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Skyla Schreter Dance Will Host a Benefit Performance
by Stephi Wild - February 13, 2024

Skyla Schreter Dance, a genre-defying dance company led by Choreographer and Artistic Director Skyla Schreter has announced its first benefit event on March 22 at the Chappaqua Performing Arts Center....

Joffrey Concert Group Reveals the Selected Choreographers for the Creative Movers Ch
by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 07, 2023

The Joffrey Concert Group has revealed the talented choreographers chosen for the prestigious Creative Movers Choreographic Initiative...

Hudson Valley Dance Festival 10th Anniversary Raises Record-Breaking Number
by Stephi Wild - October 12, 2023

The 10th anniversary of the Hudson Valley Dance Festival on October 7, 2023, featured two standing-room-only performances of captivating dance from a diverse range of styles and raised a record-breaking $167,082. ...

Dancers Responding to AIDS Reveals Acclaimed Companies and Choreographers for Hudson
by Stephi Wild - August 28, 2023

Legendary names from modern dance and jazz will share the stage with emerging companies and choreographers as Hudson Valley Dance Festival returns for two 10th anniversary performances on Saturday, October 7, 2023.  The festival will again transform Historic Catskill Point in Catskill, NY, for performances at 2 pm and 5 pm. ...

Hudson Valley Dance Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary in October
by Stephi Wild - August 03, 2023

Celebrated dance companies and choreographers will honor Hudson Valley’s majestic natural beauty and stunning fall foliage when Hudson Valley Dance Festival returns with two 10th anniversary performances on Saturday, October 7, 2023. Each year, Hudson Valley Dance Festival turns a 19th-century warehouse on the banks of the Hudson River into a picturesque theater for dance. ...

Lineup Set for In-Person Return of Hudson Valley Dance Festival
by Stephi Wild - September 20, 2022

The lineup of acclaimed dance companies and choreographers assembling for the live, in-person return of Hudson Valley Dance Festival has been set with contemporary, hip-hop, modern, tap and more performance set for the stage on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at Historic Catskill Point in Catskill, NY. ...

Past Performers and Emerging Talent Join Lineup for In-Person Return of Hudson Valle
by Stephi Wild - August 18, 2022

World-class dance companies and acclaimed choreographers will honor the majesty and artistic beauty of their inspiring surroundings as Hudson Valley Dance Festival returns for two performances on October 8, 2022. ...

James Whiteside Will Host Fire Island Dance Festival This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - July 12, 2022

Author, podcast host and American Ballet Theatre principal dancer James Whiteside will host this year's Fire Island Dance Festival, set for this weekend, July 15-17, 2022, in Fire Island Pines, NY....

Buglisi Dance Theatre to Present the World Premiere Of The Threads Project #1 UNIVERS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 01, 2022

Buglisi Dance Theatre will present the world premiere of The Threads Project #1 'Universal Dialogues' on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 and Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 7:30pm at Chelsea Factory, 547 West 26th Street, NYC....

More Talent Announced For Fire Island Dance Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022

A bevy of performers bringing a new wave of fresh perspective to the world of ballet, plus internationally renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, have just been added to Fire Island Dance Festival’s luminous lineup. ...

The CUNY Dance Initiative & The Gerald W. Lynch Theater to Present Joshua Beamish/MOV
by Chloe Rabinowitz - April 11, 2022

The CUNY Dance Initiative and the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College will present the New York return of Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY, on Saturday April 23, 2022, at 8:00pm. The Gerald W. Lynch Theater is located 524 W. 59th Street, NYC (between 10th & 11th Avenues). ...

Ailey's Homecoming Season Continues At New York City Center
by Stephi Wild - December 08, 2021

The program features a new production of Robert Battle's sensuous, swirling duet Unfold, evoking the tenderness and ecstasy in Gustave Charpentier's aria “Depuis Le Jour” sung by the incomparable Leontyne Price. The evening also includes Ella, For Four, In/Side, Love Stories finale, Mass, and Takademe....

Dancers Responding to AIDS' Fire Island Dance Festival and Hudson Valley Dance Festiv
by Stephi Wild - May 06, 2021

The Fire Island Dance Festival and Hudson Valley Dance Festival, two of the most-anticipated annual charitable celebrations of dance, will take a hiatus this year due to ongoing challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic....

Furloughed Artists Of The Met Opera Collaborate To Produce Outdoor Concert, OPEN AIR
by Stephi Wild - May 06, 2021

Dancers of the Met, an independent collective of dancers who have performed with the Metropolitan Opera throughout the seasons, is joining with furloughed members of the Met Orchestra and Met Chorus Artists to produce an outdoor event, Sunday May 16th from 11 AM to 7 PM, with dance concerts at 4 PM and 5:30 PM.  ...

Virtual Hudson Valley Dance Festival Announces Talent
by Stephi Wild - September 25, 2020

The Virtual Hudson Valley Dance Festival, this year's streamed edition of the annual event, is adding performances by tap dancer Ayodele Casel, Jamar Roberts, Peter Walker and Adam Weinert to its diverse collection of premieres, made-for-the-moment filmed shorts and highlights from past festivals. ...

Final #ArtistsAreNecessaryWorkers Conversations Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - July 23, 2020

Dance/NYC moves into the final two weeks of the twelve-part Facebook Live Conversation Series with arts workers from across the arts and culture sector. These discussions highlight the importance of the arts ecology, point to current challenges and offer considerations on our way forward as a field....

New York City Ballet Dancers and World of Dance Stars Added to Hudson Valley Dance Fe
by Stephi Wild - September 13, 2019

Two unique performances have been added to this year's diverse program of world-class dance at Hudson Valley Dance Festival on Saturday, October 12, 2019. This unforgettable day of dance in Catskill, NY, is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Just added to the lineup are:...

Alvin Ailey Dance Theater and MOMIX Added to Fire Island Dance Festival
by Stephi Wild - June 24, 2019

Two of the country's most celebrated dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and MOMIX, have been added to the lineup of the 25th anniversary edition of Fire Island Dance Festival on July 19-21, 2019, in Fire Island Pines, NY. Produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS, Fire Island Dance Festival (#fidance) will bring world-class dance from an array of styles to a picturesque waterfront stage on the Great South Bay....

Fire Island Dance Festival Returns to Fire Island Pines on July 19-21, 2019
by Stephi Wild - March 22, 2019

World-class dance returns to the breathtaking Great South Bay when Fire Island Dance Festival, the charitable event of the Fire Island summer, celebrates its 25th anniversary this July 19-21, 2019. The annual weekend of established and emerging choreographers and companies is produced by and benefits Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS....

Limited Number of Tickets Available for This Weekend's Fire Island Dance Festival
by Stephi Wild - July 17, 2018

Only a few prime tickets remain for this weekend's Fire Island Dance Festival, featuring three world premieres, a Tony Award-winning choreographer, a Tony-nominated dancer and performers from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet and Paul Taylor Dance Company. Fire Island Dance Festival (#fidance) brings acclaimed dance from an array of styles to a picturesque waterfront stage on the Great South Bay in Fire Island Pines. The festival kicks off with an exclus...




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