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New Dance Partners 2015

At JCCC in the Carlsen Center, Yardley Hall - Performances 8pm Fri/Sat 25, 26 September 2015
Friends hospitality at 6:45 p.m and lobby showcase at 7 pm

JCCC Web Page for seating charts, ticket links, etc/
http://www.jccc.edu/performing-arts-series/events/current/new-dance-partners.html
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Also view New Dance Partners for 2014
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Wylliams-Henry Contemporary Dance Company
Owen/Cox Dance
Oklahoma City Ballet

Three new pieces commissioned for this event from Three Choreographers, one for each dance company in the greater Kansas City area

This is a starter page - more to come as we get into the concert itself

Choreographer Dance Company Title of Piece Dancers, Music, Costumes
Gregory Dawson
http://www.dawsondancesf.org
Wylliams-Henry
Contemporary
Dance Theater

Twisted Metal

Dancers: Winston Dynamite Brown, Donnie Duncan, Caroline Fogg, Kaylin Horgan, John Swapshire
Music: Damacia Payomo and Gregory Dawson
Costumes: Laura Powell

Kate Skarpetowska
http://www.skarpetowska.com

Owen/Cox
Dance Group
La Locura Dancers: - William Cannon, Betty Kondo, Felicia McBride, Demetrius McClendon, Dmitry Trubchanov
Music: - Henri de Bailly, Diego Ortiz, John Playford, Antonio de Cabezon
Costumes: Lisa Choules

Brian Enos
http://brianenos.net
artistic director of:
http://thebigmuddydanceco.org

Oklahoma City Ballet Speaking in Spheres Dancers: - Seth Bradley, Daina Gingras, Amanda Herd-Popejoy, Miki Kawamura, Autumn Klein, Walker Martin, Alvin Tovstogray, Richard Walters
Music:- Lera Auerbach, Johan Paul von Westhoff, Gabriel Prokofiev
Costumes: Dayna Brown

Seth Bradley and Daina Gringras - Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress
Seth Bradley and Daina Gringras - Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress

Seth Bradley and Daina Gringras - Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress
Seth Bradley and Daina Gringras - Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress

Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress
Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress

Miki Kawamura - Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress
Miki Kawamura - Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress

Autumn Klein- Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress
Autumn Klein- Oklahoma City Ballet - choreo Brian Enos - Friday dress

Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress - Felicia McBride, Demetrius McClendon, William Cannon, Dmitry Trubchanov, Betty Kondo
Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress - L-R: Felicia McBride, Demetrius McClendon, William Cannon, Dmitry Trubchanov, Betty Kondo

Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress - Felicia McBride
Felicia McBride for Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress

Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress
Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress

Betty Kondo and Dmitry Trubchanov - Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress
Betty Kondo and Dmitry Trubchanov - Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress

Demetrius McClendon- Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress
Demetrius McClendon- Owen/Cox Dance Group - choreo by Kate Skarpetowska - Friday dress

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John Swapshire and Donnie Duncan (DJ) on lunch break Friday afternoon between dress and the evening performance
John Swapshire and Donnie Duncan (DJ) on lunch break
Friday afternoon between dress and the evening performance
Dancing for Wylliams/Henry in Twisted Metal by Gregory Dawson

All-company class friday before dress
All-company class friday before dress - Miki Kawamura of Oklahoma City Ballet

All-company class friday before dress - Autumn Klein and Daina Gringras of Oklahoma City Ballet
All-company class friday before dress - Autumn Klein and Daina Gringras of Oklahoma City Ballet

 

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New Dance Partners 2015 at JCCC (Sept) - Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry - Left-Right: John Swapshire, Donnie Duncan, Winston Dynamite Brown
Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Co. - Left-Right: John Swapshire, Donnie Duncan, Winston Dynamite Brown

New Dance Partners 2015 at JCCC (Sept) - Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry - Donnie Duncan
Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Co. - Donnie Duncan


Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Co. - Winston Dynamite Brown holds Kaylin Horgan

New Dance Partners 2015 at JCCC (Sept) - Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Co. - Donnie Duncan
Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Co. - Donnie Duncan

New Dance Partners 2015 at JCCC (Sept) - Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Co. - Caroline Fogg, John Swapshire, Kaylin Horgan, Winston Dynamite Brown
Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Co. - Caroline Fogg, John Swapshire, Kaylin Horgan, Winston Dynamite Brown

Kai Davis, ballet master for Greg Dawson SF talks with Wylliams/Henry dancers after the thursday run in costume. At left is Mary Pat Henry. Left to right from Kai are: Caroline Fogg, Donnie Duncan (DJ), Winston Dynamite Brown, John Swapshire. Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry
Kai Davis, ballet master for Greg Dawson SF talks with Wylliams/Henry dancers after the thursday run in costume.
At left is Mary Pat Henry. Left to right from Kai are: Caroline Fogg, Donnie Duncan (DJ), Winston Dynamite Brown, John Swapshire.
Twisted Metal by Greg Dawson - Wylliams/Henry

Ushers get their pre-show orientation/briefing, here in the box levels
Ushers get their pre-show orientation/briefing, here in the box levels

Stage crew moves a Genie lift
Stage crew moves a Genie lift


Lobby pre-show with Crescendo students


Young dancer from Crescendo Conservatory performs in lobby of the Carlsen Center

Crescendo Conservatory moves to her starting position on the temporary dance floor in lobby of the Carlsen Center
Crescendo Conservatory moves to her starting position on the temporary dance floor in lobby of the Carlsen Center

Young dancer from Crescendo Conservatory performs in lobby of the Carlsen Center

Crescendo dancers in their lobby finale - Carlsen Center lobby pre-show
Crescendo dancers in their lobby finale - Carlsen Center lobby pre-show


 

Below are studio rehearsal photos for Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company

New Dance Partners 2015 at JCCC (Sept) - Wylliams-Henry and Twisted Metal - Studio rehearsal - John Swapshire completing leap and Isaiah Bindel (from DawsonDanceSF)
Wylliams-Henry and Twisted Metal - Studio rehearsal -
John Swapshire completing leap and Isaiah Bindel (assistant and principal from DawsonDanceSF)

New Dance Partners 2015 at JCCC (Sept) - Wylliams-Henry and Twisted Metal - Studio rehearsal - Choreographer Gregory Dawson (right) demonstrates for John Swapshire (left)
Wylliams-Henry and Twisted Metal - Studio rehearsal - Choreographer Gregory Dawson (right) demonstrates for John Swapshire (left)

New Dance Partners 2015 at JCCC (Sept) - Wylliams-Henry and Twisted Metal - Studio rehearsal - Left-Right: Winston Dynamite Brown, Isaiah Bindel (from DawsonDanceSF Demonstrating), John Swapshire (left)
Wylliams-Henry and Twisted Metal - Studio rehearsal -
Left-Right: Winston Dynamite Brown, Isaiah Bindel (from DawsonDanceSF Demonstrating), John Swapshire (left)

New Dance Partners 2015 at JCCC (Sept) - Wylliams-Henry and Twisted Metal - Studio rehearsal - Greg Dawson, Mary Pat Henry, John Swapshire
Wylliams-Henry and Twisted Metal - Studio rehearsal - Greg Dawson, Mary Pat Henry, John Swapshire