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Upcoming Kinetic Cinema Screening: Remembering Pina

A Screening and Discussion with Susan Osberg Susan Osberg’s current film project, Remembering Pina, is a poetic tribute to the late German choreographer, Pina Bausch, whose theatrical work has been highly influential on generations of choreographers and performers. Adapting her choreography for screen, Susan will present sections of… Read More

April 2, 2015

Pentacle's Gallery Comes to Boston

Pentacle will be hosting a showcase for five artists from The Gallery roster at Green Street Studios on April 24 and 25 at 8pm in Boston. Participating Companies: Lorraine Chapman The Company (MA)… Read More

March 26, 2015

Collaborative Success Overseas for David Dorfman Dance

At the invitation of the embassies in Armenia and Turkey, David Dorfman Dance traveled to central Asia to tour Unsettled at the Khachatryan Theater in Yerevan, Armenia and the Zorlu Performance Center in Istanbul, Turkey earlier this week. With State Department funding, DDD was able to reunite with Turkish Company Korhan… Read More

March 24, 2015

Home Grown @ Bootleg Premier Run a Success!

Pentacle Presents’s pilot initiative Home Grown @ Bootleg, premiered February 19th to 22nd at Bootleg Theater. Los Angelinos enjoyed three evenings of dynamic performances from MULTIPLEX DANCE and Antics. MULTIPLEX’s performance of From Darkness… Read More

March 19, 2015

Pentacle Pilots New Initiative in Support of LA Dance Makers

As noted by dance writer Lewis Segal in his end of 2014 dance wrap up story: “Angeleno choreographers Melissa Barak, Josie Walsh (both at the Broad) and Jacob Jonas (at Highways) launched impressive, short-term attempts to break into wider renown.  But what’s next for… Read More

February 1, 2015

A Second NY Times Review for Nrityagram Dance Ensemble

After receiving a rave review by Alastair Macaulay for their recent performance in India, Nrityagram Dance Ensemble has been recognized stateside for this past weekend’s two-show run at the Temple of Dendur in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  In Monday’s NY Times publication, Robert Seibert claimed that “The only proper response to dancers… Read More

January 14, 2015

Looking Back: Ivan's First APAP Conference (Before it was APAP)

By Ivan Sygoda, Founding Director I remember viscerally the first time my mother took my wee sentient self into New York City on the Long Island Rail Road. I sensed more than heard the tremor of the approaching train. The platform seemed three feet wide, and I pressed myself… Read More

January 8, 2015

RUBBERBANDance Group, David Roussève/REALITY, and Nrityagram Dance Ensemble Recognized in NY Times and Dance Magazine

RUBBERBANDance Group and David Roussève/REALITY were both acknowledged for their notable work in Wendy Perron’s Best and Worst of 2014. Victor Quijada’s Empirical Quotient was listed under “Best New Choreography” of the year, with Ms. Perron citing that the Montreal-based troupe indeed finds success in fusing the genres of “hip-hop, cirque, and… Read More

January 7, 2015

Apply for Pentacle's 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 the artistic director of a dance company or administrative manager of an organization. Pentacle interviews both the interns and participating artists/organizations in order to find out… Read More

January 5, 2015
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