Dance Calendar July 2014
Charmaine Patricia Warren | 7/3/2014, 2:22 p.m.
For their 14th season, Roberto Villanueva, executive artistic director and founder of BalaSole Dance Company, presents 10 dancer-choreographers in “Melange” at Ailey Citigroup Theater. This new program will feature “a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices,” according to the release. The artists featured this season are Sara Braun, Chloe Cappo, Misei Daimaru, Alvaro Gonzalez, Steven Jeudy, Katie Kilbourn, Roberto Lara, Courtney Liu, Kendra Ross and Villanueva.
June 24-July12: Savion Glover returns to the Joyce with the world premiere of “Om: The Offeringz, the Prayers, the Resolutionz,” featuring Marshall Davis Jr., Mari Fujibayashi, Keitaro Hosokawa and Olivia Rosenkrantz. “On a stage illuminated with candle light, Glover pays homage to the tap legends of the past using virtuosic dancing that is intensely personal and meditative,” according to the release.
ALSO THIS MONTH
July 2-Aug. 16: The annual SummerStage series presented by City Park’s Foundation will feature Urban Bush Women, Ballet Hispanico, Harambee Dance Company and so much more in and around New York.
July 10: For one night only at Peter Norton Symphony Space, Tony Waag, artistic executive director of the American Tap Dance Foundation, explores the musicality of tap dancing in “Tap and Song” with special appearances and new work by Chloe Arnold’s Apt #33, Ryan Casey, Janille Hill and Momentum Step Company, Max Pollak and Friends, Claudia Rahardjanoto, Tap and Tray and many more.
July 19: The fourth annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival: A Celebration of Female Choreographers at Summit Rock in Central Park features works by Cathy Allen (Red Desert Dance Ensemble), Allison Berger (Allison Brzezinski/ChEckiT!Dance), Meredith Cabaniss (Selah Dance Collective), Alia Kache, Joya Powell (Movement of the People Dance Company) and more.
July 20-Aug. 10: Lincoln Center Out of Doors returns with more than 100 free performances, including Rennie Harris Pure Movement, Pam Tanowitz Dance, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Camille A. Brown and Dancers, Ragamala Dance with Rudresh Mahanthappa and so much more.
July 21: Boston’s Anna Myer and Dancers brings the premiere of “In the Paint,” the latest work in “The Hoop Suite Project,” a mixed genre performance using modern and hip-hop dance, storytelling, rap, trumpet and saxophone, to Harlem Stage.
July 23-24: At New York Live Arts, Fadi J Khoury (FJK) Dance presents the premiere of “Arabesque,” “a contemporary ballet … tied with sensual Middle Eastern origins of movement,” and “Tango Unframed,” where “the Argentinian tango is performed with classical ballet vocabulary and modern movement,” according to the release. For more information, visit www.newyorklivearts.org/event/arabesque.
July 24: Brooklyn Museum features the newly formed collective Wildcat! (Andre Zachery, Eleni Zaharopouls and Jeremy T. Baptiste) and their evening-length work “I Do Mind Dying: Danse Precarite” as part of the “Art of the Wall: According to What?” program.
July 31: At Celebrate Brooklyn, Dance Theater of Harlem (DTH) brings a program that includes Donald Byrd’s “Contested Space,” Robert Garland’s “Return” and a sleek restaging of Frederic Franklin’s 1984 masterpiece “Pas de Dix” by Keith Saunders, Kellye Saunders and artistic director Virginia Johnson. DTH shares the stage with cellist and singer Leyla Mccalla.
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