Motones & Jerseys
This isn’t your typical theatrical experience. Motones & Jerseys: In Concert features a stellar lineup of 9 singers, backed by a 7-piece band, performing singing and dancing their way through nearly 50 of the greatest songs of the 20th century, paying homage to the iconic vocal groups of the mid-century. In a playful back and forth, the groups engage in a friendly and spirited sing-off that engages each audience member with the power to vote for their favorite group each and every performance via their smartphones.
Featuring songs from beloved artists like Marvin Gaye, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The Temptations, The Beach Boys, Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, Herman’s Hermits, and many more. Join the Motones and the Jerseys for an evening of 60’s song, dance, and audience interaction. You'll be glad you got a seat, but you won’t need to stay in it!
Update: This show has been rebranded as "Motones & Jerseys: In Concert" for all future events
Kenny Moten (Co-Creator) - Kenny is now a Northern Colorado based director and performer who has been seen on stages across the country. You may have seen him or his work at Midtown Arts Center, Lone Tree Arts center, BDT Stage, or The Aurora Fox, to name a few. Kenny is the Co-Creator of Motones vs. Jerseys and Heart of the Holiday. When he is not producing innovative new works or sharing his talents, Kenny oversees Narrative Cre- ative Consulting which specializes in creative strategy, messaging, and entertainment production.
Chris Starkey (Co-Creator/Producer) - Chris has been performing for over 25 years in a variety of roles. In his early 20’s he was touring the country and world in shows like America’s Tap Dance Orchestra, Les Miserables, My One And Only, Will Rogers Follies, Kiss Me Kate, Damn Yankees, and Crazy For You. After several amazing years on the road in New York, Chris packed up his family and moved them to Orlando and started working as a performer at Walt Disney World. After stints in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Jungle Book, Beauty and the Beast, and countless productions Chris transitioned his performing life to a producer where he created several industrials for Disney. In 2000 Chris created Starkey Productions and moved his operations to Denver, Colorado. He started out as a one man operation in his one room apartment, that soon grew to an award winning event innovation company. Starkey Productions, now the The AXS Group, has over 20 employees, 400 independent contractors and produces over 600 events a year. The company has received 7 consecutive annual awards for Best Entertainment Company.
Jessica Hindsley (Director & Choreographer) - Jessica has been a staple of the Colorado theater community for years and has choreographed and performed from coast to coast. Her skills have been used ex- tensively by BDT Stage, Aurora Fox, Candlelight, Imprint Group, Narrative Creative and many more. Jessica has been with Motones vs. Jerseys since it’s origin and is so excited to bring it back to the BDT stage. Jessica is the Co-Creator of Motones vs. Jerseys and Heart of the Holiday. Love and thanks to Kenny Moten for trusting me and for being my partner in crime. To Collin, thank you for being the best husband and teammate a girl could ask for. I love you with all my heart. Now, let’s get ready to rumble!