will be in the Gilbert & Sullivan Theatre.
ARC School of Ballet
Gilbert & Sullivan
Morgan & Graves
Gilbert & Sullivan
School of Ballet
The Dolls from Nutcracker Sweets
Ballerina Doll - Amanda Loh
Harlequin Dolls - Audrey Warn and Vini Standridge
Soldier Doll - Kiri Kungl
of Ballet (ASB) opened its doors at the Crown Hill Center in July
2004. The school was founded to be an intimate educational training
facility for classical ballet and the professional field of dance.
It is also the associated school of the resident professional company,
2004 Arc School of Ballet has educated over 1500+ dancers that are
currently dance ambassadors working with or supporting professional
performing arts companies around the world.www.arcschoolofballet.org
Gitana and Students
(206) 706-7396, firstname.lastname@example.org
Flamenco Gitana has been part of the Crown Hill Center since
2004. Maestra Maria Gitana teaches Flamenco-Spanish dance and directs
the professional performance company specializing in educational programs.
Maestra Gitana has been awarded the Youth Arts Program grant for the
second time from the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural affairs to
present free dance workshops and programming for youth. Openings for
participants are still available.
Performing at the Crown Hill Arts Festival are Flamenco Gitana company
members: John Bussoletti, guitarra, Seema Bahl, cante, Natalie Strazzera,
bailora, and Maria Gitana, director/baile, with student performers:
Zina Sangirova and Maria Michurina.
Shahrazad Dance Ensemble is one of Seattle’s leading troupes
presenting folkloric dances from North Africa, the Levant and the
Persian Gulf States. The six-member troupe rehearses at the Crown
Hill Center. Melinda Shiraz has been performing folkloric Middle Eastern
dances for many years and performs a dance style called khalegee.
In Kuwait, where women’s parties are often held separately from
men’s parties, women sometimes wear a beautiful party dress
thob al nashaal which is based on traditional dresses that were worn
for weddings and celebrations. The song is performed by Abdul Majeed
Morgan & Graves
The folk duo Morgan and Graves features their own
engaging original songs as well as selections from a wide range of
musical traditions. Bob Morgan is a Seattle songwriter and guitarist
who has been performing and composing songs since he first heard the
Beatles. Lynn will find a route to your heart with her fiddle playing
and harmony vocals. Bob and Lynn are also members of the Irish group
Carolan’s Corner. Their music can be heard at Northwest art
and folk festivals as well as Puget Sound coffeehouses.
Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society, whose rehearsal hall and scene
shop are in the Crown Hill Center, performs the works of Gilbert &
Sullivan (G&S) each summer at the Bagley Wright Theatre, Seattle
festival, a troupe of principals and chorus will present a variety
of songs: love songs, patter songs, and funny songs from The
Mikado, Iolanthe, HMS Pinafore & Gondoliers. Principal
singers include: Rachel Brinn, John Brookes, Hayley Gaarde, Alyce
Rogers, Dave Ross (who is also the evening’s M.C.), and James
Walters. Glenda Williams is the accompanist.
is director of Taj Yoga (www.tajyoga.com)
and co-director of Pacific Yoga Teacher Training (www.pacificyoga.com).
She has taught yoga in Seattle for 25 years, teaches nationally, and
focuses on the needs of regional instructors.
began dancing in college while working on her music degree. She enjoys
almost any form of dance, and her favorites include Argentine Tango,
Hula Hooping and Platform work. She will be performing two solo platform
pieces: "Fishermen's Lore" and companion piece, "The
Undertaker and His Charge". Rich Williams will be turning the
large Portcullis Gears in "The Undertaker and His Charge",
courtesy of Gilbert & Sullivan.