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Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 4/19/2015 - 4/26/2015Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 4/19/2015 - 4/26/2015
by BWW - Apr 26, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/19/2015 - 4/26/2015. (more...)

Mariinsky Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Alvin Ailey and Royal Swedish Ballet Set for Segerstrom Center's 2015-16 Dance SeriesMariinsky Ballet, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Alvin Ailey and Royal Swedish Ballet Set for Segerstrom Center's 2015-16 Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced its 30th International Dance Series, a season marked with important American, West Coast and Center premieres to be discovered and enjoyed by audiences from throughout Southern California. The distinctive personalities of each company in the Center's 2015 - 2016 International Dance Series come to life, from opulent and classical to daring, bold and contemporary. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Premiere New Shows at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch TheaterAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Premiere New Shows at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a two-week 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 10 - 21, 2015. Repertory for the season will be highlighted by Exodus, a world premiere from bold hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris, the company premiere of Battle's No Longer Silent, and new productions of Talley Beatty's Toccata and Artistic Director Emerita Judith Jamison's A Case of You duet from Reminiscin'.  (more...)

Cal Shakes to Open 41st Season with TWELFTH NIGHT, 5/27Cal Shakes to Open 41st Season with TWELFTH NIGHT, 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

California Shakespeare Theater opens its 2015 season with Shakespeare's comic masterpiece, Twelfth Night, directed by Christopher Liam Moore. Twelfth Night plays at the Bruns Amphitheater from May 27 through June 21. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 SeasonCelebrity Series of Boston Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

?The Celebrity Series of Boston announced its 2015-2016 season today, marking 77 years of bringing the world's greatest performing artists to Boston. The season opens on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 with author and speaker David Sedaris. In total, the 2015-2016 season will include 48 music, dance and entertainment engagements. The 2015-16 season is sponsored by Amy and Joshua Boger. (more...)

Dances For a Variable Population to Present 10027 in West HarlemDances For a Variable Population to Present 10027 in West Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Using the power of dance to create community, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of 10027, a celebratory and immersive project that links the residents of three distinct West Harlem communities who share a single zip code. (more...)

Victory Dance Project to Honor Renee Robinson at Ailey Citigroup, 6/3Victory Dance Project to Honor Renee Robinson at Ailey Citigroup, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The Victory Dance Project will celebrate its first anniversary with an evening of dance entitled People, Power and Possibility on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 7 pm at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street (at 9th Avenue).  The performance will feature five works choreographed by Company Director Amy Jordan, including Big Fun, and the premiere of an excerpt from Thru the Looking Glass and Human Revolution, a contemporary ballet in five sections. The evening will honor former Ailey star Principal Dancer Renee Robinson, a renowned dance artist who will receive the company's First Annual Artist for Peace Award.  (more...)

ATG Will Become Majority Shareholder of BB GroupATG Will Become Majority Shareholder of BB Group
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) - the world's number one live-theatre company - has agreed terms to become the majority shareholder of BB Group, parent company to BB Promotion, one of the leading producers and promoters of premium live entertainment in Europe and beyond with a particular strength in touring musicals and dance productions throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland. (more...)

Broadway's Daniel Reichard Will Return to Birdland Jazz Club, 5/10Broadway's Daniel Reichard Will Return to Birdland Jazz Club, 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series has announced the return of Broadway and concert star Daniel Reichard, who will return to Birdland on Sunday, May 10 at 6pm, with a show celebrating the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. The evening will feature selections from the celebrated songwriting team's catalogue, including rarely-heard jewels and treasured classics alike. (more...)

Steps Repertory Ensemble New Season Begins 4/30Steps Repertory Ensemble New Season Begins 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

Under the artistic direction of Bradley Shelver, the STEPS REPERTORY ENSEMBLE is the contemporary dance company of STEPS BEYOND FOUNDATION, a non-for-profit organization in residence at the prestigious Steps on Broadway. The Ensemble commissions choreographers, both established and emerging, to create new works and to restage repertory, thereby connecting to America's rich modern dance legacy. This season the Ensemble will present three different programs of dances by Mike Esperanza, Francesca Harper, Jae Man Joo, Lar Lubovitch, and Company Artistic Director Bradley Shelver, featuring two world premieres, April 30 and May 1 & 2 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street. (more...)

Choreographer Liz Gerring to Receive $25,000 Jacob's Pillow Dance AwardChoreographer Liz Gerring to Receive $25,000 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

