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Patti LuPone, VOCE, Take Dance, Ben Vereen and More Set for Pace University's Schimmel Center in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2014

Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to announce the 2014 / 2015 season at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan, adjacent to City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge. Schimmel Center is a world-class performing arts and culture series with an emphasis on music superstars from around the globe, charismatic and crowd-pleasing dance performances, spectacular theatre and contemporary cabaret. The Schimmel Center season begins on September 21 with Voce, Rising Opera Stars in Recital, and culminates on May 30 with Ben Vereen. (more...)


Dancers Over 40 & Friends Set 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2014

Dancers Over 40....And Friends will celebrate its 20th Anniversary season with a full roster of exciting events, including: (more...)


Princeton Ballet School Offering New Class During 2014-15 Academic Year
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2014

Princeton Ballet School will begin its 2014-2015 academic year on September 5, 2014. This year, the school is offering a new class: Conditioning for the Mind and Body, or CoMBo. CoMBo will join CardioBallet on the roster of Exercise and Movement classes for adult students. (more...)


Photo Flash: SOUTH AFRICAN DANCE FESTIVAL October -November
by BWW News Desk - September 01, 2014

DANCE forms an important part of this year's vibrant AFROVIBES FESTIVAL 2014 with three outstanding dance productions from South Africa and one collaborative programme by Birmingham's ACE Dance & Music and South African choreographer Vincent Mantsoe (photo left of 'Mana' by Brian Slater). (more...)


Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/24/2014 - 8/31/2014
by BWW - August 31, 2014

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/24/2014 - 8/31/2014. (more...)


Colorado Ballet Finishes Move into New Building in Denver's Art District on Santa Fe
by BWW News Desk - August 30, 2014

Colorado Ballet announced today that it has completed the move into its new building at 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204. Construction on the 30,000 square foot building at the north end of Denver's Art District on Santa Fe was completed earlier this month. (more...)


VIDEO: Elizabeth Streb and More Take Movement to the Extreme in 'BORN TO FLY' Trailer
by Movies News Desk - August 29, 2014

Directed by Catherine Gund and featuring Elizabeth Streb and the Streb Extreme Action Company, BORN TO FLY: ELIZABETH STREB VS. GRAVITY will celebrate its opening in New York City on September 10 at FilmForum, followed by its LA debut on September 26th at Laemmle NoHo, followed by a a roll-out in Philadelphia, Portland, OR, San Francisco, Santa Fe, Boston, Detroit and more. Check out the trailer for the documentary film below! (more...)


Tickets to 2014-15 Pittsburgh Dance Council Season Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces single tickets go on sale, Friday, August 29, at 9AM, for the 2014-2015 Pittsburgh Dance Council season. Pittsburgh Dance Council is a division of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. All performances will take place at the Byham Theater located at 101 6th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. (more...)


Pennsylvania Ballet Dismisses Long-Time Artistic Leaders
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2014

The New York Times has confirmed that following Angel Corella's appointment as the Pennsylvania Ballet's new Artistic Director last month, the company has fired a slew of long-time artistic employees. (more...)


River North Dance Chicago's 25th Anniversary Season to Open with 'SILVER,' 8/8-11 at Harris Theater
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2014

Celebrating a milestone 25th Anniversary Season, River North Dance Chicago (RNDC) forges into the fall with "Silver: 25th Anniversary Fall Engagement," October 8 - 11, 2014 at the Harris Theater (205 E. Randolph Dr.). Led by Artistic Director Frank Chaves, who "with his spot-on musicality and straight-up embrace of emotion, has set a strong course for River North Dance Chicago" ("Chicago Tribune"), the company celebrates the past while defining the future as they introduce the U.S. premiere of "Flesh" by hot Spanish choreographer Ivan Perez and the world premiere of Chaves's own work "In the End," while reviving a company staple, Sherry Zunker's "Reality of a Dreamer." Tickets ($30 - $75) for the Fall Engagement public performances (Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11) are on sale now at www.rivernorthchicago.com and www.harristheaterchicago.org or by calling 312.334.7777. (more...)


Metropolitan Ballet Academy Alumnus Joins Next Generation Ballet as New Artist
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2014

Metropolitan Ballet Academy alumnus, Peter Weil, age 18, will join the Next Generation Ballet as a New Artist for the 2014 -2015 season, and as a former YAGP Medal winner, has been invited by Youth America Grand Prix to appear in the International Young Medal Winners Ballet Performances at the XIX Annual International Ballet Festival of Miami, on September 6th, 2014. (more...)


