Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Fri, 24 May 2019 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[IMPRESSIONS: Hilary Easton + Co’s “Nothing is perfect, nothing is finished.” at Gibney]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2208/ Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Hilary-Easton-Nothing-is-Perfect-Nothing-is-Finished-at-Gibney/ In IMPRESSIONS: Hilary Easton + Co’s “Nothing is perfect, nothing is finished.” at Gibney, "Whatever is happening, wherever it is happening, Albrecht and Ingle watch each other — if not with their eyes, then with their skin." — Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Miki Orihara in Resonance lll at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2206/ Thu, 23 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Miki-Orihara-Resonance-lll-LaGuardia-Performing-Arts-Center-Seiko-Takata-Doris-Humphrey-Konami-Ishii-Martha-Graham-Yuriko-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Miki Orihara in Resonance lll at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center : "a beautifully executed solo concert honoring early Japanese and American founders of modern dance, carried us perfectly into the Mother’s Day weekend. After all, the featured choreographers birthed and nurtured a new dance, one that could authentically express their innermost ideas and world experiences." Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Announcing The Winners Of The 2019 Chita Rivera Awards!]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2207/ Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Winners-2019-Chita-Rivera-Awards-/ Announcing The Winners Of The 2019 Chita Rivera Awards!

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week Three]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2202/ Tue, 21 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-City-Ballet-2019-Spring-Season-Week-Three/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week Three, "Balanchine created Diamonds for Suzanne Farrell, who - after many years of absence from the company - returned to coach the ballet. Set to music from Tschaikovsky’s Symphony No. 3 in D Major with scenery by Peter Harvey and costumes by Karinska, the piece celebrates the imperial ballet of the Czarist Russian Empire, the world Balanchine experienced as a child." — Henning Rübsam, New York

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<![CDATA[Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Cecly Placenti on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2204/ Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Behind-the-Byline-Cecly-Placenti-on-Writing-for-The-Dance-Enthusiast/ Behind the Byline highlights one our most important assets — our contributors. Get to know the person behind your favorite articles.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: ZviDance’s "On the Road" presented by Dance Now at Joe’s Pub]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2200/ Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/ZviDance-On-the-Road-Dance-Now-Joes-Pub/ In IMPRESSIONS: ZviDance’s On the Road presented by Dance Now at Joe’s Pub, "Drawn in by the dancers’ movement within our arms’ reach, I felt like an accidental witness to intense, private moments of passersby." — Lauren Grant, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Heidi Latsky Dance’s “Unfinished: A way out” at Dixon Place]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2197/ Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Heidi-Latsky-Dances-Unfinished-A-way-out-Dixon-Place/ In IMPRESSIONS: Heidi Latsky Dance’s “Unfinished: A way out” at Dixon Place, "As the piece moves from reflective to chaotic and back to introspection, we see a journey through life where death is the destination and the path to heaven is meandering and irregular." — Cecly Placenti, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Australia Festival at the Joyce Theater with The Australian Ballet, Australian Dance Theatre, and Dancenorth]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2201/ Thu, 16 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Australia-Festival-Joyce-Theater-The-Australian-Ballet-Australian-Dance-Theatre-Dancenorth/ In IMPRESSIONS: Australia Festival at the Joyce Theater with The Australian Ballet, Australian Dance Theatre, and Dancenorth, "Australian Dance Theatre performed with astounding conviction and power, The Australian Ballet with wit and precision, and Dancenorth with implied glee." — Deirdre Towers, New York

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<![CDATA[Dan Safer Of Witness Relocation On "Surveys the Prairie Of Your Room" at LaMaMa Moves! Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2199/ Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dan-Safer-Witness-Relocation-Surveys-the-Prairie-of-Your-Room-LaMaMa-Moves-Festival/ <![CDATA[Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Henning Rübsam on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2198/ Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Day-in-the-Life-of-Dance-Behind-the-Byline-on-Writing-for-The-Dance-Enthusiast/ In Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Henning Rübsam on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast, Behind the Byline highlights one our most important assets — our contributors. Get to know the person behind your favorite articles.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: The Ninth Annual WestFest Top Floor at Westbeth Artists Housing]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2194/ Tue, 14 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/WestFest-Top-Floor-at-Westbeth-Artists-Housing/ In IMPRESSIONS: The Ninth Annual WestFest Top Floor at Westbeth Artists Housing, "Within this colorful collage, every style from lyrical to theatrical had its moment. Creating clear and vivid worlds, several standout works have lasting impact in the days to follow." — Emeri Fetzer, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s 2019 Spring Season — Week Two]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2196/ Mon, 13 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-City-Ballet-Spring-Season-Week-Two/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s Spring Season — Week Two, "It is the commitment the dancers bring to the Bartok Ballet’s material that keeps the dance alive, at least through the first two thirds of the choreography." — Henning Rübsam, New York

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<![CDATA[Jody Oberfelder's "Madame Ovary," at The Flea Theater NYC]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2180/ Mon, 13 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Jody-Oberfelder-Madame-Ovary-Flea-Theater-NYC/ In Jody Oberfelder's "Madame Ovary," at The Flea Theater NYC, Oberfelder says,"Madame Ovary celebrates coming as you are, whoever you are, in your body. That includes a seasoned body: one who has lived, and being proud of my insides and outsides." 

