Peridance Contemporary Dance Company

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company

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We are thrilled to support and showcase our grantees! Meet Project Grant recipient Peridance Contemporary Dance Company. Led by Founder and Artistic Director Igal Perry, Peridance been a powerhouse of expressive and innovative dance since 1983. The Company made its New York City debut in 1985 at the Riverside Dance Festival, and over the next 36 years has held NY seasons at venues including the Joyce Theater, the Kaye Playhouse, Lincoln Center, and the KnJ Theater at Peridance, commissioning over 75 new dance works.

Today, Peridance will be hosting an Instagram takeover for us in advance of the premiere of Oceans, a new collaboration between choreographer and director Igal Perry and composer Amit Weiner. Tickets are available at the link below for shows on December 11th at 7:30pm and December 12th at 3pm and 7pm at the KnJ Theater at Peridance Center. Photo: Jordan Ryder. Learn more here: peridancecontemporary.org
The Creative Impact Podcast is officially back!!! After taking some time off for the summer, we are back with fresh conversations featuring new guests and their inspiring stories. Check out our most recent conversation with professional dancer Hannah Newman-Pan, currently with Peridance Contemporary Dance Company!
We are so excited to have the Founder and Artistic Director of Peridance Center and Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Igal Perry as one of our celebrity judges for The WDM Summer International Virtual Competition!
Register by July 25 and receive valuable feedback from a group of world-renowned artists and educators! Igal will also award scholarships for programs in NYC!! An opportunity like no other! You can submit videos up to 18 months old! https://worlddancemovement.dancecompgenie.com
Join us on Thursday, March 11 as our series Dance @ the J Presents: The Power of Dance kicks off with our first event, featuring Peridance Contemporary Dance Company.

The Power of Dance showcases four different remarkable Israeli and American Jewish artists and their companies, each with their own unique style. View pieces from their repertory followed by a Q&A all from the best seat in the house - your house.
Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston’s Dance @ the J presents "Power of Dance", a series featuring Israeli and American Jewish Artistic Directors!

Participants include...
Peridance Contemporary Dance Company
Ephrat Asherie Dance
Koresh Dance Company
Carolyn Dorfman Dance

Gain insight into the life of the artistic director concerning their vision, process and how they continued to create during the pandemic. View pieces from their repertory followed by a Q & A all from the best seat in the house-Your House.

Roni Koresh will be featured in this series on Sunday, March 21, at 5-6pm EST! Conversation will be moderated by Merilyn Jackson. Hope you can tune in!

For tickets visit, erjcchouston.org/arts/dance-at-the-j/

Photo by Bicking Photography
Reverie // World Premiere

A one-of-a-kind duet, choreographed and produced online, with the dancers isolated in their own homes, yet sharing the same virtual space and fully interacting in intricate partnering work.

❤️A Valentine's Day Special Presentation❤️

New York City’s acclaimed Peridance Contemporary Dance Company () is thrilled to announce the debut of Artistic Director Igal Perry’s new work, Reverie.

The virtual premiere will take place on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14th at 5:00pm ET.

The program will include a showing of the work, an inside look at the creation process, and will conclude with a Q&A session with Artistic Director Igal Perry, Dancers Katie Currier and Craig Dionne, and Pianist Daniel Gortler.

This is a free event. For more information on how to watch, please visit www.Peridancecontemporary.org

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Reverie will also presented as part of “The Power of Dance” in Houston, TX on February 18th. This virtual event will be followed by a live interview with Artistic Director Igal Perry. For ticket information, please visit www.Peridancecontemporary.org
Only 9-days remained for Early Bird Special Application for 2021 Virtual DUMBO Dance Festival deadline (expires on Jan. 7th)

WHITE WAVE DANCE will be celebrating our 20th Anniversary Virtual DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL from June 10th-13th, 2021, and we are proud to present performing artists from around the world for Two Decades.

Be a part of our 20th Anniversary 2021 Virtual DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL.

