Doug Elkins News

American Dance Institute Announces Commissioned Artist Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The American Dance Institute (ADI) today announced Minneapolis-based artist Chris Schlichting as the first artist selected for its new Commissioned Artist program. With the goal of supporting the work of American choreographers as they gain prominence on the national contemporary dance scene, this new program furthers ADI's already strong commitment to advancing artistic excellence and supporting the development of new works. ADI's Commissioned Artist program will provide Schlichting with $10,000 in commissioning funds, fee-free fiscal sponsorship for the commissioned year, strategic marketing and development support, and a presentation of the commissioned work during ADI's 15/16 season. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs to Perform at Crossroad Theatre, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Randy James' all male dance company, 10 Hairy Legs, appears at Crossroads Theatre, New Brunswick on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 3:00 pm for its final New Jersey performance of its 2013-2014 season. The performance features all ten of the company members. The company is now double our size since our founding in 2012. (more...)

Walking Distance Dance Festival Returns, 5/30-31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

ODC Theater's annual fringe-style festival returns for a third year with samplings of dance from around the nation. Over two days, Friday, May 30 - Saturday, May 31, the Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF will feature three programs of paired artists, a book reading and a site-adaptive performance at Mission Bowling Club. This year's exciting cohort includes artists from the Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York and Seattle, several of whom will perform premieres -- all within easy walking distance of one another. (more...)

NJPAC Presents JERSEY MOVES! Festival of Dance Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 08, 2014

Today, March 8th NJPAC showcases of the quality and diversity of dance created in the Garden State. In its third year, Jersey Moves! Festival of Dance will feature New Jersey's top dance companies as well as the leading emerging dance troupes from around the state. Over the course of two evenings, nine dance companies with genres from Irish to modern, ballet to tap, and styles from around the world. The opening night's program will feature the two of the state's leading dance companies, and will include two world premieres from Randy James' all male dance company 10 Hairy Legs as well as a world premiere from The Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company. (more...)

Joyce Theater Will Honor David Herro and Jay Franke at 2014 Spring Gala, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater Foundation, has announced that for its 2014 Spring Gala, the organization will honor David Herro and Jay Franke for their extraordinary support of American dance and, especially, arts education. The Joyce's Gala will take place on the Promenade of the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center on Tuesday April 22 at 6pm. The black-tie event, celebrating The Joyce's commitment to arts education, will include cocktails, dinner, dancing and special performances by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Jessica Lang Dance, Doug Elkins choreography Etc., Momix and the talented young performers of Dancing Classrooms Youth Dance Company. Tickets and tables for the Gala can be purchased online at Joyce.org or by calling (646) 467-8556. (more...)

EON Payment Solutions Announces Fully Integrated Chargeback Management And Reporting Capabilities
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

SHERWOOD, Ark., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ EON Payment Solutions a division of industry pioneer ABC Financial Services announced their Platform's fully integrated capabilities for automating the Chargeback Management, Response and Reporting Process. (more...)

WALKING DISTANCE DANCE FESTIVAL-SF, MUSIC MOVES FESTIVAL and More Set for ODC Theater's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

ODC Theater, one of the West Coast's major centers for contemporary dance and performance, is pleased to announce its 2014 season. After last year's much-lauded season, ODC Theater's 2014 season offers a range of performances featuring established and emerging artists from around the country and as far away as Israel. Anchoring the season are two festivals: the return of the Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF in May, and spanning four weeks from July into August, the Music Moves Festival, a celebration of music and dance. In fact, the Theater's entire season is studded with concerts that feature dance and live music. The relationship between the two serves as a recurring theme for artists and audiences alike. (more...)

WALKING DISTANCE DANCE FESTIVAL-SF, MUSIC MOVES FESTIVAL and More Set for ODC Theater's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

ODC Theater, one of the West Coast's major centers for contemporary dance and performance, is pleased to announce its 2014 season. After last year's much-lauded season, ODC Theater's 2014 season offers a range of performances featuring established and emerging artists from around the country and as far away as Israel. Anchoring the season are two festivals: the return of the Walking Distance Dance Festival-SF in May, and spanning four weeks from July into August, the Music Moves Festival, a celebration of music and dance. In fact, the Theater's entire season is studded with concerts that feature dance and live music. The relationship between the two serves as a recurring theme for artists and audiences alike. (more...)

NJPAC to Present JERSEY MOVES! Festival of Dance, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

On Saturday, March 8th NJPAC showcases of the quality and diversity of dance created in the Garden State. In its third year, Jersey Moves! Festival of Dance will feature New Jersey's top dance companies as well as the leading emerging dance troupes from around the state. Over the course of two evenings, nine dance companies with genres from Irish to modern, ballet to tap, and styles from around the world. The opening night's program will feature the two of the state's leading dance companies, and will include two world premieres from Randy James' all male dance company 10 Hairy Legs as well as a world premiere from The Carolyn Dorfman Dance Company. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs to Perform at NJPAC, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Randy James' all male dance company, 10 Hairy Legs, appears at New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Victoria Theater on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 8:00 pm as part of its Jersey Moves! Dance Festival. Continuing the company's aggressive repertory expansion that explores the range of today's male dancer, this program features two World Debuts - a quartet entitled "The Blind Men and the Elephant" by Julie Bour, and a quintet entitled "Trouble Will Find Me" by Doug Elkins. James' poignant duet, "Closing the Glass Door," which completes the program, and Bour's work will have live musical accompaniment. (more...)

