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Thursday, December 5, 2019

MOVING PEOPLE: Raja Feather Kelly on His "Dog Day Afternoon," His Greatest Challenge, and His Signature Item of Apparel by The Dance Enthusiast

In MOVING PEOPLE: Raja Feather Kelly on His "Dog Day Afternoon," His Greatest Challenge, and His Signature Item of Apparel, "One of the projects I’ve most enjoyed was making my first eveni…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: “And Then We Danced,” a Film by Levan Akin by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: And Then We Danced, "The film demands that you, the viewer, engage immediately and unceasingly with the protagonists and their plight, leaving you drained and astounded." …

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: Martine Gutierrez's "Circle" at Performance Space New York by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Martine Gutierrez's "Circle" at Performance Space New York, "The air in the make-shift laboratory becomes fraught with expectation and uneasiness. Staring at a living creatu…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Alison Cook Beatty Dance’s “Artists in Motion” at the Salvatore Capezio Theater — Peridance by The Dance Enthusiast

In Alison Cook Beatty Dance’s “Artists in Motion” at the Salvatore Capezio Theater — Peridance " Alison Cook-Beatty dreams up worlds that dance...In Beatty’s evocative presentation…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Dance Enthusiast Hits the Streets: Taking on Yellowface in Classic Choreography at the 92nd Street Y with Phil Chan and Georgina Pazcoguin by The Dance Enthusiast

The Dance Enthusiast Hits the Streets: Taking on Yellowface in Classic Choreography at the 92nd Street Y with Phil Chan and Georgina Pazcoguin, "Final Bow for Yellowface asks those in power …

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IMPRESSIONS: “The Sun Still Burns Here” by Kate Wallich + The YC X Perfume Genius at the Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “The Sun Still Burns Here” by Kate Wallich + The YC X Perfume Genius at the Joyce Theater, "Wallich establishes an intuitive, sensual movement language to match the musi…

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Monday, November 25, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: nia love's "g1(host): lostatsea" at Gibney by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: nia love "g1(host): lostatsea" at Gibney: "Against a soundscape of crashing waves, clanging metal, and haunting cello music played by Nioka Workman, love dives through the sp…

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: Dimitris Papaioannou’s “The Great Tamer” at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Dimitris Papaioannou’s “The Great Tamer” at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, "Although the pacing feels painfully, painstakingly slow, the visual gags, many quoting or c…

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IMPRESSIONS: “Odeon” by Ephrat Asherie Dance at the Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: “Odeon” by Ephrat Asherie Dance at the Joyce Theater, "Odeon unfolds as a series of vignettes, moving from group sequences with tight footwork and byzantine patterns to …

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Monday, November 18, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: "Sènsa" by Paul Maheke with Nkisi and Ariel Efraim Ashbel at Abrons Arts Center, Co-commissioned with the Performa 19 Biennial and Red B by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: "Sènsa" by Paul Maheke with Nkisi and Ariel Efraim Ashbel at Abrons Arts Center, Co-commissioned with Performa 19 Biennial and Red Bull Arts New York, "It’s dark and it…

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POSTCARDS: Meet and Follow, NYC's PMT Dance, the House Head Session, and the Crazy Natives Crew by The Dance Enthusiast

IN POSTCARDS: Meet and Follow, NYC's PMT Dance, the House Head Session, and the Crazy Natives Crew: "The session is open to anyone who likes to move, whether you live in NY or are just passi…

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IMPRESSIONS: Big Dance Theater’s “The Road Awaits Us” at NYU Skirball Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Big Dance Theater’s “The Road Awaits Us” at NYU Skirball Center, "Throughout the evening, Parson exposes artifice. She removes the stage’s wings, displays costume ch…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: Curet Performance Project’s “Aspectos” at Center for Performance Research by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Curet Performance Project’s “Aspectos” at Center for Performance Research, "Employing a blend of classical modern dance and Puerto Rican-inspired movements, Curet crea…

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: Kayla Farrish/Decent Structures' "The New Frontier: my dear America (pt. 1)" at Danspace Project by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Kayla Farrish/Decent Structures' "The New Frontier: my dear America (pt. 1)" at Danspace Project, "She morphs and shape-shifts, flexing and collapsing, grooving, softening …

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Queer|Art|Prize Ceremony Honors Drag Activist Joan Jett Blakk & Dance Artists Jumatatu M. Poe & Jermone Donte Beacham by The Dance Enthusiast

On Friday, November 1, more than 200 LGBTQ+ artists and allies packed into The Center (208 W. 13th St.) for the 2019 Queer|Art Annual Party.

