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One for the Ladies: inQuad at Dixon Place

New York, N.Y. Dixon Place, a performing arts venue in Lower Manhattan, has a reputation for unpredictable offerings. But inQuad, a split bill contemporary dance series created by Inclined Dance Project to feature the work of four up-and-coming female choreographers, is becoming a familiar presence amongst the venue’s August offerings. The third iteration, presented August […]

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An Exercise in Empathy: cullen + them’s Spring Messaround

New York, N.Y. MESSAROUND /mehs-ah-round/ n. a creative social experiment; an open, radical event where we make a mess of what we think we know about others; a place to mingle, move, listen, and experience a collision of ideas. This is how cullen + them, the choreographic project of native New Yorker Hannah Cullen, defines […]

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Pool Play 2.0—This Is Not A Theatre Company

New York, N.Y. Given the freezing weather that has continued to plague New York City into March, spending a Saturday evening sitting poolside, feet dangling in the water, seems a strange way to pass the time. But This Is Not A Theatre Company (a group I’ve previously seen throw an immersive theatre house party and […]

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Take Root at Green Space: Kaley Pruitt Dance and URBAN/TRIBE

Queens, N.Y. In January, Green Space’s monthly curated performance series, Take Root, hosted Kaley Pruitt Dance and U R B A N / T R I B E. The former presented a clever dance theatre duet that used comic book tropes to meditate upon friendship; the latter showed a physically and emotionally demanding contemporary dance […]

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Architecture Made Tactile: Gabrielle Lamb’s Pigeonwing Dance at Baruch PAC

New York, N.Y. On November 20, Baruch Performing Arts Center presented a pair of works by Gabrielle Lamb, a 2014 Princess Grace Award recipient, at Baruch’s Mason Hall. The first, Tessellations, premiered at New York Live Arts earlier this year and was danced by The Joffrey Ensemble. Pigeonwing Dance, Lamb’s company, performed the world premiere […]

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Origins and Adopted Cultures: Da-On Dance presents ROOT

New York, N.Y. With ROOT, which was at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance Center October 15 and 16, Da-On Dance artistic director and choreographer Jin Ju Song-Begin made her dancers’ biographies not only impossible to ignore, but also key to the entire work. All five performers, including the choreographer herself, are internationals, hailing from South […]

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Hellenic Education Continues Thanks to The Orpheus Luxury Collection

New York, N.Y.  In synchrony with their philosophy of “indulging in the finer things in life for a deep appreciation of humanity and nature,” The Orpheus Luxury Collection proudly hosted a fundraiser to benefit the Hellenic Education & Language Program (H.E.L.P.) recently in Astoria, Queens as part of its Philanthropy Through Travel Initiative.  The children and the mothers of H.E.L.P. […]

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Abstracting Entertainment: Rovaco Dance Co. at Alchemical Theater

New York, N.Y. In their first evening-length performance engagement at the end of April, Rovaco Dance Company presented a diverse yet concise body of work by founding artistic director Rohan Bhargava. The intimate, whitewashed setting at The Alchemical Theater was well suited to the young company’s subtlety and enthusiasm. The program opened with Collections I, […]

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One for the Ladies: inQuad at Dixon Place

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