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Photo Flash: Keigwin + Company, Paul Taylor Dance and More Perform at 2014 Hudson Valley Dance FestivalPhoto Flash: Keigwin + Company, Paul Taylor Dance and More Perform at 2014 Hudson Valley Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

A sold-out audience, captivated by performances from five world-class dance companies, filled the Historic Catskill Point on October 11, 2014, for the second annual edition of Hudson Valley Dance Festival. Transforming the 19th century warehouse on the banks of theHudson River into a one-of-a-kind performance space, Hudson Valley Dance Festival (#hvdance) raised $121,125 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The evening featured memorable performances by Dorrance Dance, Gallim Dance, KEIGWIN + COMPANY, Paul Taylor Dance Company and Pontus Lidberg Dance. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Encompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDPEncompass New Opera, Treehouse Shakers and More Ste for BAM's 2014-15 PDP
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) today announced the participants of the third cycle of the BAM Professional Development Program (BAM PDP), led by BAM and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the University of Maryland. The companies for this session represent mixed disciplines ranging from dance to theater to opera. Chosen by a BAM-convened panel, the organizations taking part in this session are Encompass New Opera Theatre, Satellite Collective, Summation Dance, and Treehouse Shakers. As with the previous sessions, the DeVos Institute extended invitations to a group of organizations to apply for the training portion of the BAM PDP-expanding the program's reach beyond Brooklyn-based companies. These additional organizations taking part in the program areBalletNext, Beth Morrison Projects, S? Percussion, and Zvi Dance. (more...)

Paul Taylor Dance and Dorrance Dance Join 2014 Hudson Valley Dance Festival Lineup; Kicks Off 10/11Paul Taylor Dance and Dorrance Dance Join 2014 Hudson Valley Dance Festival Lineup; Kicks Off 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Hudson Valley Dance Festival, a stunning display of world-class dance, will return to the Historic Catskill Point in Catskill, NY, for its second edition on Saturday, October 11, 2014. The event is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Releases Tickets to 2014-15 Season Performances, 8/25Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Releases Tickets to 2014-15 Season Performances, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

CHICAGO – Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to release single tickets to the renowned contemporary company's 2014–15 season performances in Chicago, on August 25, 2014 at 10am. All remaining seats to the company's performances at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater will be available online at hubbardstreetdance.com or by phone to the Hubbard Street Ticket Office at 312-850-9744. (Season 37 subscriptions, which include tickets to all four 2014–15 season engagements, went on sale May 1, 2014 and remain available by phone or online at hubbardstreetdance.com/subscribe.) Season 37 single tickets start at just $25; the performance schedule is as follows: (more...)

Hudson Valley Dance Festival Unveils Performers for 2014 EditionHudson Valley Dance Festival Unveils Performers for 2014 Edition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Hudson Valley Dance Festival, a stunning display of world-class dance, will return to the Historic Catskill Point 1 Main Street in Catskill, NY, for its second edition on Saturday, October 11, 2014. (more...)

John Heginbotham Receives $25,000 Jacob's Pillow Dance AwardJohn Heginbotham Receives $25,000 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

This year's Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a coveted honor carrying a $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to choreographer John Heginbotham in recognition of his talent and outstanding contributions to the dance field. Heginbotham, an alumnus of The School at Jacob's Pillow, has garnered critical and popular acclaim for his contemporary works, eclectic and rich with “movement that exhibits sharpness, energy, formality and, yes, oddity” (Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times). His company, Dance Heginbotham, will perform the evening-length world premiere of Chalk and Soot in the Doris Duke Theatre July 30-August 3. In Chalk and Soot, Heginbotham joins forces with composer Colin Jacobsen to create a work featuring imaginative, theatrical choreography, live music performed by superstar string quartet Brooklyn Rider, the vocal stylings of Shara Worden (lead singer of My Brightest Diamond), and singer/songwriter Gabriel Kahane on harmonium. (more...)

