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PS122 Announces 2015 COIL Festival LineupPS122 Announces 2015 COIL Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014

Performance Space 122's contemporary performance festival, COIL, returns for its tenth anniversary year. Known for its groundbreaking contemporary performance, this year's COIL 2015 festival spans interdisciplinary art working with new technologies and forms. Through installations, live and virtual practices, PS122 is committed to redefining how, where and when performance is experienced. (more...)


BWW Reviews: ON THE TOWN at Broadway's Lyric Theater Is a Delight from Start to FinishBWW Reviews: ON THE TOWN at Broadway's Lyric Theater Is a Delight from Start to Finish
by Sondra Forsyth - October 24, 2014

The most recent revival of "On the Town", the 1944 smash hit based on Jerome Robbins' "Fancy Free" ballet about three sailors on 24-hour shore leave in NYC, is first-rate on all counts. Right from the moment that the booming bass-baritone voice of Phillip Boykin joins the audience singing "The Star Spangled Banner" as he strolls down an aisle, the show captivates with professionalism and energy that are sustained throughout the evening. (more...)


Janel Parrish to Dance PRETTY LITTLE LIARS-Themed Number on DWTS, 10/27Janel Parrish to Dance PRETTY LITTLE LIARS-Themed Number on DWTS, 10/27
by TV News Desk - October 24, 2014

ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" actress Janel Parrish, and current contestant on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," will be giving PLL fans a treat by dancing to the "Pretty Little Liars" theme song ("Secrets" by The Pierces) during the "Dancing with the Stars" Halloween themed-episode on ABC (more...)


Christopher K. Morgan & Artists to Premiere New Shows at Alden in McLean, 11/14-15Christopher K. Morgan & Artists to Premiere New Shows at Alden in McLean, 11/14-15
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014

The Alden in McLean's resident contemporary dance company, Christopher K. Morgan & Artists, returns for its fourth annual season with an evening of mixed repertory that includes two world premieres. “Inconstancy” will be performed at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14 and 15. Tickets are $30, $20 for McLean tax district residents. The Alden is located inside the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave. (more...)


Repertory Dance Theatre Presents SURPRISE PACKAGES, 11/22Repertory Dance Theatre Presents SURPRISE PACKAGES, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014

Repertory Dance Theatre presents a special concert designed to entertain children of all ages. In their 49th year, RDT will perform the fun and refreshing concert by choreographer, Tim Hadel, SURPRISE PACKAGES. The show is inspired by rhymes, games, puzzles and hijinks to delight audiences from age 3-103. To kick off the holiday season, RDT will offer this gift to the community with tickets just $10, or $40 for a family of 5. (more...)


BWW Interviews: BalletMet's INNOVATIONS Pushes the Boundaries of DanceBWW Interviews: BalletMet's INNOVATIONS Pushes the Boundaries of Dance
by Amanda Etchison - October 24, 2014

Featuring three barrier-breaking, never-before-seen contemporary dance pieces, BalletMet's "Innovations" encourages choreographers, dancers and audience members alike to think outside the box--the black box theater, that is. (more...)


Von Ussar Danceworks Hosts 8th Annual DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL This WeekendVon Ussar Danceworks Hosts 8th Annual DANCE GALLERY FESTIVAL This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014

VON USSAR danceworks presents the 8th Annual The Dance Gallery Festival, featuring original works from emerging and renowned choreographers from around the country in three performance programs this weekend, October 24, 25, and 26, 2014 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 W. 55th Street, NYC (at Ninth Avenue). (more...)


The Atlantic City Ballet Presents DRACULA, Now thru HalloweenThe Atlantic City Ballet Presents DRACULA, Now thru Halloween
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014

Atlantic City Ballet's Dracula haunts their new home with a weekend of performances and a special Halloween showing. (more...)


