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Dance New Amsterdam

Dance New Amsterdam


Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 7:55pm

This Week In the Theater: Works in Progress (WIP)

Works in Progress (WIP)

wipOctober 27




Donna Cicchesi/A.N.D.
Frances Lai Baca/Lai Baca Dance
Jeremy Xido/Cabula6

Works In Progress (WIP) provides choreographers an opportunity to show new work at various stages of development in front of a live audience.  Participating artists receive written and oral feedback from the audience, offering them objective insight during critical points in the choreographic process. 


For more information or an application, please visit our website

Coming Up:
Open Rehearsal: 

SPLICE Artist Kendra Portier

kendra portierOctober 29

5:00 - 7:00pm



Get a preview of the show and a sneak peak into Kendra's process! 


SPLICE: Kendra Portier/Elke Luyten & Kira Alker

November 30-December 8
FRI 7:30pm | SAT 3:00pm and 7:30pm
Tickets: 7 general, 2 DNA members, 4 students/seniors, 2 advance

*There will be an opening reception at 6:30pm on November 30.  


For more information, please visit ourwebsite

Performance Project Showcase

performance projectNovember 1-3
THUR-FRI at 7:30pm
SAT at 3:00pm and 7:30pm

Tickets: 7 general, 2 DNA members, 4 students/seniors, 2 advance


*Buy your tickets in advance - Performance Project always sells out fast!  


Featuring work by:

Doug Elkins

Katiti King

Benny Simon

Sasha Soreff

Akiko Tomikawa  


For more information, please visit our website.  

The Business of Making Art

with Monica Bill Barnes

monica bill barnes The Business of Making Art is a lecture / discussion series helping choreographers and dancers develop strategies to present and market themselves and their work.  


Juggling Art and the Business of Being an Artist

with Monica Bill Barnes
Artistic Director and Choreographer,  

Monica Bill Barnes & Company

November 2
10:00am - 1:00pm
Battery Dance: 380 Broadway 5th Fl. (2 blocks south of Canal)

This class will focus on the balancing act of building a career which pays you to be a choreographer while at the same time continuing to nurture your own artistic development.

Fee: 0 advance payments, 5 at the door

To pre-register or for more information, contact Hannah Seidel or visit our website.  

From Our Friends:
Japan Society

japan societyJapan Society presents: 


Saturday, October 27 at 7:30 pm*
*Followed by a MetLife Meet-the-Artists Reception

Sunday, October 28 at 5:30 pm


Tickets: 2/5 Japan Society members


Experience a centuries-old folk music and dance tradition from the 3/11 earthquake and tsunami-devastated region of Japan. The practice of Kuromori Kagura which represents a display of appreciate to the gods of Shintoism, can be traced back to the 17th century when it began in honor of the divine spirit of the Kuromori Shrine in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture. Designated as an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Asset by the Japanese government, the group will perform a selection of dances from their vast repertoire which includes furious jumps, brisk turns and whimsical moves accompanied by percussion and fue (Japanese flute), and performed with colorful costumes and masks. Pre-performance Lecture led by William Lee, Associate Professor and Director, Asian Studies Centre, University of Manitoba one hour before each performance, free to ticket holders.


photo by Yuichiro Kariya 


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Modern . Contemporary . Simonson Technique . Cunningham Technique . Gaga . Ballet . Floor Barre . Hip Hop 

Social Dance . Yoga . Pilates . Thai Massage and more!


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