Exclusive Interview: Sydney Schiff Dance Project On Dry Bones

March 31, 2014 at 2:09 am by

I sat down on Sunday to interview Sydney Schiff, artistic director of Sydney Schiff Dance Project, to talk about her company’s latest piece, Dry Bones: Resurrection of the Living. We hope you enjoy this audio interview! (New format… our web presence is in a re-structuring process; let us know what you think!) Sydney Schiff Dance Project […]

Valley of Dry Bones by Sydney Schiff

May 20, 2013 at 4:42 pm by

Sydney is a New York City based dancer, choreographer, Artistic Director of Sydney Schiff Dance Project and currently an Arts Fellow at Drisha Institute for Jewish Education. To hear more about her project, check out her website and facebook page! In her own words: For the last 5 years, I have been exploring the relationship […]

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Ball and Chain by ChEckiT!Dance at Oholiav event

October 28, 2012 at 3:46 pm by

On October 11, ChEckiT!Dance performed the original piece “Ball and Chain” during Oholiav’s first event–the opening of the Text/Context exhibit at the Columbia/Barnard Hillel Kraft Center*.  In the piece, choreographer Allison Brzezinski interprets the Shabbat blessing Eshet Chayil, a woman of valor, which tells of an ideal Jewish woman, and puts an interesting historical spin […]

Black Swan

January 3, 2011 at 8:58 am by

Black Swan is an indescribable movie. It leaves you panting, shocked, throws down your defenses and makes you ache for more pain. If I am to try and sketch it in broad strokes, it is a movie that focuses on the psychological drama of a ballerina grappling with becoming the White Swan and the Black […]