For those of you wishing to see images from the show, both behind the scenes and during, please scroll down to view the beautiful photos taken by Steph Hodge. View her full portfolio at www.stephhodge.com.
Before the show. Scenes from backstage:
Dahne prepares her hair.
Merli laughs as the company discusses the benefits of potassium to calm nerves before a show. Turns out it really works!
Chevaun French braids Amyko's hair for her solo.
Meanwhile, Kim introduces the JBGC members to the company members with whom they are about to perform.
The show begins. After a brief improv from the audience to the stage, the company is ready to perform:
Stand by me - Choreography by Kimberleigh A. Holman
What we bring... (A sample of our company's varied artistic styles.)
Mark Kranz: Tap and Capoeira
Merli Guerra: Classical Indian Dance (Odissi style)
Lori Celeste: Classical Ballet
Dahne Ledford: Ukrainian Folk Dance
Christin Collins: Hip Hop
...for the stars - Choreography by Merli V. Guerra
*For insights on this piece by the choreographer, visit www.merliguerra.blogspot.com!
Everything But Blue (The Film) - Choreography by Kimberleigh A. Holman, Direction and Editing by Holman and Guerra
you have hands, too? - Co-Choreographed by Merli V. Guerra & Kimberleigh A. Holman
*While difficult to see in these photos, all the dancers but Merli have written on their shirts. When Merli arrives with a blank shirt, there's only one thing for the other eight to do...
Some silliness. The "curmudgeon" section, as it has come to be known in rehearsals.
A moment with the full cast, before bursting into dynamic overlapping solos.
A final thank you to all those who attended the show, and to those who attended from afar in spirit. We are grateful for your support and are happy to share these moments with you in our blog!
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