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BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Chases Winter's Chill With a Cheery and Cheeky Double Bill BWW Reviews: NEW YORK CITY BALLET Chases Winter's Chill With a Cheery and Cheeky Double Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - February 27, 2015

New York City Ballet's 'All Balanchine III, Hear the Dance: Italy' features a perfect pairing of pieces that brim with Balanchine's incomparable sense of showmanship. Ballet is an art form, but Mr. B knew that it can also serve as sheer entertainment without losing integrity. Beyond that, he was a m... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to The Bushnell, 3/24 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to The Bushnell, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will travel to 18 cities coast-to-coast presenting 80 performances, including a performance Tuesday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. at The Bushnell's Mortensen Hall in Hartford. Tickets, starting at $25, are on sa... (more...)
River North Dance Chicago to Present Two World Premieres at the Auditorium Theatre, 3/28 River North Dance Chicago to Present Two World Premieres at the Auditorium Theatre, 3/28
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University's “Made in Chicago” Series continues with River North Dance Chicago (RNDC), Saturday, March 28 at 7:30 p.m., presenting two world premiere pieces in a single evening. The performance features “Beast,” the choreographic debut of RNDC company member Hanna... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Garret + Moulton's THE LUMINOUS EDGE Photo Flash: First Look at Garret + Moulton's THE LUMINOUS EDGE
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

San Francisco, CA, February 26, 2015 – By popular demand, award-winning choreographers Janice Garrett and Charles Moulton will stage encore performances of The Luminous Edge, their highly successful evening-length dance theater work that premiered in September, 2014. Premiere performances sold out i... (more...)
Dancer Ian Knowles Creates Balletposition.com That Monitors Ballet Dancers' Pay And Conditions Worldwide Dancer Ian Knowles Creates Balletposition.com That Monitors Ballet Dancers' Pay And Conditions Worldwide
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2015

Former dancer and ballet teacher Ian Knowles created balletposition.com, which is to compare useful data for dancers looking to join ballet companies in the United Kingdom, Western and Eastern Europe and the United States.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: EVIDENCE Triumphs at The Secret Theater BWW Reviews: EVIDENCE Triumphs at The Secret Theater
by Matt Hanson - February 26, 2015

Juan Michael Porter II introduced Evidence: the baldwin suite with a truly majestic eloquence, his face radiant with pride as he intoned the name James Baldwin.... (more...)
The Trocks Returning to The Alden in McLean, 3/5 The Trocks Returning to The Alden in McLean, 3/5
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

Back by popular demand after three seasons, the dynamic and delightful ballet dancers in drag, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, return to The Alden in McLean. The troupe will perform one night only on Thursday, Mar. 5, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $50, $40 for McLean tax district residents. The Al... (more...)
ON THE NATURE OF THINGS to Run 3/25-27 at American Museum of Natural History ON THE NATURE OF THINGS to Run 3/25-27 at American Museum of Natural History
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

In a career spanning more than four decades, the contemporary American choreographer Karole Armitage has been celebrated for blurring the boundaries between dance, music and art. Inspired by disparate, non-narrative sources—from 20th century physics, to 16th century Florentine fashion, to pop cultur... (more...)
METROPOLIS Choreography Showcase Set for 3/21-22 METROPOLIS Choreography Showcase Set for 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

Jessica DiMauro/DiMauro Dance, a fiscally sponsored modern dance company, presents an inaugural choreography showcase entitled 'METROPOLIS,' which celebrates the innovative movement of three contemporary dance companies from Miami and New York.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: NCB Celebrates its Achievements, Reveals its Flaws BWW Reviews: NCB Celebrates its Achievements, Reveals its Flaws
by Aaron Fallon - February 26, 2015

Anniversaries aren't only cause for celebration. They're pivotal moments of self-evaluation. They inspire reflection on the milestones of the past, introspective consideration of the present, and a longing gaze towards the journey ahead. This year, as it celebrates its tenth anniversary, New Chamber... (more...)
Roxey Ballet to Present THE JUNGLE BOOK Ballet MOWGLI, May 2 Roxey Ballet to Present THE JUNGLE BOOK Ballet MOWGLI, May 2
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

A pack of wolves in a jungle located in India raise a little boy with his pals: a bear and a black panther. The boy's adventures include fighting a tiger, being abducted by monkeys, and returning to the human village. This wonderful tale is based on “The Jungle Book,” a collection of stories by Engl... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Graham Company Continues to Thrive BWW Reviews: Graham Company Continues to Thrive
by Lauren Wingenroth - February 25, 2015

