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BWW Reviews: OTHER MYTHS by Jonah Bokaer BWW Reviews: OTHER MYTHS by Jonah Bokaer
by Wesley Doucette - May 08, 2015

Jonah Bokaer, renowned as the youngest ever Cunningham performer, continues his exploration of sculptural vitality in 'Other Myths.' At the Lightbox event space the audience clusters itself around a taped off dance floor. One by one the dancers stoically invade the dance space, accompanied by a puls... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Jeanette Stoner Shoots for Simplicity, Doesn't Land BWW Reviews: Jeanette Stoner Shoots for Simplicity, Doesn't Land
by Lauren Wingenroth - May 07, 2015

Jeanette Stoner's aesthetic is crystal-clear. She's interested in objects, particularly large objects with interesting physical qualities, and the way that these objects relate to the human body. An admirable, though not unique area of interest for a choreographer. Unfortunately, the clarity of her ... (more...)
Hubbard Street Youth, Education and Community Programs Receives Support from Allstate and the National Endowment for the Arts Hubbard Street Youth, Education and Community Programs Receives Support from Allstate and the National Endowment for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Kathryn Humphreys, the company's Director of Youth, Education and Community Programs, are proud to announce major support for Hubbard Street's continuing work with young people and families in Chicago.... (more...)
Scottish Ballet Brings A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to Harris Theater Tonight Scottish Ballet Brings A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to Harris Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

The Harris Theater welcomes the Scottish Ballet as they perform for the first time in Chicago bringing their award-winning, high-profile production of A Streetcar Named Desire.... (more...)
2015 SoCo Spring Dance Concert Set for Sonoma State University This Weekend 2015 SoCo Spring Dance Concert Set for Sonoma State University This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

2015 SoCo Dance Theater, an emerging professional, multi-generational dance company based in Sonoma County, presents its main stage dance concert this weekend, May 7 to May 9, 2015 at the Evert B. Person Theatre, located on the Sonoma State University campus in Rohnert Park, CA.... (more...)
Chen Dance Center Presents NEWSTEPS This Week Chen Dance Center Presents NEWSTEPS This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

Chen Dance Center presents newsteps, its semi-annual emerging choreographers series, this week, May 7-9 at 7:30 PM.... (more...)
Pilobolus to Perform at 2015 CFA Summer Festival Pilobolus to Perform at 2015 CFA Summer Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Creative contortionists and modern dance performance company Pilobolus brings their show to Columbia's Jim Rouse Theatre on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. for one performance during Columbia Festival of the Arts' Summer Festival, Cross Currents!... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Metropolitan Ballet's Spring 2015 Showcase Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Metropolitan Ballet's Spring 2015 Showcase
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) welcomes the community to its 19th Annual Spring Showcase performances at 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31, 2015. All performances will be held at The Josephine Muller Auditorium on the campus of Abington Friends School, 575 Washington Lane... (more...)
Mariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance Season Mariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

With the continued growth of its celebrated Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center series, and the success of its highly popular participatory dance experiences, The Music Center has become an important hub for dance in Los Angeles. Its 2015-2016 dance season is a prime example of the com... (more...)
ZviDance to Present the World Premiere of Escher/Bacon/Rothko, 6/24-27 ZviDance to Present the World Premiere of Escher/Bacon/Rothko, 6/24-27
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

The WORLD PREMIERE of ZviDance's newest work, Escher/Bacon/Rothko, will run for a limited engagement at New York Live Arts (219 W. 19th Street, NYC) from June 24 - 27, 2015 with an Opening Night on Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Performances: Wednesday - Friday at 7:30pm and Saturday at 2:00pm & 7:30pm. ... (more...)
Dance Consortium to Present THE TROCKS - LONDON SEASON and UK TOUR 2015 Dance Consortium to Present THE TROCKS - LONDON SEASON and UK TOUR 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Last seen in the UK in 2013 and in London's West End in 2010, New York's all-male, professional comedy ballet company, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo returns to the UK in autumn 2015 for a Dance Consortium tour beginning at Sadler's Wells' The Peacock in London on 15 September and concluding ... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Open Two-Week Lincoln Center Season with Gala, 6/10 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Open Two-Week Lincoln Center Season with Gala, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's two-week spring engagement at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater kicks off on Wednesday, June 10th with The Ailey Spirit Gala, a one-night-only benefit performance and party honoring the Ford Foundation.  ... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Documentary to Premiere Nationwide on PBS, 5/15 American Ballet Theatre Documentary to Premiere Nationwide on PBS, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series teams up with Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns to co-produce a new documentary about American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in honor of its 75th anniversary.  ... (more...)
Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang & Reggie Wilson Receive City Center Fellowships Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang & Reggie Wilson Receive City Center Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang and Reggie Wilson have been awarded New York City Center's 2015 Choreography Fellowships. The Fellowship supports choreographers at critical stages in their careers and reflects City Center's long history of nurturing dance makers, from George Balanchine to ... (more...)
National Tap Dance Day to be Celebrated in Hudson River Park, 5/24 National Tap Dance Day to be Celebrated in Hudson River Park, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

