COMMUNITY

MOVE NYC

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Two of my most talented friends have teamed up together to start a new summer program called MOVE NYC. I got a chance to speak with them about their new program in NYC. Our conversation [...]

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Carta Blanca Dance

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Today in the Spotlight is Jorge Garcia Perez, the artistic director of Carta Blanca Dance. Interview En L'air FACEBOOK GIVEAWAY Share your favorite Interview En L'air article. Tag Interview En L'air and use the hashtag [...]

NAKIA’S ROSIN BOX

WOMEN in power: DANCE

Cristiana Sciabordi

August 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Cristiana Sciabordi is from Italy. She went to school at Erna Bonk Schule Viareggio. She danced professionally all over Europe, including Teatro del Opera di Roma, Aterballetto, Zürcher Ballett, Luzerner Ballett, and the BerlinBallett / Komische Oper. [...]

DANCESCAPE 

Larissa Gerszke: A Dancer Fulfilling Her Dreams in NYC

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The fact is, if you really adore something you make it work. - Larissa Gerszke The day of the photo shoot was the first time I met Larissa Gerszke; who is currently a member of [...]

INTERVIEW EN L’AIR – The original interview series

Roger C. Jeffrey

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Roger C. Jeffrey was born and raised in New York City where he began his training at Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center in Queens, New York. A graduate of Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

Douglas Lee

August 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Douglas Lee then joined The Stuttgart Ballet, his promotion to Principal Dancer followed in 2002. As a principle dancer Douglas Lee danced many prominent

MY POINTE EXACTLY

S.O.S. (surviving our seasons)

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

My third season at Ballet West begins tomorrow! Upon preparing, I find myself reflecting on a whirlwind of a lay-off. Summer came and went as quickly as a tightly styled curl on a humid NY [...]

ART AND EXPLORATION

Rami Shafi and PEDESTRIAN WANDERLUST

June 12th, 2016|0 Comments

This past year my friend tagged me in Rami's Facebook post requesting dancers for film. Although I wasn't sure exactly what he was looking for, I quickly sent him a message eager for the opportunity.  Many rain dates later, we were finally able to work together and I am continually impressed [...]

THE ARC

Wanderlust

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

~Detroit, USA *artÉmotion Summer Intensive* I had the pleasure of being on faculty for this intensive founded & produced by Ballet West First Soloist, Allison DeBona and Ballet in the City. My company, BAD BOYS [...]

SOUNDS ABOUT THE AXIS

We Are

August 1st, 2016|1 Comment

THE WINGS OF THE STAATS

S L E E P I N G • B E A U T Y

August 4th, 2016|1 Comment

P I E R C E T A S T E • T H E • R A I N B O W P U L L • M E M A G I C P R E P A R E D R E A M • B I G F L I G H T E M B R A C E E [...]

PLACES PLEASE

Can You See Me Now?

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

When Simone Manuel became the first African-American woman ever(!) to win an individual Olympic gold medal in swimming, I knew the news would light up with excitement and congratulations for her. I admit that I [...]

THE BEND

2 Months: Delicious Ambiguity [SOUL]

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

TheBend: A fusion of insights from creative professionals, discussing concepts of the artistic Mind Body and Soul.  The Bend dives deeper through a broad range of grounded topics often questioned by dancers and creative [...]

GOING THROUGH

Going Through #18

August 25th, 2016|0 Comments

"The twilight is sad and cloudy, The wind blows wild and free, And like the wings of sear-birds Hash the white caps of the sea."  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow STILL LIFE // Choreographie & Tanz: Alberto Franceschini, David N. Russo// [...]

ORGANIC AMY

ORGASMIC MEDITATION

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

How many of us believe that orgasm is only related to sex?  How many of us are a bit shy to talk about it?  How many of you women out there have found yourself in [...]

KNNCHT-PROD.

