DANCE NEWS COVERAGE


Lucille Frak Brings FRAKING TRIP to Long Island Lucille Frak Brings FRAKING TRIP to Long Island
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

Fraking Trip is a brand new performance written, directed and choreographed by Lucile  Frak Graciano, the 2017 winner of NY's Got Talent. The multimedia dance performance will be performed over four nights at the Elektra Theater. After winning the contest, the artist was given one month to produce t... (more...)
Kaeja d'Dance Brings You #XTOD Live 6/30 Kaeja d'Dance Brings You #XTOD Live 6/30
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

This summer through February 2018 Allen and Karen will be presenting a new project Extraordinary TO Dances (X-TOD) and Solo Dance Exchange (SDex) in a collaborative three-phase dance project.... (more...)
The National Ballet of Canada Celebrates Canada's 150th Anniversary The National Ballet of Canada Celebrates Canada's 150th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

In celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary, The National Ballet of Canada's special project, 150 Pointes of Canada, has attracted interest and participation from across the country.... (more...)
TITAS Presents Season, Featuring MOMIX, Malpaso Dance and More, on Sale Friday TITAS Presents Season, Featuring MOMIX, Malpaso Dance and More, on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

TITAS Presents, in association with the nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center, announced today that single tickets will go on sale Friday, June 30 at 10 a.m.... (more...)
Dance Umbrella Announces First Digital Series MY DANCE DNA Dance Umbrella Announces First Digital Series MY DANCE DNA
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2017

Following its recent announcement of the 2017 festival programme, Dance Umbrella, in partnership with The Space, today announces a brand new talks series that gets into the minds of Britain's top contemporary choreographers and finds out what makes their hearts beat faster.... (more...)
Ross Dance Company to Present 2017 PRAISE DANCE CONCERT at Kala Art Institute Ross Dance Company to Present 2017 PRAISE DANCE CONCERT at Kala Art Institute
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2017

Ross Dance Company has announced its annual Praise Dance Concert at the Kala Art Institute and Gallery in Berkeley at 8 pm. Join Ross Dance for an evening of exhilarating movement danced in an intimate space to contemporary gospel music.... (more...)
Dancesanity Stars Present POWER OF LOVE Dancesanity Stars Present POWER OF LOVE
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2017

Sol Dance Center presents its much anticipated annual showcase Dancesanity: The Power of Love at the Frank Sinatra School, Tony Bennett Theater (35-12, 35th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106) today, June 24th at 8 pm.... (more...)
Jurgita Dronina to Dance with The National Ballet of Canada and English National Ballet Next Season Jurgita Dronina to Dance with The National Ballet of Canada and English National Ballet Next Season
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina will be a Lead Principal Dancer with English National Ballet in London, England next season. Ms. Dronina will remain with The National Ballet of Canada as Principal Dancer and will b... (more...)
Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's TCHAIKOVSKY Set for The Music Center This June Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's TCHAIKOVSKY Set for The Music Center This June
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2017

Angelenos will discover the personal struggles behind the success of world-renown composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as The Music Center welcomes Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg's Tchaikovsky on June 23-25, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season.... (more...)
Alessandra Belloni Brings MUSIC FOR THE BLACK MADONNA to Open Center Today Alessandra Belloni Brings MUSIC FOR THE BLACK MADONNA to Open Center Today
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2017

Internationally renowned singer, tambourine virtuoso and acclaimed reviver of ancient southern Italian music, Alessandra Belloni, will join world famous master bansuri flautist Steve Gorn in a special performance to celebrate  the Summer Solstice. The artists will blend healing chants, dances and dr... (more...)
The Royal Ballet Has Landed in Brisbane The Royal Ballet Has Landed in Brisbane
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

The wait is over as members of The Royal Ballet arrive today in Brisbane, in the Company's first Australian visit for 15 years.... (more...)
Paul Taylor Dance Company and the U.S. Debut of Roy Assaf Dance at Jacob's Pillow Paul Taylor Dance Company and the U.S. Debut of Roy Assaf Dance at Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

Based in Israel, Roy Assaf Dance makes its U.S. debut with a program of clever and heartfelt works in the Doris Duke Theatre July 12-16. A rising choreographic star, Assaf has been commissioned by companies across the globe including Batsheva Dance Company, The Royal Swedish Ballet, National Dance C... (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Shaping Sound's Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Shaping Sound's Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - June 22, 2017

Today's guests are Travis Wall, Nick Lazzarini, and Teddy Forance of Shaping Sound. This was one of the most fun episodes I've done so far! You learn right off the bat why these three are family. You find out the reasons why they started their own company and what plans they have for it in the futur... (more...)
Choreographer Tommie-Waheed Evans to Create New Work for Verb Ballets Choreographer Tommie-Waheed Evans to Create New Work for Verb Ballets
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

