Fool*ish | April 1 & 2, 2022

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

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

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

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****

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

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 to

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