All posts by Dance Writer

Jenna Beardsley: Historical Profile On Daniel Nagrin

In advance of Dogtown Dance Theatre’s upcoming dance performances restaged by Shane O’Hara based on the work of Daniel Nagrin, Jenna Beardsley profiles Nagrin’s art, process and legacy. Dogtown Dance Theatre Presenter’s Series 2021 performance dates are Fri Apr 30, Sat May 1 and Sun May 2. Virtual performances will be available beginning May 7. … Continue reading Jenna Beardsley: Historical Profile On Daniel Nagrin

Manopoly Premiere: a Dance Performance by Nic Herring-Harman

Manopoly Gallery Page > ANNOUNCEMENT MFA Applied Project presentation byNicholas Herring-Harmanfeaturing the Men ofASU Dance & Color Guard School of Music, Dance and Theatre(ASU logo) Herberger Institute for Design and the ArtsArizona State University Friday & Saturday, January 15-16, 20217pm EST (5pm MST/Arizona)https://asu.zoom.us/j/2393200309“MANOPOLY 2021” YOUTUBE CHANNEL30 minute Q&A via Zoom immediately following Friday’s showing Channelhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC6yrMir5NXR7LiOejxn8hA … Continue reading Manopoly Premiere: a Dance Performance by Nic Herring-Harman

Nagrin Fellow ASU 2020 Nic Herring-Harman

The Daniel Nagrin Theatre, Film & Dance Foundation lauds Nic Herring-Harman as the 2020 Nagrin Fellow at Arizona State University. We’re fortunate to support such a talented and dedicated fellowship recipient. Follow Nic on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/manopoly2021/ Nicholas ‘Nic’ Herring-Harman is a third-year MFA Candidate in Dance at Arizona State University. Nic’s current project, Manopoly: The Documentary, … Continue reading Nagrin Fellow ASU 2020 Nic Herring-Harman

Dance Today Magazine September 2019: An Overview of the International Conference “Jews and Jewishness in the Dance World”

Dance Today, aka Machol Achshav, the premier dance magazine of Israel, published a September 2019 special issue with articles based on papers, performance and panels from the international conference Jews and Jewishness in the Dance World, that was held at Arizona State University on October 12-15, 2018. Issue No. 36 (Sept ’19) included two articles … Continue reading Dance Today Magazine September 2019: An Overview of the International Conference “Jews and Jewishness in the Dance World”

This and That: Jewishness in the Dances of Daniel Nagrin – Full text

Jews and Jewishness in the Dance World    Arizona State University   Oct 2018 DANIEL NAGRIN:  ON “THIS AND THAT,” TIKKUN OLAM, AND CHOREOGRAPHY Diane Wawrejko, PhD, MFA, CMT In this paper, I examine American choreographer and dancer Daniel Nagrin’s choreographic methods as a study in Jewishness. I extend the notion that dancing Jewish not only resides … Continue reading This and That: Jewishness in the Dances of Daniel Nagrin – Full text

This and That: Jewishness in the Dances of Daniel Nagrin – Abstract

Abstract Daniel Nagrin 1 Jews and Jewishness in the Dance World Arizona State UniversityOctober 2018 naomi.jackson@asu.edu email 9.30.2017 THIS AND THAT: JEWISHNESS IN THE DANCES OF DANIEL NAGRIN by Diane Wawrejko, PhD, MFA, CMT wawrejko@comcast.net Abstract Daniel Nagrin 2 Abstract. In this paper, I examine American choreographer and dancer Daniel Nagrin’s choreographic method as a … Continue reading This and That: Jewishness in the Dances of Daniel Nagrin – Abstract

A Tribute to Daniel Nagrin: Russian Jewish Influences in American Modern Dance – Full Text

First publish in Dance Voices, Haifa Israel, 14 November 2009. Used with permission.http://www.dancevoices.com/en/dance-discourses/118-a-tribute-to-daniel-nagrin-russian-jewish- influences-in-american-modern-dance A TRIBUTE TO DANIEL NAGRIN: Russian Jewish Influences in American Modern Dance By Diane Wawrejko, MFA, CMT, PhD © 1. INTRODUCTION. On the first anniversary of his death, this paper is a tribute to my former teacher and mentor, Daniel Nagrin. … Continue reading A Tribute to Daniel Nagrin: Russian Jewish Influences in American Modern Dance – Full Text

A Tribute to Daniel Nagrin: Russian Jewish Influences in American Modern Dance

Dance Scholar Dr Diane Wawrejko, PhD, MFA, CMT, has researched and written extensively on Daniel Nagrin’s influence on Modern American Dance. Dr Wawrejko and Henia Rottenberg, editor at Dance Voices, have recently given the Nagrin Foundation permission to post Dr Wawrejko’s 2009 DV academic paper on Nagrin, A Tribute to Daniel Nagrin: Russian Jewish Influences … Continue reading A Tribute to Daniel Nagrin: Russian Jewish Influences in American Modern Dance

Daniel Nagrin’s Dance Portraits: Choreographing Agency – Full Text

Academic Paper Full Text: Daniel Nagrin’s Dance Portraits: Choreographing Agency Citation MLA Style: Wawrejko, Diane, Daniel Nagrin’s Dance Portraits: Choreographing Agency, Journal for the Anthropological Study of Human Movement19.1 (2012): 56 pars. 13 Feb. 2013, http://jashm.press.illinois.edu/19.1/wawrejko.html. Daniel Nagrin’s Dance Portraits: Choreographing Agency Diane Wawrejko Overview This paper examines American choreographer and dancer Daniel Nagrin’s use … Continue reading Daniel Nagrin’s Dance Portraits: Choreographing Agency – Full Text

Daniel Nagrin’s Dance Portraits: Choreographing Agency

Dance Scholar Dr Diane Wawrejko, PhD, MFA, CMT, has researched and written extensively on Daniel Nagrin’s influence on Modern American Dance. Dr Wawrejko and Brenda Farnell, co-editor at the Journal for the Anthropological Study of Human Movement, have recently given the Nagrin Foundation permission to post Dr Wawrejko’s 2012 JASHM academic paper on Nagrin, Daniel … Continue reading Daniel Nagrin’s Dance Portraits: Choreographing Agency