Category: Choreography
Is Sentimentality a Dirty Word in Dance?
By SUSAN REITER
Tuesday, April 17, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Apr 17, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Lar Lubovitch celebrates 50 years as a choreographer at the Joyce --- After a half century of running his own eponymous dance company, celebrated choreographer Lar Lubovitch is confident in his aesthetic preferences. "I defend my right to create beauty, even sentimentality, in a world where irony seems to be pervasive," he says as his troupe kicks...
Capturing the Complex Tone of 'Carousel' Through Dance
By SUSAN REITER
Friday, April 13, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Apr 13, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Ballet star Justin Peck on making his Broadway debut as choreographer --- Although Justin Peck has been a boldface name in the dance world for a number of years, the revival of Carousel at the Imperial Theatre marks his Broadway debut as choreographer. The 30-year-old joined New York City Ballet as a dancer in 2006 and was promoted to soloist seven...
WATCH: Gibney - Dance Performances and So Much More
By LAUREN PHOENIX KAY
Thursday, April 12, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Apr 12, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
At TDF we do much more than just sell tickets. We help build audiences by showcasing a wide range of performances and sharing peeks at the creative process. To that end, this spring we are partnering with Gibney so you can get to know this downtown dance hub via a series of short documentaries. Go behind the scenes at Gibney's two studios to see what...
What's New This Season at Paul Taylor American Modern Dance
By SUSAN REITER
Tuesday, March 06, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Mar 6, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
The stalwart company presents three world premieres, two by outside choreographers --- Paul Taylor American Modern Dance kicks off its annual three-week run at Lincoln Center with a diverse program that mixes company classics with exciting world premieres. In addition to presenting 14 enduring Taylor dances, the choreographer is debuting his 147th...
How This Series Is Recontextualizing Dance
By SUSAN REITER
Tuesday, February 27, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Feb 27, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Danspace Project's Platform 2018 touches on race, religion, and NYC history --- How do you frame new work in dance and link it to larger cultural concerns? That's what groundbreaking presenter Danspace Project set out to do with its innovative Platforms series, which launched in 2010. Each installment has a distinctive focus and emphasizes connections...
What Can One Dance-Maker Learn From Another?
By LAUREN KAY
Thursday, February 15, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Feb 15, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Choreographer Bebe Miller explores the creative process in The Making Room --- Choreographer Bebe Miller always prioritizes the investigative process. Even in the throes of creating, she likes to zoom out to consider how she actually makes the art. Does she prepare material before rehearsals? How does she engage the dancers in helpful dialogue? If...
Shining a Spotlight on Mature Female Artists
By PIA CATTON
Tuesday, January 23, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Jan 23, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Lumberyard's fest features three artists long absent from NYC stages --- When the leaders of Lumberyard Contemporary Performing Arts were planning their multidisciplinary Winter Festival at New York Live Arts, their first priority was simple. "We wanted to do a season of women," says artistic adviser Dan Hurlin, adding that a second guideline soon...
This Is Not Just a Dance Festival
By LAUREN KAY
Tuesday, January 09, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Jan 9, 2018  •   Choreography  •    0 comments Share This
Roxy + Company's new fest showcases multidisciplinary collaborations --- Growing up in Los Angeles, Roxanne Gordon never considered a career as a dance-maker. Yet she was always fascinated by movement and often used it as a mode to communicate when words failed her. At Kenyon College, she started studying dance as well as philosophy. Pursuing such...
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