COMPANY HISTORY


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2011

February 16 - March 27:
SHARE: Chapter 3 - a 6-week workshop for dancers of all levels, learning pieces created by Isabel Gotzkowsky, culminating in two performances March 26 & 27. Rehearsals for the higher level piece are Thursday and Saturday evenings. Rehearsals for the Slow/Intermediate level piece are Wednesday and Friday evenings.

Workshop fee: $275. If interested in participating, please email SHAREisabelgo@gmail.com.

March 26 at 7:30 PM & 27 at 5 PM:
IGaF presents SHARE: Chapter 3 featuring work by Isabel Gotzkowsky and IGaF company members
City Center Studios, Studio 5, 130 West 56th Street, 5th floor
Tickets: $10 at the door

April 28 - May 1:
WestFest Dance Festival presents 19 dance companies in 3 programs.

IGaF performed in Program A:

Thursday April 28 at 9 pm and Saturday April 30 at 8 pm

Cunningham Theater 55 Bethune Street

Program A:
TAKE Dance (Thursday only), Jennifer Muller/The Works (Saturday only), Pascal Rekoert/Flexicurve, Smallpetitklein, Francine E. Ott, Isabel Gotzkowsky and Friends, Kensaku Shinohara, Claire Porter/Portables, Lisa Peluso, Erica Essner Performance Co-Op, Tina Croll + Company, Bryn Cohn and Artists

September 29 - October 2
IGAF'S Farewell Company Season!!!

Dance New Amsterdam presented IGaF for its Farewell Season from September 29 - October 2, 2011 with a program of three works: the audience favorite "Bound" and the premiere of "B-Sides" and "Kafka's Cotillion".

Free Preview: Monday, September 19 at 12:15 in DNA's 2nd Floor Gallery

Performances were Thursday, September 29 - Saturday, October 1 at 8 pm
and Sunday, October 2 at 7 pm

Dance New Amsterdam, 280 Broadway, 2nd Floor

2010

January 9, 6:20 PM & 9:50 PM:
IGaF joins Bridgman/Packer Dance, Daniel Charon Dance, Adele Myers and Dancers and Erica Essner Performance Co-Op for free APAP conferences at Dance New Amsterdam 280 Broadway (entrance on Chambers Street), 2nd floor.

March 12 & 13, 8 PM:
IGaF presents SHARE: Chapter 1 featuring work by Masanori Asahara, BARKIN/SELISSEN PROJECT, Isabel Gotzkowsky and Seth Miner.
City Center Studios, Studio 5, 130 West 56th Street, 5th floor
Tickets $10 at the door.

March 26, 7:00 – 8:15 PM:
Chelsea Piers Dance Aid for Haiti. IGaF joins other dance groups in an evening of dance benefitting UNICEF and The American Red Cross. All Dance Aid attendees receive a free pass to the Sports Center's Dance Week, held the week of March 29. Dance Week provides a week's worth of full access to the facility.

April 29 & 30, 9:00 PM:
WestFest Dance Festival presents 19 dance companies in 3 programs.
For Program A (Thursday, April 29) IGaF joins Von Ussar Danceworks, Barbara Mahler Makes Dances, Barkin/Selissen Dance Project, Camille A. Brown, The Dash Ensemble, Catscratch Theatre, Patricia Noworol, Tomomi Imai, YelleB Dance Ensemble and I-Danse.
For Program B (Friday, April 30) IGaF joins Amos Pinhasi, Barbara Mahler Makes Dances, Carol Nolte, Freespace Dance, Catscratch Theatre, Jennifer Muller/The Works, Pascal Rekoert, Smith & Peluso, Tomomi Imai and I-Danse.

June 8 – 15:
Teaching residency at Iwanson School, Munich, Germany. For more information please go to Classes/Workshops.

June 12 & 13:
Master classes at Logesschule, Nürnberg, Germany. For more information please go to Classes/Workshops.

Wednesday, June 30, 6:15 PM:
Inside/Out Festival at Jacob's Pillow. IGaF will present a program of five short works.
Jacob's Pillow Dance, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA 11223. For more information please visit Jacob's Pillow: Inside/Out

Watch our performance at Jacob's Pillow here!!!

November 5 - 7:
IGaF was invited to perform one piece as part of the Performance Project, held at DNA.
Dance New Amsterdam 280 Broadway (entrance on Chambers Street), 2nd floor.

