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Rebecca Stenn and Fran Kirmser Launch A LIFE IN DANCE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, Spring 2017Rebecca Stenn and Fran Kirmser Launch A LIFE IN DANCE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Critically acclaimed dancer and educator Rebecca Stenn and veteran Broadway producer Fran Kirmser and are pleased to announce the release of their upcoming book A LIFE IN DANCE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE, available on Amazon in spring of 2017. (more...)

New York Live Arts Presents Sonya Tayeh's New Work YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAMENew York Live Arts Presents Sonya Tayeh's New Work YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

New York Live Arts presents Sonya Tayeh, Obie and Lucille Lortel award winner and Drama Desk and two-time Emmy award nominated choreographer, in her New York City debut of an evening-length original work, you'll still call me by name, an emotionally charged dance-symphony that explores a mystifying, complex and jagged relationship between a mother and daughter. Commissioned by New York Live Arts and presented through its Live Feed creative residency program, the performances will take place December 9-11 and 14-17, 2016, at 7:30PM at New York Live Arts, 219 West 19thStreet, NYC. Press night is December 10, 7:30PM.  For tickets and information, call 212 924 0077 or visit livearts. (more...)

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y and Mystical Feet Company Present THE MAR VISTALABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture at the 14th Street Y and Mystical Feet Company Present THE MAR VISTA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture and Mystical Feet Company present The Mar Vista, a dance/theater work written and choreographed by Yehuda Hyman in collaboration with the Mystical Feet Company (Ron Kagan, Dwight Kelly, Ryan Pater, Ezra Lowrey, Amanda Schussel and Hyman) at The Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, from December 1-18, 2016.  Performance schedule: Thursday-Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $18 in advance or $22.50 at the door. Tickets are available at 646-395-4310 or www.14streety.org.    (more...)

BWW Review: DORRANCE DANCE's THE BLUES PROJECT Invokes the Healing Powers of the CommunityBWW Review: DORRANCE DANCE's THE BLUES PROJECT Invokes the Healing Powers of the Community
by Christina Pandolfi - Nov 23, 2016

Living through political tumult and societal unrest brings many emotions to the surface: fear, worry, anxiety, and most notably, anger. In these times of uncertainty, the healing powers of dance can reflect all that is good and beautiful about humanity. And it's just what Dorrance Dance achieved on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 during their run at The Joyce Theater. In a stunning collaboration with the velvety vocals and musical styling of Toshi Reagon & BIGLovely, esteemed dancers Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and Derick K. Grant and chorographic help from Karida Griffith, Michelle Dorrance created a mesmerizing, imaginative universe; one filled with tap dancing so powerful, it brought the entire room together through love and light. (more...)

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo to Return to New York City for the HolidaysLes Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo to Return to New York City for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Beloved around the world for their brilliant artistry and unparalleled comic-timing, the astounding Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, recently nominated for three UK National Dance Awards including a Stef Stefanou Award for Outstanding Company, will be presented by The Joyce Theater (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) for its bi-annual three-week engagement, the perfect holiday treat, from December 13 - 31, 2016. (more...)

Premieres by Rachel Bonds, Jason Kim and The Bengsons Set for Ars Nova's 2017-18 LineupPremieres by Rachel Bonds, Jason Kim and The Bengsons Set for Ars Nova's 2017-18 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Ars Nova, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director Jason Eagan and Managing Director Renee Blinkwolt, has announced 18 months of boundary-pushing world premiere productions, all commissioned and developed by Ars Nova at their West 54th Street home. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY to Preview Work-in-Progress at Manhattan Movement & Arts CenterRIOULT Dance NY to Preview Work-in-Progress at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

RIOULT Dance NY presents a preview of Pascal Rioult's work in progress set to 1970's progressive rock music at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center on December 2, 2016. (more...)

Sonya Tayeh to Debut YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAME at New York Live ArtsSonya Tayeh to Debut YOU'LL STILL CALL ME BY NAME at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

New York Live Arts presents Sonya Tayeh, Obie and Lucille Lortel award winner and Drama Desk and two-time Emmy award nominated choreographer, in her New York City debut of an evening-length original work, you'll still call me by name, an emotionally charged dance-symphony that explores a mystifying, complex and jagged relationship between a mother and daughter. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Presents SACRED/PROFANE, 2/14Martha Graham Dance Company Presents SACRED/PROFANE, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

The Martha Graham Dance Company's two-week season at The Joyce Theater, February 14-26, 2017, will feature three diverse programs organized under the season theme Sacred/Profane. Classics by Martha Graham and works by four contemporary choreographers, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Annie-B Parson, Pontus Lidberg, and Nacho Duato, will be presented, highlighting the mystical, spiritual, and humorous aspects of magical thinking. (more...)

