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Longtime Princeton Ballet School Director to Retire Longtime Princeton Ballet School Director to Retire
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2016

American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School announce the retirement of school director Mary Pat Robertson. Ms. Robertson began teaching at Princeton Ballet School in 1980, and became director in 1986. She is only the third director in the school's 62-year history. While a nationwide search... (more...)
New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at New York Live Arts, 2/24-27 New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at New York Live Arts, 2/24-27
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform at New York Live Arts from February 24-27, 2016. New York Live Arts is located at 219 W. 19th Street, NYC. Performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm; and Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm. Tickets start at $15, and are available online at http://newyorklive... (more...)
Colorado Ballet Announces Full Lineup for 2016-2017 Season Colorado Ballet Announces Full Lineup for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2016-2017 season, which will feature technically-challenging classical ballets, innovative contemporary works and the 56th annual production of The Nutcracker.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Misty Copeland in A BALLERINA'S TALE, Premiering Tonight on Detroit Public TV STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Misty Copeland in A BALLERINA'S TALE, Premiering Tonight on Detroit Public TV
by Stage Tube - February 09, 2016

Few dancers reach the elite level of ballet; of that already small number only a fraction are black women. Misty Copeland shattered those barriers in 2015, making history as the first African American principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre (ABT).... (more...)
Joffrey Ballet to Present WINNING WORKS Program, 3/5 Joffrey Ballet to Present WINNING WORKS Program, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2016

CHICAGO – The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago present four World Premieres in the sixth annual “Winning Works” program, the culmination of Joffrey's 2016 Winning Works Choreographic Competition. This year's Competition winne... (more...)
Dance Leader Arthur Mitchell to Lecture at Ohio State Dance Leader Arthur Mitchell to Lecture at Ohio State
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2016

Arthur Mitchell, pioneering leader in American dance, will present a lecture at 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, in the Barnett Theatre, Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High St. on Ohio State's campus. The lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Dance, Barnett Center for Arts and Enterprise and Ohio Arts Counci... (more...)
The Joyce to Present Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo & Bruce Levingston in Trio ConcertDance The Joyce to Present Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo & Bruce Levingston in Trio ConcertDance
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present world-renowned dancers Alessandra Ferri and Herman Cornejo, accompanied by internationally acclaimed concert pianist, Bruce Levingston, in the U.S. premiere of TRIO ConcertDance.Tickets range in price from ... (more...)
Lauren Anderson to Host FLORIDA YOUTH DANCE GALA in Lake Worth Lauren Anderson to Host FLORIDA YOUTH DANCE GALA in Lake Worth
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2016

Mauricio Cañete, Founder and director of MC Dance Productions, today announced that more than 100 talented dancers from 18 different dance academies would perform in the 3rd annual FLORIDA YOUTH DANCE GALA, a romantic high-stepping salute to St. Valentine's Day. The dazzling gala will be hosted by t... (more...)
Sascha Radetsky Named Director of ABT/NYU's Master Program Sascha Radetsky Named Director of ABT/NYU's Master Program
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2016

Sascha Radetsky, a former Soloist at American Ballet Theatre, has been named Director of the ABT/NYU Master's Degree Program in Ballet Pedagogy.  Radetsky's appointment, effective immediately, was announced today by ABT Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The New York University Master of Arts Program... (more...)
New York City Ballet Announces 2016 Paris Tour New York City Ballet Announces 2016 Paris Tour
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2016

This summer New York City Ballet will return to Paris, France for the first time since 2008, for three weeks of performances at the The?a?tre du Cha?telet -- June 28 through July 16, 2016. The engagement will mark the 12th edition of Les Ete?s de la Danse, the annual summer dance festival that since... (more...)
Hubbard Street Sets Spring Series & World Premiere at Harris Theater Hubbard Street Sets Spring Series & World Premiere at Harris Theater
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today its third mainstage engagement of the 2015–16 dance season. March 17–20, 2016 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Season 38 Spring Series features a world premiere by choreographer and Hubbard St... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc to Welcome BalletBoyz The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc to Welcome BalletBoyz
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the British all-male, award-winning contemporary dance company BalletBoyz, with an exciting program featuring the New York premieres of two works by acclaimed British choreographers: a Joyce Theater co-commi... (more...)
Four World Premieres Presented by Ballet Academy, Feb. 18-20 Four World Premieres Presented by Ballet Academy, Feb. 18-20
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2016

While pre-professional dancers have been integrated into professional productions ever since the early days of the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, it is unusual for ballet students to have ballets especially choreographed for them.... (more...)
American Repertory Ballet to Continue 'On Pointe' Series with Spring Rep Preview American Repertory Ballet to Continue 'On Pointe' Series with Spring Rep Preview
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2016

