May 31, 2019 at 7:30pm
June 1, 2019 at 7:30pm
The Mark O’Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Arts Center
160 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, NY
$20 general admission
Join us this spring 2019 as we celebrate our third season of dance-making and collaborating in New York. We will premiere three new choreographic works by Caili Quan, Amy Saunder and Tiffany Mangulabnan, which will feature the music of Likho Duo, Ian Chang and The Real Mike Wilson, and performances from the three artistic directors—Saunder, Mangulabnan, and Jordan Miller—dancers Peter Cheng, Courtney Key and Łukasz Ziéba, and musicians Christian Lee, Cliff Schmitt & Noé Socha.
konverjdans: Cocktails at Golden Hour
April 29, 2019 at 6:00pm
145 Borinquen Place, Brooklyn, NY 11211
$25 entrance + drink
Join konverjdans for Cocktails at Golden Hour: our spring 2019 fundraiser at the beautiful, open-aired Lighthouse in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Help us raise funds for our spring 2019 season, which culminates in our May 31 & June 1 performances (info below), and enjoy our konverjdans-customized cocktails, wine, and live music by the likes of Megg Farrell, Ernesto Villalobos, and other musical guests!
Crude Grace: anton vitkovskiy + konverjdans
Contemporary ballet company konverjdans, visual artist Anton Vitkovskiy and percussionist Prana Rising come together for an evening of integrated live painting, dance and music at The Living Gallery in Brooklyn.
Gallery doors open & live painting begins at 6pm
Performance begins at 7:30pm
Tickets online or at the door: $12
vero beach, florida
With the endorsement of Wendy Whelan, konverjdans has been invited to spend a week in residency with Ballet Vero Beach. We will be creating a new ballet with ballet master and principal dancer Camilo A. Rodrigues and presenting this new piece along with konverjdans's own repertoire in a culminating performance on November 7th.
Where: Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, Florida
When: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 @ 7-9pm
fall for konverjdans
Welcome us back from Fort Wayne, Indiana - and send us off to Vero Beach, Floria! We'll share the work we're taking on our fall tours (including two New York premieres - one each by konverjdans directors Jordan Miller and Tiffany Mangulabnan) as well as present the original choreography of fellow dancer and collaborator Peter Cheng . . . plus more to be announced!
When: Saturday, October 20th, 2018 @ 5:00pm (cocktail reception at 6pm)
Where: First Floor, Mark Morris Dance Center, Brooklyn, NY
TICKETS & more information
konverjdans x fort wayne
konverjdans tours to co-director Jordan Miller's hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana, for a week of master class and performances! Support the tour here.
Master Repertory Class at Fort Wayne Dance Collective:
October 8th @ 7:15-8:30pm
Performances at PPG ArtsLab:
October 12th & 13th @ 7:30pm
* Performances will feature collaborations with Fort Wayne musicians and visual artists Hope Arthur, Heather Miller, Kurt Roembke and Dalen Wuest, and an opening performance by Project Ballet
konverjdans spring 2018 showcase
Join us for konverjdans's annual Spring showcase, featuring our newest pieces from choreographers Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, Amy Saunder and Caili Quan, original music and live musical performances from David Barnes, Carmen Rothwell, Cliff Schmitt, and Jeff Young, as well as dancers Peter Cheng, Blake Krapels and Łukasz Zięba.
When: May 24, 2018 @ 8:30pm (wine/beer reception at 8:00pm)
Where: James & Martha Duffy Performance Space, Mark Morris Dance Center, Brooklyn, NY
choreographic residency at silo
konverjdans returns to Silo Kirkland Farms, Pennsylvania, for a choreographic residency from May 14 - 18, 2018, during which resident choreographer Caili Quan will create a new piece, featuring the original music of Likho Duo, and dancers Peter Cheng, Blake Krapels, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller and Amy Saunder.
konverjdans at periapsis open series
konverjdans has been selected to present an expanded version of 'Realigned' as a guest choreographer for the Periapsis Open Series Spring 2018. Featuring the live and original music of Carmen Rothwell, and choreography and dancing by Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller and Amy Saunder.
When: May 10 & 12, 2018
Where: The Kumble Theater (1 University Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11201)
konverjdans at counterpointe6
konverjdans is a selected choreographer for Norte Maar's annual CounterPointe6 and is collaborating with visual artist/sculptor Priscilla Fusco, filmmaker Sergio Carrasco, violinist Zoë Aqua and electronic musician/dj Chris Aiello to create a new piece with live, original music, sculpture, film ... and beetles!
When: April 13 & 14 at 7:30pm; April 15 at 4:00pm
Where: The Actors Fund Arts Center (160 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY)
Tickets: Click here
konverjdans at UNRULY collective
An hour-long immersive performance of live music, painting and dance, jointly hosted by UNRULY Collective and konverjdans! Featuring live painting by the collective's resident artists Anton Vitkovskiy and Jessica Joyce, and improvised music and dance by musicians Mira Cook, Hank Mason and Carson Moody, and dancers Peter Cheng, Cassidy Hall, Michael Holden, Jordan Miller, Tiffany Mangulabnan, Amy Saunder and Lukasz Zieba.
Where: UNRULY Collective ArtHouse (200 Cooper Street, Brooklyn, NY)
When: April 7, 2018 @ 7:30pm (doors open at 7pm)
Tickets: $12 in Advance, $15 at the door. Click here
konverjdans: reshaping time
konverjdans returns to John Doe Gallery, this time with violinist Zoë Aqua and electronic musician Chris Aiello for an evening of completely improvised music and dance to accompany the gallery's current exhibition, 'Slow Motion', which features the work of visual artists Michael Chandler and Charlie Rubin.
Where: John Doe Gallery (112 Waterbury St, Brooklyn, NY)
When: March 3, 2018 @ 7:30pm
More details: https://www.johndoe-ny.com/reshaping-time/
konverjdans at the 'Women in Dance' Leadership Conference
January 19, 2018
131 E 10th St, New York, NY 10003
konverjdans is a Selected Choreographer for the Women in Dance Leadership Conference 2018 in New York City! We will be presenting 'STRATA' at Danspace, and performing with percussionist/composer Max Kanowitz.
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.
konverjdans & friends at bushwick open studios
Sept 24, 2017
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.
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
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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).
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 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
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.
'only once' at nothing twice
March 11, 2017
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.
improvisation at lovecraft bar nyc
January 9, 2017
Lovecraft Bar NYC
50 Avenue B, New York, NY 10009
konverjdans: filming/informal studio showing
November 17, 2016
Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center
280 Broadway, New York, NY 10007
konverjdans improv at bizarre bushwick
October 6, 2016
12 Jefferson St, Brooklyn, NY 11206
konverjdans performs for Megg Farrell's original album release party at Bizarre, Bushwick.