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BalletCollective to Collaborate with Architects & Choreographers for October PerformancesBalletCollective to Collaborate with Architects & Choreographers for October Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

BalletCollective's 2016 Season will further explore the company's unique collaborative process with world premiere works featuring two collaborations pairing architects Carlos Arnaiz and James Ramsey with composers Judd Greenstein and Ellis Ludwig-Leone respectively. Both works will be choreographed by BalletCollective director Troy Schumacher and will be premiered at NYU Skirball Center on October 27 and 28 featuring live music and an ensemble of eight dancers, including New York City Ballet's Harrison Coll, Rachel Hutsell Anthony Huxley, Lauren King, Isabella LaFreniere, Ashley Laracey, and Lauren Lovette.   (more...)

BWW Review: BODYBUSINESS by Sydnie L. Mosley DancesBWW Review: BODYBUSINESS by Sydnie L. Mosley Dances
by Jessica Abejar - Nov 25, 2015

Artist-in-Resident Sydnie L. Mosley premiered BodyBusiness as part of the Performance Project at University Settlement. This experiential work explored the issues, ideas, and solutions regarding how dancers can make a living off meaningful work. Part marketplace, part performance, and part practical resource sharing, BodyBusiness was more than just a performance piece--it was a revolutionary way of building and uplifting the dance community. (more...)

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...)

Photo Flash: Tyson Beckford, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess and More Attend 2015 Ailey Spirit GalaPhoto Flash: Tyson Beckford, Taye Diggs, Tituss Burgess and More Attend 2015 Ailey Spirit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2015 Lincoln Center engagement kicked off with a star-studded Ailey Spirit Gala on Wednesday, June 10th. The one-night-only benefit performance and party honoring the Ford Foundation and sponsored by FedEx featured supermodel and actor Tyson Beckford as Honorary Chair. Gala Co-Chairs were Gina F. Adams, Ricki Lander, Almaz & Marc S. Strachan, Pamela Zilly & John Schaefer and Daria L. & Eric J. Wallach, and the Vice Chairs were Michele & Timothy Barakett, Dr. N. Anthony & Robyn Coles, and Leslie & Tom Maheras. The evening helped raise over $1 million for Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Egyptian Classical Pianist Mohamed Shams to Make Solo Debut at Carnegie Hall, TodayEgyptian Classical Pianist Mohamed Shams to Make Solo Debut at Carnegie Hall, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015

Egyptian classical pianist Mohamed Shams will return to New York for his solo debut at Weill Recital Hall/Carnegie Hall today April 15 at 8pm, featuring a diverse program of works including Chopin, Carter, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Scarlatti and Egyptian composer Gamal Abdel Rahim. (more...)

Egyptian Classical Pianist Mohamed Shams to Make Solo Debut at Carnegie Hall, 4/15Egyptian Classical Pianist Mohamed Shams to Make Solo Debut at Carnegie Hall, 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Egyptian classical pianist Mohamed Shams will return to New York for his solo debut at Weill Recital Hall/Carnegie Hall on Wednesday April 15 at 8pm, featuring a diverse program of works including Chopin, Carter, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Scarlatti and Egyptian composer Gamal Abdel Rahim. (more...)

8th Annual Children's Book Fair; ART OFF THE WALL and More Part of Brooklyn Museum's Nov 2014 Programs8th Annual Children's Book Fair; ART OFF THE WALL and More Part of Brooklyn Museum's Nov 2014 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in November. Public programs include talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

8th Annual Children's Book Fair; ART OFF THE WALL and More Part of Brooklyn Museum's Nov 2014 Programs8th Annual Children's Book Fair; ART OFF THE WALL and More Part of Brooklyn Museum's Nov 2014 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in November. Public programs include talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

BC Beat to Showcase New Work by Broadway's Justin Prescott, Sean McKnight, Michael Mindlin, Karla Garcia and More, 11/10BC Beat to Showcase New Work by Broadway's Justin Prescott, Sean McKnight, Michael Mindlin, Karla Garcia and More, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

BC Beat, the bi-annual choreography showcase established to support, explore and experience innovative theatrical dance, announces a line up for Monday November 10th featuring eight choreographers with work performed by a company of 40 artists from Broadway's biggest hits. The evening kicks off with 7pm at Cielo (18 Little W. 12th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Keigwin + Company, Paul Taylor Dance and More Perform at 2014 Hudson Valley Dance FestivalPhoto Flash: Keigwin + Company, Paul Taylor Dance and More Perform at 2014 Hudson Valley Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

