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Interviews with Original Encore Cast

Profiles of the Original Cast Members of Encore can be found HERE.

Make Your Own Meme–The Encore Project

We are counting down the days until the 10 year Anniversary of Encore‘s premiere at NYC’s Joyce SoHo, June 7, 2007. The celebration continues with a meme contest! Create your funniest meme of this photo and we’ll share our favorite ones! Use #TheEncoreProject to enter! Tag @GwirtzmanDance.

Terrain Screens in Atlanta May 26


Our acclaimed film Terrain screens at EnCORE: Dance on Film Friday, May 26, 2017 at 5pm, 7pm and 8:30pm as part of the Decatur Arts Festival ARTWALK 2017. Presented by Core Dance, EnCore brings together a collection of original dance works for screen, performed, choreographed and directed by local artists as well as their regional, [...]

Encore Project Releases Never-Seen Footage

Encore: A Stellar Cast! from Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company on Vimeo. The Company unearths never-before published footage from Encore, spotlighting the acting in the show. Deborah Jowitt, reviewing the production in The Village Voice, praised the naturalness of the cast. This was something the dancers workshopped, to be comfortable playing dancers within a scripted story. [...]

Encore Performed by FloArts-April 13-16

FloArts Dance Ensemble in the Company’s Encore FloArts Dance Ensemble in Encore from Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company on Vimeo. The Ensemble, a student troupe from The Florida School of the Arts, operates under the direction of choreographers and. professors Jessica Mayhew Borrero and Mary Love Ward. The students have performances April 13-16 on the School’s [...]

Pier and Project CHORD Screen at NYU Conference

Daniel Gwirtzman in Pier

At the NYU/Tisch Dance and New Media Conference, Saturday April 8, Daniel presented the Company’s Project CHORD: Choreographic Help On Realizing Dance at NYU/Tisch School of the Arts Department of Dance’s Integrating Dance and Technology In University Dance Programs Conference. The film, a pedagogical tool to aid in the teaching of choreography, has received enthusiastic [...]

Terrain Screens April 3 in NYC

Terrain Screen Shot 2

The Set NYC presented Terrain @ Lovecraft NYC Film Screenings, Monday, April 3, 2017. Lovecraft NYC, 50 Avenue B, NYC, 7:30pm. Watch The Terrain Trailer. The Company produced Terrain in 2016 along with AADK Spain. Filmed in the desert region of Murcia, southern Spain, Terrain depicts a body in a vast mountainous landscape. At first [...]

The Encore Project Begins: Winter 2017

Florida School of the Arts Encore Cast

This year Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company celebrates the 10th Anniversary of our acclaimed hit Encore which premiered in 2007 at Manhattan’s Joyce SoHo. Since then Encore has continued to be performed and licensed by professional companies, pre-professional training programs, and college and arts high school dance departments. It has never fallen from the rep. Encore: [...]

Terrain: World Premiere, Barcelona 11/18

Terrain, a film by Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company

Terrain Trailer from Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company on Vimeo. Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company produced Terrain in 2016. Filmed in southern Spain, Terrain depicts a body, that of choreographer Daniel Gwirtzman, in a mountainous landscape. Stripped of a recognizable narrative, the choreography investigates gesture and form, transforming the body into a panorama of identities. Director/Choreographer/Performer/Editor: Daniel [...]

The Party Premieres

A Glimpse at The Party's Set

The Party, choreographed by Gwirtzman, is a theatrical, narrative dance with scripted characters depicting a group of friends as they navigate the social dynamics of a gathering. The overarching concept explores the tipping point when intimacy crosses into inappropriate behavior and violence, peeking into the darker side of relationships and the pressures, dangers and abuses [...]