City in Motion's: A Modern Night at the Folly

Fri. 18th (tech), Sat. 19th (last tech and performance) January 2008
Folly Theater, 12th and Central, Kansas City, Missouri

Each piece, listed in show order, naming choreographer

This is a listing from the show's program with pictures by Mike Strong


"Illuminata" - (front) Stephanie Whittler (L-R back) Kathryn Cowan, Penelope Hearne, Choreography: Dale Fellin

Board of Directors

Marcy Smalley, President
Lilian Francis, Vice-President
Gary Rittenhouse, Secretary
Jonathan Brightwell, Treasurer
Gary Hearne
Stephanie Whittler
Leah Skender
Vanessa Vaughn
Catherine Harland

Artistic Co-Directors Andrea Skoronek, Dale Fellin, Penelope Hearne
City in Motion Staff Regina Compernolle, School Director
Andrea Skoronek, Children's Dance Theater Director
City in Motion Dance Theater, Inc. is a professional dance company, a presenter of dance and a school od dance. Its mission is to foster the development of high quality contemporary dance programming and expand the dance audience in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
 
Production Staff  
Production Director
Technical Director / Lighting Designer
Stage Manager
Technical Assistant
Folly Technical Director
Folly Technicians
Photographer
Program Design
Printing Services
Caterers
Beth Byrd-Lonski
John "Moose" Kimball
Tara Varney
Mica Thomas
David Tebow
Members of IATSE local 31
Mike Strong
Leah Skender
Neal/Settle Printing Inc.
Moxie Catering

 

Choreographers - Listed in show order

 

Don Nichols and Rebecca Bryant in Scene #1 by Rebecca Bryant
Don Nichols and Rebecca Bryant

Scene #1 by Rebecca Bryant

1
Choreography Rebecca Bryant
Music Don Nichols
Costumes Rebecca Bryant
Dancers Rebeca Bryant
Don Nichols
 
 
   

 

Erin Goodman in After the Harvest by Willie Lenoir
Erin Goodman

After the Harvest by Willie Lenoir

2
Choreography Willie Lenoir
Music 1. Ritchie Blackmore
2 . Bill Beason
Costumes Willie Lenoir
Dancers Annie Frazier, Erin Goodman, Amanda Shriwise
Erin Goodman in After the Harvest by Willie Lenoir
Erin Goodman
Mandy Shriwise, Erin Goodman, Annie Frazier in After the Harvest by Willie Lenoir
Mandy Shriwise, Erin Goodman, Annie Frazier
   

 

Jennifer Medina in Current by Matt Carney
Jennifer Medina

Current by Matt Carney

3
Choreography Matt Carney
Music Sweet Honey in the Rock
Costumes Matt Carney
Dancer Jennifer Medina
Jennifer Medina in Current by Matt Carney
Jennifer Medina
Jennifer Medina in Current by Matt Carney
Jennifer Medina
  Acknowledgements: Special thank to Jenn for sharing her gifts.

 

Katie Tripp in Without, Within by Paula Weber
Katie Tripp

Without, Within by Paula Weber

4
Choreography Paula Weber
Music Alex Claude
Costumes Paula Weber
Dancers Chelsie Danner, Jessi Fouts, Mary Marshall, Katie Metzger, Katie Tripp
   

 

Ruth Barnes in Leave the Thorn
Ruth Barnes

Leave the Thorn by Ruth Barnes

5
Choreography Ruth Barnes
Music G.F. Handel
Costumes Lou Bird
Dancers Ruth Barnes
Ruth Barnes in Leave the Thorn
Ruth Barnes
  Acknowledgements: lighting design by Felicia Hall

 

Whitney Boomer in Tomorrow, Greener Grass by Susan Rieger
Whitney Boomer

Tomorrow, Greener Grass by Susan Rieger

6
Choreography Susan Rieger
Music Tin Hat Trio
Dancers Whitney Boomer, Katie Brennan, Chris Dunn, Non Edwards, Bobbi Foudree, Marisa MacKay-Smith

Whitney Boomer (L) and Susan Rieger (R) entering The Folly for tech rehearsal in late afternoon and performance in the evening.
  Acknowledgements: Thank you to the 940 dancers, the Lawrence Arts Center and the Kansas State University Dance Program, all of whom contributed to the development of this piece.

