Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Fri, 22 Jan 2021 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[DANCE NEWS: Danspace Project Announces Return of Samita Sinha’s "Breathing Room" Vocal Series]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2618/ Fri, 22 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/DANCE-NEWS-Danspace-Project-Announces-Return-of-Samita-Sinha-Breathing-Room-Vocal-Series/ Danspace Project Announces Return of Samita Sinha’s "Breathing Room" Vocal Series

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<![CDATA[DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Savannah Spratt and David Glista of the Limón Dance Company Journal "from the Bubble" for The Dance Enthusiast ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2616/ Wed, 20 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Savannah-Spratt-David-Glista-Limon-Dance-Company-Kaatsbaan-Cultural-Park-There-is-a-Time-/ Just before the Christmas holidays, I asked our friends at the Limón Dance Company if any of their dancers would be interested in writing about the unique experience of rehearsing and performing in a "bubble" at Kaatsbaan Cultural Park. Dancers Savannah Spratt and David Glista, two artists who I have enjoyed watching over the years, decided to take on the task.- Christine Jowers, Editor, The Dance Enthusiast

 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: A.I.M, Kyle Abraham, JLin, and Giles Deacon in an Untitled Commission, Presented by National Sawdust for FERUS Festival 2021]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2611/ Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/AIM-Kyle-Abraham-JLin-and-Giles-Deacon-in-an-Untitled-Commission-Presented-by-National-Sawdust-for-FERUS-Festival-2021/

In IMPRESSIONS: A.I.M, Kyle Abraham, JLin, and Giles Deacon in an Untitled Commission, Presented by National Sawdust for FERUS Festival 2021, "The frenetic video editing eats the dance phrases and spits them back out, reframed and refashioned. That’s not the bad thing it could be since the piece exists for the virtual sphere of short attention spans, which is far from the dark, focused space of live theater." — Erin Bomboy

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS: Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces 2021 Creative Bubble Residencies]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2615/ Mon, 18 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/DANCE-NEWS-Works-Process-Guggenheim-2021-Creative-Bubble-Residencies/ DANCE NEWS: Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces 2021 Creative Bubble Residencies. Also, "Isolation to Creation" Docuseries Streams Nationwide on All Arts Channels.

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS: Get Enthused for Baryshnikov Arts Center's Spring 2021 Digital Season!]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2613/ Sat, 16 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Get-Enthused-for-Baryshnikov-Arts-Centers-Spring-2021-Digital-Season/ Get Enthused for Baryshnikov Arts Center's Spring 2021 Digital Season

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS: New York City Center premiered Encores! Inside the Revival Which Revisits "The Tap Dance Kid"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2612/ Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-City-Center-premiered-Encores-Inside-the-Revival-Which-Revisits-The-Tap-Dance-Kid/ New York City Center premiered Encores! Inside the Revival Which Revisits "The Tap Dance Kid." All Encores! Inside the Revival episodes stream for free on City Center’s YouTube channel and website at NYCityCenter.org.

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<![CDATA[EMBODIED LIFE: Willow Sanchez on Transitioning from Ballet Dancer to Municipal Lawyer and How Negotiation Is Needed in Both]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2608/ Fri, 15 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/EMBODIED-LIFE-Willow-Sanchez-on-Transitioning-from-Ballet-Dancer-to-Municipal-Lawyer-and-How-Negotiation-Is-Needed-in-Both/

In EMBODIED LIFE: Willow Sanchez on Transitioning from Ballet Dancer to Municipal Lawyer and How Negotiation Is Needed in Both, "Her objective was to work in public policy, so she opted to become a lawyer. 'I felt that being a black woman with a Spanish surname meant I needed to have the degree that the folks who made public policies would respect,' she says. First, though, she had to finish her bachelor's degree, which proved to be more daunting than she expected." — Erin Bomboy

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<![CDATA[THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Kim Bears-Bailey of Philadanco About Leading A Legacy Dance Company]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2609/ Mon, 11 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/THE-DANCE-ENTHUSIAST-ASKS-Kim-Bears-Bailey-of-Philadanco-About-Leading-A-Legacy-Dance-Company/ THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Kim Bears-Bailey of Philadanco About Leading A Legacy Dance Company

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Brooklyn Ballet presents "The Brooklyn Nutcracker" in the Jewel Box]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2610/ Sun, 10 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Brooklyn-Nutcracker-in-the-Jewel-Box-A-Tribute-to-Nakotah-LaRance/

