Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Tue, 26 Mar 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: New York Theatre Ballet’s “Rep” with Merce Cunningham, Richard Alston, and Matthew Nash at Danspace]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2152/ Tue, 26 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-Theatre-Ballet-Merce-Cunningham-Richard-Alston-Matthew-Nash-Danspace/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York Theatre Ballet’s “Rep” with Merce Cunningham, Richard Alston, and Matthew Nash at Danspace, "While not everything is for everyone, something is for someone. The footwear — or lack thereof — indicates just that: bare feet, high heels, and pointe shoes." Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: The Dance Enthusiast in Copenhagen, Royal Danish Ballet’s "Napoli"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2150/ Mon, 25 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-The-Dance-Enthusiast-Copenhagen-Royal-Danish-Ballet-Napoi/ In IMPRESSIONS: The Dance Enthusiast in Copenhagen .\,Royal Danish Ballet’s Napoli, "Perhaps the greatest pleasure of seeing the ballet in toto was the opportunity it afforded to get to know the central couple." Nicole Dekle Collins, Copenhagen

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Kelly Pratt And Ian Kreidich Of Dancers & Dogs]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2117/ Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-Asks-Kelly-Pratt-and-Ian-Kreidich-Of-Dancers-And-Dogs/ The Dance Enthusiast asks Kelly Pratt and Ian Kreidich of Dancers & Dogs about the paw-sitive and ruff sides of their photography project.

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<![CDATA[CUNY Dance Initiative Celebrates Five Years of Facilitating Space for New York Choreographers and Companies]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2151/ Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/CUNY-Dance-Initiative-Celebrates-Five-Years-Facilitating-Space/ In A Day in the Life of CUNY Dance Initiative, "We definitely made spaces available for dance that simply wouldn’t otherwise be available to independent NYC dance companies and choreographers," says Alyssa Alpine, CUNY Dance Initiative Director.

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<![CDATA[Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Sammi Lim on Writing Dance for The Dance Enthusiast ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2147/ Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Behind-the-Byline-Sammi-Lim/ In Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Sammi Lim on Writing Dance 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[Dance News: "Lucy Negro Redux" By The Nashville Ballet Poses The Question: "Who Was Shakespeare's Dark Lady?"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2134/ Tue, 19 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/lucy-negro-redux-by-the-nashville-ballet-poses-the-question-who-was-shakespeares-dark-lady/ "Lucy Negro Redux" By The Nashville Ballet Poses The Question: "Who Was Shakespeare's Dark Lady?"

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: “Jerome Robbins’ Broadway” 30th Anniversary Celebration at Guggenheim Works & Process and “A Feast of Cunningham” at 92Y Harkness Dance Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2149/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Jerome-Robbins-Broadway-30th-Anniversary-Celebration-Guggenheim-Feast-Cunningham-92Y-Harkness-Dance-Festival/ In IMPRESSIONS: “Jerome Robbins’ Broadway” 30th Anniversary Celebration at Guggenheim Works & Process and “A Feast of Cunningham” at 92Y Harkness Dance Festival, "I loved the rendition of West Side Story’s “Cool.” Tension and thirst, syncopation over a pulsing beat — the young performers did the piece proud." Henning Rübsam, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Lime Rickey International’s “Future Faith” at Abrons Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2143/ Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Lime-Rickey-International-Future-Faith-Abrons-Arts-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Lime Rickey International’s “Future Faith” at Abrons Arts Center, "As if she’s a mad scientist, Tawil works a soundboard that rests center stage, a tangle of wires snaking from it." Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: W is for Kat Wildish and Megan Williams]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2130/ Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-to-Z-W-Kat-Wildish-Megan-Williams/ In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: W is for Kat Wildish and Megan Williams, "Eureka moments when dancers discover something about themselves, their lives, or their dancing because of some teaching tips I’ve imparted," Kat Wildish says in response to the question, what gives you energy?

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Angie Pittman and Johnnie Cruise Mercer at Danspace Project]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2148/ Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Angie-Pittman-Johnnie-Cruise-Mercer-Danspace-Project/ In IMPRESSIONS: Angie Pittman and Johnnie Cruise Mercer at Danspace Project, "Paired together, Pittman and Mercer, who approach inner faith from opposite ends of the spectrum, have created a wide-open, welcoming space for viewers to reflect on their own spirituality." Trina Mannino, New York

