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Hubbard Street to Host 2015-16 Professional Development Institute for Dance Educators Hubbard Street to Host 2015-16 Professional Development Institute for Dance Educators
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton, and its Youth, Education and Community Programs department, under the leadership of Kathryn Humphreys, are pleased to offer a Professional Development Institute comprised of twelve diverse events throughout the 2015-16 academic year, de... (more...)
The Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 10/6 The Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India to Perform at Smothers Theatre, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

The Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India present The Spirit of India at Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University on Tuesday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour to Stop at AT&T Performing Arts Center This Fall Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour to Stop at AT&T Performing Arts Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

TITAS Presents, in association with the AT&T Performing Arts Center, proudly announced today that it is co-commissioning an evening of new work by Twyla Tharp, one of the most important and influential choreographers of our time. The work will premiere in Dallas at the AT&T Performing Arts Center Ma... (more...)
Artist/Producer, Marina Kamen Shares The 'Real' Legs Behind the 'Dames at Sea' Tappers Onstage Contest! Artist/Producer, Marina Kamen Shares The 'Real' Legs Behind the 'Dames at Sea' Tappers Onstage Contest!
by Marina Kamen - September 03, 2015

Why all young Entertainers need to have that 'thick skin' in Show Biz! Along with over 100 tap dance hopefuls,with blue short flowing mini skirt, tan tights and silver classic stripy tap shoes, Dorothy Sapyta showed up ready to 'tap those troubles away' at the Dames At Sea on stage Contest held at ... (more...)
Coyote Dancers to Pay Tribute to Dudley Williams, 10/23-25 Coyote Dancers to Pay Tribute to Dudley Williams, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

Maher Benham and Coyote Dancers announce three evenings of works choreographed by Ms. Benham, and dedicated to her company's beloved teacher, mentor, and friend Dudley Williams (1938-2015).   The evening will feature the world premiere of Ms. Benham's 'A Song for Dudley,' along with Coyote repertory... (more...)
Julie Kent Named American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive Artistic Director Julie Kent Named American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

Julie Kent has been named artistic director of American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive programs, it was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. In addition to her leadership responsibilities with ABT's Summer Intensives, she will serve as a teacher and coach for ABT's main Company, S... (more...)
Joffrey Ballet Announces Child Auditions for THE NUTCRACKER, 9/20 Joffrey Ballet Announces Child Auditions for THE NUTCRACKER, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

 The Joffrey Ballet holds open auditions for the Children's Cast of the last staging of Robert Joffrey's The Nutcracker at its downtown studios in Joffrey Tower, 10 E. Randolph Street, Sunday, September 20.  All students ages 9-14 between 4' and 5' in the greater Chicagoland area with dance experien... (more...)
Nashville Ballet's PETER PAN Set for 9/18-20 Nashville Ballet's PETER PAN Set for 9/18-20
by BWW News Desk - September 03, 2015

Nashville Ballet is kicking off its 30th anniversary season with a trip back to Neverland September 18-20, 2015, at TPAC's Jackson Hall. This family-friendly production tells the classic story of a boy who doesn't want to grow up—complete with storybook sets, enchanting costumes and on-stage flying.... (more...)
Aaron Atkins' BALLET INC. Comes to Ailey Citigroup Theater, 10/3 Aaron Atkins' BALLET INC. Comes to Ailey Citigroup Theater, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Rising young choreographer Aaron Atkins returns to the Ailey Citigroup Theater with his 17-member company for a performance of eight world premieres and repertory dances by Atkins and company associate director Edgar Peterson, Saturday, October 3 at 8 PM.... (more...)
New York Theatre Ballet to Bring LEGENDS & VISIONARIES Program to Schimmel Center, 9/19-20 New York Theatre Ballet to Bring LEGENDS & VISIONARIES Program to Schimmel Center, 9/19-20
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

On Saturday and Sunday, September 19th and 20th, New York Theatre Ballet will present four ballets in an unforgettable evening. The program will include ballets by Agnes deMille, Nicolo Fonte, Merce Cunningham, and Pam Tanowitz.... (more...)
New York Theatre Ballet to Bring CINDERELLA to the Schimmel Center, 9/20 New York Theatre Ballet to Bring CINDERELLA to the Schimmel Center, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

