American Youth Ballet

Saturday June 16th 2018 at 7:30 pm

At JCCC's Carlsen Center's Polsky Theater

"Solstice Dance Project"

The Solstice Dance Project is a two-week intensive workshop for aspiring choreographers and for intermediate and advanced dance students.
This is at American Dance Center 11800 Quivira Road, Overland Park, Kansas

Between master teachers and the choreographers, everyone had just two weeks to put together a show and perform it on stage.

Polsky Theater at JCCC

Solstice - C. A. the Ballet - choreo by Alec Roth
C. A. the Ballet - choreo by Alec Roth

Solstice - C. A. the Ballet - choreo by Alec Roth
C. A. the Ballet - choreo by Alec Roth

Solstice - Guidelines for Human Interaction - choreo by Cassie Wang
Guidelines for Human Interaction - choreo by Cassie Wang

Solstice - Guidelines for Human Interaction - choreo by Cassie Wang
Guidelines for Human Interaction - choreo by Cassie Wang

Solstice - The Wash - choreo by Levi Coy
The Wash - choreo by Levi Coy

Solstice - The Wash - choreo by Levi Coy
The Wash - choreo by Levi Coy

Solstice - Recalculating - choreo by Cassie Wang- From the top: Malerie Moore, Julia Walewicz, Elise Johnson
Recalculating - choreo by Cassie Wang - From the top: Malerie Moore, Julia Walewicz, Elise Johnson

Solstice - Recalculating - choreo by Cassie Wang
Recalculating - choreo by Cassie Wang

Solstice - Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown
Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown

Solstice - Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown - L-R: Levi Coy, Malerie Moore, Alec Roth
Solstice - Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown - L-R: Levi Coy, Malerie Moore, Alec Roth

Solstice - Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown
Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown, Malerie Moore going over back of Alec Roth with Levi Coy behind.

Solstice - Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown
Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown

Solstice - Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown
Julia Harsbarger - Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown

Solstice - Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown
Julia Harshbarger - Intent - choreo by Kristopher Estes-Brown

 

Bows, Jennifer Tierney and Kristopher Estes-Brown
Bows: Jennifer Tierney and Kristopher Estes-Brown at end of show and after "Intent"

 

 

 

Program Credits

Credits

   

C.A. the Ballet

ChoreographyAlec Roth
MusicGolden Gospel Singers
Lighting DesignKristopher Estes-Brown
Costuming DirectorJennifer Tierney
DancersMalerie Moore, Julia Harshbarger, Maureen Borberg, Erica Domen, Ximena Flores, Ann Nelson, Ella Hiebert, Hannah Baillie, Lexi Arp, Tara Cook, Vivian Hsiao, Caroline Taliaferro, Rebecca Flores, Ella Huggins
 
 

Guidelines for Human Interaction

ChoreographyCassie Wang
Music composedJöhann Jöhannson, Michael Brook
Lighting DesignKristopher Estes-Brown
DancersJuliana Kuhn, Levi Coy, Annie Cook, Hannah Chong, Julia Walewicz, Elyse Jackson, Anne Chen, Abbey Crews, Alexis Applegate, Audrey Merckling, Madalyn Hesterlee, Avani Lakkireddy
 
—intermission—
 

Recalculating

ChoreographyCassie Wang
Music composedMoby
Lighting DesignKristopher Estes-Brown
DancersMalerie Moore, Alec Roth, Julia Walewicz, Elyse Jackson, Anne Chen, Ann Nelson, Ella Hiebert, Hannah Baillie, Audrey Merckling, Elsa Pineda, Olivia Ayers, Ella Huggins,CaroIine Taliaferro, Annika Jones, Ellie Johnson, Elise Johnson, Lily Leach, Tara Cook, Annika Jones
 

The Wash

ChoreographyLevi Coy
Music composedAmon Tobin
Lighting DesignKristopher Estes-Brown
DancersJuliana Kuhn, Julia Harshbarger, Annie Cook, Hannah Chong, Maureen Borberg, Erica Domen, Ximena Flores, Abbey Crews,Chloe Fuleinan, Alexis Applegate, Lexi Arp, Vivian Hsiao, Avani Lakkireddy ,Nadine Peck, Lily Leach, Madalyn Hesterlee, Rebecca Flores
 

