Schedule

  2018
January 15th 2018 (MLK Day)

APAP-2018 – PMG Artist Showcase of McIntyre work-in-progress Speaking in the Same Tongue.
New York City Center/Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street, NY (Between 6th and 7th Avenues)

January 27, 2018 http://www.elcamino.edu/centerforthearts/performances/iabd.aspx
IABD – International Association of Blacks in Dance 30th Anniversary Conference and Festival hosted by Lula Washington Dance Theatre in Los Angeles.  As part of the conference Dance Theatre of Harlem performs my ballet, Change on the Founders Concert evening.  Marsee Auditorium at El Camino College.
March 13th through April 1, 2018 https://www.mccarter.org/season/2017-2018/pdps/crowns/
Choreographer for Crowns by playwright/director, Regina Taylor at McCarter Theatre in Princeton, NJ
April 4, 2018 https://www.nycitycenter.org/pdps/dance-theatre-of-harlem/
Dance Theatre of Harlem. The Vision Gala on April 4—the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—reflects on the legacy of Dr. King and the impact of that tragic event. In February 1969, less than a year after King’s death, Arthur Mitchell and his mentor, Karel Shook, founded Dance Theatre of Harlem as a beacon of hope for the youth in the neighborhood where Mitchell grew up. In a few short years, his response to tragedy became a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim. Join Dance Theatre of Harlem for an evening of ballet and special guests celebrating the life-affirming beauty and call to action that grew out of loss.
The company is scheduled to perform Change, choreography by Dianne McIntyre
April 18th through May 13th, 2018 https://www.longwharf.org/crowns
Choreographer for Crowns by playwright/director Regina Taylor at Long Wharf Theatre New Haven, CT
June 28th, 2018 http://www.americandancefestival.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Scripps-2018.pdf
The 2018 Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award for lifetime achievement goes to acclaimed choreographer Ronald K. Brown.  The $50,000 award will be presented by Dianne McIntyre.
August 21st through August 31st, 2018

https://www.jacobspillow.org/school/choreography-fellows-program/Jacobs Pillow inaugural year of the Ann and Weston Hicks Choreography Fellows Program is co-directed by dance artists and mentors Dianne McIntyre and Risa Steinbert.

   
  2017
January, 2017 McIntyre travels to Cuba with artist group through the Cleveland Foundation Interviews individuals for future choreography for Verb Ballets. http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2017/01/clevelanders_launch_new_creati.html
January 7th through 13th, 2017

http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2017/01/clevelanders_launch_new_creati.html
My trip to Cuba with other artists through the Cleveland Foundation.  

January 21, 2017 Dance Theatre of Harlem performs Change in Cleveland OH
http://www.cleveland.com/musicdance/index.ssf/2017/01/dance_theatre_of_harlem_makes.html
February-March McIntyre interviews individuals at Eliza Bryant Adult Day Care and Eliza Jennings Health Campus in Cleveland for choreography for Verb Ballets
March 31st - April 1, 2017

http://events.csuohio.edu/event/csu_spring_dance_concert_2017#.WlVeLKinFPYI
I choreographed a work for Cleveland State University dance student, DeAndra Stone,
The Call of Mrs. Hamer,
inspired by the songs of civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.
Cleveland State University Dance.

April 5th

I interviewed three people in Cuba and developed a dance work for Cleveland’s Verb Ballets with their vivid stories.  I also interviewed individuals at Eliza Bryant Day Program and Eliza Jennings Senior Care who told me fascinating stories about their lives that were developed into choreography performed by Verb Ballets. Cleveland and Shaker Heights.

