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SF DanceWorks Announces 2017 Season SF DanceWorks Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Now in its second season,SFDanceworks, a repertory dance company founded by San Francisco Ballet soloist James Sofranko, has announced details for this year's program, June 22-24, co-presented by ODC Theater. The U.S. premiere of British choreographer Christopher Bruce's Shadows and a newly commissi... (more...)
New Dance Alliance Announces 31st Annual Mix Festival, 6/8-11 New Dance Alliance Announces 31st Annual Mix Festival, 6/8-11
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

New Dance Alliance is pleased to announce the lineup for the 31st annual Performance Mix Festival. “The most elaborate festival of the unpredictable” (The New York Times), the 2017 festival will feature works by 20 local and international dance artists, as well as Performance Mix's annual community ... (more...)
Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12 Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

 On July 29, the Vail Dance Festival kicks off its 29th year (July 29- August 12) with a season of new collaborations, artist debuts, and world premieres.... (more...)
Hill Dance Academy Students To Take Master Class With Dance Theatre of Harlem, 3/21 Hill Dance Academy Students To Take Master Class With Dance Theatre of Harlem, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

As part of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre's (PBT) two-week collaboration with Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH), DTH dancers will instruct two master classes for students at Hill Dance Academy Theatre at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in Pittsburgh's Hill District. ... (more...)
Movement In C Presents DIVERCITY Movement In C Presents DIVERCITY
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Movement in C proudly presents Salma Allam Dance Theater in DiverCity On Friday, April 28th  2017, & Saturday, April 29th 2017 at 7:30 pm (doors open @ 7:00pm) at The Brooklyn Music School Playhouse, 126 Saint Felix Street btw Hanson Pl. & Lafayette Ave Tickets are $10 @ divercity2017.brownpapertick... (more...)
Brooklyn Museum Presents INFINITE BLUE At TARGET FIRST SATURDAY Brooklyn Museum Presents INFINITE BLUE At TARGET FIRST SATURDAY
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

On April 1, Target First Saturday will immerse visitors in the collection exhibition Infinite Blue through an evening of performance, scholarship, film, and literature that reflects on the color blue.... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Presents CENTRE NATIONAL de DANSE CONTEMPORAINE-ANGERS The Joyce Theater Presents CENTRE NATIONAL de DANSE CONTEMPORAINE-ANGERS
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to welcome back Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-Angers (CNDC), two years after its sold-out Joyce debut last season, from April 4 – 9. ... (more...)
Ailey Extension Celebrates HERstory Month With Two Workshops, 3/14, 3/25 Ailey Extension Celebrates HERstory Month With Two Workshops, 3/14, 3/25
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

To celebrate Women's HERstory Month in March, Ailey Extension presents two workshops to promote health awareness and empower women of all shapes and sizes.... (more...)
BAM Presents Doug Varone And Dancers Celebrating 30th Season, 3/29-4/1 BAM Presents Doug Varone And Dancers Celebrating 30th Season, 3/29-4/1
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

Doug Varone and Dancers return to BAM to celebrate 30 years of visionary work with three dances representing the past, present, and future of the company. The program comprises a revival of the Philip Glass-scored Possession (1994) and the New York premieres of ReComposed (2015) and Varone's latest ... (more...)
Center Stage Company Presents DANCE FEST: XY, 3/18 Center Stage Company Presents DANCE FEST: XY, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

Centenary Stage Company launches the 2017 Dance Festival with the premiere of XY Dance Project on Saturday, March 18 at 8pm in the Lackland Performing Arts Center.... (more...)
BWW Review: Sydney Dance Company Opens in New York City BWW Review: Sydney Dance Company Opens in New York City
by Rose Marija - March 09, 2017

Sydney Dance Company performs at the Joyce Theater, NYC, NY... (more...)
RHYTHM IN MOTION Returns to NYC, 3/29 RHYTHM IN MOTION Returns to NYC, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2017

RHYTHM IN MOTION, the American Tap Dance Foundation's yearly performance showcase, returns to New York City March 29 through April 2 with new, groundbreaking tap dance choreography in two different programs at The Duke on 42nd Street. Program below.... (more...)
BWW Review: Challenging the Status Quo with the KATHAK ENSEMBLE & FRIENDS BWW Review: Challenging the Status Quo with the KATHAK ENSEMBLE & FRIENDS
by Caryn Cooper - March 07, 2017

