Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 5/8/2016 - 5/15/2016. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Nevada Ballet Theatre Concludes Season with ROMEO AND JULIET This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT) concludes its 44thSeason with the most famous tale of star-crossed lovers, Romeo & Juliet. In recognition of the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, this revered tragedy will be presented tonight, May 14 at 7:30 pm and tomorrow, May 15 at 2 pm in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Avenue. (more...)


2) BWW Review: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, IDFB, Birmingham Hippodrome, May 2016
by Emma Cann - May 12, 2016

One of the most intriguing items on the programme of the International Dance Festival Birmingham 2016 is the Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan with Songs of the Wanderers. Founded in 1973 by choreographer Lin Hwai-Win, Cloud Gate was the very first contemporary dance company in the greater Chinese-speaking community. Trained in meditation, ancient breathing exercises, internal martial arts, modern dance, ballet and calligraphy, Cloud Gate has created a discipline that is entirely their own; far removed from the classical traditions of Western dance. (more...)


3) Atlantic City Ballet to End Season with SWAN LAKE, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2016

Of all the great classics, Swan Lake remains the quintessential ballet of all time. It is the story of romance, sorcery and betrayal, and centered on one of life's most recognizable themes, the struggle between good and evil. The Atlantic City Ballet is bringing this timeless classic to the stage as the grand finale of their 2015/2016 season. Ms. Papa infuses Atlantic City Ballet's production with a new passion that embodies all the beauty, strength, and grace of classical ballet. (more...)


4) Arthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane Letters
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2016

Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today. (more...)


5) The Mercer Dance Ensemble to Present DANCER DIARIES at Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2016

The Mercer Dance Ensemble (MDE) will present 'Dancer Diaries' at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre on Saturday, May 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 22 at 2 p.m. (more...)


6) H.T. Chen and Dancers to Present SOUTH OF GOLD MOUNTAIN Encore, 5/13-14
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2016

Following their highly successful NYLA season last October, H.T. CHEN AND DANCERS will present two encore performances of their major dance/theater work 'SOUTH OF GOLD MOUNTAIN.' H.T. Chen and Dian Dong have created an in-depth, extensively researched choreographic tribute to the thousands of Chinese immigrants who relocated to the U.S., many settling in southern states, who helped build the U.S. Two performances, May 13 & 14, 7 PM, at the Chen Dance Center, 70 Mulberry Street in NY's Chinatown (2nd floor of the building at the corner of Mulberry and Bayard Streets). (more...)


7) Jacob's Pillow Forms New Partnerships with Haven Cafe & No. Six Depot Roastery and Cafe
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival proudly announces new partnerships with beloved Berkshire-based businesses No. Six Depot Café and Roastery of West Stockbridge, MA and Haven Cafe & Bakery of Lenox, MA. Both local establishments will have locations on the Jacob's Pillow grounds and will be open throughout the Festival 2016 season, June 22-August 28. The businesses will bring three new dining offerings to the Pillow—Haven at The Pillow, No. Six Depot Café, and No. Six Depot Snack and Coffee Bar. (more...)


8) Anais Chalendard Set for Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive, 6/6-8
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

ANAIS CHALENDARD will be a member of the faculty for the Allen Civic Ballet's Summer Intensive from June 6-8, 2016 in Allen, Texas. (more...)


9) Graham 2 Sets 2016 New York Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2016

Graham 2's 2016 New York season opens on June 2 with a special benefit performance honoring renowned choreographer and Graham Company alumna Patricia Birch. The opening night program will feature a film by Nancy Stevens, Graham's Maple Leaf Rag, the Puritan Duet from American Document, the premiere of Cyclical Journey by Virginie Mécène, and a special restaged sequence from Grease by Birch. The season also includes Lament from Acts of Light, excerpts from Night Journey and Plain of Prayer, and a duet by guest choreographer Amanda Kreglow. (more...)


10) Impulses Dance Theatre Arts Presents MARGARET BEALS: FILMS and STORIES
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

Margaret Beals, dancer, choreographer, pioneer in the art of dance improvisation, and unique theatrical performer, announces a special May Weekend of two new programs on the series MARGARET BEALS: FILMS and STORIES, May 20-22, 7 PM, at The Cloud House Studio, 104 West 17th Street.   In her characteristically charming and spontaneous style, Beals will introduce and comment on all films, which include performances in studios, theaters and the famous Village nightclub The Bottom Line.   (more...)


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