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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...)
Nimbus Dance Works Company to Hold Auditions, 8/4 Nimbus Dance Works Company to Hold Auditions, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2016

Nimbus Dance Works seeks male and female company and apprentice dancers for the company's 2016-17 Season. Dancers should have professional experience and excellent modern and ballet technique. Nimbus seeks professional dancers who are: committed to working at a high technical level; adventurous coll... (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...)
BWW Reviews: Doug Varone and Dancers Further the Art BWW Reviews: Doug Varone and Dancers Further the Art
by Steve Feeney - July 25, 2016

Doug Varone and Company impress at Bates Dance Fest with new and classic work.... (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 Australian Ballet to Perform the Iconic NIJINSKY for the First Time The Australian Ballet to Perform the Iconic NIJINSKY for the First Time
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

The Australian Ballet is thrilled to unveil its premiere production of John Neumeier's acclaimed Nijinsky.Rarely seen outside Europe and performed by The Australian Ballet for the first time, Nijinsky takes audiences inside the mind of a ballet legend. The work runs in Melbourne from 7 - 17 Septembe... (more...)
Chicago Dancing Festival Releases Full Schedule of Events for 10th Anniversary, 8/23 Chicago Dancing Festival Releases Full Schedule of Events for 10th Anniversary, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016

CHICAGO (July 14, 2016) – The Chicago Dancing Festival, the nation's largest dance festival, proudly announces repertoire for its 10th annual series with George Balanchine's Concerto Barocco (performed byPennsylvania Ballet in its Chicago Dancing Festival debut), Alexander Ekman's Episode 31 (The Jo... (more...)
American Dance Festival in NYC this August American Dance Festival in NYC this August
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2016

Jodee Nimerichter, Director of the American Dance Festival (ADF), today announced ADF's first New York City season, running August 1-6 at The Joyce Theater. The season includes the New York City debut of Russian choreographer Tatiana Baganova's Provincial Dances Theatre and the return of Miami's Ros... (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...)
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and More Set for American Repertory Ballet's 2016-17 Season PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and More Set for American Repertory Ballet's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2016

American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 performance season.... (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...)
ZviDance Names Allen Maniker M.D. as New Executive Director ZviDance Names Allen Maniker M.D. as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2016

New York based contemporary dance company, ZviDance, now in its 25th year, has appointed a new executive director, Allen Maniker M.D.... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet to Stage SCULPTURED DANCE, 8/11 Pacific Northwest Ballet to Stage SCULPTURED DANCE, 8/11
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2016

SEATTLE, WA— In a first-of-its-kind collaboration with Seattle Art Museum, Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced an evening of new dance works performed in, on, and around Olympic Sculpture Park artworks during the Summer at SAM series. As part of The Wallace Foundation... (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...)
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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