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Date Of Birth:
March 27, 1934 (80)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
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Rob McClure to Present 5th Annual Clive Barnes Theatre Award; Ceremony Held Next WeekRob McClure to Present 5th Annual Clive Barnes Theatre Award; Ceremony Held Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

The Fifth Annual Clive Barnes Awards will take place this Monday, January 26 at 3pm at the Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with KEEPING THE DREAM at NJPAC, 1/16-17Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with KEEPING THE DREAM at NJPAC, 1/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) observes its Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, "Keeping the Dream" on Friday, January 16 and Saturday, January 17 with performances, a Ninth Annual Girl Scout Sleepover, and student/family arts education workshops. (more...)

Harrison Ball, Christopher Bloom & More Nominated for 5th Annual Clive Barnes Awards; Full List!Harrison Ball, Christopher Bloom & More Nominated for 5th Annual Clive Barnes Awards; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

This year's nominees for dance are Harrison Ball of New York City Ballet, Christopher Bloom of Ballet Hispanico, Russell Janzen of New York City Ballet, and Bevon Teuscher of American Ballet Theatre. (more...)

Met Guild Salutes Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon TodayMet Guild Salutes Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Today, November 21, the Metropolitan Opera Guild's 80th Annual Luncheon presents 'Brava, Jessye!' to salute the legendary Jessye Norman, who recently wrote about her life in a memoir titled Stand Up Straight and Sing! (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Returns to Chicago After 16 Years This WeekendDance Theatre of Harlem Returns to Chicago After 16 Years This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

After 16 years, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University welcomes back Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) to Chicago as part of its 125th Anniversary Season celebration, this weekend, November 21 - 23, 2014. (more...)

Cornish Dance Theater Presents Fall 2014 Concert This WeekendCornish Dance Theater Presents Fall 2014 Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Cornish Dance Theater, the performing ensemble of the Dance Department at Cornish College of the Arts, will feature choreography by Iyun Ashani Harrison, Jose Limon, Vivian Little, Michele Miller, and Amy O'Neal at its Fall 2014 Concert, which takes place at the Cornish Playhouse this weekend, Nov. 21 and 22. Many of the pieces, including one world premiere from Harrison, focus on issues relevant to the dancers and today's college students. (more...)

Dance Theater of Harlem to Bring MLK Celebration to NJPAC, 1/16Dance Theater of Harlem to Bring MLK Celebration to NJPAC, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Dance Theater of Harlem: MLK Celebration on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Prudential Hall. Get your tickets now at NJPAC.org or 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722). (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Comes to Wharton Center TonightDance Theatre of Harlem Comes to Wharton Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2014

The internationally acclaimed DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM is celebrating over 45 years of creating vivid and ingenious forms of expression, and bringing a contemporary flair to the ballet repertoire and to diverse international audiences. DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM, part of the Dance Series at Wharton Center and MSU's Project 60/50, will be featured tonight, November 12, 2014 in the Cobb Great Hall. (more...)

Cornish Dance Theater to Present Fall 2014 Concert, 11/21-22Cornish Dance Theater to Present Fall 2014 Concert, 11/21-22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Cornish Dance Theater, the performing ensemble of the Dance Department at Cornish College of the Arts, will feature choreography by Iyun Ashani Harrison, Jose Limon, Vivian Little, Michele Miller, and Amy O'Neal at its Fall 2014 Concert, which takes place at the Cornish Playhouse on Nov. 21 and 22. Many of the pieces, including one world premiere from Harrison, focus on issues relevant to the dancers and today's college students. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Coming to Wharton Center, 11/12Dance Theatre of Harlem Coming to Wharton Center, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

The internationally acclaimed DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM is celebrating over 45 years of creating vivid and ingenious forms of expression, and bringing a contemporary flair to the ballet repertoire and to diverse international audiences. DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM, part of the Dance Series at Wharton Center and MSU's Project 60/50, will be featured on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in the Cobb Great Hall. Tickets are available online at whartoncenter.com, at the Auto-Owners Insurance Ticket Office, or by calling 1-800-WHARTON. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The BESSIES Celebrates a World of Dance in New YorkBWW Reviews: The BESSIES Celebrates a World of Dance in New York
by Jessica Abejar - Oct 23, 2014

The Bessies, formally known as the New York Dance and Performance Awards, celebrated its 30th anniversary at the Apollo Theater on Monday, October 20th. It was an exciting evening that commemorated the diverse world of dance and those who tirelessly contribute to a field that makes this city come alive. (more...)

