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Spring Dance Concert 2019

Spring Dance Concert 2019

heaven & another 4 years

Choreographed and danced by Erin Lauderdale and Morgan Meister
Projection by Erin Lauderdale and Morgan Meister
Music by Nao, Billy Lemos feat. Kopano

Memories Places Dreams

Choreographed and performed by students in Rachel Carrico’s DANCE 212/ Contemporary II course: Kayleigh Bangs, Emma Cooney, Yuan Fang, Olivia Kilpatrick, Oliviana Moreno, Hadley Parish-Cotton, Claire Patzman
Music by Erykah Badu, Funkadelic, Bonnie Tyler, Akira Kurosawa, Osamu, Sound Voyage, Terence Blanchard
Special thanks to Rosie Herrera for helping us to find our five-year-old selves.

Sit awake (wild feelings)

Choreographed and danced by Charles Bales
Music by The National

Blood to Honey

Directed by Morgan Meister and Hannah Jensvold in collaboration with the dancers
Danced by Erin Lauderdale, Charles Bales, Rose Cole-Cohen, Olivia Kilpatrick, Aliza Phillips, Malina Cheeneebash, Morgan Meister, Hannah Jensvold

Projections by Hannah Jensvold
Sound by Hanse, Sea Oleena, Hannah Jensvold

This piece was adapted from a longer piece originally created for Reed Arts Week 2018 in collaboration with Reed Dance Troupe. Dancers are improvising movement based on prompts developed from prompts used in Gaga dance and are centered around the exploration of sensation.


A Danced Investigation of the Colocalization of non-muscle myosin II (NMII) with Split Discs (SPDS)

Choreographed by Zia Rady
Danced by Loralee Bandy, Nicole Kretekos, Miffy Guo, Lirui Jiao, Erica Miner, Olivia Kilpatrick
Music by Elliot Moss, Gene Music Quartet, Peder B. Helland, David Fastovski

This dance explores molecular and cellular biology concepts and laboratory protocols used in my biology thesis. Let your mind wander and explore the beauty ofscience from a danced perspective.

*Please note that this piece contains flashing lights

Choreographed and danced by Hannah Jensvold
Music by Daughter


Directed by Minh Tran
Choreographed and danced (in order of appearance) by Erin Lauderdale, Charles Bales, Morgan Meister, Soroa Lear
Projections by Erin Lauderdale, Charles Bales, Morgan Meister, Soroa Lear
Original music by Courtney Von Drehle and Joe Janiga

So with my eyes I traced the line,
Of the horizon, thin and fine,
Straight around till I was come,
Back to where I'd started from
---Edna St. Vincent Millay

Created and performed by Bella Brownwood, Malina Cheeneebash, Rose Cole-Cohen, Dani Corea, Zoe Gregozek, Riley Hert, Jack Jackson, Nicole Kretekos, LJ Matthews, Aliza Phillips, Zia Rady, Piper Rudolph, Noah Sjoblom

Music by Röger Eöert

Producers: Minh Tran, Carla Mann, Rachel Carrico
Assistant Production Manager: Hannah Jensvold
Technical Director: Jeff Forbes
Lighting Designer: Jeff Forbes
Associate Technical Director: Ry Malloy
Sound & Projection Operator: Rachel Fockens
Stage Manager: Laura Kennedy
Stage Crew: Maya Najera Evans
Videographer: Reed AV
Photographer: Jim Coleman
Performing Arts Events Manager: Robert Brigham

Dance Department Faculty: Minh Tran, Rachel Carrico, Carla Mann, Victoria Fortuna (on sabbatical for 2018/19)

Administrative Coordinator: Charlie Wilcox

Staff Instructors: Donna Oefinger, Dj Rayley, Alex Krebs, Vanessa Theissen, Jeff George

Staff Musicians: Courtney VonDrehle, Andy Sterling, Joe Janiga

Special Thanks: Reed News & Publications, Reed Conference, Events & Planning, Reed Facility Services, Reed AV, Reed Theatre, Townsend Angell, Steve Yeadon, Robert Brigham, Nathaniel Jones, Ry Malloy, Martin Ripp, Jason Parker; and Bill Vaughan.

The Reed College Dance Department
presents the
May 10th & 11th
Greenwood Performance Space
7:00 PM
Sponsored by the Reed College Dance Department