Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Tue, 20 Nov 2018 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[IMPRESSIONS: Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2043/ Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Garth-Fagan-Dance-Joyce/ In IMPRESSIONS: Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce Theater, "His style recollects the early modern pioneers: angular, weighted, deliberately flaunting effort and exertion." Cecly Placenti, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Luca Veggetti Reimagines Jerome Robbins' “Watermill” at BAM Fisher]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2037/ Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Luca-Veggetti-Jerome-Robbins-Watermill-BAM-Fisher/ IMPRESSIONS: Luca Veggetti Reimagines Jerome Robbins' Watermill at BAM Fisher, "Though the choreography is all Robbins’, Veggetti takes liberties in staging. Perhaps the most noticeable difference is the audience’s proximity — in the close-quartered Fisher Theater, we surround the piece on three sides, lending intimacy to the experience." Theo Boguszewski, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA["Balanchine: The City Center Years" at New York City Center With Ballet Companies From Around the World]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2042/ Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Balanchine-City-Center-New-York-City-Center-Companies-Around-World/ In "Balanchine: The City Center Years" at New York City Center With Ballet Companies From Around the World, "City Center played a central role in Balanchine’s artistic development: Without it, the choreographer might never have had the resources he needed to get a permanent company off the ground in his adopted country."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Twyla Tharp’s “Minimalism and Me” at the Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2048/ Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Twyla-Tharps-Minimalism-and-Me-at-the-Joyce-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: Twyla Tharp’s “Minimalism and Me” at the Joyce Theater, "Although this accumulation of compositional abstractions sounds impressive, what really emerged was a style — Fred Astaire meets the downtown dance scene." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's Audience Review Contest: Win a One-Year Subscription to Marquee.TV for Yourself AND a Friend]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2036/ Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Audience-Review-Contest-Subscription-MarqueeTV/ Who doesn't love a good contest? Win a one-year subscription to Marquee.TV for yourself AND a plus one!

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<![CDATA[Guest Writer Blakeley White-McGuire Stages Martha Graham's "Errand Into the Maze" at the Semperoper in Dresden, Germany]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2034/ Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Blakeley-White-McGuire-Stages-Martha-Grahams-Errand-Maze-Semperoper-Dresden-German/ Guest Writer Blakeley White-McGuire Stages Martha Graham's Errand Into the Maze at the Semperoper in Dresden, Germany, "The whole experience was a window to culture that revealed how its people express what they value, respect, and make efforts to conserve."

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<![CDATA[Bill Shannon on His Upcoming Premiere “Touch Update” at New York Live Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2044/ Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Bill-Shannon-Premiere-Touch-Update-New-York-Live-Arts/ In Bill Shannon on His Upcoming Premiere Touch Update at New York Live Arts, "He has chosen not to appear in his work, and instead puts his disabled dance form on a cast of able-bodied people. He centralizes the technique rather than the disability." Jennifer Edwards, New York.

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: P is for Shamel Pitts and Joya Powell]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2035/ Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Dance-Enthusiasts-A-to-Z-P-is-for-Shamel-Pitts-and-Joya-Powell/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: P is for Shamel Pitts and Joya Powell, "When I was a baby, barely able to stand up by holding onto my playpen, whenever I heard the song 'Ring My Bell' by Anita Ward on the radio I would hoist myself up and start bouncing and boogieing until the song ended," says Powell.

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<![CDATA[Christine Bonansea Premieres “OnlyHuman” as Part of Danspace Project’s Community ACCESS]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2041/ Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Christine-Bonansea-OnlyHuman-Danspace-Community-Access/ In Christine Bonansea Premieres OnlyHuman as Part of  Danspace Project's Community ACCESS, "Nietzsche is a great source of inspiration for me. The subjects he explores are universal, accessible to anyone." 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Sasha Waltz & Guests’ “Kreatur” at BAM as part of the Next Wave Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2038/ Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Sasha-Waltz-Kreatur-BAM-Next-Wave-Festival/ In IMPRESSIONS: Sasha Waltz & Guests’ “Kreatur” at BAM as part of the Next Wave Festival, "Less choreographer and more of a mad scientist, Waltz casts the stage as a microscope slide where fourteen dancers evolve through stages that could be dubbed chrysalis, colony, creature, and community." Erin Bomboy, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[Guest Writer, Choreographer Rohan Bhargava Reports on Rovaco Dance and Los Little Guys' Trip to India]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2022/ Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Rohan-Bhargava-Rovaco-Dance-Los-Little-Guys-Trip-India/ Rohan Bhargava Reports on Rovaco Dance and Los Little Guys' Trip to India, "My goal when organizing this tour was to give back that knowledge to the community. I want to inspire and motivate dancers to dive deeper into their work and grow."

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<![CDATA[ Miro Magloire Writes About New Chamber Ballet’s Upcoming Performances at New York City Center Studios ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2040/ Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Miro-Magloire-New-Chamber-Ballets-New-York-City-Center-Studios-/ In  Miro Magloire Writes About New Chamber Ballet’s Upcoming Performances at New York City Center Studios, "At the start of my career I trained as a composer, and I am passionate about music that pushes boundaries," says Magloire.

 

 

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Symphony Space Presents "Selected Shorts: Dance in America"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2039/ Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Symphony-Space-Presents-Selected-Shorts-Dance-in-America/ Symphony Space presents "Selected Shorts: Dance in America" — dance inspired by the newest Library Of America collection.