This year's Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor carrying an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to contemporary choreographer Liz Gerring in recognition of her talent and outstanding contributions to the dance field. Active in the dance world for nearly 20 years, Gerring regularly garners acclaim for her 'enthralling and important' works (Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times) that also 'reveals the dancers as the splendid athletes that they are' (dance critic Deborah Jowitt). Gerring will accept the Award and members of Liz Gerring Dance Company will perform at the Pillow's Season Opening Gala on Saturday, June 20 in the Ted Shawn Theatre. The company will return to perform the evening-length work glacier in the Doris Duke Theatre August 19-23. Previous recipients of the Jacob's Pillow Dance Award include tap artist Michelle Dorrance, the legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham, 2013 MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham, and Tony Award winner and director of New York Live Arts Bill T. Jones, among others. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Concrete Temple Theatre's 'THE BELLAGIO FOUNTAIN'Photo Flash: First Look at Concrete Temple Theatre's 'THE BELLAGIO FOUNTAIN'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Concrete Temple Theatre presents The Bellagio Experience: featuring a photography exhibition by Stefan Hagen, tours and panels on the topic of water, and the World Premiere play The Bellagio Fountain has been known to Make Me Cry, written by Renee Philippi, co-directed by Eric Nightengale and Renee Philippi, designed by Carlo Adinolfi, with original music composed by Joseph C. Phillips Jr. All events take place at Studio 301 at English Kills, located at 301 Ten Eyck Street between Waterbury and Bogarts Streets in Brooklyn, April 30 - May 3, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Graham Dancers to Perform Works by Zall, Topping, 5/21-22Graham Dancers to Perform Works by Zall, Topping, 5/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

The Deborah Zall Project presents both current and former members of the Martha Graham Dance Company in 'In the Company of Women, and Guests,' an evening of dances by Zall, along with the solo Robot Man choreographed by guest Kenneth Topping, former principal dancer and director of the Graham Dance Company. (more...)

Ford Foundation Names OSF's Bill Rauch Distinguished Visiting FellowFord Foundation Names OSF's Bill Rauch Distinguished Visiting Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

?Oregon Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Bill Rauch has been named a Distinguished Visiting Fellow under a new effort by the Ford Foundation centered on the roles art and culture play in illuminating and addressing urgent issues of equity, opportunity, and justice in the U.S. and around the globe. The yearlong exploration, The Art of Change, reaffirms the central importance of creativity and cultural expression to healthy societies at a time when they are increasingly under threat. (more...)

SEQUENCE 8 Opens Tonight at New York City Center!SEQUENCE 8 Opens Tonight at New York City Center!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

New York City Center will present the New York premiere of Sequence 8, the internationally celebrated nouveau cirque spectacular by Les 7 Doigts de la Main (The 7 Fingers), from April 16-26, 2015. (more...)

Wallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative Selects Alvin Ailey Dance FoundationWallace Foundation Audience-Building Initiative Selects Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

New York – April 15, 2015 – Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation's Building Audiences for Sustainability effort – a new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences, the foundation announced today. The $710,000 grant is earmarked for preliminary audience research and the first cycle of work will explore how to eliminate barriers of engagement for millennials and implement new strategies to involve and retain their participation for years to come. (more...)

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Selected For Wallace Foundation InitiativeAlvin Ailey Dance Foundation Selected For Wallace Foundation Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation has been selected for the New York-based Wallace Foundation's Building Audiences for Sustainability effort -- a new, six-year, $52-million initiative aimed at developing practical insights into how exemplary performing arts organizations can successfully expand their audiences, the foundation announced today. The $710,000 grant is earmarked for preliminary audience research and the first cycle of work will explore how to eliminate barriers of engagement for millennials and implement new strategies to involve and retain their participation for years to come. (more...)

Vail International Dance Festival Sets 2015 SeasonVail International Dance Festival Sets 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2015 schedule to be held July 27 through August 10, marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations. Located in the pristine alpine community of Vail, Colorado, the Festival features many of the world's greatest artists from all genres of dance. Under the direction of former New York City Ballet star Damian Woetzel, the Festival's 2015 season includes Artist-in-Residence ballerina Carla Körbes, Savion Glover, Wendy Whelan, American Ballet Theatre's Isabella Boylston, Misty Copeland, and Herman Cornejo, New York City Ballet's Sara Mearns, Tiler Peck, Lauren Lovette, Jared Angle, Chase Finlay, Zachary Catazaro, and Joseph Gordon, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Linda Celeste Sims and Antonio Douthit-Boyd, Boston Ballet's Misa Kuranaga and Jeffrey Cirio, Pacific Northwest Ballet's Angelica Generosa, and Memphis Jookers Lil Buck and Prime Tyme. (more...)

Elizabeth A. Davis, Robert Cuccioli Will Join John Turturro & More in Encores! ZORBA!Elizabeth A. Davis, Robert Cuccioli Will Join John Turturro & More in Encores! ZORBA!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

John Turturro will star in the title role of Zorba, joined by Adam Chanler-Berat , Robert Cuccioli, Elizabeth A. Davis, Santino Fontana, Marin Mazzie, Robert Montano, Carlos Valdes and Zoe Wanamaker in Zorba!, running for seven performances, May 6 - 10, 2015. Zorba! will be directed by Walter Bobbie (Chicago) and choreographed by Josh Rhodes (Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella) with musical direction by Rob Berman. Zorba! is the final production of New York City Center's 2015 Encores! season. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

On Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host 'Dancing Your Way into College,' an On Pointe enrichment series event. This event will be held at ARB's Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 North Harrison Street, above McCaffrey's). This event is free and open to the public. (more...)

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