DANCE NEWS COVERAGE


BODYTRAFFIC to Return to The Joyce with Anton Lachky's PRIVATE GAMES BODYTRAFFIC to Return to The Joyce with Anton Lachky's PRIVATE GAMES
by BWW News Desk - January 18, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will welcome back BODYTRAFFIC, one of L.A.'s leading contemporary dance companies, performing a program that includes the world premiere of Anton Lachky's Private Games: Chapter One, from January 18-22.... (more...)
Nimbus Dance Works Receives $15K Grant From Local Foundation Nimbus Dance Works Receives $15K Grant From Local Foundation
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Nimbus Dance Works is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant of $15,000 from a local foundation who chooses to remain unnamed. The funds will support scholarships for youth ages 2-18 to attend the School of Nimbus Dance Works, including the School's Pre-Professional Program, Nimbus You... (more...)
Country Dance*New York presents A DAY OF WALTZ & CONTRA DANCE Country Dance*New York presents A DAY OF WALTZ & CONTRA DANCE
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Country Dance*New York (CD*NY) is presenting A Day of Waltz & Contra Dance on Saturday, January 28, 2017 with live and lively music by three stellar musicians: Larry Unger, Naomi Morse, and Marco Brehm. No previous experience is required and it is not necessary to come with a partner. All dances wil... (more...)
Flamenco, LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS and More Set for Queens Theatre's Winter/Spring 2017 Season Flamenco, LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS and More Set for Queens Theatre's Winter/Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

Queens Theatre is launching its Winter/Spring 2017 Season with a diverse array of presentations, including the acclaimed dance company FLAMENCO VIVO CARLOTA SANTANA, Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot Lovers and a new Queens Theatre production of the American classic, The Miracle Worker.... (more...)
International Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and More International Human Rights Arts Festival to Feature HAMILTON Dancer, Bessie Winner and More
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

2016 Bessie Award-winning choreographer Joya Powell brings her Movement of the People Dance company to the premiere International Human Rights Art Festival, New York City's first arts-advocacy festival of its kind.... (more...)
NYCB To Feature Choreography by Justin Peck and Music By Dan Deacon in Winter 2017 Lineup NYCB To Feature Choreography by Justin Peck and Music By Dan Deacon in Winter 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

As "the world's most creatively prodigious ballet troupe" (The New York Times), each winter the NYC Ballet honors their mission in a program featuring a new work. This season they feature two premieres alongside a vibrant Peter Martins ballet.... (more...)
East London Dance Announces its First Raft of Projects for 2017 East London Dance Announces its First Raft of Projects for 2017
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

A brand new partnership with HeadStart Newham Mental Health Prevention Programme and the return of the annual Dance Enterprise Ideas Summit and Ideas Fund are the first of a raft of new projects for 2017 announced by East London Dance today. ... (more...)
Award Winning COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET To Perform At Miller Auditorium, Today Award Winning COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET To Perform At Miller Auditorium, Today
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2017

World-renowned dance group, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, opens the second half of the 2016-17 season with their performance at Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium today, Jan. 17, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. ... (more...)
The BALLET BOYZ Return To The McCallum Theatre, 1/30-31 The BALLET BOYZ Return To The McCallum Theatre, 1/30-31
by David Green - January 16, 2017

The McCallum Theatre welcomes the return of the acclaimed British dance company BalletBoyz® for performances on Monday, January 30, at 8:00pm and Tuesday, January 31, at 8:00pm. Described by The Guardian as "a paradox of muscular impact and weightless flight," the company's evocative style sets new ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Dance Theatre of Harlem's DANCECleveland Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Dance Theatre of Harlem's DANCECleveland
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem presents DANCECleveland at Playhouse Square at the Ohio Theatre, January 21, 2017 at 3:00 and 7:00pm.  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek below!... (more...)
Boston Ballet Presents North American Premiere Of William Forsythe's ARTIFACT Boston Ballet Presents North American Premiere Of William Forsythe's ARTIFACT
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2017

Boston Ballet proudly begins its five-year partnership with world-renowned choreographer William Forsythe with the North American company premiere of his full-length ballet Artifact. Forsythe revolutionized ballet; he "fundamentally changed the way we look at, and think about, classical dance" (Rosl... (more...)
Dance Theatre of Harlem to Bring MLK Celebration to NJPAC This Winter Dance Theatre of Harlem to Bring MLK Celebration to NJPAC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Dance Theatre of Harlem on Today, January 14, 2017 at 8:00 PM at Prudential Hall.... (more...)
The Dance Complex to Present 2nd Annual CATALYSTS This January The Dance Complex to Present 2nd Annual CATALYSTS This January
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2017

