Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Thu, 18 Jul 2019 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[Dance News: CPR - Center for Performance Research Receives Funding From The Howard Gilman Foundation]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2250/ Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-CPR-Center-for-Performance-Research-Receives-Funding-From-The-Howard-Gilman-Foundation/ Dance News: CPR - Center for Performance Research Receives Funding From The Howard Gilman Foundation

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Get Enthused! These Are The 2019 Bessie Award Nominees]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2249/ Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Get-Enthused-These-Are-The-2019-Bessie-Award-Nominees/ Get Enthused! These Are The 2019 Bessie Award Nominees. Also, Daina Ashbee Is The Outstanding Breakout Choreographer Award & Alice Sheppard Receives 2019 Juried Bessie Award.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Lincoln Center Out of Doors Launches On July 24, 2019]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2247/ Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Lincoln-Center-Out-of-Doors-Launches-On-July-24-2019/ Lincoln Center Out of Doors Launches On July 24! Dancemakers To Catch Include Caleb Teicher, Jesús Carmona, Sri Lankan Dance Academy of New York, Redobles de Cultura & More.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Get Enthused For Caleb Teicher, Paul Taylor Dance Company & Ilya Vidrin's Reciprocity Collaborative at Jacob's Pillow This July 24-28!]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2245/ Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Get-Enthused-For-Caleb-Teicher-Paul-Taylor-Dance-Company-Ilya-Vidrins-Reciprocity-Collaborative-at-Jacobs-Pillow-This-July-24-28/ Get Enthused For Caleb Teicher, Paul Taylor Dance Company & Ilya Vidrin's Reciprocity Collaborative at Jacob's Pillow This July 24-28, 2019!

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<![CDATA[Ice Dance International Becomes The First Ice Skating Company to Dance At Jacob's Pillow]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2244/ Sat, 13 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Ice-Dance-International-Dancers-Artistic-Director-On-Performing-At-Jacobs-Pillow-This-July-17-2019/ In Ice Dance International Becomes The First Ice Skating Company to Dance At Jacob's Pillow: Douglas Webster, Artistic Director of the company says," It is an incredible honor for IDI to perform at Jacob’s Pillow and allows our company to connect to the deeply rooted history of dance there. It also draws us closer to one of Ice Dance InternationaI’s founders, Edward Villella, whose own history is deeply engrained in that of The Pillow."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Archive in Motion, 75 Years Of The Jerome Robbins Dance Division, Running from July 15th Onwards]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2246/ Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Archive-in-Motion-75-Years-Of-The-Jerome-Robbins-Dance-Division-July-15-Onwards/ All about "Archive in Motion," an exhibition detailing 75 years of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.

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<![CDATA[8 Dance Events Happening This Summer 2019!]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2243/ Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/8-Dance-Events-Happening-This-Summer-2019/ Get Enthused For These 8 Dance Performances Happening This Summer 2019!

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Hadar Ahuvia’s “The Dances are For Us” at Danspace Project]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2241/ Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Hadar-Ahuvia-The-Dances-are-For-Us-at-Danspace-Project/ In IMPRESSIONS: Hadar Ahuvia’s “The Dances are For Us” at Danspace Project, "While their pedestrian clothes mark individuality, Jewish ancestry becomes the connective tissue of experience entangled by tradition and contradiction." — Melanie Greene, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week 5 and 6]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2239/ Mon, 24 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-City-Ballets-2019-Spring-Season-Week-5-and-6/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week 5 and 6, "The most revelatory debut in a role turned out to be Joseph Gordon’s performance in Theme and Variations, as part of Tschaikovsky Suite No.3. Gordon’s wild heart completes the arc of an evening which features the implausible pairing of Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet and the Tschaikovsky Suite." — Henning Rübsam, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: TAKE Dance’s “In The Sea of Heaven” at The Flea Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2235/ Mon, 24 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Take-Dance-In-The-Sea-of-Heaven-at-The-Flea-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: TAKE Dance’s “In The Sea of Heaven” at The Flea Theater, "The only piece without a definitive narrative, In the Sea of Heaven, enchants with an otherworldly allure. Seven dancers lie on their backs, legs held in the air and then imperceptibly floating down like a sea anemone closing." — Cecly Placenti, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Mari Meade Dance Collective’s “On Leaving” at Triskelion Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2237/ Wed, 19 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Mari-Meade-Dance-Collective-On-Leaving-at-Triskelion-Arts/ In IMPRESSIONS: Mari Meade Dance Collective’s “On Leaving” at Triskelion Arts, "Meade offers us the gift of space, a place where we can each revisit and process our own grief." — Cecly Placenti, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[Sean Dorsey's Message To Trans, Gender-Nonconforming & Queer Communities]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2238/ Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Sean-Dorseys-Message-To-Trans-Gender-Nonconforming-Queer-Communities-2019-06-17/ "Being recognized as the nation’s first acclaimed transgender modern dance choreographer has been an intense mix of success and accolades along with intense discrimination and loneliness. Ultimately I feel incredibly blessed!" says Sean Dorsey, Artistic Director of Sean Dorsey Dance. 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre in Cathy Marston’s “Jane Eyre”]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2236/ Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/American-Ballet-Theatre-Cathy-Marston-Jane-Eyre/ In IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre in Cathy Marston’s “Jane Eyre," "Marston’s choreography is equally undistinguished. Moments — the tick-tock precision of Lowood’s students as they sup and study, a posh bash of waltzing gentlepeople — do resonate. Yet they’re swept up in an endless eddy of swirling movements that all look the same." — Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Limón Dance Company 2019 Season at The Joyce ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2234/ Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Limon-Dance-Company-2019-The-Joyce-Jose-Limon-Colin-Connor-Francesca-Harper-Nona-Hendryx--9394/ In Limón Dance Company 2019 Season at The Joyce, choreography by José Limón, Colin Connor, Francesca Harper with special guest, Nona Hendryx : "José Limón's 1947 masterwork, The Moor's Pavane, and 1967’s Psalm look radiant as danced by the adroit young artists of the 2019 Limón Dance Company. I can’t contain my praise about this group. They danced their hearts (and several other body parts) out this season." Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: Z is for André M. Zachery and Pavel Zuštiak]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2177/ Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-A-to-Z-Andre-Zachery-Pavel-Zustiak/ In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: Z is for André M. Zachery and Pavel Zuštiak, "Seeing Pina Bausch's company perform Café Muller and Rite of Spring in Kosice, my hometown in then Czechoslovakia. After meeting her and then seeing the work, I knew I wanted to do dance and theatre more than just a hobby," Pavel Zuštiak says in response to what was the light bulb moment when you knew you were going to be a dancer?

