Alvin Ailey News

Date of Birth: January 05, 1931 (84)
Birth Place: Rogers, TX, USA
Gender: Male
Laura Griffith Will Star in Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL at 5th Avenue TheatreLaura Griffith Will Star in Maltby & Shire's WATERFALL at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Rehearsals start this week at The 5th Avenue Theatre for the sweeping new musical, Waterfall, featuring Laura Griffith (Broadway: Sweet Smell of Success, The Light in the Piazza), Thom Sesma (Broadway: The Times They are A-Changin', Man of La Mancha), J. Elaine Marcos (Broadway: Annie, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), and Thai pop superstar Bie Sukrit. This epic new Broadway-bound musical love story features a distinguished international creative team and a cast of 20. Seattle is the second of two locales where this unique and exciting musical is being developed after completing a popular and critically successful run at the Pasadena Playhouse in June.  (more...)

Company XIV's Off-Broadway Season Kicks Off Next Month at Minetta Lane TheatreCompany XIV's Off-Broadway Season Kicks Off Next Month at Minetta Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

 Company XIV has announced their 2015-2016 Off-Broadway season, which will include three adult only shows: the world premiere of Cinderella, a revival of their sexy hit holiday show Nutcracker Rouge, and the world premiere of Snow White, all conceived, directed and choreographed by Drama Desk Award nominee Austin McCormick. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Releases Schedule of September 2015 EventsAmerican Repertory Ballet Releases Schedule of September 2015 Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

MIDDLESEX and MERCER COUNTIES, NJ - This September, American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School will be participating in community events throughout Central Jersey: Cranbury Day in Cranbury, Septemberfest in Hamilton, the Hub City Sounds Festival in New Brunswick, and Highland Park's Arts in the Park.  (more...)

Gaspard & Dancers' TRILOGY Set for Schimmel CenterGaspard & Dancers' TRILOGY Set for Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

On Friday and Saturday, September 25th and 26th, choreographer, Gaspard Louis will bring his company, Gaspard & Dancers to perform their Trilogy which pays tribute to the people of Haiti who endured the horrific 2010 earthquake that caused devastation to the island nation. “The Trilogy was my own personal response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake,” says choreographer and Artistic Director, Gaspard Louis. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Sets 'Season Premiere' Performances & More at Rider UniversityAmerican Repertory Ballet Sets 'Season Premiere' Performances & More at Rider University
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

American Repertory Ballet's performance season will open at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ with a week of events, presentations, and performances celebrating 5 years of Artistic Director Douglas Martin's artistic leadership. (more...)

Joyce Theater to Open Fall Season with Camille A. Brown & DancersJoyce Theater to Open Fall Season with Camille A. Brown & Dancers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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 Joyce, which runs through September 27. Tickets are $10-$40 and can be purchased through JoyceCharge online at www.joyce.org or by calling 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street.    (more...)

Ailey Extension to Offer 'Heels Intensive' with Video Star Yanis Marshall, 8/21Ailey Extension to Offer 'Heels Intensive' with Video Star Yanis Marshall, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

(New York) August 18, 2015 — The Ailey Extension welcomes three of the hottest dancers and choreographers in the commercial industry for a weekend-long Heels Intensive Friday, August 21 – Sunday, August 23. Viral video sensation Yanis Marshall comes all the way from Paris to lead a weekend of high heels dance workshops with Danielle Polanco and Aisha Francis. Students at the Advanced Beginner level and higher are invited to attend this fierce and dynamic intensive. Heels required! (more...)

Pacific Northwest Ballet, Free Concerts and More Set for New York City Center's Spring 2016 Dance LineupPacific Northwest Ballet, Free Concerts and More Set for New York City Center's Spring 2016 Dance Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

New York City Center today announced three diverse dance engagements which complete programming for the 2015-16 season. (more...)

Marblehead School of Ballet Celebrates 44th Anniversary with Launch of New SeasonMarblehead School of Ballet Celebrates 44th Anniversary with Launch of New Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

  (Marblehead, Massachusetts; August 17, 2015) – The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) celebrates its 44th anniversary season this fall with a full line-up of classes for 2015-2016.  The new dance semester begins Monday, August 31.  Classes are taught at the school's studio, located at 115 Pleasant Street, in Marblehead, Massachusetts.  (more...)

Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!Breaking: Stephen Bienskie, Donna McKechnie, Hayley Podschun and More to Star in Gattelli & Flaherty's IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Among them, the company can claim 18 Tony Awards, 4 Pulitzer Prizes, 6 Pulitzer finalist distinctions, 3 Emmy Awards, and 2 Academy Awards; to list all their honors would take several pages. (more...)

