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H2 Dance Company Presents: CHAPEL

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Saturday, November 6, 2021 7:30pm

277 College Avenue, Holland, MI 49423-3646

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A Site-Specific Dance Concert Exploring Sacred Spaces

Gabriel’s Guardians 

Choreographer: Matthew Farmer

Music:  Strum - Jessie Montgomery

Musicians: Emma Hakken (violin), Katie Rae Hayduk (violin), Abigail Finnegan (viola), Beth Bachwich (cello), Rachel Shaw (bass)

Dancers: Catherine Jarboe, Mackenzie Kalinowski, Maddie Korff, Fara Ling, Erin Maher, Vivien Mickels, Hannah O'Neil, Abigail Rentfrow, Elayna Sitzman, Gillian Skiba

Blood Memories

Choreographer: Sharon Wong

Music: Rhythms made by dancers, sounds by Erik Alberg

Dancers: Mylee Graham, Sara Harris, Mackenzie Kalinowski, Vivien Mickels, Hannah O’Neil, Karsyn Schrag, Cali Smith, Elayna Sitzman, Haley Soderbloom, Greta Sorensen, Gillian Skiba, Katherine Tracy

Rehearsal Assistants to Choreographer: Mylee Graham & Haley Soderbloom

** Ankle Bells: Courtesy  Mark Lopez

** Soundscape: Courtesy Erik Alberg


Choreographer: Jasmine Mejia in collaboration with the dancers

Music: Cladenstine by Inaequalis, Together Alone B by Michael Wall, and Passage by Edoy

Dancers: Mylee Graham, Sara Harris, Maddie Korff, Fara Ling, Haley Soderbloom, Greta Sorensen, Karsyn Schrag, Katie Tracy

Garden Encounters

Three works of traditional Brazilian Choro music

Choreography: Heather Cornell

Music Direction:  Christopher Fashun

Um a Zero

Composed by: Pixinguinha and Benedito Lacerda

Performers: Katie Rae Hayduk (violin), Maddie Korff (surdo), Karsyn Schrag (tap), Greta Sorensen (tap)


Composed by: Pixinguinha

Performers:  Leah Reinardy (marimba), Greta Sorensen (tap), Maddie Korff (sand)

André de Sapato Novo 

Composed by: André Victor Corréa

Performers:  Leah Reinardy (marimba), Jackson Vander Zwart (marimba), Greta Sorensen (tap), Karsyn Schrag (tap), Maddie Korff (sand)

Sanctuary: Dimnent 

Choreographer: Lindsey Hanson

Music: On the Nature of Daylight, and Three Worlds: Mrs. Dalloway: In the Garden by Max Richter 

Dancers: Full Company and Apprentices 


Co-Artistic Directors:  Matthew Farmer and Jasmine Mejia                                                          

Sound Designer:  Erik Alberg                      

Lighting Designer/ Lightboard Operator: Eric VanTassell

Resident Costume Designer: Darlene Veenstra

Stage Manager: Cindy Alberg

Costume Shop Staff: Cherokee Bauer, Valerie Dien, Liliana Fraser-Shade, Greer Gardner, Mariam Tiews

Wardrobe: Cherokee Bauer, Valerie Dien, Greer Gardner, Liliana Fraser-Shade

H2 Dance Co. Company Members:

Mylee Graham, Sara Harris, Cate Jarboe, Mackenzie Kalinowski, Maddie Korff, Fara Ling, Vivien Mickels, Hannah O'Neil, Karsyn Schrag, Elayna Sitzman, Gillian Skiba, Cali Smith, Haley Soderbloom, Greta Sorensen, Katie Tracy, Emma Walilko 

Apprentices: Erin Maher, Abigail Rentfrow

This performance was made possible by generous donations from: Hope College Patrons for the Arts

Special Thanks To:

David Keep, Christopher Fashun

The Hope College Music Department

Musicians: Emma Hakken (violin), Katie Rae Hayduk (violin), Abigail Finnegan (viola), Beth Bachwich (cello), Rachel Shaw (bass), Leah Reinardy (marimba), Jackson Vander Zwart (marimba)

The Hope College Development Office

Want to know more about supporting either H2 Dance Co. or the new dance facilities? Contact Catharine Blackburn at or the Dance Department Chair at


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