Archive for January, 2015

Sakinah LeStage & Kiki Ely |AtLA Takeova

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Female Dance Moguls ~ Sakinah LeStage & Kiki Ely ~ All photos by: Justin Robinson   Dance Mogul: Who and what have been some of your inspirations in dance and in life? Sakinah LeStage: My inspirations have been Debbie Allen (Director, Choreographer, Actress) and Catherine Brewton (Vice President of BMI Publishing, Billboard Music’s Woman of […]

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BALLET HISPANICO Company Dancer Christopher Bloom Nominated for Clive Barnes Award

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: Congratulations, how does it feel to be nominated for the Clive Barnes Award? Christopher Bloom: It feels amazing to be a finalist for the Clive Barnes Dance Award. I am honored to be considered in the elite company of the other nominees and I am proud to be a representative of the contemporary dance community. I […]

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Suzanne Beahrs Dance

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What is the inspiration for Rise? Suzanne Beahrs: The inspiration for RISE came from thinking about dance education. Modern dance places value on being yourself, and I love seeing truly magical moments when students allow themselves to share a part of themselves that they had been hiding. I wanted to better understand […]

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AMANDA SELWYN DANCE THEATRE

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

    Dance Mogul: What can the audience expect during your anniversary year?   Amanda Selwyn: For my 15th Anniversary year, audiences can expect to see a true celebration of the signature elements and structures in my choreographic work including gesture, partnering, virtuosic artistry juxtaposed with pedestrian movement, humor, character, and theatricality.  Renewal promises to be […]

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Douglas Dunn & Dancers presents | World Premiere of Aidos

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: What can the world expect from Aidos?   Douglas Dunn: Aidos celebrates the uplifting uselessness of bodies in aestheticized motion. The subtext of the piece is that no matter how hard we try, we humans, divided against ourselves, always battling, never get it right: individual/collective; mind/body; love/hate; beauty/ugliness. Dance Mogul: How is this production different […]

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New York Theatre Ballet presents | Cinderella

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Dance Mogul: What is the inspiration for the series? Diana Byer: Once Upon A Ballet began many years ago as a way to introduce inner-city children to dance, music, design and literature.  Kermet Love (Designer of Big Bird) and Jim Henson came up with the idea of one-hour ballets.   Dance Mogul: What can […]

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INTERMEZZO Dance Company presents | 2015 season 5 World Premieres

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dance Mogul: How does music help create new visions to keep ballet interesting for the new generation, but still familiar to those who have had a lifetime to love and grow with it? Craig Salstein: My experience as a dancer with combining steps and music; Robbins and Bernstein in Fancy Free or Tharp and Glass in […]

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