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Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Releases Tickets to 2014-15 Season Performances, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

CHICAGO Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to release single tickets to the renowned contemporary company's 201415 season performances in Chicago, on August 25, 2014 at 10am. All remaining seats to the company's performances at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater will be available online at hubbardstreetdance.com or by phone to the Hubbard Street Ticket Office at 312-850-9744. (Season 37 subscriptions, which include tickets to all four 201415 season engagements, went on sale May 1, 2014 and remain available by phone or online at hubbardstreetdance.com/subscribe.) Season 37 single tickets start at just $25; the performance schedule is as follows: (more...)

Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now to Celebrate 10th Year, 2/9-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

In anticipation of its 10-year anniversary in 2014, the Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now announces a wide-ranging program of performances and workshops from February 9 to March 8, 2014 at venues in San Francisco and Oakland, California. Highlights of next year's Festival include works by Nora Chipaumire,Gregory Dawson, Joanna Haigood, Portsha Jefferson and Robert Moses. (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...)

The Spring Program of Company C Contemporary Ballet Includes NEW COUNTRY, WHAT'S BEHIND DOOR #3 and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Three world premieres by Maurice Causey, Charles Moulton and Artistic Director Charles Anderson headline the spring program of Company C Contemporary Ballet April 25-May 11 at ODC Theater in San Francisco and the Lesher Theater in Walnut Creek. The 12-year-old Company will close its 2014 season with a program featuring the world premiere of a new ballet by Maurice Causey (title to be announced), the world premiere of Charles Moulton's New Country and the world premiere of Charles Anderson's What's Behind Door #3 along with reprises of excerpts from Anderson'sAposiopesis and excerpts from Patrick Corbin's Partly Cloudy. [Editor note: the program has changed since originally announced in August, 2013]. Complete program details are listed below. For more information, visit www.companycballet.org . (more...)

Black Choreographers Festival to Run 2/9-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

In anticipation of its 10-year anniversary in 2014, theBlack Choreographers Festival: Here & Now announces a wide-ranging program of performances and workshops, as well as a film screening, book release, gallery exhibition and honors ceremony. This year's Festival takes place from February 9 to March 8, 2014 at venues in San Francisco and Oakland, California. Performance highlights include works by Nora Chipaumire, Gregory Dawson, Joanna Haigood, Portsha Jefferson, Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Robert Moses. (more...)

Company C Contemporary Ballet Opens its 12th Season With its Winter Program, 1/30-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

Walnut Creek, CA, November 5, 2013 Company C Contemporary Ballet opens its 12th season with a program featuring two premieres by Susan Jaffe and Charles Anderson, as well as works by Yuri Zhukov and Charles Moulton in six performances January 30 through February 16, 2014, in Walnut Creek and San Francisco. In addition, a gala performance, cocktail party, dinner and auction to benefit Company C will be given Saturday, February 15. For more information about the performance, gala and season, visit www.companycballet.org (more...)

Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now to Celebrate 10th Year, 2/9-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

In anticipation of its 10-year anniversary in 2014, the Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now announces a wide-ranging program of performances and workshops from February 9 to March 8, 2014 at venues in San Francisco and Oakland, California. Highlights of next year's Festival include works by Nora Chipaumire,Gregory Dawson, Joanna Haigood, Portsha Jefferson and Robert Moses. (more...)

Company C Contemporary Ballet Opens its 12th Season With its Winter Program, 1/30-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Walnut Creek, CA, November 5, 2013 Company C Contemporary Ballet opens its 12th season with a program featuring two premieres by Susan Jaffe and Charles Anderson, as well as works by Yuri Zhukov and Charles Moulton in six performances January 30 through February 16, 2014, in Walnut Creek and San Francisco. In addition, a gala performance, cocktail party, dinner and auction to benefit Company C will be given Saturday, February 15. For more information about the performance, gala and season, visit www.companycballet.org (more...)

Northrop Welcomes Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2013

Northrop at the University of Minnesota presents Hubbard Dance Street Chicago tonight, Sep 21 at 8:00 pm at the State Theatre as the opening performance in the 2013-14 Northrop dance season. (more...)

Northrop to Welcome Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

Northrop at the University of Minnesota presents Hubbard Dance Street Chicago on Sat, Sep 21 at 8:00 pm at the State Theatre as the opening performance in the 2013-14 Northrop dance season. (more...)

Company C Contemporary Ballet Announces 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2013

Company C Contemporary Ballet founder and Artistic Director Charles Anderson has announced details of the Company's 2014 season of two programs plus a benefit gala in San Francisco and Walnut Creek with performances January 30 through May 11, 2014, at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and ODC Theater in San Francisco and the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. The 12th season will feature a wide range of the kinds of ballets that have set the barre high for this 14-member Bay Area Company, which will return to New York for its third season there at the Joyce Theater August 9 and 10. Theatricality, precision technique, bravura performance, wit and a flair for the off-beat and innovative will be embodied in world premieres by Anderson, Susan Jaffe, Maurice Causey and Charles Moulton, as well as in the return of repertory favorites by Anderson, Patrick Corbin, Alexandre Proia, Charles Moulton and Yuri Zhukov. The complete 2014 season schedule may be found below. For more details about Company C and the 2014 season, visitwww.companycballet.org. (more...)

Dawson Wallace Dance Project Presents WORLD PREMIERES, Now thru 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

Dawson|Wallace Dance Project presents 'World Premieres,' new work by San Francisco-based artistic director, Gregory Dawson featuring set to themusic of Johannes Brahms. Additional world premieres by Denver-based artistic director, James Wallace will also appear on the program. (more...)

Dawson Wallace Dance Project Announces World Premiers, 3/22-3/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 01, 2013

Dawson|Wallace Dance Project presents 'World Premieres,' new work by San Francisco-based artistic director, Gregory Dawson featuring set to themusic of Johannes Brahms. Additional world premieres by Denver-based artistic director, James Wallace will also appear on the program. (more...)

9th Annual Black Choreographers Festival Set for 2/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2013

The African & African American Performing Arts Coalition and K*Star*Productions announce the schedule for the 9th Annual Black Choreographers Festival: Here & Now (BCF) with three weeks of programs at venues inOakland and San Francisco, February 9-24, 2013. BCF is an all-community event offering performances, mentoring, master classes, symposia, and special events celebrating African American Art and Culture. Tickets ($10-$20) and information are available at www.bcfhereandnow.com. (more...)