Comscore

Desmond Richardson News

Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at Joyce Theater, 11/18-30Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Celebrate 20th Anniversary at Joyce Theater, 11/18-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Complexions Contemporary Ballet (Complexions) celebrates the company's 20th anniversary season with a run at The Joyce Theater from November 18-30. On a program consisting of three premieres and a selection of repertory favorites, Artistic Directors Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson salute the company's inaugural 1994 performance with appearances featuring special guest artists, including Desmond Richardson and American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland. (more...)

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the MetTHE SLEEPING BEAUTY, OTHELLO and More Set for ABT's Spring 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. The season will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of Alexei Ratmansky's all-new production of The Sleeping Beauty, a revival of Lar Lubovitch's Othello and repertory programs featuring historic works in celebration of the Company's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, 10/14HBO to Debut Documentary JOSHUA BELL: A YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS, 10/14
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

The next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Joshua Bell: A YoungArts MasterClass. Filmed in New York City and London, the program features internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell as he mentors, travels, and performs alongside nine talented young string musicians. (more...)

Spring 2015's Elite Dance Tournament to Award Apprenticeship with Complexions Contemporary BalletSpring 2015's Elite Dance Tournament to Award Apprenticeship with Complexions Contemporary Ballet
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2014

Joffrey Ballet School, a world-renowned dance center offering the most versatile and highest quality training, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet, known for their, partner to launch the first annual Elite Dance Tournament. The new national competition, which is focused on educational empowerment through constructive evaluation, will take place in six cities with a variety of master classes and focus on ballet, jazz and contemporary styles. In its inaugural year, the tournament will provide an apprenticeship with Complexions Dance Company; a full- time position with the Joffrey Concert Group; and $180,000 in cash and scholarships, including $10,000 each for the ultimate dancer, studio and choreographer. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Launches 1st Annual YOUNGARTS AWARENESS DAY, TodayNational YoungArts Foundation Launches 1st Annual YOUNGARTS AWARENESS DAY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

MIAMI, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, is celebrating YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to 'keep arts alive' today, Monday, September 8, 2014. Encouraging everyone who has a creative instinct to take part, YoungArts Awareness Day will feature pop-up performances and events in Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville and New York City, and invites artists across the country to create and share their own work or their artistic experiences via social media with the tags #keepartsalive, #youngarts and #youngartsawarenessday. (more...)

#KeepArtsAlive With YoungArts Awareness Day on September 8#KeepArtsAlive With YoungArts Awareness Day on September 8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, today announces YoungArts Awareness Day, a nationwide initiative to "keep arts alive" on Monday, September 8. Encouraging everyone who has a creative instinct to take part, YoungArts Awareness Day will feature pop-up performances and events in Los Angeles, Miami, and New York City and invites artists across the country to create and share their own work, or their artistic experiences at museums and concerts via social media with the tags #keepartsalive, #youngarts and #youngartsawarenessday. (more...)

Single Ticket Saturday Set for 8/16 at RiverCenterSingle Ticket Saturday Set for 8/16 at RiverCenter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

RiverCenter will hold its ninth annual Single Ticket Saturday event on August 16th from 10am to 3pm. Last year hundreds of patrons enjoyed Single Ticket Saturday and this year's season is bigger than ever. (more...)

ALAN ALDA:YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS to Debut on HBO, 9/16ALAN ALDA:YOUNGARTS MASTERCLASS to Debut on HBO, 9/16
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that contributes to the cultural vitality of the nation by supporting the artistic development of talented young artists, today announces that the next edition of their three-time Emmy-nominated HBO Family Documentary Special will be Alan Alda: YoungArts MasterClass. (more...)

Guide to the 20th Fire Island Dance Festival- with Jerry Mitchell, Josh Bergasse, Desmond Richardson & More!Guide to the 20th Fire Island Dance Festival- with Jerry Mitchell, Josh Bergasse, Desmond Richardson & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 11, 2014

Critically acclaimed choreographers Larry Keigwin and Jerry Mitchell will host the 20th Anniversary of Fire Island Dance Festival (#fidance), the most anticipated cultural event of the season on Fire Island. Some of the most-talked-about dancers and dance companies will perform an exciting mix of Broadway, ballet, Hawaiian and modern dance July 18-20. Since its humble beginnings in 1995 with seven dancers on a makeshift stage, the festival has grown to become the charitable event of the summer in Fire Island Pines, raising more than $3.3 million. The festival is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Excerpts from Broadway-Bound STANDARD TIME & More Set for 2014 Fire Island Dance Festival; Larry Keigwin and Jerry Mitchell to HostExcerpts from Broadway-Bound STANDARD TIME & More Set for 2014 Fire Island Dance Festival; Larry Keigwin and Jerry Mitchell to Host
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Critically acclaimed choreographers Larry Keigwin and Jerry Mitchell will host the 20th Anniversary of Fire Island Dance Festival (#fidance), the most anticipated cultural event of the season on Fire Island. Some of the most-talked-about dancers and dance companies will perform an exciting mix of Broadway, ballet, Hawaiian and modern dance July 18-20. (more...)

