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Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces the Full 2014 Schedule, 6/14-8/24Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces the Full 2014 Schedule, 6/14-8/24
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Following the record-breaking attendance of Festival 2013, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces the full 2014 Festival free and ticketed event schedule. Jacob's Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, home to America's longest-running dance festival, and a recipient of the National Medal of Arts. Noted dance writer Jennifer Dunning has called the Pillow "the dance center of the nation, possibly the world." (more...)

BWW Interviews: Hilda Morales: An Extraordinary Career with Pennsylvania Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Antony Tudor and the Hartt School of DanceBWW Interviews: Hilda Morales: An Extraordinary Career with Pennsylvania Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Antony Tudor and the Hartt School of Dance
by Barnett Serchuk - May 12, 2014

Hilda Morales was born in N.Y. City, and grew up in Puerto Rico. Her early training was with Ana Garcia of the Ballet San Juan. At 14 years of age, Ms. Morales received a Ford Foundation Scholarship to study at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet. She danced as a principal dancer with the Pennsylvania Ballet, soloist with American Ballet Theatre, artist-in-residence with the Colorado Ballet and guest appearances with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Albuquerque Ballet and Jacksonville Ballet. During her dancing career, Ms. Morales performed in full-length classic ballets as well as works by George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins, Agnes de Mille, Antony Tudor, John Butler, Alvin Ailey, and Jose Limon. Ms. Morales was featured in the movie The Turning Point, in the role of Sandra, directed by Herbert Ross. She guest teaches and is on the faculty of the Central Pennsylvania summer programs, and joined The Hartt School faculty in 1998. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2014 Summer Festival Lineup; Runs 7/20-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

The schedule for this summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, which runs from July 20 to August 10, was announced today by Bill Bragin, Lincoln Center's Director of Public Programming. Nearly 100 free performances will take place across the plazas of Lincoln Center during three weeks. A special Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger on July 20 will be followed by the official opening concert on July 23 with Larry Harlow's Hommy: A Latin Opera, the landmark work's first performance in 40 years. Complete festival details and a chronological listing of events follow. (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...)

Ohio State University Department of Dance to Present AMERICA TO CHINA AND BACK, 4/17-18Ohio State University Department of Dance to Present AMERICA TO CHINA AND BACK, 4/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

The Department of Dance presents 'America to China and Back,' a stateside reprise of the contemporary dance program performed by Ohio State dance students as the Susan Van Pelt Petry Touring Company in China in March. The eight pieces will be staged at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 17, and Friday, April 18, in the Riffe Center's Studio Two Theatre, 77 South High St. (more...)

PHILADANCO Premieres BLOOD, SWEAT and DANCE, 4/17-19PHILADANCO Premieres BLOOD, SWEAT and DANCE, 4/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Spring comes in leaps and bounds with the return of Philly's own modern dance company Philadanco performing Blood, Sweat, and Dance, Thursday -Saturday, April 17-19, 2014, at Perelman Theater. Known for their electrifying dance moves mixing energized modern dance with the elegance of classical ballet, Philadanco's new program highlights include the company premiere of 'Bad Blood,' a rarely performed piece by renowned choreographer Ulysses Dove; juxtaposed with the return of 'Philadelphia Experiment' by Philly-native and world renowned hip hop choreographer Rennie Harris; the late Philadelphia choreographer Gene Hill Sagan's classic, 'Suite en Bleu;' and acclaimed modern dance choreographer Donald Byrd's 'Bamm.' (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...)

92Y to Present HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL Today92Y to Present HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Go deep inside the creative process with 2014's Harkness Dance Festival,STRIPPED/DRESSED. Featuring five dance companies as innovative as they are eclectic, this year's festival has been curated by the inimitably talented artist-in-residence Doug Varone. (more...)

JUILLIARD DANCES REPERTORY to Feature Works by Lar Lubovitch, Twyla Tharp & More Next MonthJUILLIARD DANCES REPERTORY to Feature Works by Lar Lubovitch, Twyla Tharp & More Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

In March 2014, Juilliard Dances Repertory presents repertory works by acclaimed choreographers Eliot Feld, Juilliard alumnus Lar Lubovitch, and Twyla Tharp. Juilliard dancers perform Concerto Six Twenty-Two by Lar Lubovitch; Baker's Dozen by Twyla Tharp; and The Jig is Up by Eliot Feld. All three dances were choreographed between 1979 and 1986, and Juilliard dancers will have the opportunity to learn the dances through intensive work with two of the choreographers - Eliot Feld and Lar Lubovitch - and with Shelley Washington, an original member of the cast of Twyla Tharp's work. (more...)

92Y Presents HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL, 2/2192Y Presents HARKNESS DANCE FESTIVAL, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Go deep inside the creative process with 2014's Harkness Dance Festival,STRIPPED/DRESSED. Featuring five dance companies as innovative as they are eclectic, this year's festival has been curated by the inimitably talented artist-in-residence Doug Varone. (more...)

