Performance Archives - Gibney
Week of August 7, 2020
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Category: Performance

A Future Now: In Conversation with Leyya Tawil

Curatorial Associate and Artist Coordinator Dani Cole visited 2019-2020 DiP Artist Leyya Tawil to talk about Lime Rickey International’s Noise & Nation. Lime Rickey International is the superconsciousness of Tawil, an transdisciplinary artist working with dance, sound, and performance. Lime Rickey generates a future space in attentive presence and draws from Tawil’s existence as a […]

I Heart Gibney: Interviews on Dance & Love

A Celebration of all things Gibney, I <3 Gibney is our annual performance showcase, presenting works by Gibney’s vibrant community of staff, renters, teachers, colleagues, and supporters.  Senior Curatorial Director Eva Yaa Asantewaa sat down with the presenting artists and hosts to hear more about how dance is a form of love.  Get your tickets […]

Walls Down!
Spring 2020 Season

WALLS DOWN! I REFUSE THE PRISON OF “I” AND CHOOSE THE OPEN SPACES OF “WE.” – TONI MORRISON, MORAL INHABITANTS Senior Curatorial Director, Eva Yaa Asantewaa‘s theme, Walls Down!, continues this Spring with performances and engagement events that will ask you to “consider what walls have you built that keep you from seeing too far beyond the familiar […]

Meet the 2019-2020
Work Up Artists

gibney is thrilled to announce the 2019-20 work up artists gabriella carmichael wendell gray II kalliope+symara glenn potter-takata A.K.A. gorn emma rose brown ramona sekulovic audre wirtanen christine C. wyatt Work Up is a residency, professional development program, and performance opportunity that supports early-career artists. Emphasizing the articulation of ideas in both movement and […]

Cultivating Cultural Understandings with Hadar Ahuvia & Shira Eviatar

Possessing brings together artists Hadar Ahuvia and Shira Eviatar to Gibney’s Black Box Theater at 280 Broadway November 21-23, 2019. They collaboratively question their inherited connections to Israeli nation-state, asking “How do we move together?” We sat down with Ahuvia and Eviatar about their co-authorship and context to their work. Design by Shira Eviatar, photos […]

In-Process with Bennyroyce Royon: Growing Dance with Living Seeds

On October 10-12, 2019 Bennyroyce Dance will premiere Land, Lost, Found as part of Gibney Presents, curated by Eva Yaa Asantewaa, Senior Curatorial Director.  Curatorial Associate, Dani Cole spoke with Bennyroyce Royon on his new work, the celebration of cultural roots, and a crucial return to nature.  Photos by Kuo-Heng Huang. “Mine your bodies for rhythm,” […]

Fall 2019 Season

It might be that the most defining characteristic of our time is that, again, walls and weapons feature as prominently now as they once did in medieval times. Porous borders are understood in some quarters to be areas of threat and certain chaos, and whether real or imagined, enforced separation is posited as the solution. […]

His Body is His Art: An Interview with Jerron Herman

Described by the New York Times as “the inexhaustible,” Jerron Herman is a choreographer, writer, principal dancer and development director with Heidi Latsky Dance. Last November, Jerron premiered his solo work, Phys. Ed., as part of DoublePlus, curated by Alice Sheppard. Jerron Herman sat with Alicia Bauman-Morales, Gibney Curatorial Intern, on January 31, 2019 to talk […]

Undeniable Power:
In Process with Kelly Bartnik

On April 11, 2019, choreographer Kelly Bartnik will premiere her new work Fuck / Love: The Poetics of Adoration as a part of Gibney’s Spotlight Artist programming. Curatorial Associate, Dani Cole sat in on one of Kelly’s rehearsals in early March and shares her dialogue with Bartnik and observations about the process below. Pictured: Alexandra […]

Full Circle: An Interview with Amy Miller and Groundworks’ David Shimotakahara

As it celebrates its twenty-year anniversary, Cleveland-based GroundWorks Dance Theater makes its way to Gibney to perform in its POP: Performance Opportunity Project series, March 22-23, 2019 at 7:30PM. The program features a premiere by Cleveland native and internationally renowned choreographer Dianne McIntyre and works by James Gregg and GroundWorks Artistic Director David Shimotakahara. Gibney and […]