Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 12/20/2015 - 12/27/2015

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 12/20/2015 - 12/27/2015. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) BWW Review: AMERICAN DANCE MACHINE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY Captivates Audiences with Legendary Musical Theater Numbers
by Caryn Cooper - December 24, 2015

This past Monday marked the opening night of the American Dance Machine for the 21st Century (ADM21) as they returned to New York City. Founded and Produced by Artistic Director Nikki Feirt Atkins, ADM21 is dedicated to creating a living and vibrant archive of classic and current notable musical theater choreography. Continuing the legacy of the late Lee Theodore, who established the original American Dance Machine in 1976 until her death in 1987, and believed that "many great choreographic works are lost with the musical they once embellished," the impetus to preserve these dances drove Theodore and continues to drive Ms. Atkins. (more...)


2) Dance Theatre of Harlem Returning to New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2015

Dance Theatre of Harlem, one of the world's leading dance institutions, currently in its 46th year, announced today programming for its triumphant return to New York City Center (131 West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues) for four performances only, from April 6-9. (more...)


3) BWW Review: Celebrating the Legacies of BESSIE SCHONBERG and LOUISE ROBERTS
by Caryn Cooper - December 21, 2015

Dance enthusiasts from all walks of life gathered for an intimate showing of the fascinating Eye on Dance episode taped in 1986, entitled 'Nurturing A New Generation of Dancers, featuring two beloved dance figures and mentors- Bessie Schonberg and Louise Roberts, presented at Gibney Dance. Curated by Celia Ipiotis (Creator/Co-Producer/Host of Eye on Dance) and Jeff Bush (Co-Producer of Eye on Dance), put together this lovely event as part of the Eye on Dance Public Screenings and Conversation Series. (more...)


4) Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Celebrates the Holidays, New Year
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2015

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's New York City Center engagement is one of the Company's 'most exciting seasons yet' (Metro), and the thrill continues as the holidays approach. The Company's inspiring Christmas Eve performance will begin at 7:30pm and features Ronald K. Brown's spellbinding Grace, Robert Battle's stunning world premiere Awakening, and Alvin Ailey's must-see masterpiece Revelations - 'the gift that somehow keeps on giving' (The New York Times). (more...)


5) Dance with ABT's William J. Gillespie School at Segerstrom Center in 2016
by BWW News Desk - December 22, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced that the American Ballet Theatre William J. Gillespie School is accepting new students for the second half of the 2015 - 2016 school year. As well as applications for the 2016 Spring Sunday Intensives. (more...)


6) BWW Review: Juilliard's Dance Division Delivers a Professional Performance from the Classes of 2016-2019
by Marsha Volgyi - December 21, 2015

The dancers of The Juilliard School--Class of 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 performed New Dances: Edition 2015. (more...)


7) Smuin Dancers Create Works for Fellow Artists, 1/29-30 at ODC Theater
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2015

Admired for their versatility on stage, Smuin Ballet dancers invite audiences to experience their talents as choreographers and more when Smuin Ballet presents its 2016 Choreography Showcase. This rare opportunity allows patrons to join Smuin dancers Cara Cooper, Erica Felsch, Rachel Furst, Nicole Haskins, Weston Krukow, Ben Needham-Wood, Susan Roemer, and Rex Wheeler in the intimate ODC Theater, to view a showcase of their own choreography set on fellow company members. These new works, set to a wide range of music, also feature original lighting and costumes. (more...)


8) Parsons Dance Coming to The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - December 23, 2015

Parsons Dance, under the artistic direction of David Parsons, will present a season of premieres and favorites at The Joyce Theater from January 20 – January 31. Parsons Dance will perform a New York City premiere by choreographer David Parsons, along with a world premiere from former Parsons dancer and rising choreographer Katarzyna Skarpetowska. Tickets, priced from $10–$60, can be purchased by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800 or via the internet at www.Joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street. (more...)


9) STAGE TUBE: English National Ballet Dancers Perform to Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
by Stage Tube - December 22, 2015

Two dancers from the English National Ballet, Erina Takahashi, Lead Principal, and James Forbat, First Soloist, perform a re-imagining of Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' for the 40-year anniversary. (more...)


10) LoudHoundMovement to Perform in Two NYC January Dance Festivals
by BWW News Desk - December 26, 2015

Brooklyn-based LoudHoundMovement (LHM), directed by Brendan Duggan and Mallory Lynn, has accepted invitations to perform in both the inaugural Excognito Dance Festival as well as the long-established APAP showcase in January 2016. In Excognito the company performs its evening-length In The Plague of Dreams (2013) and recent duet From Crown To Sole (2015). (more...)




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