Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Fri, 21 Sep 2018 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[Meet the 2018 Bessie Nominees: Part One with Outstanding Performer Julian Barnett in Kota Yamazaki’s "Darkness Odyssey Part 2:1 or Hallucination"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1980/ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2018-Bessie-Nominees-Outstanding-Performer-Julian-Barnett-Kota-Yamazakis-Darkness-Odyssey/ In Meet the 2018 Bessie Nominees: Part One Outstanding Performer Julian Barnett in Kota Yamazaki’s Darkness Odyssey Part 2:1 or Hallucination, "One of the main struggles I continue to encounter is the ability to transcend past the hand-to-mouth, paycheck-to-paycheck dynamic of a freelance, project-based artist," says Barnett.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Marquee.TV Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind Digital Dance Season for Fall 2018]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1979/ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Marquee.TV-Unveils-First-Of-Its-Kind-Digital-Dance-Season-for-Fall-2018-2018-09-21/ “Marquee’s Fall digital dance season is the beginning of an exciting evolution for the entire dance field,” according to Head of Content Marc Kirschner.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Part One of DANCE NOW NYC 2018 at Joe's Pub with Emcee TruDee]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1971/ Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Now-joes-pub-Emcee-Trudee/ In IMPRESSIONS: Part One of Dance Now NYC 2018 at Joe's Pub with with Emcee TruDee, "The ten artists who presented their 5 minutes, a time limit enforced by the always engaging emcee TruDee (aka: Deborah Lohse), on the cabaret stage of Joe’s Pub stayed on the light side."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Part Two of DANCE NOW NYC 2018 at Joe's Pub ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1978/ Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Part-Two-DANCE-NOW-NYC-2018-Joes-Pub-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Part Two of DANCE NOW NYC 2018 at Joe's Pub, "the festival requires choreographers to take on its challenge: Create a five-minute piece that fits on the Pub's tiny stage and that’s a 'clear and complete artistic statement.'”

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: M is for Cameron McKinney and Christopher Morgan]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1975/ Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Z-M-Cameron-McKinney-Christopher-Morgan/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: M is for Cameron McKinney and Christopher Morgan, "I question the field’s (and our audiences’) need to remount / see/hear the same old stories over and over again, especially ones steeped in misogyny or racism."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: StylePointe at Dixon Place with Dance Visions NY, Sheep Meadow Dance Theatre, ELSCO Dance, DoubleTake Dance and Armada Dance]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1977/ Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/StylePointe-Dixon-Place-Dance-Visions-NY-Sheep-Meadow-ELSCO-Dance-DoubleTake-Armada/ In IMPRESSIONS: StylePointe at Dixon Place with Dance Visions NY, Sheep Meadow Dance Theatre, ELSCO Dance, DoubleTake Dance and Armada Dance, "Five fashion designers team up with five choreographers to create movement tableaux that show clothes can be more than just worn; they can be embodied." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Tiffany Mills Company in “Blue Room” (a premiere) at The Flea Theater ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1976/ Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Tiffany-Mills-Company-Blue-Room-Premier-The-Flea-Theater-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Tiffany Mills Company in “Blue Room” (a premiere)  at The Flea Theater,  "The dancers fill each moment with fresh energy and delightful detail. They are a pleasure to follow." Chrisitine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[10th Annual Collaborations in Dance Festival at Triskelion Arts Curated by Trina Mannino]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1972/ Tue, 11 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/10th-Annual-Collaborations-Dance-Festival-Triskelion-Arts-Trina-Mannino/ In 10th Annual Collaborations in Dance Festival at Triskelion Arts Curated by Trina Mannino, "CollabFest boasts thirty pieces with partnerships ranging from traditional music and dance pairings to those that defy classification."

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<![CDATA[Julie Ludwick and Fly-by-Night Dance Theater Celebrate Groundbreaking Aerial Artist, Robert Davidson, in the Airborne Festival at Manhattan Movement Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1973/ Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Julie-Ludwick-Fly-by-Night-Dance-Theater-Airborne-Festival-Manhattan-Movement-Arts-Center-Robert-Davidson-/ In Julie Ludwick and Fly-by-Night Dance Theater Present the Airborne Festival at Manhattan Movement Arts Center, "There was something about that aerial work that spoke to me, maybe because I grew up in Alaska and climbed a lot of trees as a kid," says Ludwick.

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<![CDATA[Gabri Christa Returns to Stage in “Magdalena,” her Multi-media Work Focusing on Dementia]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1968/ Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Gabri-Christa-Magdalena-Theaterlab-Dementia/ In Gabri Christa Returns to Stage in “Magdalena,” her multi-media work focusing on Dementia, Christa says of her mother, Magdalena, "Telling her story keeps some part of her alive, a part that I don't see anymore. I also think it gives her dignity."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Brian Rogers’ "Screamers" co-presented by Abrons Arts Center and the Chocolate Factory Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1966/ Thu, 06 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Brian-Rogers-Screamers-abrons-arts-center-chocolate-factory-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Brian Rogers’ "Screamers" co-presented by Abrons Arts Center and the Chocolate Factory Theater, "the hourish-long film is as taut and tight as a nerve stretched to its breaking point." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: L is for Andrea Long Naidu and Nia Love]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1964/ Wed, 05 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Enthusiasts-A-to-Z-L-Andrea-Long-Naidu-Nia-Love/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: L is for Andrea Long Naidu and Nia Love, "I question the impact of social media on young dancers. It appears to no longer be about the work but about taking great pictures and getting Likes."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Abrons Arts Center Announces 2018-2019 The Jerome Foundation AIRspace Residents]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1970/ Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Abrons-Arts-Center-Announces-2018-2019-The-Jerome-Foundation-AIRspace-Residents-2018-09-04/ Abrons Arts Center Announces 2018-2019 The Jerome Foundation AIRspace Residents; they are NIC Kay, Morgan Bassichis, Jonathan Gonzalez and Ashley R.T. Yergens.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: The 43 Nominees For The 2018 Bessie Awards Are...]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1969/ Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-43-Nominees-2018-Bessie-Awards-Announce/ This year’s 43 Bessie nominees are....

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Movers and Shakers of Our Dance Community, "What are You Excited About this Fall?"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1967/ Tue, 04 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Fall-2018-Dance-Season-What-We-Are-Excited-About-/ The Dance Enthusiast Asks Movers and Shakers of Our Dance Community, "What are You Excited About this Fall?"

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<![CDATA[Dance News: CUNY Dance Initiative Announces Partnership with The Bessies, Call for Applications and Fall 2018 Events]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1965/ Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/CUNY-Dance-Initiative-Bessies-Partnership-Call-for-Applications-Fall-2018-Events/ CUNY Dance Initiative Announces Partnership with The Bessies, Call for Applications and Fall 2018 Events.

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<![CDATA[Beach Sessions Dance Series Returns to Rockaway Beach with AUNTS ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1963/ Thu, 23 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Beach-Sessions-Dance-Series-Rockaway-Beach-Aunts/ In Beach Sessions Dance Series Returns to Rockaway Beach with AUNTS, "Beach Sessions 2018 is partnering with Laurie Berg and Lili Dirks-Goodman who head up AUNTS, the defiantly fun, refreshing pro-abundance in art, anti-consumerist dance group."

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from American Ballet Theatre Dancer Katie Boren - My ABT Tour in Los Angeles]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1952/ Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-American-Ballet-Theatre-Dancer-Katie-Boren-Los-Angeles/ In a Postcard from American Ballet Theatre Dancer Katie Boren on Tour in Los Angeles, Katie shares her experience of performing La Bayadere and on the road living. 

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Five Trailblazing Black Dance Companies Awarded Half A Million Dollars]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1961/ Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Five-Trailblazing-Black-Dance-Companies-Awarded-Half-A-Million-Dollars-2018-08-20/ The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) has awarded each of its five (5) founding member companies -- Cleo Parker Robinson Dance; Dallas Black Dance Theatre; Dayton Contemporary Dance Company; Lula Washington Dance Theatre; and The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO!) -- $100,000 each in unrestricted grants, totaling a half million dollars.

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<![CDATA["If The Dancer Dances" & "Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters" - Two Films Focus on Re-Creating Dance Masterpieces]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1960/ Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/If-a-Dancer-Dances-Can-You-Bring-It-D-man-in-the-Waters-Film-46th-Annual-Dance-on-Camera-Festival-/ The 46th Annual Dance on Camera Festival was book-ended by two fascinating documentaries that focused on the process of re-creating masterworks of dance: Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters, a work-in-progress by Rosalynde LeBlanc and Tom Hurwitz, and If The Dancer Dances a film by Lise Friedman and Maia Wechsler. Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: K is for Jeffrey Kazin and Lloyd Knight]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1956/ Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Z-K-Jeffrey-Kazin-Lloyd-Knight/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: K is for Jeffrey Kazin and Lloyd Knight, "When I got a phone call from the director of Graham telling me I got into the company. Up until that point, I was just trying to graduate. I hoped to find something afterwards, but it became real -- not just a dream."

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from Periapsis Music and Dance's Artistic Director Jonathan Howard Katz]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1928/ Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Periapsis-Music-Dance-Artistic-Director-Jonathan-Howard-Katz/ In A Postcard from Periapsis Music and Dance's Artistic Director Jonathan Howard Katz, "It seems that most 'classical' musicians, especially pianists, come into it by playing for ballet classes, something I've still never done."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: These Are The Gibney Awards 2018-2019 Dance In Process Artist Residencies]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1957/ Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-These-Are-The-Gibney-Awards-2018-2019-Dance-In-Process-Artist-Residencies-2018-08-14/ 12 artists awarded its 2018–2019 Dance in Process (DiP) residencies: chameckilerner, DANCENOISE, Ursula Eagly, Neil Greenberg, Jaamil Kosoko, Nia Love (in partnership with 651 ARTS), Marissa Perel, Will Rawls, Vicky Shick, Nelida Tirado (in partnership with BAAD!), Mariana Valencia and Pavel Zuštiak.

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<![CDATA[Sarasota Ballet Returns to The Joyce with Mixed Bills Featuring the Works of Frederick Ashton]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1959/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Sarasota-Ballet-Joyce-Celebrating-30th-Anniversary-Frederick-Ashton-Death/ In Sarasota Ballet Returns to The Joyce with Mixed Bills Featuring the Works of Frederick Ashton, "Under Iain Webb’s leadership, the once-regional company has made a name for itself on the national and, indeed, international dance map."

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from BalaSole Dance Company's Executive & Artistic Director Roberto Villanueva]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1958/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Balasole-Roberto-Villanueva/ In A Postcard from BalaSole Dance Company's Executive & Artistic Director Roberto Villanueva, "With every BalaSole concert season, I always showcase in an evening of solos several artists representing an assortment of body types, styles, genres, and artistic expressions."

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