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July 21-Aug 3, 2022

Welcome to our
10th Anniversary Season


About the 


Blue Water


Rotary Charities of Traverse City

Glen Arbor Arts Center

Stephanie Wiitala & the Cathedral Barn @ Historic Barns Park

Katie Jones & The Garden Theater, Frankfort

The Kettering Family Foundation

Begonia Charitable Foundation

Dance Arts Academy

The Croft Residency

DTE Energy Foundation

Michigan Humanities

The Robet Foundation

Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation

The Michigan Arts and Culture Council (MACC) 

Shorts Brewery 

Leland Township Library

Friends of the Leland Township Library

Mawby Sparkling

And to the many individuals who offer their time, talents and resources to help make our performances happen! 


Support our work! 

 Help us reach our $20,000 goal with a gift to the Traverse City Dance Project

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Something I Had in Mind

Mauro de Candia, choreographer



Variations on "O mamma, mamma cara" from "Il Carnevale di Venezia", Op. 10 by Niccolò Paganini (1782-1840)

"Non, je ne regrette rien" by Charles Dumont, as recorded by Édith Piaf


Sierra French, Gabriella Dorman, Juan Duarte, Annia Hidalgo, Myles King, Cristian Laverde Koenig, Nathan Young, Kara Wilkes

Music Interlude
Jordan Hamilton & The Lasso 


in Circles

Jennifer McQuiston Lott, choreographer


Music in Circles, Pt 1 & 2 by Andrew Norman, as performed and recorded by yMusic


Gabriella Dorman, Juan Duarte


Spring II

Brent Whitney, choreographer


The Four Seasons - Violin Concerto in E Major, RV 269, “Spring” : II. Largo by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Recorded by the Traverse Symphony Orchestra

Kevin Rhodes, conductor / Hal Grossman, violin


Sierra French, Cristian Laverde Koenig




Kara Wilkes, choreographer

Jordan Hamilton, composer/cello

The Lasso, music collaborator


Gabriella Dorman, Juan Duarte, Annia Hidalgo, Myles King, Nathan Young

1.) Droughts, wildfires

2.) Rising sea levels

3.) Storms


"The dramatic impacts of climate change have been exposed with devastating clarity. How integral a healthy environment is to the enjoyment of all our other rights."

~Agnes Callamard, Secretary General of Amnesty International


1.5 DEGREES is made possible through the TCDP's 2022 NewVo Fellowship. Through NewVo, the TCDP connects dance and music artists to make collaborative works, providing them with funds, time, space, mentorship and performance opportunities within the regional community. Special thanks to the Rotary Charities of Traverse City for their generous support of this initiative. 


Support our work! 

 Help us our $20,000 goal with a gift to the Traverse City Dance Project

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