ICONS INSPIRE

Featured Choreographer of the Month

Acknowledged widely as the icon of American postmodern dance, Yvonne Rainer has for decades been a driving force in reshaping the art form by introducing radical ideas and innovative concepts. Vladimir Angelov, Artistic and Executive Director of Dance ICONS, Inc., recently spoke with her about her past work, current artistic interests, and the latest developments in her creative space.

 

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ICONS INSPIRE is a monthly digital portrait and a one-on-one interview with a groundbreaking choreographer. Get the insider point of view on an important dancemaker creative process, background, and training to inspire, provoke and challenge your intellectual repertoire.

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ICON SMART INFO VIDEO

Vlad Angelov talks about ICON SMART

Welcome to ICON SMART! We are happy to announce the recent creation of the first ever Choreographic Institute here in Washington, D.C. USA --- a long needed educational platform to foster creativity and develop professional skills specifically for emerging choreographers. Our Info Pack is available to download here.

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News & Opportunities for Choreographers

ICONS NEXT STEP is updated monthly with national and international listings featuring the latest choreographic residencies, creative opportunities, world premieres, events, trends, new books, movies, videos, and choreographic topics. 


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Question of the Season

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  • How do we teach choreographic craft?
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  • Laura C. - Shadowing an amazing choreographer who has reached artistic maturity can be an incredible learning process.
  • Molissa F. - Dance composition classes in an academic setting usually offer a pretty solid foundation.
  • Melissa K. - Choreographers first need to learn the basics -- time, space, force. Then tackle more complex issues -- form, style, abstraction, compositional structures, and choreographic devices.

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