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HCD to Present GISELLE, 7/25 HCD to Present GISELLE, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - July 02, 2015

The Hartt School Community Division (HCD) Dance Department presents Giselle, a ballet by Adolphe Adam, on Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at Millard Auditorium at the University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford. Guest choreographer and artistic director of the produc... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre Announces New Promotions American Ballet Theatre Announces New Promotions
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2015

Stella Abrera and Misty Copeland have been promoted to the rank of Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Skylar Brandt, Thomas Forster, Arron Scott and Cassandra Trenary have been promoted to Soloist effective August 1, 2015.   In addition, Maria Kochetkova, a principal dancer with San F... (more...)
Limon International Dance Festival Set for Joyce Theater, 10/13-25 Limon International Dance Festival Set for Joyce Theater, 10/13-25
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2015

For more than fifty years, works by José Limón have been performed by companies around the world, including the Royal Danish Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Paris Opera Ballet, Bayerisches Staatsballet, and more. Now, approaching the Company's 70th Anniversary, the José Limón Dance Foundation will ... (more...)
Festival Ballet Theatre to Host 8th Annual GALA OF THE STARS This August Festival Ballet Theatre to Host 8th Annual GALA OF THE STARS This August
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

Festival Ballet Theatre's annually sold-out 8th Annual Gala of the Stars showcases internationally revered guest artists from the world's most prestigious dance companies, along with FBT's accomplished resident company. This year's event will take place on Friday, August 14, 2015 at 6 p.m. as part o... (more...)
World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

Heightening its role as a powerful commissioning force, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - The Music Center's acclaimed dance series - is introducing an exciting new chapter in dance with the world premiere of BalletNow, an original three-performance program for which American Balle... (more...)
Houston Ballet Appoints Jared Matthews as New Principal Dancer Houston Ballet Appoints Jared Matthews as New Principal Dancer
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2015

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Houston Ballet Artistic Director Stanton Welch promoted Jared Matthews to the rank of principal dancer after a well-received performance as Lucentio in John Cranko's production of The Taming of the Shrew on Saturday, June 20. ... (more...)
BALAM Dance Theatre to Return to Hunter, NY, with DANCING SHADOWS, 7/6-10 BALAM Dance Theatre to Return to Hunter, NY, with DANCING SHADOWS, 7/6-10
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2015

BALAM Dance Theatre (BALAM) will return to Hunter, New York from July 6 to 10 to present Dancing Shadows, an Indonesian shadow puppet and musical drama. ... (more...)
Dance Council of North Texas Announces 2015 Dance Council Honors Awardees Dance Council of North Texas Announces 2015 Dance Council Honors Awardees
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

Dance Council of North Texas (DCNT) is proud to announce the 2015 Dance Council Honors that will take place on September 6, 2015 at the Dallas City Performance Hall as part of the second annual Dallas DanceFest, September 4-6, 2015.... (more...)
Canada's Ballet BC to Open Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015, 6/24-28 Canada's Ballet BC to Open Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015, 6/24-28
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 83rd season with Canada's premier contemporary ballet company, Ballet BC, presenting a diverse program in the Ted Shawn Theatre, June 24-28.... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow to Present Free Inside/Out Series, 6/24-8/29 Jacob's Pillow to Present Free Inside/Out Series, 6/24-8/29
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

Presenting both emerging and esteemed dance artists from across the U.S., Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival's Inside/Out Performance Series will return to the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage at the breathtaking Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space June 24-August 29.... (more...)
PUSH Dance Company Announces Schedule of Events, Particpants for PUSHfest, 9/18 PUSH Dance Company Announces Schedule of Events, Particpants for PUSHfest, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2015

San Francisco, CA, June 17, 2015 – New and recent works by PUSH Dance Company and leading mid-career and emerging dance artists from the Bay Area and beyond will be featured during PUSHfest 2015, presented by PUSH Dance Company, a San Francisco-based contemporary dance company, founded by artistic D... (more...)
The Chicago Dancing Festival's 9th Annual Program Features Dancers from Around the Country, 8/25-29 The Chicago Dancing Festival's 9th Annual Program Features Dancers from Around the Country, 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take placeAugust 25-29, 2015. Co-produced by renowned choreographer Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, the Chicago Dancing Festival will bring together leading ballet, modern and contemporary danc... (more...)
Chicago Dancing Festival to Host 9th Annual Event, 8/25-29 Chicago Dancing Festival to Host 9th Annual Event, 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take place August 25-29, 2015. Co-produced by renowned choreographer Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, the Chicago Dancing Festival will bring together leading ballet, modern and contemporary dan... (more...)
Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre to Kick Off 2015 Dance for World Community Festival This Weekend Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre to Kick Off 2015 Dance for World Community Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2015

