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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Launches 20-City North American Tour, Tonight; Lincoln Center Season Opens 6/8 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Launches 20-City North American Tour, Tonight; Lincoln Center Season Opens 6/8
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will share its inspiring artistry with audiences during a 20-city North American tour starting tonight at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The tour will take the Comp... (more...)
Chelsie Hightower added to Poway OnStage Line-Up Chelsie Hightower added to Poway OnStage Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2016

Chelsie Hightower will lead the cast of Poway OnStage's Dancing with the Movies!... (more...)
Jose Limon Dance Foundation Welcomes New Artistic Director Jose Limon Dance Foundation Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2016

The Jose Limon Dance Foundation announces the appointment of Colin Connor as new Artistic Director.  A renowned contemporary choreographer and dance educator, Connor will succeed the legendary Carla Maxwell on July 1, 2016 to become only the fifth Artistic Director in the Company's 70 year history a... (more...)
BWW Review: Christopher Wheeldon's THE WINTER'S TALE Sparkles Through the Snow BWW Review: Christopher Wheeldon's THE WINTER'S TALE Sparkles Through the Snow
by Frances Steiner - January 26, 2016

The themes of friendship, betrayal, romance, paranoia and regret run through Christopher Wheeldon's soon to be iconic The Winter's Tale. A joint commission by The Royal Ballet (premiered in 2014) and The National Ballet of Canada (premiered a few months ago), it sparkled during its American premier... (more...)
The Critics' Circle National Dance Awards for 2015 Are Announced The Critics' Circle National Dance Awards for 2015 Are Announced
by BWW News Desk - January 25, 2016

The Critics' Circle National Dance Awards for 2015 were presented today at a ceremony in London, hosted by Arlene Phillips CBE.... (more...)
4th Annual National Choreography Month Boston Performance Set 4th Annual National Choreography Month Boston Performance Set
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2016

Announcing the fourth annual National Choreography Month (NACHMO) Boston performance series. On January 29 to 31 and February 7, 2016, 27 local choreographers will present new dance work created during the month of January, dubbed National Choreography Month. The Dance Complex in Cambridge, MA, will... (more...)
Hubbard Street Dance Announces Youth Summer Camps Hubbard Street Dance Announces Youth Summer Camps
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2016

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Kathryn Humphreys, Director of the organization's Youth, Education and Community Programs, are delighted to offer a wide range of diverse dance opportunities for young people for a sixth consecutive summer. Early Childhood,Primary, Secondary, and I... (more...)
Vail International Dance Festival Sets 28th Anniversary Season Vail International Dance Festival Sets 28th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2016 season (July 30- August 13) and celebrates the10th Anniversary of its Artistic Director, former New York City Ballet star Damian Woetzel. In celebration of his 10th year, the season will feature Isabella Boylston as Artist-in-Residence, Compan... (more...)
Wendy Osserman Dance Company to Kick Off 40th Anniversary Season, 4/20 Wendy Osserman Dance Company to Kick Off 40th Anniversary Season, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2016

New York, NY, January 19, 2016 – The Wendy Osserman Dance Company will celebrate its 40th Anniversary season with four performances, running April 20 – 23, 2016 at 8 pm.  Presented by the Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue), the season will feature two world premieres and Osserman's Udjat (198... (more...)
Backhausdance to Stage World Premiere of DRIFT at Irvine Barclay Theatre Backhausdance to Stage World Premiere of DRIFT at Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2016

Irvine Barclay Theatre is pleased to present the world premiere of Jennifer Backhaus' new work DRIFT, an exploration of journey, risk and re-imagining oneself, on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8 p.m. Recognized by Joyce SoHo in NYC as one of seven emerging dance companies to watch, OC's own Backhaus... (more...)
Elisa Monte Dance Sets 35th Anniversary Season Elisa Monte Dance Sets 35th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2016

Elisa Monte Dance, an emotionally charged and highly acclaimed dance company that champions individuality, announces its 35th anniversary season and gala, March 2-5, at City College Center for the Arts' Aaron Davis Hall. The season pays tribute to the company's eponymous director who will present th... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to Kennedy Center Next Month Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to Kennedy Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2016

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (#AileyKenCen) makes its annual Kennedy Center appearance with seven performances in the Kennedy Center Opera House, February 2-7, 2016. The Company returns to the Kennedy Center with two company premieres, three D.C. debuts,... (more...)
Ballet Idaho to Present SINATRA AND MORE Ballet Idaho to Present SINATRA AND MORE
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2016

Ballet Idaho is poised for an extraordinary winter repertory, Sinatra and More – a quadruple bill including Twyla Tharp's Nine Sinatra Songs, George Balanchine's Vasle Fantaisie, Peter Anastos' Ravel Piano Concerto, and Alex Ossadnik's Scheherazade.... (more...)
Colorado Ballet Hosts ATTITUDE ON SANTE FE, 2/6 Colorado Ballet Hosts ATTITUDE ON SANTE FE, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2016