2014 Bessie Award Winners Announced2014 Bessie Award Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced tonight the complete list of 2013-14 season award recipients. The Bessies, produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, were held at the legendary Apollo Theater at 7:30 p.m., following red carpet interviews and photographs with the nominees in attendance. NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray gave opening remarks, and Lisa Kron, whose hit musical Fun Home will make its Broadway debut this year, hosted the evening. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem to Return to Chicago After 16 Years, 11/21-23Dance Theatre of Harlem to Return to Chicago After 16 Years, 11/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

After 16 years, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University welcomes back Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) to Chicago as part of its 125th Anniversary Season celebration, November 21 - 23, 2014. (more...)

Pink Martini Collaborates on Nicolo Fonte's World Premiere in the OBT 25 Program, Now thru 10/18Pink Martini Collaborates on Nicolo Fonte's World Premiere in the OBT 25 Program, Now thru 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Oregon Ballet Theatre announced during Pink Martini's concert at the Oregon Zoo that Nicolo Fonte's world premiere in the upcoming OBT 25 program will feature Portland's favorite 'little orchestra' sharing the stage with the dancers in the first ever full-scale collaboration between the two groups. The ballet, titled Everywhere, was inspired by Fonte's eagerness to create an unforgettable experience for the audience that will reveal new facets of both groups and the performers in them. In celebration of the Ballet's 25th Anniversary Season, this entirely new creation will feature China Forbes, who has been the lead singer for the band since its inception. Opening today, October 11, 2014 at the Keller Auditorium, OBT 25 will continue for five performances through October 18. (more...)

Lisa Kron to Host 30th Annual Bessie Awards; Presenters and Performances Also AnnouncedLisa Kron to Host 30th Annual Bessie Awards; Presenters and Performances Also Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

NEW YORK, September 30, 2014 - The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today the host of the anniversary ceremony that is to be held at the legendary Apollo Theater. Broadway playwright, actress and 1993 Bessie awardee Lisa Kron will host the 30th Annual Bessie Awards. Produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, the awards will take place October 20, 7:30 p.m. Nominees will arrive starting 6:00 p.m. for Red Carpet press interviews and photo opportunities. (more...)

2014 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement Goes to Dance Theatre of Harlem Founder Arthur Mitchell2014 Bessie Award for Lifetime Achievement Goes to Dance Theatre of Harlem Founder Arthur Mitchell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announces Arthur Mitchell, founder of Dance Theatre of Harlem, as the recipient of the 2014 NY Dance and Performance Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance and Dr. Chuck Davis of DanceAfrica! for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance. These awards will be presented at the 30th Annual Bessie Awards ceremony at the legendary Apollo Theater on Monday, October 20. (more...)

Met Guild to Salute Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon, 11/21Met Guild to Salute Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

On Friday, November 21, the Metropolitan Opera Guild's 80th Annual Luncheon presents "Brava, Jessye!" to salute the legendary Jessye Norman, who recently wrote about her life in a memoir titled Stand Up Straight and Sing! (more...)

Encores! BAND WAGON, LADY, BE GOOD, ZORBA! and Four MTC World Premieres Set for NY City Center's 2014-15 Season; Full Lineup Announced!Encores! BAND WAGON, LADY, BE GOOD, ZORBA! and Four MTC World Premieres Set for NY City Center's 2014-15 Season; Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

New York City Center's 2014-15 season features an exciting lineup of dance and musical theater that begins with the 11th season of City Center's acclaimed Fall for Dance Festival. The Festival features 24 acclaimed dance companies and artists from around the world, and will kick off in September with two free dance performances at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park in association with The Public Theater, followed by five unique programs at City Center in October. The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event starring Brian Stokes Mitchell, follows in November, and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns for a month-long engagement in December. (more...)

Shirley Harriet Mitchell-Mills, Sister of Acclaimed Dance Theater of Harlem Founder, Dies at 73Shirley Harriet Mitchell-Mills, Sister of Acclaimed Dance Theater of Harlem Founder, Dies at 73
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Dance Theater of Harlem community is mourning the death of the much beloved SHIRLEY HARRIET MITCHELL-MILLS, the sister of Arthur Mitchell, founder and artistic director emeritus of Dance Theater of Harlem--a leading dance institution of global acclaim. Ms. Harriet died on August 26, 2014. She was 73 years old. (more...)

Shirley Harriet Mitchell-Mills, Sister of Acclaimed Dance Theater of Harlem Founder, Dies at 73Shirley Harriet Mitchell-Mills, Sister of Acclaimed Dance Theater of Harlem Founder, Dies at 73
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

The Dance Theater of Harlem community is mourning the death of the much beloved SHIRLEY HARRIET MITCHELL-MILLS, the sister of Arthur Mitchell, founder and artistic director emeritus of Dance Theater of Harlem--a leading dance institution of global acclaim. Ms. Harriet died on August 26, 2014. She was 73 years old. (more...)

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