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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...)
Carolyn Dorfman Dance Celebrates 35 Years Carolyn Dorfman Dance Celebrates 35 Years
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

Carolyn Dorfman Dance, whose bold and dramatic works connect life and movement, invites audiences to be part of the movement during its 35th Anniversary 2017 2018 Season. Fall highlights include being presented by Jersey City Theater Company in excerpts of KEYSTONE, WAVES and The Klezmer Sketch wi... (more...)
LONDON ROAD Choreographer Javier de Frutos Nabs Chita Rivera Award LONDON ROAD Choreographer Javier de Frutos Nabs Chita Rivera Award
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2017

Winner of the Best Choreography in Film (Theatrical) Award at the prestigious 2017 Chita Rivera Awards in New York on September 11, choreographer of London Road, Javier de Frutos, has confirmed his status as one of the most compelling visionaries of modern dance choreography in film and on st... (more...)
BWW Review: Rocking the Park with PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY BWW Review: Rocking the Park with PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY
by Caryn Cooper - August 02, 2017

On the evening of July 28, 2017, as part of the Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) with special guests DUCHESS and Vuyo Sotashe performed at the Damrosch Park Bandshell. It was quite the popular event as people lined up down the block and around the corner to see ... (more...)
Italian Dance Connection Announces 2017 Festival Week, 5/30 Italian Dance Connection Announces 2017 Festival Week, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

ITALIAN DANCE CONNECTION (“IDACO nyc”), Vanessa Tamburi, Artistic Director announced today its 2017 Festival Week, May 30 through June 4, the organization's third annual contemporary dance and art event in NYC.... (more...)
Belgrade Theatre Announces 11 MILLION REASONS TO DANCE for International Dance Day Belgrade Theatre Announces 11 MILLION REASONS TO DANCE for International Dance Day
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2017

To celebrate International Dance Day this Saturday 29 April, the Belgrade Theatre has announced its photography exhibition 11 Million Reasons to Dance which is currently on display at the theatre. ... (more...)
BWW Review: Canadian Stage's MEETING and ENDINGS Awaken the Gamut of Human Emotion BWW Review: Canadian Stage's MEETING and ENDINGS Awaken the Gamut of Human Emotion
by Taylor Long - April 27, 2017

From fascination to fear, Canadian Stage's MEETING and ENDINGS are a rollercoaster ride of insight into the human condition. The two works are part of Canadian Stage's Spotlight Australia, a six-week showcase of cross-disciplinary performance running until May 7 and featuring the works of acclaimed ... (more...)
Photo Coverage: First look at Columbus Moving Company's  WE Photo Coverage: First look at Columbus Moving Company's WE
by Jerri Shafer - April 27, 2017

Columbus Moving Company celebrates the musical triumph of David Bowie, in collaboration with their founding members' mentor Kristina Isabelle, through directed modern dance improvisation in their latest evening length work, WE. A tribe of seven dancers explore the abstract implications of gender, se... (more...)
Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre Presents FOOTPRINTS: A Modern Dance Festival, 5/18-20 Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre Presents FOOTPRINTS: A Modern Dance Festival, 5/18-20
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre and The West Side YMCA Community Arts Department present the third annual FOOTPRINTS: A Modern Dance Festival, May 18-20, 2017 at 7 PM, at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 West 63rd St.... (more...)
AXIS Dance Company Presents OCCUPY, 7/1-2 AXIS Dance Company Presents OCCUPY, 7/1-2
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

AXIS Dance Company, Dancers' Group and Yerba Buena Gardens Festival are pleased to present Occupy - A site-specific journey through an urban garden, July 1-2, 2017. Occupy is inspired by the history, design and architecture of Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco and the unique movement capabilities o... (more...)
Take Root Presents MoveWorks and Ballaro Dance, 4/21 Take Root Presents MoveWorks and Ballaro Dance, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Take Root Presents MoveWorks and Ballaro Dance, Friday and Saturday, April 21st & 22nd at 8:00pm.... (more...)
Paul Taylor Dance Presents Classic Works at The Wallis, 5/5 Paul Taylor Dance Presents Classic Works at The Wallis, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Among the most influential artists of American modern dance, Paul Taylor continues to shape the art that he has helped define since becoming a professional dancer and pioneering choreographer in 1954. Today, the Paul Taylor Dance Company is among the most sought after ensembles, having performed in ... (more...)
Dance Theatre of Harlem Announces 6th Annual Vision Gala, 4/19 Dance Theatre of Harlem Announces 6th Annual Vision Gala, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem Artistic Director Virginia Johnson and Executive Director Anna Glass. Choreographers Robert Garland, Francesca Harper. Performers/presenters/guests include Grammy Award winning singer and recording artist India.Arie; Artist and Icon Carmen de Lavallade; Co-Host of “The View,”... (more...)
Adrienne Truscott Presents Solo 'Non-Dance', THIS at New York Live Arts Adrienne Truscott Presents Solo 'Non-Dance', THIS at New York Live Arts
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

