Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Mon, 25 May 2020 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 Recipients Of The 2020 Herb Alpert Award In The Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2486/ Mon, 25 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Meet-The-Recipients-Of-The-2020-Herb-Alpert-Award-In-The-Arts/ Five $75,000 prizes given annually for the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts in the categories of Dance, Film/Video, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts.

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<![CDATA[Dancing While Black: Black Bodies | White Boxes offers Robust Platform for Virtual Learning]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2485/ Thu, 21 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dancing-While-Black-Black-Bodies-White-Boxes-offers-robust-platform-for-virtual-learning/ Dancing While Black: Black Bodies | White Boxes offers Robust Platform for Virtual Learning

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<![CDATA[Dance/NYC Launches #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Campaign]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2484/ Mon, 18 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/DanceNYC-Launches-ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers-Campaign/ Dance/NYC rolls out a new Facebook Live Series featuring conversations with arts workers, beginning May 21.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Abdiel Cedric Jacobsen and Kristine Bendul "2 of Us" ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2482/ Mon, 18 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiasts-Social-Distance-Dance-Video-Series-Abdiel-Cedric-Jacobsen-Kristine-Bendul-2-of-Us-/ In The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Abdiel Cedric Jacobsen and Kristine Bendul "2 of Us":  "When we come out of this we will have the opportunity to move from a more connected and gracious state.
I look forward to this." Abdiel Cedric Jacobsen, California

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Celebrates Dancing Moms in the Midst of COVID-19]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2483/ Sun, 17 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-Celebrates-Dancing-Moms-in-the-Midst-of-COVID-19/

In The Dance Enthusiast Celebrates Dancing Moms in the Midst of COVID-19, "The Dance Enthusiast asked dancing moms how they are handling this very unusual period of time with their families. The answers we received point to a resilient group of women who have found creative ways to engage with their families and community at large."

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<![CDATA[Students & Parents Voice Their Thoughts On The Harlem School of the Arts & Its Online Programs]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2476/ Sat, 16 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Students-and-Parents-voice-their-thoughts-on-The-Harlem-School-of-the-Arts-and-Its-Online-Programs/ "What we lack in teacher involvement, we gain in our own hands-on-experience," said Mr and Mrs Jeremiah, parents of a student at the Harlem School of Arts.

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<![CDATA[The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires Archive of Legendary Dance Artist Martha Graham]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2481/ Wed, 13 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-New-York-Public-Library-for-the-Performing-Arts-Acquires-Archive-of-Legendary-Dance-Artist-Martha-Graham/ The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires Archive of Legendary Dance Artist Martha Graham.

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<![CDATA[MOVING PEOPLE: Lucien Zayan on The Invisible Dog, a Life-Changing Piece by William Forsythe, and the Outfit He Wears Every Day]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2479/ Wed, 13 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/MOVING-PEOPLE-Lucien-Zayan-on-the-Invisible-Dog-a-Life-Changing-Piece-by-William-Forsythe-and-the-Outfit-He-Wears-Every-Day/ In MOVING PEOPLE: Lucien Zayan on the Invisible Dog, a Life-Changing Piece by William Forsythe, and the Outfit He Wears Every Day, "After a 30-year career in fine arts and performance art, I can tell that a “yes” to artists makes your life much happier and they work so much better." — Lucien Zayan, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiasts Social Distance Dance Video Series: André M. Zachery/ Renegade Performance Group's "Just Past and Beyond"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2475/ Tue, 12 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Enthusiast-Social-Distance-Dance-Video-Series-Andre-M-Zachery-Just-Past-and-Beyond/ In The Dance Enthusiasts Social Distance Dance Video Series: André M. Zachery/ Renegade Performance Group's  "Just Past and Beyond" : "Just Past and Beyond is a dance film responding to not being able to physically connect with our elders, who play a vital role in our communities as holders of knowledge and builders of legacy. As much as we need their guidance in our lives, they need to see our passion and possibility. Not being able to connect with them during this time hurts us all." André M.  Zachery, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA[From Dance NYC- Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund - Freelance Dance Workers May Applications Open Until May 13th at 5pm]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2480/ Mon, 11 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-NYC-Coronavirus-Dance-Relief-Fund-Freelance-Dance-Workers-May-Applications-Open-Until-May-13th-at-5pm/ In From Dance NYC- Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund - Freelance Dance Workers May Applications Open Until May 13th at 5pm : "With thanks to the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, applications for the month of May will be accepted from the entirety of New Jersey state in addition to the metropolitan New York City area."