November 13 at 7:30 PM, November 14 at 5 pm:
Isabel Gotzkowsky and Friends present SHARE: Chapter 2, featuring Choreography by BARKIN/SELISSEN project, Isabel Gotzkowsky, Stephanie Landouer and Seth Miner

City Center Studios, Studio 5, 130 West 56th Street, 5th floor
Tickets $10 at the door.


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2009

January 10:
APAP conference performances at Dance New Amsterdam, NYC

February 10 & 12:
Isabel teaches an Intermediate/Advanced Modern class at Dance New Amsterdam, NYC

February 18 – 21:
10th Anniversary Celebration & 7th company season, Baryshnikov Arts Center, with live music by The Sirius String Quartet. NYC

April 27 – May 7:
Teaching and choreography residency at Iwanson School, Munich, Germany

April 28 & 29:
Choreographers Dance Canvas at Hudson Guild Theater, NYC

May 2 & 3:
Beginner and Advanced Modern Workshops at Logesschule, Nuernberg

May 31:
IGaF are guest artists at Dance New Amsterdam's Spring Performance Project. NYC

June 19 – 21:
The A.W.A.R.D. Show! 2009: New York City at Joyce SoHo. NYC

September 13:
American Dance Guild Performance Festival Manhattan Movement Arts Center, NYC

October 1:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

October 3:
America's Irreplaceable Dance Treasures: The First 100.To celebrate the opening of an exhibit of video and photographs conveying the broad diversity that is American Dance, Hofstra University presents a set of dances by New York City based artists.
October 5 – November 8: Commission to create a new piece for dancers/students at Dance New Amsterdam, NYC, with performances November 6-8

October 10:
The 92nd Street Y's Sundays at Three Anniversary Launch: Marathon 75, NYC

October 12:
Chelsea Piers' 4th Benefit supporting Dancers Responding to AIDS/Broadway Cares, Chelsea Piers Sports Center, NYC

October 22:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

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2008

January 31 & February 2:
Cool New York 2008 Festival, White Wave's John Ryan Theater, Brooklyn, NYC

February 2:
A Day for the Family, White Wave's John Ryan Theater, Brooklyn, NY

March 29:
A Dance Benefit for The Water Project held at the Chelsea Piers Sports Center NYC

April 17:
Women and Peace: A New Reality: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Security Council Resolution 1325. Isabel Gotzkowsky offers a performance of her newest solo "Stuck" accompanied by Basso Moderno Duo at the Dag Hammarskjold Auditorium, United Nations, NYC

May 22:
"license to dance" – Master students with great choreographers Graduating students of Iwanson Dance Center perform in works by Isabel Gotzkowsky, and others

June 11:
Isabel Gotzkowsky and Jon Zimmerman join Basso Moderno Duo for Happenings At The Harman. Harman Center for the Arts. Washington, DC

June 23-27:
Teaching residency at Iwanson Dance Center, Munich, Germany. Munich, Germany

June 28-29:
Modern Dance Workshop at Loges Studio, Nuernberg, Germany

July 24:
The Exchange at New Dance Group, 305 West 38th Street.

August 2:
The Silk City Arts Festival, Eastside Park, Paterson, NJ.

September 11-13:
Isabel and company member Jon Zimmerman perform as special guests in Todd Courage's Pinpoint: An Evening of Dance at Theater Artaud, San Francisco, CA

September 12 & 13:
The Dance Gallery, Ailey Citigroup Theater, NYC

September 18:
The Exchange at New Dance Group, NYC

September 21:
The Outlet Dance Project Master Class

October 2 – November 2:
Commission to create a new piece for dancers/students with performances October 31, November 1 & November 2, at Dance New Amsterdam, NYC

October 2:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

October 5:
The Outlet Dance Project, a showcase for female choreographers from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

October 10 & 11:
Informal showing (October 10) Performance (October 11) followed by a dance party. A Private Brooklyn Warehouse, Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, NYC

October 16:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

October 17 & 24:
CT Meets NY Dance Fest at the Crystal Theater, Norwalk, CT and Dance New Amsterdam, NYC

October 22:
Isabel Gotzkowsky joins Basso Moderno Duo for a free performance at Fordham University

October 22-26:
Wave Rising Festival, John Ryan Theater, Brooklyn Isabel Gotzkowsky and Friends perform the Fusion Project, a collaboration with Basso Moderno Duo

November 10:
IGaF performs in the Third Annual Benefit at the Sports Center at Chelsea Piers, supporting milliontrees, NYC.