Henning Rubsam's SENSEDANCE to Showcase Performances at Studio 4, 1/10Henning Rubsam's SENSEDANCE to Showcase Performances at Studio 4, 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2014

Choreographer Henning Rubsam and his company SENSEDANCE showcase four contrasting duets that explore different kinds of relationships this week at the upcoming presenter's conference (APAP) in New York City. Represented by River City Artists Management, SENSEDANCE will perform at City Center Theater's Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street (bet 6th & 7th Ave) on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 9:45pm. The showing is 25 minutes and is preceded and followed by other artists of RCAM. (more...)

BWW Reviews: ANNA SOKOLOW WAY, A Tribute to Sokolow's Works and MoreBWW Reviews: ANNA SOKOLOW WAY, A Tribute to Sokolow's Works and More
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 11, 2013

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presented Anna Sokolow Way at the Theater at the 14th Street Y to captivated audiences. (more...)

Juilliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES PLUS: EDITION 2013 TonightJuilliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES PLUS: EDITION 2013 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, presents New Dances PLUS: Edition 2013 from tonight, December 11-15, 2013featuring Juilliard alumna Pina Bausch's Wind von West (Wind from the West) performed by 4th-Year Dancers, plus three world premiere commissions created for each of the classes of Juilliard's Dance Division. (more...)

SENSEDANCE Brings TWO BY TWO to Peridance This WeekendSENSEDANCE Brings TWO BY TWO to Peridance This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

Henning Rubsam's SENSEDANCE will present TWO BY TWO - SENSEDANCE in an evening of new pas de deux' tonight, November 23 at 8:30pm and Sunday, November 24 at 6:00 pm at Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance, 126 East 13th Street. NYC. The premieres will celebrate his 22nd year as founding artistic director of his ensemble. (more...)

Henning Rübsam's Sensedance Will Present TWO BY TWO, with Guest Artist Lloyd Knight, 11/23-24Henning Rübsam's Sensedance Will Present TWO BY TWO, with Guest Artist Lloyd Knight, 11/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Henning Rubsam's SENSEDANCE will present TWO BY TWO - SENSEDANCE in an evening of new "pas de deux" this weekend - on Saturday, November 23 at 8:30pm and Sunday, November 24 at 6:00pm at Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance, 126 East 13th Street, NYC. The premieres will celebrate his 22nd year as founding artistic director of his ensemble. The Dancers for the season are: Nathan Bland, Uthman Ebrahim, Heidi Green, Erin Ginn, Temple Kemezis, Oisin Monaghan, Juan Rodriguez, Henning Rubsam, Jacqueline Stewart, and Matt Van. (more...)

Juilliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES PLUS: EDITION 2013, 12/11Juilliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES PLUS: EDITION 2013, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, presents New Dances PLUS: Edition 2013 from December 11-15, 2013featuring Juilliard alumna Pina Bausch's Wind von West (Wind from the West) performed by 4th-Year Dancers, plus three world premiere commissions created for each of the classes of Juilliard's Dance Division. This year's innovative choreographers are Juilliard alumnus Takehiro Ueyama (1st-Year Dancers); Brian Brooks (2nd-Year Dancers); and Juilliard alumnus Darrell Grand Moultrie (3rd-Year Dancers). (more...)

Henning Rubsam's SENSEDANCE to Present 'TWO BY TWO' at Salvatore Capezio Theater, 11/23-24Henning Rubsam's SENSEDANCE to Present 'TWO BY TWO' at Salvatore Capezio Theater, 11/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

Henning Rubsam's SENSEDANCE will present TWO BY TWO - SENSEDANCE in an evening of new "pas de deux" on Saturday, November 23 at 8:30pm and Sunday, November 24 at 6:00pm at Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance, 126 East 13th Street, NYC. The premieres will celebrate his 22nd year as founding artistic director of his ensemble. The Dancers for the season are: Nathan Bland, Uthman Ebrahim, Heidi Green, Erin Ginn, Temple Kemezis, Oisin Monaghan, Juan Rodriguez, Henning Rubsam, Jacqueline Stewart, and Matt Van. Tickets are Premium/Reserved: $44.00; General Admission: $33.00; Students with ID/Dancers with (any dance studio's) class card: $22.00. Tickets for all programs (including the salon series) below are available by calling SmartTix at (212) 868-4444 and on the web through www.sensedance.org (more...)

SENSEDANCE to Bring TWO BY TWO to Peridance, 11/23-24SENSEDANCE to Bring TWO BY TWO to Peridance, 11/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013

Henning Rubsam's SENSEDANCE will present TWO BY TWO - SENSEDANCE in an evening of new pas de deux" on Saturday, November 23 at 8:30pm and Sunday, November 24 at 6:00 pm at Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance, 126 East 13th Street. NYC. The premieres will celebrate his 22nd year as founding artistic director of his ensemble. (more...)

Dance Currents Presents ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF MODERN DANCE TonightDance Currents Presents ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF MODERN DANCE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Dance Currents presents 'One Hundred Years of Modern Dance' tonight, September 28, 10AM at the Underground Theater, 7 Medford St., Arlington, Mass., with workshop to follow in Modern Technique/Repertory. (more...)

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