Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Tue, 22 Oct 2019 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[Connor Walsh, Karina González & Yuriko Kajiya On Dancing Houston Ballet's 50th Anniversary Season At New York City Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2316/ Tue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Connor-Walsh-Karina-Gonzlez-Yuriko-Kajiya-Houston-Ballet-50th-Anniversary-Season-New-York-City-Center/ Connor Walsh, Karina González & Yuriko Kajiya On Dancing Houston Ballet's 50th Anniversary Season At New York City Center.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Teac Damsa’s “Swan Lake/Loch na hEala” at BAM Harvey]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2315/ Tue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Teac-Damsa-Swan-Lake-Loch-na-hEala-at-BAM-Harvey/ In IMPRESSIONS: Teac Damsa’s “Swan Lake/Loch na hEala” at BAM Harvey, "A 75-minute work of Irish tanztheater, Teac Damsa’s Loch na hEala manages the impossible by being radical yet familiar, universal yet singular. The Guardian recently crowned it the second-best dance piece of the 21st century, so my zeal isn’t hyperbole. After seeing it, you might actually be a different person." — Erin Bomboy, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s George Balanchine and Merce Cunningham Program — David H. Koch Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2313/ Tue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-City-Ballet-George-Balanchine-Merce-Cunningham-David-Koch-Theater-/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s George Balanchine and Merce Cunningham Program — David H. Koch Theater: "In a time when fashion dictates adding technology and special effects to works of dance, returning to the choreography of George Balanchine and Merce Cunningham reminds us how much can be accomplished simply with the body in space."  Lauren Grant, New York.

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<![CDATA[Remembrances of the Cuban Icon, Prima Ballerina Alicia Alonso]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2314/ Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Remembrances-of-the-Cuban-Icon-Prima-Ballerina-Alicia-Alonso/ In Remembrances of the Cuban Icon, Prima Ballerina Alicia Alonso, "In 1942, as a young dancer with American Ballet Theatre, she suffered a detached retina. Though nearly blind, she never let her disability diminish her focus, nor hamper her drive.In 1942, as a young dancer with American Ballet Theatre, she suffered a detached retina. Though nearly blind, she never let her disability diminish her focus, nor hamper her drive." — Deirdre Towers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: William Forsythe’s “A Quiet Evening of Dance” at The Shed]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2312/ Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/William-Forsythe-A-Quiet-Evening-of-Dance-at-The-Shed/ In IMPRESSIONS: William Forsythe’s “A Quiet Evening of Dance” at The Shed, "Because it’s Forsythe, there’s a lot to see. What you see — and why you see it — may reflect your dancing history." — Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[92Y to Unveil "Excercizes for the Dance," A Handwritten Isadora Duncan Manuscript]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2310/ Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/92Y-Unveil-Excercizes-Dance-Handwritten-Isadora-Duncan-Manuscript/ 92Y to Unveil "Excercizes for the Dance," A Handwritten Isadora Duncan Manuscript!

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Monica Bill Barnes & Company’s “Days Go By” at Brookfield Place]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2306/ Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Monica-Bill-Barnes-Days-Go-By-at-Brookfield-Place/ In IMPRESSIONS: Monica Bill Barnes & Company’s “Days Go By” at Brookfield Place, "Soon, the separation between performer and non-performer becomes clear. Walking patterns develop into choreographed phrases peppered with hops, chassés, and pivots." — Cecly Placenti, New York

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Shobana Jeyasingh's "Staging Schiele" Premieres In London On November 4-5, 2019]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2278/ Sat, 19 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-London-Premiere-Of-Shobana-Jeyasingh-Staging-Schiele/ This November, choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh brings her latest work Staging Schiele to Southbank Centre where Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, now in its 30th year, is an Associate Company.

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<![CDATA[Jerome Foundation AIRspace Residency Application is LIVE!]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2308/ Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Jerome-Foundation-AIRspace-Residency-Application-is-LIVE/ Jerome Foundation AIRspace Residency Application is LIVE!

