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Liz Lerman Receives 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award Liz Lerman Receives 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

The 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor that carries a $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to choreographer, performer, writer, educator, and speaker Liz Lerman in acknowledgement of her vision and outstanding contributions to the dance field.  Long ago dubbed the “Democrat of Dan... (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...)
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...)
Jacob's Pillow Announces Largest Creative Development Residency Program to Date Jacob's Pillow Announces Largest Creative Development Residency Program to Date
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2016

Strengthening its role as a center for artist research and development, Jacob's Pillow Dance announces an active, year-round season with its expanded 2016-2017 Creative Development Residency program. This season brings new additions to the program including two technical residencies, cross-genre col... (more...)
Dance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman Dance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2016

Commissioned and produced by DANCE NOW, National Intimacy Month is a collaboration between performance duo Chelsea and Magda, choreographer/dancers Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman of B.S. Movement, and choreographer Raja Feather Kelly and his troupe, the feath3r theory. Combining choreography, im... (more...)
Hubbard Street 2's MARIKO'S MAGICAL MIX Set for Jacob's Pillow Tonight Hubbard Street 2's MARIKO'S MAGICAL MIX Set for Jacob's Pillow Tonight
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2016

Hubbard Street 2, the young second company of the world-renowned Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, will present Mariko's Magical Mix: A Dance Adventure for their Jacob's Pillow debut, in the Doris Duke Theatre, tonight, July 13-17.... (more...)
Hubbard Street 2's MARIKO'S MAGICAL MIX Set for Jacob's Pillow This Month Hubbard Street 2's MARIKO'S MAGICAL MIX Set for Jacob's Pillow This Month
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2016

Hubbard Street 2, the young second company of the world-renowned Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, will present Mariko's Magical Mix: A Dance Adventure for their Jacob's Pillow debut, in the Doris Duke Theatre, July 13-17.... (more...)
World Premiere of AND STILL YOU MUST SWING to Premiere at Jacob's Pillow Next Week World Premiere of AND STILL YOU MUST SWING to Premiere at Jacob's Pillow Next Week
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2016

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents the world premiere engagement of And Still You Must Swing with three of the world's most celebrated tap dance luminaries—Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Jason Samuels Smith, and Derick K. Grant—July    6-10 in the intimate Doris Duke Theatre. The program embraces mas... (more...)
Camille A. Brown Wins the 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award Camille A. Brown Wins the 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2016

The 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor that carries a $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to contemporary choreographer, dancer, and artistic director Camille A. Brown in acknowledgement of her vision and outstanding contributions to the dance field. Regularly garnering acclaim f... (more...)
BWW Review: APAP Presenters Embody MLK Legacy Through Dance BWW Review: APAP Presenters Embody MLK Legacy Through Dance
by Olga El - January 25, 2016

The interaction between Brown and her equally hardworking partner Catherine Foster portrayed a multidimensional mix of African-American culture and urban girlhood not often accessible to those without a similar background. There was a sense of sisterhood and innocence not often seen in mainstream po... (more...)
Dance/NYC to Host 7th Annual Symposium Dance/NYC to Host 7th Annual Symposium
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2016

Dance/NYC, New York City's leading organization dedicated to promoting the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the metropolitan area, today announced its seventh annual 2016 Symposium happening Sunday, February 28, 2016, at Gibney Dance Center's newly renovated downtown lo... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 Festival Lineup Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2015

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking ticket sales and attendance of Festival 2015, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces a new season of exciting programming featuring international artists, world premieres, and an impressive number of live music engagements. This season signals an e... (more...)
UMS Receives NEA Art Works Grant UMS Receives NEA Art Works Grant
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2015

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced awards totaling more than $27.6 million in its first funding round of fiscal year 2016, including an Art Works award of $30,000 to University Musical Society (UMS) to support a multidisciplinary series of performances and related engagement pro... (more...)
Camille Brown & Dancers Explore Black Womanhood in Chicago Debut This Week Camille Brown & Dancers Explore Black Womanhood in Chicago Debut This Week
by BWW News Desk - November 05, 2015

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the Chicago debut of Camille A. Brown & Dancers performing their newest work, BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, this week, November 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. (note new performance time) at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.... (more...)
Stephen Petronio Company Returns to Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago with BLOODLINES This Weekend Stephen Petronio Company Returns to Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago with BLOODLINES This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - October 01, 2015

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago welcomes back Stephen Petronio Company (SPC) performing the first full incarnation of its BLOODLINES project, featuring work by Merce Cunningham, Trisha Brown and Petronio. Performances are this weekend, October 1-3, 2015 at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Mi... (more...)
BWW Review: A Powerful Evening with CAMILLE A. BROWN & DANCERS BWW Review: A Powerful Evening with CAMILLE A. BROWN & DANCERS
by Caryn Cooper - September 25, 2015

Camille A. Brown & Dancers, notably recognized for their introspective approach to cultural themes and socio-political dialogues, kicked off its 2015-2016 season tour with the world premiere of their newest work entitled BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play for a week-long engagement at The Joyce Theater, ru... (more...)
Camille A. Brown & Dancers to Tour BLACK GIRL Camille A. Brown & Dancers to Tour BLACK GIRL
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2015

Camille A. Brown & Dancers, recognized for its introspective approach to cultural themes through visceral movement and socio-political dialogues, announces its 2015-2016 Season tour. Commencing with the world premiere of Bessie and Doris Duke award-winning choreographer Camille A. Brown's BLACK GIRL... (more...)
PUSH Dance Company Launches PUSHfest 2015 Today PUSH Dance Company Launches PUSHfest 2015 Today
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 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 Director Raissa Simpson. PUSHfestis ... (more...)
Camille Brown & Dancers Explore Black Womanhood in Chicago Debut, 11/5-7 Camille Brown & Dancers Explore Black Womanhood in Chicago Debut, 11/5-7
by BWW News Desk - September 17, 2015

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the Chicago debut of Camille A. Brown & Dancers performing their newest work, BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, November 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. (note new performance time) at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.... (more...)
Stephen Petronio Company to Return to Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago with BLOODLINES, 10/1-3 Stephen Petronio Company to Return to Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago with BLOODLINES, 10/1-3
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago welcomes back Stephen Petronio Company (SPC) performing the first full incarnation of its BLOODLINES project, featuring work by Merce Cunningham, Trisha Brown and Petronio. Performances are October 1-3, 2015 at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chi... (more...)
Joyce Theater to Open Fall Season with Camille A. Brown & Dancers Joyce Theater to Open Fall Season with Camille A. Brown & Dancers
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Linda Shelton Executive Director, proudly kicks-off its 2015 fall season on September 22 with a world premiere by Camille A. Brown & Dancers. The work, BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play, will be performed by an all-female cast during the company's week-long engagement at The ... (more...)
PUSH Dance Company Releases Full Schedule for PUSHfest 2015; Begins, 9/18 PUSH Dance Company Releases Full Schedule for PUSHfest 2015; Begins, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 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 Director Raissa Simpson. PUSHfestis ... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Presents Free Inside/Out Series, Now thru 8/29 Jacob's Pillow Presents Free Inside/Out Series, Now thru 8/29
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 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 today, June 24-August 29.... (more...)
New Voices in Dance Presents Three New Works by Emerging Choreographers Tonight New Voices in Dance Presents Three New Works by Emerging Choreographers Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2015

New Voices In Dance will present an evening of new and innovative dance tongiht, June 18th at 8:00PM at The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Theater at 142 West 46th Street.  This evening brings together three distinct and unique dance voices into one program.... (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...)



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