Daniel Kubert 

Awards

2014 Distinguished Alumni, Lincoln High School, Lincoln, Nebraska 

 

Choreographer/ Director /Movement Director

2014---

La Cage Aux Folles, OmniArts nebraska

Director/Choreographer

Alone/Together, At the Watering Hole... All Must Go. OmniArts nebraska

Choreographer/Director

Title of Show, OmniArts nebraska

Director/Choreographer

 

2013—

Sunday in the Park with George, OmniArts nebraska

            Director

the Everyman project (workshop production) OmniArts nebraska

            Movement Director

Temporal Sculptures in the Naked MuseumOmniArts nebraska,

             in collaboration with Sheldon Museum of Art Choreographer/Author/Director

Glass/Cage, OmniArts nebraska, for Tysen Dauer’s UNL Graduate Thesis

      Choreographer

 PIPPIN, OmniArts nebraska

      Choreographer/Movement Director

2012—

Understanding K & Q: Standing with Each Other, OmniArts nebraska

            Director/Movement Director/Playwright

Understanding K & the Red Balloon, OmniArts nebraska

            Director/Choreographer

            An original adaptation of the French short film, The Red Balloon

2011—

The Wondrous Web of Aunt Nance and Unc’ Tommy

     Nebraska Youth Theatre at the Haymarket Theatre 

     A two act play, with movement created by, with and for the students of the Nebraska Youth Theatre. With Dustin Witte, asOmniArtsnebraska

  A Midsummer Night’s Dream Flatwater Shakespeare Lincoln, NE

    Movement Director (credited as “Faerieographer”). Director, Bob Hall

2010—

Antony and Cleopatra at the Swan Theatre, Flatwater Shakespeare Lincoln, NE

    Movement Director/ choreographer, Director, Bob Hall

  Fiddler on the RoofA Christmas Carol,Aladdin

    Nebraska Youth Theatre at the Haymarket Theatre Lincoln, NE

    Choreographer, cast age ranging, 5-18 yr.

2009—

Souvenir Nebraska Repertory Theater Lincoln, NE

    Movement Direction of a play with song, Director, Virginia Smith

2008—

Cabaret Lincoln Community Play House Lincoln, NE

   Movement Director/Choreographer/Dancer- Director, Vince Learned

2006—

The Full Monty Lincoln Community Playhouse Lincoln, NE

  Choreographer- Director, Bob Hall

2005—

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Lincoln Community Playhouse Lincoln, NE

  Director/Choreographer 

 

ADMINISTRTATIVE EXPERIENCE

June 2011- present

Co-Founder/Artistic Director, OmniArtsnebraska 501(c)3 non-profit arts production company

based in Lincoln, NE.

 

June 2009-October 2011-

Board member, Flatwater Shakespeare Theatre Company Lincoln, NE

-Raised over $7,000 in personal and corporate funds for Angels in America Pt.1&2

-Produced community discussions and symposia “In the Wake of the Magic Bullet”, bringing community leaders, AIDS Advocates and patients, educators and Artists together to discuss a wide variety of social, administrative and faith and education issues

-Administered the first ever tour for the company “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, visiting 8 public parks

 

1997-1999

Company Manager, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company NYC, NY

Handled synchronization of dancer affaires while on tour, including transportation and per diem

 

1995-1996

Co-Director, Gemini, with Heather Raikes, San Francisco, CA

Multi-media performance arts company

 

1990-1991

Artistic Director, Without Shoes Modern Dance Company Rockford, IL

Asked to replace the Director after staging a commission dance theatre piece

 

1990-1991

Artist in Residence, Rockford Ares Arts Council Rockford, IL

Created several workshops for children in under-served communities through regional boy’s and girl’s clubs

 