Click HERE for Online Application Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSczwllxWBvyRrF9rxUeazWJYRJjSG4o-i2AUiJCDtZ_FnOFqQ/viewform

Please find more information at https://www.whitewavedance.org/ or contact 718-855-8822 or [email protected]

Promo Video: https://vimeo.com/481774060

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scholar, Dan Mitra is New York City based tap dancer. Since starting tap dancing at a young age, he has received multiple awards such as the American Tap Dance Foundationʼs Tap Future Award, youngARTS silver finalist, and was selected to perform at the Kennedy Center as a Presidential Scholar in the Arts in 2009.

Dan has been in Joseph Webbʼs Dancing Buddhaʼs, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival with Michela Lerman, Omar Edwardʼs Passion of Tap, and in works by Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards in On Tap at Summerstage. He has also performed at the Jazz at Lincoln Center Gala, choreography by Jared Grimes; and lastly as a member of Emmy Award Winning Jason Samuel Smithʼs A.C.G.I.

Dan currently teaches or has taught at Mark Morris Dance Center, Broadway Dance Center NYC, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center, New Canaan Dance Academy, and many more! THIS IS AGDEP LEADERSHIP! Hunter College Hunter College National Honor Society for Dance Arts
Neave Trio performs live, with dancers from BodySonnet, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Gallim and Martha Graham Dance, as part of D-Cell: an Exhibition & Durational Performance by David Michalek. The performances take place outdoors at PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century on September 6, 7, 11 and 12.

Read more here: https://www.jensenartists.com/single-post/2020/09/02/The-Neave-Trio-performs-as-part-of-David-Michaleks-D-CELL-an-Exhibition-Durational-Performance-at-PS21
Coming up this weekend and next at PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century in Chatham, NY: we’re so excited to be part of D-Cell: an Exhibition & Durational Performance by David Michalek. D-CELL combines dance, video, and live music, with dancers from BodySonnet, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, Gallim, and Martha Graham Dance.

Intrigued? More info here: https://ps21chatham.org/event/d-cell-an-exhibition-durational-performance/
Have you read the latest edition of Dance Informa US yet?

Featuring the gorgeous dancers of Peridance Contemporary Dance Company on the cover, shot by Rachel Neville Photography.

Read the May edition at www.danceinforma.com now ✨
UPDATED SCHEDULE!!!!
ALL TIMES EST.
Read below for additional information.

MINI MOVEMENT BREAKS are 15-25min movement sessions meant to energize the body and increase mobility. These are perfect for non-dancers working from home who find themselves stationary for long periods of time.
*Mon/Wed/Fri @ 2:30pm EST*

Zoom Link:
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4817099133

Meeting ID: 481 709 9133
Password: 5678

PROFESSIONAL BALLET classes allow the intermediate/advanced dancer to work on their technique while maintaining their freedom of movement. This is also a great class for pre-professional dancers!
*Mon. @ 6:15pm*
*Wed/Fri @ 6:00pm EST*

Zoom Link:
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4817099133

Meeting ID: 481 709 9133
Password: 5678

PERIDANCE CLASS information can be found at peridance.com and on PERIDANCE social media platforms. *Parents/students will now register through MindBody via the http://www.peridance.com/online-studio.cfm website.

GDS BALLET CLASSES
These are private classes for students of Greenwich Dance Studio. Please contact GDS for more info.

YOUTH CLASSES are available in all levels and several different techniques and styles. Ballet, pointe, modern, and contemporary are always available, as well as creative dance for young movers.

PRIVATE LESSONS AND CHOREOGRAPHY are available in several different techniques and styles and can be arranged upon request. These are great opportunities for dancers to work one-on-one with Lauren to maximize the personal growth of each individual dancer.
*If you are interested in any of these services, please send a private message or post on this page.*

Lauren Jaeger Peridance Capezio Center Peridance Contemporary Dance Company Greenwich Dance Studio

"...gorgeous charismatic dancers and imaginative choreographers... a very strong and stirring perfor

Located in the beautiful Union Square area in the heart of New York City, Peridance Center and its KnJ Theater are the home of Peridance Contemporary Dance Company. The unique arrangement of the Company situated within a school creates a harmonious blend of professionals and students, bringing artists from all walks of life together into a lively micro-community, and inspiring young dancers to rea

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06/08/2023

[ Dance with PCDC • AUDITION ]

PCDC is looking for dancers for the 2023-2024 season!

