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Gus Solomons jr

 
Bio:
Graduated MIT, Bachelor of Architecture; Danced with Donald McKayle, Pearl Lang, Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham; directed Solomons Company/Dance (1969-94) and PARADIGM (1996-2011); received Bessies awards in 2002 and 2010. Film: Romance & Cigarettes, dir by John Torturro (2004), Fall to Rise, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Graduated MIT, Bachelor of Architecture; Danced with Donald McKayle, Pearl Lang, Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham; directed Solomons Company/Dance (1969-94) and PARADIGM (1996-2011); received Bessies awards in 2002 and 2010. Film: Romance & Cigarettes, dir by John Torturro (2004), Fall to Rise, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1961
Milt
Ensemble

Productions

 
[Off-Off-Broadway, 1971]
Director/Choreographer

Gus Solomons jr Biography

Graduated MIT, Bachelor of Architecture; Danced with Donald McKayle, Pearl Lang, Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham; directed Solomons Company/Dance (1969-94) and PARADIGM (1996-2011); received Bessies awards in 2002 and 2010.
Film: Romance & Cigarettes, dir by John Torturro (2004), Fall to Rise, dir by Jayce Bartok (2013), The Nanny, dir by I Lost my Phone dir by Leo Fiorica.
TV/Web: Manswers, Vytorin/Zetia, IcelandAir, Tufts Medicare, Think Tank dir Ira Rosensweig.
Theater: Othello (Firebird Produc), Running Out of Time (New Perspectives Thea), Manhattanville (Snorks & Pins), Jason Holliday - I'll Never Tell (Schreiber Shorts), Lottie and Leo Midtown Theater Fest)





Gus Solomons jr News

THE MOVING MEMORY PROJECT to Return in February With a Dance Show Photo THE MOVING MEMORY PROJECT to Return in February With a Dance Show
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2023

The Moving Memory Project will return in 2023 for an in-person presentation of works by NYC-based dance artists, presented under the title Sense Memory.

Diana Byer and Dianne McIntyre to Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2023 Martha Hill Awards Gala
by Stephi Wild - Jan 5, 2023

The Martha Hill Dance Fund has announced the honorees of the 2023 Martha Hill Awards to be presented at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, February 27 at Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Avenue in New York City.

Isaac Mizrahi, Nico Muhly & John Heginbotham to Premiere THIRD BIRD at Works & Proces Photo Isaac Mizrahi, Nico Muhly & John Heginbotham to Premiere THIRD BIRD at Works & Process at the Guggenheim
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2022

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, will present the world premiere of Third Bird, with a libretto and direction by Isaac Mizrahi, music by composer Nico Muhly (played by Ensemble Signal and conducted by Brad Lubman), choreography by John Heginbotham, and lighting by Brandon Stirling Baker.

Ephrat Asherie Dance: ODEON Will Have its Premiere at The Broad Stage in April Photo Ephrat Asherie Dance: ODEON Will Have its Premiere at The Broad Stage in April
by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2022

The company jumped to the front of the dance world with ODEON, which layers breaking, hip-hop, house and vogue to the rich and buoyant sounds of fin-de-siecle Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, performed live.  Rooted in street and social dance, Ephrat Asherie Dance (EAD) is dedicated to exploring the inherent complexities of various African American and Latinx vernacular forms.

Pentacle Presents FOUR ARTISTS' MOVEMENT THROUGH TIME: A PENTACLE LEGACY CONVERSATION Photo Pentacle Presents FOUR ARTISTS' MOVEMENT THROUGH TIME: A PENTACLE LEGACY CONVERSATION
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2021

In celebration of Pentacle's 45th anniversary serving the performing arts community, we are pleased to present Four Artists' Movement Through Time a FREE, virtual event, open to the public, featuring four iconic dance artists who have benefited from Pentacle's services at pivotal points in their artistic careers, on Monday, November 29th at 7:00pm.

Pentacle Presents FOUR ARTISTS' MOVEMENT THROUGH TIME: A PENTACLE LEGACY CONVERSATION Photo Pentacle Presents FOUR ARTISTS' MOVEMENT THROUGH TIME: A PENTACLE LEGACY CONVERSATION
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 10, 2021

In celebration of Pentacle’s 45th anniversary serving the performing arts community, we are pleased to present Four Artists’ Movement Through Time a free, virtual event, open to the public, featuring four iconic dance artists who have benefited from Pentacle’s services at pivotal points in their artistic careers, on Monday, November 29th at 7:00pm.

Arts On Site Presents BREAKTIME Photo Arts On Site Presents BREAKTIME
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2021

Arts on Site announces October performances, featuring dance, music, and film in the heart of the East Village at Studio 3R, 12 St. Mark's Place, NYC.

DANCE NOW's 26th Season to Kick Off with DANCE NOW FAMILY REUNION Photo DANCE NOW's 26th Season to Kick Off with DANCE NOW FAMILY REUNION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

DANCE NOW (DN)'s 26th season Still Dancing Outside the Box will kick off with the in-person DANCE NOW Family Reunion, an eclectic multi-generational gathering, created in collaboration with perennial host-with-the-most-pink-costumes TruDee (aka Deborah Lohse) and The DASH Academy co-directors Gregory Dolbashian and Lindsey Pettus.

Arts On Site Announces September Performance Schedule Photo Arts On Site Announces September Performance Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021

Arts on Site has announced September performances, featuring dance, music, and film in the heart of the East Village at Studio 3R, 12 St. Mark's Place, NYC.

Nominees For The 2021 Bessie Awards Announced Photo Nominees For The 2021 Bessie Awards Announced
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2021

Award categories include Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Revival, Outstanding Music Composition or Sound Design, Outstanding Visual Design, and Outstanding Breakout Choreographer/

Gus Solomons jr Videos

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: In Rehearsal with CHESS - Robert Cuccioli, Drew Sarich, Natascia Diaz & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 21, 2012

ony Award-nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde, Les Miserables), Helen Hayes Award-winner Natascia Diaz (Man of La Mancha, Seussical, The Capeman, Carnival) and Drew Sarich (Les Miserables, Lestat, starring in the upcoming Broadway-bound production of Rocky the Musical in Europe) will star in the July 30th 7:30pm benefit concert of the Benny Andersson, Tim Rice and Bjorn Ulvaeus musical CHESS for The Actor's Fund. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was at one of CHESS' rehearsals and brings you exclusive footage and interviews with the cast and creative team in the video below!


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