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BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 3/24 - Cirque du Soleil's OVO and More! BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 3/24 - Cirque du Soleil's OVO and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week!... (more...)
BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group, MoCADA, TFANA Launch Downtown Brooklyn Arts Management Fellowship BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group, MoCADA, TFANA Launch Downtown Brooklyn Arts Management Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG), The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) and Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA) have announced that applications are now open for the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Management Fellowship, a newpilot program whose aim is to build long-term equity and di... (more...)
Met Box Office to Open Sunday Met Box Office to Open Sunday
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 15-July 8, will feature the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's Whipped Cream and the Company Premiere of Ratmansky's Souvenir d'un lieu cher. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on s... (more...)
SF DanceWorks Announces 2017 Season SF DanceWorks Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Now in its second season,SFDanceworks, a repertory dance company founded by San Francisco Ballet soloist James Sofranko, has announced details for this year's program, June 22-24, co-presented by ODC Theater. The U.S. premiere of British choreographer Christopher Bruce's Shadows and a newly commissi... (more...)
Ailey Extension Presents 'World Dance Performance Workshops', 4/9 Ailey Extension Presents 'World Dance Performance Workshops', 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Ailey Extension's annual World Dance Performance Workshops kick off the week of April 9th, bringing together all communities to celebrate and share rich heritages from around the world. For eight weeks, students will be immersed in traditional dance styles and cultural rhythms through weekly two-hou... (more...)
BWW Dance Review: Pennsylvania Ballet's LE CORSAIRE BWW Dance Review: Pennsylvania Ballet's LE CORSAIRE
by Barnett Serchuk - March 24, 2017

When Angel Corella assumed the position of Artistic Director of the Pennsylvania Ballet and didn't renew many contracts of its former dancers, there was a negative buzz all over. I can't comment on that, since I was not privy to any information, but judging by the performance of his new production o... (more...)
NORTE MAAR To Celebrate The Fifth Season Of COUNTERPOINTE, 4/7-9 NORTE MAAR To Celebrate The Fifth Season Of COUNTERPOINTE, 4/7-9
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Norte Maar, a committed international think-tank dedicated to the creation, promotion, and presentation of collaborations in the disciplines of the visual, literary, and the performing arts.... (more...)
Grand Rapids Ballet Announces Spring Break Camp Grand Rapids Ballet Announces Spring Break Camp
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

 Grand Rapids Ballet School is offering an excellent activity for children in West Michigan during spring break from school.... (more...)
New York Theatre Ballet To Play At Edgecombe Community College Performing Arts Series, 3/30 New York Theatre Ballet To Play At Edgecombe Community College Performing Arts Series, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet, the foremost chamber ballet company in the United States, will return to Tarboro, North Carolina on March 30, 2017 at 7:30pm to perform in the Edgecombe Community College Performing Arts Series, bringing a program of mixed repertoire. NYTB has performed in the series annuall... (more...)
Critically Acclaimed Dance Troupe Bodytraffic Makes Santa Rosa Debut Critically Acclaimed Dance Troupe Bodytraffic Makes Santa Rosa Debut
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

 Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC)welcomes the critically acclaimed dance company, BODYTRAFFIC, for one night only onTuesday, April 25, 2017 at 8 p.m. Called "one of the most talked-about companies nationwide" by the Los Angeles Times, BODYTRAFFIC takes centerstage in Santa Rosa for the first... (more...)
Take a Trip Around the World with Ailey Extension's World Dance Performance Workshops Take a Trip Around the World with Ailey Extension's World Dance Performance Workshops
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Ailey Extension's annual World Dance Performance Workshops kick off the week of April 9th, bringing together all communities to celebrate and share rich heritages from around the world. For eight weeks, students will be immersed in traditional dance styles and cultural rhythms through weekly two-hou... (more...)
Nunnbetter Dance Theatre Advances to Youth America Grand Prix Dance Finals in NYC Nunnbetter Dance Theatre Advances to Youth America Grand Prix Dance Finals in NYC
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Nunnbetter Dance Theatre (NDT), one of Bergen County, New Jersey's premier dance schools, is proud to announce that all three ensemble pieces entered into the Youth America Grand Prix competition earlier this year were awarded a spot in the NYC Finals taking place April 8 and 9, 2017 in New York Cit... (more...)
Groove With Me's TAP & TAPAS Benefit to Feature Tastings by NYC's Hottest Chefs Groove With Me's TAP & TAPAS Benefit to Feature Tastings by NYC's Hottest Chefs
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Groove With Me's annual benefit, Tap & Tapas, will take place on Monday, April 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.... (more...)
TITICUT FOLLIES: THE BALLET World Premiere Set for NYU Skirball Center TITICUT FOLLIES: THE BALLET World Premiere Set for NYU Skirball Center
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Titicut Follies: The Ballet, a world premiere ballet choreographed by James Sewell and inspired by Frederick Wiseman's startling 1967 documentary, will run for three performances, April 28 - 30, 2017 at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Titicut Follies: The Ballet will be performed by the... (more...)
 Carolyn Dorfman Dance Announces D.E.P.T.H. Dance Education  Carolyn Dorfman Dance Announces D.E.P.T.H. Dance Education
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