On Sunday, September 20th, noted dance company, New York Theatre Ballet will present their children's ballet, CINDERELLA. With a Dancing Clock, wacky Stepsisters and everyone's favorite princess, CINDERELLA features choreography by Donald Mahler, costumes by Metropolitan Opera's Resident Costume Des... (more...)
Atlanta Ballet Artistic Director to Depart Atlanta Ballet Artistic Director to Depart
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Atlanta Ballet Board of Trustees chair Allen W. Nelson announced today that artistic director John McFall will end his tenure with the organization after what will be 21 years at its helm. His last day as artistic director will be June 1, 2016. ... (more...)
Retired ABT Dancer, Julie Kent, to Take On New Role With the Company Retired ABT Dancer, Julie Kent, to Take On New Role With the Company
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Retired principal ballet dancer of American Ballet Theater, Julie Kent, will begin as artistic director of the summer intensive programs for young dancers with the company.  She will also be a teacher and coach for the Ballet Theater, its studio company, and at its Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School,... (more...)
Principal Dancers Maria Mosina and Sharon Wehner Join Colorado Ballet for 20th Season Principal Dancers Maria Mosina and Sharon Wehner Join Colorado Ballet for 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Colorado Ballet principal dancers Maria Mosina and Sharon Wehner recently started their 20thseasons with Colorado Ballet.  Both dancers joined the Company in 1995.... (more...)
Visceral Dance Chicago Sets Fall 2015 Harris Theater Engagement Visceral Dance Chicago Sets Fall 2015 Harris Theater Engagement
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Visceral Dance Chicago will begin its 2015-2016 season with a Fall engagement at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park, the first mainstage Chicago performance of the company's third season. Fall Engagement, as the program is titled, will include a world premiere by Artistic Director Nick Pupillo an... (more...)
DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 21 Line-Up Announced - Full List! DANCING WITH THE STARS Season 21 Line-Up Announced - Full List!
by Caryn Robbins - September 02, 2015

The 21st season of DANCING WITH THE STARS premieres on Monday, September 14th (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.... (more...)
Visceral Dance Chicago Launches Fall Engagement With Premieres by Nick Pupillo and Fernando Melo at Harris Theater, 10/10 Visceral Dance Chicago Launches Fall Engagement With Premieres by Nick Pupillo and Fernando Melo at Harris Theater, 10/10
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

Visceral Dance Chicago will begin its 2015-2016 season with a Fall engagement at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park, the first mainstage Chicago performance of the company's third season. Fall Engagement, as the program is titled, will include a world premiere by Artistic Director Nick Pupillo an... (more...)
The New York Theater Ballet Announces New Season The New York Theater Ballet Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2015

The New York Theater Ballet announced its new season. The NYTB has made its new home in a new studio space in  St. Mark's Church in the East Village. They will also hop around Manhattan theaters and small towns along the East Coast as part of its goal to reach underserved cities.... (more...)
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS's Robert Fairchild to Tribute Gene Kelly at 2015 PEARL JUBILEE AN AMERICAN IN PARIS's Robert Fairchild to Tribute Gene Kelly at 2015 PEARL JUBILEE
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS's Robert Fairchild is the latest star to join ROLEX's Career Transition For Dancers 30TH ANNIVERSARY PEARL JUBILEE: A STAR-STUDDED RETROSPECTIVE, slated for Monday, September 28, at 7:00 pm.... (more...)
Houston Ballet to Open 46th Season with MANON, 9/10-20 Houston Ballet to Open 46th Season with MANON, 9/10-20
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

From September 10 - 20, 2015, Houston Ballet launches its 46th season with a revival of the epic love story Manon, choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan and featuring scenery and costumes by the acclaimed British designer Peter Farmer. Houston Ballet will give six performances of Manon at Wortham T... (more...)
Houston Ballet to Open 46th Season with MANON, 9/10 Houston Ballet to Open 46th Season with MANON, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

Houston, Texas – From September 10 – 20, 2015, Houston Ballet launches its 46th season with a revival of the epic love story Manon, choreographed by Sir Kenneth MacMillan and featuring scenery and costumes by the acclaimed British designer Peter Farmer. Houston Ballet will give six performances of M... (more...)
MYSTIC INDIA: THE WORLD TOUR Coming to NJPAC, 9/18 MYSTIC INDIA: THE WORLD TOUR Coming to NJPAC, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

After performing to sold-out audiences across the world, Mystic India: The World Tour comes to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Prudential Hall in Newark, NJ on Sept. 18... (more...)
Emma Barbin Joins Marblehead School of Ballet Emma Barbin Joins Marblehead School of Ballet
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) is proud to announce and welcome dancer Emma Barbin to the school's faculty. ... (more...)
Top Four Finalists Revealed on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Top Four Finalists Revealed on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
by TV News Desk - September 01, 2015

Last night, host Cat Deeley announced that Gaby Diaz and Hailee Payne are the Top Two Stage finalists and Virgil Gadson and Jana “Jaja” Vankova are the Top Two Street finalists who move one step closer to being named America's Favorite Dancer.... (more...)
Pennsylvania Ballet Kicks Off New Season with New Works, New Artistic Director, 10/22 Pennsylvania Ballet Kicks Off New Season with New Works, New Artistic Director, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2015

Philadelphia, PA (August 31, 2015)– Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella are proud to present a classic masterpiece with George Balanchine's Concerto Barocco, as well as two exhilarating and edgy works; Wayne McGregor's Chroma, and Christopher Wheeldon's DGV: Danse à Grande Vitess... (more...)


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