• 2017 Fall Newsletter

    2017 Fall Newsletter

    Wishing you safe and peace. Here is our Fall News.

  • 2017 Spring Newsletter

    2017 Spring Newsletter

    Wishing you renewed energy and hope this spring. Here is our Spring newsletter

  • New Year 2017 Newsletter

    New Year 2017 Newsletter

    Wishing you peace and sanity in the New Year. Please find our 2017 tour dates in our Winter Newsletter.

  • Summer 2016 News

    Summer 2016 News

    First stop on our National Tour: Chicago! Tickets for our October performances at Links Hall are available now! Dahlia will be speaking on a panel for the Chicago Dancemakers Forum hosted by High Concept Laboratories. Details in our Summer Newsletter. photo credit: Kelly Fletcher photography.

  • 2016 MCC Fellowship

    2016 MCC Fellowship

    Dahlia is honored to receive the 2016 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship in Choreography. Dahlia Nayar and composer collaborator Loren Kiyoshi Dempster have created an interactive multimedia installation featured in the New Art Center Gallery in Newton, MA mid-September. photo credit: triptych and sound piece installation, New Art Center opening reception photographed by Anna Olivella.

  • 2016 National Touring Award!

    2016 National Touring Award!

    Happy New Year! We are thrilled to announce that 2125 Stanley Street is a recipient of the National Dance Project Touring Award! For more information, please read our Winter Newsletter.

  • Fall 2015 News

    Fall 2015 News

    Please click here for our Fall newsletter. To automatically receive quarterly news about projects and upcoming projects click subscribe.

  • 2015 Vermont Performance Lab Festival

    2015 Vermont Performance Lab Festival

    We are in residence this week with the Vermont Performance Lab, adapting 2125 Stanley Street for the Dianich Gallery. Performances this Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend More information here. VPL's Progressive Performance Festival is made possible with funding support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New England Foundation for the Arts, the Vermont Arts Council, the Samara Fund, and VPL's Creation Fund donors, and media sponsorship from The Commons.

  • Selected 2015 Best of Stage and Screen

    Selected 2015 Best of Stage and Screen

    2125 Stanley Street was selected by Down East Magazine for its 2015 Best of Stage and Screen category: "In April, The Dance Hall in Kittery hosted Maine’s most compelling recent dance performance. Dancers in Dahlia Nayar’s 2125 Stanley Street gorgeously explore domesticity and notions of home using mops, laundry, and other domestic props in beautiful and unexpected ways..." Our thanks again to Drika Overton and The Dance Hall for hosting us.

  • Summer 2015 News

    Summer 2015 News

    Please click here for our Summer newsletter. To automatically receive quarterly news about projects and upcoming projects click subscribe.

  • Saturday, June 6th, 2015 6:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 6th, 2015 6:30 p.m.

    2125 Stanley Street at Topaz Arts Studio and Gallery, NYC. For more information please click here. Free admission, RSVP to: rsvp@topazarts.org. This performance is made possible, in part, by TOPAZ ARTS, Inc. with support from NYS DanceForce with funds from NYSCA Dance Program.

  • Spring 2015 News

    Spring 2015 News

    Please click here for our Spring news. To automatically receive quarterly news about projects and upcoming projects click subscribe. photo: Loren setting up at Nichhiren Buddhist Church, Japantown, San Francisco, August 2014.

  • Saturday, May 9th, 2015

    Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Vermont
    Dahlia will be performing with Candice Salyers in artist/architect Alisa Dworsky's installation: Motion Line Form

  • Saturday, April 11, 2015

    Saturday, April 11, 2015

    2125 Stanley Street at the Dance Hall in Kittery Maine. Reserve here for tickets. Funded in part by New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies

  • Tuesday April 7th 2015

     Tuesday April 7th 2015

    2125 Stanley Street comes to Amherst College. Presented by Copeland Colloqium. Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 8 p.m., Webster Hall Studio 2. Free and open to the public. Limited seating. This event has sold out.

  • Happy New Year 2015!

    Happy New Year 2015!
  • December 2014

    December 2014

    Showing at Chocolate Factory Theater, NYC,
    as part of Throw Series. Tuesday, December 16th, 7 p.m.

  • 2014 West Coast Tour!

    2014 West Coast Tour!

    2125 Stanley Street is migrating and adapting:
    Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle.
    Scroll down for details on each venue below or click here

  • West Coast Tour: Seattle: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

    West Coast Tour: Seattle: Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

    The Chapel
    4649 Sunnyside Ave, Seattle, Washington
    8 p.m: Trio Tritticali
    9 p.m: Performance of 2125 Stanley Street
    Reserve yours seats in advance by emailing dahlia.nayar@gmail.com

  • West Coast Tour: Portland: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

    West Coast Tour: Portland: Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

    Performance Works NW
    4625 SE 67th Ave, Portland, OR
    7:30 p.m. Evening length performance of 2125 Stanley Street
    8:30 Refreshments and live music by Trio Tritticali
    $10-20 at the door
    Reserve your seats in advance by emailing: dahlia.nayar@gmail.com

  • West Coast Tour: San Francisco: Saturday, August 16th, 2014

    West Coast Tour: San Francisco: Saturday, August 16th, 2014

    Nichiren Hokke Buddhist Church
    2016 Pine St, San Francisco, CA
    7 p.m. Evening length performance of 2125 Stanley Street
    8 p.m. Refreshments and live music by Trio Tritticali
    $15 suggested donation
    Reserve your seats in advance by emailing: dahlia.nayar@gmail.com

  • West Coast Tour: Los Angeles, CA, Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

    West Coast Tour: Los Angeles, CA, Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

    Looping installation performance of 2125 Stanley Street.
    Hammer Museum
    10899 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
    2-6 p.m. (3:30-5:30 p.m. recommended time)
    Free and Open to the Public

  • May 2014: Recipient, National Dance Project Grant

    Dahlia is delighted to receive a 2014 Special Grant
    from the National Dance Project. This grant will support
    the development of 2125 Stanley Street,
    helping to cover studio rental fees, artist fees
    and support our West Coast Tour in August 2014.
    To make donations toward 2125 Stanley Street, please click here

  • Performance, aqua alta, Thursday, May 28th, 2014, 7 p.m.

