DANCE NEWS COVERAGE


VISIONS Contemporary Ballet Presents HEALING WORKS II on November 10 VISIONS Contemporary Ballet Presents HEALING WORKS II on November 10
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

Choreographer Ranardo-Domeico Grays, founder/artistic director of VISIONS Contemporary Ballet, will present his company in Healing Works II, Saturday, November 10th, 7:30 PM, at The Theatre at The Riverside Church, entrance 91 Claremont Avenue (bet. 120th – 122nd St and Broadway - Riverside Drive).... (more...)
Margie Gillis Is Choreographing New Work To Music Of Bach
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

Margie Gillis has begun to choreograph a dance on the Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach as a Guest Resident Choreographer of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD). Ms. Gillis was selected by Paul Taylor prior to his death in August. Her new work will premiere... (more...)
Donations Of Items And Volunteers Needed For North Shore Civic Ballet's Annual Holiday Auction Donations Of Items And Volunteers Needed For North Shore Civic Ballet's Annual Holiday Auction
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

The fall season has just begun and the North Shore Civic Ballet (NSCB) is preparing for its annual online holiday auction.  This year, the nonprofit dance company celebrates its 44th season and invites the public to help train the next generation of dancers in the North Shore region.     ... (more...)
Visions Of Sugar Plums Dance in Jose Mateo's THE NUTCRACKER Visions Of Sugar Plums Dance in Jose Mateo's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Now in its 33rd season, Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre presents its treasured production of The Nutcracker at two of Boston's finest theatres this holiday season.  The Company returns to The Cutler Majestic Theatre in Boston's Theatre District (Nov.30-December 9) and The Strand Theatre in Dorchester (Dec... (more...)
BWW Review: Nurturing the Next Generation through Ailey's CHOREOGRAPHY UNLOCKED FESTIVAL BWW Review: Nurturing the Next Generation through Ailey's CHOREOGRAPHY UNLOCKED FESTIVAL
by Caryn Cooper - October 15, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 kicked off the first of two weekends of Ailey's Choreography Unlocked Festival featuring an array of panel discussions, conversations, master classes and performances. All programs and events will take place at Ailey's home at The Joan Weill Center for Dance in New York City... (more...)
Music Institute And Dance Chicago 'Duke It Out' 12/8 Music Institute And Dance Chicago 'Duke It Out' 12/8
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Classical, jazz and dance combine when the Music Institute of Chicago collaborates with Dance Chicago to present a family concert, "Duke It Out!," Saturday, December 8 at 2 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave., Evanston.... (more...)
Gibney Dance to Explore The Challenges Facing Female Choreographers Gibney Dance to Explore The Challenges Facing Female Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

In an EYE ON DANCE video episode on "The Challenges Facing Female Choreographers," produced in 1988, EOD moderator Celia Ipiotis investigates the topic with Jawole Willa Jo Zollar (founder of Urban Bush Women; Sarah Skaggs, modern dancer/choreographer and Miriam Mahdaviani, former NYC Ballet corps m... (more...)
UT's Dance Repertory Theatre Presents FALL FOR DANCE UT's Dance Repertory Theatre Presents FALL FOR DANCE
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Under the direction of Charles O. Anderson, Dorothy O'Shea Overbey and Gesel Mason, The University of Texas at Austin's award-winning dance company Dance Repertory Theatre returns to the stage in Fall For Dance, November 6-11 at the B. Iden Payne Theatre. An examination of embodiment and innovation ... (more...)
Peak Performances Presents Australia's Leading Indigenous Dance Theater With U.S. Debut Of CUT THE SKY Peak Performances Presents Australia's Leading Indigenous Dance Theater With U.S. Debut Of CUT THE SKY
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Peak Performances continues its 2018-19 season of genre-and-convention-defying performances with the U.S. premiere of Cut the Sky, from Marrugeku, Australia's preeminent dance theater ensemble of Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists. A rock concert, a work of modern dance, and a plea for environmen... (more...)
BWW Dance Review: Balanchine and Robbins at New York City Ballet BWW Dance Review: Balanchine and Robbins at New York City Ballet
by Barnett Serchuk - October 15, 2018

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New Artistic Director Announced for Vancouver Tap Dance Society New Artistic Director Announced for Vancouver Tap Dance Society
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Vancouver Tap Dance Society is pleased to announce that international performer, choreographer, educator and TED fellow, Andrew Nemr will become the society's new Artistic Director.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Otero-Pailos Captures Merce Cunningham in Dust at New York City Center BWW Interview: Otero-Pailos Captures Merce Cunningham in Dust at New York City Center
by Olga El - October 15, 2018

New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season features an abundance of outstanding programming, from the 15th Fall for Dance Festival to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's Anniversary celebration to a gala presentation of Broadway hit A Chorus Line to Balanchine: The City Center Years featuring t... (more...)
VIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey VIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

