Kacico Dance presents Six Performances with KC Singer/Songwriters
Kansas City Metro Area-Kacico Dance, Kansas City Contemporary Dance, presents “The Song and Dance Project,” a captivating performance of live song and dance featuring KC Singer/Songwriters: David Hakan, Dave Patmore, Lisa Sandell, Debbie Shoaf, Paula Sorenson, Del Sutton, and Isha Williams along with Kacico Dancers: Kathryn Cowan, Shandi Miller, Josh Gregory, Lindsay Spilker Tate, Julie DeLancey-Rudolph, Alison Brown, Allison Kaut, and Meghan Osterman. Choreography is by Michelle Diane Brown, Artistic Director, and Shandi Miller, Josh Gregory, and Lindsay Spilker Tate.
April 14 Main Street Coffeehouse 107 S Main Independence 7:00pm*
April 19 Gold N Design 236 SE Main St. Lee’s Summit 6:30-8:30pm* 3-25min performances
April 27 Asbury United Methodist Church 5400 W 75th St. Prairie Village 7:00pm*
June 8 YWCA 1017 N 6th Kansas City, KS 6:00pm*
June 22 Homer’s Coffee House 7126 W 80th St. Overland Pk 8:30pm*
June 25 Mid Cont Public Library 1000 Kent St. Liberty 7:00pm
All performances are free. *Donations are appreciated and accepted at certain locations.
“The Song and Dance Project” features the original songs of KC Singer/Songwriters such as “Shall We Dance” by Lisa Sandell, “The Duct Tape Song” by Dave Patmore, “Memories” by Del Sutton and “Time For a Better Life” by Debbie Shoaf. Kacico Dance has enhanced each song with original choreography in a vivid hour-long performance of song and dance. Each uniquely different performance location creates a new performance experience.
Photos available upon request.
This project is supported in part by The Francis Families Foundation.
About the Company
Kacico Dance, Kansas City Contemporary Dance, is a professional nonprofit contemporary dance company from Kansas City, Missouri. The company’s mission is to raise the level of contemporary modern dance in the mid-west to new heights, to be a pillar of artistic excellence and innovation for the region, and to help audiences appreciate and enjoy this exquisite dance form. Kacico Dance employs highly skilled professional dancers from across the nation. They include Lindsay Spilker Tate, from Atlanta, GA; Kathryn Cowan, Independence, MO; Julie DeLancey-Rudolph, Blue Springs, MO; Shandi Miller, Grain Valley, MO; Josh Gregory, Ft. Collins, CO; Allison Kaut, Prairie Village, KS; Alison Brown, Kansas City, MO; and Meghan Osterman, Sibley, IA. The company presents, seasonally, Kansas City concerts at the Folly Theater, “Dance Happens” events where the audience participates in an hour long spontaneous dance with the Kacico dancers, workshops and other performances in art galleries and public schools, master classes for dance students, and tours throughout the mid-west.
Kacico Dance announces its 2007 company and the hiring of an Executive Director
Kansas City, MO - Kacico Dance is pleased to announce its 2007 company of dancers. Dancers returning for their third season include: Lindsay Spilker, Atlanta, GA, Josh Gregory, Ft. Collins, CO, Kathryn Cowan, Independence, MO, Shandi Miller, Grain Valley, MO, and Julie DeLancey-Rudolph, Blue Springs, MO. New additions to the company include: Allison Kaut, Prairie Village, KS, Alison Brown, Kansas City, MO and Meghan Osterman, Sibley, IA. Artistic Director, Michelle Diane Brown, is thrilled to have these talented professional dancers in Kansas City dancing for Kacico Dance. The 2007 season is already full of dance events and performances for the pleasure of Kansas City audiences. You will not want to miss these eight fabulous dancers in performance. www.kacicodance.org
Kacico Dance also announces the hiring of Patty Nolte, Executive Director. Patty Nolte has over ten years experience managing non-profit associations. In addition to her position with Kacico Dance, she is President of PCManagement Associates, an association management firm. She has extensive community contacts from previous positions as the Director of Public Relations for the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Kansas City, Director of Tourism for the City of Independence and serving sixteen years on the Board of Directors of Girl Scouts of Mid Continent Council. Kacico Dance is privileged to have Patty Nolte as a part the organization.
Kacico Dance, a not for profit professional contemporary dance company under the artistic direction of Michelle Diane Brown, is a Kansas City based company that creates and performs great contemporary dance for the Kansas City metro area and the mid-west region. www.kacicodance.org