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Day
16
Month
January
Year
1982
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Season: 103rd
Concert: Thirty-seventh
Power Center For The Performing Arts Ann Arbor, Michigan

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THE UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
The Joffrey II Dancers
SALLY BRAYLEY BLISS, Director MARIA GRANDY, Associate Director
Dominique Angel Annette Bressie Steven Daniels Jill Davidson Terry Emanuel Lael Evans Back-up dancer
Dancers
Robert Gardner Jodie Gates Lee Hutton Julie Janus Karen Kromholtz Janey McGeary
Michael Medina Liz Molak Kevin O'Day Ron Reagan Travis Wright
Foundation for The Joffrey Ballet, Inc.
Robert Joffrey, Artistic Director Gerald Arpino, Associate Director Philip Semark, Executive Vice-President
Saturday Evening, January 16, 1982, at 8:00
Power Center for the Performing Arts
Ann Arbor, Michigan
PROGRAM
Casting will be announced before each ballet.
RANDOM DANCES
Choreography: Marjorie Mussman Costume design: Mimi Maxmen
Music: Jonathan Hancock, Lighting design:
"Variations on a Secret Theme" Gilbert V. Hemsley, Jr.
Assistant to Ms. Mussman: Gwenyth Crawford
Accelerando Tranquillo agitato
Moderato assai Teneramente . .
(broken kisses)
The choreography and music for this work were made possible by a grant from The Jerome Foundation Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota.
INTERMISSION
The Joffrey II Dancers are in Ann Arbor this week for two performances and a master class, comprising a half-week dance residency with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Great Lakes Arts Alliance.
Thirty-seventh Concert of the 103rd Season
Eleventh Annual Choice Series
ROTHKO CHAPEL
Choreography: Bill DeYoung Costume and set design:
Music: Morton Feldman, Carol Garner
"The Rothko Chapel" Lighting design: Gail Dahl
Assistant to Mr. De Young: Mary Cochran
The Rothko Chapel used by arrangement with European American Music Distributors Corpora?tion, sole U.S. agent for Universal Editions, publisher and copyright owner. The choreography for this work was made possible by a grant from The Jerome Foundation, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota.
INTERMISSION CONTINUO
Choreography: Antony Tudor Costume design: Lynn Hoffman
Music: Johann Pachelbel, "Canon in D" Lighting design: James Nomikos
This ballet has been reconstructed by Maria Grandy from the Labanotation score by agreement with the Dance Notation Bureau, Inc.
(pause)
COPPELIA, PAS DE DEUX
(Act III--The Wedding Scene)
Choreography: Sergeyev-Meister Costume design: Lynn Hoffman
Music: Leo Delibes Lighting design: Gail Dahl
This pas de deux staged by Hans Meister.
(pause)
THREADS FROM A STRING OF SWING
Choreography: Daryl Gray Costume design: Lynn Hoffman
Music: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Lighting design: Gail Dahl
"various composers"
The recreation of the costumes for this ballet was made possible through the continued generosity of The Jerome Foundation.
Joffrey II, the "farm team" of The Joffrey Ballet, is comprised of sixteen dancers, ranging in age from seventeen to twenty-one. Founded in 1969, Joffrey II has trained more than 150 young professionals, preparing them to be soloists in The Joffrey Ballet and other professional dance companies of the world. Significant opportunities are also provided for unknown talented choreographers, designers, and composers. As a result of the philosophy that performance is essential to training, Joffrey II tours year-round throughout the country, performing a diverse repertory in varied settings. During its 1980-81 season, the ensemble visited fifty-one cities in twenty-six states, in addition to its season as the resident company of Brooklyn College. While Joffrey II appears in Ann Arbor this week for the first time, its parent company, The Joffrey Ballet, performed here in 1966.
Coming: California's Oakland Ballet
Monday, Jan. 25-Diaghilev Tribute" Tuesday, Jan. 26-"Mos(ly Copland Evening" Wednesday, Jan. 27-"All Guidi Evening"
Tickets from $7 to $11
UNIVERSITY MUSICAL SOCIETY
Burton Memorial Tower, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 Phone: 665-3717, 764-2538

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