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Date Of Birth:
March 27, 1934 (87)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
 
Date of Birth: March 27, 1934 (87)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Saratoga Performing Arts Center Announces 2021 Classical Season and Summer Events Photo Saratoga Performing Arts Center Announces 2021 Classical Season and Summer Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2021

Saratoga Performing Arts Center is inviting¬†audiences to the SPAC grounds and nearby Pitney Farms to experience live, outdoor performances throughout the summer. The SPAC amphitheater and main lawn will be the home of performances by¬†New York City Ballet,¬†The Philadelphia Orchestra¬†and¬†Opera Saratoga, as well as¬†‚ÄúA Midsummer Night‚Äôs Supper.‚ÄĚ

Ballet Tech Announces Dionne D. Figgins as New Artistic Director Photo Ballet Tech Announces Dionne D. Figgins as New Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 2, 2021

Ballet Tech, which each year introduces hundreds of New York City public school children to the beauty and rigor of classical dance, today announced Dionne D. Figgins as its new Artistic Director. Figgins begins leading the organization on August 1, in time for the return of school in fall.

John Lithgow Joins DEXTER Reboot Photo John Lithgow Joins DEXTER Reboot
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2021

Stage and screen star John Lithgow has signed on for a short appearance on the upcoming reboot of the hit Showtime series Dexter.

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Receives $10M From MacKenzie Scott And Dan Jewett Photo Dance Theatre Of Harlem Receives $10M From MacKenzie Scott And Dan Jewett
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2021

Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director and Founding Member of Dance Theatre of Harlem, along with the company's Executive Director, Anna Glass, announced today a $10 million gift from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott and educator and philanthropist Dan Jewett.

University Of North Carolina School Of The Arts Names Endalyn Taylor Dean Of The Scho Photo University Of North Carolina School Of The Arts Names Endalyn Taylor Dean Of The School Of Dance
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2021

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts has named dancer, choreographer, and educator Endalyn Taylor as its new dean of the School of Dance effective August 1. She will lead the conservatory's dance program, which develops technically sound and stylistically versatile professional dancers through training in both classical and contemporary dance.

Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Ballet and Dance Season Photo Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Ballet and Dance Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021

The Kennedy Center has announced its 2021‚Äď2022 ballet and dance season - beginning in October 2021.

VIDEO: Celebrate Black Lady Magic on THE CHAOS TWINS - Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Celebrate Black Lady Magic on THE CHAOS TWINS - Watch Now!
by The Chaos Twins - Mar 24, 2021

Black Girl Magic, but make it CHAOS. Malcom X described the black woman as the most disrespected, unprotected and neglected person in America, and yet, black women are surely at the center of much political progress, artistic genius, and family structure throughout history.

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Presents FIREBIRD Photo Dance Theatre Of Harlem Presents FIREBIRD
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 26, 2021

In honor of Women's History Month, Dance Theatre of Harlem will host Firebird Day, a celebration of its iconic Firebird ballet, on Saturday, March 13.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Announces Winter Season of Virtual Performances and Events Photo Dance Theatre of Harlem Announces Winter Season of Virtual Performances and Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2021

Dance Theatre of Harlem announced today a new slate of digital performances as part of its online streaming series, DTH On Demand, and events, including its annual Founders’ Week celebration, throughout February, the nation’s month to officially and proudly honor Black History.

The Met Appoints Marcia Sells As Its First Chief Diversity Officer Photo The Met Appoints Marcia Sells As Its First Chief Diversity Officer
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2021

The Metropolitan Opera announced today that Marcia Lynn Sells has been named the company's first Chief Diversity Officer. Ms. Sells comes to the Met from Harvard Law School, where, as Dean of Students since 2015, she has led her team in the creation and implementation of a wide range of diversity programs.

MoBBallet Honors Black History Month With New Digital Installation Photo MoBBallet Honors Black History Month With New Digital Installation
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2021

Memoirs of Blacks in Ballet (MoBBallet), the groundbreaking project documenting and transforming conversations around Black ballet artists, announces its launch of The Constellation Project: Mapping the Dark Stars of Ballet. 

VIDEO: Dance Theatre of Harlem Company Members Dance Through the Streets of NYC Photo VIDEO: Dance Theatre of Harlem Company Members Dance Through the Streets of NYC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2020

Students of the Dance Theatre of Harlem took to the New York City Streets to show off their talents and move to the music. Dance Theatre of Harlem is a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim, encompassing a professional touring company, a leading studio school & a national and international education & community outreach program.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Presents Online Premiere of DOUGLA Photo Dance Theatre of Harlem Presents Online Premiere of DOUGLA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 24, 2020

Dance Theatre of Harlem has released the online premiere of Geoffrey Holder's spectacular Dougla as its final streaming performance this summer on DTH On Demand, the company's platform of online performances, classes, artist conversations, and more.

VIDEO: Watch SAB's Virtual Workshop Performance Celebration Photo VIDEO: Watch SAB's Virtual Workshop Performance Celebration
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2020

Tune in to see Davide and other exciting ballet stars in the making at SAB's Virtual Workshop Performance Celebration! Click here to watch, or tune in on Youtube. The Virtual Workshop Performance Celebration will be available until Monday, July 13 at 7PM ET, and it is free to watch.

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Adds Streaming Performances Photo Dance Theatre Of Harlem Adds Streaming Performances
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2020

Dance Theatre of Harlem (Virginia Johnson, Artistic Director; Anna Glass, Executive Director) announced today new programing on its online streaming service, DTH On Demand.

Jacob's Pillow Announces Full Schedule of Virtual Festival Photo Jacob's Pillow Announces Full Schedule of Virtual Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2020

Jacob's Pillow, home to the longest-running dance festival in the United States, launches a Virtual Festival with eight weeks of free programming, July 7-August 29.

Dance Theatre Of Harlem and Dartmouth's Hopkins Center For The Arts Partner Photo Dance Theatre Of Harlem and Dartmouth's Hopkins Center For The Arts Partner
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2020

A landmark collaboration between Dance Theatre of Harlem and the Hopkins Center for the Arts kicks off in late June for the first of a three-summer residency.

The School Of American Ballet Presents Virtual Workshop Premiere Celebration July 9 Photo The School Of American Ballet Presents Virtual Workshop Premiere Celebration July 9
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2020

The Virtual Workshop Celebration has a new date! Join on Thursday, July 9 at 7PM ET at sab.org, Facebook, or Youtube for the Live Premiere of this special evening. The Celebration is free to watch and will be available beginning on Thursday, July 9 until Monday, July 13 at 7PM ET. 

Dance Theatre of Harlem Launches DTH On Demand Photo Dance Theatre of Harlem Launches DTH On Demand
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 29, 2020

On Wednesday, June 3, Dance Theatre of Harlem launches a new engaging digital experience of online and interactive content including DTH On Demand, a new platform featuring several weeks of archival performances, conversations with artists, online classes, instructional videos, and more sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest Television Episodes of All Time - from I LOVE LUCY to BETTER CALL SAUL
by Peter Nason - Apr 22, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best TV episodes from the 1950's to 2020; see if your favorites made the list!

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