Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Tue, 21 Nov 2017 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: Tea for Three: Simone Forti, Steve Paxton, and Yvonne Rainer at Danspace Project]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1761/ Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Tea-THree-Simone-Forti-Setve-Paxton-Yvonne-Rainer-Danspace-Project/ IN IMPRESSIONS: Tea for Three: Simone Forti, Steve Paxton, and Yvonne Rainer at Danspace Project, "With roots in improvisation and conversation, it’s as free flowing as a stream of consciousness and as deliberate as a Supreme Court judge." Melanie Greene, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Yvonne Meier’s “Durch Dick und Duenn” and “Durch Nacht und Nebel” at The Invisible Dog]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1762/ Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Yvonne-Meier-Durch-Dick-Duenn-Durch-Nacht-und-Nebel-Invisible-Dog/ In IMPRESSIONS: Yvonne Meier’s Durch Dick und Duenn and Durch Nacht und Nebel at The Invisible Dog, "They inhabit zany characters, including a grave-digging wolf, a pestering fly, and a woman wearing a unitard covered in tiny plastic babies." Trina Mannino, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1756/ Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Garth-Fagan-Dance-Joyce/ In IMPRESSIONS: Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce, "Perhaps best known to the casual dancegoer as the choreographer of The Lion King, Fagan is celebrating 47 years as artistic director of his company." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Coming Soon To Cinemas: "The Dancer," A Biopic About Modern Dancer Loïe Fuller/ NYC Dance Community's Jody Sperling Creative Consultant and Choreographer ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1758/ Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-The-Dancer-Loe-Fuller-Directed-by-Stphanie-Di-Giusto-Jody-Sperling-Creative-Consultant-and-Choreographer/ Coming soon to cinemas: "The Dancer, a biopic about Loïe Fuller. Fuller (played by French actress Soko)'s influential Serpentine dance routine cemented her legend, but soon she faced stiff competition from a rising star named Isadora Duncan (a luminous Lily-Rose Depp).

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: European Perspectives — Tero Saarinen Company, Compagnie Maguy Marin, and Dresden Semperoper Ballett at The Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1760/ Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-European-Perspectives-Tero-Saarinen-Compagnie-Maguy-Marin-Dresden-Semperoper-Ballett-Joyce-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: European Perspectives — Tero Saarinen Company, Compagnie Maguy Marin, and Dresden Semperoper Ballett at The Joyce Theater, "Their programs suggest that, underneath the gloss and fervency that characterizes much contemporary dance, the world is not flat." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: The Dance Gallery Festival featuring work by Dionne Sparkman Noble and Andy Noble, Rohan Bhargava, and Nicole Von Arx]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1757/ Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Dance-Gallery-Festival-Dionne-Sparkman-Noble-Andy-Rohan-Bhargava-Nicole-Von-Arx/ In IMPRESSIONS: The Dance Gallery Festival featuring work by Dionne Sparkman Noble and Andy Noble, Rohan Bhargava, and Nicole Von Arx, "Each year, a few of these artists are voted audience favorites and awarded a $1000 fee plus a commission to create 25 minutes of work." Juan Michael Porter II, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: ODC/Dance's "boulders and bones" with Zoë Keating at BAM]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1752/ Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-ODC-bouders-bones-zoe-keating-bam/ In IMPRESSIONS: ODC/Dance's "boulders and bones" with Zoë Keating at BAM, "They sweep clean the dust from the stage as Keating is slowly wheeled around the space, playing her score where melodic lines loop on top of one another." Theo Boguszewski, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Cynthia Oliver's "Virago-Man Dem" at BAM]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1751/ Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Cynthia-Oliver-Virago-Man-Dem-BAM/ In IMPRESSIONS: Cynthia Oliver's Virago-Man Dem at BAM, "She taps into Afro-Caribbean and African-American ancestries of performers, grounding their personal experiences into broader considerations about black masculinity." Melanie Greene, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[Artistic Director Marc Brew about AXIS Dance Company's 30th Anniversary and New York Season at Gibney Dance]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1749/ Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Artistic-Director-Marc-Brew-Axis-30th-Anniversary-New-York-Gibney/ In Artistic Director Marc Brew about AXIS Dance Company's 30th Anniversary and New York Season at Gibney Dance, "For a while after the accident, I stopped looking at myself in the mirror; and then one day, a shift occurred. I started being interested in what my body could do and how I could push past restriction," says Brew.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Dance Theatre of Harlem Makes First Eastern European Tour in 48-Year History]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1750/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Dance-Theatre-of-Harlem-Makes-First-Eastern-European-Tour-in-48-Year-History-2017-11-08/ Dance Theatre of Harlem will makes its first Eastern European tour in the company's 48-year history.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS FROM PARIS: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s "Così fan tutte" at the Paris Opera]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1745/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Anne-Teresa-De-Keersmaeker-Cosi-Fan-Tutte-Paris-Opera/ In IMPRESSIONS FROM PARIS: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Così fan tutte at the Paris Opera, "Vivid and full of verve, her production takes audiences on a crisply energetic ride along the comic surface of this 1790 masterwork." Nicole Dekle Collins, Paris.