 Carolyn Dorfman Dance, whose bold and dramatic works connect life and movement, are broadening student's dance knowledge and appreciation through classroom, after school programing, and curriculum building throughout communities across the nation. In 2016, the organization launched the D.E.P.T.H. I... (more...)
Photo Flash: TDF's Immersive PERFORMETERIA Festival Takes Over NYC Photo Flash: TDF's Immersive PERFORMETERIA Festival Takes Over NYC
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

On Monday night, March 20, Theatre Development Fund (TDF) presented the first of two evenings entitled PERFORMETERIA. PERFORMETERIA is TDF's first-ever immersive festival featured works from some of the most innovative Off-Off Broadway theatre and dance companies in New York City through its OffOff@... (more...)
Colburn School to Host Summer Workshops Colburn School to Host Summer Workshops
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

This summer, the Colburn School will host two, two-week, five-day summer workshops, June 19–30 and July 31–August 11, 2017, in preparation for The Music Center's holiday production of the all new George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® by Miami City Ballet.... (more...)
Nashville Ballet to Perform at JFK Center in DC, 4/17 Nashville Ballet to Perform at JFK Center in DC, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Nashville Ballet will make its debut appearance at the famed John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. to perform The Ben Folds Project April 17-23, 2017, as a part of the Ballet Across America series. Illustrating the most exciting, innovative dance happening across America... (more...)
Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12 Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

 On July 29, the Vail Dance Festival kicks off its 29th year (July 29- August 12) with a season of new collaborations, artist debuts, and world premieres.... (more...)
New Dance Alliance Announces 31st Annual Mix Festival, 6/8-11 New Dance Alliance Announces 31st Annual Mix Festival, 6/8-11
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

New Dance Alliance is pleased to announce the lineup for the 31st annual Performance Mix Festival. “The most elaborate festival of the unpredictable” (The New York Times), the 2017 festival will feature works by 20 local and international dance artists, as well as Performance Mix's annual community ... (more...)
BWW Review: LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO at the Kennedy Center BWW Review: LES BALLETS TROCKADERO DE MONTE CARLO at the Kennedy Center
by Roger Catlin - March 23, 2017

It's a long way from a cramped second-floor loft in lower Manhattan to the splendors of the Kennedy Center Opera House with a full orchestra.... (more...)
BWW Preview: BalletMet Announces 2017-18 Season Filled with Collaborations, World and Company Premieres BWW Preview: BalletMet Announces 2017-18 Season Filled with Collaborations, World and Company Premieres
by Amanda Etchison - March 23, 2017

BalletMet's 40th anniversary season will take audiences from the company's intimate performance space to the glittering land of Oz. The Columbus-based ballet company, which was founded in 1978, recently announced its 2017-18 season on its website.... (more...)
March 2017 Issue of “Dance Ink” Reveals Relationship Between Written and Movement Languages March 2017 Issue of “Dance Ink” Reveals Relationship Between Written and Movement Languages
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

As its lovers know, dance has a language of its own, written in space by the moving body. By graphically integrating the changing shapes of the dancing body with the static shapes of alphabetical letters, the newest issue of Dance Ink, scheduled for publication March 27, presents a dynamic visual re... (more...)
David Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in Brooklyn David Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

BRIC, Brooklyn's leading provider of free cultural programs, has announced the inaugural BRIC OPEN Festival, which will activate spaces throughout BRIC Arts | Media House, BRIC's 40,000 sf. home in Downtown Brooklyn, the weekend of April 27 - 30.... (more...)
RHYTHM IN MOTION to Return with Cutting Edge Tap Dance at The Duke on 42nd RHYTHM IN MOTION to Return with Cutting Edge Tap Dance at The Duke on 42nd
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

RHYTHM IN MOTION, the American Tap Dance Foundation's yearly performance showcase, returns to New York City March 29 through April 2 with new, groundbreaking tap dance choreography in two different programs at The Duke on 42nd Street.... (more...)