DANCE NEWS COVERAGE


World of Dance presents International Dance Day Livestream World of Dance presents International Dance Day Livestream
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

World of Dance, one of the most trusted and biggest dance and music entertainment brands, combining a successful digital platform of more than 8 million subscribers with the world's largest international urban dance competition is hosting a livestream in celebration of International Dance Day of vid... (more...)
BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 4/28 - Rita Moreno with Lifetime Achievement Award and More! BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 4/28 - Rita Moreno with Lifetime Achievement Award and More!
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week!... (more...)
Belen Maya to Host Flamenco Dance Workshops in Santa Barbara, Long Beach Belen Maya to Host Flamenco Dance Workshops in Santa Barbara, Long Beach
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Vida Flamenca is proud to host flamenco dancer Belen Maya in a series of educational workshops in Southern California including Santa Barbara May 4 & 5; and Long Beach May 6 & 7.... (more...)
Candoco Dance Company Announces New Dancers Candoco Dance Company Announces New Dancers
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Candoco Dance Company is pleased to announce Mickaella Dantas and Olivia Edginton have joined the permanent company. The new dancers will join Megan Armishaw, Joel Brown, Jason Mabana, Laura Patay and Toke Broni Strandby and will perform with the ensemble for the first time this Autumn when the comp... (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff - April 28, 2017

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December... (more...)
AMP Concerts presents BOSQUE REDONDO MEMORIAL GOURD DANCE AMP Concerts presents BOSQUE REDONDO MEMORIAL GOURD DANCE
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

AMP Concerts is thrilled to kick off the DCA-sponsored NMC2 program of events at State Historic Sites by collaborating with JJ Ahboah and Elle Curly-Jackson to coordinate the Second Annual Gourd Dance at the Bosque Redondo Memorial in Fort Sumner on Saturday, May 13.... (more...)
Scottish Ballet to Bring A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to The Music Center Scottish Ballet to Bring A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to The Music Center
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Dance reveals its powerful theatricality as The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, welcomes Scottish Ballet on May 19 - 21, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season.... (more...)
2017 Chicago SummerDance Lineup Announced 2017 Chicago SummerDance Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

The largest annual outdoor live music and dancing series in the United States, the 21st Annual Chicago SummerDance invites dancers of all abilities to flock to the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park and Chicago Park District locations throughout the city.... (more...)
Boston Ballet School Presents ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE, 5/24 Boston Ballet School Presents ANNUAL NEXT GENERATION PERFORMANCE, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Boston Ballet School presents its annual Next Generation performance. This year's program includes the famous Peasant Pas de Deux in Giselle, a world premiere by Harvard Dance Director and choreographer Jill Johnson, Strut, George Balanchine's Walpurgisnacht, Jaime Sierra's Legión, and opens with Le... (more...)
Verb Ballets And Body EDT At Danceworks 2017, 5/11-13 Verb Ballets And Body EDT At Danceworks 2017, 5/11-13
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

 Returning from its two week international tour to Taiwan, Verb Ballets features a shared program with Taiwanese dance company BodyEDT for DanceWorks 2017 presented by Cleveland Public Theatre. Verb Ballets' presents a dynamic evening of works by company dancers Michael Hinton and Antonio Morillo.... (more...)
Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES, 5/18-26 Gelsey Kirkland Ballet Presents RUSSIAN TREASURES, 5/18-26
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Recently, the esteemed Gelsey Kirkland Ballet has become the headquarters for lesser known pieces from some of the greatest Russian choreographers of all time. Continuing this tradition, Gelsey Kirkland Ballet announced today the next program of its 2016/2017 season will be Russian Treasures...... (more...)
Italian Dance Connection Announces 2017 Festival Week, 5/30 Italian Dance Connection Announces 2017 Festival Week, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

ITALIAN DANCE CONNECTION (“IDACO nyc”), Vanessa Tamburi, Artistic Director announced today its 2017 Festival Week, May 30 through June 4, the organization's third annual contemporary dance and art event in NYC.... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre and St. Louis Symphony Collaborate for FIREBIRD Performance With Misty Copeland and Isabella Boylston American Ballet Theatre and St. Louis Symphony Collaborate for FIREBIRD Performance With Misty Copeland and Isabella Boylston
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

One of the world's greatest dance companies, American Ballet Theatre (Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director), will unite with the seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning musicians of the St. Louis Symphony in February 2018, at the University of Nebraska's Lied Center for Performing Arts. The collaboration was ... (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff - April 27, 2017