April 15, 2017 Verb Ballets performs McIntyre’s Dancing Memories: Lost and Found for residents, staff and visitors at Eliza Bryant Village and Eliza Jennings Health Campus
April 18, 2017

Opening of the new National Choreographic Center at University of Akron – McIntyre is invited to “wreck” the choreography of a dance faculty member.
http://www.ohio.com/news/local/dancers-challenge-conventions-in-national-center-for-choreography-open-house-at-ua-1.761443

April 22, 2017 Dance Theatre of Harlem performs McIntyre’s Change and New York City Center.
http://www.dancetheatreofharlem.org/newyorkseason
May 8-14 Alan M. Kriegsman Creative Residency at Dance Place in Washington, DC.
https://www.danceplace.org/top-news/amk-creative-residency-announcing-2017-artists-in-residence/
Residency to continue to develop new choreography at Dance Place in DC.  The Alan M. Kriegsman Creative Residency where I worked with the dancers and musicians to further develop “Speaking in the Same Tongue”
May 19, 2017 Performance by Verb Ballets of Dancing Memories: Lost and Found in their studio in Shaker Heights, OH.  I interviewed three people in Cuba and developed a dance work for Cleveland’s Verb Ballets with their vivid stories.  I also interviewed individuals at Eliza Bryant Day Program and Eliza Jennings Senior Care who told me fascinating stories about their lives that were developed into choreography performed by Verb Ballets. Cleveland and Shaker Heights.
June 14th, 2017

http://www.nationalblacktheatre.org/teer-spirit-awards-1 
Two photos of me in the awards. I was awarded the Teer Pioneer Award: For Being a Pioneer and Advocate for African American Culture.  Name for Barbara Ann Teer the brilliant founder of NBT.  The award was presented to me by the celebrated choreographer, Ronald K. Brown.

July, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k46teDQt6yA
Hal King, the movie. In Cleveland I did the choreography for the feature length independent film that is in an opera/Afro style by talented composer/producer Steve Wallace.  There were amazing dancers to work with in Cleveland.  The star of the movie is New York-based singer/actor Tyrik Ballard.

October 7, 2017 https://dancingwheels.org/tag/nyc/
Dancing Wheels a physically integrated dance company celebrating its 37th in Cleveland, performed one of my works, Sweet Radio Radicals, in New York City.
October 9th, 2017

http://bessies.org/2017-awards/
At the Bessies – NY Dance and Performance Awards I presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to my friend – the incomparable, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Founder/Visioning Partner of Urban Bush Women.

October, 2017

Hal King the Movie continues and finishing shooting in New York City.  All of the dancers for this portion of the film are local to New York.  Wonderful performers!!! The film is scheduled for 2018.

November, 2017 Dance Theatre of Harlem performed my ballet, Change, as part of their tour in Eastern Europe.
   
 

2016

February 3, 2016 Dance Theatre of Harlem premieres McIntyre’s Change
February 12-14 , 2016 Detroit Dance Theatre of Harlem premiere of McIntyre's "Change" Spring 2016
http://www.michiganopera.org/dance/company-tour/
February 26-27 Dance St. Louis premieres McIntyre’s When We Come to It with soloists Alicia
Graf Mack, Antonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd
April 3, 2016 McIntyre performs in “From the Horse’s Mouth” honoring Gus Solomons jr. New York City
April 6, 8, 9, 2016 Dance Theatre of Harlem New York City premiere of "Change"
http://www.dancetheatreofharlem.org/company/2016-new-york-season
April, 2016 Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
Finale dance-theatre production
April 21-24, 2016 Spelman College Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Atlanta, GA
2015-16 Culminating Event at Spelman College
July 7, 2016 Panel member for Dance/NYC – Disability, Dance, Artistry
http://www.dance.nyc/news/2016/06/DanceNYC-Hosts-Disability.-Dance.-Artistry.-International-Voices/
2016-2017 Dance Theatre of Harlem tours US cities including McIntyre’s Change
October 22, 2016 DTH performs Change in Atlanta with the Spelman College Glee Club and Eli Fountain live
December 16 McIntyre residency at Baryshnikov Arts Center NYC
https://vimeo.com/203488124

November 28th through December 16th, 2016

 

http://bacnyc.org/residencies/resident/dianne-mcintyre
Residency at Baryshnikov Arts Center where I began development of a new work, Speaking in the Same Tongue.  The project had 7 dancers and 3 musicians with an informal showing for guests.
https://vimeo.com/203488124 

