MBDance's New Piece divine/shadow will eventually be a group dance--a coming-out of the ways we know God, from drag queens to romance, and an ode to our divine life-force. So far, we've had some great playshops in the studio and Maria has gathered a dynamic team of collaborators including image maker/designer and professor Nontsikelelo Mutiti. We're thrilled to have … Continue reading MBDance March 2013: Sweat your divinity!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! MBDance at American Dance Festival Winter Intensive JAN 4--Maria is thrilled to moderate a panel she put together for the ADF Winter Intensive. We Stand on their Shoulders: Choreographers Who Dance New York How can we be successful choreographers in New York? What does success in that realm even look like? … Continue reading MBDance January 2013: Performance, Panel, & Maria’s Teaching!
DECEMBER 2012: IT'S TIME! Time to reflect on 2012... Premiered Stand at SummerStage Guest artist at Long Island University Summer Intensive at Peridance Concerning Proximity at BAAD! DanceNow RAW Festival and more! Time to share... Our country is faces challenge and promise. The fiscal cliff, or economic showdown, is about real values … Continue reading MBDance December 2012: It’s time!
WE GON' SWEAT! MBDance Artistic Director Maria Bauman is dancing in Digital Duets NYC + Seoul! This Friday night at LaMama Experimental Theater Club, Maria will improvise solo, with Nicholas Leichter, and with dancers in Seoul, Korea via live technology; not to be missed! Media Circus brings together artists and audiences from diverse cultures and … Continue reading MBDance November 2012: LaMaMa this Friday & Stand at the Kumble!
MBDANCE FOOTAGE FROM SUMMERSTAGE This summer in New York, we were thrilled to premiere Stand at SummerStage, and to share 50 Ways to Say... Did you miss it, or want to relive the piece? Take a look at excerpts from Stand on our Vimeo page: https://vimeo.com/52437556 REVIEW OF ANY RESEMBLANCE Maria Bauman is collaborating with … Continue reading MBDance October 2012: SummerStage Video
Have you heard Eva Yaa Asantewaa's Listen Series? Dance critic and scholar Eva Yaa Asantewaa recently featured Maria Bauman on her Infinite Body blog via the Listen podcast. Maria discussed everything from recent work she's admired to politics and the meaning of sweat! Listen: CLICK HERE InfiniteBody: arts, culture and the creative mind by Eva Yaa Asantewaa: CLICK … Continue reading MBDance September 2012: Podcast, Teaching, & Motion Galore
MBDance classes focus on broadening the dancers’ physical resources while remaining true to their current range and strengths-- contemporary dance emphasizing powerful, spatial fluidity and floorwork. We sweat our truths, flying into the floor safely and using our hands like feet! Dancers with all shades of experience are welcome. Workshop Fees: Single Class $18 Full … Continue reading August 27-31, 2012 MBDance Workshop at Peridance
SUMMERSTAGE in MARCUS GARVEY PARK When: August 11, 2012 at 8:00 pm Where: Marcus Garvey Park, Madison Ave, E. 120-124 St. Cost: FREE! Join us for one of New York's treasures--free outdoor summer concerts. We are thrilled to be part of New York's SummerStage Series, and honored to share the evening with Kùlú Mèlé African Dance … Continue reading MBDance August 2012: Bodies that Matter
WE GON' SWEAT! Join us at WOW Cafe Theater on July 13 & 14 with some of our favorite people! This is a fundraising concert for our SummerStage premiere and it's going to be fabulous! Tickets: http://www.mbdancesweat.eventbrite.com Dance your Spirit! August 27-30, 2012 Maria Bauman will teach a contemporary workshop this summer at Peridance that … Continue reading MBDance June 2012: WE GON’ SWEAT!