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BWW Review: YAGP Final Round and Gala Shone More Brightly Than Ever in 2018 BWW Review: YAGP Final Round and Gala Shone More Brightly Than Ever in 2018
by Sondra Forsyth - April 21, 2018

The eagerly anticipated 2018 NYC Final Round and Gala of Youth America Grand Prix were the best I've seen in all my years of covering YAGP. On the evening of April 18th at the David H. Koch Theater in Lincoln Center, the technical prowess as well as the beyond-their-years artistry of the competitors... (more...)
Houston Ballet To Give A Performance In The Woodlands, Tx Houston Ballet To Give A Performance In The Woodlands, Tx
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018

Houston Ballet will hit the road, traveling just north of their home venue to perform an exciting mixed repertory program at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands, TX on Friday, May 4, 2018. The evening will include four enthrallingly diverse ballets that will highlight the company's ... (more...)
Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons Presents the World Premiere of DANCE NATION Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons Presents the World Premiere of DANCE NATION
by Stage Tube - April 20, 2018

Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they'll claw their way to the top at the Boogie Down Grand Prix in Tampa Bay. But in Clare Barron's raucous pageant of ambition and ferocity, these young dancers have ... (more...)
Martha Graham Dance Company Presents NEXT@Graham Martha Graham Dance Company Presents NEXT@Graham
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018

The latest addition to the dynamic Martha Graham Studio Series showcases the work of Graham Family members, including emerging and established Graham alumni choreographers. NEXT@Graham is curated by former Graham Company principal dancer Tadej Brdnik. Performances will take placeWednesday and Thursd... (more...)
Noree Performing Arts 5th Annual Festival Returns To Alvin Ailey Noree Performing Arts 5th Annual Festival Returns To Alvin Ailey
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018

There is dance. There is music. And there is Ga-Mu.... (more...)
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Signs Two New Dancers For 2018-2019 Season Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Signs Two New Dancers For 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) Artistic Director Terrence S. Orr has signed two new dancers to the company roster for the 2018-2019 Season, which opens Oct. 26-28, with 'Mozart in Motion' with the PBT Orchestra.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: LOVE HEALS ALL WOUNDS AT NYU Skirball BWW Reviews: LOVE HEALS ALL WOUNDS AT NYU Skirball
by Tracy Hopkins - April 19, 2018

Conceived and choreographed by movement artists Lil Buck and Jon Boogz, Love Heals All Woundsis an arresting piece of dance activism. The duo are best known for their viral short film Color of Reality (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq1tm5TqYsg), which continues to screen at film festivals worldwid... (more...)
Photo Flash: The Professional Dancers Society Hosts 2018 Gypsy Awards Photo Flash: The Professional Dancers Society Hosts 2018 Gypsy Awards
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

On April 15,2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, The Professional Dancers Society's (PDS) 31st Gypsy Awards Luncheon honored dancers George Chakiris and Barrie Chase.  The event included choreography Award to Toni Basil.... (more...)
Dancing Through College & Beyond Participants Awarded Over $3.4 Million In College Scholarships Dancing Through College & Beyond Participants Awarded Over $3.4 Million In College Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

Brooklyn-based dance education non-profit Dancewave is pleased to announce that over 65% of the students who participated in the 2017 college dance audition program, Dancing Through College & Beyond (DTCB), have been offered over $3.4 million in scholarships to participating colleges, universities a... (more...)
TAP CITY NYC Tap Festival Returns July 7-13 TAP CITY NYC Tap Festival Returns July 7-13
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

The American Tap Dance Foundation's TAP CITY, THE NEW YORK CITY TAP FESTIVAL will return for its 18th year from Saturday, July 7 through Friday, July 13 with local and international tap dance artists, master classes, a tap dance boat tour around Manhattan,Tap Dance Awards, Rhythm in Motion Concert P... (more...)
Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance Presents Soundings 5/16-18 Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance Presents Soundings 5/16-18
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance presents Soundings from May 16 - 18, 2018 at 7:30pm at Barnard College Dance Department, Barnard Hall, Studio 305, 3009 Broadway at W. 117th Street, and May 19, 2018 at 2pm at Brooklyn Public Library, Spaceworks at Williamsburgh Library, 240 Division Avenue, Brooklyn. ... (more...)
BWW Review: FJK DANCE WORKS IN PROGRESS 2018: UNTOLD SPEAKS VOLUMES! at The Theater At Gibney Dance BWW Review: FJK DANCE WORKS IN PROGRESS 2018: UNTOLD SPEAKS VOLUMES! at The Theater At Gibney Dance
by Cindy Sibilsky - April 19, 2018

FJK Dance Works in Progress: UnTold explores and blends various dance forms: passionate tango and Latin dance with classical ballet, modern, contemporary and Broadway styles all with an Arabic twist! The company, lead by partners Fadi Khoury and Sevin Ceviker breathtakingly tell stories of human emo... (more...)
Russian Ballerinas Denied Visas to Enter the US Russian Ballerinas Denied Visas to Enter the US
by Stephanie Wild - April 19, 2018

