New Victory Sets 2015 Victory Dance SeriesNew Victory Sets 2015 Victory Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

This July, The New Victory will present its second season of Victory Dance, the theater's initiative to provide FREE dance performances to kids in New York City day camps, school and youth programs over the summer. A three-week series from July 8 - 24, 2015, Victory Dance features a cross-section of highly-accomplished and internationally recognized New York companies who perform a range of contemporary dance styles and share in the theater's goal of inspiring young people to embrace the art form. (more...)

Dance Company 10 Hairy Legs Announces Dates, Programs for 2015 SeasonDance Company 10 Hairy Legs Announces Dates, Programs for 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Highland Park, New Jersey --- Randy James' all male dance company, 10 Hairy Legs, returns to New York Live Arts for its third consecutive New York Season for four performances June 11 -14.   Continuing to showcase the company's extensive repertory that celebrates and explores the artistry of the male dancer, this season features 2 programs, 6 New York City Premieres, 9 works by 10 Choreographers and Live Musical Accompaniment at all performances. Robert Johnson, Dance Critic noted “…since its formation in 2012, its rapid growth has been astonishing…the diversity of this programming is a treat for audiences…this company has also become a welcome source of choreographic commissions…there aren't many repertory companies yet, but when a group like 10 Hairy Legs performs…the scenery changes and styles switch abruptly. Viewers are whisked from choreographer to choreographer; and sometimes if feels as if everyone is talking at once. Ideas richochet, the atmosphere is exhilarating.” (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, 6/13Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2015

May 26, 2015 - (Becket, MA) Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. Highlights of Festival 2015 include Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host, a special dance and radio stage production starring Ira Glass, host of This American Life; the return of Nederlands Dans Theater 2; the world premiere of American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO; Cuban contemporary ensemble Malpaso Dance Company, performing with GRAMMY Award-winning pianist and composer Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble; and the launch of Martha Graham Dance Company's 90th Anniversary, including a world premiere by eminent choreographer Mats Ek.  (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free LineupJacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. (more...)

BWW Interviews:  CHRISTINE DAKIN and Her Performance at the Neighborhood Playhouse in NYCBWW Interviews: CHRISTINE DAKIN and Her Performance at the Neighborhood Playhouse in NYC
by Marina Kennedy - May 22, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Christine Dakin about her recent performance at the Neighborhood Playhouse with Alejandro Chavez. They were accompanied by Louis Stewart on the piano. (more...)

Museum Mile Festival Set for 6/9Museum Mile Festival Set for 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Now celebrating its 37th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Over 1.5 million people have taken part in this annual celebration since its inception. Festival attendees can walk the Mile on Fifth Avenue between 82nd Street and 105th Street while visiting nine of New York City's finest cultural institutions, which are open free to the public throughout the evening. The Museum Mile Festival's opening ceremony takes place at 5:45pm at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (2 East 91st Street). New York City Commissioner of Cultural Affairs Tom Finkelpearl and other city and state dignitaries will open the Festival. Details on the Festival's offerings can be found at MuseumMileFestival.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews: STREET SINGER Inspires at The OUT NYC HotelBWW Reviews: STREET SINGER Inspires at The OUT NYC Hotel
by Matt Hanson - May 18, 2015

"No!" she sings. The first note sailed, as from the ruddy heart of the Seine to the mood indigo of the Hudson. "I regret nothing!" (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera Names New Executive DirectorGotham Chamber Opera Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Gotham Chamber Opera announces Edward Barnes as the company's new Executive Director, effective June 1, 2015. Mr. Barnes will succeed Gotham's previous executive director, David Bennett, who will become general director of the San Diego Opera. In addition, David Rubeo has been promoted to Associate Director. (more...)

Graham Dancers to Perform Works by Zall & More, 5/21-22Graham Dancers to Perform Works by Zall & More, 5/21-22
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The Deborah Zall Project presents both current and former members of the Martha Graham Dance Company in 'In the Company of Women, and Guests,' an evening of dances by Zall, along with the solo Robot Man choreographed by guest Kenneth Topping, former principal dancer and director of the Graham Dance Ensemble. (more...)

