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Directed by Yolande Snaith

@ Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

March 9 - 12

The Performance

The Director

Featuring a diverse pallet of inspiring, innovative, collaborative dance theatre, winterWORKS highlights the unique talents of our students in original new works by faculty choreographers Yolande Snaith, Eric Geiger and Liam Clancy, and second year graduates Janet Hayatshahi and Kyle Sorensen.


Yolande Snaith (BA) Yolande Snaith trained initially in Art & Design at Wimbledon School of Art, London, before pursuing a Theatre and Dance degree at Dartington College of Arts, England. Since graduating in 1984,Yolande has been creating her own work, performing, choreographing and teaching throughout the UK and overseas, winning several awards including Digital Dance, Time Out/Dance Umbrella and Bonnie Bird Choreography Awards. In 1990 Yolande formed her own company with financial support from the Arts Council of England: Yolande Snaith Theatredance produced eleven full-length works, including Blind Faith, which won the Prix D'auteur du Conceil Generale de la Seine-Saint-Denise in 1998. Throughout her career, dance, theatre, opera, film and television companies, including the English National Opera, Birmingham Dance Exchange, Transitions and Ricochet Dance Company, The Verve, BBC and Channel 4 TV, have commissioned Yolande's choreography. In 1997 Yolande created the choreography for Stanley Kubrick's final film Eyes Wide Shut, and in1999 she was the choreographic adviser for director David Hinton's film Birds, which was the overall winner of the 2001 Monaco Dance Screen Awards. Yolande Snaith Theatredance's most recent touring productions include Maximum Machine, Very Yellow and Jardin Blanc, the final production before the company's closure in 2005.

Yolande joined the faculty of Theatre and Dance at UCSD in July 2002, and since then she has created several works in the US in collaboration with dancers and designers based in San Diego, as well as commissions from Jean Isaac's San Diego Dance Theatre and Tonnie Sammatarno's 11 Heads and Patricia Rincon Dance Collective's Blurred Borders festival. Garden Of Lila, a dance theatre collaboration with composer Shahrokh Yadegari and filmmaker Tara Knight, was presented at the Japan America Theater in Los Angeles 2005. IMAGOmoves, Yolande's new dance theater company was formed in 2006, and performed Garden of Forbidden Loves' and Garden of Deadly Sound in San Diego and at INTERFERENCES, the Hungarian State Theater of Cluj's international theater festival December 2007. Snaith's most recent work, iMan, was presented with Garden of Deadly Sound at SUSHI Performance and Visual Arts, San Diego, April 2009.


The Performers

  The Creative Team

Trixie Anne Agiao Emily Aust
Hana Azad Brian Bose
Shayna Bradley Connie Chen
Candace Chu Anya Cloud
Christ Cortez Michelle Dederko
Liliana Dominguez Caitlin Evans
Sara Garcia Christine Herde
Arthur Huang Lily Kelting
Amy Kim Jasmine Kim
Susan Kim Zachary Kissinger
Tara Krostmayer Suyeu Kuo
Tanya Lewis Karen Li
Brenda Madriz Montes Nicole Oga
Bernadete Ondevilla Sung Ji Park
Jin Piao Beverly Pitogo
Brenda Pitogo Erica Reyna
Natesa Richardson Isabella Inez Sanchez
Lindsay Shield Adriana Solis
Rachel Torres Linda Tran
Alexa Ulrich Tiffany Waniczek
Director -Yolande Snaith
Choreographers -Liam Clancy (Faculty)
Eric Geiger (Faculty)
Yolande Snaith (Faculty)
Janet Hayatshahi (MFA)
Kyle Sorensen (MFA)
Production Stage Manager -Lauren Juengel
Scenic Designer -Chris Scott Murillo
Costume Designers -Sarah Cogan
Mary Rochon
Megan Ong
Asst Costume Designer -Mary Summerday
Lighting Designers -Rebecca Bonebrake
Kristin Hayes
Asst Lighting Designers -Jordan Clarno
Becky Webb
Sound Designer -Blair Robert Nelson
Emily Jankowski Pezic
Clinton Davis
Adam Tinkle
Asst Stage Manager -Leighann Enos



Wed,Mar 9,8:00 pm OPENING
Thur,Mar 10,8:00 pm  
Fri,Mar 11,8:00 pm  
Sat,Mar 12,8:00 pm CLOSING

Located at: Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

Parking Passes Required: Monday through Friday. Weeknight passes are $2 per vehicle from the vending machines located in the UC San Diego Theatre District/La Jolla Playhouse parking lots and entry display case. Please remember your parking space number. You will need it to purchase your parking pass.

Note: Machines take all major credit cards except Discover and when paying with cash you must use exact change, NO CHANGE GIVEN.

Parking Passes Not Required: Saturdays and Sundays

Cars without permits are subject to ticketing by UCSD Campus Police. The Theatre & Dance Department does not have the authority to waive and cannot pay parking tickets.



Advance tickets for this production are available Monday-Friday, noon to 6 pm by calling the Box Office at 858.534.4574 or in person at the Theatre District’s Central Box Office at the Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre. 

At-the-Door tickets, if available, can be purchased one hour before show time at the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.

General Admission: $20
UCSD Faculty/Staff/Alumni Association,
and Seniors (over 62): $15
UCSD Students/UCSD Alumni Association (with ID): $10

Production Photos

Photos by Jim Carmody

Of Interest:

TheatreForum - An international theatre journal since 1992
La Jolla Playhouse - UCSD is home to this Tony Award winning theatre
UC San Diego Home Page - UC San Diego's Main Web Site
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