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Date Of Birth:
January 28, 1948 (68)
Birth Place:
Riga, Lativa, SOVIET UNION
Gender: Male
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Date of Birth: January 28, 1948 (68)
Birth Place: Riga, Lativa, SOVIET UNION
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: Inside YoungArts' Inaugural New York GalaPhoto Flash: Inside YoungArts' Inaugural New York Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) welcomed more than 250 of New York City's top cultural and community leaders, philanthropists, celebrities and art aficionados to the YoungArts New York Inaugural Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Temple of Dendur in the Sackler Wing. The sold-out evening raised nearly half a million dollars and celebrated the organization's 35 years of support and lasting impact on young talent in the cultural capital of New York and across the nation. Presented in collaboration with luxury brand Swarovski, the event was hosted by honorary co-chairs and YoungArts artistic advisors Mikhail Baryshnikov, Artistic Director of the Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), and renowned opera singer Pla?cido Domingo, as well as gala co-chairs Sarah Arison and Agnes Gund. (more...)

THE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Among 2016-17 Lineup at Hartford StageTHE ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS OF LEONARD PELKEY Among 2016-17 Lineup at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today that Hartford Stage's 2016-17 season will include Queens for a Year by T.D. Mitchell, The Piano Lesson by August Wilson, The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare and The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey by James Lecesne. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 4/10/2016 - 4/17/2016. (more...)

Mike Iveson Sci-Fi World Premiere to Play The Kitchen in MayMike Iveson Sci-Fi World Premiere to Play The Kitchen in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Kitchen is pleased to present The Tear Drinkers, the second musical work from beloved performer and Bessie-Award-winning composer Mike Iveson. The Tear Drinkers is a suite of sci-fi songs for six performers and piano; it follows four humans who have been abducted by the United States government and brought to an underground holding tank in New Mexico, so that the government can determine which of them is actually an alien from another planet masquerading as an earthling. Downtown performer Mike Iveson leads a team of exceptional artists, including pioneering video artist Charles Atlas, in a look at the private heartaches and private bathroom rituals of humans and aliens alike. (more...)

ANASTASIA Musical Set for Extended Stay at Hartford Stage This SpringANASTASIA Musical Set for Extended Stay at Hartford Stage This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Fans just gained eight more chances to see the new ANASTASIA musical at Hartford Stage! (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Lincoln Center's Spring Gala, Hosted by Christian Borle!Photo Flash: Go Inside Lincoln Center's Spring Gala, Hosted by Christian Borle!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 13, 2016

Lincoln Center's Spring Gala took place on Monday, April 11, at Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Steven A. Kandarian and MetLife were honored. There were 470 guests and nearly $3 million was raised. Since 1997, MetLife's sponsorship of Live From Lincoln Center has been instrumental to the series' success, and has enabled Lincoln Center to bring this program to hundreds of millions of people across the nation, building new audiences for the arts. (more...)

YoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and MoreYoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)'s 2016 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 12 to 17 and will offer 2016 YoungArts Winners from the New York area - selected from a record number of 12,000 applications - a rare opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate with fellow peers and creative luminaries across artistic disciplines. (more...)

Seattle International Dance Festival to Kick Off in JuneSeattle International Dance Festival to Kick Off in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

June bursts with contemporary dance as the Seattle International Dance Festival (SIDF) brings its bold mix of global and local artists to the South Lake Union neighborhood for a 16-day dance profusion. For this eleventh anniversary year, the festival expands its footprint by adding Capitol Hill's Broadway Performance Hall as the venue for some of the Inter|National and Spotlight Series programs. The popular, and free, Art on the Fly moves to May 21 to sync with the SLU Market. This coordinated effort between SIDF, Amazon.com and the SLU Chamber is expected to enliven the evolving, vibrant neighborhood all day long. As in previous years, evening indoor festival performances kickoff at SLU's Raisbeck Hall; third week evening performances are inside Capitol Hill's larger Broadway Performance Hall. (more...)

Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Present THE HEART IS NOT MADE OF STONE, 4/27Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Present THE HEART IS NOT MADE OF STONE, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

New York City, NY — Celebrating its 15th season, the Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher for six performances of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone. Written by Eve Wolf and directed by Donald T. Sanders, this multi-media production examines the troubled relationship between artistic creation and totalitarianism through the perspective of the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966). This tale of passion, love, political repression, and redemption is interwoven with music by Russian composers' Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich. (more...)

