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Monday, April 22, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: “Magnum Opus” at Brooklyn Studios for Dance as part of “Oh, Celine” by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “Magnum Opus” at Brooklyn Studios for Dance as part of “Oh, Celine," "With a swathe of tulle worn like a Miss America sash, flowers strewn through her hair, Celine dan…

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IMPRESSIONS: Natalia Osipova’s "Pure Dance" with David Hallberg at New York City Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Natalia Osipova’s "Pure Dance" with David Hallberg at New York City Center, "The famous duet in which a woman meditates on happier times of her life is layered with the no…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: Netta Yerushalmy's "Paramodernities" at New York Live Arts by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Netta Yerushalmy's "Paramodernities" at New York Live Arts, "A move with outstretched arms and an upward gaze in the context of Ailey’s work might portray an oppressed peop…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Dance News: Ann Reinking & Ben Vereen to Host the Chita Rivera Awards on May 19 at NYU Skirball Center by The Dance Enthusiast

Ann Reinking & Ben Vereen to Host the Chita Rivera Awards on May 19 at NYU Skirball Center.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

!CUBA AQUI! Pedro Ruiz' Ballet Contemporaneo de Camaguey "A Passionate CELEBRATION of Cuban Dance Heritage" at Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College by The Dance Enthusiast

In !CUBA AQUI!  Pedro Ruiz 'Ballet Contemporaneo de Camaguey "A Passionate CELEBRATION of Cuban Dance Heritage" at Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, Serena S.Y. Hsu, takes us on a photographi…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Robert Johnson on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast by The Dance Enthusiast

In Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Robert Johnson on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast — Behind the Byline highlights one our most important assets — our contributors. G…

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IMPRESSIONS: “Everyman’s Reroof” with Moving Visions Dancers and Dances by Isadora by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “Everyman’s Reroof” with Moving Visions Dancers and Dances by Isadora, "Despite the limited vocabulary, magic can be found in the subtlety and emotion imbued in familia…

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Dance News: Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center Donates Archives To Library For The Performing Arts by The Dance Enthusiast

Thelma Hill Performing Arts Center Donates Archives To Library For The Performing Arts. The archive includes materials documenting the work of Loretta Abbott, Alvin Ailey, Camille A. Brown, …

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Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Deirdre Towers on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast by The Dance Enthusiast

In Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Deirdre Towers on Writing for The Dance Enthusiast — Behind the Byline highlights one our most important assets — our contributors. G…

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IMPRESSIONS: Third Rail Projects at Brookfield Place and Ice Theatre of New York at The Rink at Rockefeller Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Third Rail Projects at Brookfield Place and Ice Theatre of New York at the Rink at Rockefeller Center, "Kelly struts down and body surfs across the stairs before indulging h…

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

DraftWork at Danspace Featuring Brendan Drake and Marion Spencer by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: DraftWork at Danspace Featuring Brendan Drake and Marion Spencer, "Though their approaches are different, the two serendipitously challenge endurance." — Trina Mannino, N…

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Dance News: Calling Visual Artists, Clark Center Wants Your Work for For "LET’S FACE THE MUSIC," A Dance-Inspired Art Exhibition by The Dance Enthusiast

Clark Center Issues A Call for Artists For "LET’S FACE THE MUSIC," A Dance-Inspired Art Exhibition. Exhibition Dates: June 16 to June 30, 2019.

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IMPRESSIONS: Ni’Ja Whitson | The NWA Project’s "Oba Qween Baba King Baba" by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Ni’Ja Whitson | The NWA Project’s Oba Qween Baba King Baba, "A gender-nonconforming practitioner of Yoruba spirituality, Whitson locates a history of nonbinary gender wi…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: Y is for Xin Ying and Ashley R.T. Yergens by The Dance Enthusiast

In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: Y is for Xin Ying and Ashley R.T. Yergens, "When cis dancers have the freedom to create whatever work they want and they choose to make work that capitaliz…

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Trina Mannino on Writing Dance for The Dance Enthusiast by The Dance Enthusiast

In Behind the Byline, "We’re encouraged to get to know the work of a breadth of artists and dance forms," says Trina Mannino in response to what she likes about working for The Dance Enthu…

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Kelly Bartnik on the Premiere of "Fuck/Love: The Poetics of Adoration" at Gibney Dance by The Dance Enthusiast

In Kelly Bartnik on the Premiere of "Fuck/Love: The Poetics of Adoration" at Gibney Dance, "Bartnik travels into places in the body that dance often does not go. Despite the inherent connec…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: X is for XiaoChuan Xie and Xan Burley by The Dance Enthusiast

