Sunday, November 19, 2017

Dance Review: Crossing Over, Passing Through -Dance Brazil at The Joyce Theater

DanceBrazil continues to blur the boundary between capoeira and modern dance with their latest season at The Joyce Theater Formed by choreographer Jelon Vieira in 1977, DanceBrazil incorporates elements of Afro-Brazilian culture, especially the martial art of Capoeira, into their modern dance works. On Wednesday evening, the company presented two pieces at the Joyce Theater: […]

Dance Review: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Moves to the Music

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company presents stunning pieces of repertory and exciting world premieres at the Joyce Theater February 23- March 7th. Program B’s works consist of Elemental Brubeck, Vita Nova, and two world premieres:  Coltrane’s Favorite Things and Dogs of War.  This season marks the Company’s 40th anniversary and the program’s themes reflect nostalgia for […]

Dance Review: Soaking WET at the West End Theater

A refreshing variety of dances by emerging and experienced choreographers, Soaking WET brings downtown modern dance to the Upper West Side. An ongoing series produced by David Parker and Jeffrey Kazin, Soaking WET presents shared-bill and single artist performances at the intimate West End Theater.  The current installment of Soaking WET showcases the work of […]

Dance Review: Tze Chun, Calculated Stumbles Towards the Future

While many people bemoan the dawning of the quarter century marker, choreographer Tze Chun nails it in stride…or flight.  The twenty-five year old’s Tze Chun Dance Company shows a work in progress, new work and a rep piece this weekend at The Tank. Having presented at numerous venues in the city and prepping for a […]

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