“These three collaborative works each showcased an expression of human experience in gratifying performances that were inventive and stimulating.”
- The Kansas City Star

Ticket Prices

Various

About this performance

8 p.m. Yardley Hall

A collaboration where the JCCC Performing Arts Series commissions choreographers Robert Moses, Penny Saunders and Amy Seiwert to create original works for three local dance companies: Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance, Owen/Cox Dance Group and The Kansas City Ballet.

Michael Uthoff, artistic adviser | Inspired by Dance St. Louis

Sponsored in part by George H. Langworthy Sr.

Local Dance Studio Showcase at 6:45 p.m.   

    The community is invited for events all month!

    This year, New Dance Partners is a community celebration of dance. Johnson County Community College Performing Arts Series, InterUrban ArtHouse and Downtown Overland Park Partnership present a series of events themed around dance and choreography that illustrate the important role art and creativity play in our local economy. Please join us.

    7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10

    DanceWORKS Panel Discussion
    InterUrban ArtHouse
    8001 Conser St., Ste. 290 (lower level), Overland Park, KS 66204

    Choreographers Amy Seiwert and Penny Saunders, along with local dance studio directors Hemavathi Sharma and Maura Garcia and other creative artists, will discuss their work, tools of the trade and what it takes to organize a performance. The panelists will welcome your questions. Register at interurbanarthouse.org, call 913-432-1916 or email. Limited seating.

    10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 13

    Overland Park Farmers’ Market
    Market Pavilion at the Clock Tower
    7950 Marty St., Overland Park, KS 66204

    Kansas City Ballet II and the TEAH Ballroom Dance Club present separate showcase performances.

    10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 

    ArtsCONNECT Morning Brew
    InterUrban ArtHouse
    8001 Conser St., Ste. 290 (lower level), Overland Park, KS 66204

    This special Morning Brew will focus on performing arts, inviting choreographers, dancers and other members of Performing Arts Series-JCCC’s New Dance Partners to meet, network and chat about the latest arts and culture news as well as current issues in the art world. Register at interurbanarthouse.org, call 913-432-1916 or email. Limited seating. Coffee and pastries are provided.

    5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 

    Local Life/Third Fridays
    Downtown Overland Park
    Various locations around Downtown Overland Park including: 

    HIP-HOP/CATWALK 
    Performance Tent-80th and Santa Fe Drive Sponsored by Jim Shetler 
    Hip-hop dancing-Manual “Lukky” Harvey & Crews, with DJ Leo Night Us. 
    Fashion Catwalk by Hair Lovin’, Ruby Rouge and Arizona Trading Co.

    AERIAL 
    The General Store-7922 Santa Fe Drive 
    Aerial performance by Voler: Thieves of Flight

    PLIÉ 
    Kansas School of Classical Ballet-7330 W. 80th St. 
    6:30 p.m.: Lecture demonstration by some of Kansas City’s youngest and most talented dancers, followed by tours.

    SAVE THE DATE: 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 
    A premiere screening at the Rio Theater (7204 W. 80th St., Overland Park) of a 30-minute film on the New Dance Partners’ choreography process, produced by JCCC Media Communications students. Directed by Cara Myers of Vespera Films.

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