Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Tue, 17 Jul 2018 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: The 17th Annual River To River Festival with Cori Olinghouse, Catherine Galasso and It’s Showtime NYC!]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1944/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/17th-Annual-River-River-Festivalh-Cori-Olinghouse-Catherine-Galasso-Its-Showtime-NYC/ In IMPRESSIONS: The 17th Annual River To River Festival with Cori Olinghouse, Catherine Galasso and It’s Showtime NYC!, "This collective viewing experience provides a unique look into the opulence of cityscape transformation." Melanie Greene, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Festival at Symphony Space with Michelle Dorrance, Caleb Teicher and More]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1943/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/American-Tap-Dance-Foundations-Tap-City-Festival-Symphony-Space-Michelle-Dorrance-Caleb-Teicher/ In IMPRESSIONS: American Tap Dance Foundation’s Tap City Festival at Symphony Space with Michelle Dorrance, Caleb Teicher and More, "For reasons best known to himself, Nicholas Van Young danced with a Unicorn head tucked under his arm during the opening number, Soundmovement, turning his routine into a cross between a Disney fairy-tale and The Godfather."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: 92Y Harkness Dance Center Announces MOBILE DANCE FILM FESTIVAL on July 28, 2018]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1941/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-92Y-Harkness-Dance-Center-MOBILE-DANCE-FILM-FESTIVAL-July-28-2018/ 92Y Harkness Dance Center presents MOBILE DANCE FILM FESTIVAL on July 28, 2018, with two programs of screenings.

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from LLMoves Artistic Director Lindsey L. Miller about Her Recent Work "Plastic Ocean"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1931/ Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/LLMOVES-director-Lindsey-Miller-Plastic-Ocean/ In A Postcard from LLMoves Artistic Director Lindsey L. Miller about Her Recent Work Plastic Ocean, "We hope to raise awareness through art that something must be done to stop and undo the damage we have caused by wastefulness."

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from Alice Farley on the One-Night Only "If there were a moon" at Madison Square Park]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1939/ Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Alice-Farley-One-Night-Only-If-there-were-a-moon-Madison-Square-Park/ In A Postcard from Alice Farley on the One-Night Only If there were a moon at Madison Square Park, "What is the secret life of a park? What shadows are there? What creatures are at the edges of our mind’s eye?"

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: I is for Celia Ipiotis and Jordan Isadore]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1935/ Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-Enthusiasts-A-Z-I-Celia-Ipiotis-Jordan-Isadore/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: I is for Celia Ipiotis and Jordan Isadore, "Three events were transformative: Watching Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange, reading Anna Karenina, and seeing Rudolf Nureyev walk on a stage when I was 10-years-old," says Ipiotis.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Rebecca Stenn About the Upcoming Premiere "Elusive Bird" at Gowanus Loft]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1936/ Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Rebecca-Stenn-Premiere-Elusive-Bird/ In The Dance Enthusiast Asks Rebecca Stenn About the Upcoming Premiere "Elusive Bird" at Gowanus Loft, "I think there is something elusive, ineffable, beautiful and strange about the infinite ways two people can interact, especially on stage. Any time you see two bodies together, even if the piece is very abstract, some kind of story emerges. . ."
 

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<![CDATA[From the Press: Gibney Names Eva Yaa Asantewaa Curatorial Director]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1933/ Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/From-the-Press-Gibney-Names-Eva-Yaa-Asantewaa-Curatorial-Director/ In From the Press: Gibney Names Eva Yaa Asantewaa Curatorial Director, "In this role, Yaa Asantewaa will lead all public performance, residency and discourse programs at Gibney."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: 25th Anniversary Performance of Buglisi Dance Theatre at Ailey Citigroup Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1932/ Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Buglisi-Dance-Theatre-25th-Anniversary-Ailey-Citigroup-Theater/ In IMPRESSIONS: 25th Anniversary Performance of Buglisi Dance Theatre at Ailey Citigroup Theater  "Swept into sumptuous, vivid environments the moment each work opens, we encounter landscapes of yearning, nature, and spirituality. Flowing group patterns and gestures, deftly constructed and brilliantly performed reveal individual drives...we lose ourselves in this sinuous poetry." Christine Jowers, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Part II of New York City Ballet's The Robbins 100 Festival]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1923/ Mon, 02 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Part-II-New-York-City-Ballets-Robbins-100-Festival/ In IMPRESSIONS: Part II of New York City Ballet's The Robbins 100 Festival, "This joyful journey is too short — a complaint you do not often hear about a dance." 

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from Abdul Latif on His Premiere "Alas" for the Ashley Bouder Project at The Joyce]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1930/ Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Abdul-Latif-Alas-Ashley-Bouder-Project-Joyce/ In A Postcard from Abdul Latif on His Premiere Alas for the Ashley Bouder Project, "I grew up in an orthodox Muslim household and there is something about the subjugation or the silence of the female voice."

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<![CDATA[From the Press: Seven Performing Artists Win 2018 Doris Duke Artist Awards]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1929/ Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/From-the-Press-Seven-Performing-Artists-Win-2018-Doris-Duke-Artist-Awards-2018-06-28/ In From the Press: Seven Performing Artists Win 2018 Doris Duke Artist Awards, "Each 2018 Doris Duke Artist is receiving $250,000 in flexible funding, along with up to an additional $25,000 to encourage contributions to retirement savings."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Sean Dorsey Dance's "The Missing Generation" at The Joyce]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1927/ Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Sean-Dorsey-Dances-Missing-Generation-Joyce/ In IMPRESSIONS: Sean Dorsey Dance's The Missing Generation at The Joyce, "Dorsey, a transgender artist whose company, Sean Dorsey Dance, is a mainstay of the San Francisco dance scene, processes and transforms the raw experiences of his subjects making it possible for us to gaze unflinchingly at sights no one ever asked to see."