Camille A. Brown Wins the 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance AwardCamille A. Brown Wins the 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

The 2016 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor that carries a $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to contemporary choreographer, dancer, and artistic director Camille A. Brown in acknowledgement of her vision and outstanding contributions to the dance field. Regularly garnering acclaim for her 'vividness and versatility' (Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times), Brown holds a New York Dance and Performance ('Bessie') Award, two Princess Grace Awards, a Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, and her work has toured nationally and internationally. The Jacob's Pillow Dance Award was established in 2007 and, in honor of its 10th anniversary, the Pillow has broadened the scope of this honor with a commitment to the artist's growth and future work. In addition to the unrestricted cash prize, this Award also includes a committed engagement for the 2017 Festival and a Creative Development Residency at Jacob's Pillow. Previous recipients of the Jacob's Pillow Dance Award include the legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham; MacArthur Fellows Michelle Dorrance and Kyle Abraham; and John Heginbotham of Dance Heginbotham, among others. (more...)

Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Return to BAM with 'ANNA AKHMATOVA'Ensemble for the Romantic Century to Return to BAM with 'ANNA AKHMATOVA'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

Celebrating its 15th season, the Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to BAM Fisher for six performances of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart is Not Made of Stone. (more...)

Mandy Patinkin Among 2016 Honorees for Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished ServiceMandy Patinkin Among 2016 Honorees for Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Three renowned achievers will be honored for their lifetime accomplishments with the 37th Annual Common Wealth Awards of Distinguished Service. The awards recognize individuals who have enriched modern culture through their professional and personal endeavors. (more...)

Washington Ballet Appoints Julie Kent as New Artistic DirectorWashington Ballet Appoints Julie Kent as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This afternoon The Washington Ballet Board of Directors selected Julie Kent, retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and artistic director of the ABT Summer Intensive program, as Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB) effective, July 1, 2016.  (more...)

Boston Ballet to Present KALEIDOSCOPE, 3/17Boston Ballet to Present KALEIDOSCOPE, 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

March 4, 2016 (BOSTON, MA)—Boston Ballet's 52nd season continues with Kaleidoscope, a vibrant fusion of works by the most influential choreographic voices of the 20th century. The first of four works presented in this dynamic program is George Balanchine's Kammermusik No. 2, a “fascinating” and “unremitting” ballet, followed by the dazzling and technically demanding The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude by William Forsythe that returns to Boston Ballet after a critically acclaimed Company premiere last season (Brian Seibert, The New York Times). Adding to the evening's exceptional program is the graceful Pas de Quatre by unsung choreographer Leonid Yakobson, a classically romantic work noted for its “distinctive movement sensibility” (Roslyn Sulcas,The New York Times). Concluding the program is Léonide Massine's colorful Gaîté Parisienne, an effervescent ballet that evokes Moulin Rouge and Paris in the early 1900s, and ends with an unforgettable can-can.  Kaleidoscope will run March 17–26, 2016 at the Boston Opera House.  (more...)

BWW Review: MARIINSKY BALLET Pays a Tribute to Maya Plisetskaya at BAMBWW Review: MARIINSKY BALLET Pays a Tribute to Maya Plisetskaya at BAM
by Marsha Volgyi - Mar 4, 2016

The Mariinsky Ballet at Brooklyn Academy of Music performed a Tribute to Maya Plisetskaya (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet Set for New York Live Arts Benefit Next WeekendNew York Theatre Ballet Set for New York Live Arts Benefit Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet invites you to attend NYTB at New York Live Arts Benefit on February 27, 2016. (more...)

Juilliard Dances Repertory 2016 to Feature Works by Paul Taylor, Jerome Robbins & Jiri KylianJuilliard Dances Repertory 2016 to Feature Works by Paul Taylor, Jerome Robbins & Jiri Kylian
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

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Northrop at the University of Minnesota to Present Mark Morris Dance Group, 3/30Northrop at the University of Minnesota to Present Mark Morris Dance Group, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

Northrop at the University of Minnesota presents Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) in a one-night-only engagement on Wed, Mar 30 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at New York Live Arts, 2/24-27New York Theatre Ballet to Perform at New York Live Arts, 2/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

New York Theatre Ballet will perform at New York Live Arts from February 24-27, 2016.  New York Live Arts is located at 219 W. 19th Street, NYC. Performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 7:30pm; and Saturday at 2pm and 7:30pm.  Tickets start at $15, and are available online at http://newyorklivearts.org/event/nytb_2016, by calling the Live Arts box office at 212.691.6500, or by visiting the box office, Monday-Saturday 1pm - 9pm and Sunday 1pm - 8pm.   (more...)

Meow Meow Concert at The Royal Conservatory Pushed to June 2016Meow Meow Concert at The Royal Conservatory Pushed to June 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts at The Royal Conservatory of Music, today announced the return engagement of cabaret star Meow Meow on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 8 pm, as part of the Quiet Please, There's a Lady On Stage concert series, is being re-scheduled to Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 8pm due to a scheduling conflict. (more...)

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