Spotlight on Women Choreographers: Allison Brzezinski

July 1, 2014 4:56 PM

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Spotlight on Women Choreographers: Allison Brzezinski

Whenever there are large scale dance events the question almost inevitably arises: where are the women choreographers? The fact is that they're everywhere. Why they aren't always well represented in the top tier of the world's dance companies is a more complex and vexing question. The good news is that aspiring women choreographers aren't just sitting around waiting for the phone to ring. Allison Brzezinski, a New York-based choreographer, is working to give other women the opportunity to show off their work in the annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival which she founded four years ago.

The festival features works choreographed and danced by women from all over. This year the festival takes place at 5:00 p.m. on July 19th at Summit Rock in Central Park. The event is free and open to the public. Following a rehearsal of her latest piece at the Spaceworks studio in Long Island City, ...

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