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29 Jul

National Portrait Gallery interviews DTSBDC dancer

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National Portrait Gallery talks to dancer Kelly Southall

Kelly talks about his role in Choreographer-In-Residence Dana Tai Soon Burgess’ new work “After 1001 Nights” that premiered July 8, 2017 and gives his thoughts on art, inspiration and dancing in a museum.

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14 Jul

Dana Tai Soon Burgess talks to Stars and Stripes

In news by dtsbco.admin / 14 July, 2017 / 0 Comments
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Stars and Stripes interviews Dana Tai Soon Burgess about his new work

Dana talks to Stars and Stripes about why he was inspired to use the “The Face of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now” exhibition for his new work “After 1001 Nights” which premiered at the National Portrait Gallery July 8, 2017 and the research that guided his choreography.

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13 Jul

Interview with Dana Tai Soon Burgess on the NEA podcast

In news by dtsbco.admin / 13 July, 2017 / 0 Comments
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Dana Tai Soon Burgess discusses his career on the ArtWorks podcast

Josephine Reed and Dana Tai Soon Burgess discuss the many and diverse aspects of Dana’s life and career as a dancer and choreographer in this insightful episode of Art Works, the National Endowment for the Arts podcast.

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05 Jul

DTSBDC premiere of “After 1001 Nights” in the Express

In news by dtsbco.admin / 5 July, 2017 / 0 Comments
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Premiere of After 1001 Nights

DTSBDC’s premiere of After 1001 Nights at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery is front and center in The Washington Post Express’ list of 7 totally free things to do in D.C. in July 2017

 


 

05 Jun

Smithsonian Insider interviews Dana Tai Soon Burgess

In news by dtsbco.admin / 5 June, 2017 / 0 Comments
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Smithsonian Insider visits a DTSBDC rehearsal

Emily Karcher Schmitt from the Smithsonian Insider attends a company rehearsal and talks to Dana about his creative process, his engagement with audiences and his role as the Smithsonian’s first Choreographer-In-Residence as he rehearses the company for the upcoming premiere of “After 1001 Nights”.

Read Choregraphy Comes To Smithsonian: Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company To Interpret Portrait Gallery’s “The Face Of Battle”