Applications for Howard County Arts Council's Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Now AvailableApplications for Howard County Arts Council's Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Now Available
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) is pleased to announce that applications for the FY2016 Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Program are now available. This program was established at the bequest of Mark Ryder's family, in honor of his life's work, to recognize individual creative expression, and to provide financial assistance to choreographers to create new original work.  A fund has been established at the Columbia Foundation to enable monies to be awarded for this purpose in perpetuity.  The grant award recipients will be announced at HCAC's Annual Meeting and Grant Awards Ceremony in September 2015.  The minimum grant amount will be $500. (more...)

Gotham Chamber Opera Receives NEA GrantGotham Chamber Opera Receives NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Through it's grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE DEBORAH ZALL PROJECT: IN THE COMPANY OF WOMEN at Martha Graham Studio TheatreBWW Reviews: THE DEBORAH ZALL PROJECT: IN THE COMPANY OF WOMEN at Martha Graham Studio Theatre
by Samantha Bancroft - Jun 3, 2015

Internationally renowned dancer and choreographer, Deborah Zall, restaged six of her dramatic female solos for the first time this past Thursday at the Martha Graham Studio Theater at Westbeth. This legendary choreography was taken down from the dance bookshelf, brushed off, and performed good as new by the dancers of the Deborah Zall Project: In The Company of Women. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

World Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music CenterWorld Premiere of BalletNow Set for Music Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Heightening its role as a powerful commissioning force, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - The Music Center's acclaimed dance series - is introducing an exciting new chapter in dance with the world premiere of BalletNow, an original three-performance program for which American Ballet Theatre Principals Roberto Bolle and Herman Cornejo are serving as artistic directors. Bolle and Cornejo have formed an international ensemble of 18 major dancers from 12 foreign countries for three distinctive performances, with many of the dancers performing at The Music Center and in Southern California for the first time. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company & Nimbus Dance to Offer Summer Dance IntensiveCentenary Stage Company & Nimbus Dance to Offer Summer Dance Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

Centenary Stage Company continues its tradition of nurturing artists by offering the Summer Dance Intensive with the professional Nimbus Dance works. This four day summer intensive, open to the public, runs from July 6 to 9 on the campus of Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ. Intended for ages 14 and up, workshops will include contemporary technique and creative work/performance presentations. Students will learn professional choreography and develop a new dance working on Nimbus Dance Works' Surface Tension company piece. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow to Present Free Inside/Out Series, 6/24-8/29Jacob's Pillow to Present Free Inside/Out Series, 6/24-8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Presenting both emerging and esteemed dance artists from across the U.S., Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival's Inside/Out Performance Series will return to the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage at the breathtaking Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space June 24-August 29. (more...)

BWW Features: Jill Guyton Nee Brings Momemtum to MemphisBWW Features: Jill Guyton Nee Brings Momemtum to Memphis
by Caroline Sposto - Jun 17, 2015

I first met Jill Guyton Nee last fall shortly after she arrived at the University of Memphis as an Associate Professor and Director of Dance. Exceedingly youthful, unassuming, and softspoken, this award-winning perfomer and choreographer has brought fresh focus and energy not only to the U of M Deparment od Theatre & Dance, but also to the local arts scene. (more...)

Dance for Nepal Benefit Set for Union Square Theatre, 6/30Dance for Nepal Benefit Set for Union Square Theatre, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

The DRI Foundation, the charity arm of the world's foremost business continuity certification and education nonprofit Disaster Recovery Institute (DRI) International, in partnership with 39 Steps and Red Rope Productions, will be hosting an exclusive, one-night benefit titled Dance for Nepal on Tuesday, June 30 at 7pm, at the Union Square Theatre (100 E. 17th St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

2015 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher Award Goes to Bay Academy's Nicole Kasbar2015 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher Award Goes to Bay Academy's Nicole Kasbar
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Lincoln Center Education, in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, is pleased to present the 2015 Lincoln Center Arts Teacher award to Nicole Kasbar, a middle school dance teacher at the Bay Academy for the Arts and Sciences in Brooklyn. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Announces 9th Annual EventChicago Dancing Festival Announces 9th Annual Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take place August 25-29, 2015. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival to Host 9th Annual Event, 8/25-29Chicago Dancing Festival to Host 9th Annual Event, 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take place August 25-29, 2015. Co-produced by renowned choreographer Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, the Chicago Dancing Festival will bring together leading ballet, modern and contemporary dancers from Chicago and across the country to present the largest dance festival in the nation. (more...)

