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inDANCE to Premiere THE BOOK OF SANDALWOOD, 5/16 inDANCE to Premiere THE BOOK OF SANDALWOOD, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

Internationally travelled and critically acclaimed Toronto-based dance company, inDANCE will be presenting the world premiere of The Book of Sandalwood, a novel and lyrical Bharatanatyam performance featuring a cast of twelve dancers and musicians. Commissioned by the Festival of South Asian Arts an... (more...)
Northrop Releases Schedule of Events for Martha Graham Dance Company's 2014-15 Season Northrop Releases Schedule of Events for Martha Graham Dance Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

Minneapolis, MN (March 25, 2015) – Northrop at the University of Minnesota presents the Martha Graham Dance Company on Fri, Apr 10 and Sat, Apr 11 at 8:00 pm. The renowned company performs two evenings of different programming, including Graham's rarely performed Rite of Spring, and works by interna... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returning to South Africa Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returning to South Africa
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

The highly acclaimed New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world's most popular global dance companies, is planning an historic return to South Africa in September after 17 years with a robust schedule of 20 performances and a variety of educational activities for area studen... (more...)
Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company to Launch Austin Modern Dance Festival, 4/18 Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company to Launch Austin Modern Dance Festival, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2015

Austin's new Modern Dance Festival brings together and celebrates emerging choreographers and established modern dance companies throughout the state and beyond. The one day only Festival takes place Saturday, April 18th at AustinVentures Studio Theatre, located inside Ballet Austin's Butler Dance E... (more...)
Eifman Ballet to Present ANNA KARENINA Eifman Ballet to Present ANNA KARENINA
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2015

First premiered in 2005, ANNA KARENINA quickly became a signature work for choreographer Boris Eifman and his groundbreaking company. This presentation marks only the second time the famed St. Petersburg Eifman Ballet has visited Toronto. In 2013, three performances of Rodin sold-out immediately at ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Paul Taylor's Koch Season Attempts 'American Modern Dance' BWW Reviews: Paul Taylor's Koch Season Attempts 'American Modern Dance'
by Lauren Wingenroth - March 23, 2015

The premiere season of Paul Taylor's new (or at least newly re-named) company, Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance runs at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater this week, presenting many of Taylor's works as well as works by Shen Wei and Doris Humphrey. The new company's mission to be a repository... (more...)
PHILADANCO to Kick Off 45th Anniversary Celebration at Perelman Theater, 4/17-19 PHILADANCO to Kick Off 45th Anniversary Celebration at Perelman Theater, 4/17-19
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Groundbreaking, internationally acclaimed modern dance company PHILADANCO will return to their Philadelphia home at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts to mark their 45th Anniversary celebration in Perelman Theater on April 17-19 (times vary).... (more...)
BREAKIN' CONVENTION Dance Festival Set for Levine Center for the Arts BREAKIN' CONVENTION Dance Festival Set for Levine Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Breakin' Convention, an international hip hop dance festival created by London's Sadler's Wells, will come to Charlotte's Levine Center for the Arts this October.... (more...)
The Peking Acrobats Returning to McCarter, 3/31 The Peking Acrobats Returning to McCarter, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

The Peking Acrobats will perform on McCarter's Matthews Stage on Wednesday, March 31st at 7:30 p.m. Single tickets start at $25.00 and are on sale now online at www.mccarter.org, by phone at (609) 258-2787, or in person at the McCarter Theatre Ticket Office, located at 91 University Place in Princet... (more...)
Joffrey Ballet to Close Season with NEW WORKS, 4/22 Joffrey Ballet to Close Season with NEW WORKS, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

CHICAGO – Following its highly praised Unique Voices triple bill, The Joffrey Ballet closes its 2014-2015season celebrating 20 years in Chicago with “New Works,” a mixed repertory program featuring two Joffrey/Chicago Premieres -- In Creases by New York City Ballet resident choreographer and soloist... (more...)
The Joffrey Ballet to Premiere NEW WORKS at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 4/22-5/3 The Joffrey Ballet to Premiere NEW WORKS at Cadillac Palace Theatre, 4/22-5/3
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

