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Now Screening in the DGDC Viewing Theater!

To ride out the end of winter, we’re screening SNOW DANCIN’, a four-minute film of Daniel dancing in subzero weather. To gain access, make a contribution to the Company via our PayPal GivingFund link. Suggested sliding scale donation: $4-$9 per viewer. Any questions, email us!


Announcing the DGDC Viewing Theater!

We’re screening An Evening of Love Dances, a live Zoom event held this Valentine’s Day. Join Daniel, Derek, Vanessa, and Daisy as they discuss the critical, public, and personal conversations surrounding these favorite dances from the repertory. You’ll have a front-row view to six duets: Coupling, Timebomb, Tribe, Together, Museum, and Obsession. To gain access to the hour-long event, please make a contribution to the Company via our PayPal GivingFund link. Suggested sliding scale donation: $9-$18 per viewer. Any questions, email us!

An Evening of Love Dances: Valentine’s Day 2021

Tickets available on our Eventbrite page. This Valentine’s Day the Company offers An Evening of Love Dances, a live Zoom event celebrating the duet form in the DGDC repertory, the push and pull of relationships, and the lauded dancers in the Company. Reserve your ticket for a front-row view to several dances from the acclaimed […]

FORWARD VISION: A Brighter Future Ahead

We are always looking ahead. This year, more than ever, with our signature optimistic outlook. We are scanning the horizon for hope, and we are buoyed by what we see. We remain committed to making the future bright. We look forward to another year of producing inventive art, engaging communities in meaningful ways, bringing uplift, […]

The Fantasyland Project Returns 10/30-11/2

Daniel Gwirtzman in The Fantasyland Project

Back by popular demand, The Fantasyland Project will screen for four days only from October 30-November 2, providing an escape route on the road to Election Day. A fundraiser for the Company’s Dance With Us platform, a contribution to the Company of any amount provides access to the screening. Any donation of at least $10 […]

Pausing. Surveying. Assessing. Acting.

During the pandemic the Company doubles down on its dedication to keeping artists engaged. The Company has a commitment to KEEP artists working and employed, CULTIVATE the development of artistic creation, and CONNECT with a range of communities. Our plans continue afoot and we will be launching several initiatives this summer in the absence of […]

Sit Down You’re Rocking The Boat

WE ALL CAN USE A GOOD LAUGH AT THIS TIME! Our rollocking film Rock The Boat blends classical, improvisational and hip-hop forms into a picnic of delights when this seaman’s obsession with dance animates a series of empty boats. Choreographer and filmmaker Daniel Gwirtzman created this light-hearted, groovy dance film during a two-month residency at […]

DGDC Receives $10K Grant from Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund has allocated a grant of $10,000 to the NYC nonprofit toward the creation of an interactive educational digital resource geared toward a general viewership. The project, Dance With Us, seeks to bridge the divide separating dance from mainstream culture, underscoring the primacy, purpose, and possibility of dance in contemporary life. Combining […]

Wyoming Performance: October 15-21

The Company’s 20th Anniversary Season continues this fall when we take our hit interactive show Welcome To The World of Dance on the road to the Whitney Center for the Arts in Sheridan, Wyoming as a featured main stage event in their 2019/2020 season. A narrated primer of how to view and speak about dance, […]

July 6 The Performer Makes Its French Debut!

Filmed in Ménerbes, France in the stunning landscape of Provence, Daniel Gwirtzman Dance Company’s film The Performer considers constructions of performance and homes in on the curvilinear separating fantasy from reality and drama from camp. The Performer screens at La Maison Dora Maar where it was filmed thanks to generous support from the Museum of […]