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Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival to Welcome Seoul-Based Bereishit Dance Company Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival to Welcome Seoul-Based Bereishit Dance Company
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2016

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents a rare U.S. appearance of Seoul-based Bereishit Dance Company, June 29-July 3 in the Doris Duke Theatre.... (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...)
Carolyn Dorfman Dance to Open 2016 Summer Season with Outdoor Performances Carolyn Dorfman Dance to Open 2016 Summer Season with Outdoor Performances
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2016

Carolyn Dorfman Dance, whose bold and dramatic works connect life and movement, celebrates dance across New York and New Jersey with multiple appearances all summer long. The company kicks off their summer performances, June 21, with the multi-company dance festival KoDaFe. They can also be seen at ... (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...)
Choreographer Jonah Boaker to Present RULES OF THE GAME and More in 2016 Choreographer Jonah Boaker to Present RULES OF THE GAME and More in 2016
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2016

Even if 34-year-old Jonah Boaker had begun choreographing the year he was born, he would have had to have created one and a half dances a year to reach the 55 he has already created, and that's not counting, also co-founding two pioneering performance and rehearsal spaces in Bushwick and Williamsbur... (more...)
3rd Annual Fini Italian Dance Festival Set for 7/24 3rd Annual Fini Italian Dance Festival Set for 7/24
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2016

Antonio Fini, dancer/choreographer/producer is proud to present the third annual Fini Dance Festival, featuring guest companies from Milan, Naples, and Modena Italy, appearing with U.S.-based companies with an 'Italian connection.'    Hostess for the evening will again be the glamorous Tabata Caldir... (more...)
BWW Review: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Birmingham Royal Ballet, June 2016 BWW Review: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Birmingham Royal Ballet, June 2016
by Emma Cann - June 18, 2016

In a landmark year packed with Shakespearean productions to celebrate the 400th birthday of the Bard, the Birmingham Royal Ballet perform John Cranko's The Taming of the Shrew for the very first time. This adaptation is faithful to Shakespeare's source material; three suitors to the beautiful Bi... (more...)
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Workshop to Present Community Dance Workshop Concert at Forum Theatre Nai-Ni Chen Dance Workshop to Present Community Dance Workshop Concert at Forum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2016

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Workshop will present the annual Community Dance Workshop Concert on Sunday, June 19 at 2pm at the Forum Theatre at 314 Main St, Metuchen, NJ 08840.  This recital is open to the public for a suggested donation of $15.  The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Workshop, established in 2012 in resp... (more...)
Miami City Ballet Welcomes Arantxa Ochoa as Director of Faculty and Curriculum Miami City Ballet Welcomes Arantxa Ochoa as Director of Faculty and Curriculum
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2016

Miami City Ballet and Miami City Ballet School have announced that Arantxa Ochoa will join the School as its new Director of Faculty and Curriculum. Her appointment comes after three years of steady growth and expansion of the School under the leadership of MCB Artistic Director and MCB School Chair... (more...)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Spotlight Ball Raises More Than $800,000 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Spotlight Ball Raises More Than $800,000
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, one of the world's premier contemporary dance organizations, together with Event Chair and Chair of Hubbard Street's Board of Directors, Sara Albrecht, and Honorary Co-Chairs Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CEO/Co-Owner of The Second City Andrew Alexander, held its Season 38 Spo... (more...)
RIOULT Dance NY to Return to The Joyce Theater Featuring Kathleen Turner as Narrator RIOULT Dance NY to Return to The Joyce Theater Featuring Kathleen Turner as Narrator
by BWW News Desk - June 13, 2016

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, returns to The Joyce Theater from June 21-26, 2016 with eight performances featuring World and New York City Premieres. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now at www.joyce.org.  ... (more...)
BWW Review: FELD'S KIDS Execute With Polish and Finally With Glee BWW Review: FELD'S KIDS Execute With Polish and Finally With Glee
by Juan Michael Porter II - June 13, 2016

We all know that Eliot Feld – who might be New York City's most accomplished man in dance – has a love for calisthenics, vernacular twists and grooves, and folklore. But since closing his ballet company in 2003, his work has been primarily with students who cannot understand the dry wit inherent to ... (more...)
Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Full Schedule for 10th Anniversary Season Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Full Schedule for 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

CHICAGO —The Chicago Dancing Festival proudly celebrates its 10th anniversary of free programming featuring performances by leading ballet, modern and contemporary dancers from across the country, August 23-27, 2016. Just as the Festival draws from top dance companies, this year's program will once ... (more...)
Hudson River Dance Festival Set for 6/15-16 Hudson River Dance Festival Set for 6/15-16
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2016

Hudson River Park, one of the nation's longest waterfront parks and an urban oasis for New Yorkers and visitors from every corner of the world, will be the stunning natural setting for the second annual Hudson River Dance Festival, presented at Pier 63 in Hudson River Park. This free celebration of ... (more...)
Sinha Danse and Constantinople Present Toronto Premiere of SUNYA Tonight Sinha Danse and Constantinople Present Toronto Premiere of SUNYA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2015

Acclaimed Montreal companies Sinha Danse and Constantinople have collaborated to create Sunya, a dance and music spectacular that captures the essence of migration. This stunning work explores the universal quest for identity and is on a Canadian tour that sees it in Nanaimo (November 6) and Vancouv... (more...)
Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers Bring THE SPIRIT OF INDIA to Mayo Center Tonight Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers Bring THE SPIRIT OF INDIA to Mayo Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2015

Enjoy an authentic taste of the richness and beauty of Indian music as Mayo Performing Arts Center presents the Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers of India, tonight, November 18, 2015 at 8 pm.... (more...)
BWW Review: Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Celebrates its 30th Anniversary at BRIC BWW Review: Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Celebrates its 30th Anniversary at BRIC
by Tracy Hopkins - November 17, 2015

Shining a spotlight on human struggles, tragedies and triumphs, and bearing witness to the atrocities against black bodies in America is the mission of Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, A Dance Company, illustrated soulfully, urgently and purposefully through a fusion of traditional African dance and modern... (more...)
CD*NY to Host Fall Fling Contra Dance, 11/21 CD*NY to Host Fall Fling Contra Dance, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2015

 Country Dance*New York (CD*NY) is presenting the Fall Fling Contra Dance on Saturday, November 21, 2015 with live and lively 21st century contra dance music by The Coffee Zombies. No previous experience is required and it is not necessary to come with a partner. All dances will be taught. The highl... (more...)
Marblehead School of Ballet to Give Back During Community Appreciation Week & Christmas Walk Marblehead School of Ballet to Give Back During Community Appreciation Week & Christmas Walk
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2015

The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) will celebrate Community Appreciation Week from December 4-10 in conjunction with the Marblehead Christmas Walk from December 3-6.... (more...)
Sinha Danse and Constantinople to Present Toronto Premiere of SUNYA, 11/19 Sinha Danse and Constantinople to Present Toronto Premiere of SUNYA, 11/19
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2015

TORONTO (October 19, 2015) -Acclaimed Montreal companies Sinha Danse and Constantinople have collaborated to create Sunya, a dance and music spectacular that captures the essence of migration. This stunning work explores the universal quest for identity and is on a Canadian tour that sees it in Nana... (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...)




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