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Birth Place: Baytown, TX, USA
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Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Honors ARTHUR MITCHELL 6/5-10
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The 7th Annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, rewarding excellence in both classical and modern dance, will take place June 6-10 at Symphony Space,95th Street and Broadway, NYC.   Semi-finals were held in Posadas, Argentina, September 2016, and  March 2017, at the theater of the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia., and NYC will see Competition Rounds, followed by the Finals, announcements of Awards, and Gala Performance, an evening of dances by medalists, guests, and presentation of an award to Arthur Mitchell.    With its commitment to 'Preserving the Past, Discovering the Future,' and recognizing those who have made major contributions to the world of dance, VKIBC is proud to honor Mr. Mitchell, former principal dancer with New York City Ballet and founder of Dance Theater of Harlem. (more...)

Hubbard Street Kicks Off 40th Anniversary with Decades of Audience FavoritesHubbard Street Kicks Off 40th Anniversary with Decades of Audience Favorites
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, programming for Season 39 Summer Series, June 8-11, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. The program features a look at Hubbard Street through the decades, featuring The 40s and Georgia by Lou Conte, Twyla Tharp's The Golden Section, an excerpt from Resident Choreographer, Alejandro Cerrudo's One Thousand Pieces as well as pieces by Jim Vincent, Crystal Pite, William Forsythe, and Lucas Crandall. (more...)

Hubbard Street Kicks Off 40th Anniversary this JuneHubbard Street Kicks Off 40th Anniversary this June
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, programming for Season 39 Summer Series, June 8-11, 2017 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance. (more...)

Judges for June 2017 Kozlova International Ballet CompetitionJudges for June 2017 Kozlova International Ballet Competition
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

The 7th Annual Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, rewarding excellence in both classical and modern dance, will take place June 5-10 at Symphony Space, 95th Street & Broadway, New York City.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

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Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Presents NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE, 12/3Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory Presents NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory of New York returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Winter Suite,' running slightly over one hour - Saturday December 3 at 7 PM.    (more...)

Stars of FALSETTOS, THE COLOR PURPLE, HAMILTON, JERSEY BOYS and More Slated for BC/EFA's 28th Annual GYPSY OF THE YEARStars of FALSETTOS, THE COLOR PURPLE, HAMILTON, JERSEY BOYS and More Slated for BC/EFA's 28th Annual GYPSY OF THE YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

After six dedicated weeks of fundraising, the brightest stars from Broadway and Off-Broadway's biggest hits will share one-of-a-kind performances at the 28th annual Gypsy of the Year competition on Monday, December 5 (4:30 pm) and Tuesday, December 8 (2 pm). The show is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Valentina Kozlova Announces NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITEValentina Kozlova Announces NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

Valentina Kozlova's next project is her annual 'Nutcracker Winter Suite,' December 3, 7 PM, at Symphony Space, Broadway and 95th Street, NYC.  Joining the students at Kozlova's Dance Conservatory, located in midtown Manhattan, are Kozlova students Nikita Boris and Justin Valentine.  The exceptional teen dancers, participating in Kozlova's Competition last June, were awarded scholarships to the Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, Russia, selected by Academy director Nikolai Tsiskaridze.  Justin will return to St. Petersburg after the performances to continue his one-year scholarship.  Nikita, now 16 years old, completed her scholarship and entered the October Vaganova Prix, where she received a special award for artistry and was further honored with an invitation to perform a solo from Giselle on the stage of the Mariinsky Theatre. (more...)

Valentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE Will Star Nikita Boris and Justin ValentineValentina Kozlova Dance Conservatory's NUTCRACKER WINTER SUITE Will Star Nikita Boris and Justin Valentine
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory of New York returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's delightful new production of Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Winter Suite,' running slightly over one hour - Saturday December 3 at 7 PM.   This year's production will star Nikita Boris as the Sugar Plum Fairy and Justin Valentine as her Cavalier.   (more...)

Steps on Broadway Gives Home to American Dance Machine 21Steps on Broadway Gives Home to American Dance Machine 21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Steps on Broadway, NYC's legendary professional dance center committed to training and maintaining the integrity of the art form, announces an educational partnership with American Dance Machine for the Twenty-First Century (ADM21). (more...)