 

Please note that applications for May support that were submitted during the March application period cannot be considered and that interested applicants must submit a new application for May.

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<![CDATA[Lakai Worrell, Co-Executive Director of Purelements, on Healing East Brooklyn During COVID-19]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2478/ Mon, 11 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Lakai-Worrell-Co-Executive-Director-of-Purelements-on-Healing-East-Brooklyn-During-COVID-19/ In Lakai Worrell, Co-Executive Director of Purelements, on Healing East Brooklyn During COVID-19, "Maybe we can create a pathway for others, like someone created for us. If we can do that, then we know that we are on a mission and in alignment with all of creation to heal the suffrages of our beloved communities." — Lakai Worrell, Brooklyn

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<![CDATA["Screw The Audience!" - David Gray former Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Ballet and American Repertory Ballet Speaks Out ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2477/ Thu, 07 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Screw-the-Audience-David-Gray-Opinion-Formerly-of-Pennsylvania-Ballet-American-Repertory-Ballet-Speaks-Out-to-Protect-Artists-/ In Screw The Audience - David Gray former Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Ballet and American Repertory Ballet Speaks Out "Okay, I don’t really mean that. There isn’t a performing arts organization in the world that can have that attitude. But while articles are being written about how social distancing might work in theaters for the folks who buy tickets, I have seen precious little about protecting the artists and others who work backstage." David Gray, Bloomington, Indiana

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<![CDATA[Jennifer Edwards on The Rosas Project: A Virtual Performance Collaboration between DanceWorks Chicago and Shenandoah Conservatory]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2473/ Tue, 05 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Jennifer-Edwards-on-The-Rosas-Project-A-Virtual-Performance-Collaboration-between-DanceWorks-Chicago-and-Shenandoah-Conservatory/ In Jennifer Edwards on The Rosas Project: A Virtual Performance Collaboration between DanceWorks Chicago and Shenandoah Conservatory, "Dancers were responsible for learning the movement phrases, recording them on their phones or computers at exactly the same distance every time, meticulously counting to a metronome each gesture alone, to be able to perform in unison via video." — Jennifer Edwards

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<![CDATA[Dance Industry News & Updates Dance/USA ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2472/ Mon, 04 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/-Dance-Industry-News-and-Updates-DanceUSA-/ Did you know ... that Dance/USA is offering a series of free webinars and online events this month?

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast (en español) Presenta "Momentos Madrileños" de Stacey Menchel Kussell]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2471/ Sat, 02 May 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-Momentos-Madrilenos-Stacey-Menchel-Kussel-dia-Madrid-durante-pandemia-Covid-19/ En The Dance Enthusiast (en español) Presenta "Momentos Madrileños " de Stacey Menchel Kussell, Una celebración especial del Día de Madrid y el espíritu danzante durante la pandemia de COVID-19, "La película explora la improvisación y coreografía “sight-specific” , celebrando a la ciudad de Madrid.La capital española, una joya histórica, rebosa de energía y continúa inspirándome ahora más que nunca." Stacey Menchel Kussell

 

 

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast presents Stacey Menchel Kussell's "Momentos Madrileños (Moments from Madrid)"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2469/ Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Behind-the-Scenes-Look-at-Stacey-Menchel-Kussell-Momentos-Madrilenos-Moments-from-Madrid/ In  The Dance Enthusiast presents Stacey Menchel Kussell's 'Momentos Madrileños (Moments from Madrid),' " The film explores improvisation and sight-specific choreography, and, of course, celebrates Madrid. A historical gem, the Spanish capital surges with energy and continues to inspire me now more than ever." — Stacey Menchel Kussell, Madrid, Spain

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<![CDATA[Don't Miss the ONLINE PREMIERE of Stacey Menchel Kussell's Film "Momentos Madrileños" On Saturday May 2nd at 1pm (Watch Trailer here)]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2461/ Thu, 30 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiasts-Social-Distance-Dance-Video-Series-ONLINE-PREMIERE-Stacey-Menchel-Kussells-Momentos-Madrileos-Saturday-May-2nd-at-1pm-Madrid-Day-/ In The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series will ONLINE PREMIERE Stacey Menchel Kussell's  Film "Momentos Madrileños" On Saturday May 2nd at 1pm An Homage to Love and Dance in Madrid, On Madrid Day, "Madrid has been hit terribly by the Covid-19 crisis. In a special effort to honor the city on Madrid Day, The Dance Enthusiast is presenting the online premiere of Momentos Madrileños (Moments from Madrid), a short dance film by  contributor to The Dance Enthusiast, Stacey Menchel Kussell." The Dance Enthusiast, NYC.

