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Monday, February 19, 2024

DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Gloria McLean on the 2024 American Dance Guild Festival and Her Dance History by The Dance Enthusiast

DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Gloria McLean on the 2024 American Dance Guild Festival and Her Dance History :"This piece has been  an effort to teach through  choreography." says McLean. It’…

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Friday, February 16, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Martha Friedman and Susan Marshall "Two Person Operating System Type 2" at The Kitchen by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Martha Friedman and Susan Marshall "Two Person Operating System Type 2" at The Kitchen": "Guided by exacting directives and material realities, Marshall troubles the aestheti…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s Distinguishing “Classic NYCB” at Lincoln Center by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet’s Distinguishing “Classic NYCB” at Lincoln Center- "Bravo to all 21 of its performers, not only for their expert dancing, but for the dramatic clarity…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and the Asian American Arts Alliance Present the Third Annual AAPI Dance Festival by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and the Asian American Arts Alliance Present the Third Annual AAPI Dance Festival "I appreciated how this bill highlighted AAPI choreographers by sh…

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Friday, February 9, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Molissa Fenley and Company "From the Light, Between the Lamps" at Roulette by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Molissa Fenley and Company "From the Light, Between the Lamps"  at Roulette: "This dancing together is about being together, not for the effect but for the sheer empathic pleas…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Saturday, February 3, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Ronald K. Brown's EVIDENCE:A Dance Company at The Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Ronald K. Brown's EVIDENCE:A Dance Company at The Joyce Theater :"Ronald K. Brown is a man of spiritual depths, with a serious attitude to life. When his dancers step forward…

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Friday, February 2, 2024

POSTCARDS: Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater’s "The Jungle Book" with dancer Giana Carroll by The Dance Enthusiast

Axelrod Contemporary Ballet Theater’s "The Jungle Book" with Dancer Giana Carroll: "In addition to the amazing costumes, and the fun of creating animal characters, the dance styles in our …

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Great Jones Repertory in “Aristotle Thinks Again” at LaMaMa by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Great Jones Repertory in “Aristotle Thinks Again” at LaMaMa: "Safer’s direction and choreography shape a relentless space to interrogate his subject matter from many vanta…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Compagnie Hervé Koubi's Astonishing “Sol Invictus” at the Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Compagnie Hervé Koubi’s Astonishing “Sol Invictus” at the Joyce Theater: "Koubi’s choreography is so holistically crafted that the astounding acrobatics contained withi…

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Monday, January 29, 2024

Baryshnikov Arts Announces 2024 Spring Residency Artists by The Dance Enthusiast

Baryshnikov Arts residencies provide space and support to artists for creative investigation in all performing arts disciplines: dance, music, theater, multimedia, performance art, or any co…

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IMPRESSIONS: Christopher Unpezverde Núñez “YO OBSOLETE” Presented by Pioneers Go East Collective’s Out-FRONT! Fest by The Dance Enthusiast

 In IMPRESSIONS: Christopher Unpezverde Núñez “YO OBSOLETE”  Presented by Pioneers Go East Collective’s Out-FRONT! Fest: "YO OBSOLETE” is a highly personal solo work that delves …

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IMPRESSIONS: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER's 2023 Season at New York City Center by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER's 2023 Season at New York City Center "Any choreographer lucky enough to win a commission from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater must con…

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Friday, January 26, 2024

The Dance Enthusiast Asks: Anthony Rizzi, “What Makes a 21st Century Artist?” by The Dance Enthusiast

In The Dance Enthusiast Asks: Anthony Rizzi, “What Makes a 21st Century Artist?”  "When I think of capturing the essence of a 21st century dancer, I cannot think of a better person than…

