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Dance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina BranfmanDance Now's Fall 2016 DANCE-MOPOLITAN Series Presents Chelsea & Magda, Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Commissioned and produced by DANCE NOW, National Intimacy Month is a collaboration between performance duo Chelsea and Magda, choreographer/dancers Bryan Strimpel and Shaina Branfman of B.S. Movement, and choreographer Raja Feather Kelly and his troupe, the feath3r theory. Combining choreography, improvisation, text, live podcasting, and sketch comedy, the work explores the role of intimacy in the creative process and in performance. The cute and the aggressive, the familiar and unknown, the popular and the underrated-all come into play in dynamic, surprising, and humorous ways, complete with commercial breaks and apple pie. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Announces The Byer Legacy Celebration, 10/7New York Theatre Ballet Announces The Byer Legacy Celebration, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet announces The Byer Legacy Celebration on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 6:30pm at St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street, NYC, to celebrate the 70th birthday of NYTB Founder & Artistic Director, Diana Byer during the company's Fall 2016 Danspace Project season. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to perform LEGENDS & VISIONARIES at Danspace ProjectNew York Theatre Ballet to perform LEGENDS & VISIONARIES at Danspace Project
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will present a new installment of its highly acclaimed Legends & Visionaries series at Danspace Project (131 E 10th St, NYC, 10003) on October 6 and 8, 2016 at 8pm, as part of Danspace Project's Community ACCESS series*.  The evenings will include the World Premiere of a new piece by Antonia Franceschi set to an original musical score by Claire van Kampen.   (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet's 2016-17 Season Announces Repertory PerformancesNew York Theatre Ballet's 2016-17 Season Announces Repertory Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET Announces 2016-17 Season New York Theatre Ballet announces the 2016-17 season, which will include repertory performances throughout the year. (more...)

GroundWorks DanceTheater to Re-imagine Carmina Burana This JulyGroundWorks DanceTheater to Re-imagine Carmina Burana This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2016

Returning to Cain Park's Alma Theater for its fourteenth annual summer series on July 15-17, the innovative and award-winning GroundWorks DanceTheater will once again present an exciting and eclectic program bringing audiences face-to-face with fresh, fascinating performances of passion, intellect and humor. They will present an expanded cast in a spectacular new adaptation of Carl Orff's timeless classic Carmina Burana. Also featured on the program will be a world premiere work by award-winning New York choreographer Adam Barruch. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival to Open with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet & Juan Siddi Flamenco, 6/22-26Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival to Open with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet & Juan Siddi Flamenco, 6/22-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2016 opens its 84th annual season with exciting contemporary dance company Aspen Santa Fe Ballet presenting a diverse program, June 22-26 in the Ted Shawn Theatre. Aspen Santa Fe Ballet is dually-based in New Mexico and Colorado and led by Artistic Director Tom Mossbrucker and Executive Director Jean-Philippe Malaty. Exhibiting masterful technique and powerful performances, the company brings stirring works by a roster of esteemed choreographers including Alejandro Cerrudo's Silent Ghost, Fernando Melo's Re:play, and Cayetano Soto's Huma Rojo. (more...)

Purple Rose Theatre Company Sets 2016-17 SeasonPurple Rose Theatre Company Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

The Purple Rose Theatre Company continues its strong tradition of producing world premieres and theatrical favorites for its 2016-2017 season. Artistic Director Guy Sanville poses the question, "Do you ever wish you had a second chance to meet someone again for the first time? Our 26th season is an enchanting mix that will feature two world premiere comedies by Michigan playwrights, a revival and a Pulitzer prize-winning American classic, all of which explore this question with humor, magic, mayhem and heart." (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 5/29/2016 - 6/5/2016Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 5/29/2016 - 6/5/2016
by BWW - Jun 5, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 5/29/2016 - 6/5/2016. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs Sets 2016 New York Season, 6/23-2610 Hairy Legs Sets 2016 New York Season, 6/23-26
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

10 Hairy Legs, the all-male repertory dance company, returns to New York Live Arts for its fourth consecutive New York Season for four performances June 23-26.  Continuing to showcase the company's extensive repertory that celebrates and explores the artistry of the male dancer, this season features 3 World Premiere works and the return of David Parker's “Slapstuck.”  (more...)

BWW Review: PROGRAM B of 'Soaking Wet' Wipes out with Lame Jokes and Relentless RepetitionBWW Review: PROGRAM B of 'Soaking Wet' Wipes out with Lame Jokes and Relentless Repetition
by Juan Michael Porter II - May 23, 2016

On paper, Lawrence Goldhuber/Bigmanarts contrasted with Christopher Williams -- both theatrically inclined and unafraid of being wacky -- sounds marvelous. Marvelous dance evenings are certainly what Mr. Parker usually presents, but many hours after the fact I am still waiting for the magic of May 19th, 2016 to coalesce.  (more...)