🔹WE ARE SEEKING🔹
- Technically skillful contemporary dancers, with strong versatility, musicality, and stage presence
- Collaborative dancers who thrive working with others as part of an ensemble 
- Creative improvisors with ample experience in contemporary partnering
- Mature, open-minded, and motivated individuals with a drive for artistic and personal growth

🔹AUDITION DETAILS🔹
Open audition will be held on Friday, August 4th. Registrants will be assigned a 1hr15min slot between 10:00-7:15pm. Callbacks will be held Saturday August 5th, with a potential additional callback Sunday, August 6th. Dancers must be based in NYC at the start of employment. There is no fee to audition. Pre-registration is required and will close at midnight on Wednesday, July 26th.

🔹POSITION DETAILS🔹
PCDC is looking to fill both part-time company and trainee contracts and encourages dancers of any gender and background to audition. Both Company Dancers and Trainees rehearse 10-20 hours/week for approximately 26 weeks/year. Company Dancers are paid $20/hr for rehearsals and receive a $50-100 stipend per performance depending on scale of the event. Trainees are paid $50-$100 for performances. Both Company Members and Trainees receive additional pay for workshops and outreach events, have access to free space at Peridance when available, and receive free daily ballet classes and other discounted classes.

🔹For more information about the position and to register, visit the link in bio!🔹

Image Description:
Four dancers rehearse in the studio – three support the fourth as she arches back to the floor. A black diagonal graphic is on the right with big white letters that say “Audition.”
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06/08/2023

[ Dance with PCDC • REP WEEK ]

Dance with PCDC this summer at Rep Week! Over the course of four days, you can take Advanced Ballet with Artistic Director, Igal Perry, followed by company repertoire taught by Igal and company members. Learn about the artistic processes with guest choreographers and get an inside look at company works with new rep taught each day.

DATES ——
Monday, July 31st - Thursday, August 3rd

PRICING ——
▪️DAY RATE: Rep Class Only // $20
▪️DAY RATE: Rep Class + Ballet Class // $40
▪️WEEK RATE: Rep Class + Ballet Class for four days // $150

🔹Register at the link in bio!
🔹If you would like, you can end the week with PCDC’s audition on Friday, August 4th

Image Description:
Two dancers rehearse in the studio – they are mid motion with their forearms covering their faces. A black diagonal graphic is on the left with big white letters that say “Rep Week”
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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 05/30/2023

[ Einsamkeit • Intimate Voices ]

Originally set on PCDC in 1995, and later performed by the Julliard Dance Ensemble and the Ailey II Dance Company, “Intimate Voices” is one of Igal Perry’s most classic works. Set to a selection from Bach’s Six Partitas for Cello, Perry effortlessly balances dynamic virtuosity with caring affinity.

Witness PCDC’s revival of this work with live cellist, Nan-Cheng Chen, in Einsamkeit, a program of live music and dance.

🗓 June 17-18 at the KnJ Theater
🎫 Ticket Link in Bio!

Image Description:
Slide 1: Two dancers wearing black unitards onstage. Manish is in a wide second position, holding Miku in a split over his legs.
Slide 2: Archival photo of three dancers holding the same pose as in slide 1. The third dancer stands in the back, extending his leg in the air.
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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 05/16/2023

[ The Legacy Ball ]

A huge and sincere THANK YOU to everyone who celebrated 40 years with us at the Legacy Ball! It was a night to remember with Igal Perry returning to the stage alongside Peridance’s Managing Director, Nikki Holck, repertory performances like “Duet Mabul” by Ohad Naharin, speeches honoring Maxine Glorsky and Eva Evdokimova, guest performances from all corners of the Peridance community (including this featured photo of John Lam performing “Ave Maria”) and a post show party!!