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: O is for Jesse Obremski and Miki Orihara]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2025/ Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Enthusiasts-A-Z-O-Jesse-Obremski-Miki-Orihara/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: O is for Jesse Obremski and Miki Orihara, "I didn’t even thinking about dancing more than 3-5 years. And now being in New York almost 40 years, I am still dancing, creating, and teaching in this field. To me, that is amazing. I am so grateful," says Orihara.

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<![CDATA[The Guggenheim’s Works + Process Features Rogers + Hammerstein’s "Oklahoma!" Choreographed by John Heginbotham ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2033/ Tue, 06 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Guggenheims-Rogers-Hammersteins-Oklahoma-John-Heginbotham/ In The Guggenheim’s Works + Process Features Rogers + Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! Choreographed by John Heginbotham, "For me, centering on a single figure to carry us through the Dream Ballet is crucial because the dancer's aloneness makes her — and actually us — vulnerable."

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<![CDATA[Curator Denise Greber And Puppeteers Duda Paiva And Chad Williams On The 8th La MaMa Puppet Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2032/ Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Curator-Denise-Greber-And-Puppeteers-Duda-Paiva-And-Chad-Williams-On-The-8th-La-MaMa-Puppet-Festival/ In Curator Denise Greber And Puppeteers Duda Paiva And Chad Williams On The 8th La MaMa Puppet Festival, "Puppeteers are cousins to magicians in that we all put on a grand illusion. If the puppeteer does their job properly, the audience will forget the technical aspects of what they are seeing ("I know it's not real!") and buy in that these inanimate objects are actually alive."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Boston Ballet Announces The ChoreograpHER Initiative]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2031/ Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Boston-Ballet-Announces-The-ChoreograpHER-Initiative-2018-11-05/ Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen announces the ChoreograpHER Initiative, a multi-year commitment in support of emerging female choreographers from within the Company and beyond.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: WestFest 2019 - Applications Now Open! Apply Now for "WestFest Top Floor" and "WestFest All over Westbeth" ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2030/ Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/West-Fest-2019-Applications-Open-/ Applications are now open for WestFest 2019! Apply for WestFest Top Floor (multiple pieces welcomed) and/or WestFest All Over Westbeth before January 13, 2019.

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<![CDATA[Impressions: luciana achugar's "BRUXJ" as Part of the On Your Marx Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2029/ Mon, 05 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/luciana-achugars-BRUXJ-On-Your-Marx-Festival/ In Impressions: luciana achugar's BRUXJ as Part of the On Your Marx Festival, 

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces Naming Of The Danny Kaye & Sylvia Fine Kaye Studio]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2028/ Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Baryshnikov-Arts-Center-Announces-Naming-Of-The-Danny-Kaye-Sylvia-Fine-Kaye-Studio-2018-11-01/ Baryshnikov Arts Center announces the naming of the Danny Kaye & Sylvia Fine Kaye Studio. Mikhail Baryshnikov said: “I have very fond memories of Danny and Sylvia. Naming our studio after them is the perfect opportunity to honor two great creative talents and humanitarians, to acknowledge the efforts of their Foundation, and to recognize Dena’s commitment and generosity to BAC.” 

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<![CDATA[Leyya Mona Tawil on Lime Rickey International’s "Unstoppable" at The Invisible Dog Art Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2027/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Leyya-Mona-Tawil-Lime-Rickey-International-Unstoppable-Invisible-Dog/ In Leyya Mona Tawil on Lime Rickey International’s Unstoppable at The Invisible Dog Art Center, "To see a solo creature doing this dance, that’s part of [illustrating] the isolation of the character. She’s alone. She’s singing to a place that doesn’t exist yet. She’s doing it to conjure to the future."

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<![CDATA[Ashley R.T. Yergens on Premiering his First Full-Length Work "prettygirl264264" at Abrons Art Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2026/ Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Ashley-RT-Yergens-prettygirl264264-Abrons-Art-Center/ In Ashley R.T. Yergens on Premiering his First Full-Length Work prettygirl264264 at Abrons Art Center, 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Pontus Lidberg Dance’s “Siren” at The Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2023/ Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Pontus-Lidberg-Dances-Siren-at-The-Joyce-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: Pontus Lidberg Dance’s Siren at The Joyce Theater, "Siren is no ordinary retelling — in fact, the program notes caution against that. Instead, it proves to be something much more revelatory than an allegory about male lust."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Jennifer Nugent and Paul Matteson in "another piece apart" at New York Live Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2021/ Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Jennifer-Nugent-Paul-Matteson-another-piece-apart-New-York-Live-Arts/ In IMPRESSIONS: Jennifer Nugent and Paul Matteson in "another piece apart" at New York Live Arts, "Nugent devours space with a strong, long physicality while Matteson articulates his hip, shoulder, or head with wily plasticity." Cecly Placenti, New York.

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<![CDATA[ON STAGE AT KINGSBOROUGH Executive Director Anna Becker Shares its 2018-2019 Dance Season]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2019/ Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/ON-STAGE-AT-KINGSBOROUGH-Executive-Director-Anna-Becker-2018-2019-Dance-Season/ In ON STAGE AT KINGSBOROUGH Executive Director Anna Becker Shares its 2018-2019 Dance Season, "Audiences can experience everything from a performance celebrating French chanteuse Edith Piaf to the first-ever U.S. engagement of the Ukraine’s national treasure, The National Ballet Theater of Odessa, to an Irish dance extravaganza from The National Dance Company of Ireland."

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