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Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 Candace Cameron, Drew Carey & Billy Dee Williams Among DWTS Season 18; Full Cast Revealed!
by TV News Desk - March 04, 2014

This season's exciting new cast of 'Dancing with the Stars' was revealed Tuesday morning, exclusively on Good Morning America. (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 Mara Wilson and Jenny Jaffe to Co-Host NYU's UltraViolet Live 2014, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2014

ULTRAVIOLET LIVE [UVL] is a New York University tradition showcasing the best of NYU student talent. Preliminary rounds are hosted across the university's campuses in New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi and the best 15 acts compete live at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. UVL, sponsored by the Inter-Residence Hall Council [IRHC] and Tisch Alumni Relations, is now in its eleventh year. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 Mara Wilson and Jenny Jaffe Co-Host NYU's UltraViolet Live 2014 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2014

ULTRAVIOLET LIVE [UVL] is a New York University tradition showcasing the best of NYU student talent. Preliminary rounds are hosted across the university's campuses in New York, Shanghai and Abu Dhabi and the best 15 acts compete live at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. UVL, sponsored by the Inter-Residence Hall Council [IRHC] and Tisch Alumni Relations, is now in its eleventh year. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's THE YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO THE ORCHESTRA is Captivating
by David Clarke - March 07, 2014

In celebration of Stanton Welch's tenth anniversary as Artistic Director at Houston Ballet, the company is presenting a mixed repertory program that showcases his work as a choreographer. Across the three acts, audiences are treated to stunningly beautiful stage pictures, fascinating movement, and breathtaking feats of agility and poise. With their THE YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO THE ORCHESTRA program, Houston Ballet splendidly illustrates why Houston is truly to lucky to have Stanton Welch in our city. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 Carol Lawrence to Guest Star in Ziegfeld Society's A SALUTE TO ROCKETTE HISTORY II, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2014

The Ziegfeld Society will present A SALUTE TO ROCKETTE HISTORY II on Saturday, March 15th, an original musical revue which tells the history of the precision dance line founded in 1925 by choreographer Russell Markert, inspired by The Tiller Girls in THE ZIEFELD FOLLIES OF 1922, and their evolution from their early beginnings as The Missouri Rockets to the Roxyettes to the now legendary Rockettes. The production will have musical direction by Mark York (musical director of Jim Dale's upcoming Roundabout production JUST JIM DALE), written. directed and choreographed by former Rockettes Mary Six Rupert and Karyn Tomczak. (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 BWW Interviews: Daniel Mantei - None But the Lonely Heart
by Barnett Serchuk - March 03, 2014

Daniel Mantei joined American Ballet Theatre's Studio Company in 2002 and became a member of American Ballet Theatre in 2003. Through his work, Mantei aims to explore themes of humanism by infusing classically inspired movement with an intention of anatomical and kinetic awareness. In his latest work, he collaborates with the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) representing some of the Tchaikovsky's balletic works through dance both choreographed and performed by Mantei. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 The Flying Steps to Bring RED BULL FLYING BACH to Civic Opera House for Exclusive U.S. Engagement, 6/20-29
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2014

For the first time in the United States after three seasons of sold out performances around the world, the celebrated and distinguished dance crew The Flying Steps will bring Red Bull Flying Bach to Chicago, making its debut in an exclusive U.S. engagement for six performances only downtown at the historic Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, June 20 - 29, 2014. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Offers a Music Lesson Along With Four Ballets Set to Scores by French Composers
by Sondra Forsyth - March 03, 2014

As a welcome surprise during the New York City Ballet matinee on Saturday, March 1st 2014 at the Koch Theater, the recently renovated orchestra pit rose so that Interim Music Director Andrews Sills could give us an interesting history lesson with the musicians in full view. Under the direction of Guest Conductor Henrik Vagn Christensen, they played passages from Debussy's "Prelude to an Afternoon of a Faun" and from works by Saint-Saens, Wagner, and Chopin while Sills explained that Debussy was "a bridge" between the legacy of the romantic age and the modern era. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 BWW Reviews: THE RED DRESS Brings the Dance Artistry of China to the Koch
by Sondra Forsyth - March 07, 2014

For the third year, China Arts and Entertainment Group is treating NYC dancegoers to an all-too-limited engagement of a lavish and exquisitely performed dance theater piece at the Koch Theater in Lincoln Center. Opening night of "The Red Dress" on Thursday March 6th 2014 will be followed by performances on the evenings of March 7th and 8th and a matinee on March 9th. Don't miss this chance to see superbly trained dancers, gorgeous costumes, immaculate ensemble work, ingenious stagecraft, and an enigmatic but satisfying story line. The title refers to the fact that Chinese brides traditionally wear red because it is a strong color that brings good luck. Yet the heroine of this drama seems never to have her dream wedding come true. The musical accompaniment includes some singing in Chinese but you won't need a translation to understand the plot. The universal language of dance tells all. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 3/2/2014 - 3/9/2014 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Winner Joshua Allen to Lead Hip Hop-Contemporary Master Workshop at Adage Dance Studio, 3/22-23
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2014

Joshua Allen, winner of the fourth season of So You Think You Can Dance, who was featured in the 2011 remake of the Kevin Bacon film, Footloose, will teach a master workshop in hip-hop and contemporary dance at the 'Take Flight With Us' Master Workshop, Saturday and Sunday, March 22 and 23 at Adage Dance Studio, 14747 Northsight Blvd, No. 106 in Scottsdale. (more...)


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