The Chicago Dancing Festival's 9th Annual Program Features Dancers from Around the Country, 8/25-29The Chicago Dancing Festival's 9th Annual Program Features Dancers from Around the Country, 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival is proud to announce the 9th annual program will take placeAugust 25-29, 2015. Co-produced by renowned choreographer Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, the Chicago Dancing Festival will bring together leading ballet, modern and contemporary dancers from Chicago and across the country to present the largest dance festival in the nation. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Completes Archives Expansion, Celebrates Norton Owen's 40th AnniversaryJacob's Pillow Completes Archives Expansion, Celebrates Norton Owen's 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

On June 23 at 5pm, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival will celebrate the grand re-opening of Blake's Barn, home of its extensive dance Archives, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and exclusive performance of Antony Tudor's Trio Con Brio by New York Theatre Ballet. (more...)

Breaking News: Steven Pasquale, Brandon Victor Dixon, Miriam Shor & More Will Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Off-Center's THE WILD PARTYBreaking News: Steven Pasquale, Brandon Victor Dixon, Miriam Shor & More Will Join Sutton Foster in Encores! Off-Center's THE WILD PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2015

Brandon Victor Dixon and Steven Pasquale will join the previously announced Sutton Foster in Andrew Lippa's The Wild Party, running July 15 - 18, 2015 at New York City Center. (NOTE: Brandon Victor Dixon will replace the previously announced Joshua Henry, who has had a scheduling conflict.) The production will be directed by Leigh Silverman, with choreography by Sonya Tayeh. Jeanine Tesori is the Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center and Chris Fenwick is Music Director. (more...)

THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 7/7THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 7/7
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 10, 2015

Al Hirschfeld gets a tome of his own! (more...)

Mabel Dodge Luhan and Company Coming to TaosMabel Dodge Luhan and Company Coming to Taos
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico announces one of its largest and most important traveling exhibitions, coming in the spring of 2016. The exhibition will be the first to showcase the impact of Mabel Dodge Luhan (1879-1962), and her circle of artist, writer, and activist friends, on shaping American Modernism. The exhibition is an exploration Mabel Dodge Luhan's life and influence, within the context of early 20th century American history and the Southwest, and an exploration of how the tiny multicultural community of Taos became an important center of the modernist art movement. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Releases Schedule for This Year's CelebrationChicago Dancing Festival Releases Schedule for This Year's Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

CHICAGO (July 7, 2015) – The Chicago Dancing Festival, the nation's largest dance festival, proudly announces repertoire for its 9th annual series with George Balanchine's Allegro Brilliante(performed by Miami City Ballet in its Chicago Dancing Festival debut), Mark Morris' Sandpaper Ballet (Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, 2015 Festival debut), Justin Peck's In Creases (Chicago's The Joffrey Ballet), Gustavo Ramírez Sansano's El Beso (Ballet Hispanico, 2015 Festival debut) and Twyla Tharp's Sweet Fields (Miami City Ballet) among program highlights. This year's event will take place at Chicago's top downtown venues - the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park - August 25-29, 2015. (more...)

Chicago Dancing Festival Sets Lineup for 9th Annual Event, Running 8/25-29Chicago Dancing Festival Sets Lineup for 9th Annual Event, Running 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

The Chicago Dancing Festival, the nation's largest dance festival, proudly announces repertoire for its 9th annual series with George Balanchine's Allegro Brilliante (performed by Miami City Ballet in its Chicago Dancing Festival debut), Mark Morris' Sandpaper Ballet (Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, 2015 Festival debut), Justin Peck's In Creases (Chicago's The Joffrey Ballet), Gustavo Ramírez Sansano's El Beso (Ballet Hispanico, 2015 Festival debut) and Twyla Tharp's Sweet Fields (Miami City Ballet) among program highlights. This year's event will take place at Chicago's top downtown venues - the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park - August 25-29, 2015. (more...)

THE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now AvailableTHE HIRSCHFELD CENTURY Now Available
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 7, 2015

Al Hirschfeld gets a tome of his own! (more...)

John Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The PublicJohn Early, The Skivvies and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub at The Public
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, July 29 - August 9, 2015. Scroll down for details! (more...)

