Sony Centre tWelcomes Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour TonightSony Centre tWelcomes Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 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...)

Hubbard Street to Stage U.S. Premiere of SOLO ECHOHubbard Street to Stage U.S. Premiere of SOLO ECHO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today its second mainstage engagement of the 2015-16 dance season. December 10-13, 2015 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Season 38 Winter Series featurxes the Hubbard Street premiere and first production by a U.S. dance company of Solo Echo by Crystal Pite, originally created for Nederlands Dans Theater in 2012. Inspired by poet Mark Strand's Lines for Winter and set to excerpts from two sonatas for cello and piano by Johannes Brahms, opuses 38 and 99, Solo Echo is exemplary of the fluidity with which Pite's choreography shifts between dance and theater, using classical and contemporary techniques. (more...)

Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent's ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go. Using the structure of an ancient religious ritual to talk about matters of digestion, philosophy, and faith, Toilet Fire written and performed by Bent, with direction by Kevin Laibson and music accompaniment by Alaina Ferris, explodes with song, story, audience participation, and unexpected textual twists. (more...)

PS122's COIL 2016 to Kick Off in JanuaryPS122's COIL 2016 to Kick Off in January
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Performance Space 122's annual performance festival, COIL, returns for its eleventh edition with fifteen individual events, making it the largest COIL to date. The festival demonstrates the constant vitality of live performance in New York City and features work created locally, across the U.S., and around the world. Known for its groundbreaking contemporary performance, this year's COIL festival spans interdisciplinary art, working with new technologies and forms. Through installations, live and virtual practices, PS122 is committed to redefining how, where and when performance is experienced. (more...)

'GREAT COMET' Director Rachel Chavkin's CONFIRMATION and More Set for COIL Fest 2016'GREAT COMET' Director Rachel Chavkin's CONFIRMATION and More Set for COIL Fest 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

COIL is Performance Space 122's annual performance festival that demonstrates the constant vitality of live performance in New York City featuring work created locally, across the US and around the world. The 2016 edition just announced its lineup, including a new work by NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 director Rachel Chavkin. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ballet Memphis's Dorothy Gunther PughBWW Interview: Ballet Memphis's Dorothy Gunther Pugh
by Barnett Serchuk - Oct 26, 2015

Ballet Memphis, under the artistic direction of Dorothy Gunther Pugh, will return to New York City's Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) for the first time since 2007 for a limited run this October. Performances begin Tuesday,October27th and run through Sunday, November 1st. (more...)

Coyote Dancers to Pay Tribute to Dudley Williams, 10/23-25Coyote Dancers to Pay Tribute to Dudley Williams, 10/23-25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Maher Benham and Coyote Dancers announce three evenings of works choreographed by Ms. Benham, and dedicated to her company's beloved teacher, mentor, and friend Dudley Williams (1938-2015).   The evening will feature the world premiere of Ms. Benham's 'A Song for Dudley,' along with Coyote repertory works, including 'Eight for Martha,' dedicated to Martha Graham, October 23-25 at the Martha Graham Studio Theatre.  The Coyote resident ensemble of 16 dancers will be joined by a distinguished roster of guests, most either past or current members of the Martha Graham Dance Company.   Presented by Maher Benham and Coyote Dancers in collaboration with Deborah Zall and Classic Contemporary Dance Heritage, Ltd. (more...)

En Garde Arts Kicks Off BOSSS Festival This WeekendEn Garde Arts Kicks Off BOSSS Festival This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

En Garde Arts presents BOSSS, its new site-specific outdoor performance festival featuring new works by some of the New York City's most promising emerging theatre artists, this weekend, October 23-25 throughout Hudson River Park. The opening night party at The Frying Pan will now take place on October 23 at 7pm. (Tickets for the opening night party, on board the Frying Pan at Pier 66, are $250 or $75 for artists.) (more...)