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Monday, January 22, 2024
Sunday, January 21, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Alice Klugherz and Pedro J. Rosado Jr present "Two Fairytale Rants, a Dance-ical beyond Grimm," at Arts on Site by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Alice Klugherz and Pedro J. Rosado Jr.  present "Two Fairytale Rants, a Dance-ical beyond Grimm," at Arts on Site-Alice Klugherz’ Rapunzel Rants, comprised of seven madcap sc…

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Sunday, January 14, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Ashley Chen and Compagnie Kashyl at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club by The Dance Enthusiast

“As a performer I like to jump on walls and roll on the floor,” notes Chen [...] As seen in Unisson, later in Distances, and indeed, too, in the 45-minute Rush, Chen and longtime frie…

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Friday, December 29, 2023

DANCE NEWS: Dance Parade Announces Campaign to Support Zoning Reform to End Prohibition on Dancing by The Dance Enthusiast

“It’s ridiculous that in 2023 New York City still has rules on the books prohibiting people from dancing at their local restaurants and bars.” — Andrew Rigie, Executive Director, NYC…

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Monday, December 25, 2023
Thursday, December 21, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Big Dance Theater in "The March" at Perelman Performing Arts Center by The Dance Enthusiast

"...the dances were made for this location. In their meandering, oblique way, they ask us to remember the last time our nation felt truly united, and to what end. Clearly, we are not united …

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DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Peter Boal on the Choreographers and Experiences That Have Shaped His Career by The Dance Enthusiast

In DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Peter Boal on the Choreographers and Experiences That Have Shaped His Career: "Opportunity opened her arms to Peter Boal from his upbringing in Connecticut to a …

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DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Sun Kim Dance Theatre’s “Lost and Found” Unearths Hope by The Dance Enthusiast

DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Sun Kim Dance Theatre’s “Lost and Found” Unearths Hope -"Right before we were about to go live for the program entitled, “Asian Women in Hip-Hop Dance,” I…

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Monday, December 18, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Paul Taylor Dance Company with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, at Lincoln Center by The Dance Enthusiast

 In IMPRESSIONS: Paul Taylor Dance Company with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, at Lincoln Center": Taylor was an artist full of contradictions. He was an avant-gardist enchanted by hoary tr…

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Sunday, December 17, 2023
Thursday, December 14, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Dancing with Glass: the Piano Etudes at The Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

Philip Glass’s 20 Piano Etudes, composed from 1991-2012, are the works most performed of his vast oeuvre. Maki Namekawa, considered a leading interpreter of the Piano Etudes, and the first…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: MAXlive Festival 2023: Where Is My Body? by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: MAXlive Festival 2023: Where Is My Body?"As technology increasingly intrudes upon our lives, it’s no wonder artists feel compelled to react.  Yet technology and art remain…

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DANCE NEWS: NATIONAL DANCE INSTITUTE APPOINTS TIFFANY REA-FISHER AS THE HELEN STAMBLER NEUBERGER ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE FOR THE 2024 SEASON by The Dance Enthusiast

Following her acclaimed choreography for the Public Theater’s summer 2023 production of The Tempest at The Delacorte Theater, the multi-talented artist Tiffany Rea-Fisher has been chosen…

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Saturday, December 9, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre's Fall Season- Focus On George Balanchine's "Ballet Imperial" by The Dance Enthusiast

"While New York audiences get to see plenty of Balanchine works at New York City Ballet, this original version is a keeper, and deserves its own production...." Henning Rübsam, New York

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IMPRESSIONS: Ivo Dimchev's "In Hell with Jesus/Top 40" at La MaMa Etc. by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Ivo Dimchev's "In Hell with Jesus/Top 40" at La MaMa Etc. :"In Hell with Jesus is partly modeled on that American TV staple, the Game Show, with its promise of momentary stardom…

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IMPRESSIONS: Lar Lubovitch at 80: Art of the Duet, Works & Process at the Guggenheim by The Dance Enthusiast

"When two individuals give each other space, support one another, honor their quiet moments of connection, and watch each other intently, you have a healthy relationship. When you witness a …

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2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards