Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Mon, 28 Sep 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[Felicidades, Ballet Hispánico, On Being Named One of America's Cultural Treasures By Ford Foundation]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2547/ Mon, 28 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Felicidades-Ballet-Hispnico-On-Being-Named-One-of-Americas-Cultural-Treasures-By-Ford-Foundation/ "This award will contribute to our long-term stability and enable us to continue elevating Black and brown voices. Through our programs that nurture arts leadership, our platform will expand and enhance the growing diverse landscape," said Vilaro.

]]>
<![CDATA[Dance News: 10 Artist-Led Projects to Support Community Healing in Minneapolis]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2546/ Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/10-Artist-Led-Projects-to-Support-Community-Healing-in-Minneapolis/

10 Artist-Led Projects to Support Community Healing in Minneapolis

]]>
<![CDATA[MOVING PEOPLE: Chelsea Ainsworth on Producing Shows During a Pandemic, Finding Connection, and How "Singin' in the Rain" Always Puts a Smile on Her Face]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2543/ Tue, 22 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/MOVING-PEOPLE-Chelsea-Ainsworth-on-Producing-Shows-During-a-Pandemic-Finding-Connection-and-How-Singin-in-the-Rain-Always-Puts-a-Smile-on-Her-Face/

In MOVING PEOPLE: Chelsea Ainsworth on Producing Shows During a Pandemic, Finding Connection, and How "Singin' in the Rain" Always Puts a Smile on Her Face, "Artists are taught to connect to audiences, yet for the past 6 months, our work has been cut off. We’ve had to alter our way of being, and we still aren’t being considered “essential.” Luckily dance is what pulled me through — the constant practice, creating a film with my dance partner, and realizing that if I want dance to come back, I need to bring it back!" — Chelsea Ainsworth 

]]>
]]>
<![CDATA[Curator and Costume Designer Deepsikha Chatterjee on the Indo-American Arts Council's 2020 Erasing Borders Dance Festival ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2545/ Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Curator-and-Costume-Designer-Deepsikha-Chatterjee-on-the-Indo-American-Arts-Councils-2020-Erasing-Borders-Dance-Festival-/

In Curator and Costume Designer Deepsikha Chatterjee on the Indo-American Arts Council's 2020 Erasing Borders Dance Festival "In our case, holding an online festival was easier. We are the Erasing Borders Dance Festival, hoping for a world where artists can train and perform across genres and in different nations without too many restrictions. But that does not happen in reality. " — Deepsikha Chatterjee

]]>
<![CDATA[The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires Trisha Brown Archives]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2544/ Mon, 21 Sep 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-Trisha-Brown-Archives/ The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Acquires Trisha Brown Archives

]]>
<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: "The Art of Isadora" by Lori Belilove and the Isadora Duncan Dance Company at Untermyer Gardens]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2539/ Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/-The-Art-of-Isadora-by-Lori-Belilove-and-the-Isadora-Duncan-Dance-Company-at-Untermyer-Gardens/

"The highlight of the program’s second half, as always, is the solo recalling Isadora’s tragedy. The subtlety of Belilove’s expression convinces us we are witnessing a private moment, as, cradling a bouquet of lilies, she approaches the grave. With what reluctance does she leave the flowers there!" — Robert Johnson, Yonkers, NY

]]>
<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Guide To Fall 2020 Classes]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2536/ Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-Guide-To-Fall-2020-Classes/ The Dance Enthusiast Guide To Fall 2020 Classes

]]>
<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Wren Fuhrman of Grounded Aerial Dance Shares "passed" ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2538/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Social-Distance-Dance-Video-Series-Wren-Fuhrman-Grounded-Aerial-Dance-Passed-A-Tribute-/  In The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Wren Fuhrman of Grounded Aerial Dance Shares her video piece "passed"  Furhman says, "I just finished this project. It is to honor my brother Jim, who passed last year from cancer. "

]]>
Dear Dance Enthusiast,

I just finished this project. It is to honor my brother Jim, who passed last year from cancer.  The name of the piece is "passed."

A poem that I sometimes include is below.

Hope you are well.


