FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York, February 23, 2016 – Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Inc. presents New York Jazz Choreography Project for its semiannual dance concert devoted exclusively to jazz. JCE features works from emerging to established choreographers.
Since 2007, Artistic Directors Marian Hyun and Merete Muenter have presented more than 95 choreographers and 671 dancers from the US, Japan, South Africa, and Germany. The performances will be presented at The Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance. The theater is located at 126 East 13th Street.
The April 2016 New York Jazz Choreography Project
The Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance
126 E. 13th Street
New York, New York 10003
Closest subway: Union Square Station (4/5/6/N/Q/R/L)
Saturday, April 9th, at 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 10th, at 4 p.m.
$30 General and $20 for Students with valid high school or college ID.
JAZZ CHOREOGRAPHY ENTERPRISES, INC. (JCE) is a nonprofit corporation formed in 2007 whose mission is to encourage the creation of jazz dance in concert form. Its goal is to present choreography in a variety of jazz styles, created and performed by people of various ages and levels of experience. To that end, they produce The New York Jazz Choreography Project twice a year. These shows give choreographers the opportunity to develop their technical skills and creativity before live audiences.
Please visit www.jazzchoreographyenterprises.org for more information on the company.
Featured artists include:
Rachel Leigh Dolan
MARIAN HYUN is a founder, president, and co-Artistic Director of Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Inc. She has taught dance to peoples of all ages, from two-year-old pre-ballerinas to senior citizens jazz buffs in various New York studios and community centers. A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College, she was a freelance writer and a writing instructor at The New School before enrolling in the Dance Education Lab (DEL) at 92nd Street Y. She has performed and choreographed for the New York Jazz Choreography Project, Choreographer’s Canvas, and the Fridays at Noon Marathon at 92nd Street Y. Her first venture as a producer resulted in the sold-out performance of the New York Jazz Choreography Project in May 2007.
MERETE MUENTER Choreography credits: Off-Broadway –THE GOLDEN BRIDE, THE MEGILE OF ITZIK MANGER and LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME (The National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene), EDDIE AND THE PALACEADES (Midtown International Theatre Festival “MITF”), THE KING OF SECOND AVENUE (New Repertory Theatre, Watertown, MA), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Woodstock Playhouse, Woodstock, NY), SHERLOCK HOLMES – THE EARLY YEARS (New York Musical Theatre Festival). Director / Choreographer credits: CHICAGO, THE WHO’S TOMMY and CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG (Woodstock Playhouse), THEY WALK AMONG US (MITF – Award for Best Choreography). Assistant Director credits: WORLD AIDS DAY GALA (Capetown, South Africa), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (European Tour – Director, Baayork Lee). Founder and Co-Artistic Director of Jazz Choreography Enterprises, Inc. Originally from Buffalo, NY. Bachelor of Arts, SUNY Geneseo.
All of JCE’s programs are made possible in part by our corporate sponsor, Salon Ishi.
FOR PRESS INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS CONTACT FRAN@FRANKIRMSER.COM 212 554 3431
Photo: Jan La Salle