Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Wed, 21 Feb 2018 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: Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca in Íntimo at The Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1823/ Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Soledad-Barrio-Noche-Flamenca-Intimo-The-Joyce-Theater-Juan-Ogalla-Martin-Santangelo/ In IMPRESSIONS: Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca in Íntimo at The Joyce Theater, "More than the play, here the thing is the artistry. Barrio’s presence commands us to feel. Neutrality is never an option." Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: THISISPOPBABY’s "Riot" at NYU Skirball Center co-presented by Irish Arts Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1820/ Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/thisispopbaby-riot-nyu-skirball-irish-arts/ In IMPRESSIONS: THISISPOPBABY’s Riot at NYU Skirball Center co-presented by Irish Arts Center, "With a wink and a hair flip, multi-talented performers take to a small, sometimes spinning platform to sing, dance, joke, and rant." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[Artist Activated: Gianna Reisen, New York City Ballet's Youngest Choreographer Ever, A Historic Moment at an Uncertain Time]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1819/ Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Artist-Activated-Gianna-Reisen-New-York-City-Ballet-Dresden-Semeroper-Ballet/ In Artist Activated: Gianna Reisen, New York City Ballet's Youngest Choreographer Ever, A Historic Moment at an Uncertain Time, "I think if you have an opportunity like mine, you should use your voice to the best of your ability," says Reisen.

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<![CDATA[Things I am Learning from Liz Lerman: Leadership, Arts Equity, and Changing Shape in the Time of #metoo]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1817/ Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Liz-Lerman-Women-Dance-Leadership-Conference-2018-Arts-Equity-metoo/ In Things I am Learning from Liz Lerman: Leadership, Arts Equity, and Changing Shape in the Time of #metoo "Though the #metoo movement is bringing cases of sexual abuse to light, what about the tacit discrimination against women accepted by societies for(seemingly)ever?" Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Dana Reitz’s "Latitude" as Part of Lumberyard in the City Winter Festival at New York Live Arts ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1816/ Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dana-Reitz-Latitude-Lumberyard-City-Winter-Festival-New-York-Live-Arts/ In IMPRESSIONS: Dana Reitz’s Latitude as Part of Lumberyard in the City Winter Festival at New York Live Arts, "The flash from smartphones, the glimmer of house lights, and the faint luminescence pooling on the empty stage conspire into an intentionality that foreshadows the subtle but specific beauty that’s to come." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Dean Moss' "Petra" at Performance Space New York as Part of COIL Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1811/ Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dean-Moss-Petra-Performance-Space-New-York-COIL/ In IMPRESSIONS: Dean Moss' Petra at Performance Space New York as Part of COIL Festival, " . . . the clearest statement Petra makes is that it's hard, in art or life, to avoid relationships that are transactional, and feel that way, rather than mutually supportive." Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone, New York.

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: A is for Arthur Aviles and Nikki Feirt Atkins ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1804/ Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Z-Arthur-Aviles-Bronx-Academy-Nikki-Feirt-Atkins-American-Dance-Machine-21st-Century/ <![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Soaking Wet Featuring Angharad Davies, Victor Lozano, Jody Sperling, David Parker, and Elizabeth Keen at the West End Theatre]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1812/ Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Soaking-Wet-ANgharad-Davies-Victor-Lozano-Jody-Sperling-David-Parker-Elizabeth-Keen-West-End-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: Soaking Wet Featuring Angharad Davies, Victor Lozano, Jody Sperling, David Parker and Elizabeth Keen at West End Theater, "Since 2003, this three-part annual series has featured a wide range of choreographers at various levels of development."  a

