Category: Dance
What Can One Dance-Maker Learn From Another?
Thursday, February 15, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Feb 15, 2018  •   Dance  •    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
Tuesday, January 23, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Jan 23, 2018  •   Dance  •    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...
Malpaso Is Ready to Re-Joyce
Thursday, January 18, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Jan 18, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Despite much political uncertainty, a Cuban dance company returns to NYC --- Malpaso Dance Company does not waste time. Based in Havana, this adventurous contemporary troupe has evolved at lightning speed since it was founded a little over five years ago. By May 2014, Malpaso had its inaugural New York season at the Joyce Theater, and this week the...
This Is Not Just a Dance Festival
Tuesday, January 09, 2018  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Jan 9, 2018  •   Dance  •    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...
How Neuroscience Inspired Michelle Dorrance
Wednesday, December 20, 2017  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Dec 20, 2017  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
The lauded tapper revises Myelination for darker times --- Science might seem like unusual fodder for a dance-maker, but while reading Daniel Coyle's The Talent Code Michelle Dorrance started musing about myelin, the fatty white substance that surrounds the axon of some nerve cells. "I'm not a neuroscientist, but conceptually I was inspired by...
Alvin Ailey Unveils New Works This Holiday Season
Wednesday, December 06, 2017  •   Dance  •    1 comment Share This
Wed Dec 6, 2017  •   Dance  •    1 comment Share This
Two longtime dancers discuss the company's evolving repertoire Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater just kicked off its annual holiday run at City Center, a five-week gift to modern dance lovers showcasing the company's ever-expanding repertory. Yes, Ailey's beloved 1960 classic Revelations is still on the lineup, but artistic director Robert Battle...
She's Making This 'Island' Authentic
Friday, December 01, 2017  •   Dance  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Dec 1, 2017  •   Dance  •    1 comment Share This
Veteran choreographer Camille A. Brown comes to Broadway with Once on This Island --- Working on the first Broadway revival of a beloved musical can be a challenge -- especially for choreographers. A dance-maker needs to figure out how to realize her own vision while recognizing that another artist previously danced in her shoes. Although choreographer...
Why Garth Fagan May Be Having the Best Month Ever
Tuesday, November 07, 2017  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Nov 7, 2017  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
The Tony-winning choreographer of The Lion King debuts new work at the Joyce --- Choreographer Garth Fagan is having quite a month. This past Sunday, he helped celebrate the 20th anniversary of Broadway's The Lion King, for which he won a 1998 Tony Award for Best Choreography. And this week, his eponymous 47-year-old dance company returns to the...
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