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FUTURPOINTE PRESENTS THE RED, GREEN & GOLD SHOW Last 2015 theatre performance for Hochstein Artists in Residence

July 10, 2015

Rochester, NY – Rochester’s FuturPointe Dance presents its first self-produced, evening-length show as 2015 Hochstein School of Music and Dance Artists in Residence on July 23 and 24 at 7 p.m. at the Hochstein Performance Hall. The Red, Green & Gold Show will feature a Students & Artists Night on Thursday, July 23 (featuring talk-backs, artist insight and participation, tickets $5) and a Dress to Impress Night on Friday, July 24 (dress code: red, green and gold, tickets $20) ...

FuturPointe Dance performs at Jay Advertising client event in New Jersey

February 2, 2014

Although they have not been invited to perform in the Winter Olympics cultural program - yet, on February 4 FuturPointe Dance is doing the next best thing - performing in New Jersey at an Olympics themed event for a major client of Jay Advertising. The performance program includes excerpts from FuturPointe Dance repertoire as well as a special vignette honoring the newly revived Jamaica Bobsleigh Team made famous in the 1993 movie Cool Runnings. Guy Thorne has been collaborating with the amazing production team at Jay Advertising on video projections for the show ...

Rochester Business Journal - Fast Start - A 21st century dance company

January 17, 2014

“We just looked at each other and said, ‘We can do this.’”Seated in a cozy cafe on a cold Rochester morning, N’Jelle Gage is talking about a moment in 2009 when she and co-founder Guy Thorne decided to launch FuturPointe Dance.The collaborators had first considered opening a restaurant together. But in the end they let their years of dance experience lead the way ...

Democrat & Chronicle - We Dance blog - Local Dance Company points to very bright future at performance and party on Monday

December 30, 2013

In the past, FuturPointe Dance has demonstrated that it is can dance, create, instruct and collaborate. (See links to reviews below) Tomorrow night, at FuturFete, the company reveals that it is implementing a strategic initiative to develop a more mature organizational structure, greater financial capacity, and just as important to attendees - FuturPointe Dance knows how to throw a fabulous party ...

Press Release

December 15, 2013

FuturPointe Dance will showcase and network at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) NYC conference in January 2014 with the primary objective to develop a 2014-2015 season tour of at least eight venues where the company will produce residencies and performances at national and international colleges and universities and other presenting organizations. Ideally, the engagements will be weeklong residencies whereby the company can partner with presenters to create custom experiences at venues centered on the work and expertise of the creators of Psychopomp and Pageantry.


About the APAP|NYC conference:
APAP|NYC is the largest global marketplace for performing arts.  APAP showcases offer a unique and vital platform for presenters and all attendees to experience performing artists work firsthand as they plan for upcoming seasons, series and events. The FuturPointe Dance showcase will be held on January 11, 2014 at 10:15 p.m. in a studio on the 5th floor of the Ailey Center.

Democrat & Chronicle - Jeff Spevak (staff writer) Review: Saturday at Fringe brings brilliant dance, oddball drama

September 21, 2013

Influences and inspirations, yes. But “Psychopomp & Pageantry,” a set of four mind-blowing dances by the FuturPointe dance troupe, was nevertheless free of expectations and stereotypes.After an opening of posing for family and gag portraits, the dancers exploded into an exciting Afro-swing, ballroom jive to “Istanbul (Not Constantinople).” Rituals of African and Eastern spirituality and athletic leaps merged with the optical illusions of magician Nickle Van Wormer, who pulled off the famous zig-zag box illusion while surrounded by a whorl of dancers ...

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