contemporary dance

Highlights: ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival #30 (Vienna, Austria)

ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival #30 11.7.2013 – 11.8.2013 Vienna, Austria What does an over-sized blue elephant and an Oscar winner have in common? How does a contemporary “Schuhplattler“ open new perspectives on folk dance? Who sings of nature, standing half naked in a chilly leafy forest? And to which beats does Harlem actually shake, why is Greenwhich Village not moved by this, and what’s that all got to do with Vienna, anyway!? This and a lot more is going to be explored by the 30th edition of ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival, in more than 50 productions, from July 11 until August 11, 2013. As of immediately, tickets can be bought online at www.impulstanz.com! ImPulsTanz #30 will be opened on July 9 at 9.15pm by Trajal Harrell & Friends ...

In Performance: Dean Moss – Nameless Forest (NYC)

Nameless Forest Dean Moss In collaboration with sculptor Sungmyung Chun The Kitchen (NYC) May 19—21, 26—28 8:00 P.M. Tickets are $15 The Kitchen presents the premiere of Dean Moss’ latest work, Nameless forest, which he developed in collaboration with Korean sculptor and poet Sungmyung Chun. Inspired by Chun’s emotionally fragile figurative installations, the multidisciplinary three-part performance work features dancers Kacie Chang, Eric Conroe, Aaron Hodges, Pedro Jiménez, DJ McDonald and Sari Nordman. Exploring the evolving processes of contemporary performance, Nameless forest continues Moss’ formal investigation of both the dialogue between self and other, and the role of the audience in the performance experience. Moss examines the impact of shared rituals on the formation of c...