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Visceral Dance Chicago to Return to Harris with SPRINGFOUR Visceral Dance Chicago to Return to Harris with SPRINGFOUR
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2017

Visceral Dance Chicago will continue its fourth season offerings with SPRINGFOUR at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, the third mainstage Chicago performance of the company's fourth season.... (more...)
Smuin to Present Trey McIntyre Premiere THE CHICKEN SEES and More for 23rd Season Smuin to Present Trey McIntyre Premiere THE CHICKEN SEES and More for 23rd Season
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2017

Smuin concludes its 23rd season with Dance Series 02, featuring a world premiere by internationally acclaimed choreographer Trey McIntyre entitled The Chicken Sees. McIntyre returns to Smuin to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the "Summer of Love" in an energetic exploration of dance and the c... (more...)
NBSC Spring Dance Festival Comes to the Luther Burbank Center, 3/3-5 NBSC Spring Dance Festival Comes to the Luther Burbank Center, 3/3-5
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2017

Ballet, contemporary, jazz, burlesque, tap, belly dancers, swing, and hip-hop are just a handful of dance forms that will delight audiences at the event. “There will be so many dance pieces of interest for everyone,” says Melinda Murray, director of the production.... (more...)
New York Theatre Ballet Returns to New York Live Arts for Uptown/Downtown/Dance Series, 3/1-4 New York Theatre Ballet Returns to New York Live Arts for Uptown/Downtown/Dance Series, 3/1-4
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) returns to New York Live Arts with its new Uptown/Downtown/Dance series from March 1-4, 2017 at 7:30pm with an additional 2pm matinee on Saturday. This year's program features a revival of Nijinsky's L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune staged by the 98-year-old Ann Hutchinson Gues... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Hosts Inside/Out: Chance to Dance Contest Jacob's Pillow Dance Hosts Inside/Out: Chance to Dance Contest
by BWW News Desk - February 06, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival invites artists of all styles to participate in the first ever Inside/Out: Chance to Dance viewers' choice contest. An exciting opportunity to perform on the Pillow's iconic outdoor stage, the Chance to Dance contest is a viewer-selected online competition that allows t... (more...)
XY, Moe-Tion, Nai-Ni Chen Companies Set for 2017 Dance Festival at Centenary Stage XY, Moe-Tion, Nai-Ni Chen Companies Set for 2017 Dance Festival at Centenary Stage
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2017

Centenary Stage Company celebrates the artistry of dance in the Lackland Performing Arts Center with the 2017 Dance Fest.... (more...)
15th Chicago Flamenco Festival Announces Lineup of Dance, Film, Music and More 15th Chicago Flamenco Festival Announces Lineup of Dance, Film, Music and More
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

Instituto Cervantes of Chicago announces the full performance program for its 15th Chicago Flamenco Festival, a multi-week festival celebrating Flamenco music and dance.... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA Co-Present Bill T. Jones and Okwui Okpokwasili in UNTIL Jacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA Co-Present Bill T. Jones and Okwui Okpokwasili in UNTIL
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2017

Cultural partners Jacob's Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA present two solo works created in response to and performed within Nick Cave's monumental exhibition Until, currently installed in MASS MoCA's largest gallery.... (more...)
Ballet Hispanico to Perform at The Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State Ballet Hispanico to Perform at The Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

The Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA presents Ballet Hispanico on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 8pm.... (more...)
92Y Announces 2017 Harkness Dance Festival 92Y Announces 2017 Harkness Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

The 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Festival enters its 23rd season presenting five artists over five weeks, from February 24 through March 25, 2017. Centered around the theme of Then, Now + Next, the 2017 Festival features world premieres from two companies and showcases a varied spectrum of work, fro... (more...)
SOULSKIN Dance to Present SATIN & SWING in San Francisco SOULSKIN Dance to Present SATIN & SWING in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2017

SOULSKIN Dance will present a brand new work SATIN & SWING as part of their 4th Season in San Francisco.... (more...)
North Bay Stage Company Seeking Solo and Group Acts for Spring Dance Festival North Bay Stage Company Seeking Solo and Group Acts for Spring Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2017

Calling all dancers! North Bay Stage Company is currently looking for dance acts to perform in this year's Spring Dance Festival at the Luther Burbank Center on March 3rd, 4th, and 5th.... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA to Present Richard Move's XXYY Jacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA to Present Richard Move's XXYY
by BWW News Desk - January 03, 2017

Cultural partners Jacob's Pillow Dance and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) present a one-night-only work-in-progress showing of performing artist, choreographer, and TEDGlobal Oxford Fellow Richard Move's XXYY on January 20 at 8pm in MASS MoCA's Hunter Center.... (more...)
Four Choreographers to Create Four New Works for Velocity's BRIDGE PROJECT 2017 Four Choreographers to Create Four New Works for Velocity's BRIDGE PROJECT 2017
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2016

