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Spelman College Department of Dance Performance and Choreography Teaches Through the Lens of Black Feminist Theory Spelman College Department of Dance Performance and Choreography Teaches Through the Lens of Black Feminist Theory
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2017

Spelman College's newly formed Department of Dance Performance and Choreography has chosen a unique approach to teaching the next generation of dancers, choreographers and change makers by accentuating Black feminist theory. As a result of integrating the works of notable Black feminist writers and ... (more...)
Repertory Dance Theatre's LINK Series to Present BRINE: DISEMBODIED WE Repertory Dance Theatre's LINK Series to Present BRINE: DISEMBODIED WE
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2017

Repertory Dance Theatre's Link Series presents BRINE: Disembodied We; a dance concert produced by Symmer Andrews, Ashley Creek and Sara Pickett in the Leona Wagner Black Box Theater in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center on Oct. 12th at 6:00 and 8:00 pm and Oct. 13th at 7:30 pm.... (more...)
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces 2017-2018 Season Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2017

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, a renowned international touring dance company led by Chinese American choreographer Nai-Ni Chen, announces an exciting 2017-18 season.... (more...)
BWW Review: AMERICAN DANCE GUILD Celebrates 60 Years for the 2017 Performance Festival BWW Review: AMERICAN DANCE GUILD Celebrates 60 Years for the 2017 Performance Festival
by Caryn Cooper - September 14, 2017

On the weekend of September 7-10 2017, the American Dance Guild (ADG) celebrated its 60th anniversary during their annual performance festival at The Ailey Citigroup Theater. This year's ADG Lifetime Achievement Awards went to three outstanding American dance masters: acclaimed and Tony-award winnin... (more...)
Abrons Arts Center to Present Tele-Violet's THE POWER OF EMOTION: THE APARTMENT Abrons Arts Center to Present Tele-Violet's THE POWER OF EMOTION: THE APARTMENT
by BWW News Desk - September 06, 2017

Abrons Arts Center will present the world premiere of The Power of Emotion: The Apartment (October 11-21), directed by Katherine Brook for her female-centered company, Tele-Violet.... (more...)
Beijing Dance Theater to Tour Outside Asia for the First Time with THE GOLDEN LOTUS Beijing Dance Theater to Tour Outside Asia for the First Time with THE GOLDEN LOTUS
by BWW News Desk - September 05, 2017

The Beijing Dance Theater presents The Golden Lotus, October 4, 5 and 6 at Mississauga's Living Arts Centre for its second Canadian stop in its first-ever tour outside of Asia.... (more...)
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...)