Monthly Archives: September 2021

Systems, Structures, and the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Deborah Goffe and John Michael Winward at RDDI’s: New England Now‘s Professional Development Lab at Bates College this summer. photo: Jonathan Hsu, JHsu Media

D+B’s Lila Hurwitz will be co-facilitating a working session on Systems, Structures, and the Entrepreneurial Spirit as part of the Regional Dance Development Initiative (RDDI): New England Now’s Intersections Summit, September 29–October 2. Join us, it’s free!

The Intersections Summit is designed for and with the New England community to amplify the leadership that dance plays regionally alongside industries New England is known for, such as education, the sciences, and political and social organizing. The second of three interconnected components, this curated convening is also an opportunity to foster a culture of abundance through intentional sharing, learning, and community building that reimagines New England dance thriving.

Motion State Dance Film Series: Season Four Launches!

Hakim Zziwa’s Ascension

It’s back and under the stars! The Motion State Dance Film Series is only year-long, traveling short film festival in New England devoted to showcasing the diversity of contemporary creative voices exploring choreography for the camera. With films from Hakim Zziwa (Uganda), Alfonso Sales (Philippines), David Comeaux (US), Ali Kenner Brodsky and Andy Russ (US), Genevieve Shultz (US), Jessi Stegall (US), Lindsay LaPointe and Peter DiMuro (US), and John and Susan Mann (US). Produced by Motion State Arts. Big thanks to our sponsors, Mind 2 Body Fitness!

A Glimpse of “Two Person Operating System Type 2”

Video excerpts: Sky Olson

Hot off the presses, check out this fabulous video of Two Person Operating System Type 2—a collaboration between choreographer Susan Marshall and visual artist Martha Friedman. It was an absolute pleasure to help bring this performance to fruition, in person at Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts in June 2021. Can’t wait to bring it to NYC in Spring 2022!