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Dance/USA and

JCCC's New Dance Partners

2018

Kansas City Ballet - Tulips and Lobster - Kaleena Burks holding tulip, James Kirby Rogers holding Kaleena
Kansas City Ballet - "Tulips and Lobster" - Kaleena Burks holding tulip, James Kirby Rogers holding Kaleena

September Fri/Sat 21, 22, 2018

At JCCC in the Carlsen Center, Yardley Hall - Performances 8pm Fri/Sat 21, 22 September 2018
Pre-Show talk at 7 pm

Friday, Saturday 21, 22 September 2018

Kansas City Ballet
Owen/Cox Dance Group
Störling Dance Theater
Wylliams-Henry Contemporary Dance Company

Also links to other JCCC events pictured on this site

NDP September 2014
NDP September 2015
Jonah Bokaer April 2016
NDP At DanceUSA June 2017
NDP September 2017
NDP September 2018 (this event)

Companies in program order

Owen/Cox Dance Group

"Vibes to be Caught"

Choreographer: Darrell Grand Moultrie

Dancers:
Megan Buckley, Charles Martin, Yazmeen Laidler, Felicia McBride, Demetrious McClendon, Christopher Page-Sanders
Costume Design: Anastasia Rendina

 

Störling Dance Theater

"Silent Dance #5"

Choreographer: Lauri Stallings

Pronounced "sterling" as in sterling silver.
Dancers:
Emily Berger, Tiffany Best, Chelsea Brown, Sandra Cartenson, Ivy Erickson, Courtney Garrett, Rhiannon Grimes, Breann Lane, Caitlin Pettijohn, Jillian Sivewright, Alexandra Wilson, Jordan Wooten
Costumes courtesdy of glo
Margaret Ann Dinkins, fashion

 

Wylliams-Henry Contemporary Dance Company

"Fragment"

Choreographer: Christian Denice

Dancers:
Caroline Dahm, Sarah Frangenberg, Kaylin Horgan, Martell Ruffin, Gavin Stewart, (Trey Johnson)
Costume Design: Christian Denice and Laura Powell

 

Kansas City Ballet

"Tulips and Lobster"

Choreographer: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa

Dancers:
Kaleena Burks, Liang Fu, Lilliana Hagerman, Enrico Hipolito, Taryn Mejia, Emily Mistretta, Javier Morales, Lamin Pereira dos Santos, James Kirby Rogers, Cameron Thomas
Music: by Purcell, Albinoni, Lambert, Locatelli, Vivaldi
Costume Design: Susan Roemer
Costume Construction: S-Curve Apparel and Design

 

Lighting Design: Burke Brown
Artistic Advisor: Michael Uthoff
All works were commissioned by the Carlsen Center of Johnson County Community College
General Manager Emily Behrmann
 

 

 

 

Pictures From Each Company
- In Program Order, below -

 


 

Owen/Cox Dance Group

"Vibes to be Caught"

Choreographer Darrell Grand Moultrie
Jennifer Owen, artistic director

Vibes to be Caught

Vibes to be Caught

 

Vibes to be Caught

Vibes to be Caught
Yazzmeen Laidler

Vibes to be Caught
Yazzmeen Laidler and Charles Martin

Vibes to be Caught
Christoper Page-Sanders (front)
Behind: Demetrious McClendon, Megan Buckley, Charles Martin, Yazsmeen Laidler, Felicia McBride

Vibes to be Caught
Felicia McBride

 

Vibes to be Caught
Yazzmeen Laidler

Vibes to be Caught
Felicia McBride and Yazzmeen Laidler

Vibes to be Caught
Demetrious McClendon

Vibes to be Caught
Felicia McBride and Yazzmeen Laidler

Vibes to be Caught
Felicia McBride and Yazzmeen Laidler


 

Störling Dance Company

"Silent Dance #5"

Choreographer: Lauri Stallings
Mona Störling Enna, Artistic Director and Choreographer
Tobin James, Associate Artistic Director

Silent Dance 5
Lauri Stallings (left, on the apron) working with her dancers (right, on the Marley)

 

Silent Dance 5

Silent Dance 5
Dress rehearsal - returning to the stage after dancing to the back of the house.

Silent Dance 5

Silent Dance 5

Silent Dance 5

Silent Dance 5

Silent Dance 5

Silent Dance 5

Silent Dance 5

Silent Dance 5

 


 

Wylliams - Henry Contemporary Dance Company

"Fragment"

Choreographer: Christian Denice
Mary Pat Henry, artistic director
DeeAnna Hiett, co-artistic director

Fragment
Tech rehearsal with Trey Johnson standing in for Martell, and Caroline Dahm

Fragment
Tech run Thursday: Gavin Stewart, Trey Johnson, Kaylin Horgan, Caroline Dahm and (hidden) Sarah Frangenberg

Fragment
Hanging out on stage during tech, setting lights and lots of waiting between.

Fragment
Caroline Dahm and Gavin Stewart

Fragment

Fragment

Fragment
After dress, Christian Denice talking with his dancers before the show.

Fragment
After the tech run on thursday

Fragment

Fragment

 


 

Kansas City Ballet

"Tulips and Lobster"

Choreographer: Annabelle Lopez Ochoa
Devon Carney, artistic director

Tulips and Lobsters

Tulips and Lobster

Tulips and Lobster

Tulips and Lobster

Tulips and Lobster
Choreographer Annabelle Lopez Ochoa demonstrating what she wants to see.

Tulips and Lobster
Liang Fu

Tulips and Lobster
Emily Mistretta and Taryn Mejia

 

 

Various Other Pictures From In and Around the Show

Pre-Show Talk and Reception after performance

PreShow Talk
Michael Uthoff (artistict director) and Lauri Stallings (choreographer)

PreShow Talk
Annabelle Lopez Ochoa (choreographer)

PreShow Talk
Christian Denice (choreographer)

 

After-Show Reception Friday

Reception

Reception
George H. Langworthy Sr.

Reception
Gary Abbott

Reception

Reception
Flor Hernandez-Uthoff, Michael Uthoff (artistic director) and JCCC's Ken Behrmann behind.

Reception

Reception

 

Class

Class
Class

Class

Class

 

Burke Brown
Lighting designer Burke Brown on set directing lights for KCB's Tulips and Lobster

Taryn Mejia in Tulips and Lobster for KC Ballet in JCCC's New Dance Partners
Taryn Mejia in "Tulips and Lobster" for KC Ballet in JCCC's New Dance Partners

 

Patricia McBride in Owen/Cox's - Vibes to be Caught - by Darrell Grande Moultrie
Patricia McBride - Owen/Cox