Cheng-Chieh Yu served as a Center dance panelist in 2012. She began her performing career with Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan, then performed in the companies of The Solomons Co. Dance, José Limon, Bebe Miller, and the Ralph Lemon Dance Project in New York City. Her choreography has been presented in New York and Los Angeles, as well as in Asia, Israel, and Germany. She is an associate professor in UCLA’s department of world arts and cultures/dance.
Headlong Dance Theater worked with a team of advisors to assess its options following the recent departure of one of its three founding directors.
Reggie Wilson is the artistic director of Reggie Wilson/Fist & Heel Performance Group, where he presents his unique blend of African and post-modern dance styles.
La Curva features Bacán’s spare singing, Courvoisier’s atonal and dissonant compositions, and Galván’s score that employs rhythms from his own footwork.
Conductor Mark Shapiro is music director of the Prince Edward Island Symphony, and artistic director of Cantori New York and the Monmouth Civic Chorus.
Van Loon and Wilder chronicle their individual remembered experiences during the making of their collaborative dance piece Eulogy for John Kerry.
Licia Perea is the artistic director of Danzantes and has been awarded two choreographer’s fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The ICA presents choreographer and performance artist taisha paggett’s counts orchestrate, a meadow (or weekly practice with breath).
The Eleone Dance Theatre produced Americana in collaboration with former members of the Katherine Dunham Dance Company.
The Leah Stein Dance Company is committed to making dances spontaneously, rigorously, in collaboration, and in connection with the moment, often as site-specific works.
Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble presented a home season program featuring Ukrainian costumes and live music by violinist Vasyl Popadiuk.
The Pennsylvania Ballet acquired William Forsythe’s contemporary dance masterpiece In the middle, somewhat elevated.
In addition to company productions, Group Motion hosts regular improvisational movement workshops, which allow the public to employ dance as a language of expression.