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New Jersey Ballet & NJ Tap Dance Ensemble to Present TAPPIN' AT THE BALLET at MPAC, 5/16 New Jersey Ballet & NJ Tap Dance Ensemble to Present TAPPIN' AT THE BALLET at MPAC, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2015

 New Jersey Ballet returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center for three performances the weekend of May 16-17.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Peggy Baker Dance Projects World Premiere of LOCUS PLOT Photo Flash: First Look at Peggy Baker Dance Projects World Premiere of LOCUS PLOT
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2015

Legendary dance artist Peggy Baker deepens her artistry as an ensemble choreographer with this ambitious new show, her first full-length ensemble work in a rich and varied 40-year career previously dedicated to the creation and performance of solo works.  Check out a first look below!... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Ballet Hispanico Opens at the Joyce Theater BWW Reviews: Ballet Hispanico Opens at the Joyce Theater
by Rose Marija - April 24, 2015

On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, Ballet Hispanico opened its season. Under the artistic direction of Eduardo Vilaro, who became the company's second artistic director in 2009 since the company was founded and directed in 1970 by Tina Ramirez, the repertoire and feel has changed. Today's Ballet Hispanic... (more...)
Mariinsky Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Alvin Ailey and Royal Swedish Ballet Set for Segerstrom Center's 2015-16 Dance Series Mariinsky Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Alvin Ailey and Royal Swedish Ballet Set for Segerstrom Center's 2015-16 Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced its 30th International Dance Series, a season marked with important American, West Coast and Center premieres to be discovered and enjoyed by audiences from throughout Southern California. The distinctive personalities of each company in the Center's 2015... (more...)
MOonhORsE Dance Theatre to Present 'DANCE & DESIGN: Old & Young and Reckless Together #35,' 5/14-16 MOonhORsE Dance Theatre to Present 'DANCE & DESIGN: Old & Young and Reckless Together #35,' 5/14-16
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Artistic Director of MOonhORsE Dance Theatre Claudia Moore has commissioned 6 young choreographers to create an evening of short, original works in collaboration with art students from the Toronto School of Art (TSA). Under the artistic advisory of multi-disciplinary creators, Marie-Josee Chartier a... (more...)
NDI Receives $1.5 Million from Howard Gilman Foundation NDI Receives $1.5 Million from Howard Gilman Foundation
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

National Dance Institute (NDI), the non-profit organization that has transformed the lives of millions of public school children through the arts, has announced a $1.5 million grant from the Howard Gilman Foundation, a foundation dedicated to the support of robust, innovative and promising performin... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Premiere New Shows at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Premiere New Shows at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a two-week 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 10 - 21, 2015. Repertory for the season will be highlighted by Exodus, a wo... (more...)
Portland Ovations to Welcome Lucky Plush Dance Company, 5/6 Portland Ovations to Welcome Lucky Plush Dance Company, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Portland Ovations presents contemporary dance company Lucky Plush performing The Queue at Westbrook Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, May 6th at 7:30pm.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: David Hallberg Presents: LEGACY BWW Reviews: David Hallberg Presents: LEGACY
by Rose Marija - April 23, 2015

On April 17, 2015, David Hallberg Presents: Legacy, was presented as the final performance of the Youth America Grand Prix. Hallberg himself served as moderator, introducing the evening's participating dancers and the companies: Bolshoi Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Mariinsky Ballet, Tokyo Ballet... (more...)
Sony Centre to Welcome Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour This Fall Sony Centre to Welcome Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour This Fall
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The iconic Twyla Tharp is celebrating the 50th anniversary of her 1965 choreographic debut of Tank Dive with an American tour that includes one special stop in Toronto at the Sony Centre For The Performing Arts.  It has been over two decades since Twyla Tharp Dance last performed in Toronto.... (more...)
Dances For a Variable Population to Present 10027 in West Harlem Dances For a Variable Population to Present 10027 in West Harlem
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of 10027, a celebratory and immersive project that links the residents of three distinct West Harlem communities who share a single zip code.... (more...)
Victory Dance Project to Honor Renee Robinson at Ailey Citigroup, 6/3 Victory Dance Project to Honor Renee Robinson at Ailey Citigroup, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

The Victory Dance Project will celebrate its first anniversary with an evening of dance entitled People, Power and Possibility on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 7 pm at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue).  The performance will feature five works choreographed by Company Di... (more...)
Scottish Ballet's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Set for Byham Theate5, 5/19 Scottish Ballet's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Set for Byham Theate5, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Pittsburgh Dance Council, a division of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, announces Scottish Ballet's presentation of A Streetcar Named Desire on Tuesday, May 19, at 8:00 p.m. at the Byham Theater, 101 6th Street, downtown Pittsburgh. The evening's program features a bold interpretation of the classic ... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet to Finish Season with CARMINA BURANA, 5/29 Pacific Northwest Ballet to Finish Season with CARMINA BURANA, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

