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Thu, 03 Nov 2016 10:05:41 GMT

Elizabeth Streb, the Evel Knievel of modern dance, takes on the Kennedy Center  -  Washington Post
The dancers in choreographer Elizabeth Streb's troupe never land softly like ballerinas. They hit the floor hard, their impact amplified by hidden microphones. The constant pounding can be tough on the dancers' bodies and their Brooklyn studio's floors ...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 05:27:10 GMT
Dance company coming to Madisonville  -  The Messenger (subscription)
MADISONVILLE -- A modern dance company based in New York City is set to bring a number of high-energy performances to Hopkins County this week. Parson's Dance Company will appear at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 22:49:36 GMT

Pioneers of Modern dance  -  AZCentral.com
Katherine Dunham. American dancer, choreographer, songwriter, author, educator, and activist Katherine Dunham (June 22, 1909 - May 21, 2006). (Photo: Carl Van Vechten). Here are nine dancers of the past who defined what Modern dance is today.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 21:48:44 GMT

How a Dancer Raised to Believe Dance was a Sin Revolutionized the Artform  -  Big Think
Martha Graham, along with Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Hanya Holm, has been recognized a one of the 'big four' founders of American modern dance. For 70 years she dedicated her life to the art form, first as a performer and later as a choreographer ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:49:05 GMT

Watch Conan O'Brien Master Modern Dance at Alvin Ailey Theatre  -  RollingStone.com
Under the tutelage of co-director Tracy Inman, O'Brien morphs from a clumsy, uncoordinated and rigid amateur into… essentially the same thing. However, with a little help from some editing room CGI, O'Brien masters the art of modern dance by the end ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:05:15 GMT

Dance Gala's Factor factor  -  Iowa Now
What he saw on stage that night inspired him to pursue a career in dance and later join the company. Graham, widely considered the most influential performer and choreographer in modern dance, founded the Martha Graham Dance Company in 1926.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:54:16 GMT
The 10 Best Flume Songs  -  Yahoo Music
Flume is without a doubt one of the freshest producers on the modern dance music scene. He's widely credited as the spark of the future bass movement, and that in itself is considered to be dance music's stylistic heir apparent. Everyone from Martin ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 14:26:25 GMT

'Fall for Dance' Returns to River Campus Nov. 17-20  -  Southeast Missouri State University News
The performance features original choreography by faculty, guest artists and students providing the variety of dance audiences enjoy. The show will feature José Limón's modern dance classic, “A Choreographic Offering,” which is a seamless marriage of ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:05:06 GMT
Come Fly with Parsons Dance at the Glema Center Nov. 4  -  SurfKY News (registration) (blog)
Parsons Dance is one of the pre-eminent modern dance companies in the world, and "Caught" has become the company's signature work. The athletic, exuberant personality and joyous movement that is Parsons Dance is comprised of eight full-time dancers ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 05:46:15 GMT

Wilson College troupe presents 'Dancers on the Edge'  -  Chambersburg Public Opinion
CHAMBERSBURG - The Wilson College modern dance ensemble, Orchesis, will present its annual fall performance on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11 and 12, in Wilson's Appenzellar-Buchanan Dance Studio in Davison Hall. Performances will be held at 7 ...