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III. ...where you came from

About

…where you came from

 


Choreography

Karen Gayle


Music

I. Din Da Da

II. The Other Side, Pt 1

Composer

I. The Roots Original Composition - George Kranz

II. Gil Scott-Heron

III. Maya Angelou


Costume

Gabrielle Corrigan


Lighting Designer

Cheyenne Sykes

Projections

Kay Prescott ’24

 

Dancers

 

Luka Gabriel Appelbaum he/him   Carmela Arcidi she/her   Morgan Baker she/her

Sarah Burke she/her   Ginabella Cardinale she/her   Kiyomi Davidson she/her

Mark Diiorio he/him   Dan Doran he/him   Evelyn Dugan she/her

Kate Gombar she/her   Peyton Havens she/her   Niko Heers she/her

Amanda Johnson she/her   Taniah McKinney she/her   Mia Murphy she/her

Trinity Smith she/her   Raegan Taylor she/her   Teagan Tillman he/him 

Ava Bagan* she/her

 

*Understudy

 

 

 

Originally from Toronto, Karen Gayle began her formal training in the Claude Watson Arts Program. After moving to New York, she furthered her studies at the Alvin Ailey American Dance School. Karen has had the honor of performing the works of such choreographers as Earl Mosley, Ronald K. Brown, and Tony winner Hinton Battle. Karen has taught at Ballet Hispanico, The Joffrey Ballet School, The Ailey Extension, The School at Columbia University, Horace Mann, New Dance Group, and is currently a faculty member at Steps on Broadway, Marymount Manhattan College, Montclair State University, and The Joffrey Ballet School. She has had the opportunity to guest teach and choreograph across the U.S. and abroad, including Canada, Mexico, Bolivia, Italy, Cyprus, and Israel and recent commissions include: The Harvard Ballet Company, Steps Repertory Ensemble, General Mischief Dance Theatre, The Boston Tea Party Opera, Steffi Nossen, Earl Haig High School and Montclair State University. As artistic director of the xodus dance collective, her choreography has been showcased at such venues as: The Ailey Theatre, Riverside Theatre, American Dance Guild Festival, DUMBO Dance Festival, Movement Research at Judson Church, the Downtown Dance Festival, JPAC, Here Arts Center, The Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Toronto and the Inside/Out Festival at Jacob’s Pillow.