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BWW Interview: Christine Dakin and Her Recent Dance Projects BWW Interview: Christine Dakin and Her Recent Dance Projects
by Marina Kennedy - August 11, 2017

Broadwayworld.com caught up with Christine Dakin to learn about some of her recent performances, collaborations, and works in progress. Christine's true passion for her art and her desire to bring exciting projects to the world of dance is truly inspirational.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Discussing the D.E.P.T.H. of Dance Education with CAROLYN DORFMAN BWW Interview: Discussing the D.E.P.T.H. of Dance Education with CAROLYN DORFMAN
by Caryn Cooper - June 08, 2017

Carolyn Dorfman Dance prides itself in being a multi-ethnic dance company that is dedicated to the creation and presentation of contemporary dance that reveals the individual uniqueness and commonality of the human experience. Her choreography has been known to be bold and dramatic that connects lif... (more...)
IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre To PAINT BY NUMBERS, 6/9-18 IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre To PAINT BY NUMBERS, 6/9-18
by Molly Tracy - April 27, 2017

IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre delves into the creative action of dance and painting, set to live music by the Quadraphonix in 'Paint By Number,' scheduled for June 9, 10 and 11 and June 16, 17 and 18 at Ward Gateway Center, 333 Ward Avenue in the former Sports Authority building.... (more...)
Lydia Johnson Presents MOVING FORWARD, 4/28 Lydia Johnson Presents MOVING FORWARD, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Choreographer Lydia Johnson will present her Lydia Johnson Dance on the 92nd Street Y's 'Moving Forward - Women Ballet Choreographers East and West' in two performances, Friday April 28. ... (more...)
Jersey City Theater Center  Presents THE DISRUPTION PROJECT, 5/5 Jersey City Theater Center Presents THE DISRUPTION PROJECT, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Dance is soon destined to disrupt Jersey City with original choreography  deliberately designed to do just that. ... (more...)
Parsons Dance Kicks Of 2017 Season At The Joyce Theatre With Three World Premieres, 5/16-5/28 Parsons Dance Kicks Of 2017 Season At The Joyce Theatre With Three World Premieres, 5/16-5/28
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2017

Parsons Dance – under the Artistic Direction of David Parsons – will kick off its 2017 season, dedicated to the life and legacy of the company's great friend and dance advocate Alexander J. Dubé,at New York City's historic Joyce Theater from May 16 – May 28. ... (more...)
New Victory Slates Free VICTORY DANCE Series New Victory Slates Free VICTORY DANCE Series
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

This July, The New Victory Theater will present its fourth season of Victory Dance, the theater's initiative to provide FREE dance performances to kids in New York City day camps, school and youth programs over the summer.... (more...)
DanceWorks Presents the U.S. Premiere of GLORY, April 28 DanceWorks Presents the U.S. Premiere of GLORY, April 28
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents cutting-edge Vancouver dance company Shay Kuebler Radical System Art in its Toronto premiere with the startlingly athletic Glory.  Choreographed by Artistic Director Shay Kuebler, it uses a mixture of martial arts, hip... (more...)
Review Roundup: Dance Theatre Of Harlem Review Roundup: Dance Theatre Of Harlem
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem returned for their annual NYC season at the New York City Center, April 19-22, 2017. Some highlights of the season included a special performance by Grammy-Winning Recording Artist India.Arie, NY as well as premieres by Robert Garland, Francesca Harper, and José Limón, and ot... (more...)
BWW Review: Ballet Hispanico Fuses Latin and Contemporary Dance with a Flare BWW Review: Ballet Hispanico Fuses Latin and Contemporary Dance with a Flare
by Rose Marija - April 21, 2017

BWW Review: Ballet Hispanico Fuses Latin and Contemporary Dance with a Flare... (more...)
BWW Review: Bringing the Issues Front and Center with MJM DANCE in MONOPOLY: THE LANDLORD'S GAME BWW Review: Bringing the Issues Front and Center with MJM DANCE in MONOPOLY: THE LANDLORD'S GAME
by Caryn Cooper - April 20, 2017

MJM Dance, under the artistic direction of Megan J. Minturn, presented their first evening-length piece entitled Monopoly: The Landlord's Game April 13-14, 2017 at the Mark Morris Dance Center. Here, Ms. Minturn in collaboration with her dancers- Leah Antonellis, Michelle Applebaum, Kelli Chapman, C... (more...)
The New York Public Library Presents RADICAL BODIES, 5/24 The New York Public Library Presents RADICAL BODIES, 5/24
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2017

