ICONS INSPIRE

Featured Choreographer of the Month

There is appealing madness in the choreography of Alexander Ekman. Engaging and accessible, it has been warmly and immediately embraced by both the public and critics. The young Swede introduces fun and play to the often-staid atmosphere of grand opera houses. Living between Stockholm and New York, Ekman is in constant demand and the flow of madcap ideas continues unabated. Maggie Foyer of Dance ICONS, Inc. spoke with him about the scope of his 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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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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  • Vlad A. - Choreographers learn best from other choreographers.
  • Valerie D. - I believe the process of inquiry and feedback is key to teaching choreographic craft. Asking choreographers about their concept, intent, choices, options, thought processes, meaning helps to refine the artist's focus and decision-making in the craft.
  • Alicia D. - First, I learn from other choreographers. Next, I combine knowledge and experience while experimenting with new material. Then, I transmit and refine the results from the experiment to others. And the cycle restarts...

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