Here’s to 40 more years of performance, community, and creation. We can’t wait to share these next years with you ♥️

Photos 1-4 by Hisae Aihara (). Photo 5 by Valerie Kosnevich

Image Descriptions:
Slide 1: Igal Perry and Nikki Holck onstage facing away from each other. Igal wears a suit and Nikki, a satin copper dress.
Slide 2: Two dancers onstage wearing grey tanks and boxers. They look at each other, one laying back on the others knee.
Slide 3: Igal Perry giving a speech against a blue background.
Slide 4: A dancer onstage lunging forward reaching up upwards with one arm.
Slide 5: PCDC smiling together in front of a step and repeat.
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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 05/16/2023

[ Legacy Festival • Bolero ]

“Bolero in physical form represents much of Perry’s mission for Peridance as a whole: strength, tenacity, and gratitude. Each dancer is resilient, supporting each other and dancing through the marathon of musical progressions.” - Broadway World

Originally choreographed in 1983 for Batsheva Dance Company, “Bolero” is one of Perry’s most acclaimed and iconic works. It was an honor to perform this revival for our 40th anniversary.

Photos by Hisae Aihara ()

Image Descriptions:
Slide 1: Dancers onstage under a dark light. Two dancers are lifted overhead while others plié low preparing to turn.
Slide 2: The entire cast of Bolero is onstage mid walking-pattern. They wear black tights and unitards and their skin glows under the stage lights.

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05/11/2023

[ Legacy Festival • and you cry ]

“and you cry,” a world premiere by johannes wieland (), is a whirlwind of turbulent and seductive energies. PCDC was honored to welcome wieland back to Peridance and are thankful to have experienced his creatively charged process.

Photo by Liz Schneider-Cohen ()

This season was supported in part by the National Endowment of the Arts. To find out more about how NEA grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov:

Image Description:
Dancers onstage in bright, patterned, pedestrian costumes. They each are in motion, falling, and reaching their arms up.
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05/10/2023

[ Legacy Festival • Valses Poeticos ]

Originally set on Brigid Hoag and James Hutchings in 1987, Igal Perry’s “Valses Poeticos” is tour de force duet for dancers then and now. We are honored to introduce Valses back into our repertoire for the 40th Anniversary!

Photo by Steven Pisano (). Keep an eye out for more features from our Legacy Festival performances!

Image Description:
Two dancers onstage under dark bluish light. Alex holds Mizuho with one arm extended as Mizuho arches back slightly. They both wear black with a hint of red peaking out from the inside of Mizuhos dress.
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05/10/2023

[ Legacy Festival • Type 5 ]

A “playful and lively jive” (Broadway World), Nicholas Palmquist’s () “Type 5” reflects on the Enneagram personality system with subtle individuality and bold musicality. We were so thrilled to have Nicholas, a longtime Peridance collaborator, create this work for the company!

Stay tuned as we continue to share highlights from the incredible works in our Legacy Season.

Photo by Steven Pisano ()

This season is supported in part by the National Endowment of the Arts. To find out more about how NEA grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov.

Image Description:
Four dancers onstage wearing earth-toned pants and tank tops. They lunge forward with their arms outstretched overhead.

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05/04/2023

[ Legacy Festival • Requiem ]

“Requiem performed by Manish Chauhan and Matthew Schroeder, originally choreographed in the early 1990's for the Kwang-Ju City Ballet Company in South Korea. Shroeder elevates Chauhan with grace, both dancers in complete synchronousness with beautiful balletic lines.” - Broadway World

We were so thrilled to introduce this excerpt of Igal Perry’s “Requiem” back into our repertoire this season! Stay tuned for more amazing highlights from April!

Photo by

This season was supported in part by the National Endowment of the Arts. To find out more about how NEA grants impact individuals and communities, visit www.arts.gov

Image Description:
Two dancers onstage wearing n**e shorts. Manish lifts Matthew, who extends his arms overhead.

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Timeline photos 05/02/2023

[ Legacy Festival • Looking Back ]

We are still reeling from performing Jessica Lang’s, “Touch of Your Voice.” It was an honor to welcome Jessica back after her time dancing for the company in our 21st anniversary in 1999.

