Amanda Tipton

Reviews of Love in the Digital Age

Posted on: February 9th, 2012 by admin

 

Photo by Amanda Tipton featuring Sarah Tallman

Bob Bows of ColoradoDrama.com sums up BNC's Love in the Digital Age best, "Most remarkably, Ammon offers us beautifully drawn moments of love that transcend the all too common pessimism of the age."
Last weekend Bob Bows experienced his first BNC production and Don Atwood of World Dance Reviews also attended BNC's Love in the Digital Age.

Don Atwood shares, "In his process Ammon once again uses not only his abilities as a choreographer, but also his abilities in visual arts and collaboration, finding online sources of music and text and working with their creators to build a work of art."

Read the rest of their reviews

 

Breathtakingly Beautiful

Posted on: February 7th, 2012 by admin

 

 
Featuring Private Freeman & Sarah Tallman

Thank you so our dear friend, Amanda Tipton, owner of Kokoro Photography, who took these stunning photos at last Thursday night's final dress rehearsal of BNC's Love in the Digital Age.  The production runs for one more weekend, Feb. 10-12.  Hope to see you all there!

Featuring Meredith Strathmeyer & Colby Foss

 

Meredith Strathmeyer and Ben Delony in IntersectionBallet Nouveau Colorado's Meredith Strathmeyer and Ben Delony in MY DEAREST SON during last night's dress rehearsal of Garrett Ammon & Michael J. Henry's Intersection. Photo by Amanda Tipton.

To celebrate the opening of Season 10 and Intersection we thought we would share a photo and poem from the show with you. We hope you enjoy. You can check out a trailer, learn more and purchase tickets to the show here.

MY DEAREST SON

You are my star, always will be, and soon
I will be yours. I want you to find me
in the night sky, draw a line of light
to the others, make a constellation.

I will be yours. I want you to find me
so I can guide your way. Please do not forget
the others, make a constellation
of your father, your sister, those who think of you

and guide your way. Please do not forget
the bed I made every day for you,
your father, your sister, those who think of you,
the clothes I washed and folded, meals I made,

the bed I made every day for you.
My son, this is the way you love someone:
the clothes I washed and folded, meals I made,
this is the way you let them know.

My son, this is the way you love someone.
Each morning, greet the changing sky.
This is the way you let them know.
If you must, study the map of loneliness, then

greet the changing sky with fury,
hole up in a dark closet, huddle on empty shoes,
if you must. Study the map of loneliness,
then, go. Take a girl out for ice cream.

Hole up in a dark closet; huddle on empty shoes.
In the night sky, draw a line of light between stars.
Go, take a girl out for ice cream.
You are my star, always will be, and soon.

 

by Michael J. Henry