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BWW Reviews: CIA. UNION TANGUERA
by Holly Kerr - October 01, 2014

Traditional tango is married with live music, innovative lighting and contemporary and theatrical dance in an 80 minute (without intermission) show that verifies tango as a viable and contemporary art form. The performers are simply wonderful. (more...)


Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes to Retire from The American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre, have announced their retirements from the Company at the conclusion of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City. “These three unique ballerinas have each made such distinctive contributions to ABT throughout the years,” Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie stated. “With them, an era of our history resides. Their remarkable careers will be three more reasons to celebrate our 75th Anniversary Season.” (more...)


BWW Previews: SHIAMAK 'Have Feet. Will Dance' is in the USA
by Marina Kennedy - October 01, 2014

The Shiamak Dance Movement, the famed international dance phenomenon is coming to the United States. (more...)


Excerpts of FRACTALS, WE WILL, FULL BLOOM and More Set for ProArteDanza's 10th Anniversary Retrospective, Now thru 10/4
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2014

ProArteDanza, the highly acclaimed Toronto dance company that seamlessly blends ballet and modern dance, celebrates its 10th anniversary with a stunning retrospective. Featuring the Outstanding Choreography Dora Award winner 'in between', co-created by Artistic Director Roberto Campanella and Artistic Associate Robert Glumbek, Season 2014 also includes excerpts of past repertoire from them as well as from guest choreographers Guillaume Cote and Kevin O'Day (with Luches Huddleston Jr.). This not-to-be-missed outstanding evening of dance runs today, October 1-4 at Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre as part of NextSteps. (more...)


Three Performers to Retire This Spring as Principal Dancers for American Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Paloma Herrera, Julie Kent and Xiomara Reyes, Principal Dancers with American Ballet Theatre, have announced their retirements from the Company at the conclusion of the 2015 Metropolitan Opera House season in New York City. 'These three unique ballerinas have each made such distinctive contributions to ABT throughout the years,' Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie stated. 'With them, an era of our history resides. Their remarkable careers will be three more reasons to celebrate our 75th Anniversary season.' (more...)


Ballet San Antonio to Premiere Inaugural Tobin Center Season with Original Take on DRACULA
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Ballet San Antonio opens its 2014-15 season with 'Dracula,' a much-lauded homegrown work showcasing the artistic breadth of the resident ballet company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run Oct. 16 through 19. (more...)


Ballet “b.21” to Be Presented at at Opera House Duesseldorf
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Düsseldorf, Germany (more...)


Dance Art Foundation to Take Joe Moran's ASSEMBLY on UK Tour from Oct 16
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

In the first national tour of his work, choreographer Joe Moran, with his company Dance Art Foundation, presents a collection of dance works this autumn. The tour will visit a diverse range of institutions, as these three works are staged in collaboration with galleries, theatres and health organisations across the UK. (more...)


The LitCrawl 2014 to Present WORD PERFORMANCES at the Incline Gallery, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Word Performances will be part of the Lit Crawl 2014 on Saturday, October 18th in Phase 2 at 7:15pm-8:15pm, at the Incline Gallery at 766 Valencia b/t 18th and 19th St. Featuring novelist Alvin Orloff, stand up comedian Karinda Dobbins, novelist Zarina Zabrisky & poet Simon Rogghe, poet laureate Sarah Kobrinsky, opera and cabaret singer Nikola Printz, cellist Andres David Vera, poet and performer Cybele Zufolo Siegel and wordsmith Todd Siegel. (more...)


BWW Interviews: Miral Kotb Talks iLuminate's ARTIST OF LIGHT
by David Clarke - September 30, 2014

Miral Kotb, director, choreographer, and playwright, describes iLuminate's ARTIST OF LIGHT as a “comic book brought to life.” If you have yet to see the show, it is the perfect way to describe it. Last week, I got to see how the magic of iLuminate is brought to life and sit down with Miral Kotb. Looking at the set under normal lighting conditions, she and I discussed the inception of iLuminate and their current show ARTIST OF LIGHT. (more...)


Thomas/Ortiz Dance Returns to New York with Two-Night Performance Series, 11/7-8
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Thomas/Ortiz Dance makes a highly anticipated return to New York City with its two-night performance series November 7 - 8 at the Manhattan Movement Arts Center. Led by husband-and-wife team Ted Thomas (former Paul Taylor dancer) and Frances Ortiz, the 12-member contemporary ensemble shares a full evening of the couple's emotional and colorful works including the world premiere of Four Temperaments. (more...)


Queens Theatre Presents MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY, 10/11-12
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) is pleased to announce that their 2014-2015 Season Dance Series will begin with performances by the world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company on Saturday, October 11 at 2pm & 8pmand Sunday, October 12 at 3pm at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park). Tickets are available at queenstheatre.org and range from $25-$42. (Photos for Queens Theatre events are available here:http://bit.ly/QT_Photos) (more...)


