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Ani Taj is a choreographer, performer, and founder of The Dance Cartel. She choreographs musicals, plays, concerts, music videos, art parties, flash mobs, and more. She is fueled by research trips to Brazil and loves to make dances inspired by Carnaval. Since 2012, The Dance Cartel's acclaimed event ... (read complete bio)
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Ani Taj is a choreographer, performer, and founder of The Dance Cartel. She choreographs musicals, plays, concerts, music videos, art parties, flash mobs, and more. She is fueled by research trips to Brazil and loves to make dances inspired by Carnaval. Since 2012, The Dance Cartel's acclaimed event ... (read complete bio)
Mason Alexander Park to Star in Olney Theatre Center's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Photo Mason Alexander Park to Star in Olney Theatre Center's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021

Revolutionary punk-rock sensation Hedwig and the Angry Inch is coming to Olney Theatre Center this winter (November 26, 2021 to January 2, 2022) starring Mason Alexander Park, who earned a Helen Hayes Award for Best Leading Performer in a Musical for their role as the Emcee in Olney’s 2019 production of Cabaret. 

Pioneers Go East Collective Presents CROSSROADS Next Month at Judson Memorial Church Photo Pioneers Go East Collective Presents CROSSROADS Next Month at Judson Memorial Church
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021

CROSSROADS is a dance, film, and cross-disciplinary performance series centering the work of queer, BIPOC, and feminist artists. Presented by Pioneers Go East Collective, the fall 2021 series will feature in-progress works by 12 artists with diverse aesthetic and conceptual approaches to dance and performance-making.

Luna Stage Presents 50 DAYS/50 STATES Photo Luna Stage Presents 50 DAYS/50 STATES
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 4, 2020

Luna Stage, in collaboration with The Andrew Goodman Foundation and Dance The Vote, announces 50 Days/50 States--A Virtual Dance Party celebrating civic participation and marking fifty days to the November election.

Luna Stage Launches THE VOTING WRITES PROJECT Photo Luna Stage Launches THE VOTING WRITES PROJECT
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 31, 2020

Luna Stage debuts its ambitious, two-month-long Voting Writes Project, a series of interdisciplinary performance events celebrating civic participation. This multimedia experience celebrates democratic participation in advance of the November 2020 election. The Voting Writes Project was created in collaboration with the Andrew Goodman Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Alysha Umphress, Sean Okuniewicz, Rotimi Agbabiaka & More Will Lead THE ROCKY HORROR  Photo Alysha Umphress, Sean Okuniewicz, Rotimi Agbabiaka & More Will Lead THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW In San Francisco
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020

Tony Award winner and American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced today the full cast and creative team for Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show

Starbird & The Phoenix Release Acoustic Music Video for 'Sunbeam' Photo Starbird & The Phoenix Release Acoustic Music Video for 'Sunbeam'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 12, 2019

Just one year following the release of their stunning summery single ‚ÄúSunbeam,‚ÄĚ NYC folk/pop duo¬†Starbird & the Phoenix¬†have revealed an acoustic rendition of the track with a playful music video to match.¬†

RWS Entertainment Group and Virgin Voyages Announces Global Casting Tour Photo RWS Entertainment Group and Virgin Voyages Announces Global Casting Tour
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 13, 2019

Virgin Voyages and their Creative Collective, tasked with curating original and uniquely Virgin entertainment experiences, are launching a worldwide casting tour for the company's inaugural season.

Sundance Film Festival Announces 2019 'New Frontier' Lineup Photo Sundance Film Festival Announces 2019 'New Frontier' Lineup
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 5, 2018

Sundance Institute spotlights work at the dynamic crossroads of film, art and technology with the New Frontier selections for the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, announced today. This curated collection of cutting-edge independent and experimental media works are by creators who are pushing artistic innovation across new mediums that include VR, AR, mixed reality (MR) and AI. Programmers assembled a global slate of work from a mix of invitations and submissions to an open call for VR work earlier this year.

George Street Playhouse Debuts ANYTOWN About Opioid Abuse Photo George Street Playhouse Debuts ANYTOWN About Opioid Abuse
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2018

George Street Playhouse's Educational Touring Theatre, courtesy of support from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health, will premiere a new musical about the opioid crisis and its impact on teens and families. This original musical was developed in response to the devastating impact prescription opioid misuse, heroin, and fentanyl have had on communities throughout New Jersey. Anytown will premiere on September 25, 2018 at George Street Playhouse as part of a special Spotlight Conference on Opioid Abuse.  The Spotlight Conference will feature a keynote address from New Jersey State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal along with workshops for educators, school administrators, and public health professionals conducted by experts in the field from RWJBarnabas Health's Institute for Prevention and Recovery.  

