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Cast Set for TWYLA THARP AND THREE DANCES at The Joyce Theatre Cast Set for TWYLA THARP AND THREE DANCES at The Joyce Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2016

Twyla Tharp and Three Dances, the previously announced program conceived and directed by Twyla Tharp and featuring two classics and one premiere, will be presented by The Joyce Theater Foundation for two weeks next month, July 10-23, in its intimate Chelsea home, located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th... (more...)
New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 8/3-7 New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 8/3-7
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform two works at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in the Doris Duke Theatre from August 3- 7, 2016. Jacob's Pillow, a National Historic Landmark, National Medal of Arts recipient, and home to America's longest-running dance festival, is located in the Berkshires of West... (more...)
Brian Brooks & Wendy Whelan Set for Fire Island Dance Festival Brian Brooks & Wendy Whelan Set for Fire Island Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2016

Acclaimed choreographer Brian Brooks and ballet world legend Wendy Whelan will perform a duet at this year's Fire Island Dance Festival(#fidance), one of the most talked about cultural and charitable events of the Fire Island summer. Set for July 15-17 in Fire Island Pines, NY, Fire Island Dance Fes... (more...)
Martha Graham Dance Company Sets 2016-17 Season Martha Graham Dance Company Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2016

The Martha Graham Dance Company is pleased to announce its 2016–17 season. The Company's tour kicks off in August and includes performances in 12 cities across the U.S., a performance residency in Madrid, and a weeklong engagement in Cuba, where the Company will perform as part of the renowned Havan... (more...)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Spotlight Ball Raises More Than $800,000 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Spotlight Ball Raises More Than $800,000
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, one of the world's premier contemporary dance organizations, together with Event Chair and Chair of Hubbard Street's Board of Directors, Sara Albrecht, and Honorary Co-Chairs Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CEO/Co-Owner of The Second City Andrew Alexander, held its Season 38 Spo... (more...)
BWW Review: FELD'S KIDS Execute With Polish and Finally With Glee BWW Review: FELD'S KIDS Execute With Polish and Finally With Glee
by Juan Michael Porter II - June 13, 2016

We all know that Eliot Feld – who might be New York City's most accomplished man in dance – has a love for calisthenics, vernacular twists and grooves, and folklore. But since closing his ballet company in 2003, his work has been primarily with students who cannot understand the dry wit inherent to ... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Elects New Board Chairman American Ballet Theatre Elects New Board Chairman
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2016

The Board of Governing Trustees of American Ballet Theatre has elected Andrew F. Barth Chairman and Brian J. Heidtke President.  The elections, which become effective immediately, were announced today by Kara Medoff Barnett, ABT Executive Director.  Barth succeeds Donald Kramer who has held the posi... (more...)
Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Full Schedule for 10th Anniversary Season Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Full Schedule for 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

CHICAGO —The Chicago Dancing Festival proudly celebrates its 10th anniversary of free programming featuring performances by leading ballet, modern and contemporary dancers from across the country, August 23-27, 2016. Just as the Festival draws from top dance companies, this year's program will once ... (more...)
Photo Flash: The School Of American Ballet Hosts Alumni Cocktail Reception at Lincoln Center Photo Flash: The School Of American Ballet Hosts Alumni Cocktail Reception at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2016

The School Of American Ballet (SAB) is one of the most famous classical ballet schools in the world and is the school of George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, a leading international ballet company based at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. The school trains students f... (more...)
Hudson River Dance Festival Set for 6/15-16 Hudson River Dance Festival Set for 6/15-16
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2016

Hudson River Park, one of the nation's longest waterfront parks and an urban oasis for New Yorkers and visitors from every corner of the world, will be the stunning natural setting for the second annual Hudson River Dance Festival, presented at Pier 63 in Hudson River Park. This free celebration of ... (more...)
BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance and Bryn Cohn + Artists to Present HOME at Gibney Dance Center BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance and Bryn Cohn + Artists to Present HOME at Gibney Dance Center
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2016

BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance and Bryn Cohn + Artists (BC+A) present HOME in a collaborative evening at Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway, Gibney Dance Center NYC, from June 16-18, 2016 at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 advanced sales online and $20 at the door. They will be available in... (more...)
Chris Myers to Recite Shakespeare Sonnets During Jessica Lang Dance's SWEET SILENT THOUGHT Chris Myers to Recite Shakespeare Sonnets During Jessica Lang Dance's SWEET SILENT THOUGHT
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2016

