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Rennie Harris

 
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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RENNIE HARRIS PRESENTS: ROME & JEWELS is Coming to the Joyce Theater in February Photo RENNIE HARRIS PRESENTS: ROME & JEWELS is Coming to the Joyce Theater in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2023

The Joyce Theater Foundation will takes audiences back in time to the ‚Äė90s‚ÄĒthe 1990s and the 1590s simultaneously‚ÄĒwith¬†Rennie Harris presents: Rome & Jewels, the first breakout masterwork of¬†Rennie Harris Puremovement American Street Dance Theater, to celebrate the company‚Äôs 30th anniversary.

Hermitage Awards Two $30,000 Commissions In Visual Art And Dance; 2023 Hermitage Gree Photo Hermitage Awards Two $30,000 Commissions In Visual Art And Dance; 2023 Hermitage Greenfield Prize Winners Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2023

The Hermitage Artist Retreat (Andy Sandberg, Artistic Director and CEO), in collaboration with the Philadelphia-based Greenfield Foundation, has selected two recipients for the 2023 Hermitage Greenfield Prize, one in the discipline of visual art and one in the field of dance and choreography.

Hermitage Awards Two $30,000 Commissions in Visual Art and Dance to Rennie Harris & S Photo Hermitage Awards Two $30,000 Commissions in Visual Art and Dance to Rennie Harris & Sandy Rodriguez
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2023

The Hermitage Artist Retreat, in collaboration with the Philadelphia-based Greenfield Foundation, has selected two recipients for the 2023 Hermitage Greenfield Prize, one in the discipline of visual art and one in the field of dance and choreography.

Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project & 150 Media Stream Present COLOR IN MOTION An Acti Photo Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project & 150 Media Stream Present COLOR IN MOTION An Activation and Installation
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2022

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčThe Chicago Black Dance Legacy Project at The University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts and 150 Media Stream present Color in Motion, a dance film featuring Deeply Rooted Dance Theater, on view through November 16, 2022 at 150 N Riverside Plaza, a commercial space that showcases the work of local and international artists, bringing art to everyday life.¬†

RENNIE HARRIS LIFTED! A GOSPEL HOUSE MUSICAL Comes to The August Wilson African Ameri Photo RENNIE HARRIS LIFTED! A GOSPEL HOUSE MUSICAL Comes to The August Wilson African American Cultural Center
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

One of the preeminent contemporary choreographers, Lorenzo ‚ÄúRennie‚ÄĚ Harris, brings his heralded LIFTED to Pittsburgh this month following a week-long residency at the August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) and invites the community to make history by performing alongside the company on the AWAACC stage.

Interactive Series Inspired By August Wilson, Rennie Harris, Jazz Greats, And More Co Photo Interactive Series Inspired By August Wilson, Rennie Harris, Jazz Greats, And More Come To Pittsburgh This Fall
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 14, 2022

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) announced today its Fall 2022 season lineup, featuring a broad-range of in-person events and visual arts programming, including the previously announced week of blues and jazz concerts beginning today (September 14) with the Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival and Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival (PIJF) starting on September 16.

92NY to Present PS DANCE! THE NEXT GENERATION Documentary Screening in September Photo 92NY to Present PS DANCE! THE NEXT GENERATION Documentary Screening in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

The 92nd Street Y, New York will present their highly anticipated free screening of the new documentary PS DANCE! THE NEXT GENERATION followed by a talkback with filmmakers Jody Gottfried Arnhold and esteemed guests on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 5pm at Kaufmann Concert Hall.

The Joyce Theater Announces  Fall '22 / Winter '23 Season Featuring Alan Cumming in B Photo The Joyce Theater Announces Fall '22 / Winter '23 Season Featuring Alan Cumming in BURN & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the complete roster of unparalleled dance talent slated to showcase their artistry at The Joyce Theater during the Fall ‚Äė22/Winter ‚Äė23 season. Among the ranks of celebrated dance makers and award-winning companies is a refreshing combination of highly-anticipated return engagements and Joyce debuts.

The Joyce Theater Foundation Announces Fall '22/Winter '23 Season Featuring a Piece P Photo The Joyce Theater Foundation Announces Fall '22/Winter '23 Season Featuring a Piece Performed by Alan Cumming & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation has announced the complete roster of unparalleled dance talent slated to showcase their artistry at The Joyce Theater during the Fall '22/Winter '23 season.

