DANCE NEWS COVERAGE


12th Latin American Cultural Week to Feature Theatre, Music, Dance and More 12th Latin American Cultural Week to Feature Theatre, Music, Dance and More
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2017

Pan American Art Research (PAMAR), founded in 1984 by Uruguayan-born pianist Polly Ferman, now Artistic Director of PAMAR, presents the 12th Annual Latin American Cultural Week (LACW), November 9 through 21, 2017.... (more...)
15th Annual 5X5 Dance Festival Set for University of Saint Joseph 15th Annual 5X5 Dance Festival Set for University of Saint Joseph
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2017

The celebrated 5X5 Dance Festival brings together choreographers, performers, educators, and students to study and perform. Artists, students, and audiences share their experiences, talents, and inspirations through master classes, workshops, discussions, and performances.... (more...)
The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory to Dance THE NUTCRACKER Into Warner Theatre The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory to Dance THE NUTCRACKER Into Warner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2017

It would not be the holiday season without the timeless joy of THE NUTCRACKER! The Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory will present the full-length version of the classic tale on the Warner Theatre's Main Stage December 9 and 10, 2017.... (more...)
THE DUKE OF ALVA Returns To Flanders THE DUKE OF ALVA Returns To Flanders
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2017

One of the highlights of the 2011/2012 season was the world premiere of the original French version of Gaetano Donizetti's Le Duc D'Albe.... (more...)
BWW Interview: THE RED SHOES Keep Cordelia Braithwaite on Her Toes BWW Interview: THE RED SHOES Keep Cordelia Braithwaite on Her Toes
by Naomi Serviss - October 23, 2017

I wouldn't say I'm obsessed with dance,' Braithwaite said, 'but it's all I've done.' Since joining Matthew Bourne's company, her dance repertoire has expanded to include ballet.... (more...)
Mark DeGarmo Dance Announces Dance For Dance 2017, A 30th Anniversary Celebration Mark DeGarmo Dance Announces Dance For Dance 2017, A 30th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2017

Mark DeGarmo Dance will honor dance visionary PATRICIA AULESTIA, a driving force in the South American dance world, with the 2017 'Educational Visionary' Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate her unique contributions to education through the arts and to the dance field across Latin America.... (more...)
Jody Sperling Nominated for a World Choreography Award Jody Sperling Nominated for a World Choreography Award
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2017

Jody Sperling has been selected as one of the nominees for a World Choreography Award in the Motion Picture Category for The Dancer. At the ceremony, she will also perform an as-yet-unseen solo that was originally choreographed for the film, but was never recorded.... (more...)
Mamela Nyamza Returns to the Baxter Theatre With DE-APART-HATE Mamela Nyamza Returns to the Baxter Theatre With DE-APART-HATE
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2017

Following the short season of her latest work ROCK TO THE CORE, choreographer, performance artist and activist Mamela Nyamza brings her equally controversial and provocative DE-APART-HATE, to the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio this October.... (more...)
Steps Beyond Foundation to Kick Off New Season with 'Ask the Pros' Artist Talk Steps Beyond Foundation to Kick Off New Season with 'Ask the Pros' Artist Talk
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2017

The Steps Beyond Foundation, Steps on Broadway's non-profit arm which connects artists and community through dialogue, performance, and artistic collaboration, will curate a comprehensive and extensive season of interactive events, September 2017 to June 2018.... (more...)
American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum to Host 'Art of Port de Bras' Workshop American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum to Host 'Art of Port de Bras' Workshop
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2017

American Ballet Theatre's National Training Curriculum will conduct a two-day workshop focusing on the Art of Port de Bras today and Sunday, October 21 and 22 from 9:30am-6:00pm at ABT's 890 Broadway studios in New York City. The workshop is open to dance teachers of all levels.... (more...)
R.Evolucion Latina 'Makes Its Move' to Support the Caribbean & Mexico with 2017 Dance-A-Thon R.Evolucion Latina 'Makes Its Move' to Support the Caribbean & Mexico with 2017 Dance-A-Thon
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2017

R.Evoluci n Latina's 5th Annual Dance-A-Thon, will take place today, October 21st at the Taj Lounge in NYC.... (more...)
Levine & Blackstone's AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR Gets Northeast Tour Levine & Blackstone's AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR Gets Northeast Tour
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2017

American Dance Spectacular' will be performed at The Ridgefield Playhouse (Oct 22, CT), Schimmel Center (Oct 21, NYC), and OnStage at Kingsborough (Oct 28, Brooklyn) this month.... (more...)
THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER, Featuring Kurtis Blow, to Dance Into NJPAC THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER, Featuring Kurtis Blow, to Dance Into NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents The Hip Hop Nutcracker, an urban dance retelling of the timeless fairy tale, featuring rap legend Kurtis Blow as special guest MC.... (more...)
Nimbus Dance Works to Present DEPTH OF EXPERIENCE Benefit Gala Nimbus Dance Works to Present DEPTH OF EXPERIENCE Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2017