Photo taken by . Stay tuned as we share more amazing photos from last week’s Legacy Performances. 💃🏻

This season was supported in part by the National Endowment of the Arts. To find out more about how NEA grants impact individuals and communities, visit buff.ly/2JoLJfd.

Image description: Four dancers on stage in Jessica Lang’s work. Matthew holds Kaylin as he looks diagonally up with his left arm extended. Kaylin looks down at Manish holding Tara in a backbend pose. They are wearing blue and grey costumes.

Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 03/27/2023

[ Our Legacy, Our Stories • Peridance Through the Ages ]

The Peridance Company has had so many talented dancers pass through the company who have created friendships and memories that are foundational to its history ♥️

Our Legacy, Our Stories is an initiative to connect Peridance's past and present communities into a collective archive, The Legacy Project. We are still accepting submissions of photos, videos, and thoughts of the Peridance studio and community. Submit your materials today! 😊

Please note that by filling out this form, you are consenting to having your materials shared as a part of the collective archive, and potentially featured as a part of the Legacy Project.

The Legacy Project is supported, in part, by public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Image description:
Slide 1: Black and white full company photo.
Slide 2: Company photo with PCDC written on the side. There are signatures on the boarder of the photo.
Slide 3: Company photo. There are signatures on the boarder of the photo.
Slide 4: Company photo. Dancers smiling at camera.

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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 03/17/2023

[ Peridance at UNCSA ]

We have been enjoying our time with the fourth year, , students at UNCSA. They have been working hard learning Igal’s, “Oceans.” We are excited to see them perform in New York in April ⭐️

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Image description:
Slide 1: One dancer at the front of a stage standing on his right leg. He looks slightly down and his left leg is bent in the air. There is a row of 3 dancers behind him in the same position.
Slide 2: A group of students are on stage standing looking at company members at the front. The two company members are in mid-clap.

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Timeline photos 03/16/2023

[ PCDC Rise • Our Strategic Vision ]

With only one month (!!) away from our 40th Anniversary Legacy Festival (*ahem* tickets at the link in bio), PCDC is thrilled to present PCDC Rise - Our Strategic Vision.

Guided by Igal Perry and company leadership, this vision harnesses PCDC’s role as a repertory company to bring together and create opportunities for more contemporary dance artists through increased artistic and educational programming. To enable this programming, the vision also includes administrative and financial strategy to guide us into the next decade with stability. Read more at the link in bio!

To support our 40th celebrations and fuel this vision, we are also launching the largest single fundraising drive in our history: The Rise Campaign. With a total goal of $80K, the first $40K of the Rise Campaign will support our 40th Anniversary and the second $40K will support the future artistic and educational programs of PCDC.

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Image description: Blue ombre text on left hand side. There are 3 dancers on the right hand side posed wearing n**e costumes. One dancer is being lifted and surrounded by the other two dancers.

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03/01/2023

[ Dance break • Westchester Square Academy ]

It has been a pleasure to return and teach for a second year at Westchester Square Academy. The students are working hard learning new skills and moves. Thanks you for having us again 🤩💃🏻

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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 02/17/2023

[ in rehearsal with johannes wieland ]

we welcome johannes wieland to the studio! it has been an amazing couple of weeks workshopping and collaborating with him. we are excited to share the finished work 💫

Stay tuned for more information about our 40th Anniversary performances and open workshops.

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Image description:
Slide 1: Dancer is arching back halfway off the ground while looking back. Her left hand pulls her head back.
Slide 2: Dancer is laying on his side looking forward. His left index finger is resting on the ground.

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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 02/01/2023

[ Open Workshop Series • José Carreño ]

Join us for our fourth ⭐️FREE⭐️ workshop with guest teacher, José Carreño. All levels welcome and encouraged! Click link in bio to signup.

