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Featured Artist - Jawole Willa Jo Zollar

Personal Information Born Willa Jo Zollar on December 21, 1950, in Kansas City, Missouri; daughter of Alfred Jr. and Dorothy Delores Zollar; children: Elizabeth Herron. Education: University of Missouri, B.A. in dance, 1975; Florida State Universit...more

artists   Apr 5, 2010 • Views:4612 • Comments: 2


 
 

Misnomer Dance Theater, Connecting People - Movmnt Magazine

Christopher Elam jumps. A 50-foot wall shoots out from his feet. Misnomer Dance Theater’s Director has the ground spinning beneath him. Structural forms emerge from his every movement, building a city through physical inspiration. In the motio...more

artists   technology   Apr 2, 2010 • Views:4073 • Comments: 2


 
 

Where Are All the Black Swans?

May 6, 2007 by  GIA KOURLAS IN 1933 Lincoln Kirstein wrote a passionate 16-page letter to his friend A. Everett Austin Jr., the director of the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, introducing a man named George Balanchine and a dream: to rema...more

diversity   artists   Apr 27, 2010 • Views:7643 • Comments: 0


 

Dance Capsule: Continuing Merce Cunningham's Dance Legacy

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on a project to notate and preserve the theatrical dance legacy of Merce Cunningham.  It was decided that the Merce Cunningham Dance Company would disband two years after Cunningham's death and they are ...more

artists   Jun 8, 2010 • Views:4376 • Comments: 0


 

TECH DOLLARS

Here are some essential resources for grants and fundraising related to technology. General Resources The Foundation Center is a national nonprofit service organization recognized as the nation’s leading authority on organized philanthropy, c...more

technology   Apr 30, 2010 • Views:4872 • Comments: 0


 

Dancing Dreams: Pina Bausch On Film

A new documentary featuring the work of Pina Bausch is slowly starting to trickle onto screens in the US. A sensation at the 2010 Berlin Film Festival, in Dancing Dreams Bausch selects 40 teenagers who had never even heard of her to be part of the ...more

artists   May 29, 2010 • Views:12747 • Comments: 0


 

Anna Halprin Documentary: Breath Made Visible

For the last seven decades, Anna Halprin, the American dance pioneer, has redefined our notions of modern art by exploring one question in her work: What is important in life? The search for that answer has ushered in such revolutionary experimentati...more

artists   May 10, 2010 • Views:4273 • Comments: 0


 

Science + Dance: A Molecular Happening!

Came across this little Youtube gem not too long ago.  In 1971, Robert Alan Weiss from the Department of Chemistry of Stanford University directed a short film where he set out to visualize the complex molecular process of protein synthesis.&nbs...more

artists   May 13, 2010 • Views:4156 • Comments: 0


 
 

Tweeting in the theater

Let's face it: no matter how politely or emphatically we ask our audiences to turn off and put away their mobile devices, people are taking photos and video, texting and reading, and otherwise doing annoying and inappropriate things with their i...more

technology   artists   May 15, 2010 • Views:7438 • Comments: 0


 

Anne Bogart: Making American Document

The Clyde Fitch Report recently ran an interview with director and educator extraordinaire Anne Bogart on her recent collaboration with the Martha Graham Dance Company.  Bogart, SITI Company, along with playwright Charles Mee, collaborated ...more

artists   Jun 10, 2010 • Views:4209 • Comments: 0