LABA and Mystical Feet Company to Present THE MAR VISTA This DecemberLABA and Mystical Feet Company to Present THE MAR VISTA This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

LABA: Laboratory for Jewish Culture and Mystical Feet Company present The Mar Vista, a dance/theater work written and choreographed by Yehuda Hyman in collaboration with the Mystical Feet Company (Ron Kagan, Dwight Kelly, Ryan Pater, Ezra Lowrey, Amanda Schussel and Hyman) at The Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, from December 1-18, 2016. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Seeking Summer 2017 Interns; Deadline February 10Jacob's Pillow Seeking Summer 2017 Interns; Deadline February 10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Jacob's Pillow Dance, home to the longest-running international dance festival in the U.S., is accepting applications for its 2017 Summer Internship Program. More than 30 interns from around the world are selected, following a competitive application review and interview process, to help produce the field's most comprehensive and engaging festival of dance. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Presents LUCINDA CHILDS DANCE COMPANYThe Joyce Theater Presents LUCINDA CHILDS DANCE COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is proud to present a two-week engagement of The Lucinda Childs Dance Company, November 29 to December 11, featuring two programs of works created over five decades by the Bessie and Obie Award-winning choreographer, produced by Pomegranate Arts. (more...)

Moises Kaufman and Bill T. Jones to Talk PERFORMING ORAL HISTORY at New York Live ArtsMoises Kaufman and Bill T. Jones to Talk PERFORMING ORAL HISTORY at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

Internationally recognized choreographer Bill T. Jones and renowned director/playwright Moises Kaufman, both National Medal of Arts awardees, will discuss the importance of oral history as storytelling and the impact it has had on their careers in "Performing Oral History."  (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces The World Premiere of WORKING IN PROCESS/ NEW BODIESWorks & Process at the Guggenheim announces The World Premiere of WORKING IN PROCESS/ NEW BODIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

On Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 3pm and 7:30pm and Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents Working in Process/ New Bodies, the culmination and World Premiere of choreographer Jodi Melnick's Works & Process residency with dancers Sara Mearns, Jared Angle, and Gretchen Smith at the Guggenheim's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Peter B. Lewis Theater. Melnick's work weaves dance, spoken text, and moderated discussion with Claudia La Rocco, with live music for harpsichord by composer Gyorgy Ligeti, violin by composer Heinrich Biber, and newly commissioned music by Robert Boston. (more...)

BWW Review: BILL T. JONES/ARNIE ZANE COMPANY at The Joyce TheaterBWW Review: BILL T. JONES/ARNIE ZANE COMPANY at The Joyce Theater
by Tracy Hopkins - Nov 4, 2016

At times hard to decipher, but always fascinating to watch, Bill T. Jones's "Lance: Pretty aka the Escape Artist" tells the story of dancer, rapper, hustler, and addict Lance T. Briggs, aka Pretty. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly and Drew Gehling to Star in Frank Wildhorn's SCOTT AND ZELDA at Feinstein's/54 BelowLaura Michelle Kelly and Drew Gehling to Star in Frank Wildhorn's SCOTT AND ZELDA at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S / 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, in conjunction with Hello Entertainment, presents Laura Michelle Kelly and Drew Gehling in Scott and Zelda: An American Musical - In Concert on November 10th. Join us for a concert celebration, and be the first to see this Frank Wildhorn- Jack Murphy show in NYC! (more...)

MR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH to Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre This WinterMR. AND MRS. PENNYWORTH to Premiere at Lookingglass Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Lookingglass Theatre Company continues its Season with Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth, written and directed by Ensemble Member Doug Hara. Mr. and Mrs. Pennyworth runs December 7, 2016 - February 19, 2017. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces 2017 Spring & Summer SeasonThe Joyce Theater Announces 2017 Spring & Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, announced today the organization's programming for its 2017 spring/summer season, kicking off with the sensational ballet star Wendy Whelan and in-demand contemporary dance choreographer Brian Brooks' second collaboration, Some of a Thousand Words, set to live music performed by the extraordinary string quartet, Brooklyn Rider. (more...)

Artists for the 2017 CHOP SHOP:  Bodies of Work Festival AnnouncedArtists for the 2017 CHOP SHOP: Bodies of Work Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

CHOP SHOP:  Bodies of Work celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2017 with a retrospective of artists from the festival's history - plus one new to Seattle. (more...)

Dance Gallery Festival Launches 10th Anniversary with New Work, International Choreographers and More, 11/11Dance Gallery Festival Launches 10th Anniversary with New Work, International Choreographers and More, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Returning for it's 10th anniversary Season, The Dance Gallery Festival, mentor and launchpad for new choreographic talent since 2007, will return to NYC this fall with more than 25 artists presenting all new work in three distinct and separate programs. Alvin Ailey dancer/choreographer Sean Aaron Carmon, Andy Noble, Joshua L. Peugh, Gabrielle Lamb and Rohan Bhargava are among the national and international choreographers participating in the weekend event, Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13 at Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, 248 West 60th Street. *Program below. (more...)

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