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Daniel Burkholder (The Kennedy Center)

Daniel Burkholder

Under the direction of Daniel Burkholder, The PlayGround focuses on developing unique methods for creating and performing movement-based improvisational work. This exploration delves into how work is structured, what is meaning and authenticity, and the relationships among all the participants (dancers, musicians, technicians and audience). By combining some of the best improvisational dancers and musicians in the DC area, The PlayGround has established itself as an innovative voice in the dance community.Daniel Burkholder is the Director of The PlayGround and co-director of Improv Arts, inc. His work has been presented at The John F.

Watch Past Performances

Daniel Burkholder/The Playground 12/5/11: Daniel Burkholder/The Playground

The movement-based performance group presents new works by Artistic Director Daniel Burkholder and company members Christine Stone Martin, Keira Hart Mendoza, and Stephanie Yezek.

Daniel Burkholder/The Playground

The movement-based performance group presents new works by Artistic Director Daniel Burkholder and company members Christine Stone Martin, Keira Hart Mendoza, and Stephanie Yezek.
Daniel Burkholder/The Playground 11/17/08: Daniel Burkholder/The Playground

2005 Local Dance Commissioning Project recipient Daniel Burkholder/The Playground presents My ocean is never blue, a work that explores our complex relationships to water from the personal to the environmental and political. The program includes a new solo by Artistic Director Daniel Burkholder and works by company members Stefanie Quinones Bass and Christine Stone Martin.

Daniel Burkholder/The Playground

2005 Local Dance Commissioning Project recipient Daniel Burkholder/The Playground presents My ocean is never blue, a work that explores our complex relationships to water from the personal to the environmental and political. The program includes a new solo by Artistic Director Daniel Burkholder and works by company members Stefanie Quinones Bass and Christine Stone Martin.
DANIEL BURKHOLDER WITH THE PLAYGROUND: SONGS THAT SINATRA SUNG 9/2/05: DANIEL BURKHOLDER WITH THE PLAYGROUND: SONGS THAT SINATRA SUNG

Improvisation company The Playground, under the direction of Daniel Burkholder, presents Songs That Sinatra Sung, a post-modern improvisational look at Twyla Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs, which explores romantic relationships of the ’50s.

DANIEL BURKHOLDER WITH THE PLAYGROUND: SONGS THAT SINATRA SUNG

Improvisation company The Playground, under the direction of Daniel Burkholder, presents Songs That Sinatra Sung, a post-modern improvisational look at Twyla Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs, which explores romantic relationships of the ’50s.
DANIEL BURKHOLDER WITH THE PLAYGROUND: SONGS THAT SINATRA SUNG 9/1/05: DANIEL BURKHOLDER WITH THE PLAYGROUND: SONGS THAT SINATRA SUNG

Improvisation company The Playground, under the direction of Daniel Burkholder, presents Songs That Sinatra Sung, a post-modern improvisational look at Twyla Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs, which explores romantic relationships of the ’50s.

DANIEL BURKHOLDER WITH THE PLAYGROUND: SONGS THAT SINATRA SUNG

Improvisation company The Playground, under the direction of Daniel Burkholder, presents Songs That Sinatra Sung, a post-modern improvisational look at Twyla Tharp’s Nine Sinatra Songs, which explores romantic relationships of the ’50s.
The Playground 6/24/04: The Playground

Under the direction of Daniel Burkholder, The Playground focuses on unique methods for creating and performing movement-based improvisational work.

The Playground

Under the direction of Daniel Burkholder, The Playground focuses on unique methods for creating and performing movement-based improvisational work.
Daniel Burkholder and Sharon Mansur 2/28/03: Daniel Burkholder and Sharon Mansur

The Present Tense is a performance of improvisational dance and music featuring Daniel Burkholder (The PlayGround) and Sharon Mansur (impact performance). Pieces include In my skin, trajectory altered slightly and excerpt from buried in the sky.

Daniel Burkholder and Sharon Mansur

The Present Tense is a performance of improvisational dance and music featuring Daniel Burkholder (The PlayGround) and Sharon Mansur (impact performance). Pieces include In my skin, trajectory altered slightly and excerpt from buried in the sky.

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