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

MOVING PEOPLE: Alicia Graf Mack on Carmen de Lavallade, "Revelations," and Leading the Dance Division at the Juilliard School by The Dance Enthusiast

In MOVING PEOPLE:  Alicia Graf Mack on Carmen de Lavallade, "Revelations," and Leading the Dance Division at the Juilliard School.  Alicia Graf Mack says, "I’ve tried to live a life out…

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IMPRESSIONS: Black Grace at the Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Black Grace at the Joyce Theater, "Gathered in a circle, facing inward, the dancers take up various gestures that will become motifs. Pressing their palms together, they cro…

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Dance News: Center for Performance Research Announces 10 Artists-in-Residence For 2020 by The Dance Enthusiast

Center for Performance Research Announces 10 Artists-in-Residence For 2020! Find out who they are.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Ranardo-Domeico Grays, Artistic Director of VISIONS Contemporary Ballet on Finding Clarity After Cancer and the Healing Power of Dance by The Dance Enthusiast

"Some survivors say they gained 'a new lease on life.' I feel differently about that," says Grays. "I never felt as though I started over; I simply continued on the path that I was meant t…

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Monday, November 4, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: BalletX’s “The Little Prince” at the Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: BalletX’s “The Little Prince” at the Joyce Theater, "Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s choreography showcases luscious leg extensions, intertwining pas de deux between all gen…

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IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre in Balanchine, Bennett & The Beach Boys by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre in Balanchine, Bennett & The Beach Boys, "Juxtaposing classical ballet and contemporary social dance may not seem revolutionary today, but when T…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Margie Gillis on her "Rewilding" and its Lincoln Center Premiere with the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance at David H. Koch Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In Margie Gillis on her "Rewilding" and its Lincoln Center Premiere with the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance at David H. Koch Theater, Gillis asks the artists  to embrace all the vocabula…

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David Orr, Founder Of Boston Moving Arts Productions, On Dance’s Power To Open The Floodgates Of Emotion by The Dance Enthusiast

David Orr, Founder Of Boston Moving Arts Productions, On Dance’s Power To Open The Floodgates Of Emotion

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Dance News: Dance Lab New York (DLNY) Announces New Choreographers & Dancers In Partnership With The Joyce Theater Foundation by The Dance Enthusiast

Dance Lab New York (DLNY) Announces New Choreographers & Dancers In Partnership With The Joyce Theater Foundation.

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Dance News: New York City Center Names Lear DeBessonet Next Artistic Director Of Encores! by The Dance Enthusiast

New York City Center Names Lear DeBessonet Next Artistic Director Of Encores!

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Three Shows That Have Helped Me Through Fall 2019, PART 1: "INHERITANCE: A LITANY," "FALLING & LOVING" by The Dance Enthusiast

In Three Shows That Have Helped Me Through Fall 2019, PART 1: "INHERITANCE: A LITANY," "FALLING & LOVING" AND "LOOK WHO'S COMING TO DINNER: "This fall dance season three particular shows…

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Three Shows That Have Helped Me Through Fall 2019, PART 2: "LOOK WHO'S COMING TO DINNER" — Stefanie Batten Bland with Company SBB at LA MAMA Experi by The Dance Enthusiast

In Three Shows That Have Helped Me Through Fall 2019, PART 1: "INHERITANCE: A LITANY," "FALLING & LOVING" AND "LOOK WHO'S COMING TO DINNER: "This fall dance season three particular shows…

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MOVING PEOPLE: Lucy Sexton on the Bessies, the Factress, and Her Favorite Artist of All Time by The Dance Enthusiast

In MOVING PEOPLE: Lucy Sexton on the Bessies, the Factress, and Her Favorite Artist of All Time, she says in response to question, What event (dance-related or not) has transformed you? , "…

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Sunday, October 27, 2019

IMPRESSIONS: Kyle Abraham’s A.I.M at the Joyce Theater with Keerati Jinakunwiphat and Trisha Brown by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Kyle Abraham’s A.I.M at the Joyce Theater with Keerati Jinakunwiphat and Trisha Brown, "Ranging from introspective to sensual to playful, the spectrum of Abraham’s artis…

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IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre’s The Masters Program with George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp, and Alexei Ratmansky by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre’s The Masters Program with George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp, and Alexei Ratmansky, "One mark of a great choreographer is that he or she is able to mak…

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