Adam Robert Dickerson and Shawn Lesniak Have Joined the Paul Taylor Dance Company Adam Robert Dickerson and Shawn Lesniak Have Joined the Paul Taylor Dance Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

At an audition held on October 17, Adam Robert Dickerson and Shawn Lesniak were selected by Artistic Director Michael Novak to join the world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company. Quinton Guthier was chosen to join the acclaimed Taylor 2. (more...)

The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns To Ailey Citigroup Theater The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns To Ailey Citigroup Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

The American Dance Guild Festival 2019, Shaping the Now: Dance in Uncertain Times, will honor dance educator and advocate Jody Gottfried Arnhold and choreographic luminaries Gus Solomons jr and Abdel R. Salaam, co-founder and director of Forces of Nature Dance Theater. There will be four days of performances by thirty-three contemporary choreographers from across the United States. The Festival will take place October 3 through October 6 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, in New York City. The 2019 American Dance Guild Festival is dedicated to past ADG President Muriel Manings. (more...)

The American Dance Guild Festival Honors Modern Dance Innovators With 33 Choreographers Over Four Days The American Dance Guild Festival Honors Modern Dance Innovators With 33 Choreographers Over Four Days
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

The American Dance Guild Festival 2019, Shaping the Now: Dance in Uncertain Times, will honor dance educator and advocate Jody Gottfried Arnhold and choreographic luminaries Gus Solomons jr and Abdel R. Salaam, co-founder and director of Forces of Nature Dance Theater. There will be four days of performances by thirty-three contemporary choreographers from across the United States. The Festival will take place October 3 through October 6 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, in New York City. The 2019 American Dance Guild Festival is dedicated to past ADG President Muriel Manings. *Full lineup below. (more...)

The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019

Gloria McLean, President of the American Dance Guild, announced today the lineup for ADG Festival 2019, Shaping the Now: Dance in Uncertain Times. Honors go to dance educator and advocate Jody Gottfried Arnhold, and choreographic luminaries Gus Solomons jr and Abdel R. Salaam, co-founder and director of Forces of Nature Dance Theater, complementing four days of performances by thirty-three contemporary choreographers from across the United States. The Festival will take place October 3 through October 6 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, in New York City. The 2019 American Dance Guild Festival is dedicated to past ADG President Muriel Manings. *Full lineup below. (more...)

BWW Review: DANCERS FOR GOOD 2019 Outdoes Itself Again! BWW Review: DANCERS FOR GOOD 2019 Outdoes Itself Again!
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jul 29, 2019

Last year, in 2018, the third annual Dancers For Good Benefit supporting the Actors Fund Dancers Resource in East Hampton was so impressive that I challenged the founders to 'high-kick it up a notch even higher next year'. I'm thrilled to announce that not only did they clearly accept that challenge, they superseded all expectations! (more...)

Dancers For Good's Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton Raised Funds To Benefit The Actors Fund Dancers For Good's Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton Raised Funds To Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

The fourth annual Dancers For Good Benefit, supporting The Actors Fund, brought a multitude of talented, world-class dancers to Guild Hall in East Hampton. TONY Award-winning actress, Cady Huffman graciously hosted the evening, delivering a light-hearted and cheerful tone as she led the event, which honored Jerry Mitchell, Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. (more...)

Dancers For Good To Host Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton Dancers For Good To Host Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Dancers For Good, the magical celebration of dance, will bring world-class companies, choreographers, dancers and performers under one roof for one night only for a charity event benefiting The Actors Fund, an organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan. (more...)

Paul Taylor Dance Co and Taylor 2 Welcome New Dancers Paul Taylor Dance Co and Taylor 2 Welcome New Dancers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

At auditions attended by more than 350 women held on May 17 and 20, Maria Ambrose, Lisa Borres and Jada Pearman were selected by Artistic Director Michael Novak to join the world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company. Jessica Ferretti was chosen to join the acclaimed Taylor 2. (more...)

Periapsis Music And Dance Presents ORACLE At Kumble Theater Periapsis Music And Dance Presents ORACLE At Kumble Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

PERIAPSIS MUSIC AND DANCE presents four innovative dance/music collaborations, including three world premieres, by resident choreographers Erin Dillon and Hannah Weber, and guest choreographers Norbert De La Cruz III and Annalee Traylor, created to original music compositions by artistic director Jonathan Howard Katz, and guest composers Hilary Purrington and Harry Stafylakis, May 10 & 11 at Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts at LIU Brooklyn.   (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Announces Janet Garufis as Incoming President of the Board of Directors Santa Barbara Symphony Announces Janet Garufis as Incoming President of the Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

The Santa Barbara Symphony is excited to announce the election of Janet Garufis as President of the Board of Directors. Garufis will succeed outgoing President Don Gilman, and step into this leadership role on July 1, 2019. (more...)

Ariel Rivka Dance Announced At Baruch Performing Arts Center Ariel Rivka Dance Announced At Baruch Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

Award-winning contemporary choreographer Ariel Grossman and her company of seven female dancers will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of ARIEL RIVKA DANCE (ARD) with two premieres, repertory and guest artists at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street) in New York City. The program will take place in four performances, Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30 at 7:30pm, with a family matinee on March 30 at 11:30am. The two ARD works in premiere, Mossy and Rhapsody in K, will feature newly commissioned scores by composers David Homan and Stefania de Kenessey. Live music will be included at all performances. *The full ARD lineup below. (more...)

ARIEL RIVKA DANCE to Perform at Baruch Performing Arts Center ARIEL RIVKA DANCE to Perform at Baruch Performing Arts Center
by TV News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Award-winning contemporary choreographer Ariel Grossman and her company of seven female dancers will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of ARIEL RIVKA DANCE (ARD) with two premieres, repertory and guest artists at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street) in New York City. The program will take place in four performances, Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30 at 7:30pm, with a family matinee on March 30 at 11:30am. The two ARD works in premiere, Mossy and Rhapsody in K, will feature newly commissioned scores by composers David Homan and Stefania de Kenessey. Live music will be included at all performances. *The full ARD lineup below. (more...)

Ariel Rivka Dance Returns March 28-30 for Their 12th Season Ariel Rivka Dance Returns March 28-30 for Their 12th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Award-winning contemporary choreographer Ariel Grossman and her company of seven female dancers will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of ARIEL RIVKA DANCE (ARD) with two premieres, repertory and guest artists at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street) in New York City. (more...)

Ariel Rivka Dance Comes to Baruch Performing Arts Center Ariel Rivka Dance Comes to Baruch Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Award-winning contemporary choreographer Ariel Grossman and her company of seven female dancers will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of ARIEL RIVKA DANCE (ARD) with two premieres, repertory and guest artists at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street) in New York City. The program will take place in four performances, Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30 at 7:30pm, with a family matinee on March 30 at 11:30am. The two ARD works in premiere, Mossy and Rhapsody in K, will feature newly commissioned scores by composers David Homan and Stefania de Kenessey. Live music will be included at all performances. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes Daniel Burnham, Sarah Chrisman & Janet Garufis To Board Of Directors Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes Daniel Burnham, Sarah Chrisman & Janet Garufis To Board Of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

The Santa Barbara Symphony is honored to welcome Daniel Burnham, Sarah Chrisman and Janet Garufis, to the Board of Directors. The Symphony's Board works to support the organization's mission to enrich the community by creating powerful musical experiences performed with passion and excellence, and by providing indispensable music education and community engagement. (more...)

ARIEL RIVKA DANCE Comes to BPAC ARIEL RIVKA DANCE Comes to BPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Award-winning contemporary choreographer Ariel Grossman and her company of seven female dancers will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of ARIEL RIVKA DANCE (ARD) with two premieres, repertory and guest artists at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street) in New York City. The program will take place in four performances, Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30 at 7:30pm, with a family matinee on March 30 at 11:30am. The two ARD works in premiere, Mossy and Rhapsody in K, will feature newly commissioned scores by composers David Homan and Stefania de Kenessey. Live music will be included at all performances. *The full ARD lineup below. (more...)

Ariel Rivka Dance Comes To Baruch Performing Arts Center Ariel Rivka Dance Comes To Baruch Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Award-winning contemporary choreographer Ariel Grossman and her company of seven female dancers will celebrate the 12th Anniversary of ARIEL RIVKA DANCE (ARD) with two premieres, repertory and guest artists at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street) in New York City. The program will take place in four performances, Thursday, March 28 through Saturday, March 30 at 7:30pm, with a family matinee on March 30 at 11:30am. The two ARD works in premiere, Mossy and Rhapsody in K, will feature newly commissioned scores by composers David Homan and Stefania de Kenessey. Live music will be included at all performances. *The full ARD lineup below. (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Announces Holiday Pops & Free Family Concert Santa Barbara Symphony Announces Holiday Pops & Free Family Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Kick off your holiday season in style with festive performances by  The Santa Barbara Symphony and the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, in addition to a Holiday Open House for the entire community, all taking place on Saturday, November 24. With music, activities and the anticipation of Christmas in the air, this is the perfect holiday programming to get guests into the spirit! (more...)

Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes Two New Board Members Santa Barbara Symphony Welcomes Two New Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The Santa Barbara Symphony welcomes Kathryn R Martin and Carrie West to the Board of Directors. The Symphony's Board works to support the organization's mission to enrich the community by creating powerful musical experiences performed with passion and excellence, and by providing indispensable music education and community engagement. (more...)

Dixon Place Hosts World Premiere of YOUTHANDDEATH Dixon Place Hosts World Premiere of YOUTHANDDEATH
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Dixon Place proudly presents the world premiere of YouthandDeath, the debut evening-long work by chrisbelldances (choreographer, Chris Bell,) a semi-autobiographical piece of dance-theater investigating themes of mortality and the cyclical nature of life. The piece will be presented at Dixon Place's main stage (more...)

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