'What Makes it Great: Theater Songs of Leonard Bernstein' Set for 2016 at Merkin Concert Hall'What Makes it Great: Theater Songs of Leonard Bernstein' Set for 2016 at Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

Rob Kapilow - conductor, composer, author and NPR music commentator - unravels and explores great musical masterpieces with audiences and performers on stage, asking what makes great music great? He takes listeners inside the music, unraveling, slowing down and recomposing key passages to hear why a piece is so extraordinary. Next, the piece is performed in its entirety, followed by a Q&A with the audience and performers. (more...)

Celebrity Series of Boston to Present AN EVENING OF POETRY, 11/21Celebrity Series of Boston to Present AN EVENING OF POETRY, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

(Boston) Celebrity Series of Boston will present poet Billy Collins and singer-songwriter Aimee Mann on Saturday, November 21, 2015, at 8:00pm at Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, Harvard University, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge.  (more...)

Garth Fagan Dance Tributes to Geoffrey Holder With DANCE FOR/WITH GEOFFREY This WeekendGarth Fagan Dance Tributes to Geoffrey Holder With DANCE FOR/WITH GEOFFREY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Founder/Producer Wren T. Brown) announced today that Garth Fagan Dance will bring to Los Angeles Fagan's tribute to the late Geoffrey Holder, 'Dance for/With Geoffrey.' Performances at the 400-seat Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 W. Washington Blvd.) in Los Angeles will run this weekend, October 16-18, 2015. (more...)

SISTER'S FOLLIES Extends at Abrons Arts CenterSISTER'S FOLLIES Extends at Abrons Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

Abrons Arts Center is pleased to announce the extension of 2015 MacArthur Fellow Basil Twist's Sisters' Follies: Between Two Worlds. (more...)

Kravis Center to Celebrate Masters of Dance Throughout 2015-16 SeasonKravis Center to Celebrate Masters of Dance Throughout 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

The 2015-2016 season at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a nonstop series of performances by show biz legends and super-hot headliners from Broadway to Hollywood, from the TV screen to many of the world's hottest nightclubs and most impressive concert stages. In addition to legendary singers, actors, magicians and more, the Kravis Center is also presenting some of the world's most exciting and highly acclaimed dancers and dance companies. (more...)

Hudson Valley Dance Festival Breaks Records with Over $125K Raised for Dancers Responding to AIDSHudson Valley Dance Festival Breaks Records with Over $125K Raised for Dancers Responding to AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Four of the most sought-after world-class dance companies delighted a sold-out audience at the Historic Catskill Point on October 10, 2015, as Dancers Responding to AIDS presented Hudson Valley Dance Festival. The evening featured captivating performances by Brian Brooks Moving Company, The Chase Brock Experience, Jessica Lang Dance and Martha Graham Dance Company. Performed on the banks of the Hudson River, Hudson Valley Dance Festival (#hvdance) raised $125,555 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

FORM Dance Projects, Riverside Theatres Presents Sydney Premiere of DRILL, Now thru 10/17FORM Dance Projects, Riverside Theatres Presents Sydney Premiere of DRILL, Now thru 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

From today 14 to 17 October, FORM Dance Projects and Riverside Theatres will present the Sydney premiere of DRILL by performance maker and former semi-professional footballer, Ahilan Ratnamohan. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 11/08/2015Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 11/08/2015
by BWW - Nov 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/08/2015 for Mesa (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 11/08/2015Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 11/08/2015
by BWW - Nov 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/08/2015 for Madison (more...)

Garth Fagan to Present Two World Premieres at The Joyce Theater, 11/6-8Garth Fagan to Present Two World Premieres at The Joyce Theater, 11/6-8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Two world premieres, one by the “Lion King,” Tony Award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and the other by Fagan's muse, rehearsal director and “Bessie Award” winner Norwood Pennewell, are among the highlights of Garth Fagan Dance's 45th anniversary celebration that takes place at The Joyce Theater, November 3-8. (more...)