December 2:
IGaF celebrating IGaF’s 10 year anniversary, with Basso Moderno Duo and The Sirius String Quartet Benefit at Baryshnikov Arts Center NYC

December 4-7:
IGaF performs in an annual showcase featuring artists and teachers with longstanding relationships to Dance New Amsterdam. NYC

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2007

January 31 – February 23:
Artist Residency at Dance Loft, Rorschach, Switzerland

February 23:
Informal showing of repertory and Work in Progress at Dance Loft, Rorschach, Switzerland

March 16 – April 21:
Beginner Level Choreography Workshop with performances on April 20 and April 21 at City Center Studios, NYC

April 22:
Movement Research "Open Performance" at Dance Theater Workshop, New York City

April 22 – May 20:
Commission to create a new piece for dancers/students at Dance New Amsterdam, NYC, with performances May 18 - 20.

May 13:
Fertile Ground at Green Space, a monthly semi-formal works-in-progress showcase.
Green Space Studios, Long Island City, NY

May 24 _ June 21:
Artist Residency at Dance Loft, Rorschach, Switzerland
June 18, 20 & 21: End of year performance at "Lokremise" in St. Gallen, Switzerland including choreography by John Brooks, Isabel Gotzkowsky, Richard Havey, Sybille Koch, Leda Meredith and Boris Schneider. Artistic direction by Isabel Gotzkowsky

July 19:
IGaF showcases excerpts of "The Truth of Hope Chests," The Exchange, New Dance Group, NYC

August 21:
The Downtown Dance Festival, presented by Battery Dance Company. A week of outdoor performances, Battery Park, NYC

August 24:
TGIF with IGaF – open rehearsal, Trisha Brown Dance Company Studios, NYC

August 25:
The Downtown Dance Festival, presented by Battery Dance Company. A week of outdoor performances at Battery Park, NYC

September 7:
The Moveable Feast Presents...Brain Dance Featuring performances, installations and interactivity at Grand Space, Brooklyn, NYC

September 14 & 15:
The Dance Gallery – Ailey Citigroup Theater, NYC
September 17: IGaF’s Annual Company Benefit, featuring live music by Basso Moderno Duo, Heller Gallery, NYC

September 27 – October 28:
Commission to create a new piece for dancers/students at Dance New Amsterdam, NYC, with performances October 26 – 28.

October 4:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

October 17 - October 21:
Wave Rising Festival, John Ryan Theater, Brooklyn, NY,

November 1:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

November 29 – December 2:
"Mayim - Mayim: Miniatures of Remembrance" danced for the 33 children of the Jewish Orphanage in Fuerth, a production of the Municipal Theater in Fuerth, Germany directed by Jutta Czurda with original music by Gregor Huebner. Choreography by Irmela Bess, Isabel Gotzkowsky, A. T. de Keersmaeker, Susanne Linke, Elisa Monte, Ohad Naharin, John Neumeier, Sasha Waltz and others

December 1:
Dancing Siva World AIDS Day Benefit at Chelsea Piers Sports Center, NYC

December 1 & 2:
Beginner and Advanced Modern Workshops at Logesschule, Nuernberg, Germany

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2006

March 10 – 12:
"Gene Pool," Dance New Amsterdam's Inaugural Season, NYC

March 25:
The Moveable Feast, an evening with musical performances, choreography & dance, mixed media, oil paintings, film, projections and readings, Center Stage, NYC

April 22:
The Moveable Feast, an evening with musical performances, choreography & dance, mixed media, oil paintings, film, projections and readings, Center Stage, NYC

April 24 – May 21:
Commission to create a new piece for dancers/students at Dance New Amsterdam, NYC, with performances on May 20 and 21

April 29:
The Dance Sampler At Symphony Space, NYC

May 7:
FAR residency/Chick nights, The FAR Space, , NYC

June 24:
The Moveable Feast , Accidental Wilderness, LES Gallery, Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center, NYC with musical performances, choreography, readings, paintings & mixed media collages. Hosted by Roberto Carrasco

June 26:
IGaF Benefit at Edris Salon, NYC

July 14:
Isabel Gotzkowsky and Friends perform four short works for the National Dance Institute Summer Program at the Trisha Brown Studios, NYC

August 11:
Isabel Gotzkowsky teaches two Master Classes for teenage students at CHEZ Dance Studio Summer Intensive in Turnersville, NJ

September 5 – 15:
Company Residency at James Madison University in Harrisburg, Virginia with performances on September 8 & 9, classes and a commission to create a new work for the Virginia Rep Company.