BWW Flashback: AFTER MIDNIGHT Closes on Broadway TodayBWW Flashback: AFTER MIDNIGHT Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 29, 2014

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis brought us After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars. After 273 performances, After Midnight is closing today. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through After Midnight's beginnings on Broadway! (more...)

Dance Legend Desmond Richardson Just Added to Fire Island Dance Festival's 20th Anniversary Lineup, 7/18-20Dance Legend Desmond Richardson Just Added to Fire Island Dance Festival's 20th Anniversary Lineup, 7/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Dance legend Desmond Richardson, one of the seven dancers who performed at the first Fire Island Dance Festival in 1995, returns to the festival stage for the 20th anniversary July 18-20, 2014, on the shores of the Great South Bay. (more...)

The National YoungArts Foundation in Partnership with The Related Group Announces the Inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual ArtsThe National YoungArts Foundation in Partnership with The Related Group Announces the Inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

The National YoungArts Foundation, with the generous support of The Related Group, announces the inauguration of the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts, the first of several residency programs in the visual, literary, design and performing arts the organization is developing as it expands its support of the next generation of artists in the United States and strengthens its place as a creative-catalyst for Miami's growing cultural landscape. The YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts will be extended to at least three outstanding visual artists a year, offering them the opportunity to become immersed in the Miami community while developing their work. The program will welcome the accomplished painter Suzanne McClelland as the inaugural artist in residence starting in June 2014. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cast of AFTER MIDNIGHT Celebrates Renaming of West 47th Street as 'Duke Ellington Way'Photo Coverage: Cast of AFTER MIDNIGHT Celebrates Renaming of West 47th Street as 'Duke Ellington Way'
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 5, 2014

Following yesterday's matinee, the cast and band of Broadway's After Midnight paraded to 47th and Broadway where West 47th Street was renamed 'DUKE ELLINGTON WAY' in an official Street Sign Unveiling Ceremony at the corner of 47th and Broadway. Musicians from the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars (including Arthur Baron, one of the last surviving members from Ellington's orchestra) played two Ellington favorites for all of Times Square, in celebration. Check out coverage from the event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire AwardsPhoto Coverage: Inside the 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 4, 2014

The 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards were held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The winners for the evening were Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards (After Midnight) & Karine Plantadit (After Midnight) a tie for Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show; Jared Grimes (After Midnight) for Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show; and Warren Carlyle (After Midnight) for Outstanding Choreographer for a Broadway Show. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2014 Astaire Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2014 Astaire Awards!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 4, 2014

The 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards were held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The winners for the evening were Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards (After Midnight) & Karine Plantadit (AfterMidnight) a tie for Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show; Jared Grimes (After Midnight) for Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show; and Warren Carlyle (After Midnight) for Outstanding Choreographer for a Broadway Show. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded arrivals below! (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT Tops Winners at 32nd Annual Astaire AwardsAFTER MIDNIGHT Tops Winners at 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards were held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth, Valerie Harper, Hal Prince & More to Present at Astaire Awards, 6/2Bebe Neuwirth, Valerie Harper, Hal Prince & More to Present at Astaire Awards, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

The first set of presenters have been announced for the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards which will be held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Set to present are Tony Award-winners Hal Prince & Bebe Neuwirth, Emmy Award-winner Valerie Harper, Scandal's Joe Morton, Dancing with the Stars' Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Sandy Duncan. Select tickets are available to the public priced at $425, $200 & $75; tickets can currently be purchased online at www.TheAstaireAwards.org. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces 2014-2015 Season Featuring Pacific Northwest Ballet, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet and MoreThe Joyce Theater Announces 2014-2015 Season Featuring Pacific Northwest Ballet, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, Royal Danish Ballet and More
by Jillian Gaier - May 12, 2014

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, announced today the organization's programming for its 2014-2015 fall/winter season, launching September 9 with the New York premiere of Christopher Wheeldon's extravagant production of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, danced by the magnificent dancers of the National Ballet of Canada at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Karl, Karen Ziemba, Susan Stroman and More Nominated for 2014 Astaire Awards; Ceremony Set for 6/2 at NYUNeil Patrick Harris, Andy Karl, Karen Ziemba, Susan Stroman and More Nominated for 2014 Astaire Awards; Ceremony Set for 6/2 at NYU
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

The nominees have been announced for the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, which will be held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 14