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Schedule | Descriptions

2014 Crown Hill Arts Festival

Performance Schedule

All performances will be in the Gilbert & Sullivan Rehearsal Hall .

6:45 - 7:00pm Bill Mathews & Friends, Afro-Hatian Drumming

7:00pm Welcome with Dave Ross, Master of Ceremonies

ARC Youth Dance Company
Excerpt from “Nutcracker Sweets Ballet”. Music: Tchaikovsky

Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Musical Comedy
, featuring excerpts from the "Pirates of Penzance"

Dylan Noebels, Yoga Demonstration
Classic yoga demonstrations show a range of postures possible in yoga, but do not necessarily depict a class. Dylan will demonstrate poses from the six primary categories of poses: standing poses, inversions, back bends, arm balances, forward bends and twists.

Taj Yoga: Dance Your Asana
On the yoga continuum is yogadance, where poses are stylized and set to music. This ensemble yogadance work uses standing poses as the basis for much of the choreography. Bonus points: it’s set to “Billie Jean.”

7:45 - 8:00pm Intermission - Bill Mathews & Friends, Afro-Hatian Drumming

Theresa Elliott, Platform Performance Art with Hoop
"Low Rider ", choreography and performance by Theresa
Music: Dave Brubeck

Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society
Musical Comedy
, featuring excerpts from the "Pirates of Penzance"

Flamenco Gitana
Live Flamenco music with John Bussoletti on guitar and singer Seema Bahl. Lead dancer and director, Maria Gitana, Natalie Strazzera, and student dancers, Maria Michurina, Gabriela Arrevillaga, Zina Sangirova

9:00pm Thank you with Dave Ross

Join us in the Hallway for post-performance sweet treats and beverages!

Performer Descriptions

ARC School of Ballet
Marie Chong
(206) 352-0798

Arc School 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, ARC Dance.

Since 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

Flamenco Gitana and Students
Maria Gitana
(206) 706-7396, gitanamaria@aol.com

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.

Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society
(206) 682-0796

The 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 Center.

Theresa Elliott
(206) 782-9642

Theresa Elliott 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.

Theresa 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. Theresa's choreography can be see on Vimeo.

Dylan Noebels
Dylan teaches yoga just down the hall at Taj Yoga. His teaching emphasizes proper alignment and clear intentions to realize full potential a breath at a time. Dylan also write, directs and stars in his own movies.

Bill Mathews
Master teacher Bill Mathews teaches hand drum classes in Seattle, as well as builds drums. He is the author of the hand drummers bible, "The New Conga Joy" and recently released his magnum opus, "Shadowing the Lion: Over 500 Drum & Bell Patterns". He is accompanied by some of his finest students