September 30:
Dance New Amsterdam presents "A Circle of Friends for Brooke", a benefit concert. NYC

October 5:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

October 7:
The Virginia Repertory Company previews "Zero Grid," created at James Madison University during IGaF's residency in September, 2006. The performance is held at Ohio University as part of the Movement/Dance Share Concert.

October 20 – 21:
2006 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL WHITE WAVE John Ryan Theater, NYC

December 8 – 9:
The Virginia Repertory Company premieres "Zero Grid" at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA

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2005

January 8:
Excerpts of "Crossroads," APAP annual presenters conference at the City Center Studios, NYC

January 11 – February 11:
Artist in residence at Danceloft, Rorschach, Switzerland

March 5:
Tsunami Benefit Performance at City Center, NYC

March 11 – 12:
SWEAT Performance Series at DeBaun Auditorium, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

April 3:
New work and repertory, Sundays at Three...Dance Previews series at the 92nd Street Y, NYC

June 3:
Gala Performance, Debaun Auditorium, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

June 22:
IGaF Benefit at The Frying Pan, NYC

July 7 – 10:
6th Company Season including new work and repertory at Joyce SoHo, NYC

September 29:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

October 2:
Save The Music: NYC Dance for New Orleans Culture. A dance performance to benefit the victims of hurricane Katrina, University Settlement, NYC

October 7 – 8:
SWEAT Performance Series at DeBaun Auditorium, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

November 5:
Ballet Arts Showcase,, Ballet Arts at City Center Studios, NYC

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2004

January 12:
Excerpts of "Crossroads," APAP annual presenters conference at the City Center Studios, NYC

March 12 – 13: SWEAT Performance Series at DeBaun Auditorium, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ

March 26:
"Suspended," Performance Mix Festival, produced by New Dance Alliance, Joyce SoHo, NYC

July 9 – 19:
Artist residency at White Oak Plantation, Yulee, FL

August 14:
"An Evening with The Psychasthenia Society," a program of dance, video images and sound installations, hosted by Schoolhouse Roxx at P.S. 122, NYC

September 26:
Waxworks at WAX, Williamsburg, NYC

October 13 – 16:
5th Company Season including the world premiere of "What will be" and performances of "Crossroads" and "in/side out" at The Kitchen, NYC

October 23:
Ballet Arts Showcase, Ballet Arts at City Center Studios, NYC

October 28:
Lecture demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

November 20 – 21:
Raw Material 22, Dance Space Center, NYC

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2003

February 3 – 28:
Artist in residence at Danceloft, Rorschach, Switzerland

April 12:
HATCH, at The Works, NYC

May 2 – 10:
4th company season, including the world premieres of "If it's flying you recall then footprints won't matter" and "You'll know who I am when I tell you," and the New York premiere of "Crossroads," at the Theatre of The Riverside Church, NYC

July 3 – 13:
A shared program with company member Stefanie Nelson, featuring : "If its flying you recall then footprints won't matter" and "You'll know who I am when I tell you," at the Fringe Festival, Toronto, Canada

October 19:
D.U.M.B.O. Dance Festival, Brooklyn, NY

October 29 – November 2:
A shared program with company members Sasha Soreff and Jon Zimmerman (ZGS2 Productions) including the revival of "Beside the other" and the world premiere of "Blink of an eye," at Williamsburg Art neXus, Brooklyn, NY

December 4:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

December 5:
Barnard Dances at Barnard University, NYC

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2002

February 21:
Lecture Demonstration at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

April 2 - May 26:
Artist in residence at Danceloft, Rorschach, Switzerland

May 25:
Performances at Danceloft, Rorschach, Switzerland

June 27 – 29:
Showcase, Merce Cunningham Studios, NYC

August 14 – 17:
Fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists Toronto, Canada

October 4:
Fridays at noon, 92nd Street Y, NYC

October 13:
Red Shoes at One Arm Red in d.u.m.b.o., Brooklyn, NY

October 19:
d.u.m.b.o. dance festival, Brooklyn, NYC

December 7:
the remember project. Danspace St. Mark’s Church, NYC

December 15:
Waxworks at WAX, Williamsburg, NYC

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2001

March 11 – 17:
Performance of Isabel Gotzkowsky’s work by Student Company of Montclair State University at the American College Dance Festival, MA