The American Tap Dance Foundation's TAP ATTACK, an outdoor celebration in honor of National Tap Dance Day, will take place on Sunday, May 24 at Hudson River Park, Pier 45, NYC. Over 100 tappers - young and old, student and professional - will be dancing together in riffs and open jams marking the 26... (more...)
Rhythmic Motion Set for Headwaters Dance Co. Studio, 5/18-19 Rhythmic Motion Set for Headwaters Dance Co. Studio, 5/18-19
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Rhythmic Motion is an evening length dance concert exploring the body as an instrument in movement and the rhythmic interconnections of movement and music. This intimate concert brings the audience close to the dancers in the beautiful wood floored Headwaters Home Studio in Greenough Park. The conce... (more...)
VIDEO: 'Bachelor' Chris Soules, 'Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec Talk DWTS' Elimination VIDEO: 'Bachelor' Chris Soules, 'Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec Talk DWTS' Elimination
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2015

Watch the appearance below along with highlights from this week's competition!... (more...)
Misty Copeland & More Featured in Ric Burns' American Ballet Theatre Documentary on THIRTEEN, 5/15 Misty Copeland & More Featured in Ric Burns' American Ballet Theatre Documentary on THIRTEEN, 5/15
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series teams up with Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns to co-produce a new documentary about American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in honor of its 75th anniversary.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Showcases Three Minimalist Masterpieces in 'Balanchine Black & White I' BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Showcases Three Minimalist Masterpieces in 'Balanchine Black & White I'
by Sondra Forsyth - May 06, 2015

The spring 2015 season of the New York City Ballet at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center boasts not one but two programs featuring George Balanchine's minimalist masterpieces that are affectionately referred to as the "leotard ballets" by dancers and devotees alike. On the evening of May 1s... (more...)
DANCENOWNYC Presents Mark Dendy's NEWYORKnewyork@AstorPlace This Week at Joe's Pub DANCENOWNYC Presents Mark Dendy's NEWYORKnewyork@AstorPlace This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

DANCENOWNYC kicks off its 20th anniversary season with the world premiere of NEWYORKnewyork@AstorPlace, a new dance-theater work by Obie and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy. Performances will take place today-Friday, May 6-8 at 7pm, and Saturday, May 9 at 7pm and 9pm, at Joe's Pub at T... (more...)
Portland Ovations Welcomes Lucky Plush Dance Company Tonight Portland Ovations Welcomes Lucky Plush Dance Company Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2015

Portland Ovations presents contemporary dance company Lucky Plush performing The Queue at Westbrook Performing Arts Center tonight, May 6th at 7:30pm.... (more...)
Photo Flash: YoungArts New York Takes Manhattan Photo Flash: YoungArts New York Takes Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

Last week the National YoungArts Foundation took over Manhattan offering approximately 120 aspiring artists (actors, dancers, designers, cinematagraphers, musicians, photographers, singers, visual artists and writers, all ages 15 - 18) the life changing opportunity to participate in more than 50 mas... (more...)
MorDance to Kick Off Third Season Next Month MorDance to Kick Off Third Season Next Month
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

MorDance, in its mission to create modern, relevant movement that maintains the integrity of classical ballet, embarks on its third season with three world premieres by Artistic Director Morgan McEwen. The first ballet company to perform at The Sheen Center for its opening in 2014, MorDance: Season ... (more...)
Jake Shimabukuro, eighth Blackbird, 'ANNE FRANK' and More Set for Texas Performing Arts' 2015-16 Season Jake Shimabukuro, eighth Blackbird, 'ANNE FRANK' and More Set for Texas Performing Arts' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to the University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2015-2016 season. This season highlights talent from around the world in a diverse mix of music, theatre, and dance.... (more...)
Black Violin, Step AFRIKA!, 'CLIFFORD' and More Set for Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts' 2015-16 Season Black Violin, Step AFRIKA!, 'CLIFFORD' and More Set for Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2015

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College announces its 2015-16 Season of music, dance, theater, and family programming, reflecting the multicultural diversity of Brooklyn. Hailing from Austria, Russia, China, Canada, and across the United States, the awards-winning artists include... (more...)


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