Adrienne Truscott made THIS, a solo performance which may not always be a solo, created specifically for Live Arts stage. The event took place April 5-8.... (more...)
RIOULT Dance NY Announces 2017 Season At Joyce Theater, 5/31-6/4 RIOULT Dance NY Announces 2017 Season At Joyce Theater, 5/31-6/4
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 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...)
Gibney Dance Company Performs Work by Joanna Kotze and Reggie Wilson, 5/4-6 Gibney Dance Company Performs Work by Joanna Kotze and Reggie Wilson, 5/4-6
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Gibney Dance Company is set to perform a newly commissioned work by Joanna Kotze and re-imagined works by Reggie Wilson at Lower Manhattan's Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center May 4–6. The program marks the second annual edition of GRIT: Gibney Repertory Initiative for Tomorrow, create... (more...)
BWW Review: AILEY II Graces the Stage with a Night of Premieres BWW Review: AILEY II Graces the Stage with a Night of Premieres
by Caryn Cooper - April 06, 2017

Following their 25-city world tour, Ailey II returned to the Big Apple for their annual New York City season and debut at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, March 29-April 2 2017. The company performed two distinct programs, including four world premieres. Ailey II is a universally ren... (more...)
Green Space Announces New/Emerging Artists in April Green Space Announces New/Emerging Artists in April
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/emerging artists in April.  Fertile Ground will present new work by various artists and Take Root will present an evening of work by MoveWorks and Ballaro Dance.... (more...)
The Dance Complex Presents 25 & DANCING ON, 5/5-7 The Dance Complex Presents 25 & DANCING ON, 5/5-7
by BWW News Desk - April 02, 2017

Bringing this production to Boston with other events in its '25 & Dancing On' year, The Dance Complex strives to celebrate Greater Boston's rich dance history, and the vibrant, diverse dance community thriving both at its Cambridge headquarters and across the region.... (more...)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to the Lincoln Center for Seven Performances, 6/14-18 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Returns to the Lincoln Center for Seven Performances, 6/14-18
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, will return to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts for a seven-performance engagement at the David H. Koch Theater June 14 – 18, 2017.  Today, Artistic Director Robert Battle announced repertory for th... (more...)
Ivy Baldwin Dance Presents KEEN (PART 2) At Abron Arts Center, 6/1-11 Ivy Baldwin Dance Presents KEEN (PART 2) At Abron Arts Center, 6/1-11
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Choreographer Ivy Baldwin's latest work, Keen (Part 2), is a meditation on loss and ritual.... (more...)
Laura Peterson Choreography Presents FAILURE, 6/29 Laura Peterson Choreography Presents FAILURE, 6/29
by BWW News Desk - March 29, 2017

Drawing from all-too-familiar experience dreaded by many, choreographer and visual artist Laura Peterson examines the eponymous FAILURE  in the context of both personal and national experience of America, circa 2017. The new installation/performance, showing June 29-July 1 at Judson Memorial Church ... (more...)
BWW Review: Celebrating American Modern Dance with PAUL TAYLOR AMERICAN MODERN DANCE BWW Review: Celebrating American Modern Dance with PAUL TAYLOR AMERICAN MODERN DANCE
by Caryn Cooper - March 21, 2017

On the evening of March 17, 2017, the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD) company continued its spring season at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center. In 2014, Mr. Taylor expanded his company, then known as the Paul Taylor Dance Company to PTAMD, to create a home for great American mode... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Announces Site Expansion Jacob's Pillow Announces Site Expansion
by Molly Tracy - March 21, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance announces a major expansion of its popular curated online video collection, Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive. Beginning today, the site will feature a series of multimedia essays from renowned dance scholars on three distinct themes: Tap, Women in Dance, and Dance of the African... (more...)
inDANCE Announces World Premiere of HOLY COW(S)!, March 23 inDANCE Announces World Premiere of HOLY COW(S)!, March 23
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

DanceWorks, Toronto's longest running contemporary dance series, proudly presents cutting-edge Toronto dance company inDANCE with the world premiere of Holy Cow(s)!, choreographed by Artistic Director Hari Krishnan. Holy Cow(s)! runs Thursday March 23 through Saturday March 25 at 8pm nightly at Harb... (more...)