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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' (UP... (more...)


BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKERBWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER
by Jessica Abejar - December 17, 2014

The sights and sounds of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker are a staple to Christmastime in New York City. The American Ballet Theatre has brought this timeless tradition to the Brooklyn Academy of Music f... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Thrills at City CenterBWW Reviews: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Thrills at City Center
by Marina Kennedy - December 16, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is now onstage at New York City Center through January 4th. Artistic Director Robert Battle presents an exciting and versatile series of performances to metropolita... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Juilliard Dance Division's New DancesBWW Reviews: Juilliard Dance Division's New Dances
by Melia Kraus-har - December 16, 2014

Shouts and sighs intermittently filled The Peter Jay Sharp Theater on Sunday, December 14th in response to Juilliard Dance Division's New Dances: Edition 2014. Choreographers Austin McCormack and Lon... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Russell Maliphant Company STILL CURRENT at the Joyce is StunningBWW Reviews: Russell Maliphant Company STILL CURRENT at the Joyce is Stunning
by Marina Kennedy - December 12, 2014

If you haven't seen the Russell Maliphant Company, now is the time. This season's production, Still Current is on stage at the Joyce Theater through Sunday, December 14th. (more...)


BWW Reviews: DOUG VARONE AND DANCERS Fascinates at Joyce TheaterBWW Reviews: DOUG VARONE AND DANCERS Fascinates at Joyce Theater
by Matt Hanson - December 11, 2014

In the heart of the wildly characterful Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, the Joyce Theater marquee entrances with a retro ambiance. Opening in 1982, the Joyce Theater has come to represent the magna... (more...)


BWW Reviews: ANNA'S AMERICANA Provides a Glimpse Into Anna Sokolow's Investigation of the Human ConditionBWW Reviews: ANNA'S AMERICANA Provides a Glimpse Into Anna Sokolow's Investigation of the Human Condition
by Melia Kraus-har - December 10, 2014

Anna's Americana by the Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble on December 4th provided a glimpse into Anna Sokolow's investigation of the human condition in the intimate space of The Theater at the 14th Stre... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Wandering with Jessica Lang DanceBWW Reviews: Wandering with Jessica Lang Dance
by Melia Kraus-har - December 09, 2014

Jessica Lang Dance premiered The Wanderer at BAM Fisher in a wintery diorama that showcased Artistic Director and Choreographer Jessica Lang's comprehensive design. Starting a few minutes late on Fri... (more...)


BWW Reviews: The NUTCRACKER  by ARB  in NJ through 12/21, A Holiday TraditionBWW Reviews: The NUTCRACKER by ARB in NJ through 12/21, A Holiday Tradition
by Marina Kennedy - November 26, 2014

'The Nutcracker' by American Repertory Ballet is being presented at venues in New Jersey through 12/21. This elaborate and delightful performance of the holiday classic is a treat for all. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Ballet Hispanico Transforms Story BalletBWW Reviews: Ballet Hispanico Transforms Story Ballet
by Lauren Wingenroth - November 25, 2014

Ballet Hispanico ventured into full length story ballet making for the first time last Saturday at the Apollo with Gustavo Ramirez Sansano's Carmen.maquia. The sold-out, one night only event retold th... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Bill T Jones and Kathleen Chalfant Link Chance Composition and Shared Histories in New Version of STORY TIMEBWW Reviews: Bill T Jones and Kathleen Chalfant Link Chance Composition and Shared Histories in New Version of STORY TIME
by Brendan Drake - November 24, 2014

Friday night at New York Live Arts saw the premier of Bill T Jones' Story Time #36 Kathleen Chalfant - Amble or Career. The work paired the always enigmatic Jones with Tony nominated actress Kathleen ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: ENTHUSIASTIC EVENTS, From Blog to Social OccasionBWW Reviews: ENTHUSIASTIC EVENTS, From Blog to Social Occasion
by Wesley Doucette - November 24, 2014

The Dance Enthusiast's inaugural event on the topic of Fashion and Dance. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Mikhailovsky Ballet's THE FLAMES OF PARISBWW Reviews: The Mikhailovsky Ballet's THE FLAMES OF PARIS
by Barnett Serchuk - November 24, 2014

Remember high school history. Some of us loved it; others hated it. Best of all, there were the teachers. They tried to educate us about British royalty, Swedish neutrality, or crumbling Hapsburg empi... (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE LOOK OF FEELING Moves at Steps BeyondBWW Reviews: THE LOOK OF FEELING Moves at Steps Beyond
by Matt Hanson - November 21, 2014

