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Jacob's Pillow Presents Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, 7/2-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

Popular contemporary company Hubbard Street Dance Chicago returns to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for the first time since 2010, bringing a sensational mixed-bill program. Directed by Glenn Edgerton, the 18-member company performs the dramatic Mediterranean-inspired Gnawa, choreographed by Nacho Duato, and Ji?í Kylián's vivid Falling Angels, a stark all-female work danced to “Drumming” by contemporary composer Steve Reich. The company's performance of Falling Angels earlier this year was called “a gorgeous combination of energetic and hypnotic, a celebration of what the body can do” by Lauren Whalen of Chicago Theater Beat. Hubbard Street Resident Choreographer Alejandro Cerrudo's latest work for the company, The Impossible, is a bold and theatrical work centered around themes of memory, mortality, and the human spirit. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Presents BLEU!, a Family Friendly Dance-Theatre Show from Italy,7/2-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

From Italy, the innovative dance-theatre group Compagnia TPO travels to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival to present Bleu!, a wondrous interactive production that will delight children, parents, and the young at heart. Directed by David Venturini and Francesco Gandi, TPO invites audiences to a journey under the sea with this spectacle of light, animation, and movement. Through immersive technology and imaginative set design, Bleu! brings viewers into a mythical world of sea creatures and ancient legends. Audiences of all ages are welcomed onstage to engage with the dancers and the responsive set, or they can choose to sit back and enjoy the adventure. Bleu! is presented in an expanded ten-show engagement in the Doris Duke Theatre from July 2-6, with $10 youth ticket pricing available for all performances. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Announces the Full 2014 Schedule, 6/14-8/24
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

Following the record-breaking attendance of Festival 2013, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival announces the full 2014 Festival free and ticketed event 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...)

BWW Reviews: Ailey II Shines in Three World Premieres
by Eryn Goldstein - Apr 08, 2014

Running through April 13th, Ailey II's All New program presents the company's outstanding young dancers in three new works by rising choreographers. The program is an awe-inspiring combination of technical precision, subtle emotion, and joyful energy. The clarity of the choreographers' visions and the versatility of the 12 Ailey II dancers allow each piece to be seen as a unique statement with an atmosphere all it's own. (more...)

Ailey II Returns to New York to Celebrate 40th Anniversary Season, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Ailey II, the youthful and gifted second company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, returns to its home, the Ailey Citigroup Theater, from today, April 2 - 13 for a highly anticipated 40th anniversary season - the second led by Artistic Director Troy Powell. For two weeks, audiences will experience 14 performances featuring two dynamic programs, which come on the heels of a successful North American tour to over 30 cities and an array of critically acclaimed performances in Germany and France. Tickets starting at $49 are on sale now. (more...)

Ailey II Returns to New York to Celebrate 40th Anniversary Season, 4/2-2/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Ailey II, the youthful and gifted second company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, returns to its home, the Ailey Citigroup Theater, from April 2 - 13 for a highly anticipated 40th anniversary season - the second led by Artistic Director Troy Powell. For two weeks, audiences will experience 14 performances featuring two dynamic programs, which come on the heels of a successful North American tour to over 30 cities and an array of critically acclaimed performances in Germany and France. Tickets starting at $49 are on sale now. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Announces Auditions and Choreographer Competition
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton and Terence Marling, Director of Hubbard Street 2 (HS2), encourage early-career and professional dancers, male and female, to audition for 2014-15 season contracts with Hubbard Street's main company and HS2. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company Celebrates 45th Anniversary at The Joyce
by Eryn Goldstein - Oct 22, 2013

The 45th anniversary season of the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company provided a glimpse into Lar Lubovitch's prolific career as a dance maker, showcasing both well-known and new works. Program B, presented at The Joyce Theater from October 15-20, featured a variety of pieces that emphasize Lubovitch's talent for using several distinctive movement themes to create a wide variety of atmospheres and characters. (more...)

Loni Landon and Alex Soares Win Hubbard Street National Choreographic Competition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 09, 2013

Terence Marling, Director of Hubbard Street 2 (HS2) and Hubbard Street Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton announce today the two winners of the 14th annual National Choreographic Competition (NCC), a program of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's Choreographic Development Initiative. 2013 winners Loni Landon of New York City and Alex Soares of Săo Paulo, Brazil, will each create an original work in fall 2013 while in residence at Chicago's Hubbard Street Dance Center. Both new works receive their world premieres in early 2014, at the Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts in Bloomington, Illinois. (more...)

BWW Dance Roundup: PARSONS DANCE Met With Rousing Enthusiasm at The Joyce
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 18, 2013

Parsons Dance 2013 New York Season opened at The Joyce this week to the delight of their audiences. The program includes repetoire favorites and two pieces making their New York City Premieres. The Parsons Dance Company will be performing at The Joyce through January 27th. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at PARSONS DANCE at the Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2013

David Parsons and Parsons Dance return to The Joyce Theater from January 15-27, 2013, with a program that includes two new works: Dawn to Dusk by David Parsons, and Black Flowers by former Parsons Dancer Katarzyna Skarpetowska. BroadwayWorld has a first look below. (more...)

Parsons Dance Presents Two New Works at The Joyce Theater, 1/15-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

The company will also present a family matinee program that features kid-friendly Parsons Dance classics on Saturday, January 26 at 2pm. Both programs will include David Parsons' stroboscopic masterwork Caught. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. Tickets range in price from $10-$59. Ticket prices are subject to change. Tickets are available by phone at 212-242-0800 or online at Joyce.org. (more...)

Parsons Dance Presents Two New Works at The Joyce Theater, 1/15-1/27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 04, 2013

The company will also present a family matinee program that features kid-friendly Parsons Dance classics on Saturday, January 26 at 2pm. Both programs will include David Parsons' stroboscopic masterwork Caught. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. Tickets range in price from $10-$59. Ticket prices are subject to change. Tickets are available by phone at 212-242-0800 or online at Joyce.org. (more...)

Parsons Dance Presents Two New Works at The Joyce Theater, 1/15-27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2012

The company will also present a family matinee program that features kid-friendly Parsons Dance classics on Saturday, January 26 at 2pm. Both programs will include David Parsons' stroboscopic masterwork Caught. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. Tickets range in price from $10-$59. Ticket prices are subject to change. Tickets are available by phone at 212-242-0800 or online at Joyce.org. (more...)

Parsons Dance Will Present Two New Works at The Joyce Theater, 1/15-27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012

David Parsons and Parsons Dance return to The Joyce Theater from January 15-27, 2013, with a program that includes two new works: Dawn to Dusk by David Parsons, and Black Flowers by former Parsons Dancer Katarzyna Skarpetowska. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces Fall 2012/Spring 2013 Season: Parsons Dance, Ballet Next and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012

The Joyce Theater (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) announced today the programming for its Fall ‘12/Winter ‘13 Season. (more...)

Lar Lubovitch Dance Co Closes at The Pillow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2011

Known as a master of musicality, Lar Lubovitch brings his internationally-renowned company to Jacob's Pillow July 20-24. (more...)

Lar Lubovitch Dance Co Plays The Pillow July 20-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2011

Known as a master of musicality, Lar Lubovitch brings his internationally-renowned company to Jacob's Pillow July 20-24. (more...)

Lar Lubovitch Dance Co Plays The Pillow July 20-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2011

Known as a master of musicality, Lar Lubovitch brings his internationally-renowned company to Jacob's Pillow July 20-24. (more...)