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Jacques d'Amboise's National Dance Institute Shares The Power of Movement with Millions Jacques d'Amboise's National Dance Institute Shares The Power of Movement with Millions
by Christina Pandolfi - May 25, 2017

It's May 8, 2017 and I'm sitting in the National Dance Institute Center for Learning & the Arts' quaint auditorium in Upper Manhattan, waiting for the students to take the stage. As part of the celebrated Art Nest series, this evening's mixed medium program centers on the loneliest woman in mytholog... (more...)
Kozlova Dance Conservatory Comes to MMAC Kozlova Dance Conservatory Comes to MMAC
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

The Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory New York will perform its annual 'Spring Gala,' featuring young dancers from the Kozlova school, located in midtown Manhattan.  ... (more...)
BWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Serves up a Phantasmagorical Helping of Whipped Cream BWW Review: AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE Serves up a Phantasmagorical Helping of Whipped Cream
by Sondra Forsyth - May 25, 2017

An overview on the NYC Metropolitan Opera web site of choreographer Alexi Ratmansky's newest work, “Whipped Cream”, calls the ballet a “dollop of delightful whimsy”. Yet the full-length production by ABT's Artist in Residence, with a run at the opera house from May 23rd to July 1st 2017, is in fact ... (more...)
BWW Danceworld Young Dancer Profile: CHRISTINA SCHIFANO, A Dream Discovered BWW Danceworld Young Dancer Profile: CHRISTINA SCHIFANO, A Dream Discovered
by Christina Pandolfi - May 24, 2017

So often, the desire to dance is intrinsic at birth; it can't be separated from a person's essence and has always been in their very heart and soul. But what about when the passion is discovered later in life? When something moves you so powerfully that it becomes a new avenue for happiness and clar... (more...)
BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET's THE DECALOGUE BWW Review: NEW YORK CITY BALLET's THE DECALOGUE
by Wesley Doucette - May 24, 2017

Justin Peck's newest work, 'The Decalogue,' was placed at the far end of a daunting program this past Thursday as part of New York City Ballet's expansive 'Here/Now' festival. Following Lynne Taylor-Corbett's resonate 'Chiaroscuro,' Jorma Elo's sublime 'Slice to Sharp,' and Peter Martins' transporti... (more...)
New English Ballet Theatre to Present World Premiere of THE FOUR SEASONS New English Ballet Theatre to Present World Premiere of THE FOUR SEASONS
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The critically acclaimed NEW ENGLISH BALLET THEATRE is one of Britain's most exciting contemporary ballet companies; run by its visionary founder and Artistic Director Karen Pilkington-Miksa, NEBT specialises in commissioning new work from both established and fast rising choreographers for dancers ... (more...)
Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Announces 2017 Summer Programs Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Announces 2017 Summer Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, announces this year's Ballet Hispánico School of Dance 2017 Summer Programs.... (more...)
Lydia Johnson Dance Premieres at NYLA, 6/21-23 Lydia Johnson Dance Premieres at NYLA, 6/21-23
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Lydia Johnson Dance will premiere two new works: one to music by Philip Glass and Marc Mellits, and the second to Trio Sonatas of Handel, joined by company works to one of the choreographer's favorites composers, Osvaldo Golijov.   Joining the 13-member ensemble are guests Mary Beth Hansohn and Pete... (more...)
BWW Review: PENNSYLVANIA BALLET Closes the Season with a Ballerina's Farewell Performance BWW Review: PENNSYLVANIA BALLET Closes the Season with a Ballerina's Farewell Performance
by Barnett Serchuk - May 22, 2017

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BWW Review: ABT's DON QUIXOTE Fires Up The 2017 Spring Season BWW Review: ABT's DON QUIXOTE Fires Up The 2017 Spring Season
by Christina Pandolfi - May 22, 2017

It takes the perfect spark to light a match, and on Thursday May 18, 2017, that spark was Soloist Christine Shevchenko. Replacing a temporarily injured Gillian Murphy, her rendition of Kitri was the cherry on top of the already delicious sundae that is Petipa's 'Don Quixote,' presented during the co... (more...)
VIDEO: New York City Ballet Previews Season with Beautiful Teaser VIDEO: New York City Ballet Previews Season with Beautiful Teaser
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2017

New York City Ballet has just released a teaser trailer for their 2017-2018 season: Escape. Explore. Embrace. The video is directed by Bon Duke, with music by Valgeir Sigurðsson. ... (more...)
Alessandra Corona Performing Works Announces Two Upcoming Premieres Alessandra Corona Performing Works Announces Two Upcoming Premieres
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

