Reject Dance Theatre featured on BroadwayWorld.com!

Reject Dance Theatre is excited to announce our upcoming performances at Green Space Studio in Long Island City, NY on November 14 and 15, 2014.  We are sharing the evening with Yung Li Dance, and are pleased to be presenting our newest version of The Territory Suites!  Please read more on the lineup and the pieces being presented here on broadwayworld.com:  http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Reject-Dance-Theatre-Yung-Li-Dance-and-More-Set-for-Green-Space-Next-Month-20141016

Hope to see all our friends and fans at the show!

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Reject Dance Theatre Presents: The Territory Suites at Triskelion Arts, May 28th at 8pm

Reject Dance Theatre is proud to present its first evening length piece exploring “territory” from three different perspectives. Embark with us on this journey into human relationships, gender identity and animal interactions. Here is a sneak peak: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCLEaY9MxaM

Choreographed by Rebecca Hite Teicheira, Stephanie Simpson, and Stephen Urpsrung.

Show is Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 at 8pm.
Triskelion Arts, Brooklyn,
Williamsburg, NY 11249

Purchase tickets here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/655183

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RDT Winter ’14 Update!

We’ve been quiet for quite some time now… but not without reason! RDT has been furiously working on a new evening length work, currently titled “The Territory Suites”

We are VERY excited to share that Reject Dance Theatre has been selected to premiere “The Territory Suites” as a site-adaptive immersive AND interactive dance presentation as part of the Movement at the Mills dance exhibition at Boston Center for the Arts! The showing will be on April 18th at 7 PM.

In addition, RDT has been accepted to The Dragon’s Egg in Mystic, CT for an artist’s residency in April!  We are very thankful for these opportunities to really focus on our dance making!

STAY TUNED for more information about Movement at the Mills in Boston and our New York premiere later this Spring!

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RDT Tour Success! Fundraising Final Stretch!

Reject Dance Theatre has returned from an overwhelmingly successful tour and we now have ONLY 14 hours left in our fundraising campaign to raise $530! Can you help us?

We have been blessed by such an enormous outpouring of support and generosity. Thank you so much to everyone who had donated, housed us, come to see our shows, and shared our information on Facebook and by word-of-mouth. This is just the beginning—RDT has so much more in store to share with you all! It’s going to be an exciting 2013-2014 season!

Visit http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/reject-dance-theatre-summer-tour-martha-s-vineyard-and-los-angeles?c=pledges to make a donation!
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RDT Rehearsal Footage: Summer Tour Sneak Peak!

We’re getting closer to reaching our fundraising goal! We had a successful weekend of rehearsals and want to show you a sneak peak of what we will be presenting next month! Check it out and please donate, any amount (even $25) is SUPER helpful =] Donate here: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/reject-dance-theatre-summer-tour-martha-s-vineyard-and-los-angeles?c=pledges

Click here for a clip of what we’re working on!:

Summer Tour Footage 2013

 

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RDT Summer Tour: Martha’s Vineyard and Los Angeles

We Need Your Help!

This summer, RDT will be going on its first cross-country tour! We have been invited to present work at the “Built on Stilts” festival in Martha’s Vineyard, MA and “MixMatch Dance Festival” in Los Angeles, CA.  It has been a dream come true to share our choreography across the country this early in our company’s history.  In order to fulfill this dream, however, we need to raise money to provide transportation, housing, and rehearsal space for our dancers.  Your help will make it possible for us to present work in two different states and further increase the reach of our organization.

Visit our Indiegogo campaign to find out how you can support and to donate!  No donation is too small:

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/reject-dance-theatre-summer-tour-martha-s-vineyard-and-los-angeles

What We Need and What You Get

5 dancers x $1,000/dancer = $5,000 Total

  • Transportation to and from Martha’s Vineyard from NYC
  • Housing in Martha’s Vineyard
  • Transportation to and from Los Angeles from NYC
  • Housing in Los Angeles
  • Company Rental Car in Los Angeles
  • Rehearsal space leading up to tour
  • $10/day for lunch reimbursement for dancers (because yes, we do eat!)

In exchange for your generous donation, we’re offering a wide variety of rewards!

  • Shoutout on our website, Facebook, and Twitter
  • Signed production photos from a summer performance
  • A digital scrapbook from our summer rehearsals and tour
  • Reject Dance Theatre Long Sleeve T-Shirt
  • Free tickets to a future RDT show
  • Private immersive performance at your party or event!

The Impact

We are very proud of the success that we’ve had thus far and we can’t wait to continue presenting our repertory and creating new work.  Our mission is founded on a strong appreciation and reliance on collaboration.  Your contribution will help us in a number of ways:

  • Allow us to travel and perform across the country
  • Network with new collaborators
  • Expose us to new and exciting trends in dance.

Other Ways You Can Help

We understand that not everyone is able to contribute financially to the arts.  In this economic climate, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find the expendable income necessary to fund the projects of friends and family members.  This doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t help!  Here are some ways that you can contribute:

  • Donate your time!  Help out at one of our upcoming events!
  • Donate your expertise: do you know how to do marketing?  Web design?  Production work?  We’d love your help making a show!
  • Spread the word: share info about us on Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media site.  Indiegogo can help you share!
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A Weekend of RDT!

Don’t forget!  RDT will be performing TWICE this weekend:

First up, another performance for the Comedy in Dance Festival at Triskelion Arts in Williamsburg, NY, tomorrow (Saturday 4/27 at 8pm)!  Tickets are still available at the door.

Second, RDT will be performing a new site-specific work for the Westfest Dance Festival on Sunday, April 28 in the West Village.  Tours start at 1pm and it’s FREE!

We hope to see you out and about!

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Come see RDT in Dobbs Ferry, NY TONIGHT!

RDT is performing co-director Stephen Ursprung’s piece Other Side of Someday at the Y Dance Festival Opening Night at 7 PM at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY!  Come watch us dance wildly in 80s prom outfits.

Other guest artists in the Festival include Chris Masters and RDT collaborator Jessie Goldberg.  The event is hosted by Evolve Dance, Inc.  Check out their facebook event for more information!

See you there!

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Money For Nothing and Dance For Free

Dance Day Flyer

Click here for more info on our performance this Saturday!

 

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RDT to perform at the Comedy in Dance Festival at Triskelion Arts!

RDT is super excited to share some more great news!

Stephen Ursprung’s piece Other Side of Someday has been accepted into the Comedy in Dance Festival at Triskelion Arts in Brooklyn, NY and will be performing on April 19th and April 27th!

More details to follow!

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