 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS FROM PARIS: Compagnie METAtarses in Sandra Abouav's "À bouche que veux-tu (Yawn)"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1734/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Paris-Compagnie-Metatarses-Sandra-Abouav-bouche-que-veux-tu-yawn/ In IMPRESSIONS FROM PARIS: Compagnie METAtarses in Sandra Abouav's À bouche que veux-tu (Yawn), "A study of yawning and its metamorphoses, sounded like a pleasant diversion." Ann Moradian, Paris.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: The Martha Hill Dance Fund Announces The 2017 Martha Hill Awards Gala on Monday, November 20]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1748/ Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Martha-Hill-Awards-Gala-November-20/ The Martha Hill Dance Fund is pleased to announce The 2017 Martha Hill Awards Gala! This year the Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are dance historian and archivist NORTON OWEN and dance educator ALICE TEIRSTEIN. The 2017 Mid-Career Award recipients are choreographer ROBERT GARLAND and dance activist DENISE HURLIN ROBERTS.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: CALL FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS For INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival 2018- Apply by Dec 1, 2017]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1747/ Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Call-for-Choreographers-fo-INSITUE-site-specific-dance-festival-2018/ Call for choreographers for INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival 2018! Submit your proposal before December 1st for an opportunity to create commissioned work.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Matthew Bourne/ New Adventures’ "The Red Shoes" at New York City Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1739/ Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Matthew-Bourne-New-Adventures-Red-Shoes-New-York-City-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Matthew Bourne/ New Adventures’ The Red Shoes at New York City Center, "It's everything I didn’t know I wanted: humorous, energetic, filled with heart, not a mean nor a snarky nor an impenetrable moment in its two-hour run time." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Food Scholar Meryl Rosofsky About Tanaquil Le Clercq’s “The Ballet Cook Book: A 50th Anniversary Celebration” at The Guggenheim]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1744/ Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Food-Scholar-Meryl-Rosofsky-About-Tanaquil-Le-Clercqs-The-Ballet-Cook-Book-A-50th-Anniversary-Celebration-at-The-Guggenheim/ In TDE asks food scholar Meryl Rosofsky about Tanaquil Le Clercq’s “The Ballet Cook Book: A 50th Anniversary Celebration" at the Guggenheim, " I hope this serves as inspiration to young dancers who are still figuring out their relationship to food and their bodies," says Rosofsky.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Walter Dundervill’s "Skybox" at Brooklyn's Pioneer Works]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1731/ Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Walter-Dundervill-Skybox-Brooklyn-Pioneer-Works/ In IMPRESSIONS: Walter Dundervill’s Skybox at Brooklyn's Pioneer Works, "Walking into Dundervill’s installation, your eyes gaze up at the high wood ceiling with its asymmetrical beams." Deirdre Towers, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[ IMPRESSIONS: Ryan McNamara's "The World Premiere of a New Commission" with John Zorn at The Guggenheim]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1738/ Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Ryan-McNamara-World-Premiere-New-Commission-John-Zorn-Guggenheim-Museum/ In IMPRESSIONS: Ryan McNamara's The World Premiere of a New Commission with John Zorn at The Guggenheim, "The cast rings the circumference of the space, performing angular arm gestures combined with groovy hip sways and music-video motifs like a hand slapping a face." Theo Boguszewski, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Armitage Gone! Dance's "Halloween Unleashed: Dancing Bones, Tasting Darkness and the Skeleton Within" at LA MAMA]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1737/ Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Armitage-Gone-Halloween-Unleashed-Bones-Tasting-Darkness-Skeleton-Within-LA-MAMA/ In IMPRESSIONS: Armitage Gone! Dance's Halloween Unleashed: Dancing Bones, Tasting Darkness and the Skeleton Within, Karole Armitage  and her skillful gang of artistic collaborators offer a surreal, theatrical amuse bouche to inspire all manner of trick-or-treaters.-Christine Jowers, New York.