Husband/Wife Duo, Mika and Richard Stoltzman, Return to Carnegie Hall TonightHusband/Wife Duo, Mika and Richard Stoltzman, Return to Carnegie Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

World-renowned artists Mika (marimba) and Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) return to Carnegie Hall tonight, November 5, 2015, to showcase their amazing versatility and crossover ability in a one-night only concert event. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 11/22/2015 - 11/29/2015Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 11/22/2015 - 11/29/2015
by BWW - Nov 29, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 11/22/2015 - 11/29/2015. (more...)

 Ballet Arts Announces Guest Artists for THE NUTCRACKER at Carl Perkins Civic Center Ballet Arts Announces Guest Artists for THE NUTCRACKER at Carl Perkins Civic Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

MARENA PEREZ, principal dancer of the Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico, DANIEL RAMIREZ, principal soloist of the Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico, and CRISTIAN LAVERDE KÖNIG, former principal dancer of the Milwaukee Ballet, will appear as guest artists in Ballet Arts' production of The Nutcracker on December 11, 12 & 13, 2015 at the Carl Perkins Civic Center in Jackson, Tennessee. (more...)

Kathryn Posin Dance Co. to Re-Open Kaufman Concert Hall in FebruaryKathryn Posin Dance Co. to Re-Open Kaufman Concert Hall in February
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Kathryn Posin Dance Company is honored to have been invited by the 92nd Street Y to be the company that re-opens the fabled 900-seat Kaufman Concert Hall, for years one of New York's major dance venues, re-opening after a long closure.  Performances will take place February 11 & 12, 2016 on the stage that has seen many early performances by the companies of Martha Graham, Merce Cunningham, Paul Taylor, Alvin Ailey and, in 1967, the choreographic debut of Kathryn Posin.  The invitation is a result of the success of the KPCD's 2014 season at the 92nd Street Y's Buttenweiser Hall, 'Voices of Bulgaria and America,' which sold out and was live-streamed to 54 countries.  (more...)

PS122's COIL 2016 Schedule Announced; Tickets Now on SalePS122's COIL 2016 Schedule Announced; Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Performance Space 122's annual performance festival, COIL, returns for its eleventh edition with sixteen individual events, making it the largest COIL to date. The festival demonstrates the constant vitality of live performance in New York City and features work created locally, across the U.S., and around the world. Known for its groundbreaking contemporary performance, this year's COIL festival spans interdisciplinary art, working with new technologies and forms. Through installations, live and virtual practices, PS122 is committed to redefining how, where and when performance is experienced. (more...)

Big Dance Theater Celebrates 25th Anniversary with BIG DANCE: SHORT FORM in JanuaryBig Dance Theater Celebrates 25th Anniversary with BIG DANCE: SHORT FORM in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

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SPRING AWAKENING'S Sandra Mae Frank, Katie Boeck, Austin McKenzie Nominated For Clive Barnes AwardsSPRING AWAKENING'S Sandra Mae Frank, Katie Boeck, Austin McKenzie Nominated For Clive Barnes Awards
by Michael Dale - Nov 20, 2015

Sandra Mae Frank and Katie Boeck share a nomination for their performance as Wendla. (more...)

BWW Review: Jose LimonBWW Review: Jose Limon
by Barnett Serchuk - Nov 2, 2015

I wish I could have been more enthusiastic about the all-Jose Limon program on October 25, 2015, at 2 pm. It wasn't the dancers-just the repertory. (more...)

SITI's US Tour of Julia Wolfe's STEEL HAMMER Continues in VA, TN & BrooklynSITI's US Tour of Julia Wolfe's STEEL HAMMER Continues in VA, TN & Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Since its founding in 1992, SITI Company has redefined contemporary theater in the United States through an innovative approach to collaboration, cultural exchange and actor training. The company's newest project is a dramatic incarnation of 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Wolfe's profound art ballad STEEL HAMMER. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 11/15/2015Now Playing Onstage in Mesa - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/15/2015 for Mesa (more...)

Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14Eliza Bent's TOILET FIRE to Play Abrons Arts Center, 10/29-11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

Toilet Fire: Rectums in the Rectory is Eliza Bent's ceremony and celebration of the one thing that unites us all: our need to go. Using the structure of an ancient religious ritual to talk about matters of digestion, philosophy, and faith, Toilet Fire written and performed by Bent, with direction by Kevin Laibson and music accompaniment by Alaina Ferris, explodes with song, story, audience participation, and unexpected textual twists. (more...)

SITI's US Tour of Julia Wolfe's STEEL HAMMER Continues in VA, TN & BrooklynSITI's US Tour of Julia Wolfe's STEEL HAMMER Continues in VA, TN & Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2015

Since its founding in 1992, SITI Company has redefined contemporary theater in the United States through an innovative approach to collaboration, cultural exchange and actor training. The company's newest project is a dramatic incarnation of 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Wolfe's profound art ballad STEEL HAMMER. (more...)

BWW Review: GOODBYE GAULEY MOUNTAIN Arouses at Abron Arts CenterBWW Review: GOODBYE GAULEY MOUNTAIN Arouses at Abron Arts Center
by Matt Hanson - Nov 10, 2015

In 2013, the book “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt” was published under the genre, Crime. For his research, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning, Occupy Wall Street Journal newspaperman Chris Hedges walked the sacrifice zones of West Virginia. He chronicled the brutally honest, grassroots American reality of people versus capitalism in hard-bitten, fastidious prose while listening to multigenerational landowners and land defenders like Larry Gibson. (more...)

Pat Catterson's NOW. Installation Event Set for NYU Tisch Later This MonthPat Catterson's NOW. Installation Event Set for NYU Tisch Later This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

NOW. is a multimedia / performance / installation event directed and choreographed by Pat Catterson in collaboration with dance media artist Paul Galando and presented by NYU Tisch Dance and New Media Department on Saturday and Sunday, January 30 & 31, 2016 at 12 Noon. This immersive performance captures dancers in single moments in time and place performing simultaneously both in real and virtual time. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 1/24/2016 - 1/31/2016Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 1/24/2016 - 1/31/2016
by BWW - Jan 31, 2016

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 1/24/2016 - 1/31/2016. (more...)

NY Public Library's Rosenberg Dance Curator Linda Murray on the Ted Shawn PapersNY Public Library's Rosenberg Dance Curator Linda Murray on the Ted Shawn Papers
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jan 30, 2016

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 Linda Murray, Dance Curator for the Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Ted Shawn Papers, Additions. (more...)

Soaking WET Dance Series Returning to West End Theater, 2/4-7Soaking WET Dance Series Returning to West End Theater, 2/4-7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Soaking WET dance series, curated by David Parker and Jeff Kazin, returns to the West End Theater with two performances daily, February 4-7, showing all world premieres by choreographers Garnet Henderson and Kai Kleinbard (early shows), and the Barkin/Selissen Project (later performances).   The charming and friendly West End Theater is located on the 2nd floor of the Church at 263 West 86th Street (corner of 86th & West End). (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Announces Programming for 90th Anniversary Season at NY City CenterMartha Graham Dance Company Announces Programming for 90th Anniversary Season at NY City Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company celebrates its 90th anniversary season April 14?18, 2016, at New York City Center. The season will feature several of Martha Graham's most important masterworks, including Chronicle (1936), Appalachian Spring (1944), Cave of the Heart (1946), Lamentation (1930), and Night Journey (1947). (more...)

Pig Iron to Host Annual Fundraiser, 2/5Pig Iron to Host Annual Fundraiser, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Each year, Pig Iron Theatre Company welcomes audiences back to the Troc for an unbelievable night of music, dance, wild theatrics, and more with each incarnation of its annual benefit. This year, LA VIE BO-HAM, the annual For the Love of Pig Iron bash will take over the Trocadero, Friday, February 5 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $30, Premium Seating is $100 and VIP Seating is $200. The Trocadero is located at 1003 Arch Street. Tickets are available online at http://pigiron.ticketleap.com/la-vie-boham/. (more...)

