P A S T N E W S :
TRULY GRATEFUL! A special and humbling THANK YOU🙏🏽 to Steve Sucato for the generous nomination to Dance Magazine and for simply opening your heart & mind to the work. Congratulations to all the noted professionals as well; it is a joy to share this honorable mention with You. I know that there are many more incoming deserving talents and artists out there just waiting to be sought out soon. (read full list in the link below).
JANUARY 29TH, 2016
WINDWARD SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
JUNE 20TH & 21ST, 2015
EVERYBODY DANCE, GABRIELLA FOUNDATION
15TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW
JUNE 14TH, 2015
EVERYBODY DANCE! GABRIELLA FOUNDATION
15TH ANNIVERSARY GALA
APRIL 24TH - MAY 3RD, 2015
JAMES SEWELL BALLET PRESENTS SPRING PERFORMANCE
The "haunting and mysterious DUSTY REALMS, which originated on last year’s Ballet Works Project makes a move to the main stage.
Location: THE GOODALE THEATER AT THE COWLES CENTER, MN
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APRIL 10TH-11TH, 2015 (7PM)
AILEY/FORDHAM SENIOR CONCERT, CLASS OF 2015
(TICKETS CAN BE BOUGHT ONLINE)
Tickets are on sale now
Adult $20, Students $10
"Come Support the Senior Class is [they] conclude [their] final year at Ailey with a spectacular performance! [they've] been working really hard and can't wait for everyone to see where this journey has brought [them] as a class."
Acts of Light - Martha Graham
Recall - Robyn Mineko
Angles of Incidents - Rena Butler
Fellow Travelers* - Astrid Von Ussar
Cryptic Seeds - Norbert De La Cruz III
*There are two casts of Fellow Travelers. Saturday's show is a different cast, but the program is the same both nights (Friday April 10th @ 7pm, Saturday April 11th @ 7pm)
FEBRUARY 27-MARCH 1ST, 2015
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, UNIVERSITY DANCERS
PERFORMS "UNION OF THE SENSES" at MODLIN CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Norbert will be creating a new Ballet for:
BALLET X's 2014 - 2015 Season
FEBRUARY 18TH - 22ND, 2015
BALLET X PERFORMS NEW COMMISSIONED WORK // TITLE: TALSIKAN
ORIGINAL MUSIC BY: BEN JUODVALKIS, LOCATION: WILMA THEATRE, PHILADELPHIA
DECEMBER 13 & 14TH, 2014 at 7:30PM
WESTSIDE DANCE PROJECT, (IRVINE, CALIFORNIA)
TITLE: "FLICKERS OF FACILITY"
LOCATION: MARTHA B. KNOBEL DANCE THEATRE (7:30PM)
WED & THURS NOV. 19 & 20TH 2014 at 7:30PM
AILEY/FORDHAM SCHOOL DANCERS (BFA)
PERFORMS "CRYPTIC SEEDS"
LOCATION: AILEY CITIGROUP THEATRE
(Online Ticket Sales: Monday, November 10th at 12noon – Sunday, November 16th at 12midnight [CLICK HERE] for tickets)
Humbled to announce that the Asian Arts Alliance (CLICK) has generously offered Norbert the distinction of Honorable Mention for their 1st year Jadin Wong Award (CLICK) - honoring young emerging Asian-American Dancers and Choreographers in NY.
For TICKETS to see the WORLD PREMIER of TULSA BALLET II's "FOURTH WALL," in TULSA, OK:
PLEASE VISIT: www.TULSABALLET.org/EVENTS
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 5TH, 2014 (7PM)
SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 7TH, 2014 (3PM)
The performance will take place at:
Studio K at the Tulsa Ballet Studios, 1212 E. 45th in Brookside.
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Dear Friends and Family,
Please come support our show this JUNE 27th (7:30pm) in NYC Dixon Place. I am creating and showcasing a new piece on 5 amazing dancers, alongside many more other emerging choreographers. (see list below)
ON FRIDAY, JUNE 27TH:
Sandra Parks, Mike Esperanza, Chloe Crade & Julian Devine, Linda Kuo / Dancer’s Unlimited, Cat Cogliandro, Jessica Taylor, Norbert De La Cruz III, J CHEN PROJECT & J CHEN Mentees
SATURDAY, JUNE 28TH
Aliymah Campbell, Roya Carreras, Christen Quattlebaum, Calen Kurka, Brendan Drake, JCHEN PROJECT & J CHEN Mentees
WHAT IS TRANSLATE?
TRANSLATE (The voices of dance) is a performance series for early to mid-career choreographers to perform their work. Selected artists are invited to participate in salon discussions sessions on the necessary tools needed to build their foundation as dance artists. Topics of conversation will include the making and promoting of their work.
WHAT IS JCHEN PROJECT?
J CHEN PROJECT is a contemporary dance company that strives to be an artistic force by crossing boundaries and connecting with people around the world through expressive and emotional dance works. The company is fully dedicated to fostering dialogue and bringing social consciousness to issues facing humanity today. Believing in the power of words, sound and imagery, the company engages in dynamic collaborations with poets, recording artists, fashion designers, photographers and filmmakers.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT: JCHEN PROJECT:www.jchenproject.com
APRIL 16TH, 2014 12NOON - 2PM
Norbert is honored to conduct his first LIVE workshop with and for The Playground NYC.
The Playground launches an innovative network of exchanges through merging professional dancers and choreographers; provides a movement lab that is financially accommodating, easily accessible, and artistically rewarding for all of its participants; and establishes a place for the dance community to grow, unite, and share ideas uninhibitedly. (photo on the L: Co-Founder and Artistic Director of The Playground, Gregory Dolbashian)
Visit THE PLAYGROUND Website HERE.
Norbert was selected as a winner for The 4th annual
THE JOFFREY Academy of Dance Choreographers of Color Awards! premiering a new original work on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm
**also on the program: Justin Allen & Stefanie Batten Bland
The upcoming performance of Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Awards 2014 has changed venues. The production will now take place at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place located at 175 E. Chestnut Street.The date and time of the performance remains on Saturday, March 1 at 7:00 PM.