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Samantha Geracht Named Artistic Director of Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble Samantha Geracht Named Artistic Director of Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - November 18, 2017

The Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble, the only New York modern dance company dedicated to the works of the late Anna Sokolow, has undergone a change in artistic directorship to a new generation of dancers with deep experience in the work of the iconoclastic choreographer.... (more...)
BWW Review: Step Afrika! Pays Tribute to Jacob Lawrence in THE MIGRATION BWW Review: Step Afrika! Pays Tribute to Jacob Lawrence in THE MIGRATION
by Melanie Votaw - November 13, 2017

Step Afrika!'s latest show at The New Victory Theater, THE MIGRATION: REFLECTIONS ON JACOB LAWRENCE, is an exciting and moving chronicle of the migration of Africans from their villages to the American south and then to more northern cities like Chicago in the 1920s.... (more...)
BWW Review: Dresden Semperoper Ballett, November 3, 2017 BWW Review: Dresden Semperoper Ballett, November 3, 2017
by Barnett Serchuk - November 11, 2017

Having been to Dresden and only seeing the opera, I was very curious as to what the ballet company had to offer. Luckily, I was not disappointed.... (more...)
Choreographers to Collaborate with Brooklyn College Students and Alumni In New Works Choreographers to Collaborate with Brooklyn College Students and Alumni In New Works
by BWW News Desk - November 08, 2017

Five choreographers, Artis Smith, Germaine Salsberg, Kevin Predmore, Traci Stanfield and Nicole Ohr, will collaborate with current and graduated Brooklyn College Conservatory of Music composers for a program of new contemporary, modern, and tap dances.... (more...)
Dance Currents Inc  Presents 100 YEARS OF MODERN DANCE/THE TEST OF TIME Dance Currents Inc Presents 100 YEARS OF MODERN DANCE/THE TEST OF TIME
by BWW News Desk - November 07, 2017

Dance Currents Inc. is presenting a concert of nine Modern dances by famous choreographers as well as a panel following the performance discussing if Modern dance withstands the test of time.... (more...)
BWW Review: STABAT MATER at the NYC White Lights Festival 2017 BWW Review: STABAT MATER at the NYC White Lights Festival 2017
by Barnett Serchuk - November 05, 2017

With this in mind, I approached Jessica Lang's production with trepidation, a lot of it I might add: Was this going to be overbearing, over the top precious, continually weepy or just plain meaningless?... (more...)
Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company Celebrates 45th Anniversary Season Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company Celebrates 45th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2017

The Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company will celebrate its 45th Anniversary with performances of works by Eleo Pomare and company artistic director Enrique Cruz DeJesus, November 18 & 19 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, Ninth Avenue & 55th Street. Two company premieres will be included in the progra... (more...)
BWW Review: Troy Schumacher's TRANSLATION at Skirball Hall, October 27, 2017 BWW Review: Troy Schumacher's TRANSLATION at Skirball Hall, October 27, 2017
by Barnett Serchuk - November 03, 2017

If I were to use one word to describe Troy Schumacher's BalletCollective, it would be 'intriguing.' So should I go a bit further in this analysis: weird, inspiring, frustrating, slow, pedantic, moving? Probably more. It's just that Schumacher evidently has so much talent, yet he's still at a crossro... (more...)
Ailey Short Film Created On Paris Street Debuts in Celebration Of United Nations Day Ailey Short Film Created On Paris Street Debuts in Celebration Of United Nations Day
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is pleased to announce Rue Montorgueil, a joyful short film that sprang to life on a bustling Parisian street when Ailey company members performed with local dancers - people of different backgrounds, talents and nationalities joined together through the uni... (more...)
BWW Interview: THE RED SHOES Keep Cordelia Braithwaite on Her Toes BWW Interview: THE RED SHOES Keep Cordelia Braithwaite on Her Toes
by Naomi Serviss - October 24, 2017

I wouldn't say I'm obsessed with dance,' Braithwaite said, 'but it's all I've done.' Since joining Matthew Bourne's company, her dance repertoire has expanded to include ballet.... (more...)
Jody Sperling Nominated for a World Choreography Award Jody Sperling Nominated for a World Choreography Award
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2017

Jody Sperling has been selected as one of the nominees for a World Choreography Award in the Motion Picture Category for The Dancer. At the ceremony, she will also perform an as-yet-unseen solo that was originally choreographed for the film, but was never recorded.... (more...)
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's Under The Umbrella of Movement at Jersey City Theater Center Carolyn Dorfman Dance's Under The Umbrella of Movement at Jersey City Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2017

Carolyn Dorfman Dance, whose bold and dramatic works connect life and movement debuts its 35th performance season with Under the Umbrella of Movement at Jersey City Theater Center on October 22 at 4 p.m. in collaboration with classic pantomime artist Grigory Gurevich.... (more...)
The Joyce Announces DRESDEN SEMPEROPER BALLETT The Joyce Announces DRESDEN SEMPEROPER BALLETT
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to welcome Dresden Semperoper Ballett to its Chelsea home for the German-based company's Joyce debut from October 31-November 4. Tickets, ranging in price from $10-$56, can be purchased at www.Joyce.org, by calling JoyceCha... (more...)
American Dance Festival to Present 2018 Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award to Ronald K. Brown American Dance Festival to Present 2018 Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award to Ronald K. Brown
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2017

The American Dance Festival (ADF) will present the 2018 Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award for lifetime achievement to acclaimed choreographer, Ronald K. Brown. Established in 1981 by Samuel H. Scripps, the annual award honors choreographers who have dedicated their lives and talent to ... (more...)
The Bessies Announce Recipients of the 2017 NY Dance and Performance Awards The Bessies Announce Recipients of the 2017 NY Dance and Performance Awards
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2017

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced the complete list of the 2017 award recipients tonight at the 33rd annual Bessie Awards ceremony. Awards were presented in the categories of Outsta... (more...)
Limon Dance Co. presents LIMON and Other New Works at CCNY Limon Dance Co. presents LIMON and Other New Works at CCNY
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2017

The enduring legacy of pioneering dancer-choreographer Jos Lim n will be feted at Aaron Davis Hall as the Lim n Dance Company brings two of his most acclaimed works to Harlem audiences for the first time on Tuesday, October 24. The program, presented by City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) and ... (more...)