Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 7/5/2015 - 7/12/2015

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 7/5/2015 - 7/12/2015. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Top 20 Finalists Revealed on FOX's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
by TV News Desk - July 07, 2015

Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo and Nigel Lythgoe - announced the Top 10 stage finalists and Top 10 street finalists on Season 12 of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE. (more...)


2) Six Teams to Battle on MTV's AMERICA'S BEST DANCE CREW, 7/29
by TV News Desk - July 07, 2015

MTV will heat up this summer when six all-star dance crews - including five previous champions - take to the "America's Best Dance Crew" ("ABDC") stage to battle for dance supremacy and cement their "ABDC" legacy. (more...)


3) BWW Reviews: American Ballet Theatre's CINDERELLA
by Barnett Serchuk - July 06, 2015

When the Sadler's Wells (now the Royal Ballet) first performed "Cinderella" on its triumphant 1949 debut performance at the old Metropolitan Opera, John Martin, the eminent New York Times dance critic, was not engrossed. He wrote that it was difficult to be enthusiastic about it, but "if it were stripped of all its dead wood, both musical and choreographic, it would run considerably less than the two and a half hours it now undertakes to fill." (more...)


4) The Joyce Theater's BALLET FESTIVAL to Run 8/4-16
by BWW News Desk - July 07, 2015

Following its successful, sold-out festival of ballet in 2013, The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) will once again present a two-week long season of America's most exciting contemporary ballet companies and choreographers. This remarkable Ballet Festival, designed to recognize dancers and choreographers who are creating work outside the traditional large company setting - and, in some cases, forming their own companies - will take place from August 4 - 16 at The Joyce Theater and feature such rising choreographers and companies as Ballet X, The Ashley Bouder Project and Joshua Beamish: MOVE the company, among others. Tickets start at $10, and can be purchased online at www.Joyce.org or by calling JoyceCharge at 212-242-0800.  The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street. (more...)


5) Free Afro Cuban Workshop and Performance Set for Madison Square Park, 7/18
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2015

On Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM, Madison Square Park Conservancy will host Dia de Reyes, a free, public Afro Cuban dance workshop and performance organized by Cuban-American artist Teresita Fernandez, Cuban-born performer and scholar Yesenia Selier, and Global Rhythms, a cultural enterprise devoted to Cuban dance, music, and cultural education. Dia de Reyes (Three Kings' Day) is conceived to travel seamlessly through the golden procession of Fernandez's Fata Morgana, the artist's shimmering outdoor exhibition currently on view in Madison Square Park. The performance coincides with the annual July celebration of Carnaval de Santiago de Cuba, one of the largest carnivals in Cuba. (more...)


6) Chicago Dancing Festival Sets Lineup for 9th Annual Event, Running 8/25-29
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 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 Ramirez 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...)


7) Dance Council of North Texas Sets 2nd Annual Dallas DanceFest Lineup
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

Dance Council of North Texas (DCNT), in partnership with the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, is thrilled to announce the artists and companies participating in the second annual Dallas DanceFest (DDF) that will take September 4-6 at Dallas City Performance Hall. (more...)


8) Alonzo King LINES Ballet Returns to Jacob's Pillow, 7/15-19
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2015

Alonzo King LINES Ballet returns to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival with bold new ideas for contemporary ballet July 15-19. (more...)


9) San Francisco Ballet to Open Lincoln Center's Film Series This Fall
by BWW News Desk - July 08, 2015

San Francisco Ballet kicks off the new cinema series, Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance, with Artistic Director & Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson's Romeo & Juliet on September 24 at 7:00pm. Shown at select cinemas nationwide, the screenings will feature the full production in HD, along with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and interviews. SF Ballet Principal Dancers Maria Kochetkova and Davit Karapetyan perform the title roles of Juliet and Romeo, with Company Principal Dancers Pascal Molat, Joseph Walsh, and Luke Ingham performing the roles of Mercutio, Benvolio, and Tybalt, respectively. (more...)


10) Chicago Dancing Festival Releases Schedule for This Year's Celebration
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 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 Ramirez 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...)




Related Articles View More Dance Stories

From This Author BWW