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Battery Dance to Present THE DURGA PROJECT, 8/20 Battery Dance to Present THE DURGA PROJECT, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Because of popular demand and an overwhelming audience response at the world premiere in May, Battery Dance will reprise its Indo-American collaboration of 'The Durga Project' as the finale of the 35th annual Battery Dance Festival on Saturday, August 20, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the Schimmel Center fo... (more...)
The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago Announces 43rd Season; Tickets on Sale 7/16 The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago Announces 43rd Season; Tickets on Sale 7/16
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago announces its 43rd season of presenting diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance. All performances, except where noted, take place at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Subscriptions go on sale June 20, and single tic... (more...)
BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET's 'Classic NYCB II' Is a Reminder of Why the Company in an Artistic Treasure BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET's 'Classic NYCB II' Is a Reminder of Why the Company in an Artistic Treasure
by Sondra Forsyth - May 24, 2016

On the afternoon of May 22nd 2016, audience members at a nearly sold out performance of New York City Ballet's 'Classic NYCB II' program at the Koch Theater in Lincoln Center were treated to five selections that underscored the impressive range and enduring excellence of the troupe's repertoire.... (more...)
San Francisco Ballet to Welcome New Company Members and Promotions! San Francisco Ballet to Welcome New Company Members and Promotions!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Effective immediately, San Francisco Ballet announces six promotions, five new Company members, and five apprentices for the 2017 Season. Soloist Carlo Di Lanno has been promoted to principal dancer and Francisco Mungamba, Julia Rowe, Wei Wang, and WanTing Zhao have been promoted to soloist. In addi... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting for Fifth & Sixth Weeks of 2016 Spring Season American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting for Fifth & Sixth Weeks of 2016 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Casting for the fifth and sixth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.... (more...)
Music Hall in Detroit Commissions Ballet for David Bowie Tribute Music Hall in Detroit Commissions Ballet for David Bowie Tribute
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The Music Hall in Detroit has commissioned a ballet as part of a tribute to legendary musician David Bowie.... (more...)
Pennsylvania Ballet to Perform Two Company Premieres in New Season Pennsylvania Ballet to Perform Two Company Premieres in New Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Philadelphia, PA (May 18, 2016) – Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella will enthrall audiences with passion, poetry, and human emotion in Balanchine and Beyond. This final program of the 2015/2016 Season features Hans Van Manen's Adagio Hammerklavier, Trisha Brown's O zlozony/ O c... (more...)
Chicago Dancemakers Forum Receives Support from Driehaus Foundation Chicago Dancemakers Forum Receives Support from Driehaus Foundation
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

(CHICAGO, IL) The Chicago Dancemakers Forum, together with the New England Foundation for the Arts, is excited to announce a grant of $25,000 from The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation to support the Chicago Regional Dance Development Initiative.  ... (more...)
Miami City Ballet Releases Company Roster for Upcoming Season Miami City Ballet Releases Company Roster for Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – (May 16, 2016) – Miami City Ballet (MCB) has announced its 50-member roster for the 2016-17 season, which opens on October 23 in Miami, including the promotions of Nathalia Arja to principal soloist and both Chase Swatosh and Shimon Ito to soloists, and the addition of four new d... (more...)
BWW Interview: Choreographer Jennifer Paulson-Lee Talks YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN BWW Interview: Choreographer Jennifer Paulson-Lee Talks YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Bob Rizzo - May 23, 2016

It's only a few moments before choreographer Jennifer Paulson- Lee will watch her cast give the press a 'sneak peek' of their rehearsals. They're preparing to perform three musical numbers from 'You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown' which will be presented at The York Theatre beginning this week for a l... (more...)
BWW Review: PROGRAM B of 'Soaking Wet' Wipes out with Lame Jokes and Relentless Repetition BWW Review: PROGRAM B of 'Soaking Wet' Wipes out with Lame Jokes and Relentless Repetition
by Juan Michael Porter II - May 23, 2016

On paper, Lawrence Goldhuber/Bigmanarts contrasted with Christopher Williams -- both theatrically inclined and unafraid of being wacky -- sounds marvelous. Marvelous dance evenings are certainly what Mr. Parker usually presents, but many hours after the fact I am still waiting for the magic of May 1... (more...)
BWW Dance Review: AMANDA SELWYN DANCE THEATRE Debuts Second Year of FOOTPRINTS Modern Dance Festival BWW Dance Review: AMANDA SELWYN DANCE THEATRE Debuts Second Year of FOOTPRINTS Modern Dance Festival
by Christina Pandolfi - May 23, 2016

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre premiered the second edition of its modern dance festival May 19, 2016 at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater on West 64th Street in Manhattan. Comprised of six distinct pieces from different choreographers, the night was a tribute to the creativity of movement and how... (more...)
BWW Dance Interview: Jelko Yuresha Reflects On His Past and The Dancers of Today BWW Dance Interview: Jelko Yuresha Reflects On His Past and The Dancers of Today
by Juan Michael Porter II - May 23, 2016

