Tag: jane comfort

Jane Comfort and Company Takes Audiences From Maniacal to Melancholy

What do choreographers Mark Dendy, David Neumann and Edisa Weeks have in common? They all cut their dancing-and-talking teeth with Jane Comfort and Company. This month, they, along with 20 other former Comfort dancers, return for the company’s 40th Anniversary Retrospective. In excerpts from 12 works that draw on Comfort’s political and gender satire and […]

What It Feels Like to Come Home to Dance After 22 Years

These days I work as assistant to shoe icon Steve Madden. It’s a busy job, and it had me running late for my first dance rehearsal with Jane Comfort and Company after…22 years? Yikes! When Jane asked if I’d like to perform in her 40th-year retrospective, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. I’d worked with […]