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Young Dancemakers Company Added Performances This Sunday -Young Dancemakers Company Added Performances This Sunday -
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

???????Young Dancemakers Company is a unique summer ensemble of ethnically diverse New York City teens, creating and performing their original choreography in free concerts at prominent theaters city-wide, July 26 through August 5th.  YDC will present its 22nd season of topical, bold, and witty dances, created under the experienced eyes of founder and Bessie-award winner Alice Teirstein and music director William Catanzaro.  All performances end with the lively 'Dance With Us,' in which audience members with dancing feet are invited onto the stage to improvise with the dancers, accompanied by percussionist Catanzaro. (more...)

International Guest Faculty Brings Exciting Repertoire To The Sarasota Ballet's Summer ShowcaseInternational Guest Faculty Brings Exciting Repertoire To The Sarasota Ballet's Summer Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Opening Friday, 28th of July 2017 for two performances, the International Intensive Summer Showcase brings to the Sarasota stage works by Marius Petipa, Antony Tudor, Sir Matthew Bourne, L.Lavrosky and Arthur St. Leon. (more...)

Shreveport Dance Academy Announces Summer Intensive FacultyShreveport Dance Academy Announces Summer Intensive Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

]EMILY LOSCOCCO, former principal dancer of Festival Ballet Providence, PHILLIP BROOMHEAD, former principal dancer of the Houston Ballet and the Royal Ballet, and BETSY McBRIDE of American Ballet Theatre, and SIMON WEXLER former principal dancer of Texas Ballet Theatre will be members of the faculty for the Shreveport Dance Academy's Summer Intensive in Shreveport, Louisiana. (more...)

Paul Taylor Dance Commissions Work from Doug VaronePaul Taylor Dance Commissions Work from Doug Varone
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Paul Taylor has selected Doug Varone to create a dance on the Paul Taylor Dance Company as part of the 'Taylor Company Commissions' program of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD). (more...)

THE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL Wraps Up 84th Season and  40th Year in North CarolinaTHE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL Wraps Up 84th Season and 40th Year in North Carolina
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

This week at the American Dance Festival (ADF) the ADF performance series and the Six Week School merge in the exciting Footprints program on Tuesday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 26 at 8:00pm. Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company present the world premiere of the full Analogy: A Trilogy on Thursday, July 27 and Friday, July 28 at 8:00pm and Saturday, July 29 at 7:00pm (different program each night). The 2017 Samuel H. Scripps/ADF Award will be presented to Lucinda Childs prior to the Footprints program on Tuesday, July 25 at 8:00pm. (more...)

GYPSY Comes to Cahn Auditorium This SummerGYPSY Comes to Cahn Auditorium This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents GYPSY, the tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters' success, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, August 19 through 27. A 25-piece orchestra accompanies such well-known songs as "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "Let Me Entertain You" and "Some People." (more...)

Announcing the Winners for the 2017 BWW Dance World AwardsAnnouncing the Winners for the 2017 BWW Dance World Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

BWW is excited to announce the winners for the first annual BWW Dance World Awards! The awards honor professional dance that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors set the categories, our readers submitted the nominees and voted for their favorites!  (more...)

Young Dancemakers Company to Perform Free Concerts in NYC BoroughsYoung Dancemakers Company to Perform Free Concerts in NYC Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Young Dancemakers Company is a unique summer ensemble of ethnically diverse New York City teens, creating and performing their original choreography in free concerts at prominent theaters city-wide, July 26 through August 5th.  (more...)

Juilliard Dance Announces 2017-18 SeasonJuilliard Dance Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Juilliard Dance, entering its 66th season, opens its new season in December with New Dances: Edition 2017 featuring four world-premiere dances by up-and-coming choreographers Bryan Arias(first-year class), Gentian Doda (second-year class),Roy Assaf (third-year class), and Gustavo Ramirez Sansano (fourth-year class). (more...)

Scores of Jazz Fans Plan a Summer Fling in CancunScores of Jazz Fans Plan a Summer Fling in Cancun
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

With more than a decade of planning music vacation experiences in alluring locales on land and at sea around the world, it should come as no surprise that in his second full year at the helm, Warren Hill has already doubled the number of festivalgoers preparing to end summer with a trek to his Cancun Jazz Festival at the five-star Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico over Labor Day Weekend (August 31-September 3, 2017). (more...)