Alessandra Corona Performing Works (formerly A Corona Works) will present two premieres by Italian choreographers... (more...)
BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/19 - THE STEP CREW and More! BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/19 - THE STEP CREW and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

BWW Dance Top Stories You Might Have Missed 5/19 - THE STEP CREW and More!... (more...)
 New York City Ballet Presents its Here and Now Festival New York City Ballet Presents its Here and Now Festival
by Rose Marija - May 19, 2017

New York City Ballet continues to include new choreographies in its repertoire, billed this season as the Here and Now Festival. On May 12, 2017 NYCB performed four newer works created in 1994, 1998, 2006, and a world premiere.... (more...)
Ballet Concerto's 36th Annual SUMMER DANCE CONCERT Will Move from Trinity Park to The Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork This June in Fort Worth, Texas Ballet Concerto's 36th Annual SUMMER DANCE CONCERT Will Move from Trinity Park to The Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork This June in Fort Worth, Texas
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Margo Dean, founder and artistic director of Ballet Concerto Inc., a Fort Worth institution that has presented an annual free-to-the-public, fully-staged professional dance production each June since 1981, has announced that the company's SUMMER DANCE CONCERT performances will move from Trinity Park... (more...)
The National Ballet of Canada and The Royal Ballet Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada The National Ballet of Canada and The Royal Ballet Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Kevin O'Hare, Director of The Royal Ballet, today announced that the two companies will collaborate in a unique performance of Robert Binet's The Dreamers Ever Leave You in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Canadian Confederat... (more...)
Juan Porter's THE SERIES this June at the Hudson Guild Theater Juan Porter's THE SERIES this June at the Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Curated by Juan Michael Porter II, THE SERIES 2017 presents a versatile range of artistically provocative choreographers in contrasting programs of dance.  At each performance, one or two of the 12 guest companies will share the program with Michael Mao Dance in a set of works that run the gamut fro... (more...)
Eglevsky Ballet Announces Student Workshop Performance 6/8 Eglevsky Ballet Announces Student Workshop Performance 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Executive Artistic Director Maurice Brandon Curry has announced details for the Eglevsky Ballet's Annual Student Workshop Performance to be held at The Olmstead Theater at Adelphi University on June 8 at 6:30 p.m. This year's Student Workshop will include world premiere works choreographed by Patric... (more...)
Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10 Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The 7th Annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, rewarding excellence in both classical and modern dance, will take place June 6-10 at Symphony Space,95th Street and Broadway, NYC.   Semi-finals were held in Posadas, Argentina, September 2016, and  March 2017, at the theater of the... (more...)
Soaking WET Dance Series Begins Tomorrow Soaking WET Dance Series Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Soaking WET dance series, curated by David Parker and Jeff Kazin, returns to intimate home base of West End Theater, May 18-21, with two different programs, two performances daily.  ... (more...)
Miro Magloire Premieres New Chamber Ballet, 6/10 & 11 Miro Magloire Premieres New Chamber Ballet, 6/10 & 11
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Choreographer Miro Magloire's New Chamber Ballet will bring its 2016-17 series to an end with performances June 10 at 8 PM and June 11 at 7 PM, and a Magloire premiere to John Cage's 'Cheap Imitation' for violin.   The Company welcomes dancer Kristine Butler, who previously danced with the Charlotte... (more...)
San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season including Unbound: A Festival of 12 New Works by 12 Notable Choreographers San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season including Unbound: A Festival of 12 New Works by 12 Notable Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2017

San Francisco Ballet, long recognized for pushing boundaries in dance, has announced its 2017-18 Season program and schedule. This summer, SF Ballet will return to Festival Napa Valley for one performance only on Friday, July 21, 2017, accompanied by members of the SF Ballet Orchestra. In addition, ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Cara Butler of THE STEP CREW BWW Interview: Cara Butler of THE STEP CREW
by Caryn Cooper - May 12, 2017

The Step Crew is a production that celebrates the rich Celtic culture through dynamic music and dance. What makes this group stand out? They bring you the traditions of Irish Stepdance, Modern Tap, and Ottawa Valley Stepdancing along with a modern fusion of all three percussive dance styles! In addi... (more...)
LEICESTER DANCE FESTIVAL Closes this Weekend LEICESTER DANCE FESTIVAL Closes this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

LET'S DANCE INTERNATIONAL FRONTIERS heads into its final week as Leicester's premiere annual dance festival.... (more...)
Armitage, Buglisi, Monte, and Muller Join Forces for Shared Program Performances Armitage, Buglisi, Monte, and Muller Join Forces for Shared Program Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Elisa Monte Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works join forces to present a series of five Shared Program Performances featuring 6  Pieces –  3 Premieres – and 35 Dancers.... (more...)



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