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Twyla Tharp News

Date of Birth: July 01, 1941 (75)
Birth Place: Portland, IN, USA
Gender: Female
Jacob's Pillow Announces Site ExpansionJacob's Pillow Announces Site Expansion
by Molly Tracy - Mar 21, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance announces a major expansion of its popular curated online video collection, Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive. Beginning today, the site will feature a series of multimedia essays from renowned dance scholars on three distinct themes: Tap, Women in Dance, and Dance of the African Diaspora. (more...)

Jeanette Stoner and Dancers Present the Premiere of INTO at the Stoner LoftJeanette Stoner and Dancers Present the Premiere of INTO at the Stoner Loft
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

???????Choreographer Jeanette Stoner, known for her very individual style of dance/theater, will present the world premiere of 'Into,' and repertory works, performed by an ensemble of veteran artists who have worked with the choreographer over the years.   Four performances, April 29-May 2 (Saturday through Tuesday) in the friendly Stoner Loft, 83 Leonard Street., 5th floor.  (more...)

Review Roundup: David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Opens at the Public TheaterReview Roundup: David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Opens at the Public Theater
by Review Roundups - Mar 15, 2017

The Public Theater's world premiere of Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne, choreography by Steven Hoggett, and directed by Alex Timbers, officially opens tonight and BroadwayWorld has all the reviews as they roll in! (more...)

Something's Coming! WEST SIDE STORY Headed to La Mirada Theatre This SpringSomething's Coming! WEST SIDE STORY Headed to La Mirada Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Powerful, poignant and timely as ever, La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fourth show of its 2016-2017 season, the most acclaimed musical of all time, WEST SIDE STORY, book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein with musical direction by Brent Crayon, choreography by John Todd and directed by Ovation award-winner Richard Israel. (more...)

Pixvana  and PNB Produce VR Film, SILENT RESONANCEPixvana and PNB Produce VR Film, SILENT RESONANCE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Pixvana partnered with the Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) to explore the unprecedented possibilities for dance and performance within virtual reality (VR), resulting in the 3-minute VR film Silent Resonance. (more...)

Philip Glass's THE PERFECT AMERICAN Opera Tells the Story of Walt Disney's Final DaysPhilip Glass's THE PERFECT AMERICAN Opera Tells the Story of Walt Disney's Final Days
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Long Beach Opera presents the American Premiere of THE PERFECT AMERICAN, March 12 and 18, 2-18, with music by Philip Glass and libretto by Rudy Wurlitzer. (more...)

Washington Ballet Announces Exclusive Daisy Charm NecklaceWashington Ballet Announces Exclusive Daisy Charm Necklace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) offers a new and exclusive Daisy charm necklace in its online TWB Shop.  (more...)

Triskelion Arts presents MMDC & BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance - A Shared Evening of New WorkTriskelion Arts presents MMDC & BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance - A Shared Evening of New Work
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Triskelion Arts presents MMDC & BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance - A Shared Evening of New Work at The Muriel Schulman Theatre at Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 (Entrance on Banker Street), on March 11 & 12, 2017 at 8pm with a Families Welcome Matinee on March 12 at 4pm. (more...)

The Washington Ballet Presents ALADDIN, 3/18The Washington Ballet Presents ALADDIN, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents Aladdin, an original adaptation of the 'Arabian Nights' tale about the adventures of a poor yet carefree street urchin named Aladdin who falls in love with a Princess, discovers a magic lamp and escapes the villainous plans of an evil magician who vies to overtake the throne. Aladdin features original choreography by CeCe Farha, instructor at The Washington School of Ballet and founding company member of Ballet Oklahoma, along with Arabic and classical musical arrangements from Cairo Arabic Music Ensemble, Praha Philharmonic Orchestra,  Cirque de Soleil and others. (more...)