Wells Fargo Center for the Arts to Open 2014-15 Rodney Strong Vineyard Dance Series, 11/1
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts kicks-off the 2014-15 Rodney Strong Vineyards Dance Series with the celebrated Alonzo King LINES Ballet on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa). Alonzo King LINES Ballet of San Francisco, is an internationally renowned contemporary ballet company that has been guided since 1982 by its uniquely global artistic vision. Collaborating with noted composers, musicians, and visual artists, innovative choreographer and artistic director Alonzo King creates works that draw on a diverse set of deeply rooted cultural traditions and imbue classical ballet with new expressive potential. (more...)


José Mateo Ballet Theatre Opens 29th Season at Sanctuary Theatre, 10/10-26
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

José Mateo Ballet Theatre opens the Company's 29th Season with a concert of stunning original ballets by New England's celebrated dance-maker, José Mateo. Far Reaches (Oct 10-26) offers a sampling of Mateo's most emotional and powerful works at the glorious Sanctuary Theatre in Harvard Square, Cambridge. (more...)


Ballet San Antonio to Open Tobin Center Season with DRACULA, 10/16-19
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Ballet San Antonio opens its 2014-15 season with Dracula, a much-lauded homegrown work showcasing the artistic breadth of the resident ballet company of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Performances run Oct. 16 through 19. (more...)


Thomas/Ortiz Dance Returns to NYC, 11/7-8
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Thomas/Ortiz Dance makes a highly anticipated return to New York City with its two-night performance series November 7 - 8 at the Manhattan Movement Arts Center. Led by husband-and-wife team Ted Thomas (former Paul Taylor dancer) and Frances Ortiz, the 12-member contemporary ensemble shares a full evening of the couple's emotional and colorful works including the world premiere of Four Temperaments. (more...)


BWW Reviews: ALL BALANCHINE, Honoring an Internationalist Genius
by Wesley Doucette - September 30, 2014

With influences of Italian divertissements to the Russian avant-garde, the New York City Ballet's All Balanchine program presents the pancultural genius of their founding artist. (more...)


VIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Channels Austin Powers in DWTS' Quickstep Performance!
by TV News Desk - September 30, 2014

Check out the Broadway vet and his partner Witney Carson perform the Quickstep to "Hey Goldmember" by Beyonce (more...)


VIDEO: Janel Parrish Earns Perfect Score for West Side Story Performance on DWTS!
by TV News Desk - September 30, 2014

Broadway actress Janel Parrish and her partner Val Chmerkovskiy chose to perform a Jazz number to 'America' from the classic musical West Side Story. (more...)


BWW Reviews: NEW CHAMBER BALLET, A Tenth Anniversary Worth Celebrating
by Elizabeth Portnoy - September 30, 2014

On Saturday September 21st, the New Chamber Ballet, directed by Miro Magloire, celebrated its 10th anniversary with a five-piece program at the City Center Studios. The New Chamber Ballet features a small, but talented, company that showcases new choreography set to live music. (more...)


Big Dance Theater Returns to BAM with U.S. Debut of ALAN SMITHEE DIRECTED THIS PLAY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - September 30, 2014

Alan Smithee Directed This Play from Big Dance Theater comes to BAM's Harvey Theater (651 Fulton Street), running tonight, September 30-October 4, 2014. (more...)


Dancers Over 40 to Honor Joe Layton 10/20 with 'I LIKE YOUR STYLE' Tribute at St. Luke's Theater
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2014

I LIKE YOUR STYLE: A TRIBUTE TO JOE LAYTON, hosted by six-time Emmy Award winner Bruce Vilanch, will take place Monday, October 20th, 2014, at 7 pm, St. Luke's Theater, 308 West 46th St., NYC. Featuring performances by Loni Ackerman, Jill O'Hara, Walter Willison, rare video footage of Layton shows, and a gaggle of gypsies to discuss Joe's Life and Legacy. (more...)


DANCING WITH THE STARS Movie Night Recap: FULL RESULTS! 9/29
by Gabrielle Gervais - September 29, 2014

This week on DANCING WITH THE STARS, the couples paid tribute to the big screen. I was excited not only to see what everyone came up with, but was hoping that there would be movie-musical songs weaved into the episode-I was not disappointed! (more...)


Chicago Human Rhythm Project Sets 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2014

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), which builds community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world-class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs, celebrates 25 years with a season combining successful annual programs and the debut of a new, multi-venue Chicago Rhythm Fest. (more...)


Martha Graham Dance Company to Perform at Queens Theatre, 10/11-12
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) has announced that their 2014-2015 Season Dance Series will begin with performances by the world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company on Saturday, October 11 at 2pm & 8pm and Sunday, October 12 at 3pm at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park). Tickets are available at queenstheatre.org and range from $25-$42. (Photos for Queens Theatre events are available here: http://bit.ly/QT_Photos) (more...)




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