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Evelyn Joy Hoelscher's Spaces of Fontana, Ashley McQueen's Smashworks Dance Collective, and Kevin Ortega-Rojas' wandering movers]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1815/ Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Evelyn-Joy-Hoelschers-Spaces-Fontana-Ashley-McQueen-Smashworks-Kevin-Ortega-Rojas-wandering-movers/ In IMPRESSIONS: Evelyn Joy Hoelscher's Spaces of Fontana, Ashley McQueen's Smashworks Dance Collective, and Kevin Ortega-Rojas' wandering movers, "These creatives tear out their hearts to address hard-hitting issues at three of the city’s more intimate dance spaces." Juan Michael Porter II, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Compagnie Hervé Koubi's “What the Day Owes to the Night” at The Joyce]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1814/ Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Compagnie-Herv-Koubis-What-Day-Owes-Night-Joyce/ In IMPRESSIONS: Compagnie Hervé Koubi's What the Day Owes to the Night at The Joyce, "The audience gasps as he leans backwards, appearing to linger in the air for seconds before tumbling into the arms of his fellow dancers, who lower him softly to the ground." Theo Boguszewski, New York.
 

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<![CDATA[ARTIST ACTIVATED: Shura Baryshnikov on Becoming Joan of Arc for Odyssey Opera, Embodying Motherhood, and Activating Space]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1813/ Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Shura-Baryshnikov-Jeanne-dArc-au-Bcher-Joan-of-Arc-at-the-Stake-Odyssey-Opera-Artist-Activated-Gil-Rose-Artist-Activated/ In ARTIST ACTIVATED: Shura Baryshnikov on Becoming Joan of Arc for Odyssey Opera, Embodying Motherhood, and Activating Space, Shura Baryshnikov says about Joan of Arc, "I relate to the tenacious physicality she must have had."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Live Performance of Grupo Galpão's "Romeo and Juliet" Streams for Free on Cennarium on February 12-14]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1808/ Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Live-Performance-Grupo-Galpao-Romeo-Juliet-Streams-Free-Cennarium-February-12-14/ <![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet's 21st Century Choreographers and All-Balanchine No. 2 Programs]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1805/ Fri, 09 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-New-York-City-Ballets-21st-Century-Choreographers-and-All-Balanchine-No-2-Programs/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet's 21st Century Choreographers and All-Balanchine No. 2 Programs, "Its depictions of lone, questing soloists pitted against implacable, massed forces from the corps de ballet sent shivers down my spine." Nicole Dekle Collins, New York.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Exclusive: First Look at "HUNTER" Butoh Dancer Mina Nishimura Mesmerizes in Late Sea's Stunning Music Video ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1810/ Thu, 08 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Hunter-Late-Sea-Butoh-Mina-Nishimura-Franz-Kafka-Music-Video-/ In The Dance Enthusiast Exclusive: First Look at "HUNTER" Butoh Dancer Mina Nishimura Mesmerizes in Late Sea's Stunning Music Video  we ask Mina Nishimura and Late Sea about pairing choreography with Franz Kafka's literature. "Hunter,” was inspired by Kafka's short story "The Hunter Gracchus."

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<![CDATA[Eryc Taylor Dance in Mexico - Workshops. Outreach. Impact.]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1789/ Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Eryc-Taylor-Dance-in-Mexico-Workshops-Outreach-Impact-/ <![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: A Split Bill Performance Featuring Kizuna Dance and The Achievements at Triskelion Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1807/ Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Split-Bill-Performance-Featuring-Kizuna-Dance-Achievements-Triskelion-Arts../ In IMPRESSIONS: A Split Bill Performance Featuring Kizuna Dance and The Achievements, "Triskelion Arts continues to support emerging choreographers with its Split Bill Series, a pairing of disparate artists on multiple concert nights." Juan Michael Porter II, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[ Lise Friedman and Maia Wechsler on Keeping a Dance Alive in Their Upcoming Documentary - "If The Dancer Dances"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1806/ Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Lise-Friedman-Maia-Wechsler-Documentary-If-The-Dancer-Dance-Stephen-Petronio-Merce-Cunningham-Rainforest-../ In  Lise Friedman and Maia Wechsler on Keeping a Dance Alive in Their Upcoming Documentary If The Dancer Dances"We discovered that most non-dance people had never thought about what it takes to keep a dance alive. We set out to make a film that would capture how dance is passed from body to body, one generation of dancers to the next."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Angela Goh's "Desert Body Creep" as part of COIL Festival at Performance Space New York]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1803/ Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Angela-Goh-Desert-Body-Creep-Coil-Festival-Performance-Space-New-York../ In IMPRESSIONS: Angela Goh's Desert Body Creep as part of COIL Festival at Performance Space New York, "Goh has created a convincingly suspended world, and it seems, on her planet, a person might spend time gently nudging a two-foot-long candy bug with a stick." Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone, New York.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: BAC Spring 2018 Dance Series Featuring Work in Progress by Marguerite Hemmings, Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre and Michelle Boulé with more to come]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1799/ Mon, 05 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Spring-2018-Dance-Series-BAC-Residencies-Work-In-Progress-Showings-../ In Dance News: BAC Spring 2018 Dance Series Featuring Work in Progress by Marguerite Hemmings, Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre and Michelle Boulé, says Mikhail Baryshnikov, BAC Artistic Director "...Whenever our artists generously open up the studio doors, we hope to shine a light on the space, time, and resources it takes to make a dance, or a play, or a piece of music.”

