Marcelo Gomes News

Ailey II, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Marcelo Gomes and More Set for 2014 Fire Island Dance Festival, 7/18-20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The much-anticipated 20th anniversary of Fire Island Dance Festival takes the stage July 18-20, 2014, as some of the top dancers and dance companies in the country offer a diverse array of artistry and genres. The festival, performed outdoors on the beautiful Great South Bay, is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Since its humble beginnings in 1995, the festival has grown to become the cultural and charitable event of the summer in Fire Island Pines, raising more than $3.3 million. (more...)

Company Freak, Jesus on the Mainline, Storm Large and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Looking ahead at Joe's Pub at The Public, now, March 24, through April 6, performances will feature: VINCENT D'ONOFRIO & DANA LYN - TRANS FORMATIVE: AN EVENING OF SONGS THAT PROPEL US - PT WALKLEY - UBU SINGS UBU - CHARLES YANG - COMPANY FREAK - JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND - BRIDGET EVERETT - NEVER SLEEP ALONE - MATES OF STATE - JESUS ON THE MAINLINE / NATALIE CRESSMAN - CARMEN SOUZA - SUSANNA - KYRA MILLER - THE STRAY BIRDS - BEN WATT W/ BERNARD BUTLER - ROY NATHANSON & SOTTO VOCE - STORM LARGE - THE LOSERS LOUNGE - CHAMPAGNE JERRY - ISLE OF KLEZBOS and EARL DAX & FRIENDS. Details below! (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell and Holly Hunter, Benji Hughes, Mates of State and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Looking ahead at Joe's Pub at The Public, performances running today, March 18, through March 30 include: A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN - JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL & HOLLY HUNTER - PAUL LOREN - FIRST ANNUAL FEMINIST BALL - FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2014: SONIA OLLA's TIEMPO AL AIRE - MOBY DICK, PART III: THE BALLAD OF PIP - ARBOREA W/ CASSANDRA JENKINS - THE HOT SARDINES - BENJI HUGHES - FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2014: SILVIA PEREZ CRUZ & RAUL FERNANDEZ REFREE's CRUZ MIRO - FUEL FANDANGO - OUR LADY J - VINCENT D'ONOFRIO & DANA LYN - TRANS FORMATIVE: AN EVENING OF SONGS THAT PROPEL US - PT WALKLEY - UBU SINGS UBU - CHARLES YANG - COMPANY FREAK - JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND - BRIDGET EVERETT - NEVER SLEEP ALONE - MATES OF STATE - JESUS ON THE MAINLINE / NATALIE CRESSMAN - CARMEN SOUZA. Details below! (more...)

American Ballet at the MET Opera House Announces 2014 Spring Season, Box Office Opens 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

American Ballet Theatre's 2014 season at the Metropolitan Opera House, May 12-July 5, will be highlighted by the Company Premiere of Frederick Ashton's Cinderella and a Shakespeare Celebration to include Ashton's The Dream and Alexei Ratmansky's The Tempest. Season revivals include Leonide Massine's Gaite Parisienne and Kenneth MacMillan's Manon. Tickets for ABT's Spring Season at the Metropolitan Opera House go on sale at the box office on Sunday, March 30 at Noon. (more...)

2014 Youth America Grand Prix Set for Lincoln Center, April 9-11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

World's largest dance network and international student ballet scholarship audition - YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX - will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with three spectacular performances at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater on April 9-11, 2014. (more...)

Rolex to Host NEW YORK NEW YORK Career Event, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Rolex presents NEW YORK NEW YORK - Career Transition For Dancers' 29th Anniversary Jubilee on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6th & 7th Aves) NYC followed by dinner at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. From Broadway to the Battery, NEW YORK NEW YORK will take you on a rockin' ride through the most inimitable, iconic entertainment capital of the world - a mecca for arts and culture. Dance with us around our town, the most diverse city alive! This one-night-only entertainment event of the season features the best talent in theatre and dance performing with the Jubilee Orchestra. The show is produced and directed by Ann Marie DeAngelo. (more...)

YAGP to Present THE MAKING OF AN ARTIST, 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) will present "The Making of an Artist" moderated by Barbara Brandt on Monday January 27 at 6:30pm at New York City Center Studios, Studio 5 (130 West 56th Street, NYC). American Ballet Theatre's Marcelo Gomes will create new choreography on renowned ABT dancers Misty Copeland and James Whiteside live. Through discussion and demonstration, their creative evolution will unfold. YAGP founding Board Chair, Barbara Brandt says, "I want to give the audience an opportunity to join the dancers and choreographer, in the studio, as we explore the question, "What is an artist?" The evening will conclude with an informal reception. (more...)