Sunday, February 5th || 10-12pm, in-studio only

About the Open Workshop Series:
In an effort to expand financial accessibility to dance education, PCDC presents the inaugural Open Workshop Series. Join us on select Sundays throughout 2023 for FREE, open level, 2-hour workshops, taught by master teachers.�
Open and accessible to all, each dancer is allotted up to three workshops. Dancers will be added to a waitlist if they wish to sign up for more than three and when capacity is reached. Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Capacity varies per workshop.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Image description:
Slide 1: In the middle there is a black and white photo of José in a long lunge. His arms are extended. There is text above and in the corners that has information from the caption above.
Slide 2: White text on blue background. Biography of José Carreño.

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01/30/2023

[Open Workshop Series • 3 done, 3 more to join]

Thank you to all the dancers and guest teachers who participated in our first three Open Workshop Series! Your energy was amazing 🔥

We have 3 more ⭐️FREE⭐️ open workshops coming up. Stay tuned for more information! To sign up, click link in bio.

About the Open Workshop Series:
In an effort to expand financial accessibility to dance education, PCDC presents the inaugural Open Workshop Series. Join us on select Sundays throughout 2023 for FREE, open level, 2-hour workshops, taught by master teachers.�
Open and accessible to all, each dancer is allotted up to three workshops. Dancers will be added to a waitlist if they wish to sign up for more than three and when capacity is reached. Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Capacity varies per workshop.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Image description: Video montage of the three workshops. In the short clips, dancers are learning choreography and teachers are watching and giving corrections. There is white text that marks which workshops is which and what workshops we have coming up in the future.

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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 01/26/2023

[ ✨ In rehearsal with Nicholas Palmquist ✨]

For the past two weeks the company has been in a new creation process with Nicholas Palmquist! It has been a pleasure having his dedication and genorosity in the studio. We cannot wait to share the finished work with you 🌻

Stay tuned for more information about our 40th anniversary performances and open workshops.

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Image description:
Slide 1: Nicholas is by himself talking to the dancers. His hands are up in front of his chest with his palms facing away from his body.
Slide 2: Two dancers reaching with their arms in front of them. One dancer is standing in front of the other.
Slide 3: Sadiya stands on one leg in a figure four position. Her arms are bent in front of her body. She looks straight ahead.

01/19/2023

[ Bolero • Past and Present 💃 ]

A peek at the archive 👀 The company is hard at work re-staging Igal’s acclaimed Bolero, which was originally created for Batsheva Dance Company in 1983 and seen here performed at Riverside Dance Festival by Peridance in 1986.

Stay tuned as we release more information about our 40th anniversary performances and open workshops!

Image description: Two photos that are diagonally cropped together. Top left is a black and white photo. The dancers have arms in a V-shape and one leg lifted. The bottom right photo is of dancers in rehearsal. The photo is in color. Dancers have the same pose as the photo above.

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Timeline photos 01/19/2023

[ Bolero • Past and Present 💃🏻]

Bolero, a blast from the past! The company is hard at work re-staging Igal’s acclaimed Bolero, which was originally created for Batsheva Dance Company in 1983 and seen here performed at Riverside Dance Festival by Peridance in 1986.

Stay tuned as we release more information about our 40th anniversary performances and open workshops!

Image description: Two photos that are diagonally cropped together. Top left is a black and white photo. The dancers have arms in a V-shape and one leg lifted. The bottom right photo is of dancers in rehearsal. The photo is in color. Dancers have the same pose as the photo above.

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Timeline photos 01/16/2023

[ 🌟 In rehearsal with Igal and John 🌟 ]

This past week PCDC had the honor of having guest dancer, John Lam, in the studio. We cannot wait to share what Igal and John have been working on. Stay tuned for more information as we continue towards our 40th Anniversary Performances!

John Lam is currently a principle dancer with Boston Ballet and has been with the organization for nearly 20 years. In 2005, he received the Princess Grace Fellowship. Lam has also created dance films that have received critical acclimation.

📸: jordanryder_

Image description: Igal is coaching John on a particular dance move. John looks at Igal. Igal is on the left and John is on the right.

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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 01/09/2023

[Open Workshop Series • Nicholas Palmquist⚡️]

Get excited for our third class in PCDC’s Open Workshop Series taught by Nicholas Palmquist. Come dance with us!

