Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Wed, 18 Apr 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[IMPRESSIONS: Basil Twist's "Symphonie Fantastique" at HERE]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1873/ Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Basil-Twist-Symphonie-Fantasique-HERE/ In IMPRESSIONS: Basil Twist's Symphonie Fantastique at HERE, "Their stage is a rectangular window into a 1,000-gallon aquarium . . . Five unseen puppeteers animate each object through hidden choreography to create what we see." Jenny Thompson, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Jane Comfort and Company’s 40th Anniversary Retrospective at La MaMa]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1872/ Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Jane-Comfort-40th-Anniversary-Retrospective-La-Mama/ In IMPRESSIONS: Jane Comfort and Company’s 40th Anniversary Retrospective at La MaMa, "While it superficially celebrates Comfort’s oeuvre, it also acts as her tribute to her many collaborators, whom she calls her family." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Martha Graham Dance Company Announces Residency at Google's NYC Headquarters]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1871/ Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Martha-Graham-Dance-Company-Residency-Google-NYC/ Martha Graham Dance Company announces residency at Google's NYC headquarters. The Company’s artistic leadership, dancers, and school faculty are designing the artistic ideas for exploring the technology.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: The 12th Annual Dance Parade Themed “The Cabaret of Life” Announces Four Grand Marshalls]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1870/ Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-12th-Annual-Dance-Parade-Cabaret-of-Life-Four-Grand-Marshalls/ The 12th Annual Dance Parade themed “The Cabaret of Life” announces 4 Grand Marshalls: Camille A. Brown, Mickela “Bare Feet” Mallozzi, DJ Doc Martin and Rafael Espinal.

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<![CDATA[To Celebrate Lar Lubovitch Dance Co's 50th Anniversary, Luminous Artist, Peggy Baker Reflects on Dancing with Lubovitch]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1858/ Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Lar-Lubovitch-Dance-Company-50th-Anniversary-Peggy-Baker-The-Joyce-/ In To Celebrate Lar Lubovitch Dance Co's 50th Anniversary, Luminous Artist, Peggy Baker Reflects on Dancing with Lubovitch, Baker says, of her early career, "... the encounter with Lar’s dances smashed my world wide-open..."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Dance Theatre of Harlem at New York City Center ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1869/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Dance-theatre-of-harlem-New-York-City-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Dance Theatre of Harlem at New York City Center, "The pièce de résistance is Dougla. A work by the late Geoffrey Holder and conducted by composer Tania León, it brings the house down on both nights." Henning Rübsam, New York.

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<![CDATA[Catherine Galasso Curates “Sight Lines” at Brooklyn Arts Exchange Featuring New Choreography to Previously Unreleased Compositions by her Father, Michael Galasso ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1868/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Catherine-Galasso-Michael-Galasso-Sight-Lines-Brooklyn-Arts-Exchange/ In Catherine Galasso Curates “Sight Lines” at Brooklyn Arts Exchange Featuring New Choreography to Previously Unreleased Compositions by her Father, Michael Galasso, Galasso says, " it was very important that the music didn’t overpower the dance or that the dance wasn’t a straight interpretation of the music. It was really about creating a conversation or dialogue between the scene and the sound . . .”

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Stephen Petronio Company in "Wild Wild World," "Hardness 10," and Merce Cunningham's "Signals" at The Joyce Theater ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1865/ Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Stephen-Petronio-Merce-Cunningham-Signals-Joyce/ In IMPRESSIONS: Stephen Petronio Company at The Joyce Theater, "Now the couples are in unison; next they execute a movement phrase on different levels; then they are in canon, just to face each other in unison again, to switch partners, to repeat, to alter, to surprise. Masterful. Exciting. I twitch in my seat."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Urban Bush Women's Hair Parties at the 92Y at Harkness Dance Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1859/ Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Urban-Bush-Womens-Hair-Parties-92Y-Harkness-Festival/ In IMPRESSIONS: Urban Bush Women's Hair Parties at the 92Y at Harkness Dance Festival, "Urban Bush Women presents Hair Parties, an evening of storytelling, dance, and spirited conversation that uses hair as a lens to talk about systemic racism." Trina Mannino, New York.

