Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Thu, 07 Dec 2017 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[New York Live Arts 2017–2018 Fresh Tracks Resident Artists]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1772/ Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-York-Live-Arts-2017-2018-Fresh-Tracks-Resident-Artists/ In New York Live Arts 2017–2018 Fresh Tracks Resident Artists, "Nora Alami, Lisa Fagan, Brendan Drake, Alethea Pace, and Jessie Young have taken advantage of 50 hours of rehearsal space, along with mentoring and guidance from NYLA staff, to prepare for their shared performance."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1770/ Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Ballet-Hispanico-Apollo-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo Theater, "On this three-ballet bill, featuring work by Ramon Oller, Ronald K. Brown, and Michelle Manzanales, it is Manzanales who handily walks away with the show." Juan Michael Porter II, New York.
 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Keely Garfield’s "Perfect Piranha" at The Chocolate Factory]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1769/ Tue, 05 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Keely-Garfields-Perfect-Piranha-at-The-Chocolate-Factory/ In IMPRESSIONS: Keely Garfield’s Perfect Piranha at The Chocolate Factory, "Perfect Piranha is colorful, zanily so. The cast cycles through a variety of costumes that looks sourced from a community-theater fire sale." Erin Bomboy, Long Island City.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Gushue Moving Arts at Triskelion Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1765/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Gushue-Moving-Arts-Triskelion-Arts/ In IMPRESSIONS: Gushue Moving Arts at Triskelion Arts, "Why can’t one company present both wacky performance art and classic modern dance? The Gushues dare audience members to be just as open-minded." Theo Boguszewski, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Gillian Walsh’s "Moon Fate Sin" at Danspace Project]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1763/ Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Gillian-Walsh-Moon-Fate-Sin-Danspace-Project/ IMPRESSIONS: Gillian Walsh’s Moon Fate Sin at Danspace Project, "The work exudes feminine energy. Smudgy in their shape, dancers kneel and crumple to the floor — supplicants to Mother Earth." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Hits the Streets: Misty Copeland & Carmen de Lavallade Teach Ballet Class at Harlem Stage ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1767/ Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Misty-Copeland-Carmen-de-Lavallade-Harlem-Stage-Dance-Theatre-of-Harlem-Harlem-School-for-the-Arts-Things-I-Am-Still-Learning/ "Solace can be found in art, whether we experience Misty Copeland dancing Giselle, or watch her teaching a class to pupils at the beginning of their dance training. Such experiences remind us that beyond the persistent noise, a determination to pursue beauty and substance still exists, and is honored." Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company at Ailey Citigroup Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1766/ Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/IMPRESSIONS-Alpha-Omega-Theatrical-Dance-Company-at-Ailey-Citigroup-Theater-2017-11-27/ In IMPRESSIONS: Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company at Ailey Citigroup Theater, "Wearing Pomare's original costume, Clark's chiseled body makes one forget she is a woman. Instead, she becomes the cool guy, a badass macho, a rebel without a thought." Juan Michael Porter II, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Marjani Forté’s “Memoir of a . . . Unicorn” at the Collapsable Hole]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1764/ Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Marjani-Forte-Memoir-Unicorn-Collapsable-Hole/ In IMPRESSIONS: Marjani Forté’s Memoir of a . . . Unicorn at Collapsable Hole, "The work is both biographical and fantastical, blending stories of her father’s Arkansas upbringing; a tale about a unicorn, princess, and evil wizard; and explorations of black identity." Trina Mannino, New York.
 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Tea for Three: Simone Forti, Steve Paxton, and Yvonne Rainer at Danspace Project]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1761/ Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Tea-THree-Simone-Forti-Setve-Paxton-Yvonne-Rainer-Danspace-Project/ IN IMPRESSIONS: Tea for Three: Simone Forti, Steve Paxton, and Yvonne Rainer at Danspace Project, "With roots in improvisation and conversation, it’s as free flowing as a stream of consciousness and as deliberate as a Supreme Court judge." Melanie Greene, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Yvonne Meier’s “Durch Dick und Duenn” and “Durch Nacht und Nebel” at The Invisible Dog]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1762/ Tue, 21 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Yvonne-Meier-Durch-Dick-Duenn-Durch-Nacht-und-Nebel-Invisible-Dog/ In IMPRESSIONS: Yvonne Meier’s Durch Dick und Duenn and Durch Nacht und Nebel at The Invisible Dog, "They inhabit zany characters, including a grave-digging wolf, a pestering fly, and a woman wearing a unitard covered in tiny plastic babies." Trina Mannino, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1756/ Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Garth-Fagan-Dance-Joyce/ In IMPRESSIONS: Garth Fagan Dance at The Joyce, "Perhaps best known to the casual dancegoer as the choreographer of The Lion King, Fagan is celebrating 47 years as artistic director of his company." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Coming Soon To Cinemas: "The Dancer," A Biopic About Modern Dancer Loïe Fuller/ NYC Dance Community's Jody Sperling Creative Consultant and Choreographer ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1758/ Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-The-Dancer-Loe-Fuller-Directed-by-Stphanie-Di-Giusto-Jody-Sperling-Creative-Consultant-and-Choreographer/ Coming soon to cinemas: "The Dancer, a biopic about Loïe Fuller. Fuller (played by French actress Soko)'s influential Serpentine dance routine cemented her legend, but soon she faced stiff competition from a rising star named Isadora Duncan (a luminous Lily-Rose Depp).