Wren Fuhrman
Founder, Artistic Director
Grounded Aerial

 

 

]]>
<![CDATA[Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company in "Leaning into the Unknown"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2537/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Nai-Ni-Chen-Dance-Company-in-Leaning-into-the-Unknown/

"Perching on an arm-rest nearby, Chen explained to me that she has continued to choreograph during the Lockdown, and is now dancing every day—more than she has in years. Like water running downhill, her creative energy seeks a way around every obstacle placed in its path." — Robert Johnson, New Jersey

]]>
<![CDATA[EMBODIED LIFE: Joan DuKore on Transitioning from Dancer to Magician and Being a Woman in Both]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2522/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/EMBODIED-LIFE-Joan-DuKore-on-Transitioning-from-Dancer-to-Magician-and-Being-a-Woman-in-Both/

“With magic, you can do the same performance for decades. It really gives you an insight into your performance that I was never able to achieve in a dance performance. There are moments and pauses and nuances that I’m constantly discovering, even with pieces I’ve been doing since my late twenties.” — Joan DuKore

]]>
<![CDATA[Four Dance Artists Receive $1.1 Million in 2020 Doris Duke Artists Awards]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2542/ Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Artists-2020-Doris-Duke-Artists-Awards-Ana-Mara-Alvarez-Sean-Dorsey-Rennie-Harris-Pam-Tanowitz/ Ana María Alvarez, Sean Dorsey, Rennie Harris and Pam Tanowitz receive $1.1 million in 2020 Doris Duke Artists Awards

]]>
<![CDATA[Barkin/Selissen Project Launches The Second Round of Dancers Above Water]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2541/ Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Barkin-Selissen-Project-Dancers-Above-water-Covid-19-Emergency-Relief-Fund/ The application portal will REOPEN on September 28th, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until October 7th.

]]>
<![CDATA[PEAK HD, a Partnership Between PEAK Performances & WNET’s ALL ARTS, Launches on October 11th]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2540/ Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/PEAK-HD-PEAK-PERFORMANCES-WNETS-ALL-ARTS-PARTNERSHIP-/ PEAK HD, a Partnership Between PEAK Performances & WNET’s ALL ARTS, Launches on October 11th

]]>
<![CDATA[Denver Art Museum & The Native American Community on DAM's 31st Annual Friendship Powwow]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2535/ Thu, 03 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Denver-Art-Museum-and-The-Native-American-Community-On-DAMs-31st-Annual-Friendship-Powwow/ Denver Art Museum & The Native American Community on DAM's 31st Annual Friendship Powwow

]]>
<![CDATA[Arts On THE ROOF, an Intimate Performance Series by Arts On Site]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2534/ Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Arts-On-THE-ROOF-an-Intimate-Performance-Series-by-Arts-On-Site/ Arts On THE ROOF, an Intimate Performance Series by Arts On Site

]]>
<![CDATA[The New Dance Alliance Board, Advisory Board & Staff Announce the Launch of the Black Artists Space to Create Residency]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2533/ Wed, 19 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-New-Dance-Alliance-Board-Advisory-Board-and-Staff-Announce-the-Launch-of-the-Black-Artists-Space-to-Create-Residency/ The New Dance Alliance Board, Advisory Board & Staff Announce the Launch of the Black Artists Space to Create Residency

]]>
<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series: Matthew Westerby shares "Notes from Afar"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2531/ Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Social-Distance-Dance-video-Series-Matthew-Westerby-Notes-From-Afar-/ In The Dance Enthusiast's Social Distance Dance Video Series:  Matthew Westerby shares Notes from Afar : "The video I made was inspired by the fear of isolation in vast spaces far from where I think I belong. The isolation we all feel/have felt is real and the best way I’ve figured to deal with it is by knowing we all feel the same. " Matthew Westerby

]]>
<![CDATA[DANCE NOW 25th Anniversary Season: The DANCE NOW Story (Chapter One) Release on September 10]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2530/ Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/DANCE-NOW-25th-Anniversary-Season-The-DANCE-NOW-Story-Chapter-One-Release-on-September-10/ The DANCE NOW Story will be told in six monthly chapters starting September 10, 2020 through May 2021.