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<![CDATA[One Night Only! The NYC Premiere of "La Chana" the Prize-Winning Documentary about Flamenco Dancer Antonia Santiago Amador ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1867/ Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/La-Chana-Documentary-Flamenco-Antonia-Santiago-Amador-Merkin-Hall-Lucia-Stojevic/ In One Night Only! The NYC Premiere of "La Chana" A Prize-Winning Documentary about Flamenco Dancer Antonia Santiago Amador, Robert Johnson says, "Some may see La Chana as a feminist heroine, a woman whose strength and tenacity finally overcame the barriers men placed in her path. Others may see something else — a woman possessed by the spirit of music, a force more powerful than any human agency."

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<![CDATA[Artists Activated: Kate Ladenheim of the People Movers Talks About Her Latest Work "Glass"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1866/ Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Artists-Activated-Kate-Ladenheim-People-Movers-Glass/ In ARTISTS ACTIVATED: Kate Ladenheim of the People Movers Talks About Her Latest Work Glass, "We’re providing space for people to talk about how these spaces and our culture can change. . . Because in its most insidious outcome, shutting up and not saying anything, leads to abuse."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Compliments to BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange's 2018/19 Parent/Artist Space Grantees ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1863/ Mon, 09 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-BAX-Brooklyn-Arts-Exchange-2018-19-Parent-Artist-Space-Grantees/ Join the BAX community in welcoming 2018/19 Parent/Artist Space Grant recipients Emma Jaster, Elisabeth Motley, and Molly Poerstel.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Constance DeJong and Tony Oursler's 1988 "Relatives" at The Kitchen]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1864/ Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Constance-DeJong-Tony-Ourslers-1988-Relatives-Kitchen/ In IMPRESSIONS: Constance DeJong and Tony Oursler's 1988 "Relatives" at The Kitchen, "Imagine: a college lecturer merged with Joy of Painting 20th century public television host (and 21st century internet sensation), Bob Ross." Melanie Greene, New York.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Food Scholar Meryl Rosofsky about "Breaking Bread with Balanchine" at The Guggenheim]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1861/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Enthusiast-Asks-Meryl-Rosofsky-Breaking-Bread-Balanchine-Guggenheim-/ In The Dance Enthusiast asks food scholar Meryl Rosofsky about "Breaking Bread with Balanchine" at The Guggenheim, "People are usually surprised to learn how much time he devoted to the kitchen!" says food historian Rosofsky.