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: John Kelly's “Underneath the Skin" at NYU Skirball]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2302/ Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/John-Kelly-Underneath-the-Skin-at-NYU-Skirball/ In IMPRESSIONS: John Kelly's “Underneath the Skin" at NYU Skirball, "Kelly’s subject is an unapologetically gay man named Samuel Morris Steward (1909-1993), who did not seek out doom, but survived to an age when he was thoroughly ripe and had known epic adventures." — Robert Johnson, New York

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<![CDATA[The Bessies Announce Recipients of the 2019 NY Dance and Performance Awards]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2307/ Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Bessies-Announce-Recipients-of-the-2019-NY-Dance-and-Performance-Awards/ The Bessies Announce Recipients of the 2019 NY Dance and Performance Awards

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Dance Heginbotham's "Herz Schmerz" at Baryshnikov Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2303/ Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Heginbotham-Herz-Schmerz-at-Baryshnikov-Arts-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Dance Heginbotham's "Herz Schmerz" at Baryshnikov Arts Center, "More significantly, the performers in this piece gently squeeze their own flesh as if assessing their physical condition. Keeping their fingers crossed behind their backs, they may be praying that the result of this bodily exam is thumbs-up, and not thumbs-down, although thumbs-down is a definite possibility." — Robert Johnson, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Kathryn Posin Dance Company at the 92Y’s DIG DANCE — "Evolution," "Triple Sextet," and "Memoir"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2300/ Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Kathryn-Posin-Dance-Company-92Ys-DIG-DANCE-Evolution-Triple-Sextet-Memoir/ In IMPRESSIONS: Kathryn Posin Dance Company at the 92Y’s DIG DANCE Evolution, Triple Sextet, Memoir : "Posin and the dancers deserve credit for carrying out the more experimental shapes incorporating pointe work with the same exactitude as the more familiar vocabulary in the first movement. The added dimension of sensory awareness transmits to the audience through a felt physicality that is never demonstrative. Reaching and touching become profound kinetic experiences."

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<![CDATA[ James Whiteside's "New American Romance" Premieres At American Ballet Theatre's New Season On Oct 23]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2293/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-James-Whitesides-New-American-Romance-Premieres-At-American-Ballet-Theatres-New-Season-On-Oct-23/ American Ballet Theatre will bring James Whiteside’s Vail Dance Festival Commission, "New American Romance," to New York City this Fall on October 23, 25 and 27at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center.

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<![CDATA[Don't Miss "I Am Enough" An LGBTQ Ballet Music Video featuring Dancers Skye Mattox and Georgina Pazcoguin that premiered on National Coming Out Day]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2288/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/I-am-Enough-LGBTQ-ballet-music-video-premieres-National-Coming-Out-Day-Oct-11th-Skye-Mattox-and-Georgina-Pazcoguin-Victoria-Duncan-Adrian-Pierce-Daphne-Willis-/  "I Am Enough" An LGBTQ Ballet Music Video featuring Broadway dancer Skye Mattox and NYC Ballet Soloist Georgina Pazcoguin Premieres on National Coming Out Day, October 11th. Meet the Artists  Behind  "I Am Enough": Victoria Duncan, Adriana Pierce, and Daphne Willis ( and catch a sneak peek of the video here).

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<![CDATA[Alison Cook Beatty Dance Partners with Award Winning Violinst Shem Guibbory for Artists in Motion 2019 Series- November 2nd through November 10th at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2280/ Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Artists-in-Motion-2019-Alison-Cook-Beatty-Salvatore-Capezio-Theater-at-Peridance-/ Alison Cook Beatty Dance, an emerging modern dance company based in New York City, is soon to roll out its performance series. Artists In Motion features two world premieres, live music,  numerous guest artists, and combines Artistic Director Alison Cook-Beatty’s interest in using dance to explore the human condition with her drive to create community-centered collaborations with other artists.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Apply For CUNY Dance Initiative 2020-21 Before November 4, 2019]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2299/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Apply-For-CUNY-Dance-Initiative-2020-21-Before-November-4-2019/ CUNY Dance Initiative is now accepting applications for 2020-21!

