 - 2 - Guedra - Jo Anne Zingo (solo)
0:41 - 3 - Melaya leff - Jana Lynn.(solo)
1:00 - 4 - Turkish Wedding Dance - Amy Urbauer Whittaker and Kimberly Lay. (duet)
1:23 - 5 - Romani Kashlimar - Anca Geana. (solo)
1:38 - 6 - Shikhat - Jana Lynn and Yeshe Neferet Wrisner (duet)
1:55 - 7 - Hagallah - Maria Aranda. (solo)
2:14 - 8 - Tunisian - Kimberly Lay (solo, balancing pot on head)
2:28 - 9 - Saidi - Yeshe Neferet Wrisner (solo)
2:46 - 10 - Finale - company


http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/artist.php?ID=153

"Bellydance Fusion Factory"
Troupe Duende

Description: Bellydance Fusion Factory is a window into the myriad possibilities bellydance offers. Expressive and emotional, and by turns spiritual, funny, sad, and sexy, this dance form has an ancient history and lots of modern incarnations. Dancers from Troupe Duende will perform Egyptian, American, Tribal, Fusion, choreographed, and improvisational styles of bellydance, offering the audience a show that celebrates the body, movement, joy, and dance.

Artist Website: http://www.troupeduende.com
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance / Bellydance
Audience: All Ages
Ticket Price: $5

Schedule:
Fri 7/20 6:00 pm
Sat 7/21 11:00 pm
*Mon 7/23 7:30 pm
Tue 7/24 9:00 pm
Sat 7/28 7:30 pm

Venue:
Bolender Center - KC Ballet
500 W. Pershing


http://www.kcfringe.org/2012/artist.php?ID=198

"Raising the Vibration from the Fringe"
Vibe Tribe KC ft MissConception

Description: The sensuous beauty of the movement arts are combined with conscious hip-hop and electronic music for a genre-eclipsing event like you have never experienced. Watch and move along as performers dance, spin and flow to the beats while your ears are filled with the elevating themes of MissConception. The Vibe Tribe Kansas City strives to bring flow arts to everyone and hopes to inspire YOU to pick up a prop of your own!

Artist Website: http://www.wix.com/vibetribekc/vibe-tribe-kc#!
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance / Flow Performance Art
Audience: All Ages
Ticket Price: $10

Schedule:
Sun 7/22 7:00 pm
*Tue 7/24 9:30 pm

Venue:
Just Off Broadway
3051 Penn Valley Dr


"The Dust"
Core Project Chicago

Description: The Dust is a multi-media exploration of contemporary myth and belief. Exploring the archetypes of Death, Fate, Memory and Man through dance, poetry, experimental music and visual art, The Dust takes audiences into the collaborative creative mind, as the artists of CPC debated, reminisced, narrated, philosophized, made fun of, danced around and dove headlong into the BIG questions of life and death.

Artist Website: http://coreprojectchicago.org
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance
Audience: All Ages
Ticket Price: $10

Schedule:
Sat 7/21 7:30 pm
Tue 7/24 6:00 pm
Wed 7/25 9:00 pm
Sat 7/28 9:00 pm

Venue:
Bolender Center - KC Ballet
500 W. Pershing


"SIGNALS"
Project En Avant

Description: "SIGNALS" is an exciting and thought-provoking new piece of contemporary dance from Elaine Kimble-Peaks. Experimenting with pace, both incredibly slow and uncomfortably fast, "SIGNALS" is sure to leave audiences in wonder.

Artist Website:
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance
Audience: All Ages
Ticket Price: $5

Schedule:
Sat 7/21 6:00 pm
Wed 7/25 7:30 pm
Fri 7/27 9:30 pm

Venue:
Bolender Center - KC Ballet
500 W. Pershing


"LUCID"
Voler - Thieves of Flight and TR1B3

Description: Come be a part of our wildest dreams! Lucid is a multimedia creation by Voler and TR1B3, that paints a textured landscape of a post-modern world. Featuring aerial and floor movements, live painting, video, elements of technology, an original score and audience interaction. You haven't seen a show like this...Join us for these vivid and theatrical dreamlets!