Teaching Experience

Studio Two—2006-present, Lincoln, NE

Intermediate/Advanced modern

Conservatory of Contemporary Dance--2008-2011, Lincoln, NE

Advanced/Pre-professional modern, composition

Nebraska Youth Theatre—2010, 2011 Haymarket Theatre, Lincoln, NE

Theatre Arts, movement, play writing

Anderson-Hoxey Dance Project—2008-09, Waverly, NE

Advanced modern

Diva’s Dance—2007-09, Omaha, Lincoln, NE

Advanced modern

Club Kicks—2007-08, Lincoln, NE

Creative movement, Beginning/Intermediate modern

University of Nebraska- Lincoln Artist in Residence—2006-2007, Lincoln, NE

Modern Dance 3/4

Brady Street Theatre—1997 San Francisco, CA

Modern dance

Mission Arts--1997, San Francisco, CA

Modern dance

Dance Umbrella Visiting Artist Program--1998, 1999, 2000, Boston, MA

As part of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company residencies

Milwaukee Arts in the School Program--1995, Milwaukee WI

As part of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company residencies

Karen McWilliams Studio--1995, Lincoln, NE

Modern dance

Lincoln Public Schools—1996, 2006 Lincoln, NE

Body/Mind/Arts Workshop

 

Rockford Area Arts Council Artist in residence--1991-1992, Rockford, IL

Body/Mind/Arts Workshop

Illinois Boys and Girls Club-- 1992, Rockford, IL

Body/Mind/Arts Workshop

 

Bibliography of original work

2014--- Alone/Together, OmniArts Nebraska

At the Watering Hole... All Must Go. OmniArts Nebraska

2013—Temporal Sculptures in the Naked Museum, OmniArts nebraska,

in collaboration with Sheldon Museum of Art

A full evening length work comprised of a personalized retelling of “An Afternoon of the Faun,” and three pieces set to John Cage remixes.

2012—the Red Balloon OmniArts nebraska

2011—Marginalia@40 Haymarket Theatre, Lincoln, NE

A two act dance theatre concert of three works created from mental notation of movement phrases and explorations in composition (awarded best original work in 2011 by Lincoln Journal-Star)

Bits & Pieces (a series of movement phrases expressed through rhythms)

Sonnet Project ( deconstruction and reconstruction of sonnet structure, love and sculpture)

Experiencing…, eyes open or V-Tone/the Tale of Eklavya (Author— 50 min. epic poem/ballet weaving auto-biography, the Vagal Tone,and stories from the Mahabharata)

the lonely book Haymarket Theatre, Lincoln, NE

A meditation performed in three phases with two women, two men, collaborating playwright, Virginia Smith

2010—the lonely book Haymarket Theatre, Lincoln, NE

Presented as a benefit for the Haymarket Theatre to celebrate its re-opening after suffering major structural damage

2008—Having/Sharing --six lessons I learned from Bill

Lincoln Community Playhouse Lincoln, NE

2007—Having/Sharing six lessons I learned from Bill UNL, Johnny Carson Theatre    

Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Destinations Series Lincoln, NE

commissioned by Artistic Director Virginia Smith.

Two act one man show telling of my tenure with Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, and my close friendship with Bill T. Jones

2006--Raining on Violetta Loft at the Mill Lincoln, NE

Solo created for a benefit for Nebraska AIDS Project in conjunction with a concert version of La Traviatta

2005—Trim Private garden showing New York City, NY

Producer/Director Open-air site specific experimental staged/choreographed reading of an original edit of two novels by Samuel Beckett,

with two readers and a dancer.

Crawl La Mama Annex Theatre New York City, NY Dance is…! festival

Choreographer/Director (by invitation)

2004-- Invisible Circles 92nd Street Y New York City, NY

Author/Performer Duet with choreographer Catherine Cabeen

2003—Gertrude in the Garden Private garden showing New York City, NY

Director, Open-air site specific staged reading of “Dr. Faustus Lights the Lights”, by Gertrude Stein

2001--B.E. Aaron Davis Hall New York City, NY

Choreographer/Director Group work performed to an original score, blending three novels

2000-- Cosine HERE ART New York City, NY

Contributing Performer/Editor, collaboration with Heather Raikes

1999-- The Who that Horton Heard 7th Street Loft Lincoln, NE

Choreographer/Director Evening length work with original music by VinceLearned,

benefiting the Nebraska AIDS Project

1997--Loved as Many Sons/ the Child Warrior Brady St. Theatre San Francisco, CA

Solo using original score comprised of text from the little Prince and an autopsy report created for the San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Dance Festival (by invitation)

1996-- Lepidoptera 7th Street Loft Lincoln, NE, New York City, NY, San Francisco, CA