Intent

ChoreographyKristopher Estes-Brown
Music composed and performedKristopher Estes-Brown
Lighting DesignKristopher Estes-Brown
Costuming DirectorJennifer Tierney
First Movement
DancersMalerie Moore, Juliana Kuhn, Cassie Wang, Julia Harshbarger, Annie Cook, Hannah Chong, Maureen Borberg, Erica Domen, Ximena Flores, Julia Walewicz, Elyse Jackson, Anne Chen, Ann Nelson, Ella Hiebert
Second Movement
DancersMalerie Moore, Juliana Kuhn, Cassie Wang, Julia Harshbarger, Annie Cook, Hannah Chong, Maureen Borberg, Erica Domen, Ximena Flores, Julia Walewicz, Elyse Jackson, Anne Chen, Ann Nelson, Ella Hiebert, Abbey Crews, Alexis Applegate, Levi Coy, Alec Roth, Hannah Baillie, Audrey Merckling, Madelyn Hesterlee, Ella Huggins, Avani Lakkireddy, Rebeca Flores
Third Movement
DancersCassie Wang, Annie Cook Malerie Moore, Juliana Kuhn, Julia Harshbarger, Hannah Chong, Maureen Borberg, Erica Domen, Ximena Flores, Julia Walewicz, Elyse Jackson, Anne Chen, Ann Nelson, Ella Hiebert
Fourth Movement
DancersMalerie Moore, Levi McCoy, Alec Roth
Fifth Movement
DancersJuliana Kuhn, Julia Harshbarger, Annie Cook, Hannah Chong, Maureen Borberg, Erica Domen, Ximena Flores, Julia Walewicz, Elyse Jackson, Anne Chen, Ann Nelson, Ella Hiebert, Abbey Crews, Alexis Applegate, Levi Coy, Alec Roth, Hannah Baillie, Audrey Merckling, Cassie Wang, Malerie Moore, Lexi Arp, Tara Cook, Vivian Hsiao, Caroline Taliaferro
Sixth Movement
DancersMalerie Moore, Juliana Kuhn, Levi McCoy, Alec Roth, Julia Harshbarger, Annie Cook, Hannah Chong, Maureen Borberg, Erica Domen, Ximena Flores, Julia Walewicz, Elyse Jackson, Anne Chen, Ann Nelson, Ella Hiebert, Abbey Crews, Alexis Applegate, Levi Coy, Alec Roth, Hannah Baillie, Audrey Merckling, Cassie Wang, Elsa Pineda, Olivia Ayers, Chloe Fuleinan, Lexi Arp, Tara Cook, Vivian Hsiao, Caroline Taliaferro, Annika Jones, Ellie Johnson, Elise Johnson, Nadine Peck, Lily Leach

 

Solstice Class
Company Class in the afternoon, Hannah Baillie in front

Solstice Class talk
Talk after company class from Kristopher Estes-Brown - getting ready for the show

In studio, at American Dance Center

Solstice Dance Project studio rehearsal
Studio rehearsal - Annie Cook

Solstice Dance Project studio rehearsal
Solstice Dance Project studio rehearsal

Solstice Dance Project Studio rehearsal - front row: Julia Harshbarger, Annie Cook, Alec Roth
Studio rehearsal - front row: Julia Harshbarger, Annie Cook, Alec Roth

Solstice Dance Project studio rehearsal - Intent practice. Kristopher Estes-Brown directing Alec Roth, Levi Coy and (in the lift) Malerie Moore)
Intent practice. Kristopher Estes-Brown directing Alec Roth, Levi Coy and (in the lift) Malerie Moore)

Returning from break
Back from break after rehearsal and before performance: Malerie Moore, Hannah Baillie, Cassie Wang

 

 

 

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