For a second year, 2016-17 CATALYSTS! artists-in-residence will perform at The Dance Complex for three weekends in January.... (more...)
Chen Dance Steps Presents NEWSTEPS, 1/12-14 Chen Dance Steps Presents NEWSTEPS, 1/12-14
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2017

Chen Dance Center presents newsteps, its semi-annual emerging choreographer's series, January 12-14 at 7:30 PM.   Since 1994, its theater has supported and presented hundreds of young dancers and choreographers developing innovative new works through space and production grants. ... (more...)
Tony Yazbeck Helms Vignettes for YoungArts' 2017 Backyard Ball Tonight Tony Yazbeck Helms Vignettes for YoungArts' 2017 Backyard Ball Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2017

Tonight, January 14, 2017, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) will host its largest annual fundraiser, the Backyard Ball performance and gala, as the culmination of the organization's signature program, National YoungArts Week, through January 15.... (more...)
Bi-Coastal Artists Challenge Gender Norms in Exposed Dance-Theatre Experience Bi-Coastal Artists Challenge Gender Norms in Exposed Dance-Theatre Experience
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

The creative team of This is Not A Table for Three (2014) is reunited in a daring new work, sans, premiering in New York City this January after a sold-out Seattle run. Christin Call, Daniel Christensen, and Joshua Dent, directed by Lauren Hlubny, challenge traditional gender stigmas while at their ... (more...)
Alvin Ailey Dancers to Take the Stage at NJPAC This Spring Alvin Ailey Dancers to Take the Stage at NJPAC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

New Jersey Performance Arts Center (NJPAC) is honored to present the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater annual Mother's Day weekend performances starting on May 12- 14, 2017.... (more...)
Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center Enda Walsh's ROOMS, New Music Series and More Slated for Spring 2017 at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

Even before breaking ground on their new home, IAC will welcome audiences into the existing Cybert Tire site for Rooms, a site-specific theatrical installation by the great Irish playwright Enda Walsh (May 3-28). IAC will present Rooms alongside St. Ann's Warehouse premiere of Walsh's new play, Arli... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Presents CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE in Joyce Debut The Joyce Theater Presents CCN - BALLET DE LORRAINE in Joyce Debut
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to welcome Centre Chorégraphique National - Ballet de Lorraine, one of France's leading contemporary dance companies, in its Joyce debut from February 7 – 12, featuring the New York premiere of the company's latest wo... (more...)
BWW Review: The 7th ANNUAL CLIVE BARNES AWARDS BWW Review: The 7th ANNUAL CLIVE BARNES AWARDS
by Marsha Volgyi - January 13, 2017

I had the pleasure of attending the 7th Annual Clive Barnes Awards on January 9, 2017 at the Walter Reade Theater of Lincoln Center. Last year, I also attended this ceremony, which supports artists from both the theater and dance worlds through financial gifts and accolades in memory of the indefati... (more...)
New York City Dance Allliance Foundation Shapes The Destiny Of Young Dancers With 7th Annual Fundraising Performance New York City Dance Allliance Foundation Shapes The Destiny Of Young Dancers With 7th Annual Fundraising Performance
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

The New York City Dance Alliance Foundation (NYCDAF), a forward-thinking charity committed to shaping the future lives and training of young dancers, returns to The Joyce Theater, January 30, 2017 with Destiny Rising.... (more...)
Ballet Folclorico da Bahia Brings Brazil to Jones Hall on Today Ballet Folclorico da Bahia Brings Brazil to Jones Hall on Today
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

The only professional folk dance company of its kind in Brazil, Bale Folclorico da Bahia will return to Houston today, January 13th, at 8 pm in Jones Hall, presented by Society for the Performing Arts.... (more...)
Jessica Lang Dance Will Return to Eccles Center This Winter Jessica Lang Dance Will Return to Eccles Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

Jessica Lang Dance, the company founded by award-winning choreographer Jessica Lang, will perform a return engagement on the Eccles Center Stage, Today, January 13 at 7:30 PM. ... (more...)
Trisha Brown Dance Company Set for 'NIGHT OF PHILOSOPHY' at Brooklyn Public Library Trisha Brown Dance Company Set for 'NIGHT OF PHILOSOPHY' at Brooklyn Public Library
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2017

The Trisha Brown Dance Company will be the featured performing artists at A Night of Philosophy & Ideas at the Central Library of Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) from Saturday, January 28 to Sunday, January 29.... (more...)
Risa Jaroslow to Premiere TOUCH BASS at ODC This April Risa Jaroslow to Premiere TOUCH BASS at ODC This April
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2017

Risa Jaroslow + Dancers has announced its return to ODC this April in the world premiere of TOUCH BASS an evening-length work conceived and directed by acclaimed veteran choreographer Risa Jaroslow in collaboration with Bay Area bassist and composer Lisa Mezzacappa, named 'one of the most imaginativ... (more...)