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Choreographer Trisha Brown Dies at Age 80 Choreographer Trisha Brown Dies at Age 80
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

Choreographer Trisha Brown has died on March 18th in San Antonio, Texas, after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her son, Adam Brown, his wife Erin, her four grandchildren – and by her brother Gordon Brown and sister Louisa Brown. Trisha Brown's husband, artist Burt Barr, died on November 7, 201... (more...)
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...)
Satellite Collective Announces Announces Immersive Experience NARCISSUS Satellite Collective Announces Announces Immersive Experience NARCISSUS
by BWW News Desk - March 28, 2017

In a few short years, Satellite Collective has embraced art forms fearlessly and styled multiple seasons of dance, music, film and word. In 2017, this peculiar, dynamic group will produce for the first time an integrated, evening length work and fuse their collective process into a full length colla... (more...)
SF DanceWorks Announces 2017 Season SF DanceWorks Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Now in its second season,SFDanceworks, a repertory dance company founded by San Francisco Ballet soloist James Sofranko, has announced details for this year's program, June 22-24, co-presented by ODC Theater. The U.S. premiere of British choreographer Christopher Bruce's Shadows and a newly commissi... (more...)
Ailey Extension Presents 'World Dance Performance Workshops', 4/9 Ailey Extension Presents 'World Dance Performance Workshops', 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2017

Ailey Extension's annual World Dance Performance Workshops kick off the week of April 9th, bringing together all communities to celebrate and share rich heritages from around the world. For eight weeks, students will be immersed in traditional dance styles and cultural rhythms through weekly two-hou... (more...)
Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12 Vail Dance 2017 Festival To Kick Off It's 29th Year 7/29-8/12
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

 On July 29, the Vail Dance Festival kicks off its 29th year (July 29- August 12) with a season of new collaborations, artist debuts, and world premieres.... (more...)
March 2017 Issue of “Dance Ink” Reveals Relationship Between Written and Movement Languages March 2017 Issue of “Dance Ink” Reveals Relationship Between Written and Movement Languages
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

As its lovers know, dance has a language of its own, written in space by the moving body. By graphically integrating the changing shapes of the dancing body with the static shapes of alphabetical letters, the newest issue of Dance Ink, scheduled for publication March 27, presents a dynamic visual re... (more...)
BWW Review: Celebrating American Modern Dance with PAUL TAYLOR AMERICAN MODERN DANCE BWW Review: Celebrating American Modern Dance with PAUL TAYLOR AMERICAN MODERN DANCE
by Caryn Cooper - March 21, 2017

On the evening of March 17, 2017, the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD) company continued its spring season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. In 2014, Mr. Taylor expanded his company, then known as the Paul Taylor Dance Company to PTAMD, to create a home for great American mode... (more...)
Seyong Kim Joins Mill Ballet for Summer Dance 2017 Seyong Kim Joins Mill Ballet for Summer Dance 2017
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

From June 26 to June 30, world-renowned artist Seyong Kim will join the Mill Ballet School as a guest faculty member for Summer Dance 2017. Mr. Kim will instruct the week-long 'Ballet Technique Intensive' course.... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Presents the NY Debut of Scotland's National Dance Co., Scottish Ballet, 4/11-16 The Joyce Theater Presents the NY Debut of Scotland's National Dance Co., Scottish Ballet, 4/11-16
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the New York debut of Scotland's national dance company, Scottish Ballet, from April 11 – 16, featuring a mixed bill including the U.S. premieres of Motion of Displacement and Ten Poems. Tickets range from $... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Announces Site Expansion Jacob's Pillow Announces Site Expansion
by Molly Tracy - March 21, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance announces a major expansion of its popular curated online video collection, Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive. Beginning today, the site will feature a series of multimedia essays from renowned dance scholars on three distinct themes: Tap, Women in Dance, and Dance of the African... (more...)
Marblehead School of Ballet Announces Dance Party for 45th Anniversary, 4/9 Marblehead School of Ballet Announces Dance Party for 45th Anniversary, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Join the Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) in celebrating the new spring season and its 45th anniversary at the annual ballroom and Latin dance party on Friday, April 7.  Dancers of all levels are invited to attend and enjoy the festivities from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at 115 Pleasant Street in Marb... (more...)
inDANCE Announces World Premiere of HOLY COW(S)!, March 23 inDANCE Announces World Premiere of HOLY COW(S)!, March 23
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents cutting-edge Toronto dance company inDANCE with the world premiere of Holy Cow(s)!, choreographed by Artistic Director Hari Krishnan. Holy Cow(s)! runs Thursday March 23 through Saturday March 25 at 8pm nightly at Harb... (more...)
FJK Dance Returns to New York, 11/17 FJK Dance Returns to New York, 11/17
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2016

FADI KHOURY'S FJK DANCE returns to New York on Thursday, November 17 for their Season 2017 preview performance, MUNDO, 7:30pm at Peter Norton Symphony Space Theatre. FJK's ten company dancers accompanied by live music will present three new choreographic works, highlighting the broadening developmen... (more...)