konverjdans guest artist residency
May 15-19, 2017
konverjdans goes to Silo to create two new pieces in an intensive setting over the course of five days. Coming to create with us are current Ballet X dancer Caili Quan and former Pacific Northwest Ballet and Royal New Zealand Ballet dancer Charles McCall. One of the pieces we will be working on is 'S H I N E', a dance film commissioned by patron Joshua Bornstein, with original music composed and performed by Max Kanowitz. The other is a brand new ballet to be choreographed by Quan on the dancers of konverjdans, with music by Ernesto Nazareth to be performed by classical guitarist Julia Egan.
konverjdans studio showing
May 30, 2017
8:15-9:00pm (7:30pm reception)
Cole Studio, 4th Floor, Mark Morris Dance Center, Brooklyn, NY
$10 Suggested Donation
Join us for our first official studio showing of new work and works-in-progress performed to live music, with a pre-performance wine reception on the 4th-floor terrace of the Mark Morris Dance Center, presenting work by Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder, and Caili Quan, and including performances by collaborators Julia Egan (classical guitarist), Megg Farrell (singer/songwriter), Max Kanowitz (percussionist/composer), and Charles McCall (dancer).
the brooklyn performance combine
June 3, 2017
The Muse, 350 Moffat Street, Bushwick, Brooklyn
$40 for Reserved Seating in Front Row, $20 General, $15 Seniors and Students
konverjdans has been contracted to perform along with composer, percussionist and collaborator Max Kanowitz at this year's Brooklyn Performance Combine - the durational performance mashup featuring Brooklyn-based poets, painters and performers - produced by Norte Maar. (Check out the video of a previous Brooklyn Performance Combine here.) Max, along with konverjdans dancer-creators Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller and Amy Saunder, will improvise together - much like we did at John Doe NY - for a randomly set amount of time.
higher ground festival performance
June 24, 2017
Anne Loftus Playground, New York, NY
More information: creatinghigherground.com
konverjdans performs the work of 2017 Higher Ground lead artist Mara Driscoll in collaboration with Rebecca Walden. The two women choreographers create a new ballet for four women on konverjdans dancer-creators Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller and Amy Saunder, and Jenny Winton. Featuring music by another Higher Ground artist, flautist Marco Lienhard.
konverjdans 'dance at socrates' residency
August 7-11, 2017
Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY
konverjdans has been invited to participate in Dance at Socrates, the annual month-long summer residency series produced by Norte Maar at Socrates Sculpture Park. konverjdans will create a new piece of work, in collaboration with a musical artist, over five days on an outdoor stage by the water in this historic park!
konverjdans 'dance at socrates' performance
August 12, 2017
Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, N
konverjdans, along with other contemporary dance companies, will present new work as part of Norte Maar's 2017 Dance at Socrates performances. More details soon.
opening performances for gleichdances
October 27, 28, 29, 2017
The Duffy Theater, 5th Floor, Mark Morris Dance Center
konverjdans presents an original ballet as the opening performance for each of three shows headlined by Gleich Dances in a full production produced by Norte Maar at The Duffy Theater at Mark Morris Dance Center on October 27, 28 and 29. More details soon.