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The Joyce Theater's Director of Programming Martin Wechsler Will Step Down at the End of 2017 After 32 Years The Joyce Theater's Director of Programming Martin Wechsler Will Step Down at the End of 2017 After 32 Years
by BWW News Desk - July 20, 2017

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater Foundation, announced today that Martin Wechsler, the organization's long time Director of Programming, will step down on December 31, 2017.... (more...)
Shreveport Dance Academy Announces Summer Intensive Faculty Shreveport Dance Academy Announces Summer Intensive Faculty
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

]EMILY LOSCOCCO, former principal dancer of Festival Ballet Providence, PHILLIP BROOMHEAD, former principal dancer of the Houston Ballet and the Royal Ballet, and BETSY McBRIDE of American Ballet Theatre, and SIMON WEXLER former principal dancer of Texas Ballet Theatre will be members of the faculty... (more...)
International Concerts Announces the Return of Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet International Concerts Announces the Return of Sukhishvili Georgian National Ballet
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

SUKHISHVILI, one of the most acclaimed dance companies in the world, returns to New York's LINCOLN CENTER DAVID GEFFEN HALL, OCTOBER 22, 5:30 PM by popular demand. The company has performed for fifty million people on five continents in one hundred countries. It is one of the most celebrated compani... (more...)
Doug Varone and Dancers Presents DEVICES Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase Doug Varone and Dancers Presents DEVICES Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will once again present the DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase from Thursday, August 10 - Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:30pm at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway (Entrance at 53A Chambers), NYC. T... (more...)
BWW Interview: A 'Prolific' Summer: Catching up with James Whiteside BWW Interview: A 'Prolific' Summer: Catching up with James Whiteside
by Christina Pandolfi - July 16, 2017

To leave a permanent mark on the cultural landscape is a lifelong motivation for any artist. But for accomplished American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer James Whiteside, one medium simply can't contain his high-watt creativity. As a pop singer, choreographer, and storyteller, James seems to find i... (more...)
Lake Tahoe Dance Collective Announces Annual Festival Lake Tahoe Dance Collective Announces Annual Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 15, 2017

The Lake Tahoe Dance Collective (LTDC) presents its fifth annual Lake Tahoe Dance Festival featuring works by James Graham Dance Theater, SFDanceWorks, and choreographers Constantine Baecher, Justin Peck, Christin Hanna, and Kristina Berger. This year's Festival features two premieres: Mountainscape... (more...)
Doug Varone and Dancers present DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase Doug Varone and Dancers present DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will once again present the DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcasefrom Thursday, August 10 - Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:30pm at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center,280 Broadway (Entrance at 53A Chambers), NYC.  Ti... (more...)
AteNine and Ballet Hispanico Come to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival AteNine and Ballet Hispanico Come to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents AteNine in the Doris Duke Theatre, July 26-30. AteNine, formerly Ate9dANCEcOMPANY, is led by Artistic Director and choreographer Danielle Agami, named “choreography's It girl” by the LA Times. A former dancer and rehearsal director of the world-renowned Batshev... (more...)
Announcing the Winners for the 2017 BWW Dance World Awards Announcing the Winners for the 2017 BWW Dance World Awards
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2017

BWW is excited to announce the winners for the first annual BWW Dance World Awards! The awards honor professional dance that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors set the categories, our readers submitted the nominees and voted for their favorites! ... (more...)
BWW Review: ABT Triumphs with Tchaikovsky and Closes Spring Season BWW Review: ABT Triumphs with Tchaikovsky and Closes Spring Season
by Christina Pandolfi - July 11, 2017

It's always a bittersweet feeling when a company ends its season, and in the current political climate, one can never take the arts for granted. But on Friday July 7, 2017, the Metropolitan Opera House was atwitter with the promise of American Ballet Theatre's program dedicated to Tchaikovsky. Pre-s... (more...)
Felicity Jones to Star in Classic Ballerina Tale SWAN LAKE for Universal Felicity Jones to Star in Classic Ballerina Tale SWAN LAKE for Universal
by Movies News Desk - July 11, 2017

Felicity Jones will star in the classic ballerina tale SWAN LAKE for Universal Pictures. Luca Guadagnino will reportedly direct.... (more...)
Ariel Rivka Dance Celebrates 10th Anniversary at NYLA Ariel Rivka Dance Celebrates 10th Anniversary at NYLA
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2017

Known for its “powerfully engaging” (New York Arts) choreography, Ariel Rivka Dance reflects on 10 seasons of provocative modern dance with a pair of career-spanning programs to be performed at New York Live Arts from September 6-9, 2017.... (more...)
Nashville Ballet presents CHRISTMAS IN JULY Nashville Ballet presents CHRISTMAS IN JULY
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2017

