A Signature Experience in Jazz Dance with JCE and Quinnipiac University
This October Jazz Choreography Enterprises was able to hold its Signature Experience minicourse in association with the Quinnipiac University Honors Program in person for the first time in over a year. Masks and vaccines were required, but the dancing persevered.
JCE: An Inside Look – A Special Virtual Event to Benefit Jazz Choreography Enterprises
Join us on November 7 for a mix of jazz dance pieces from the JCE Jazz Dance Project, interviews with the choreographers, and a look at who and what keep JCE moving! Find out more about our programs and the people who make them possible. A live Q & A with our moderator, the choreographers, and our artistic directors will follow the event.
April 2021 JCE Jazz Dance Project
On April 24th and 25th, Jazz Choreography Enterprises hosted a digital dance concert, streaming a compilation of pieces filmed by nine choreographers and performed by their dancers.
A Collaboration of Dance and Music: Interviews with Jeff Davis and Elliot Roth
Choreographer Jeff Davis and Musician Elliot Roth worked together to create a solo dance set to an original song for the virtual performances of the April 2021 JCE Jazz Dance Project. Sharlane Conner asked them about their inspiration and collaboration.
JCE Pop-Up Class: Jazz with Lizz Picini!
Int./Int. Adv. Jazz Class Wednesday, April 7th, 6:00-7:15 pm (EDT) Lizz Picini's class will explore the grounded, athletic, powerful connection between Jazz and Musical Theatre, all while remaining motivated by music, storytelling, style and confidence! Her class is...
Jazz Dance: Show & Tell
On Sunday, November 8th, Jazz Choreography Enterprises hosted a digital fundraiser entitled Jazz Dance: Show & Tell. Moderated by Matt Pardo, dance artist and Assistant Professor of Dance at James Madison University, the event showcased pieces by JCE alums that had been recorded at previous performances, followed by interviews with Pardo.
Teaching Jazz Dance to Honors Program Students from Quinnipiac University
Despite the pandemic (and an internet outage), JCE was able to host its regular Signature Experience course on jazz dance for Honors Program students at Quinnipiac University. The course was held on Zoom in two sessions, the first of which was a dance class followed by a brief lecture.
Jazz Dance: Show & Tell Fundraiser
Photo: Jan La Salle Like many arts organizations in the U.S., we made the difficult decision to cancel our performances in 2020. The choreographers who were slated for our April show have been creating new dance videos during the pandemic. With your support, we can...