Punk Rock Within The Disco Domain

By Stephan Pisko A dance beat stylized version of (Sid Vicious) minus the reforming ritual retribution why does mind always mix substance abuse with radicality? Why is there such a strong desire to reproduce past personal identity actions? This is so prevalent within the musical eras’ of bygone generations’ that psychologically introduced (fashions + fads) psycho-philosophy influencing gender and mentality infiltrating mainstream thought patterns’ for … Continue reading Punk Rock Within The Disco Domain

Films.Dance, International Film Series Featuring Artists from More Than 25 Countries Premiering a New Short Film Every Week Continues with EDGING NORMAL

Featuring Desmond RichardsonMusic by Dav Koz & Steve HackmanChoreography by Jacob Jonas Premieres Monday, February 22, 2021 Films.Dance, a groundbreaking global film series produced by and under the creative direction of LA-based Jacob Jonas The Company continues on February 22 with EDGING NORMAL, the fifth of 15 short dance films to be released – to the community at no cost every Monday through May 8, … Continue reading Films.Dance, International Film Series Featuring Artists from More Than 25 Countries Premiering a New Short Film Every Week Continues with EDGING NORMAL

Chopin Ballade – Chopin Scherzo –

By Stephan Pisko “Chopin Ballade” Stallions’ dancing at the carnival with rumbling joy happiness carefree but serious it is love we seek socially but wait we go round and round on the carousel non-stop with our manes’ in the air kicking our hoofs’ we stumble sensationally. __________________________________________________________________________________ “Chopin Scherzo” Gentle we touch immense our embrace on the way never forgetting minus memories’ falling notes’ holding … Continue reading Chopin Ballade – Chopin Scherzo –

“AVIVA” Extremely Stunning Storytelling

By Liisa Cohen AVIVA, written and directed by the incredibly gifted Boaz Yakin, is an intensely sensual, borderline erotic, love story told through the lens of gender fluid dance, romance and unapologetic physical interactions. It is very gender fluid. The character Aviva is a young Parisian who develops an online romance with a New Yorker named Eden. After a long-distance courtship they meet in person, … Continue reading “AVIVA” Extremely Stunning Storytelling

THE 21ST ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL HIP HOP DANCEFEST

Micaya is pleased to present the 21st Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest (SFIHHDF), featuring nearly one dozen innovative hip-hop performances from dance companies from around the globe. This is simply a must see event for anyone who enjoys the performing arts and dance. A beautiful expression of the universal communication of music and dance. Infused with the energy freshness of new ideas. Under … Continue reading THE 21ST ANNUAL SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL HIP HOP DANCEFEST

Stephen Kogon Is Set To Make His Film Debut As The Star Of “Dance Baby Dance” A Charming – Albeit A Bit By-The-Numbers – Inspirational Story

By William Engel The film follows Jimmy Percer (Kogon), an aging tap dancer who seeks to enter an international dancing competition. On one hand, he has plenty of people in his corner, including his wife, Tess (Beverly Mitchell), his boss, Mr. Dalyrmple (Jim O’Heir), and his niece, Kit (Hayley Shukiar). On the other hand, a few obstacles stand in his way; for one thing, the … Continue reading Stephen Kogon Is Set To Make His Film Debut As The Star Of “Dance Baby Dance” A Charming – Albeit A Bit By-The-Numbers – Inspirational Story

A Review Of “Cold Nights Hot Salsa” A Film About Love And Passion

By: Austin Winter-Chase “Most meaningful undertakings are personal. My goal is to tell the story of salsa in such a way that it reaches beyond the dance world. The aspirations of Victor and Katia are just as much my aspirations. They want to reach the top and show to the world what they can do on a dance floor. In making this film I want … Continue reading A Review Of “Cold Nights Hot Salsa” A Film About Love And Passion

The 2015 L A Film Festival Review: “Maiko: Dancing Child”

  By: Vernon Nickerson Norwegian Writer and Director Ase Svenheim Drivenes has crafted a beautiful tone poem of an artist risking all for the love of her chosen profession – prima ballerina – in his film “Maiko: Dancing Child”. It is easy to see why it was nominated as Best Documentary at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival. We are introduced to this story of … Continue reading The 2015 L A Film Festival Review: “Maiko: Dancing Child”

“Where We Begin”: A Short Film About The Simplicity Of Love

The Art Of Monteque in Association with The Ultimate Underground The endurance of love shown through the everlasting beauty of dance with Director Mitsuyo Miyazaki’s Short Film “Where We Begin”. “Where We Begin” premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival  and it will be screening again April 25th.  In the film Sophia (Iris Karina) reflects on her past in the last hours of her life – … Continue reading “Where We Begin”: A Short Film About The Simplicity Of Love

4th Annual World Dance Awards

  Brings `Biggest Names in Dance World Together to Celebrate Best in Media Choreography “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Dancing With The Stars,” “American Idol,” “American Music Awards,” “Emmy Awards,” “Kids Choice Awards” and many more WHAT: World Dance Awards2014 with Host Robert Hoffman (“Step Up 2:The Streets”) WHO: Produced and Presented by Allen Walls & Carey Ysais Celebrities expected to attend: Debbie Allen, Jamal … Continue reading 4th Annual World Dance Awards

Mr. Logan Risser: A Dancer on The Rise

By : Monteque Pope Le Beau Edited By: Colleen Page Images By: Monteque Pope-Le Beau Disney Symphony Hall in downtown Los Angeles is a place which inspires the mind to sore and sets the spirit free when one sets their eyes upon the building; which is more than just a symphony hall, but a work of art. It was here that The Art Of Monteque … Continue reading Mr. Logan Risser: A Dancer on The Rise