Stolen Elephant Theatre to Present Grae Cleugh's SCOTTISH WIDOWS, 6-24 MayStolen Elephant Theatre to Present Grae Cleugh's SCOTTISH WIDOWS, 6-24 May
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Stolen Elephant Theatre presents Scottish Widows, a new play by Olivier Award Winning Playwright Grae Cleugh. Performances will take place at 7.30pm from May 6th to May 24th 2014 at White Bear Theatre, Kennington. Press night on Thurs May 8th. (more...)

New Victory to Kick Off VICTORY DANCE Initiative, 7/16New Victory to Kick Off VICTORY DANCE Initiative, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

The New Victory Theater, New York's premier performing arts venue for kids and families, announces Victory Dance, a pilot initiative to provide FREE dance performances to New York City kids this summer. A three-week series serving New York City day camps and school programs from July 16 to August 1, 2014, Victory Dance will feature a cross-section of New York choreographers and companies in more than a dozen pieces specifically curated for young audiences. (more...)

Stolen Elephant Theatre Presents Grae Cleugh's SCOTTISH WIDOWS, Now thru 24 MayStolen Elephant Theatre Presents Grae Cleugh's SCOTTISH WIDOWS, Now thru 24 May
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Stolen Elephant Theatre presents Scottish Widows, a new play by Olivier Award Winning Playwright Grae Cleugh. Performances will take place at 7.30pm from today, May 6th to May 24th 2014 at White Bear Theatre, Kennington. Press night on Thurs May 8th. (more...)

Juilliard Dance's 2014-15 Season to Feature Works by Austin McCormick, Loni Landon & MoreJuilliard Dance's 2014-15 Season to Feature Works by Austin McCormick, Loni Landon & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, opens its 2014-15 season in December 2014 with New Dances: Edition 2014 featuring four world premiere dances by innovative choreographers, Juilliard alumnus Austin McCormick (1st-Year Dancers); alumna Loni Landon (2nd-Year Dancers); Kate Weare (3rd-Year Dancers); and Larry Keigwin (4th-Year Dancers). Mr. Keigwin is returning to Juilliard where he already choreographed and premiered, in December 2008, Runaway, a large-scale piece that riffs on the high fashion runway scene, and in December 2009, Megalopolis. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Getting Schooled: Columbia/Barnard Dance Department Spring ConcertBWW Reviews: Getting Schooled: Columbia/Barnard Dance Department Spring Concert
by Melia Kraus-har - Apr 30, 2014

The young dancers of Columbia University and Barnard College fell back and forth in dance repertory and dared to add their own voices to iconic works at the matinee performance at Miller Theatre, Saturday, April 26th, 2014. Each of the four works provided unique challenges: Andrea Miller's Fall Recover Recover tested their capacity for the essence of modern dance technique, Twyla Tharp's Treefrog in Stonehenge demanded the stamina of a jazzercise class, Martha Graham's Lamentation Variations asked students to reflect upon Graham's legacy with their own minds and bodies, and Robert La Fosse's Concerto for Mr. B thrust the dancers on to their toes. (more...)

World Premiere of Grae Cleugh's SCOTTISH WINDOWS Set for White Bear Theatre, Begin. 6 MayWorld Premiere of Grae Cleugh's SCOTTISH WINDOWS Set for White Bear Theatre, Begin. 6 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Stolen Elephant Theatre, in Association with the White Bear Theatre, will present the world premiere of Scottish Widows by Olivier Award winning playwright Grae Cleugh. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance to Present 2014 Summer Series, 6/5-8; Live Simulcast Set for Millennium Park, 6/6Hubbard Street Dance to Present 2014 Summer Series, 6/5-8; Live Simulcast Set for Millennium Park, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, presents its Summer Series program June 5-8, 2014 featuring the 13th world premiere for the company by Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo, with costumes by Branimira Ivanova, 'Jeff' Award-winning designer of numerous Hubbard Street premieres; and lighting by Michael Korsch, designer for both of Cerrudo's acclaimed works for Hubbard Street's main company in 2012: Little mortal jump and One Thousand Pieces. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Presents Its SUMMER SERIES Program, 6/5-8Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Presents Its SUMMER SERIES Program, 6/5-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, presents its Summer Series program June 5-8, 2014 featuring the 13th world premiere for the company by Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo, with costumes by Branimira Ivanova, "Jeff" Award-winning designer of numerous Hubbard Street premieres; and lighting by Michael Korsch, designer for both of Cerrudo's acclaimed works for Hubbard Street's main company in 2012: Little mortal jump and One Thousand Pieces. (more...)

