articles and reviews
Signals from the West Published By Open Space
Open Space is SFMOMA’s online & live interdisciplinary commissioning platform. “Open Space is proud to support Hope Mohr Dance’s 2019 Bridge Project, Signals from the West: Bay Area Artists in Conversation with Merce Cunningham at 100, in collaboration with the Merce Cunningham Trust and ODC Theater…”
WONDERMENT, IMAGINATION, AND DURATION: MAURYA KERR AND DAZAUN SOLEYN ON THE FACT/SF SUMMER DANCE FESTIVAL
Interviewed by Jill Randall, the Director of Shawl Anderson Dance Center and freelance writer for DIYDancer, Dazaun speaks on the creative process of a solo entitled “message of truths.”
Year in review: Unbound festival tops groundbreaking year for Bay Area dance
“The S.F. company dazaun.dance launched in April with “Existence,” an ambitious and striking evening-length work. It seamlessly melded contemporary dance, hip-hop…”
New View with Dazaun soleyn
A personal interview with Dazaun Soleyn published by Dancer’s Group, an organization that serves artists, the dance community and audiences via programs and services that are as collaborative and innovative as the creative process itself.
INSPIRING DISPLAY OF TALENT AT BLACK CHOREOGRAPHERS FESTIVAL
“The former Robert Moses’ Kin dancer has a surfeit of intriguing ideas to play with, including compelling floor work and a fast-slow movement quality that continually catches you off guard.”
West Wave Dance Festival Review
"Soleyn was both choreographer and performer for ‘the journey,’ a solo lamenting love. He is a powerful presence on stage"
Mr. USF: A Budding Renaissance Man With A Heart Made For Helping
"In the case of University of South Florida (USF) junior Dazaun Soleyn, you get the 2010 Mr. USF, a young man who is praised for his commitment to his university, youth and art. Soleyn, at just 20, displays the extraordinary characteristics of a promising leader who already has mapped out ambitious plans for his own future."
USF Magazine cover story
"With natural warmth and amiability wrapped in a quick, contagious smile, Dazaun Soleyn has a passion for dance, a penchant for business, and a goal to bring the two together by opening his own performing arts school."
photo credit (top to bottom) : Steve Disenhof, Candace Kaw