Four of Seattle's most promising choreographers create four new works in the pressure cooker of just four weeks at Velocity's Bridge Project - turning Velocity into an intense hive of urgency, excitement and dedication, kicking off 2017.... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Presents Second Annual AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORM The Joyce Theater Presents Second Annual AMERICAN DANCE PLATFORM
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the second annual American Dance Platform, a showcase of eight companies over one week, made possible by a grant from The Harkness Foundation for Dance and dedicated to the memory of Theodore S. Bartwink, fr... (more...)
Alias Dance Project Celebrates 10 Years With Two World Premieres Alias Dance Project Celebrates 10 Years With Two World Premieres
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2016

Over the past 10 years, Toronto's Alias Dance Project (ADP) has produced theatrically innovative, compelling works and created a risk-taking movement aesthetic. Now Lauren Cook, Artistic Director of Alias Dance Project, announces its most ambitious project yet for its 10th anniversary season: throug... (more...)
BALAM Dance Theatre Premieres THE FOUNTAIN OF PLEASURE, 12/1 BALAM Dance Theatre Premieres THE FOUNTAIN OF PLEASURE, 12/1
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2016

BALAM Dance Theatre (BALAM), a non-profit professional dance theatre company, premieres The Fountain of Pleasure, a new Baroque inspired choreography created by the company's artistic director, Carlos Fittante, in XWhyY: My Genderation Dances of Exploration, for the Queens College-City University of... (more...)
FPAC's THE NUTCRACKER to Feature Guest Soloists, Professional Orchestra and Over 100 Area Dancers FPAC's THE NUTCRACKER to Feature Guest Soloists, Professional Orchestra and Over 100 Area Dancers
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2016

The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents The Nutcracker, bringing special guest artists, a 27-piece orchestra, and more than 100 area dancers to one suburban stage.... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Offers Sneak Peek of 85th Anniversary Season Jacob's Pillow Offers Sneak Peek of 85th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2016

Following the record-breaking success of Festival 2016 and in the midst of a robust artist residency season, Jacob's Pillow Dance is planning its momentous 85th Anniversary Festival.... (more...)
Works & Process at The Guggenheim Presents 'Juilliard Dance: New Dances', 11/20 Works & Process at The Guggenheim Presents 'Juilliard Dance: New Dances', 11/20
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2016

On Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at The Guggenheim presents excerpts of new works by four innovative choreographers performed by Juilliard Dance students prior to premiere-John Heginbotham (1st year); Katarzyna Skarpetowska (2nd year); Pam Tanowitz (3rd year); and Matthew Neen... (more...)
Dixon Place Announces WONDER/THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS HOUSES, 12/2 Dixon Place Announces WONDER/THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS HOUSES, 12/2
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2016

Dixon Place ((Ellie Covan, Founding & Artistic Director) is pleased to announce their new dance theatre commission Wonder/Through the Looking Glass Houses, by acclaimed transgender performance artist, choreographer and storyteller Arrie Davidson for six performances only beginning Friday, December 2... (more...)
International Ballet Stars to Dance in Festival Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER International Ballet Stars to Dance in Festival Ballet Theatre's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2016

Festival Ballet Theatre (FBT), Orange County's resident professional ballet company, will present the family favorite production of The Nutcracker, December 10 - 24, 2016 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre in Irvine, California.... (more...)
DanceWorks to Present Yvonne Ng's tiger princess dance projects DanceWorks to Present Yvonne Ng's tiger princess dance projects
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2016

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, presents Toronto's tiger princess dance projects (tpdp) with an evening of two world premieres, each exploring identity in different ways.... (more...)
Dance Consortium Announces 2017 Tour DANZA CONTEMPORÁNEA DE CUBA Dance Consortium Announces 2017 Tour DANZA CONTEMPORÁNEA DE CUBA
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2016

 Today, Dance Consortium, a group of 17 large scale venues located across the UK, announces full details of its 40th tour, Danza Contemporánea de Cuba's UK Tour 2017. Last seen in the UK in 2012, Cuba's vibrant flagship contemporary dance company will present an exciting programme choreographed by s... (more...)
Riverside Theatres to Present 9th Annual SHARP SHORT DANCE Festival Riverside Theatres to Present 9th Annual SHARP SHORT DANCE Festival
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2016

From 15th to 19th November, the Sharp Short Dance festival will return bigger and better than ever when some of the nation's best young dancers and choreographers battle it out for top honours.  ... (more...)