Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 en daily 1 http://www.designbrooklyn.com/ http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/images/the-dance-enthusiast-logo-whiteBG.gif Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com <![CDATA[Dance News: Five Trailblazing Black Dance Companies Awarded Half A Million Dollars]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1961/ Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Five-Trailblazing-Black-Dance-Companies-Awarded-Half-A-Million-Dollars-2018-08-20/ The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) has awarded each of its five (5) founding member companies -- Cleo Parker Robinson Dance; Dallas Black Dance Theatre; Dayton Contemporary Dance Company; Lula Washington Dance Theatre; and The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO!) -- $100,000 each in unrestricted grants, totaling a half million dollars.

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<![CDATA["If The Dancer Dances" & "Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters" - Two Films Focus on Re-Creating Dance Masterpieces]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1960/ Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/If-a-Dancer-Dances-Can-You-Bring-It-D-man-in-the-Waters-Film-46th-Annual-Dance-on-Camera-Festival-/ The 46th Annual Dance on Camera Festival was book-ended by two fascinating documentaries that focused on the process of re-creating masterworks of dance: Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters, a work-in-progress by Rosalynde LeBlanc and Tom Hurwitz, and If The Dancer Dances a film by Lise Friedman and Maia Wechsler. Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: K is for Jeffrey Kazin and Lloyd Knight]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1956/ Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Z-K-Jeffrey-Kazin-Lloyd-Knight/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: K is for Jeffrey Kazin and Lloyd Knight, "When I got a phone call from the director of Graham telling me I got into the company. Up until that point, I was just trying to graduate. I hoped to find something afterwards, but it became real -- not just a dream."

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from Periapsis Music and Dance's Artistic Director Jonathan Howard Katz]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1928/ Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Periapsis-Music-Dance-Artistic-Director-Jonathan-Howard-Katz/ In A Postcard from Periapsis Music and Dance's Artistic Director Jonathan Howard Katz, "It seems that most 'classical' musicians, especially pianists, come into it by playing for ballet classes, something I've still never done."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: These Are The Gibney Awards 2018-2019 Dance In Process Artist Residencies]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1957/ Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-These-Are-The-Gibney-Awards-2018-2019-Dance-In-Process-Artist-Residencies-2018-08-14/ 12 artists awarded its 2018–2019 Dance in Process (DiP) residencies: chameckilerner, DANCENOISE, Ursula Eagly, Neil Greenberg, Jaamil Kosoko, Nia Love (in partnership with 651 ARTS), Marissa Perel, Will Rawls, Vicky Shick, Nelida Tirado (in partnership with BAAD!), Mariana Valencia and Pavel Zuštiak.

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<![CDATA[Sarasota Ballet Returns to The Joyce with Mixed Bills Featuring the Works of Frederick Ashton]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1959/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Sarasota-Ballet-Joyce-Celebrating-30th-Anniversary-Frederick-Ashton-Death/ In Sarasota Ballet Returns to The Joyce with Mixed Bills Featuring the Works of Frederick Ashton, "Under Iain Webb’s leadership, the once-regional company has made a name for itself on the national and, indeed, international dance map."

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from BalaSole Dance Company's Executive & Artistic Director Roberto Villanueva]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1958/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Balasole-Roberto-Villanueva/ In A Postcard from BalaSole Dance Company's Executive & Artistic Director Roberto Villanueva, "With every BalaSole concert season, I always showcase in an evening of solos several artists representing an assortment of body types, styles, genres, and artistic expressions."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: The First Annual Mobile Dance Film Festival at the 92Y]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1955/ Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Mobile-Dance-Film-92Y/ The Dance Enthusiast Hits the Streets: Mobile Dance Film Festival at the 92Y, "The brainchild of Andrew Chapman, the festival received 53 entries from around the world. Five jurors selected the two-dozen films that were presented over two showings and on iPads in the lobby." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Danspace Project Collaborates With Times Square Alliance This Fall 2018]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1940/ Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Danspace-Project-Fall-2018-Season/ Danspace Project collaborates with Times Square Alliance this Fall 2018. Also #getenthused for two co-presentations with FIAF's Crossing The Line Festival, the culmination of a year-long residency by the collective Skeleton Architecture, and a community collaboration to honor Sam Miller.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: The 46th Annual Dance on Camera Festival Shorts Programs at the Walter Reade Theatre]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1953/ Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/46th-Annual-Dance-Camera-Festival-Shorts-Programs-Walter-Reade-Theatre/ In IMPRESSIONS: The 46th Annual Dance on Camera Festival Shorts Programs at the Walter Reade Theatre, 23 films chosen from 225 submitted shorts. Deirdre Towers shares her favorites.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Mark Morris Dance Group's "Pepperland" at Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1949/ Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Mark-Morris-Dance-Groups-Pepperland-Hopkins-Dartmouth-College/ In IMPRESSIONS: Mark Morris Dance Group's Pepperland at Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College, "Pepperland is a DayGlo fantasy of an era that was defined by considerably more than bright clothing and sunglasses." Robert Johnson, New Hampshire.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Sidra Bell Dance New York in "F R I C T I O N" and "garment"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1954/ Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Sidra-Bell-Dance-F-R-I-C-T-I-O-N-garment/ In IMPRESSIONS: Sidra Bell Dance New York in  F R I C T I O N and garment, "Bell jumps from distinctly adorned, raw physicality to extravagant, everything-but-the-kitchen-sink theatrics to share her surreal take on human nature and identity."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: FX Orders The Untitled Bob Fosse/ Gwen Verdon Limited Series with Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1951/ Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/FX-Bob-Fosse-Gwen-Verdon-Limited-Series-Michelle-Williams-Sam-Rockwell/ In Dance News: FX Orders The Untitled Bob Fosse/ Gwen Verdon Limited Series with Michelle Williams and Sam Rockwell, "Fosse’s work would not have been possible without Gwen Verdon, the woman who helped to mold his style – and make him a star."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival 2018 Takes Place This August 4 & 5]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1938/ Mon, 30 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-INSITU-Site-Specific-Dance-Festival-2018/ Get enthused for INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival 2018 this August 4 and 5!

