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Kingsborough On Stage Residency A Success!

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 such a success.

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:



Summmertime Suite

New Work (Premiere)

& Other Dances from our Greatest Hits

Bryant Park is situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues.

Accelerate Premiered 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.

Higher Ground Dance Festival

Jonathan Alsberry and Brittany Posas in The Oracle

The Company premieres a new dance, Accelerate, during the inaugural festival in Fort Tryon Park, Northern Manhattan. Saturday, June 27, 6pm, Fort Tryon Park, Washington Heights, Manhattan. More info to be posted early June.

The Oracle Makes Atlanta Debut

The Oracle

The Company made its Atlanta debut May 22 and 23 with the regional premiere of The Oracle at The Balzer Theater at Herren’s with an acclaimed cast of dancers. The weekend-long run was part of the Modern Atlanta Dance Festival. The dance featured four highly charismatic dancers, including the choreographer Daniel Gwirtzman and longtime dancer [...]

Mapping a Hit in New York and Charlotte

Mapping by Amanda - Version 2

Artistic and Executive Director, choreographer, teacher and still very much principal dancer, Daniel Gwirtzman performed his signature dance solo Mapping to critical and public acclaim in March.  Says Gwirtzman, “Dancing at this pitch, at this point in my life is an amazing experience.”  The Dance Enthusiast, a critical dance site, offered the following review from [...]

DGDC Apprentices Premiere “Go!” at Zuckerman Museum of Art

Daniel Gwirtzman with the DGDC Apprentices after the premiere of "Go!"

Saturday, March 14, 6-8pm, Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company Apprentices, premiered Go!, a durational dance choreographed for the opening of Pause at the Zuckerman Museum of Art in Atlanta.  The dance for six, which featured dance majors at Kennesaw State University, was in continuous performance for the two-hours of the opening. Featuring over sixty multimedia works [...]

Gwirtzman’s Mapping–March 12, 2015, 8pm

  ITE’s 2nd Annual Contemporary Dance Festival, March 11-15, will bring together some of NYC’s most talented emerging and established choreographers for an immersive focus on contemporary concert dance. The festival will feature two world premieres, a New York premiere, as well as six works-in-progress and re-staged pieces.  DGDC’s acclaimed solo Mapping will be performed [...]

DGDC receives CUNY residency

The Company has been awarded a residency through the City University of New York (CUNY) Dance Initiative, a program providing rehearsal and performance space to New York City choreographers and dance companies.  In its second year, CDI opens the doors of CUNY campuses to New York City choreographers and dance companies by assisting the colleges [...]

New Year New Partnerships

DGDC in Encore

The Company’s beloved Encore enters its eighth year in active repertory.  Since its premiere at New York’s Joyce SoHo in 2007, there has never been a year when the work has not been performed, and by multiple companies, not only by DGDC.  It was prescient of The New Yorker to write at that time: “Encore [...]