In August 1960, the choreographer Anna Halprin taught an experimental workshop attended by Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer on her dance deck on the slopes of Mt. Tamalpais, north of San Francisco.... (more...)
Green Space Presents TAKE ROOT and Cruise Mercer/TheREDProjectNYC, 5/12 Green Space Presents TAKE ROOT and Cruise Mercer/TheREDProjectNYC, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/emerging artists in May.  Fertile Ground will present new work by various artists and Take Root will present an evening of work by KaNu Dance Theater and Johnnie Cruise Mercer/TheREDProjectNYC.... (more...)
Nashville Dance Congress To Bring World Champion Dancers to Music City, 5/5-7 Nashville Dance Congress To Bring World Champion Dancers to Music City, 5/5-7
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

The Nashville Dance Congress will welcome over 34 world champion dancers from nine different genres to the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel May 5-7.... (more...)
Dance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALA Dance Theatre Of Harlem Kicks Off Season With 2017 VISION GALA
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem (Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director; Anna Glass, Executive Director), is thrilled to announce that its 2017 hometown season will kick off on April 19 with a live performance by Grammy Award-winning recording artist India.Ariewith students from the Dance Theatre of Harlem Sch... (more...)
LABA Presents World Premiere of birds sing a pretty song., 5/4 LABA Presents World Premiere of birds sing a pretty song., 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2017

birds sing a pretty song.receives its World Premiere at the Theater at The 14th Street Y, 344 E. 14th Street, NYC, as a LABA second stage production, from May 4-7, 2017.  Performances:  Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, and Sunday at 3pm.  Join us opening night, May 4 for a Rooftop Party which will inclu... (more...)
Momentum Dance Company To Celebrate 35 Years, 4/22-23 Momentum Dance Company To Celebrate 35 Years, 4/22-23
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

Momentum Dance Company will celebrate its 35th Anniversary this year with a weekend of performances on April 22 – 23, 2017. The company's Founder & Artistic Director, Delma Iles, will showcase a total of five works to commemorate the company's prestigious accomplishment.... (more...)
Ruth Page Center For Arts Announces APRIL DANCE MONTH Programming Ruth Page Center For Arts Announces APRIL DANCE MONTH Programming
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts is proud to announce programming for Chicago's upcoming April Dance Month. CDI/Concert Dance Inc. continues sharing its piece, “The Chicago Project,” Sunday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Rioult Dance NY Announces 2017 at The Joyce Rioult Dance NY Announces 2017 at The Joyce
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Pascal Rioult's renowned dance company, RIOULT Dance NY, the American modern dance company with a European sensibility, announces its 2017 season at The Joyce Theater, May 31 – June 4. This year, Rioult unveils two groundbreaking dances: the world premiere of Fire in the Sky and a re-staging of the ... (more...)
Hudson Valley Dance Festival Announces Program to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Hudson Valley Dance Festival Announces Program to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Hudson Valley Dance Festival returns to the heart of the Hudson Valley for its fifth annual edition Saturday, October 7, 2017. The afternoon, featuring two enchanting performances, is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.... (more...)
Photo Coverage: First look at New Vision Dance Co.'s UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL, Vol. 2 Photo Coverage: First look at New Vision Dance Co.'s UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL, Vol. 2
by Jerri Shafer - April 07, 2017

New Vision Dance Co. presents ' UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL, vol. 2', a contemporary program of intimate solo choreography both created and performed by the company. This is our 2nd annual presentation of an evening of solo works and small dance pieces. Artistic director, Melissa Gould will also reveal wo... (more...)
M&M American Dance Company Presents CONTACT!, 5/21 M&M American Dance Company Presents CONTACT!, 5/21
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

In this passionate and original show of dance and love songs, the gifted and elegant husband and wife song and dance team Michael Kessler and Melinda Jackson, featuring their company M&M American Dance Theatre, will present “CONTACT!” at the South Point's 400-seat showroom on Sunday, May 21, 7:30 p.... (more...)
Martha Graham Dance Company Presents GRAHAMDECONSTRUCTED, 5/2-3 Martha Graham Dance Company Presents GRAHAMDECONSTRUCTED, 5/2-3
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

The Martha Graham Dance Company's May GrahamDeconstructed event will focus on the Martha Graham Technique, Graham's codified physical vocabulary that has been compared to classical ballet in its scope.... (more...)
Limon Dance Company Returns to Joyce Theater For One Week, 5/2-7 Limon Dance Company Returns to Joyce Theater For One Week, 5/2-7
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

The Limón Dance Company returns to The Joyce with two programs of works by José Limón, all staged by former principal dancers with the Company, as well as new dances Kate Weare and company artistic director Colin Connor, May 2-7.  ... (more...)
PHOTO FLASH: First Look at Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-Angers at the Joyce PHOTO FLASH: First Look at Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-Angers at the Joyce
by BWW News Desk - April 06, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) welcomed back Centre National de Danse Contemporaine-Angers (CNDC), two years after its sold-out Joyce debut last season, from April 4 - 9. Under the artistic direction of Robert Swinston, CNDC performed a program of three Compan... (more...)