"A video projected on the studio’s back wall shows Nakotah performing in the 2019 "Brooklyn Nutcracker". As his ghost-like presence fills the empty studio, it seems a haunting reminder of the others we lost this year." — Theo Boguszewski, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[SOCIAL DISTANCE DANCE VIDEO: Breton Tyner-Bryan shares her "Ballet Hartford Holiday," A Collaboration with Ballet Hartford and The Mark Twain House and Museum ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2607/ Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Social-Distance-Dance-Video-Ballet-Hartford-Holiday-Breton-Tyner-Bryan-The-Mark-Twain-Hous-and-Musueum-/ In SOCIAL DISTANCE DANCE VIDEO: Breton Tyner-Bryan shares her "Ballet Hartford Holiday," A Collaboration with Ballet Hartford and The Mark Twain House and Museum :  "I actually grew up going to high school next to the Mark Twain house, and am very familiar with its grounds and interior. I would skip school exiting through the photography lab entrance, and trespass through the grounds. It was an interesting full circle moment to have been shooting a film there." Breton Tyner-Bryan

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<![CDATA[SOCIAL DISTANCE DANCE VIDEO: "Dance With Me" a fun paw de deux by Albena Kervanbashsieva and Etoile]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2606/ Tue, 05 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/SOCIAL-DISTANCE-DANCE-VIDEO-paw-de-deux-albena-kervanbashieva/ In SOCIAL DISTANCE DANCE VIDEO: "Dance With Me" a fun paw de deux by Albena Kervanbashsieva and Etoile: Christine Jowers, of The Dance Enthusiast asks, "So, can you fill in the blank?  'Etoile finds my dancing ..." Albena Kervanbashsieva answers, "Etoile finds my dancing quite accomplished for a human."- Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[MOVING PEOPLE: Vangeline on the Impact Of Watching "Flashdance," Penning Her First Book, And How She Is Carrying Butoh into the 21st Century]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2605/ Tue, 05 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Vangeline-on-the-Impact-Of-Watching-Flashdance-Penning-Her-First-Book-And-How-She-Is-Carrying-Butoh-into-the-21st-Century/

In MOVING PEOPLE: Vangeline on the Impact Of Watching "Flashdance," Penning Her First Book, And She Is Carrying Butoh into the 21st Century, "If it does not work the first time, try again!" — Vangeline on her personal motto

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Heidi Latsky Dance's "On Display Global" in Honor of the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2604/ Tue, 05 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Heidi-Latsky-Dance-On-Display-Global-in-Honor-of-the-United-Nations-International-Day-of-Persons-with-Disabilities/

In IMPRESSIONS: Heidi Latsky Dance's "On Display Global" in Honor of the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities, "Dressed in white, groups sit in lawn chairs or stand barefoot on the grass. Soloists lounge in their homes on beds or in front of bookcases, their bodies arranged in pedestrian poses. Little movement occurs, and when some does, it is executed like a moving meditation, often barely perceptible to the viewer." — Cecly Placenti

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS: Abrons Arts Center Announces its 2021 Winter/Spring Season Line-Up]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2603/ Tue, 05 Jan 2021 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Abrons-Arts-Center-Announces-its-2021-Winter-Spring-Season-Line-Up/ Abrons Arts Center Announces its 2021 Winter/Spring Season Line-Up

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS: “Baryshnikov’s Nutcracker” for American Ballet Theatre with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gelsey Kirkland Is Available for Streaming from Amazon's Prime Video]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2602/ Wed, 23 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/DANCE-NEWS-Baryshnikovs-Nutcracker-for-American-Ballet-Theatre-with-Mikhail-Baryshnikov-and-Gelsey-Kirkland-Is-Available-for-Streaming-from-Amazons-Prime-Video-2020-12-23/

“Baryshnikov’s Nutcracker” for American Ballet Theatre with Mikhail Baryshnikov and Gelsey Kirkland Is Available for Streaming from Amazon's Prime Video

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<![CDATA[MOVING PEOPLE: Camille A. Brown on the Advice She'd Give Young and Black Choreographers, Her Pre-performance Ritual with Her Casts, and Her Favorite Activity Outside of Dance]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2597/ Wed, 23 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/MOVING-PEOPLE-Camille-A-Brown-on-the-Advice-She-Give-Young-and-Black-Choreographers-Her-Pre-performance-Ritual-with-Her-Casts-and-Her-Favorite-Activity-Outside-of-Dance/

In MOVING PEOPLE: Camille A. Brown on the Advice She'd Give Young and Black Choreographers, Her Pre-performance Ritual with Her Casts, and Her Favorite Activity Outside of Dance, "Music is to dance like air is to earth. This also honors the music in silence too." — Camille A. Brown

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York Theatre Ballet’s "The Nutcracker" and The Bang Group's "Nut/Cracked," Presented by Arts on Site ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2601/ Tue, 22 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-New-York-Theatre-Ballet-The-Nutcracker-and-The-Bang-Groups-Nut-Cracked-Presented-by-Arts-on-Site/

In IMPRESSIONS: New York Theatre Ballet’s "The Nutcracker" and The Bang Group's "Nut/Cracked" Presented by Arts on Site, "New York Theatre Ballet opens the evening with the Party Scene from choreographer Keith Michael’s version of the ballet. Then, in place of the usual divertissement, The Bang Group performs excerpts from David Parker’s Nut/Cracked, a loopy sendup of the original. This inspired pairing could not be more delightful, and, quite unexpectedly, what promised to be a gloomy holiday turns joyous." — Robert Johnson, New York

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<![CDATA[THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Michael Novak of Paul Taylor Dance Company About Leading A Legacy Dance Company]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2600/ Tue, 22 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Michael-Novak-of-Paul-Taylor-Dance-Company-on-Leading-A-Legacy-Dance-Company/ Michael Novak of Paul Taylor Dance Company on Leading A Legacy Dance Company

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS: Mark DeGarmo Dance Receives Funding to Continue its Dance and Literacy Program in NYC Public Elementary Schools in 2021]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2599/ Mon, 21 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Mark-DeGarmo-Dance-Receives-Funding-to-Continue-its-Dance-and-Literacy-Program-in-NYC-Public-Elementary-Schools-2021/ Mark DeGarmo Dance Receives Funding to Continue its Dance and Literacy Program in NYC Public Elementary Schools in 2021

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS: Martha Graham Dance Company's All-New Virtual Programming for January 2021]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2598/ Mon, 21 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Martha-Graham-Dance-Company-New-Virtual-Programming-January-2021/ Martha Graham Dance Company's All-New Virtual Programming for January 2021

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: "The Nutcracker" by Troy Schumacher's BalletCollective at Wethersfield]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2595/ Fri, 18 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Nutcracker-by-Troy-Schumacher-BalletCollective-at-Wethersfield/

In "The Nutcracker" by Troy Schumacher's BalletCollective at Wethersfield, "Following an illuminated garden path, we now enter a large tent, with a stage in the center where characters from the second-act divertissement are circulating. The scene dazzles. Each pod of visitors has its own table, laden with plastic pâtisserie, brightly dyed cakes and tarts." — Robert Johnson, Amenia, New York

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<![CDATA[THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Dante Pulieo of Limón Dance Company About Leading A Legacy Dance Company]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2596/ Thu, 17 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dante-Pulieo-of-Limon-Dance-Company-on-Leading-A-Legacy-Dance-Company/ "Dante Puleio is not who he thought he would become," says Pulieo of himself in the third party.

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS: 27 NYC Artists Announced for The Shed's Second "Open Call" Beginning Summer 2021]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2594/ Wed, 16 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/27-NYC-Artists-Announced-for-The-Sheds-Second-Open-Call-Beginning-Summer-2021/ 27 NYC Artists Announced for The Shed's Second "Open Call" Beginning Summer 2021

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<![CDATA[DANCE NEWS: The Bessies Celebrated Artists and Arts Workers at the 36th Annual New York Dance and Performance Awards in a Virtual Ceremony]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2593/ Tue, 15 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Bessies-Celebrated-Artists-and-Arts-Workers-at-the-36th-Annual-New-York-Dance-and-Performance-Awards-in-a-Virtual-Ceremony/

The Bessies Celebrated Artists and Arts Workers at the 36th Annual New York Dance and Performance Awards in a Virtual Ceremony

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<![CDATA[THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Shifting Course During The Pandemic: Rebecca Stenn, Contemporary Choreographer and Dancer, Turns to Painting]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2591/ Tue, 15 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Rebecca-Stenn-Dancer-Painter-Agora-Gallery-/ In Shifting Course During The Pandemic: Rebecca Stenn, Contemporary Choreographer and Dancer, Turns to Painting: "My work speaks of color, space, possibility, openness, vulnerability and the simple act of being alive, human and present. This is for both my visual art, my choreography and dance performances, as they all come from the same place." Rebecca Stenn, NYC

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