Liberty Hall Dance Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Presented by Buggé Ballet and Liberty Hall Museum
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1) The Blue House
Entre nous / June 1940
1:00 PM | 2:30 PM
Choreography: Melani De Guzman
Music: “Liebes-tod” Richard Wagner, “Nuages” - Django Reinhardt , “La Vie En Rose” - Édith Piaf, Louiguy & Marguerite Monnot and Original Compositions by Sarah Favinger
Costumes: Melani De Guzman & Sarah Favinger
Performers: Melani De Guzman & Sarah Favinger

Jessica Ruhlin / How to Grow a Money Tree
1:30 PM | 3:00 PM
Choreography: Jessica Ruhlin
Music: Missa Assumpta est Maria: Kyrie (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina), Pennies from Heaven ( Louis Prima)
Costumes: Jessica Ruhlin
Performers: Amanda Clevinger, Morgan Lamb, Jessica Ruhlin, Dasha Schwartz

Heather Harrington / The Blue Porch
2:00 PM | 3:30 PM
Choreography: Heather Harrington, Ariel Harrington Wright and Lorelei Harrington Wright
Music: Cam Millar
Performers: Heather Harrington, Ariel Harrington Wright and Lorelei Harrington Wright

2) The Carriage House
Augie Sherman / That’s Not My Neighbor
1:15 PM | 2:45 PM
Choreography: Augie Sherman
Music: "La Vida Es Un Carnaval" by Celia Cruz and "Treasure" by Sō Percussion, Matmos
Perforners: Emily Chin, Maddy Dickey, Augie Sherman and Bryanna Vargas

Armada Dance / Subconscious Wonderland
1:45 PM | 3:15 PM
Choreography: Jen Roit
Music: Stases by Loscil, Nose Grows Some by Thom Yorke
Performers: Artist Lily Zhang, Jen Roit, Adrianna Perez, Ernesto Mancebo, Samantha Needles and Shoko Fujita 

Yamini Kalluri / East meets West
2:15 PM | 3:45 PM
Choreography: Yamini Kalluri
Music: Yamini Kalluri, Dwayne Beach, Bach and Muthuswamy Dikshitar
Costumes: Costumes Nagiah Tailors
Performers: Yamini Kalluri and Parthiv Mohan

3) The Tent
Class: Indian Classical Dance
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Class: Creative Movement
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

4) The Rose Garden
Breathing Art Company-Toscana Dance Hub / White Souls
1:00 PM | 2:30 PM
Choreography: Simona De Tullio
Music: Ivan Iusco
Performer: Madeline Jafari

Phoebe Ballard / back to (let’s go from there)
1:30 PM | 3:00 PM
Choreography: Phoebe Ballard, in collaboration with dancers
Music: Rain Machine
Costumes: Phoebe Ballard
Performers: Quinn Cappiello and Rose Hinoul

Zoe Walders / Fern Dair
2:00 PM | 3:30 PM
Choreography: Zoe Walders
Music: Dark Night of the Soul by Philip Wesley and Dance of the Druids by Bear McCreary
Costumes: Zoe Walders
Performer: Zoe Walders

5) The Ice House
Anthony Alterio / FULL BLOWN
1:15 PM | 2:45 PM
Choreography: Anthony Alterio
Music: Scheibe by Lady Gaga
Costumes: Designed by The Dancers
Performers: Pedro Araujo, Justin Autz, Tia Clark, Allyson Hineman, Mikayla Johnson, Aja Pandey, Virginia Raffaele, Kory Randles, Desiree VanDyle, Julianna Wagner and Eric Young 

The Well Performance Project / Echoes
1:45 PM | 3:15 PM
Choreography: Dawud DH Jackson
Music: Mina Agossi
Costumes: Dawud Jackson
Performers: Suraija Agosto, Ava Camargo, Lily Eckhardt and Allison O'Donnell