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<![CDATA[ARTISTS ACTIVATED: Finding Her History — Davalois Fearon at Lincoln Center’s New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. A Conversation With Linda Murray, Dance Curator]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1802/ Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Artists-Activated-Davalois-Fearon-Lincoln-Center-New-York-Public-Library-Linda-Murray-Dance-Curator-/ IN Artists Activated: Finding Her History — Davalois Fearon at Lincoln Center’s New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, A Conversation With Linda Murray, Dance Curator: "Experiencing racist attitudes, she found “art to be a wonderful way to deal with it.' "

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Stephen Petronio Company Announces Nora Chipaumire, Will Rawls and Kathy Westwater as Inaugural Artists of the Petronio Residency Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1801/ Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Stephen-Petronio-Company-Announces-Nora-Chipaumire-Will-Rawls-and-Kathy-Westwater-as-Inaugural-Artists-of-the-Petronio-Residency-Center/ The Petronio Residency Center is an expansion of the Petronio vision, which currently spotlights the legacy of postmodern dance as an active force in the art form’s future viability. The goal of the Center is to create a no-cost, creative opportunity for dance artists that is free of deliverables and attempts to address the related financial burdens that a residency can unintentionally produce.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Kei Takei’s Moving Earth Orient Sphere at Lumberyard in the City Winter Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1800/ Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Kei-Takei-Moving-Earth-Orient-Sphere-Lumberyard-City-Winter-Festival/ In IMPRESSIONS: Kei Takei’s Moving Earth Orient Sphere at Lumberyard in the City Winter Festival, "she dances like a teenager, feral and unencumbered with the regret and fatigue that can accumulate on a body over the years, like tree rings." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Ballet Hispánico & Cal State LA Collaborate to Bring Arts to Youth in L.A.]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1798/ Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Ballet-Hispnico-Cal-State-LA-Collaborate-to-Bring-Arts-to-Youth-in-L.A../ Ballet Hispánico and Cal State LA collaborate to bring arts to youth in L.A. “We appreciate Ballet Hispánico’s commitment to providing educational opportunities for our community,” said Cal State LA President William A. Covino.

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<![CDATA[ARTS AS ACTIVISM: APAP's 61st Annual Global Performing Arts Gathering in NYC Focuses on Activism]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1797/ Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Highlights-APAP-61st-Annual-Global-Performing-Arts-Gathering-New-York-ADVOCACY-ACTIVISM-../ In ARTS AS ACTIVISM : Highlights from APAP's 61st Annual Global Performing Arts Gathering in NYC, "Its primary purposes are booking company tours, exchanging ideas about innovation within the field, AND in this year of dire straits  — ACTIVISM." Deirdre Towers, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Jaamil Olawale Kosoko's "Séancers" Presented by American Realness]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1794/ Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Jaamil-Olawale-Kosoko-Seancers-American-Realness/ In IMPRESSIONS: Jaamil Olawale Kosoko's Séancers Presented by American Realness, "Wearing a black-and-white indigenous-print one piece, dramatic cape, and diva heels, Kosoko sashays through the audience offering Hershey kisses." Melanie Greene, New York.

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