Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Tue, 21 Jan 2020 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[Dancewave Announces Spring 2020 Artists-in-Residence]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2375/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dancewave-Announces-Spring-2020-Artists-in-Residence/ Dancewave Announces Spring 2020 Artists-in-Residence. Congratulations, Rohan Bhargava, Winston Dynamite Brown & Latra Ann Wilson!

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Thomas L. DeFrantz/SLIPPAGE’s “Soundz in the Back of My Head” at Gibney]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2372/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Thomas-L-DeFrantz-SLIPPAGE-Soundz-in-the-Back-of-My-Head-at-Gibney/ In IMPRESSIONS: Thomas L. DeFrantz/SLIPPAGE’s “Soundz in the Back of My Head” at Gibney, "For much of the hour-long piece, DeFrantz speaks, sometimes academically (he is a professor at Duke University), and other times personally." — Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center with Choreography by Camille A. Brown, Robert Battle, and Alvin Ailey]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2370/ Mon, 20 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Alvin-Ailey-American-Dance-Theater-at-New-York-City-Center-with-Choreography-by-Camille-A-Brown-Robert-Battle-and-Alvin-Ailey/ In IMPRESSIONS: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at New York City Center with Choreography by Camille A. Brown, Robert Battle, and Alvin Ailey, "My impressions may echo the words of many other dance reviewers, but I write with the fresh enthusiasm of a first-time Ailey audience member on a particular night in a particular year." — Dot Armstrong, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: caitlinadams/Heidco and Collin Kelly in Split Bill at Triskelion Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2367/ Tue, 14 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/caitlinadams-Heidco-and-Collin-Kelly-in-Split-Bill-at-Triskelion-Arts/ In IMPRESSIONS: caitlinadams/Heidco and Collin Kelly in Split Bill at Triskelion Arts, "The world on stage exists for those who occupy it — we can’t quite enter, not yet, as they haven’t opened the box." — Dot Armstrong, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: E/D’s “amplifying the nothing” at Triskelion Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2363/ Tue, 14 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/ED-amplifying-the-nothing-at-Triskelion-Arts/ In IMPRESSIONS: E/D’s “amplifying the nothing” at Triskelion Arts, "Adopting an attitude of knowing nonchalance, E/D poses like bathing beauties, bounces through an aerobics workout, and boogies as a disco ball spins." — Erin Bomboy, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: “The Brooklyn Nutcracker” at Kings Theatre]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2368/ Mon, 13 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Brooklyn-Nutcracker-at-Kings-Theatre/ In IMPRESSIONS: “The Brooklyn Nutcracker” at Kings Theatre, "The second act carries more substance, though the storyline dissolves altogether." — Theo Boguszewski, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[One Day Dance Finds Freedom within Structure]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2346/ Thu, 09 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/One-Day-Dance-Finds-Freedom-within-Structure/ In One Day Dance Finds Freedom within Structure, "Making a one-hour dance film in 24 hours, which adds up to 216 hours for 9 films, sounds like a nearly impossible feat, but that’s One Day Dance’s mission. The company, which also produces live shows, splits the aspects of film production — rehearsal, filming, and editing — into non-consecutive blocks that add up to 24 hours." — Cecly Placenti, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Pam Tanowitz’s “New Work for Goldberg Variations” with Simone Dinnerstein at the Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2366/ Mon, 06 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Pam-Tanowitz-New-Work-for-Goldberg-Variations-with-Simone-Dinnerstein-Joyce-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: Pam Tanowitz’s “New Work for Goldberg Variations” with Simone Dinnerstein at the Joyce Theater, "At times, the dance mimics the music while, other times, it counters it, and, sometimes, as in the opening, the dancers stand quietly and let the music speak." — Theo Boguszewski, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Garnet Henderson and Anna Peretz Rogovoy in a Shared Evening at The Flea Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2365/ Mon, 06 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Garnet-Henderson-and-Anna-Peretz-Rogovoy-in-a-Shared-Evening-at-The-Flea-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: Garnet Henderson and Anna Peretz Rogovoy in a Shared Evening at The Flea Theater, "Linear and grounded, movements rotate around a strong center and change directions swiftly. Presenting one piece each, Henderson and Rogovoy create abstract paintings in motion." — Cecly Placenti, New York