SEATTLE, WA – PNB closes its 2014-2015 season with CARMINA BURANA, a dynamic duo of repertory works. Set to Shostakovich's galvanic score, Alexei Ratmansky's crowd-pleasing Concerto DSCH, an “endlessly suspenseful construction [with] passages of breathtaking dance brilliance” (New York Times) dazzle... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Youth America Grand Prix's Starry Night of a Gala BWW Reviews: Youth America Grand Prix's Starry Night of a Gala
by Melia Kraus-har - April 22, 2015

In addition to being an incredible highlight of YAGP's work, what other night can one see the best of the best and the best to be on one stage? From quivering port de bras of an eager eleven year old to the stoic grace of Paloma Herrera, YAGP proudly endorsed its place in supporting generations of... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Dance Off with Denis Jones BWW Interviews: Dance Off with Denis Jones
by Joey Panek - April 21, 2015

Joey Panek challenges Broadway choreographer Denis Jones to a Dance-off.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Ballet Stars Take Broadway in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS BWW Reviews: Ballet Stars Take Broadway in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Melia Kraus-har - April 21, 2015

Known for his contemporary, abstract choreography, Wheeldon's recent projects ventured towards epic storytelling, as with Cinderella, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and The Winter's Tale. Besides an exuberant audience, what came to mind on Wednesday, April 15th at the Palace Theatre, were curre... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at the Atlantic City Ballet's CARMEN at The Strand Theater Photo Flash: First Look at the Atlantic City Ballet's CARMEN at The Strand Theater
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2015

After a two year absence the Atlantic City Ballet returns to The Strand Theater in Lakewood, NJ with their sexy performance of Bizet's Carmen. The Strand Theater has hosted the ballet in the past with performances of Dracula and Nutcracker and the original premier of Carmen. "We were disappointed th... (more...)
John Adams, Frank Gehry and Lucinda Childs to Talk AVAILABLE LIGHT at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 6/5 John Adams, Frank Gehry and Lucinda Childs to Talk AVAILABLE LIGHT at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

In a collaboration between the LA Phil and Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, "Available Light -- Creators in Conversation" reunites choreographer Lucinda Childs, composer John Adams, and architect Frank Gehry, in a post-performance discussion about the evolution of Available Light, ... (more...)
Peggy Baker to Host International Dance Day Event at Betty Oliphant Theatre, 4/29 Peggy Baker to Host International Dance Day Event at Betty Oliphant Theatre, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

Wednesday, April 29 is International Dance Day and to celebrate, Canadian dance icon Peggy Baker presents figures in motion - part lecture, part slide show - free for the public at the Betty Oliphant Theatre at 7:15pm. figures in motion is presented just prior to a performance of her first-ever full... (more...)
Steps Repertory Ensemble New Season Begins 4/30 Steps Repertory Ensemble New Season Begins 4/30
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

Under the artistic direction of Bradley Shelver, the STEPS REPERTORY ENSEMBLE is the contemporary dance company of STEPS BEYOND FOUNDATION, a non-for-profit organization in residence at the prestigious Steps on Broadway. The Ensemble commissions choreographers, both established and emerging, to crea... (more...)
Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF Returns in June Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF Returns in June
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

ODC Theater's fourth annual smorgasbord of dance, the Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF, returns for a fourth year with samplings of dance from around the Bay Area and the nation. Over two days, Friday, June 5 to Saturday, June 6, ODC will present three programs of paired artists and a free, site-a... (more...)
RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 5/3 RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform on Sunday, May 3, at 3:00 pm at The Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY as a part of The Center's DANCE Series. Ticket prices are $45 and $55; tickets are avai... (more...)
Choreographer Liz Gerring to Receive $25,000 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award Choreographer Liz Gerring to Receive $25,000 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

This year's Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor carrying an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to contemporary choreographer Liz Gerring in recognition of her talent and outstanding contributions to the dance field. Active in the dance world for nearly 20 years, Gerring r... (more...)
Leonard Ajkun's AMERICA to Premiere at MMAC Theater Leonard Ajkun's AMERICA to Premiere at MMAC Theater
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

Leonard Ajkun's America is always on the move. The dream drives free people from the Pacific to the Atlantic, it provides hope for the hindered, and it strengthens the hearts of the ones contending with adversity.... (more...)



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