Jane’s Corner

Monday, January 16th, 2012 @ 4:19PM

Jeff Malet Photos from the Woolly

Here are just a few pictures from the January 14, 2012 performance of Quis Custodiet. A big thanks to all of our friends and supporters. Special thanks to the host committee, and honorary hosts Honorable Kwame Brown and Mr. Thomas Drake. Host Committee Kathy Jankowski, Catalogue for Philanthropy Tony Gittens,…

Saturday, January 14th, 2012 @ 9:00AM

Quis Performance January 13, 2012

Tickets for the event this evening are no longer available online.  If you have purchased tickets already, please visit the Will Call table to pick up your tickets at the theater.  If you have not purchased tickets, visit the Box Office table to purchase tickets this evening. Box Office opens…

Sunday, August 28th, 2011 @ 6:19AM

Can Art Help A Nation Heal by DeNeen Brown in The Washington Post

On Friday August 26th The Washington Post published an article about a few of the projects included in the Smith Farm Center for the Healing Arts’ 9/11 Arts Project, including Bettmann Dances’ Quis Custodiet. From the Washington Post: At Woolly Mammoth Theatre on Friday, Robert Bettmann, artistic director of Bettmann…

Saturday, August 27th, 2011 @ 7:27AM

Rehearsal Clip

Here’s a little rehearsal clip. Hope you enjoy it, share it, and comment on it. This is a solo for Cain, and I think is a fun exploration of the Cain character. This is from the first act. If you’re not familiar with the Cain story, it’s worth checking out….

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 @ 6:21AM

Local Biz Supporting Quis

Please support the following businesses, all of which are supporting Quis by helping us market our upcoming performances. Thank you! Picasso Gallery Swift Cleaners Cake Love Cafe Rouge Salon D.C. Kitchen Java Hut True Value Hardware Desperados Restaurant U St Cafe Sala Thai Restaurant Sally’s Tavern Lee’s Flowers and Cards…

Thursday, June 30th, 2011 @ 8:58AM

Sneak Quis Peak – In Photos!

Here are a few images from the in progress performances the company has done over the last year. To see more pictures and video, become a friend of the company on Facebook.

Friday, June 24th, 2011 @ 11:45AM

Help us get the poster out!

Hey Bettmann Dances Followers, my name is Kelsey King! As the new intern here at Bettmann Dances, this summer I will periodically be providing you with updates on the Quis Custodiet project. This spring we had a great show at the Warehouse Theater. You can see a little more about…

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 @ 1:22PM

Audition for Fall Season at Joy of Motion Sat June 4th

Bettmann Dances Audition for Fall Season June 4th from 11:30-1:30 Joy of Motion Friendship Heights 5207 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest Paid Contract, August Rehearsals, Fall Performance including premiere Sept 3. Rehearsal commitment is 15-20 hours week (paid, nights and weekends) for the month of August. Dancers must be comfortable performing in…

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 @ 8:57AM

Johanna Mueller

As it says on her website, “The prints of Johanna Mueller are imbued with personal mythology as she draws from her own narrative, cultural and historical references, pattern and design, and ancient myth and legend.” The animals that are featured in her prints then, “are elevated from beast to mythic…

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 @ 10:05AM

Flying with my Grandfather to Israel

When I was a child of maybe nine years old my grandparents decided they wanted to visit Israel, and to take us with them. I remember that we were late arriving at LaGuardia to check in for our El-Al flight to Jerusalem, and when we arrived the line to check…

Sunday, March 13th, 2011 @ 6:04PM

Shows April 5 and 6, 2011 at Warehouse Theater

We’ll be presenting the next two little sections of the work April 5th and 6th at the Warehouse Theater in downtown Washington, D.C. I’m excited to be sharing the stage with Nancy Havlik’s Dance Performance Group, and Micheline Heal and her dancers. Micheline is also dancing with me, and let…

Sunday, March 13th, 2011 @ 5:58PM

A few images from the November 2010 shows

The shows November 20th with Dance Ethos and Choreographers Collaboration Project went better than I could have hoped for. Over sold out, with chairs added, and standing room filled to capacity. Thanks to the folks at Joe’s Movement Emporium for their hospitality and professionalism. One of the best parts of…

Friday, November 19th, 2010 @ 10:38AM

Upcoming Performance: Nov. 20, 2010

I’m really excited to be teaming with new dance company DancEthos, and Choreographers Collaboration Project, for the first showing of this new dance work. On Saturday, November 20th well be showing about the first twenty minutes of the piece. Here is the information from the invite: Join us for a…

Sunday, October 10th, 2010 @ 3:16PM

First Rehearsal

This past Saturday we had our first rehearsal for Quis. Put another way: six months after beginning production, we had our first rehearsal on Quis. What was the company doing in those six months? Well, let’s see…. We wrote grants We spoke to community groups We worked on our organization,…