- Check out the photos from the DTSB&Co fabulous
20th Anniversary Season Kick off party that appeared in
Modern Luxury Magazine
for DTSB&Co's October 2011
performance"... Burgess ... is pretty much
the best dancemaker around, and what he's made
here is a beautiful allegory about alienation
and acceptance." - Rebecca Ritzel, Washington
interview with Dana about his new work
Becoming American and common
themes in his art appears in the
Arts Desk blog in the Washington City
performance at Dance Place was previewed as an
Editors' Pick in the
Washington Post's Going Out Guide.
Express about his new work Becoming
American and about life as an artist in DC.
was featured in two articles in The
Washington Diplomat, one on the
company's international travels and the
Dana's new work Becoming American.
Tai Soon Burgess and his
company are both featured at the I Am
Korean American website, an on-going web
project that aims to collect brief profiles of
Soon Burgess is featured in a portrait project
by Korean American photographer
Cindy Hwang that is included in the exhibit
Now: Asian American Portraits of
Encounter now on display at the National
Portrait Gallery. The exhibit was
reviewed recently by the Washington Post.
April 2011 performance
"...the occasional moments of physical unfolding were beautifully in keeping with the graceful calm of the piece"
Sarah Kaufman, Washington Post
an amazing tour to Mongolia where Dana and
his dancers taught, performed, and choreographed
on local dancers. Check out our Mongolian trip
The Chronicle of Higher Education Arts & Academe
blog and the DTSB&Co Blog.
Check out an excerpt from the October 2010 performance of the critically-aclaimed Charlie Chan and the Mystery of Love View the video
"Burgess ... has long been one of the area's most interesting and individualistic artists, but with this work he deserves to be crowned poet laureate of Washington dance." - excerpt from the review by Sarah Kaufman of the Washington Post
Read the full review
Read a related Post article about Dana and the inspirations for this work
a gallery of photos from the DTSB&Co
performance of America's Cloud at the
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Post's dance critic Sarah Kaufman lists
DTSB&Co in the top 10 dance performances of
2010 for the second year in a row.
Read the Washington Post article
Look for dancer Miyako Nitadori in the Photo Gallery
- May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and we
celebrated with the release of the video project from
the 2011 DTSB&Co's Asian American Youth Program.
The kids are truly inspiring
5 & 12, 2010
DTSB&Co enjoyed successful performances of the new work America's Cloud at the Corcoran Gallery. The work was designed to interact with a visual installation by acclaimed contemporary artist Spencer Finch.
Read the danceviewtimes review
"Burgess ... has long been one of the area's most interesting and individualistic artists, but with this work he deserves to be crowned poet laureate of Washington dance." - Sarah Kaufman of the Washington Post
DTSB&Co is the winner of the 10th Annual
MetroDC Dance Award for Outstanding Overall
Production Small Venue!
publicity photos and
press release (pdf) for the premiere of
Charlie Chan and the Mystery of Love
Connie, Kelly and Dana participated in a Washington Area Independent School Dance Education Association (WAISDEA) event at Sandy Spring's High School. Connie and Kelly taught dance and yoga classes and Dana spoke about choreography.
- DTSB&Co is featured in the latest video and
on-line magazine produced by The DC Commission on
the Arts and Humanities
- The premiere of the excellent Stone Soup Films'
documentary took place at the Shanghai Nights party
on April 29, 2010. Liz Norton and her crew did
wonderful job capturing DTSB&Co's artistic
inspiration, vision and process.
Thank you to all our friends who came out to
support the company at the fabulous Shanghai Nights
party! Special thanks to the organizers and host
Hickory. We've added photos to
Sarah Kaufman of The Washington Post has won the
2010 Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. We
congratulate Sarah for her informed and thoughtful
reporting that has resulted in this amazing
The New 202: Dana Tai Soon Burgess is featured
in a new video created by the DC Commission on the