   
  2015
August 2015 through May 2016 McIntyre is Spelman College Distinguished Visiting Scholar
Fall semester dance course with student finale
February Curator/producer – The Masters Speaker (Faculty performance)
April Culminating event Journey to Memory Falls with guest artist Ntozake Shange
https://patch.com/georgia/cascade/spelman-college-debuts-journey-memory-falls-dance-drama-april-21-24-0
April McIntyre performs dance solo Equality with the Spelman College Glee Club directed by Dr. Kevin Johnson celebrating the inauguration of President Mary Schmidt Campbell with guest artists Urban Bush Women
August, 2015 Spelman College, Atlanta GA
November Choreography for Professor Dwight Andrews’ concert
September 18-20 University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO
Gesel Mason performs a McIntyre solo in [UN]Wrap: No Boundaries Project to give visibility to prominent African American choreographers in symposium and performances. 
http://www.colorado.edu/theatredance/events-tickets/dance-events/un-wrap-undoing-writing-research-and-performance
November 21, 2015 Choreographer for lost in language and sound a choreopoem
Written and directed by Ntozake Shange at Karamu House, Cleveland
December 9-12, 2015 McIntyre dances with yMusic at New York Live Arts
https://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/12/arts/dance/review-creating-contrasts-with-ymusic-marcos-balter-and-dance.html?_r=0
December 9-12, 2015 New York Live Arts, NY
Solo dance commissions: Bill T. Jones and Dianne McIntyre With music commission: Marcos Balter with yMusic
http://www.newyorklivearts.org/calendar/calendar.php?date=2015-12-10
   


Events/Projects
2010-2013

2013
  • New choreography The Voice of the Blues Ohio State University student ensemble

  • Residency – Department of Dance at The Ohio State University

  • Summer dance classes – Cleveland, OH

  • Panel discussion with Ntozake Shange and Dianne McIntyre at Barnard College- in celebration of Ntozake Shange

 2012
  • Consultant for dance pageant play produced by New Community Bible Fellowship at  Hanna Theatre, Cleveland
  • Sounds in Motion reunion performance at American Dance Guild honoring McIntyre as a dance pioneer. 20 dancers performed Life’s Force with Ahmed Abdullah ensembleat Ailey Citigroup Theater. 40 year anniversary of Sounds in Motion founding
  • Choreographed Crowns written and directed by Regina Taylor, Goodman Theatre
  • Choreographed and directed new Ntozake Shange choreopoem, Why I Had to Dance
    PlayhouseSquare, Cleveland and Oberlin College
2011
  • Residency – Dance, University of Minnesota – mounted How Long, Brethren?
  • Choreographer/movement coach for Paramount feature film, “Fun Size”
  • Consultant for Spirits Break to Freedom with Germaine Ingram, Philadelphia
  • New choreography Dancing on a Dream for Dancing Wheels, Cleveland
  • New choreography The Nina Simone Project for Dallas Black Dance Theatre
  • New choreography Up the Road a-Piece Eleone Dance Theatre, Philadelphia
2010
  •  Tour of FLY: Five First Ladies of Dance by 651 Arts, Brooklyn
     Germaine Acogny, Carmen de Lavallade, Dianne McIntyre, Bebe Miller, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
     McIntyre solo If You Don’t Know…
     
    Painted Bride – Philadelphia, PA
     Kennedy Center – Washington, D
     Oberlin College/Cleveland – Oberlin, OH
     New Jersey Performing Arts Center – Newark, NJ
  • New choreography The Best Location with collaborators Coleman (artist) and Matambo (writer). Presenter Cleveland Arts Prize at Sculpture Garden
  • Choreography for play Closure by Mary Weems director Terrence Spivey Karamu Theatre, Cleveland
  • Open the Door, Virginia! McIntyre Equity theatre work performed in Farmville Virginia – produced by the Johns Family

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