Category: Dance
WATCH: Shamel Pitts at Gibney Dance Center
By LAUREN PHOENIX KAY
Tuesday, May 22, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Tue May 22, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Attention modern dance lovers: Brooklyn-bred dancer, choreographer and teacher, Shamel Pitts, is bringing his multimedia piece Black Box: Little Black Book of Red to Gibney Dance Center May 31 to June 2. It's a raw and personal work about the search for identity that incorporates spoken word, video and evocative lighting. We chatted with Pitts about...
How Do You Present Dance in a Museum?
By LAUREN PHOENIX KAY
Tuesday, May 15, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Tue May 15, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Andrea Miller's Gallim Dance company performs in the Met Breuer this month --- On an unseasonably gray afternoon earlier this month, I was one of a handful of visitors wandering the Met Breuer galleries, and the melancholy outside seemed to have seeped into the space. But, once I reached the fifth floor, the mood lifted dramatically. There in a square...
WATCH: Gibney's Spring Season
By LAUREN PHOENIX KAY
Wednesday, April 25, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Apr 25, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
A few weeks ago, we went behind the scenes at Gibney to give you an intimate look at how this downtown dance hub crafts performances and fosters community. We continue our coverage of this singular performing arts organization with a pair of mini-documentaries about Gibney's upcoming split bill -- Senior Company Director Amy Miller's Valence and guest...
Is Sentimentality a Dirty Word in Dance?
By SUSAN REITER
Tuesday, April 17, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Apr 17, 2018  •   Dance  •    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  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Apr 13, 2018  •   Dance  •    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  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Apr 12, 2018  •   Dance  •    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...
'Symphonie Fantastique' as Rorschach Test
By RAVEN SNOOK
Wednesday, April 11, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Apr 11, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Puppeteer Basil Twist revives the abstract show that launched his career --- The other night, MacArthur "genius grant"-winning puppet master Basil Twist spotted a face in his aquatic ballet Symphonie Fantastique, currently enjoying a 20th-anniversary run at HERE Arts Center. Considering Twist conceived the hour-long spectacle as an abstract work set...
How Do You Dance to Federico García Lorca?
By JUAN MICHAEL PORTER II
Friday, April 06, 2018  •   Dance  •    3 comments Share This
Fri Apr 6, 2018  •   Dance  •    3 comments Share This
Ballet Hispánico presents two world premieres inspired by the Spanish writer --- "I'm trying to branch out the awareness of what it is to be Latino in all its fabulousness -- not just from iconic representations or stereotypes from the past," says Eduardo Vilaro, the artistic director and CEO of Ballet Hispánico. Founded in 1970, the...
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