Nashville Ballet's NUTCRACKER to Return for 7th Year Running, 12/6Nashville Ballet's NUTCRACKER to Return for 7th Year Running, 12/6
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2014

Nashville Ballet returns with one of Nashville's favorite annual holiday traditions, Nashville's Nutcracker, on Dec. 6 for the seventh year in a row, presented by The Mall at Green Hills and Gateway Tire and Service Centers. (more...)


Music, Theatre, Dance and Magic Comes to Symphony Space's 2014-15 'Just Kidding' SeriesMusic, Theatre, Dance and Magic Comes to Symphony Space's 2014-15 'Just Kidding' Series
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

Symphony Space presents the superheroes of children's entertainment on more Sundays than ever this season. A high-powered lineup bursts upon the Just Kidding stages starting with this Sunday's rootsy performance of GRAMMY Award-nominated Alastair Moock & Friends and continuing on through the 2014-15 season. There's something for everyone: a spooky classical music show with young performers, interactive musical puppet theatre performances, pop music from a Sprout TV star and a GRAMMY nominated duo, percussive dance, hip hop and a mesmerizing magic show. (more...)


THE WANDERER and HOWIE THE ROOKIE to Continue BAM's Next Wave Festival This DecemberTHE WANDERER and HOWIE THE ROOKIE to Continue BAM's Next Wave Festival This December
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

BAM Fisher performances as part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival culminate in December with an elaborate story ballet and a critically-acclaimed one-man show. Designed as an intimate and flexible performance space for both emerging and established artists, the BAM Fisher became part of the BAM campus in the fall of 2012. All tickets are $20. (more...)


BalletCollective's Troy Schumacher to Dance with Company, 10/29BalletCollective's Troy Schumacher to Dance with Company, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

New York, NY, October 23, 2014– UPDATE: Troy Schumacher, Artistic Director of BalletCollective, will now be performing with the company on October 29 and 30 at NYU Skirball Center. Mr. Schumacher is replacing Harrison Coll, who has sustained a minor injury and is unable to perform. (more...)


RDT to Present THE MITCH SHOW, 11/21-22RDT to Present THE MITCH SHOW, 11/21-22
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

Repertory Dance Theatre is doing something a little different this year for the annual November show. The Company will be presenting world-renowned choreographer, performing artist, and award-winning film-maker, Mitchell Rose in THE MITCH SHOW, November 21-22 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. To kick off the holiday season, RDT will presenting this show as a gift to the community for a discounted price of only $10 per ticket. (more...)


BWW Reviews: KINSHIP Is A Dance Double Bill That Both Delights And ChallengesBWW Reviews: KINSHIP Is A Dance Double Bill That Both Delights And Challenges
by Barry Lenny - October 23, 2014

This is yet another wonderful production from Bangarra Dance Theatre. (more...)


Savion Glover's STePz Set for Merrill Auditorium, 11/6Savion Glover's STePz Set for Merrill Auditorium, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

Portland Ovations will present Tony Award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover in his new production STePz at Merrill Auditorium on Thursday, November 6th at 7:30pm. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The BESSIES Celebrates a World of Dance in New YorkBWW Reviews: The BESSIES Celebrates a World of Dance in New York
by Jessica Abejar - October 23, 2014

The Bessies, formally known as the New York Dance and Performance Awards, celebrated its 30th anniversary at the Apollo Theater on Monday, October 20th. It was an exciting evening that commemorated the diverse world of dance and those who tirelessly contribute to a field that makes this city come alive. (more...)


BWW Reviews: ARB's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Preview at Hamilton Stage in RahwayBWW Reviews: ARB's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Preview at Hamilton Stage in Rahway
by Patrick Kennedy - October 23, 2014

The American Repertory Ballet performed a delightful preview of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at Hamilton Stage in Rahway on Friday, 10/17. The ballet is choreographed by the company's Artistic Director, Douglas Martin. (more...)