-- Intermission --

Shandi Miller, Kathryn Cowan and Lindsay Spilker-Tate performance in Moving Into Stillness by Michelle Diane Brown
Shandi Miller, Kathryn Cowan and Lindsay Spilker-Tate - performance

Moving Into Stillness by Michelle Diane Brown

7
Choreography Michelle Diane Brown
Music Brian Eno, music edit Josh Gregory
Costumes Michelle Diane Brown and Laura Powell
Dancers Shandi Miller, Lindsay Spilker Tate, Kathryn Cowan
Kathryn Cowan (front), Lindsay Spilker-Tate (behind) performance - Moving Into Stillness by Michelle Diane Brown
Kathryn Cowan (front), Lindsay Spilker-Tate (behind)
Kathryn Cowan (L) and Lindsay Spilker-Tate (R) in Moving Into Stillness by Michelle Diane Brown (performance)
Kathryn Cowan (L) and Lindsay Spilker-Tate (R)
Kathryn Cowan and Shandi Miller in Moving Into Stillness by Michelle Diane Brown (performance)
Kathryn Cowan and Shandi Miller
  Program Note: Our yoga instructor, Gina Caputo, mentioned a yoga book titled "Moving Into Stillness." The idea of actuallly moving into stillness as a dancer and as a choreographic concept so intrigued me, now this luscious dance.

 

Bobbie Foudree (front) Kat Kimmitz (behind) in Glittering Darkness by Maggie L. Osgood
Bobbie Foudree (front) Kat Kimmitz (behind)

Glittering Darkness by Maggie L. Osgood

8
Choreography Maggie L. Osgood
Music Explosions in the Sky
Costumes Maggie Osgood
Dancers Maggie Osgood, Marisa MacKay-Smith, Gwen Yoshimura, Stephanie Whittler, Kat Kimmitz, Boobi Foudree, Katrina Carey
Bobbie Foudree (front) Kat Kimmitz (behind) in Glittering Darkness by Maggie L. Osgood
Bobbie Foudree (front) Kat Kimmitz (behind)
  Acknowledgements: Thank you to my family and friends - - and especially my dancers. You all are my soul, and I am forever thankful.

 

Angela Culbertson in Soujourn
Angela Culbertson

Sojourn by Angela Culbertson

9
Choreography Angela Culbertson
Music Arvo Part
Costumes Angela Culbertson
Dancers Angela Culbertson
 
 
  Acknowledgements: Sojourn was originally commissioned by Dance Saint Louis for the 2004 Contemporary Moves Dance Festival.

 

Lateef Williams in Schenkers Last Stand by Jennifer Owen - a 17x23-inch print of this picture was donated for the KCAC art auction (16 feb 08)
Lateef Williams (tech) - a 17x23-inch print of this picture was donated for the KCAC art auction (16 feb 08)

Schenker's Last Stand by Jennifer Owen

10
Choreography Jennifer Owen
Music Brad Cox
Costumes Lisa Choules
Dancers Jennifer Owen and Lateef Williams
Lateef Williams and Jennifer Owen in Schenkers Last Stand by Jennifer Owen
Jennifer and Lateef (tech)
Lateef Williams and Jennifer Owen in Schenkers Last Stand by Jennifer Owen
Lateef and Jennifer - In rehearsal
Lateef Williams in Schenkers Last Stand by Jennifer Owen - a 17x32-inch print of this picture was donated for the KCAC art auction (16 feb 08)
Lateef (performance) - a 17x32-inch print of this picture was donated for the KCAC art auction (16 feb 08)
 
 
  Acknowledgements:
Musicians recorded - Scotty McBee (drum set) and Lidia Kaminska (accordion)

 

Dale Fellin, choregrapher, at tech rehearsal with City in Motion dancers  for Illuminata performed at Modern Night at the Folly 19 jan 08
Dale Fellin, choregrapher, at tech rehearsal with City in Motion dancers.
Stephanie Whittler on left, Joanna Strom on right and Kat Kimmitz in front back to us.

Illuminata by Dale Fellin

11
Choreography Dale Fellin
Music Stacy Wildelitz
Costumes Dale Fellin
Dancers Penelope Hearne, Amanda January, Kat Kimmitz, Andrea Skowronek, Joanna Strom, Stephanie Whittler
(front) Stephanie Whittler, (behind, L-R) Kathryn Cowan, Penelope Hearne  in Illuminata by Dale Fellin
(front) Stephanie Whittler, (behind, L-R) Kathryn Cowan, Penelope Hearne
Andrea Skowronek, tech rehearsal for Illuminata by Dale Fellin
Andrea Skowronek - tech rehearsal
Stephanie Whittler in Illuminata by Dale Fellin
Stephanie Whittler
Dale Fellin, choreographer for Illuminata - with Cith in Motion dancers Amanda January, Joanna Strom, KatKimmitz, Andrea Skowronek
Dale Fellin (front), dancers: Amanda January, Joanna Strom, KatKimmitz, Andrea Skowronek
 
 
  Acknowledgements: Dale Fellin would like to thank the dancers for their hard work and artistic contribution in the creation of this piece.

 


Bobbie Foudri (front) and Kat Kimmitz in "Glittering Darkness" by Maggie Osgood


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