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Photo Flash: 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Records with Nearly $545K RaisedPhoto Flash: 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Records with Nearly $545K Raised
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Fire Island Dance Festival returned for its 21st edition July 17-19, 2015, with some of the most talked-about world-class dance companies, raising a record-breaking $544,555 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The festival, performed outdoors on the picture-perfect shores of the Great South Bay in Fire Island Pines, included the world premieres of five works. Scroll down for photos from the performances! (more...)

YoungArts' 2nd Invitational Opens This Week at The Flomenhaft GalleryYoungArts' 2nd Invitational Opens This Week at The Flomenhaft Gallery
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

The Flomenhaft Gallery in Chelsea is proud to host the National YoungArts Foundation Visual Artists Second Invitational, running July 9 - August 15, 2015. Opening Reception: Thursday July 9, 6 - 8 pm. (more...)

Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Feature 'Headspace' By Terence Blanchard, 6/20Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Feature 'Headspace' By Terence Blanchard, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

Practically a resident company for the Music Hall, the world-renown New York City based dance company, Complexions once again returns to Detroit for their annual summer appearance. Artistic Directors Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson have nurtured a lifelong appreciation for the artistic and aesthetic appeal of the multicultural, which forms the cornerstone of Complexions' singular approach to reinventing dance. Founded in 1994, their groundbreaking mix of methods, styles, and cultures has created an entirely new and exciting vision of human movement. (more...)

Mariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance SeasonMariinsky Ballet, Cloud Gate, ABT & More Set for The Music Center's 2015-16 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

With the continued growth of its celebrated Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center series, and the success of its highly popular participatory dance experiences, The Music Center has become an important hub for dance in Los Angeles. Its 2015-2016 dance season is a prime example of the commitment of The Music Center to present distinctive dance experiences to Southern California audiences, especially by internationally renowned artists in classical ballet and contemporary expression. (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...)

2015 YoungArts New York Program to Kick Off Next Week2015 YoungArts New York Program to Kick Off Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The National YoungArts Foundation's 2015 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 27 to May 3 and will offer life changing experiences to more than 100 aspiring artists -- all of whom are 2015 YoungArts Winners. (more...)

Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Perform the New Jersey Premiere of INNERVISIONS, 5/2Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Perform the New Jersey Premiere of INNERVISIONS, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Complexions Contemporary Ballet will perform the New Jersey premiere of Innervisions set to the music of Stevie Wonder at Kean University's Wilkins Theatre on Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. Founded in 1994 by two former Alvin Ailey members, Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden, Complexions' groundbreaking mix of methods, styles, cultures has created an entirely new and exciting vision of human movement over the past decade-and-a-half. (more...)

Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Perform at Wilkins Theatre, 5/2Complexions Contemporary Ballet to Perform at Wilkins Theatre, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Complexions Contemporary Ballet will perform the New Jersey premiere of Innervisions set to the music of Stevie Wonder at Kean University's Wilkins Theatre on Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. Founded in 1994 by two former Alvin Ailey members, Desmond Richardson and Dwight Rhoden, Complexions' groundbreaking mix of methods, styles, cultures has created an entirely new and exciting vision of human movement over the past decade-and-a-half. (more...)

National YoungArts Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2016National YoungArts Foundation Now Accepting Applications for 2016
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Today the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts), the non-profit organization that recognizes and nurtures the nation's most talented young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts, announced that applications to become a 2016 YoungArts Winner will be accepted from April 21, 2015 through October 16, 2015. Young artists between the ages of 15 and 18 or in high school grades 10-12 (as of December 1, 2015) across the nation are encouraged to apply online at http://www.youngarts.org/apply. (more...)

Dance Against Cancer, An Evening to Benefit The American Cancer Society Set for 4/27Dance Against Cancer, An Evening to Benefit The American Cancer Society Set for 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht have partnered with the American Cancer Society to present the 5th annual Dance Against Cancer on Monday, April 27, 2015 at the AXA Equitable Theater, 787 Seventh Avenue (between 51st and 52nd Streets). VIP guests will enjoy cocktails and passed hors d'oeuvres at 6pm, followed by world premiere dance performances at 7pm from companies including New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Gallim Dance, members of NYC's Broadway community and more. Tickets are $150 for General Admission, $300 for VIP and $500 for Preferred VIP with dress rehearsal access and are available at dacny.org. All proceeds from this event will benefit research initiatives as well as all patient and family service programs that American Cancer Society funds. Since its inauguration, Dance Against Cancer has raised over $325,000 in support of the American Cancer Society. (more...)

