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JCCC's New Dance Partners

2019

Company Class (6-7 pm) for New Dance Partners Company Class (6-7 pm pre show) Friday 28 Sept 2019 at JCCC led by Jennifer Owen, artistic director of OCDG (Owen/Cox Dance Group).
Front: Trey Johnson (WyHenry) and Emily Mushinski (OCDG), Back: Demetrious McClendon (OCDG) and Tiffany Best (Störling) - photo Mike Strong
Company Class (6-7 pm pre show) Friday 28 Sept 2019 at JCCC led by Jennifer Owen, artistic director of OCDG (Owen/Cox Dance Group).
Front: Trey Johnson (WyHenry) and Emily Mushinski (OCDG), Back: Demetrious McClendon (OCDG) and Tiffany Best (Störling)

September Fri/Sat 27, 28, 2019

At JCCC in the Carlsen Center, Yardley Hall - Performances 8pm

Friday, Saturday 27, 28 September 2019

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

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
NDP September 2019

Companies in program order

Störling Dance Theater

"Fly Girls"

Choreographer: Catherine Meredith

Pronounced "sterling" as in sterling silver (Swedish).
Dancers:
Tiffany Best as Emelia Earhart
Alex Smith as Louise Thaden
Ivy EuDaly as Ruth Nichols (older)
Heidi Loubser as Ruth Nichols (younger)
Laura Fiatte as Ruth Elder
Ashley Moehlenhoff as Florence Klingensmith
Alexandra Wilson as Blanche Noyes

The Ninety-Nines
Emmi Aldridge, Brigitte Benyei, Rhiannon Grimes, Rachel Johnson,
Danielle Palomino, Caitlyn Pettijohn, Brianna Wheeler, Andrea Wolfe

 

Owen/Cox Dance Group

"Assembly"

Choreographer: Greg Dolbashian

Dancers:
Elysa Hotchkiss, Emily Muschinski, Laura Jones Wallner, Michael Davis, Demetrious McClendon, Christopher Page-Sanders

 

Wylliams-Henry Contemporary Dance Company

"Silently Screaming"

Choreographer: Frank Chaves

Dancers:
Caroline Dahm, Kaylin Horgan, Tristian Griffin, Trey Johnson, Kelsey Matsch, John Swapshire

 

Kansas City Ballet

"Umbra"

Choreographer: Myles Thatcher

Dancers:
Kaleena Burks, Emily Mistretta, Courtney Nitting, Marisa DeEtte Whiteman, Gavon Abercrombie, Lamin Pereira, James Kirby Rogers, Cameron Thomas
Music: by Marc Melits, New Music Detroit and Scanner

 

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 -

 


 

Störling Dance Company

"Fly Girls"

Choreographer: Catherine Meredith
Mona Störling Enna, Artistic Director and Choreographer


Flying


At top: Tiffany Best, as Amelia Earhart


Notes after dress with choreographer Catherine Meredith (pointing) and artistic director Mona Störling-Enna (next to her)

 

 


 

Owen/Cox Dance Group

"Assembly"

Choreographer Gregory Dolbashian
Jennifer Owen, artistic director

Owens/Cox Tech rehearsal: L-R: Emily Mushinski, Elysa Hotchkiss, Christopher Page-Sanders, Michael Davis, Laura Jones-Wallner, Demetrious McClendon
Tech rehearsal: L-R: Emily Mushinski, Elysa Hotchkiss, Christopher Page-Sanders, Michael Davis, Laura Jones-Wallner, Demetrious McClendon


Notes with choreographer Gregory Dolbashian (front/center left) and artisitic director Jennifer Owen.

 

 

 



 

Wylliams - Henry Contemporary Dance Company

"Silently Screaming"

Choreographer: Frank Chaves
Mary Pat Henry, artistic director
DeeAnna Hiett, co-artistic director


Kelsey Matsch and John Swapshire


Caroline Dahm and Trey Johnson


Tristian Griffin and Kaylin Horgan


Frank Chaves, in studio (PAC-108), making a review video of Trey Johnson and Caroline Dahm.


In studio (above)working out a movement with Frank's assistant Hank (in from Chicago), and, in theater, at tech (below) with Kelsey and John.


In tech, Kelsey and John

In dress, Kelsey Matsch and John Swapshire


Closing formation

Last notes at dress with Frank (front), Caroline, Tristian, John and Kelsey, as Kansas City Ballet lines up behind (Parish Maynard with hoodie)
Last notes at dress with Frank (front), Caroline, Tristian, John and Kelsey, as Kansas City Ballet lines up behind (Parish Maynard with hoodie)

 

 

 

 


 

Kansas City Ballet

"Umbra"

Choreographer: Myles Thatcher
Devon Carney, artistic director


Cameron Thomas and Kaleena Burks


Catching


and catching


Notes after dress: artistic director Devon Carney far left and Parish Maynard, ballet master


Notes after dress with choreographer Myles Thatcher

 

 

Various Other Pictures From In and Around the Show


Bows with all companies Friday night.

 


New Dance Partners artistic advisor Michael Uthoff and Flor Hernandez


Company class Friday, above and below

 

After-Show Reception Friday


George Langworthy on the right


Choreographer of "Fly Girls" (Störling) Catherine Meredith and New Dance Partner's lighting designer Burke Brown