José Mateo Ballet Theatre presents the 7th Annual Dance for World Community Festival, Saturday June 13, 12-6:00 pm, FREE and open to the public, a celebration in Harvard Square, Cambridge showcasing dance as a positive force to better our world.... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Completes Archives Expansion, Celebrates Norton Owen's 40th Anniversary Jacob's Pillow Completes Archives Expansion, Celebrates Norton Owen's 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2015

On June 23 at 5pm, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival will celebrate the grand re-opening of Blake's Barn, home of its extensive dance Archives, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and exclusive performance of Antony Tudor's Trio Con Brio by New York Theatre Ballet.... (more...)
ABT William J. Gillespie School Offers Fall 2015 Classes at Segerstrom Center ABT William J. Gillespie School Offers Fall 2015 Classes at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced the faculty for its American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School that begins its full 36-week school year on September 14, 2015 and runs through June 11, 2016. The Center has added classes to accommodate the growing enrollment.... (more...)
Morning Classes to Kick Off Monday at Jacob's Pillow Morning Classes to Kick Off Monday at Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - June 05, 2015

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival kicks off the summer season by opening its historic grounds and studios to the community through morning dance classes beginning Monday, June 8.... (more...)
NEW ADAGIO: Maureen Fleming NEW ADAGIO: Maureen Fleming
by Wesley Doucette - June 05, 2015

A discussion of the life and process of renowned performer/choreographer Maureen Fleming.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: VIENNA FESTIVAL BALLET 35TH ANNIVERSARY GALA, Old Rep Theatre Birmingham, May 30 2015 BWW Reviews: VIENNA FESTIVAL BALLET 35TH ANNIVERSARY GALA, Old Rep Theatre Birmingham, May 30 2015
by Jenny Antill - June 01, 2015

Without a resident theatre or base, Vienna Festival Ballet have achieved remarkable things over the last 35 years since its conception by Austria's most successful ballet dancer, Peter Mallek. They are very much a touring company living and working out of a suitcase but in doing so, have created a s... (more...)
Sylvie Guillem to Give Farewell Performance in LIFE IN PROGRESS, 11/14 Sylvie Guillem to Give Farewell Performance in LIFE IN PROGRESS, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2015

New York, N.Y., May 28, 2015 – After an unparalleled career that has spanned nearly 35 years of ballet and contemporary dance, Olivier Award winner Sylvie Guillem will give her farewell performance on the American stage in Life in Progress, a dance program of both existing and new works, at New York... (more...)
Sylvie Guillem to Perform Final U.S. Performances at City Center Sylvie Guillem to Perform Final U.S. Performances at City Center
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

After an unparalleled career that has spanned nearly 35 years of ballet and contemporary dance, Olivier Award winner Sylvie Guillem will give her farewell performance on the American stage in Life in Progress, a dance program of both existing and new works, at New York City Center from November 12 -... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, 6/13 Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

May 26, 2015 - (Becket, MA) Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. Highlights of Festival 2015 include Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host, a special dance and radio stage production starring Ir... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free Lineup Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June.... (more...)
NYC Debut of the Polish National Ballet Set for The Joyce Theater NYC Debut of the Polish National Ballet Set for The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. is thrilled to present the New York debut of the Polish National Ballet, Poland's leading ballet company based in Warsaw, from June 16-21. The company, under the artistic direction of Krzysztof Pastor, will present a program of three works: two by Pastor (Adagio & ... (more...)
BWW SPOTLIGHT: Vienna Festival Ballet's Principal Female Dancer Emily-Joy Smith BWW SPOTLIGHT: Vienna Festival Ballet's Principal Female Dancer Emily-Joy Smith
by Jenny Antill - May 26, 2015

Vienna Festival Ballet is currently in the midst of its 35th Anniversary Gala UK tour which celebrates their extensive repertoire and wonderful performers. I had the privilege of speaking to the company's principal female dancer, Emily-Joy Smith, who is presently enjoying performing some of her favo... (more...)



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