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Gregory Hines News

Date Of Birth:
February 14, 1946
Date Of Death:
August 09, 2003 (57)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Gender:
Male
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BWW Interviews: Cartier WilliamsBWW Interviews: Cartier Williams
by Barnett Serchuk - Dec 2, 2014

Cartier Williams is a hoofer, choreographer, filmmaker and performer hailing from Washington, D.C. He began his tap dancing career at the age of four and has been active in the tap dance community ever since. Throughout his career, Cartier has had the opportunity to dance with a multitude of tap pioneers and masters, including Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Peg Leg Bates and the Nicholas Brothers. He has appeared on 'The Oprah Winfrey Show,' 'The Tonight Show,' 'Good Morning America' and CNN. Cartier has performed for President Clinton, co-starring with Bebe Neuwirth in the PBS special 'In Performance at The White House.' He also performed for President George W. Bush at the 2006 Congressional Picnic at the White House. Cartier is currently continuing to develop multiple musical productions and workshops. (more...)

Tap Dance Legend, Bunny Briggs, Dies at Age 92Tap Dance Legend, Bunny Briggs, Dies at Age 92
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Dr. Bunny Briggs, American tap dancer who was inducted into the American Tap Dancing Hall of Fame in 2006, has died at the age of 92. (more...)

Musical Theatre West's Reiner Staged Reading Series Continues with STEEL PIER, 11/23Musical Theatre West's Reiner Staged Reading Series Continues with STEEL PIER, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series offers a special one-night only performance of Steel Pier, Sunday, November 23, 7pm, at the University Theatre at California State University, Long Beach (off 7th Street between East and West Campus Drive, Parking Lot 7). Tickets are now on sale at the Musical Theatre West Ticket Office, by calling (562) 856-1999 ext. 4, or at www.musical.org. Advance general admission tickets: $27, or $32 on the day of the performance. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Presents Fall Repertory Preview for Oct 2014 'On Pointe' TodayAmerican Repertory Ballet Presents Fall Repertory Preview for Oct 2014 'On Pointe' Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

Through guest speakers, lecture demonstrations, performance previews, and panel discussions, American Repertory Ballet's On Pointe series gives the public an inside look at the world of dance and, within that, ARB's unique work. ARB's 'Fall Repertory Preview' On Pointe will be held today, October 10, 2014 at 5:15pm. (more...)

Chicago Human Rhythm Project's Jubalee Gala Set for TonightChicago Human Rhythm Project's Jubalee Gala Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), celebrating 25 years as the nation's premier presenter of American tap dance and contemporary percussive arts, honors Patti Eylar and Charlie Gardner and The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation with its JUBA! Award at Jubalee, CHRP's annual gala benefit supporting performance, education and community programs that reach more than 20,000 people every year. This special evening, hosted by Bill Kurtis, takes place tonight, October 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Union County PAC's Hamilton Stage, 2/26/15American Repertory Ballet to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Union County PAC's Hamilton Stage, 2/26/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

RAHWAY, NJ - On October 17, 2014 at 8:00pm, American Repertory Ballet will present A Midsummer Night's Dream Preview Performance at Union County PAC's Hamilton Stage. The professional dancers of American Repertory Ballet will perform Act II of Artistic Director and choreographer Douglas Martin's brand new full-length ballet, and Martin will lead a pre- and post-performance discussion about the choreographic process. (more...)

Paris Vacation Apartments in the palm of your hand - the ebook!Paris Vacation Apartments in the palm of your hand - the ebook!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Paris Vacation Apartment Guide: (more...)

Paris Vacation Apartments in the palm of your hand - the ebook!Paris Vacation Apartments in the palm of your hand - the ebook!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The Paris Vacation Apartment Guide: (more...)

BWW Interviews: Cartier WilliamsBWW Interviews: Cartier Williams
by Barnett Serchuk - Sep 29, 2014

Cartier Williams is a hoofer, choreographer, filmmaker and performer hailing from Washington, D.C. He began his tap dancing career at the age of four and has been active in the tap dance community ever since. Cartier is currently working on a project that will bring the joy of tap dance back into the lives of people across the world. He is the co-founder and artistic director of The Williams Davis Foundation for the Performing Arts, a nonprofit organization committed to bringing the joy of performing arts into the lives of people worldwide. Throughout his career, Cartier has had the opportunity to dance with a multitude of tap pioneers and masters, including Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, Peg Leg Bates, and the Nicholas Brothers. He has taught at Broadway Dance Center and American Tap Dance Foundation in NYC along with many other cities across the country and the world! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Audiences Love ARTHUR DUNCAN at the Monroe Forum Theatre of the El PortalBWW Reviews: Audiences Love ARTHUR DUNCAN at the Monroe Forum Theatre of the El Portal
by Don Grigware - Sep 15, 2014

What a joy-filled experience to see tap legend Arthur Duncan live onstage in his one man show One More Time! at the El Portal when he performed five shows September 12 - 14 in the Monroe Forum Theatre! Duncan was the first African American performer to do a regular TV gig - for 18 years in fact - on The Lawrence Welk Show. His legendary tapping has been seen all over the world from Australia to Egypt to Yugoslavia and on various TV shows such as Diagnosis Murder dancing with Dick Van Dyke and on the big screen in Tap with Sammy Davis Jr. and Gregory Hines. (more...)

