Posts from the ‘Interviews’ category

JKG and Sculptor Rachel Beach Talk Collaboration

Rachel Beach, Julia Gleich, Gleich Dances, collaboration, dance, sculpture

I was excited to have the opportunity to talk with Sharon Butler / Two Coats of Paint about my collaboration with sculptor Rachel Beach. Our new ballet titled “Immovable” features shared ideas with Beach of weight and momentum and include projections and sculptures by the artist. Continue reading…

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Dance Enthusiast interviews Julia K. Gleich

Dance Enthusiast, interview, Julia K. Gleich, Brooklyn BalletVia Dance Enthusiast
This year when Brooklyn Ballet takes to the stage for its Spring season, one detail will be quite different than in years past. Brooklyn Ballet has announced its first resident choreographer since 2007: the London-based New Yorker, Julia K. Gleich. The Dance Enthusiast caught up with Gleich over the phone shortly after her new position was announced. Take a look at what she had to say. READ MORE >

Dance at Socrates: an interview with Julia K Gleich

Norte Maar, Socrates Sculpture Park, Dance at Socrates, summer dance

(As published on Norte Maar by Sara Christoph)  In a few weeks time, the sculptures of Socrates Sculpture Park will have a little extra jazz in their step. Dance at Socrates, a partnership between Socrates Sculpture Park and Norte Maar, kicks off on August 5th with a summer dance residency and performance series featuring four New York based choreographers.  Continue reading…

Podcast: an interview with Julia K Gleich

Gleich Dances, Julia K Gleich, Brodmann Areas

Citywide has frequently appreciated the way the North Brooklyn and Bushwick art scenes are coming together. We’ve painted a picture of individual artists scrapping together to instill bygone industrial regions with beauty and poetry. We’ve admired these communities for providing evidence of the heart and purpose emitting from a generation of artists that many have ascribed a bleak future to.

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Movement and brain mapping: an interview with Julia K Gleich

Gleich Dances, Julia K Gleich, Brodmann AreasIn this interview with Philip Sandstrom, director and choreographer Julia K. Gleich explores the interaction of brain areas and movement. This is a study as much as it is a dance; it explores the what ifs of how the different areas of the brain affect movement and how we perceive movement as an audience. By challenging memory and forcing interaction and using dance as a tool to illuminate the working of the brain, Gleich stretches the boundaries of neurological studies. (originally published in New York Theatre Wire, April 7, 2012) Continue reading…