March 23 – 25:
Emporada Internacional De Danza Contemporanea, Mexico City, Mexico

April 17:
HATCH at The Works, NYC

April 27 – 29:
Performance of Isabel Gotzkowsky’s work by Student Company of Montclair State University at Montclair State University Theater, Upper Montclair, NJ

May 6:
Company fundraising event, including live music and performance of excerpts, at Dance Space Center NYC

May 19 – 20:
Dance Space Center Gala Performance, NYC

June 14 – 17:
3rd company season, including the premieres of "Glimpses of bonding," Beside the other," and "in/side out," at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, Pace University, NYC

July 19 – 26:
Full evening of repertory at Warehouse, Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Winnepeg, Canada

July 27 – 29:
Full evening of repertory at Nancy Appleby Theater, Athabasca Fringe Festival, Athabasca, Canada

August 28:
Downtown Dance Festival in Battery Park City, NYC

September 3 – October 1:
Company Residency at The Yard, premiere of "Crossroads", Martha’s Vineyard, Chilmark, MA

September 27 – 29:
Premiere of "Crossroads" at the Patricia N. Nanon Theater, The Yard, Chilmark, MA

November 3:
HATCH at The Works, NYC

November 8 – 10:
Dance Forum New York, Showcase, NYC

December 5 – 9:
Performance of Isabel Gotzkowsky’s work by Student Company of Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ

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2000

March 23 – 26:
2nd company season, including the premiere of "Up Against" at Joyce SoHo, NYC

March 13 – 14:
Faculty Concert at Dance Space Center, NYC

May 17 – 21:
Performance of Isabel Gotzkowsky’s work by 3x1 Dance Company, St. Gallen, Switzerland

May 21:
Annual Choreography Competition at Ballhof Theater, Hannover, Germany

July 21 – 23:
Full evening of repertory at Athabasca County Fringe Festival, including the premiere of "Last night I had a dream" Athabasca, Canada

July 29 – 30:
Artfix II Showcase at Dance Mission, San Francisco, CA

August 12 – 15:
Fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists, Toronto, Canada

August 30:
Union Square Summer Festival, NYC

October 7:
HATCH at The Works, NYC

October 22:
Take a Chance Showcase at New Dance Group, NYC

October 28 – 29:
Showcase at Dance Space Center, NYC

October 31:
Performance of Isabel Gotzkowsky’s work by 3x1 Dance Company, Rorschach, Switzerland

November 2 – December 14:
Artist in residence at Danceloft, Rorschach, Switzerland

December 20 – 21:
Performance of Isabel Gotzkowsky’s work by 3x1 Dance Company, Rorschach, Switzerland

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1999

January 22 – 24:
Soundance 11th Annual Choreographers Showcase, NYC

March 19:
Choreographic Platform Series at Broome Corner Studios, NYC

March 20:
HATCH at The Works, NYC

May 20:
Works in Progress at Evolving Arts Theater, NYC

May 22 – 23:
On the Move at Evolving Arts Theater, NYC

June 5 – 6:
Choreography competition at Theater am Aegi, Hannover, Germany

July 28:
Deli Dances in Times Square, NYC

August 12 – 18:
Fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists, Toronto, Canada

October 2:
HATCH at The Works, NYC

October 16 – 17:
Artfix I Showcase at Dance Mission, San Francisco, CA

October 25 – November 19: Artist in residence at Danceloft, Rorschach, Switzerland

October 28:
Outdoor Performance in Monte Falco, Italy

November 26-27:
Performances at the German School, Nairobi, Kenya

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1998

January 24:
Choreographic Platform Series at Broome Corner Studios, NYC

February 13 – 15:
10th Annual Showcase at Soundance, NYC

March 21:
HATCH at The Works, NYC

April 16 – 19:
Newsteps Series at Mulberry Street Theater, NYC

June 14:
Choreography competition, Hannover, Germany

July 27:
Festival at La Regard du Cygne, Paris, France

July 28 – August 1:
Festival Off d'Avignon, Avignon, France

August 14 – 23:
Fringe Festival of Independent Dance Artists, Toronto, Canada

October 27 – November 1:
1st company season, including the premiere of "The Argument," at Joyce SoHo, NYC

November 7:
HATCH at The Works, NYC

November 14 – 15:
The 3rd Annual Faculty & Students in Concert at Evolving Arts Theater, NYC

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