VIDEO: GREAT COMET Alum Courtney Bassett Releases Music Video For 'Sunbeam' Featuring Photo VIDEO: GREAT COMET Alum Courtney Bassett Releases Music Video For 'Sunbeam' Featuring Familiar Broadway Faces
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2018

Courtney Bassett, seen on Broadway in Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, has released a music video with her band Starbird & the Phoenix for their song 'Sunbeam.'

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from the Public Theater's Gala Performance of RUNAWAYS! Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights from the Public Theater's Gala Performance of RUNAWAYS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 12, 2018

Last night, The Public Theater's Annual Gala celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Elizabeth Swados' iconic musical RUNAWAYS at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates 40th Anniversary of RUNAWAYS at Annual Gala Photo Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates 40th Anniversary of RUNAWAYS at Annual Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 12, 2018

Last night, The Public Theater's Annual Gala celebrated the 40th Anniversary of Elizabeth Swados' iconic musical RUNAWAYS at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

The Public Adds Free Public Performance of RUNAWAYS Photo The Public Adds Free Public Performance of RUNAWAYS
by Julie Musbach - Jun 7, 2018

The Public Theater will present the Annual Gala performance of the groundbreaking and thought-provoking musical RUNAWAYS by Elizabeth Swados on Monday, June 11 at the Delacorte Theater. There will also be a free added public performance of the musical on Tuesday, June 12, open to all.

Public Theater Announces Free Encore Performance of Runaways June 12 Photo Public Theater Announces Free Encore Performance of Runaways June 12
by Julie Musbach - May 8, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that there will be a free added public performance of the groundbreaking and thought-provoking musical RUNAWAYS by Elizabeth Swados on Tuesday, June 12 at the Delacorte Theater. Directed by Sam Pinkleton, with choreography by Ani Taj, and creative advisement by Jeanine Tesori, the additional performance will celebrate the 40th anniversary of this milestone production that first premiered at The Public in 1978 and continues to be a definitive moment in Public Theater history.

The Public Announces Gala Performance of RUNAWAYS Photo The Public Announces Gala Performance of RUNAWAYS
by Julie Musbach - Mar 27, 2018

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that The Public's Annual Galawill be a performance of the groundbreaking and thought-provoking musical RUNAWAYS by Elizabeth Swados on Monday, June 11 at the Delacorte Theater. Directed by Sam Pinkleton with choreography by Ani Taj, and creative advisement by Jeanine Tesori, the highly-anticipated summer gala under the stars will celebrate the 40th anniversary of this milestone production that first premiered at The Public in 1978 and continues to be a definitive moment in Public Theater history.

Photo Flash: First Look at Asia Kate Dillon, Molly Ranson, Flor De Liz Perez and More in GOOD MEN WANTED at Powerhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld has photos of Powerhouse Theater's final mainstage production of Good Men Wanted, which finishes performances this Sunday, July 30. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Musical, Starring Uzo Aduba, Begins Workshop Run Tonight at Powerhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film's 33rd Powerhouse Season celebrates the opening of its highly anticipated musical workshop production of The Secret Life of Bees tonight, July 27, at 8 p.m. at the Vogelstein Center for Drama & Film, with performances continuing on Friday, July 28, Saturday, July 29, and Sunday, July 30. This is the final weekend of the season.

Richard Schiff, Asia Kate Dillon, Molly Ranson and More Sign on for Vassar & New York Stage and Film's 2017 Powerhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the latest wave of casting for their highly anticipated 33rd Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, which is currently running through July 30, 2017:

Vassar Powerhouse's Star-Studded 2017 Season Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Vassar & New York Stage and Film's highly anticipated 33rd Powerhouse Season starts tonight, June 23 and runs through July 30, 2017 in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Photo Coverage: GREAT COMET Receives Actors' Equity Association's ACCA Award
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 21, 2017

Actors' Equity Association just presented Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 with the ninth annual "ACCA" Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. Presented by Equity's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs (ACCA), the ACCA Award is the only industry accolade of its kind to honor the distinctive talents and contributions made by the original chorus members of a Broadway musical.

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