Jose Limon News

Date of Birth: January 12, 1908
Date of Death: December 02, 1972 (64)
Birth Place: MEXICO
Gender: Male
Theatre Development Fund to Present PERFORMETERIA, Immersive Festival of Off-Off Broadway Theatre & DanceTheatre Development Fund to Present PERFORMETERIA, Immersive Festival of Off-Off Broadway Theatre & Dance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit performing arts service organization is presenting PERFORMETERIA, its first ever immersive festival featuring works from some of the most innovative Off-Off Broadway theatre and dance companies in New York City through its OffOff@$9 Program. (more...)

AS WE LIE STILL to Make Southwest Premiere at Contemporary Theatre of DallasAS WE LIE STILL to Make Southwest Premiere at Contemporary Theatre of Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Southwest Premiere of As We Lie Still adds cutting-edge production design to this spellbinding contemporary score that premiered at the New York Musical Theatre Fringe Festival in 2014. (more...)

American Dance Guild Festival to Honor Jean Erdman at 92Y This OctoberAmerican Dance Guild Festival to Honor Jean Erdman at 92Y This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. (more...)

American Dance Guild Fall Festival Returns to 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 10/14-16American Dance Guild Fall Festival Returns to 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 10/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

 The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. Jean Erdman explored archetypal themes in dance and theater in collaboration with her husband, mythologist Joseph Campbell, forming one of the dance world's most inspiring artistic relationships.  Twenty-four dance pieces will be shown over the three-day ADG Festival, in collaboration with 92Y Todays at Noon, 92Y DIG DANCE - Weekend Series and Jean Erdman Dance. The ADG Festival will kick off the Guild's yearlong 60th anniversary celebration. (more...)

AS WE LIE STILL to Make Southwest Premiere at Contemporary Theatre of DallasAS WE LIE STILL to Make Southwest Premiere at Contemporary Theatre of Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Southwest Premiere of As We Lie Still adds cutting-edge production design to this spellbinding contemporary score that premiered at the New York Musical Theatre Fringe Festival in 2014. (more...)

American Dance Guild Fall Festival Returns to 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 10/14-16American Dance Guild Fall Festival Returns to 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 10/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

 The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. Jean Erdman explored archetypal themes in dance and theater in collaboration with her husband, mythologist Joseph Campbell, forming one of the dance world's most inspiring artistic relationships.  Twenty-four dance pieces will be shown over the three-day ADG Festival, in collaboration with 92Y Fridays at Noon, 92Y DIG DANCE - Weekend Series and Jean Erdman Dance. The ADG Festival will kick off the Guild's yearlong 60th anniversary celebration. (more...)

American Dance Guild Festival to Honor Jean Erdman at 92Y This OctoberAmerican Dance Guild Festival to Honor Jean Erdman at 92Y This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. (more...)

THE RIDE Becomes Bewitching Masquerade for Halloween Season, Starting Tonight in NYCTHE RIDE Becomes Bewitching Masquerade for Halloween Season, Starting Tonight in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Approaching its 11,000th performance, the immersive, interactive, experiential phenomenon, THE RIDE, will be in bewitching masquerade for this Halloween Season from tonight, September 30 through Sunday, November 6. (more...)

Mark DeGarmo Honors Deborah Jowitt In Dance For DanceMark DeGarmo Honors Deborah Jowitt In Dance For Dance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Mark DeGarmo Dance will honor dance writer DEBORAH JOWITT with the 2016 'Educational Visionary' Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate her many accomplishments.  Ms. Jowitt danced with notable names such as Jose Limon and Anna Sokolow, choreographed works shown in venues in both the United States and overseas, published articles in The New York Times, The Village Voice and Dance Magazine, among others, and has lectured, taught and conducted workshops at universities in the U.S. and abroad.  (more...)

MAMMA MIA!'s Longtime Broadway Home to Host Memorial for Wardrobe Supervisor Irene BunisMAMMA MIA!'s Longtime Broadway Home to Host Memorial for Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Family, friends and the Broadway community will come together to celebrate the life of beloved wardrobe supervisor Irene Bunis on Monday, September 26 at 3:00pm at The Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway), longtime home of Broadway's hit musical MAMMA MIA!, which Irene kept vibrantly befitted in spandex and platform boots for fourteen years. (more...)