Artist Website: http://www.thievesofflight.com
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance / Aerial Performance Art
Audience: All Ages
Content Warnings: Strobe Lights
Ticket Price: $10

Schedule:
Fri 7/20 9:00 pm
Sun 7/22 1:30 pm
Mon 7/23 6:00 pm
Thu 7/26 7:30 pm
Fri 7/27 11:00 pm

Venue:
Bolender Center - KC Ballet
500 W. Pershing


"Tornado Lessons"
Seamless Dance Theatre, Inc.

Description: "The Lord will either calm your storm . . . or allow it to rage while He calms you."

Artist Website:
Length: 60 minutes
Type: Performing
Genre: Dance
Audience: All Ages
Ticket Price: $10

Schedule:
Fri 7/20 7:30 pm
Mon 7/23 9:00 pm
Tue 7/24 7:30 pm
Thu 7/26 6:00 pm
Sat 7/28 6:00 pm

Venue:
Bolender Center - KC Ballet
500 W. Pershing

COK XVIII
Romani Kashlimar - with Anca Geana - in Raghsidad's Cairo on the Kaw XVIII show: "Raks the Cradle"

Skikhat - Jana Lynn and YesheNeferet Wrisner in Raghsidad Cairo on the Kaw XVIII show: Raks the Cradle
Skikhat - Jana Lynn and YesheNeferet Wrisner in Raghsidad Cairo on the Kaw XVIII show: Raks the Cradle

Nritya
Folkloric water vase dance in Nritya show

Nritya - Indian Classical in Bharatantyam
Nritya - Indian Classical in Bharatantyam

Nritya - Indian Classical in Bharatantyam - Lyric Opera space
Nritya - Indian Classical in Bharatantyam - Lyric Opera space

all dance
Audience and Performers dance at the end of the show

Nikoria - wings
Nikoria - wings


End Dance - all

CIM Time Doctor
City in Motion - Nikoria group with a skirt dance - in studio run

CIM
City in Motion studio - checking the Fringe Schedule

Turkish Wedding Dance - with Amy Urbauer Whittaker and Kimberly Lay in Raghsidad Cairo on the Kaw XVIII show: Raks the Cradle
Turkish Wedding Dance - with Amy Urbauer Whittaker and Kimberly Lay in Raghsidad's Cairo on the Kaw XVIII show: "Raks the Cradle"

Hagallah - Maria Aranda - in Raghsidads Cairo on the Kaw - Raks the Cradle
Hagallah - Maria Aranda - in Raghsidad's Cairo on the Kaw - "Raks the Cradle"

Tunisian - Kimberly Lay - in Raghsidads Cairo on the Kaw - Raks the Cradle
Tunisian - Kimberly Lay - in Raghsidad's Cairo on the Kaw - "Raks the Cradle"

Nritya
Nritya

Nritya
Nritya

Lyric Opera space hosting Nritya with Indian classical and folkloric dance
Lyric Opera space hosting Nritya with Indian classical and folkloric dance


Jana in Raghsidad's - Cairo on the Kaw


Raghsidad at Phospor Studios

Holly - Belly Dance United show
Holly - Belly Dance United show

Holly
Holly in Belly Dance United performance at The Unicorn

Nancy
Saucy Nancy - in Lust - Belly Dance United

Saucy Nancy - Belly Dance United show
Saucy Nancy - Belly Dance United show

Zoria Kali
Zoria Kali - Belly Dance United show at the Unicorn

Jessamyne
Jessamyn - Belly Dance United show at The Unicorn

Tameria Gonzalez
Tamera Shuppert Gonzalez - artistic director of Belly Dance United

Tamira Gonzalez
Tamera Gonzalez - balancing a plate of candles on her head as she changes positions


Kadija - Belly Dance United saturday show

Nicole English with Belly Dance United (Thu/Sat shows) in Cher routine
Nicole English with Belly Dance United (Thu/Sat shows) in Cher routine

Zoria Kali - Belly Dance United - Thu/Sat shows
Zoria Kali - Belly Dance United - Thu/Sat shows

Holly - bdu
Holly - saturday show - Belly Dance United

 


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