The Nurturing New Voices panel was a discussion on how arts institutions can nurture new voices. Moderated by Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle with participants including Thelma Golden (Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem), Rennie Harris (Founder of Rennie Harris Purem... (more...)
Photo Flash: VLDC Announces Dancers For The 2018-2019 Season Photo Flash: VLDC Announces Dancers For The 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

The Vanessa Long Dance Company is pleased to announce the beginning of their 2018-2019 season. This season they will be premiering two new works that will be joining the VLDC repertory.... (more...)
Vanessa Long Dance Company To Premier New Work For 2018-2019 Season Vanessa Long Dance Company To Premier New Work For 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

The Vanessa Long Dance Company will be premiering their latest new work 'It's Like Anything Else' at their seasons Gala Dec 1st 2018. The Vanessa Long Dance Company combines theatre and dance to create work about social and political issues we face in everyday life.... (more...)
Lakai Dance Theatre to Debut New Work at Live Arts Lakai Dance Theatre to Debut New Work at Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Founded by McKersin Previlus, Lakaï Dance Theatre presents The Block: An Afro-Musical at New York Live Arts. With influences of Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Afro-Diasporic styles, The Block takes on the realities of an inner-city life through intricate spoken word verses and musical stories.... (more...)
Choreographer Ieva Kuniskis Presents THEY LIVE NEXT DOOR Choreographer Ieva Kuniskis Presents THEY LIVE NEXT DOOR
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

'They Live Next Door' is a beautifully observed dance and theatre piece about a turbulent relationship between two men created by Lithuanian choreographer Ieva Kuniskis and performed by Nicholas Minnsand Mark Boldin.... (more...)
BWW Review: 15th Fall for Dance Festival – Harvest of Talent BWW Review: 15th Fall for Dance Festival – Harvest of Talent
by Marsha Volgyi - October 14, 2018

The 15th Fall for Dance, at NY City Center, are the variety of New York's art and dance. It featured ballet, contemporary, modern, funk, street dancing, and much more. Don't forget to get your tickets before these performances are sold out.... (more...)
KSU Dance Presents Italy's Spellbound Contemporary Ballet KSU Dance Presents Italy's Spellbound Contemporary Ballet
by BWW News Desk - October 13, 2018

Kennesaw State University's Department of Dance will present the internationally acclaimed Spellbound Contemporary Ballet from Rome on Oct. 12-13 at the Dance Theater on the Marietta Campus. The internationally acclaimed company will present the U.S. premiere of 'Full Moon,' by Mauro Astolfi.... (more...)
VIDEO: Preview James Whiteside In THE TENANT At The Joyce Theater VIDEO: Preview James Whiteside In THE TENANT At The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

James Whiteside, ballet's most daring principal artist known for his theatrical and technical versatility, will star in The Tenant, a unique dance play based on the novel by Roland Topor, at The Joyce Theater, November 6-11.... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: ROMEO & JULIET at Academy Of Music in Philadelphia BWW Exclusive: ROMEO & JULIET at Academy Of Music in Philadelphia
by Scott Serio - October 12, 2018

Pennsylvania Ballet Performs Romeo & Juliet at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia... (more...)
VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet's Jerome Robbins Centennial Celebration: Male Solos with Peter Boal VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet's Jerome Robbins Centennial Celebration: Male Solos with Peter Boal
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

Peter Boal, Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director and a former principal dancer of the New York City Ballet, was joined by dancers from the Pacific Northwest Ballet including James Moore, Lucien Postlewaite, and Dylan Wald to discuss and perform male solos by acclaimed choreographer Jerome Robb... (more...)
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company To Join Germany/Luxembourg Choreographer Hannah Ma In Workshop And Performance At Tuchfabrik Center In Trier, Germany Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company To Join Germany/Luxembourg Choreographer Hannah Ma In Workshop And Performance At Tuchfabrik Center In Trier, Germany
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

Nai-Ni Chen opened her 2019 season with a theme of collaboration and outreach, especially with other diverse, immigrant women choreographers from all over the world. On October 22, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will conduct a weeklong residency and choreographic exchange with Germany's HannahMaDance he... (more...)
KSU Dance Presents Italy's Spellbound Contemporary Ballet KSU Dance Presents Italy's Spellbound Contemporary Ballet
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

Kennesaw State University's Department of Dance will present the internationally acclaimed Spellbound Contemporary Ballet from Rome on Oct. 12-13 at the Dance Theater on the Marietta Campus. The internationally acclaimed company will present the U.S. premiere of 'Full Moon,' by Mauro Astolfi.... (more...)
Atlantic City Ballet's Halloween Tradition Continues As The Prince Of Darkness Returns Atlantic City Ballet's Halloween Tradition Continues As The Prince Of Darkness Returns
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2018

Halloween just wouldn't be the same without taking in a performance of Atlantic City Ballet's "Dracula". Since 2006, "Dracula" has been mesmerizing audiences with its spell binding choreography, beautiful costumes and captivating music.... (more...)