Youth America Grand Prix and TenduTV Announces Their Theatrical Documentary, BALLET'S GREATEST HITS on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) and TenduTV announced today that the highly successful theatrical documentary, Ballet's Greatest Hits, is now available for purchase ($14.99 to $19.99) and rental ($3.99 to $4.99) on iTunes in over 20 countries, including The United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa. Ballet's Greatest Hits is also available for purchase and rental on Amazon, Google Play and YouTube. In addition, this is TenduTV's first new release on the African continent. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Misty Copeland Shines at American Ballet Theatre
by Marjorie Liebert - Nov 16, 2013

Whether dancing principal or soloist roles, soloist with ABT, Misty Copeland, glows. At present, a soloist with the company, her presence on the stage demands attention; and she gets it. (more...)

Ballet San Jose Presents All-Star Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Ballet San Jose's All-Star Gala features cocktails, dinner, performance and VIP after-party with artists from Ballet San Jose, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet and others. It all takes place tonight, November 16, 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: Diana Vishneva's ON THE EDGE Makes World Premiere at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2013

Segerstrom Center's 2013 - 2014 International Dance Season opened with the world premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge, which introduced two new works commissioned by the Center and Ardani Artists for the internationally renowned and award-winning star of the Mariinsky Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. On the Edge is in two acts, and begins with Jean-Christophe Maillot's intriguing piece titled Switch, followed by Carolyn Carlson's profound solo work, Woman in a Room. After this world premiere engagement in Segerstrom Hall, On the Edge will make its European premiere in December at both the National Centre for Contemporary Choreography in Roubaix, France and in Monte-Carlo's Salle Garnier as part of the Les Ballet des Monte-Carlo dance season. There will also be performances in 2014 at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow in March and at Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg in April. Scroll down for photos from the performances! (more...)

Dances Patrelle to Present THE YORKVILLE NUTCRACKER, 12/5-8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Dances Patrelle presents the 18th annual production of The Yorkville Nutcracker from December 5-8, 2013 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC. Performances: Thursday - Friday at 7pm; Saturday at 2pm and 7pm; and Sunday at noon and 5pm. Tickets are $45-85 and will be available beginning November 1 online at www.dancespatrelle.org, by phone at 212-772-4448, or in person at The Kaye Playhouse Box Office. (more...)

American Ballet Theatre Fall Gala Raises $1.65 Million
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) held its annual Opening Night Fall Gala benefit last night at the David H. Koch Theatre, hosting over 700 patrons, sponsors, supporters, friends, alumni and members of the Board of Trustees. ABT's inaugural season at the David H. Koch Theatre marks the Company's first return to the venue since 1976. The gala, which serves as the opening of ABT's fall season at the Koch Theatre, raised $1.65 million dollars and a portion of the proceeds will support ABT's education and community outreach programs. (more...)

THE TEMPEST Highlights American Ballet Theatre's Opening Night Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2013

American Ballet Theatre celebrates the opening of its Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center this evening, October 30 at 6:30PM with a special opening night Gala performance highlighted by the World Premiere of The Tempest, choreographed by Artist in Residence Alexei Ratmansky. (more...)

THE TEMPEST, CLEAR and More Set for American Ballet Theatre's Fall 2013 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

The World Premiere of The Tempest by Alexei Ratmansky will highlight American Ballet Theatre's inaugural Fall season at the David H. Koch Theater, today, October 30-November 10, 2013. The Fall 2013 season, announced by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie, will also feature revivals of Bach Partita by Twyla Tharp, Les Sylphides by Michel Fokine, Gong by Mark Morris and Clear by Stanton Welch. (more...)

Inaugural Hudson Valley Dance Festival Delivers Inspiring, Emotional Evening to Sold-out Audience
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

The inaugural edition of Hudson Valley Dance Festival transformed the Historic Catskill Point into a world-class arts venue on October 12, 2013, producing a captivating evening of dance for an enthusiastic, standing-room-only audience. (more...)

Intermezzo Dance Company Kicks Off Debut Performance Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

INTERMEZZO Dance Company, a new ballet company founded by American Ballet Theatre soloist Craig Salstein, announces its debut performance season. Performances will take place from tonight, October 18-20, 2013 at 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue (between 91st and 92nd Streets), NYC. (more...)

Ballet San Jose Presents All-Star Gala, 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Ballet San Jose's November 16 All-Star Gala features cocktails, dinner, performance and VIP after-party with artists from Ballet San Jose, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet and others. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Kyle Froman In His Own Words: Photographing Ballet to Broadway
by Barnett Serchuk - Oct 14, 2013

Kyle Froman has made the extraordinary transformation from dancer for America's premier dance company to one of the country's best -known dance and theater photographers. (more...)

Dancers Responding to AIDS Leaps into Fall with Inaugural HUDSON VALLEY DANCE FESTIVAL Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

The inaugural edition of Hudson Valley Dance Festival, a unique evening of world-class dance performances, will arrive today, October 12, 2013, at the Historic Catskill Point, a 19th century warehouse on the banks of the Hudson River. The event is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

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