Patti LuPone, Marilyn Maye, Nellie McKay, Goodspeed Writers Colony and More Set for 54 Below This SpringPatti LuPone, Marilyn Maye, Nellie McKay, Goodspeed Writers Colony and More Set for 54 Below This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

This April and May, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for March 30-April 5, Featuring Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for March 30-April 5, Featuring Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 29, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: NAMT Songwriter Spotlight Featuring Adam Gwon, Greg Hildreth, Kate Wetherhead, & More; 54 Sings Chess; Patti LuPone: The Lady with the Torch; After Midnight Reunion Concert; and Broadway Loves Sam Smith Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Ben Platt, and More. (more...)

Tickets to Go on Sale 3/22 for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Season at the MetTickets to Go on Sale 3/22 for American Ballet Theatre's 2015 Season at the Met
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

American Ballet Theatre's 2015 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 11-July 4, will be highlighted by the New York Premiere of an 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. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 22 at 9:00 A.M. (more...)

FALL TO RISE to Screen as Part of 2015 DANCE ON CAMERA Film FestivalFALL TO RISE to Screen as Part of 2015 DANCE ON CAMERA Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Vinyl Foote Productions' feature film FALL TO RISE will be screening at the prestigious Dance on Camera Film Festival in association with the Film Society of LINCOLN Center. (more...)

Complexions Contemporary Ballet Coming to MPAC, 2/7Complexions Contemporary Ballet Coming to MPAC, 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

New York City-based Complexions Contemporary Ballet performs Innervisions, an upbeat modern dance tribute to the music of Stevie Wonder, as well as other works, when it takes the stage at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-49 (more...)

Alvin Ailey to Wrap Up 2014-15 Holiday Series at the City Center This WeekendAlvin Ailey to Wrap Up 2014-15 Holiday Series at the City Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

There are only 8 performances left in Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's holiday season at New York City Center through January 4th. Audiences have just a few more chances to be inspired by Ailey's extraordinary dancers, including matinee and evening performances on New Year's Eve. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Holiday Engagement at New York City CenterAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Holiday Engagement at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's special holiday engagement features matinee and evening performances on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The New Year's Eve Celebration (Dec. 31 at 7pm) ringing in 2015 with beloved Ailey stars of the past and present. Former company membersDesmond Richardson, Dwana Smallwood, Andre Tyson and Sarita Allen will join Ailey's extraordinary dancers for an exceptional one night-only performance of the always inspiring Revelations. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Its Holiday Engagement at New York City Center, 12/24 and 12/31Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Presents Its Holiday Engagement at New York City Center, 12/24 and 12/31
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's special holiday engagement features matinee and evening performances on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The New Year's Eve Celebration (Dec. 31 at 7pm) ringing in 2015 with beloved Ailey stars of the past and present. Former company membersDesmond Richardson, Dwana Smallwood, Andre Tyson and Sarita Allen will join Ailey's extraordinary dancers for an exceptional one night-only performance of the always inspiring Revelations. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Plays Holiday Engagement at New York City CenterAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater Plays Holiday Engagement at New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's special holiday engagement features matinee and evening performances on both Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The New Year's Eve Celebration (Dec. 31 at 7pm) ringing in 2015 with beloved Ailey stars of the past and present. Former company membersDesmond Richardson, Dwana Smallwood, Andre Tyson and Sarita Allen will join Ailey's extraordinary dancers for an exceptional one night-only performance of the always inspiring Revelations. (more...)

Sundance 2015 Sets Premieres, Doc Premieres, Special Events & PanelsSundance 2015 Sets Premieres, Doc Premieres, Special Events & Panels
by Movies News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

Sundance Institute announced today the films selected to screen in the out-of-competition Premieres and Documentary Premieres sections, as well as the selections for a new Special Events section and participants for two panels, at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, January 22 to February 1 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden and Sundance, Utah. The Festival is the centerpiece of the year-round public programs for the Institute, which also hosts 24 residency labs and grants more than $2.5 million to independent artists each year. (more...)

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