KYP Main Page
VAS Main Page

VAS PHOTOS
Ronn Miera Photos


Danny Many Horses Rael Photos

Zeb Dennis Photos

George Antuna Photos

Teresa McNeill Photos

 

 

 
   

There's something magical about Teresa McNeill, a slow, growing magnetism that we saw last summer when she taught dance.  We saw it again this summer when Teresa came to Island Grove Village Apartments as part of the "Visiting Artist Series."

A small group gathered around her on the lawn between two buildings as she chanted a little.  Heads began appearing out of apartment windows, kids stopped what they were doing and migrated toward her, adults leaned against buildings and listened.

The crowd grew.  Many of them stood off a bit.  But they listened.  They were silent.

She led us in making "prayer chains," small satchels tied to strings, to offer up our hopes or wishes or prayers.  Some of the bystanders and onlookers joined in, including our Habitat for Humanity neighbors.

She led us in dances, and more bystanders and onlookers joined in, some of them making their own small circles away from the actual dance itself.

"They don't have to stand here to feel the power," Teresa said, looking out at the recalcitrants.  She smiled and continued dancing and chanting.

Teresa's participation in the Kaleidoscope Youth Program "Visiting Artist Series" was generously funded by a grant from the Colorado Council on the Arts.

You can view photos of Teresa's dance class last summer here, here, and here, as well as the photos below.

Click on the thumbnails to view larger images, and use your browser's "BACK" arrow to return to this page.

 DSCN1486_resize.JPG (209582 bytes) DSCN1487_resize.JPG (242855 bytes) DSCN1489_resize.JPG (261905 bytes) DSCN1490_resize.JPG (229928 bytes) DSCN1491_resize.JPG (212734 bytes) DSCN1492_resize.JPG (211060 bytes) DSCN1493_resize.JPG (200340 bytes) DSCN1418_resize.JPG (198417 bytes) DSCN1420_resize.JPG (200914 bytes) DSCN1421_resize.JPG (211946 bytes) DSCN1422_resize.JPG (190958 bytes) DSCN1423_resize.JPG (162068 bytes) DSCN1424_resize.JPG (212454 bytes) DSCN1425_resize.JPG (227548 bytes) DSCN1426_resize.JPG (204510 bytes) DSCN1427_resize.JPG (212651 bytes)   DSCN1430_resize.JPG (200973 bytes) DSCN1432_resize.JPG (196931 bytes) DSCN1433_resize.JPG (203479 bytes) DSCN1434_resize.JPG (210227 bytes)  DSCN1436_resize.JPG (158006 bytes) DSCN1437_resize.JPG (176101 bytes) DSCN1438_resize.JPG (191151 bytes) DSCN1440_resize.JPG (189598 bytes) DSCN1441_resize.JPG (218773 bytes) DSCN1442_resize.JPG (228610 bytes) DSCN1443_resize.JPG (233664 bytes) DSCN1445_resize.JPG (249417 bytes) DSCN1447_resize.JPG (198633 bytes) DSCN1448_resize.JPG (207932 bytes) DSCN1449_resize.JPG (171049 bytes) DSCN1450_resize.JPG (188581 bytes) DSCN1451_resize.JPG (179710 bytes) DSCN1452_resize.JPG (177828 bytes) DSCN1453_resize.JPG (180641 bytes) DSCN1454_resize.JPG (175601 bytes) DSCN1455_resize.JPG (160441 bytes) DSCN1456_resize.JPG (167251 bytes) DSCN1457_resize.JPG (193222 bytes) DSCN1458_resize.JPG (186407 bytes) DSCN1459_resize.JPG (190839 bytes) DSCN1460_resize.JPG (190384 bytes) DSCN1464_resize.JPG (131339 bytes) DSCN1465_resize.JPG (167071 bytes)  DSCN1467_resize.JPG (204275 bytes) DSCN1468_resize.JPG (186690 bytes) DSCN1469_resize.JPG (196469 bytes) DSCN1470_resize.JPG (195198 bytes) DSCN1471_resize.JPG (188640 bytes) DSCN1472_resize.JPG (225693 bytes) DSCN1474_resize.JPG (213663 bytes) DSCN1475_resize.JPG (196862 bytes)   DSCN1478_resize.JPG (214367 bytes) DSCN1480_resize.JPG (218235 bytes) DSCN1481_resize.JPG (200461 bytes) DSCN1482_resize.JPG (216438 bytes) DSCN1483_resize.JPG (228775 bytes)