Wendy Whelan News

Photo Flash: 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Records with Nearly $545K RaisedPhoto Flash: 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival Breaks Records with Nearly $545K Raised
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Fire Island Dance Festival returned for its 21st edition July 17-19, 2015, with some of the most talked-about world-class dance companies, raising a record-breaking $544,555 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The festival, performed outdoors on the picture-perfect shores of the Great South Bay in Fire Island Pines, included the world premieres of five works. Scroll down for photos from the performances! (more...)

27th Vail International Dance Festival to Kick Off July 2727th Vail International Dance Festival to Kick Off July 27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

Fans of the arts and luxury travel will not want to miss the 27th season of the Vail International Dance Festival this summer, which will take place from July 27-August 10.  (more...)

School of American Ballet's Workshop Performance Benefit Raises More Than $890,000School of American Ballet's Workshop Performance Benefit Raises More Than $890,000
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

The School of American Ballet's Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 raised more than $890,000 for scholarships and school programs. The evening began with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard's Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center, and concluded with a seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin Oriental. The evening celebrated the legendary Rudolf Nureyev and commemorated the 20th Anniversary of the Rudolf Nureyev Dance Scholarship. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET'S 2015 WORKSHOP Offers a Mostly Polished and Always Charming Peek at the Upcoming Generation of DancersBWW Reviews: THE SCHOOL OF AMERICAN BALLET'S 2015 WORKSHOP Offers a Mostly Polished and Always Charming Peek at the Upcoming Generation of Dancers
by Sondra Forsyth - Jun 2, 2015

SAB's annual Workshop performances have been a treasured staple on NYC dance lovers' calendars ever since 1965 when the legendary Alexandra Danilova, then a faculty member, initiated the iconic spring ritual. The event is not a graduation ceremony, but rather a tantalizing glimpse of what the future of dance may hold. This year, not only the school's most promising advanced students but also a group of prodigiously talented nine to 14-year-olds took the stage in fully costumed performances of excerpts from the New York City Ballet repertory, danced to live orchestral accompaniment. (more...)

NY Public Library's Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Ph. D. on Head ShotsNY Public Library's Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Ph. D. on Head Shots
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - May 30, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Barbara Cohen-Stratyner, Ph. D., Judy R. and Alfred A. Rosenberg Curator of Exhibitions at the Shelby Cullom Davis Museum for The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on head shots! (more...)

BWW Reviews: WENDY WHELAN/ RESTLESS CREATURE at The JoyceBWW Reviews: WENDY WHELAN/ RESTLESS CREATURE at The Joyce
by Wesley Doucette - May 29, 2015

Wendy Whelan's 'Restless Creature' is an experiment in choreographic development worthy of cultivation. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs, Ailey II, Ballet Hispanico and More Set for 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival, 7/17-1910 Hairy Legs, Ailey II, Ballet Hispanico and More Set for 2015 Fire Island Dance Festival, 7/17-19
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Fire Island Dance Festival has captivated audiences for 20 years with a kaleidoscopic mix of famed and fast-rising dancers from ballet to Broadway and everything in between. See dance differently with the Great South Bay as a breathtaking backdrop for some of the most talked-about dance companies and choreographers in the industry (more...)

The School of American Ballet's Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 Set for 6/2The School of American Ballet's Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 Set for 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard's Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. A seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin Oriental will conclude the evening. For more information, please contact the special events office at SAB at (more...)

Joyce Theater Foundation to Present Pontus Lidberg Dance Company Performance, 6/6Joyce Theater Foundation to Present Pontus Lidberg Dance Company Performance, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. is proud to present two companies each having its first full engagements at The Joyce this June: Brian Brooks Moving Company, from June 2 – 4, with a mixed program that includes a world premiere; and Pontus Lidberg Dance, June 6 – 7, with the New York premieres of Snow and Written on Water. Tickets for both companies range in price from $10 to $30 and can be purchased through JoyceCharge at www.Joyce.org, or by calling 212-242-0800.  Please note: ticket prices are subject to change.  The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)

School of American Ballet to Host Workshop Performance Benefit 2015, 6/2School of American Ballet to Host Workshop Performance Benefit 2015, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The School of American Ballet announces the Workshop Performance Benefit 2015 on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The evening begins with cocktails at 5:30pm in Juilliard's Morse Hall, followed by the performance at 7pm in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. A seated dinner at 9pm at the Mandarin Oriental will conclude the evening. For more information, please contact the special events office at SAB at (212) 769-6610. Tickets and tables are available at www.sab.org/workshopbenefit. (more...)

Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang & Reggie Wilson Receive City Center FellowshipsChoreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang & Reggie Wilson Receive City Center Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Choreographers Kyle Abraham, Jessica Lang and Reggie Wilson have been awarded New York City Center's 2015 Choreography Fellowships. The Fellowship supports choreographers at critical stages in their careers and reflects City Center's long history of nurturing dance makers, from George Balanchine to Christopher Wheeldon. (more...)

Hubbard Street Dance Sets Season 37 Summer SeriesHubbard Street Dance Sets Season 37 Summer Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, concludes its 2014-15 subscription season with a Summer Series devoted to its first Resident Choreographer, June 11-14, 2015. (more...)

Vail International Dance Festival Sets 2015 SeasonVail International Dance Festival Sets 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2015

The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2015 schedule to be held July 27 through August 10, marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations. Located in the pristine alpine community of Vail, Colorado, the Festival features many of the world's greatest artists from all genres of dance. Under the direction of former New York City Ballet star Damian Woetzel, the Festival's 2015 season includes Artist-in-Residence ballerina Carla Körbes, Savion Glover, Wendy Whelan, American Ballet Theatre's Isabella Boylston, Misty Copeland, and Herman Cornejo, New York City Ballet's Sara Mearns, Tiler Peck, Lauren Lovette, Jared Angle, Chase Finlay, Zachary Catazaro, and Joseph Gordon, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Linda Celeste Sims and Antonio Douthit-Boyd, Boston Ballet's Misa Kuranaga and Jeffrey Cirio, Pacific Northwest Ballet's Angelica Generosa, and Memphis Jookers Lil Buck and Prime Tyme. (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...)

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...)

Scottish Ballet to Bring A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to Harris Theater This MayScottish Ballet to Bring A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to Harris Theater This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The Harris Theater welcomes the Scottish Ballet as they perform for the first time in Chicago bringing their award-winning, high-profile production of A Streetcar Named Desire. (more...)

2015 Vail International Dance Festival Season Set2015 Vail International Dance Festival Season Set
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

The Vail International Dance Festival announces its 2015 schedule to be held July 27 through August 10, marking its 27th season with world premieres, exceptional debuts, and captivating collaborations. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Brings its Unique Flavor to Lincoln CenterBWW Reviews: New York City Ballet Brings its Unique Flavor to Lincoln Center
by Rose Marija - Feb 2, 2015

In the first week of New York City Ballet's return to the Koch Theater after Nutcracker season, I was excited to attend the January 21st performance featuring Russian composers. (more...)

Rob McClure Presents 5th Annual Clive Barnes Theatre Awards TodayRob McClure Presents 5th Annual Clive Barnes Theatre Awards Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The Fifth Annual Clive Barnes Awards take place today, January 26 at 3pm at the Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

The Fifth Annual Clive Barnes Awards take place today, January 26 at 3pm at the Walter Reade Theatre at Lincoln Center. (more...)

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