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Queens Theatre Presents TURNING IN PLACE: Celebrating The Works Of Women Choreographe Photo Queens Theatre Presents TURNING IN PLACE: Celebrating The Works Of Women Choreographers In Film During The Pandemic
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 23, 2021

On International Women's Day - Monday, March 8th, 2021, Queens Theatre will present Turning in Place, a film showcase celebrating the work of emerging female-identifying choreographers. The premiere will take place at 7 PM EST and be immediately followed by a talkback session with the choreographers.

DANCE NOW Announces Holiday Gift Boxes Photo DANCE NOW Announces Holiday Gift Boxes
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 1, 2020

DANCE NOW has announced three holiday gift boxes designed for both newcomers to dance and longtime fans. Share the DANCE NOW Story with someone special this holiday season!

The DANCE NOW Story, Chapter Three to Be Released November 12 Photo The DANCE NOW Story, Chapter Three to Be Released November 12
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 26, 2020

In celebration of its 25th season DANCE NOW is presenting a series of online events featuring new and archival digital works by more than 40 innovative dance makers. All events are available on DANCE NOW's new web platform, dancenow.online.

DANCE NOW Announces 25th Anniversary Season Photo DANCE NOW Announces 25th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2020

To celebrate its 25th season, DANCE NOW is presenting a series of online events featuring new and archival digital works by more than 40 innovative dance makers on its new web platform, dancenow.online.  

The DANCE NOW Story, Chapter One Out September 10 Photo The DANCE NOW Story, Chapter One Out September 10
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 10, 2020

To celebrate its 25th season, DANCE NOW is presenting a series of online events featuring new and archival digital works by more than 40 innovative dance makers, interviews with artists, artist-to audience celebrations, and much more. The DANCE NOW Story will be told in six monthly chapters starting September 10, 2020 through May 2021.

DANCE NOW Announces 25th Anniversary Season and Virtual Festival Photo DANCE NOW Announces 25th Anniversary Season and Virtual Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2020

DANCE NOW will celebrate its 25th anniversary with the DANCE NOW STORY-a reimagined festival composed of a series of online events featuring more than 40 artists. Traditionally held each year immediately after Labor Day, the DANCE NOW Festival is known as the kick-off to the dance season in New York City.

Choreographer Megan Williams And Composer Eve Beglarian to Present World Premiere at  Photo Choreographer Megan Williams And Composer Eve Beglarian to Present World Premiere at Danspace
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

can I have it without begging, an inter-generational, live music and dance collaboration between choreographer Megan Williams and award-winning composer Eve Beglarian, will have its world premiere at Danspace Project, March 26 a?" 28, 2020 at 8 pm.

Robert Mark Burke Awarded Choreographic Fellowship Photo Robert Mark Burke Awarded Choreographic Fellowship
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2020

Robert Mark Burke, 10 Hairy Legs company member, has been awarded a 2020 Individual Artist Choreography Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

Choreographer Megan Williams and Composer Eve Beglarian Present CAN I HAVE IT WITHOUT Photo Choreographer Megan Williams and Composer Eve Beglarian Present CAN I HAVE IT WITHOUT BEGGING at Danspace
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2020

can I have it without begging, an inter-generational live music and dance collaboration between choreographer Megan Williams and award-winning composer Eve Beglarian, will have its world premiere at Danspace Project, March 26 a?" 28, 2020. can I have it without begging is comprised of four connected repertory dance works in conversation with existing compositions from Beglarian's catalogue as well as two newly commissioned world premiere pieces. It features performers from Megan Williams Dance Projects, live music, vocals from the Young People's Chorus of New York City, and an all-star cast of new-music luminaries.

Jean-Michel Blais, Loren Allred, and More Are Coming to Joe's Pub Photo Jean-Michel Blais, Loren Allred, and More Are Coming to Joe's Pub
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 9, 2020

Check out Joe's Pub lineup for the Under the Radar festival featuring new and experimental work from Rizo (fka Lady Rizo), Lucy McComick, Daniel J. Watts, and Ryan J. Haddad. Rounding out the week is Kittel & Co, Ethan Lipton & His Orchestra, Jean-Michel Blais, Rev Billy, a very fun showcase from DANCE NOW, Nellie McKay, Aditya Prakash, Damien Sneed, William Prince, Xenia França, Luis Enrique and, as always, a ton more.

Varla Jean Merman, Kool Keith, Mad Scene, And More Announced At Joe's Pub Photo Varla Jean Merman, Kool Keith, Mad Scene, And More Announced At Joe's Pub
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 31, 2019

Check out the Joe's Pub lineup for the tip-top of the year a?" a new Country Music night from Jim, Jenn & Neal; Haitian singer-songwriter BeLO; two of the three Ultramagnetic MCs Kool Keith and CED-GEE; Kittel & Co, Rev Billy, a very fun showcase from DANCE NOW and, as always, a ton more.

