Ariel Rivka Dance Workshop
Aug
3
to Aug 4

Ariel Rivka Dance Workshop

  • Peridance Capezio Center (map)
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Led by Artistic Director Ariel Rivka Grossman and her dancers, this intermediate/advanced repertory workshop will begin with an abbreviated contemporary class, followed by an exploration of existing Ariel Rivka Dance repertory. At the end of each day, Ariel will work with the participants on the creation of new work so everyone will experience Ariel’s fast-paced and collaborative creative process. The Workshop will take place on August 3th and August 4th from 10:30am-12:20pm at Peridance Capezio Center.

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Versatility Dance Festival CA
Jul
26
to Jul 27

Versatility Dance Festival CA

  • 1651 18th Street Santa Monica, CA, 90404 United States (map)
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If ever there was a time to get out and see some amazing dance in California, this is it! Versatility Dance Festival CA 2019 presents the best in emerging and established dance companies and dance filmmakers in California and beyond. Ariel Rivka Dance will be performing “Mossy”, with Casie and Caitlyn. “Mossy” will be performed both Friday and Saturday at 8pm!

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Second Saturdays at Central
May
11
3:00 PM15:00

Second Saturdays at Central

Launched in September 2017, Central Presbyterian Church wanted to serve young children and families in their community— a demographic we felt was often overlooked or had activities available but at a high cost.

They have partnered with local arts organizations and businesses over the last several months to bring these free (or by suggested donation) events to the public. Events are held every second Saturday of the month at 3pm at Central Presbyterian Church from September through June.

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ARD's 12th Season at BPAC
Mar
28
to Mar 30

ARD's 12th Season at BPAC

  • Baruch Performing Arts Center (map)
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Ariel Rivka Dance, led by married team Ariel Grossman (Artistic Director/Choreographer) and David Homan (Executive Director/Composer), will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of ARIEL RIVKA DANCE (ARD) with two premieres, repertory and guest artists at Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York City. The two ARD works in premiere, Mossy and Rhapsody in K*, will feature newly commissioned scores by composers David Homan and Stefania de Kenessey. Live music will be included at all performances. ARD will also reprise She (2018) and Ori (2015) from the company's repertoire.

March 28 7:30pm
March 29 7:30pm
March 30 11:30am (family matinee)
March 30 7:30pm

To fully celebrate Ariel Rivka Dance’s 12th anniversary and mission to bring dance to all, the company has selected two guests companies, ranging from emerging to established artists, to join each performance. The companies selected include:

Thursday Evening: Alison Cook Beatty Dance , slowdanger
Friday Evening: 277 Dance Project, Tina Croll & Co.
Saturday Matinee: Mignolo Dance, Beth and Artist
Saturday Evening: Valerie Green/Dance Entropy, Amma

*Music by Rhapsody in K was commissioned by the Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation.

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ARD at Marcus JCC Atlanta!
Mar
23
to Mar 24

ARD at Marcus JCC Atlanta!

Two chances to see ARD as we head south to the Marcus JCC in Atlanta, GA! Join us Saturday, March 23 at 8:00 PM or Sunday, March 24 at 5:00 PM for an evening of emotionally driven movement and original music! Ticket prices vary - see link for more details.

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Winter Workshop!
Mar
18
to Mar 20

Winter Workshop!

Ramping up for our season at Baruch Performing Arts Center, ARD is hosting 3 exciting mornings of movement from March 18-20, 10am - 12pm.

Ariel Grossman, Artistic Director will teach a ballet warm-up and company dancers will teach phrases from works about to be premiered. Each workshop costs $25. Space is limited so register early to guarantee a spot!

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New Jersey High School Dance Fest
Mar
16
3:45 PM15:45

New Jersey High School Dance Fest

In support of Dance NJ, the Hudson County Alliance of Teen Artists, and on behalf of the New Jersey High School Dance Fest Committee; The New Jersey High School Dance Fest is the first festival exclusively meant for NJ High School Dance Programs.  Students and teachers will have an opportunity to network, participate in live adjudications, summer program auditions, and  technique classes taught by leading NJ Dance Professionals. The event will end with a professional performance, featuring local NJ Dance Artists!

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ARD 2019 Season Preview
Dec
9
5:30 PM17:30

ARD 2019 Season Preview

Join Ariel Rivka Dance for an exclusive look at the company’s unique creative process. In this behind-the-scenes evening, the company, along with five new dancers, will preview moments from two works-in-progress. Additionally, Ariel Grossman and David Homan will commence their latest music and dance collaboration live. After the open rehearsal, meet ARD at NYLA’s bar for mingling and discussion with our Board of Directors and full creative team. Free with RSVP. Event takes place on Sunday, December 9th from 5:30-6:30pm at New York Live Arts. 

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Second Saturdays at Central Presbyterian Church
Dec
8
3:00 PM15:00

Second Saturdays at Central Presbyterian Church

Launched in September 2017, Central Presbyterian Church wanted to serve young children and families in their community— a demographic we felt was often overlooked or had activities available but at a high cost.

They have partnered with local arts organizations and businesses over the last several months to bring these free (or by suggested donation) events to the public. Events are held every second Saturday of the month at 3pm at Central Presbyterian Church from September through June.