In a quaint studio theater at 74th Street and Broadway, Steps Beyond hosted a legendary affair, likened to the historic backdrop that inspired The Look of Feeling. Gaudy uptown apartments spilled ligh... (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE SOUL OF FLAMENCO Stuns at Walt Whitman TheatreBWW Reviews: THE SOUL OF FLAMENCO Stuns at Walt Whitman Theatre
by Matt Hanson - November 20, 2014

Before anyone spoke, before song and the invention of instruments, there was movement. From the ground up, the human form awoke to the sound of the heart. From that moment until today, performance art... (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Mikhailovsky Ballet's GISELLEBWW Reviews: The Mikhailovsky Ballet's GISELLE
by Barnett Serchuk - November 19, 2014

Early in Giselle, the heroine starts picking petals off flowers. Does he love her or does he not? That's very much the way I felt when I went to see the Mikhailovsky Ballet's November 14 performance o... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Mikhailovksy Ballet's THE FLAMES OF PARISBWW Reviews: Mikhailovksy Ballet's THE FLAMES OF PARIS
by Melia Kraus-har - November 18, 2014

Mikhailovsky Ballet paid homage to universal struggles for justice in their opening performance of The Flames of Paris at the Koch Theater, Friday, November 15th. Originally created to mark the 15th ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Dancemopolitan Shared Artist Series at Joe's PubBWW Reviews: Dancemopolitan Shared Artist Series at Joe's Pub
by Samantha Bancroft - November 17, 2014

Looking to take your grandmother out on the town for some New York theater and dance? Well then this year's DANCENOW Dancemopolitian shared program series at Joe's Pub is not for you. (more...)


BWW Reviews: The Mikhailovsky Ballet in GiselleBWW Reviews: The Mikhailovsky Ballet in Giselle
by Holly Kerr - November 14, 2014

The Mikhailovsky Ballet is on its first United States tour and is now at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center through November 23. The Company features several of Russia's greatest dancers: Nat... (more...)


BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet's JEWELSBWW Reviews: New York City Ballet's JEWELS
by Kristen Dickerson - May 28, 2014

The New York City Ballet proved that only the best can perform on this stage. It takes great talent to leave a solo dancer on a stage that large without them getting lost, especially when the costumes... (more...)


NYC Dance Week Releases 2014 Schedule of Events, 6/19-28NYC Dance Week Releases 2014 Schedule of Events, 6/19-28
May 28, 2014

NYC Dance Week, the 10-day festival of free and discounted dance, fitness and wellness classes, will take place at dance studios across New York's five boroughs from Thursday, June 19 – Saturday, June... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Ballet Academy East Delivers an Impressive Spring PerformanceBWW Reviews: Ballet Academy East Delivers an Impressive Spring Performance
by Marjorie Liebert - May 27, 2014

On Friday, May 16th, I was privileged to be in attendance of the opening night of Ballet Academy East's 2014 Spring Performance. These young dancers displayed good training and a delight to be perform... (more...)


BWW Reviews: LA VOZ DEL CUERPO/THE BODY SPEAKS by Christine Dakin Captivates at the 92nd Street YBWW Reviews: LA VOZ DEL CUERPO/THE BODY SPEAKS by Christine Dakin Captivates at the 92nd Street Y
by Marina Kennedy - May 27, 2014

La Voz del Cuerpo/The Body Speaks, the film written and directed by Christine Dakin, was screened on May 16th as part of the 'Fridays at Noon' programming at the 92nd Street Y. This truly beautiful mo... (more...)


BWW Reviews: American Ballet TheaterBWW Reviews: American Ballet Theater
by Barnett Serchuk - May 23, 2014

Balanchine and Massine on the same program on February 20, 2014? I can't remember that last time I saw that. I wonder if the two would approve. But there is one fundamental difference separating the t... (more...)


BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Reveres Its Great MastersBWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Reveres Its Great Masters
by Jessica Abejar - May 22, 2014

Halfway through celebrating its 50th year at the David H. Koch Theatre in Lincoln Center, the New York City Ballet showcased three diverse pieces influenced by the Company's greatest artists - Jerome ... (more...)





BWW Reviews: United Palace of Cultural Arts Presents THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKERBWW Reviews: United Palace of Cultural Arts Presents THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER

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