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Studiodance II

studio danceII 

Thursday, April 21, 2011, at 7:30pm
Friday-Saturday, April 22-23, 2011, at 7pm and 9pm

Studio Theatre

Always expect delightful surprises in Studiodance II when Dance at Illinois students present their dance-making investigations curated by a panel of faculty and students.

Tactile Relations

Choreography: Alana Parekh and Alexandra Saveanu

Music: Aminals by Baths and Feeling without Touching (instrumental) by Glass Candy

Lighting Designer: JP Ankrom**

Dancers: Alana Parekh and Alexandra Saveanu

Of the Lesser

Choreography: Katherine Roarty

Music: Piano cover of Arcade Fire’s No Cars Go by Maxence Cyrin

Lighting Designer: JP Ankrom**

Dancers: Lindsay Kruzynski, Kelsey Middleton, Laura Moschel, and Alex Wiss

Jewelry Box

Choreography: Annie Flaherty

Music: La Dispute by Yann Tiersen

Lighting Designer: Robert Brown*

Dancer: Annie Flaherty

Any Serious Attempt to Do Something Worthwhile Is Ritualistic

Choreography: Cara Newman and Brittany Sylwestrak

Music: Only the Good Die Young by Billy Joel

Lighting Designer: JP Ankrom**

Dancers: Cara Newman and Brittany Sylwestrak

A Concerto for Metal Art

Choreography: Alexandra Saveanu

Music: Enjoy Your Worries, You May Never Have Them Again by The Books

Lighting Designer: Robert Brown*

Dancer: Alexandra Saveanu

Breaking the Mirror

Choreography: Leila Henry and Aaron R. White

Music: Ariadne by ESMA, Triumph and Loss by Audiomachine, and Dubstep 2011 Vol. 1 Mix by DJ Filthy

Lighting Designer: Robert Brown*

Dancers: Leila Henry and Aaron R. White

True North

Choreography: Tamin Totzke

Music: Songs by CocoRosie, Autechre, and Jeff Huston

Lighting Designer: JP Ankrom**

Dancer: Tamin Totzke

Oh-la, May Jah-Moh Ee-saa-bell Coy-jaa-so

Choreography: Isabelle Collazo

Music: Things to Come by Tito Puente, Desencanto by Celia Cruz, and America from West Side Story

Lighting Designer: Robert Brown*

Dancer: Isabelle Collazo

There She Goes

Choreography: Rebecca Walter

Lighting Designer: Robert Brown*

Dancer: Rebecca Walter

Only You

Choreography: Laura Freiburg

Music: Were You There? by Paul Cardall, Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac, You by Amena Brown, and soundtrack from Forrest Gump

Lighting Designer: JP Ankrom**

Dancer: Laura Freiburg

Flesh

Organized by Renée Archibald

Lighting Designer: JP Ankrom**

Dancers: Special Guests

z = x³ + sin(y) + 5cos(x² y²)

Choreography: Laura Brosch

Music: Excerpt from The Passing Measures by David Lang with text read by Laura Brosch

Lighting Designer: JP Ankrom**

Dancers: Nora Tonge and Lauren Vermilion

Fornicatio Prodigium

Choreography: Tim Pauldon

Music: Skin by Rihanna, DJ Early Dubstep remix of S&M by Rihanna, Look at Me by Chris Brown, How I Roll by Britney Spears, and All of the Lights by Kanye West

Lighting Designer: Robert Brown*

Dancers: Mya King, Nikki Renfroe, and Alex Wiss

Medusa tambien baila (Medusa Also Dances)

Choreography: Nibia Pastrana Santiago

Music: Cocinando by Ray Barretto

Lighting Designer: JP Ankrom**

Dancers: Isabelle Collazo, Jessica Cornish, Alana Parekh, and Chloe Wilkerson

Men of a Lesser Mozart

Choreography: Grace Courvoisier

Music: Rhapsody in Blue by George Gershwin, Summertime from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, Allegro ben ritmato e deciso from Three Preludes for Piano by George Gershwin, and The Man I Love by George Gershwin, sung by Lena Horne

Lighting Designer: Robert Brown*

Dancers: Mark Deler, Wedee Kao, and Aaron R. White

Production Staff

Concert Director: Jennifer Monson

Stage Managers: Katie Snyder** and Ari Y. Wartell**

Assistant Stage Managers: Yeseul Hwang** and Lindsey Merriman**

Technical Director: Andrew Bevacqua*

Sound Designer: Garrison Frick*

Assistant Sound Designer: Joshua Willcox**

Properties Master: Julie Rundell

Master Electrician: Matthew Eberle

Costume Coordinator: Amy Bartelt*

Hair/Makeup Master: René Chadwick

Dance Assistant Stage Manager: Amanda Gross

Stage/Properties Running Crew: Samantha Raffel, Mallory Rubin, Jenna Sumner, Nora Tonge, and Aaron R. White

Costume Running Crew: Mark Deler, Breanna Sacco, and Brittany Sylwestrak

Light Board Operator: Jenna Sumner

Patch Operator: Kathryn Williams

Sound Board Operator: Luis Vazquez

*LEVEL21 MFA student

**LEVEL21 BFA student