JCE Magazine

Danita Shaheen: Jazz Project Dancer (and Would-Be Ninja)

Danita Shaheen is a professional dancer, choreographer, and teacher who has been involved with Jazz Choreography Enterprises since 2008. Danita will be performing with DoubleTake Dance in JCE’s upcoming New York Jazz Choreography Project showcase on April 28 and 29.

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A Talkback with Jazz Project Choreographers on October 29th

On October 28th and 29th, Jazz Choreography Enterprises held its fall performances of the New York Jazz Choreography Project, which celebrated its 10th anniversary year. Following the Sunday afternoon performance, several of the choreographers stayed for a talkback, fielding questions from the audience and the panel moderator, JCE Board Member Gregory Harris.

JCE provides a signature experience to Quinnipiac students

Jazz Choreography Enterprises has been working with Quinnipiac University since 2016 to create a Signature Experience in Jazz Dance class that allows students to better understand jazz dance, both through learning the movements and studying the history. On September 24th, JCE hosted another workshop for a new class of students.

A Latin Jazz Class to Benefit Puerto Rico

On November 6th, Jazz Choreography Enterprises teamed up with jazz dance instructor Teresa “Te” Perez Ceccon to hold a Latin Jazz dance class to benefit the people of Puerto Rico. Ceccon approached JCE about sponsoring the event, which took place at Pearl Studios and was attended by a mix of her students and some JCE followers.

New York Jazz Choreography Project Review – October 2017

The New York Jazz Choreography Project continued its 10th anniversary season this October with another vibrant and diverse evening of jazz dance performance. Bringing together a varied collection of works from choreographers the organization has worked with in the past, the evening was an inspiring showcase illustrating the full breadth of jazz dance styles.

Magazine Editors:

Josh Harris and Marian Hyun

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