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Thursday, March 7, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Pontus Lidberg "On The Nature Of Rabbits" at The Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Pontus Lidberg "On The Nature Of Rabbits" at The Joyce Theater: "Over his extensive career as a dancer, choreographer and video maker, Pontus Lidberg has molded a mosaic of m…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2024

POSTCARDS: 3 Choreographers Respond to Martha Graham’s “Lamentations” for Brooklyn Ballet by The Dance Enthusiast

"As part of this 21st season, in addition to making new works by new voices, we look to the pioneers of the past to learn how their perspectives inform our work today. We’ve invited Nicole…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Friday, March 1, 2024

THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS : Rachna Nivas On “Reclaiming the Divine Feminine” by The Dance Enthusiast

In THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS : Rachna Nivas On Reclaiming the Divine Feminine: "I am figuring out what a guru looks like today. Evolution is one thing, but to discard the tradition entirely …

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

DANCE NEWS: CounterPointe11 Returns this Women's History Month by The Dance Enthusiast

Norte Maar, a Brooklyn-based arts organization now celebrating 20 years of the creation, promotion, and presentation of collaborations in the visual, literary, and the performing arts, prese…

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DANCE NEWS: Aakash Odedra and Aditi Mangaldas Explore Taboo Love Story in "Mehek" by The Dance Enthusiast

Mehek is a major new collaboration from two of the finest Kathak contemporary dancers on the world stage, Aakash Odedra and Aditi Mangaldas.

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IMPRESSIONS: Alonzo King LINES Ballet’s Soulful "Deep River" at Lincoln Center by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Alonzo King LINES Ballet’s Soulful "Deep River" at Lincoln Center :"Overall, the soulful work feels like one continuous dance.  Its 13 episodes, demarcated in the program by …

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Saturday, February 24, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Nihon Buyō in the 21st Century from Kabuki Dance to Boléro at Japan Society by The Dance Enthusiast

In Nihon Buyō in the 21st Century, from Kabuki Dance to Boléro - "A  program of music and dance at Japan Society from January 24-26, proved elegant, spare, and engrossing from the opening…

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Friday, February 23, 2024

DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Sneak Preview of "We The People" by Jamar Roberts for the Martha Graham Dance Company by The Dance Enthusiast

"The dancers uphold the quintessential fierceness of Martha Graham as they respond to new discoveries and his direction. Without music, they remain engaged and centered as their arms and leg…

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IMPRESSIONS: Jean Butler "What We Hold" at Irish Arts Center by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Jean Butler "What We Hold" at Irish Arts Center"Butler makes visible the lineage of Irish dance first through the cast of performers: a group of eight accomplished Irish dancers…

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Monday, February 19, 2024

DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Gloria McLean on the 2024 American Dance Guild Festival and Her Dance History by The Dance Enthusiast

DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Gloria McLean on the 2024 American Dance Guild Festival and Her Dance History :"This piece has been  an effort to teach through  choreography." says McLean. It’…

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Friday, February 16, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Martha Friedman and Susan Marshall "Two Person Operating System Type 2" at The Kitchen by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Martha Friedman and Susan Marshall "Two Person Operating System Type 2" at The Kitchen": "Guided by exacting directives and material realities, Marshall troubles the aestheti…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s Distinguishing “Classic NYCB” at Lincoln Center by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s Distinguishing “Classic NYCB” at Lincoln Center- "Bravo to all 21 of its performers, not only for their expert dancing, but for the dramatic clarity…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and the Asian American Arts Alliance Present the Third Annual AAPI Dance Festival by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and the Asian American Arts Alliance Present the Third Annual AAPI Dance Festival "I appreciated how this bill highlighted AAPI choreographers by sh…

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Friday, February 9, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Molissa Fenley and Company "From the Light, Between the Lamps" at Roulette by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Molissa Fenley and Company "From the Light, Between the Lamps"  at Roulette: "This dancing together is about being together, not for the effect but for the sheer empathic pleas…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Saturday, February 3, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Ronald K. Brown's EVIDENCE:A Dance Company at The Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Ronald K. Brown's EVIDENCE:A Dance Company at The Joyce Theater :"Ronald K. Brown is a man of spiritual depths, with a serious attitude to life. When his dancers step forward…

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Friday, February 2, 2024

POSTCARDS: Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater’s "The Jungle Book" with dancer Giana Carroll by The Dance Enthusiast

Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater’s "The Jungle Book" with Dancer Giana Carroll: "In addition to the amazing costumes, and the fun of creating animal characters, the dance styles in our …

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Great Jones Repertory in “Aristotle Thinks Again” at LaMaMa by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Great Jones Repertory in “Aristotle Thinks Again” at LaMaMa: "Safer’s direction and choreography shape a relentless space to interrogate his subject matter from many vanta…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Compagnie Hervé Koubi's Astonishing “Sol Invictus” at the Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Compagnie Hervé Koubi’s Astonishing “Sol Invictus” at the Joyce Theater: "Koubi’s choreography is so holistically crafted that the astounding acrobatics contained withi…

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Monday, January 29, 2024

Baryshnikov Arts Announces 2024 Spring Residency Artists by The Dance Enthusiast

Baryshnikov Arts residencies provide space and support to artists for creative investigation in all performing arts disciplines: dance, music, theater, multimedia, performance art, or any co…

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IMPRESSIONS: Christopher Unpezverde Núñez “YO OBSOLETE” Presented by Pioneers Go East Collective’s Out-FRONT! Fest by The Dance Enthusiast

 In IMPRESSIONS: Christopher Unpezverde Núñez “YO OBSOLETE”  Presented by Pioneers Go East Collective’s Out-FRONT! Fest: "YO OBSOLETE” is a highly personal solo work that delves …

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IMPRESSIONS: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER's 2023 Season at New York City Center by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER's 2023 Season at New York City Center "Any choreographer lucky enough to win a commission from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater must con…

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Friday, January 26, 2024

The Dance Enthusiast Asks: Anthony Rizzi, “What Makes a 21st Century Artist?” by The Dance Enthusiast

In The Dance Enthusiast Asks: Anthony Rizzi, “What Makes a 21st Century Artist?”  "When I think of capturing the essence of a 21st century dancer, I cannot think of a better person than…

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Monday, January 22, 2024
Sunday, January 21, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Alice Klugherz and Pedro J. Rosado Jr present "Two Fairytale Rants, a Dance-ical beyond Grimm," at Arts on Site by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Alice Klugherz and Pedro J. Rosado Jr.  present "Two Fairytale Rants, a Dance-ical beyond Grimm," at Arts on Site-Alice Klugherz’ Rapunzel Rants, comprised of seven madcap sc…

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Sunday, January 14, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Ashley Chen and Compagnie Kashyl at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club by The Dance Enthusiast

“As a performer I like to jump on walls and roll on the floor,” notes Chen [...] As seen in Unisson, later in Distances, and indeed, too, in the 45-minute Rush, Chen and longtime frie…

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Friday, December 29, 2023

DANCE NEWS: Dance Parade Announces Campaign to Support Zoning Reform to End Prohibition on Dancing by The Dance Enthusiast

“It’s ridiculous that in 2023 New York City still has rules on the books prohibiting people from dancing at their local restaurants and bars.” — Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, NYC…

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Monday, December 25, 2023

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards