Taking Enthusiasm On The Road:
The Dance Enthusiast's Enthusiastic Events Initiative Connects Audiences To Behind The Scenes With ArtistsThe Dance Enthusiast, leading an exuberant revolution in dance communication, is pleased to announce the creation of its Enthusiastic Events Initiative and the birth of the DancEnthusiasts NYC-#getenthused Meetup group. Designed to compliment the organization’s mission of service–engaging, educating, and creating new media discussions to support the work of the NYC dance community—the initiative transports The Dance Enthusiast’s online audience out of the virtual world to events that offer real life connection with artists.
“The Dance Enthusiast is not only a website. We are community connector that brings artists, audience and commercial interests together in celebration and support of this vital art form,” says founding editor Christine Jowers. “Leveraging the access to Meetup’s 13 million members, we’re finding new fans that are interested in behind the scenes access to artists and have a strong interest in attending social events with dance enthusiasts of all genres.”
The first two events are as follows:
ENTHUSIASTIC EVENT 1
Rite of Spring Deconstructed with Martha Graham Dance Company
April 18, 2013, 6:30 p.m.
Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune Street, 11th Floor, New York
DancEnthusiast rate, 5
DancEnthusiasts NYC members will have unparalleled access to Martha Graham Dance Company in this intimate studio showing. Admission includes an evening of dance performed by this world-class company, a glass of wine and the chance to engage with artists and other enthusiasts. Limited seats are still available for this inaugural Enthusiastic Event and can be purchased on Meetup.
ENTHUSIASTIC EVENT 2
All You Ever Wanted to Know about Dance Enthusiasm and How to Plan an Exuberant Revolution
May 9, 2013, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Triskelion Arts Aldous Theater, 118 N. 11th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Space limited, RSVP on Meetup
Triskelion Arts and The Dance Enthusiast host a festive evening open to artists, educators, writers, presenters, publicists and fans of dance. The informal community conversation will discuss ways the arts community can spread dance enthusiasm, share publicity and news, and bring new energy to the dance field. A reception with light fare and beverages will accompany the event provided by local sponsors including Brooklyn Brewery, Lokal, McClure’s and Sindicato. Stefanie Nelson Dance Group will share a mini-performance. Attendance is limited to 30 people.
|Christine Jowers (backrow 2nd from Left) and Cory Nakasue (back row 4th from left) from The Dance Enthusiast out with an Enthusiastic Group For An Evening of Dance|