David Dorfman says, get on up and dance to the music!

Dance
Jacob’s Pillow swills in the seventies this weekend, as some serious ‘fros, bells, and platforms parade through David Dorfman’s “Prophecy of Funk.” Dorfman’s happy-days retrospective, rocking to the beat of Sly & the Family Stone, offers his earnest examination of the era that fostered the utopian funk band. Photos by Jacob’s Pillow Festival photographer Christopher ...

David Dorfman’s late-hour conversation with Sly Stone saves “Prophets of Funk” performance

Dance · Music
It was a harrowing few days for Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach, CA, a sound man named Sam Crawford, eight members of David Dorfman Dance, and the choreographer himself, as the key underpinning of David Dorfman’s touring show “Prophets of Funk ” — the right to use a multi-song sound score by Sylvester ...

Get stoned … go higher! See David Dorfman’s “Prophets of Funk”

Dance · Music
Dance maker David Dorfman throws down the gauntlet. And the gauntlet is this: Can he out-do, in his choreographed tribute to Sly & the Family Stone, what the great sixties interracial funk band achieves in a cold television studio? Check out this video: I wouldn’t miss it — if only because the cast includes Kyle ...