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BWW Reviews: The Ashley Bouder Project Performs at the Joyce Theater BWW Reviews: The Ashley Bouder Project Performs at the Joyce Theater
by Rose Marija - August 12, 2015

On Saturday, August 8, 2015, The Ashley Bouder Project presented their first of two performances participating in the Joyce Theater's Ballet Festival. Joining Bouder, a principal of New York City Ballet, were 7 other New York City Ballet dancers. It is good to see accomplished ballet dancers given t... (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Joyce Theater Opens Its Ballet Festival with Joshua Beamish BWW Reviews: The Joyce Theater Opens Its Ballet Festival with Joshua Beamish
by Rose Marija - August 11, 2015

On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, the Joyce Theater opened its Ballet Festival with MOVE: the company. Joshua Beamish , Choreographer and Artistic Director, has been touring extensively with his company since its founding in 2005; and has been collaborating with notable companies, schools, and principal d... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ANTIGONA by Noche Flamenca and Soledad Barrio BWW Reviews: ANTIGONA by Noche Flamenca and Soledad Barrio
by Wesley Doucette - July 28, 2015

Noche Flamenca and Soledad Barrio collaborate to reconstruct the totemic Greek tragedy.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: BALASOLE Celebrates 5th Anniversary BWW Reviews: BALASOLE Celebrates 5th Anniversary
by Jessica Abejar - July 22, 2015

BalaSole Dance Company celebrated its fifth anniversary this past weekend at the Ailey Citigroup Theater. For the past five years and sixteen concerts, BalaSole (which stands for "Balance" and "Solo" has given dancers, who would have otherwise been shunned by the concert dance world, a chance to sha... (more...)
BWW Reviews: MOMIX's Alchemia Lacks Magic But Not Spectacle BWW Reviews: MOMIX's Alchemia Lacks Magic But Not Spectacle
by Lauren Wingenroth - July 17, 2015

Sometimes theater magic is used so greedily that it becomes entirely unmagical. The succession of unrelated illusions comprising MOMIX's Alchemia, created by artistic director Moses Pendleton, had such an effect, sacrificing sincerity and substance for the sake of shock and spectacle.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Lincoln Center Festival Presents the National Ballet of China BWW Reviews: Lincoln Center Festival Presents the National Ballet of China
by Rose Marija - July 15, 2015

Presented by the Lincoln Center Festival, on July 8, 2015, at the David H. Koch Theater, The National Ballet of China opened their 5-day run with The Peony Pavilion, considered one of the most famous love stories in Chinese literature. The modern production by the National Ballet of China (NBC) is a... (more...)
BWW Reviews: At Long Last - Misty Copeland Has Been Promoted to Principal BWW Reviews: At Long Last - Misty Copeland Has Been Promoted to Principal
by Rose Marija - July 14, 2015

No other ballet dancer has received more publicity than Misty Copeland during the last five years. Her promotion to principal dancer of American Ballet Theatre was announced on June 30, 2015, and picked up immediately by most newspapers and television news shows, including the front page of the New ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ZviDance Takes on Escher, Bacon and Rothko at NYLA BWW Reviews: ZviDance Takes on Escher, Bacon and Rothko at NYLA
by Brendan Drake - July 07, 2015

Friday at New York Live Arts reintroduced audiences to the virtuosity and individuality that sets Zvi Gotheiner's company apart from many of his contemporaries.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland Transforms into Princess Clara BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland Transforms into Princess Clara
by Rose Marija - December 24, 2014

Misty Copeland transforms into Clara the Princess... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Gelsey Kirkland Presents THE NUTCRACKER BWW Reviews: Gelsey Kirkland Presents THE NUTCRACKER
by Rose Marija - December 23, 2014

'Tis the season. On December 11, 2014 my first viewing of The Nutcracker this season was the opening night of Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's delightful version, choreographed and directed by Michael Chernov, co-artistic director, after Vasili Vainonen, assisted by Gelsey Kirkland and Alexandra Lawler. Wha... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Neil Greenberg Goes Back and Forward with THIS BWW Reviews: Neil Greenberg Goes Back and Forward with THIS
by Brendan Drake - December 22, 2014

Last weekend New York Live Arts hosted the premier of Neil Greenberg's This, a full length work taking inspiration from Susan Sontag's Against Interpretation.... (more...)
Miami's Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre to Make Philadelphia Debut Next Month Miami's Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre to Make Philadelphia Debut Next Month
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

Known for its larger-than life theatricality and surreal aesthetic based on Miami's unique subculture, Rosie Herrera Dance Theatre premieres two full-length dance theatre works that fuse contemporary dance, theatre, opera, music, performance art and drag.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: United Palace of Cultural Arts Presents THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER BWW 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' (UPCA) mind this year when UPCA's executive director, Mike Fitelson, and choreographer Jennifer Weber r... (more...)
BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER BWW 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 for the past five years. The Company began its final run of Artist in Resident Alexei Ratmansky's The... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Thrills at City Center BWW 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 metropolitan area audiences.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Juilliard Dance Division's New Dances BWW 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 Loni Landon (both Juilliard Alumni), Kate Weare and man about town Larry Keigwin each presented a work ... (more...)
Moscow Ballet Brings THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER to State Theatre Today Moscow Ballet Brings THE GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER to State Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2014

An annual tradition at the State Theatre, Moscow Ballet's The Great Russian Nutcracker is a magical and timeless holiday tradition that comes to life...and snows over the audience! This fun-for-the-entire-family classic will be performed for two audiences today, December 13th.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Russell Maliphant Company STILL CURRENT at the Joyce is Stunning BWW 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 Theater BWW 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 magnanimous foundations of modern performing arts in New York. None so embodies this history as authentic... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ANNA'S AMERICANA Provides a Glimpse Into Anna Sokolow's Investigation of the Human Condition BWW 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 Street Y. Alan Danielson's Are We There Yet (2000) accompanied three works by Sokolow, Preludes (1984),... (more...)
Sally Turkel Promoted to Principal Dancer with Ballet San Antonio Sally Turkel Promoted to Principal Dancer with Ballet San Antonio
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

Following a successful run of The Nutcracker, Artistic Director Gabriel Zertuche has promoted company member Sally Turkel to Principal Dancer effective immediately.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Wandering with Jessica Lang Dance BWW 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 Friday, December 5th allowed time to observe the stage. Five white trees made of coiled rope hung from... (more...)




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