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<![CDATA[Pia Catton Has Seven Tips for Taking Online Ballet Classes]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2468/ Tue, 28 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Pia-Catton-Has-Seven-Tips-for-Taking-Online-Ballet-Classes/ In Pia Catton Has Seven Tips for Taking Online Ballet Classes, "The online dance world is enjoying a spectacular boom, with an endless variety of classes streaming daily. But just like that moment when you face an all-you-can-eat buffet, smart choices matter. Realistically, it can't all be good. Or good for you!" — Pia  Catton, New York

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Sangeeta Yesley of Dixon Place, Expressing Sorrow and Joy Through Poetry, Drawing, Song and Curation ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2467/ Tue, 28 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiasts-Social-Distance-Dance-Video-Series-Sangeeta-Yesley-of-Dixon-Place-Expressing-The-Sorrow-of-Our-Situation-in-Poetry-Drawing-Song/ In The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Sangeeta Yesley of Dixon Place, Expresses The Sorrow and Joy in Poetry, Drawing, Song and Curation, "I miss being in Dixon Place hosting my shows, I miss going out to see other events that were an integral part of my pre-pandemic life. I miss communicating with the dancers in person...Dance is a community of people.  I miss being there in-person connecting with that community." Sangeeta Yesley.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Andrea E. Woods Valdés and "Her Body of Critical Theory" ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2466/ Tue, 28 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-Social-Distance-Dance-Video-Andrea-E-Woods-Valdes-Her-Body-of-Critical-Theory-/ In The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Andrea E. Woods Valdés and "Her Body of Critical Theory" : "One of my favorite writings talks about how ordinary people will take care of humankind. And these ordinary people emerge dancing from out of the earth..." Andrea E. Woods Valdés, North Carolina

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<![CDATA[Sergei Polunin Embraces the Future of Dance by Collaborating With Sensorium Galaxy ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2465/ Mon, 27 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Sergei-Polunin-Embraces-the-Future-of-Dance-by-Collaborating-With-Sensorium-Galaxy-3D-Social-Virtual-Reality/ In Sergei Polunin Embraces the Future of Dance by Collaborating With Sensorium Galaxy,Dance and the Brave New World of 3D Social Virtual Reality: " The Sensorium Galaxy Planet of Motion is the future. We are memorizing dance because dance will exist in a virtual world forever. The Planet of Motion is a game changer and I'm happy to be involved in this collaboration." Sergei Polunin

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<![CDATA[The 14th Annual Dance Parade Goes Online - Join In on Saturday, May 16th -]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2464/ Sun, 26 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-14th-Annual-Dance-Parade-Goes-Online/ The 14th Annual Dance Parade Goes Online

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Start Your Weekend Right with Dan Safer's World Famous Stupid Warm Up Dance]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2463/ Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dan-Safer-World-Famous-Stupid-Warm-Up-Dance-/ <![CDATA[ARTIST RELIEF COMPLETES FIRST FUNDING CYCLE, ENTERS 2ND CYCLE AND ANNOUNCES AMERICANS FOR THE ARTS SURVEY FINDINGS]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2462/ Fri, 24 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/ARTIST-RELIEF-AMERICANS-FOR-THE-ARTS-SURVEY-RESULTS/ <![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Mark DeGarmo Dance Shares Moveable Moments and...]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2460/ Tue, 21 Apr 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiasts-Social-Distance-Dance-Video-Series-Mark-DeGarmo-Dance-Moveable-Moments/ In The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Mark DeGarmo Dance Shares Moveable Moments and...How He Creatively Copes with #shelteringinplace "Keep the faith. Stay the course. We are in this darkness together. Reach out to one another with love and compassion. Pray and meditate. Live our best lives now. Go toward the Light..." Mark DeGarmo, Mid-Hudson Valley, New York

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