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Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 1/17/2016 - 1/24/2016Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 1/17/2016 - 1/24/2016
by BWW - Jan 24, 2016

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Vail International Dance Festival Sets 28th Anniversary SeasonVail International Dance Festival Sets 28th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2016 season (July 30- August 13) and celebrates the10th Anniversary of its Artistic Director, former New York City Ballet star Damian Woetzel. In celebration of his 10th year, the season will feature Isabella Boylston as Artist-in-Residence, Company-in-Residence BalletX, and other companies appearing will include Dance Theatre of Harlem, Dorrance Dance, and Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance. Under Woetzel's direction the Festival has presented over 45 new works, and 2016 will add at least ten world premieres to that list with new pieces by choreographers Jodie Gates, Rashaun Mitchell + Silas Riener, Matthew Neenan, Claudia Schreier, Shantala Shivalingappa, Jodi Melnick and more. This year's special UpClose performance (Aug. 3) will feature artists who regularly make Vail their creative summer home under Woetzel's direction, including Carla Körbes, Tiler Peck, Lil Buck, and Robert Fairchild. (more...)

Parsons Dance Coming to The Joyce TheaterParsons Dance Coming to The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

Parsons Dance, under the artistic direction of David Parsons, will present a season of premieres and favorites at The Joyce Theater from January 20 – January 31. Parsons Dance will perform a New York City premiere by choreographer David Parsons, along with a world premiere from former Parsons dancer and rising choreographer Katarzyna Skarpetowska. Tickets, priced from $10–$60, can be purchased by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or via the internet at www.Joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Documentary, BALLET BOYS, Premieres Today on iTunesBILLY ELLIOT Documentary, BALLET BOYS, Premieres Today on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

BALLET BOYS, a film by Kenneth Elvebakk, receives an exclusive premiere on iTunes today, October 6, with a DVD Street Date of October 13. (more...)

BILLY ELLIOT Documentary, BALLET BOYS, to Premiere on iTunes, 10/6BILLY ELLIOT Documentary, BALLET BOYS, to Premiere on iTunes, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

BALLET BOYS, a film by Kenneth Elvebakk, receives an exclusive premiere on iTunes: October 6 with a DVD Street Date of October 13. (more...)

Jon Batiste to Perform at Sing for Hope's 2015 Gala at TriBeCa Rooftop Next MonthJon Batiste to Perform at Sing for Hope's 2015 Gala at TriBeCa Rooftop Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

What does it mean that a jazz pianist from Kenner, La., just outside of New Orleans, is running one of the most visible musical platforms in the country?' Supporters of Sing for Hope (www.singforhope.org) will soon have a chance to find out. On Monday, October 26, at TriBeCa Rooftop, the New York City-based 'arts peace corps' organization will produce its ninth annual Sing for Hope Gala in support of its arts outreach programs for communities in need. Co-Chaired by Sing for Hope champions Renee Fleming, Ann Ziff, Margie Loeb, and Muhammad Yunus, with Vice-Chairs The Arnhold Family, the gala will feature Mr. Batiste in an intimate performance, along with some exciting surprise musical guests. (more...)

Be Creative Welcomes New Honorary Chairs Joakim Noah and Cecilia RodheBe Creative Welcomes New Honorary Chairs Joakim Noah and Cecilia Rodhe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

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27th Vail International Dance Festival to Kick Off July 2727th Vail International Dance Festival to Kick Off July 27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Fans of the arts and luxury travel will not want to miss the 27th season of the Vail International Dance Festival this summer, which will take place from July 27-August 10.  (more...)

Joyce Theater Foundation Welcomes Pontus Lidberg Dance Company This WeekendJoyce Theater Foundation Welcomes Pontus Lidberg Dance Company This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. is proud to present two companies each having its first full engagements at The Joyce this June: Brian Brooks Moving Company, from June 2 - 4, with a mixed program that includes a world premiere; and Pontus Lidberg Dance, this weekend, June 6 - 7, with the New York premieres of Snow and Written on Water. (more...)

JR, Cameron Carpenter, and Goldie Hawn Named 2015 Harman-Eisner Artists in Residence at Aspen InstituteJR, Cameron Carpenter, and Goldie Hawn Named 2015 Harman-Eisner Artists in Residence at Aspen Institute
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

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Joyce Theater Foundation to Present Pontus Lidberg Dance Company Performance, 6/6Joyce Theater Foundation to Present Pontus Lidberg Dance Company Performance, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. is proud to present two companies each having its first full engagements at The Joyce this June: Brian Brooks Moving Company, from June 2 – 4, with a mixed program that includes a world premiere; and Pontus Lidberg Dance, June 6 – 7, with the New York premieres of Snow and Written on Water. Tickets for both companies range in price from $10 to $30 and can be purchased through JoyceCharge at www.Joyce.org, or by calling 212-242-0800.  Please note: ticket prices are subject to change.  The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

Dance Against Cancer Raises More Than $243,000 for American Cancer SocietyDance Against Cancer Raises More Than $243,000 for American Cancer Society
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

The 5th Annual Dance Against Cancer was held on Monday, April 27, 2015.  The event had over 500 guests attend and raised more than $243,000 for the American Cancer Society that will benefit research initiatives and patient and family service programs. (more...)

The Vail International Dance Festival Announces Colorado Ballet as a Featured Company During the 2015 SeasonThe Vail International Dance Festival Announces Colorado Ballet as a Featured Company During the 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations, the Vail International Dance Festival announces Colorado Ballet as a featured company during the 2015 season, which will be held July 27 through August 10 in Vail, Colorado. The Festival welcomes back Colorado Ballet, which performed last during the 2011 Festival, premiering a new work by Emery LeCrone. (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...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!
by Walter McBride - Apr 13, 2015

The new Broadway musical An American in Paris is now in previews and just opened last night, April 12, 2015 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). An American In Paris is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. Inspired by the Academy-Award winning film, An American In Paris brings this classic tale to Broadway for the first time with music and lyrics by George Gershwinand Ira Gershwin and a book by Tony nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Lucas. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below! (more...)

2015 Vail International Dance Festival Season Set2015 Vail International Dance Festival Season Set
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 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. (more...)

The Nevada Ballet Theatre Presents a One-Night Only Gala in Celebration of its Co-Founder and Board Co-Chair Nancy Houssels TonightThe Nevada Ballet Theatre Presents a One-Night Only Gala in Celebration of its Co-Founder and Board Co-Chair Nancy Houssels Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) announces a spectacular one-night only gala and performance in celebration of its beloved Co-Founder and Board Co-Chair Nancy Houssels. Featuring a dazzling variety of works and special guest artists, this jubilant celebration of dance will be presented today, February 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Ticket prices begin at $29 (plus fees) and may be ordered by calling The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Box Office at (702) 749-2000 or by visiting www.nevadaballet.org. (more...)

CURIOUS INCIDENT's Alex Sharp and NYC Ballet's Russell Janzen Win 2015 Clive Barnes AwardsCURIOUS INCIDENT's Alex Sharp and NYC Ballet's Russell Janzen Win 2015 Clive Barnes Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The Fifth Annual Clive Barnes Award winners were announced today. The theater award goes to Alex Sharp, breakout star of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME and the dance award goes to Russell Janzen of New York City Ballet. (more...)

Rob McClure Presents 5th Annual Clive Barnes Theatre Awards TodayRob McClure Presents 5th Annual Clive Barnes Theatre Awards Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

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


by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

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

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