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The School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2015 Programs, FacultyThe School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2015 Programs, Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

In the summer of 2015, The School at Jacob's Pillow, a world renowned center for professional dance training will present Professional Advancement Programs in Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre Dance, and an new program titled Social Dances: Jazz to Hip-Hop. These programs will take place during the 83rd annual Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, led by a highly-distinguished artist faculty, and offer an incomparable combination of studio, performance, and Festival experiences. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Its Holiday Engagement at New York City Center, 12/24 and 12/31Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Its Holiday Engagement at New York City Center, 12/24 and 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's special holiday engagement features matinee and evening performances on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The New Year's Eve Celebration (Dec. 31 at 7pm) ringing in 2015 with beloved Ailey stars of the past and present. Former company membersDesmond Richardson, Dwana Smallwood, Andre Tyson and Sarita Allen will join Ailey's extraordinary dancers for an exceptional one night-only performance of the always inspiring Revelations. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Plays Holiday Engagement at New York City CenterAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Plays Holiday Engagement at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's special holiday engagement features matinee and evening performances on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The New Year's Eve Celebration (Dec. 31 at 7pm) ringing in 2015 with beloved Ailey stars of the past and present. Former company membersDesmond Richardson, Dwana Smallwood, Andre Tyson and Sarita Allen will join Ailey's extraordinary dancers for an exceptional one night-only performance of the always inspiring Revelations. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92YNew York Theatre Ballet to Perform 1/9-11 at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform at 92Y from January 9-11, 2014. 92Y is located at 1395 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10128 (Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street). Performances: Friday and Saturday at 8pm;and Sunday at 3pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Thrills at City CenterBWW Reviews: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Thrills at City Center
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 16, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is now onstage at New York City Center through January 4th. Artistic Director Robert Battle presents an exciting and versatile series of performances to metropolitan area audiences. (more...)

Dance Currents Inc. to Present DRAWN IN at Green Street Studios, 1/31Dance Currents Inc. to Present DRAWN IN at Green Street Studios, 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2014

Dance Currents, Inc. is presenting "Drawn In" at Green Street Studios Saturday, January 31 at 7:30 pm. The choreographers presenting pieces are: Kathy Hassinger, Margot Parsons, and Ali Smith. Dondre Taylor-Stewart, a former student at the Alvin Ailey School will perform Donald McKayle's "Rainbow Etude." (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ODETTA Premiere - Star-Studded Event With Harry Belafonte, Laverne Cox, Suzanne Vega and More!Photo Flash: First Look at ODETTA Premiere - Star-Studded Event With Harry Belafonte, Laverne Cox, Suzanne Vega and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Last night's Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's ODETTA premiere performance was star studded with guests including Harry Belafonte, Laverne Cox, Jessye Norman, Carmen de Lavallade,Bevy Smith, Suzanne Vega, Ruben Santiago Hudson, Michela Angela Davis, Khalil Kain, Rochelle Aytes, Pastors Michael A Walrond Jr., and Reverend LaKeesha Waldrond attending the world premiere of Matthew Rushing's. Fittingly, ODETTA, which celebrates the legendary singer known as the "voice of the Civil Rights Movement." premiered on National Human Rights Day. Fans can catch ODETTA seven more times this season: Dec 13 Mat, 14 eve, 18 eve, 20 eve, 26, 28 eve, 31 mat. (more...)

BEGINAGAIN, St. Lawrence String Quartet, AS I REMEMBER IT and More Set for BAC's Spring 2015 SeasonBEGINAGAIN, St. Lawrence String Quartet, AS I REMEMBER IT and More Set for BAC's Spring 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2015, beginning with the spring season performance and residency series running January 14 to June 28. Programs at BAC throughout 2015 will exemplify the kind of creative engagement for which BAC has earned recognition during the last decade: presenting and nurturing artists from around the world, at varying stages in their careers, and who are working innovatively across disciplines. (more...)