Metropolitan Ballet Academy Alumnus Joins Next Generation Ballet as New Artist
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2014

Metropolitan Ballet Academy alumnus, Peter Weil, age 18, will join the Next Generation Ballet as a New Artist for the 2014 -2015 season, and as a former YAGP Medal winner, has been invited by Youth America Grand Prix to appear in the International Young Medal Winners Ballet Performances at the XIX Annual International Ballet Festival of Miami, on September 6th, 2014. (more...)


Savion Glover's SoLo iN TiME Set for WHBPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 29, 2014

Jill Newman Productions presents Savion Glover's SoLo iN TiME at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center tonight, August 29 at 8:00 p.m. Starring internationally renowned tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover & The SaiNtz, the performance is produced by The HooFeRzCLuB with improvography by Gregory Hines and Jimmy Slyde. (more...)


AxS Festival 2014 to Mix Art and Science in Pasadena, 9/19-10/5
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

Pasadena Arts Council (PAC) is proud to announce AxS Festival 2014 | Curiosity, in diverse venues throughout the greater Pasadena area from Friday, September 19, 2014, through Sunday, October 5, 2014. (more...)


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season Lineup, 12/3 - 1/4
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital "American Cultural Ambassador" to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage for the 43rd consecutive year from December 3, 2014 - January 4, 2015. The Company will present 39 performances during an exciting annual season that has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)


Colorado Ballet Moves into Denver's Art District
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

Colorado Ballet announced today that it has completed the move into its new building at 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO 80204. Construction on the 30,000 square foot building at the north end of Denver's Art District on Santa Fe was completed earlier this month. (more...)


Iglesias, Paul to Perform & Dewan Tatum, Shankman, Lipinski, Allen to Judge on SYTYCD Finale
by TV News Desk - August 28, 2014

Last night Zack Everhart, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda, the Top Four on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, brought the competition to a new level as they each performed three routines plus a solo number, in the hopes of walking away with the coveted title of America's Favorite Dancer! (more...)


Alvin Ailey Announces Performances at New York City Center - World Premiere, Odetta Tribute, Holiday Shows and More!
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital "American Cultural Ambassador" to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage for the 43rd consecutive year from December 3, 2014 - January 4, 2015. The Company will present 39 performances during an exciting annual season that has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)


Bryce Dance Co. to Bring TO YOU, AROUND YOU, ABOUT YOU, to THT, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

For most, contemporary dance is not the first thing that pops into mind when thinking about independent or assisted living facilities. For the Bryce Dance Company and the 13 Vermont-based “movers” involved in their piece To You, Around You, About You, it is. (more...)


Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, CUNY Dance Initiative Announce Brooklyn College Residencies
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents two residencies as part of CUNY Dance Initiative. The first residency of Maria Bauman/MBDance will runfrom September 4-October 10, 2014. The second residency of Renegade Performance Group/Andre M. Zachery will run from October 24-December 19, 2014. (more...)


Bangarra Dance Theatre's PATYEGARANG Heads to Arts Centre Melbourne, Now thru Sept 6
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

Now close to selling out at the Sydney Opera House, Bangarra Dance Theatre's new show Patyegarang is on its way to Melbourne for a limited season of ten performances. Patyegarang will be presented at Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse from tonight, 28 August to 6 September 2014. (more...)


The Vancouver International Tap Festival Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

The curtain is raising on one of the world's finest dance festivals of its kind: The Vancouver International Tap Festival being held from today, August 28 to 31. (more...)


Stanton Welch's La Bayadère Makes Australian Debut Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2014

One of Bollywood's brightest stars, Australian born Pallavi Sharda will add a touch of Bollywood glamour to the opening night of Stanton Welch's La Bayadère when she joins Melbourne's glitterati for its Australian première this August. (more...)


SYTYCD Recap: Final Four Dazzle in Performance Finale; 8/27 Full Results!
by Matt Tamanini - August 27, 2014

This is easily the most excited I have been for an episode of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE all season. Even though I picked three of the four finalists as major contenders when the Top-20 was announced (and five of the final six, thank you you very much), this is definitely not the Final Four (Zack Everhart, Jessica Richens, Valerie Rockey and Ricky Ubeda) that I thought we would have just a few weeks ago. That being said, each has managed to have a breathtaking moment or four, however, with the exception of Ricky, each has also had their share of missteps as well. (more...)


Winifred Haun & Dancers to Kick Off Fall 2014 Open Rehearsals, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2014

Winifred Haun & Dancers will present the first of three Fall 2014 Open Rehearsals on Sunday, October 5 at Hubbard St. Dance Center. This Fall Open Rehearsal will present three works-in-progress, one each by choreographers Winifred Haun, Lizzie Leopold of the Leopold Group and Lucy Riner of RE/Dance. This event will also include a discussion about each artist's dance making process and audience members will have a chance to respond, comment and give feedback on the new works. (more...)




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