BWW Review: MONTE, MOLISSA, MARGO, MULLER at New York Live ArtsBWW Review: MONTE, MOLISSA, MARGO, MULLER at New York Live Arts
by Juan Michael Porter II - Jun 17, 2016

Times are hard for choreographers, which is why Elisa Monte, Jennifer Muller, Molissa Fenley, and Margo Sappington have banded together to present their full-length works at New York Live Arts. What one might not be able to afford, four are more than capable of shouldering. While a solid business idea, the results as seen on Wednesday June 15th, 2016 were decidedly uneven. It's not that the works were too different in tone, it's that the quality was rarely of top caliber. (more...)

Four Choreographers to Share Five Performances at New York Live Arts Beginning TodayFour Choreographers to Share Five Performances at New York Live Arts Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Four acclaimed female choreographers, Elisa Monte, Molissa Fenley, Margo Sappington, and Jennifer Muller join forces this spring in Monte/Molissa/Margo/Muller - LIVE! at New York Live Arts, today through June 18. (more...)

Acclaimed Female Choreographers Join Forces for MONTE/MOLISSA/MARGO/MULLER - LIVE!Acclaimed Female Choreographers Join Forces for MONTE/MOLISSA/MARGO/MULLER - LIVE!
by Marianka Swain - Jun 7, 2016

Four acclaimed female choreographers, Elisa Monte, Molissa Fenley, Margo Sappington, and Jennifer Muller join forces this spring in Monte/Molissa/Margo/Muller - LIVE! at New York Live Arts, June 14 through June 18. The five-night program of shared performances will feature five works each evening, with three premieres and a cast of 25 dancers. (more...)

Four Choreographers to Share Five Performances This June at New York Live ArtsFour Choreographers to Share Five Performances This June at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Four acclaimed female choreographers, Elisa Monte, Molissa Fenley, Margo Sappington, and Jennifer Muller join forces this spring in Monte/Molissa/Margo/Muller - LIVE! at New York Live Arts, June 14 through June 18. (more...)

The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Announces WinnersThe Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition Announces Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, April 26-30 at Symphony Space, NYC, ended in grand style with the announcement of medalists and winners of company contracts and school scholarships, and a Gala Performance with performances by guests Daniel Ulbricht and Erica Pereira  of New York City Ballet dancing the Tschaikovsky Pas de Deux (in memory of Violette Verdy, to whom the 2016 competition was dedicated), Washington Ballet's Brooklyn Mack and Ayano Kimura in the pas de deux from Giselle, Act II, and Soo Bin Lee and Seung Hyun Lee dancing the Black Swan pas de deux. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming 39th SeasonHubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Full Schedule for Upcoming 39th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

CHICAGO – Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2016–17 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, located at 205 East Randolph Street in Chicago, are available immediately as a Season 39 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in late summer 2016. (more...)

Hubbard Street's 39th Season at Harris Theater to Feature Works by Tharp, Cerrudo & MoreHubbard Street's 39th Season at Harris Theater to Feature Works by Tharp, Cerrudo & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2016-17 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, located at 205 East Randolph Street in Chicago, are available immediately as a Season 39 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in late summer 2016. (more...)

State Street Ballet to Stage CARMEN at Purchase College, TodayState Street Ballet to Stage CARMEN at Purchase College, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, PURCHASE COLLEGE is pleased to present STATE STREET BALLET'S CARMEN, choreography by William Soleau, music by George Bizet, and musical arrangement by Rodion Shchedrin. The performance will be Today, April 9, 2016 at 8:00pm in the Concert Hall at The PAC, 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577.   (more...)

Valentina Kozlova's International Ballet Competition 2016 Sets Final Judges LineupValentina Kozlova's International Ballet Competition 2016 Sets Final Judges Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Valentina Kozlova's International Ballet Competition 2016 is April 25-30 at Symphony Space, 95th Street & Broadway, NYC.  (more...)

Kansas City Ballet to Discuss NEW MOVES Showcase, 4/1Kansas City Ballet to Discuss NEW MOVES Showcase, 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (March 24, 2016) — Artistic Director Devon Carney announced the choreographers chosen for New Moves, a unique performance series designed to search out, develop and showcase emerging choreographers, both from the national dance scene as well as within Kansas City Ballet. New Moves is intended to provide time and space for choreographers to create world premiere works with accomplished professional dancers. New Moves will feature choreographers Jennifer Archibald, Andrew Skeels, Stephanie Martinez, and Kansas City Ballet company dancers Sarah Chun, Charles Martin and Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye. (more...)

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