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BWW Review:  Gemma Bond Dance Presents Her Ballet Choreography BWW Review: Gemma Bond Dance Presents Her Ballet Choreography
by Rose Marija - July 31, 2017

The Joyce Theater's Ballet Festival, continuing through July 29, 2017, is an opportunity for young dance groups to perform at this venue. On Wednesday evening, July 26th, I saw Gemma Bond Dance. Choreographer Gemma Bond is a member of American Ballet Theatre, as are her sixteen dancers. Bond, born i... (more...)
BWW Review: Amy Seiwert's WANDERING at the Joyce Theater, July 27, 2017 BWW Review: Amy Seiwert's WANDERING at the Joyce Theater, July 27, 2017
by Barnett Serchuk - July 30, 2017

Franz Schubert's Winterreise is one of music's supreme compositions of all time. A desolate song cycle depicting a traveler on a savage winter journey through a fierce snowy environment and an anguished mental state, it has long been a favored recital offering by both men, and sometimes women, singe... (more...)
BWW Featured Studio: BALLET TECH BWW Featured Studio: BALLET TECH
by Caryn Cooper - July 25, 2017

Ballet Tech is a unique partnership between the Ballet Tech Foundation, Inc. and the New York City Department of Education. Here students beginning in grade 4 have the opportunity to combine professional tuition-free arts instruction with a public school education. With approximately 180 students en... (more...)
BWW Interview: A 'Prolific' Summer: Catching up with James Whiteside BWW Interview: A 'Prolific' Summer: Catching up with James Whiteside
by Christina Pandolfi - July 16, 2017

To leave a permanent mark on the cultural landscape is a lifelong motivation for any artist. But for accomplished American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer James Whiteside, one medium simply can't contain his high-watt creativity. As a pop singer, choreographer, and storyteller, James seems to find i... (more...)
AteNine and Ballet Hispanico Come to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival AteNine and Ballet Hispanico Come to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2017

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents AteNine in the Doris Duke Theatre, July 26-30. AteNine, formerly Ate9dANCEcOMPANY, is led by Artistic Director and choreographer Danielle Agami, named “choreography's It girl” by the LA Times. A former dancer and rehearsal director of the world-renowned Batshev... (more...)
Ballet's James Whiteside is White Hot and Coming to a City Near You This Summer Ballet's James Whiteside is White Hot and Coming to a City Near You This Summer
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

James Whiteside, ballet's most daring principal artist known for his theatrical and technical versatility, will begin an extensive and varied summer tour, with seven appearances worldwide, after the close of the American Ballet Theatre's Metropolitan Opera House Season. Whiteside kicks off the summe... (more...)
Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE to Include Dances by Feld, Careless,& More Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE to Include Dances by Feld, Careless,& More
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

Eliot Feld's KIDS DANCE, called 'a New York City treasure' by The New York Times, makes its annual visit to The Joyce for six performances, June 8-11.   The remarkably poised, scrupulously schooled, and impeccably rehearsed whiz-kids, numbering 60, ages 11-17, will delight audiences young and old wi... (more...)
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents JESSICA LANG DANCE and FAYE DRISCOLL Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival presents JESSICA LANG DANCE and FAYE DRISCOLL
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2017

“A prolific choreographer of skillfully constructed dances that respectfully mesh with music and striking visual design” (The New Yorker), Jessica Lang and her company return to Jacob's Pillow for the ensemble's first Ted Shawn Theatre engagement, July 5-9. In addition to a Pillow-commissioned world... (more...)
Kathryn Posin To Create World Premiere For Milwaukee Ballet II Kathryn Posin To Create World Premiere For Milwaukee Ballet II
by BWW News Desk - June 05, 2017

KATHRYN POSIN will create a world premiere for Milwaukee Ballet II Program during the 2017-18 season. The ballet will receive its premiere as part of the MOMENTUM Series on February 10, 2018 at the historic Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.... (more...)
Juan Porter's THE SERIES Runs 6/6-11 at the Hudson Guild Theater Juan Porter's THE SERIES Runs 6/6-11 at the Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Curated by Juan Michael Porter II, THE SERIES 2017 presents a versatile range of artistically provocative choreographers in contrasting programs of dance.  At each performance, one or two of the 12 guest companies will share the program with Michael Mao Dance in a set of works that run the gamut fro... (more...)
Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Announces 2017 Summer Programs Ballet Hispanico School of Dance Announces 2017 Summer Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, announces this year's Ballet Hispánico School of Dance 2017 Summer Programs.... (more...)
Juan Porter's THE SERIES this June at the Hudson Guild Theater Juan Porter's THE SERIES this June at the Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Curated by Juan Michael Porter II, THE SERIES 2017 presents a versatile range of artistically provocative choreographers in contrasting programs of dance.  At each performance, one or two of the 12 guest companies will share the program with Michael Mao Dance in a set of works that run the gamut fro... (more...)
Armitage, Buglisi, Monte, and Muller Join Forces for Shared Program Performances Armitage, Buglisi, Monte, and Muller Join Forces for Shared Program Performances
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Armitage Gone! Dance, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Elisa Monte Dance, and Jennifer Muller/The Works join forces to present a series of five Shared Program Performances featuring 6  Pieces –  3 Premieres – and 35 Dancers.... (more...)
DANCE FOR LIFE 2017 Companies Announced DANCE FOR LIFE 2017 Companies Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