Callie Hatchett Dance / Trust, Weight, Repeat
2:15 PM | 3:45 PM
Choreography: Callie Hatchett
Music: Epic Cello Solo by Clocks and Clouds and Nocturne in C sharp minor for violin and piano by Frederic Chopin
Costumes: Callie Hatchett
Performers: Caroline Dietz and Quinton Guthier

6) The Garden Maze
Movement Arts Project / Heart Opener
1:15 PM | 2:45 PM
Choreography: Jessica Totaro
Music: Heart Chakra by Greg de Vries, The Meditation Coach
Costumes: Forrest Green Dresses
Performers: Libby Blubaugh, Alexandria Procaccio, Brielle Karolak, Abby Zinser, Victoria Rosati, Jessica Pett

Maxine Steinman & Dancers / A Lily For Monet
1:45 PM | 3:15 PM
Choreography: Maxine Steinman
Music: Quando Sorpus Morietur, Largo Assai, Presto Assai by Giovanni Battista Pergolese
Sound editing: Maxine Steinman
Costumes: Maxine Steinman
Performer: Maxine Steinman

The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company / AL Di La
2:15 PM | 3:45 PM
Choreography: Diane Dragone
Music: Carlo Donida
Costumes: Diane Dragone
Performers: Eli Cano and Kat Reese 

7) The Mansion
Tour: 1st Floor
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Tour the Victorian-style mansion first floor! Admire the various room and timeless collections spanning the years from the American Revolution until post-World War II.

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This arts program is made possible in part by a 2019 HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Founded in 1855, Kean University has become one of the largest metropolitan institutions of higher education in the region, with a richly diverse student, faculty and staff population. Kean continues to play a key role in the training of teachers and is a hub of educational, technological and cultural enrichment serving nearly 15,000 students. The University’s five undergraduate colleges offer more than 50 undergraduate degrees over a full range of academic subjects. The Nathan Weiss Graduate College offers four doctoral degree programs and more than 60 options for graduate study leading to master’s degrees, professional diplomas or certifications. With campuses in Union and Toms River, New Jersey, and Wenzhou, China, Kean University furthers its mission by providing an affordable and accessible world-class education.  Visit www.kean.edu.

Liberty Hall Museum and Academic Center at Kean University chronicles more than 240 years of American history. The museum also houses extensive collections of furniture, ceramics, textiles, toys and tools owned by seven generations of the Livingston and Kean families. The Firehouse Museum, built in 2004, houses three antique fire engines, including a rare 1911 American LaFrance Metropolitan Steam Engine. The museum is open April – December, Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., with tours leaving every hour.

For reservations and further information, call 908-527-0400, e-mail libertyhall@kean.edu or visit www.kean.edu/libertyhall. Liberty Hall Museum is located at 1003 Morris Avenue in Union, New Jersey.  

Buggé Ballet
is a critically acclaimed ballet company based in New Jersey and led by founding artistic director Nicole Buggé. Called "Fresh…charming…a wonderful articulation of Americana." by Edward Villella, the company’s vision is to be a modern-day storyteller exploring human behavior though contemporary ballet. The company seeks to create universally appreciated works that inspire, delight, and engage our audiences through captivating movement. The company has been featured on PBS in WHYY’s Friday Arts series as a winner in Rider University’s inaugural Emerging Choreographers Competition. Buggé Ballet performed internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland and presented multiple commissioned works at Lincoln Center and with One World Symphony in New York City. Buggé Ballet toured in Virginia and Maryland with its annual Nutcracker production, has been part of the curated NuDance festival, and Breaking Glass: The Emerging Female Choreographers Project. The company has performed in Asbury Park and Point Pleasant in New Jersey, in addition to at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Bryant Park, The Ailey Citigroup Theater, NYC Fashion Week, and Dixon Place in New York City. Buggé Ballet is the founder and creator of Liberty Hall Dance Festival, an annual historically inspired site-specific performance in Union, NJ. www.buggeballet.com