Dance-Enthusiast.com Features http://www.dance-enthusiast.com Tue, 22 May 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[Dance News: Grace Farms Announces Upcoming Arts Program]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1891/ Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Grace-Farms-Announces-Practicing-Joy/ Grace Farms Foundation—supporting initiatives in the areas of nature, arts, justice, community, and faith—announces the culmination of Practicing, its signature Arts Initiative program, with a year-long exploration of joy.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: The American Tap Dance Foundation’s TAP DANCE AWARDS on July 10, 2018 at Symphony Space]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1898/ Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-American-Tap-Dance-Foundation-TAP-DANCE-AWARDS-July-10-2018-Symphony-Space/ The American Tap Dance Foundation’s TAP DANCE AWARDS will be presented on Tuesday, July 10 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater, Symphony Space at 7pm.

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<![CDATA[The Dance Enthusiast Hits the Streets: American Ballet Theatre in Wayne McGregor's “Afterite” at The Guggenheim's Works & Process]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1894/ Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/American-Ballet-Theatre-Wayne-McGregor-Afterite-Guggenheim-Work-Process/ In The Dance Enthusiast Hits the Streets: American Ballet Theatre in Wayne McGregor's Afterite at The Guggeheim's Works & Process, "McGregor’s distinctive style forges the dynamic spine of Latin and ballroom with the weight and flow of modern dance, which he then burnishes using balletic refinement and precision." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[The Metropolitan Museum of Art Artist-in-Residence Andrea Miller and Gallim in "(C)arbon" at the Met Breuer]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1897/ Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Metropolitan-Museum-Art-Andrea-Miller-Gallim-Carbon-Met-Breuer/ In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Artist-in-Residence Andrea Miller and Gallim at the Met Breuer, "(C)arbon delves into Miller’s curiosity about the body, specifically 'what makes it human?' " Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Dancing While Black Celebrates Five Years at BAAD! ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1896/ Wed, 16 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dancing-While-Black-5-Year-Anniversay-BAAD-Eleo-Pomare-/ In IMPRESSIONS Dancing While Black Celebrates Five Years at BAAD!  "Paloma McGregor’s Dancing While Black project just turned five-years-old, but don’t be fooled by the single digit; this youthful, artist-led group has a wise and visionary soul." Christine Jowers, Bronx, New York

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Gathering Place: Black Queer Land(ing)! Curated by Marýa Wethers at Gibney ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1895/ Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Gathering-Place-Black-Queer-Landing-Marya-Wethers-Gibney-Dance/ In IMPRESSIONS: Gathering Place: Black Queer Land(ing)! Curated by Marýa Wethers at Gibney, "It considers ways to transform and ritualize colonized spaces." Melanie Greene, New York.

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<![CDATA[Artists Activated: Preparing for Their 35th Anniversary Season, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana's Estefania Ramirez and Elisabet Torras Discuss Bravery and Working with Belen Maya]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1892/ Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Artists-Activated-Estefania-Ramirez-Elisabet-Torras-Belen-Maya-Flamenco-Vivo-Carlota-Santana-35-Anniversary/ Artists Activated: Estefania Ramirez and Elisabet Torras discuss bravery and working with Belen Maya.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: New York City Cultural Organizations Reignite “NYC Inspires” Campaign]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1889/ Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-NYC-Cultural-Organizations-Reignite-NYC-Inspires-Campaign/ In Dance News: New York City Cultural Organizations Reignite “NYC Inspires” Campaign , We are reminded that an investment in culture is an investment in New Yorkers. New York City’s culture and arts organizations have reignited the NYC Inspires Campaign asking City Hall for a $30 million increase to the Department of Cultural Affairs budget—this includes a reinstatement of the $10 million that the cultural community received last year.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s Gala: Robbins 100]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1893/ Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-New-York-City-Ballet-Gala-Robbins-100/ In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s Gala: Robbins 100, "Robbins had his finger on America’s pulse until his death in 1998. He captured the zeitgeist of our time and embedded it in dances that transcend time." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: Palestinian-American Choreographer Awarded La Fabrique Chaillot in Paris]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1890/ Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-Palestinian-American-Choreographer-Awarded-La-Fabrique-Chaillot/ Samar Haddad King (Artistic Director) and company Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre (YSDT), based between New York and Palestine, have been selected to participate in the inaugural year of La Fabrique Chaillot, a new residency program by Chaillot - Théâtre national de la Danse.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Megan Williams Dance Projects' ONE WOMAN SHOW at Joe’s Pub at The Public ]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1888/ Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Megan-Williams-Dance-Projects-ONE-WOMAN-SHOW-Joes-Pub-The-Public-/ IMPRESSIONS:In Megan Williams Dance Projects' ONE WOMAN SHOW at  Joe’s Pub at The Public Megan Williams captures the escapist joy of American musicals made from the 1930s through the ‘50s. Deirdre Towers, New York

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: E is for Doug Elkins and Bill Evans]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1885/ Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-to-Z-E-Doug-Elkins-Bill-Evans/ <![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: A.I.M with Kyle Abraham, Andrea Miller, Bebe Miller, and Doug Varone at The Joyce]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1886/ Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-I-M-Kyle-Abraham-Andrea-Miller-Bebe-Miller-Doug-Varone-the-Joyce-theater-/ In IMPRESSIONS: A.I.M with Kyle Abraham, Andrea Miller, Bebe Miller, and Doug Varone at The Joyce " For all their gifts, once offstage, these Black artists become vulnerable to violence. Being a Ford Fellow — which Abraham was in 2012 — won’t stop a bullet."  Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[Artists Activated: Ellenore Scott On Advocating The #zerowastechallenge]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1884/ Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Artists-Activated-Ellenore-Scott-0wastechallenge/ Ellenore Scott, an #activatedartist, adopted a new resolution in 2018 and hasn't hastily dropped it to On Advocating The #zerowastechallenge