Works by Robert La Fosse, Andrea Miller & More Set for Barnard/Columbia Dances, 4/25-26Works by Robert La Fosse, Andrea Miller & More Set for Barnard/Columbia Dances, 4/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

New dances by Robert La Fosse and Andrea Miller, plus Twyla Tharp's 'Treefrog in Stonehenge'-- each created with the fresh vibrancy of youth in mind -- will be showcased during Barnard/Columbia Dances at Miller 2014, April 25 and 26. The short, but packed season also features 'Lamentation Variations,' a series of new interpretations of Martha Graham's 1930 iconic solo. (more...)

Summation Dance Comes to BAM, Now thru 4/5Summation Dance Comes to BAM, Now thru 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Sumi Clements and Taryn Vander Hoop, Co-Founders of Summation Dance, announced today, April 2 - 5, 2013 as dates of for its annual season of performances at Brooklyn Academy of Music's Richard B. Fishman Space. The performances will feature two world premieres by Summation Dance Artistic Director Clements. (more...)

Stolen Elephant Theatre to Present Grae Cleugh's SCOTTISH WIDOWS, 6-24 MayStolen Elephant Theatre to Present Grae Cleugh's SCOTTISH WIDOWS, 6-24 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Stolen Elephant Theatre presents Scottish Widows, a new play by Olivier Award Winning Playwright Grae Cleugh. Performances will take place at 7.30pm from May 6th to May 24th 2014 at White Bear Theatre, Kennington. Press night on Thurs May 8th. (more...)

JUILLIARD DANCES REPERTORY with Works by Twyla Tharp, Lar Lubovitch & More, Begins TonightJUILLIARD DANCES REPERTORY with Works by Twyla Tharp, Lar Lubovitch & More, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

This month, Juilliard Dances Repertory presents repertory works by acclaimed choreographers Eliot Feld, Juilliard alumnus Lar Lubovitch, and Twyla Tharp. Juilliard dancers perform Baker's Dozen by Twyla Tharp; Concerto Six Twenty-Two by Lar Lubovitch; and The Jig is Up by Eliot Feld. All three dances were choreographed between 1979 and 1986, and Juilliard dancers have had the opportunity to learn the dances through intensive work with two of the choreographers - Eliot Feld and Lar Lubovitch - and with Juilliard alumna Shelley Washington, an original member of the cast of Twyla Tharp's work. (more...)

JUILLIARD DANCES REPERTORY with Works by Twyla Tharp, Lar Lubovitch & More, Begins 3/21JUILLIARD DANCES REPERTORY with Works by Twyla Tharp, Lar Lubovitch & More, Begins 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

This month, Juilliard Dances Repertory presents repertory works by acclaimed choreographers Eliot Feld, Juilliard alumnus Lar Lubovitch, and Twyla Tharp. Juilliard dancers perform Baker's Dozen by Twyla Tharp; Concerto Six Twenty-Two by Lar Lubovitch; and The Jig is Up by Eliot Feld. All three dances were choreographed between 1979 and 1986, and Juilliard dancers have had the opportunity to learn the dances through intensive work with two of the choreographers - Eliot Feld and Lar Lubovitch - and with Juilliard alumna Shelley Washington, an original member of the cast of Twyla Tharp's work. (more...)

Summation Dance Comes to BAM, 4/2-5Summation Dance Comes to BAM, 4/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Sumi Clements and Taryn Vander Hoop, Co-Founders of Summation Dance, announced April 2 - 5, 2013 as dates of for its annual season of performances at Brooklyn Academy of Music's Richard B. Fishman Space. The performances will feature two world premieres by Summation Dance Artistic Director Clements. (more...)

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