Ariel Rivka Dance Celebrates 10th Anniversary at NYLAAriel Rivka Dance Celebrates 10th Anniversary at NYLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Known for its “powerfully engaging” (New York Arts) choreography, Ariel Rivka Dance reflects on 10 seasons of provocative modern dance with a pair of career-spanning programs to be performed at New York Live Arts from September 6-9, 2017. (more...)

DRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom CenterDRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County and Segerstrom Center for the Arts will co-present Tod Browning's 1931 film classic DRACULA starring Bela Lugosi with original music by Philip Glass performed live by the legendary composer at the piano, the Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet, with Michael Riesman directing from the keyboard. (more...)

Eryc Taylor Dance Expands Outreach Programs, Offering Healing and MoreEryc Taylor Dance Expands Outreach Programs, Offering Healing and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD), Eryc Taylor, Artistic Director, announced today an expansion of the company's ETD OUTREACH PROGRAM Movement Expression Workshops, which assist chemotherapy patients, individuals in supportive housing and organizations offering integrated behavioral health care and support services. The Workshop programs use dance as a tool to inspire, heal, and build communities, while serving to improve participants' physical and mental health. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and CopenhagenAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Return to Paris, Basel, Germany and Copenhagen
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, recognized by U.S. Congress as 'a vital American cultural ambassador to the world,' returns to Paris, Basel, several German cities, and Copenhagen to perform 15 ballets from July 4 - September 10. (more...)

THE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL Continues its 84th Season and 40th Year in  North CarolinaTHE AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL Continues its 84th Season and 40th Year in North Carolina
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

This week, the American Dance Festival (ADF) presents the debuts of Roy Assaf and Ate9 Dance Company on Tuesday, July 18 at 8:00pm and Jennifer Nugent and Paul Matteson and Kimberly Bartosik/daela on Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 at 7:00pm and 9:00pm. Mark Morris Dance Group performs with live music by the Durham Symphony, North Carolina Master Chorale, and members of the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble on Friday, July 21 at 8:00pm and Saturday, July 22 at 7:00pm. Mark Morris Dance Group will also present a Saturday Children's Matinee on July 22 at 1:00pm. FREE ADF School Tours continue through July 21 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, at 9:15am and 11:15am. (more...)

Camille A. Brown and Paul Taylor Come to the MV PAC and The YardCamille A. Brown and Paul Taylor Come to the MV PAC and The Yard
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

In a compressed 2-week period, THE YARD presents two distinctive, critically acclaimed views - through dance-making of a potent American landscape: Taylor in his lifelong survey of popular cultural sources, Brown in her ongoing deep dive into the complex social reality of black identities of both men, women and girls that reaffirms that 'black dance matters" in depicting lives at risk in a dangerous political environment. (more...)

ELVIS EVERYWHERE Premiere and More Set for Week 4 of American Dance FestivalELVIS EVERYWHERE Premiere and More Set for Week 4 of American Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The American Dance Festival (ADF) has announced its lineup for Week 4! (more...)

American Repertory Ballet's Three Principal Male Dancers to Appear As Guest ArtistsAmerican Repertory Ballet's Three Principal Male Dancers to Appear As Guest Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

American Repertory Ballet's (ARB) three principal male dancers - Jacopo Jannelli, Aldeir Monteiro and Mattia Pallozzi - appeared as guest artists in the Gotta Dance School's Annual Concert at Raritan Valley Community College. (more...)

The Sarasota Ballet Receives Grant From The Charles and Margery Barancik FoundationThe Sarasota Ballet Receives Grant From The Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet announces today that the Company has received a $50,000 grant from the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation in support of the organization's 2017 - 2018 Season. (more...)

Paul Taylor Dance Company and the U.S. Debut of Roy Assaf Dance at Jacob's PillowPaul Taylor Dance Company and the U.S. Debut of Roy Assaf Dance at Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Based in Israel, Roy Assaf Dance makes its U.S. debut with a program of clever and heartfelt works in the Doris Duke Theatre July 12-16. A rising choreographic star, Assaf has been commissioned by companies across the globe including Batsheva Dance Company, The Royal Swedish Ballet, National Dance Company Wales, and LA Dance Project. The program opens with Assaf's embracing duet Six Years Later which is praised for its "beauty, nuances, and intricate, astute movements" (Ora Brafman, Jerusalem Post), and closes with his powerful all-male trio The Hill, inspired by veterans' experiences and based on the Hebrew song "Givat Hatachmoshet". (more...)

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