Nimbus Dance Works presents Depth of Experience, an immersive evening of dance and celebration at the Mack-Cali Harborside Atrium.... (more...)
BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre's 2017 FALL GALA Celebrates Kevin McKenzie's 25th Anniversary BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre's 2017 FALL GALA Celebrates Kevin McKenzie's 25th Anniversary
by Sondra Forsyth - October 20, 2017

On October 18th 2017 at the Koch Theater in Lincoln Center, the American Ballet Theatre's Fall Gala celebrated Kevin McKenzie's 25th anniversary as Artistic Director with a delightful triple bill.... (more...)
MoBBallet to Feature Judith Jamison, Joan Myers Brown, and Delores Browne in AND STILL THEY ROSE Series MoBBallet to Feature Judith Jamison, Joan Myers Brown, and Delores Browne in AND STILL THEY ROSE Series
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2017

Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet (MoBBallet), a groundbreaking legacy project documenting and transforming conversations around black ballet artists, heralds the completion of its inaugural video installation And Still They Rose: The Legacy of Black Philadelphians in Ballet.... (more...)
Trisha Brown Dance Company Returns To The Joyce Theater this December Trisha Brown Dance Company Returns To The Joyce Theater this December
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2017

Trisha Brown Dance Company returns to The Joyce Theater for the first time in 10 years to present three pivotal works that illuminate Brown's profound connection to music.... (more...)
BWW Review: Celebrating 10 Years of LamVar10 with the MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY BWW Review: Celebrating 10 Years of LamVar10 with the MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY
by Caryn Cooper - October 20, 2017

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Lamentation Variations project- LamVar10: A Festival for New Work. Since its founding in 2007 by Graham Company Artistic Director Janet Eilber, the company has commissioned some of today's most noteworthy choreographers to create new works inspired by Gra... (more...)
Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Opens Its New Elaine Wynn & Family Education Wing At The Joan Weill Center For Dance Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation Opens Its New Elaine Wynn & Family Education Wing At The Joan Weill Center For Dance
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2017

At a festive ribbon-cutting, celebrated on the evening of October 18, leaders of the Ailey organization joined with dancers, students, donors, and friends from New York City's dance community to open The Elaine Wynn & Family Education Wing, a 10,000-square-foot expansion of Ailey's permanent home, T... (more...)
Carrie Mae Weems' GRACE NOTES to Make D.C. Debut at the Kennedy Center Carrie Mae Weems' GRACE NOTES to Make D.C. Debut at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2017

MacArthur Award-winning artist Carrie Mae Weems presents the D.C. premiere of Grace Notes: Reflections for Now today, October 20 at 8 p.m. in the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater.... (more...)
Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Celebrate Jerome Robbins at The Kennedy Center Damian Woetzel's DEMO Series to Celebrate Jerome Robbins at The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - October 20, 2017

Continuing to unite artists from across fields around a common theme, Damian Woetzel's innovative series, DEMO, enters into its third season with a special performance, October 20 21, 2017 in the newly renovated Kennedy Center Terrace Theater.... (more...)
BWW Review: The Mariinsky Ballet Stages LA BAYADERE BWW Review: The Mariinsky Ballet Stages LA BAYADERE
by Andrew White - October 19, 2017

What do you do, when you find yourself with a ballet artist who can seemingly levitate at will? A lithe male body that floats and leaps with such an airy insouciance it seems almost unfair he has to come back to earth? Answer: you seek out an equally lithe, supple prima ballerina whose talents match... (more...)
USC Dance Company to Take the Koger Center Stage for Fall Concert USC Dance Company to Take the Koger Center Stage for Fall Concert
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2017

A full spectrum of dance styles, from neoclassical ballet to cutting-edge contemporary choreography, will be on display as the USC Dance Company presents its Fall Concert, November 16-17 at the Koger Center for the Arts.... (more...)
Frog in Hand to Present BLOCK PARTY at Dancemakers Centre for Creation Frog in Hand to Present BLOCK PARTY at Dancemakers Centre for Creation
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2017

Frog in Hand will present Block Party at the Dancemakers Centre for Creation in the Distillery District on November 2nd, 3rd and 4th at 8:00pm.... (more...)
Native Earth to Present 30th Annual WEESAGEECHAK BEGINS TO DANCE Native Earth to Present 30th Annual WEESAGEECHAK BEGINS TO DANCE
by BWW News Desk - October 19, 2017

This November, Native Earth will welcome back familiar faces and introduces emerging creators from across Turtle Island and beyond for its 30th annual Weesageechak Begins to Dance. Showcasing new works and works-in-development in theatre, dance, music and multi-disciplinary performance work, Weesage... (more...)