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Bio:
Carmen de Lavallade first appeared on Broadway in Harold Arlen and Truman Capote's House of Flowers. After a long career in dance, Carmen joined the Yale Repertory Theater in the 60's where she performed in productions of Macbeth, Julius Caesar, and Midsummer Night's Dream, as well as taught ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Carmen de Lavallade first appeared on Broadway in Harold Arlen and Truman Capote's House of Flowers. After a long career in dance, Carmen joined the Yale Repertory Theater in the 60's where she performed in productions of Macbeth, Julius Caesar, and Midsummer Night's Dream, as well as taught ... (read complete bio)
MR. SOUL Launches August 1st on HBO Max Photo MR. SOUL Launches August 1st on HBO Max
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 22, 2021

'Mr. SOUL!‚Ä̬†was also shortlisted at the¬†93rd Academy Awards¬†in the category of Best Original Song, for¬†‚ÄúShow Me Your Soul‚Ä̬†by Grammy Award-winning composer¬†Robert Glasper¬†and Grammy Award-winning singer¬†Lalah Hathaway.¬†

Dallas Black Dance Theatre To Take Part In Jacob's Pillow International Dance Festiva Photo Dallas Black Dance Theatre To Take Part In Jacob's Pillow International Dance Festival
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 29, 2021

Dallas Black Dance Theatre is honored to be a part of the full artist lineup for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2021.

Dallas Black Dance Theatre's Spring Celebration to Feature Alicia Graf Mack Photo Dallas Black Dance Theatre's Spring Celebration to Feature Alicia Graf Mack
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021

Dallas Black Dance Theatre’s Spring Celebration performance will feature guest artist Alicia Graf Mack, Dean and Director at The Juilliard School, following an esteemed career as the principal dancer at two major dance companies.

Alia Jones-Harvey to Take Part in ORAL HISTORY PROJECT Presented by The League of Pro Photo Alia Jones-Harvey to Take Part in ORAL HISTORY PROJECT Presented by The League of Professional Theatre Women
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2021

The League of Professional Theatre Women will present an Oral History Project event with the 4-time Tony Award-nominated producer Alia Jones-Harvey on Monday, May 24 at 6pm on Zoom. The Oral History Project chronicles and documents the contributions of significant theatre women in all fields.

Jacob's Pillow Announces Plans for Festival 2021, Ted Shawn Theatre Renovation, and D Photo Jacob's Pillow Announces Plans for Festival 2021, Ted Shawn Theatre Renovation, and Dance We Must Campaign
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021

Today Jacob’s Pillow has announced plans to host a multi-platform virtual and on-site Festival in 2021, undertake substantial renovations to the Ted Shawn Theatre, and complete Vision ’22, a five-year strategic plan established in 2017.

Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Alvin Ailey Photo Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Alvin Ailey
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 13, 2021

Today we learn all about Alvin Ailey- a dancer, director, choreographer, and activist who is perhaps best known for founding the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT). His work fused theater, modern dance, ballet, and jazz with black vernacular, creating hope-fueled choreography that continues to spread global awareness of black life in America.

JOHN BARROWMAN LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, DIRTY DANCING LIVE IN CONCERT & More Av Photo JOHN BARROWMAN LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL, DIRTY DANCING LIVE IN CONCERT & More Available to Stream in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2021

Love is in the air this month as BroadwayHD adds a line-up of new show-stopping theater performances, concert films and documentaries. Starting on February 1st, BroadwayHD viewers can stream this delightful 1958 musical film Gigi, winner of 9 Academy Awards.

Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Midori, and Dick Van Dyke to be Honored at 43  Photo Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Midori, and Dick Van Dyke to be Honored at 43 Annual Kennedy Center Honors
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

Recipients to be honored at the 43rd annual national celebration of the arts are: multi-disciplinary artist, choreographer, and actress Debbie Allen; singer-songwriter and activist Joan Baez; country singer-songwriter Garth Brooks; violinist Midori; and actor Dick Van Dyke.

The League of Professional Theatre Women to Present Oral History Project with Micki G Photo The League of Professional Theatre Women to Present Oral History Project with Micki Grant
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020

The League of Professional Theatre Women will present an Oral History Project event with the award-winning composer, lyricist, playwright, and actress Micki Grant on Monday, November 16 at 6pm on Zoom. Admission to the event is FREE. The interview with Ms. Grant has been prerecorded, and will be followed by a live Q&A.