Following its highly praised Unique Voices triple bill, The Joffrey Ballet closes its 2014-2015 season celebrating 20 years in Chicago with “New Works,” a mixed repertory program featuring two Joffrey/Chicago Premieres -- In Creases by New York City Ballet resident choreographer and soloist Justin P... (more...)
New York City Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season - Justin Peck World Premieres, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins & More! New York City Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season - Justin Peck World Premieres, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins & More!
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

New York City Ballet will open its 2015-16 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 22 with eight performances of Peter Martins' production of Tschaikovsky's Swan Lake, through Tuesday, September 29, to launch the Company's 2015 Fall Season, which will continue for four weeks through Sunday, O... (more...)
MASS MoCA and Jacob's Pillow to Welcome KEIGWIN + COMPANY, 4/11-12 MASS MoCA and Jacob's Pillow to Welcome KEIGWIN + COMPANY, 4/11-12
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

Cultural partners Jacob's Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA present KEIGWIN + COMPANY, April 11 at 8pm and April 12 at 3pm at the Hunter Center.... (more...)
Latvian Theatre, Modern, Classical Dances to be Performed at Marblehead School of Ballet, 3/29 Latvian Theatre, Modern, Classical Dances to be Performed at Marblehead School of Ballet, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

Spring has arrived! The Marblehead School of Ballet is opening its doors and celebrating the arrival of the eagerly awaited new season. The performing arts institution will present a fun filled, cultural afternoon of Latvian theatre and classical and modern dance repertoire from the Marblehead Sch... (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...)
Chicago Festival Ballet Celebrates Anniversary with THE NUTCRACKER Today Chicago Festival Ballet Celebrates Anniversary with THE NUTCRACKER Today
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2014

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. – Von Heidecke's Chicago Festival Ballet (CFB) marks its 25th anniversary production of “The Nutcracker” with four performances at the McAninch Arts Center (MAC), located at 425 Fawell Blvd., today, Dec. 20 at 2 and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 21 at 1 and 5 p.m. New Philharmonic Orches... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Smuin Ballet's THE CHRISTMAS BALLET, UNCORKED! Photo Flash: First Look at Smuin Ballet's THE CHRISTMAS BALLET, UNCORKED!
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

The Bay Area's hottest holiday ticket gets a 21st season kick when Smuin Ballet's The Christmas Ballet, Uncorked! makes its sassy return, a perfect gift for audience members of all ages. An ever-changing carousel of mischief and elegance, this enormously popular holiday celebration offers something ... (more...)
New York Live Arts to Present DANCES BY VERY YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS New York Live Arts to Present DANCES BY VERY YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS
by BWW News Desk - December 19, 2014

New York Live Arts will present Ellen Robbins' Dances by Very Young Choreographers in the New York Live Arts Theater on January 31 at 2pm and February 1 at 1pm and 4pm. The evening will feature a mélange of witty and intriguing original dances, created and performed by Robbins' students ages 9 - 18.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: United Palace of Cultural Arts Presents THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER BWW Reviews: United Palace of Cultural Arts Presents THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER
by Samantha Bancroft - December 19, 2014

Ever wonder what would happen to the classic tale of The Nutcracker if it was dropped into present day Upper Manhattan? Yea, me either really. But it sure did cross United Palace of Cultural Arts' (UPCA) mind this year when UPCA's executive director, Mike Fitelson, and choreographer Jennifer Weber r... (more...)
Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre to Present THE BOWIE PROJECT 2 Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre to Present THE BOWIE PROJECT 2
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2014

Following the critically acclaimed run of The Bowie Project last winter, Andrea Ariel Dance Theatre, together with Super Creeps–the Austin-based David Bowie tribute band–and the New York City-based Soundpainting group Strike Anywhere Performance Ensemble, will blend their talent and passion once aga... (more...)





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