Hip-Hop Legend Rennie Harris to Make Joyce Theater Return With New York Premiere of L Photo Hip-Hop Legend Rennie Harris to Make Joyce Theater Return With New York Premiere of LIFTED: A GOSPEL HOUSE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022

The Joyce Theater Foundation will celebrate the joy of hip-hop dance and gospel music in the New York premiere of LIFTED: A Gospel House Musical, the latest work from the brilliant mind of Rennie Harris. The universal story of one man’s spiritual journey told through dance will play The Joyce Theater from August 9-14.

Rennie Harris Videos

VIDEO: Go Inside The Alvin Ailey's Dance Company's TESTIMONY And More Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside The Alvin Ailey's Dance Company's TESTIMONY And More

by Alan Henry - Oct 2, 2019

Pix11 NY recently profiled the Alvin Ailey school of dance including their special gala event, Testimony.

VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore Sings 'King of the World' from SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Videoplay
VIDEO: Mykal Kilgore Sings 'King of the World' from SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced the second single from Jason Robert Brown's landmark musical Songs for a New World. Preview the music video of 'King of the World' below!

VIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey Videoplay
VIDEO: Choreography Unlocked: Nurturing New Voices at Alvin Ailey

by Alan Henry - Oct 15, 2018

The Nurturing New Voices panel was a discussion on how arts institutions can nurture new voices. Moderated by Ailey Artistic Director Robert Battle with participants including Thelma Golden (Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem), Rennie Harris (Founder of Rennie Harris Puremovement and Ailey's 2018‚Äď19 Artist-in-Residence), Tarell Alvin McCraney (playwright), Shanta Thake (Senior Director of Artistic Programs at the Public Theater), and Darren Walker (President of The Ford Foundation).

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Alvin Ailey's THE CALL Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For Alvin Ailey's THE CALL

by Alan Henry - Sep 21, 2018

Ailey's 60th Anniversary holiday season at New York City Center, November 28 - December 30, will elevate a legacy of innovation and excellence in artistry with premieres by some of today's most revered and prolific choreographers along with timeless treasures by Alvin Ailey. From Rennie Harris comes the Company's first two-act work, Lazarus, inspired by the life and legacy of Mr. Ailey and addressing the racial inequities our nation has faced, in 1958 when the company was founded and today.

VIDEO: NY City Center Announces Lineup for 15th Fall for Dance Festival Videoplay
VIDEO: NY City Center Announces Lineup for 15th Fall for Dance Festival

by Alan Henry - Sep 10, 2018

New York City Center announced today full programming for the 15th Fall for Dance Festival (Oct 1 - 13). Opening the landmark 75th Anniversary Season, the Festival showcases an international array of dance artists and companies in five unique programs.  In keeping with City Center's founding mission to make the arts accessible to everyone, all tickets are $15.  

BWW TV: Get a First Look at Encores! SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Videoplay
BWW TV: Get a First Look at Encores! SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 27, 2018

Opening the 2018 Off-Center season on June 27 (through 30), Songs for a New World was the first musical from three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown. This powerful collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices ordinary people make when faced with extraordinary moments. From the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to the ledge of a Fifth Avenue high-rise, each character faces a new world which follows the unique challenge they encounter.

BWW TV: Shoshana Bean Sings from Encores! Off-Center's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD- Meet th Videoplay
BWW TV: Shoshana Bean Sings from Encores! Off-Center's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD- Meet the Cast!

by TV - Press Previews - Jun 19, 2018

Opening the 2018 Off-Center season on June 27 (through 30), Songs for A New World was the first musical from three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown. This powerful collection of songs examines life, love, and the choices ordinary people make when faced with extraordinary moments. From the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship to the ledge of a Fifth Avenue high-rise, each character faces a new world which follows the unique challenge they encounter.

2016 Guggenheim Fellow Raphael Xavier presents POINT OF INTEREST
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

As part of THE AMERICAN ROOTS FESTIVAL, the Autorino Center for the Arts presents award-winning POINT OF INTEREST by Guggenheim, PEW Fellos and USA Artist Fellow Raphael Xavier, with support from the New England Foundation for the Arts. The performance will be in the Hoffman Auditorium, located on the University's main campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Ct, at 7:30pm Today and Saturday, February 24th and 25th, with doors to open at 7pm. Ticket prices are $25 for general, $20 for seniors.

2016 Guggenheim Fellow Raphael Xavier presents POINT OF INTEREST
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 1, 2017

As part of THE AMERICAN ROOTS FESTIVAL, the Autorino Center for the Arts presents award-winning POINT OF INTEREST by Guggenheim, PEW Fellos and USA Artist Fellow Raphael Xavier, with support from the New England Foundation for the Arts. The performance will be in the Hoffman Auditorium, located on the University's main campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Ct, at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday, February 24th and 25th, with doors to open at 7pm. Ticket prices are $25 for general, $20 for seniors.