In The Dance Enthusiast's A to Z: X is for Xan Burley and XiaoChuan Xie, "Ancient Chinese culture, Martha Graham, Rudolph Laban, Carl Jung, Meredith Monk, Anna Halprin," says XiaoChuan Xie …

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: CUNY Dance Initiative's 5th Year Fest by The Dance Enthusiast

In CUNY Dance Initiative's 5th Year Fest, "Kinesis Project dance theatre’s Breathing With Strangers gives spectators an up-close, stripped-down look at dance. Using the lobby’s stairs, …

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IMPRESSIONS: VIM VIGOR’s “FOREVER” at Playwrights Horizon Downtown by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: VIM VIGOR’s “FOREVER” at Playwrights Horizon Downtown, "FOREVER fulfills expectations for dazzling choreography, but its many unanswered questions keep us at arm’s l…

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Monday, April 1, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: "From the Horse’s Mouth Celebrates Deborah Jowitt" at the 14Y by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS "From the Horse’s Mouth Celebrates Deborah Jowitt" at the 14Y: "Among the presentations, which include a funny song warbled by Jamie Cunningham and a sweet lullaby by Mer…

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IMPRESSIONS: “Cross Transit” at the Japan Society with Akiko Kitamura and Kim Hak by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “Cross Transit” at the Japan Society with Akiko Kitamura and Kim Hak, "Kitamura’s slick choreography feels elemental, born from the physical properties of water." Erin…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Day in the Life of [email protected]: “Deo” by Maxine Doyle and Bobbi Jene Smith by The Dance Enthusiast

In Day in the Life of [email protected]: “Deo” by Maxine Doyle and Bobbi Jene Smith, "When asked which aspects of Graham’s legacy are conveyed in the work, Doyle responds: 'Myth, magic, and m…

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IMPRESSIONS: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago with Ohad Naharin and Crystal Pite by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago with Ohad Naharin and Crystal Pite, "Between Naharin’s famous dynamic range and Pite’s striking narrative rhythm, the company had quite a fe…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Ariel Rivka Dance Turns Twelve! Artistic Director Ariel Grossman On Feminine Energy & More by The Dance Enthusiast

"I recently spent several days away from my children and really enjoyed the freedom! I think many parents often feel the same way, but are hesitant to admit those feelings. Admitting feelin…

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Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Theo Boguszewski on Writing Dance for The Dance Enthusiast by The Dance Enthusiast

In Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline, "As much as The Dance Enthusiast aims to be a positive force in the dance world, I never feel forced to withhold my opinions or “put a pos…

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Monday, March 25, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: New York Theatre Ballet’s “Rep” with Merce Cunningham, Richard Alston, and Matthew Nash at Danspace by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: New York Theatre Ballet’s “Rep” with Merce Cunningham, Richard Alston, and Matthew Nash at Danspace, "While not everything is for everyone, something is for someone. T…

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IMPRESSIONS: The Dance Enthusiast in Copenhagen, Royal Danish Ballet’s "Napoli" by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: The Dance Enthusiast in Copenhagen .\,Royal Danish Ballet’s Napoli, "Perhaps the greatest pleasure of seeing the ballet in toto was the opportunity it afforded to get to …

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

The Dance Enthusiast Asks Kelly Pratt And Ian Kreidich Of Dancers & Dogs by The Dance Enthusiast

The Dance Enthusiast asks Kelly Pratt and Ian Kreidich of Dancers & Dogs about the paw-sitive and ruff sides of their photography project.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Dance News: "Lucy Negro Redux" By The Nashville Ballet Poses The Question: "Who Was Shakespeare's Dark Lady?" by The Dance Enthusiast

"Lucy Negro Redux" By The Nashville Ballet Poses The Question: "Who Was Shakespeare's Dark Lady?"

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Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Sammi Lim on Writing Dance for The Dance Enthusiast by The Dance Enthusiast

In Day in the Life of Dance: Behind the Byline — Sammi Lim on Writing Dance for The Dance Enthusiast -- Behind the Byline highlights one our most important assets — our contributors. Ge…

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CUNY Dance Initiative Celebrates Five Years of Facilitating Space for New York Choreographers and Companies by The Dance Enthusiast

In A Day in the Life of CUNY Dance Initiative, "We definitely made spaces available for dance that simply wouldn’t otherwise be available to independent NYC dance companies and choreograph…

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