PUSH Dance Company Releases Full Schedule for PUSHfest 2015; Begins, 9/18PUSH Dance Company Releases Full Schedule for PUSHfest 2015; Begins, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 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 a mixed-genre dance festival that showcases the work of  mid-career and emerging choreographers alongside the PUSH Company at San Francisco's ODC Theater (3153 17th Street) on September 18-20, 2015. Program A will be performed on Friday, September 18, at 8pm and Sunday, September 20, at 4pm. Program B will be performed on Saturday, September 19, at 8pm and Sunday, September 20, at 7pm. www.pushdance.org/festival.   (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Announces 2015-16 SeasonAmerican Repertory Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

American Repertory Ballet, New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, will perform throughout New Jersey - in Princeton, New Brunswick, Lawrenceville, Branchburg, Rahway, Manasquan, South Orange, and Trenton - and at the Joyce Theater in New York City from September 2015 through April 2016. The performance season will open on September 24 at Rider University Bart Luedeke Center with an open rehearsal and State of the Art Address, celebrating 5 years of Artistic Director Douglas Martin's artistic leadership. (more...)

CUNY Dance Initiative Sets Fall 2015 EventsCUNY Dance Initiative Sets Fall 2015 Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

The CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), a university-wide residency program now in its second year, announces its fall 2015 public events. (more...)

General Mischief Dance Theatre to Present World Premiere of UP AND AWAY, 10/11General Mischief Dance Theatre to Present World Premiere of UP AND AWAY, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

General Mischief Dance Theatre presents the World Premiere of Up and Away - Dances for all Hours. Performances will take place on October 11 at 1pm and 6pm at the Goldman-Sonnenfeldt Family Auditorium, JCC Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, NYC. (more...)

Tryon Entertainment to Offer Free Dance Classes in NYC This MonthTryon Entertainment to Offer Free Dance Classes in NYC This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

As a charitable contribution Tryon Entertainment would like to help relieve a little financial stress for dance mavens or budding professionals currently juggling the costs of dance classes along their pursuit here in NYC. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 8/2/2015 - 8/9/2015Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 8/2/2015 - 8/9/2015
by BWW - Aug 9, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/2/2015 - 8/9/2015. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Sets Schedule for New York City Center SeasonAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Sets Schedule for New York City Center Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital “American Cultural Ambassador” to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage for the 45th consecutive year from December 2, 2015 – January 3, 2016.  Led by Robert Battle in his fifth season, Ailey's renowned artists will bring to life an expansive repertory of two dozen works by some of America's most celebrated dance-makers during this exciting annual season, which has become a joyous holiday tradition.  The performances will feature three new productions of Ailey Classics, a Company premiere by Paul Taylor, and world premieres by Kyle Abraham, Ronald K. Brown and Robert Battle – his first since becoming Artistic Director. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Announces New Season - Company Premiere, Three World Premieres with Robert Battle as Artistic Director and More!Alvin Ailey Announces New Season - Company Premiere, Three World Premieres with Robert Battle as Artistic Director and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital “American Cultural Ambassador” to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the New York City Center stage for the 45th consecutive year from December 2, 2015 – January 3, 2016.  Led by Robert Battle in his fifth season, Ailey's renowned artists will bring to life an expansive repertory of two dozen works by some of America's most celebrated dance-makers during this exciting annual season, which has become a joyous holiday tradition.  The performances will feature three new productions of Ailey Classics, a Company premiere by Paul Taylor, and world premieres by  (more...)

Orpheum Theatre to Unveil ORPHEUS ASCENDING Art Installation, Host Art Sale, 8/29Orpheum Theatre to Unveil ORPHEUS ASCENDING Art Installation, Host Art Sale, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

On Saturday, August 29th the Orpheum Theatre will unveil its newest and grandest art installation, "Orpheus Ascending" by world-renowned sculptor Richard MacDonald. MacDonald will be present at the event and honored for his work. The dedication will coincide with the Orpheum's 21st Annual Art Sale, taking place from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Coming to South Africa Next MonthAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Coming to South Africa Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

The highly acclaimed New York-based Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world's most popular global modern dance companies, returns to South Africa in September after 17 years with 13 performances in Johannesburg at the Teatro at Montecasino from Thursday, 3 September to Sunday, 13 September 2015 and 7 shows in Cape Town at Artscape, from 16 to 20 September 2015. Tickets are on sale at Computicket. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 139   

BROADWAYWORLD TV

Save $$$ on Tickets to: