Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 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[The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: U is for Daniel Ulbricht and Donna Uchizono]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2129/ Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-A-to-Z-U-Daniel-Ulbricht-Donna-Uchizono-/ In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: U is for Daniel Ulbricht and Donna Uchizono, "Maintaining a dance organization for almost 30 years running on the “fumes” of money," Donna Uchizono saysin response to what is your greatest achievement thus far.

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<![CDATA[Desmond Richardson On His Final Performance With Complexions Contemporary Ballet & More]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2125/ Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Desmond-Richardson-Complexions-Contemporary-Ballet-25th-Anniversary-Joyce-Theater-Richardsons-Final-Performance-/ In Desmond Richardson On His Final Performance With Complexions Contemporary Ballet & More, Desmond Richardson discusses his final performance, new plans,  the return of "Stardust" inspired by David Bowie, and much more. Sammi Lim

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Grupo Corpo presents “Bach” and “Gira” at BAM]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2126/ Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Grupo-Corpo-Bach-Gira-BAM-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Grupo Corpo presents “Bach” and “Gira” at BAM, "The performers — all of different heights, races, and body-types — interacted like an ecosystem, teeming with the life of vibrant coral reef." Stacey Menchel Kussell, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas "Verklärte Nacht" at Baryshnikov Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2119/ Thu, 14 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Anne-Teresa-De-Keersmaeker-Rosas-Verklrte-Nacht-at-Baryshnikov-Arts-Center-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker/Rosas "Verklärte Nacht" at Baryshnikov Arts Center, "In a true marriage of dance and sound, De Keersmaeker invigorates this familiar composition, challenging Schönberg’s stride with runs, slides, rolls, and drops." Emeri Fetzer, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: BalletBoyz’s “Young Men” (Acts 1 & 2) at the Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2122/ Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/BalletBoyz-Young-Men-Acts-1-2-the-Joyce-Theater-/ In IMPRESSIONS: BalletBoyz’s “Young Men” (Acts 1 & 2) at the Joyce Theater, "While Young Men is not unique in its blend of dance and film, the cleverness with which the two disciplines meld is uncanny." Theo Boguszewski, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Camille A. Brown & Dancers “ink” at the Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2121/ Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/-Camille-Brown-Dancers-ink-the-Joyce-Theater-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Camille A. Brown & Dancers “ink” at the Joyce Theater, "If you’re unfamiliar with Black history, then ink might seem like nothing more than a lively block party." Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Jenny Rocha/Rocha Dance Theater’s about “Half-Heard” as part of CUNY Dance Initiative]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2109/ Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Jenny-Rocha-Rocha-Dance-Theaters-Half-Heard-CUNY-Dance-Initiative/ The Dance Enthusiast Asks Jenny Rocha/Rocha Dance Theater’s about “Half-Heard” as part of CUNY Dance Initiative, "My entire life I have experienced mansplaining and misogynistic coworkers, like every woman I know," says Jenny Rocha. Nadia Khayrallah, New York

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<![CDATA[A Day in the Life of Andrea Miller of Gallim Dance: Premiere of “To Create a World” at the Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2112/ Mon, 11 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Andrea-Miller-Gallim-Dance-To-Create-a-World-Joyce/ In A Day in the Life of Andrea Miller of Gallim Dance: Premiere of “To Create a World” at the Joyce Theater, "When asked about her creative process, Miller explains that each process differs: 'If you use the same template every time, then you always end up making the same work.'" Theo Boguszewski, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s New Combinations with Kyle Abraham, William Forsythe, and Justin Peck]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2120/ Fri, 08 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-City-Ballet-New-Combinations-Kyle-Abraham-William-Forsythe-and-Justin-Peck-/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s New Combinations with Kyle Abraham, William Forsythe, and Justin Peck, "Principia, a world premiere and Resident Choreographer Justin Peck’s seventeenth work for NYCB, appears to be set in heaven: lovely, guileless, and a little dull." Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[A Postcard From Craig Ramsay: My Best Friend & Cancer Patient, Catherine Wreford, Is Proving Science Wrong]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2118/ Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Postcard-From-Craig-Ramsay-My-Best-Friend-And-Cancer-Patient-Catherine-Wreford-Is-Proving-Science-Wrong/ A Postcard From Craig Ramsay: My Best Friend & Cancer Patient, Catherine Wreford, Is Proving Science Wrong.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Royal Opera House Partners with Streaming Service Marquee.TV]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2116/ Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Royal-Opera-House-Streaming-Service-MarqueeTV/ Royal Opera House Partners with Streaming Service Marquee.TV

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: L-E-V’s “Love Chapter 2” at The Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2108/ Wed, 06 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/L-E-V-Love-Chapter-2-The-Joyce-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: L-E-V’s “Love Chapter 2” at The Joyce Theater, "Even when an undulating body breaks off in solo, the eye is drawn by competing forces." Emeri Fetzer, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: "A, MY NAME IS. . ." featured as part of Stefanie Nelson DanceGroup's, The Moving Memory Project at Aaron Davis Hall]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2114/ Tue, 05 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Stefanie-Nelson-DanceGroup-The-Loving-Memory-Project-A-MY-NAME-IS-Aaron-Davis-Hall-Alzheimers-/ /"We could be living in the dream world of Rene Magritte, where apples, indeed every object, (and in this case, movement) take on a multitude of meanings, at once familiar and absurd. Nelson envelopes us in the surreal to acquaint us with the shifts in reality experienced by Alzheimer’s sufferers." Christine Jowers, New York 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Cuba Festival at the Joyce Theater with Malpaso Dance Company, LOS HIJOS DEL DIRECTOR, and Compañía Irene Rodríguez ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2110/ Tue, 05 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Cuba-Festival-Joyce-Theater-Malpaso-Dance-Company-LOS-HIJOS-DEL-DIRECTOR-Compania-Irene-Rodrguez-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Cuba Festival at the Joyce Theater with Malpaso Dance Company, LOS HIJOS DEL DIRECTOR, and Compañía Irene Rodríguez, "There were hits and misses, but overall, the Cuba Festival showcased the hunger and passion of the Cuban dance community, who was eager to show audiences what it is made of." Stacey Menchel Kussel, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Miguel Gutierrez’s “This Bridge Called My Ass” presented at The Chocolate Factory as part of American Realness]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2111/ Tue, 05 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Miguel-Gutierrezs-This-Bridge-Called-My-Ass-The-Chocolate-Factory-American-Realness/ In IMPRESSIONS: Miguel Gutierrez’s “This Bridge Called My Ass” presented at The Chocolate Factory as part of American Realness, "While we all feel the power of the collective chanting, would I experience it in a deeper, more contrasting way if I spoke Spanish?" Theo Boguszewski, New York

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<![CDATA[Edisa Weeks of Edisa Weeks/Delirious Dances on Her Three-Part Work “Three Rites: Life, Liberty, Happiness”]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2113/ Mon, 04 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Edisa-Weeks-Delirious-Dances-Three-Rites-Life-Liberty-Happiness-Mabou-Mines-SUITE-space-/ In The Dance Enthusiast Asks Edisa Weeks about Her Three-Part Work Three Rites: Life, Liberty, Happiness: "Weeks, who sees dance and performance as spiritual and communal practices, aims to have her audience members see one another in performance in an effort to gain an understanding of each other’s experiences. 'If I had my way I would develop an empathy drug, and would crop dust it everywhere,' she says." Trina Mannino, New York

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Hits The Streets : 100 Years of Merce Cunningham: A Symposium of Ideas for the Next Century]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2106/ Sun, 03 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/100-Years-Merce-Cunningham-A-Symposium-of-Ideas-for-the-Next-Century/ The Dance Enthusiast Hits The Streets: 100 Years of Merce Cunningham: A Symposium of Ideas for the Next Century, "Think you know everything about Merce Cunningham? Think again!" Deirdre Towers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Nederlands Dans Theater 2 with Choreography by Edward Clug , Marco Goecke, Sol León, and Paul Lightfoot at New York City Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2104/ Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Nederlands-Dans-Theater-2-Edward-Clug-Marco-Goecke-Sol-Len-Paul-Lightfoot-New-York-City-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Nederlands Dans Theater 2 with Choreography by Edward Clug, Marco Goecke, Sol León, and Paul Lightfoot at New York City Center, "Spastic exactitude coupled with balletic lines is the major theme of the evening." Melanie Greene, New York

