Welcome to Bernard Schmidt Productions, Inc.
“(Dossavi’s) mastery of subtlety and nuance stood out in the debut of her company at RedCat…mesmerizing.”     Los Angeles Times
“A woman who dances…the slightly Hitchcockian heroine of a Felliniesque film.”    Danser Magazine (France)
From West Africa came WOFA! Percussions and Dance from Guinea which sparkled the stages of four continents till 2003. Now there is AWA, the second generation with seven fabulous percusionists and acrobats...
"CPBC has perfectly captured the untethered yearning of the fado...and channeled it into the explosive vigor of the dancers, among the best seen in New York this year, who roused the audience to its feet.”   The New York Times 

“Merlin Nyakam is unstoppable…You can almost see the sparks flying from (his) imagination. Megavolts of power,…utterly baffling.”      
The Guardian (UK)
International artists from around the world, at the crossroads of tradition and innovation!
"...high energy dancing made even more electric by the push of youthful ambition."    The New York Times

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"Infectious, inventive and utterly unique,...ECHOA blurs the line between music and movement."...Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera 

"The Radio Show...It's smart and self-aware, and luscious too: the complete package". The New York Times
"...sheer choreographic brilliance....it kept you on the edge of your seat".  Dance Magazine (New York, June 2013) 

Bernard Schmidt Productions, Inc.