For The First Time May 27, 2015 | diegofun | More on Dance Team
NYC choreographer and teacher Diego Funes working in the studio with the De Funes Dance…a rendition of For The First Time by John Legend in class at Peridance Capezio Center, where he has been faculty for the past 8 years. Enjoy!Read More
Crisálida May 27, 2015 | diegofun | More on Performance
Crisalida is an ensemble piece choreographed by Diego Funes for the twelve dancers of De…Dance. Funes explores the limits of ensemble work, using the idea of the corps and its inherent interconnectedness to shape the piece. Based on the process of internal reflection, the episodic structure of Crisalida unearths the numerous facets of the self. Individuals, duets, and groups emerge from the amoebic, entangled mass of the ensemble to recount their history. The two chairs placed in the center of the stage serve as a sort of anchor for these vignettes; a space appropriated for recollection. As the piece progresses, the number of dancers that come forth increases, and the time between the vignettes shortens, effectively closing the gap between these disparate visions and the greater body of the group. Crisalida culminates with the union of the dancers, suggesting that the individual they collectively form has reconciled these parts of himself, and achieved resolution.Read More
Cyber Bully May 26, 2015 | jvgoecke | More on General
Choreographed by J.V. Goecke, this piece is based off of the spoken-word poem by Shane…It takes you on a journey from the trolls of old, mythical creatures hiding under our beds – to the all too real cyber trolls and cyber bullies of the modern age. 1 in 3 young people have experienced cyberthreats online. This piece is an observation of the danger of today's media and how it navigates though the ages. Thank you for watching!Read More
June 25, 2055 May 26, 2015 | acarrizo | More on General
On Friday June 25, 2055 audiences are transported to the post apocalyptic world where technology…advanced to a point of no return. Humans have had to compete with robots for jobs and now there own race. Robots appear and behave as humans, but don't let them fool you. These six uniform robots appear as fierce, and intriguing woman but they are something more. They are the result of technological advances and they are here to stay. "June 25, 2055" Choreography- Ashley Carrizo Music- Nosaj Thing & Childish Gambino Cinematography- Micheal Pusey Dancers-Jessica Adams, Emily DiMaggio, Samantha Dowdy, DeAnna Drago, Chanel Howard & Kayla RiveraRead More
Woman May 24, 2015 | portislove26 | More on Performance
The piece "Woman" by Cyrian Reed is an amazing depiction of the inner strength and…every woman possesses after the overcoming of struggles. This piece shares a few of those stories through the passionate, modern, contemporary dance form, along with surprises of contemporary hip-hop sprinkled in between some of the movements; all to draw you in to the hardships and overcoming of each "Woman."Read More
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