Photo Flash: Harry Belafonte, Laverne Cox and More Attend Alvin Ailey's ODETTA PremierePhoto Flash: Harry Belafonte, Laverne Cox and More Attend Alvin Ailey's ODETTA Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Last night's Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's ODETTA premiere performance was star studded with guests including Harry Belafonte, Laverne Cox, Jessye Norman, Carmen de Lavallade, Bevy Smith, Suzanne Vega, Ruben Santiago Hudson, Michela Angela Davis, Khalil Kain, Rochelle Aytes, Pastors Michael A Walrond Jr., and Reverend LaKeesha Waldrond attending Matthew Rushing's world premiere. Fittingly, ODETTA, which celebrates the legendary singer known as the "voice of the Civil Rights Movement," premiered on National Human Rights Day. BroadwayWorld has photos from the premiere below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Patti LuPone Headlines Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary GalaPhoto Flash: Patti LuPone Headlines Auditorium Theatre's 125th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University celebrated its milestone 125th Birthday on December 9, 2014, exactly 125 years to the day that the National Historic Landmark Theatre opened in 1889. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts to Present BILLY THE KIDUC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts to Present BILLY THE KID
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine is thrilled to announce that as part of our 50th anniversary season the Department of Dance will stage a revival of founding faculty member Eugene Loring's classic American ballet, Billy the Kid. The work will be featured as part of Dance Visions, an annual constellation of faculty works which runs from February 11 - 15, 2015 in the Claire Trevor Theatre. The program will also include choreography by outstanding current faculty members Tong Wang, Shaun Boyle, and Donald McKayle. (more...)

Misty Copeland to be honored at 57th Annual Dance Magazine Awards.Misty Copeland to be honored at 57th Annual Dance Magazine Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

NEW YORK, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Dance Magazine honors six exceptional artists at The Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 West 55 th Street) in Manhattan on Monday, December 8, 2014. They represent a broad span of excellence: the American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland, the beloved jazz teacher Luigi, the co-founders of the enterprising American Tap Dance Foundation Brenda Bufalino and Tony Waag, the maverick British choreographer Wayne McGregor and the force behind Youth America Grand Prix Larissa Saveliev. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 3rd, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 3rd, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 3, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. December is here, and 'Peter Pan' is finally live! Plus Light Opera Works and The Hyprocrites tackle operettas, 'Newsies' and 'Mary Poppins' have significant holiday runs, 'Stomp' and 'Schooner' return, Billy Corgan and Patti Lupone strut their stuff, and the community schedules a tribute to Sheldon Patinkin. (more...)

Scoop: NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN - 12/4 - 12/25Scoop: NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN - 12/4 - 12/25
by TV Scoop - Dec 2, 2014

Get all the scoop on NYC-ARTS on THIRTEEN - 12/4 - 12/25 (more...)

Billy Porter, Kathy Najimy, Constantine Maroulis & More Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in January 2015Billy Porter, Kathy Najimy, Constantine Maroulis & More Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko in January 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko kicks off 2015 with a bang with an exciting lineup of artists, including Tony Award winner Billy Porter; actress, feminist and activist Kathy Najimy; world-renowned artist Vonda Shepard; Broadway star Constantine Maroulis; and the dynamic cabaret duo Amy and Freddy. Additional artists will be added at a later date. Tickets for all performances are on-sale now and available by calling ?866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

SEQUENCE 8 Coming to New York City Center in April 2015SEQUENCE 8 Coming to New York City Center in April 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

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

The Growing Studio to Host Free Acting Seminar in NYC, Jan 6The Growing Studio to Host Free Acting Seminar in NYC, Jan 6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

The Growing Studio will be hosting a free seminar for all of the wonderful actors of New York City on Tuesday, January 6 from 7 to 8:20 p.m. at the Alvin Ailey Theatre (405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019). (more...)

NUTCRACKER: PART 1, THE WORKSHOP to Play Knockdown CenterNUTCRACKER: PART 1, THE WORKSHOP to Play Knockdown Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Nutcracker: Part I, The Workshop: An immersive, dance-theatre reimagining of the classic ballet, performed in the cavernous Knockdown Center, depicts the life-story of a woman (and dancer) named Clara. (more...)

President Obama Praises Icons Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More at Medal of Freedom CeremonyPresident Obama Praises Icons Meryl Streep, Alvin Ailey and More at Medal of Freedom Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Scroll down for the highlights from the President's remarks on entertainment icons Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder, Alvin Ailey and Marlo Thomas! (more...)

Stephen Sondheim Unable to Attend Today's Medal of Freedom Ceremony; Will Receive Award Next YearStephen Sondheim Unable to Attend Today's Medal of Freedom Ceremony; Will Receive Award Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

President Barack Obama awarded eighteen recipients with the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom today, November 24, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Legendary composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who was set to be the nineteenth honoree, could not attend the event and will receive the award next year instead. (more...)

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