Student Dance Concert Will Be
Presented on Monday-Tuesday,
Posted November 15, 2001
HOLLAND -- Hope College will present a dance
concert featuring student-choreographed work on Monday-
Tuesday, Nov. 19-20, at 8 p.m. in the Knickerbocker Theatre.
The public is invited. Admission is free.
The concert will open with "Dive," choreographed
by junior Carla Carrozziere of Rochester, N.Y. The dancers
will be junior Sarah Caulk of Troy; senior Liz Fothergill of
Toledo, Ohio; and junior Amy Woolard of Muncie, Ind.
Next will be "Awakened (A Chance to Breathe),"
choreographed and danced by senior Kara Benson of Midland
and junior Ashley Kightlinger of Cooperstown, Pa. "Four
Play," choreographed by junior Sara Baldwin of Randolph,
N.Y., will follow. The dancers will be Baldwin; junior Kara
Eisenbrandt of Stevensville; Zeeland resident Chad Gibbs;
and junior Bethany White of Evansville, Ind.
"Untitled," choreographed and danced by senior
Helen Meronek of Almont, will follow. Senior Kristin
Debbink of Appleton, Wis., is the choreographer of "Depth";
the dancers will be Eisenbrandt; senior Shannon King of
Gaylor; and sophomore Josey Thompson of VanHorne, Iowa.
Next will be "Old Habits," choreographed by
seniors Hanna Bira of Flushing and Treasure Givan of
Corvallis, Ore. The dancers will be Bira, Givan and
freshman Jessie Yokas of Oelwein, Iowa.
The first half of the program will close with
"Mattern (Round 2)," choreographed by senior Matt Stehle of
Pittsburgh, Pa. The dancers will be sophomore Matthew
Farmer of Bangor; sophomore Timothy Heck of Libertyville,
Ill.; freshman Jeffrey Kurtze of Elkhart, Ind.; and
sophomore Dan Kwiatkowski of Cheboygan.
Following an intermission, the second half of the
program will begin with "Chosen Dichotomy," choreographed by
senior Christine Lutz of Rochester, N.Y. The dancers will
be junior Amanda Drozer of Grosse Pointe; Kurtze; Stehle;
and 2001 graduate Amy Vertalka of Grand Ledge.
"Frigid," choreographed by sophomore Abby
Whitenight of Ludington, will follow. The dancers will be
sophomores Alina Fry of St. Joseph; Ashley Stoneburner of
Fort Wayne, Ind.; and Kara Wilson of Fort Wayne, Ind.
Next will be "Forbidden," choreographed by
freshman Jessica Mumford of Kalamazoo. The dancers will be
freshmen Lindsay Brown of Boise, Idaho; Angela DiFuccia of
Erie, Pa.; Mumford; and Kelly Vance of Portage.
The concert will close with "At the Gates,"
choreographed by the college's "Dance Production" class.
The dancers include Debbink as "Frida Kahlo"; Drozer as
"Marlene Dietrich"; junior Mary Dunlap of Saline as "Lucy"
from "Peanuts"; senior Charlotte van Coevorden of Brussels,
Belgium, as "Coppelia"; and Stehle as "Marlene Dietrich's
Lighting and technical design is by Erik Alberg of
the Hope College staff. The light board operator is senior
Rachel Brownson of Holland, and the sound board operator is
senior Andrew French of Paw Paw. The backstage crew
includes juniors Ryan Graves of Greencastle, Ind., and Misha
Neil of Hastings. The program's cover illustration is by
The Knickerbocker Theatre is located in downtown
Holland at 86 E. 8th St., between College and Columbia