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: T is for Caleb Teicher and Safi Thomas]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2094/ Wed, 30 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Z-T-Caleb-Teicher-Safi-Thomas/ In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: T is for Caleb Teicher and Safi Thomas, "Don’t complain about what doesn’t exist. If you don’t see it, build it," says Thomas in regards to his life motto. 

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<![CDATA[Dance News: JoJo Smith, Famed Choreographer To The Stars, Passes Away at 80]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2107/ Tue, 29 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-JoJo-Smith-Famed-Choreographer-To-The-Stars-Passes-Away-at-80/ JoJo Smith, Famed Choreographer To The Stars, Passes Away at 80.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Never Before Never Again at Triskelion Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2105/ Tue, 29 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Never-Before-Never-Again-Triskelion-Arts/ In IMPRESSIONS: Never Before Never Again at Triskelion Arts, "While the bar(re) might not be set high, or even exist in this festival, how great that a dog-eat-dog town like NYC can hold this type of noncompetitive event designed to stoke curiosity and a love of play.." Deirdre Towers, New York

 
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<![CDATA[APAP 2019: Future Oceans and New Voices from New Orleans at the Marlene Myerson JCC]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2101/ Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/APAP-2019-Future-Oceans-New-Voices-From-New-Orleans-Marlene-Myerson-JCC/ In APAP 2019: Future Oceans and New Voices from New Orleans at the Marlene Myerson JCC Works by: Meryl Murman/FLOCK, Goat in the Road, Shannon Stewart /Screaming Traps, and Helen Gillet: This exciting group of mixed-discipline choreographers, composer/musicians, and devised theater companies were brought together by curator Laurie Uprichard, choreographer Shannon Stewart, and producer Philip Sandstrom. Cecly Placenti, New York

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<![CDATA[DIG Dance at 92Y Harkness Dance Center presents The Bang Group: Under the Skin-Redux and Aileen Passloff-Stepping Forward: one foot (in front of the other)]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2102/ Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/DIG-Dancer-92Y-Harkness-Dance-Center-The-Bang-Group-Under-the-Skin-Redux-Aileen-Passloff-Stepping-Forward-one-foot-in-front-of-the-other-/ In DIG Dance at 92Y Harkness Dance Center presents The Bang Group: Under the Skin-Redux- and Aileen Passloff-Stepping Forward: one foot (in front of the other): "This weekend at the 92Y...  a feast of exquisite dancing, gem-like choreography, and rich musicality..." Christine Jowers, New York 

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Chicago’s Harris Theater To Present Exclusive U.S. Presentation of English National Ballet in Akram Khan’s GISELLE]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2096/ Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Chicago-Harris-Theater-Exclusive-US-Presentation-English-National-Ballet-Akram-Khan-GISELLE-/ Chicago’s Harris Theater To Present  Exclusive US Presentation of The English National Ballet in Akram Khan’s GISELLE.

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<![CDATA[Meet The Mamboniks: Award-Winning Filmmaker, Lex Gillespie on his Documentary about Jewish Mambo Enthusiasts From 1950s New York ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2090/ Wed, 23 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Mamboniks-Documentary-Film-Lex-Gillespie-Jewish-Mambo-Enthusiasts-1950s-New-York/ In Meet The Mamboniks: Filmmaker Lex Gillespie on his Documentary about Jewish Mambo Enthusiasts From 1950s New York: " ...when much of America was discovering Elvis and rock-n-roll, New York City swayed to a Latin beat. Manhattan fell for the mambo, the hot new dance from Havana. Like the beatniks of the era, the mambo’s fervent fans earned a hip nickname: the mamboniks. They sparked a dance craze that swept the nation — and the world."  Sammi Lim

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