On the evening of March 3, 2017, the Kathak Ensemble & Friends, under the artistic direction of Janki Patrik, presented a new Indian-influenced contemporary dance at the Danspace Project at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. This new work entitled WE SINFUL WOMEN, draws upon the theme of universal rep... (more...)
Metropolitan Ballet Company, Settlement Music School and Pennsylvania Ballet II perform in Variations/Collaborations Metropolitan Ballet Company, Settlement Music School and Pennsylvania Ballet II perform in Variations/Collaborations
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2017

Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will host Settlement Music School and Pennsylvania Ballet 2 in MBC's annual, Variations/Collaborations: An Evening of Music and Dance, at 7:00 pm on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Kurtz Center of the William Penn Charter School, 3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphi... (more...)
BWW Review: OSIPOVA & ARTISTS Crush It with a Captivating Contemporary Triple Bill BWW Review: OSIPOVA & ARTISTS Crush It with a Captivating Contemporary Triple Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - November 14, 2016

Celebrated Russian ballerina Natalia Osipova crossed over to contemporary along with her real-life partner Sergei Polunin, the 'bad boy of ballet', in a triple bill of U.S. premieres at New York City Center from November 10th to 12th 2016. Watching these two consummate classical dancers believably e... (more...)
BWW Review: Superb Performers Sparkle in Company XIV's PARIS BWW Review: Superb Performers Sparkle in Company XIV's PARIS
by Bob Rizzo - October 24, 2016

If there is one thing director/choreographer Austin McCormick can be accused of it's that he consistently puts on a titillating, atmospheric and imaginative show.... (more...)
BWW Review: FALL FOR DANCE Closes the 13th Annual Festival With a Mesmerizing Quadruple Bill BWW Review: FALL FOR DANCE Closes the 13th Annual Festival With a Mesmerizing Quadruple Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - October 10, 2016

Founded in 2004, New York City Center's annual 'Fall for Dance' festival is an inspired idea that continues to fulfill the admirable mission of introducing new and younger audiences to the world of dance. Tickets are a mere $15, a price that's within the reach of millennials yet that coincidentally ... (more...)
BWW Review: ROSIE HERRERA DANCE THEATRE Concludes AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL's Premiere NYC Season BWW Review: ROSIE HERRERA DANCE THEATRE Concludes AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL's Premiere NYC Season
by Sondra Forsyth - August 05, 2016

Although the Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre has performed in NYC before, the company's appearance from August 4th to 6th 2016 as the second half of the American Dance Festival's first season in the Big Apple included the New York debut of Herrera's Carne Viva. The work was commissioned by ADF.... (more...)
BWW Review: INTERLOCHEN ARTS ACADEMY Orchestra and Dancers Gave a Stellar Concert as Part of the NY Philharmonic Biennial BWW Review: INTERLOCHEN ARTS ACADEMY Orchestra and Dancers Gave a Stellar Concert as Part of the NY Philharmonic Biennial
by Sondra Forsyth - June 07, 2016

I was delighted but not surprised by the polished professionalism of the teenage musicians and dancers from Michigan's Interlochen Center for the Arts who performed on the afternoon of June 5th 2016 at David Geffen Hall in Lincoln Center as part of the New York Philharmonic's Biennial celebration. I... (more...)
BWW Review: Artistic Director Angel Corella Brings PENNSYLVANIA BALLET to NYC with a Vibrant Contemporary Triple Bill BWW Review: Artistic Director Angel Corella Brings PENNSYLVANIA BALLET to NYC with a Vibrant Contemporary Triple Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - April 04, 2016

Pennsylvania Ballet returned to New York City for a run at the Joyce from March 29th to April 3rd 2016, the first time the company has been here since Angel Corella took on the role of Artistic Director 18 months ago. Corella, the former American Ballet Theatre Principal who won our hearts with his ... (more...)
BWW Review: The Legendary TWYLA THARP Capped Her 50th Anniversary Tour with a Six-Day Run in NYC BWW Review: The Legendary TWYLA THARP Capped Her 50th Anniversary Tour with a Six-Day Run in NYC
by Sondra Forsyth - November 23, 2015

Twyla Tharp, the award-winning choreographer who has rightfully become a dance legend in her own time, capped her multi-city 50th Anniversary Tour with performances from November 17th to 22nd 2015 at the Koch Theater in Lincoln Center, presented by The Joyce Theater. Yet perhaps precisely because th... (more...)