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Discovering New Talent at the Joyce Ballet Festival
By SUSAN REITER
Tuesday, July 18, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Jul 18, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
How a pair of ballerinas became emerging choreographers --- A welcome biennial tradition for dance lovers, the Joyce Theater's Ballet Festival returns for its third edition this week. The 12-day festival features five up-and-coming choreographers presenting adventurous works in an intimate setting. Many of the participating dancers usually appear...
WATCH: This Is Not a Theatre Company
By LAUREN KAY
Thursday, June 29, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Jun 29, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Meet This Is Not a Theatre Company, a troupe that mounts collaborative shows in offbeat spaces like pools and living rooms. This video was directed by Lauren Kay, and shot and edited by Nicholas Guldner. Meet more theatres here....
When Seeing Dance Is a Political Act
By CAROLYN MERRITT
Friday, May 26, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Fri May 26, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
How one dance fan resists by indulging in her favorite art --- Back in March, I sat riveted and disturbed as I watched Dr. Brenda Dixon Gottschild descend the stairs of Philadelphia's Painted Bride Arts Center in full Aunt Jemima regalia. "Twice a week, a white police officer kills a black person," she cooed. The singsong, Southern lilt of her voice...
A Choreographer Revisits His Rock Roots
By SUSAN REITER
Thursday, May 25, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Thu May 25, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Pascal Rioult debuts a new work set to the music he loved as a teen --- For much of his choreographic career, Pascal Rioult gravitated toward major classical works: Mozart, Ravel, Bach, Stravinsky, even celebrated scores other choreographers had used. He welcomed the challenge of translating such iconic music into movement. But recently, he's been...
WATCH: Meet The Love Show
By LAUREN KAY
Tuesday, May 23, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Tue May 23, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Meet The Love Show, which fuses multiple performance genres including cabaret, burlesque, circus, and various dance forms into unique theatrical experiences. ...
Dissecting Masculine Archetypes Through Dance
By SUSAN REITER
Friday, May 19, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Fri May 19, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
How working with a group of all-male dancers impacted a female choreographer --- "As a queer feminist I thought, why would I want to work with all men?" admits choreographer Vanessa Anspaugh when discussing her latest piece The End of Men, Again, running at Danspace Project May 25 to 27. "The idea was really wild and sort of uncomfortable to me. It...
WATCH: Meet Jessica Lang Dance
By LAUREN KAY
Monday, April 03, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Apr 3, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Meet Jessica Lang Dance, where beauty and specificity beckon anyone who watches. ...
On Broadway, This Goofy Dance Might Break Your Heart
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Friday, February 24, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Feb 24, 2017  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Inside Significant Other's wedding choreography --- You wouldn't think a goofy wedding dance could break your heart, but here we are. Early in Significant Other, which is now on Broadway at the Booth Theatre, three college friends are gathered for another friend's wedding, and at first, they're far too cool for this particular school. Hanging on the...
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