Thursday, April 18, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Nederlands Dans Theater at New York City Center by The Dance Enthusiast

"Based in The Hague, NDT is home to some of the most talented and versatile dancers on the planet, but the company is cherished for its innovative, multifaceted choreography." — Cecly Pla…

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Monday, April 15, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Megan Williams and Eve Beglarian's "Smile though your heart is aching" at Mark Morris Dance Center by The Dance Enthusiast

"This entrance set the deliberate, thoughtful tone of Williams’ evening length work set to Beglarian’s anthology, Machaut in the Machine Age. Filled with gentle trios, duets, solos, and …

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IMPRESSIONS: Clymene Aldinger's CLYMOVE Dance at The Ailey Citigroup Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

"CLYMOVE Dance’s 2024 Spring Gala and Season celebrated the fourth year of Clymene Aldinger’s company, and left the viewers at The Ailey Citigroup Theater feeling empowered. " Kristen He…

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IMPRESSIONS: Raja Feather Kelly | the feath3r theory’s “The Absolute Future” at NYU Skirball by The Dance Enthusiast

"Through these events Kelly probes questions on two sides of the same coin: what brings us together and what tears us apart. Beauty, terror, and vulnerability vibrate from every atom of this…

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IMPRESSIONS from Boston: Vertigo Dance Company in “MAKOM” Presented by the Celebrity Series of Boston by The Dance Enthusiast

" 'So complex the time we are in,' sighs Wertheim whose tours to China and Brazil had been cancelled because of anti-Israeli sentiment. . “But we can always connect,” she adds hopefully.…

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Friday, April 12, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: August Henderson/ August & Co. in "Transverberation" at Triskelion Arts by The Dance Enthusiast

"Transverberation sweeps viewers into an experience of intimacy, reflection, and acceptance...with raw, authoritative performances by August Henderson, Jack Blackmon and Ragin Smith. " Krist…

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IMPRESSIONS: Stacy Grossfield's metamorphosis 2 at The Chocolate Factory Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

  Addressing issues that affect the lives of contemporary women, Grossfield in metamorphosis 2 examines the far-right, wellness culture, Millennials, Boomers, feminism, Blackness, Whitenes…

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Thursday, April 11, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Trisha Brown Dance Company at The Joyce by The Dance Enthusiast

"Toward the end, the holdouts perform a series of flamboyant solos, sinking and swiveling, jogging and dodging, and we remember why we come to these parties at Trisha’s---for the sheer ple…

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IMPRESSIONS: Lacina Coulibaly | Compagnie Artistique Hakili Sigi “Until the Lion Tells the Story…” at New York Live Arts by The Dance Enthusiast

"Through the challenges and rewards of progress, Coulibaly asserts a continual need for transformative awakening that draws on ancestral power to activate self-driven futures." Sarah Cecilia…

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024
Monday, April 8, 2024

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Triskelion Arts Presents Julia Antinozzi's "The Suite" by The Dance Enthusiast

"Awarded both the inaugural Trisk Fellowship and the New York Live Arts “Fresh Tracks” residency this past fall, Antinozzi is quickly becoming an important and consistent voice on the Ne…

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IMPRESSIONS: Baye & Asa 4/ 2/ 3 at Baryshnikov Arts Center by The Dance Enthusiast

"Choreographers Amadi ‘Baye’ Washington and Sam ‘Asa’ Pratt use the riddle of the Sphinx as an allegorical structure for their latest collaboration, 4/ 2/ 3." -Cecly Placenti, New Yo…

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Thursday, April 4, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: “The Look of Love” Cheerful Mark Morris Choreography Spawned from Beguiling Burt Bacharach Songs by The Dance Enthusiast

"  While Morris is known for the tight music-movement relationships his concert-dance choreography establishes, here, we feel that partnership more blatantly than ever.  Every dance step, …

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Nimbus Dance in "IGNITE" in Jersey City by The Dance Enthusiast

"No visa required to enter Jersey City, and astonishingly quick to reach from Manhattan! Nimbus Dance, founded in 2005 by Sam Potts [...] is  a magnificent venue — with studios for its s…

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IMPRESSIONS: New York Flamenco Festival with National Ballet of Spain, Olga Pericet, and Gala Flamenca by The Dance Enthusiast

"A rockstar performance by dancer Olga Pericet crowned the latest New York Flamenco Festival with the extravagant imagery of her show, La Leona. Yet stars of all kinds shone at this annual c…

