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BWW Reviews: KONTAKTHOF - The Legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal-Pina Bausch Returns to BAMBWW Reviews: KONTAKTHOF - The Legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal-Pina Bausch Returns to BAM
by Wesley Doucette - October 31, 2014

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BWW Reviews: VOICES OF BULGARIA AND AMERICA Inspires at 92YBWW Reviews: VOICES OF BULGARIA AND AMERICA Inspires at 92Y
by Matt Hanson - October 30, 2014

At the 92nd Street YMHA, the air was welcoming, even communal, an environment where poets and weightlifters share space amid the world-famous Jewish institution. On October 17th an enthusiastic audien... (more...)


BWW Reviews: American Ballet TheatreBWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre
by Holly Kerr - October 28, 2014

American Ballet Theatre, our national ballet treasure is celebrating its 75th Anniversary! (more...)


BWW Reviews: Beijing Dance TheatreBWW Reviews: Beijing Dance Theatre
by Jennifer Fried - October 27, 2014

Performing in the midst of Fall for Dance week, Beijing Dance Theatre may not have gotten the attention the company deserved, as evidenced by the empty seats in the Harvey Theatre at Bam. Certainly t... (more...)


BWW Reviews: ON THE TOWN at Broadway's Lyric Theater Is a Delight from Start to FinishBWW Reviews: ON THE TOWN at Broadway's Lyric Theater Is a Delight from Start to Finish
by Sondra Forsyth - October 24, 2014

The most recent revival of 'On the Town', the 1944 smash hit based on Jerome Robbins' 'Fancy Free' ballet about three sailors on 24-hour shore leave in NYC, is first-rate on all counts. Right from the... (more...)


BWW Reviews: The BESSIES Celebrates a World of Dance in New YorkBWW Reviews: The BESSIES Celebrates a World of Dance in New York
by Jessica Abejar - October 23, 2014

The Bessies, formally known as the New York Dance and Performance Awards, celebrated its 30th anniversary at the Apollo Theater on Monday, October 20th. It was an exciting evening that commemorated th... (more...)


BWW Reviews: ARB's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Preview at Hamilton Stage in RahwayBWW Reviews: ARB's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Preview at Hamilton Stage in Rahway
by Patrick Kennedy - October 23, 2014

The American Repertory Ballet performed a delightful preview of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' at Hamilton Stage in Rahway on Friday, 10/17. The ballet is choreographed by the company's Artistic Directo... (more...)


BWW Reviews: CLASSIC NYCB, Sharing Space and SpiritBWW Reviews: CLASSIC NYCB, Sharing Space and Spirit
by Wesley Doucette - October 23, 2014

The New York City Ballet performs four works by four distinct choreographic aesthetics. From Balanchine to Peck 'Classic NYCB' displays alternating moods towards individual expression and ensemble ha... (more...)


BWW Reviews: L.A. DANCE PROJECT Makes Outstanding NY DebutBWW Reviews: L.A. DANCE PROJECT Makes Outstanding NY Debut
by Jessica Abejar - October 22, 2014

This fall, L.A. Dance Project, founded in 2012 by newly appointed Paris Opera Ballet director and former New York City Ballet principal Benjamin Millepied, made its New York debut at the Brooklyn Acad... (more...)


BWW Reviews: LAR LUBOVITCH Dance Company at the JoyceBWW Reviews: LAR LUBOVITCH Dance Company at the Joyce
by Holly Kerr - October 21, 2014

Lar Lubovitch Dance Company at The Joyce Theater (more...)


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: 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...)





BWW Reviews: KONTAKTHOF - The Legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal-Pina Bausch Returns to BAMBWW Reviews: KONTAKTHOF - The Legendary Tanztheater Wuppertal-Pina Bausch Returns to BAM

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