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<![CDATA[POSTCARDS from the Field: How to Survive as a Dance Artist: Gabrielle Johnson on Creating a Company and Thriving in the Saturated NYC Dance World ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2296/ Thu, 10 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Gabrielle-Johnson-NYC-Dance-World-How-to-Survive-/ "Armed with a BFA from Alonzo King LINES Ballet at Dominican University, and an MFA from New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts, Johnson started her own company, and has been popping up all over the New York dance scene ever since. In a time that’s been particularly financially difficult for the arts, and in the New York market infamous for its quantity and intensity of competition, Johnson discusses how she’s gotten her company to keep growing, succeeding, and performing on stages that host the best and brightest."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Chuck Wilt/UNA Productions’ “COLORING” at 92Y]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2294/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Chuck-WiltUNA-Productions-COLORING-92Y/ In IMPRESSIONS: Chuck Wilt/UNA Productions’ “COLORING” at 92Y, "The company’s synergy and honesty are its most winning aspects. Wilt and his dancers offer a collaborative, self-affirmative experience, tracing emotions from a collective slump to disco-fever exuberance. " — Deirdre Towers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Maria Bauman-Morales' MBDDance in "(re)Source" presented by The Chocolate Factory Theater and BAAD in the Bronx ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2291/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Maria-Bauman-Morales-re-Source-BAAD-in-the-Bronx-The-Chocolate-Factory-Theater-BLAKTINX/ In IMPRESSIONS: Maria Bauman-Morales' MBDDance in "(re)Source" presented by The Chocolate Factory Theater and BAAD in the Bronx  "This artist  moves potently, exquisitely. I can't sit still in my seat as she shifts. Whether she’s radiating energy perched on the interior sill of a closed window, or grooving on the floor possesed by a memory, I follow . " Christine Jowers, The Bronx 

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<![CDATA[Get Ready for The Bessies: Catch Up with the Nominated Pieces and People The Dance Enthusiast Covered]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2289/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Get-Ready-for-The-Bessies-Catch-Up-with-the-Nominated-Pieces-and-People-The-Dance-Enthusiast-Covered/ Get Ready for The Bessies: Catch Up with the Nominated Pieces and People The Dance Enthusiast Covered

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet at Ailey Citigroup Theater ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2285/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/MOVEIUS-Contemporary-Ballet-Ailey-Citigroup-Theater-/ In IMPRESSIONS: MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet at Ailey Citigroup Theater, "The shuddering delicacy of three women boureé-ing slowly across the stage evokes the shifting ice. The fragile formalism of the dancers’ lines matches the frozen profile of the glaciers in Robin Bell’s video montage." — Dot Armstrong, New York

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Center for Performance Research Announces 2019 Fall Movement Festival Artists]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2290/ Mon, 07 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Center-for-Performance-Research-Announces-2019-Fall-Movement-Festival-Artists/ Center for Performance Research Announces 2019 Fall Movement Festival Artists.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Danse Theatre Surreality’s “Thoughts and Prayers” at TADA! Youth Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2287/ Mon, 07 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Danse-Theater-Surrealitys-Thoughts-and-Prayers-at-TADA-Youth-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: Danse Theatre Surreality’s “Thoughts and Prayers” at TADA! Youth Theater, "As disasters strike, the couple’s domestic chatter breaks down and the musicians rise up, using their instruments as voices against injustice." — Dot Armstrong, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: CollabFest at Triskelion Arts Featuring Works by Donna Costello, LMnO3, Annalyn Lehnig]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2284/ Mon, 07 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/COLLAB-FEST-TRISKELION-ARTS-DONNA-COSTELL-LMnO3-Annalyn-Lehnig/ In IMPRESSIONS: CollabFest at Triskelion Arts Featuring Works by Donna Costello, LMnO3, Annalyn Lehnig, "The second night of CollabFest, a two-weekend annual showcase of interdisciplinary exchange, now in its eleventh year, was replete with comedic play. But beneath the surface, critical questions of power, agency, and identity simmered." — Nadia Khayrallah, Brooklyn

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