In honor of the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, Jessica Lang Dance will present the NY premiere of Sweet Silent Thought, inspired by five of the Master's sonnets.  The work  features readings of Sonnets 30, 40, 64, 71 and 105, by actors Chris Myers (Obie Award, Octoroon),  Chukwudi... (more...)
Metropolitan Ballet Company 20th Anniversary Gala Performance Set for 6/4 Metropolitan Ballet Company 20th Anniversary Gala Performance Set for 6/4
by BWW News Desk - June 02, 2016

?Metropolitan Ballet Academy & Company (MBA/MBC), recognized by Pointe magazine as one of “seven local studios in America cultivating top talent” (Oct/Nov 2011), will celebrate its 20th Anniversary year with a Gala Performance on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Alumni from Metropolitan's two deca... (more...)
ABT, Martha Graham, Pilobolus & The Ailey Organization Partner for Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts ABT, Martha Graham, Pilobolus & The Ailey Organization Partner for Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2016

Four venerable American dance companies are joining forces with Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts (www.usdan.org), just in time for the 2016 summer camp season. Announced today, the troupes -The Ailey Organization, American Ballet Theatre (ABT), Martha Graham, and Pilobolus-- are officially on the Camp... (more...)
The School Of American Ballet to Host Alumni Cocktail Reception at Lincoln Center, 6/3 The School Of American Ballet to Host Alumni Cocktail Reception at Lincoln Center, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

The School Of American Ballet (SAB) is one of the most famous classical ballet schools in the world and is the school of George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, a leading international ballet company based at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. The school trains students f... (more...)
Ballet Hispanico's Instituto Coreografico Continues Tomorrow Ballet Hispanico's Instituto Coreografico Continues Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, presents the next installment of its choreographic institute, Instituto Coreográfíco,with a showing and reception on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the company's headquarters at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC.... (more...)
2016 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival to Kick Off Third Weekend, 6/18 2016 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival to Kick Off Third Weekend, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The 2016 San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival, which this year features more than 400 dancers and musicians from 32 top Bay Area dance companies representing more than twenty world cultural traditions, 12 world premieres, and two North American premieres, concludes with Weekend 3 June 18 and 19 at th... (more...)
BalletCollective to Collaborate with Architects & Choreographers for October Performances BalletCollective to Collaborate with Architects & Choreographers for October Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

BalletCollective's 2016 Season will further explore the company's unique collaborative process with world premiere works featuring two collaborations pairing architects Carlos Arnaiz and James Ramsey with composers Judd Greenstein and Ellis Ludwig-Leone respectively. Both works will be choreographed... (more...)
San Francisco Ballet to Welcome New Company Members and Promotions! San Francisco Ballet to Welcome New Company Members and Promotions!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Effective immediately, San Francisco Ballet announces six promotions, five new Company members, and five apprentices for the 2017 Season. Soloist Carlo Di Lanno has been promoted to principal dancer and Francisco Mungamba, Julia Rowe, Wei Wang, and WanTing Zhao have been promoted to soloist. In addi... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting for Fifth & Sixth Weeks of 2016 Spring Season American Ballet Theatre Announces Casting for Fifth & Sixth Weeks of 2016 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Casting for the fifth and sixth weeks of American Ballet Theatre's 2016 Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.... (more...)
Princeton Ballet School Announces Placement Class Schedule for Fall 2016 Princeton Ballet School Announces Placement Class Schedule for Fall 2016
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, announces its Placement Class schedule in order to determine fall classes.... (more...)
Buglisi Dance Theatre Coming to Ailey Citigroup Theater, 6/7-9 Buglisi Dance Theatre Coming to Ailey Citigroup Theater, 6/7-9
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Buglisi Dance Theatre, celebrating its 23rd anniversary, is proud to present 'Women of Distinction,' a program that celebrates women, June 7-9 at The Ailey Citigroup Theater. The season will see a World Premiere by Buglisi, inspired by the first recorded author/poet, as well as Buglisi masterworksRe... (more...)
Arthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane Letters Arthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane Letters
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2016

Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today.... (more...)
Polina Semionova Withdraws from ABT Polina Semionova Withdraws from ABT
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2016

Principal Dancer Polina Semionova will take a medical leave during American Ballet Theatre's Spring season at the Metropolitan Opera House, withdrawing from all previously scheduled performances, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces 2016 Lineup Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces 2016 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2016

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking ticket sales and attendance of Festival 2015, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival will soon kick-off a new season of exciting programming featuring international artists, world premieres, an impressive number of engagements set to live music, and more tha... (more...)



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