THE TABLE OF SILENCE to Offer 9/11 Performance for Peace Outside Lincoln CenterTHE TABLE OF SILENCE to Offer 9/11 Performance for Peace Outside Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Conceived and choreographed by Jacqulyn Buglisi, in collaboration with visual artist Rossella Vasta 100+ Dancers, led by the Buglisi Dance Theatre, will appear in this 9/11 prayer for peace Performance Ritual starts at 8:15 AM and concludes precisely at 8:46 AM at the Revson Fountain, Josie Robertson Plaza, Lincoln Center, Columbus & 64th Street. (more...)

BalaSole Dance to Present SALMAGUNDI Evening of Solos, 7/17-18BalaSole Dance to Present SALMAGUNDI Evening of Solos, 7/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

ROBERTO VILLANUEVA, Executive & Artistic Director and Founder of BalaSole Dance Company, presents the 16th concert season of BalaSole in 'SALMAGUNDI,' a new program of solos in a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices, on July 17 & 18, 8PM, at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street. (more...)

RIOULT Dance NY Names New Executive DirectorRIOULT Dance NY Names New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Critically acclaimed, NYC-based troupe RIOULT Dance NY, announces that it has selected Amy Harrison as its new Executive Director. Ms. Harrison has worked with RIOULT Dance NY in a variety of capacities for the last ten years, most notably booking.  (more...)

HELD MOMENTARILY, Featuring India Carney, Extends at NYMFHELD MOMENTARILY, Featuring India Carney, Extends at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

HELD MOMENTARILY -- the new musical featuring India Carney, the singer and actress who was a 2015 finalist on NBC-TV's 'The Voice' -- has extended its engagement at The New York Musical Theatre Festival. Scheduled to run July 20 to July 27, 2015, the production has added an additional performance on Tuesday, July 21 at 1:00 PM at PTC Performance Space (555 West 42nd Street in New York). (more...)

Okwui Okpokwasili Among New York Live Arts' 2015-16 Residency ArtistsOkwui Okpokwasili Among New York Live Arts' 2015-16 Residency Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

New York Live Arts today announced the recipients of a number of new works residency programs for the 2015-16 season and beyond as part of its newly envisioned new work development program, reflecting a renewed, industry-leading commitment to the support of the creative process. The celebrated New York-based writer, performer and choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili will be the organization's third recipient of the Resident Commissioned Artist (RCA) award, the largest of its kind in the nation. Andrea Kleine, Sonya Tayeh, Adrienne Truscott, Preeti Vasudevan, Larissa Velez-Jackson and Gillian Walsh have been curated to develop new work to premiere in future seasons on the New York Live Arts stage through the Live Feed Program (formerly Studio Series). (more...)

BWW Reviews: MOVE Celebrates at Vancouver PlayhouseBWW Reviews: MOVE Celebrates at Vancouver Playhouse
by Matt Hanson - Jul 13, 2015

Preeminent dance companies of New York, London, and Winnipeg all collaborated to celebrate the tenth birthday of Move: the company with a world premiere collection of works by company choreographer Joshua Beamish. (more...)

Know Theatre to Open 18th MainStage Season with THE BENGSONS' HUNDRED DAYSKnow Theatre to Open 18th MainStage Season with THE BENGSONS' HUNDRED DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

An alt folk opera written by and starring husband and wife duo Shaun and Abigail Bengson, Hundred Days is the fierce, triumphant story of a young couple who fall in love, only to have their time together cut short by a fatal illness. With the brash intensity of youth, they decide to try and live the 100 days they have left together as though it were the 60 years they had imagined they would have. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 8/23/2015 - 8/30/2015Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 8/23/2015 - 8/30/2015
by BWW - Aug 30, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/23/2015 - 8/30/2015. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Brasil Summerfest, John Early and More Set for Joe's Pub, 8/5-16Jane Lynch, Brasil Summerfest, John Early and More Set for Joe's Pub, 8/5-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running August 5 - August 16, 2015. (more...)

MADBOOTS DANCE to Close Jacob's Pillow 2015 with BEAU. and (SAD BOYS) This WeekendMADBOOTS DANCE to Close Jacob's Pillow 2015 with BEAU. and (SAD BOYS) This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

The all-male company MADBOOTS DANCE closes Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 with two powerful and poignant world premieres in the Doris Duke Theatre, August 26-30. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company to Return to Jacob's Pillow Through Season Finale, 8/30Martha Graham Dance Company to Return to Jacob's Pillow Through Season Finale, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

The legendary Martha Graham Dance Company (MGDC) will kick off its 90th Anniversary year in a seven-show engagement at Jacob's Pillow's historic Ted Shawn Theatre, August 26-30. Celebrating the company's pioneering past and trail-blazing reputation, MGDC's program features a diverse set of works including Graham's dramatic classic Embattled Garden, the world premiere of AXE by eminent choreographer Mats Ek, the powerful Depak Ine by Nacho Duato, and Echo by Greek choreographer Adonis Foniadakis. (more...)

