Deborah Hay News

Judith Butler, Julie Tolentino to Headline November BRIDGE PROJECTJudith Butler, Julie Tolentino to Headline November BRIDGE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Hope Mohr Dance has announced its seventh annual Bridge Project, the company's signature platform that approaches curating as a form of community organizing to convene interdisciplinary cultural conversations. (more...)

Peak Performances Devotes 2017-18 Season to Works by WomenPeak Performances Devotes 2017-18 Season to Works by Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Peak Performances, the renowned series at Montclair State University that plays a key role in the global performing arts landscape by introducing major new stage productions and critical innovations in the development and presentation of contemporary theater, dance, performance art and music, is proud to announce that its 2017-18 season will consist entirely of new works by women. The season as a whole, and the nine premieres that comprise it, make a timely contribution to national and international conversations about women's agency. All performances will take place in the state-of-the-art Alexander Kasser Theater in Montclair. (more...)

Los Angeles Performance Practice presents Jeanine Durning's INGINGLos Angeles Performance Practice presents Jeanine Durning's INGING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Los Angeles Performance Practice (LAPP) presents inging, created and performed by celebrated choreographer Jeanine Durning, an Alpert-Award winning artist and infulential dance maker. For the first Los Angeles presentation of her choreographic work, Durning performs this intimate exploration of rarely charted territory at the intersection of thought, language and action. inging is presented May 12 and 13, 2017 at 8pm at Automata in Los Angeles' Chinatown. Full event details below. (more...)

Montclair State University's PEAK PERFORMANCES 2017-18 Season Dedicated Only To WomenMontclair State University's PEAK PERFORMANCES 2017-18 Season Dedicated Only To Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Peak Performances, the renowned series at Montclair State University that plays a key role in the global performing arts landscape by introducing major new stage productions and critical innovations in the development and presentation of contemporary theater, dance, performance art and music, is proud to announce that its 2017-18 season will consist entirely of new works by women. (more...)

Peak Performances' 2017-18 Season to Highlight Works by WomenPeak Performances' 2017-18 Season to Highlight Works by Women
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Peak Performances, the renowned series at Montclair State University that plays a key role in the global performing arts landscape by introducing major new stage productions and critical innovations in the development and presentation of contemporary theater, dance, performance art and music, has announced that its 2017-18 season will consist entirely of new works by women. (more...)

Adrienne Truscott Brings THIS to New York Live ArtsAdrienne Truscott Brings THIS to New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

FCA Recipient and 2014 Doris Duke Impact Awardee Adrienne Truscott, the radical comedian, activist and performance artist best know for her blistering satire about rape culture, Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape about Comedy Starring Her P*ssy and Little Else!, will premiere her latest work THIS at New York Live Arts.  (more...)

Radical Comedian, Activist and Performance Artist, Brings Her Latest Work To New York Live ArtsRadical Comedian, Activist and Performance Artist, Brings Her Latest Work To New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

 FCA Recipient and 2014 Doris Duke Impact Awardee Adrienne Truscott, the radical comedian, activist and performance artist best know for her blistering satire about rape culture, Adrienne Truscott's Asking For It: A One-Lady Rape about Comedy Starring Her P*ssy and Little Else!, will premier her latest work THIS at New York Live Arts.  Commissioned by New York Live Arts and presented through its Live Feed creative residency program, performance dates are April 5 through 8, 7:30pm, at New York Lives Arts, 219 West 19th Street, NYC. For tickets and information, call 212 924 0077 or visit newyorklivearts.??????? (more...)

SITI Company's John Cage-Inspired Play CHESS MATCH NO. 5 Starts Tonight at AbingdonSITI Company's John Cage-Inspired Play CHESS MATCH NO. 5 Starts Tonight at Abingdon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Tony Speciale, presents the world premiere of CHESS MATCH NO. 5, conceived and directed by Anne Bogart, with text arranged by Jocelyn Clarke from the words of John Cage. (more...)

POLYPHONE Festival to Return to University of the Arts This SpringPOLYPHONE Festival to Return to University of the Arts This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The University of the Arts' Ira Brind School of Theater Arts announces the lineup for year three of Polyphone, a 'festival of the emerging musical' at UArts in Philadelphia. (more...)

DanceWorks Presents THROWDOWN COLLECTIVE, 2/9-11DanceWorks Presents THROWDOWN COLLECTIVE, 2/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2017

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents the acclaimed Throwdown Collective in an evening of two powerful works: the world premiere ofYlem (3 Eggs Ago) commissioned from Montreal choreographer Lina Cruz, and the Collective's own award-winning creation, Various Concert. Throwdown Collective performs Thursday February 9 through Today February 11 at 8pm at Harbourfront Centre Theatre as part of the NextSteps series. (more...)

DanceWorks Presents THROWDOWN COLLECTIVE, 2/9-11DanceWorks Presents THROWDOWN COLLECTIVE, 2/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents the acclaimed Throwdown Collective in an evening of two powerful works: the world premiere ofYlem (3 Eggs Ago) commissioned from Montreal choreographer Lina Cruz, and the Collective's own award-winning creation, Various Concert. Throwdown Collective performs Today February 9 through Saturday February 11 at 8pm at Harbourfront Centre Theatre as part of the NextSteps series. (more...)

SITI Company's John Cage-Inspired Play CHESS MATCH NO. 5 Headed to Abingdon This SpringSITI Company's John Cage-Inspired Play CHESS MATCH NO. 5 Headed to Abingdon This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Tony Speciale, presents the world premiere of CHESS MATCH NO. 5, conceived and directed by Anne Bogart, with text arranged by Jocelyn Clarke from the words of John Cage. (more...)

Danielle Agami Collaborates with Wilco's Glenn Kotche for CALLING GLENNDanielle Agami Collaborates with Wilco's Glenn Kotche for CALLING GLENN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Israel has long been a hotbed for contemporary dance, with Batsheva Dance Company at its epicenter. Velocity + Seattle Theatre Group present former Batsheva dancer Danielle Agami's new work, Calling Glenn, for her Los Angeles based company Ate9, named one of the country's "hottest cultural commodities" (Dance Magazine). Rhythmic anchor of the beloved band Wilco, Glenn Kotche, performs original live music. (more...)

DanceWorks Presents THROWDOWN COLLECTIVE, 2/9-11DanceWorks Presents THROWDOWN COLLECTIVE, 2/9-11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents the acclaimed Throwdown Collective in an evening of two powerful works: the world premiere ofYlem (3 Eggs Ago) commissioned from Montreal choreographer Lina Cruz, and the Collective's own award-winning creation, Various Concert. Throwdown Collective performs Thursday February 9 through Saturday February 11 at 8pm at Harbourfront Centre Theatre as part of the NextSteps series. (more...)

Gibney Dance Names Ben Pryor Director of Performance & Residency ProgramsGibney Dance Names Ben Pryor Director of Performance & Residency Programs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Gibney Dance has named Ben Pryor Director of Performance and Residency Programs. (more...)

Deborah Hay, Laurie Anderson, Cullberg Ballet Unite for FIGURE A SEADeborah Hay, Laurie Anderson, Cullberg Ballet Unite for FIGURE A SEA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Deborah Hay, a founding member of Judson Dance Theater, is one of the most radical and influential  choreographers of our time. Where else but Peak Performances to present the US Premiere of her new work, Figure a Sea Set to a score by legendary electronic music pioneer Laurie Anderson and performed by 20 dancers of Sweden's adventurous Cullberg Ballet, Figure a Sea makes its US Premiere October 6th through October 9th at Peak Performances, which has become the new home for the best in modern dance. (more...)

Deborah Hay, Laurie Anderson, Cullberg Ballet Unite for FIGURE A SEADeborah Hay, Laurie Anderson, Cullberg Ballet Unite for FIGURE A SEA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Deborah Hay, a founding member of Judson Dance Theater, is one of the most radical and influential  choreographers of our time. Where else but Peak Performances to present the US Premiere of her new work, Figure a Sea Set to a score by legendary electronic music pioneer Laurie Anderson and performed by 20 dancers of Sweden's adventurous Cullberg Ballet, Figure a Sea makes its US Premiere October 6th through October 9th at Peak Performances, which has become the new home for the best in modern dance. (more...)

Velocity Presents THE FALL KICK-OFFVelocity Presents THE FALL KICK-OFF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Celebrate the official kick-off to the vibrant Seattle Dance Season. The Fall Kick-Off is one of Velocity's most high-energy weekends of dance and performance. Each night brings together some of Seattle's most gifted and charismatic artists to celebrate the talent and innovation of the Pacific Northwest's contemporary dance scene. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, re-live the best performance moments of 2016 and preview what's to come in 2017 with the Seattle Dance Showcases! (more...)

Seattle's Hub for Contemporary Dance and Performance Celebrates A Remarkable 20 YearsSeattle's Hub for Contemporary Dance and Performance Celebrates A Remarkable 20 Years
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

For 20 years, Velocity has gathered people on Capitol Hill around a common love of making, experiencing, experimenting and watching dance. But in recent years, since a new team came onboard after Velocity lost its home in the old Oddfellows Building, it's been on-fire: growing ticket sales 348% over four years, launching Seattle artists onto the national stage, and garnering attention from around the country for its visionary leadership as an artist-led, community centered dance center. (more...)

April Matthis Receives 2016 Ruth Maleczech Award TonightApril Matthis Receives 2016 Ruth Maleczech Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Actor/performer April Matthis is the recipient of the 2016 Ruth Maleczech Award, created last year to honor the memory of the legendary and beloved downtown actress and director who passed away in 2013. The award ceremony takes place tonight, July 26, at 7pm at the Howl! Happening: An Arturo Vega Project gallery in the East Village. (more...)

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