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CUNY Dance Initiative Announces Fall 2016 Events CUNY Dance Initiative Announces Fall 2016 Events
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2016

Seven choreographers/companies will present world premieres. Bessie Award-winning performer Caleb Teicher will premiere his full-length Variations, set to Glenn Gould's iconic recording of Bach's "Goldberg Variations." Gabrielle Lamb will present a new group work inspired by artist Soghra Khurasani'... (more...)
Black Choreographers Festival Announces BCF SUMMER SERIES, 8/26 Black Choreographers Festival Announces BCF SUMMER SERIES, 8/26
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2016

OAKLAND, CA, July 21, 2016 -- The Black Choreographers Festival (BCF) has announced the program for its annual BCF Summer Series, featuring works by emerging and established African and African American choreographers, as well as pre-professional youth dancers. Featured artists include Gregory P. Da... (more...)
American Repertory Ballet's Executive Director Vanessa Logan to Join Texas Ballet Theater American Repertory Ballet's Executive Director Vanessa Logan to Join Texas Ballet Theater
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2016

American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School announced today that Vanessa Logan will resign, effective July 29, 2016, as Executive Director. Logan will join Texas Ballet Theater, based in Fort Worth and Dallas, as their new Executive Director.... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Foundation Presents The Sarasota Ballet in its Joyce Debut The Joyce Theater Foundation Presents The Sarasota Ballet in its Joyce Debut
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is proud to present The Sarasota Ballet, making its Joyce Theater debut with the New York City premiere of A Knight of the British Ballet, a program of works honoring legendary choreographer Sir Frederick Ashton, from August 8to 13 at ... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Perform in UK, Switzerland, Denmark, 9/6 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Perform in UK, Switzerland, Denmark, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2016

(New York) – July 13, 2016 – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as “a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,” returns to the United Kingdom, Lausanne, Switzerland, and Copenhagen, Denmark to perform a dozen ballets from September 6 – October 30. Robert Battle w... (more...)
BWW Review: TAP TREASURES SHOWCASE Pays Tribute to the History of Tap BWW Review: TAP TREASURES SHOWCASE Pays Tribute to the History of Tap
by Melanie Votaw - July 15, 2016

According to Artistic Director/Producer Tony Waag, Tap Treasures Showcase "reinvestigates and revisits eight historic locations in Manhattan that contributed to the evolution of tap dance." The hour-long show was performed at The Duke on 42nd Street on Thursday, July 14, 2016.... (more...)
Rutgers Dance Student and San Juan-Native Brings Work to Kennedy Center Rutgers Dance Student and San Juan-Native Brings Work to Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2016

Javier Padilla has come a long way since he first danced on stage at age 10 dressed as a squirrel in his native San Juan, Puerto Rico.... (more...)
Miami City Ballet to Host First Annual National Dance Day Event Miami City Ballet to Host First Annual National Dance Day Event
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2016

Miami City Ballet is celebrating National Dance Day on Saturday, July 30, with a dance party in Collins Park followed by an Open House across the street at MCB Studios to showcase MCB School programs.... (more...)
Pamela Levy Named Princeton Ballet School Director Pamela Levy Named Princeton Ballet School Director
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2016

American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School announced today that, after an international search, Pamela Levy has been selected as the school's director. Levy will be the fourth director in its 62-year history. ... (more...)
Hubbard Street 2's MARIKO'S MAGICAL MIX Set for Jacob's Pillow This Month Hubbard Street 2's MARIKO'S MAGICAL MIX Set for Jacob's Pillow This Month
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2016

Hubbard Street 2, the young second company of the world-renowned Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, will present Mariko's Magical Mix: A Dance Adventure for their Jacob's Pillow debut, in the Doris Duke Theatre, July 13-17.... (more...)
World Premiere of AND STILL YOU MUST SWING to Premiere at Jacob's Pillow Next Week World Premiere of AND STILL YOU MUST SWING to Premiere at Jacob's Pillow Next Week
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents the world premiere engagement of And Still You Must Swing with three of the world's most celebrated tap dance luminaries—Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Jason Samuels Smith, and Derick K. Grant—July    6-10 in the intimate Doris Duke Theatre. The program embraces mas... (more...)
Shuffle to NJ for the 7th Annual Jersey Tap Fest This August Shuffle to NJ for the 7th Annual Jersey Tap Fest This August
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

Jersey Tap Fest, NJ's sole dance festival featuring world-class tap faculty and extravaganza, celebrates its seventh year, August 11-14, in Roselle Park and Bloomfield, NJ.... (more...)
Top 10 Finalists Announced on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: THE NEXT GENERATION Top 10 Finalists Announced on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: THE NEXT GENERATION
by TV News Desk - June 28, 2016