As reported by Page Six, two members of Moscow's Bolshoi Ballet have been refused visas to enter the US and perform in New York City.... (more...)
Photo Flash Exclusive: STRICTLY BALLROOM Opens Next Week Photo Flash Exclusive: STRICTLY BALLROOM Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

STRICTLY BALLROOM THE MUSICAL breaks the shackles of conformity to affirm the liberating power of dance. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look below!... (more...)
The Kennedy Center Presents Ballet Nacional De Cuba This Summer The Kennedy Center Presents Ballet Nacional De Cuba This Summer
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2018

Internationally renowned Ballet Nacional de Cuba returns to the Opera House stage showcasing their extraordinary talent in two ballets, May 29-June 3. Artistic Director Alicia Alonso's definitive staging of the romantic classic Giselle anchors the engagement, May 31-June 3, and its acclaimed version... (more...)
Boston Ballet Presents CLASSIC BALANCHINE Boston Ballet Presents CLASSIC BALANCHINE
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2018

Boston Ballet presents Classic Balanchine, an array of iconic and diverse works by esteemed choreographer George Balanchine. The program opens with Balanchine's allegorical Prodigal Son, a powerful tale of sin and redemption, followed by the return of Stravinsky Violin Concerto, a tribute to his fri... (more...)
Arch8's TETRIS is Dance Inspired by the Video Game Arch8's TETRIS is Dance Inspired by the Video Game
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2018

Continuing the 2017/18 American Girl's Fund for Children Family Series is Arch8's Tetris, an interactive dance production inspired by the video game. The performance will take place in Overture Center's historic Capitol Theater on Saturday, May 5 at 11 a.m.... (more...)
The Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble Presents MODERN REBELS The Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble Presents MODERN REBELS
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2018

The Sokolow Theater/Dance Ensemble is proud to present Modern Rebels, a collection of rarely seen dances ranging from the groundbreaking works of modern dance pioneers Isadora Duncan, Doris Humphrey, Ruth St. Denis, Anna Sokolow, Talley Beatty, and Jane Dudley, to contemporary artists whose artistic... (more...)
Molissa Fenley And Company Presents THEIR MARK, An Evening Of New Dance And New Music Molissa Fenley And Company Presents THEIR MARK, An Evening Of New Dance And New Music
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2018

Molissa Fenley and Company, in collaboration with percussionist Frank Cassara and violist Ralph Farris, will present an evening of dance and live music, with scores by four contemporary composers. The program features four dances from Fenley's Water Table, three of which are New York premieres. The ... (more...)
Los Angeles Ballet Announces Their 2018-2019 Season Los Angeles Ballet Announces Their 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2018

Los Angeles Ballet, the city's own and only professional classical ballet company, announces its 2018-2019 Season that includes both classical and contemporary programming.... (more...)
Celebrate Mamita's Day! with Ballet Hispánico en Familia at United Palace Celebrate Mamita's Day! with Ballet Hispánico en Familia at United Palace
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2018

Celebrate Mamitas's Day with Ballet Hispánico, the premier Latino dance organization in the United States! Experience a fun-filled journey through Latin American dance and culture at our En Familia performance at United Palace, 4140 Broadway & W. 175th Street. Tickets are $15-25 (free for children 1... (more...)
Paris Ballet Opera Dancers Report Harassment and Poor Management In Internal Survey Paris Ballet Opera Dancers Report Harassment and Poor Management In Internal Survey
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018

The Telegraph reports that dancers at the Paris Opera Ballet reported via an internal survey by the artistic expression commission that 77% of dancers had been a victim of harassment in the workplace or had seen a colleague mistreated. 26% reported they had suffered or witnessed sexual harassment.... (more...)
INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival 2018 To Be Presented On The Western Queens Waterfront INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival 2018 To Be Presented On The Western Queens Waterfront
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2018

INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival, a New York Times Top Pick of '24 Outdoor Performances to See in the Summer in NYC' in 2017, is a unique event presented in four public parks along the East River waterfront in Queens. For two days in August, neighborhood residents and visitors are invited to disc... (more...)
School At Steps Talks Pointe Shoes With Sara Mearns This Sunday! School At Steps Talks Pointe Shoes With Sara Mearns This Sunday!
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2018

??????? The School at Steps, a creative home and multidisciplinary training ground for the next generation of dancers, will present The Pointe Shoe Workshop and Fair, Sunday, April 22, 2018, co-sponsored by Pointe Magazine. Event offerings include a panel of professionals to discuss methods of safe ... (more...)
Dance Kids Of Monterey County Names New Artistic Director Dance Kids Of Monterey County Names New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2018

Dance Kids of Monterey County has named veteran professional dancer and teacher Philip Pegler as its new Artistic Director.... (more...)