Multi-media Features

  • CNN: Breaking Barriers in Dance

  • WABC Channel 7 'GIMP' Dancers To Take Stage
  • NET Nebraska:
    Life as a Dance

Previews

  • Associated Press (AP)
    Brandishing Unique Bodies, Troupe Triumphs

  • Boston Herald
    Bodies, Thoughts Put Into Motion

Reviews

  • Inside Milwaukee
    You Lookin' At Me?

  • Huffington Post
    Heidi Latsky: The Artist To Watch
  • The Washington Post
    Moved To See More Than 'Disabled'

Press Quotes

Writings

Press Kit


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MULTI-MEDIA FEATURES

NET NEBRASKA: LIFE AS A DANCE
(episode broadcast
premiered on NET1, Sunday, April 10, 2011)
"A New York dance company comes to Lincoln as part of an Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium connected with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. The company works with Nebraskans to create a modern dance challenging accepted norms of body image, disability and performance in "Life as a Dance," produced by Michele Wolford."
http://netnebraska.org/media/media.php?vidgroup=00012801

CNN: BREAKING BARRIERS IN DANCE (broadcast December 19, 2010)
Choreographer blends disabled and able-bodied dancers in a performance designed to make you stare in amazement.
http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local&id=6706771


WABC CHANNEL 7: 'GIMP' DANCERS TO TAKE STAGE (broadcast March 12, 2009)
WABC 7 evening newscast story featuring GIMP's NY Premiere March 19-21, 2009.
(the newscast story appears after the unrelated advertisement)
http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/story?section=news/local&id=6706771

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CONFRONTING DISABILITY WITH MODERN DANCE By Corey Kilgannon
New York Times N.Y. / Region: City Room
Published: March 17, 2009
'Collision' of Dance and Disability
"A New York City dance company called GIMP turns a prevailing notion of physical handicaps on its head. Then comes a leap, a pirouette, a lift...."
http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/17/confronting-disability-with-modern-dance/

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GIMP - THE DOCUMENTARY (2010) by Richard Move
Trailer/Excerpts
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0147Le1ePQ

EVA YAA ASANTEWAA'S BODY AND SOUL PODCAST
The Body and Soul podcast interview detailing the evolution of GIMP with choreographer Heidi Latsky.
http://infinitebody.blogspot.com/search/label/Heidi%20Latsky

THE GIMP PROJECT EXAMINES MOVEMENT OF DANCERS WITH DISABILITIES
Video by Lisa Rose / The Star-Ledger on NJ.COM / Entertainment
Posted: Friday March 20, 2009, 9:39 PM
http://www.nj.com/entertainment/arts/index.ssf/2009/03/the_gimp_project_examines_move.html

DANCING WITH DISABILITIES Review by Virginia Prescott
New Hampshire Public Radio "Word of Mouth"

Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2009
http://www.nhpr.org/node/24438

ABLEVISION interviews GIMP Dance Troupe
Posted: February 23, 2010
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0i8SapaAip0

ABLEVISION exit interviews with GIMP audience members
Posted: February 24, 2010
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx1UYt3WLBc

NPR/MORNING EDITION STORY
http://www.wbur.org/news/2007/64341_20070206.asp

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PREVIEWS

BRANDISHING UNIQUE BODIES, TROUPE TRIUMPHS By Helen O'Neill
Associated Press (AP)
Posted: May 17, 2009
Appeared in the following:  LA Times, Washington Post, ABC, MSNBC, Seattle Times, Huffington Post, Toronto Globe and Mail, Miami Herald, The Star Online, Malaysia, Indopia, India, Prince George Citizen and more.
http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/dance/story/1050093.html

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BODIES, THOUGHTS PUT INTO MOTION By Jenna Scherer: Dance
Boston Herald
Posted: Friday April 24, 2009
http://www.bostonherald.com/entertainment/arts_culture/view/2009_04_24_Bodies__thoughts_put_into_motion/
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GIMP: INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART
The Boston Pheonix

Posted: Friday April 24, 2009
http://thephoenix.com/Picks/Event.aspx?id=305582&date=04-24-2009

PERFORMERS IN 'GIMP' INVITE AUDIENCE TO STARE by Megan Tensch
"Disabled and non-disabled dancers push each other to unexpected places of beauty"
Boston Globe

Posted: Sunday April 19, 2009
http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/articles/2009/04/19/performers_in_gimp_invite_audience_to_stare/
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'GIMP' EXPLORES DISABILITY By Antonia M. R. Peacock: Contributing Writer
Harvard Crimson

Published: Friday, April 24, 2009
http://www.thecrimson.com/article.aspx?ref=527882

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REVIEWS

YOU LOOKIN' AT ME? Heidi Latsky's Provocative GIMP Project
By Paul Kosidowski
Inside Milwaukee: Culture Club

Published: Monday, January 31, 2011
http://www.insidemilwaukee.com/Article/3381  (PDF)

HEIDI LATSKY: THE ARTIST TO WATCH By Donna Fish
Huffington Post

Posted: December 17, 2010
"Like all truly satisfying great art, you can experience IF on an intellectual, visceral, emotional and visual level. If art is supposed to make you think, feel, and experience something outside of the bounds of what you are accustomed to, IF is just that work."
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/donna-fish/the-artist-to-watch_b_798438.html

MOVED TO SEE MORE THAN 'DISABLED' By Emily Macel
The Washington Post
Posted: July 24, 2009
"The dancers of Heidi Latsky's "GIMP," which was performed in excerpts at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage free performance series on Wednesday, are of mixed ability. In "GIMP," presented in conjunction with the National Forum on Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities, Latsky asks us to look at people for what they are capable of, rather than what they can't do."
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/07/23/AR2009072303522.html

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WHEN DISABILITY IS NO BARRIER TO DANCE By Zohar Tirosh-Polk
The Jewish Daily Forward: The Arty Semite
Posted: December 14, 2010
"By creating a rich tapestry of metaphor and gesture as well as seeking to expose our humanity rather than relying on choreography, she achieves all three.  ...to risk something new, emotionally, physically and intellectually."
http://blogs.forward.com/the-arty-semite/133919/#ixzz1CfWQt5kV

GIMP
Review by Carmel Morgan

Critical Dance
Ballet-Dance Magazine
Posted: Summer 2009
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Millennium Stage, Washington, DC
http://www.ballet-dance.com/200908/articles/hlatsky_gimp_20090722_morgan.html

HEIDI LATSKY AT THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART (BOSTON)
Review by Theodore Bale

Dance Magazine
Posted: May 2009
http://dancemagazine.com/reviews/May-2009/Heidi-Latsky

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PERFORMERS RISE TO CHALLENGE IN 'GIMP' by Thea Singer: Globe Correspondent
Boston Globe
Posted: Monday, April 27, 2009
http://www.boston.com/ae/theater_arts/articles/2009/04/27/performers_rise_to_challenge_in_gimp/

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OFFOFFOFF.com
http://www.offoffoff.com/dance/2008/dancenow_2008.php

BUZZINE
http://www.buzzine.com/2008/11/then-and-now/

THE ALBERQUERQUE JOURNAL
http://www.abqjournal.com/venue/11953339207venue11-11-08.htm

 

 

 

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