Speak For Change With Thomas Sage Pedersen

Ep.87|Norwood (PJ) Pennewell The creative process behind "...and Still She Moves", Reflections on how life experiences and age adds value to the arts through time and so much more..

February 26, 2021 Thomas Pedersen Season 3 Episode 87
Speak For Change With Thomas Sage Pedersen
Ep.87|Norwood (PJ) Pennewell The creative process behind "...and Still She Moves", Reflections on how life experiences and age adds value to the arts through time and so much more..
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Speak For Change With Thomas Sage Pedersen
Ep.87|Norwood (PJ) Pennewell The creative process behind "...and Still She Moves", Reflections on how life experiences and age adds value to the arts through time and so much more..
Feb 26, 2021 Season 3 Episode 87
Thomas Pedersen

Find PJ:
https://www.instagram.com/pj_pennewell/
https://tanneryworlddance.com/winterdance-fest/

About Pj:
Norwood Pennewell (Rehearsal Director/Assistant to Mr. Fagan) who joined Garth Fagan Dance in 1978, is the quintessential Garth Fagan dancer and Fagan’s assistant and muse. Pennewell is a recipient of a 1988 Bessie Award and has had several major works created for him, including Passion Distanced, Time After Before Place, and Moth Dreams, among others. Pennewell’s dancing has been seen on PBS’s Great Performances, The Tonight Show, and Duke Ellington’s Queenie Pie. In 1994, he was invited to perform in the 66th Annual Academy Awards broadcast. Pennewell teaches both company and masterclasses for Garth Fagan Dance. He assisted Fagan during his work on Broadway’s The Lion King and the NYC Ballet 50th anniversary Ellington Project. Pennewell had his first choreographed premiere in 2010 with Hylozoic and presented Liminal Flux in 2011. Pennewell has choreographed seven works for Garth Fagan Dance: Hylozoic (2010), Liminal Flux (2011), Gin (2013), After Hours (2014), So You See (2015), A Moderate Cease (2016), and this year, he choreographed WeCoo Duende to critical acclaim.

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Find PJ:
https://www.instagram.com/pj_pennewell/
https://tanneryworlddance.com/winterdance-fest/

About Pj:
Norwood Pennewell (Rehearsal Director/Assistant to Mr. Fagan) who joined Garth Fagan Dance in 1978, is the quintessential Garth Fagan dancer and Fagan’s assistant and muse. Pennewell is a recipient of a 1988 Bessie Award and has had several major works created for him, including Passion Distanced, Time After Before Place, and Moth Dreams, among others. Pennewell’s dancing has been seen on PBS’s Great Performances, The Tonight Show, and Duke Ellington’s Queenie Pie. In 1994, he was invited to perform in the 66th Annual Academy Awards broadcast. Pennewell teaches both company and masterclasses for Garth Fagan Dance. He assisted Fagan during his work on Broadway’s The Lion King and the NYC Ballet 50th anniversary Ellington Project. Pennewell had his first choreographed premiere in 2010 with Hylozoic and presented Liminal Flux in 2011. Pennewell has choreographed seven works for Garth Fagan Dance: Hylozoic (2010), Liminal Flux (2011), Gin (2013), After Hours (2014), So You See (2015), A Moderate Cease (2016), and this year, he choreographed WeCoo Duende to critical acclaim.

Support the show (Http://www.patreon.com/speakforchangepodcast)