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UPCOMING EVENTS

Upcoming Performances

Saturday, March 17–The American College Dance Association’s Northeast Conference invites the Company to perform a suite of six dances from Encore. Two performances will take place the evening of the 17th at Montclair State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance.

April 28, 29 (Saturday, Sunday)–The New York Jazz Choreography Project presents the Company in the acclaimed duet Well, Git It! from Encore at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance in Manhattan. The New York Jazz Choreography Project is a celebration of jazz dance featuring original works by emerging and established choreographers. Audiences of all ages with be treated to dances in a variety of styles, from traditional to contemporary, and the chance to see the richness of this great American art form. Saturday, April 28, 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, 4 p.m. – a talkback with the choreographers follows the Sunday performance. Click HERE for Tickets! Take advantage of the Early Bird price of $20, available through April 1st! Running Time: 70 minutes, no intermission.

Saturday, May 26–IDACO NYC, Italian Dance Connection presents The Company in our newest dance Affront at Baruch Performing Arts Center, Baruch College, Manhattan, 8pm. Project curated & produced by Flusso dance project in collaboration with the Italian Culture Institute, NY & The Baruch Performing Arts Center. A wide variety of artistic styles await audiences with dance companies, artists and filmmakers to participate. Thematic roundtables, site specifics, dance performances and an opening event at the Italian Cultural Institute, NYC are included in the Festival week. Events will be held in various locations; all dance performances are to be held at the Baruch Performing Arts Center.

June 9, 10 (Saturday, Sunday)–New Dance Alliance presents the Company in Affront during their 32nd Performance Mix Festival at University Settlement, NYC. The first Performance Mix Festival (1986)* was groundbreaking in that it was the only festival at that time exclusively dedicated to performance art in lower Manhattan. Its continuing success is testimony to its vital necessity in New York’s cultural community. In 2016, NDA celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Performance Mix Festival.

January 25, 8pm at Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn

Triskelion Arts has invited the Company to perform Thursday, January 25, 8pm, as part of their Never Before Never Again Festival. We will premiere Follow, a tightly-structured improvisatory quintet, which finds all the dancers together in the space for the first time on the performance day! The process consists of each dancer separately learning a choreographic structure from rigorously detailed written descriptions. The music will be composed by Jeff Story and heard for the first time by the cast in performance. Complex spatial patternings and pathways will demand the dancers navigate themselves carefully and fully. Cast: Derek Crescenti, Daniel Gwirtzman, Madeline Hoak, Vanessa Martinez de Baños, and Simon Phillips.
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2017: The Year In Review! A Photo Album

UPPER SCHOOL DANCE ENSEMBLE IN CHATTANOOGA

THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND DANCE FLORIDA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS: ST. JOHNS RIVER STATE COLLEGE CHARLOTTE DANCE FESTIVAL REPERTORY DANCE ENSEMBLE PICTA MOVEMENT COLLECTIVE, BELOIT COLLEGEDANCE AND NEW MEDIA CONFERENCE, NEW YORK UNIVERSITYKSU HIGH SCHOOL DANCE FESTIVAL, ATLANTA CHOREOGRAPHIC PROJECT FOR STRANGER THINGS’ NOAH SCHNAPPPICTA MOVEMENT COLLECTIVE, BELOIT COLLEGEKENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY [...]

Praise for Shifting: “Left the audience in awe.”

Shifting with Courtney World and Daniel Gwirtzman

“Two guest choreographers were brought to Sewanee and created pieces that flattered the dancers’ artistic ability and athleticism. Daniel Gwirtzman, artistic director of New York City-based Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company, crafted a duet for himself and director Courtney World that emphasized the power of simplicity and left the audience in awe. World’s and Gwirtzman’s movements [...]

Shifting Performed December 7-10

Shifting with Daniel Gwirtzman and Courtney World

Fifteen years ago this fall Shifting premiered at Joyce SoHo. Eva Yaa Asantewaa reviewed it in The Village Voice: “perhaps the most convincing unaffected tenderness I’ve seen in postmodern dance.” Fifteen years later the Company is proud the work continues to be presented–the wondrous life of a rep company! Shifting is performed Thursday, December 7 [...]

Key West Performance: November 21

Encore in Key West Poster

READ ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE ON THE STUDIOS OF KEY WEST’S WEBSITE.

DGDC Performs November 17 in Jersey City

Daniel and Derek in Encore

Your Move Dance Festival presents the Company as a featured guest company Friday November 17th at 7:30pm at the historic Loew’s Jersey Theatre in Jersey City. The Company continues its year-long celebration of Encore with a suite of the show’s favorite dances! Presented by Art House Productions in partnership with Friends of the Loew’s, YOUR [...]

Terrain Screens 9/22 at 4th International Meeting on Videodance, Valencia, Spain

Terrain Screens at International Meeting on Videodance, Valencia, Spain

Terrain, one of 16 films chosen from 440 international submissions, will screen at the annual Meeting on Videodance held at the Universitat Politècnica de València and different locations in the beautiful city of Valencia, Spain. The conference includes academic papers, artist presentations and screenings. Its goals include enhancing the academic study of video-dance, fostering artistic [...]

Calling All Hands! Help Fund Our Fall Work

Affront

We are raising funds this fall to continue with The Encore Project along with preparing for our 20th Anniversary Season 2018/2019! Your support makes a difference!

Affront Premiered August 20 in Brooklyn

Affront, Choreography: Daniel Gwirtzman

Daniel’s newest dance, Affront, premiered Sunday, August 20 at 7pm at Triskelion Arts in Williamsburg, Brooklyn as part of the WAXworks series. 106 Calyer St, Brooklyn, NY 11222. The pendulum has swung toward the abstract away from the sunniness of Encore. Affront, a quartet, explores the tipping point when intimacy crosses into violence, peeking into [...]