The Future of Dance is Collaboration

"You are now in a process." The Cadman Congregational Church, a 1920s building located in the Clinton Hill part of Brooklyn, has that old building smell — like dust and bit of mold — and stairs that creak as you walk up them. But past the pile of shoes at the entrance, the gymnasium of the old church has … Continue reading The Future of Dance is Collaboration

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Ice Cream & Choreography: Robin Cantrell Connects With Audiences Like None Other

Just a few minutes before she leapt onto the Astroturf stage dressed as a bumblebee with bright red lipstick, Robin Cantrell, artistic director of Indelible Dance, was dressed in pre-show clothing--sweats, a shirt, some thick socks--and giving her audience members a quick PSA. Besides welcoming everyone to Indelible Dance's annual show, Cantrell explained to the audience … Continue reading Ice Cream & Choreography: Robin Cantrell Connects With Audiences Like None Other

New York City dancers get creative to find funding

Sophie Sotsky, the artistic director and founder of the modern dance company, TYKE DANCE, is familiar with the trope of the “starving artist.” “Everybody has a Kickstarter every week. It’s like, ‘Okay everyone, give your $15 to this person, then the next week it’s this person.’ And it’s the same dollar bill that’s just going … Continue reading New York City dancers get creative to find funding