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Choreographer Trisha Brown Dies at Age 80 Choreographer Trisha Brown Dies at Age 80
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Choreographer Trisha Brown has died on March 18th in San Antonio, Texas, after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her son, Adam Brown, his wife Erin, her four grandchildren – and by her brother Gordon Brown and sister Louisa Brown. Trisha Brown's husband, artist Burt Barr, died on November 7, 201... (more...)
Photo Flash: Blanca Li's GODDESSES AND DEMONESSES Photo Flash: Blanca Li's GODDESSES AND DEMONESSES
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Contemporary dancer-choreographer Blanca Li and Bolshoi Ballet principal dancer Maria Alexandrova conjure mythological figures in a new evening-length work by Li, Goddesses and Demonesses, that has its US premiere at the New York City Center. Drawing on Greek mythology and the contrasting languages ... (more...)
Liz Lerman Receives 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award Liz Lerman Receives 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

The 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor that carries a $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to choreographer, performer, writer, educator, and speaker Liz Lerman in acknowledgement of her vision and outstanding contributions to the dance field.  Long ago dubbed the “Democrat of Dan... (more...)
Festival Ballet Providence Presents THE LITTLE PRINCE, 4/2-9 Festival Ballet Providence Presents THE LITTLE PRINCE, 4/2-9
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Festival Ballet Providence presents the premiere of a multi-media adaptation of one of the best loved stories and most popular children's books ever published. The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's charming interplanetary adventure is the newest installment in its wildly popular chatterBOXth... (more...)
Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancer Amy Aldridge Announces Retirement Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancer Amy Aldridge Announces Retirement
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancer Amy Aldridge has announced she will retire after 23 seasons on stage with Pennsylvania Ballet, with a performance of George Balanchine's pas de deux from Rubies on Sunday, May 14 at 2pm at The Academy of Music.... (more...)
BWW Review: Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's ETERNAL SPRING is a Revelation BWW Review: Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's ETERNAL SPRING is a Revelation
by Christina Pandolfi - March 28, 2017

As the first signs of spring crept into the air on March 25, 2017, the same was true at the GK ArtsCenter in DUMBO, at a performance of Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's Eternal Spring. Though I've seen the company perform twice, “third time's a charm” is an age-old adage for a reason.... (more...)
CUNY Dance Initiative Announces 2017-18 Residency Artists CUNY Dance Initiative Announces 2017-18 Residency Artists
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

 The CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), an unprecedented model for collaboration between the City University of New York (CUNY) and the New York City dance field, announces its 2017–18 resident artists.... (more...)
Native Earth Indigenous Dance Begins 3/30 Native Earth Indigenous Dance Begins 3/30
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Native Earth Performing Arts is proud to present Niimi'iwe, their 2nd annual Indigenous Dance Double Bill. An Ojibwe word meaning 'to host dance,' Niimi'iwe is a three-night dance series featuring powerful contemporary Indigenous dance works - and a world premiere - from Thursday March 30 to Saturda... (more...)
Satellite Collective Announces Announces Immersive Experience NARCISSUS Satellite Collective Announces Announces Immersive Experience NARCISSUS
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

In a few short years, Satellite Collective has embraced art forms fearlessly and styled multiple seasons of dance, music, film and word. In 2017, this peculiar, dynamic group will produce for the first time an integrated, evening length work and fuse their collective process into a full length colla... (more...)
Dayton Ballet Celebrates Women Choreographers With THE FEMALE FACTOR Dayton Ballet Celebrates Women Choreographers With THE FEMALE FACTOR
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

Dayton Ballet presents The Female Factor, the fourth ballet of the 2016–2017 Excite Season, now on stage through April 2 at the Victoria Theatre. ... (more...)
BWW Review: HAMBURG BALLET's Joyce Debut Presents a New York Premiere BWW Review: HAMBURG BALLET's Joyce Debut Presents a New York Premiere
by Sondra Forsyth - March 27, 2017