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: European Perspectives — Tero Saarinen Company, Compagnie Maguy Marin, and Dresden Semperoper Ballett at The Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1760/ Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-European-Perspectives-Tero-Saarinen-Compagnie-Maguy-Marin-Dresden-Semperoper-Ballett-Joyce-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: European Perspectives — Tero Saarinen Company, Compagnie Maguy Marin, and Dresden Semperoper Ballett at The Joyce Theater, "Their programs suggest that, underneath the gloss and fervency that characterizes much contemporary dance, the world is not flat." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: The Dance Gallery Festival featuring work by Dionne Sparkman Noble and Andy Noble, Rohan Bhargava, and Nicole Von Arx]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1757/ Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Dance-Gallery-Festival-Dionne-Sparkman-Noble-Andy-Rohan-Bhargava-Nicole-Von-Arx/ In IMPRESSIONS: The Dance Gallery Festival featuring work by Dionne Sparkman Noble and Andy Noble, Rohan Bhargava, and Nicole Von Arx, "Each year, a few of these artists are voted audience favorites and awarded a $1000 fee plus a commission to create 25 minutes of work." Juan Michael Porter II, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: ODC/Dance's "boulders and bones" with Zoë Keating at BAM]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1752/ Tue, 14 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-ODC-bouders-bones-zoe-keating-bam/ In IMPRESSIONS: ODC/Dance's "boulders and bones" with Zoë Keating at BAM, "They sweep clean the dust from the stage as Keating is slowly wheeled around the space, playing her score where melodic lines loop on top of one another." Theo Boguszewski, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Cynthia Oliver's "Virago-Man Dem" at BAM]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1751/ Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Cynthia-Oliver-Virago-Man-Dem-BAM/ In IMPRESSIONS: Cynthia Oliver's Virago-Man Dem at BAM, "She taps into Afro-Caribbean and African-American ancestries of performers, grounding their personal experiences into broader considerations about black masculinity." Melanie Greene, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[Artistic Director Marc Brew about AXIS Dance Company's 30th Anniversary and New York Season at Gibney Dance]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1749/ Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Artistic-Director-Marc-Brew-Axis-30th-Anniversary-New-York-Gibney/ In Artistic Director Marc Brew about AXIS Dance Company's 30th Anniversary and New York Season at Gibney Dance, "For a while after the accident, I stopped looking at myself in the mirror; and then one day, a shift occurred. I started being interested in what my body could do and how I could push past restriction," says Brew.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Dance Theatre of Harlem Makes First Eastern European Tour in 48-Year History]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1750/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Dance-Theatre-of-Harlem-Makes-First-Eastern-European-Tour-in-48-Year-History-2017-11-08/ Dance Theatre of Harlem will makes its first Eastern European tour in the company's 48-year history.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS FROM PARIS: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s "Così fan tutte" at the Paris Opera]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1745/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Anne-Teresa-De-Keersmaeker-Cosi-Fan-Tutte-Paris-Opera/ In IMPRESSIONS FROM PARIS: Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker’s Così fan tutte at the Paris Opera, "Vivid and full of verve, her production takes audiences on a crisply energetic ride along the comic surface of this 1790 masterwork." Nicole Dekle Collins, Paris.
 

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS FROM PARIS: Compagnie METAtarses in Sandra Abouav's "À bouche que veux-tu (Yawn)"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1734/ Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Paris-Compagnie-Metatarses-Sandra-Abouav-bouche-que-veux-tu-yawn/ In IMPRESSIONS FROM PARIS: Compagnie METAtarses in Sandra Abouav's À bouche que veux-tu (Yawn), "A study of yawning and its metamorphoses, sounded like a pleasant diversion." Ann Moradian, Paris.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: The Martha Hill Dance Fund Announces The 2017 Martha Hill Awards Gala on Monday, November 20]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1748/ Tue, 07 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Martha-Hill-Awards-Gala-November-20/ The Martha Hill Dance Fund is pleased to announce The 2017 Martha Hill Awards Gala! This year the Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are dance historian and archivist NORTON OWEN and dance educator ALICE TEIRSTEIN. The 2017 Mid-Career Award recipients are choreographer ROBERT GARLAND and dance activist DENISE HURLIN ROBERTS.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: CALL FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS For INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival 2018- Apply by Dec 1, 2017]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1747/ Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Call-for-Choreographers-fo-INSITUE-site-specific-dance-festival-2018/ Call for choreographers for INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival 2018! Submit your proposal before December 1st for an opportunity to create commissioned work.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Matthew Bourne/ New Adventures’ "The Red Shoes" at New York City Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1739/ Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Matthew-Bourne-New-Adventures-Red-Shoes-New-York-City-Center/ In IMPRESSIONS: Matthew Bourne/ New Adventures’ The Red Shoes at New York City Center, "It's everything I didn’t know I wanted: humorous, energetic, filled with heart, not a mean nor a snarky nor an impenetrable moment in its two-hour run time." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Food Scholar Meryl Rosofsky About Tanaquil Le Clercq’s “The Ballet Cook Book: A 50th Anniversary Celebration” at The Guggenheim]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1744/ Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Food-Scholar-Meryl-Rosofsky-About-Tanaquil-Le-Clercqs-The-Ballet-Cook-Book-A-50th-Anniversary-Celebration-at-The-Guggenheim/ In TDE asks food scholar Meryl Rosofsky about Tanaquil Le Clercq’s “The Ballet Cook Book: A 50th Anniversary Celebration" at the Guggenheim, " I hope this serves as inspiration to young dancers who are still figuring out their relationship to food and their bodies," says Rosofsky.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Walter Dundervill’s "Skybox" at Brooklyn's Pioneer Works]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1731/ Thu, 02 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Walter-Dundervill-Skybox-Brooklyn-Pioneer-Works/ In IMPRESSIONS: Walter Dundervill’s Skybox at Brooklyn's Pioneer Works, "Walking into Dundervill’s installation, your eyes gaze up at the high wood ceiling with its asymmetrical beams." Deirdre Towers, Brooklyn.

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