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PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

Opening Weekend DC Tour: Istanbul, Turkey
1 performance
May 1, 2005, 7:00, $20/$18
Cemal Resit Rey Theatre
12 acts.

Program Lineup

The Stars of Dance Chicago

This Program Curated by John Schmitz and Altin Naska
Margaret L. Nelson, Production/Stage Manager/Lighting Designer

1. Iambus

Choreography: Jon Lehrer
Assistant Choreographer: Kimberly Cunningham
Music: Bobby McFerrin and Yo Yo Ma
Sound Design: Vance Okraczewski
Costume Design: Carrie Griffin Boyd
Lighting Design: Gregg R. Essex
Dancers: Kimberly Cunningham, Veronica Guadalupe, Lizzie MacKenzie, Edwin Ocampo, Eugene Peabody, Nicholas Pupillo


This work was created for Thodos Dance Chicago as part of the Dance Chicago 2004 Choreography Project, sponsored by The Chicago Community Trust’s Dance Initiative. Costumes generously underwritten by Leo’s Dancewear. Performance and Costumes courtesy of Thodos Dance Chicago.

2. Oye Como Va

M.A.D.D. Rhythms
Music performed by: Carlos Santana
Choreography: Bril Barrett
Lighting: Martin "Tre" Dumas lll and Margaret L. Nelson
Featuring: Bril Barrett, Martin “Tre” Dumas lll, Jumaane Taylor

3. Stone

4. Cho

Choreography: Edwin Ocampo
Music composition: Andrea Parker and Eddy Ocampo
Costume Design: Brent Caburnay
Lighting Design: Josh Weckesser, original lighting design by Kris Phelps
Dancers: Veronica Guadalupe, Lisa Keskitalo, Eugene Peabody

Cho: Ancient form of Tibetan meditation in which one offers one's own body to the four demons within.

Improvisation: Stone / Bril Barrett

5. Take Five

Choreography: Altin Naska
Music: Ferhun Yarkin, Paul Desmond
Costume Design: Altin Naska
Lighting Design: Gregg R. Essex
Dancers: Lizzie MacKenzie, Edwin Ocampo, Joseph Pantaleon, Nicholas Pupillo

Premiered with Thodos Dance Chicago on May 5, 2002 at the 2nd Istanbul International Dance Festival. Performance and costumes courtesy of Thodos Dance Chicago.

6. Spectator

Choreography: Lauri Stallings
Music: Regina Spektor
Costume Design: Workshop, LTD
Lighting Design: Margaret L. Nelson
Dancer: Lisa Keskitalo

Inprovisation: Stone / Jumaane Taylor

7. Hysterical Silence
Choreography: Edwin Ocampo
Music composition: DJ Food
Costume Design: Graciously on loan by the Houston Metropolitan
Lighting Design: Josh Weckesser
Dancers : Kimberly Cunningham, Veronica Guadalupe,
Edwin Ocampo, Joseph Pantaleon, Eugene Peabody, Nicholas Pupillo


•••INTERMISSION•••

Pre Act 2: Stone – music Segue

8. Black Biansuan

Choreography: Edwin Ocampo
Original composition: Andy Mitran
Costume Design: Brend Caburnay
Lighting Design: Margaret L. Nelson
Dancers: Kimberly Cunningham, Veronica Guadalupe, Lizzie MacKenzie, Edwin Ocampo, Eugene Peabody, Nicholas Pupillo


9. Can You Feel Me?

M.A.D.D. Rhythms
Lighting: Martin "Tre" Dumas lll and Margaret L. Nelson
Featuring: Bril Barrett, Martin “Tre” Dumas lll, Jumaane Taylor


10. Art Study #142 World Premiere

Choreography: Lauri Stallings
Music: Boris Kovak
Costume Design: Workshop, LTD
Lighting Design: Margaret L. Nelson
Dancers: Veronica Guadalupe, Lisa Keskitalo, Edwin Ocampo,
Joseph Pantaleon,

Inprovisation: Stone / Tre Dumas III

11. Against

Choreography: Nick Pupillo
Music: Danny Elfman
Costumes Design: Nick Pupillo and Tammy Skinner
Lighting Design: Margaret L. Nelson
Dancers: Lizzie MacKenzie, Eugene Peabody

12. Enchanted

Choreography: Altin Naska
Music: Thomas Newman
Costumes Design: Altin Naska
Lighting Design: Margaret L. Nelson
Dancers: Kimberly Cunningham, Joseph Pantaleon

This work was created for the Dutch National Ballet and premiered in the New Moves program on November 25, 2003 in Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam, as part of the Dance Chicago International Exchange Program.

13. Stone – solo

14. Black Suits Comin’

M.A.D.D. Rhythms and the Full Cast
Choreography: Martin "Tre" Dumas III and Altin Naska
Music: ????
Lighting Design: Martin "Tre" Dumas III and Margaret L. Nelson
Movement Development: The Dancers

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