Martha Graham News

Date Of Birth:
May 11, 1894
Date Of Death:
April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place:
Allegheny, PA, USA
Gender:
Female
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Martha Graham News

Date Of Birth:
May 11, 1894
Date Of Death:
April 01, 1991 (96)
Birth Place:
Allegheny, PA, USA
Gender:
Female
Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music CenterWorld Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Heightening its role as a powerful commissioning force, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - The Music Center's acclaimed dance series - is introducing an exciting new chapter in dance with the world premiere of BalletNow, an original three-performance program for which American Ballet Theatre Principals Roberto Bolle and Herman Cornejo are serving as artistic directors. Bolle and Cornejo have formed an international ensemble of 18 major dancers from 12 foreign countries for three distinctive performances, with many of the dancers performing at The Music Center and in Southern California for the first time. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Present Free Inside/Out Series, 6/24-8/29Jacob's Pillow to Present Free Inside/Out Series, 6/24-8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Presenting both emerging and esteemed dance artists from across the U.S., Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival's Inside/Out Performance Series will return to the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage at the breathtaking Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space June 24-August 29. (more...)

BWW Features: Jill Guyton Nee Brings Momemtum to MemphisBWW Features: Jill Guyton Nee Brings Momemtum to Memphis
by Caroline Sposto - Jun 17, 2015

I first met Jill Guyton Nee last fall shortly after she arrived at the University of Memphis as an Associate Professor and Director of Dance. Exceedingly youthful, unassuming, and softspoken, this award-winning perfomer and choreographer has brought fresh focus and energy not only to the U of M Deparment od Theatre & Dance, but also to the local arts scene. (more...)

Dance for Nepal Benefit Set for Union Square Theatre, 6/30Dance for Nepal Benefit Set for Union Square Theatre, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

The DRI Foundation, the charity arm of the world's foremost business continuity certification and education nonprofit Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International, in partnership with 39 Steps and Red Rope Productions, will be hosting an exclusive, one-night benefit titled Dance for Nepal on Tuesday, June 30 at 7pm, at the Union Square Theatre (100 E. 17th St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

2015 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher Award Goes to Bay Academy's Nicole Kasbar2015 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher Award Goes to Bay Academy's Nicole Kasbar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Lincoln Center Education, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, is pleased to present the 2015 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher award to Nicole Kasbar, a middle school dance teacher at the Bay Academy for the Arts and Sciences in Brooklyn. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Announces 9th Annual EventChicago Dancing Festival Announces 9th Annual Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take place August 25-29, 2015. (more...)

The Chicago Dancing Festival's 9th Annual Program Features Dancers from Around the Country, 8/25-29The Chicago Dancing Festival's 9th Annual Program Features Dancers from Around the Country, 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take placeAugust 25-29, 2015. Co-produced by renowned choreographer Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, the Chicago Dancing Festival will bring together leading ballet, modern and contemporary dancers from Chicago and across the country to present the largest dance festival in the nation. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival to Host 9th Annual Event, 8/25-29Chicago Dancing Festival to Host 9th Annual Event, 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take place August 25-29, 2015. Co-produced by renowned choreographer Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, the Chicago Dancing Festival will bring together leading ballet, modern and contemporary dancers from Chicago and across the country to present the largest dance festival in the nation. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Completes Archives Expansion, Celebrates Norton Owen's 40th AnniversaryJacob's Pillow Completes Archives Expansion, Celebrates Norton Owen's 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

On June 23 at 5pm, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival will celebrate the grand re-opening of Blake's Barn, home of its extensive dance Archives, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and exclusive performance of Antony Tudor's Trio Con Brio by New York Theatre Ballet. (more...)

THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 7/7THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 7/7
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

Al Hirschfeld gets a tome of his own! (more...)

Breaking News: Steven Pasquale, Brandon Victor Dixon, Miriam Shor & More Will Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Off-Center's THE WILD PARTYBreaking News: Steven Pasquale, Brandon Victor Dixon, Miriam Shor & More Will Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Off-Center's THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Brandon Victor Dixon and Steven Pasquale will join the previously announced Sutton Foster in Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, running July 15 – 18, 2015 at New York City Center. (NOTE: Brandon Victor Dixon will replace the previously announced Joshua Henry, who has had a scheduling conflict.) The production will be directed by Leigh Silverman, with choreography by Sonya Tayeh. Jeanine Tesori is the Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center and Chris Fenwick is Music Director. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE DEBORAH ZALL PROJECT: IN THE COMPANY OF WOMEN at Martha Graham Studio TheatreBWW Reviews: THE DEBORAH ZALL PROJECT: IN THE COMPANY OF WOMEN at Martha Graham Studio Theatre
by Samantha Bancroft - Jun 3, 2015

Internationally renowned dancer and choreographer, Deborah Zall, restaged six of her dramatic female solos for the first time this past Thursday at the Martha Graham Studio Theater at Westbeth. This legendary choreography was taken down from the dance bookshelf, brushed off, and performed good as new by the dancers of the Deborah Zall Project: In The Company of Women. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company & Nimbus Dance to Offer Summer Dance IntensiveCentenary Stage Company & Nimbus Dance to Offer Summer Dance Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Centenary Stage Company continues its tradition of nurturing artists by offering the Summer Dance Intensive with the professional Nimbus Dance works. This four day summer intensive, open to the public, runs from July 6 to 9 on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ. Intended for ages 14 and up, workshops will include contemporary technique and creative work/performance presentations. Students will learn professional choreography and develop a new dance working on Nimbus Dance Works' Surface Tension company piece. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, 6/13Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

May 26, 2015 - (Becket, MA) Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. Highlights of Festival 2015 include Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host, a special dance and radio stage production starring Ira Glass, host of This American Life; the return of Nederlands Dans Theater 2; the world premiere of American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO; Cuban contemporary ensemble Malpaso Dance Company, performing with GRAMMY Award-winning pianist and composer Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble; and the launch of Martha Graham Dance Company's 90th Anniversary, including a world premiere by eminent choreographer Mats Ek.  (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free LineupJacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. (more...)

BWW Interviews:  CHRISTINE DAKIN and Her Performance at the Neighborhood Playhouse in NYCBWW Interviews: CHRISTINE DAKIN and Her Performance at the Neighborhood Playhouse in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - May 22, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Christine Dakin about her recent performance at the Neighborhood Playhouse with Alejandro Chavez. They were accompanied by Louis Stewart on the piano. (more...)

Museum Mile Festival Set for 6/9Museum Mile Festival Set for 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Now celebrating its 37th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Over 1.5 million people have taken part in this annual celebration since its inception. Festival attendees can walk the Mile on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 105th Street while visiting nine of New York City's finest cultural institutions, which are open free to the public throughout the evening. The Museum Mile Festival's opening ceremony takes place at 5:45pm at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (2 East 91st Street). New York City Commissioner of Cultural Affairs Tom Finkelpearl and other city and state dignitaries will open the Festival. Details on the Festival's offerings can be found at MuseumMileFestival.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews: STREET SINGER Inspires at The OUT NYC HotelBWW Reviews: STREET SINGER Inspires at The OUT NYC Hotel
by Matt Hanson - May 18, 2015

"No!" she sings. The first note sailed, as from the ruddy heart of the Seine to the mood indigo of the Hudson. "I regret nothing!" (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera Names New Executive DirectorGotham Chamber Opera Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Gotham Chamber Opera announces Edward Barnes as the company's new Executive Director, effective June 1, 2015. Mr. Barnes will succeed Gotham's previous executive director, David Bennett, who will become general director of the San Diego Opera. In addition, David Rubeo has been promoted to Associate Director. (more...)

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