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Gottesman RTW Academy
Dec
6
10:30 AM10:30

Gottesman RTW Academy

  • 146 Dover Chester Road Randolph, NJ, 07869 United States (map)
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ARD brings a selection of repertoire for a performance and mini residency at the Gottesman RTW Academy Early Childhood Center!

With a mission to inspire intellectual curiosity and critical thinking, GRTWA aims to to nurture students in an environment infused with the richness of Jewish life. Through dance and discussion, students and their families will celebrate the beauty of Shabbat - experiencing specifically curated and reflective programming at their own school.

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ARD for Ballet Vero Beach!
Aug
13
to Aug 18

ARD for Ballet Vero Beach!

After an enthusiastic reception at the 2017 Riverside Dance Festival, we are thrilled to announce that this collaboration continues! ARD will spend a week in residence setting "Ori" on Ballet Vero Beach for their 2019 season and beyond, making them the first company outside of ARD to perform this acclaimed work.

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2018 Battery Dance Festival
Aug
12
7:00 PM19:00

2018 Battery Dance Festival

Established by Battery Dance in 1982 as the Downtown Dance Festival, today the Battery Dance Festival (BDF) is New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival. Audiences are traditionally drawn from the large downtown working population and residents, families, tourists, senior citizens and dance fans from the greater NYC metropolitan area. Each year, the Festival draws a combined audience of over 12,000 people.

ARD joins the lineup at Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park on Sunday, August 12th from 7-9pm.

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ARD Company Audition
Aug
1
10:00 AM10:00

ARD Company Audition

Ariel Rivka Dance seeks 1-2 female dancers for paid company positions (rehearsals paid hourly, performance stipend), and 1-2 female apprentices (paid performances when needed) with the possibility of future promotion to full company member. The initial contract will run for one year beginning in August 2018, including festival performances, national touring, possible international touring, and ARD’s annual New York City Performance Season at New York Live Arts.  Rehearsals are Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 12-3.  Dancers must be available for the regular company rehearsal schedule to be considered.  Further details will be released upon workshop/audition registration.

Interested dancers should have very strong modern and ballet technique and should be mature, commanding performers; we want excellent technicians who can really move!  We enjoy a fun and productive working environment, and a positive, enthusiastic and professional attitude is vital.  We are looking for versatile and creative artists who will be committed, long-term company members. All ethnicities are welcome and encouraged.  

Auditions are by appointment only and will take place on Wednesday, August 1st, with callbacks the same day.  Email ariel@arielrivkadance.com to schedule your appointment.

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Pre-Audition Workshops
Jul
30
to Jul 31

Pre-Audition Workshops

ARD will hold two Pre-Audition Technique and Repertory Workshops on Monday July 30th and Tuesday July 31st from 10-12 in preparation for our Company Audition on 8/1.

Workshops will feature an abbreviated class taught by members of ARD, followed by repertory work with Artistic Director Ariel Grossman and the company. The cost of each workshop is $25 ($45 for both), and both sessions will cover different material for the audition and provide an invaluable extra opportunity for the company to get to know potential dancers. Attendance at one or both workshops is not required but is definitely recommended! Pre-registration is required. Space is limited so register early to guarantee a spot!

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GRTW Academy Performance
May
31
10:00 AM10:00

GRTW Academy Performance

ARD brings a selection of repertoire to GRTW Academy in Randolph, New Jersey!

With a mission to inspire intellectual curiosity and critical thinking, GRTWA aims to to nurture students in an environment infused with the richness of Jewish life. Through dance and discussion, students and their families will celebrate the beauty of Shabbat - experiencing specifically curated and reflective programming at their own school.

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ARD with Amy Marshall Dance Company & Guest Choreographer Chanel DaSilva
May
17
to May 19

ARD with Amy Marshall Dance Company & Guest Choreographer Chanel DaSilva

ARD collaborates with Amy Marshall Dance Company and Chanel DaSilva for a season dedicated to empowering female expression.

For the 11th season, ARD presents two new works: She, a dance that delves into the emotional waves of motherhood, and a solo work that reflects on the sacrifices one makes for passion, which will be amplified by visual projections. In addition to ARD’s acclaimed No Words, Amy Marshall Dance Company joins the program to showcase eighteen years of inspiring, dramatic dance. And after a successful debut at the 2017 ARD season, Chanel daSilva returns to set a premiere piece on four ARD dancers with her signature energetic style.

Runtime: 80 minutes

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NimbusPRESENTS: OFFLINE+ at BAM Fisher!
Apr
21
2:00 PM14:00

NimbusPRESENTS: OFFLINE+ at BAM Fisher!

NimbusPRESENTS: OFFLINE+ an series promoting the work of emerging to mid-career choreographers at different exciting and prestigious venues.

ARD joins a lineup of 8 choreographers working in New Jersey and New York for an unforgettable matinee performance at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space).

TICKETS:
Early Bird Price (through 3/25): $18
After 3/25: $22

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FED: Women's Purim Brunch
Mar
3
11:00 AM11:00

FED: Women's Purim Brunch

  • West 121st Street New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)
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It's an Esther-avaganza!

ARD brings an excerpt of "The Book of Esther" to the FED's women's-only brunch in honor of Purim, when a woman saved the day! Participants will learn with Sivan Rotholz about Queens Esther and Vashti of Purim lore and about the Mound of Ishtar -- the predecessor of today's hamantaschen -- while enjoying a delicious vegetarian meal and dance performance together. 

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