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BWW Review: Dancing through the LET'S DANCE! Exhibit BWW Review: Dancing through the LET'S DANCE! Exhibit
by Caryn Cooper - August 18, 2017

Let's Dance! is an immersive exhibit for children and their families that showcases the joy, beauty, and diversity of dance across New York City and the world. The exhibition, slated to run from July 1st to December 1st 2017, features a number of opportunities to learn about dance through daily live... (more...)
Casting Announced For American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Fall Season Casting Announced For American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Fall Season
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Casting for American Ballet Theatre's 2017 Fall Season at the David H. Koch Theater was announced today by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie.... (more...)
BWW Featured Dance Studio: DANCEWAVE BWW Featured Dance Studio: DANCEWAVE
by Caryn Cooper - August 14, 2017

Dancewave is a Brooklyn-based school/organization that focuses on the development of the whole person through an accessible dance education experience. Being located in New York City- one of the most vibrant cities in the country -- Dancewave offers students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity ... (more...)
Charlotte Ballet Signs with KMP Artists Charlotte Ballet Signs with KMP Artists
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

Under the leadership of new Artistic Director Hope Muir, Charlotte Ballet is pleased to announce it has signed KMP Artists as its touring representatives.... (more...)
Festival Ballet Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season at Irvine Barclay Theatre Festival Ballet Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season at Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

Check out Festival Ballet Theatre's 2017-18 season line up at Irvine Barclay Theatre!... (more...)
Les Twins Named Winners of WORLD OF DANCE Les Twins Named Winners of WORLD OF DANCE
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

Les Twins, the wildly talented twin brothers who made their way from performing on the streets of Paris to sharing a stage with Beyonce, Jay-Z and Missy Elliot, have been crowned the best dancers in the world and the first champions of NBC's 'World of Dance,' summer's #1 new entertainment series.... (more...)
WORLD BALLET DAY LIVE Returns 10/5 WORLD BALLET DAY LIVE Returns 10/5
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

Five of the world's leading ballet companies will come together for World Ballet Day on Thursday, October 5 to broadcast 20 hours of live, behind-the-scenes footage via Facebook Live, following a successful partnership with Facebook in 2016.... (more...)
World Ballet Day LIVE Returns Thursday, 10/5 World Ballet Day LIVE Returns Thursday, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

 Five of the world's leading ballet companies will come together for World Ballet Day on Thursday, October 5 to broadcast 20 hours of live, behind-the-scenes footage via Facebook Live, following a successful partnership with Facebook in 2016.... (more...)
Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Dorothée Munyaneza in New York Premiere of UNWANTED Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents Dorothée Munyaneza in New York Premiere of UNWANTED
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2017

Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) is pleased to present Rwanda-born, France-based choreographer Dorothée Munyaneza in the New York premiere of her new work, Unwanted. Performances areThursday, September 21, and Friday, September 22, at 7:30pm, at BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater, 450 West 37th Street (betwe... (more...)
YY Dance Company Premieres VANISHING POINT YY Dance Company Premieres VANISHING POINT
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2017

Dancer/choreographer Yin Yue presents her YY Dance Company in the world premiere of 'Vanishing Point,' for an ensemble of five; a new solo for Yin; and the dynamic 'Through the Fracture of Light,' which has previously been seen at SummerStage 2017, Open Doors Dance Festival, and Jacob's Pillow Dance... (more...)
Fini Int'l Dance Announces Festival Gala, 8/31 at Ailey's Fini Int'l Dance Announces Festival Gala, 8/31 at Ailey's
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2017

Fini International Dance Festival's  GALA PERFORMANCE, August 31 at Ailey Citigroup Theater with appearances by companies from Italy and the U.S. and a Lifetime Achievement Award to Terese Capucilli... (more...)
Trisha Brown Dance Company & Compañía Irene Rodríguez Come to Jacob's Pillow Trisha Brown Dance Company & Compañía Irene Rodríguez Come to Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2017

Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) performs at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in the Ted Shawn Theatre, August 16-20, representing the work of one of the seminal choreographers of the 20th century. Since Brown's passing this past March, witnessing TBDC in an evening-length program is an increasingly r... (more...)
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: The Bolshoi's Inscrutable Retelling of Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW BWW Review: The Bolshoi's Inscrutable Retelling of Shakespeare's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by Sondra Forsyth - July 31, 2017

