dropshift dance looks to the feminine for ‘FloatBrilliance’

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By Lauren on June 14, 2016 FloatBrilliance, premiering this weekend at Links Hall, is the third installment of what Artistic Director Andrea Cerniglia calls the Imposter Series, a multi-year project...

‘FloatBrilliance’ a thing of beauty but not a joy forever

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By Laura Molzahn You almost feel you've stumbled into a bridal situation, with yards of tulle draped here and there, flowers littering the perimeter of the space, many glittery surfaces,...

Sensory Immersion – A Preview of FloatBrilliance

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RECOMMENDED Third in the critically lauded Imposter series from Andrea Cerniglia and her group dropshift dance, “FloatBrilliance” bows at Links Hall this weekend. Much effort goes into producing the immersive...

dropshift dance’s dream team (review)

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June 1, 2015 – Art Intercepts In her fifth season as an Artistic Director, Andrea Cerniglia continues to “go big or go home.” As a 21st Century Diaghilev of sorts, Cerniglia has...

Dancers and audience are free to roam in ingenious offering

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Imagine you’re wandering around an art gallery—and all the art is moving too: changing places around the room, shifting composition within works. At times you feel you’re the one hanging...

dropshift dance aims to immerse and interact, and wins (review)

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Upon first glance, one might consider Andrea Cerniglia’s four woman troupe dropshift dance (intentionally uncapitalized) to be a spin off of Zephyr Dance. Cerniglia is a long time dancer/collaborator with Zephyr, and...

Last Minute Plans: I Am Logan Square Gallery Presents New Exhibit, Memento

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This evening, I am Logan Square presents a new exhibit entitled Memento. Visual artist Ashley Sullivan and dance film artist Nadia Oussenko have collaborated with dropshift dance to create an exhibit that, in the words of artistic director Andrea...

Rogue Ballerina – dropshift dance explores memory through movement

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What is a memento? How do you define that? How does your perception change when you get further away from the source? These are some of the questions “artistic architect”...