Bisset, Orthwein, Goldhuber and Williams Set for West End Theater's 'Soaking Wet' SeriesBisset, Orthwein, Goldhuber and Williams Set for West End Theater's 'Soaking Wet' Series
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

The intimate and friendly West End Theater will once again play host to the Soaking WET dance series, curated by David Parker and Jeff Kazin, May 19-22, two performances, two different programs daily. The early performances will be shared by Joshua Bisset/Shuagroup and Katy Orthwein; the later shows will feature the ensembles of Larry Goldhuber and Christopher Williams. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company and 10 Hairy Legs Presents THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE on 4/2Centenary Stage Company and 10 Hairy Legs Presents THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE on 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2016

Centenary Stage Company and 10 Hairy Legs, all-male Dance Company, brings to life the magic of C.S. Lewis' The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe on Saturday, April 2 at 2pm. Treat the young and young at heart to the classic story, set in the fictitious Narnia, featuring all of the familiar characters - the heroines and heroes, Lucy, Susan, Edmund, and Peter as well as The White Witch, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, and the Great Aslan. Follow them through a landscape forever stuck in an unthawing winter to see if they can break the evil spell cast by The White Witch. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs to Bring THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE to Centenary Stage Company, 4/210 Hairy Legs to Bring THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE to Centenary Stage Company, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

Centenary Stage Company and 10 Hairy Legs, all-male Dance Company, brings to life the magic of C.S. Lewis' The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe on Saturday, April 2 at 2pm. Treat the young and young at heart to the classic story, set in the fictitious Narnia and featuring all of the familiar characters - the heroines and heroes, Lucy, Susan, Edmund, and Peter as well as The White Witch, Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, and the Great Aslan. Follow them through a landscape forever stuck in an unthawing winter to see if they can break the evil spell cast by The White Witch. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company to Host Annual Dance Fest at Lackland CenterCentenary Stage Company to Host Annual Dance Fest at Lackland Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

?   Centenary Stage Company celebrates the artistry of dance in the Lackland Center with the ever - popular annual Dance Fest.  This year's Dance Fest will feature Moe-tion Dance Theater on Thursday, March 31 at 7:30pm, a double feature with 10 Hairy Legs on Saturday, April 2 at2pm and 8pm and, finally, Nimbus Dance Works on Sunday, April 3 at 5pm.  All performances will be held in the Sitnik Theatre of Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Center. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company to Host Annual Dance Fest, Begin. 3/31Centenary Stage Company to Host Annual Dance Fest, Begin. 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

Centenary Stage Company celebrates the artistry of dance in the Lackland Center with the ever - popular annual Dance Fest.  This year's Dance Fest will feature Moe-tion Dance Theatre on Thursday, March 31 at 7:30pm, a double feature with 10 Hairy Legs on Saturday, April 2 at 2pm and 8pm and, finally, Nimbus Dance Works on Sunday, April 3 at 5pm.  All performances will be held in the Sitnik Theatre of Centenary Stage Company's Lackland Center. (more...)

Detroit Repertory Theatre to Present DEVIL DOG SIXDetroit Repertory Theatre to Present DEVIL DOG SIX
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

The Michigan Premiere of Fengar Gael's dark comedy DEVIL DOG SIX will have a Champagne Celebration on Thursday, March 24 at the Detroit Repertory Theatre at 8:30 PM. (more...)

Randy James' 10 Hairy Legs Returning to Crossroads Theatre, 3/26Randy James' 10 Hairy Legs Returning to Crossroads Theatre, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Randy James' all male repertory dance company, 10 Hairy Legs, returns to Crossroads Theatre, New Brunswick for its fourth consecutive annual appearance on Saturday, March 26 at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Ice-T & Coco to Host Oxygen's KILLER LOVE STORIES MarathonIce-T & Coco to Host Oxygen's KILLER LOVE STORIES Marathon
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

 Oxygen Media explores crimes of the heart this Valentine's Day with the “Killer Love Stories” marathon, hosted by Ice-T and Coco, featuring binge-worthy fan-favorite episodes of “Killer Couples,” airingSunday, February 14 beginning at 5pm ET/PT. Throughout the night, killer couple and super-fans of the series, Ice-T and Coco will introduce each episode with their reactions to some of the most memorable “Killer Couples” moments proving Ice-T doesn't only play a criminal detective on the big screen but that he and his wife Coco are avid watchers of the true crime genre as well. (more...)

Four Seasons, Alcion Ventures and Bald Mountain Development Announce Plans for Luxury Resort and Residences in Napa ValleyFour Seasons, Alcion Ventures and Bald Mountain Development Announce Plans for Luxury Resort and Residences in Napa Valley
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, Alcion Ventures, and Bald Mountain Development today announced plans for a new luxury resort in Napa Valley. Slated to open in early 2018, the resort will feature 85 guest rooms and 20 Private Residence villas. (more...)

Soaking WET Dance Series Returning to West End Theater, 2/4-7Soaking WET Dance Series Returning to West End Theater, 2/4-7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Soaking WET dance series, curated by David Parker and Jeff Kazin, returns to the West End Theater with two performances daily, February 4-7, showing all world premieres by choreographers Garnet Henderson and Kai Kleinbard (early shows), and the Barkin/Selissen Project (later performances).   The charming and friendly West End Theater is located on the 2nd floor of the Church at 263 West 86th Street (corner of 86th & West End). (more...)

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