On the evening of Wednesday, July 26th 2017 at Lincoln Center's Koch Theater, the most exciting moment during the Bolshoi Ballet's performance of choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot's ham-handed retelling of the plot of Shakespeare's rollicking comedy, The Taming of the Shrew, was a false fire ala... (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...)
Photo Flash: La Scala Ballet and Segerstrom Center Staff Play International Soccer Match Photo Flash: La Scala Ballet and Segerstrom Center Staff Play International Soccer Match
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2017

Teatro alla Scala is in town performing Giselle this weekend (July 28-30). To have some fun before the show weekend kicked off, between crew members from La Scala Ballet and various staff members from Segerstrom Center, hosted an international soccer match right here on the grass lawn!... (more...)
Boston Children's Museum and Urbanity Dance Announce Partnership Boston Children's Museum and Urbanity Dance Announce Partnership
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2017

Boston Children's Museum and Urbanity Dance, a Boston based contemporary dance company, are pleased to announce a new partnership that will bring Urbanity's inspiring cutting-edge artistry and creative vision to the Museum, empowering new generations of creative individuals. As part of this collabor... (more...)
YAGP 'Jewels' Celebrate With Amy Fine Collins, Amy Astley, Ralph Rucci, & Dancers Galore YAGP 'Jewels' Celebrate With Amy Fine Collins, Amy Astley, Ralph Rucci, & Dancers Galore
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2017

Youth America Grand Prix's (YAGP) First Position Club celebrated Friday night with ballet dancers from around the world at Susan Gutfreund's Upper East Side residence.... (more...)
Former Orlando Ballet Principal Dancers Israel Rodriguez and Katia Garza Join Elite Faculty of New Performing Arts Academy in Altamonte Springs Former Orlando Ballet Principal Dancers Israel Rodriguez and Katia Garza Join Elite Faculty of New Performing Arts Academy in Altamonte Springs
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2017

Former Orlando Ballet principal dancers Israel Rodriguez and Katia Garza have joined Skyra Studios as the Directors of the Dance Program. Skyra is a state-of-the-art performing arts academy, owned by local film producers Mary and Scott Poiley that is slated to open in Altamonte Springs late summer. ... (more...)
Auditorium Theatre Celebrates Grand Re-Opening with Golden Celebration of Dance Auditorium Theatre Celebrates Grand Re-Opening with Golden Celebration of Dance
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2017

On November 12, 2017, the Auditorium Theatre, The Theatre for the People, commemorates the 50th anniversary of its grand re-opening with a one-night-only mixed repertory program featuring dancers from the world's premier dance companies: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, D... (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 REVIEW:  To See Teshigawara/KARAS' Sleeping Water, Perchance to Dream BWW REVIEW: To See Teshigawara/KARAS' Sleeping Water, Perchance to Dream
by Rose Marija - July 24, 2017

North American premiere of Saburo Teshigawara's Sleeping Water was brought to New York City by the Lincoln Center Festival, performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Hall July 13-15, 2017. I was fortunate to attend the opening night performance. Teshigawara, whose background includes the study of p... (more...)
BWW Review: Emery LeCrone Dance opened The Joyce Theater's Ballet Festival BWW Review: Emery LeCrone Dance opened The Joyce Theater's Ballet Festival
by Rose Marija - July 24, 2017

Emery LeCrone, founder, choreographer, and artistic director of Emery LeCrone Dance, is committed to developing contemporary ballets that feature live music and costume collaborations with fashion designers. All choreographies on the program were created by LeCrone. Emery LeCrone Dance performs at t... (more...)
BWW Review: A Glittering, Historic Joint Production of Balanchine's JEWELS by the Paris Opera Ballet, the New York City Ballet, and the Bolshoi BWW Review: A Glittering, Historic Joint Production of Balanchine's JEWELS by the Paris Opera Ballet, the New York City Ballet, and the Bolshoi
by Sondra Forsyth - July 24, 2017

From July 20th to 23rd 2017 as part of the Lincoln Center Festival in NYC, three of the world's greatest ballet companies danced together for the first time ever in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the premiere of George Balanchine's plotless evening –length masterpiece, Jewels, as well as the... (more...)
Moscow Ballet Announces 25th Anniversary Tour of Great Russian Nutcracker Coast to Coast Across North America Moscow Ballet Announces 25th Anniversary Tour of Great Russian Nutcracker Coast to Coast Across North America
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker and classic Swan Lake celebrate 25 years of touring North America bringing world renowned Russian ballets and artists to audiences in cities and towns, large and small. The “2017 Peace and Puppets Tour” features Moscow Ballet's singular “Dove o... (more...)



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