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BC Beat Mission


As a catalyst for professional development between choreographers, directors, performers and creative team members, BC Beat provides a platform for curious and innovative theatrical choreographers to share story-driven work in an inspired environment of heightened energy and intimate support. The evening is an exciting mix of choreographed work and dance party fun where the dance floor is uniquely shared with all in attendance.

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BC Beat Mission


As a catalyst for professional development between choreographers, directors, performers and creative team members, BC Beat provides a platform for curious and innovative theatrical choreographers to share story-driven work in an inspired environment of heightened energy and intimate support. The evening is an exciting mix of choreographed work and dance party fun where the dance floor is uniquely shared with all in attendance.

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BC Beat Choreographers


Active, Professional, Passionate Creators of Theatre

We come together to support, experience
and enjoy creativity as a community.

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BC Beat Choreographers


Active, Professional, Passionate Creators of Theatre

We come together to support, experience
and enjoy creativity as a community.

Spring 2011 - SPRING 2016 | BC Beat Choreographers

Established and aspiring choreographers working along the theatrical dance spectrum converge on Cielo’s dance floor to test out ideas in front of a rowdy, supportive crowd ...along with a number of performers currently cutting up the Broadway stages.
— New York Times
Expansive. Inspiring. Stylish.
— Al Blackstone
Explosive. Intriguing. Inspired.
— Danny Gardner
Inspiring. Current. Game-changing.
— Stephen Brotebeck
Harmonic. Courageous. Epic.
— Cassie Nordgren
Evocative. Family. Gratitude.
— Kristine Bendul
Inspiration. Passionate. Extraordinary.
— Jon Rua
Community. Creativity. Party
— Richard J. Hinds
Unique. Expansive. Inspiring.
— Al Blackstone
Rad. Ace. Now.
— Declan Bennett
Community. Expression. Alive.
— Mike Kirsch

SPRING 2016
Lauren Adams
Grady McLeod Bowman
Richard J. Hinds
Jennifer Jancuska
Mary Ann Lamb & Lisa Gajda
Lorin Latarro
Reed Luplau
Adam Murray
Darrell Grand Moultrie
David Norsworthy

FALL 2015
Al Blackstone
Andy Blankenbuehler
Danny Gardner
Jennifer Jancuska
Karine Plantadit
Marcos Santana
Sonya Tayeh
Daniel J. Watts
Joseph Wiggan
Victor Wisehart

SPRING 2015
Nathan Madden
Kristine Bendul
Jeff and Rick Kuperman
Donald Jones Jr.
JT Horenstein
Cindy Salgado
Cassie Nordgren
Jennifer Jancuska
Stephen Brotebeck

FALL 2014
Karla Garcia
Geoffrey Goldberg
Jennifer Jancuska
Laurie Kanyok
Sean McKnight
Michael Mindlin
Derek Mitchell
Justin Prescott

SPRING 2014
Jim Cooney
James Harkness
Jennifer Jancuska
Rick & Jeff Kuperman
Patrick McCollum
Jon Rua
Sonya Tayeh
Ryan VanDenBoom

FALL 2013
Josh Assor
Tricia Brouk
Jennifer Jancuska
Kyle Mullins
Cindy Salgado
Charlie Sutton
Caleb Teicher
Rickey Tripp

SPRING 2013
J. Austin Eyer
Gregory Haney
Jennifer Jancuska
Ryan Kasprzak
Cindy Salgado
John Selya
Lorna Ventura
Brooke Wendle

FALL 2012
Karla Garcia
John Carrafa (Erin + John Dance)
Jennifer Jancuska
Michael Mindlin
Patrick McCollum
Jon Rua
Ephraim Sykes
Ron Todorowski

SPRING 2012
Camille A. Brown
Richard J. Hinds
Jennifer Jancuska
Marc Kimmelman
Mike Kirsch
Roy Lightner
Christopher Apaulding
Cartier Williams

FALL 2011
Cherice Barton
Steven Hoggett
Jennifer Jancuska
Nick Kepley
Grasan Kingsberry
Stephanie Klemons
Ellenore Scott
Daniel Watts

SPRING 2011
Al Blackstone
Gregory Haney
Jennifer Jancuska
Marcos Santana
Matthew Steffens
Jon Rua
Rickey Tripp
CJ Tyson
Daniel Watts

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BC Beat Video


A portal of creativity for choreographers and creative team members.
And a glimpse at the energy that defines BC Beat.

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BC Beat Video


A portal of creativity for choreographers and creative team members.
And a glimpse at the energy that defines BC Beat.

Video is essential to the exposure and development of new work by choreographers. 
BC Beat edits 1080HD event reels and performance videos for every choreographer. 
For more information about editing, contact BC Beat Creative Director, Jennifer Jancuska.

