JCE Magazine

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.


Jazz Dance Master Sue Samuels Teaches at Groove With Me

A dozen girls in their teens were at the barre focusing intently on Sue Samuels as she led them through a series of pliés, relevés, swings, bounces, contractions, and balances. “Let go of the barre,” she said. “Good luck!” When some of the girls had trouble...

New York Jazz Choreography Project April 2017 Recap

Jazz Choreography Enterprises hosted two performances of the New York Jazz Choreography Project on April 29 and 30 at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance. The performance also marked the 10th Anniversary of JCE, and following the Saturday night show there was a...

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Performance Recap

On March 12 Jazz Choreography Enterprises returned to the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House to hold an outreach performance. The show kicked off with Jaime Shannon’s bluesy piece “The Lowdown.” Beginning as a duet, it evolved into a larger group piece with multiple...

A Signature Experience in Jazz Dance

On March 4th Jazz Choreography Enterprises and Quinnipiac University worked together once again to bring students the opportunity to take a Signature Experience mini-course in jazz dance. The Honors Program students learned about the history of jazz, studying videos...

Ed Kresley teaches Jack Cole Technique for JCE

  On January 19, Jazz Choreography Enterprises hosted a Jack Cole technique dance class that was taught by Ed Kresley. The format for the class was a bit different than others. While most classes have a warm-up section and build to a large combination at the end,...

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