Wendy Osserman Dance Company to Kick Off 40th Anniversary Season, 4/20Wendy Osserman Dance Company to Kick Off 40th Anniversary Season, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

New York, NY, January 19, 2016 – The Wendy Osserman Dance Company will celebrate its 40th Anniversary season with four performances, running April 20 – 23, 2016 at 8 pm.  Presented by the Theater for the New City (155 1st Avenue), the season will feature two world premieres and Osserman's Udjat (1985).   (more...)

Alwin Nikolais' Classics to Take the Stage at The Joyce Theater Next MonthAlwin Nikolais' Classics to Take the Stage at The Joyce Theater Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Welcome to 2016 via 1950 at The Joyce Theater, February 9-14, when a series of the late choreographer's groundbreaking works-'Tensile Involvement,' 'Gallery,' 'Mechanical Organ III,' and 'Crucible' command the stage courtesy of the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, the repository of 'Nik's' greatest hits. Alberto del Saz, director of the Nikolais/Louis Foundation for Dance, selected, staged and directed the season repertory. (more...)

Pig Iron to Host Annual Fundraiser, 2/5Pig Iron to Host Annual Fundraiser, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Each year, Pig Iron Theatre Company welcomes audiences back to the Troc for an unbelievable night of music, dance, wild theatrics, and more with each incarnation of its annual benefit. This year, LA VIE BO-HAM, the annual For the Love of Pig Iron bash will take over the Trocadero, Friday, February 5 at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $30, Premium Seating is $100 and VIP Seating is $200. The Trocadero is located at 1003 Arch Street. Tickets are available online at http://pigiron.ticketleap.com/la-vie-boham/. (more...)

THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE's Dave Thomas Brown Wins Clive Barnes Theatre Award; American Ballet Theatre's Gabe Stone Shayer Wins For DanceTHE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE's Dave Thomas Brown Wins Clive Barnes Theatre Award; American Ballet Theatre's Gabe Stone Shayer Wins For Dance
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

Brown played an awkward dive bar Elvis impersonator who finds his true calling as a drag artist in MCC's production of Matthew Lopez's comedy. (more...)

SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!SPRING AWAKENING Stars Among Clive Barnes Award Nominees; Ceremony Today!
by Michael Dale - Jan 11, 2016

The Sixth Annual Clive Barnes Awards for Theatre and Dance will be held this afternoon, January 11, at 3 p.m. at The Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center. One recipient from each category will be chosen and the winners announced today. All finalists will receive a cash prize, with the winners in each category receiving an award of $5,000. (more...)

Le Châtelet a la tristesse de vous faire part du décès de Jean-Albert CartierLe Châtelet a la tristesse de vous faire part du décès de Jean-Albert Cartier
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2016

L'ensemble de l'equipe s'associe a la douleur de sa famille et de ses proches. Jean-Albert Cartier (1930 - 2015) Ne a Marseille, apres des debuts comme critique d'art au journal « Combat » et a France Inter, il cree en 1968 le Ballet- Theatre contemporain et dirige le Centre choregraphique et lyrique d'Angers, avec sa complice Francoise Adret, ou il fera decouvrir en France nombre de createurs et notamment Jorge Lavelli. En 1978, il dirige le Ballet-Theatre francais de Nancy et en 1980 est nomme directeur du Chatelet par Marcel Landowski, lors de la creation du « Theatre musical de Paris - Chatelet », subventionne par la Ville de Paris. Il sera designe en 1987 « personnalite musicale de l'annee ». (more...)