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<![CDATA[A Postcard from Alessandra Belloni on "I Giullari di Piazza"]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1926/ Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Postcard-Alessandra-Belloni-I-Giullari-di-Piazza/ In A Postcard from Alessandra Belloni on her latest work I Giullari di Piazza, "Our performance re-enacts the healing journey of a "tarantata" as she is taken by Dionysus to the Shaman, who cures her with a "pizzica tarantata," a wild erotic trance dance."

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Award-Winning Ballerina Shoko Tamai about Ninja Ballet's Upcoming Season at The Secret Theatre]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1925/ Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Award-Winning-Ballerina-Shoko-Tamai-Ninja-Ballets-Upcoming-Season-Secret-Theatre/ The Dance Enthusiast Asks Award-Winning Ballerina Shoko Tamai about Ninja Ballet's Upcoming Season at The Secret Theatre, "Martial arts expert Tony Ortiz and I spend about six hours in the studio every day, blending Eastern methods of dancing and fighting with those of Western cultures."

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Full Lineup Announced for 46th Edition of Dance on Camera Festival this July 20-24!]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1922/ Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Full-Lineup-46th-Edition-Dance-on-Camera-Festival/ Find out the full lineup for the 46th edition of the Dance on Camera Festival this July 20-24, 2018!

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Asks Ishmael Houston-Jones about the Revival of “Them” at Performance Space New York]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1920/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/The-Dance-Enthusiast-Ishmael-Houston-Jones-Revival-Them-at-Performance-Space-New-York/ <![CDATA[A Postcard from Karisma Jay, Founder and Artistic Director of AbunDance Academy of the Arts]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1921/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Karisma-Jay-AbunDance-Academy/ In A Postcard from Karisma Jay, Founder and Artistic Director of AbunDance Academy of the Arts, "When I last wrote you, AbunDance was going through some difficult times . . . But I’m delighted to inform you that we didn’t let our dream die."

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: H is for Stuart Hodes and Theresa Ruth Howard]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1919/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Z-H-Stuart-Hodes-Theresa-Ruth-Howard/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: H is for Stuart Hodes and Theresa Ruth Howard, "There are so many things that are overrated. What I think is underrated is integrity and authenticity," says Howard.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: 32nd Annual Performance Mix Festival Featuring Larissa Velez-Jackson, Lily Bo Shapiro, and Antonio Ramos with Awilda Rodriguez Lora]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1917/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/32nd-Performance-Mix-Larissa-Velez-Jackson-Lily-Bo-Shapiro-Antonio-Ramos-Awilda-Rodriguez-Lora/ In IMPRESSIONS: 32nd Annual Performance Mix Festival Featuring Larissa Velez-Jackson, Lily Bo Shapiro; and Antonio Ramos with Awilda Rodriguez Lora, "Walking the fine line between challenging and engaging an audience or turning them off is no easy task, and one met with varying degrees of accomplishment during the festival’s final show." Cecly Placenti, New York.

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<![CDATA[Molissa Fenley on Over 40 Years of Dance Making and her Company's Upcoming "Their Mark" Program]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1913/ Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Molissa-Fenley-40-years-dance-making-mark/ In Molissa Fenley on Over 40 Years of Dance Making and her Company's Upcoming "Their Mark" Program, "Taking simple ideas and exploring them to their fullest is a hallmark of Fenley’s physically rigorous dances. They look simple. Yet they’re multilayered tongue twisters for the body and mind."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: RIOULT DANCE NYC in Written for Dance at The Joyce Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1918/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Rioult-Dance-NY-Written-for-Dance-The-Joyce-Theater/ <![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Women/Create! with Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1916/ Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Women-Create-Armitage-Gone-Buglisi-Carolyn-Dorfman-Jennifer-Muller/ In IMPRESSIONS: Women/Create! with Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works, "Armitage isn’t as good at faking brutality as the stars of Wrestlemania, however, so when two men seize Yusako Komori and hold him in a split that makes him flutter his hands, the pain isn’t convincing." Robert Johnson, New York.

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<![CDATA[Marilyn Klaus, Artistic Director of Ballets with a Twist, on "Cocktail Hour: The Show" At White Plains Performing Arts Center ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1909/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Marilyn-Klaus-Artistic-Director-Ballets-Twist-Cocktail-Hour-The-Show-White-Plains/ In Marilyn Klaus, Artistic Director of Ballets with a Twist, on Cocktail Hour: The Show At White Plains Performing Arts Center, "Each dance is inspired by the name of each cocktail and my conception of what it — a cocktail's 'perfume,' so to speak."

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<![CDATA[Choreographer Jessica Lang on “EN,” a world premiere for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1915/ Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Choreographer-Jessica-Lang-En-World-Premiere-Alvin-Ailey-American-Dance-Theater/ In Choreographer Jessica Lang on EN, a world premiere for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, "EN is both my 100th ballet and my first piece for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, which makes it both a homecoming and a homage."

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