At 78, Jelko Yuresha has come to resemble a lion in repose. I recognize him immediately as I enter the lobby -- I am early, he is even earlier -- and what strikes me more than his subtle smile is his eyes. They are the eyes of a man who retains a zest for life though it is evident that little amuses... (more...)
Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 5/15/2016 - 5/22/2016
by BWW - May 22, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 5/15/2016 - 5/22/2016. ... (more...)
Garth Fagan, KS 360 and B-Girl Rokafella Serve as 2016 Dance Parade Grand Marshals Garth Fagan, KS 360 and B-Girl Rokafella Serve as 2016 Dance Parade Grand Marshals
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016

Dance Parade New York is pleased to announce that contemporary dance choreographer Garth Fagan, KS 360 aka 'Kwikstep' street dance veteran and global DJ, and B-Girl Rokafella, pioneer female hip-hop and break dancer, are headlining as Grand Marshals at the 10th Annual Dance Parade and Festival.... (more...)
The Mercer Dance Ensemble Presents DANCER DIARIES at Kelsey Theatre This Weekend The Mercer Dance Ensemble Presents DANCER DIARIES at Kelsey Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016

The Mercer Dance Ensemble (MDE) will present 'Dancer Diaries' at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre tonight, May 21 at 8 p.m. and tomorrow, May 22 at 2 p.m.... (more...)
Country Dance*New York Hosts ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE Event This Weekend Country Dance*New York Hosts ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE Event This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016

Country Dance*New York (CD*NY) is presenting English as a Second Language today, May 21, 2016 with live and lively music by the three stellar musicians of The Free Raisins.... (more...)
Atlantic City Ballet Ends Season with SWAN LAKE Tonight Atlantic City Ballet Ends Season with SWAN LAKE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016

Of all the great classics, Swan Lake remains the quintessential ballet of all time. It is the story of romance, sorcery and betrayal, and centered on one of life's most recognizable themes, the struggle between good and evil. The Atlantic City Ballet is bringing this timeless classic to the stage as... (more...)
Princeton Ballet School Announces Placement Class Schedule for Fall 2016 Princeton Ballet School Announces Placement Class Schedule for Fall 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, announces its Placement Class schedule in order to determine fall classes.... (more...)
New Aerial Dance GRACE AND DELIA ARE GONE Comes to Firehouse at Fort Mason Center New Aerial Dance GRACE AND DELIA ARE GONE Comes to Firehouse at Fort Mason Center
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Celebrating its 20th-anniversary season, Flyaway Productions has announced its newest aerial dance, GRACE AND DELIA ARE GONE, a site-specific work created for the Firehouse at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture.... (more...)
BWW Dance Review: A Conversation on Mixing Ballet and Tap at THE CENTER FOR BALLET AND THE ARTS BWW Dance Review: A Conversation on Mixing Ballet and Tap at THE CENTER FOR BALLET AND THE ARTS
by Caryn Cooper - May 20, 2016

On May 9th 2016, the Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University curated an interesting presentation entitled: Ballet and Tap Dancing: Oil and Water? The History of Attempts to Mix Ballet and Tap as part of their public conversations series. This one featured acclaimed author, dance critic... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Welcome Three New Dancers for Lincoln Center Season, 6/8-19 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Welcome Three New Dancers for Lincoln Center Season, 6/8-19
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Artistic Director Robert Battle welcomes new Company members Ashley Mayeux and Solomon Dumas, and returning dancer Constance Stamatiou in time for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's two-week 15-performance engagement at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts' David H. Koch Theater June 8th - 19th,... (more...)
BWW Review: New York Theatre Ballet Presents CHILDREN'S DANCE ON A SHOESTRING BWW Review: New York Theatre Ballet Presents CHILDREN'S DANCE ON A SHOESTRING
by Holly Kerr - May 20, 2016

One of New York City's cultural treasures, the New York Theatre Ballet, presented Children's Dance on a Shoestring on May 6th and May 7th, 2016, at New York Theatre Ballet's intimate E. 10th street studio inside St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. This was a delightful weekend of student dancers and th... (more...)
BWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE's 2016 Spring Gala Offered a Delightful Sampling of the Season's Repertoire BWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE's 2016 Spring Gala Offered a Delightful Sampling of the Season's Repertoire
by Sondra Forsyth - May 20, 2016

On the evening of May 16th 2016 at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center, the beloved troupe that was recognized as 'America's National Ballet Company' in 2006 by the United States Congress proved once again that the American Ballet Theatre is indeed a treasure. Dancegoers in dazzling forma... (more...)
Renee Gerardo/Dances and Inclined Dance Project Set for May at Green Space Renee Gerardo/Dances and Inclined Dance Project Set for May at Green Space
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/emerging artists in May. Fertile Ground will present new work by various artists and Take Root will present an evening of work by Renee Gerardo/Dances and Inclined Dance Project.  ... (more...)


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BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET's 'Classic NYCB II' Is a Reminder of Why the Company in an Artistic TreasureBWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET's 'Classic NYCB II' Is a Reminder of Why the Company in an Artistic Treasure
by Sondra Forsyth