A sold-out audience, captivated by performances from five world-class dance companies, filled the Historic Catskill Point on October 11, 2014, for the second annual edition of Hudson Valley Dance Festival. Transforming the 19th century warehouse on the banks of theHudson River into a one-of-a-kind performance space, Hudson Valley Dance Festival (#hvdance) raised $121,125 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The evening featured memorable performances by Dorrance Dance, Gallim Dance, KEIGWIN + COMPANY, Paul Taylor Dance Company and Pontus Lidberg Dance. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Ailey II, Complexions, MOMIX, Jerry Mitchell & More Highlight the 2014 Fire Island Dance FestivalPhoto Flash: Ailey II, Complexions, MOMIX, Jerry Mitchell & More Highlight the 2014 Fire Island Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Fire Island Dance Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary edition July 18-20, 2014, with artistry, gravity-defying movement, romance and remembrance, raising a record-shattering $533,860 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Scroll down for photos of some of the weekend's highlighted performances and of co-hosts Jerry Mitchell and Larry Keigwin! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at 2014 AILEY SPIRIT GALA PERFORMANCE AND PARTYPhoto Flash: First Look at 2014 AILEY SPIRIT GALA PERFORMANCE AND PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's two-week spring engagement at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater kicked off in an exceptional way on Wednesday, June 11th with Revelations Celebration on the Plaza - a free grand dance workshop, where hundreds of people learned excerpts of Alvin Ailey's signature American masterpiece Revelations; followed by The Ailey Spirit Gala, a one-night-only benefit performance and party with Honorary Chair Vanessa Williams and sponsored by FedEx Corporation. The event's Co-Chairs were Gina F. Adams, Lynne & Anthony M. Carvette, Almaz & Marc Strachan, Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman & Rossie E. Turman III, and Pamela D. Zilly & John H. Schaefer. Gala Vice Chairs wereMichele & Timothy Barakett, Natasha Leibel Levine, M.D. & Harlan Levine, M.D., Leslie & Tom Maheras, and Celia & Henry McGee. The evening helped raise over $1 million for Alvin Ailey's extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School. (more...)

Emily Bergl, Lesli Margherita & More Set for 54 Below this WeekEmily Bergl, Lesli Margherita & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Muse Match 2 & More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next WeekLesli Margherita, Muse Match 2 & More Set for Late Night at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Craving a show after the show? 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, is expanding its popular late-night series with fresh faces and hot new performances to keep the party buzzing into the wee hours. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. 54 BELOW welcomes you to loosen your tie and embrace the night at its upcoming events: (more...)

Jane Lynch, Alice Ripley, Justin Guarini, Marilyn Maye and More Set for 54 Below, June-Aug 2014Jane Lynch, Alice Ripley, Justin Guarini, Marilyn Maye and More Set for 54 Below, June-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

This June, July and August, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. (more...)

FABnyc's LOAD OUT! Helps Artists Recycle Together TodayFABnyc's LOAD OUT! Helps Artists Recycle Together Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

Today, April 26, 2014, Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) will host its eighth Load OUT! - a twice yearly 'riot' of repurposing and recycling activities. FABnyc will gather gently used materials from arts organizations and other donors throughout the East Village/Lower East Side for this one-of-a-kind extravaganza, taking place at 11 East 3rd Street from 12-3PM. (more...)

FABnyc's LOAD OUT! to Help Artists Recycle Together, 4/26FABnyc's LOAD OUT! to Help Artists Recycle Together, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) will host its eighth Load OUT! - a twice yearly 'riot' of repurposing and recycling activities. FABnyc will gather gently used materials from arts organizations and other donors throughout the East Village/Lower East Side for this one-of-a-kind extravaganza, taking place at 11 East 3rd Street from 12-3PM. (more...)

HOMELAND's Morena Baccarin and Morgan Saylor Will Not Return as Regulars For Season 4HOMELAND's Morena Baccarin and Morgan Saylor Will Not Return as Regulars For Season 4
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

TV Line reports that HOMELAND regulars Morena Baccarin (Jessica Brody) and Morgan Saylor (Dana Brody) will not be returning full-time for season four on Showtime. (more...)

Brooke Shields Stars in A MONSTEROUS HOLIDAY, Coming to DVD/VOD TodayBrooke Shields Stars in A MONSTEROUS HOLIDAY, Coming to DVD/VOD Today
by Movies News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Gordon Crum's A MONSTEROUS HOLIDAY will be available on VOD & DVD today, Oct. 15, 2013. (more...)

A MONSTEROUS HOLIDAY Coming to VOD & DVD TodayA MONSTEROUS HOLIDAY Coming to VOD & DVD Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

A MONSTEROUS HOLIDAY will be available on VOD & DVD Oct. 15, 2013. (more...)

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