June 13th and 14th, 2014
Friday (Company Premiere)
Saturday (with Project Premiere)
At JCCC Carlsen Center
American Dance Center (studio rehearsals) and
Performance at Carlsen Center at JCCC in the Polsky Theater
Tickets were $18 (adults) and $15 (youth 18 and under)
From Kristopher Estes-Brown - a new company in town, Concept Zero. Roughly an hour program.
Concept Zero will debut Friday, June 13th at 8p and Saturday, June 14th at 7:30p at the Carlsen Center at JCCC in Kansas City/ Overland Park.
Dancing in the Company:
Winston Dynamite Brown
In-Studio pictures from June 10th run, the last studio run
And June 12th on stage in Polsky Theater (dress)
Winston Dynamite Brown (front) with (L-R) Adam Still, Jessica Brown and Sean Omandam.
Kristopher Estes Brown and lighting designer Sean confer on the right
Same vantage point as above with Kris and Sean working on lighting concepts (seated on the right).
Leaping are (L-R) Jennifer Tierney, Adam Still and Jessica Brown
Claire RIchards (front) and Dena'h Gregory. L-R behind facing away are Sean Omandam and Winston Brown
Jennifer Tierney and Winston Dynamite Brown - below, same on stage.
Jennifer Tierney and Winston Dynamite Brown
Jessica Brown and Adam Still
WInston Brown carries Jennifer Tierney
Jessica Brown lift on Adam Still
Adam Omandam, Adam Still, Winston Brown
On Stage in the Theater (pictures below the program information)
"Last Stop" is a 52-minute piece, no breaks, 15 segments, each one with a fade or segway to the next section.
Choreography Kristopher Estes-Brown Music Kristopher Estes-Brown, Ezio Bosso, W.A. Mozart, Federico Mompou, Xavier Cugat, Adrian Kiumpes, J.S. Bach, John Luther Adams, Annie Cordy, The Crew Cuts Voice Over Jennifer Tierney and John Humphrey Lighting Design Kristopher Estes-Brown and Sean Bergman Costumes Lisa Choules and Gayla Voss I Adam Still II Ensemble Ill Jessica Brown, Jennifer Tierney IV Dena’h Gregory, Sean Omandam, Claire Richards V Winston Dynamite Brown, Dena’h Gregory, Jessica Brown, Sean Omandam, Claire Richards, Adam Still, Jennifer Tierney VI Sean Omandam, Adam Still, Jennifer Tierney VIl Ensemble VIII Dena’h Gregory IX Winston Dynamite Brown, Jennifer Tierney X Dena’h Gregory, Sean Omandam, Claire Richards, Jennifer Tierney XI Jessica Brown, Adam Still XII Jennifer Tierney XIII Ensemble XIV Ensemble XV Adam Still
Jessica Brown, Winston Dynamite Brown, Dena’h Gregory, Sean Omandam, Claire Richards, Jennifer Tierney
Video, Photos Mike Strong, kcdance.com The Project Premiere program was shorter this year with four pieces on Saturday following the Concept Zero program.
Sean Omandam and Dena'h Gregory
Jessica Brown and Adam Still
Claire Richards and Winston Brown
Winston Brown and Sean Omandam
Jessica Brown and Jennifer Tierney (from back), Adam Still (facing), left are Winston Brown and Claire Richards, right is Dena'h Gregory
Sean Omandam (front, back to camera), L-R: Winston Brown, Claire Richards, Jessica Brown, Jennifer Tierney, Adam Still, Dena'h Gregory
Dena'h Gregory and Claire Richards, in back Winston Brown and Adam Still
6 of the 8 panel movers. Those four big white flats which move around the stage on rollers in back of the dancers are
propelled by eight members of the American Youth Ballet (AYB) who are hidden behind the panels.
On Saturday AYB combines with Concept Zero for a "double header" of two concerts in one.
Molly (front) and Andrea, ..., Cassie, Stephanie, Julianna
Dena'h Gregory, Sean Omandam
Winston, Adam, Sean
Dena'h Gregory, Sean Omandam, Jennifer Tierney
Setting lights - at the far end is Director Kristopher Estes-Brown