Laboration Art and Caterina Rago Dance Companies Set for Take Root at Green Space Next MonthLaboration Art and Caterina Rago Dance Companies Set for Take Root at Green Space Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/emerging artists in September. (more...)

BWW Review: Martha Graham Dance Company's EMBATTLED GARDENBWW Review: Martha Graham Dance Company's EMBATTLED GARDEN
by Caryn Cooper - Aug 21, 2015

As part of an on-going series, “GrahamDeconstructed,” the Martha Graham Dance Company presented an intimate showing at the Martha Graham Studio Theater of the iconic piece Embattled Garden, Graham's wry meditation on love's strife inspired by the story of Adam and Eve, with music by world-renowned composer, Carlos Surinach. Through this series, audience members have a rare opportunity to experience the inside workings of a great American modern dance company. (more...)

Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret to Headline Diner en Blanc Philadelphia's Pop-Up Party, 8/20Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret to Headline Diner en Blanc Philadelphia's Pop-Up Party, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

Diner en Blanc Philadelphia is excited to announce that the Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret will headline this year's sold-out pop-up party. Martha will celebrate the group's 10th anniversary by donning her finest white and joining 4,500 guests at a secret location this Thursday night. (more...)

En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4En Garde Arts to Present BOSSS Throughout Hudson River Park, 10/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

En Garde Founder Anne Hamburger, a Pioneering Producer of Site-Specific Theater in New York, Returns with New Festival Challenging 26 Emerging Artists to Think Big (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 8/9/2015 - 8/16/2015Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 8/9/2015 - 8/16/2015
by BWW - Aug 16, 2015

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 8/9/2015 - 8/16/2015. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Presents Liz Gerring Dance Company in GLACIER, August 19-23Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Presents Liz Gerring Dance Company in GLACIER, August 19-23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2015

Liz Gerring, the 2015 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award winner and artistic director of Liz Gerring Dance Company, returns to Jacob's Pillow for her company's performances of glacier, August 19-23 in the Doris Duke Theatre. Gerring has garnered praise by dance enthusiasts and critics alike for her abstract choreographic style and keen use of musical and visual elements. (more...)

HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?HERE LIES LOVE's David Byrne Writing JOAN OF ARC Musical?
by Jessica Khan - Aug 11, 2015

Talking Heads' David Byrne, who with Fat Boy Slim wrote the cult Imelda Marcos musical HERE LIES LOVE, is bringing the life of another female icon to the stage. (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Sets 90th Anniversary New York SeasonMartha Graham Dance Company Sets 90th Anniversary New York Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

The world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company celebrates its 90th anniversary season with four extraordinary programs at New York City Center, April 14?18, 2016. The New York season will feature four of Martha Graham's most important masterworks - Appalachian Spring, Chronicle, Cave of the Heart, and Night Journey - alongside new works created for the Company by internationally acclaimed choreographers Marie Chouinard, Mats Ek, and Pontus Lidberg. Performances will take place Thursday to Saturday, April 14?16, at 8:00pm, with a special gala program at 7:00pm on Monday, April 18, the anniversary of Graham's first public performance with her Concert Group in 1926. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Sets 2015-16 Season of Theatre, Dance & MoreAbrons Arts Center Sets 2015-16 Season of Theatre, Dance & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

On February 12, 1915, the Abrons Arts Center's Henry Street Settlement Playhouse opened its doors on the Lower East Side. Since that day, it has remained a vital cultural resource, providing audiences with artistically bold work while offering artists opportunities to dynamically grow. Since becoming Abrons Director in 2006, Jay Wegman has done much more than maintain 'one of the last standing locations for avant-garde performance downtown' (The New York Times, 2009). He has created an arts venue that is unique on the city's cultural landscape, presenting an international mix of cutting-edge performing and visual artists, both established and emerging, from across the country and around the world, as well as from New York City. (more...)

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