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<![CDATA[Artists Activated: Gesel Mason on Embodied Legacy, Spherical Leadership, and ‘Dancing the Visions of Contemporary Black Choreographers’]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1860/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Artists-Activated-Gesel-Mason-No-Boundaries-Dancing-the-Visions-of-Contemporary-Black-Choreographers-Billie-Holiday-Theatre-651-Arts-RestorationArt/ In Artists Activated: Gesel Mason on Embodied Legacy, Spherical Leadership, and Dancing the Visions of Contemporary Black Choreographers Mason says, "I found myself in a [reactionary] position, of saying, 'I’m not that.’ As I got older I realized that there was this whole genre of Black dance..."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Brendan Drake’s “This Is Desire” at Brooklyn Studios for Dance]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1855/ Tue, 03 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Brendan-Drake-Desire-Brooklyn-Studios-Dance/ In IMPRESSIONS: Brendan Drake’s This Is Desire at Brooklyn Studios for Dance, "Linchpinned by a loose storyline of two young men who fall in love and a secret that almost ruins everything, the work flies into moments of hyperphysical dancing, irreverent confessionals, and raining Barbie dolls." Trina Mannino, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[JANE COMFORT: 40 YEARS IN THE RESISTANCE]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1856/ Mon, 02 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Jane-Comfort-40th-Anniversary-Retrospective-La-MaMa-Lumberyard-/ <![CDATA[Dance News: CUNY Dance Initiative Announces 2018−19 Residency Artists]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1857/ Sun, 01 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/CUNY-Dance-Initiative-Announces-2018-19-Residency-Artists-/ CUNY Dance Initiative Announces  2018−19 Residency Artists. From July 2018 to June 2019, thirteen CUNY colleges will host 23 artists representing a range of dance styles and genres.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Kurt Weill’s "Zaubernacht" (Magic Night) at the Museum of Jewish Heritage]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1854/ Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Kurt-Weill-Zaubernacht-Magic-Night-Museum-Jewish-Heritage/ In IMPRESSIONS: Kurt Weill’s Zaubernacht (Magic Night) at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, "Jody Oberfelder Projects and the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra's (KCO) collaboration brings this nearly forgotten soundscape and magical story back to the New York City stage after 92 years." Jenny Thompson, New York.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Faye Driscoll Is The Recipient Of The 12th Annual Jacob's Pillow Dance Award]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1853/ Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Faye-Driscoll-Receives-12th-Annual-Jacobs-Pillow-Dance-Award/ Faye Driscoll is the recipient of the 12th Annual Jacob's Pillow Dance Award. The award, which has gone to influential artists including Annie-B Parson and Paul Lazar, Kyle Abraham, Bill T. Jones, Michelle Dorrance, Camille A. Brown, and Liz Lerman, includes a $25,000 cash prize.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: "Grand Hotel," The Musical by Encores! at New York City Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1852/ Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Grand-Hotel-Musical-Encores-New-York-City-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Grand Hotel, The Musical by Encores! at New York City Center, "Grand Hotel lands like a sloppy kiss with a poke in the side — its emotional sum greater than its performative parts, which have a shopworn razzle-dazzle to them." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[Ingrid Silva of Dance Theatre of Harlem Speaks About Artistry and Inclusion as she Prepares to Dance at New York City Center ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1849/ Mon, 26 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-Asks-Ingrid-Silva-Dance-Theatre-Harlem-New-York-City-Center/ In Ingrid Silva of Dance Theatre of Harlem Speaks About Artistry and Inclusion as she Prepares to Dance at New York City Center, she says "I want children to see me not just as a dancer but as someone they can relate to. What was possible for me can be theirs as well," says Silva.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Catch Ice Theatre of New York In Its Last Concert Of The 2018 Winter Season!]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1851/ Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Ice-Theatre-New-York-Last-Concert-2018-Winter-Season/ Ice Theatre of New York (ITNY) is proud to announce its final performance of the 32nd annual City Skate Concert Series at The Rink at Rockefeller Center will be held on March 28 at 1:00 P.M. This lunch-time concert is free to the public.

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<![CDATA[Danspace Project Presents Dancing Platforms Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches, and Downtown Dance with “A Shared Evening: Keely Garfield Dance, Same as Sister, Ni’Ja Whitson"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1850/ Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Danspace-Project-Praying-Grounds-Keely-Garfield-Same-Sister-Nija-Whitson/ In Danspace Project Presents Dancing Platforms Praying Grounds: Blackness, Churches, and Downtown Dance with “A Shared Evening: Keely Garfield Dance, Same as Sister, Ni’Ja Whitson, "The beauty of A Shared Evening resides in seeing how three artists merge the source material with their personal preoccupations." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Meredith Monk’s “Cellular Songs” at BAM Harvey]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1848/ Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Meredith-Monk-Cellular-Songs-BAM-Harvery/ In IMPRESSIONS: Meredith Monk’s Cellular Songs at BAM Harvey, "Monk, childlike at 75 with schoolgirl braids and small bones, remains one of the preeminent music-theater inventors and practitioners." Erin Bomboy, Brooklyn.

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