This class is ⭐️FREE⭐️ || January 22nd from 9-11am, in-studio only.

To sign up and for more information, please visit the link in our bio ✨

About the Open Workshop Series:
In an effort to expand financial accessibility to dance education, PCDC presents the inaugural Open Workshop Series. Join us on select Sundays throughout 2023 for FREE, open level, 2-hour workshops, taught by master teachers.�
Open and accessible to all, each dancer is allotted up to three workshops. Dancers will be added to a waitlist if they wish to sign up for more than three and when capacity is reached. Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Capacity varies per workshop.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Image description:
Slide 1: A photo of Nicolas from the waist up. He stands diagonally with his hands splayed, palms towards his face. Above his head is text announcing the workshop class. In the bottom right and left hand corners there is text that has information from the caption above.
Slide 2: Class description. White text on blue background.

Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 01/09/2023

[ Open Workshop Series • Yue Yin 💫 ]

PCDC’s second class in our Open Workshop Series will be taught by the artistic director of YYDC, Yue Yin. We would love to have you all there!

This class is ⭐️FREE⭐️ || January 22nd from 12-2, in-studio only.

To sign up and for more information, please visit the link in our bio ❣️

About the Open Workshop Series:
In an effort to expand financial accessibility to dance education, PCDC presents the inaugural Open Workshop Series. Join us on select Sundays throughout 2023 for FREE, open level, 2-hour workshops, taught by master teachers.�
Open and accessible to all, each dancer is allotted up to three workshops. Dancers will be added to a waitlist if they wish to sign up for more than three and when capacity is reached. Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Capacity varies per workshop.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Image description:
Slide 1: In the center, there is an image of Yue Yin in an energetic pose. Her left leg extends across her body while both of her arms are raised in a Y. She looks down to the ground and her hair is flowing around her. There is text above her head that announces the contemporary class with Yin Yue. In the bottom right and left hand corners there is information from the caption above.
Slide 2: Class description. White text on blue background.

Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 01/04/2023

[ Open Workshop Series • Susan Jaffe 🩰 ]

Kicking off our celebrations with our first ⭐️FREE⭐️ class of PCDC’s Open Workshop Series taught by Artistic Director of ABT, Susan Jaffe. You won’t want to miss it!

To sign up and for more information, please visit the link in our bio. ✨

About the Open Workshop Series:
In an effort to expand financial accessibility to dance education, PCDC presents the inaugural Open Workshop Series. Join us on select Sundays throughout 2023 for FREE, open level, 2-hour workshops, taught by master teachers.�
Open and accessible to all, each dancer is allotted up to three workshops. Dancers will be added to a waitlist if they wish to sign up for more than three and when capacity is reached. Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Capacity varies per workshop.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Image description:
Slide 1: Susan smiles into the camera. It reads, “Open Workshop Series, Ballet with Susan Jaffe” above her head. In the bottom left and right hand corners, there is text with information about the workshop from the caption above.
Slide 2: Susan Jaffe’s biography. White text on blue background.

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Timeline photos 01/02/2023

[ 🪩40th Anniversary 🪩 • It's here! ]

We are thrilled to be ringing in the new year with the official start of our 40th Anniversary! We have been busy planning this milestone for the past couple of months and we cannot wait to finally celebrate with you.

2023 is packed full of special events, classes, and opportunities from both PCDC and the Peridance Center. Check out our website for details and stay tuned for more information to be released soon!

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Image description: Our special 40th logo is in the top left corner. A dancer in black poses with her left arm framing under her face. She is looking down. A black skirt flows around her creating an energetic feeling. In the bottom left hand corner there is text that reads, “It’s anniversary time.”

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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 12/28/2022

[ Happy Birthday • 🎈 Manish 🎈 ]

Wishing our very talented dancer, , a happy birthday! We appreciate your hard work and dedication you bring to the studio every day. Thank you for being a part of the PCDC family for the past 2 years! ⭐️

Image description:
Slide 1: Manish smiles into the camera with an illustrated party hat on his head.
Slide 2: Action shot of Manish in rehearsal with one arm above his head. He has more weight on one leg than the other.

