Martha Graham News

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces New York City Center Season, Featuring Company Premieres of AFTER THE RAIN PAS DE DEUX, UPRISING and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized as a vital “American Cultural Ambassador” to the world and New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, will return to the New York City Center stage for the 43rd consecutive year from December 3, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The Company will present 39 performances during an exciting annual season that has become a joyous holiday tradition. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Perform at 48th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival, 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will perform on August 3, 2014 at 8:30pm as part of the 48th Annual Huntington Summer Arts Festival at Chapin Rainbow Stage, Heckscher Park in Huntington, NY. (more...)

Staten Island Ballet to Kick Off 13th New York International Choreographers Festival with DANCE ACROSS WATERS, 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Staten Island Ballet opens the 13th New York International Choreographers Festival at St. George Theatre with 'Dance Across Waters', featuring seven choreographers of ballet, modern and contemporary works, with original music and a live appearance by Vernon Reid of 'Living Colour'. (more...)

Libertine Idol's COMING: A ROCK MUSICAL OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS Set for FringeNYC, 8/8-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Libertine Idol Productions has announced that COMING: A ROCK MUSICAL OF BIBLICAL PROPORTIONS, an irreverent, darkly comedic view of the Biblical Book of Revelation, with book, lyrics and music by Erik Ransom, direction by Rachel Klein and music direction and arrangement by Charles Czarnecki, will begin performances on August 8 - 22, at Theatre 80 (80 St. Mark's Place), as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. www.comingthemusical.com (more...)

DRAGON'S BREATH Set for FringeNYC, 8/9-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

DRAGON'S BREATH premieres at the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival on August 9th. Playwright, Michael C. O'Day makes his writing debut with this production. As an actor, he has appeared at the Public Theatre, Classical Theatre of Harlem, and the Paper Mill Playhouse, among other venues - most recently Judson Arts in the acclaimed revival of The Bonus Army. DRAGON'S BREATH is directed by Mikaela Kafka, known for her directing work with Centenary Stage and NJ Dramatists. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PAGEANT Wins For Congeniality
by Michael Dale - Jul 16, 2014

A revival of the 1991 drag musical beauty contest spoof is a pleasing ninety minutes of good, clean fun. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Host 2014 Summer Intensive, 8/11-16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, presents its 2014 Summer Intensive from August 11-16, 2014 at 890 Broadway, 4th floor (at 19 Street), NYC. The price for the full intensive is $500. Participation in Ballet/Modern/Repertory only is $360, and for Ballet/Modern only, the price is $240. Email jenna@rioult.org or visit http://www.rioult.org/school/intensives/ to obtain an application form. Applicants who register by March 31 will receive a 10% discount. (more...)

Southern Vermont Dance Festival Returns this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Second Annual Southern Vermont Dance Festival July 17-20 in downtown Brattleboro features the works of renowned and emerging artists in three galas - two at the Latchis Theatre and one at the Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, NH, along with a less formal concert series at the Stone Church in downtown Brattleboro, VT. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Host 2014 Summer Camp, 8/11-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, presents its 2014 Summer Camp for kids from August 11-15, 2014 at 890 Broadway, 4th floor (at 19 St.), NYC. The price for the five-day long camp is $475. Students will receive a $50 discount for bringing a second student to the program. Scholarships are available. Email anastasia@rioult.org, call 212-398-5901, or visit http://www.rioult.org/school/kids-camp/ for more information or to obtain a registration form. (more...)

Verb Ballets Announces 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

For the 2014-15 season, Verb Ballets will present a season of fresh and innovative works that highlight the classically trained dancers with cutting edge contemporary choreography. Under the direction of Dr. Margaret Carlson, the company will continue to present and inspire a diverse array of contemporary choreographers while honoring modern dance legend Martha Graham with the Lamentation Variations project this winter. (more...)

Siti Company Announces Michelle Preston as Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

SITI Company's Board of Directors along with Co-Artistic Directors Anne Bogart, Ellen Lauren and Leon Ingulsrud have named Michelle Preston as its new Executive Director. Preston joined SITI in July of 2012 as Deputy Director, where she oversaw fundraising, external communications, strategic plan implementation, and board development and has served as Interim Executive Director since January of 2014. Preston succeeds Megan Wanlass who served the Company for 19 years. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Announces Additional Programming for 2014 Lineup, 8/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Chicago Dancing Festival founders Lar Lubovitch and Jay Franke are pleased to announce today additional works being added to the 2014 Festival lineup, including two more World Premieres, plus plans for a pre- and post-performance sponsors party around the "Celebration of Dance" Grand Finale performance, Saturday, August 23. Free tickets for the Festival's indoor performances become available to the public this week, July 8 and 9. The 2014 Chicago Dancing Festival, featuring top ballet, modern and hip-hop companies from Chicago and across the country, is set to take place August 20 - 23. (more...)

FringeArts Announces 2014 Fringe Festival Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Tickets are on sale now for "Presented" shows in the 2014 Fringe Festival presented by FringeArts, bringing the world's most daring and innovative performers to Philadelphia stages for the 18th year in a row from September 5-21. The 2014 Fringe Festival is supported by Presenting Sponsor PNC, through the PNC Arts Alive initiative. The Lincoln Motor Company is the Official Automotive Sponsor of the Festival. (more...)

Celebrate NYC Pride at Joe's Pub with Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret, Latrell!, Julie Klausner, New Alternatives and More, Beg. 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Celebrate NYC Pride at Joe's Pub at the Public with performers including: No Hope Productions Presents SIREN/KINGS, Martha Graham CRACKER CABARET, Champagne Jerry, LATRELL! LATRELL! JACKSON IS NOT ANGELA BASSETT, Julie Klausner CABARET SITUATION, Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments, Voices for Homeless LGBTQ Youth: A Benefit for New Alternatives, BROWN GIRLS BURLESQUE, and more! (more...)

This Week at Joe's Pub, June 18-29: Cristin Milioti, Make Music New York, Julie Klausner, Karsh Kale, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014


CUNY TV Presents June Edition of ARTS IN THE CITY, Begins 6/13
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The June edition of ARTS IN THE CITY, hosted by Tinabeth Piña from the beautiful Alice Austen House museum on Staten Island, debuts Friday, June 13 (2014) on CUNY TV* at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm; is repeated Sunday 6/15 at noon; and returns Friday 6/27 at 10am, 3pm and 8:30pm and on Sunday 6/29 at noon on CUNY TV. On and after June 13, the program may be viewed anytime on www.cuny.tv. (more...)

'GOTTA DANCE' to Premiere at Smith Center, 7/2-3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

“Gotta Dance: A Tribute To…Life!” a spectacular, new stage extravaganza celebrating dance through the years, is set for a World Premiere showcase July 2 and 3, 2014, at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in the Troesh Studio Theatre, presented by The HAND Company, directed and choreographed by Giulio Scatola, and produced by Steve Hand, with production design by Emmy Award winner, Andy Walmsley and music produced by Josh Connolly. (more...)

Elizabeth Stanley and Paul Anthony Stewart Star in Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presents the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented today, June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Celebrate 20 Years with Performances at The Joyce Theater, 6/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

RIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, will present two unique programs during the June 17-22, 2014 New York Season at The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Avenue (at 19th Street), NYC. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell, Mary Gauthier, Cristin Milioti and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/11-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its upcoming performances, June 11 through the 22nd. Scroll down for the lineup! (more...)

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