Fool*ish

April 1 & 2, 2022

VPA Dance Department

Artistic Director: Courtney Smith Inzalaco

Technical Director: Caleb Carrier

Musical Director: Alexander Zickafoose

Stage Manager: Jaylee Carpenter

AYO

I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.

~ Ernest Hemmingway

Choreography: Cherie Prescod

Rehearsal Assistant: Montana Beacham

Music: Nico Pan Beats, Masaka Kids Africana, Amina, Jamil Abbas, Congolese, Bolia Matundu

Dancers: Sage Aldridge, Kaylyla Andrews, Tydericka Bulls, Mia Bussell, Leanna Cruz, Yaretcy Enriquez-Alfaro, Maya Espinosa, Ezra Heenehan, Coral Herpai, Ra’Niyah Hill, Em Ortiz, Luiciana Pereira, Leslie Rios-Oviedo, Madi Wilkins, Lilu Trueschel

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Primitive Minds, Smart Phones

Choreography: Jenna Outerbridge

Music: Leonard Bernstein, Tchaikovsky, Dire Straits, Radiohead

Dancers: Aiden Bjorklund, Maija Boelkins, Chrishawn Clemons, Chris Hall, Jessie Johnston, Hannah Keen, Megan Keim, Millie Menke, Lilia Pearson, Andrea Ramirez-Garcia, Devon Saxman

Send in the Clowns

By Stephen Sondheim

Performed by Jet Stream

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Fables and Foils

Choreography: Courtney Smith Inzalaco and the Dancers

Original Music Score: Alexander Zickafoose and Modern Band “The Cyclone”

          Section 1 – What’s Wrong Little Pookie

          Section 2 – The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

Section 3 – Pout Pout Fish

Dancers: Sage Aldridge, Kaylyla Andrews, Kelsey Berroyer, Aiden Bjorklund, Tydericka Bulls, Chrishawn Clemons, Leanna Cruz, Yaretcy Enriquez-Alfaro, Chris Hall, Ezra Heenehan, Savannah Ivery, Nakaia Jackson, Jessie Johnston, Ollie Jones, Hannah Keen, Megan Keim, Millie Menke, Lilia Pearson, Daniela Pereira, Luiciana Pereira, Andrea Ramirez-Garcia, Leslie Rios-Oviedo, Devon Saxman, Lilu Trueschel

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Fooled Around and Fell in Love

By Elvin Bishop

Performed by Modern Band “The Cyclone”

Fool Me Once

Choreography: Millie Menke (student work)

Music: AURORA

Dancers: Maija Boelkins, Chrishawn Clemons, Chris Hall, Jessie Johnston, Megan Keim, Lilia Pearson, Devon Saxman



**INTERMISSION**

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Gravitation

Choreography: Megan Keim (student work)

Music: Daughter, Florence + The Machine

Dancers: Maija Boelkins, Chrishawn Clemons, Chris Hall, Jessie Johnston, Millie Menke, Lilia Pearson, Devon Saxman

Pretender

By AJR

Performed by Zephyr

Toxic Habits

Choreography: Kristofer Powell

Music: Max Ritcher, Giveon

Dancers: Kaylyla Andrews, Aiden Bjorklund, Maya Espinosa, Nakaia Jackson, Jessie Johnston, Megan Keim, Lilia Pearson, Luiciana Pereira, AJ Summers

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Using The Senses

Choreography: Kabrena M. Williams

Music: London Dance Collective, Divan Gattamorta

Dancers: Mia Bussell, Chrishawn Clemons, Monroe Dickson-Bain, Devon Saxman, Lilu Trueschel, Madi Wilkins

Little by Little

By Susan Tedeschi

Performed by Zephyr

But Time Went By

Choreography: Courtney Smith Inzalaco

Story: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Music: U2, performed by Scarlett Johansson

Dancers: Sage Aldridge, Kaylyla Andrews, Kelsey Berroyer, Aiden Bjorklund, Tydericka Bulls, Chrishawn Clemons, Leanna Cruz, Yaretcy Enriquez-Alfaro, Chris Hall, Ezra Heenehan, Savannah Ivery, Nakaia Jackson, Jessie Johnston, Ollie Jones, Hannah Keen, Megan Keim, Millie Menke, Lilia Pearson, Daniela Pereira, Luiciana Pereira, Andrea Ramirez-Garcia, Leslie Rios-Oviedo, Devon Saxman, Lilu Trueschel

Special Thanks

Dr. Rachel Shelley, Rebecca Abrahamson, Nancy Wachendorf, Caleb Carrier, Lizzi Nehls, Alexander Zickafoose, VPA Production & Design Tech Crew, Parent and Community Volunteers, VPA Dance Faculty and Choreographers, VPA Dance Parents, VPA Dance Students, VPA Modern Band, Jet Stream, Zephyr, Allan Karp Photography

All musical ensembles under the direction of Alexander Zickafoose

VPA Modern Band “The Cyclone” 

Isak Ahlgren-Mccune 

Gustavo Baizabal 

Gabriella Huff 

Yulene Oyarbide 

Jackson Rooney 

Israel Samedi 

Arjan Sandhu 

Vanessa Stover 

Tristan Tran

Jet Stream 

Bella Alberti 

Marissa Barnes 

Amanda Beall 

Miranda Casanova 

Beatris Defreitas  

Genesis Gutierrez

Alex Haggard 

Eabha Phelan 

Sinta Suarnawa 

Vanessa Stover 

Tristan Tran 

Grace Vega 

Yoshi Wilson

Zephyr 

Diver Jane Ternay 

Larah Pereira Figueroa 

Isabella Pizzaro 

Dylan Poston