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12/19/2022

[ Alice • Thank You 🐇 ]

Thank you to all who attended our premiere season of Alice: Beyond the Mirror! It was a spectacular run and we look forward to seeing you again next year.

📸: Valerie Kosnevich
Costumes by:

Image description: The cast of Alice: Beyond the Mirror hold hands for a final bow at the KnJ theater. There are different characters with a range of costumes.

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12/09/2022

[ Alice • 🪞 Beyond the Mirror 🪞 ]

Time is ticking, have you gotten your ticket to the tea party yet? Join us in an upcoming performance as we premiere TONIGHT in Alice: Beyond the Mirror! Click the link in bio to secure your ticket now.

📸: Valerie Kosnevich
Costumes by:

Image description: A dancer dressed in a bright orange Mad Hatter costume leans forwards with a hand on his top hat.

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12/06/2022

[ Alice • 🪞 Beyond the Mirror 🪞]

Have you gotten your tickets for Alice: Beyond the Mirror yet? Premiering this FRIDAY with performances Dec 9-11 and 16-18, don’t miss your chance to see this winter spectacular! Click the link in bio to purchase tickets. See you at the tea party🫖

Image description: Dancers are shown on stage facing away from the audience. Lifters and assisting dancers in the air as they reach their arms towards the stage right high diagonal.

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11/30/2022

[ Giving Tuesday Update • 💙 Thank You 💙 ]

We are thrilled to share that we SURPASSED our goal of 4K in a day! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to all who participated and shared. Your support means the 🌎 to us.

Image description: A rehearsal photo featuring two dancers is shown behind text reading, “THANK YOU ALL”.

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11/29/2022

[ Giving Tuesday • 💥 4K IN A DAY 💥 ]

Today is the day! We have just 14 hours to reach our goal of $4K IN A DAY. Your donation helps support our 14 spectacular dancers who help define the company’s energy, vitality, and passion. Click the link below to give as the countdown for begins… NOW!

https://buff.ly/3TVFQGl

Video description: Instrumental music is played while a range of rehearsal clips of dancers are displayed. There is text throughout emphasizing our 4K in a day fundraising goal for with exciting and fast transitions.

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Timeline photos 11/24/2022

[ Happy Thanksgiving • 🧡 Thank YOU 🧡 ]

Today we are thankful for our PCDC community! Your continued support means the world to us. We hope your day is filled with thoughtful reflection and warmth🥧🍁

Image description: PCDC company members pose in a group with artistic director, Igal Perry. Dancers vary in positions with joyful smiles.

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11/22/2022

[ Giving Tuesday • 💥 4K IN A DAY 💥 ]

PCDC has been home to so many dancers throughout the past 40 years. Hear current members, Mizuho and Hannah, share about their experience and then join us in our 4K in a day campaign! All proceeds will support the artists who give PCDC its drive and energy. Click the link in caption to give today!

https://buff.ly/3TVFQGl

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Photos from Peridance Contemporary Dance Company's post 11/20/2022

[ On Tour • Grier School ]

Road trip weekend to Pennsylvania to perform at Grier Gala! We had such a great time teaching the students and performing “Just Above the Surface.”

Image description:
Slide 1: Two dancers are standing on stage facing each other. They are looking at one another while holding on to each other’s shoulders and rib cage. They are dancing in red lighting.
Slide 2: Eight dancers are posing in the dressing room taking a mirror selfie. They are dressed in matching purple costumes with a range of facial expressions.

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Timeline photos 11/14/2022

[ Legacy Season • In Rehearsal ] + [ Giving Tuesday • ❗️Save the Date❗️]

A sneak peak of rehearsal with Artistic Director, Igal Perry✨ Have you checked out our 40th anniversary season yet? Link in bio with details!

Also, mark your calendars for NOVEMBER 29 to be apart of our Giving Tuesday campaign! Keep an eye out for more info coming soon 👀

Image description:
Dancers take up the space facing different directions. Two people are suspended in the air being lifted by the group around. A red Giving Tuesday logo is placed in the bottom right corner.

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