On April 9, 2015, Journalist David Levesley interviewed composer/pianist Elizabeth Myers in advance of the premiere of her new music/dance collaboration with choreographer Julia K. Gleich. Their collaboration a featured performance in Norte Maar’s CounterPointe3.
All posts tagged ballet
Coming this April, Norte Maar in collaboration with Brooklyn Ballet presents CounterPointe, the annual curated performance series featuring women choreographers making new work on pointe. CounterPointe is an annual performance series dedicated to presenting the latest experimental, innovative, risk-taking choreography that shows a depth of investment in ballet by women dance makers working with the pointe shoe. Investigating new and old territory the series highlights new work, opening up discussion, and creating a forum for women, young or old, emerging or established, to take risks.
Norte Maar is pleased to announce that our Co-Founder and President, Julia K Gleich, was recently honored as Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Utah College of Art. The award ceremony took place on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, October 1 & 2.
From humble beginnings, curator Jason Andrew and choreographer Julia K. Gleich started Norte Maar in 2004 as a way of promoting collaborations in our time. In celebration of our 10 year anniversary we are looking back, admiring our various projects and highlighting some significant articles and reviews. This post features an article by Ann Hawksby on June 12, 2004 in the Clinton County Edition of the Free Trader. It’s our very first article!
We are so proud! This year when Brooklyn Ballet takes to the stage for its spring season, one detail will be quite different than years past. For the first time in the company’s history, Brooklyn Ballet will feature resident choreographer: the London-based New Yorker, Julia K. Gleich.
Born in Mobile, Alabama, Nikki Hefko trained at Mobile Ballet (Mobile, AL), Ballet Hysell (New Orleans, LA), New Orleans Ballet Ensemble (New Orleans, LA), and the Dance Theatre of Harlem School (New York City). She was a company member with the Dance Theatre of Harlem, under the direction of Arthur Mitchell. While at DTH, she toured the states and abroad dancing a full repertoire of classical, neo-classical, and contemporary ballets. Additionally, Nikki danced with Les Grands Ballet Canadiens, The Metropolitan Opera, and other national companies as a free-lance artist.
Alexa Valentine is in her last year at Tisch School of the Arts working on her MFA. She is in the beginning stages of showing work in New York, and is currently am working on a dance film in collaboration with a student filmmaker and composer.
Morgan McEwen, ballerina turned artistic director launched MorDance in January of 2013. MorDance premiered at Manhattan Movement and Arts Center on May 3rd, 2013 and recently had the opportunity to perform at Socrates Sculpture Park as part of Dance at Socrates produced by Norte Maar.
Exciting news! Norte Maar (Brooklyn, NY) joins forces with The Broadway (Barking, UK) to present the 2nd edition of CounterPoint an important series, which originated as a collaboration with Brooklyn Ballet to present a forum for women choreographers working with the pointe shoe to show and discuss their work. The series will run at The Broadway June 17, 18, 19 at 8pm all tickets £10. The series is curated by Julia K. Gleich.
October 26, 2012. Aegis Live Arts performed with Albion Baroque Orchestra in an evening of Musick in Britain: The Italian Heritage. Conductor and Director, Miguel Esteban, founder of Albion Baroque, invited Aegis to dance alongside the orchestra to Charles Avison’s concerto grosso no.11 in G major. Dancers, Michelle Buckley, Chiara Favaretti and Fenella Kennedy, negotiated the aisles of the church in choreography by Julia K Gleich, and the concert was followed with dessert, Gingerbread from an Eighteenth Century recipe. In a review of the event, Prasanthi Matharu of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Music, cheered this inaugural performance!
Subscribe to our email newsletter for updates & upcoming events