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Dance New Amsterdam’s Crisis

The unfolding of events regarding Dance New Amsterdam’s financial troubles has been disheartening, to say the least. DNA filed for bankruptcy in May, and announced earlier this week that they wouldn’t be able to pay staff beyond September 1st, at … Continue reading

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$11 Classes at Dance New Amsterdam

Good news!  Dance New Amsterdam has an amazing deal.  The studio is offering an 11-class card for $121 – that’s $11 per class!  A perfect gift for the holidays, but the offer ends December 11th, so make sure to buy … Continue reading

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Saving Dance New Amsterdam

DNA’s Dance Rally at City Hall © 2010, Eva Yaa Asantewaa After releasing a statement on July 6th announcing a possible eviction on July 14th from its Lower Manhattan space, the 26-year-old Dance New Amsterdam has released another, more promising … Continue reading

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Lateral Inhibition

I wish I could write a full review of the DNA performance, but my vantage point was from the wings, where I jogged in place to keep warm and anxiously waited to go on as one of six dancers in the contemporary ballet piece. Continue reading

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“Celestial Bodies” by Lois Greenfield

(photograph by Lois Greenfield) A few days ago, after my ballet class at Dance New Amsterdam (DNA), I walked through the small second-floor gallery to see “Celestial Bodies”, an exhibit of dance photographs by Lois Greenfield.  The fifteen images show … Continue reading

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