Jose Limon News

Date Of Birth:
January 12, 1908
Date Of Death:
December 02, 1972 (64)
Birth Place:
MEXICO
Gender:
Male
La Mama Moves! to Feature 13 Premieres, 5/2-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

A French accent will resonate through La MaMa Moves! this spring when four Gallic dance troupes, along with 11 other experimentalists from around the world, commandeer all three theaters at La MaMa for three and a half dance-packed weeks, May 2-25. (more...)

Velocity Hosts Made in Seattle Fundraiser Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

A big ol' Seattle love fest party in honor of Velocity Dance Center. Made in Seattle is Velocity's signature fundraiser of the year. Party with purpose with guests of honor Mark Haim and The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, performances by Shelby Earl, Amy O'Neal, Ezra Dickinson, Cherdonna Shinatra, Kate Wallich and Matt Drews - and an open bar with craft cocktails by Eater Seattle's Bartender of the Year Adam Fortuna. Funds raised infuse Velocity's pivotal programs - crucial for Seattle dance artists to train, create, present and develop their careers; and to build a city where dance is a vital part of the cultural landscape. (more...)

Velocity Announces Made in Seattle Fundraiser, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

A big ol' Seattle love fest party in honor of Velocity Dance Center. Made in Seattle is Velocity's signature fundraiser of the year. Party with purpose with guests of honor Mark Haim and The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, performances by Shelby Earl, Amy O'Neal, Ezra Dickinson, Cherdonna Shinatra, Kate Wallich and Matt Drews - and an open bar with craft cocktails by Eater Seattle's Bartender of the Year Adam Fortuna. Funds raised infuse Velocity's pivotal programs - crucial for Seattle dance artists to train, create, present and develop their careers; and to build a city where dance is a vital part of the cultural landscape. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet's WINNING WORKS: CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARDS 2014 Set for Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2014

The upcoming performance of Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award by The Joffrey Academy of Dance has changed venues due to last week's electrical fire at the Harris Theater, an event unrelated to the Winning Works production. The production will now take place at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut Street, and the date and time of the performance remain unchanged, which is tonight, March 1 at 7:00 pm. Winning Works ticket holders will be notified by the Joffrey Ballet box office staff about the change of venue. (more...)

Joffrey Academy of Dance Presents WINNING WORKS: CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARDS 2014 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, presents the fourth annual Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award, featuring three World Premieres by rising-star choreographers Justin Allen, Stephanie Batten Bland and Norbert De La Cruz III. The three World Premieres, along with Academy Co-Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev's restaging of Le Roi S'Amuse, are performed by the international members of the Joffrey Academy Trainee Program at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 East Randolph Drive, one night only, tonight, March 1 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet's WINNING WORKS: CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARDS 2014 Changes Venue; Set for 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

The upcoming performance of Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award by The Joffrey Academy of Dance has changed venues due to last week's electrical fire at the Harris Theater, an event unrelated to the Winning Works production. The production will now take place at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut Street, and the date and time of the performance remain unchanged, which is Saturday, March 1 at 7:00 pm. Winning Works ticket holders will be notified by the Joffrey Ballet box office staff about the change of venue. (more...)

The Joffrey Academy of Dance's WINNING WORKS Show Now at the Broadway Playhouse, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

The upcoming performance of Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award by The Joffrey Academy of Dance has changed venues due to last week's electrical fire at the Harris Theater, an event unrelated to theWinning Works production. The production will now take place at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, 175 E. Chestnut Street, and the date and time of the performance remain unchanged, which is Saturday, March 1 at 7:00 pm. Winning Works ticket holders will be notified by the Joffrey Ballet box office staff about the change of venue. (more...)

Ginger Thatcher and Phillip Broomhead Set for Faculty at Goh Ballet Academy's Summer Program in Vancouver, 7/7-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

GINGER THATCHER, former principal dancer of the Cleveland Ballet and former soloist of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, and PHILLIP BROOMHEAD, former principal dancer of the Royal Ballet and the Houston Ballet, will members of the faculty for the Goh Ballet Academy's Summer Program in Vancouver, Canada from July 7-August 9, 2014. (more...)

PTC to Stage MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 2/21-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the charming Shakespearean comedy Much Ado About Nothing, February 21 through March 8, 2014. (more...)

STREET SCENE, Hartt Symphony, CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN and More to Be Streamed Live at The Hartt School in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Hartt School opens 2014 with an exciting new initiative to share the incredible work of its students and faculty more broadly. Each semester, a schedule of live streaming events will be announced, allowing those near and far to plan ahead to experience some of the 400 performances The Hartt School offers each year. Hartt is already the largest producer of high quality performing arts in Connecticut, and with this initiative, will be sharing that quality with more people through the Internet. (more...)

