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In celebrating a career that spans eight decades, Marge Champion steps back into the limelight to tell her story to Richard Skipper who interviews celebrities by broadcast, podcast, newspaper column, blog and in a live setting such as the Spiral Theater Studio, to get the essence of the artist's complete body of work. No one in Manhattan is interviewing the performer quite like Richard Skipper is today.
On Tuesday, September 23 through Saturday, September 27, Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre will present the world premiere of Ocean's Skin, in partnership with Topology Music , for free performances at the Brisbane Festival in South Brisbane, Australia. Ocean's Skin is the creation of Artistic Director/Choreographer, Heidi Duckler, based in Los Angeles, and Topology Music 's Composer/Musical Director, John Babbage, based in Australia.
THE streets surrounding Hilton College will come alive with art during the Witness Hilton Arts Festival this weekend, for a number of reasons. According to the festival programme, Locomoto integrates contemporary dance and a steel sculpture to share a distinct message about desire, dominance and consumption.
In the September installment of New York Theatre Barn's The Choreography Lab, three choreographers will present new production numbers created in conjunction with three composer/lyricists. The salon begins at 6:30pm at ART/NY Studios, Spaces @ 520 .
Choreographer Melissa West has nothing against Staten Island's lovely forests: "bad woods," her new dance, isn't intended as criticism. Appropriately enough, the three-person piece will take place under tall trees Saturday, Sept.
Winifred Haun & Dancers will be featured in Fused Muse Ensemble's "Breaking Ice," an evening of cutting edge music, dance and video, from October 16 to 18 at Link's Hall. Breaking Ice explores themes of water, ice, our rising oceans, and the fragility of nature.
After spending four years investigating violence against women through the lens of mud, gold, oil, and water, choreographer Ananya Chatterjea of Ananya Dance Theatre now points her focus toward revering the extraordinary work women do throughout the world to sustain their communities. Titled "Neel: Blutopias of Radical Dreaming," Chatterjea's new piece draws on Duke Ellington's concept of a an imagined future that's not frilly but soaked in the blues of past disappointments.
It's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 130 young Winnipeggers who will dance at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights' opening ceremonies on Friday morning. They were selected from almost 500 dancers, between the ages of eight and 13, who had auditioned for a chance to take part in the opening ceremony.
The celebration of the life of the long-time artistic director of Oregon Cabaret Theatre was held in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Angus Bowmer Theatre, where mourners and well-wishers filled the 600-seat theater to near-capacity. With Stadelman as master of ceremonies, and with lots of help, the program chronicled Giancarlo's life - often with old film and still photos - from the time he was a kid in Buffalo, N.Y., to a young man becoming a social worker, then a flower child in San Francisco, a Green Show dancer for the OSF and ultimately a choreographer and college teacher, and the business and spiritual leader of the popular OCT.
Choreographer Fabien Prioville's new performance art piece Reverse_Me will take-over the Montreal location of the German non-profit Goethe-Institut this week. "The show is unique because it touches several different creative arts," said Prioville.
"Ballerina" is hardly the profession that comes to mind when one thinks of work-life balance or "having it all." The women in the spotlight conjure images of beauty, but also sacrifice, single-minded devotion and lofty standards, impossible to reach.
On an edition of E! News last Thursday, bullying Dance Moms choreographer took aim at Taylor Swift, saying she isn't a fan of the singer's dance moves in the video for " Shake It Off ." "She should have had the Abby Lee Miller Treatment as a child," Miller said.
The Richmond Ballet is opening their 2014-2015 season with "Studio One" this month. The show features a special performance called iNVERSION, a multimedia piece from New York-based choreographer, Darrell Grand Moultrie.
The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company's new artistic director. Francesco Ventriglia was appointed after an extensive international recruitment process.
JARMAN is a premiere performance collaboration between the dynamic ensemble force/collision and OBIE award-winning playwright Caridad Svic, playing October 19 and 23. Archival home movies, new video, sound and live performance merge together to reconstruct the essence of the cult figure, artistic legacy and punk movement. Jarman brings together a community of over 40 performers through video and sound, manipulated in real time in a daring and vulnerable performance by force/collision Founding Director John Moletress .
When the Wright Brothers first took flight in 1903 they couldn't have imagined how air travel would evolve from an inventor's dream into a tool of commerce complete with cramped seating. With the dance opera "Test Pilot," which had its world premiere Friday night at The O'Shaughnessy in St. Paul, choreographer Penelope Freeh and composer Jocelyn Hagen have put the romance back into flying, with a visually and aurally striking creation that both turns back time and contemplates the future.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:53 am
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