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Marena Perez & Carlos Madera Set for Alameda Civic Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER This WeekendMarena Perez & Carlos Madera Set for Alameda Civic Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

MARENA PEREZ, principal dancer of the Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico and CARLOS MADERA, will appear as guest artists in the Alameda Civic Ballet's production of The Nutcracker this weekend, December 20 and 21, 2014 at the Kofman Theater in Alameda, California. (more...)


Father Goose Continues 'Just Kidding' Series at Symphony Space TodayFather Goose Continues 'Just Kidding' Series at Symphony Space Today
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

?Symphony Space's Just Kidding continues its weekly boredom-busting performances from the superheroes of all-ages entertainment. The holiday season performances in December continue with the up-tempo, kid-friendly hip hop tunes of Father Goose today, December 20th. (more...)


Parsons Dance Company Performs Tonight at Eccles CenterParsons Dance Company Performs Tonight at Eccles Center
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

PARK CITY, UT – “One of the hottest tickets in contemporary American dance” (The Toronto Star), Parsons Dance Company soars onto Park City's Eccles Center stage for an encore performance tonight, Dec. 20. Stunning athleticism meets joyous movement in a mixed repertory performance featuring new pieces as well as beloved creations by the world-renowned choreographer, David Parsons. Curtain rises at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 435-655-3114 or online at EcclesCenter.org. (more...)


Chicago Festival Ballet Celebrates Anniversary with THE NUTCRACKER TodayChicago Festival Ballet Celebrates Anniversary with THE NUTCRACKER Today
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. – Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet (CFB) marks its 25th anniversary production of “The Nutcracker” with four performances at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), located at 425 Fawell Blvd., today, Dec. 20 at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 21 at 1 and 5 p.m. New Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Kirk Muspratt, will Tchaikovsky's classic “Nutcracker” score live for this production marked by dazzling sets and costumes and spectacular dancing. (more...)


Bowman Dance Company and School Present TOYLAND TonightBowman Dance Company and School Present TOYLAND Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

Students from Bowman Dance Company and School are celebrating the season with their annual Winter Concert. Toyland will be performed Today, December 20 from 6-8 p.m. at St. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Church on Hurst Street and Union Street. Tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door and are available online at www.bowmandance.com or by phone at (610) 272-4850. (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at Smuin Ballet's THE CHRISTMAS BALLET, UNCORKED!Photo Flash: First Look at Smuin Ballet's THE CHRISTMAS BALLET, UNCORKED!
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

The Bay Area's hottest holiday ticket gets a 21st season kick when Smuin Ballet's The Christmas Ballet, Uncorked! makes its sassy return, a perfect gift for audience members of all ages. An ever-changing carousel of mischief and elegance, this enormously popular holiday celebration offers something for everyone, from ballet, tap, and swing to a wealth of other dances drawn from holiday traditions from around the world. This year The Christmas Ballet, Uncorked! includes new choreography from Smuin's acclaimed Choreographer-in-Residence Amy Seiwert, as well as debut pieces from dancers Ben Needham-Wood, Nicole Haskins, and Weston Krukow. Scroll down for a first look at the performers in action! (more...)


New York Live Arts to Present DANCES BY VERY YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERSNew York Live Arts to Present DANCES BY VERY YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

New York Live Arts will present Ellen Robbins' Dances by Very Young Choreographers in the New York Live Arts Theater on January 31 at 2pm and February 1 at 1pm and 4pm. The evening will feature a mélange of witty and intriguing original dances, created and performed by Robbins' students ages 9 - 18. (more...)


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Plays Holiday Engagement at New York City CenterAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Plays Holiday Engagement at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's special holiday engagement features matinee and evening performances on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The New Year's Eve Celebration (Dec. 31 at 7pm) ringing in 2015 with beloved Ailey stars of the past and present. Former company membersDesmond Richardson, Dwana Smallwood, Andre Tyson and Sarita Allen will join Ailey's extraordinary dancers for an exceptional one night-only performance of the always inspiring Revelations. (more...)


Miami's Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre to Make Philadelphia Debut Next MonthMiami's Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre to Make Philadelphia Debut Next Month
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

Known for its larger-than life theatricality and surreal aesthetic based on Miami's unique subculture, Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre premieres two full-length dance theatre works that fuse contemporary dance, theatre, opera, music, performance art and drag. (more...)


BWW Reviews: United Palace of Cultural Arts Presents THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKERBWW Reviews: United Palace of Cultural Arts Presents THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER
by Samantha Bancroft - December 19, 2014

Ever wonder what would happen to the classic tale of The Nutcracker if it was dropped into present day Upper Manhattan? Yea, me either really. But it sure did cross United Palace of Cultural Arts' (UPCA) mind this year when UPCA's executive director, Mike Fitelson, and choreographer Jennifer Weber rose to the challenge of co-creating The Hip Hop Nutcracker, which made its debut at United Palace Theater on Sunday, December 7th. (more...)


New York Theatre Ballet Performs Keith Michael's THE NUTCRACKER This WeekendNew York Theatre Ballet Performs Keith Michael's THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) presents Keith Michael'sThe Nutcracker this weekend, December 19-21, 2014 as part of the Company's Once Upon A Ballet series for children at Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street, NYC. Performances today are at 1pm and 6pm; on Saturday at 11am, 1pm and 3:30pm; and Sunday at 11am, 1pm and 3:30pm. Tickets are $35 for children, $40 for adults. Subscriptions for the Once Upon A Ballet Series are available for $90-$135. Single tickets are available through ticketmaster.com, and subscriptions can be purchased by submitting an order form to admin@nytb.org. For more information, visit http://nytb.org/calendar-and-tickets/view/Keith-Michaels-The-Nutcracker/. (more...)


