Posts Tagged ‘David Dorfman Dance’

ToDo ToDay: FotoWeek, Fall Fringe, Corcoran Community Day, and James Blake

NoMa could never be called the District’s most visually appealing neighborhood. But it has played host to heaps of local photography this year—notably during the recent FotoBazaar, and now, for the sixth annual edition of FotoWeek. This year’s photo festival kicks off tonight with a hipster-flavored cocktail-and-dance party at FotoWeek’s official HQ at the National [...]

Memorable Dance Performances of 2011

A psychology-major roommate told me once that a hallmark of the human brain is its proclivity for categorization. Well, count me in. In ruminating about this year’s memorable dance performances, I found myself subconsciously dividing them into three groups.
These are the shows that vibrated with energy and left audience members practically sweating with a visceral [...]

A Little ’60s Funk and a Little Empowerment, at ADI this Weekend

There’s something very special about David Dorfman.
Just about anyone who’s worked with the Connecticut-based choreographer will agree: he really, genuinely seems to like people. That warmth and insatiable urge to connect comes across in the workshops he teaches, the interviews he gives, and it’s there onstage in the shows he creates—embedded in both the movements [...]