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<![CDATA[Mark DeGarmo & Marie Baker-Lee On Conveying Mexico's Greatest Female Painter In “Las Fridas” ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2364/ Mon, 06 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Mark-DeGarmo-and-Marie-Baker-Lee-on-Las-Fridas/ "...we are all Frida, part of Frida, and can access those traits of Kahlo we might need to understand, cope with, and enjoy our lives and what life deals us, whether blows or  kisses, ugly or beautiful, expected or out-of-the-blue." —Mark DeGarmo

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Darrah Carr Dance in "Dancing The Coral Suite" at the Irish Arts Center a Collaboration with Musicians Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2362/ Thu, 19 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Darrah-Carr-Dance-Dancing-the-Coral-Suite-Irish-Arts-Center-Dana-Lyn-Kyle-Sanna-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Darrah Carr Dance in "Dancing The Coral Suite" at the Irish Arts Center a Collaboration with Musicians Dana Lyn & Kyle Sanna: "One may think of jigs and reels as lively music for an evening of social dance or of Irish step dance as a valiant display of rhythmic virtuosity. While both these ideas hold true, Darrah Carr Dance and Dana Lyn and Kyle Sanna take tradition and our expectations to the next poetic level. " Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[MOVING PEOPLE: Jill Williams and Ramona Candy on the Clark Center's Legacy, Modern Dance Luminaries, and Why Arms Are the Most Expressive Body Part ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2347/ Wed, 18 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/MOVING-PEOPLE-Jill-Williams-and-Ramona-Candy-on-the-Clark-Centers-Legacy-Modern-Dance-Luminaries-and-Why-Arms-Are-the-Most-Expressive-Body-Part-/ In MOVING PEOPLE: Jill Williams and Ramona Candy on the Clark Center's Legacy, Modern Dance Luminaries, and Why Arms Are the Most Expressive Body Part, "It was a safe, encouraging incubator for dancers and other performers and it embraced everyone (even if you were top heavy or bottom heavy or just heavy – lol). There may have been competition but you never felt it – it was healthy competition. It was a place you could be yourself while in your most fabulously glorious light." — Ramona Candy on what dancers today need to know about the early Clark Center.

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<![CDATA[Day in the Life of Dance: Circle Return at CPR ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2361/ Tue, 17 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Circle-Return-at-CPR-/ In Day in the Life of Dance: Circle Return at CPR , "Together and apart, the women of Depth Dance create a mournful atmosphere with help from a pulsing, spare sound score." — Dot Armstrong, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents the Merce Cunningham Centennial Celebration]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2360/ Sun, 15 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Works-Process-at-the-Guggenheim-presents-Merce-Cunningham-Centennial-Celebration/ In IMPRESSIONS: Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Merce Cunningham Centennial Celebration, "Slowly, we realize that the action is not just on stage, but all around us, in the aisles and back walkway. Audience members see a different show, depending on their seat location and where they choose to look." — Theo Boguszewski, New York

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<![CDATA[Elisa Monte Dance in "EMERGED NATION" at The Flea Theater, Choreography by Tiffany Rea-Fisher]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2359/ Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Elisa-Monte-Dance-EMERGED-NATION-The-Flea-Theater-Tiffany-Rea-Fisher/ In Elisa Monte Dance in "EMERGED NATION" at The Flea Theater, Choreography by Tiffany Rea-Fisher "Emerged Nation, a work in three movements, expresses an exhilarating passion for the multi-layered history and diverse people who’ve made and continue to make New York, New York." Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS IN PHOTOS: The 62nd Dance Magazine Awards Honors Masazumi Chaya, Angel Corella, David Gordon & Valda Setterfield, Sara Mearns, and Linda Shelton with Harkness Promise Awardees Bobbi Jene Smith and Caleb Teicher]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2358/ Thu, 12 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Magazine-Awards-Masazumi-Chaya-Angel-Corella-David-Gordon-Valda-Setterfield-Sara-Mearns-Linda-Shelton-with-Harkness-Promise-Awardees-Bobbi-Jene-Smith-Caleb-Teicher/ DANCE NEWS IN PHOTOS: The 62nd Dance Magazine Awards Honors Masazumi Chaya, Angel Corella, David Gordon & Valda Setterfield, Sara Mearns, and Linda Shelton with Harkness Promise Awardees Bobbi Jene Smith and Caleb Teicher

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Announcing 2019-20 Cage Cunningham Fellow, Jennifer Tipton]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2357/ Wed, 11 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Announcing-2019-20-Cage-Cunningham-Fellow-Jennifer-Tipton/ Announcing 2019-20 Cage Cunningham Fellow, Jennifer Tipton!