Centenary Stage and New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER This WeekendCentenary Stage and New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet Presents THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

There's magic in the air and a sparkle in every smile when The Nutcracker comes to town. Join Centenary Stage Company and the New Jersey Civic Youth Ballet today, December 19th through the 21st for their annual holiday performance of The Nutcracker in the Sitnik Theater located in David and Carol Lackland Center on the campus of Centenary College. For millions of Americans, it wouldn't be Christmas without seeing a production of The Nutcracker. (more...)


Maxine Heppner to Bring OLD STORIES to Scotiabank Studio Theatre in FebruaryMaxine Heppner to Bring OLD STORIES to Scotiabank Studio Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

Award-winning Choreographer Maxine Heppner's lifelong fascination with basic impulses and complicated dancing once again takes the stage in her upcoming dance show 'OLD STORIES' which reveals public legends shared by a community of storytellers and the private world of a woman living amongst them. Presented in association with DanceWorks Co-Works 'OLD STORIES' opens February 5 and runs through to February 8, 2015 at the Scotiabank Studio Theatre (6 Noble Street, Toronto, ON). (more...)


Nation's Greatest Dancers Explain Why They Love to DanceNation's Greatest Dancers Explain Why They Love to Dance
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

In an article in the Huffington Post, 39 of the world's greatest dancers explain why they love to dance for a campaign called #WhyIDance, which was inspired by dance programs around the world, such as South Africa's Dansazania project and Brazil's House of Dreams. (more...)


New York Theatre Ballet to Bring THE NUTCRACKER to NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's HospitalNew York Theatre Ballet to Bring THE NUTCRACKER to NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet will delight children with the beloved classic Keith Michael's The Nutcracker at NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital Wintergarden, 3959 Broadway (at 165th St), NYC at noon on Monday, December 22, 2014. For some patients, this performance will be their first ballet viewing experience. (more...)


Performing Dance Arts Comments on Upcoming Fall for Dance North FestivalPerforming Dance Arts Comments on Upcoming Fall for Dance North Festival
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

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Atlantic City Ballet Welcomes Return of THE NUTCRACKER TonightAtlantic City Ballet Welcomes Return of THE NUTCRACKER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2014

After 30 years of touring the state with this beloved holiday classic, the Atlantic City Ballet is proud to announce the return of The Nutcracker to Atlantic City. “What a wonderful way to end this half of our season”, announced Ms. Papa,”we are thrilled to be able to bring The Nutcracker back to AC and to also be bringing a full orchestra, makes it that much more special” The ballet will once again be partnering with The Garden State Philharmonic, to continue with its mission of incorporating live music into their productions. (more...)


New York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92YNew York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform at 92Y from January 9-11, 2014. 92Y is located at 1395 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10128 (Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street). Performances: Friday and Saturday at 8pm;and Sunday at 3pm. (more...)


Austin's Balance Dance Studios to Open New Black Box Theatre, 1/9Austin's Balance Dance Studios to Open New Black Box Theatre, 1/9
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Balance Dance Studios, known for its innovative teaching philosophy of healthy mind, body and soul development through dance, is opening a new black box performance space in January. Bravo at Balance is specifically designed for Austin's dance community. The space, which will also be available for performances and special events, is adjacent to the current Balance Dance Studios, located at 4544 S. Lamar Blvd., Bldg. 200, Austin, TX. (more...)


Playhouse on Park to Present Evening of Tap & Jazz, 12/26-27Playhouse on Park to Present Evening of Tap & Jazz, 12/26-27
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Tap and Jazz go together hand and hand. Now, come witness the collaboration of some of CT's incredible '20 something' musicians and dancers as they bring the two art forms together for an incredible night of tap dancing and jazz music. Don't miss out on this energizing blend of two of America's greatest past times, Tap & Jazz!!!! (more...)


Segerstrom Center to Present American Ballet Theatre's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, 3/3-8Segerstrom Center to Present American Ballet Theatre's THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, 3/3-8
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

American Ballet Theatre returns to Segerstrom Center premiering an all-new production of the classic ballet The Sleeping Beauty as choreographed by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. ABT's return to Orange County from March 3 - 8 marks the company's 23rd visit to the Center. Pacific Symphony will perform the beloved score by Tchaikovsky. (more...)


Auditions Announced for Season 12 of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCEAuditions Announced for Season 12 of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
by TV News Desk - December 17, 2014

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE's newest season features an intensified competition between dancers from stage and street, and is about to head out on the audition trail to five cities, including New York, Dallas, Detroit, Memphis and Los Angeles. (more...)


RDT's LINK Series to Present Graham Brown's YOURDT's LINK Series to Present Graham Brown's YOU
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Repertory Dance Theatre will present YOU by Graham Brown, January 29-31, 2015 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center as part of RDT's LINK Series. (more...)


Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts and the School of American Ballet to Present THE BEAUTY OF BALLET in MarchBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts and the School of American Ballet to Present THE BEAUTY OF BALLET in March
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with The Beauty of Ballet, a free lecture demonstration presented by the School of American Ballet (SAB), on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2pm. This event is free, with no tickets or reservations required. (more...)


New York City Ballet Appoints Andrew Litton as New Music DirectorNew York City Ballet Appoints Andrew Litton as New Music Director
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

New York City Ballet announced today that Andrew Litton has been named the Company's next Music Director. Litton, who currently serves as Music Director of both Norway's Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Denver's Colorado Symphony Orchestra, will become NYCB's Music Director Designate, effective immediately, and will begin his first season as the Company's Music Director next September for the start of NYCB's 2015-16 season. (more...)




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