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The fall season has begun in earnest! There is so much dance to see, it was hard to narrow it down to a couple of picks for this week.

1. Jeanine Durning at The Chocolate Factory Theater

Photo by Alex Escalante.

Photo by Alex Escalante.


In To Being + inging, Durning and her dancers explore the ongoing change of the body in a marathon of motion. Made for an audience of 25, get a ticket now to a show The NYT‘s called “full and transfixing.”

Now through 9/26. Wed-Sat 8p.
Click here for tickets.





2. Tree of Codes at the Park Avenue Armory

Heavy hitters in visual art (Olafur Eliasson), pop music (Jamie xx), and dance (Wayne McGregor) come together in a multi-media work exploring Jonathan Safran Foer’s art novel Tree of Codes. Oh yeah and it also features dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet…what are you waiting for?

Now through 9/21.
Click here for tickets.


To send in your picks for an upcoming week, send an email to [email protected] or tweet us @diydancer #shortshortlist

Written by Candice Thompson

After more than a decade in Brooklyn, Candice Thompson is now an Atlanta-based artist and writer. Prior to dancing with the Milwaukee Ballet Company and ad hoc Ballet, she trained with Kee Juan Han at the School of Ballet Arizona and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She founded LOLAstretch Dancewear in 2000 and has designed costumes for a variety of theater and dance companies across the country. She recently received a masters degree in Literary Nonfiction from Columbia University’s Creative Writing Program and more of her dance writing can be found in the pages of Dance Magazine, Pointe, and Dance Teacher.