    Performing "acqua alta" with Aretha Aoki and
    Emelia Martinez Brumbaugh as part of the School for Contemporary Dance and Thought's
    benefit evening at 33 Hawley Street, Northampton, Massachusetts.
    For more information about the evening and the school, click here

  • Work in Progress Showing, February 15th, 2014, 8 p.m.

    Stanley Street excerpt, showing at Workbench,
    Florence, Massachusetts

  • 2013 New England Emerging Choreographer in Residence

    Bates Dance Festival: July 21-August 11, 2013.

  • Lab Artist, Vermont Performance Lab, 2012-2013

    Beginning in the fall of 2012, the Vermont Performance Lab
    will support the development of 2125 Stanley Street,
    a creative collaboration with Margaret Sunghe Paek
    and cellist/composer Loren Kiyoshi Dempster.

  • Midwinter Dreams, Mt. Holyoke College, February 10, 2013, 3 p.m.

    Pre-performance installation and choreography commissioned
    by the Mt. Holyoke College Symphony Orchestra.
    Chapin Auditorium, Mt Holyoke College

  • Guest Artist, Smith College

    Dahlia is delighted to join the Smith College Dance Department
    as a Guest Artist beginning Spring 2013.

  • Redfern Arts Center, November 5, 2012, 7:30, p.m.

    "...forever without end and after this" (installation version)
    a solo for Candice Salyers, commissioned as part of a history of levitation
    Fall draft showing at Redfern Arts Center.

  • Guest Artist, Marymount Manhattan College, October 19, 2012, 4 p.m.

    Marymount Manhattan College invites Dahlia Nayar
    as part of its Dialogues in Dance series. Guest artists
    are invited to speak to the department's 220 dance majors.
    Great Hall, Marymount Manhattan College Dance Department , NYC.

  • Center for Performance Research, June 2nd, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

    acqua alta has been selected as part of the CPR Spring Movement Series,
    a bi-annual multimedia movement festival featuring dance and experimental performance.
    Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY

  • Performing in Margaret Paek's work, May 12th, 2012

    co/motion, a dance work by Margaret Paek will be performed as part of
    Alicia and Jason Moran's residency at the Whitney Museum Biennial NYC.

  • Guest Artist, Duke University, March 2012

    performing the quiet is an interactive workshop
    inviting participants to delve into the creative process
    behind 8-minute meditations, a performance installation
    that weaves together film, dance and guided meditation.
    Duke University Slippage: Performance Culture-Technology

  • Guest Artist, Smith College, March 8th, 2012

    Smith College, Master Class

  • Metro DC Dance Awards, March 2012

    acqua alta has been nominated for three awards:
    Emerging Choreographer, Outstanding New Work and
    Excellence in Stage Design and Multimedia.

  • Next Stage Dance Residency, January 2012

    Creative residency for development of ruth's garden,
    Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Performing in Margaret Paek's work Dec 1st, 2011.

    Danspace Project, St. Mark's Place, NYC, 8 p.m.
    Movement Research Fall Festival.

  • Guest Artist: Choreographer's Series, December 1st, 2011

  • Guest Artist, November 22, 2011

    Rhythmic Notation for Dancers Master Classes
    Marymount Manhattan College, NYC

  • Guest Artist, Master Classes and performance, November 9th, 2011

    8-minute meditations excerpts + "ruth's garden" work in progress
    College of the Holy Cross

  • Performing in Gina Milovan Kohler's work, November 6th, 3 p.m.

    [dream] factories, presented by Watusi Regime
    in association with Shen Wei Dance Arts
    Park Avenue Armory, NYC

  • Guest Artist, October 17th, 2011

    Master class and performance: 8-minute meditations excerpts.
    Salem State University

  • Academic Guest Artist Tour 2011-2012

    Upcoming guest lectures/master classes/performances/artist talks:
    Long Island University, Salem State College, College of the Holy Cross, Marymount Manhattan College, Smith College and Duke University.
    info@dahlianayar.com

  • Creation Phase: untitled solo

    Commissioned by Candice Salyers. Creative period September 2011-Summer 2012

  • Creation Phase: Solo

    one three five two four is a solo using S. Indian rice flour patterns, Supported in part by Northampton Council for the Arts. June 2011- December 2011.

  • Premiere, June 2011,

    acqua alta, multi media work inspired by a meditation on the flooded body, premiers at Dance Place, Washington DC.

  • Draft showing, Saturday, May 7th, 2011, 7 p.m.

    acqua alta work in progress showing, University of Maryland, College Park.

  • Draft solo, Friday, March 4, 2011, 8 p.m.

    ruth's garden draft solo as part of Page Not Found, an evening of curated dance, film, live music and visual art, Brooklyn, NY.