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Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS 3/12-22Houston Ballet Presents MODERN MASTERS 3/12-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2015

From March 12 - 22, 2015 Houston Ballet offers up Modern Masters, a spring mixed repertory program showcasing works by three of the twentieth century's greatest choreographers. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to the Aronoff Center This SpringAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to the Aronoff Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will share its inspiring artistry with Tri-state audiences at the Aronoff Center's Procter & Gamble Hall for two nights only, March 3-4, 2015 at 7:30pm. The much-anticipated dance event is part of the Cincinnati Arts Association's 2014-15 Season. (more...)

Local High School Students Named as Semifinalists in 27th Annual The Music Center Presents Spotlight ProgramLocal High School Students Named as Semifinalists in 27th Annual The Music Center Presents Spotlight Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

The Music Center named 108 of some of Southern California's most talented high school students as semifinalists* in the 27th annual The Music Center Presents Spotlight program, a free nationally-acclaimed scholarship and arts training program for teens. An important part of The Music Center's fundamental support for arts education, Spotlight provides opportunities for Southern California high school students to acquire the skills they need to pursue their artistic dreams in the performing arts. (more...)

NEW DANCE CINEMA to Celebrate Movement and the Moving Image at SCENE Space, 2/20NEW DANCE CINEMA to Celebrate Movement and the Moving Image at SCENE Space, 2/20
by Movies News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

New Dance Cinema is back on February 20th showcasing national and international, directors and choreographers that are leading the way in cinematic dance. (more...)

Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening TonightRon Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber Star in George Street's THE WHIPPING MAN, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez opens tonight, January 23, 2015 at George Street Playhouse. The production runs through February 15, 2015 Directed by Seret Scott, the cast features Ron Canada, Luke Forbes and Adam Gerber. (more...)

DanceBrazil Comes to The Wallis Next MonthDanceBrazil Comes to The Wallis Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (“The Wallis”) presents DanceBrazil (Jelon Vieira, Artistic Director) for three performances only, February 6-7, 2015 in the Bram Goldsmith Theater. The program includes the West Coast premieres of Gueto, choreographed by Vieira to music of Marcos Carvalho, and Búzios, choreographed by Guilherme Durarte to music of Leo Jesus. The program also features Vieira's 2013 Fé do Sertão, also set to music by Carvalho. The company will also conduct masterclasses in Afro-Brazilian movement (February 5) and Capoeira (February 7). (more...)

DANCING SONDHEIM Screening Set for 1/31 at Lincoln CenterDANCING SONDHEIM Screening Set for 1/31 at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Two short films from DANCING SONDHEIM -- a free App compiling 7 short dance movies by Richard Daniels using the music of Stephen Sondheim -- will be screened on Saturday, January 31 at 6 p.m. as part of Lincoln Center's annual DANCE ON CAMERA film festival. (more...)

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Coming to MPAC, 2/7Complexions Contemporary Ballet Coming to MPAC, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

New York City-based Complexions Contemporary Ballet performs Innervisions, an upbeat modern dance tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder, as well as other works, when it takes the stage at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-49 (more...)

New York City Center Presents Latin Dance Festival, A BAILAR: DANCE AT THE CENTER, 2/18New York City Center Presents Latin Dance Festival, A BAILAR: DANCE AT THE CENTER, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

New York City Center will present A Bailar: Dance at the Center, a three-week Latin dance festival featuring three acclaimed dance companies from Cuba, Argentina and Spain, running February 18 - March 7, 2015. The Festival kicks off with the U.S. debut of Havana Rakatan, a celebration of Cuban dance and music, and continues with Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui'sm¡longa, which captures the sultry world of Buenos Aires tango. Voces, Suite Flamenca, a new work from flamenco superstar Sara Baras, closes A Bailar. The Festival's many free pre-show events include dance lessons and discussion panels that will explore Latin culture through a variety of lenses. (more...)

Laura Griffith and Brandon O'Neill to Lead CAROUSEL at 5th Avenue Theatre; Full Cast Announced!Laura Griffith and Brandon O'Neill to Lead CAROUSEL at 5th Avenue Theatre; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

This exciting new staging will star the radiant Laura Griffith as Julie and 5th Avenue favorite Brandon O'Neill as Billy in his first Seattle production following his Broadway debut in Disney's Aladdin. The cast also includes local luminaries Anne Allgood, Eric Ankrim, Allen Fitzpatrick, Sean G. Griffin, Cynthia Jones, and Billie Wildrick, and marks The 5th Avenue debut of rising talent Joshua Downs. (more...)

Carmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT to Run 2/19-25 at Baryshnikov Arts CenterCarmen de Lavallade's AS I REMEMBER IT to Run 2/19-25 at Baryshnikov Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

As part its 10th Anniversary Spring 2015 season, Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) proudly presents the New York Premiere of Carmen de Lavallade's As I Remember It, February 19-21 and 24 at 8PM, and February 25 at 1PM in the Jerome Robbins Theater. This intimate autobiographical performance combines movement and storytelling to weave a poignant memoir of Carmen de Lavallade's extraordinary career, highlighting the legendary artist's singular place in cultural history. (more...)

Douglas Sills Joins Tommy Tune, Colin Donnell, Jennifer Laura Thompson & More in Encores! LADY, BE GOODDouglas Sills Joins Tommy Tune, Colin Donnell, Jennifer Laura Thompson & More in Encores! LADY, BE GOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

Douglas Sills has joined the cast of George and Ira Gershwin's Lady, Be Good, joining previously announced cast members Tommy Tune, Colin Donnell, Danny Gardner, Jeff Hiller, Erin Mackey, Patti Murin, Richard Poe, Jennifer Laura Thompson and Kirsten Wyatt. The opening production of New York City Center's 2015Encores! season, directed by Mark Brokaw and choreographed by Randy Skinner, will run for seven performances, February 4 - 8, 2015. Founding Encores! Music Director Rob Fisher will return as Guest Music Director and has supervised the restoration of the Gershwins' original score. (more...)

Antonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd Join COCA as Co-Artistic Directors of DanceAntonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd Join COCA as Co-Artistic Directors of Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

On January 9, 2015, COCA-Center of Creative Arts in St. Louis announced Antonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd, currently principal dancers with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will join the organization as Co- Artistic Directors of Dance. (more...)

Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Set for Byham Theater, 2/7Ronald K. Brown/Evidence Set for Byham Theater, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents the poignant and contemporary choreography of Ronald K. Brown/Evidence on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8:00pm. This performance will take place at the Byham Theater, located at 101 Sixth Street, downtown Pittsburgh. The presentation is part of the 2014-15 Pittsburgh Dance Council season. (more...)

FirstWorks to Bring MUMMENSCHANZ to Providence, 1/22FirstWorks to Bring MUMMENSCHANZ to Providence, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

MUMMENSCHANZ, the legendary Swiss mask troupe that revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment, will be in Providence this month to thrill audiences of all ages with its famously uproarious performances and to kick off the FirstWorks 2015 "Artistic Icons" series. MUMMENSCHANZ will delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Host 'Behind the Music' Event for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 1/16American Repertory Ballet to Host 'Behind the Music' Event for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

American Repertory Ballet (ARB) Artistic Director Douglas Martin will premiere his new full-length ballet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, on February 26 and 27, 2015 at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ. In anticipation of these performances, on January 16, ARB will host 'Behind the Music: A Midsummer Night's Dream,' a free lecture featuring guest and music scholar Simon Morrison. (more...)

Tony Winner Billy Porter to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 1/30-2/1Tony Winner Billy Porter to Perform at Feinstein's at the Nikko, 1/30-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are honored to welcome Tony and Grammy Award-winning singer, composer, actor, playwright and director Billy Porter to Feinstein's at the Nikko for three performances only - Friday, January 30 (8 p.m.); Saturday, January 31 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, February 1 (7 p.m.). Porter will perform songs from his new critically acclaimed album, "Billy's Back on Broadway," as well some of his other favorites! (more...)

MISS HILL: MAKING DANCE MATTER to Hit Theaters 1/23 in NYCMISS HILL: MAKING DANCE MATTER to Hit Theaters 1/23 in NYC
by Movies News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter tells the inspiring and largely unknown story of Martha Hill, a visionary whose life was defined by her love for dance, and who successfully fought against great odds to establish modern dance as a legitimate art form in America. (more...)

The Joyce Theater to Present PARSONS DANCE, 1/21-2/1The Joyce Theater to Present PARSONS DANCE, 1/21-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Parsons Dance, under the artistic direction of David Parsons, will present a season full of premieres and favorites at The Joyce Theater from January 21 - February 1. New and celebrated American choreographers take center stage as Parsons Dance performs three New York City premieres by acclaimed American choreographers Robert Battle, Trey McIntyre and David Parsons, along with a world premiere from GenerationNOW fellow Natalie Lomonte. Tickets, priced from $10-$59 ($26-$44 for Joyce members), can be purchased by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or via the internet at www.joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th street. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Alvin Ailey's Season HighlightsBWW TV: First Look at Alvin Ailey's Season Highlights
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 30, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, returns to the New York City Center stage from December 3, 2014 – January 4, 2014. Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, The Company will present premieres, new productions and exciting performances by Ailey's acclaimed dancers that have become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

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