Colorado Ballet will host the second Attitude on Santa Fe at 6 p.m. on February 6, 2016 in the Black Box Theater at the Armstrong Center for Dance, 1075 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO.  The performance will include three ballets choreographed by two Colorado Ballet dancers and one Colorado Ballet Academ... (more...)
Chen Dance Center Presents NEWSTEPS, 1/14 Chen Dance Center Presents NEWSTEPS, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2016

Chen Dance Center presents newsteps, its semi-annual emerging choreographer's series, January 14-16 at 7:30 PM at the Chen Dance Center, 70 Mulberry Street.    Since 1994, the Chen Dance Center has supported and presented hundreds of dancers and choreographers developing innovative works through the... (more...)
The School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 Programs The School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 Programs
by BWW News Desk - January 11, 2016

In the summer of 2016, The School at Jacob's Pillow, a world renowned center for professional dance training with diversely experienced and international artists will present Professional Advancement Programs in Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre Dance, and a new program titled Improv Traditions ... (more...)
Bold, Innovative Northwest Dance Project to Perform on U of U Campus, 1/22 Bold, Innovative Northwest Dance Project to Perform on U of U Campus, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - January 04, 2016

UtahPresents brings bold and innovative contemporary dance company Northwest Dance Project to the University of Utah.  Performing an all-original repertoire from a select roster of accomplished choreographers as well as the most promising new talents, Northwest Dance Project has fostered the creatio... (more...)
Chicago Dancemakers Forum Calls for 2016 Proposals Chicago Dancemakers Forum Calls for 2016 Proposals
by BWW News Desk - January 04, 2016

Chicago Dancemakers Forum is pleased to announce its annual call for proposals for its Lab Artist Awards in 2016. Through $15,000 cash awards complemented by a full year of mentorship and professional development, CDF supports choreographers as they explore and develop new work. CDF fosters dance ex... (more...)
Chicago Dancemakers Announces Call for Lab Artist Awards Chicago Dancemakers Announces Call for Lab Artist Awards
by BWW News Desk - January 04, 2016

Chicago Dancemakers Forum is pleased to announce its annual call for proposals for its Lab Artist Awards in 2016. Through $15,000 cash awards complemented by a full year of mentorship and professional development, CDF supports choreographers as they explore and develop new work. CDF fosters dance ex... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: An Inside Look at LEAP BEFORE YOU LOOK: BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE STAGE TUBE: An Inside Look at LEAP BEFORE YOU LOOK: BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE
by Stage Tube - December 31, 2015

Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957 focuses on how, despite its brief existence, BMC became a seminal meeting place for many of the artists, musicians, poets, and thinkers who would become the principal practitioners in their fields of the postwar period. Figures such as Anni and ... (more...)
Trisha Brown Retrospective to Dance Into UW World Series, 2/4-6 Trisha Brown Retrospective to Dance Into UW World Series, 2/4-6
by BWW News Desk - December 28, 2015

Washington State native Trisha Brown is considered the most widely acclaimed choreographer of the postmodern era. For over 50 years, she pushed the limits of choreographic movement, changing modern dance forever. At 79, Trisha Brown has choreographed her last dances. In celebration of her life's wor... (more...)
Parsons Dance Coming to The Joyce Theater Parsons Dance Coming to The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2015

Parsons Dance, under the artistic direction of David Parsons, will present a season of premieres and favorites at The Joyce Theater from January 20 – January 31. Parsons Dance will perform a New York City premiere by choreographer David Parsons, along with a world premiere from former Parsons dancer... (more...)
BWW Review: Celebrating the Legacies of BESSIE SCHONBERG and LOUISE ROBERTS BWW Review: Celebrating the Legacies of BESSIE SCHONBERG and LOUISE ROBERTS
by Caryn Cooper - December 21, 2015

Dance enthusiasts from all walks of life gathered for an intimate showing of the fascinating Eye on Dance episode taped in 1986, entitled 'Nurturing A New Generation of Dancers, featuring two beloved dance figures and mentors- Bessie Schonberg and Louise Roberts, presented at Gibney Dance. Curated b... (more...)
BWW Review: Juilliard's Dance Division Delivers a Professional Performance from the Classes of 2016-2019 BWW Review: Juilliard's Dance Division Delivers a Professional Performance from the Classes of 2016-2019
by Marsha Volgyi - December 21, 2015

The dancers of The Juilliard School--Class of 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 performed New Dances: Edition 2015.... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. to Present New York Premiere of Dada Masilo's SWAN LAKE The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. to Present New York Premiere of Dada Masilo's SWAN LAKE
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) proudly presents the New York premiere of Dada Masilo's Swan Lake, an extraordinary, reimagined and avant-garde version of the classic ballet featuring a corps of exceptional South African dancers. This unique engagement will tak... (more...)



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