Nickelodeon Premieres Live Action Comedy NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN TonightNickelodeon Premieres Live Action Comedy NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN Tonight
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Nickelodeon takes sibling rivalry to a whole new level when Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn premieres tonight, Sept. 13 at 8:30p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

El Portal Theatre Welcomes Arthur Duncan This WeekendEl Portal Theatre Welcomes Arthur Duncan This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

El Portal Theatre presents 'ONE MORE TIME!' An intimate evening of song, dance and memories with living legend Arthur Duncan, and Musical Direction by Lenny LaCroix with the Lenny LaCroix Trio at El Portal's Monroe Forum Theatre, in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, CA. This special 5 show only engagement will be presented this weekend, September 12, 13, & 14. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Present Fall Repertory Preview for Oct 2014 'On Pointe'American Repertory Ballet to Present Fall Repertory Preview for Oct 2014 'On Pointe'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Through guest speakers, lecture demonstrations, performance previews, and panel discussions, American Repertory Ballet's On Pointe series gives the public an inside look at the world of dance and, within that, ARB's unique work. ARB's 'Fall Repertory Preview' On Pointe will be held October 10, 2014 at 5:15pm. This On Pointe event will feature American Repertory Ballet dancers performing excerpts from upcoming ARB productions. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Kicks Off Sept 2014 Events in Cranbury, Hamilton and New BrunswickAmerican Repertory Ballet Kicks Off Sept 2014 Events in Cranbury, Hamilton and New Brunswick
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

This September, American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School will be participating in community events throughout central Jersey: Cranbury Day in Cranbury, Septemberfest in Hamilton, and the Hub City Sounds Festival in New Brunswick. (more...)

Savion Glover's SoLo iN TiME Set for WHBPAC TonightSavion Glover's SoLo iN TiME Set for WHBPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Jill Newman Productions presents Savion Glover's SoLo iN TiME at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center tonight, August 29 at 8:00 p.m. Starring internationally renowned tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover & The SaiNtz, the performance is produced by The HooFeRzCLuB with improvography by Gregory Hines and Jimmy Slyde. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SAVION GLOVER Improvises Sound and Motion with Happy FeetBWW Reviews: SAVION GLOVER Improvises Sound and Motion with Happy Feet
by Pamela Roberts - Aug 25, 2014

"It's just like... singing, with your body," says Happy Feet film penguin Mumble. Savion Glover, who created the movement of that beloved character, needed no movie magic to show audiences exactly what it is like to unite motion and music in the first of three performances at Washington, DC's Howard Theatre. Throughout the night, Glover's feet conducted a conversation: percussive, playful, insistent. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet Sets Sept 2014 Events in Cranbury, Hamilton and New BrunswickAmerican Repertory Ballet Sets Sept 2014 Events in Cranbury, Hamilton and New Brunswick
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

This September, American Repertory Ballet and Princeton Ballet School will be participating in community events throughout central Jersey: Cranbury Day in Cranbury, Septemberfest in Hamilton, and the Hub City Sounds Festival in New Brunswick. (more...)

Nickelodeon to Premiere Live Action Comedy NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN, 9/13Nickelodeon to Premiere Live Action Comedy NICKY, RICKY, DICKY & DAWN, 9/13
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Nickelodeon takes sibling rivalry to a whole new level when Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn premieres on Saturday, Sept. 13 at 8:30p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

Princeton Ballet School Welcomes Alum and Fulbright Scholar Casey Lee Thorne for Workshop TodayPrinceton Ballet School Welcomes Alum and Fulbright Scholar Casey Lee Thorne for Workshop Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Today, August 21, 2014, Princeton Ballet School will host a special workshop led by notable alumna and Fulbright Scholar Casey Lee Thorne. (more...)

Chicago Human Rhythm Project's Jubalee Gala Set for 10/7Chicago Human Rhythm Project's Jubalee Gala Set for 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP), celebrating 25 years as the nation's premier presenter of American tap dance and contemporary percussive arts, honors Patti Eylar and Charlie Gardner and The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation with its JUBA! Award at Jubalee, CHRP's annual gala benefit supporting performance, education and community programs that reach more than 20,000 people every year. This special evening, hosted by Bill Kurtis, takes place October 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. (more...)

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