Save The Robots! – a contemporary dance performance by Gerald Casel Dance at Dance New Amsterdam on Chambers street borrows its title from a 1980′s Lower East Side club. As expressed by the choreographer, the original idea behind the dance’s creation, was the process of gentrification. From there, different paths were taken, and the end result, is a conceptual mixture. [click to continue….]
A dance performance by Luciana Achugar entitled The Sublime Is Us was recently presented at the Dance Theater Workshop, an organization supporting independent choreographers and dancers.
Upon entry to the third floor of the west 19th street DTW building, we were instructed to take our shoes off and wait in another room filled with a circle of chairs. We then, after a few minutes of waiting, proceeded into a different studio where the dance had already started. While coming in, we could already see a number of dancers, Luciana among them, who were making wave-like movements with their arms and bodies, standing back to back. [click to continue….]