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: J is for Finis Jhung and Amy Jordan]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1948/ Wed, 25 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Dance-Enthusiasts-A-to-Z-J-is-for-Finis-Jhung-and-Amy-Jordan/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: J is for Finis Jhung and Amy Jordan, we learn that both artists practice Buddhism, have inspirational stories, and are both releasing books.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Marquee.TV A New Arts On-Demand Streaming Platform Arrives For The Next Generation of Culture Lovers]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1950/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Marquee.TV-A-New-Arts-On-Demand-Streaming-Platform-Arrives-For-The-Next-Generation-of-Culture-Lovers-2018-07-24/ Marquee.TV New Arts On-Demand Streaming Platform Arrives For The Next Generation of Culture Lovers.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Nick Cave’s “The Let Go” at The Park Avenue Armory]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1945/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Nick-Caves-Let-Go-Park-Avenue-Armory/ In IMPRESSIONS: Nick Cave’s The Let Go at The Park Avenue Armory, "The Let Go Soundsuits conjure up images of psychedelic wooly mammoths or tie-dye Muppets with neon rods, mops and staffs poking out this way and that. While they're wildly beautiful — one is unlike the rest — the Soundsuits are more than spectacle." Trina Mannino, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal’s “Dance Me” featuring the music of Leonard Cohen as Part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1942/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Les-Ballets-Jazz-de-Montreals-Dance-Me-Leonard-Cohen-BRIC-Celebrate-Brooklyn-Festival/ In IMPRESSIONS: Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal’s Dance Me featuring the music of Leonard Cohen as Part of BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, "Sex sells, and at first blush, the sex being sold here is pretty sexy. The luscious 14-person cast flaunts plenty of skin as they sport half-buttoned white dress shirts and suits with no shirts." Erin Bomboy, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from MOMIX Artistic Director Moses Pendleton About the Company's Upcoming Season at The Joyce]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1947/ Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-MOMIX-Artistic-Director-Moses-Pendleton-Season-Joyce/ In A Postcard from MOMIX Artistic Director Moses Pendleton About the Company's Upcoming Season at The Joyce, "This is dance that takes in and absorbs nature. MOMIX is also about escaping the so-called 'real world' to experience the surreal."

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from Filmmaker Marie Brodeur About "A Man of Dance" at Dance on Camera Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1946/ Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Filmmaker-Marie-Brodeur-Man-of-Dance-Dance-on-Camera-Festival/ In A Postcard from Filmmaker Marie Brodeur About "A Man of Dance" at Dance on Camera Festival, "Warren danced with a few U.S. companies, including the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, before joining Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, where he had a brilliant career as a principal dancer."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: The 17th Annual River To River Festival with Cori Olinghouse, Catherine Galasso and It’s Showtime NYC!]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1944/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/17th-Annual-River-River-Festivalh-Cori-Olinghouse-Catherine-Galasso-Its-Showtime-NYC/ In IMPRESSIONS: The 17th Annual River To River Festival with Cori Olinghouse, Catherine Galasso and It’s Showtime NYC!, "This collective viewing experience provides a unique look into the opulence of cityscape transformation." Melanie Greene, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Festival at Symphony Space with Michelle Dorrance, Caleb Teicher and More]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1943/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/American-Tap-Dance-Foundations-Tap-City-Festival-Symphony-Space-Michelle-Dorrance-Caleb-Teicher/ In IMPRESSIONS: American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Festival at Symphony Space with Michelle Dorrance, Caleb Teicher and More, "For reasons best known to himself, Nicholas Van Young danced with a Unicorn head tucked under his arm during the opening number, Soundmovement, turning his routine into a cross between a Disney fairy-tale and The Godfather."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: 92Y Harkness Dance Center Announces MOBILE DANCE FILM FESTIVAL on July 28, 2018]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1941/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-92Y-Harkness-Dance-Center-MOBILE-DANCE-FILM-FESTIVAL-July-28-2018/ 92Y Harkness Dance Center presents MOBILE DANCE FILM FESTIVAL on July 28, 2018, with two programs of screenings.

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from LLMoves Artistic Director Lindsey L. Miller about Her Recent Work "Plastic Ocean"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1931/ Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/LLMOVES-director-Lindsey-Miller-Plastic-Ocean/ In A Postcard from LLMoves Artistic Director Lindsey L. Miller about Her Recent Work Plastic Ocean, "We hope to raise awareness through art that something must be done to stop and undo the damage we have caused by wastefulness."

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from Alice Farley on the One-Night Only "If there were a moon" at Madison Square Park]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1939/ Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Alice-Farley-One-Night-Only-If-there-were-a-moon-Madison-Square-Park/ In A Postcard from Alice Farley on the One-Night Only If there were a moon at Madison Square Park, "What is the secret life of a park? What shadows are there? What creatures are at the edges of our mind’s eye?"

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