The SYTYCD All-Stars decided which contestants earned the 10 coveted spots as their partners on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE: THE NEXT GENERATION.... (more...)
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...)
BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE TRIPLE BILL, Birmingham Royal Ballet, June 2016 BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE TRIPLE BILL, Birmingham Royal Ballet, June 2016
by Emma Cann - June 24, 2016

The Birmingham Royal Ballet's Shakespeare celebrations continue this week as they conclude their Birmingham season with a Shakespeare Triple Bill, consisting of Jessica Lang's new Wink, José Limon's The Moor's Pavane and David Bintley's The Shakespeare Suite. Three contrasting dance styles and very ... (more...)
9th Annual Choreographers' Canvas Set for 92nd Street Y 9th Annual Choreographers' Canvas Set for 92nd Street Y
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016

' I walk into a large white room. It's a dance studio in midtown Manhattan. To some people, this empty room symbolizes something profound, mysterious, and terrifying: the task of starting with nothing and working your way toward creating something whole and beautiful and satisfying.' This passionate... (more...)
Princeton Ballet School to Launch Five-Week Summer Intensive Princeton Ballet School to Launch Five-Week Summer Intensive
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016

On Monday, June 27, the Princeton Ballet School will open its doors to students from all over the country to participate in an intense, five-week summer training program.... (more...)
BalletX Announces 2016-17 Choreographic Fellowship Recipient BalletX Announces 2016-17 Choreographic Fellowship Recipient
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2016

BalletX has announced Cayetano Soto as the company's 2016-17 Choreographic Fellowship Mentor and Tommie-Waheed Evans as the 2016-17 Fellow! Each year, BalletX selects a fellow from an intensely competitive field of applicants, as well as a mentor, for the company's Choreographic Fellowship Program. ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Up-Close with Jazz Dance Teacher Debbie Roshe BWW Interview: Up-Close with Jazz Dance Teacher Debbie Roshe
by Bob Rizzo - November 17, 2015

Slick, sassy, and sexy are three key adjectives that describe Debbie Roshe's jazz dance class at STEPS on Broadway.... (more...)
Twyla Tharp 50th Anniversary Tour Concludes Tonight at the Koch Theater Twyla Tharp 50th Anniversary Tour Concludes Tonight at the Koch Theater
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2015

The Twyla Tharp Fiftieth Anniversary Tour concludes its 10-weeks of cross-country performances with a week-long season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, tonight, November 17-22, where it will present a double bill of New York premieres: 'Preludes and Fugues' and 'Yowzie.' Both works we... (more...)
Ailey Dancers & Choreographers Teach In Conjunction with Ailey's New York City Center Season Ailey Dancers & Choreographers Teach In Conjunction with Ailey's New York City Center Season
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

Renowned dancers and choreographers will teach master classes at the Ailey Extension in conjunction with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's New York City Center season (December 2 – January 3).... (more...)
Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo to Perform American Premiere of CHORE at Segerstrom Center, 2/11/16 Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo to Perform American Premiere of CHORE at Segerstrom Center, 2/11/16
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

COSTA MESA, CA – Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the return of Les Ballets de Monte- Carlo February 11 – 13, 2016 with another American premiere: Jean-Christophe Maillot's Choré, featuring music by Danny Elfman and John Cage. Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo appears at the Center under the Preside... (more...)
Ballet, Flamenco, and More Lead The Joyce Theater Foundation's 2016 Spring/Summer Season Ballet, Flamenco, and More Lead The Joyce Theater Foundation's 2016 Spring/Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - November 11, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Linda Shelton Executive Director, announced today the roster of its 2016 Spring and Summer Season, offering audiences the opportunity to experience talent from around the world both in its iconic Chelsea home, and in other New York City venues, large and small.... (more...)
23 City Audition Tour for ABT Summer Intensive and Collegiate Program to Begin in January 23 City Audition Tour for ABT Summer Intensive and Collegiate Program to Begin in January
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's Summer Intensive National Audition Tour will kick off January 2, 2016 in New York, NY and will visit a total of 23 cities through February 7, 2016. Intermediate and advanced students, ages 9 to 24, are invited to audition for ABT's New York, Collegiate and satellite Summer ... (more...)
New Jersey Ballet Double Feature Set for David and Carol Lackland Center This Weekend New Jersey Ballet Double Feature Set for David and Carol Lackland Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2015

For more than half a century, New Jersey Ballet has thrilled audiences from Bergen to Cape May with top quality professional ballet and this weekend, November 7 through the 8 in the Lackland Center they'll return to thrill with two exciting shows, NJ Ballet: Tappin' at the Ballet and Sleeping Beauty... (more...)




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