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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…

Gleich featured artist-in-residence at Dance at Socrates

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

Queens, NY – Choreographer Julia K Gleich and her company, Gleich Dances, will be one of four featured dance artists in a new choreographic residency and performance series presented at Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City. The series is presented in partnership between Norte Maar and Socrates Sculpture ParkContinue reading…

Gleich Dances’ first London season!

Gleich Dances, Julia K Gleich

London, UK—Gleich Dances will premiere a new immerse ballet titled Speak Easy Secrets, June 21-23 at 8pm at The Broadway, Barking, IG11 7LS (five minutes from Barking Station), all tickets £10. This unique evening, produced by Norte Maar and The Broadway, catapults audiences back to the American prohibition era of the Roaring Twenties. Continue reading…

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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…