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Saturday, December 9, 2023

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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Friday, December 8, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born "adaku, part 1: the road opens" at BAM Fisher by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Okwui Okpokwasili and Peter Born "adaku, part 1: the road opens" at BAM Fisher: "in the thrumming womblike dark - an abstract landscape receives and reflects - shattered yet …

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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Limón Dance Company Honors the Female Perspective in "Women's Stories" by The Dance Enthusiast

"Dance relies on the ever-evolving identities and interpretations of its dancers and their social context. So repertory and the canon must evolve along with its artists. The key question at …

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Monday, December 4, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: "Danse Demain" (Dance Tomorrow), a Dance Film Directed by Dounia Zellou by The Dance Enthusiast

"Studies continue to verify dance's physical and mental health benefits, yet dance is seldom integrated into institutions like hospitals and businesses." — Ann Moradian, Paris

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Thursday, November 30, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Samita Sinha's "Tremor" at Danspace Project by The Dance Enthusiast

"Composer Simita Sinha, and choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili, sit with legs-folded upon round platforms below long swags of red fabric hung from the second floor of St. Mark’s Church in Tre…

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

POSTCARDS: On forging a career in New York - Profiling Demetris Charalambous by The Dance Enthusiast

POSTCARDS: On forging a career in New York -- Profiling  Demetris Charalambous: "I was struck by Demetris’ ability to world-build with their movement alone amidst a sea of street-clothed …

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IMPRESSIONS: SOKOLOW THEATER/DANCE ENSEMBLE's "In the Eye of a Dream" at the TheaterLab by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: SOKOLOW THEATER/DANCE ENSEMBLE's In the Eye of a Drea :"The late choreographer Anna Sokolow (1910-2000) was a sculptor of movement chipping away patiently until her dances revea…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre's First Gala Evening with New Artistic Director Susan Jaffe by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: American Ballet Theatre's First Gala Evening with New Artistic Director Susan Jaffe;"After seeing the promising youngsters in the opening number, this first pas de deux aff…

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Monday, November 27, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Mark DeGarmo's "Las Fridas: An Offering for the Days of the Dead" at The Clemente Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: Mark DeGarmo's "Las Fridas: An Offering for the Days of the Dead" at The Clemente Center "As a millennial, I instantly note how refreshing and beautiful it is to see bodies …

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IMPRESSIONS: "Room with a View" - (LA)HORDE and Rone with The Ballet National de Marseille at NYU Skirball by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: "Room with a View" - (LA)HORDE and Rone with The Ballet National de Marseille at Skirball Center: "Room is a collaboration between electronic music producer Rone and choreogr…

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Wednesday, November 22, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Akram Khan’s Wondrous "Jungle Book reimagined" at Lincoln Center by The Dance Enthusiast

"What makes Jungle Book reimagined such a wondrous two-hour, dance-theatre adventure is how magically it amalgamates pairs of differing expressive modalities to concoct its mysteriously unif…

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IMPRESSIONS: Kyle Marshall Choreography at The Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

"Marshall invites audiences into his mind, prayers and ruminations through choreography that is subtle, contemplative and imbued with deep presence." — Cecly Placenti, New York

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Monday, November 20, 2023

POSTCARDS: Lucy Stewart of Complexions Contemporary Ballet On Their Joyce Season by The Dance Enthusiast

POSTCARDS: Lucy Stewart of Complexions Contemporary Ballet On Their Joyce Season: "I was introduced to Complexions when I was nine years old, and it has been a dream of mine to join ever sin…

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IMPRESSIONS: Stephen Petronio Company “Breath of the Beast” at NYU Skirball by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Stephen Petronio Company “Breath of the Beast” at NYU Skirball: "As a choreographer, Petronio clearly still has creative energy to spare—a fact that allows his own oeuvre …

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Bill T. Jones ,Marc Bamuthi Joseph, & Tamar-kali's "Watch Night" at the Perelman Performing Arts Center by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Bill T. Jones ,Marc Bamuthi Joseph, & Tamar-kali's "Watch Night" at the Perelman Performing Arts Center: "when does the theatricalized retelling of violence constitute a nec…

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IMPRESSIONS: Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center -The 20th Edition by The Dance Enthusiast