It is with great excitement that Verb Ballets hosts guest choreographer Tommie-Waheed Evans in-studio from June 26-30, 2017.... (more...)
BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre Offers a New Production of John Cranko's EUGENE ONEGIN, Courtesy of the National Ballet of Canada
by Sondra Forsyth - June 22, 2017

John Cranko's Eugene Onegin is often referred to as a “story ballet for grown-ups” since it is devoid of the fantasy birds and other magical creatures that populate so much of the classical ballet canon. The dancers portray real people with real emotions as Cranko brings to life Alexander Pushkin's ... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and Copenhagen Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and Copenhagen
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,' returns to Paris, Basel, several German cities, and Copenhagen to perform 15 ballets from July 4 - September 10.... (more...)
Interactive Dance Show #FOLLOWME Announces Ultimate Fan Finale Contest Interactive Dance Show #FOLLOWME Announces Ultimate Fan Finale Contest
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

#FOLLOWME, the brand new interactive dance show starring WilldaBeast (“So You Think You Can Dance”), Nia Sioux (“Dance Moms”), Kenneth San Jose, and Janelle Ginestra (“Step Up), announces the #FOLLOWME Ultimate Finale Fan Contest, offering fans across the country the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity t... (more...)
Chicago Human Rhythm Project Welcomes Artist In Residence Dani Borak Chicago Human Rhythm Project Welcomes Artist In Residence Dani Borak
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) has announced that world-renowned performer, choreographer and teacher Daniel 'Dani' Borak is its Artist In Residence (A.I.R.). Borak's three-year residency will be longer and more expansive in scope than previous CHRP artist residencies, with his responsibilities... (more...)
Dimitri Chamblas Joins CalArts as New Dean of The School of Dance Dimitri Chamblas Joins CalArts as New Dean of The School of Dance
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) announces that Dimitri Chamblas, former artistic director of the Paris Opera's creative digital platform 3rd Scene, has been chosen as the new Dean of the Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance.... (more...)
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Present New York Premiere of CROSSCURRENT Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Present New York Premiere of CROSSCURRENT
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will present the New York Premiere of Ms. Chen's CrossCurrent, a collection of new works created on her journey as an immigrant artist attempting to reconcile the two cultures inside her, one she was born into, the other she chose to join.... (more...)
Raja Feather Kelly's Newest Warhol-Inspired Work Headed to LUMBERYARD Festival Raja Feather Kelly's Newest Warhol-Inspired Work Headed to LUMBERYARD Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts will present the feath3r theory in: Another Fucking Warhol Production, or Who's Afraid of Andy Warhol?, a new work from Raja Feather Kelly and his company the feath3r theory, June 22-24 at The Kitchen as part of the second annual LUMBERYARD in the City festiva... (more...)
Jon Kinzel to Perform New Work This Month at The Yard Jon Kinzel to Perform New Work This Month at The Yard
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

With a cast of five, including four dancers and one sculptor, Jon Kinzel's untitled new work explores new performance material, dance vocabulary, humor, gravitas, and the connections between live art and object making. The piece reveals unadorned and deeply detailed kinetic, articulate, and visual l... (more...)
Burn Up the Dance Floor Comes to Ailey Extension This Summer Burn Up the Dance Floor Comes to Ailey Extension This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

This summer, Ailey Extension is launching new weekly classes and one-time-only workshops for adults and even for the entire family. From dance fitness to bellydance to yoga classes, there's something for students of all levels and backgrounds. Led by New York City's best choreographers and teachers,... (more...)
Dance Now Announces 2017 DANCE NOW Festival, 9/6-9 at Joe's Pub Dance Now Announces 2017 DANCE NOW Festival, 9/6-9 at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

DANCE NOW is pleased to announce the lineup for the 2017 DANCE NOW Festival. Acclaimed for its adventurous short-takes format, the annual DANCE NOW Festival presents an eclectic array of works by some of today's most exciting dance makers. The 22nd season of this exuberant showcase will feature 40 e... (more...)
Hubbard Street Season 39 Spotlight Ball Raises Over $800,000 Hubbard Street Season 39 Spotlight Ball Raises Over $800,000
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, one of the world's premier contemporary dance organizations, together with Event Chair and Chair of Hubbard Street's Board of Directors, Sara Albrecht, and Honorary Chair Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Corporate Honoree, Exelon, held its Season 39 Spotlight Ball on Wednesday, J... (more...)