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Inland Pacific Ballet to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 4/25-5/16 Inland Pacific Ballet to Present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 4/25-5/16
by BWW News Desk - April 24, 2015

Southern California's premiere professional ballet company, Inland Pacific Ballet (IPB), celebrating its 20th season, presents Beauty and the Beast, a breathtaking full-length ballet based on the time honored fairy tale with 10 performances taking place from April 25 through May 16, 2015 in theaters... (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...)
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...)
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...)
Schimmel Center to Present the World Premiere of Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's DON QUIXOTE Schimmel Center to Present the World Premiere of Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's DON QUIXOTE
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

Schimmel Center at Pace University is proud to present the World Premiere of Gelsey Kirkland Ballet's Don Quixote, originally choreographed by Marius Petipa to the music of Ludwig Minkus. This production of the Petipa/Minkus ballet is derived from the 1902 version staged by Alexander Gorsky for the ... (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...)
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...)
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...)
Frances Chung & Tiit Helimets Set for Allen Civic Ballet/Allen Philharmonic's SWAN LAKE ACT III, 5/1 Frances Chung & Tiit Helimets Set for Allen Civic Ballet/Allen Philharmonic's SWAN LAKE ACT III, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2015

FRANCES CHUNG and TIIT HELIMETS, principal dancers of the San Francisco Ballet, will appear as guest artists in the Allen Civic Ballet/Allen Philharmonic's joint production of Swan Lake Act III on May 16, 2015 at the Performing Arts Center at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. Ms. Chung and Mr. Heli... (more...)
PBS' Ric Burns Presents American Ballet Theatre Documentary PBS' Ric Burns Presents American Ballet Theatre Documentary
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2015

Ric Burns' new documentary American Masters -- American Ballet Theatre: A History premieres nationwide Friday, May 15, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of the ballet company's 75th anniversary. The film features American Ballet Theatre Soloist Misty Copeland, who has been named by... (more...)
BJM Coming to Sony Centre, 5/23 BJM Coming to Sony Centre, 5/23
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts presents BJM - Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal (BJM) in a diverse and exciting program featuring three Toronto premieres.... (more...)
The Vail International Dance Festival Announces Colorado Ballet as a Featured Company During the 2015 Season The Vail International Dance Festival Announces Colorado Ballet as a Featured Company During the 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2015

Marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations, the Vail International Dance Festival announces Colorado Ballet as a featured company during the 2015 season, which will be held July 27 through August 10 in Vail, Colorado. The Festival welcomes back C... (more...)
Tony Iannelli Joins DANCING WITH THE LEHIGH VALLEY STARS, 4/24 Tony Iannelli Joins DANCING WITH THE LEHIGH VALLEY STARS, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2015

Just like the TV hit, Dancing with the Stars, the State Theatre has partnered up 6 Lehigh Valley 'celebrities' with professional dancers from Utah Ballroom Dance Company for an unforgettable live show where the audience vote combined with judges scores determine the winner!... (more...)



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