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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...)
BWW Review: Re-telling a Twist of a Story with DADA MASILO/THE DANCE FACTORY BWW Review: Re-telling a Twist of a Story with DADA MASILO/THE DANCE FACTORY
by Caryn Cooper - April 08, 2018

On the evening of April 3, 2018, The Dance Factory led by Artistic Director Dada Masilo returned to The Joyce Theater following their successful season back in 2016. Masilo- who is known for her unique and innovative interpretations of classical ballets such as Romeo and Juliet, Carmen, and Swan Lak... (more...)
BWW Review: PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY at Lincoln Center is Thrilling BWW Review: PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY at Lincoln Center is Thrilling
by Marina Kennedy - March 14, 2018

'Let's Dance,' the 2018 Season at Lincoln Center for the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Company is here for the month of March. Those of us that are ardent fans will not be disappointed. For people that are new to the company's extraordinary talents, you're in for a real treat.... (more...)
ODC Theater Announces 2018 Season ODC Theater Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2017

ODC, the most active center for contemporary dance on the West Coast, has announced its 2018 Theater Season, a program demonstrating the organization's commitment to fostering new performance and to introducing the work of esteemed artists from across the globe to new audiences.... (more...)
Doug Varone and Dancers to Return to The Dance Center This February Doug Varone and Dancers to Return to The Dance Center This February
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2017

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Doug Varone and Dancers returns to the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, for an evening of repertoire February 8-10.... (more...)
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Present 5th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration at Brooklyn Center Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Present 5th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration at Brooklyn Center
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts continues is 2017-18 Kumble Theater season with the acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company for its fifth annual Lunar New Year Celebration on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 3pm.... (more...)
Wayne McGregor, Dada Masilo, Lar Lubovitch and More Set for Spring/Summer 2018 Season at The Joyce Theater Wayne McGregor, Dada Masilo, Lar Lubovitch and More Set for Spring/Summer 2018 Season at The Joyce Theater
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2017

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, announced today the organization's programming for its spring/summer 2018 season, kicking off with the celebrated British choreographer and director Wayne McGregor's contemporary dance company, Company Wayne McGregor, performing the U.S. premie... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off 2017 City Center Holiday Season Tonight Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Kicks Off 2017 City Center Holiday Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York City Center's Principal Dance Company, returns to the theater's stage tonight, November 29th, through December 31st, 2017.... (more...)
Ezralow Dance Company Set for Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre This Winter Ezralow Dance Company Set for Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2017

Ezralow Dance Company brings its unique mix of contemporary dance and striking visuals to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, for the first performance of 2018 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.... (more...)
Emotion Dance to Bring Contemporary Moves to Elizabethtown College Emotion Dance to Bring Contemporary Moves to Elizabethtown College
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2017

Emotion, Elizabethtown College's largest student club, presents two hours of contemporary jazz, hip-hop and lyrical dances at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9.... (more...)
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble Receives $50K MacArthur Grant for THE MYCELIAL CYCLE Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble Receives $50K MacArthur Grant for THE MYCELIAL CYCLE
by BWW News Desk - November 14, 2017

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble has announced that they are a recipient of the MacArthur International Collaborations Fund, a $50,000 grant awarded in collaboration with Erica Mott Production and Ezzat Ezzat Contemporary Dance Company for The Mycelial Cycle.... (more...)
The Chase Brock Experience Offering First-Ever Master Class Intensive for 10th Anniversary The Chase Brock Experience Offering First-Ever Master Class Intensive for 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - November 03, 2017

The Chase Brock Experience (CBE), a Brooklyn-based contemporary dance company, recently announced they will celebrate their 10th Anniversary NY Season at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre from November 27 - December 9, 2017. To further commemorate the company's first 10 years, CBE is excited to announce... (more...)
General Mischief Dance Theatre to Present CONJUNCTIONS at Joan Weill Center for Dance General Mischief Dance Theatre to Present CONJUNCTIONS at Joan Weill Center for Dance
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2017

General Mischief Dance Theatre presents Conjunctions, an evening of collaborative works, as part of its ninth season of performances in New York City.... (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...)
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
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
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...)