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Date Of Birth:
July 01, 1941 (73)
Birth Place:
Portland, IN, USA
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Princeton Ballet School to Host 2nd Annual Fashion Show, 6/12Princeton Ballet School to Host 2nd Annual Fashion Show, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

On Friday, June 12, 2015 from 12:00pm to 3:00pm at the Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman, NJ, Princeton Ballet School, the official school of American Repertory Ballet, will host its second annual fashion show: 'Turn Out for Fashion.' All proceeds of this event will support the Princeton Ballet School Scholarship Fund. Before the Fashion Show, on May 2, American Repertory Ballet will participate in Lord & Taylor's 'Charity Day: Shop Smart Do Good,' supporting Women's Health in our community. (more...)

Choreographers Revealed for Spring 2015 BC BeatChoreographers Revealed for Spring 2015 BC Beat
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

BC Beat, the bi-annual choreography showcase established to support, explore and experience innovative theatrical dance, announces a line up for Monday May 18th featuring nine choreographers with work performed by a company of 40 artists from Broadway's biggest hits.  The evening kicks off at 7pm with music by DJ Justin Johnston (RENT) at Cielo (18 Little W. 12th Street).  (more...)

Shirley MacLaine to Receive 2015 ROLEX Dance AwardShirley MacLaine to Receive 2015 ROLEX Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

ROLEX presents Career Transition For Dancers' 30TH ANNIVERSARY PEARL JUBILEE: A STAR-STUDDED RETROSPECTIVE on Monday, September 28, at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6  & 7  Aves) NYC followed by "Supper With The Stars" at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. The 2015 Rolex Dance Award reciepent is Shirley MacLaine. (more...)

Sony Centre to Welcome Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour This FallSony Centre to Welcome Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

The iconic Twyla Tharp is celebrating the 50th anniversary of her 1965 choreographic debut of Tank Dive with an American tour that includes one special stop in Toronto at the Sony Centre For The Performing Arts.  It has been over two decades since Twyla Tharp Dance last performed in Toronto. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON, MATILDA & More Set for Wharton Center's 2015-16 SeasonTHE BOOK OF MORMON, MATILDA & More Set for Wharton Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

Wharton Center's 2015-2016 season has nine Broadway blockbusters, a handful of superstars making their premiere at the Center and many brand-new titles. Executive Director Mike Brand says, "It's a magical season; really a Broadway bonanza that will satisfy the hunger our audiences have for the best shows on tour!" (more...)

Choreographer Liz Gerring to Receive $25,000 Jacob's Pillow Dance AwardChoreographer Liz Gerring to Receive $25,000 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

This year's Jacob's Pillow Dance Award, a prestigious honor carrying an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize, will be presented to contemporary choreographer Liz Gerring in recognition of her talent and outstanding contributions to the dance field. Active in the dance world for nearly 20 years, Gerring regularly garners acclaim for her 'enthralling and important' works (Alastair Macaulay, The New York Times) that also 'reveals the dancers as the splendid athletes that they are' (dance critic Deborah Jowitt). Gerring will accept the Award and members of Liz Gerring Dance Company will perform at the Pillow's Season Opening Gala on Saturday, June 20 in the Ted Shawn Theatre. The company will return to perform the evening-length work glacier in the Doris Duke Theatre August 19-23. Previous recipients of the Jacob's Pillow Dance Award include tap artist Michelle Dorrance, the legendary choreographer Merce Cunningham, 2013 MacArthur Fellow Kyle Abraham, and Tony Award winner and director of New York Live Arts Bill T. Jones, among others. (more...)

Frances Chung & Tiit Helimets Set for Allen Civic Ballet/Allen Philharmonic's SWAN LAKE ACT III, 5/1Frances Chung & Tiit Helimets Set for Allen Civic Ballet/Allen Philharmonic's SWAN LAKE ACT III, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2015

FRANCES CHUNG and TIIT HELIMETS, principal dancers of the San Francisco Ballet, will appear as guest artists in the Allen Civic Ballet/Allen Philharmonic's joint production of Swan Lake Act III on May 16, 2015 at the Performing Arts Center at Allen High School in Allen, Texas. Ms. Chung and Mr. Helimets will be dancing the Black Swan Pas de Deux as part of this production. Ms. Chung and Mr. Helimets will also teach master classes prior to this performance. (more...)

Twyla Tharp Begins Her Fiftieth Anniversary TourTwyla Tharp Begins Her Fiftieth Anniversary Tour
by Rose Marija - Apr 16, 2015

Twyla Tharp celebrates 50 years of choreography with a year of activities. It was with great interest that I attended the first showing, April 13, 2015, at Barnard College, NYC, in a large dance studio. This performance included five of Tharp's Barnard students, as well as her company of professional dancers. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17American Repertory Ballet to Host DANCING YOUR WAY INTO COLLEGE, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

On Friday, April 17, 2015 at 5:15 pm, American Repertory Ballet will host 'Dancing Your Way into College,' an On Pointe enrichment series event. This event will be held at ARB's Princeton studios, located in the Princeton Shopping Center (301 North Harrison Street, above McCaffrey's). This event is free and open to the public. (more...)

