Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Symphony Space hosts Long Island University Dancers

 Long Island University’s Department of Theatre, Film, and Dance hosted their 2009 Annual Choreographer’s Showcase with the Post Concert Dance Company this past Monday evening, April 27, 2009. The best part about the performance was the absolutely stunning Symphony Space theatre where the show was held! What a gorgeous facility, tucked away on 95th Street […]

Brilliant. Quirky. Beautiful. Don’t miss The Chase Brock Experience!

The Chase Brock Experience is just that: an experience, something to encounter and undergo.  Witnessing a performance of this dance troupe, I feel the highly creative Chase Brock come alive and his spirit embodied by an amazing group of dancers whose entertainment emits a beautiful quirky quality.  At first glance, the Chase Brock Experience seems […]

Dance Review: E-Moves, E-Merging, E-Volving

Harlem Stage Gatehouse, a circular gem hidden in West Harlem, hosted an evening of e-merging and e-volving choreographers.  Just one of the ten evenings devoted to exposing the works of new comers and legacies, April 23, was the night for  Daniel Fetecua-Soto, Malcolm Low, Ja’Malik, Francine Ott, Sidra Bell, Samar Haddad King, Johari Mayfield, Richard […]

Emerging Talent Enthralls at Chen Dance Center with Newsteps

The welcoming and delightful Chen Dance Center—even down to the lovely and efficient Dana Grunklee  who takes reservations—presents the first of two weekends in their semi-annual emerging choreographer’s series—Newsteps. Often perplexing, always interesting and sometimes amusing, Newsteps features new work by choreographers that is daring, innovative and definitely emotionally enthralling.   Newsteps inundates the audience […]

The Juniors ROCK!

As I walk out the front door of the New York City Center, there is a buzz in the air. If you listen closely, the buzz turns into a name repeated over and over again: Esteban Hernandez. By far, the junior men’s division at this year’s Youth American Grand Prix is the most exciting, as […]

Choreography Renaissance in Harlem

The level of creativity shown at E-Moves in Harlem this evening makes me lost for words!  Camille A. Brown, Adia Whitaker and Kyle Abraham are amongst the choreographers keeping  the audience anxiously excited tonight.  Innovation and creativity is at its peak at Harlem Stage Gatehouse in Program Two: Ten from Ten.  Here, choreographers of color […]

Dance Review: Ailey II, Back From Tour and Better Than Ever

Today’s Episode of the iDANZ Critix Corner is brought to you by: “Being on Your Leg!” Ailey II is a company that delivers. Comprised of some of the most promising talent of my generation, this junior company is making a name for itself around the world. The company returns home fresh off tour to perform […]

Dance Review: Ailey II Inspires

Ailey II performs a thrilling evening of works choreographed by Christopher Huggins, Chang Yong Sung, Troy Powell, and George Faison at their beautiful in-house facility, the Ailey Citigroup Theater.  As expected of any Ailey production, whether it be from the first or second company, the dancers are in top form with this two hour performance […]

Dance Review: The Deganit Shemy Supernova

This evening at Dance Theatre Workshop something very special is taking place. Deganit Shemy’s Arena, a full evening length work, gives the audience the chance to witness a supernova of the choreographer’s fierce creativity and the dancers’ acute aggression. In addition to being established as a multi-award winning choreographer, this New York and Israeli based […]

Dance Review: Pascal Rioult at The Joyce

Pascal Rioult’s company RIOULT presents the world premiere of The Great Mass at The Joyce Theater on Tuesday night at 7:30pm.  With choreography set to Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, Rioult risks a lot when he decides to choreograph to Mozart’s high-spirited work.   Rioult fails to disappoint.  His choreography is right on point with […]

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