Posts tagged "Dd Preview"
{ Dd } Preview: Deborah Lohse on How LMnO3 Became More Like Your Mom

{ Dd } Preview: Deborah Lohse on How LMnO3 Became More Like Your Mom

LMnO3 is Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley. In their latest work, More Like Your Mom, these three women explore what it means to be female today. Child-free by choice, the show “encourages the audience to engage with the multitude of ways in which we identify as women by challenging notions of femininity and...
BOOMERANG Brings Its Unique and Layered Collaboration to Rockaway Beach

BOOMERANG Brings Its Unique and Layered Collaboration to Rockaway Beach

This Saturday evening, the Beach Sessions Dance Series kicks off at Rockaway Beach with BOOMERANG and Laurie Berg. Helmed by Matty Davis and Kora Radella, BOOMERANG is a dance and performance project that delights in presenting work in alternative spaces. For Beach Sessions, BOOMERANG will perform Repercussion, a trio that was commissioned by Dixon Place, and developed...
{ Dd } Preview: Joyce UNLEASHED Continues with Anna Sperber's Prize

{ Dd } Preview: Joyce UNLEASHED Continues with Anna Sperber’s Prize

In her own words, Brooklyn-based artist Anna Sperber describes her newest work, premiering tonight and tomorrow night at New York Live Arts as part of the Joyce UNLEASHED series, like this: “In the world premiere of Prize, a wild, natural and driving kinetic power emerges. The dancers are navigating a psychologically viscous space within, outside, and...
Dd Preview: Laguna Dance Festival in Orange County, CA

Dd Preview: Laguna Dance Festival in Orange County, CA

Orange County is currently anticipating one of its greatest annual dance events, the Laguna Dance Festival–and as the Dd writer covering this weekend’s performances, I am, too. Bringing acclaimed companies Parsons Dance and Aspen Santa Fe Ballet to the Laguna Playhouse Thursday through Sunday, the Laguna Dance Festival will once again showcase the geographic and...

Dd Preview: Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal at Celebrate Brooklyn on 8/1

This Thursday night, Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal comes to the Prospect Park Bandshell with dances by Benjamin Millipied, Barak Marshall, and Wen Wei Wang. The FREE show starts at 8p. Come Celebrate Brooklyn and enjoy dance outdoors!
Dd Preview of Jody Oberfelder's 4Chambers: A heart to heart

Dd Preview of Jody Oberfelder’s 4Chambers: A heart to heart

The house looks like a Norman Rockwell painting: quintessential Americana, rocking chair included. Step inside, however, and you begin an interactive journey through a dance performance that leads you to the four corners of the heart. 4Chambers by the Jody Oberfelder Dance Project is “a sensorial journey into the human heart” and presents an opportunity...

A Pre-show Playlist for Kyle Abraham’s Pavement

I didn’t really sit down with Kyle Abraham of Abraham.In.Motion. Rather more apropos, we walked and talked–about his newest work Pavement, opening this Thursday at Harlem Stages–our way through the streets of Chelsea, its delicious market, and the High Line Park. Here are some episodes of our conversation I managed to record along with several...

Dd Preview: The Positive Evolution of Smuin Ballet

While in conversation with a couple dancers from San Francisco’s Smuin Ballet, Susan Roemer and Shannon Hurlburt, I was reminded of the recent and poignant ending of the Merce Cunningham Company following the death of Mr. Cunningham. A company comes to a fork in the road when the patriarch and namesake passes on: let go...

Dd Preview: Ballet NY Defines Their Process

I have long been fascinated by what goes on in the mind of directors and choreographers when working with dancers. As dancers, it can be hard at times to see the big picture. I recently sat down with Medhi Bahiri and Judith Fugate, the directors of Ballet NY, to discuss the process of directing and...