BC Beat is captured on film by three 5D cameras made possible by collaborators:
Eric Phelan | Jose Flores|  Marjorie LeWit   |  Imagiland Productions|  Dirty Sugar

Fall 2015 BC Beat Reel

Fall 2014 BC Beat Reel

Spring 2014 BC Beat Reel

Fall 2013 BC Beat Reel

Spring 2013 BC Beat Reel

Fall 2012 BC Beat Reel

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Photography


Images that remind us why we love to dance, create and support.

BC Beat's commitment to artistic collaboration connects innovative dance photographers with choreographers and performers to initiate converstation and experimentation.

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Photography


Images that remind us why we love to dance, create and support.

BC Beat's commitment to artistic collaboration connects innovative dance photographers with choreographers and performers to initiate converstation and experimentation.

BC Beat is captured in rehearsal, performance and on the dance floor by New York's most innovative and curious Dance Photographers. 

Eli Fendelman (Spring 2016, Fall 2015 BC Beat) James Jin (Spring 2016) Travis Magee (Fall 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014 BC Beat) Michael Cummo (Fall 2013 BC Beat) Matthew Murphy (Spring 2013 BC Beat) Dirty Sugar (Fall 2012 BC Beat)
 

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Team


BC Beat is a creative, collaborative process and outlet for artists working professionally in theater. Thank you to everyone who helps make BC Beat possible.

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Team


BC Beat is a creative, collaborative process and outlet for artists working professionally in theater. Thank you to everyone who helps make BC Beat possible.

Creative Director
Jennifer Jancuska

Jennifer is a choreographer whose work in musical theater has been seen in collaboration with The Public Theater, City Center, Skirball Center, Dallas Theater Center, The Royal George, Flat Rock Playhouse, New London Barn Playhouse, Trinity Rep, Merrimack Theatre and Madison Square Garden, among others.  She has developed new musical theater works with Daniel Goldstein, Kait Kerrigan, Brian Lowdermilk, Matte O’Brien, Matt Vinson, Keith Varney, Vincent Marini, Andy Blankenbuehler, Daniel Aukin, Frank Wildhorn, and Jack Murphy.  Jennifer has been a master teacher and guest lecturer at NYU, Syracuse University, PACE, University of the Arts, College of Charleston, and Shanghai Theater Academy.  She is the co-founder of Broadway Connection, a dance and theatre arts education organization in its 8th year of national and international programming.  Jennifer is a graduate of Cornell University.  Current and upcoming projects include the Winter/Spring season of ASTIR, Exploring the Metropolis' 2016 Choreographer + Composer residency with Adam Gwon, director and choreographer for Busch Gardens, choreographer of THE BAD YEARS, a new immersive musical by Kait Kerrigan & Brian Lowdermilk, choreographer of the feature film, EASTER MYSTERIES, by John O'Boyle, choreographer of ELWAY THE MUSICAL by Keith Varney and choreographer of the new musical adaptation of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES by Matte O’Brien and Matt Vinson.   

As the founder and creative director of BC Beat, she is thrilled and thankful to collaborate with such an amazing family of inspiring artists!

Stage Manager
S.c Lucier

S.C. Lucier is an SDC director and theatre artist NYC, and currently a member of the SCDF Observership Class of emerging directors. "Luci" was Associate Director of Kerrigan-Lowdermilk’s new immersive musical, The Bad Years. She has toured with the Martha Graham Dance Company, designed at The Joyce Theater and Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater, created an experimental Beckett piece at The Brick Theater, and has directed Hip to Hip Theater's outdoor Shakespeare series [Queens]. Luci graduated magna cum laude from Marymount Manhattan College's Theater Directing program where she received the department's Gold Key of Excellence for her work in innovative storytelling techniques.

Sound/DJ
Justin Johnston

Many thanks to the BC Beat team for allowing me to experience the best art in NYC. Get on the floor and dance on top of your obstacles.  Theater- Rent (bway), Angel-Final Broadway cast.  Rent (off Bway), Roger.  Recording artist with bands 'JSTN' and 'Romero and Johnston.'  Twitter- Johnstonation.  Soundcloud- Johnstonmusic

Photographers

Eli Fendelman

Eli Fendelman is a photographer, teacher, and world traveler from New York City.  He first became interested in photography while volunteer teaching in Asia in 2010; his first purchase was a Nikon D3000 with a couple of kit lenses. Over the past few years, he has honed his craft, upgraded his equipment, and grown his portfolio. Through this website he hopes to share his progress with the world.  elifendelmanphotography.com

James Jin

James is a NYC-based photographer and the creator of Dancers of New York.  His work has been featured by various websites such as Vanity Fair France, Huffington Post, and Dance Teacher Magazine.  James is excited and grateful to be a part of the BC Beat team.

BC Beat Sponsors
Broadway Connection

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Tickets


BC Beat takes place twice a year in New York City.  Spring and Fall.
See you there!

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Tickets


BC Beat takes place twice a year in New York City.  Spring and Fall.
See you there!

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