  Fall for Dance Festival at New York City Center -The 20th Edition :"This year’s festival offered five different programs, ten performances, and fifteen works, celebrating twenty years o…

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Monday, November 13, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Opéra de Lyon Ballet in Lucinda Child's "Dance " at New York City Center by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: The Lyon Opera Ballet (Opéra de Lyon Ballet), performed Dance (1979) choreographed by Lucinda Childs, music by Philip Glass, and film by Sol LeWitt, at New York City Center, Oc…

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IMPRESSIONS: Dorothée Munyaneza “Mailles” at New York Live Arts by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Dorothée Munyaneza “Mailles” at New York Live Arts"True to its name, Dorothée Munyaneza’s “Mailles” crafts delicate yet resilient narrative and aesthetic “meshes�…

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IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet 75th Anniversary Season -Week Four - All Balanchine- at Lincoln Center by The Dance Enthusiast

In IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet 75th Anniversary Season Week Four - All Balanchine- at Lincoln Center: "The final week of New York City Ballet’s month-long fall season features its ac…

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Saturday, November 11, 2023

POSTCARDS: Lisa Borres, Paul Taylor Dance Company Dancer, Brings Us Backstage at Lincoln Center by The Dance Enthusiast

"Greetings from Lincoln Center! My name is Lisa Borres, a dancer at Paul Taylor Dance Company. I’m writing from “Jersey” as we call it, also known as the furthest dressing room on the …

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Friday, November 10, 2023

THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Aaron P. Dworkin, The PoetJournalist-In-Residence with Complexions Contemporary Ballet by The Dance Enthusiast

In THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Aaron P. Dworkin, The PoetJournalist -In-Residence with Complexions Contemporary Ballet: "Now as they say, 'the world is becoming more like Complexions...'  Th…

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IMPRESSIONS: Michael-Keegan Dolan at St. Ann's Warehouse by The Dance Enthusiast

"Although the show’s title implies a step-by-step guide leading to a career in dance, How to Be a Dancer in 72,000 Easy Lessons is not an instruction manual, but rather a collection of mus…

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Thursday, November 9, 2023
Monday, November 6, 2023

DANCE NEWS: Ballet Tech Launches New Initiative - Ballet Tech Across New York by The Dance Enthusiast

In DANCE NEWS: Ballet Tech Launches New Initiative - Ballet Tech Across New York  “For forty-five years—beginning decades before the long-overdue prioritization of access and inclusion …

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IMPRESSIONS: Ola Maciejewska's "Bombyx Mori" at Florence Gould Hall by The Dance Enthusiast

 IMPRESSIONS: Ola Maciejewska's "Bombyx Mori" at Florence Gould Hall "Polish choreographer, Ola Maciejewska, who created "Bombyx Mori," credits Loïe Fuller and her Serpentine Dance (1892) …

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IMPRESSIONS: Sankai Juku in KŌSA – between two mirrors at The Joyce by The Dance Enthusiast

"From its inception, the company has remained committed to themes of distress and ‘otherness’. KŌSA explores the satisfaction of harming, the love of self, cross dressing, and death." -…

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IMPRESSIONS: Rachid Ouramdane and Chaillot’s Théâtre National de la Danse "CORPS EXTRÊMES" at BAM by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Rachid Ouramdane and Chaillot’s Théâtre National de la Danse "CORPS EXTRÊMES" at BAM: "A body tossed upward onto a ledge protruding from the wall appears to have the same e…

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IMPRESSIONS: Hope Boykin's "States of Hope" at The Joyce by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Hope Boykin's "States of Hope" at The Joyce :"Hope Boykin, radiant with a thousand-watt smile...this magnetic woman could be your sister, a cousin, your best friend...So,  I wo…

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IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet 75th Anniversary Season -Balanchine and Robbins by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: New York City Ballet 75th Anniversary Season -Balanchine and Robbins :"The freshest breeze during this otherwise all-Balanchine season proves to be a contribution by Jerome Rob…

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Friday, November 3, 2023

IMPRESSIONS: Gregory Maqoma and Thuthuka Sibisi 's "BROKEN CHORD" at BAM by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Gregory Maqoma and Thuthuka Sibisi 's "BROKEN CHORD" at BAM "The work’s central conflict reveals itself in the juxtaposition of the South African soloists and the members of T…

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All that Chat

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