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<![CDATA[Impressions: New York City Ballet's 21st Century Choreographers Program ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1736/ Tue, 31 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-New-York-City-Ballet-21st-Century-Choreographers/ In Impressions: New York City Ballet's 21st Century Choreographers Program, "Deciding that new music might not be a selling point for today’s audience, New York City Ballet has instead been banking on fashion as the catalyst for current creators and gala spectators." Henning Rübsam, New York.

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<![CDATA[A POSTCARD From Morgan McEwen, Artistic Director of MorDance, About the Company's 5th Anniversary]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1735/ Sat, 28 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Morgan-McEwen-Artistic-Director-MorDance-5th-Anniversary/ A POSTCARD A POSTCARD From Morgan McEwen, Artistic Director of MorDance, About the Company's 5th Anniversary, "In this milestone year, I am most looking forward creating new works, bringing in new audience members, celebrating art, dance and music, and continuing to expand our outreach programing," said McEwen.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Pam Tanowitz and Simone Dinnerstein's “New Work for Goldberg Variations” as part of Peak Performances at The Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1733/ Thu, 26 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Simone-Dinnerstein-Pam-Tanowitz-New-Work-Goldberg-Variations-Peak-Performances-Alexander-Kasser-Montclair-State-University/ IN IMPRESSIONS: Pam Tanowitz and Simone Dinnerstein’s New Work for Goldberg Variations as part of Peak Performances at The Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University, ". . . She embodies an amalgam of a zany Vaudeville player and an elegant jazz singer. Her long, wiry frame simultaneously conveys playfulness and finite precision, especially in her expressive feet." Trina Mannino, New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[A POSTCARD from Anna Becker, Executive Director of On Stage at Kingsborough ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1732/ Wed, 25 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Anna-Becker-Executive-Director-On-Stage-Kingsborough/ In A Postcard from Anna Becker, Executive Director of On Stage at Kingsborough, "Dance from around the world will come to our Brooklyn stage, including brilliant ballerinas from Russia, fiery, sensual tango dancers from Argentina, and Broadway dancers who will celebrate our country’s contribution to social dances."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Roy Assaf Dance's New York Premiere at Baryshnikov Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1728/ Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impression-Roy-Assaf-New-York-Premiere-Baryshnikov-Arts-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Roy Assaf Dance's New York Premiere at Baryshnikov Arts Center, "The dancers encircled their fingers as they held hands and pressed together their torsos sending visible vibrations back and forth through their spines." Stacey Menchel-Kussell, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Rebecca Davis’ "the final hands count beginning sounds" at The Chocolate Factory]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1729/ Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Rebecca-Davis-final-hands-count-beginning-sounds-chocolate-factory/ In IMPRESSIONS: Rebecca Davis’ the final hands count beginning sounds at The Chocolate Factory, "A celestial feeling creeps to the surface as Carolyn Hall stands under a warm yellow glow, her profile basking in sunlight," Trina Mannino, Long Island City.

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