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Meet CUNY Dance Initiative's 2019−20 Residency Artists]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2144/ Tue, 12 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Meet-CUNY-Dance-Initiatives-201920-Residency-Artists-2019-03-12/ CUNY Dance Initiative Announces 2019−20 Residency Artists.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Vertigo Dance Company's "One. One & One" at Baryshnikov Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2142/ Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Vertigo-Dance-Companys-One-One-One-Baryshnikov-Arts-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Vertigo Dance Company's "One. One & One" at Baryshnikov Arts Center, "The dirt — its smell, dust, and malleability —transports us to a country bound by the desert." Deirdre Towers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Work Up 5.1 at Gibney with Hollis Bartlett & Nattie Trogdon, Proteo Media + Performance, and Catie Leasca]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2139/ Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Work-Up-Gibney-Hollis-Bartlett-Nattie-Trogdon-Proteo-Media-Catie-Leasca/ In IMPRESSIONS: Work Up 5.1 at Gibney with Hollis Bartlett & Nattie Trogdon, Proteo Media + Performance, and Catie Leasca, "5.1, the first show in the fifth iteration of this series, features three works that range from minimalism to maximalism, from abstraction to hilarious, self-absorbed reality." Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Danspace Project Announces Spring 2019 Season, April 11-June 22, 2019]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2136/ Thu, 07 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Danspace-Project-Announces-Spring-2019-Season-April-11-June-22-2019/ Danspace Project Announces Spring 2019 Season, April 11-June 22, 2019.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Hits the Streets: Dance/NYC 2019 Symposium]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2137/ Sat, 02 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Enthusiast-Hits-StreetsDanceNYC-2019-Symposium/ In The Dance Enthusiast Hits the Streets: Dance/NYC 2019 Symposium, "In this valiant attempt to be color-sensitive and address issues felt by artists today, whether stirred by racial and gender inequities in opportunities, funding, education, the 2019 Symposium demonstrated a breadth of vision." Deirdre Towers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Kathy Westwater’s “Rambler, Worlds Worlds A Part” presented by Lumberyard Center For Film And Performing Arts and New York Live Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2132/ Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Kathy-Westwater-Rambler-Worlds-Worlds-A-Part-Lumberyard-New-York-Live-Arts-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Kathy Westwater’s “Rambler, Worlds Worlds A Part" presented by Lumberyard Center For Film And Performing Arts and New York Live Arts, "The cause and articulation of pain are so individualized that one cannot ‘try-on’ another’s pain, but perhaps committing to a shared movement language demonstrates our capacity for empathy." Melanie Greene, New York

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: V is for Mariana Valencia and Riccardo Valentine]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2124/ Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-to-Z-Mariana-Valencia-and-Riccardo-Valentine-/ In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: T is for Mariana Valencia and Riccardo Valentine,"Understanding that life is dying" Mariana Valencia says in response to what event (dance-related or not) has transformed you?

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Jaamil Olawale Kosoko about "Chameleon" as part of Live Feed at New York Live Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2135/ Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-Asks-Jaamil-Olawale-Kosoko-Chameleon-Live-Feed-New-York-Live-Arts/ In The Dance Enthusiast Asks Jaamil Olawale Kosoko about "Chameleon" as part of Live Feed at New York Live Arts, "So often as Black artists we are put in this predicament where there is no room for failure. You come out the gate, and you're expected to be competitive." says Jaamil Olawale Kosoko. Melanie Greene, New York

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<![CDATA[Dance News: March, a Month of Merce, as the 92Y Presents 25 Years of The Harkness Dance Festival Celebrating the Centenary of Merce Cunningham]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2133/ Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/92Y-25-Years-Harkness-Dance-Festival-Merce-Cunningham-Centenary-/ 92Y Presents 25 Years of the Harkness Dance Festival and Celebrates the Centenary of Merce Cunningham.

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<![CDATA[Dance News : Coming in March "Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Celebration of Women in Choreography" At Rowan University in New Jersey]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2131/ Mon, 25 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Women-Choreography-Rowan-University-Helen-Simoneau-Dawn-Marie-Bazemore-Leslie-Elkins-Dr-Brenda-Dixon-Gottschild/ Dance News: "Breaking the Glass Ceiling: A Celebration of Women in Choreography" at Rowan University on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at The Pfleeger Concert Hall.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Vicky Shick and Dancers’ “next to the sink” at Danspace Project]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2128/ Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Vicky-Shick-next-to-the-sink-Danspace-Project/ In IMPRESSIONS: Vicky Shick and Dancers’ “next to the sink” at Danspace Project, "Structurally, the work vacillates between moments of stillness and repetition that are just short of uncomfortable, making it meditative rather than boring." Cecly Placenti, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Recirquel Company Budapest’s “Non Solus” at BAM]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2127/ Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Recirquel-Company-Budapest-Non-Solus-BAM-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Recirquel Company Budapest’s “Non Solus” at BAM, "The theater becomes as quiet, dark, and spare as an empty church, and that’s the point — to spend 55 minutes with your heart in your throat, your hand over your mouth, marveling at the feats of two extraordinary men." Erin Bomboy, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Daina Ashbee’s “Serpentine” presented by American Realness in partnership with First Nations Dialogues, Global First Nations Performance Network and Consulate General of Canada in New York]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2123/ Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Daina-Ashbee-Serpentine-American-Realness-First-Nations-Dialogues-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Daina Ashbee’s “Serpentine” presented by American Realness in partnership with First Nations Dialogues, Global First Nations Performance Network and Consulate General of Canada in New York, "Each time she begins her violent inchworm sequence, a brief moment occurs in which it seems like she might not speed up. But she always does." Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone, New York

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: U is for Daniel Ulbricht and Donna Uchizono]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2129/ Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-A-to-Z-U-Daniel-Ulbricht-Donna-Uchizono-/ In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: U is for Daniel Ulbricht and Donna Uchizono, "Maintaining a dance organization for almost 30 years running on the “fumes” of money," Donna Uchizono saysin response to what is your greatest achievement thus far.

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<![CDATA[Desmond Richardson On His Final Performance With Complexions Contemporary Ballet & More]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/2125/ Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Desmond-Richardson-Complexions-Contemporary-Ballet-25th-Anniversary-Joyce-Theater-Richardsons-Final-Performance-/ In Desmond Richardson On His Final Performance With Complexions Contemporary Ballet & More, Desmond Richardson discusses his final performance, new plans,  the return of "Stardust" inspired by David Bowie, and much more. Sammi Lim

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