The 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago will exemplify Chicago's versatile and virtuoso dance community with the eight companies that are performing August 19 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds th... (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...)
Eryc Taylor Dance Announces 'Dancers for Good' Benefit, 6/3 Eryc Taylor Dance Announces 'Dancers for Good' Benefit, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2017

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD), Eryc Taylor, Artistic Director, announced today ETD will join Paul Taylor Dance and seven other dance companies in performance at the second annual ”Dancers for Good” benefit at the Ross School in East Hampton, NY, Saturday June 3 at 7:30pm.... (more...)
Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER Washington Ballet Premieres Ethan Steifel's FRONTIER
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2017

The Washington Ballet (TWB) presents the world premiere of Ethan Stiefel's Frontier next month, a ballet inspired by President Kennedy and his space travel aspirations for America.... (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...)
Ballet Hispanico Announces 2017 New York Season At Joyce Theatre, 4/18-23 Ballet Hispanico Announces 2017 New York Season At Joyce Theatre, 4/18-23
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Joyce Theater with a program of all-female choreographers from April 18-23, 2017. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now at Joyce.org... (more...)
Schimmel Center Presents New York Theatre Ballet's UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE And THE ALICE-IN-WONDERLAND FOLLIES Schimmel Center Presents New York Theatre Ballet's UPTOWN/DOWNTOWN/DANCE And THE ALICE-IN-WONDERLAND FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Schimmel Center presents New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) Uptown/Downtown/Dance at Schimmel Center, 3 Spruce Street, NYC, on Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29, 2017 at 7:30pm and The Alice-in-Wonderland Follies! on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3pm.... (more...)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Details of Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, 5/10-14 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Announces Details of Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, 5/10-14
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today, programming for Season 39 danc(e)volve: New Works Festival, May 10–14, 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Highlighting the engagement are world premieres by Julia Rhoads, Artistic Director of Lucky Pl... (more...)
Houston Ballet To Tour To Ludwigshafen And Bonn Germany Houston Ballet To Tour To Ludwigshafen And Bonn Germany
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

Houston Ballet announces a tour to Ludwigshafen and Bonn, Germany. From April 3-13, 2017, Houston Ballet will perform three works by Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM: Maninyas (1996), Velocity (2003), and Tapestry (2012). Audiences will have the opportunity to see three works by Mr. Welch that hav... (more...)
Richmond Ballet Returns to The Joyce for Four NY Premieres, 5/9-14 Richmond Ballet Returns to The Joyce for Four NY Premieres, 5/9-14
by BWW News Desk - March 22, 2017

Richmond Ballet returns to The Joyce Theater for the first time since 2010 to perform four NY premieres from the more than 60 works commissioned by the Company since its inception. Under the 37-year leadership of founder Stoner Winslett – one of the longest tenured artistic directors of a major Amer... (more...)
The Joyce Theater Presents the NY Debut of Scotland's National Dance Co., Scottish Ballet, 4/11-16 The Joyce Theater Presents the NY Debut of Scotland's National Dance Co., Scottish Ballet, 4/11-16
by BWW News Desk - March 21, 2017

The Joyce Theater Foundation, Inc. (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is pleased to present the New York debut of Scotland's national dance company, Scottish Ballet, from April 11 – 16, featuring a mixed bill including the U.S. premieres of Motion of Displacement and Ten Poems. Tickets range from $... (more...)
Houston Ballet Promotes Jessica Collado To Principal Dancer Houston Ballet Promotes Jessica Collado To Principal Dancer
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Houston Ballet is proud to announce that Artistic Director Stanton Welch AM has promoted Jessica Collado to Principal dancer. Formally a First-Soloist, Ms. Collado was promoted on the evening of March 10, 2017 after starring in Stanton Welch's production of Cinderella in the title role.... (more...)