upcoming events

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konverjdans & friends at bushwick open studios

Sept 24, 2017
7:00-7:45pm

UNRULY Collective ArtHouse
200 Cooper Street, Brooklyn, NY

konverjdans and friends - with fellow dancers Cassidy Hall, Michael Holden and Rebecca Walden, and musicians Max Kanowitz and Hank Mason - will be the closing performance for Unruly Collective's Fall Art Show (12-8pm), a main hub of this year's Bushwick Open Studios. The performance will be fully immersive and improvisational, as the dancers and musicians weave through the arthouse, leading audience into various rooms in the space, commenting through music and dance on the work of 22 visual artists scattered throughout the arthouse.

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konverjdans opens for gleichdances

October 27, 28, 29, 2017
James & Martha Duffy Performance Space
5th Floor, Mark Morris Dance Center

3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY

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 Mark Morris Dance Center on October 27, 28 and 29. More details soon.

Jordan Miller, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Amy Saunder, konverjdans

Jordan Miller, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Amy Saunder, konverjdans

konverjdans at the Women in Dance Leadership Conference

January 19, 2018
8:00pm
Danspace
131 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003

konverjdans is to present 'STRATA' at Danspace, as part of the Women in Dance Leadership Conference 2018.


past events

Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder, Tiffany Mangulabnan, konverjdans September 7th

Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder, Tiffany Mangulabnan, konverjdans September 7th

konverjdans: studio series, september 7th

September 7, 2017
8:00-9:00pm (7:30pm wine reception)

James & Martha Duffy Performance Space
5th Floor, Mark Morris Dance Center

3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY

$10 Suggested Donation
RSVP HERE

konverjdans presents the second performance in our Studio Series, featuring three konverjdans original ballets: Caili Quan's 'Not So Cirrus', the konverjdans directors' own 'SHINE', and, finally, a revamped edition of the first piece konverjdans ever created. With live music to accompany each of these ballets and a pre-performance wine/beer reception! 

Featuring live music by: classical guitarist Dan Lippel, upright bassist Jim Robertson, and flautist Coreisa Lee.

Amy Saunder, Coreisa Lee, Max Kanowitz, konverjdans

Amy Saunder, Coreisa Lee, Max Kanowitz, konverjdans

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.

Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder, konverjdans

Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder, konverjdans

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!

Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder, konverjdans

Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder, konverjdans

higher ground festival performance

June 24, 2017
7:00-9:00pm
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.

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the brooklyn performance combine

June 3, 2017
7:00-9:00pm
The Muse, 350 Moffat Street, Bushwick, Brooklyn

$40 for Reserved Seating in Front Row, $20 General, $15 Seniors and Students

Tickets and More Info

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.

Jordan Miller, konverjdans

Jordan Miller, konverjdans

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

RSVP HERE.

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).

konverjdans guest artist residency

May 15-19, 2017
Silo, Pennsylvania

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.

Amy Saunder, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, konverjdans

Amy Saunder, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, konverjdans

konverjdans at 'CounterPointe5'

Friday April 7th, 7:30pm (with post-performance cast party)
Saturday April 8th, 7:30pm (with post-show artist forum)
Sunday April 9th, 4:00pm

The Actors Fund Arts Center
160 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5987

konverjdans has been selected as one of seven dance-creators to present a new piece for Norte Maar's CounterPointe5, an annual showcase and celebration of female choreographers and female visual artists. The six other choreographers and visual artists presented will be: Julia K. Gleich (also the event's curator) with Elana Herzog, Ursula Verduzco with Lizzie Scott, Brandi Marsh with Emily Noelle Lambert, Lynn Parkerson with Cornell Thomsen, Margaret Wiss with Noël Hennelly, and Eryn Renee Young with Leslie Kerby.

We have been paired with visual artist Nancy Baker and joined forces once more with resident konverjdans musical genius, percussionist/composer Max Taylor Kanowitz to create an audio-visual dance experience for the premiere of 'STRATA', with music by Kanowitz, visual art by Baker, and choreography by Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller and Amy Saunder.

Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder, Max Kanowitz, konverjdans

Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder, Max Kanowitz, konverjdans

'only once' at nothing twice

March 11, 2017
7:00pm
JOHN DOE Gallery
112 Waterbury St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

An improvised response to NOTHING TWICE in music and dance featuring konverjdans directors and dancers Amy Saunder, Tiffany Mangulabnan, and Jordan Miller, with resident percussionist/composer by Max Kanowitz.

https://www.johndoe-ny.com/only-once/

Max Kanowitz, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Amy Saunder, Jordan Miller, konverjdans

improvisation at lovecraft bar nyc

January 9, 2017
7:00pm
Lovecraft Bar NYC

50 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009

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konverjdans: filming/informal studio showing

November 17, 2016
5:00-6:00pm
Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center

280 Broadway, New York, NY 10007

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konverjdans improv at bizarre bushwick

October 6, 2016
10:00pm
Bizarre Bar

12 Jefferson St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

konverjdans performs for Megg Farrell's original album release party at Bizarre, Bushwick.