Nashville Ballet is celebrating 10 years of Nashville's Nutcracker early with Christmas in July! For the entire month of July, Nashville Ballet is offering a special $5 off ticket* discount to Nashville's Nutcracker with promo code XMASJULY, which provides the best single ticket prices all year.... (more...)
New 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet Cinema Season Announced; Tickets on Sale Now New 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet Cinema Season Announced; Tickets on Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - July 05, 2017

For the fourth consecutive season, the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet lights up cinema screens nationwide with a bold lineup of newly-staged ballet classics, as part of the 2017-18 Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema Series. Featuring eight performances on select Sundays from October 2017 to June 2018, audience... (more...)
BWW Review: Alexei Ratmansky's WHIPPED CREAM at ABT BWW Review: Alexei Ratmansky's WHIPPED CREAM at ABT
by Barnett Serchuk - July 05, 2017

A few years ago I bought a recording of Schlagobers, which had been written by the venerable Richard Strauss for the Vienna State Opera Ballet in 1924. I had a difficult time listening to the music-it didn't gel, nor did it leave any imprint on my mind. I suppose there was a reason for it not having... (more...)
WORLD OF DANCE Pops, Locks & Taps Its Way to a Second Season on NBC WORLD OF DANCE Pops, Locks & Taps Its Way to a Second Season on NBC
by TV News Desk - June 30, 2017

'WORLD OF DANCE which was the #1 regular timeslot premiere of 2017 on the broadcast networks in the 18-49 demo as well as the most-watched summer alternative series debut on cable or broadcast in nine years, has been renewed for a second season.... (more...)
Ballet's James Whiteside is White Hot and Coming to a City Near You This Summer Ballet's James Whiteside is White Hot and Coming to a City Near You This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

James Whiteside, ballet's most daring principal artist known for his theatrical and technical versatility, will begin an extensive and varied summer tour, with seven appearances worldwide, after the close of the American Ballet Theatre's Metropolitan Opera House Season. Whiteside kicks off the summe... (more...)
Ailey Extension Hosts Summer Workshops for Kids and Teens Ailey Extension Hosts Summer Workshops for Kids and Teens
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

Ailey Extension opens its doors this summer to kids and teens, offering three immersive, multi-day training workshops taught by New York City's top choreographers and master teachers. Ailey Experience NYC Jr., Ailey Experience NYC, and Fabrice Herrault's Ballet Summer Intensive allow young dancers t... (more...)
BALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance Favorites BALLETNOW Will Showcase 24 Dance Superstars in Iconic and Contemporary Dance Favorites
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

As The Music Center wraps up its 14th season of Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, Angelenos have the opportunity to see some of the world's finest dancers perform a mix of iconic ballets and new pieces in The Music Center's BalletNOW.  Following the popularity of the first BalletNOW... (more...)
BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre Offers a New Production of John Cranko's EUGENE ONEGIN, Courtesy of the National Ballet of Canada
by Sondra Forsyth - June 22, 2017

John Cranko's Eugene Onegin is often referred to as a “story ballet for grown-ups” since it is devoid of the fantasy birds and other magical creatures that populate so much of the classical ballet canon. The dancers portray real people with real emotions as Cranko brings to life Alexander Pushkin's ... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and Copenhagen Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and Copenhagen
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,' returns to Paris, Basel, several German cities, and Copenhagen to perform 15 ballets from July 4 - September 10.... (more...)
Nimbus Dance Works' Announce New Location for 2017-18 Season Nimbus Dance Works' Announce New Location for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2017

Facing an August 31st deadline to identify a new home, Nimbus Dance Works announces that the organization, one of Jersey City's largest professional arts non-profits, and a leading dance organization statewide, will relocate to 165 Newark Avenue for the 2017-18 season, adjacent to the Newark Avenue ... (more...)
Misty Copeland to Guest Judge on NBC's WORLD OF DANCE Misty Copeland to Guest Judge on NBC's WORLD OF DANCE
by TV News Desk - June 21, 2017

Ballet dancer extraordinaire Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal ballerina in the history of American Ballet Theatre, will be a guest judge on the July 18 and July 25 episodes of NBC's new high-rated competition series WORLD OF DANCE.... (more...)
BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE is a Swimming Success BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE is a Swimming Success
by Christina Pandolfi - June 21, 2017

If ever someone were to look up “classical ballet” in the dictionary, an image captured from Swan Lake would certainly accompany its definition, thanks to its timeless grace and poise. On Wednesday June 14, 2017, American Ballet Theatre more than lived up to Swan Lake's storied reputation, ... (more...)
BWW Review: L.A. DANCE PROJECT: Stellar Dancers, Yet a Lost Mission Statement BWW Review: L.A. DANCE PROJECT: Stellar Dancers, Yet a Lost Mission Statement
by Barnett Serchuk - June 20, 2017

I don't know if it was me, but attending L.A. Dance Project on June 14, 2017, was a bit dispiriting. If this was an evening meant to deliver the L.A. Dance Project message: 'we're here folks, watch out, we're going to overtake the dance world,' it didn't register. What should have been a strong cold... (more...)



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