Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 9/6/2015 - 9/13/2015

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 9/6/2015 - 9/13/2015. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week!

1) Alfonso Ribeiro, Jordin Sparks to Co-Host ABC Dance Competition #DANCEBATTLE AMERICA
by TV News Desk - September 09, 2015

From Executive Producers Julianne Hough (“Footloose,” “Rock of Ages”), Maria Menounos (“E! News” Host) and Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz of Magical Elves (“Project Greenlight,” “Top Chef”) comes ABC's dance special “#DanceBattle America” airing Monday, September 14 at 10:00 p.m. ET. (more...)


2) Australian Ballet & More to Present Host of Events Celebrating World Ballet Day LIVE, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - September 08, 2015

Following last year's unprecedented collaboration for the first World Ballet Day LIVE, five of the world's leading ballet companies will once again stream 23 hours of live, behind-the-scenes footage on Thursday 1 October. The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada, and San Francisco Ballet have partnered to provide viewers around the world with an inside look at professional ballet companies in the studio, on tour, and in performance. For more information, visit worldballetday.com.  (more...)


3) Jenna Dewan-Tatum to Perform with Team Stage Captain Travis Wall on SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Finale, 9/14
by TV News Desk - September 11, 2015

America's favorite summer series, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, has kept viewers amazed and inspired as talented dancers skilled in everything from Hip Hop, Krumping and Popping to Salsa, Quickstep and Jive compete to be named America's Favorite Dancer. (more...)


4) VIDEO: Watch Paula Deen, Gary Busey & More Whip & Nae-Nae in New DWTS Promos
by TV News Desk - September 08, 2015

Celebrity contestants Paula Deen, Gary Busey and Tamar Braxton Whip and Nae Nae in all-new promos for the new season of ABC's DANCING WITH THE STARS. (more...)


5) Anais Chalendard and Lasha Khozashvili to Dance in Bay Pointe Ballet Gala, 10/1
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2015

ANAIS CHALENDARD, first soloist of the Boston Ballet, and LASHA KHOZASHVILI, principal dancer of the Boston Ballet, will appear as guest artists in the Bay Pointe Ballet's Gala at the Oshman Community Center Palo Alto, Albert & Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall in Palo Alto, California on October 1, 2015. Ms. Chalendard and Mr. Khozashvili will dance the White Swan Pas de Deux from Swan Lake, and Don Quixote Pas de Deux. (more...)


6) Jamaal Burkmar Wins New Adventures Choreographer Award
by BWW News Desk - September 08, 2015

New Adventures & Re:Bourne are delighted to announce that Jamaal Burkmar is the winner of the 2015/16 New Adventures Choreographer Award (NACA). Nearly 100 applied for the award. Burkmar was shortlisted with six other emerging choreographers: Corey Baker, Tara D'Arquian, Alexandra Green, Eleesha Drennan, Andrew McNicol and Matt Nicholson. Burkmar was chosen after a weekend of interviews, debate and deliberation chaired by Bourne and his team of distinguished judges: (more...)


7) Blue13 Dance Company to Present BOLLYWOOD HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2015

Blue13 Dance Company (Blue13), Achinta S. McDaniel, Artistic Director, will present BOLLYWOOD HEIGHTS, a Summer Dance Party and Fundraiser benefiting Blue13 Dance Company and Destiny Rescue, a charity dedicated to rescuing children from international sex trafficking.  Sponsored by Saavn and ROXX Vodka, the event will be held at Pearl's Sunset Strip, 8909 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069 on Sunday, September 20, 2015 from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m., with a VIP Reception slated from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. (more...)


8) Sonia Olla Flamenco Dance Company Returns to NYC This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2015

Back by popular demand, Sonia Olla Flamenco Dance Company will return to New York City tonight,, September 11 through Sunday, September 13 to the Theater at the 14th Street Y with two programs highlighting the diversity of Spanish Flamenco.   (more...)


9) Twyla Tharp's 50th Anniversary Tour to Open 2015-16 Season at The Wallis, 10/1-3
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2015

One of the great choreographers of the modern age, Twyla Tharp, brings her 50th Anniversary program to The Wallis in a historic debut presentation which includes the world premieres of 'Preludes and Fugues,' set to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and 'Yowzie,' set to a compilation of American jazz arranged by Henry Butler and Steve Bernstein. The Wallis, along with four other performing arts centers across the country, is a co-commissioner of the new work. (more...)


10) Dance Pizazz Offers Three Tips on How Dancing Can Make People Smarter
by BWW News Desk - September 11, 2015

'Did the front door get locked?' Not remembering where things are can be a symptom of a larger issue. Memory loss can lead to host of problems that can drastically affect an individual's health. 'Dancing helps rewire the brain, according to Dr. Joseph Coyle, a Harvard Medical School physiatrist (http://dancecompreview.com/ballroom-dancing-makes-smarter/), the cerebral cortex and hippocampus of our brains are very elastic. (more...)


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