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Date of Birth: July 01, 1941 (75)
Birth Place: Portland, IN, USA
Gender: Female
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...)

Randall Craig Fleischer Leads Utah Symphony and Guest Vocalists in JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERTRandall Craig Fleischer Leads Utah Symphony and Guest Vocalists in JERRY HERMAN: THE BROADWAY LEGACY CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

On February 10 and 11 at 7:30 PM, conductor Randall  Craig Fleischer leads guest vocalists Debbie Gravitte, Klea Blackhurst, Ron Raines, Jason Graae, Scott Coulter, and John Boswell in a performance of "Jerry Herman: The Broadway Legacy Concert". Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

Triskelion Arts to Present MMDC & BodyStories in BrooklynTriskelion Arts to Present MMDC & BodyStories in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 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...)

Ken Ludwig's Starry A COMEDY OF TENORS Guffaws at Paper Mill Playhouse Starting TomorrowKen Ludwig's Starry A COMEDY OF TENORS Guffaws at Paper Mill Playhouse Starting Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the comedy by Ken Ludwig, A Comedy of Tenors, the hilarious sequel to the Tony Award-winning comedy Lend Me a Tenor. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, February 1, 2017 for a limited run through Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA Co-Present Bill T. Jones and Okwui Okpokwasili in UNTILJacob's Pillow and MASS MoCA Co-Present Bill T. Jones and Okwui Okpokwasili in UNTIL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Cultural partners Jacob's Pillow Dance and MASS MoCA present two solo works created in response to and performed within Nick Cave's monumental exhibition Until, currently installed in MASS MoCA's largest gallery. (more...)

92Y Announces 2017 Harkness Dance Festival92Y Announces 2017 Harkness Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

The 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Festival enters its 23rd season presenting five artists over five weeks, from February 24 through March 25, 2017. Centered around the theme of Then, Now + Next, the 2017 Festival features world premieres from two companies and showcases a varied spectrum of work, from revivals of classic works to cutting-edge pieces by emerging talent. (more...)

Festival Ballet Providence to Present Revamped ROMEO & JULIET Over Valentine's DayFestival Ballet Providence to Present Revamped ROMEO & JULIET Over Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Over this Valentine's Day weekend, Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) will present the world premiere of Romeo & Juliet, arguably Shakespeare's most famous play and one of the most performed and adapted works of all time. (more...)

Wendy Whelan & Brian Brooks' SOME OF A THOUSAND WORDS Sets New York Debut at The Joyce TheaterWendy Whelan & Brian Brooks' SOME OF A THOUSAND WORDS Sets New York Debut at The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. will kick off its Spring/Summer 2017 season with the New York City premiere of Some of a Thousand Words, the latest collaboration between former New York City Ballet principal dancer Wendy Whelan and renowned choreographer Brian Brooks, from February 28 - March 5. (more...)

Van Wezel Ranked as Number 1 Performing Arts HallVan Wezel Ranked as Number 1 Performing Arts Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is proud to announce that it has once again been ranked as the #1 Performing Arts Hall in North America in the 2000-seat category of "top spots" in Venues Today, the leading international trade publication that covers the business side of entertainment. (more...)

Washington Ballet Promotes Dancers and Studio CompanyWashington Ballet Promotes Dancers and Studio Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce that Sarah Steele is promoted from the Studio Company to 1st year Apprentice with the Company and Lucy Nevin is promoted from the Trainee Program to the Studio Company.  (more...)

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTANDSwing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

Twyla Tharp Brings 15th Anniversary Tour to Van WezelTwyla Tharp Brings 15th Anniversary Tour to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

???????Master Choreographer Twyla Tharp brings her Fiftieth Anniversary Tour to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Wednesday, February 15 at 8PM. (more...)

DeNada Dance Theatre to Tour HAM AND PASSION in 2017DeNada Dance Theatre to Tour HAM AND PASSION in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Today, DeNada Dance Theatre, headed by choreographer and artistic director and Critics' Circle National Dance Awards 2015 & 2016 nominee Carlos Pons Guerra, announces its 2017 National Tour of Ham and Passion. The triple bill of dance by Pons Guerra opens at Wilton's Music Hall in London on Tuesday 21 February and concludes at Lincoln Drill Hall, Lincoln on Thursday 27 April 2017. (more...)

Washington Ballet Premieres Historical Video Celebrating 40 Years, 1/10Washington Ballet Premieres Historical Video Celebrating 40 Years, 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Washington Ballet performance company, the Ballet will premiere to the general public, a three-part video series that takes viewers on an emotional and inspirational look back at the people and creative works that have come to define the professional dance company since its start in 1976. (more...)

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile. (more...)

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