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The Oracle at APAP – January 17, 2016


DG Celebrates 20 Years with New Film

DG 20th Anniversary Film from Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company on Vimeo.

Daniel’s choreography was first produced in 1995 during Artichoke Dance Company’s premiere season, Fall Harvest, at the Merce Cunningham Studio. Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company was formed in 1998 and incorporated as a nonprofit in 1999. For the last twenty years Daniel has produced, choreographed, directed, filmed, taught and performed dance without pause. This anniversary reel celebrates a range of residencies and projects. Musicality, virtuosity, accessibility and humor have been hallmarks of his work since the beginning of his career.

The Oracle Returns to New York December 4

The Oracle

The AMERICAN DANCE GUILD FESTIVAL 2015 presents The Company in an excerpt from The Oracle. Ailey Citigroup Theater, Friday, December 4, 2015 at 8pm. Original cast members Daniel Gwirtzman, Jonathan Alsberry, Anna Schon and Aslan Moffitt-Rolston will be dancing that evening! For tickets please visit ADG’s site HERE.

60 x 60 Dance: October 23

Derek and Jonathan in Gala

Part of the Vox Novus Festival, 60×60 Dance pairs 60 choreographies with 60 composers for 60 one-minute performances. The free one-hour dance extravaganza was presented twice on Friday October 23 at the Winter Garden Atrium at Brookfield Place in downtown Manhattan: at 12:30 and 8:00pm. A review of 60 x 60 written for The Dance [...]

Accelerate Premieres 9/26

Accelerate in development

DGDC has been awarded a commission by the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning in Jamaica, Queens for the sixth annual Making Moves Festival this fall. Accelerate finds inspiration from Moore’s Law, which observes the exponential rise of speed and power in computing. The 30-minute group dance premieres Saturday, September 26 at the Jamaica Center [...]

Mapping’s In The News

Daniel in Mapping, photo by Amanda MacLeod

Writer Madeleine L. Dale reviews Mapping, Attitude Magazine, Vol 26, No. 3 Inception to Exhibtion (ITE), an interdisciplinary arts organization, was founded in 2009 by Tiffany Rea-Fisher and Matthew Fisher. They serve as Artistic and Executive Directors, respectively. At the Broadway district’s Shetler Theatre from March 11-15, 2015, ITE held its second annual dance festival [...]

Skafiotes Residency in Greece!

Sfakiotes Residency

Mid-August—Daniel has returned from the Skafiotes Residency in Greece.  Collaborating with video artist Stefanos Milkidis the two developed site-specific choreography in the gorgeous mountains of Lefkada island in the Ionian Islands, where the residency is based.  It was a prolific period of research and creative play during the twenty-five days in Greece. The international residency [...]

Kingsborough On Stage A Success!

Mariusz, Aslan, Derek and Oren in new choreography

The Company’s residency, supported by a 2015 CUNY Dance Initiative Rehearsal Residency at Kingsborough Community College, culminated in an Open Rehearsal Thursday, July 16 at On Stage at Kingsborough. Daniel showed new choreography in development to a wonderful audience of interested dance-goers. Thank you to CUNY, KCC and the dancers for making the three-week residency [...]

Free Show in Bryant Park-July 10 @ 6:30pm

Bryant Park presents Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company in performance Friday, July 10, 6-7:30pm. A shared program of three companies, including Jennifer Muller/The Works and Manuel Vignoulle Dance. The Company’s virtuosity, musicality, innovation, humor and vibrant dancers will be on display as we present highlights from our acclaimed repertory: Olympiad Museum Summmertime Suite New Work (Premiere) [...]

Accelerate Previewed Saturday, June 27

Daniel Gwirtzman's Accelerate

Daniel Gwirtzman’s newest dance, Accelerate, previewed as part of the inaugural Higher Ground Festival. Due to a stormy summer rain, the performance occurred at the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood, 54 Nagle Avenue, NYC, 10040, in Northern Manhattan.