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<![CDATA[Dance News: National Dance Institute (NDI) Raises Over $1.5 Million at 42nd Annual Gala]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1883/ Mon, 07 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Dance-News-National-Dance-Institute-NDI-Raises-Over-1.5-Million-at-42nd-Annual-Gala-2018-05-07/ National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit arts education organization founded in 1976 by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, hosted its 42nd Annual Gala at the Zeigfeld Ballroom in New York City.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Nimbus Dance Works at BAM Fisher World Premieres by Samuel Potts, Darshan Singh Bhuller, Vernard Gilmore]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1882/ Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Samuel-Potts-Nimbus-Dance-BAM-FIsher-Darshan-Singh-Bhuller-Vernard-Gilmore-/ In IMPRESSIONS: Samuel Potts' Nimbus Dance Works at BAM Fisher, " Flowing, they expand with full-bodied fervor, moving through winding spins and luscious partnering. Ebbing, they revert to indulgent gestures, nesting into sculptural formations." Christine Jowers, Brooklyn.

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<![CDATA[Impressions: Martha Graham Dance Company's "Sacred/ Profane" at New York City Center]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1881/ Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Martha-Graham-Sacred-Profane-New-York-City-Center/ In Impressions: Martha Graham Dance Company's "Sacred/ Profane" at New York City Center, "It should be difficult to shock current audiences, yet Graham’s Rite of Spring shakes us to our core by exploring disturbing the complexities of the human psyche." Theo Boguszewski, New York.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: CONGRATULATIONS! Casey Morrison, Soloist with the New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble, Receives the Governor's Student Award for Excellence and Leadership in Dance]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1875/ Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/New-Jersey-Dance-Theatre-Ensemble-Casey-Morrison-Governors-Student-Award-/ Casey Morrison, a student of New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble (NJDTE), received the Governor's Student Award for Excellence in Dance.

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<![CDATA[Dance News: NOT TO BE MISSED... Jacobs Pillow and the Williams College Museum of Art Present Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacobs Pillow]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1874/ Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Williams-College-Museum-of-Art-WCMA-Dance-We-Must-Treasures-from-Jacobs-Pillow-/ "Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) has given Jacob’s Pillow the extraordinary opportunity to bring so many precious objects from our collection into the light and we are excited to have people enter into the work of Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis in this immersive way. We welcome the wide spectrum of responses this exhibit will prompt as an opportunity to critically re-examine dance history and as a platform for discussion about issues of cultural appropriation and privilege.” Jacob’s Pillow Director Pamela Tatge.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company's 50th Anniversary Season at The Joyce]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1879/ Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Lar-Lubovitch-Company-50th-Anniversary-Season-Joyce/ In IMPRESSIONS: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company's 50th Anniversary Season at The Joyce, "He burrows his phrases deep into the notes and then lets them spurt up and out." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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<![CDATA[A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: D is for Jacques d'Amboise and Kristin Draucker]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1876/ Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/A-Z-D-Jacques-dAmboise-Kristin-Draucker/ In A Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: D is for Jacques d'Amboise and Kristin Draucker, "I love the athleticism of it. I love the challenges that never end, always trying to be a little better, do a little more," says d'Amboise on dance.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Jon Boogz & Lil Buck's "Love Heals All Wounds" at NYU Skirball]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1878/ Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Impressions-Jon-Boogz-Lil-Buck-Love-Heals-Wounds-NYU-Skirball/ In IMPRESSIONS: Jon Boogz & Lil Buck's Love Heals All Wounds at NYU Skirball, "The poppers’ sharp hits travel joint-to-joint juxtaposing with the fluid rhythms and suspensions of jookin’."

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<![CDATA[Chinese Choreographer Nuo An Is Inspired By Tea]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1877/ Tue, 24 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Nuo-An-Chinese-Choreographer-Spiritual-Dance-/ The Dance Enthusiast asks Chinese choreographer Nuo An about getting inspired by tea. In response, she reveals that, "The dance's poetry addresses our senses, from inhaling a floral scent to tasting sweetness on one's palate, and from feeling peace to being filled with a sense of power."

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Basil Twist's "Symphonie Fantastique" at HERE]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1873/ Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Basil-Twist-Symphonie-Fantasique-HERE/ In IMPRESSIONS: Basil Twist's Symphonie Fantastique at HERE, "Their stage is a rectangular window into a 1,000-gallon aquarium . . . Five unseen puppeteers animate each object through hidden choreography to create what we see." Jenny Thompson, New York.

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<![CDATA[IMPRESSIONS: Jane Comfort and Company’s 40th Anniversary Retrospective at La MaMa]]> http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/1872/ Tue, 17 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 The Dance Enthusiast http://www.dance-enthusiast.com/features/view/Jane-Comfort-40th-Anniversary-Retrospective-La-Mama/ In IMPRESSIONS: Jane Comfort and Company’s 40th Anniversary Retrospective at La MaMa, "While it superficially celebrates Comfort’s oeuvre, it also acts as her tribute to her many collaborators, whom she calls her family." Erin Bomboy, New York.

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