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<![CDATA[A Mother's Day Postcard from Dancing Mom, Miriam Barbosa]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2190/ Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/200-Pointe-Shoes-Miriam-Barbosa-Itzkan-Barbosa-Mothers-Day-/ In A Postcard from Miriam Barbosa about her dancer daughter's 200 pairs of pointe shoes, "The idea of $100 per pair of pointe shoes was a huge addition to my monthly bills considering that sometimes a pair would only last a week or even one full day of rehearsals and performances."

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<![CDATA[Elisa Monte Dance on its 38th Season at The Flea Theater ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2193/ Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Elisa-Monte-Dance-38th-Season-Flea-Theater-/ In Elisa Monte Dance on its 38th Season at The Flea Theater, "The program will feature a world premiere of And Then They Were, an excerpt from a work in progress entitled H.E.R., and a solo from The Best Self Project, all choreographed by Rea-Fisher, as well as Dreamtime, a 1986 repertory piece by Elisa Monte." — Emeri Fetzer

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Miss America, Nia Imani Franklin, Receives An Arts Education Award At Mark DeGarmo's Annual Dance for Dance Gala]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2192/ Tue, 07 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Miss-America-Nia-Imani-Franklin-Arts-Education-Award-Mark-De-Garmo-Annual-Dance-for-Dance-Gala/ Miss America, Nia Imani Franklin, Receives An Arts Education Award At Mark DeGarmo's Annual Dance for Dance Gala.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New Dance Ireland: Choreographers of Nowness Presented by 92Y and Irish Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2191/ Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-Dance-Ireland-Choreographers-of-Nowness-Presented-by-92Y-and-Irish-Arts-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: New Dance Ireland: Choreographers of Nowness, "Guest curated by choreographer and writer John Scott, this program examines the ways in which Irish identity impacts dances choreographed by Irish and Irish-American artists." — Cecly Placenti, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s Spring 2019 Season — Week One]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2188/ Mon, 06 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-City-Ballet-Spring-2019-Season-Week-One/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s Spring 2019 Season — Week One, "The strongest work in these 21st century evenings happens to be the 20th century outlier Herman Schmerman, created in 1992 for the company by William Forsythe." — Henning Rübsam, New York

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<![CDATA["Juan de las Brujas" — A New Documentary by Andrew Houchens at the Montclair Film Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2189/ Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Juan-de-las-Brujas-Andrew-Houchens-Montclair-Film-Festival/ In Juan de las Brujas — A New Documentary by Andrew Houchens at the Montclair Film Festival, "Dynamic animation (by May Kindred-Boothby) illustrates the narration and shows dancers in action, but I have to admit that it made me hungry for live footage, even if some historic photos appease me." — Henning Rübsam

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<![CDATA[DANCING WITH HISTORY IN SPACETIME: Martha Graham Dance Company at The Joyce Theater and Stephen Petronio Company at Skirball Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2186/ Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dancing-with-history-Martha-Graham-Dance-Company-Joyce-Theater-Stephen-Petronio-Company-Skirball-Center-/ In DANCING WITH HISTORY IN SPACETIME: Martha Graham Dance Company at The Joyce Theater and Stephen Petronio Company at Skirball Center:  " Working and reworking their data, toiling away in sweaty teams, believing in, but not always knowing exactly what it is they’re going to find, dancers communicate.  When at its best (and sometimes it takes many experiments to get there. Investigation and failure are necessary partners), we ALL discover." Christine Jowers, NEW YORK

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Aakash Odedra's #JeSuis Spring Tour Dates In The UK]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2179/ Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Aakash-Odedras-JeSuis-Spring-Tour-Dates-In-The-UK-2019-05-02/ Aakash Odedra's #JeSuis Spring Tour Dates In The UK. Learn about the award-winning work (2017 Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award).

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<![CDATA[Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Melanie Greene on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2159/ Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Behind-the-Byline-Melanie-Greene/ In Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Melanie Greene on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast — Behind the Byline highlights one our most important assets — our contributors. Get to know the person behind your favorite articles on The Dance Enthusiast.

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<![CDATA[Chatting about Harlem Stage’s Upcoming “E-Moves” with FLUXX, Omari Mizrahi/ Les Ballet Afrik, and Director of Programming Monique Martin]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2187/ Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Harlem-Stages-Upcoming-E-Moves-FLUXX-Omari-Mizrahi-Les-Ballet-Afrik-Monique-Martin/ Monique Martin, Director of Programming at Harlem Stages says, “The show isn’t so much about hip-hop dance, as it is about hip-hop culture. If you’re under the age of 60, you’ve been impacted by hip hop culture in some way.”

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Bryant Park Dance Party With Interactive Instruction & Live Music This May 1-June 7, 2019]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2163/ Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Bryant-Park-Interactive-Instruction-Live-Music-Free-Events-May-June-2019/ Bryant Park Dance Party With FREE Interactive Instruction & Live Music Starting May 1 Through June 7, 2019.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Karole Armitage's “You Took a Part of Me” at the Japan Society]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2184/ Tue, 30 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Karole-Armitage-You-Took-a-Part-of-Me-Japan-Society/ In IMPRESSIONS: Karole Armitage's “You Took a Part of Me” at the Japan Society, "Despite her sentiment of unknowing, aspects of comprehension is clear, leading the viewer to wonder how artistic choices may shift should Armitage consider cultural and historical components she doesn’t understand." — Melanie Greene

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