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BWW Reviews: Millipied's L.A. Dance Project on the MoveBWW Reviews: Millipied's L.A. Dance Project on the Move
by Melia Kraus-har - October 20, 2014

At long last, Benjamin Millipied's L.A. Dance Project premiered in New York City (his home among other creative homes) at BAM. The success of the October 17th program seemed to surprise the dancers t... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Fall for Dance Offers 'Diverse' BillBWW Reviews: Fall for Dance Offers 'Diverse' Bill
by Lauren Wingenroth - October 20, 2014

Though formulaic, Fall for Dance programs, presented each fall at New York City Center with the universal ticket price of $15, tend to succeed in including a diverse set of voices. Program 4 fulfilled... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Dixon Place Presents CREATURES OF HABITBWW Reviews: Dixon Place Presents CREATURES OF HABIT
by Jessica Abejar - October 17, 2014

Dixon Place has been a creative haven for the downtown arts scene for nearly 30 years. Bold in its approach to supporting the creative process, Dixon Place did not disappoint in its choice of commissi... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Gone Dancin' with New York City Center's Fall For DanceBWW Reviews: Gone Dancin' with New York City Center's Fall For Dance
by Melia Kraus-har - October 17, 2014

Tuesday, October 14th, marked the midway point of New York City Center's Fall for Dance and represented companies from three continents: South Africa's Vuyani Dance Theatre in a spiritual meditation, ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Career Transition For Dancers Celebrates 29th Anniversary With A Tribute to NYCBWW Reviews: Career Transition For Dancers Celebrates 29th Anniversary With A Tribute to NYC
by Samantha Bancroft - October 16, 2014

All of the sights, sounds, and thankfully not smells that can make you think of nothing else but New York City herself filled New York City Center within the first few seconds of Career Transition For... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Playing with the Rules at Fall for DanceBWW Reviews: Playing with the Rules at Fall for Dance
by Melia Kraus-har - October 14, 2014

New York City Center's October 10th Fall for Dance program smartly suited up with Lucinda Childs' Concerto and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (which indirectly featured Sara Mearns of New York Cit... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Dendy Blends Myth and AutobiographyBWW Reviews: Dendy Blends Myth and Autobiography
by Lauren Wingenroth - October 14, 2014

Audience members venture down to the concrete basement of Abron Arts Center on the Lower East Side, where they are greeted with an offer of absinthe and a survey asking if they "feel fundamentally fla... (more...)


BWW Reviews: PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET Offers NYC Dancegoers a Last Chance to See the Exquisite Carla KörbesBWW Reviews: PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET Offers NYC Dancegoers a Last Chance to See the Exquisite Carla Körbes
by Sondra Forsyth - October 13, 2014

Far and away the highlight on opening night of the Pacific Northwest Ballet's five-day return engagement at NYC's Joyce on October 8th 2014 was the soul-stirring and remarkably supple performance by C... (more...)


BWW Reviews: BALASOLE Gives Voice to Diverse DancersBWW Reviews: BALASOLE Gives Voice to Diverse Dancers
by Jessica Abejar - October 08, 2014

This weekend, BalaSole Dance Company's fall show Pastiche was presented at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, introducing audiences to a variety of new solos from a diverse group of dancers. Billed as a com... (more...)


BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Celebrates the Storied BALANCHINE-STRAVINSKY CollaborationBWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Celebrates the Storied BALANCHINE-STRAVINSKY Collaboration
by Sondra Forsyth - October 03, 2014

On the first ever World Ballet Day, October 1st 2014, I postponed watching the video stream of five top ballet companies in favor of attending what turned out to be a mesmerizing mixed bill featuring ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: RIVER RUNBWW Reviews: RIVER RUN
by Jennifer Fried - October 01, 2014

When I saw the press release for "River Run, " an adaptation of James Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, I immediately contacted a Joyce fanatic and asked him if he would attend the show with me. I must admit ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: CIA. UNION TANGUERABWW Reviews: CIA. UNION TANGUERA
by Holly Kerr - October 01, 2014

Traditional tango is married with live music, innovative lighting and contemporary and theatrical dance in an 80 minute (without intermission) show that verifies tango as a viable and contemporary art... (more...)


BWW Reviews: ALL BALANCHINE, Honoring an Internationalist GeniusBWW Reviews: ALL BALANCHINE, Honoring an Internationalist Genius
by Wesley Doucette - September 30, 2014

With influences of Italian divertissements to the Russian avant-garde, the New York City Ballet's All Balanchine program presents the pancultural genius of their founding artist. (more...)


BWW Reviews: NEW CHAMBER BALLET, A Tenth Anniversary Worth CelebratingBWW Reviews: NEW CHAMBER BALLET, A Tenth Anniversary Worth Celebrating
by Elizabeth Portnoy - September 30, 2014

On Saturday September 21st, the New Chamber Ballet, directed by Miro Magloire, celebrated its 10th anniversary with a five-piece program at the City Center Studios. The New Chamber Ballet features a s... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Wheeldon's AFTER THE RAIN Caps Day-Long SHINNYO LANTERN FLOATING FOR PEACEBWW Reviews: Wheeldon's AFTER THE RAIN Caps Day-Long SHINNYO LANTERN FLOATING FOR PEACE
by Sondra Forsyth - September 23, 2014

On September 21st 2014 at Lincoln Center, Wendy Whelan and Craig Hall delivered a soul stirring al fresco performance of the pas de deux from Christopher Wheeldon's 'After the Rain' to the haunting mu... (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: BALLETNEXT - The Great Leap ForwardBWW Reviews: BALLETNEXT - The Great Leap Forward
by Marjorie Liebert - May 22, 2014

Michele Wiles' BalletNext gave its best performance at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space), on Friday, May 17, Founded in 2011, the dancers have developed and matured into a cooperating, fluid dance company, r... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Lyon Opera Ballet Offers a Mobil Sculpture as Glimpse of the End of the WorldBWW Reviews: Lyon Opera Ballet Offers a Mobil Sculpture as Glimpse of the End of the World
by Brendan Drake - May 21, 2014

Last weekend, The Brooklyn Academy of Music saw the return of the Lyon Opera Ballet and the American premier of Christian Rizzo's Ni Fleurs, Ni Ford-Mustang. While commissioning works by contemporary ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Delights With Gallic-Flavored Highjinks in DON QUIXOTEBWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre Delights With Gallic-Flavored Highjinks in DON QUIXOTE
by Sondra Forsyth - May 20, 2014

On the rain-soaked evening of May 16th 2014, ABT delivered a mood-boosting performance of 'Don Quixote' for a full house of grateful dancegoers at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center. Dazzl... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Ballet West Closes 50th Anniversary Season with INNOVATIONSBWW Reviews: Ballet West Closes 50th Anniversary Season with INNOVATIONS
by Melissa Hurst - May 19, 2014

Ballet West closes its' 50th anniversary season with their annual production of Innovations, a program thought up by Artistic Director Adam Sklute 7 years ago. Innovations is a concept that allows cho... (more...)





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