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Mariinsky Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Alvin Ailey and Royal Swedish Ballet Set for Segerstrom Center's 2015-16 Dance Series Mariinsky Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Alvin Ailey and Royal Swedish Ballet Set for Segerstrom Center's 2015-16 Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - April 23, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced its 30th International Dance Series, a season marked with important American, West Coast and Center premieres to be discovered and enjoyed by audiences from throughout Southern California. The distinctive personalities of each company in the Center's 2015... (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...)
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...)
BWW Reviews: Ballet Stars Take Broadway in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS BWW Reviews: Ballet Stars Take Broadway in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Melia Kraus-har - April 21, 2015

Known for his contemporary, abstract choreography, Wheeldon's recent projects ventured towards epic storytelling, as with Cinderella, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, and The Winter's Tale. Besides an exuberant audience, what came to mind on Wednesday, April 15th at the Palace Theatre, were curre... (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...)
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...)
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...)
Twyla Tharp Begins Her Fiftieth Anniversary Tour Twyla Tharp Begins Her Fiftieth Anniversary Tour
by Rose Marija - April 16, 2015

Twyla Tharp celebrates 50 years of choreography with a year of activities. It was with great interest that I attended the first showing, April 13, 2015, at Barnard College, NYC, in a large dance studio. This performance included five of Tharp's Barnard students, as well as her company of professiona... (more...)
Vail International Dance Festival Sets 2015 Season Vail International Dance Festival Sets 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2015 schedule to be held July 27 through August 10, marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations. Located in the pristine alpine community of Vail, Colorado, the Festival features many of the worl... (more...)
American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17 American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

On Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host 'Dancing Your Way into College,' an On Pointe enrichment series event. This event will be held at ARB's Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 North Harrison Street, above McCaffrey's). This event is ... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Tony Waag BWW Interviews: Tony Waag
by Barnett Serchuk - April 15, 2015

A conversation with Tony Waag, Executive/Artistic Director of the American Tap Dance Foundation, in anticipation of their upcoming 'Rhythm in Motion' contemporary tap dance showcase in New York City, April 22 through April 26. 'Rhythm in Motion' presents forward thinking, groundbreaking tap dance ch... (more...)
Seattle International Dance Festival Announces Extension, Thru 6/27 Seattle International Dance Festival Announces Extension, Thru 6/27
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

SEATTLE, WA – The 10th Annual Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF), expands to a 16 day dance extravaganza. From June 12-27, 2015 the vibrant and thriving South Lake Union comes alive as dozens of indoor and outdoor performances by more than 200 international artists take over the neighborhoo... (more...)
Marblehead School of Ballet to Celebrate National Dance Week, 4/24 Marblehead School of Ballet to Celebrate National Dance Week, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

(Marblehead, Massachusetts; April 14 2015) – The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) kicks off a weeklong celebration during National Dance Week from Friday, April 24 through Sunday, May 3. MSB presents an exclusive master class, An Afternoon of Baroque Dance, with Boston Early Music Festival choreo... (more...)
Ric Burns' New Documentary AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: A HISTORY Premieres Nationwide on THIRTEEN's American Masters Series, 5/15 Ric Burns' New Documentary AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: A HISTORY Premieres Nationwide on THIRTEEN's American Masters Series, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series teams up with Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns to co-produce a new documentary about American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in honor of its 75th anniversary.... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Adds Performances of Wendy Whelan in RESTLESS CREATURE The Joyce Theater Adds Performances of Wendy Whelan in RESTLESS CREATURE
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

The Joyce Theater has announced an added performance to the NYC premiere engagement of Wendy Whelan's acclaimed Restless Creature, presented by The Joyce – in its intimate Chelsea home – from May 26-31. The added performance, due to popular demand, will be Saturday, May 30 at 2pm. For tickets and mo... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM is Magnificent at City Center BWW Reviews: DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM is Magnificent at City Center
by Marina Kennedy - April 14, 2015

Dance Theatre of Harlem enjoyed a magnificent season at City Center.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM Comes Home to City Center BWW Reviews: DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM Comes Home to City Center
by Sondra Forsyth - April 10, 2015

Opening night of Dance Theater of Harlem's 2015 season at City Center began with a curtain speech by Artistic Director Virginia Johnson, who was visibly more excited and confident on this third anniversary of the rebirth of the legendary company than she had been in 2014 when DTH danced at Jazz at L... (more...)
Dance Camera West to Host 14th Annual Dance Media Festival, 4/30-5/5 Dance Camera West to Host 14th Annual Dance Media Festival, 4/30-5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2015

Celebrating the vibrant art of dance, Dance Camera West (DCW) presents the 14th Annual Dance Media Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film and live performance.... (more...)
Pontus Lidberg Dance to Perform at Byham Theater, 4/18 Pontus Lidberg Dance to Perform at Byham Theater, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces internationally acclaimed Swedish choreographer, filmmaker and dancer Pontus Lidberg, with his dance company Pontus Lidberg Dance, will perform on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8:00 p.m., at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, in Pittsburgh's Cultural District.... (more...)
Hubbard Street Dance Announces Its 38th Season, Featuring N.N.N.N., SOLO ECHO and More Hubbard Street Dance Announces Its 38th Season, Featuring N.N.N.N., SOLO ECHO and More
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2015

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2015-16 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, 205 East Randolph Street, are available immediately as a Seas... (more...)
Imagine Ballet Theatre Sets Danish Masters Summer Ballet Program Imagine Ballet Theatre Sets Danish Masters Summer Ballet Program
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2015

This summer, June 20-27, 2015, eager ballet students from across the United States will learn the unique and expressive style of Danish ballet master August Bournonville.... (more...)
Adam H. Weinert to Stage Work of Jacob's Pillow Founder at the Tate Modern, 5/13-16 Adam H. Weinert to Stage Work of Jacob's Pillow Founder at the Tate Modern, 5/13-16
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2015

Dancer and choreographer Adam H. Weinert, an alumnus of The School at Jacob's Pillow, previous Pillow Research Fellow, and Festival artist, brings the works of legendary modern dance pioneer and Jacob's Pillow founder Ted Shawn to the Tate Modern museum in London, May 13-16.... (more...)
BALAM Dance Theatre to Perform in NJ Association of Verismo Opera's CARMEN, 4/26 BALAM Dance Theatre to Perform in NJ Association of Verismo Opera's CARMEN, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2015

BALAM Dance Theatre (BALAM), a New York City based dance company that has performed throughout the world, has been selected to perform in the New Jersey Association of Verismo Opera's new production of Georges Bizet's Carmen.... (more...)



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