ChEckiT!Dance is an all female modern dance company based in New York City founded by Artistic Director, Allison Brzezinski in 2010. Through the creation and production of new works that seek to empower women and explore what it means to be a woman, we seek to create a crack in the stereotypical infrastructure of female archetypes and standards most commonly portrayed on stage. It is our goal to both promote awareness and gender equality through our own work and provide a platform for emerging female choreographers and dancers to share their talents.
Under the leadership of Allison Brzezinski, ChEckiT!Dance utilizes improvisational and collaborative movement techniques. Company members are given phrase material or written material to work with, from which they create, adapt, and devise their own movement. Each dancer has their voice heard in the company, and their individuality and creativity is vital for the company as a whole. This collaboration forms a community of female artists, working together without competition or stress. We are women working together to make change happen, inside the studio and out. www.checkitdance.com.
ChEckiT!Dance’s performance credits include: Body Blend, Dixon Place, NYC; JT Lotus First
Choreographer’s Showcase, The Ailey Studios, NYC; HATCH Presenting Series, The Works
Studios, NYC; STEPS Performance Lab Series, STEPS, NYC; New York City Dance Parade, NYC;
Dance Fest, The Bandshell at Tompkins Square Park, NYC; ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival,
Summit Rock, NYC-- 2011, 2012, 2013; Waterside Plaza Dance Festival, Waterside Plaza, NYC;
Moving Beauty Series Dance Lab, Church of All Nations, NYC; Secrets, Lies and Rumors: A
Cabaret, Loft on Fifth, NYC; MishMash201, Sukha Arts Center, Harrington Park, NJ; FigmentNYC,
Governor’s Island, NY-- 2012, 2013; TEXT/CONTEXT, The Kraft Center at Columbia University/
Barnard College, NYC *featured artist at talk back*; GHOST Series, The Gershwin Hotel, NYC;
Astoria Dance Festival, Bohemian Beer Garden, Astoria, NY 2012, 2013; Dance Film Association’s
Films That Move Series, Solar One, NYC; Home is Where The Art Is, Triskelion Arts, Brooklyn, NY;
20 Years Celebration of Dance, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA.