alpdrücken alp – n. (german folklore): mystical elven demon who sneaks into bedrooms through the keyhole in the dead of night to sit on one’s chest and steal one’s breath. ENCORE Dance Company was founded in 2009 by director/choreographer Marie Hoffman. Based in Southern California, the mission of this choreographer is to provide quality performance opportunities for her dancers both nationally and internationally. This piece made it’s concert premiere in May, 2010, to enthusiastic reviews by sold out audiences. Please enjoy alpdrücken.

Views: 5,187
Event: Capezio A.C.E. Award Competition
Category: Modern
Keywords: Alpdrücken, Modern, Academy of the Performing Arts, Huntington Beach
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Overall rating: 3.9
Votes: 81
318 points


#24 spectacular!
Super creative and very athletic. The movement and synchronization is magnetic!
#23 Fascinating
Love the lead dancer! She made the show!!
#22 Amazing!!
This dance with its outstanding technical execution and creativity should be shared with a larger audience. It is amazing to watch.
#21 so good
wow im not a dancer but always get dragged to shows and i actually really like this. good job.
#20 amazing!
the dancer in the pink is amazing! her movement is intriguing. the dance in general is powerful and drew me in from the start!

#19 Beautiful
Love it...beautiful, wonderful, creative.....great!!
#18 nice work
i can watch this performance all day
#17 Wonderful!
Very creative and amazing talent and props
#16 courtney dance
#15 sweet.
your dancers are so powerful. i loved watching every one of them

#14 Amazing!
A truly engaging piece from start to finish!
#13 Edge of My Seat
I LOVED it! Props with dance were spellbinding. I could watch it over and over. An amazing and stunning piece!
#12 alpdrucken
You have outdone yourself AGAIN Marie! I love this piece. <3
#11 Breath taking.
this dance is simply breath taking. it was amayzing live. 100% an amayzing dance. these dancers give it their all, every time.
#10 love
this dance is breath taking love it so much

#9 WOW!!!!
Wonderful!!! I love it!!! It's great!!!
#8 stands above the rest
super creative and fun to watch
The choreography is amazing! Seeing it live is even better, but I love watching it again and again.
Everything from the choreography, props and performance .. love this dance!
#5 Outstanding !!!
Outstanding! I have enjoyed this performance each time I experience it.

#4 Awesome
As much as I loved watching the video just now, the dance was much better live!
I would've added a moat - but I scored it a 5 nevertheless.
#2 LOVE!
i LOVE this dance! It's breathtaking, dark, full of emotion, and the choreography is GORGEOUS! :]
#1 :)
absolutely amazing!
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