Ailey All Access Presents Broadcast Of Alvin Ailey's Classic Blues Suite From 1985 Photo Ailey All Access Presents Broadcast Of Alvin Ailey's Classic Blues Suite From 1985
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 23, 2020

The Ailey organization continues to uplift spirits of 24 million people and counting globally with Ailey All Access. The online initiative offers free performance broadcasts from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater repertory, Ailey Extension dance and fitness class, original short films, conversation series, and more.

AILEY ALL ACCESS to Feature Camille A. Brown's CITY OF RAIN and More Photo AILEY ALL ACCESS to Feature Camille A. Brown's CITY OF RAIN and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 15, 2020

Founder Alvin Ailey's ground-breaking legacy drives the Ailey organization to share the Ailey spirit despite unprecedented times through Ailey All Access.

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Annouced At NJPAC Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Annouced At NJPAC
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ends its current 21-city tour at New Jersey Performing Arts Center for a three-day engagement over Mother's Day Weekend, May 8-10. Led by artistic director Robert Battle, Ailey's 32 renowned dancers will elevate a legacy of innovation and excellence in artistry with diverse works by preeminent choreographers.

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Practical Playwriting: How To Write For Commerci Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Practical Playwriting: How To Write For Commercial Production 2020
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 4, 2020

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the return of Practical Playwriting: How to Write for Commercial Production 2020 on Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 10am to 5:30 pm at Clinton Cameo Studios, 307 W. 43rd Street, Studio A. Tickets are $125 for members and $150 for non-members. Early- Bird tickets are $25 off thru 3/4. Tickets can be purchased online at https://truonline.org/events/practical-playwriting-2020/.

BWW Review: DEMO: NOW 2O20 at Kennedy Center Photo BWW Review: DEMO: NOW 2O20 at Kennedy Center
by Barbara Trainin Blank - Mar 3, 2020

It was a misty, later rainy night, but that didn't dampen the enthusiasm of the audience at Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater watching DEMO: Now 2020. They greeted the musicians and dancers, directed and curated by Damian Woetzel, with standing ovations and loud, prolonged applause.

BWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at Tennessee Performing Arts Center Photo BWW Review: ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Melia Kraus-har - Mar 3, 2020

It was humbling listening to audience members remark upon the beauty and pure joy of seeing a stage filled with artists of color, responding to a shared sense of knowing, especially Ailey's work, Cry, dedicated in the program to 'all Black women everywhere - especially our mothers.' The ability for audience members to feel seen in a 2,000 plus seat auditorium, by a nearly fifty-year-old work, is the platform Ailey gave his artists.

MOVING BODY-MOVING IMAGE Festival Will Return to Barnard College Photo MOVING BODY-MOVING IMAGE Festival Will Return to Barnard College
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

After its sold-out 2018 debut, the biennale MOVING BODY - MOVING IMAGE Festival, conceived and curated by the accomplished choreographer, dancer, teacher, and filmmaker Gabri Christa, returns to Barnard College.

2020 National Dance Presenters' Forum is Now Accepting Applications Photo 2020 National Dance Presenters' Forum is Now Accepting Applications
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 2020

Jacob's Pillow, in partnership with the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) and the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), invites early career dance presenters to apply for an immersive professional development experience at Jacob's Pillow, August 5-8, 2020. The third annual Forum, reinstated in July 2018 in response to field-wide interest, is developed in collaboration with key partners from across the U.S. and designed to be a catalytic opportunity for early career dance presenters.

Ailey's Holiday Season Celebrates The Ailey School's 50th Anniversary And Presents Tw Photo Ailey's Holiday Season Celebrates The Ailey School's 50th Anniversary And Presents Two Premieres
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 10, 2019

On Tuesday, December 10th, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater continues its holiday season with a celebration of The Ailey School's 50th anniversary, honoring its standard of excellence for providing exceptional training to more than 3,500 students annually. This special evening features students performing alongside the Company in Alvin Ailey's Memoria and Revelations.

Photo Flash: Inside Alvin Ailey Dance Theater 2020 Opening Night Benefit At City Cent Photo Photo Flash: Inside Alvin Ailey Dance Theater 2020 Opening Night Benefit At City Center
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 5, 2019

Last night, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's 2019-2020 holiday season engagement at New York City Center kicked off with a star-studded Opening Night Gala Benefit performance and party led by Artistic Director Robert Battle, with award-winning actress and singer Renée Elise Goldsberry as honorary chair. 

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's New York City Center Season Kicks Off Wednesday, Photo Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's New York City Center Season Kicks Off Wednesday, December 4
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2019

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off its five-week holiday season with a one-night only gala benefit on Wednesday, December 4 at 7pm, complete with an exceptional performance at New York City Center and dinner-party at the Hilton New York Grand Ballroom.

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