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Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 STAGE TUBE: Broadway Dancers Get 'Tappy' to Pharrell Williams' Hit Single
by Stage Tube - August 05, 2014

Christopher Rice, of Broadway's Book of Mormon and last year's 'Cups: A Tap Dance', now brings you this tap dancing rendition of Pharrell William's hit song, 'Happy'. Featuring 11 of the hottest dancers from Broadway and Broadway tours performing in the stunning Brooklyn Lyceum to a toe-tapping, chart-topping hit, Rice has created a never before seen, unique, and thrilling dance video experience. Check it out below! (more...)


2) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 BWW Recaps: SYTYCD's Top-10 Perform with All-Stars as Two are Eliminated; Updated with Full Reviews & Pictures!
by Matt Tamanini - August 07, 2014

Well, if you weren't fully invested in Season 11 of 'So You Think You Can Dance' yet, tonight is the night to dive-in head first. With the Top-10 being joined by an incredible cast of All-Stars, this week's episode brought about as much excitement as a dance fan can handle. Each dancer was, more or less, paired with an All-Star inside their genre, and nearly all of the 10 couples delivered excellent routines. That being said, a few left me disappointed. (more...)


3) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 Encores! BAND WAGON, LADY, BE GOOD, ZORBA! and Four MTC World Premieres Set for NY City Center's 2014-15 Season; Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2014

New York City Center's 2014-15 season features an exciting lineup of dance and musical theater that begins with the 11th season of City Center's acclaimed Fall for Dance Festival. The Festival features 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, and will kick off in September with two free dance performances at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park in association with The Public Theater, followed by five unique programs at City Center in October. The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event starring Brian Stokes Mitchell, follows in November, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns for a month-long engagement in December. (more...)


4) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 STAGE TUBE: Andrew Prashad Taps to ONCE Tune 'Falling Slowly' in Toronto
by Stage Tube - August 05, 2014

Andrew Prashad choreographed a tap routine to 'Falling Slowly' from the musical ONCE and you can check it out below! The combo was created for an advanced tap class Prashad taught with the Toronto Rhythm Initiative. (more...)


5) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Announces Michael Jackson-Themed Episode; 2014 Tour!
by TV News Desk - August 07, 2014

On Wednesday, Aug. 13 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), on a special themed-episode, each performance will be choreographed to a Michael Jackson song (more...)


6) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 BWW Reviews: Cirque du Soleil's AMALUNA Dazzles at National Harbor
by Elizabeth Bruce - August 04, 2014

Cirque du Soleil celebrates 30 years of spectacular circus arts this year with the presentation of the first ever majority female performance ensemble. Directed by renowned director, Diane Paulus, AMALUNA features a 70% female company of astonishingly skilled circus artists. (more...)


7) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 Camille A. Brown Launches New BLACK GIRL SPECTRUM Community Initiative
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2014

Camille A. Brown & Dancers (CAB&D), recognized for its visceral movement and unflinching approach to comedic and controversial themes, announces Black Girl Spectrum, a multi-faceted community engagement initiative. The new yearlong initiative, lead by Bessie-nominated choreographer Camille A. Brown, uses dance as a means to address civic, educational, and economic struggle through cultural and creative empowerment. Aimed to explore the spectrum of identities among African American females, the initiative will also serve as participatory research to mold and inform Brown's new work-in-progress, Black Girl (working title), which is slated to premiere in September 2015. (more...)


8) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 VIDEO: HEDWIG's Spencer Liff Choreographs Broadway Routine on Last Night's SYTYCD
by TV News Desk - August 07, 2014

'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' choreographer Spencer Liff was on hand to create a gorgeous routine to 'Maybe This Time', sung by Liza Minnelli. (more...)


9) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Launch Houston Ballet's 2014-15 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2014

From September 4-14, 2014, Houston Ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of John Neumeier's three-act ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream. The ballet is based on Shakespeare's lighthearted play of the same name and follows the hijinks and hilarity that ensues when a well-intentioned plan with a love potion goes awry. Created in 1977, A Midsummer Night's Dream has served as Mr. Neumeier's calling card, being seen as one of his most joyous and popular creations. Houston Ballet is the first American ballet company to perform the famous work and it is the first piece by Mr. Neumeier to enter the Houston Ballet repertoire. (more...)


10) Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/3/2014 - 8/10/2014 James Earl Jones, Chita Rivera, Alvin Ailey, American Ballet Theatre, Silva Dance and More Set for Career Transition For Dancers' 2014 Jubilee This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 05, 2014

ROLEX presents NEW YORK NEW YORK a helluva town - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Aves) NYC followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Angela Lansbury will receive the 2014 Rolex Dance Award. (more...)



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