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Monday, April 1, 2024

THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Nadav Heyman and Genna Moroni on Creating the Netflix of Dance Filmmaking by The Dance Enthusiast

"And not to get political, but with all these governments doing crazy shit, we still get submissions from Russia, from Ukraine, from Israel and the Middle East. And you get to see the people…

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IMPRESSIONS: La MaMa Shares: ESTROGENIUS 2024 EXPANSION at La MaMa, a Bi-Coastal Evening by The Dance Enthusiast

"To connect three such varied segments so seamlessly is a wonderful feat in itself. Congratulations to the creators, performers, and curators for a thoughtful yet entertaining performance th…

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF DANCE: Catching Up with Brenda Way and ODC Dance In Season at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts by The Dance Enthusiast

"People are realizing the necessity of an arts eco-system and are seeing that not everything is centered in New York and Europe. There needs to be a larger focus on the Bay Area as an import…

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Justin Peck, Sufjan Stevens & Jackie Sibblies Drury’s "Illinoise" by The Dance Enthusiast

"To be honest, I wanted to like Illinoise. And for some, it does resonate. The show has been picked up for a 16-week run on Broadway at the St. James Theater beginning April 24. As a commerc…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Triskelion Arts Split Bill #42 with Rebecca Margolick and Kashia Kancey by The Dance Enthusiast

"Rebecca Margolick’s Reservoir and Kashia Kancey’s I Believed It Too premiered in the latest iteration of the theater’s Split Bill Series, which brings together pairings of emerging NY…

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Monday, March 25, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Sankofa Danzafro in "Behind the South: Dances for Manuel" at The Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Sankofa Danzafro in "Behind the South: Dances for Manuel" at The Joyce Theater: "Palacios Callejas has translated the fascinating novel into a vivid fever dream illustrating the…

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Sunday, March 24, 2024

THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Dancer and Choreographer Lukas McFarlane On Working on "Message In A Bottle" with Kate Prince and Sting by The Dance Enthusiast

"So we got in a room and conducted our first two week workshop... At the end of it,  Sting and his manager came into the studio to watch...He asked us to please make this show now, which wa…

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Thursday, March 21, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: "Unstill Life" at Arts On Site by The Dance Enthusiast

"But the statement that most closely describes Unstill Life—or any life for that matter —was “A step is taken toward something and away from something else.” Wendy Perron, New York

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Wednesday, March 20, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: DANCING THE 92ND STREET Y, A 150TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION by The Dance Enthusiast

"Promoted by Dr. William Kolodney, and supported by rich benefactors, over the years the institution, recently rebranded “92NY,” would become not merely a community center but a cultural…

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IMPRESSIONS: Cunningham on Film Part 2: MERCE / MISHA / MORE & Event at REDCAT by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Cunningham on Film Part 2: MERCE / MISHA / MORE & Event at REDCAT: 'They find common ground in their physical curiosity, and the transmission of Merce’s roles to Misha’s…

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IMPRESSIONS: Valerie Green/Dance Enthopy's RITE at The Center at West Park by The Dance Enthusiast

Valerie Green pursues the healing of trauma though physical ritual in RITE. Commitment to Green’s process requires undivided, hyper-aware physical and spiritual attention.  ~ Catherine Th…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024

IMPRESSIONS from Los Angeles: Reinterpreting the Body with Lionel Popkin’s “Reorient the Orient” at REDCAT by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS from Los Angeles: Reinterpreting the Body with Lionel Popkin’s “Reorient the Orient” at REDCAT : "When the preconceived ideas of race, religion, and culture are stripped fr…

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Monday, March 18, 2024

IMPRESSIONS: Cunningham on Film, Part 1: "August Pace 1989-2019" Daniel Madoff, Director by The Dance Enthusiast

"As its title indicates, the film tracks the thirtieth-anniversary workshop restaging of Cunningham’s 1989 dance of the same name...a highly individuated transmission process, with thirtee…

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Wednesday, March 13, 2024

THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST ASKS: Linda-Denise Fisher-Harrell On The Future of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago by The Dance Enthusiast

"I would love to see a bigger company. Right now, we have 14 dancers and there is a lot of work that we do. And, you know, dancers aren’t AI!  It takes a toll on their bodies and I would …

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IMPRESSIONS: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago at The Joyce Theater by The Dance Enthusiast

IMPRESSIONS: Hubbard Street Dance Chicago at The Joyce Theater :"Instigating and supporting one another, the dancers were bubbling over with infectious musicality." Hannah Lieberman, New York

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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