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Punchdrunk Production, 2022
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Joffrey Concert Group Reveals the Selected Choreographers for the Creative Movers Choreographic Initiative

The Joffrey Concert Group has revealed the talented choreographers chosen for the prestigious Creative Movers Choreographic Initiative

Joffrey Ballet Concert Group Reveals New Choreographers for Creative Movers Choreographic Initiative

The Joffrey Concert Group announces the selected choreographers for the Creative Movers Choreographic Initiative: Vernard Gilmore and Eryn Renee Young.

Diana Byer and Dianne McIntyre to Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 2023 Martha Hill Awards Gala

The Martha Hill Dance Fund has announced the honorees of the 2023 Martha Hill Awards to be presented at 6:00 P.M. on Monday, February 27 at Manhattan Penthouse, 80 Fifth Avenue in New York City.

Baryshnikov Arts Center Presents UNAVAILABLE MEMORY: IN CONVERSATION WITH CUNNINGHAM & CAGE, October 27-29

Unavailable Memory: In Conversation with Cunningham & Cage is an evening of dance and music presenting Merce Cunningham's Totem Ancestor (1942) and Loops (1971) and six piano compositions by John Cage.

BWW Review: AN UNTITLED LOVE ---A.I.M BY KYLE ABRAHAM at Kennedy Center

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 “untitled” 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.

The Bessies Celebrated Artists And Arts Workers Tonight At Virtual Bessies Ceremony

The 36th Annual NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, reconceived this year to honor all of the 2019/20 nominated artists, took place tonight as a virtual ceremony.

The Bessies to Present Town Hall and 2020 Virtual Event

The Bessies announced today that it will present a virtual event this year to honor the 2019-20 nominees. The 36th annual Bessies ceremony, to be held on Monday, December 14, will be a place for the dance and performance community to come together in solidarity, support, and celebration during these continuing challenging times.

The School At Jacob's Pillow Announces 2020 Programs

The School at Jacob's Pillow, a world-renowned center for artistic growth and excellence, announces 2020 professional advancement programs in Contemporary Ballet, Street & Club Dances, Contemporary, and Musical Theatre Dance; and professional development programs in Choreography and Dance Photography. Situated in the heart of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, the longest-running dance festival in the United States, The School has been instrumental in furthering the careers of dance artists for over 80 years and offers innovative programs each year with its roster of renowned and sought-after choreographers and dance leaders who serve as faculty. Dancers selected to attend The School at Jacob's Pillow join one of the most influential international dance networks in the field. 

Host Justin Vivian Bond, Presenters, And Performers Announced For 35th Annual Bessie Awards

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today that Obie and Bessie Award winner Justin Vivian Bond, hailed by The New Yorker as “the best cabaret artist of their generation,' will host the 2019 awards ceremony. The performers and award presenters were also revealed.

Janis Brenner Returns in INHERITANCE: A LITANY At United Solo Theatre Festival

Acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Janis Brenner will appear in the a?oeEncore/Best Ofa?? performance of the full-length, interdisciplinary dance/voice/theatre one-woman show, Inheritance: A Litany presented on Opening Night of the United Solo Theatre Festival, Sept. 19th at 8:00pm (Sold Out), and now Saturday, Sept. 28th at 6pm, Off-Broadway at Theater Row, Off- NYC. At 410 W. 42nd Street. Tickets are $45 in advance or at the door, and are available at 212-239-6200, at the theater, or at http://unitedsolo.org/us/2019-inheritance/.

The Bessies Announce Honorees Of Lifetime Achievement And Service To The Field Awards

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today the recipients of two special awards.

United Solo Announces THE BEST OF Category, Celebrating Artistic Achievement

There has never been a lack of extraordinary talent at United Solo. Year by year, audiences have witnessed some of the most amazing solo artists from all over the world share their talents and stories. Some of these artists have made a particularly incredible mark on the audience's hearts through their performances on the United Solo stage at Theatre Row on 42nd Street in Manhattan. Therefore, during the first two weeks of the 10th anniversary season of United Solo, nearly thirty award-winning performers will be gracing the stage once again in THE BEST OF category.

Gabrielle Hamilton, Tiler Peck & More Nominated For 2019 Bessie Awards

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, celebrates a landmark 35th anniversary this year. Today, the nominees for the 2019 Bessie Awards, along with the recipients of the 2019 Juried Bessie Award and 2019 Outstanding Breakout Choreographer Award, were announced and celebrated at the Bessies press conference. (The list of nominations follows.)

The Bessies Announces New Partnerships With Leading National Dance Institutions

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, announces partnerships with Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC) and the American Dance Festival (ADF), and renews partnerships with the CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI) and the New York State DanceForce, creating new platforms of support and professional opportunities for Bessie artists.

The Bessies To Honor Yoko Shioya With 2019 Presenter Award For Outstanding Curating

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, announced today that Yoko Shioya, Artistic Director of the Japan Society, is the recipient of the 2019 Bessies Presenter Award for Outstanding Curating. Ms. Shioya will receive the award at the Bessies Presenters Gathering on Sunday, January 6, 2019 (5:00-7:00pm), at La MaMa La Galleria, 47 Great Jones Street, New York, NY 10003

The School At Jacob's Pillow Announces Exclusive Flamenco Program & New, Biennial Tap Program

The School at Jacob's Pillow, a world-renowned center for professional advancement in artistic excellence, announces 2019 programs in Contemporary Ballet, Flamenco, Contemporary, Tap, Choreography, and Dance Photography. Situated in the heart of Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, the longest-running dance festival in the United States, The School has been instrumental to the careers of dance artists for over 80 years, connecting them to highly-acclaimed choreographers of the day in a curriculum made current by one of the most influential international dance networks in the field-a network dancers join as School alumni.  

Bessie Winners Announced Tonight At NYU Skirball Center For The Performing Arts

The night remained forever young at this year's Bessies, what with live performances, videos, tearful and grinning thank you's, hugs and cheers for the new slew of winners, and a costume sashay thrown into wild mix of celebration that took place tonight, October 8, at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.  As a prelude to the goings-on inside, impromptu dance performances, including Simone Forti's "Huddle," took place outside.  Ayodele Casel and Shernita Anderson hosted the evening.

Janis Brenner Comes to United Solo

Acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Janis Brenner will appear in the world premiere of the full-length dance/voice/theatre solo work, Inheritance: A Litany presented by the acclaimed United Solo Theatre Festival, October 4 & 11, 2018 at 7:30pm Off-Broadway at Theater Row, Off- NYC, at 410 W. 42nd St. Tickets are $45 in advance or at the door, and are available at 212-239-6200, at the theater, or at www.unitedsolo.org/us/inheritance-2018.

Janis Brenner Comes to United Solo

Acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Janis Brenner will appear in the world premiere of the full-length dance/voice/theatre solo work, Inheritance: A Litany presented by the acclaimed United Solo Theatre Festival, October 4 & 11, 2018 at 7:30pm Off-Broadway at Theater Row, Off- NYC, at 410 W. 42nd St. Tickets are $45 in advance or at the door, and are available at 212-239-6200, at the theater, or at www.unitedsolo.org/us/inheritance-2018.

Nominees Announced for 2018 Bessie Awards

Glasses clinked and cheers crowded the air as this year's 43 Bessie nominees were announced and celebrated today, July 11, at a cocktail party/press conference at Gibney 280, along with the winners of 2018 Juried Bessie Award and the 2018 NY Dance and Performance Award for Outstanding "Breakout" Choreographer.  (See attached for list of selected nominees)

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