Evening length, multi-media theatre piece, Collaborators, Heather Raikes, Amphaymany Keohavong

1992-- Dreaming of the Clear Blue WaterRockford, IL

Multi-media group work/ silent art auction created to benefit the AIDS House, Rockford

1991-- Requiem for a Mother Rockford IL

Group work commissioned by Without Shoes Modern Dance Company

1990--Socializing Animals the Unitarian Church Lincoln, NE

Choreographer/Director Dance theatre piece with original text and music created to benefit KZUM radio, in Lincoln, NE

1989--Generations Descending Galveston Island Outdoor Musicals Galveston, TX

Dance theatre group work

 

Education/Workshops Dancer/Performer

1989-1990—Universityof Nebraska, Lincoln

            Theatre/ Dance

 

1999—2001— New School University, Ney York City

            Playwriting/Psychology/Philosophy

 

2008-2009--The Diavolo Project

Workshop with the Diavolo Dance Theatre Company in Los Angeles, CA to create an original work with national participants, while a select group worked to learn the Diavolo technique of creating and teaching dancers and non-dancers, project created through collaboration of the Omaha Performing Arts Center, Omaha, NE, and the Lied Center for the Preforming Arts, Lincoln, NE. Performances in Los Angeles, CA and Omaha, Lincoln, NE

 

1991-- Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

Participated as an apprentice with the company, and worked peripherally with Ann Bogart and the SITI Company who was also in Residence.

 

Actor/Featured Dancer --in regional professional theatre

(* denotes work done as Daniel Russell, Daniel Russell Kubert member of AEA/AGMA)

 

1992-2002

Principal Dancer —Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, New York City, NY  

 

2014

Odette--- La Cage aux Folles OmniArts Nebraska

Principal Dancer--- Alone/Together, At the Watering Hole. OmniArts nebraska

Adam--- Next Fall OmniArts nebraska

2013

Death—the Everyman Project (workshop production) OmniArts nebraska

Faun, Principal Dancer—Temporal Sculptures in the Naked Museum OmniArts nebraska

Ensemble/Player—PIPPIN OmniArts nebraska

2012

Gospel—Understanding K & Q: Standing with Each Other OmniArts nebraska

Gospel/the Groundskeeper—Understanding K & the Red Balloon OmniArts nebraska

2011

Belize, Mr. Lies -- Angels in America(Millennium Approaches)

                Flatwater Shakespeare Company, Lincoln, NE 

Mardian —Antony and Cleopatra (Movement Director)

      Flatwater Shakespeare Company, Lincoln, NE  

2008

Elsie —Cabaret (Choreographer/special effect, movement coordinator)

Lincoln Community Playhouse, Lincoln, NE

2006

Bacchus, Hermes, Cinyras —Metamorphoses(Movement Director)

Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Lincoln, NE

1997

Hunk, Scarecrow —The Wizard of Oz (special movement direction)

Pinewood Bowl, Lincoln, NE

1994

Prayer Leader (u.s.), Featured dancer —Dream on Monkey Mountain

Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN (Director, Bill T. Jones)

1992

Protean —A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Clockwork Dinner Theatre, Rockford, IL

1991

Don Fernando… y Souza, Featured dancer —Candide, Anything Goes, Little Me, Amadeus

Seaside Music Theatre, Dayton Beach, FA

Featured dancer —Mother of Three Sons(Director, Choreographer, Bill T. Jones

Houston Grand Opera, Houston, TX)

1990

Larry, Noah Claypool, Feature dancer —Cheaper by the Dozen, Oliver, Hello Dolly,

Best…Whorehouse

Northern Lights Playhouse, Minocqua, WI

Guard, “Dog”—The King & I (Original Broadway re-staging)

Theatre Under the Stars, Houston TX

1989

Featured dancer*—New Year (Sir Peter Hall, Director, Bill T. Jones, Choreographer)

Houston Grand Opera, Houston, TX

Featured dancer—Oklahoma, South Pacific, Lone Star

Galveston Island Outdoor Musicals, Galveston, TX

The Duchess, March Hare,White Knight —Alice in Wonderland/the Manhattan Project

Featured dancer-- Pippin

Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Lincoln, NE