The New School's College of Performing Arts Sets Winter, Spring ProgrammingThe New School's College of Performing Arts Sets Winter, Spring Programming
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

The New School's newly formed College of Performing Arts, led by"firebrand" (New York Times) Executive Dean Richard Kessler, is pleased to announce winter-spring public programming highlights for the College's three schools: Mannes School of Music, The School of Jazz and The School of Drama. Performances will take place at the College's new performing arts hub-designed by Deborah Berke Partners at Arnhold Hall (55 West 13th Street)-as well as at The New School's Tishman Auditorium at University Center (63 Fifth Avenue), The Theater at the School of Drama (151 Bank Street) and venues throughout the city. Please see below for a schedule of events for each school.   (more...)

The Joyce to Present Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo & Bruce Levingston in Trio ConcertDanceThe Joyce to Present Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo & Bruce Levingston in Trio ConcertDance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to present world-renowned dancers Alessandra Ferri and Herman Cornejo, accompanied by internationally acclaimed concert pianist, Bruce Levingston, in the U.S. premiere of TRIO ConcertDance.Tickets range in price from $10-$75 and can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800. Please note: ticket prices are subject to change. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. For more information, please visit www.Joyce.org. (more...)

Eduardo Vilaro Named Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet HispanicoEduardo Vilaro Named Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet Hispanico
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The Board of Directors of Ballet Hispanico, the nation's preeminent Latino dance institution, announced today that Eduardo Vilaro will assume the newly created position of Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ballet Hispanico, effective immediately. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/8/15- Graciela DanieleSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/8/15- Graciela Daniele
by Stage Tube - Dec 8, 2015

Happy Birthday, Graciela Daniele! As a performer, Daniele made her Broadway debut in What Makes Sammy Run? in 1964. She studied with Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham while working with such luminaries as Bob Fosse, Agnes de Mille, and Michael Bennett, who hired her to assist him with Follies in 1971. Her first credit as a full-fledged choreographer was the 1979 revival of The Most Happy Fella. She has directed and/or choreographed several musicals of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, including, most recently, The Glorious Ones (2007) and Dessa Rose (2005) at the Off-Broadway Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center. She has directed and/or choreographed several musicals of Michael John LaChiusa Off-Broadway, most recently Bernarda Alba (2006) and Little Fish (2003). (more...)

Two River Theater to Present LIVES OF REASON; Cast AnnouncedTwo River Theater to Present LIVES OF REASON; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and creative team for its production of Lives of Reason, a world premiere written by Robert Rechnitz and Kenneth Stunkel, directed by Jonathan Fox. Performances will begin in Two River's Marion Huber Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, on Saturday, January 9 and continue through Sunday, February 7. The opening night performance is Friday, January 15 at 8pm. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org. The lead production sponsors are Monmouth University and Saker ShopRites. (more...)

Abarukas to Premiere NO MAN IS AN ISLAND, 1/23-24 in DumboAbarukas to Premiere NO MAN IS AN ISLAND, 1/23-24 in Dumbo
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

After a 13-month process Abarukas, a contemporary dance company full of power and communicative dance style, presents No Man is an Island. The world premiere of No Man is an Island is January 23 and 24, 2016 at the Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center in Dumbo, NYC. This newly renovated theater, formerly St. Ann's Warehouse, seats 300. Choreographer and founder, Yoshito Sakuraba is no stranger to creating evening-length work. His first full-length piece was performed to sold out audiences at Manhattan Movement and Arts center in 2013. (more...)

Juilliard Dance's 2015-16 Season Opens with 'New Dances: Edition 2015'Juilliard Dance's 2015-16 Season Opens with 'New Dances: Edition 2015'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, opens its 2015-16 season this month with 'New Dances: Edition 2015' featuring four world-premiere dances by innovative choreographers Helen Simoneau (First-Year Dancers); Aszure Barton (Second-Year Dancers); Zvi Gotheiner (Third-Year Dancers); and Kyle Abraham(Fourth-Year Dancers). (more...)

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