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  • CAVE PAINTINGS/HIEROGLYPHICS ©

    CAVE PAINTINGS/HIEROGLYPHICS ©
    (2014)
    Choreography by Merete Muenter ’86, Guest Artist in Residence
    Rehearsal Director: Jonette Lancos
    Assistants: Erin Girard, Michelle Graham, Stephanie Willmarth
    Music by Kodo, Mickey Hart, Michael Hinton,
    Vikku Vinayakram (Psychopomp), Russ Gauthier (Rabekin)
    Lighting Design by Rachel Prell
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Zachary Buniak, Elizabeth Cacciola, Erin Girard, Michelle Graham, Justine Lazatin, Lindsay Rathbun, Keenan Taylor, Stephanie Willmarth

  • MERGE ©

    MERGE ©
    (2014)
    Choreography by Melanie Aceto ’95, Guest Artist in Residence
    Rehearsal Director: Jonette Lancos
    Music by Liz Hallmark
    Costume Design by Crystal Ferrell Lighting Design by Johnnie Ferrell
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Nicole Bergamo, Breanne Blazevic, Lisa Cordara,
    Kristen Czerwinski, Nicole Embt, Michelle Graham,
    Jennifer Levy, Megan Roberts, Emily Wagner, Ashley Palacios

  • FEARDOM ©

    FEARDOM ©
    (2014)
    A Choreographic Collaboration by
    Mark Broomfield ’94, Adrienne Hawkins, Nathan Lee Graham
    Music by Matt Coreman, Oscar Brown Jr., Lucky Pierre,
    Nikki Giovanni, Kevin Aviance
    Poetry and Spoken Word: Linton Kwesi Johnson
    Art by Glenn Ligon and Tuxxon
    Text by Mark Broomfield and Dancers
    Lighting Design by Johnnie Ferrell Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Nicole Bergamo, Kristen Czerwinski, Danielle Hartnett, Megan Killea,
    Kimara Lucius, Brittani Samuel, Morgan Schlossel, Khloe Sigler, Kaylee Weitz
    Understudies: Christina Alli, Emonnie Bennett, Russhell Hollar, Barbara Salfarlie

  • SWINGIN’ THE BLUES ©

    SWINGIN’ THE BLUES ©
    (2014)
    Choreography by Deborah Scodese French ’85
    Music by Eva Cassidy (Wade in the Water), Peggy Lee (Fever)
    Costume Design by Crystal Ferrell Lighting Design by Rachel Prell
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Sierra Bouchard, Emily Bressner, Elizabeth Cacciola,
    Helen Fowlkes, Kimara Lucius, Antonia Maric,
    MaryBeth Pandolfino, Cassandra Saroli, Christina Tsang

  • ORGANISATION ©

    ORGANISATION ©
    (2014)
    Choreography by Jody C. DeLoria
    Music by Tied and Tickled Trio (Mutant)
    Costume Design by Jennifer Owens Lighting Design by Kelsey Bendlin
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Katarina Bojanowski, Keriann Dengos, Nicole Embt,
    Tiffany Henriksen, Alyssa Penn, Meaghan Trevvett,
    Alyssa Willmarth, Stephanie Willmarth

  • SYMPHONY IN C: Allegro vivo ©

    SYMPHONY IN C: Allegro vivo ©
    (2014)
    Choreography by Jonette Lancos
    After the original (1947) by George Balanchine (1904-1983)
    Music by George Bizet (1838-1875) (Symphony in C: Allegro vivo)
    Lighting Design by Steven Stubblefield
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Sophia Garber, Megan Killea, Jennifer Levy,
    Christine Piccione, Stephanie Willmarth

  • ILLUMINATION OF SELF ©

    ILLUMINATION OF SELF ©
    (2013)
    Conceived and Directed by Jonette Lancos
    Music by Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904) Performed by Ahn Trio
    (Piano Trio in E minor, Op. 90 “Dumky” Part V, Allegro)
    Lighting Design by Johnnie Ferrell Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Solo Projects from Composition 331 Class
    Using the Elements of Design (line, shape, size, color, value, texture) and the
    Principles of Design (balance, contrast, dominance, gradation, harmony, repetition, variation, unity) as recognized in the following paintings.
    Vincent van Gogh (Starry Night, 1889) Keriann Dengos, Adam Sousa
    Georgia O’Keeffe (Deer Horns, 1938) Lindsay Rathbun, Megan Roberts
    Wassily Kandinsky (Several Circles, 1926) Lisa Cordara, Justine Lazatin
    Leonide Afremov (Misty Mood, 1962) Entire Cast

  • SHE IS…

    SHE IS…
    (2013)
    Choreography by Ashley Palacios ‘14
    Music by Christina Aguilera and C. "Tricky" Stewart
    (Show Me How You Burlesque)
    Lighting Design by Johnnie Ferrell
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Nicole Bergamo, Breanne Blazevic, Justine Lazatin,
    Mary Beth Pandolfino, Megan Roberts, Alyssa Willmarth

  • OUT OF MANY, ONE.

