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PBS' Ric Burns Presents American Ballet Theatre DocumentaryPBS' Ric Burns Presents American Ballet Theatre Documentary
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2015

Ric Burns' new documentary American Masters -- American Ballet Theatre: A History premieres nationwide Friday, May 15, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of the ballet company's 75th anniversary. The film features American Ballet Theatre Soloist Misty Copeland, who has been named by TIME Magazine to the 2015 TIME 100 -- its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world -- and is featured on the cover. (more...)

The Houston Symphony Presents A TRIBUTE TO MARVIN HAMLISCH, 4/24-26The Houston Symphony Presents A TRIBUTE TO MARVIN HAMLISCH, 4/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

The Houston Symphony is proud to present A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch to honor the life, musical accomplishments and longstanding career of multiple award-winning composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch. (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...)

Ric Burns' New Documentary AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: A HISTORY Premieres Nationwide on THIRTEEN's American Masters Series, 5/15Ric Burns' New Documentary AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: A HISTORY Premieres Nationwide on THIRTEEN's American Masters Series, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series teams up with Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns to co-produce a new documentary about American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in honor of its 75th anniversary. (more...)

Ric Burns' New Documentary American Ballet Theatre: A History to Premiere on THIRTEEN, 5/15Ric Burns' New Documentary American Ballet Theatre: A History to Premiere on THIRTEEN, 5/15
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

THIRTEEN's American Masters series teams up with Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Ric Burns to co-produce a new documentary about American Ballet Theatre (ABT) in honor of its 75th anniversary. (more...)

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WILLIAMS, 5/28-31The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents A TRIBUTE TO JOHN WILLIAMS, 5/28-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly leads the BSO and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society in the final SuperPops program of the season, a tribute to the work of film composer John Williams, considered one of the greatest of all time. On Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 31 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, audiences will hear some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history including music from Superman, Home Alone, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter, Schindler's List, Star Wars, Saving Private Ryan and E.T. See below for complete program details. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Will Pay Tribute to John Williams in MayBaltimore Symphony Orchestra Will Pay Tribute to John Williams in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly leads the BSO and the Baltimore Choral Arts Society in the final SuperPops program of the season, a tribute to the work of film composer John Williams, considered one of the greatest of all time. On Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday, May 31 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, audiences will hear some of the most popular and recognizable film scores in cinematic history including music from Superman, Home Alone, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter, Schindler's List, Star Wars, Saving Private Ryan and E.T. See below for complete program details. (more...)

Media Theatre's New Dance Classes Begin Later This MonthMedia Theatre's New Dance Classes Begin Later This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Get ready to dance! The Media Theatre is expanding its curriculum to include Tap and Ballet classes. They'll take place at the new School and Dance Studio just two-and-a-half blocks from the theatre where Media Music Theatre Company thrives as the producing organization of all Broadway Series productions, Youth Series shows, and educational opportunities. The Studio is at 28 West State Street, right in the center of Media borough near the Plumstead Mall. Classes begin the week of Monday April 27. (more...)

Ardani 25 Dance Gala to Feature Starring Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vasiliev, Edward Watson & Marcelo GomesArdani 25 Dance Gala to Feature Starring Natalia Osipova, Ivan Vasiliev, Edward Watson & Marcelo Gomes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

This summer's hot dance ticket will be the ARDANI 25 DANCE GALA at the Coliseum on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th July, presented by producer and impresario Sergei Danilian (Ardani Artists). The evening features an all-star line-up including Natalia Osipova, Edward Watson, Ivan Vasiliev, Marcelo Gomes, Denis Matvienko, Joaquin De Luz and Friedemann Vogel in three exciting and diverse contemporary pieces. (more...)

Starz Sets Premiere Date for Ballet Drama FLESH AND BONEStarz Sets Premiere Date for Ballet Drama FLESH AND BONE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Starz today announced that 'Flesh and Bone,' the eight-hour limited series created by Emmy award-winning 'Breaking Bad' Writer and Executive Producer Moira Walley-Beckett, will premiere on Sunday, November 8, 2015. (more...)

Starz to Premiere Original Series FLESH & BONE 11/8; Key Art RevealedStarz to Premiere Original Series FLESH & BONE 11/8; Key Art Revealed
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Starz today announced that “Flesh and Bone,” the eight-hour limited series created by Emmy® award-winning 'Breaking Bad' Writer and Executive Producer Moira Walley-Beckett, will premiere on Sunday November 8, 2015. (more...)

