Putting Jazz Dance Back in the Spotlight

Putting Jazz Dance Back in the Spotlight

“#10” choreographed by Spencer Pond. Photo: Jan La Salle Review: The JCE Jazz Dance Project, October 2018   The JCE Jazz Dance Project returned this October to once again put jazz dance back in the spotlight, presenting a program of varied pieces that...
JCE Choreographers Talk Back to Eileen Kielty

JCE Choreographers Talk Back to Eileen Kielty

JCE Jazz Dance Project choreographers. Photo: Jan La Salle JCE Jazz Dance Project – October 28, 2018 Eileen Kielty at the 2018 JCE Talk Back. Photo: Jan La Salle On Sunday October 28th, Jazz Choreography Enterprises held a talkback following the second show of its...
A Wonderful Celebration of All That Jazz Is

A Wonderful Celebration of All That Jazz Is

“Small Talk” choreographed by Tony Fraser and Jaime Shannon. Photo: Jan La Salle The JCE Jazz Dance Project (formerly known as the New York Jazz Choreography Project) was back in full form for their October showcase last weekend, presenting fun and...
Jazz Project Veteran Cat Manturuk Talks with JCE

Jazz Project Veteran Cat Manturuk Talks with JCE

Cat Manturuk (on the right) with DANCE CAT-ALYST. Photo: Jan La Salle. Cat Manturuk is a veteran of the JCE Jazz Dance Project who has appeared in performances throughout most of the Project’s history. She is the founder and artistic director of the dance...
An interview with Jazz Project dancer Mikki Shoji

An interview with Jazz Project dancer Mikki Shoji

Photo: Battery Dance Festival courtesy of DoubleTake Dance; Mikki Shoji is in the center. Mikki Shoji is a dancer for DoubleTake Dance and has performed in JCE performances three times between 2015 and 2018. A native of Japan, she has been training and performing in...
A Talkback with Jazz Project Artists on April 29th

A Talkback with Jazz Project Artists on April 29th

Photo: Jan La Salle JCE presented the New York Jazz Choreography Project over the weekend of April 28th. Following the Sunday show on the 29th, there was a talkback moderated by board member Gregory Harris. Some choreographers and dancers stayed to field questions...

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