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BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's CINDERELLA BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's CINDERELLA
by Barnett Serchuk - July 06, 2015

When the Sadler's Wells (now the Royal Ballet) first performed "Cinderella" on its triumphant 1949 debut performance at the old Metropolitan Opera, John Martin, the eminent New York Times dance critic, was not engrossed. He wrote that it was difficult to be enthusiastic about it, but "if it were str... (more...)
Breaking News: American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland to Join Cast of ON THE TOWN in August Breaking News: American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland to Join Cast of ON THE TOWN in August
by Matt Tamanini - July 05, 2015

On the heels of being named the first female African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, The New York Times is reporting that Misty Copeland will be joining the cast of Broadway's ON THE TOWN next month. After New York City Ballet principal dancer Megan Fairchild departs the s... (more...)
Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 6/28/2015 - 7/5/2015
by BWW - July 05, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 6/28/2015 - 7/5/2015. ... (more...)
Emmy-Winning Choreographer Phil Black Has Passed Away Emmy-Winning Choreographer Phil Black Has Passed Away
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2015

On the morning of June 5 at the Actors Fund Nursing Home in Englewood NJ, the Jazz and Tap teacher Phil Black passed away after fighting Parkinson's disease for over 20 years.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Robbie and Megan Fairchild Talk Awards Season, Broadway vs. Ballet, and More! BWW Interview: Robbie and Megan Fairchild Talk Awards Season, Broadway vs. Ballet, and More!
by Sally Henry - July 04, 2015

What's better than becoming a principal dancer in the NYC Ballet and then scoring a major role on Broadway? Doing it all with your brother or sister.... (more...)
Mark Stuart Dance Theatre Launches New Kickstarter to Support STANDARD TIME Mark Stuart Dance Theatre Launches New Kickstarter to Support STANDARD TIME
by BWW News Desk - July 04, 2015

Mark Stuart Dance Theatre (MSDT), has announced the launch of it's third fundraising campaign on Kickstarter – and it started with a bang on Monday, with matching pledges that immediately guarantees the company at least $20,000 of the $37,000 they have set as their goal.... (more...)
ODC to Present West Coast Debut of Lucky Plush Productions' THE QUEUE, 8/13-15 ODC to Present West Coast Debut of Lucky Plush Productions' THE QUEUE, 8/13-15
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

ODC Theater is proud to present the West Coast debut of Lucky Plush Productions.... (more...)
Julie Pappas Smith to Guest Teach at Marblehead School of Ballet Julie Pappas Smith to Guest Teach at Marblehead School of Ballet
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

Broadway performer, Julie Pappas Smith, a North Shore native, returns to the Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) in Marblehead, Massachusetts this summer to teach two master classes, floor-barre and musical theatre jazz.  Originally from Swampscott, Massachusetts, Pappas Smith began her professional t... (more...)
HCD to Present GISELLE, 7/25 HCD to Present GISELLE, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) Dance Department presents Giselle, a ballet by Adolphe Adam, on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Millard Auditorium at the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford. Guest choreographer and artistic director of the produc... (more...)
NSCB Awards Scholarship to Dancer NSCB Awards Scholarship to Dancer
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

The North Shore Civic Ballet (NSCB), a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, announces that Michaiah Fernandes has been awarded a scholarship to attend the Marblehead School of Ballet's (MSB) 2015 Summer Intensive in Marblehead, Massachusetts. Eleven-year-old Michaiah attends KIPP Academy Charter Scho... (more...)
Jersey Tap Fest Sets 6th Season Jersey Tap Fest Sets 6th Season
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

?Jersey Tap Fest, NJ's sole dance festival featuring world-class tap faculty and extravaganza, celebrates its sixth year, August 13-16, 2015 in Roselle Park and Bloomfield, NJ. This year, the 4-day festival will offer two main stage performances: an updated format of audience favorite TAP 'N TIME, a... (more...)
Misty Copeland Talks Historic Achievement as ABT's First Black Principal Ballerina Misty Copeland Talks Historic Achievement as ABT's First Black Principal Ballerina
by TV News Desk - July 02, 2015

At just 32 years old, Misty Copeland has made history and helped pave the way for future dancers of color.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Presents a New Swan Queen BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Presents a New Swan Queen
by Rose Marija - July 02, 2015

