ICONS INSPIRE

Featured Choreographer of the Month

One of China's leading choreographers, Yuan Yuan Wang, is also the founder of the Beijing Dance Theater. Her pioneering work has been pivotal to the development of modern dance in China. ICONS spoke with Yuan Yuan Wang about her pathway to becoming one of the most prominent Asian female choreographers and the artistic challenges along the way.  

 

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

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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 Month

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  • IS ALL CHOREOGRAPHY ART?
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  • Julia C. - Definitely yes, however not a FINE ART in all occasions...
  • John V. - Sure. The act of creating motion with artistic intention makes ANY choreography an art.
  • Marie M. - No really. Art is in depth statement addressing the human condition. Putting moves together does not make all choreography art.

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