Posts tagged "video"
{Dd} Short Short List for 3/24-3/30

{Dd} Short Short List for 3/24-3/30

1. Paul Taylor at Lincoln Center Paul Taylor Dance Company continues its 60th anniversary season at Lincoln Center with performances every night from Tuesday to Sunday, as well as matinee shows on Saturday and Sunday. Highlights this week include “Cloven Kingdom” (Wednesday), “Esplanade” (Thursday), “Arden Court” (Friday), “Troilus and Cressida” (Saturday), and the world premiere...
Dd Short Shortlist for the week of 2/10-2/17

Dd Short Shortlist for the week of 2/10-2/17

Check out Claire’s picks for 2/10-2/17!
Dd Short Short List 2/3-2/9

Dd Short Short List 2/3-2/9

Here’s Candice’s picks for this week
Dd Response: Get on the Good Foot, A Celebration in Dance

Dd Response: Get on the Good Foot, A Celebration in Dance

Get on the Good Foot: A Celebration in Dance honored the life of James Brown (1933-2006), musician, songwriter, dancer, and the self-declared “Hardest Working Man in Show Business.”
Savion Glover brings 'Serious Awareness' to Tap Dance

Savion Glover brings ‘Serious Awareness’ to Tap Dance

For award-winning dancer/choreographer, Savion Glover, tap dance is no laughing matter. In anticipation of his upcoming performance which opens the season at the Brooklyn Center for Performing Arts, I had the lucky opportunity to speak with Mr. Glover and learn about his perspective on dance, history, and humor.
Critical Conversation: A Young Person's Perspective on Hubbard Street 2 and "Harold and the Purple Crayon"

Critical Conversation: A Young Person’s Perspective on Hubbard Street 2 and “Harold and the Purple Crayon”

Lola is a precocious young lady who lives with her family in New York City, She is a third-grade student at the Talented & Gifted School for Young Scholars (M012), and studies dance at The Ailey School and American Tap Dance Foundation.  On Sunday October 6, I was lucky to have Lola accompany me to...
Dd Countdown to The Bessies

Dd Countdown to The Bessies

On Monday, October 7th, the 2013 NY Dance and Performance Awards will be held at the Apollo Theater, produced in partnership with Dance/NYC.

Dance + Business: Community Supported Art

Last winter, I attended the DanceNYC symposium where I was drawn to the Bringing Entrepreneurship to the Arts panel. Most of the discussion seemed to revolve around ever more administrative tasks for choreographers and dancers in order to network and promote their work. Many people in the audience expressed frustration about the time all those...

Dd Short Short List for Week of 8/19

Candice gives her picks for the week of Aug. 19, 2013 Dd short short list.
An Evening of Film: Fordham Alumni Company's CANNED ART Festival

An Evening of Film: Fordham Alumni Company’s CANNED ART Festival

I never go to the movies. Perhaps it’s because of the sticker shock every time I see the ticket price. It might be because New York City movie theaters have a reputation for bedbug infestation and I, like so many New Yorkers, have a deathly fear of bedbugs.

#tbt: 1924 on the Mediterranean

As the summer weeks begin to dwindle (sigh), let’s throwback to Le Train Bleu. This adorable ballet was created for Diaghilev’s Ballet Russes by a superstar team: choreography by Bronislava Nijinska (Vaslav Nijinsky’s underrated sister), music by Darius Milhaud, libretto by Jean Cocteau, curtain by Pablo Picasso, set design by Henri Laurens, and costumes by Coco Chanel....

The National Choreographer Initiative – 10 Years Strong

National Dance Day (which happened on July 27th)  is meant to be a day in which we celebrate the art of movement, and each year, it seems to me that the celebration gets bigger and better. In downtown Los Angeles, producer Nigel Lythgoe and director Adam Shankman had teamed up with The Music Center and...

Dd Video Countdown for National Dance Day: 17 of 20/20

What happens when you mix twitter, dance, and a camera? #Tweetdance! Dance performances that truly treat the public as collaborators. #TweetDance: Lauren Alzamora dances “a giant bug landed on your shoulder…” from Kygwen on Vimeo. What is your favorite dance video or short film? Send us your nomination for the Day 20 dance video in...

Dd Video Countdown for National Dance Day: 8 of 20/20

Another video from TenduTV’s Essential Dance Film series to begin the week. For those who did not catch this work in live performance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the creators of  The Silence transformed the choreography of Nikki Mclusky into this beautiful and stirring film, archiving and creating a new work of art at the same...

Dd Video Countdown for National Dance Day: 6 of 20/20

Do you feel like the ballet world is less glamorous than it used to be? Today’s video linking ballet and fashion is for you: Are you a dance documentarian? What is your favorite dance video or short film? Send us your nomination for the Day 20 dance video in celebration of National Dance Day–tweet us @diydancer,...