The Joffrey Academy of Dance Presents WINNING WORKS: CHOREOGRAPHERS OF COLOR AWARDS 2014, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, presents the fourth annual Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Award, featuring three World Premieres by rising-star choreographers Justin Allen, Stephanie Batten Bland and Norbert De La Cruz III. The three World Premieres, along with Academy Co-Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev's restaging of Le Roi S'Amuse, are performed by the international members of the Joffrey Academy Trainee Program at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 East Randolph Drive, one night only, Saturday, March 1 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Grounded Aerial Brings EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR to the Lehman Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Artistic Director Karen A. Fuhrman announced that GROUNDED AERIAL, a visceral aerial Dance Company, will present EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR tonight, January 25th at 8pm at the Lehman Center for Performing Arts (250 Bedford Park Boulevard, West Bronx). (more...)

Grounded Aerial to Bring EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR to the Lehman Center, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Artistic Director Karen A. Fuhrman announced today that GROUNDED AERIAL, a visceral aerial dance company, will present EMOTIONALLY CHARGED CHOREOGRAPHY AMPLIFIED INTO THE AIR on Saturday, January 25th at 8pm at the Lehman Center for Performing Arts (250 Bedford Park Boulevard, West Bronx). (more...)

Irina Dvorovenko, Sascha Radetsky and More Join STARZ Ballet Drama FLESH AND BONE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2013

STARZ announced today the involvement of internationally-renowned dancers in the original drama series 'Flesh and Bone' (previously announced as an 'Untitled Ballet Project') currently in development at the network, from award-winning 'Breaking Bad' Writer and Co-Executive Producer, Moira Walley-Beckett. 'Flesh and Bone' follows a young ballet dancer, Claire Robbins, who has a distinctly troubled past, as she joins a prestigious ballet company in New York. The dark and gritty series will unflinchingly explore the dysfunction and glamour of the ballet world. (more...)

Hartt Dances to Present PETRUSHKA, 11/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

The Hartt School presents Hartt Dances, featuring Petrushka, a collaboration of the Dance Division and Hartt Orchestra, Friday, November 22, and Saturday, November 23, at 7:30 PM; and Sunday, November 24, at 2:00 PM, in Lincoln Theater. Hartt's fall mainstage dance concert highlights Stephen Pier's contemporary restaging of Petrushka, features the Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G major, BWV 1049, with choreography by Doris Humphrey; Jose Limon's Symphony for Strings, to the music of William Schuman; and a new creation by Katie Stevinson-Nollet, set to the work of Stephen Montague. A full orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Edward Cumming, accompanies the entire concert. Admission is $20, with discounts for seniors, students, and groups of 10 or more. Please call the University of Hartford Box Office at 860.768.4228 or 800.274.8587 or visit www.hartford.edu/hartt for tickets and information. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Announces Winners of the Choreographers of Color Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

CHICAGO (November 5, 2013) The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, is pleased to announce the winners of the third annual Choreographers of Color Award: Justin Allen, Stefanie Batten Bland and Norbert De La Cruz III. This announcement follows a national call for artists to submit applications, which began in July. (more...)

Justin Allen, Stefanie Batten Bland & Norbert De La Cruz III Win Joffrey Ballet's Choreographers of Color Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, has announced the winners of the third annual Choreographers of Color Award: Justin Allen, Stefanie Batten Bland and Norbert De La Cruz III. This announcement follows a national call for artists to submit applications, which began in July. (more...)

Von Howard Project Presents '10' Tonight and Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The VON HOWARD PROJECT presents 10 as part of its exciting 10th Anniversary New York City Performance Season tonight and tomorrow, November 1-2, 2013 at 7:30pm. These two evenings of dance feature the work of Christian von Howard, Artistic Director of the VON HOWARD PROJECT. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 10/27/2013
by BWW - Oct 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/27/2013 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

B.MADONNA Continues Through November 3 at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

La MaMa presents Maureen Fleming in the New York premiere of B. MADONNA. Created, choreographed, and performed by Fleming, it features text by David Henry Hwang, music by Philip Glass performed live by pianist Bruce Brubaker, original accordion by Guy Klucevsek, Taiko drumming by Kaoru Watanabe and three-dimensional video projections by longtime collaborator Christopher Odo. Performances continue through November 3 at The Ellen Stewart Theater at La MaMa. Please note: This performance contains nudity. (more...)

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