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Happy Friday, BWW Dance! Here are the top dance stories from around the BroadwayWorld you might have missed this week!

1) The Washington Ballet Announces Participation In JFK CENTENNIAL WEEK, 5/23-29
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Artistic Director Julie Kent is pleased to announce participation in The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts JFK Centennial Week.. (more...)

2) CinemaLive Presents COPPELIA In Theatres
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

CinemaLive, one of the market leaders in Event Cinema, are working in a partnership with The Australian Ballet to deliver The Fairy Tale Series, a series of three world premieres, to cinema audiences, allowing these world-class productions to be seen by an international audience.. (more...)

3) STAGE TUBE: First Look at PINOCCHIO Design Series Video
by Stage Tube - February 23, 2017

In Episode 1 of our video series on the creation of Pinocchio, Set and Costume Designer Colin Richmond walks through his imaginative designs at The National Ballet of Canada's production shop and wardrobe department.  Check it out below!. (more...)

4) Lincoln Center Releases Statement in Support of the NEA: 'Art Anchors Communities'
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2017

With the nation's budget deadline looming, the National Endowment for the Arts is still at risk. Lincoln Center has just released the following statement in support of the NEA.. (more...)

5) Sigourney Weaver, Danny Burstein, Laura Osnes and More Honor Lincoln Center's 2017 Emerging Artists Tonight
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced today its second class of Emerging Artists, recognizing diverse talents, from a visionary filmmaker to world-class musicians to a singer-songwriter currently starring on Broadway.. (more...)

6) BWW Review: RIVERDANCE 20 at The Playhouse
by Greer Firestone - February 23, 2017

What has consumed 400,000 bottles of water, 50,000 rolls of self-grip tape by company physiotherapists, created 60 marriages netting 88 babies born (and more on the way)?. (more...)

7) BWW Interview: Broadway's Chris Rice Gets #TAPPY and Talks BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Christopher Castanho - February 27, 2017

Chris Rice, a current swing in the Broadway company of 'The Book of Mormon' had no idea that when he uploaded his tap rendition of Anna Kendrick's 'Cup Song' on YouTube it would go viral, three years later is has accrued over three million views. I was lucky enough to chat with him during an evening he was not swinging in about his current choreography project featured in 'Broadway Backwards' a fundraiser to benefit Broadway Cares: Equity Fights Aids and the LGBT center in Manhattan, also teasing his newest dance video.. (more...)

8) BWW Preview: HUMAN ABSTRACT at Louisville Ballet
by Keith Waits - February 24, 2017

'Collaboration' has been a watchword for Louisville Ballet Producing and Artistic Director Robert Curran from long before he came to Louisville. Jack Productions, a company Curran co-founded in Melbourne, was grounded in partnerships and collaborations, including with choreographer Lucas Jervies who created the first iteration of Human Abstract with that company.. (more...)

9) Joffrey Ballet Announces 2017-2018 Season - World Premiere, Tony Winner Christopher Wheeldon's New NUTCRACKER, Balanchine/Robbins Premiere and More
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2017

Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director of The Joffrey Ballet, proudly announces an impressive 2017-18 season including a world premiere by Joffrey Ballet Master Nicolas Blanc, the North American Premiere of Midsummer Night's Dream by acclaimed chorographer Alexander Ekman plus Chicago Premieres by George Balanchine, Lola de Ávila and Jerome Robbins. . (more...)

10) Northrop's Presentation of Bereishit Dance Company is Cancelled, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

Northrop's planned presentation of Bereishit Dance Company of Seoul, South Korea has been cancelled. The company was scheduled to appear on Tuesday, February 28 as part of the Northrop Dance 2016//17 season, but has not yet been granted visas for their U.S. tour. . (more...)

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