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<![CDATA[A Holiday Gift Guide For Dance Enthusiasts ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2356/ Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Holiday-Gift-Guide-For-Dance-Enthusiasts-2019/ A Holiday Gift Guide For Dance Enthusiasts!

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Kyle Marshall’s “A.D.” and “Colored” at BAM Fisher]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2355/ Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Kyle-Marshall-AD-and-Colored-at-BAM-Fisher/ In IMPRESSIONS: Kyle Marshall’s “A.D.” and “Colored” at BAM Fisher, "Why do Kyle Marshall’s movements seem so familiar yet refreshing? Laconic, measured, he dances with the pacing of a pensive man." — Deirdre Towers, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[14 Festive Performances & Events Happening In NYC & Beyond]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2350/ Mon, 09 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/16-Festive-Performances-and-Events-Happening-In-NYC-and-Beyond/ 16 Festive Performances & Events Happening In NYC & Beyond

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Hits The Streets : #ONDISPLAY Heidi Latsky Dance Brings Awareness to International Day of Persons with Disabilities ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2354/ Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/On-Display-Heidi-Latsky-Dance-Brings-Awareness-to-International-Day-of-Persons-with-Disablities/ "Since 2015, Heidi Latsky has honored this day with her sculpture-garden-like art installations made up of diverse bodies.  Starting simply (though it sounds pretty ambitious to me) with artists performing  in NYC and Hobart, Australia, today, four years later, Latsky's #OnDisplay, has expanded to 78 cities across the world. "Christine Jowers, NYC

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<![CDATA[MOVING PEOPLE: Raja Feather Kelly on "Dog Day Afternoon," His Greatest Challenge, and A Signature Item of Apparel]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2351/ Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Raja-Feather-Kelly-on-His-Dog-Day-Afternoon-His-Greatest-Challenge-and-His-Signature-Item-of-Apparel/ In MOVING PEOPLE: Raja Feather Kelly on His "Dog Day Afternoon," His Greatest Challenge, and His Signature Item of Apparel, "One of the projects I’ve most enjoyed was making my first evening length show called DRELLA at The Invisible Dog because I didn’t care what anyone thought; I just knew I had to make something and I only knew how to tell the truth about my art," says the artist. 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: “And Then We Danced,” a Film by Levan Akin]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2326/ Wed, 04 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/And-Then-We-Danced/ In IMPRESSIONS: And Then We Danced, "The film demands that you, the viewer, engage immediately and unceasingly with the protagonists and their plight, leaving you drained and astounded." — Deirdre Towers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Martine Gutierrez's "Circle" at Performance Space New York]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2349/ Tue, 03 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Martine-Gutierrez-Circle-Performance-Space-New-York/ In IMPRESSIONS: Martine Gutierrez's "Circle" at Performance Space New York, "The air in the make-shift laboratory becomes fraught with expectation and uneasiness. Staring at a living creature who is unable to protest feels voyeuristic and wrong." — Cecly Placenti, New York

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<![CDATA[Alison Cook Beatty Dance’s “Artists in Motion” at the Salvatore Capezio Theater — Peridance]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2348/ Tue, 03 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Alison-Cook-Beatty-Dance-Artists-in-Motion-Messages-in-Time-Shem-Guibbory-Peridance-Salvatore-Capezio-Theater/ In Alison Cook Beatty Dance’s “Artists in Motion” at the Salvatore Capezio Theater — Peridance, "Alison Cook-Beatty dreams up worlds that dance...In Beatty’s evocative presentations, sculptural maneuvers bring dancers easily down to and up from the floor. Impeccable partnering, elaborate traveling patterns, athletic phrases, and natural transitions reveal a gifted artisan’s craft." Christine Jowers, NYC

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