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December... (more...)
Belgrade Theatre Announces 11 MILLION REASONS TO DANCE for International Dance Day Belgrade Theatre Announces 11 MILLION REASONS TO DANCE for International Dance Day
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

To celebrate International Dance Day this Saturday 29 April, the Belgrade Theatre has announced its photography exhibition 11 Million Reasons to Dance which is currently on display at the theatre. ... (more...)
BWW Review:  Douglas Martins PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by ARB is Stunning BWW Review: Douglas Martins PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by ARB is Stunning
by Marina Kennedy - April 27, 2017

The stunning World Premiere of Douglas Martin's Pride and Prejudice by the American Repertory Ballet (ARB) was performed at Princeton's McCarter Theater on Friday, April 21st and Saturday, April 22nd. Martin, the company's Artistic Director, has created a fabulous production that brings Jane Austen'... (more...)
BWW Review: Canadian Stage's MEETING and ENDINGS Awaken the Gamut of Human Emotion BWW Review: Canadian Stage's MEETING and ENDINGS Awaken the Gamut of Human Emotion
by Taylor Long - April 27, 2017

From fascination to fear, Canadian Stage's MEETING and ENDINGS are a rollercoaster ride of insight into the human condition. The two works are part of Canadian Stage's Spotlight Australia, a six-week showcase of cross-disciplinary performance running until May 7 and featuring the works of acclaimed ... (more...)
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Presents 'Magnetic Fields' Exhibit Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Presents 'Magnetic Fields' Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the forthcoming exhibition, Magnetic Fields: Expanding American Abstraction, 1960s to Today, which will be on view at Kemper Museum June 8 through September 17, 2017, and will then travel to the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washingt... (more...)
IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre To PAINT BY NUMBERS, 6/9-18 IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre To PAINT BY NUMBERS, 6/9-18
by Molly Tracy - April 27, 2017

IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre delves into the creative action of dance and painting, set to live music by the Quadraphonix in 'Paint By Number,' scheduled for June 9, 10 and 11 and June 16, 17 and 18 at Ward Gateway Center, 333 Ward Avenue in the former Sports Authority building.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: First look at Columbus Moving Company's  WE Photo Coverage: First look at Columbus Moving Company's WE
by Jerri Shafer - April 27, 2017

Columbus Moving Company celebrates the musical triumph of David Bowie, in collaboration with their founding members' mentor Kristina Isabelle, through directed modern dance improvisation in their latest evening length work, WE. A tribe of seven dancers explore the abstract implications of gender, se... (more...)
Hong Kong Dance Company Announces Inaugural Site-Specific Performance at Hullett House/1881 Heritage Hong Kong Dance Company Announces Inaugural Site-Specific Performance at Hullett House/1881 Heritage
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

Hong Kong Dance Company (HKDC) is back not only with its award-winning dance drama, but its very first site-specific performance at the heritage hotel, Hullett House, and historical and cultural landmark, 1881 Heritage, on May 13 (Saturday).... (more...)
American Repertory Ballet to Host Physical Therapy Panel Discussion American Repertory Ballet to Host Physical Therapy Panel Discussion
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

On Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host a panel discussion, 'Physical Therapy: Taking Care of the Young Dancer's Body,' as part of its On Pointe enrichment series. This event will be held at ARB's Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 North H... (more...)
RDT Launches New Commission Celebrating Bears Ears National Monument RDT Launches New Commission Celebrating Bears Ears National Monument
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Repertory Dance Theatre, the nation's oldest and most successful modern dance repertory company, is excited to announce the launch of our newest commission and project, Sacred Lands/Sacred Waters with long-standing collaborator, Zvi Gotheiner. ... (more...)
Yellow Earth Theatre Company presents YELLOW EARTH ACADEMY 2017 This July Yellow Earth Theatre Company presents YELLOW EARTH ACADEMY 2017 This July
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Yellow Earth Theatre Company's ACADEMY is now in its 8th year and will run from July 17th to July 28th at ALRA in a bid to inspire the next generation of British East Asian* actors. This intensive, two week, fully funded course led by professionals working in the industry will give students a taste ... (more...)
Photo Flash: New York's Top Chefs Support Groove With Me Dance Program for Girls Photo Flash: New York's Top Chefs Support Groove With Me Dance Program for Girls
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Groove With Me's annual benefit, Tap & Tapas, took place on Monday, April 24 at Studio 450. The dazzling event included a walk around tasting of New York's hottest chefs and restaurants including Becky Flammino of Beauty & Essex, Jaime Sudberg of Vandal, Julian Medina of La Chula, Ryan Angulo & Just... (more...)