Knncht-Prod. – HUEMAN – [Miriam Gronwald #1]

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

“Knncht-Prod. - HUEMAN [Miriam Gronwald #1]" was created in 2015 for the interactive video and sound installation HUEMAN by Armando Braswell (choreography), Joachim Riederer (photography), Philip Kannicht (music composition) and Dr. Permi Jhooti (interactive visuals), starring [...]

BEYOND THE DREAM

Beyond the Dream: CHOREOGRAPHY.

June 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

We have all heard the term ‘Making It in NYC,” but once we scratch the shallow surface of this statement, beyond re-runs of Sex & the City or the bright lights of the Broadway stage, [...]

HELP AN ARTISTIC PROJECT

Help Company XIV Find a Home!

For the first time in COMPANY XIV’s 10 year history we are asking for your help to secure a New York home for our unique fusion of Opera, Circus, Dance and Lavish Design. Our intimate theatre space will create a home base for the incredible performers and designers who bring this world to life and offer a consistent performing opportunity for these daring and trail blazing artists.

Help Alanna bring Idan Sharabi to Minneapolis!

Alanna received a commission from the McKnight Dance Fellowship for a new solo dance from Idan Sharabi, who created a new work tailored expressly for her. SOLO is an evening of six world premieres, performed by Fellows from 2014 and 2015 – beautiful, fascinating new works that range in dance styles and present thoughtful and intimate choreographic explorations. This campaign will bring you in touch with Alanna and Idan and their creative process from now until the premiere!

DONATE HERE: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/help-alanna-bring-idan-sharabi-to-minneapolis-dance#/

ACROSS MY MIND

FRAGILE

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

This summer I didn’t write, but I did observe. I looked around for something, without knowing what. A feeling, behavior or expression…didn’t really matter. I found a little something… A young man staring at his [...]

SEEKING MAGIC

Long live the Rant!

May 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Recently I found myself sucked into the horror-story that is our political world.  Of course, how can one not be?  As a living, breathing, thinking person there is only so much you can see and [...]

A DANCE FOR YOU AND ME

Ballet to Bollywood: A love affair with dance continues

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

"I am Carolin. My mom grew up in post-war Germany and as things stood back then, they had so little money that she had the impossible choice between the Ballet class she loved or buying a [...]

EXPOSED: A fresh perspective

Summer NYC

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Clothes slip away as the dew point rises Tanned limbs exposed by scandalous shorts Eliciting sideways smiles on young men’s faces   Ray Bans and messy buns taking the ferry to Governor’s Island to find [...]

SHANNON’S KITCHEN

Our Favorite Meal

August 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

You may notice from the pictures that we’ve had a change of venue.  Last month we moved back to California after nearly 3 years in Basel, Switzerland.  Basel had captured every part of my heart, [...]

ART ON THE SIDELINES

Of beauty pageants, beauty queens and fashion design

August 1st, 2016|2 Comments

Few things are as deeply rooted in our organism as our fascination for the beautiful and good - whether it be our fascination for beautiful faces, architecture or beautiful clothes. We have bowed down to [...]

BEWEGUNG

Bewegung #4

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

UNTITLED

Untitled. Unfinished.

February 21st, 2016|3 Comments

Armando asked me to write for Interview En L’air. I initially agreed, excited to have a place for my OpEd pieces and a platform to explore and expose other writing interests (interviews, poems…). I began [...]

LIVE@Interview En l’ Air

Interview En L’air TV – Simon Eschbach

Introducing Interview En L 'air TV. A new section of Interview En L'air. Check out our latest video interview with Simone Eschbach, one of the founders of "SOUL ON TOP" Switzerland's biggest B-Boy Battle Competition.Video by: Nathan Haller -- Admin: Stephanie Hänggi

THE SEAQUIST JIVE

Time Goes By Like Rabbits

March 4th, 2016|5 Comments

It is thirty years ago today (and to the day) that I took my first ballet class. It was a warm summer evening and although it had been a dream of mine for a while, [...]