BWW Reviews: CLASSIC NYCB, Sharing Space and SpiritBWW Reviews: CLASSIC NYCB, Sharing Space and Spirit
by Wesley Doucette - October 23, 2014

The New York City Ballet performs four works by four distinct choreographic aesthetics. From Balanchine to Peck 'Classic NYCB' displays alternating moods towards individual expression and ensemble harmony in abstract dance performance. (more...)


New York Live ARts Presents Cynthia Oliver's BOOM! This WeekendNew York Live ARts Presents Cynthia Oliver's BOOM! This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

New York Live Arts presents the world premiere of Cynthia Oliver's BOOM!, this weekend, October 23 - 25 at 7:30pm in the New York Live Arts Theater. Known for creating work that is 'Uneasy, unsettling, and…[with] a narrative cohesion that makes for effective dance theater' (Dance Magazine) Oliver returns to the Live Arts stage to present her newest evening-length work.' (more...)


World Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series This WeekendWorld Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

In October, the UW World Series will present the world premiere of Antigona, a new work by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca. Hailed by critics everywhere for its transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Noche Flamenca is one of the most authentic flamenco companies in the world today, and Soledad Barrio is its star. Now, in a unique creative partnership, this remarkable company joins with acclaimed American theater director Lee Breuer to create a new work, Antigona, based on Sophocles' ancient Greek heroine. Combining live music, song, and dance, Noche Flamenca's Antigona will bring the fiery, expressive nature of flamenco to one of the world's great tragedies in an evening-length work that promises to be both gripping and intensely moving. The work is conceived and directed by Martin Santangelo with choreography by Soledad Barrio, consulting direction by Lee Breuer, and visual and mask design by Mary Frank. (more...)


BoucharDanse Brings Two Shows to NextSteps 2014-15 TonightBoucharDanse Brings Two Shows to NextSteps 2014-15 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

BoucharDanse, in collaboration with Théâtre la Tangente, presents L'Implorante and L'éternel voyage as part of Harbourfront Centre, NextSteps 2014-15 season, a DanceWorks CoWorks Series Event. (more...)


Royal Ballet of Cambodia Performs at Harris Center TonightRoyal Ballet of Cambodia Performs at Harris Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

Renowned for its exquisite hand gestures and sumptuous costumes, the Royal Ballet of Cambodia almost ceased to exist under repressive rule of the Khmer Rouge, who eliminated the majority of master dancers and musicians. Fortunately, those dedicated to this cultural ritual worked tirelessly to bring it back to its former splendor. Harris Center for the Arts reaps the results of this hard work as the Stars of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia come to Folsom for the very first time. (more...)


Jonah Bokaer Presents Three New York Premieres at Lightbox, Now thru 10/26Jonah Bokaer Presents Three New York Premieres at Lightbox, Now thru 10/26
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

Jonah Bokaer will present three New York City premieres--'Study for Occupant,' 'Future Tense' and 'The Explorer'--each featuring sculptural decor by Bokaer's long-time collaborator Daniel Arsham, today, October 23-26. The performances take place at Lightbox, a newly opened convertible space, at 28 West 38th Street. (more...)


Elisa Monte Dance Comes to Aaron Davis Hall TonightElisa Monte Dance Comes to Aaron Davis Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2014

Aimed at guiding patrons through themes of discovery, understanding and cultural celebration, City College Center for the Arts (CCCA), home to Aaron Davis Hall, is renewing the artistic expression of the campus's student body in their inaugural 2014-2015 season. NYC's newest center celebrating the diverse artistic voice of its community, CCCA will begin their season with a presentation of, Elisa Monte Dance, tonight, October 23, at Aaron Davis Hall, 7:00 p.m. Monte, an emotionally charged and highly acclaimed dance company that champions individuality, will present Run to the Rock, Treading, Audentity and excerpts from Feu Follet for one night only. (more...)


Smuin's CHRISTMAS BALLET, UNCORKED! Returns This Holiday SeasonSmuin's CHRISTMAS BALLET, UNCORKED! Returns This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - October 22, 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. (more...)




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