For the past two weeks, the Martha Graham Dance Company has shared its 89th performance season with The Joyce. Inspired by the theme of 'Shape and Design,' the program blends old and new works that show the continuing relevance and sustainability of this company - an important statement in a moment ... (more...)
Savannah Fuentes to Perform at at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 3/20 Savannah Fuentes to Perform at at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Seattle Flamenco dancer and educator, Savannah Fuentes returns to Langley with Spanish guitarist Jose Vega and international vocalist Curio Cueto. Fuentes and company will perform as part of the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Family Series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20 on the main stage.... (more...)
Hope Mohr Dance Sets Spring, Fall 2015 Seasons Hope Mohr Dance Sets Spring, Fall 2015 Seasons
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Hope Mohr Dance has announced the program for its 2015 spring and fall seasons, featuring three world premieres including a collaboration with choreographer Christian Burns, and works by visiting artists Deborah Hay andJeanine Durning. Hope Mohr's spring season is co-presented by ODC Theater, Thursd... (more...)
Mary Murphy & Tony Meredith Host Returning PBS Series AMERICA'S BALLROOM CHALLENGE Mary Murphy & Tony Meredith Host Returning PBS Series AMERICA'S BALLROOM CHALLENGE
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2015

2015 ?Ballroom is back! AMERICA?S BALLROOM CHALLENGE returns on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm ET on PBS.... (more...)
AMERICA'S BALLROOM CHALLENGE Returns to PBS, 4/24 AMERICA'S BALLROOM CHALLENGE Returns to PBS, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Ballroom is back! AMERICA'S BALLROOM CHALLENGE returns on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm ET on PBS. Hosted by former U.S dance champions Mary Murphy and Tony Meredith, the series features three one-hour episodes of super-heated competition and gravity-defying exhibitions, shot at the world's larg... (more...)
SWAN LAKE to Play Irvine Barclay Theatre, 3/21-22 SWAN LAKE to Play Irvine Barclay Theatre, 3/21-22
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Festival Ballet Theatre presents the classic ballet, Swan Lake. It is a story that is as poignant today as it was at its inception over a century ago.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Theater for the New City's 40th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Dance Concert and Pow-Wow BWW Reviews: Theater for the New City's 40th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Dance Concert and Pow-Wow
by Rose Marija - February 25, 2015

Keeping the traditional dances, stories, and music of more than ten Native American tribes--from the Iroquois and Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest, and Great Plains regions alive--the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers brought the spirit of these first Americans to the Theater for the New... (more...)
Saint Petersburg State 'Russian Ballet' to Go on 7-City U.S. Tour, Beginning 3/31 Saint Petersburg State 'Russian Ballet' to Go on 7-City U.S. Tour, Beginning 3/31
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

The esteemed Saint Petersburg State “Russian Ballet” will embark on a six-city U.S. tour this spring.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: HAVANA RAKATAN Scores at City Center BWW Reviews: HAVANA RAKATAN Scores at City Center
by Matt Hanson - February 24, 2015

Without missing a beat, Havana Rakatan exploded onto the Midtown soundscape with a supercharged magnificence.... (more...)
Kean Stage to Present Russian National Ballet's CINDERELLA, 3/14 Kean Stage to Present Russian National Ballet's CINDERELLA, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

The Russian National Ballet will perform Cinderella, an enchanting fairy tale of everlasting love at Kean University's Wilkins Theatre on Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. Cinderella intertwines comedy and drama with color and grace in this rags-to-riches story proving the power of dreams. Set to the ... (more...)
Mark Morris Dance Group: L'Allegro, Il Penseroso ed il Moderato Set for THIRTEEN's Great Performances Mark Morris Dance Group: L'Allegro, Il Penseroso ed il Moderato Set for THIRTEEN's Great Performances
by TV News Desk - February 23, 2015

Merriment and Milton are hardly synonymous, but the poet who penned Paradise Lost also inspired George Frideric Handel's L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, which concludes 'Mirth, with thee we mean to live.'... (more...)
Vida Flamenca Productions Presents Flamenco Dancer Domingo Ortega Vida Flamenca Productions Presents Flamenco Dancer Domingo Ortega
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

Vida Flamenca Productions will present Flamenco Dancer Domingo Ortega, direct from Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, in a rare Santa Barbara performance.... (more...)
ABT Studio Company and JKO School to Perform at Pace, 3/13-14 ABT Studio Company and JKO School to Perform at Pace, 3/13-14
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's Studio Company and the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School will appear at the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at PACE University in New York City, March 13 – 14, 2015. The Studio Company will give one performance on Friday, March 13 at 7:30 PM and the ABT JKO School ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: LA Ballet Premieres a Spectacular THE SLEEPING BEAUTY BWW Reviews: LA Ballet Premieres a Spectacular THE SLEEPING BEAUTY
by Shari Barrett - February 22, 2015

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY ballet with glorious music by Tchaikovsky premiered in Moscow in 1890. With original choreography by Marius Petipa, it is considered one of the greatest story ballets of all time and the epitome of classical ballet. The story represents much more than just the fairy tale, showi... (more...)



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