On Friday, February 12, 2016 at 5:15 p.m., American Repertory Ballet (ARB) will host Spring Repertory Preview, an On Pointe event featuring exclusive performances by the professional dancers of American Repertory Ballet, previewing never-before-seen works.... (more...)
Hubbard Street Dance Announces Youth Summer Camps Hubbard Street Dance Announces Youth Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2016

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Kathryn Humphreys, Director of the organization's Youth, Education and Community Programs, are delighted to offer a wide range of diverse dance opportunities for young people for a sixth consecutive summer. Early Childhood,Primary, Secondary, and I... (more...)
Dance/NYC to Host 7th Annual Symposium Dance/NYC to Host 7th Annual Symposium
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2016

Dance/NYC, New York City's leading organization dedicated to promoting the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the metropolitan area, today announced its seventh annual 2016 Symposium happening Sunday, February 28, 2016, at Gibney Dance Center's newly renovated downtown lo... (more...)
Vail International Dance Festival Sets 28th Anniversary Season Vail International Dance Festival Sets 28th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2016 season (July 30- August 13) and celebrates the10th Anniversary of its Artistic Director, former New York City Ballet star Damian Woetzel. In celebration of his 10th year, the season will feature Isabella Boylston as Artist-in-Residence, Compan... (more...)
Boston Ballet Promotes Three Principal Dancers Boston Ballet Promotes Three Principal Dancers
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

January 19, 2016—(Boston, MA) Boston Ballet Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen has announced three promotions from within the Company: Paul Craig (USA) and Irlan Silva (Brazil) have been promoted to soloist, and Alexander Maryianowski (USA) has been promoted to the corps de ballet from Boston Ballet I... (more...)
Backhausdance to Stage World Premiere of DRIFT at Irvine Barclay Theatre Backhausdance to Stage World Premiere of DRIFT at Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2016

Irvine Barclay Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of Jennifer Backhaus' new work DRIFT, an exploration of journey, risk and re-imagining oneself, on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8 p.m. Recognized by Joyce SoHo in NYC as one of seven emerging dance companies to watch, OC's own Backhaus... (more...)
IABD Presents 28th Annual International Dance Conference and Festival, 1/20 IABD Presents 28th Annual International Dance Conference and Festival, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2016

The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) will present 'Black Dance Rising,' its 28th Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks In Dance, January 20-24, 2016. Hosted by Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, the event will bring together the dance world's elite and emerging in celebr... (more...)
BWW Review: Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO Revealed a Personal Side of the Dancer Who Lives to Dance BWW Review: Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO Revealed a Personal Side of the Dancer Who Lives to Dance
by Marsha Volgyi - January 12, 2016

The Joyce Theater held the premiere of Daniil SImkin's INTENSIO. The downtown venue was the intimate setting for this well-received production. The personal side of Daniil Simkin, American Ballet Theatre's principal dancer, was one of the highlights which expressed to us his ballet training and his ... (more...)
The School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 Programs The School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 Programs
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2016

In the summer of 2016, The School at Jacob's Pillow, a world renowned center for professional dance training with diversely experienced and international artists will present Professional Advancement Programs in Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre Dance, and a new program titled Improv Traditions ... (more...)
BWW Review: Ringing in the New Year with DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM BWW Review: Ringing in the New Year with DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM
by Caryn Cooper - January 11, 2016

This past Thursday, Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) opened its doors to the community for an intimate gathering in their studios at the Everett Center of the Performing Arts on 152nd Street (between Amsterdam and St. Nicholas Avenues) to ring in the new year. As part of their Thursdays@DTH series, thi... (more...)
Pennsylvania Ballet to Premiere FOR FOUR, Among Others, 2/4 Pennsylvania Ballet to Premiere FOR FOUR, Among Others, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2016

Philadelphia, PA (January 6, 2015) – Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella will take audiences on an emotional journey with four different choreographers in the upcoming performance of Strength and Longing. Nacho Duato's Without Words, Jerome Robbins' NY Export, Opus Jazz, Justin P... (more...)
Pacific Ballet Presents ROMEO ET JULIETTE, Contemporary Ballet, 2/5 Pacific Ballet Presents ROMEO ET JULIETTE, Contemporary Ballet, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2016

Pacific Ballet presents ROMEO ET JULIETTE, a contemporary interpretation of Shakespeare's tragedy, Choreography by Jean-Christophe Maillot, Music by Sergei Prokofiev (Op. 64, 1935-36).... (more...)



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