Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 3/22/2015 - 3/29/2015

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 3/22/2015 - 3/29/2015. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) VIDEO: Redfoo and Emma Slater Talk DWTS Elimination on GMA
by TV News Desk - March 24, 2015

LMFAO superstar Redfoo and his partner, Emma Slater were the first to be eliminated form the news season of DANCING WITH THE STARS last night. (more...)


2) BWW Reviews: BALLET WEST Debuts at the Joyce Theater in NYC
by Sondra Forsyth - March 27, 2015

On May 25th 2015, opening night of Ballet West's debut season at the Joyce, three New York premieres and a world premiere showcased the company's admirable command of contemporary ballet. The world-renowned troupe from Salt Lake City does have the classics in its repertoire, but the decision by Artistic Director Adam Sklute to bring his superb dancers to NYC in pieces by four celebrated if sometimes controversial current choreographers was a wise one. (more...)


3) Photo Flash: Dancers Over 40's Tribute to Ruth Page
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

Monday's Dancers Over 40's Tribute honored Chicago Ballet's superstar Ruth Page in 'A World Apart' at Off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre, March 23, 2015. Check out photos below! (more...)


4) From the Archives: Balanchine in Montreal
by Barnett Serchuk - March 23, 2015

Calling all balletomanes, historians, Ph.D. candidates, sociologists, audience members, and just about everyone else interested in dance. Do you want to see Diana Adams, Allegra Kent, Violette Verdy, Jillana, Maria Tallchief, Tanaquil LeClercq, Andre Eglevsky, Suki Schorer, Patricia Neary, Carol Sumner, Todd Bolender, Arthur Mitchell, Francisco Moncion, Nicholas Magallanes and Jacques d'Amboise again in the intimate surrounding of your living room? No, this not a joke, but the first of many VAI DVD releases from Montreal's Radio-Canada archive, encompassing a televised history of Balanchine's many works from 1954 well into the 1970s. (more...)


5) Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Announces Schedule for 2015 Season, Including Programs at Lincoln Center, Paris & South Africa
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

New York - Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a two-week 15-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 10 - 21, 2015. Today, Artistic Director Robert Battle announced repertory for the season highlighted by Exodus, a world premiere from bold hip-hop choreographer Rennie Harris, the company premiere of Battle's No Longer Silent, and new productions of Talley Beatty's Toccata and Artistic Director Emerita Judith Jamison's A Case of You duet from Reminiscin'. (more...)


6) YAGP to Host Annual Gala at Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2015

World's largest dance network and international student ballet scholarship audition - YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX - will present its signature "Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow" annual Gala at the David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center. The Gala will feature the finalists of the international ballet competition performing alongside today's most celebrated ballet stars - many of whom are alumni of YAGP. (more...)


7) BWW Reviews: Paul Taylor's Koch Season Attempts 'American Modern Dance'
by Lauren Wingenroth - March 23, 2015

The premiere season of Paul Taylor's new (or at least newly re-named) company, Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance runs at Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater this week, presenting many of Taylor's works as well as works by Shen Wei and Doris Humphrey. The new company's mission to be a repository "where the masterworks of the genre's great pioneers are preserved and presented" was challenged by Thursday's all-Taylor program. (more...)


8) CounterPointe to Perform in New York Next Month
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2015

Norte Maar, a committed international think-tank dedicated to the creation, promotion, and presentation of collaborations in the disciplines of the visual, literary, and the performing arts, together with Brooklyn Ballet, present CounterPointe3, April 10-12, 2015 in downtown Brooklyn's The Actors Fund Arts Center. (more...)


9) Pacific Northwest Ballet to Present SWAN LAKE, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

SEATTLE, WA - Pacific Northwest Ballet's Swan Lake, choreographed by Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell, returns to the McCaw Hall stage as the fifth offering of PNB's 2014-15 season. This beloved story ballet, revered by audiences and dancers alike, is classical ballet at its very best. Sumptuous scenery, costumes, and lighting, and an achingly beautiful Tchaikovsky score, set the stage for the ethereal corps de ballet and the ultimate challenge for ballerinas all over the world-the dual role of Odette, trapped in the body of a white swan until the oath of her true love sets her free; and Odile, the "Black Swan" temptress. With an added performance on opening weekend, Swan Lake runs for nine performances only, from April 10 through 19 at Seattle Center's Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. Tickets start at $30. For more information, contact the PNB Box Office at 206.441.2424, in person at 301 Mercer Street, or online at PNB.org. (more...)


10) DANCING WITH THE LEHIGH VALLEY STARS to Benefit Freddy Awards, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - March 25, 2015

Just like the TV hit, Dancing with the Stars, the State Theatre has partnered up six Lehigh Valley 'celebrities' with professional dancers from Utah Ballroom Dance Company for an unforgettable live show where the audience votes for the winner! (more...)


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