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BWW Review: Celebrating American Modern Dance with PAUL TAYLOR AMERICAN MODERN DANCE BWW Review: Celebrating American Modern Dance with PAUL TAYLOR AMERICAN MODERN DANCE
by Caryn Cooper - March 21, 2017

On the evening of March 17, 2017, the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD) company continued its spring season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. In 2014, Mr. Taylor expanded his company, then known as the Paul Taylor Dance Company to PTAMD, to create a home for great American mode... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Announces Site Expansion Jacob's Pillow Announces Site Expansion
by Molly Tracy - March 21, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance announces a major expansion of its popular curated online video collection, Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive. Beginning today, the site will feature a series of multimedia essays from renowned dance scholars on three distinct themes: Tap, Women in Dance, and Dance of the African... (more...)
inDANCE Announces World Premiere of HOLY COW(S)!, March 23 inDANCE Announces World Premiere of HOLY COW(S)!, March 23
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents cutting-edge Toronto dance company inDANCE with the world premiere of Holy Cow(s)!, choreographed by Artistic Director Hari Krishnan. Holy Cow(s)! runs Thursday March 23 through Saturday March 25 at 8pm nightly at Harb... (more...)
BWW Review: THE ASHLEY BOUDER PROJECT Shines with Versatility BWW Review: THE ASHLEY BOUDER PROJECT Shines with Versatility
by Christina Pandolfi - March 20, 2017

On March 17 2017, excitement buzzed at the Peter Norton Symphony Space during the season premiere of The Ashley Bouder Project. A powerful collective that celebrates the beauty and strength of female dancers (and the resilient support of their male counterparts!) the showcase more than proved Bouder... (more...)
Fort Mason Center Of Arts Announces A PIROUTTE TO TO ASIA, 6/3-4 Fort Mason Center Of Arts Announces A PIROUTTE TO TO ASIA, 6/3-4
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

In 2009 US President Barack Obama announced “A Pivot to Asia” causing ruffled feathers and raised eyebrows in some countries on that side of the world. In developing a Pirouette with Asia, SFIAF sought to take the phrase and make it more of a joint exercise in mutual appreciation and deploy a differ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Dante Brown and the DB/WD WORKSHOP BWW Interview: Dante Brown and the DB/WD WORKSHOP
by Caryn Cooper - March 16, 2017

Dante Brown/Warehouse Dance (DB/WD) will be hosting its first annual workshop May 19-21, 2017 at the Gowanus Loft in Brooklyn, NY. Over the course of three days, professional artists (ages 18 and over) will be able to interact with a range of choreographers who are leaders in the dance community, ma... (more...)
BWW Review: Christina Carlisi - A Tour de Force as MARTHA BWW Review: Christina Carlisi - A Tour de Force as MARTHA
by Gil Kaan - March 13, 2017

The Whitefire Theatre's west coast premiere of playwright Ellen Melaver's MARTHA possesses all the creative elements, exquisitely combined, for a stunning one-woman show on modern dance revolutionary Martha Graham. The incredible Christina Carlisi totally embodies this movement innovator with her ve... (more...)
Emily Coates's INCARNATIONS to Be Performed as Part of Danspace Project, 3/16-18 Emily Coates's INCARNATIONS to Be Performed as Part of Danspace Project, 3/16-18
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

Emily Coates: Incarnations will be performed March 16-18 at 8pm. Advance tickets are $22 General and $15 for Members. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $25 (cash or check only), pending availability.... (more...)
BWW Preview: HUMAN ABSTRACT at Louisville Ballet BWW Preview: HUMAN ABSTRACT at Louisville Ballet
by Keith Waits - February 24, 2017

'Collaboration' has been a watchword for Louisville Ballet Producing and Artistic Director Robert Curran from long before he came to Louisville. Jack Productions, a company Curran co-founded in Melbourne, was grounded in partnerships and collaborations, including with choreographer Lucas Jervies who... (more...)
BWW Review: MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY Thrives Anew in 2017 BWW Review: MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY Thrives Anew in 2017
by Sondra Forsyth - February 21, 2017

The venerable Martha Graham Dance Company, founded 91 years ago in 1926, is thriving anew after getting past protracted legal battles following modern dance pioneer Graham's death and coping with the loss of historical material during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Much of the credit for the success of th... (more...)
BWW Review: PROVINCIAL DANCES THEATRE Offers an Auspicious Start to AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL's First NYC Season BWW Review: PROVINCIAL DANCES THEATRE Offers an Auspicious Start to AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL's First NYC Season
by Sondra Forsyth - August 03, 2016

Opening night on August 1st 2016 of a shared week at the Joyce presented by the venerable American Dance Festival got the six-day run off to an auspicious start. Provincial Dances Theatre, a company from Russia, treated dancegoers to two mesmerizing contemporary works by Tatiana Baganova that will a... (more...)