We're All Made of Stars! Meet the Full Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND, Opening Tonight on BroadwayWe're All Made of Stars! Meet the Full Cast of FINDING NEVERLAND, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 15, 2015

The new Broadway musical Finding Neverland, starring Matthew Morrison, Kelsey Grammer and Laura Michelle Kelly, began previews on March 15 and officially opens tonight, April 15, 2015 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast, plus watch interviews with the company! (more...)

The Joyce Theater Adds Performances of Wendy Whelan in RESTLESS CREATUREThe Joyce Theater Adds Performances of Wendy Whelan in RESTLESS CREATURE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

The Joyce Theater has announced an added performance to the NYC premiere engagement of Wendy Whelan's acclaimed Restless Creature, presented by The Joyce – in its intimate Chelsea home – from May 26-31. The added performance, due to popular demand, will be Saturday, May 30 at 2pm. For tickets and more information, please visit ?www.Joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue, at 19th Street. (more...)

City of Lights! Meet the Full Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Opening Tonight on BroadwayCity of Lights! Meet the Full Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Opening Tonight on Broadway
by Meet the Cast - Apr 12, 2015

The new Broadway musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS opens tonight, April 12, 2015 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch interviews with the cast below! (more...)

Mondavi Center Announces 2015-16 SeasonMondavi Center Announces 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2015

?The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 14th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance and theater, speakers and a collection of films screened with live musical accompaniment. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Announces Its 38th Season, Featuring N.N.N.N., SOLO ECHO and MoreHubbard Street Dance Announces Its 38th Season, Featuring N.N.N.N., SOLO ECHO and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and Artistic Director Glenn Edgerton are excited to announce the main company's 2015-16 season performances in Chicago. Tickets to four engagements at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance in Millennium Park, 205 East Randolph Street, are available immediately as a Season 38 subscription; single tickets will go on sale in August 2015. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth to Perform CHICAGO Standout at Rolex's 30th Anniversary Pearl Jubilee; Initial Talent Set!Bebe Neuwirth to Perform CHICAGO Standout at Rolex's 30th Anniversary Pearl Jubilee; Initial Talent Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2015

ROLEX presents Career Transition For Dancers' 30TH ANNIVERSARY PEARL JUBILEE: A STAR-STUDDED RETROSPECTIVE on Monday, September 28, at 7:00 pm at New York City Center, 131 West 55 Street (btwn. 6 & 7 Aves) NYC followed by 'Supper With The Stars' at The Grand Ballroom at The Hilton New York. Some of the talent and performances* for the evening are 'All That Jazz' from CHICAGO with Bebe Neuwirth; American Ballet Theatre; Arthur Murray Dance Center, Columbus Circle; Big Apple Circus; Jazz Roots Dance Company; Joffrey Ballet Concert Group; National Dance Institute; New York Song & Dance Company; Parsons Dance; Jason Samuels Smith and others. (more...)

It's a Wide, Wide World! Meet the Full Cast of GIGI, Opening Tonight on Broadway!It's a Wide, Wide World! Meet the Full Cast of GIGI, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 8, 2015

Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrates its opening tonight, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, and watch highlights from the show below! (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Broadway Rocks! A Slew Of New Musicals Featuring Contemporary Scores Coming Soon - WAITRESS, HAMILTON, AMERICAN PSYCHO, SCHOOL OF ROCK, Bowie & MoreFLASH FRIDAY: Broadway Rocks! A Slew Of New Musicals Featuring Contemporary Scores Coming Soon - WAITRESS, HAMILTON, AMERICAN PSYCHO, SCHOOL OF ROCK, Bowie & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 3, 2015

Today we are highlighting the many contemporary scores poised to arrive on Broadway in the near future. (more...)

Jeanette Stoner and Dancers to Perform at Stoner Loft, 5/2-5Jeanette Stoner and Dancers to Perform at Stoner Loft, 5/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

Choreographer Jeanette Stoner, known for her very individual sense of dance/theater, often using the spoken word, will present her Jeanette Stoner and Dancers in two world premieres and repertory, performed by an ensemble of artists who have worked with Stoner over the years and are mature interpreters of her vision. Noted choreographer Zvi Gotheiner, who has created the lighting for the Company for years, also returns as lighting designer. Four performances in the Stoner Loft, 83 Leonard Street (#1 train to Franklin, loft is on Leonard between Broadway and Church), Saturday through Tuesday, May 2-5 at 8 PM. (more...)

Twyla Tharp Celebrates 50th Anniversary Starting 4/13 at BarnardTwyla Tharp Celebrates 50th Anniversary Starting 4/13 at Barnard
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Twyla Tharp kicks off her Fiftieth Anniversary with showings at Hunter College, where she debuted her first dance, “Tank Dive,” on April 29, 1965, and at Barnard College from which she graduated in 1963. (more...)

PNB Dancer Brittany Reid Announces RetirementPNB Dancer Brittany Reid Announces Retirement
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Pacific Northwest Ballet corps de ballet dancer Brittany Reid has announced she will be retiring at the end of the run of Kent Stowell's Swan Lake (April 10 - 19), following a 15-year career with PNB. (more...)

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