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You're Invited: Cultivating Leadership in Dance Fundraiser

You’re Invited to the CLD Intern Fundraiser! On The Waterfront Superfine in DUMBO, Brooklyn Monday, April 25 7-10pm Join us for On The Waterfront, a fundraising event produced by Pentacle’s Cultivating Leadership in Dance Spring 2016 interns, on Monday April 25th from 7-10pm!… Read More

April 7, 2016

Close Up: Max Pollak | RumbaTap

On Friday, April 8th, Pentacle Roster artist, Max Pollak will perform as part of The Sheen Center’s new musical series: 2: The Art of the Duo.  The evening features solo and duet performances from Pollak, and Brazilian percussionist, Cyro Baptista.  Max Pollak founded his group, RumbaTap to… Read More

March 24, 2016

Close Up: BARKIN/SELISSEN PROJECT

Collaborative work is at the heart of BARKIN/SELISSEN PROJECT arising from the diverse backgrounds of Co-Artistic Directors Kyla Barkin and Aaron Selissen. They first connected as dancers performing together in several companies, including Janis Brenner and Dancers, Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company, and Isabel Gotzkowsky and Friends. Read More

March 15, 2016

Close Up: Soul Steps

“We bring step everywhere!” remarks Maxine Lyle, founder and artistic director of Soul Steps, a ‘stepping’ company that celebrated its ten year anniversary in 2015 and continues to educate communities about this African-American traditional rhythmic dance technique.  Lyle is eager to teach all types of communities… Read More

March 10, 2016

The Business of Art: Upcoming Fiscal Workshop

Join Pentacle’s Director of Fiscal Services, Clarissa Soto at Gibney Dance on April 6th from 6-7:30pm for our FREE workshop on Bookkeeping Systems to Help You Survive an Audit. REGISTER HERE. During this workshop, Pentacle’s Fiscal Services will examine how to best prepare you for your next audit. By reviewing basic accounting… Read More

March 10, 2016

Close Up: RUBBERBANDance Group

Later this month, RUBBERBANDance Group (RBDG) will bring Empirical Quotient to Connecticut, amidst a tour throughout Canada, and to Europe (including stops in Belgium and Serbia). Empirical Quotient utilizes the company’s signature RUBBERBAND method to explore human relationships. It weaves together situations of dependence, rejection, empathy, and… Read More

March 2, 2016

Close Up: Raphael Xavier

This February Raphael Xavier brings The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance to Pennsylvania. This work deconstructs Xavier’s songs/rap lyrics, and the art form of breaking (a style of street dancing, commonly referred to as break dancing). It follows Xavier’s evolution from a 13-year old discovering breaking while… Read More

February 5, 2016

The Business of Art: Pentacle's Spring Internship Program

Pentacle’s Cultivating Leadership in Dance provides an unparalleled opportunity for interns to learn the ins-and-outs of arts administration while working directly under a professional dance artist/choreographer or non-profit organization. Pentacle interviews both the interns and participating artists/organizations in order to create a program experience that is rewarding and useful to intern… Read More

February 4, 2016

The Business of Art: Introducing Working Sessions

Pentacle is excited to announce the launch of its new program called Working Sessions. The program will launch the first Working Session with Pentacle’s Fiscal Administrators. In addition to Fiscal Administration & Fiscal Sponsorship, artists will now be able to receive unique & personalized fiscal support. Working Sessions… Read More

November 17, 2015
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