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George Street Playhouse Partners with American Repertory Ballet for Pre-Show Talk at NUREYEV'S EYESGeorge Street Playhouse Partners with American Repertory Ballet for Pre-Show Talk at NUREYEV'S EYES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

George Street Playhouse and American Repertory Ballet will co-host a discussion on the late ballet and film legend, Rudolf Nureyev, led by Princeton Ballet School Director Mary Pat Robertson, on Friday, February 19, 2016. The discussion -- free and open to the public -- will take place at 7 p.m. at George Street Playhouse (9 Livingston Avenue) prior to that evening's 8 p.m. performance of NUREYEV'S EYES, on stage at GSP now through February 21. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Launches 20-City North American Tour, Tonight; Lincoln Center Season Opens 6/8Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Launches 20-City North American Tour, Tonight; Lincoln Center Season Opens 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 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 Company to major cities including Atlanta, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Seattle, and will culminate at the Prudential Hall of the New Jersey Performing in Newark on May 8th. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Daniel Reichard Gives Sneak Peek of His Upcoming Rodgers and Hammerstein Show at Feinstein's/54 Below!STAGE TUBE: Daniel Reichard Gives Sneak Peek of His Upcoming Rodgers and Hammerstein Show at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present Broadway and concert hall star Daniel Reichard on Friday, February 5th, 2016 at 9:30 PM in his show, Daniel Reichard Celebrates Rodgers and Hammerstein. This one-night-only performance at New York City's popular club will highlight the songs, shows, and history of the iconic songwriting team, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Below, watch as he gives us a sneak peek of the show! (more...)

The Auditorium Theatre to Welcome Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, 3/8-13The Auditorium Theatre to Welcome Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, 3/8-13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Auditorium Theatre's annual Chicago presentation of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will bring a wide array of premieres, new productions, and classics to life on its landmark stage Tuesday, March 8 through Sunday, March 13. (more...)

New York City Ballet Announces 2016 Paris TourNew York City Ballet Announces 2016 Paris Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

This summer New York City Ballet will return to Paris, France for the first time since 2008, for three weeks of performances at the The?a?tre du Cha?telet -- June 28 through July 16, 2016. The engagement will mark the 12th edition of Les Ete?s de la Danse, the annual summer dance festival that since 2005 has presented international dance companies for three weeks of performances in the French capital, and will also mark the tenth time that NYCB has performed in Paris since the Company's founding in 1948. (more...)

NYC Ballet Returns to Paris for Three Week Tour, June 28NYC Ballet Returns to Paris for Three Week Tour, June 28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

This summer New York City Ballet will return to Paris, France for the first time since 2008, for three weeks of performances at the Theatre du Chatelet -- June 28 through July 16, 2016. The engagement will mark the 12th edition of Les Etes de la Danse, the annual summer dance festival that since 2005 has presented international dance companies for three weeks of performances in the French capital, and will also mark the tenth time that NYCB has performed in Paris since the Company's founding in 1948. (more...)

CSC to Stage New Jersey Premiere of Gina Gionfriddo's BECKY SHAWCSC to Stage New Jersey Premiere of Gina Gionfriddo's BECKY SHAW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

With a professional theater season full of premieres and award winning women playwrights, Centenary Stage Company keeps the ball rolling with Gina Gionfriddo's hilarious Becky Shaw running February 19 through March 6 in the Lackland Center.  A Pulitzer Prize finalist, Off-Broadway smash hit and now NJ Premiere, Becky Shaw is a comedy from Obie Award-winner Gina Gionfriddo. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Play Northrop at the University of MinnesotaAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Play Northrop at the University of Minnesota
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Northrop at the University of Minnesota presents Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on Tue, Mar 1 at 7:30 pm. In a wonderful showcase of African-American choreographers, the evening will include a mix of new works by acclaimed choreographers as well as Alvin Ailey's signature masterpiece Revelations. (more...)