The Hamburg Ballet made its Joyce debut with a six performance run of John Neumeier's Old Friends from March 21st to 25th 2017. The cast of 25, billed as the Joyce Theater New York Ensemble, was selected from the full company roster of 60.... (more...)
BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 3/24 - Cirque du Soleil's OVO and More! BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 3/24 - Cirque du Soleil's OVO and More!
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week!... (more...)
SF DanceWorks Announces 2017 Season SF DanceWorks Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Now in its second season,SFDanceworks, a repertory dance company founded by San Francisco Ballet soloist James Sofranko, has announced details for this year's program, June 22-24, co-presented by ODC Theater. The U.S. premiere of British choreographer Christopher Bruce's Shadows and a newly commissi... (more...)
Ailey Extension Presents 'World Dance Performance Workshops', 4/9 Ailey Extension Presents 'World Dance Performance Workshops', 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Ailey Extension's annual World Dance Performance Workshops kick off the week of April 9th, bringing together all communities to celebrate and share rich heritages from around the world. For eight weeks, students will be immersed in traditional dance styles and cultural rhythms through weekly two-hou... (more...)
BWW Dance Review: Pennsylvania Ballet's LE CORSAIRE BWW Dance Review: Pennsylvania Ballet's LE CORSAIRE
by Barnett Serchuk - March 24, 2017

When Angel Corella assumed the position of Artistic Director of the Pennsylvania Ballet and didn't renew many contracts of its former dancers, there was a negative buzz all over. I can't comment on that, since I was not privy to any information, but judging by the performance of his new production o... (more...)
NORTE MAAR To Celebrate The Fifth Season Of COUNTERPOINTE, 4/7-9 NORTE MAAR To Celebrate The Fifth Season Of COUNTERPOINTE, 4/7-9
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Norte Maar, a committed international think-tank dedicated to the creation, promotion, and presentation of collaborations in the disciplines of the visual, literary, and the performing arts.... (more...)
Grand Rapids Ballet Announces Spring Break Camp Grand Rapids Ballet Announces Spring Break Camp
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

 Grand Rapids Ballet School is offering an excellent activity for children in West Michigan during spring break from school.... (more...)
Colburn School to Host Summer Workshops Colburn School to Host Summer Workshops
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

This summer, the Colburn School will host two, two-week, five-day summer workshops, June 19–30 and July 31–August 11, 2017, in preparation for The Music Center's holiday production of the all new George Balanchine's The Nutcracker® by Miami City Ballet.... (more...)
Nashville Ballet to Perform at JFK Center in DC, 4/17 Nashville Ballet to Perform at JFK Center in DC, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Nashville Ballet will make its debut appearance at the famed John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. to perform The Ben Folds Project April 17-23, 2017, as a part of the Ballet Across America series. Illustrating the most exciting, innovative dance happening across America... (more...)
Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12 Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

 On July 29, the Vail Dance Festival kicks off its 29th year (July 29- August 12) with a season of new collaborations, artist debuts, and world premieres.... (more...)
New Dance Alliance Announces 31st Annual Mix Festival, 6/8-11 New Dance Alliance Announces 31st Annual Mix Festival, 6/8-11
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

New Dance Alliance is pleased to announce the lineup for the 31st annual Performance Mix Festival. “The most elaborate festival of the unpredictable” (The New York Times), the 2017 festival will feature works by 20 local and international dance artists, as well as Performance Mix's annual community ... (more...)
March 2017 Issue of “Dance Ink” Reveals Relationship Between Written and Movement Languages March 2017 Issue of “Dance Ink” Reveals Relationship Between Written and Movement Languages
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

As its lovers know, dance has a language of its own, written in space by the moving body. By graphically integrating the changing shapes of the dancing body with the static shapes of alphabetical letters, the newest issue of Dance Ink, scheduled for publication March 27, presents a dynamic visual re... (more...)
Richmond Ballet Returns to The Joyce for Four NY Premieres, 5/9-14 Richmond Ballet Returns to The Joyce for Four NY Premieres, 5/9-14
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Richmond Ballet returns to The Joyce Theater for the first time since 2010 to perform four NY premieres from the more than 60 works commissioned by the Company since its inception. Under the 37-year leadership of founder Stoner Winslett – one of the longest tenured artistic directors of a major Amer... (more...)
Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Announces NYC Lineup at BAM Fisher, 5/16-21 Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Announces NYC Lineup at BAM Fisher, 5/16-21
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana today announced the program for its annual New York City season, May 16–21, 2017, at BAM Fisher.... (more...)
Smuin's Annual Gala Celebrates 23rd Season Smuin's Annual Gala Celebrates 23rd Season
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

Leaders in the arts and civic communities packed The Galleria for what became a sizzling evening celebrating one of the nation's most innovative and entertaining arts organizations at Smuin's Annual Gala. Co-chairs Patti and Jerry Hume, and Athena and John Konstin hosted the sparkling event, starrin... (more...)



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