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New York City Ballet Announces 2023 Winter Season Featuring a World Premiere by Justi Photo New York City Ballet Announces 2023 Winter Season Featuring a World Premiere by Justin Peck & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2023

New York City Ballet‚Äôs 2023 Winter Season ‚Äď January 17 through February 26 ‚Äď will feature performances of 17 ballets performed by New York City Ballet‚Äôs 100 dancers and apprentices and the 62-piece New York City Ballet Orchestra.

World Premiere of THE NIGHT FALLS to be Presented at PEAK Performances This Winter Photo World Premiere of THE NIGHT FALLS to be Presented at PEAK Performances This Winter
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

PEAK Performances¬†at¬†Montclair State University will present the world premiere of¬†The Night Falls, choreographed and directed by¬†Troy Schumacher¬†(New York City Ballet and BalletCollective), with story and lyrics by¬†Karen Russell¬†(Swamplandia!, Vampires in the Lemon Grove), and music and lyrics by¬†Ellis Ludwig-Leone¬†(San Fermin), February 9‚Äď12.

Cast Announced For New Musical Adaptation Of CINDERELLA At Dundee Rep Photo Cast Announced For New Musical Adaptation Of CINDERELLA At Dundee Rep
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022

Continuing its season theme of Titles & Revivals, Dundee Rep has announced the cast for its new musical re-telling of Cinderella, a bold new adaptation premiering on 26 November.

POOL: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF SEGREGATION Honored With Awards And An Emmy Nomination Photo POOL: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF SEGREGATION Honored With Awards And An Emmy Nomination
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2022

Pool: A Social History of Segregation (POOL) Exhibition has been met with  overwhelming support, and as it has touched so many people, management for the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center (FWWIC) has extended the exhibition for an additional week.

The Bessies Announce 2022 Nominees and Honorees For Lifetime Achievement and Service  Photo The Bessies Announce 2022 Nominees and Honorees For Lifetime Achievement and Service to the Field Of Dance
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced the nominees for the 2022 Bessie Awards at a virtual press conference hosted by Gibney.

BWW Review: AN UNTITLED LOVE ---A.I.M BY KYLE ABRAHAM at Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: AN UNTITLED LOVE ---A.I.M BY KYLE ABRAHAM at Kennedy Center
by David Friscic - May 2, 2022

Four years in the making, A.I.M by Kyle Abraham presented the hour-long dance piece entitled An Untitled Love but, although it may have been ‚Äúuntitled‚ÄĚ it certainly encompassed many myriad moods, feelings and styles of dance while emphasizing the need for connection in an often-broken world with humor, subtle satire, compassion, and deft timing.¬† Utilizing an exceptional ensemble of dancers and incorporating extremely compelling and continually surprising styles of choreography, music, lighting, and scenic design---this mesmerizing dance composition was constantly eclectic in presentation.

NJPAC Welcomes Back Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Celebrate the Legacy of Its Founder  Photo NJPAC Welcomes Back Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to Celebrate the Legacy of Its Founder and Year of the Water Tiger
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Year of the Water Tiger at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in a family-friendly matinee celebration on Saturday, May 21, 2022.

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Returns To NJPAC To Celebrate Its Founder And Year Of The Water Tig Photo Nai-Ni Chen Dance Returns To NJPAC To Celebrate Its Founder And Year Of The Water Tiger This May
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2022

The critically acclaimed Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Celebrating the Legacy of Nai-Ni Chen and the Year of the Water Tiger at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in a family-friendly matinee celebration on Saturday, May 21, 2022. 

BWW Review: MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY at City Center Thrills with Iconic and New Wo Photo BWW Review: MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY at City Center Thrills with Iconic and New Works
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 8, 2022

Martha Graham Dance Company is now on stage as part of the City Center Dance Festival. We attended the production of their Program A that will also be presented on Saturday evening, April 9th.

Royal Ballet Will Present World Premiere THE WEATHERING by Kyle Abraham Photo Royal Ballet Will Present World Premiere THE WEATHERING by Kyle Abraham
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 10, 2022

Dance Today brings three of the world’s most exciting choreographers together in an extraordinary showcase of modern ballet. This mixed programme of one act ballets includes the world premiere of The Weathering, a new work by Kyle Abraham. This new production is set to a score of existing and new music by Ryan Lott, and features costume designs by Karen Young and lighting design by Dan Scully.

Karen Young Videos

STAGE TUBE: Groff, Gummer & More in 'Twelve Thirty' Flick
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2010

Below is the trailer for the upcoming indie film, Twelve Thirty, starring theater vets Jonathan Groff, Mamie Gummer, Karen Young, Reed Birney Portia Reiners, Barbara Barrie and Halley Feiffer.