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: YYDC’s “The Edge of 30°” at BAM Fisher]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2224/ Tue, 11 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/YYDC-The-Edge-of-30-Degrees-BAM-Fisher/ In IMPRESSIONS: YYDC’s “The Edge of 30°” at BAM Fisher, "Regardless of your seat, and there’s no bad seat, you’ll notice the performers’ unique relationship to their kinespheres, which stop at the end of their natural reach." — Erin Bomboy, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Nicole Dekle Collins on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2220/ Tue, 11 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Behind-the-Byline-Nicole-Dekle-Collins-on-Writing-for-The-Dance-Enthusiast/ Behind the Byline highlights one our most important assets — our contributors. Get to know the person behind your favorite articles.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: NIC Kay’s “[GET WELL SOON] you black + bluised” at Abrons Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2215/ Tue, 11 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/NIC-Kay-GET-WELL-SOON-you-black-and-bluised-Abrons-Arts-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: NIC Kay’s “[GET WELL SOON] you black + bluised” at Abrons Arts Center, "Taken as a whole, the work reflects upon othering, the concept in which certain groups like Black and queer are positioned as different from and inferior to the mainstream." — Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Konverjdans: III at The Actors Fund Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2223/ Mon, 10 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Konverjdans-III-at-The-Actors-Fund-Arts-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Konverjdans: III at The Actors Fund Arts Center, "The theme of joining and leaving persists as the dancers orbit, coming closer and closer to meaning with each spiraling torso or imploring leg extension, but never quite reaching it." — Cecly Placenti, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Purchase Dance Company’s New York City Season at New York Live Arts ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2219/ Mon, 10 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Purchase-Dance-Companys-New-York-City-Season-New-York-Live-Arts-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Purchase Dance Company’s New York City Season at New York Live Arts, "For the fourth year in a row, the COD capped off its academic year with a show at New York Live Arts that featured highlights from their spring and fall productions, as well as student choreography, all selected by Artistic Director Nelly van Bommel." — Theo Boguszewski, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival with Mia Habib, Colleen Thomas, and Gruppo Nanou]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2217/ Mon, 10 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/La-MaMa-Moves-Dance-Festival-with-Mia-Habib-Colleen-Thomas-Gruppo-Nanou/ In IMPRESSIONS: La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival with Mia Habib, Colleen Thomas, and Gruppo Nanou, "The opening week of La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival featured works from Oslo-based Mia Habib, NYC-based Colleen Thomas, and the Italian company Gruppo Nanou. The first two investigate possibilities for community amid rising global tensions, while the third sorely mishandles the revolutionary compositions of jazz legend Miles Davis." — Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week Four]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2221/ Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-City-Ballet-2019-Spring-Season-Week-Four/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week Four, "In this “ballroom with open doors” Ashley Bouder understands to equally represent her royalty and romanticism. Her suitor, the tall Russell Janzen, provides her a much-needed wingspan. Bouder’s focus which naturally shifts in to outward, here encompasses the upward hemispheres she tends to miss when being partnered by a shorter dancer." — Henning Rübsam, New York

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from Lakai Worrell, Co-Artistic Director of Purelements]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2222/ Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Lakai-Worrell-Co-Artistic-Director-of-Purelements/ In A Postcard from Lakai Worrell, Co-Artistic Director of Purelements, "When we spoke to our dance instructors about who inspired them to dance, there are several names that came up, again and again. Names of people who may or may not be mainstream, but who have worked to push the envelope with their artistry, creativity, and passion for the arts," says Lakai Worrell, Co-Artistic Director of Purelements.  

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<![CDATA[Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Emeri Fetzer on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2203/ Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Behind-the-Byline-Emeri-Fetzer-on-Writing-for-The-Dance-Enthusiast/ Behind the Byline highlights one our most important assets — our contributors. Get to know the person behind your favorite articles.

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<![CDATA[Erik Abbott-Main on Boy Friday’s “Cowboy” at Prime Produce ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2218/ Tue, 04 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Erik-Abbott-Main-Boy-Friday-Cowboy-Prime-Produce-/ In Erik Abbott-Main on Boy Friday’s “Cowboy” at Prime Produce, "Exploring both individual and collective dream space, Cowboy’s vignettes feel like a string of prose poems. In driving unison sections, the dancers remain keenly aware of the voyeur." — Emeri Fetzer, New York

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