Friday, February 24, 2012

NDC and Guest Choreographer, Stevan Novakovich, featured in the New Wave

Guest choreographer Stevan Novakovich rehearses with the Newcomb Dance Company on a piece for An Evening of Dance.

Yugoslavian-born Novakovich explores the core of the human experience through the essence of its freedoms and constraints. Novakovich combines high technical prowess and attention to details to choreograph pieces that are offer intense complexity and mesmerizing simplicity. He believes in the accessibility of the art form and stages pieces that engage audiences through ballet and minimalist movement to Contemporary, Modern, and Butoh. Novakovich was educated at California State University, University of Utah, and the Ballet Academy in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, and has trained at Martha Graham School, Brigham Young University, and the Alvin Ailey School of American Dance. His has performed with Joffrey Ballet, Alwin Nikolais, Battery Dance Company, the New York City Opera, and the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.

See more images from the rehearsal at the New Wave.