2016 Creative Arts Emmy Award Winners - Part 1; No EGOT for Alan Menken; Wins for Hank Azaria, James Corden & More - Full List2016 Creative Arts Emmy Award Winners - Part 1; No EGOT for Alan Menken; Wins for Hank Azaria, James Corden & More - Full List
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

The Television Academy tonight presented the first of its two 2016 Creative Arts Emmy® Awards ceremonies for programs and individual achievements at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (more...)

The American Dance Guild Announces Fall Performance FestivalThe American Dance Guild Announces Fall Performance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

 The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. Jean Erdman explored archetypal themes in dance and theater in collaboration with her husband, mythologist Joseph Campbell, forming one of the dance world's most inspiring artistic relationships.  (more...)

The Ride Presents IN MASQUERADEThe Ride Presents IN MASQUERADE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

Approaching its 11,000 performance, the spectacular, immersive, interactive, experiential phenomenon, THE RIDE, will be in bewitching masquerade for this Halloween Season from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, November 6. (more...)

THE RIDE to Become Bewitching Masquerade for Halloween Season in NYCTHE RIDE to Become Bewitching Masquerade for Halloween Season in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Approaching its 11,000th performance, the immersive, interactive, experiential phenomenon, THE RIDE, will be in bewitching masquerade for this Halloween Season from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, November 6. (more...)

Deborah Jowitt to Recieve Educational Visionary Lifetime Achievement Award at DANCE for DANCEDeborah Jowitt to Recieve Educational Visionary Lifetime Achievement Award at DANCE for DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Mark DeGarmo Dance will honor dance writer DEBORAH JOWITT with the 2016 "Educational Visionary" Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate her many accomplishments.  Ms. Jowitt danced with notable names such as Jose Limon and Anna Sokolow, choreographed works shown in venues in both the United States and overseas, published articles in The New York Times, The Village Voice and Dance Magazine, among others, and has lectured, taught and conducted workshops at universities in the U.S. and abroad.  (more...)

New York City Center Announces Programming for Vail Dance Festival: ReMix NYCNew York City Center Announces Programming for Vail Dance Festival: ReMix NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

New York City Center presents Vail Dance Festival: ReMix NYC, November 3 through 6, celebrating Damian Woetzel's tenth year as artistic director of the Vail International Dance Festival. Channeling the spirit of the summer dance happening in the Rocky Mountains with three programs and an UpClose event, Vail Dance Festival: ReMix NYC brings the unique collaborative sensibility of Woetzel's festival to New York City, featuring dancers and musicians from many genres. (more...)

Sketch Theatre Launches with COOKIE This SummerSketch Theatre Launches with COOKIE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

Sketch Theater's inaugural work, COOKIE, is a performance of dance, drama, digital sound, and visual art using projection. Collaborators Daniel Ching, Marcus Crawford Guy, Daevid Mendivil, and Colin Fuller have been challenged to bring their strengths to the table while opening their field of creative vision to alternative forms of expression. (more...)

Broadway Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis Passes AwayBroadway Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Irene Bunis, the veteran wardrobe supervisor for many Broadway productions since 1980, passed away on July 21st in New York City. (more...)

Sketch Theatre Launches with COOKIE This SummerSketch Theatre Launches with COOKIE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Sketch Theater's inaugural work, COOKIE, is a performance of dance, drama, digital sound, and visual art using projection. Collaborators Daniel Ching, Marcus Crawford Guy, Daevid Mendivil, and Colin Fuller have been challenged to bring their strengths to the table while opening their field of creative vision to alternative forms of expression. (more...)

MONUMENT at Jacob's Pillow this AugustMONUMENT at Jacob's Pillow this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed "reaccession" of pioneering modernist choreographer Ted Shawn at The Museum of Modern Art, and recent performances at Tate Modern Museum as part of "20 Dancers of the 20th Century", Adam H Weinert returns with MONUMENT, an imaginative and dynamic new dance piece exploring legacy and identity. While others seek to turn museums into theatrical spaces, Weinert transforms the proscenium stage into an archive with stunning scenic design by Paul Tate dePoo III and lighting by JAX Messenger . The program includes historic choreography by Ted Shawn, Doris Humphrey and Jose Limon dating back to the early 20th century as well as creative re-imaginings of these events by Weinert and others - effectively transfiguring the site into a living archive, investigating ideas of mediation, memory and space. (more...)

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