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Seattle International Dance Festival to Run 6/12-27 Seattle International Dance Festival to Run 6/12-27
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

The 10th edition of the Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) has expanded to 16 days and runs from June 12-27, 2015 in the thriving South Lake Union and surrounding neighborhood. SIDF welcomes more than 100 international artists, celebrates Khambatta Dance Company's (KDC) 25th anniversary sea... (more...)
BWW Reviews: CHERYLYN LAVAGNINO DANCE Flourishes at Danspace BWW Reviews: CHERYLYN LAVAGNINO DANCE Flourishes at Danspace
by Matt Hanson - May 19, 2015

Cherylyn Lavagnino's choreography is an audacious blend of signatures, absolutely strong in her guidance of the body to fruition through movement and stillness.... (more...)
Dance Troupe PILOBOLUS to Perform in Kogod Courtyard Dance Troupe PILOBOLUS to Perform in Kogod Courtyard
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2015

Join us as PILOBOLUS, the internationally-recognized modern dance troupe, leads visitors in movement workshops then performs in the Kogod Courtyard. Sit for video artist, Bo Gehring, the winner of the the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013, while he creates portrait of you. But that's not al... (more...)
BalletCollective's 2015 Season to Feature World Premieres, Vail Intl Festival BalletCollective's 2015 Season to Feature World Premieres, Vail Intl Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

BalletCollective's 2015 season will include its first performance at the Vail International Dance Festival, a residency at the Millbrook School, a residency at the Palm Theater in Telluride, and performances in New York City that will feature two world premiere ballets that showcase the company's co... (more...)
ChEckiT!Dance Application Deadline Extended to 5/22 ChEckiT!Dance Application Deadline Extended to 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

ChEckiT!Dance is accepting applications from female choreographers to the Fifth Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival, an eco-friendly evening of dance celebrating female choreographers,on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 5pm at Solar One on the East River, NYC. Pieces from any genre of dance that can be ada... (more...)
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre to Host Free Dance Festival, 6/13 Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre to Host Free Dance Festival, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

José Mateo Ballet Theatre presents the 7th Annual Dance for World Community Festival, Saturday June 13, 12-6:00 pm, FREE and open to the public, a celebration in Harvard Square, Cambridge showcasing dance as a positive force to better our world. With an expected attendance of over 20,000 people, the... (more...)
Graham Dancers to Perform Works by Zall & More, 5/21-22 Graham Dancers to Perform Works by Zall & More, 5/21-22
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The Deborah Zall Project presents both current and former members of the Martha Graham Dance Company in 'In the Company of Women, and Guests,' an evening of dances by Zall, along with the solo Robot Man choreographed by guest Kenneth Topping, former principal dancer and director of the Graham Dance ... (more...)
Ballet NY's July 2015 Season to Feature World Premiere, Works by Butler, Forsythe & More Ballet NY's July 2015 Season to Feature World Premiere, Works by Butler, Forsythe & More
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Ballet NY will present the world premiere of What Ever, choreographed by Medhi Bahiri, as well as works by John Butler, William Forsythe and Stanton Welch, July 9 - 11 at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue).... (more...)
Sampradaya Dance Creations Presents World Premiere of NIRANTARA - BEYOND SPACE AND TIME , 5/21-23 Sampradaya Dance Creations Presents World Premiere of NIRANTARA - BEYOND SPACE AND TIME , 5/21-23
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Sampradaya Dance Creations proudly presents nirantara - beyond space and time, a compelling contemporary new work for six dancers and four musicians choreographed by legendary dance artist and Sampradaya Artistic Director, Lata Pada. This visually and aurally powerf... (more...)
Sampradaya to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Premiere Featuring Musicians from India Sampradaya to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Premiere Featuring Musicians from India
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, Sampradaya Dance Creations proudly presents nirantara - beyond space and time, a compelling contemporary new work for six dancers and four musicians choreographed by legendary dance artist and Sampradaya Artistic Director, Lata Pada. This visually and aurally powerf... (more...)
Velocity Dance Center to Present Ate9's Return Concert with New Works, 6/19 Velocity Dance Center to Present Ate9's Return Concert with New Works, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

Ate9 Dance Company has become one of the country's “hottest cultural commodities” (Dance Magazine). Join us as they return to Seattle to celebrate their 3rd anniversary at the venue where it all started: Velocity. mouth to mouth is a critically acclaimed contemporary dance piece created by Agami, fo... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Mark Dendy Complicates Astor Place History BWW Reviews: Mark Dendy Complicates Astor Place History
by Lauren Wingenroth - May 12, 2015

Books are the structure around which Mark Dendy's NEWYORKnewyork @ Astor Place is built. The cramped Joe's Pub stage is set with an abstracted skyline of books, soon to be destroyed by Mei Yamanaka as she embodies the forces of gentrification that Dendy not-so-subtly suggests are destroying our twic... (more...)
Mercer Dance Ensemble Comes to the Kelsey Theatre, 5/23-24 Mercer Dance Ensemble Comes to the Kelsey Theatre, 5/23-24
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2015

The Mercer Dance Ensemble (MDE), featuring Mercer County Community College (MCCC) students and community dancers, presents 'Modern Classics' at Kelsey Theatre.  Performances will be held Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 24 at 2 p.m.  Kelsey Theatre is located on Mercer's West Windsor campu... (more...)
Australian Ballet's CINDERELLA Returns to Melbourne, 6/19 Australian Ballet's CINDERELLA Returns to Melbourne, 6/19
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2015

Set to warm hearts in Melbourne this winter, The Australian Ballet's award-winning hit Cinderella is back for an exclusive encore season at Arts Centre Melbourne, from 19 to 27 June 2015.... (more...)
Marblehead School of Ballet to Host Summer 2015 Dance Intensive, Jacob's Pillow Excursion Marblehead School of Ballet to Host Summer 2015 Dance Intensive, Jacob's Pillow Excursion
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) launches its renowned Summer Dance Intensive and annual excursion to Jacob's Pillow in July. MSB is accepting applications now for its Summer Intensive Dance 2015 programs for dancers ages 11 and over from July 20 to August 8 and children ages 8 to 12 from July ... (more...)
AXIS Dance Company, Jessica Lang Dance, Miami City Ballet and More Set for Harris Theater's 2015-16 Dance Series AXIS Dance Company, Jessica Lang Dance, Miami City Ballet and More Set for Harris Theater's 2015-16 Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

President and Managing Director of The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, Michael Tiknis, announced today the dance performances for the 2015-16 Harris Theater Presents season. High wattage stars and accomplished masters comprise one of the most highly anticipated dance seasons to date.... (more...)
Houston Ballet to Present Morris, Welch & Kylian, 5/28-6/7 Houston Ballet to Present Morris, Welch & Kylian, 5/28-6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

From May 28 - June 7, 2015 Houston Ballet offers up a mixed repertory program titled Morris, Welch & Kylian featuring three of today's most dynamic and musical choreographers. A world premiere of The Letter V by acclaimed American choreographer Mark Morris, the world premiere of Stanton Welch's Zodi... (more...)
Repertory Dance Theatre Sets 50th Anniversary Season Repertory Dance Theatre Sets 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

Repertory Dance Theatre is the nation's oldest and most successful repertory dance company. For 50 years, we've been pushing the boundaries of modern dance, while preserving its legacy. It was radical when a bunch of Utah modern dancers beat out the big city stalwarts to receive a Rockefeller grant ... (more...)
Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company & Loyola Marymount University Launch New Partnership Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company & Loyola Marymount University Launch New Partnership
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2015

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, New York Live Arts' Resident Dance Company, today announced the launch of a new partnership with Loyola Marymount University (LMU). The partnership with the Los Angeles based university marks the first of its kind, adding to the Company's existing collegia... (more...)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Schedule for Spring 2015 Studio Series Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Schedule for Spring 2015 Studio Series
by BWW News Desk - December 24, 2014

CHICAGO - Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton and in partnership with the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, is pleased to continue its new series of master classes and workshops for advanced, pre-professional and professional dancers in C... (more...)
Wendy Whelan and Gustavo Ramirez Sansano to Lead Hubbard Street's Spring 2015 Studio Series Wendy Whelan and Gustavo Ramirez Sansano to Lead Hubbard Street's Spring 2015 Studio Series
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton and in partnership with the ?Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, is pleased to continue its new series of master classes and workshops for advanced, pre-professional and professional dancers in Chicago.... (more...)
MMDC and Project 44 to Debut World Premieres at Danspace in 2015 MMDC and Project 44 to Debut World Premieres at Danspace in 2015
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

MMDC (Mari Meade Dance Collective), a dance theater company known for its quirky dissection of both human and animal relationships, and PROJECT 44, a troupe of male powerhouses known for virtuosic strength and grace, have joined forces to present two premieres. As part of Danspace Project's Dance:Ac... (more...)
The School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2015 Programs, Faculty The School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2015 Programs, Faculty
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

In the summer of 2015, The School at Jacob's Pillow, a world renowned center for professional dance training will present Professional Advancement Programs in Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre Dance, and an new program titled Social Dances: Jazz to Hip-Hop. These programs will take place during ... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Its Holiday Engagement at New York City Center, 12/24 and 12/31 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Its Holiday Engagement at New York City Center, 12/24 and 12/31
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's special holiday engagement features matinee and evening performances on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The New Year's Eve Celebration (Dec. 31 at 7pm) ringing in 2015 with beloved Ailey stars of the past and present. Former company membersDesmond Richard... (more...)
Parsons Dance Company Performs Tonight at Eccles Center Parsons Dance Company Performs Tonight at Eccles Center
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

PARK CITY, UT – “One of the hottest tickets in contemporary American dance” (The Toronto Star), Parsons Dance Company soars onto Park City's Eccles Center stage for an encore performance tonight, Dec. 20. Stunning athleticism meets joyous movement in a mixed repertory performance featuring new piece... (more...)




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