For a little joy, and in the spirit of play, join us in learning the iconic choreography of Pina Bausch’s Nelken Line. Be sure to catch the videos of dancers across the globe coming together – though physically distanced! – to share the charm and sense of community and place this dance inspires.
Rosas danst Rosas with Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker
When space and partners are limited, dance with a chair! Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker revisits her Re:Rosas project from 2013 by inviting you to learn and play with her Rosas danst Rosas choreography. Check some of the original piece below, and the tutorials and community videos here.
Mark Morris Dance Group’s Sunshine
A minimalist dance play to an iconic song.
Basement Gang’s “Take On Me”
What is it about this TikTok clip that’s so addictive? Maybe it’s the sheer joy these friends exude in dancing together – they’re goofy and having fun, and we all need more of that. Watch Kadeem Hemmings, Nathaniel James and Nicholas McDonald, AKA the Basement Gang take it on.
@kadeemI can’t be the only one that remembers this from ##vine @nathanieljames1 @nickk_mcdonald ##spookychronicles♬ Take on Me – a-ha
PS. They have more videos on TikTok.
Fenomenos de Semba’s Jerusalema Dance Challenge
Dance Theatre of Harlem takes to the streets
When the theaters closed, Dance Theater of Harlem brought their performance into the public space, celebrating their Harlem borough.
Dancing in the COVID ward with Dr. Senapati
While certainly not the first doctor to bring dance to the hospitals, Dr. Arup Senapati in Assam, India gets his groove on to cheer up recovering COVID patients, even while in full PPE gear.
Meet my #COVID duty colleague Dr Arup Senapati an ENT surgeon at Silchar medical college Assam .
Dancing infront of COVID patients to make them feel happy #COVID19 #Assam pic.twitter.com/rhviYPISwO
— Dr Syed Faizan Ahmad (@drsfaizanahmad) October 18, 2020