EON Payment Solutions Announces Strategic Partnership With VerticaLive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

SHERWOOD, Ark., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ EON Payment Solutions a division of industry pioneer ABC Financial Services - today announced its strategic partnership with leading cloud ERP provider VerticaLive. (more...)

Bad Boys of Dance Set for Annenberg Center, 2/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

A high-octane troupe of stellar dancers towing the lines of classical and contemporary movement, Rasta Thomas' Bad Boys of Dance features "fast and furious pop dancers steeped in ballet basics" (Chicago Tribune). Appearing on the stage at Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, February 20-22, the company's fast-paced 80-minute signature program is performed by six male and two female dancers to a soundtrack of popular music from Kanye West, Michael Jackson, Coldplay, The Beatles, Robin Thicke, Usher, Queen, Justin Timberlake and more. (more...)

Gotham Arts Exchange Hosts 3rd Annual FOCUS DANCE, Now thru 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

FOCUS DANCE is a part of FOCUS 2014, the National Platform to promote American dance both abroad and nationally. The week-long platform presents performances of U.S. based dance companies during the annual Arts Presenters Conference in New York City, and one of the largest gatherings of artists, dancers and dance professionals in the U.S. In January 2014, two venues partner with Gotham Arts Exchange to present the artistic visions of the curators gathered to shape the 2014 edition of FOCUS. (more...)

Gotham Arts Exchange Returns to the Joyce for FOCUS DANCE, Now thru 1/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

FOCUS DANCE is a part of FOCUS 2014, the National Platform to promote American dance both abroad and nationally. The week-long platform presents performances of U.S. based dance companies during the annual Arts Presenters Conference in New York City, and one of the largest gatherings of artists, dancers and dance professionals in the U.S. In January 2014, two venues partner with Gotham Arts Exchange to present the artistic visions of the curators gathered to shape the 2014 edition of FOCUS. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Following the record-breaking attendance of Festival 2013, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces the 2014 Festival schedule. Jacob's Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, home to America's longest-running dance festival, and a recipient of the National Medal of Arts. Noted dance writer Jennifer Dunning has called the Pillow "the dance center of the nation, possibly the world." (more...)

Gotham Arts Exchange to Host 3rd Annual FOCUS DANCE, 1/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

FOCUS DANCE is a part of FOCUS 2014, the National Platform to promote American dance both abroad and nationally. The week-long platform presents performances of U.S. based dance companies during the annual Arts Presenters Conference in New York City, and one of the largest gatherings of artists, dancers and dance professionals in the U.S. In January 2014, two venues partner with Gotham Arts Exchange to present the artistic visions of the curators gathered to shape the 2014 edition of FOCUS. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera Presents LA DESCENTE D'ORPHEE AUX ENFERS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 01, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera presents Marc-Antoine Charpentier's La descente d'Orphée aux enfers, a co-production with Trinity Church, from tonight, January 1- January 5, 2014 at St. Paul's Chapel, Broadway and Fulton, NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Costume Designs for Gotham Chamber Opera's LA DESCENTE D'ORPHEE AUX ENFERS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Gotham Chamber Opera presents Marc-Antoine Charpentier's La descente d'Orphée aux enfers, a co-production with Trinity Church, from January 1- January 5, 2014 at St. Paul's Chapel, Broadway and Fulton, NYC. Performances: Wednesday, January 1 and Friday, January 3 at 7pm; Sunday, January 5 at 5pm. Tickets are $15-$125 and are available atwww.ticketcentral.com or (212) 279-4200. For more information visitwww.gothamchamberopera.org. Check out a sneak peek at the costume designs below! (more...)

Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal to Perform at Annenberg Center, 1/16-18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Recognized for its chic artistry, explosive power and originality, Canada's widely acclaimed contemporary repertory dance company Les Ballets Jazz de Montreal (BJM) rings in the new year at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, January 16-18, 2014. Under the artistic direction of Louis Robitaille, BJM consistently delivers sophisticated, technically stunning works by the world's most renowned choreographers. With "the energy of a tsunami with stamina to spare" (Los Angeles Times), the company is among the dance world's elite - coolly stylized, athletic and refined. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera Presents LA DESCENTE D'ORPHEE AUX ENFERS, 1/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Gotham Chamber Opera presents Marc-Antoine Charpentier's La descente d'Orphée aux enfers, a co-production with Trinity Church, from January 1- January 5, 2014 at St. Paul's Chapel, Broadway and Fulton, NYC. Performances: Wednesday, January 1 and Friday, January 3 at 7pm; Sunday, January 5 at 5pm. Tickets are $15-$125 and are available atwww.ticketcentral.com or (212) 279-4200. For more information visitwww.gothamchamberopera.org. (more...)

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