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25 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Take Dance: There and Here

This Thursday through Saturday, March 26-28th, don’t miss your opportunity to see the WORLD PREMIERE of TAKE Dance’s There and Here. The company is celebrating their tenth anniversary with this original piece about life. Since 2005, Takehiro Ueyama (formerly of Paul Taylor Dance Company), Artistic Director of TAKE Dance has been creating distinctive work that articulates a “harmonious Eastern aesthetic with […]

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24 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

An Interview with Jennifer Backhaus, Founder of Backhausdance

On Friday, February 27th, Backhausdance will come bouncing on to the Schimmel stage (along with hundreds of tiny red bouncing balls) for the New York premier of Elasticity of the Almost along with a remounting of their successful Incandescent. The company will stay with us through Saturday the 28th and will even contribute to our […]

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28 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

A brief conversation with Dr. Janetta Rebold Benton

 This February, Dr. Janetta Rebold Benton will take the Schimmel Podium once again to bring us an exciting new series titled “Architectural Masterpieces.” This time, she will be bringing particular attention to global architectural achievements. The first three lectures will focus on the architecture of a single Western European nation, including Italy, France and England. The final lecture in […]

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12 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Musicians of the Highest Order: An Interview with the Legendary Béla Fleck

All of us at the Schimmel are ecstatic to be welcoming back premiere banjo legend, Béla Fleck. Mr. Fleck sold out our house two years ago with his acclaimed “Banjo Summit.” This time, he is partnering with the enterprising new chamber orchestra from Brooklyn, The Knights. I recently corresponded with the great banjo legend about […]

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