Birmingham Royal Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonBirmingham Royal Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet announce an exciting and diverse season for 2017/2018 Birmingham Royal Ballet is delighted to announce its 2017-18 season - 12 months of world-class dance and music in productions that range from traditional classical ballet, to works that celebrate some of the best choreographers of the 20th century, and to new ballets created for the Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: Powerful Tale OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Starts at Laguna PlayhousePhoto Flash: Powerful Tale OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY Starts at Laguna Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the fourth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, Hershey Felder as OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY, written  by Hershey Felder, music by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and directed by Trevor Hay. "This might be the most powerful piece of work that Hershey and Trevor have ever brought to the Playhouse. Tchaikovsky's story is as relevant and important today as it was in the 1800s," says Wareham.  OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY will begin previews on Wednesday, March 1; will open on Sunday, March 5 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Presents Philip Glass's THE PERFECT AMERICAN, 4/22, 4/30Chicago Opera Theater Presents Philip Glass's THE PERFECT AMERICAN, 4/22, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) presents 'The Perfect American,' a Chicago premiere opera by American composer Philip Glass. Based on American novelist Peter Stephan Jungk's 2001 novel, 'Der Konig von Amerika,' Glass' opera imagines the last three months of Walt Disney's life. (more...)

Triskelion Arts Presents MMDC & Teresa Fellion Dance - A SHARED EVENING OF NEW YORK, 3/11-12Triskelion Arts Presents MMDC & Teresa Fellion Dance - A SHARED EVENING OF NEW YORK, 3/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Triskelion Arts presents MMDC & BodyStories: Teresa Fellion Dance - A Shared Evening of New Work at The Muriel Schulman Theatre at Triskelion Arts, 106 Calyer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222 (Entrance on Banker Street), on March 11 & 12, 2017 at 8pm with a Families Welcome Matinee on March 12 at 4pm. (more...)

Additional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet IntensiveAdditional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Following the announcement earlier this year of the inaugural season of the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, founders Irina Paradnaya and Jared G. Lillyhave announced additional instructors - repetiteurs - rounding out what is sure to be an extraordinary opportunity for advanced students and aspiring professionals to learn and perform roles from the classical ballet repertory of the Bolshoi Ballet, the world's most acclaimed ballet company.  (more...)

The Washington Ballet Announces Bidding for Exclusive Misty Copeland Autographed Pointe ShoesThe Washington Ballet Announces Bidding for Exclusive Misty Copeland Autographed Pointe Shoes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

As part of the 40th Anniversary of The Washington Ballet (TWB) performance Company, TWB is participating in an ebay auction and is pleased to announce a unique gift package for the balletomane and footwear aficionado: A pair of pointe shoes autographed by Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre principal dancer. (more...)

BWW Feature: TWYLA THARP DANCE at Ruby DiamondBWW Feature: TWYLA THARP DANCE at Ruby Diamond
by Trevor Durham - Feb 8, 2017

Opening Nights of Florida State University will be presenting a special performance of Twyla Tharp Dance to celebrate their 50th anniversary. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Participate in 10x10 Upstreet Arts FestivalJacob's Pillow to Participate in 10x10 Upstreet Arts Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Boston-based contemporary dance theater company Danza Organica, directed by choreographer and Jacob's Pillow Dance Creative Development Residency Artist Marsha Parrilla, will host a free Dance for Social Justice Movement Workshop followed by a lecture/demonstration performance of Parrilla's work Running in Stillness. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse presents HERSHEY FELDER OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKYLaguna Playhouse presents HERSHEY FELDER OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham is thrilled to announce the fourth show in the Laguna Playhouse 2016-2017 season, Hershey Felder as OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY, written  by Hershey Felder, music by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and directed by Trevor Hay. "This might be the most powerful piece of work that Hershey and Trevor have ever brought to the Playhouse. Tchaikovsky's story is as relevant and important today as it was in the 1800s," says Wareham.  OUR GREAT TCHAIKOVSKY will begin previews on Wednesday, March 1; will open on Sunday, March 5 at 5:30pm and will run through Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

Colorado Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonColorado Ballet Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Colorado Ballet Artistic Director Gil Boggs announced the 2017-2018 season, which will feature technically-challenging classical ballets, innovative contemporary works and the 57th annual production of The Nutcracker. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Hosts Inside/Out: Chance to Dance ContestJacob's Pillow Dance Hosts Inside/Out: Chance to Dance Contest
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival invites artists of all styles to participate in the first ever Inside/Out: Chance to Dance viewers' choice contest. An exciting opportunity to perform on the Pillow's iconic outdoor stage, the Chance to Dance contest is a viewer-selected online competition that allows the public, peers, and fans of artists to vote on their inclusion in the Inside/Out Performance Series for Festival 2017. (more...)

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