Justin Peck News

New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala to Feature Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell, 5/8; Spring Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

New York City Ballet's 2014 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 29, with a one-week Festival of 21st Century Choreographers featuring 11 ballets by 10 different choreographers - Mauro Bigonzetti, William Forsythe, Peter Martins, Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, Angelin Preljocaj, Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, Richard Tanner, and Christopher Wheeldon - as well the world premiere of a piece d'occasion by the artist JR, which will debut on opening night. (more...)

New York City Ballet Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center with Spring Gala on 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

New York City Ballet announced today that its 2014 Spring Gala on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm will feature a special one-time-only program designed by NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the opening of the New York State Theater (now the David H. Koch Theater) at Lincoln Center, as well as celebrate its future with a World Premiere ballet by choreographer Justin Peck and composer Sufjan Stevens. (more...)

American Cancer Society Benefit DANCE AGAINST CANCER Set for 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht have partnered with the American Cancer Society to present the fourth annual Dance Against Cancer on Monday, May 5, 2014 with cocktails at 6pm (VIP ticket only), followed by a performance at 7pm, and a post-show reception at the AXA Equitable Theater, 787 Seventh Avenue (between 51st and 52nd Streets), NYC. Tickets are $150 ($300 for VIP) and are available at www.dacny.org. (more...)

Dance Against Cancer, An Evening to Benefit The American Cancer Society, Set for 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht have partnered with the American Cancer Society to present the fourth annual Dance Against Cancer on Monday, May 5, 2014 with cocktails at 6pm (VIP ticket only), followed by a performance at 7pm, and a post-show reception at the AXA Equitable Theater, 787 Seventh Avenue (between 51st and 52nd Streets), NYC. Tickets are $150 ($300 for VIP) and are available at www.dacny.org. (more...)

2014 Tribeca Film Festival Announces World Narrative & Documentary Competition Selections
by Movies News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by AT&T, today announced the World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections (more...)

New York City Ballet to Present Piece d'Occasion by JR, 4/29-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

New York City Ballet announced today that JR, the prize-winning artist and creator of NYCB's 2014 Art Series installation, The Eye of New York City Ballet, will next collaborate with the Company on an original theatrical work that will premiere on Tuesday, April 29, on the opening night of the Company's 2014 Spring Season. (more...)

L.A. Dance Project Takes Up Residency at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, Now thru 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

In keeping with L.A. Dance Project's commitment to the City of Los Angeles, the company is announcing its new artistic partnership with Ace Hotel, which will begin with three performances today, February 20th and February 21st and 22nd at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, formerly the historic United Artists Theatre. (more...)

Joffrey Ballet Announces 2014-2015 Season - SWAN LAKE, THE MAN IN BLACK and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, announces programming for the company's 2014-15 season celebrating 20 years of the Joffrey calling Chicago home. The 2014-15 anniversary season features both company favorites and a slate of eight premieres. (more...)

The Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2014-2015 Season Includes JEWELS, DON QUIXOTE and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Artistic Director Peter Boal has announced to subscribers the line-up for Pacific Northwest Ballet's 2014-2015 season. Highlights include a program devoted to the work of acclaimed choreographer William Forsythe; the return of popular works by George Balanchine, Alexei Ratmansky, David Dawson, and Nacho Duato; a world premiere by New York City Ballet's Justin Peck, a PNB premiere by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa; and a fond farewell to the Northwest's favorite holiday tradition, Kent Stowell and Maurice Sendak's Nutcracker. (PNB will unveil a new production of George Balanchine's The Nutcracker with sets and costumes by Ian Falconer in 2015.) (more...)

L.A. Dance Project to Take Up Residency at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, 2/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

In keeping with L.A. Dance Project's commitment to the City of Los Angeles, the company is announcing its new artistic partnership with Ace Hotel, which will begin with three performances on February 20th, 21st and 22nd at the Theatre at Ace Hotel, formerly the historic United Artists Theatre. (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...)

Talents of Jerome Robbins & More Set for 4th Annual WILLIAMSBURG FILM FESTIVAL, Beg. Today
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

The talents of Skeet Ulrich, Jeremy Irons, Jerome Robbins, Keir Gilchrist, Cathy Moriarity, Federico Castelluccio, Laraine Newman, and many more, with stories about the World's Best Chicken Wings, Monsters, Magicians and Second Chances all feature in the Fourth Annual Williamsburg Film Festival at IndieScreen - today, November 21-24, 2013. (more...)

Four NYCB Principal Dancers to Retire during 2014 Winter and Spring Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

New York City Ballet announced today that Principal Dancers Jenifer Ringer, Janie Taylor, Sebastien Marcovici, and Jonathan Stafford will retire from the Company during the 2014 Winter and Spring Seasons. All four of these Principal Dancers joined the Company during the 1990s as members of the corps de ballet, and have performed countless roles by numerous choreographers during careers spanning from 15 to 24 years with New York City Ballet. (more...)

Talents of Jerome Robbins & More Set for 4th Annual WILLIAMSBURG FILM FESTIVAL
by Movies News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

??The talents of Skeet Ulrich, Jeremy Irons, Jerome Robbins, Keir Gilchrist, Cathy Moriarity, Federico Castelluccio, Laraine Newman, and many more, with stories about the World's Best Chicken Wings, Monsters, Magicians and Second Chances all feature in the Fourth Annual Williamsburg Film Festival at IndieScreen (more...)

2012-2013 Bessie Award Nominees Announced; Ceremony Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 06, 2013

The New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), NYC's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today the 40 nominees for the 2012-13 season. Announced at a press conference by members of The Bessies Selection Committee, the nominations (listed below) were made by an independent committee of 38 dance industry professionals. Produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, Bessie Award categories include Outstanding Production, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Visual Design, Outstanding Composition or Sound Design and Outstanding Revived Work. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Fall for Dance 2013 Opens at City Center
by Marjorie Liebert - Oct 02, 2013

Every year, New York City Center offers performances by several dance companies, local and international, performing on this stage in the same evening, for affordable ticket prices. All tickets, this year, are $15.00. This is a two week Festival. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Black and White Program
by Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn - Sep 30, 2013

NYC Ballet's Black and White program offers rich rewards for dedicated dancegoers. The company is in great form, so much so that it's too much for the eye to take in. (more...)

New York City Ballet Hosts 2013 Fall Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2013

New York City Ballet's annual Fall Gala will celebrate dance and fashion with three world premiere ballets, and costumes designed by some of the fashion world's most exciting talents. The one-time-only gala evening will take place tonight, September 19, 2013, and this year's participants include choreographers Benjamin Millepied, in collaboration with the Dutch designer Iris van Herpen; Justin Peck, who will create a new ballet featuring costumes by the acclaimed New York-based fashion designer Prabal Gurung; and Angelin Preljocaj, who will work with Olivier Theyskens, the Belgian-born designer who is the Artistic Director of the American fashion house Theory. (more...)

NYC Ballet Opens with SWAN LAKE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2013

New York City Ballet will open its 2013-2014 season tonight, September 17 with six performances of Peter Martins' full-length production of Swan Lake. Set to Tschaikovsky's score and featuring sets and costumes by the acclaimed Danish painter Per Kirkeby, the production was last performed by NYCB in the fall of 2011 to sold-out houses. (more...)

FALL FOR DANCE FESTIVAL Launches 9/16 at Delacorte Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2013

New York City Center will celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its Fall for Dance Festival with two FREE evenings of dance at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park, hosted by The Public Theater, on September 16 and 17 at 8 p.m.(rain date, September 18). (more...)

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