ON TOUR NOW! *We tour with 6 dancers or less, generally and all of our programs shift easily to alternative spaces (community centers, galleries, coffee shops)
This program includes new creations by internationally-recognized choreographers: Andrew Pearson, Kevin Jenkins, Alyssa Junious, John Paul Lawson and Founding Director Peter Kalivas. “There & Back” highlights what The PGK Dance Project is known for —showcasing excellent, fun dancers in exhilarating, entertaining choreography!
*Incorporating local dancers and collaborating with local musicians when possible.
All our programs are general audiences appropriate and other programming with other repertory selections can be designed for specific audiences.
1.5 hours in length with intermission. Available for touring in 2017/18 still available.
Contact Us for “buyers” page: Our Flexible Fees, Simple Tech Sheet Peter@ThePGKProject.org / 646-337-6164
CURRENT TOURING 2016
March 19th The Front & Main Festival The Old Town Temecula Theater Temecula, California
April 25th – 27th Cuerpo en Transito Festival Baja Tijuana, Mexico
July 6 – 14th The “Off Center Dance Festival” Riga, Latvia
August 9 – 10th PGK Dance at The Carlsbad Music Festival Carlsbad, California
November 21 – 27th The Dance X International Dance Festival, Belize City Belize, Central America
December 1 – 2 “Joy & Light” Holidays Celebration Center for the Arts Escondido, California
December 10 – 15th Residency Modesto College Modesto, California
April 10 – 15 Performances and Residency The Miami Dance Festival Miami, Florida
EDUCATION AND OUTREACH
Education and outreach services play an important role in the mission of The PGK Dance Project. Since 2003, the company has presented school assembly programs, conducted educational residencies, and developed numerous community collaborations.
PGK Dance takes great pride in creating unique outreach for each community it tours. One of the Company’s more acclaimed projects is its “Make a Dance” residency program, which addresses individual expression at any age and exercising with dance for a more healthy lifestyle through creative movement with music workshops with Bi-lingual option.
“Make a Dance” PROGRAM
Description: PGK Dance presents an exciting, athletic and educational dance presentation. Audience experiences dances of different styles, the elements of choreography by helping us “Make a Dance” and feels what it is to be a dancer by “dancing with us”.
Through fun and interactive audience participation, entertaining repertory excerpts and informative narration, we hope to inspire all to appreciate, value and DANCE with US!
ALL Ages: Particularly good for Middle, High School, Young Adults, “at risk” groups
Time: 45 minutes includes Q & A
Curriculum Standards: Arts Education Content Standards and Benchmarks for Dance.
Description: This is PGK Dance’s most requested community activity. The company sends dancers in advance of the scheduled performance to work with local dancers. Company members teach the participants a dance which they perform in concert with US! The dance accommodates multiple levels of abilities and is a great community experience.
Age Group: All ages
Length of Residency: 2 – 4 hours, plus pre-performance.
Description: PGK Dancers are qualified instructors and are available to teach all levels of technique (ballet, contemporary/modern, jazz, hip-hop and tap) and choreography classes. PGK Dancers are certified, and several award winning teachers with years of experience conducting well-structured master classes for all ages and levels.
Age Group: All ages
Master Classes can be conducted in repeated sessions, or as a single class. Curriculum Standards: Arts Education Content Standards and Benchmarks for Dance
RECENT 2016 TOURING
Feb 4th “Place & Circumstance” featuring The PGK Dance Project at University of California, Irvine
Dec. 10 – 11 Performance & Workshop, Lecture at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Oct. 9 – 11th Without Walls Festival produced by La Jolla Playhouse La Jolla, California