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Pamela Levy Named Princeton Ballet School Director Pamela Levy Named Princeton Ballet School Director
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2016

American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School announced today that, after an international search, Pamela Levy has been selected as the school's director. Levy will be the fourth director in its 62-year history. ... (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...)
Cast Set for TWYLA THARP AND THREE DANCES at The Joyce Theatre Cast Set for TWYLA THARP AND THREE DANCES at The Joyce Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 24, 2016

Twyla Tharp and Three Dances, the previously announced program conceived and directed by Twyla Tharp and featuring two classics and one premiere, will be presented by The Joyce Theater Foundation for two weeks next month, July 10-23, in its intimate Chelsea home, located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th... (more...)
New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 8/3-7 New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, 8/3-7
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform two works at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in the Doris Duke Theatre from August 3- 7, 2016. Jacob's Pillow, a National Historic Landmark, National Medal of Arts recipient, and home to America's longest-running dance festival, is located in the Berkshires of West... (more...)
9th Annual Choreographers' Canvas Set for 92nd Street Y 9th Annual Choreographers' Canvas Set for 92nd Street Y
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016

' I walk into a large white room. It's a dance studio in midtown Manhattan. To some people, this empty room symbolizes something profound, mysterious, and terrifying: the task of starting with nothing and working your way toward creating something whole and beautiful and satisfying.' This passionate... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival to Open with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet & Juan Siddi Flamenco, 6/22-26 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival to Open with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet & Juan Siddi Flamenco, 6/22-26
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2016

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2016 opens its 84th annual season with exciting contemporary dance company Aspen Santa Fe Ballet presenting a diverse program, June 22-26 in the Ted Shawn Theatre. Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is dually-based in New Mexico and Colorado and led by Artistic Director Tom Mossbruc... (more...)
The Washington Ballet's Julie Kent Announces Schedule for 2016-2017 Season The Washington Ballet's Julie Kent Announces Schedule for 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. -The Washington Ballet's (TWB) new Artistic Director Julie Kent unveiled the Company's 2016.2017 40th Anniversary Season to a crowd at the Company's England Studio at its Northwest headquarters in Washington, DC on Tuesday. ... (more...)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming 39th Season Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming 39th Season
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2016

CHICAGO – Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2016–17 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, located at 205 East Randolph Street in Chicago, are... (more...)
The Washington Ballet Presents CARMINA BURANA This Weekend The Washington Ballet Presents CARMINA BURANA This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents Carmina Burana with Balanchine's Theme and Variations- a theatrical tour-de-force performance that includes 100 voices of the Cathedral Choral Society under the direction of J. Reilly Lewis at the Kennedy Center this weekend, April 13-17.... (more...)
Hubbard Street's 39th Season at Harris Theater to Feature Works by Tharp, Cerrudo & More Hubbard Street's 39th Season at Harris Theater to Feature Works by Tharp, Cerrudo & More
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2016-17 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, located at 205 East Randolph Street in Chicago, are available... (more...)
Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancer Jessika Anspach to Retire at End of the 2015-2016 Season Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancer Jessika Anspach to Retire at End of the 2015-2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2016

Pacific Northwest Ballet Artistic Director Peter Boal and corps de ballet dancer Jessika Anspach have announced that Ms. Anspach will retire at the end of PNB's 2015-2016 season. A true “PNB baby,” Ms. Anspach literally grew up dancing at PNB over 26 years, first in classes at PNB School and then wi... (more...)
Charlotte Ballet Welcomes New Artistic Director Charlotte Ballet Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

?Charlotte Ballet board of trustees selected Hope Muir, currently the assistant artistic director of Scottish Ballet, as Charlotte Ballet's new artistic director. Muir's appointment is effective July 2017. Over the next year she will work closely with the board of trustees and staff in preparation f... (more...)
Washington Ballet Announces Tribute Performance to David Bowie and Queen Washington Ballet Announces Tribute Performance to David Bowie and Queen
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2016

 The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents a full-throttle evening of entertainment that combines the artistry and beauty of dance with the power of the world's most innovative popular rock icons who defined an epoch and became fixtures in American pop culture -David Bowie and Queen. The performance feat... (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...)
Washington Ballet Appoints Julie Kent as New Artistic Director Washington Ballet Appoints Julie Kent as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This afternoon The Washington Ballet Board of Directors selected Julie Kent, retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and artistic director of the ABT Summer Intensive program, as Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB) effective, July 1, 2016. ... (more...)
Karl Condon Joins Goh Ballet Academy's Summer Program Faculty Karl Condon Joins Goh Ballet Academy's Summer Program Faculty
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2016

KARL CONDON will be a member of the faculty of the Goh Ballet Academy's Summer Program from July 4-16, 2016 in Vancouver, Canada.... (more...)
The Washington Ballet to Present CARMINA BURANA, 4/13 The Washington Ballet to Present CARMINA BURANA, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents Carmina Burana with Balanchine's Theme and Variations- a theatrical tour-de-force performance that includes 100 voices of the Cathedral Choral Society under the direction of J. Reilly Lewis at the Kennedy Center April 13-17.... (more...)
Washington Ballet to Hold Gala Celebrating David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, 4/29 Washington Ballet to Hold Gala Celebrating David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. -The Washington Ballet will hold THE BOWIE QUEEN BALL to support education and community engagement programs including THEARC and the extensive public school program DanceDC. Sponsorships are available. The annual gala enables hundreds of children at THEARC in Ward 8 and in the Danc... (more...)
Longtime Princeton Ballet School Director to Retire Longtime Princeton Ballet School Director to Retire
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2016

American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School announce the retirement of school director Mary Pat Robertson. Ms. Robertson began teaching at Princeton Ballet School in 1980, and became director in 1986. She is only the third director in the school's 62-year history. While a nationwide search... (more...)
Miami City Ballet Hosts 30th Anniversary Gala Tonight Miami City Ballet Hosts 30th Anniversary Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2016

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – (July 14, 2015) – Set on the sands of Miami Beach's scenic shoreline, Miami City Ballet will present its landmark 30th Anniversary Gala tonight, January 23, 2016 celebrating three decades of artistic leadership and community impact, and featuring elements of the company's highly ... (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...)
Washington Nationals Racing Presidents Perform
in Washington Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER Tonight Washington Nationals Racing Presidents Perform in Washington Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER Tonight
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Washington Ballet is pleased to announce a special performance of Septime Webre's The Nutcracker tonight, December 17 at 7PM, featuring the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft w... (more...)
Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. Partners with Former Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Executive Director Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. Partners with Former Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) announced today that Sharon Gersten Luckman, former Executive Director of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will partner with The Joyce Theater to provide practical and customized consulting services for New York City-based dan... (more...)
Dancers from Alaska, Rhode Island Guest Star in Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend Dancers from Alaska, Rhode Island Guest Star in Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2015

EMILY LOSCOCCO, principal dancer of Alaska Dance Theater, and ALAN ALBERTO, principal dancer of Festival Ballet Providence, will appear as guest artists in the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet's production of The Nutcracker this weekend, December 12 and 13, 2015 at the Riverview Theatre in Shreveport,... (more...)
Eddy Tovar Guest Stars in Midstate Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER in York This Weekend Eddy Tovar Guest Stars in Midstate Ballet's THE NUTCRACKER in York This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2015

Eddy Tovar, former principal dancer of Texas Ballet Theatre, will appear as a guest artist in the Midstate Ballet's production of THE NUTCRACKER today and tomorrow, December 12 and 13, 2015 at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in York, Pennsylvania.... (more...)