Independent freelancer, Norbert De La Cruz III, aims to remind the community of the broad significance of dance within the performing arts. Through active discovery in movement invention, artistry, dance education, and through ambitious visual art pursuits, he strives to continuously reignite the existing enthrallment of our arts industry with the sincere means to present world-class productions in the professional concert dance world. Documenting and reflecting his unique work through individual experiences and highlighting the root of his cherished relationships & networks, Norbert yearns to further inspire, innovate, and reveal to the public the resilience of the young and emerging artist. We cordially invite you to access his unique, fresh, and professional world and to offer, with persistent hopes, to provoke creative exchange in dance - as an essential medium for our community of arts enthusiasts worldwide.
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NOVEMBER - DECEMBER 2014
PRIVATE SCORE COLLABORATION, BEN JOUDVALKIS
RESIDENCY, BALLET X
FEBRUARY - APRIL 2015
EDUCATIONAL RESIDENCY, MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE
JAMES SEWELL BALLET
INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCY, TBA
Norbert De La Cruz is one of the most purely beautiful movers that I have encountered over my years of dance-watching... he brings elements of his own style to the ballet - smooth and with a sensuous fluidiity - while also incorporating more geometric design."
2014 P E R F O R M A N C E S :
DECEMBER 13 & 14TH, 2014 at 7:30PM
WESTSIDE DANCE PROJECT, (IRVINE, CALIFORNIA)
PERFORMS "FLICKERS OF FACILITY"
LOCATION: MARTHA B. KNOBEL DANCE THEATRE (7:30PM)
FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 1ST, 2015
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, UNIVERSITY DANCERS
PERFORMS "UNION OF THE SENSES" (NEW WORK)
MODLIN CENTER FOR THE ARTS
2015 P E R F O R M A N C E S :
FEBRUARY 18TH - 22ND, 2015
PERFORMS NEW COMMISSIONED WORK // TITLE: TBD
featuring a NEW ORIGINAL SCORE BY SF COMPOSER:
LOCATION: WILMA THEATRE, PHILADELPHIA
MAY 7 - 9TH & MAY 14-16TH, 2015
MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE
PERFORMS NEW WORK (TBD)
Yielded moments of grace that suggest De La Cruz is as much as a poet as he is a craftsman."
-Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post Dispatch