10HL Announces 2020 Choreographic Commissions Photo 10HL Announces 2020 Choreographic Commissions
by Stephi Wild - Dec 4, 2019

10 Hairy Legs, the male repertory dance company, continues its aggressive commitment to the commissioning of new works and gains first-time rights to perform Brian Brooks' solo I'm Going to Explode, now totaling 14 World Premiere Commissioned Works since our founding in 2012. Three of the four works will debut at the company's New York Season June 27-29 at New York Live Arts; the fourth dèbuting in New York following its World Premiere at Ocean County College's Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts on April 18, 2020. OCC Commissioned the work with support from the Louis Prima Foundation.

10 Hairy Legs Will Join Choreographer Doug Elkins For A World Premiere At The Morris  Photo 10 Hairy Legs Will Join Choreographer Doug Elkins For A World Premiere At The Morris Museum
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2019

Live Arts at the Morris Museum presents New Jersey's own dance heroes, 10 Hairy Legs, in Trouble Will Find Me: Remixed, a one-of-a-kind sensory experience Thursday, November 21st through Sunday, November 23rd . 10 Hairy Legs, which celebrates the artistry of the male dancer will join forces with up-from-the-street choreographer Doug Elkins for Trouble Will Find Me: Remixed. This new, new site-specific piece will be staged, fittingly, in the Museum's Main Gallery with the thrilling new exhibition, Aerosol: Graffiti l Street Art l New Jersey l Now as their backdrop.  

Dance Now Presents An Encore Of THE ENCORE This January Photo Dance Now Presents An Encore Of THE ENCORE This January
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 6, 2019

DANCE NOW is pleased to present its 2020 Dance-mopolitan Encore Series, featuring ten top-tier artists featured in the 2019 DANCE NOW Festival Encore, selected by the DANCE NOW producers for having most successfully met the 2019 DANCE NOW Festival Challenge: to create a clear and complete artistic statement in five minutes or less for the specifics of the stage at Joe's Pub.

Dance Now Announces Lineup For 2019 Festival Encore, September 26 Photo Dance Now Announces Lineup For 2019 Festival Encore, September 26
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 12, 2019

DANCE NOW announces the lineup for the 2019 Festival ENCORE! The one-night-only performance will feature the 10 choreographers/companies selected by the DANCE NOW producers for having most successfully met the 2019 DANCE NOW Challenge: to create a clear and complete artistic statement in five minutes or less for the specifics of the stage at Joe's Pub. This year's Challenge winner is Nicole Vaughan-Diaz. As the Challenge winner, Vaughan-Diaz will receive a $1,500 stipend and a weeklong creative residency at DANCE NOW Silo on Kirkland Farm in Bucks County, PA. The ENCORE! program will be hosted by Deborah Lohse (aka TruDee).

10HL Announces 2020 Season Photo 10HL Announces 2020 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2019

10 Hairy Legs, the male repertory dance company, continues national touring and adds débuts in its home state during its eighth season of performances and educational programming, following a summer of festival appearances as Guest Artists for Musical Theatre and Dance at The Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts and Cameo Artists for The Public Theater's Public Works new production of HERCULES at Central Park's Delacorte Theater.

10HL Responds To Laura Spencer Laughing at Prince George For Taking Ballet Photo 10HL Responds To Laura Spencer Laughing at Prince George For Taking Ballet
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2019

10 Hairy Legs, the male repertory dance company, has released the following statement regarding Lara Spencer laughing at Prince George taking ballet classes.

Male Dance Company 10HL Responds To Lara Spencer's Insensitive Comments On GMA Photo Male Dance Company 10HL Responds To Lara Spencer's Insensitive Comments On GMA
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2019

10 Hairy Legs, the male repertory dance company, opposes any form of discrimination: age / culture / gender / social / racial / religious / etc. We find Ms. Spencer's off-handed remarks about Prince George's pending dance lessons as offensive and shortsighted. We embrace all those who seek to discover their future, their human potential, or their possible profession in ways that are not always approved and / or perceived as acceptable and / or obvious.   

Dance Now Presents The 2019 DANCE NOW Festival At Joe's Pub Photo Dance Now Presents The 2019 DANCE NOW Festival At Joe's Pub
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 29, 2019

DANCE NOW announces the lineup for the 2019 DANCE NOW Festival. Acclaimed for its signature short-takes format, the DANCE NOW Festival presents a diverse array of works from some of today's most innovative and dynamic dance makers. The 24th season of this lively fall festival will feature 40 emerging and established choreographers, including DANCE NOW veterans and festival newcomers. Every show features Emcee TruDee (aka Deborah Lohse).

DANCE NOW Announces The 2019 DANCE NOW Festival Photo DANCE NOW Announces The 2019 DANCE NOW Festival
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

DANCE NOW announces the lineup for the 2019 DANCE NOW Festival. Acclaimed for its signature short-takes format, the DANCE NOW Festival presents a diverse range of works from some of today's most innovative and dynamic dance makers. The 24th season of this lively fall festival will feature 40 emerging and established choreographers, including DANCE NOW veterans and festival newcomers. Every show features Emcee TruDee (aka Deborah Lohse).

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