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT's Branden James, LION KING's Jelani Remy and More Set for FIGHT SONG Charity ConcertAMERICA'S GOT TALENT's Branden James, LION KING's Jelani Remy and More Set for FIGHT SONG Charity Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

FIGHT SONG, the first annual charity cabaret concert presented by BLOWN by bocaj, will be held on January 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Uptown Underground lounge in Chicago, Ill. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 1/10/2016 - 1/17/2016Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 1/10/2016 - 1/17/2016
by BWW - Jan 17, 2016

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Lincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium Adds Four Series, Featuring Adam Gopnik, Panels, Kids Artists & MoreLincoln Center's David Rubenstein Atrium Adds Four Series, Featuring Adam Gopnik, Panels, Kids Artists & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Four series have been newly-added to the programming lineup of free events at the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center: The History of the World in 100 Performances with Adam Gopnik, and three series curated and produced by Award-winning theater directors Lonny Price and Matt Cowart: LC Dialogues, LC Originals, and Late Nights at the Atrium. (more...)

Savion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic AdvisersSavion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic Advisers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of three extraordinary voices and game-changing innovators as Artistic Advisers award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover (pictured, left), America's preeminent jazz bassist, Christian McBride, and nationally acclaimed poet Patricia Smith.   (more...)

Elisa Monte Dance Sets 35th Anniversary SeasonElisa Monte Dance Sets 35th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 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 the world premiere of Pangaea. The season will also foreshadow the future artistic vision of the company with two world premieres by Tiffany Rea-Fisher, who will take over as artistic director at the close of the 2015-16 celebratory season. Rea-Fisher will premiere Newton's Cradle and Current and also return to the stage for a special solo performance of Monte's signature work Run to the Rock. Rea-Fisher, who retired from performing with the company in 2010, is among another 20 alumni who return for a tribute alumni finale of Shattered, a high-speed work first performed at the Joyce Theater in 2000. (more...)

IABD Presents 28th Annual International Dance Conference and Festival, 1/20IABD Presents 28th Annual International Dance Conference and Festival, 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) will present 'Black Dance Rising,' its 28th Annual International Conference and Festival of Blacks In Dance, January 20-24, 2016. Hosted by Cleo Parker Robinson Dance, the event will bring together the dance world's elite and emerging in celebration of dance from the African Diaspora, as well as provide educational and professional development opportunities. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to Kennedy Center Next MonthAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes to Kennedy Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 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, including Robert Battle's first world premiere since becoming artistic director in 2011, and a total of 11 works by a diverse range of choreographers. Alvin Ailey's American masterpiece Revelations will provide the finale for all five programs. (more...)

Company XIV to Premiere Adults-Only SNOW WHITE Off-Broadway This WinterCompany XIV to Premiere Adults-Only SNOW WHITE Off-Broadway This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Company XIV presents an adult only world premiere of SNOW WHITE, conceived, directed and choreographed by Drama Desk Award nominee Austin McCormick. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

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The Kathryn Posin Dance Company Returning to 92nd St YThe Kathryn Posin Dance Company Returning to 92nd St Y
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

The Kathryn Posin Dance Company returns to the 92nd St Y for Feb. 11 & 12 performances.   The performances, originally announced for the Kaufmann Concert Hall, will take place at Buttenweiser on the 2nd floor, which provides more room for the musicians and a better dance floor. (more...)

Complexions Contemporary Dance to Bring Artistry and Poise to Wharton Center Next WeekComplexions Contemporary Dance to Bring Artistry and Poise to Wharton Center Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Witness ballet as you've never seen it before - complete with dancers at the height of physical perfection and professional poise - when COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY DANCE comes to Wharton Center this winter. Part of the Dance Series at Wharton Center, this stellar performance will be featured on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, in the Cobb Great Hall. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

The Sixth Annual Clive Barnes Awards for Theatre and Dance will be held this afternoon, January 11, at 3 p.m. at The Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center. One recipient from each category will be chosen and the winners announced today. All finalists will receive a cash prize, with the winners in each category receiving an award of $5,000. (more...)

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