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A Modern Night at the Folly 2011

11 Choreographers - Picture Page

5 February 2011
12th and Central, Kansas City, Missouri

The Choreographers

Patrick Suzeau
Tara T. Glaus
Justin Hundley
Maura Michelle Garcia
DeeAnna Hiett
Susan Rieger
Mary Pat Henry
Tiffany Sisemore
M. Suzanne Ryan
Maggie Osgood Nicholls
Stephanie Whittler

 

Invocation

Patrick Suzeau, in rehearsal togs, during tech/dress run through saturday afternoon, two hours before curtain. in Invocation by Patrick Suzeau for Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Patrick Suzeau, in rehearsal togs, during tech/dress run through saturday afternoon, two hours before curtain.

Choreography: Patrick Suzeau
Dancer: Patrick Suzeau
Musicians: Maria Anthony (sitar, vocals), Clark Jamison (tabla,udu/vocals),
Deborah Pine (vocal), Geeta Tiwari (tanpura, vocals)

Maria Anthony (sitar, vocals), Clark Jamison (tabla,udu/vocals), Deborah Pine (vocal), Geeta Tiwari (tanpura, vocals), backstage, stage-left wings, after tech, as the assembled dancers take the traditional pre-performance class on stage.in Invocation by Patrick Suzeau for Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Maria Anthony (sitar, vocals), Clark Jamison (tabla,udu/vocals), Deborah Pine (vocal), Geeta Tiwari (tanpura, vocals), backstage, stage-left wings, after tech, as the assembled dancers take the traditional pre-performance class on stage.

Patrick Suzeau, in rehearsal togs, during tech/dress run through saturday afternoon, two hours before curtain. in Invocation by Patrick Suzeau for Modern Night at the Folly 2011


The Nudibranch Ranch
and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures

The Nudibranch Ranch and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures in The Nudibranch Ranch and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures - Choreographer: Tara T. Glaus - Modern Night at the Folly 2011

Choreographer: Tara T. Glaus
Music: "Like a Pen" by the Knife
Dancers: Alex Bilal, Jessica Dunford, Beth Green, Sarah Glover, Marcus Hardy, Nancy Ormand, Christen Quattlebaum, Meghan Rhodes

The Nudibranch Ranch and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures in The Nudibranch Ranch and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures - Choreographer: Tara T. Glaus - Modern Night at the Folly 2011

The Nudibranch Ranch and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures in The Nudibranch Ranch and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures - Choreographer: Tara T. Glaus - Modern Night at the Folly 2011

The Nudibranch Ranch and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures in The Nudibranch Ranch and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures - Choreographer: Tara T. Glaus - Modern Night at the Folly 2011

Two Taras - Tara Varney (Stage Folly Manager gives orientation talk to Tara Glaus' dancers. Glaus is in front of the group at the top right. in The Nudibranch Ranch and the Poke-Her-Chips-N-Failures - Choreographer: Tara T. Glaus - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Two Taras - Tara Varney (Stage Folly Manager gives orientation talk to Tara Glaus' dancers assembled on stage at tech/dress.
Glaus is standing, in front of the group, at the top right.


Back to You

(L-R) Michaela Sherman, Ashley Trullinger in Back To You - Choreographer: Justin Hundley - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
(L-R) Michaela Sherman, Ashley Trullinger

Choreography: Justin Hundley
Music: "Fok" by Olafur Arnalds
Dancers: Michaela Sherman, Ashley Trullinger

(L-R) Michaela Sherman, Ashley Trullinger in Back To You - Choreographer: Justin Hundley - Modern Night at the Folly 2011

Ashley Trullinger, Michaela Sherman in Back To You - Choreographer: Justin Hundley - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Ashley Trullinger, Michaela Sherman


Earth Madness

Maura Michelle Garcia in Earth Madness - Choreographer: Maura Michelle Garcia - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Maura Michelle Garcia

Choreography: Maura Michelle Garcia
Music: "Frybread and Tortillas with Cempoali 20" by Phillip Meshekey
Dancer: Maura Michelle Garcia

Maura Michelle Garcia in Earth Madness - Choreographer: Maura Michelle Garcia - Modern Night at the Folly 2011

Maura Michelle Garcia in Earth Madness - Choreographer: Maura Michelle Garcia - Modern Night at the Folly 2011


Givin' Up

DeeAnna Hiett, Gavin Stewart in Givin' Up - Choreographer: DeeAnna Hiett - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
DeeAnna Hiett, Gavin Stewart

Choreography: DeeAnna Hiett
Music: "Giving Up" by Donny Hathaway
Dancers: DeeAnna Hiett, Gavin Stewart

Gavin Stewart, DeeAnna Hiett in Givin' Up - Choreographer: DeeAnna Hiett - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Gavin Stewart, DeeAnna Hiett

DeeAnna Hiett, Gavin Stewart in Givin' Up - Choreographer: DeeAnna Hiett - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
DeeAnna Hiett, Gavin Stewart


Ark-Eology

Eric Tedder, Jennifer Flynn in Ark-Eology - Choreographer: Susan Reiger - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Eric Tedder, Jennifer Flynn

Choreography: Susan Rieger
Music: "Bacchanale" by John Cage
Dancers: Jennifer Flynn, Bobby Foudree, Justin Hundley, Michaela Sherman, Eric Tedder, Ashley Trullinger

Eric Tedder, Ashley Trullinger in Ark-Eology - Choreographer: Susan Reiger - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Eric Tedder, Ashley Trullinger

Front L-R: Justin Hundley, Michaela Sherman, Jennifer Flynn - Back L-R: Ashley Trullinger, Bobbi Foundree, Eric Tedder in Ark-Eology - Choreographer: Susan Reiger - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Front L-R: Justin Hundley, Michaela Sherman, Jennifer Flynn - Back L-R: Ashley Trullinger, Bobbi Foundree, Eric Tedder


Solemn Vow

DeeAnna Hiett, Paula Weber, Kelanie Murphy in Solemn Vow - Choreographer: Mary Pat Henry - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
DeeAnna Hiett, Paula Weber, Kelanie Murphy

Choreography: Mary Pat Henry
Music: Eugene Friesen, Three works from his album "Friends"
Dancers: DeeAnna Hiett, Kelanie Murphy, Paula Weber
Lighting: Design Rachael Shair

DeeAnna Hiett in Solemn Vow - Choreographer: Mary Pat Henry - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
DeeAnna Hiett

DeeAnna Hiett, Kelanie Murphy in Solemn Vow - Choreographer: Mary Pat Henry - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
DeeAnna Hiett, Kelanie Murphy

Paula Weber in Solemn Vow - Choreographer: Mary Pat Henry - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Paula Weber

 


Our Story Has Always Been Told Through Beats

Glenn North (podium), Leila Dilmaghani, Tuesday Faust, Ann Shaughnessy in Our Story Has Always Been Told Through Beats - Choreographer: Tiffany Sisemore - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Glenn North (podium), Leila Dilmaghani, Tuesday Faust, Ann Shaughnessy

Choreography: Tiffany Sisemore
Spoken Word Artist: Glenn North
Poem: "Our Story has Always Been Told Through Beats"
Dancers: Leila Dilmaghani, Tuesday Faust, Ann Shaughnessy

Tuesday Faust (front), Leila Dilmaghani, Ann Shaughnessy in Our Story Has Always Been Told Through Beats - Choreographer: Tiffany Sisemore - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Tuesday Faust (front), Leila Dilmaghani, Ann Shaughnessy


The Disappeared

Like the Chilean women during the time of the Disappeareds, the dancers pin pictures of their missing on themselves and wear diapers for the sake of their stolen children (the cloth squares). The picture are from Amnesty International and are photographs of real victims in The Disappeareds - Choreographer: M. Suzanne Ryan - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Like the Chilean women during the time of the Disappeareds, the dancers pin pictures of their missing on themselves and wear diapers for the sake of their stolen children (the cloth squares). The picture are from Amnesty International and are photographs of real victims.

Choreography: M. Suzanne Ryan
Music: "Silouans Song" by Arvo Part
Dancers: Juanita Carter, Hannah DuBois, Katarina Fitzpatrick, Jordan Hollis, Grace Lewis, Isabella Pallotto, Kramer Pruitt, Marie Radke, Megan Robinson, Betsy Sundeen, Cecilia Zanone
Costumes: courtesy the Kansas City Ballet

Thank you to Peter Pawlyshyn, Pam Pease and Emily Simpson for their support

The Disappeared in The Disappeareds - Choreographer: M. Suzanne Ryan - Modern Night at the Folly 2011

The Disappeared in The Disappeareds - Choreographer: M. Suzanne Ryan - Modern Night at the Folly 2011

Suzanne Ryan (center, top) instructs her assembled dancers on stage during tech/dress Friday. in The Disappeareds - Choreographer: M. Suzanne Ryan - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Suzanne Ryan (center, top) instructs her assembled dancers on stage during tech/dress Friday.


Lover's Spit

Jo Wertz, Chelsea Shaw in Lover's Spit - Choreographer: Maggie Osgood Nicholls - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Jo Wertz, Chelsea Shaw

Choreography: Maggie Osgood Nicholls
Music: "Lover's Spit" by Broken Social Scene
Dancers: Chelsea Shaw, Jo Wertz

Jo Wertz in Lover's Spit - Choreographer: Maggie Osgood Nicholls - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Jo Wertz
Chelsea Shaw in Lover's Spit - Choreographer: Maggie Osgood Nicholls - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Chelsea Shaw

Jo Wertz, Chelsea Shaw in Lover's Spit - Choreographer: Maggie Osgood Nicholls - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Jo Wertz, Chelsea Shaw

Chelsea Shaw in Lover's Spit - Choreographer: Maggie Osgood Nicholls - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
Chelsea Shaw


Something Unknown

(L-R) Stephen Plante, Amanda January, Dale Fellin, Penelope Hearne, Anne Shaughnessy, Kat Kimmitz, Andrea Skowronek, Katie Brennan in Something Unknown - Choreographer: Stephanie Whittler - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
(L-R) Stephen Plante, Amanda January, Dale Fellin, Penelope Hearne, Anne Shaughnessy, Kat Kimmitz, Andrea Skowronek, Katie Brennan

Choreography: Stephanie Whittler
Music: Bjork
Dancers: Katie Brennan, Dale Fellin, Penelope Hearne, Amanda January, Kat Kimmitz, Stephen Plante, Ann Shaughnessy, Andrea Skowronek

(L-R) Stephen Plante, Amanda January, Dale Fellin, Penelope Hearne, Anne Shaughnessy, Kat Kimmitz, Andrea Skowronek, Katie Brennan in Something Unknown - Choreographer: Stephanie Whittler - Modern Night at the Folly 2011
(L-R) Stephen Plante, Amanda January, Dale Fellin, Penelope Hearne, Anne Shaughnessy, Kat Kimmitz, Andrea Skowronek, Katie Brennan


 

From the Program ...


Board of Directors

Vanessa Vaughn-West President
Greyson Twist Vice President
Stephanie Whittler Secretary
Nicole Doyle Treasurer
Gary Rittenhouse
Dale Fellin
Marianne Johnson
Tessa Shifra Van Dieren

Artistic Co-Directors

Andrea Skowronek
Dale Fellin
Penelope Hearne
Stephanie Whittler

City in Motion Staff

Regina Compernolle School Director
Andrea Skowronek Children's Dance Theater Director

City in Motion Dance Theater, Inc. is a professional dance company, a presenter of dance and a school of 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.

City in Motion Dance Theater was incorporated as a 501 (c)3 organization in 1985.

Donations may be sent to:
City in Motion Dance Theater
3925 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

Flash photography is NOT permitted at any time during the performance. Use of a camera or other recording devices is not permitted unless arranged in advance. All choreography is copyright 2011 by the choreographers. A Modern Night at the Folly is the service mark of City in Motion Dance Theater, Inc. Program design and contents copyright 2011 by City in Motion Dance Theater: all rights reserved.

Production Staff

Production Director Crystal Robins
Technical Director/ Lighting Designer John "Moose" Kimball
Stage Manager Tara Varney
Adjudicator Emily Wexler
Folly Technical Director David Tebow
Folly Technicians Members of IATSE local 31
Photographer and Videographer Mike Strong
Program Design Tracie Davis
Poster and Cover Design Tammy Shell
Printing Services Corona Litho and Western Blue

Special Thanks to: Moosewerks, W.T. Dittman, Metropolitan Community Colleges for our continued partnership, Amy Barber, Miss Shirley Weaver, The Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City, The Missouri Arts Council, and The Neighborhood Tourism and Development Fund for their continued support, The Greater Kansas City Community Trust and Foundation, and the wonderful Folly Staff. The production staff would like to thank our hard working board members and volunteers for their inspiring support.

 

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