At the matinee performance of Swan Lake on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, Misty Copeland spread her wings, giving her first New York City performance of Odette-Odile in ABT's Swan Lake, choreography by Kevin McKenzie after Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov, to the glorious music of Peter Ilyitch Tchaikovsky. ... (more...)
JCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas Lineup JCCSF Welcomes Scholars, Athletes, Musicians, Chefs and More for 2015-16 Arts & Ideas Lineup
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) Chief Executive Officer Marci Glazer announced the outstanding thinkers, writers and entertainers that will comprise the diverse lineup for the 2015-16 Arts & Ideas season.... (more...)
David P. Thiele Is the New Managing Director of David H. Koch Theater David P. Thiele Is the New Managing Director of David H. Koch Theater
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

New York City Ballet announced today that David P. Thiele has been appointed Managing Director of the David H. Koch Theater, and he will begin his position on July 27, 2015. Thiele, who has spent nearly 30 years working in the performing arts world, has been the Vice President of Facilities and Oper... (more...)
BWW Dance TV Interviews: Judith Fugate and Medhi Bahiri BWW Dance TV Interviews: Judith Fugate and Medhi Bahiri
by Barnett Serchuk - July 01, 2015

Ballet NY will present the world premiere of What Ever, choreographed by Medhi Bahiri, as well as works by John Butler, William Forsythe and Stanton Welch, July 9 - 11 at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue).... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow to Welcome Dorrance Dance, Featuring Music by BIGLovely & BODYTRAFFIC Jacob's Pillow to Welcome Dorrance Dance, Featuring Music by BIGLovely & BODYTRAFFIC
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

Following two sold-out engagements in both 2013 and 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents tap sensation Dorrance Dance with famed singer/songwriter Toshi Reagon and her band BIGLovely in the return of The Blues Project, July 1-5 in the Ted Shawn Theatre. Founded in 2011 by Jacob's Pillow Danc... (more...)
Dance Comedy LIFE IN TROUBLE to Play PianoFight, 8/5-7 Dance Comedy LIFE IN TROUBLE to Play PianoFight, 8/5-7
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2015

Life in Trouble is a coming of age comedy about a young man growing up in the mid 90's, battling the times, his circumstances, and cultural perceptions while pursuing his dream of becoming a profession artist. The show tracks the changes we've all seen in the Bay Area, and the nation, over the last ... (more...)
Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow Set for The Queens County Farm Museum, 7/24-26 Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow Set for The Queens County Farm Museum, 7/24-26
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

The 37th annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow will be held at The Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park, New York on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 24, 25, & 26, 2015.... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Announces New Promotions American Ballet Theatre Announces New Promotions
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

Stella Abrera and Misty Copeland have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Arron Scott and Cassandra Trenary have been promoted to Soloist effective August 1, 2015.   In addition, Maria Kochetkova, a principal dancer with San F... (more...)
CoisCeim Dance Theatre to Present THE WOLF AND PETER CoisCeim Dance Theatre to Present THE WOLF AND PETER
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

Baboró, Ireland's flagship international arts festival for children and families, is delighted to announce one of the highlights of the 2015 programme.  The award-winning CoisCéim Dance Theatre will celebrate their 20th anniversary with its first-ever production for children and their families. The ... (more...)
ARB's Princeton Ballet School's Summer Intensive Program Begins This Week ARB's Princeton Ballet School's Summer Intensive Program Begins This Week
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

On Monday, June 29, ballet students from around the world started their first day of training at Princeton Ballet School, the official school of NJ's premiere professional ballet company American Repertory Ballet, at the school's studios in the Princeton Shopping Center. This is Princeton Ballet Sch... (more...)
Dance for Nepal Benefit Set for Union Square Theatre Tonight Dance for Nepal Benefit Set for Union Square Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

The DRI Foundation, the charity arm of the world's foremost business continuity certification and education nonprofit Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International, in partnership with 39 Steps and Red Rope Productions, will be hosting an exclusive, one-night benefit titled Dance for Nepal tonight... (more...)
Rumer Willis Continues with DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! Tour at Segerstrom Following Foot Injury Rumer Willis Continues with DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! Tour at Segerstrom Following Foot Injury
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2015

Following a sold-out winter tour and the 10th Anniversary Season of ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars, Dancing with the Stars: Live! is back on the road, visiting Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE ROYAL BALLET Offers an Uneven Mixed Bill by British Choreographers BWW Reviews: THE ROYAL BALLET Offers an Uneven Mixed Bill by British Choreographers
by Sondra Forsyth - June 29, 2015

The second program of the Royal Ballet of England's return to New York City after an 11-year hiatus – and the first appearance of the company at the Koch Theatre in Lincoln Center – was an ambitious but not entirely successful presentation of works by British choreographers. The greatest failing was... (more...)


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