]]>
<![CDATA[Visit Dance/NYC's Coronavirus Preparedness Resources ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2529/ Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Visit-DanceNYCs-Coronavirus-Preparedness-Resources-2020-08-11/ Visit Dance/NYC's Coronavirus Preparedness Resources 

]]>
Looking for up to date information on COVID-19 related relief funds, government updates, and resources? 

Please visit Dance/NYC’s Coronavirus Preparedness Resource page for a curated list of resources on how you and your organization can respond to the effects of the virus on your dance making activities in the New York City Metropolitan Area. The page is updated frequently with new information. 

Additionally, Dance/NYC has been hosting weekly calls with the dance field focused on disseminating information related to COVID-19 and reopening updates, and on facilitating resource-sharing amongst the dance community in the metropolitan nyc area.  Visit the web page for action items, resources and notes collected during each meeting  Calls occur every Thursday, from 4 – 5 pm. Register for free here.

If you have a resource that everyone should be aware of, please email Dance/NYC at info@dance.nyc.

]]>
<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Kaatsbaan Cultural Park Summer Festival 2020]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2528/ Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Kaatsbaan-Cultural-Park-Summer-Festival-2020/

"When ABT principal Christine Shevchenko begins to dance, the rural backdrop fades away, and, once more, viewers feel the irresistible pull of Michel Fokine’s masterpiece, The Dying Swan, with its deep spirituality and exaltation of human feeling." — Robert Johnson, Tivoli, New York

]]>
<![CDATA[6 Lessons Choreographer Anabella Lenzu Learned from Adapting 3D Compositions to A 2D Screen]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2526/ Tue, 11 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/6-Lessons-Choreographer-Anabella-Lenzu-Learned-from-Adapting-3D-Compositions-to-A-2D-Screen/ 6 Lessons Choreographer Anabella Lenzu Learned From Adapting 3D Compositions To A 2D Screen

]]>
<![CDATA[Dance/NYC Announces the 26 recipients of the Disability. Dance. Artistry. Dance and Social Justice Fellowship Program]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2527/ Mon, 10 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/DanceNYC-Announces-the-26-recipients-of-the-Disability.-Dance.-Artistry.-Dance-and-Social-Justice-Fellowship-Program-2020-08-10/ "We are proud to be able to offer this recognition and support to disabled dance workers and the activities they have undertaken over the course of the pandemic," said Alejandra Duque Cifuentes, executive director of Dance/NYC.

]]>
<![CDATA[Yvonne Montoya on Mothering during a Pandemic, the Power of Stories, and Creating a Multi-Film Project]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2524/ Mon, 03 Aug 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Yvonne-Montoya-on-Mothering-during-a-Pandemic-the-Power-of-Stories-and-Creating-a-Multi-film-Project/ "I believe each story, like each dance, has a life force. Oral traditions are strong in northern New Mexico, where my family is from. I grew up listening to incredible stories, which were the histories of my ancestors and the histories of the land. These stories are filled with nuance and complexity." — Yvonne Montoya 

 

]]>
<![CDATA[Choreographer Kyle Abraham & New York City Ballet's Taylor Stanley Join Forces for a Powerful Collaboration]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2523/ Thu, 30 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Choreographer-Kyle-Abraham-and-New-York-City-Ballets-Taylor-Stanley-Join-Forces-for-a-Powerful-Collaboration/

Ces noms que nous portons is a world premiere solo choreographed by Kyle Abraham for New York City Ballet Principal Dancer Taylor Stanley. The film was shot on June 30th on the Josie Robertson Plaza, lit in celebration of Pride. 

]]>
<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Brooke Ishibashi and Rachael McLaren about Be an #ArtsHero]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2521/ Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-Asks-Brooke-Ishibashi-and-Rachael-McLaren-about-Be-an-ArtsHero/

"Visit BeAnArtsHero.com to download the Action Packet for step-by-step instructions on how individuals and organizations can take the necessary steps to convince all 100 U.S. Senators to pass massive Arts relief by August 1st." — Brooke Ishibashi, New York

]]>