Imagine Ballet Theatre Sets Danish Masters Summer Ballet ProgramImagine Ballet Theatre Sets Danish Masters Summer Ballet Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

This summer, June 20-27, 2015, eager ballet students from across the United States will learn the unique and expressive style of Danish ballet master August Bournonville. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth to Perform CHICAGO Standout at Rolex's 30th Anniversary Pearl Jubilee; Initial Talent Set!Bebe Neuwirth to Perform CHICAGO Standout at Rolex's 30th Anniversary Pearl Jubilee; Initial Talent Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

ROLEX presents Career Transition For Dancers' 30TH ANNIVERSARY PEARL JUBILEE: A STAR-STUDDED RETROSPECTIVE on Monday, September 28, at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6 & 7 Aves) NYC followed by 'Supper With The Stars' at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Some of the talent and performances* for the evening are 'All That Jazz' from CHICAGO with Bebe Neuwirth; American Ballet Theatre; Arthur Murray Dance Center, Columbus Circle; Big Apple Circus; Jazz Roots Dance Company; Joffrey Ballet Concert Group; National Dance Institute; New York Song & Dance Company; Parsons Dance; Jason Samuels Smith and others. (more...)

ABT Soloist Joseph Gorak Recieves 2015 Leonore Annenberg Arts FellowshipABT Soloist Joseph Gorak Recieves 2015 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

American Ballet Theatre Soloist Joseph Gorak has been awarded a 2015 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellowship. The Fellowship, which recognizes young artists of extraordinary talent, provides additional resources to help them realize their full potential. (more...)

Dance Against Cancer, An Evening to Benefit The American Cancer Society Set for 4/27Dance Against Cancer, An Evening to Benefit The American Cancer Society Set for 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht have partnered with the American Cancer Society to present the 5th annual Dance Against Cancer on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the AXA Equitable Theater, 787 Seventh Avenue (between 51st and 52nd Streets). VIP guests will enjoy cocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres at 6pm, followed by world premiere dance performances at 7pm from companies including New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Gallim Dance, members of NYC's Broadway community and more. Tickets are $150 for General Admission, $300 for VIP and $500 for Preferred VIP with dress rehearsal access and are available at dacny.org. All proceeds from this event will benefit research initiatives as well as all patient and family service programs that American Cancer Society funds. Since its inauguration, Dance Against Cancer has raised over $325,000 in support of the American Cancer Society. (more...)

Violinist Zoltan Maga to Bring Budapest's Fiery Music and Dance to Segerstrom Center, 10/16Violinist Zoltan Maga to Bring Budapest's Fiery Music and Dance to Segerstrom Center, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Zoltan Maga, Hungary's foremost violin virtuoso and PBS television star, brings his fiery Gypsy music to Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Friday, October 16, 2015 at 8 p.m., for one night only. Joining Maga, direct from Budapest, will be beautifully-costumed folk dancers, a cast of hand-picked singers, ballroom dancers and his orchestra. (more...)

Twyla Tharp Celebrates 50th Anniversary Starting 4/13 at BarnardTwyla Tharp Celebrates 50th Anniversary Starting 4/13 at Barnard
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Twyla Tharp kicks off her Fiftieth Anniversary with showings at Hunter College, where she debuted her first dance, “Tank Dive,” on April 29, 1965, and at Barnard College from which she graduated in 1963. (more...)

Imagine Ballet Theatre to Present THE SECRET GARDEN, 4/17-18Imagine Ballet Theatre to Present THE SECRET GARDEN, 4/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Imagine Ballet Theatre, an Ogden-based ballet company, is bringing spring to the stage of Peery's Egyptian Theatre, with their colorful production of The Secret Garden on April 17 and 18, 2015. Ten years ago, Imagine Ballet Theatre, with the direction and choreography of Artistic Director Raymond Van Mason and a magical score composed exclusively for the company by Kurt Bestor, brought the literary masterpiece of Francis Hodgson Burnett to life. To further celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Imagine Ballet Theatre's The Secret Garden, the composer Kurt Bestor will be conducting the live orchestra. (more...)

Alonzo King LINES Ballet to Close Eccles' 2014-15 SeasonAlonzo King LINES Ballet to Close Eccles' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The 2014-2015 Eccles Center season comes to a close with the “gripping, urgently beautiful choreography,” (San Francisco Chronicle) of Alonzo King LINES Ballet on Saturday, April 25. The San Francisco-based troupe comes to the stage with a mixed repertory performance, including King's newest work “Biophony” (which premieres on the company's home stage just three weeks prior to its Park City debut). Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available by calling 435-655-3114 or online at EcclesCenter.org. (more...)

MSO Pops to Perform from Disney Songbook in Concert, 4/24MSO Pops to Perform from Disney Songbook in Concert, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

MILWAUKEE, WIS. 03/31/2015 – The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Pops presents Disney in Concert: Tale as Old as Time on April 24-26, 2015 at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts. Experience the magic of Disney as guest conductor Stuart Chafetz leads the orchestra and vocalists Lisa Livesay, Whitney Claire Kaufman, Aaron Phillips, and Andrew Johnson in a concert of memorable melodies and Disney visuals. Scenes include movie favorites such as Frozen, Peter Pan, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Little Mermaid, Tangled, The Lion King, and more. (more...)

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