    OUT OF MANY, ONE.
    (2013)
    Choreography by Erin Girard ‘14
    Music by Funkadelic (Maggot Brain),
    Ulrich Schnauss (As If You've Never Been Away)
    Lighting Design by Rachel Prell
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Lisa Cordara, Kristen Czerwinski, Helen Fowlkes,
    Michelle Graham, Jennifer Levy, Emily Wagner
    Understudy: Molly Kindler

  • TALKING IN MY SLEEP

    TALKING IN MY SLEEP
    (2013)
    Choreography by Michelle Graham ‘15
    Music by DeVotchka (In the Tower, The Alley)
    Lighting Design by Kelsey Bendlin
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Erin Girard, Lisa Cordara, Keriann Dengos, Helen Fowlkes, Megan Roberts, Katarina Bojanowski

  • KWAHERINI

    KWAHERINI
    (2013)
    Choreography by Emily Wagner ‘14
    Music by Christophe Beck (Paperman)
    Lighting Design by Steven Stubblefield Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski
    Breanne Blazevic, Emily Bressner, Nicole Embt,
    Samantha Hartnett, Keenan Taylor, Kaylee Weitz
    Understudy: Jessica Halpern
    Kwaherini is a Swahili word used to say goodbye; it literally translates to “go well.”

  • CHRISTINE PICCIONE '14 in LA BAYADÈRE ACT II VARIATIONS (2012)

    CHRISTINE PICCIONE '14 in LA BAYADÈRE ACT II VARIATIONS (2012)

  • 2014 Poster Design

    2014 Poster Design
    Dancers: Nicole Bergamo '16, Khloe Sigler '15, Morgan Schlossel '15
    Photograph by Keith Walters

  • Second 2014 Poster Design

    2014 Poster Design
    Dancers: Nicole Bergamo '16, Khloe Sigler '15, Morgan Schlossel '15
    Photograph by Keith Walters

  • PERSIAN DANCES (2013) Staged by Jonette Lancos with Shahin Monshipour, Cultural Anthropologist

    PERSIAN DANCES (2013) Staged by Jonette Lancos with Shahin Monshipour, Cultural Anthropologist
    Dancers (Left to Right):
    Megan Killea '14, Michelle Graham '15, Keriann Dengos '15, Dana Besmanoff '13,
    Carolyn Greenwood '14, Emily Bressner '15

    Costumes by Shahin Monshipour, Lighting Design by Josh Karp
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski

  • RIDDIMS ©

    RIDDIMS ©
    (2013)
    Choreography by Dr. Mark Broomfield ‘94
    Music by Cornell Campbell and the Eternals Lighting Design by Steven Stubblefield
    Emily Andrews, Rachael Beckman, Dana Besmanoff, Lauren Bomeisl, Kristen Czerwinski, Erin Girard, Michelle Graham, Valerie Marchesi, Jessica Munnings,

    Alyssa Penn, Keenan Taylor, Shayra Reyes, Megan Roberts, Khloe Sigler, Christina Tsang, Felicia Vanacore
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski

  • ENERGY FUSION ©

    ENERGY FUSION ©
    (2008/2013)
    For Shane
    Choreography by Jonette Lancos
    Assisted by Kaleigh Schwarz ‘08
    Music by Glen Velez (Golden Seal);
    Cesar Camargo Mariano (Cristal); Waldir Azevedo (Brasileirinho);
    Rabih Abou-Khalil (Arabian Waltz) Performed by Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble
    Lighting Design by Kelsey Bendlin and Josh Karp
    Part I
    Nicole Bergamo, Katarina Bojanowski, Elizabeth Cacciola, Kristen Czerwinski,
    Justine Lazatin, Kaitlyn Mamay, Jessica Maslyn, Lindsay Rathbun, Megan Roberts

  • MURMUR ©

    MURMUR ©
    (2012)
    In memory of Casey Patrick Farrell ‘03, Sue Ann Queen Kreutter ‘77,
    Craig North ‘78, Ellen Schmitt ‘81 and Stephen J. Willette ‘84
    Choreography by Jon Lehrer, Guest Artist in Residence
    Rehearsal Director: Jonette Lancos Dance Dramaturg: Kaitlyn Mamay
    Music by Budo (Illinois Act III) Grey Reverend (Regen) Lighting Design by Josh Karp
    Breanne Blazevic, Lauren Bomeisl, Nicole Embt, Michelle Graham,
    Megan Killea, Ashley Palacios, Stephanie Willmarth
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski with Breanne Blazevic and Stephanie Willmarth

  • REVERIE ©

    REVERIE ©
    (2013)
    Choreography by Dr. Mark Broomfield ‘94
    Music by Henri Rene and His Orchestra (Sleepwalk)
    Costume Design by Crystal Ferrell Lighting Design by Kelsey Bendlin
    Performed by Stephanie Willmarth
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajesski

  • FALLING ON FIVE (Trip Beat) ©

    FALLING ON FIVE (Trip Beat) ©
    (2003/2013)
    Choreography by Kylee Pike Fassler ‘04, Guest Artist in Residence
    Music by Dave Brubeck, Take Five, featuring Dave Brubeck Quartet
    Costume Design by Alizon Baretsky ‘04 Lighting Design by Rachel Prell
    Sydney Axelrod, Rachael Beckman, Jacqueline Diluglio, Kaitlin Keller, Felicia Vanacore
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski of Felicia Vanacore, Rachael Beckman, Sydney Axelrod

  • PAS DE QUATRE ©

    PAS DE QUATRE ©
    (1945)
    Choreography by Sir Anton Dolin (1904-1983)
    After the original (1845) by Jules Perrot (1810-1892)
    Restaged by Jonette Lancos
    Music by Cesare Pugni (1802-1870)
    Costume Design by Crystal Ferrell Lighting Design by Johnnie Ferrell
    Megan Killea (Marie Taglioni)
    Jennifer Levy (Fanny Cerrito)
    Christine Piccione (Carlotta Grisi)
    Stephanie Willmarth (Lucile Grahan)
    Photograph by Benjamin Gajewski