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Andersonville Chamber of Commerce Presents ANDERSONVILLE AT HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: A  Photo Andersonville Chamber of Commerce Presents ANDERSONVILLE AT HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: A VIRTUAL VARIETY SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2020

Although we can't all gather for the traditional caroling and festivities that are customary in the Andersonville business district during the holiday season, the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce will present Andersonville at Home for the Holidays: A Virtual Variety Show on Sunday, December 13 at 7 pm.

Colt Coeur Announces 2020-2021 Resident Playwrights and Directors Photo Colt Coeur Announces 2020-2021 Resident Playwrights and Directors
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020

Colt Coeur is welcoming 3 additional artists (playwrights Bleu Beckford Burrell, Adrienne Dawes, and Noelle Viñas) to its Residency Program, with 4 of last year's Residents (directors Tara Elliott, J. Mehr Kaur, and Portia Krieger, and playwright Emma Goidel) opting to extend their Residency through 2021 (due to the unique impact of the Covid-19 pandemic).

Los Altos Stage Company Presents Los Altos Stage Company Announces New Education Dire Photo Los Altos Stage Company Presents Los Altos Stage Company Announces New Education Director
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020

Los Altos Stage Company (LASC) is saying goodbye to founding Education Director, Jillian Toby Cummings, and hello to new Education Director/Associate Artistic Director, Gary Ferguson, effective August 1, 2020.   Cummings has been LASC's Education Director since joining the Company in February 2016, when she founded LASC's now highly successful education programs. Jillian's responsibilities also include management of Los Altos Youth Theatre's (LAYT) three annual on-stage productions.  

Nan Giordano and Ray Leeper Team up for First Ever Virtual Jazz Dance Experience Photo Nan Giordano and Ray Leeper Team up for First Ever Virtual Jazz Dance Experience
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2020

 Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) Artistic Director Nan Giordano and LA-based choreographer Ray Leeper team up for the first ever virtual jazz dance experience on Zoom 2 - 3 p.m. (CT), on Gus Giordano Day, Saturday, April 25. Active participants and observers alike are welcome.

MJ the Musical is Holding National Auditions For 'Michaels' Of Varying Ages Photo MJ the Musical is Holding National Auditions For 'Michaels' Of Varying Ages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2020

MJ the musical has announced a multi-city search for actors of all ages, including young performers to play Michael Jackson at age 10. These auditions come on the heels of the recently announced star casting of Tony Award nominee Ephraim Sykes as Michael Jackson. Actors are being sought for Broadway stage roles as well as to understudy, and must possess the singing and dancing chops for the role of Michael Jackson at various stages of his life in the upcoming Broadway production.

Stephanie Rae Williams To Feature In BALASOLE At Ailey's Photo Stephanie Rae Williams To Feature In BALASOLE At Ailey's
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

ROBERTO VILLANUEVA, Executive & Artistic Director and Founder of BalaSole Dance Company, presents the 20th NYC Season Concert of BalaSole in 'GAMME,' a new program of solos in a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices, August 16 & 17, 8PM, at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street.

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by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

BalaSole Comes to Ailey This Month with Guest Nicole Corea Photo BalaSole Comes to Ailey This Month with Guest Nicole Corea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

ROBERTO VILLANUEVA, Founder/Artistic Director of BalaSole Dance Company, presents the 19th NYC Season Concert of BalaSole in 'MEZCLA,' a new program of solos in a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices, on August 17 & 18, 8PM, at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street.

Giordano Dance Chicago Honors Jazz Dance At The Auditorium Theatre Photo Giordano Dance Chicago Honors Jazz Dance At The Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) closes out its 55th Anniversary season, and the Auditorium Theatre's 2017-18 Season, at the National Historic Landmark on June 9 with an exhilarating mixed repertory program that honors the stylistic heart of American jazz dance. 

Chicago Tap Theatre to Premiere TAPPED FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME Photo Chicago Tap Theatre to Premiere TAPPED FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Artistic Director Mark Yonally and Chicago Tap Theatre (CTT) present Tapped for the Very First Time at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave.,  Saturday, June 23 and Friday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m.

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Bring STOMPING GROUNDS to Taste of Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Under the auspices of Mark Kelly, Commissioner of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Chicago Human Rhythm Project and Founder and Director Lane Alexander are bringing CHRP's program STOMPING GROUNDS to the city's largest food festival so Chicagoans can enjoy rhythms, beats and grooves from Chicago's diverse neighborhoods in in the center of the city on July 5-9, 12 noon to 4 p.m.

BalaSole Dance with Guest Soloist Miki Orihara Comes to BAM Fisher, 6/2-6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

     ROBERTO VILLANUEVA, Executive & Artistic Director and Founder of BalaSole Dance Company, presents the 18th NYC concert season of BalaSole in 'MOLTI,' a new program of solos in a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices, joined by special guest artist MIKI ORIHARA, former principal dancer with the Martha Graham Dance Company, June 2 & 3, 8PM, at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space), 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn, NY.  This program is part of a split bill concert with the Marie-Christine Giordano Dance.  BalaSole's program will be presented in the second half of the concert (at approximately 9 PM).

Giordano Dance Chicago Returns to the Auditorium Theatre for MADE IN CHICAGO Dance Series
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC) returns to the Auditorium Theatre for its third appearance in the theatre's "Made in Chicago" Dance Series on Saturday, June 10, at 7:30PM. This mixed repertory program closes out the Auditorium Theatre's 2016-17 Season, as well as Giordano Dance Chicago's 54th season.

DANCE FOR LIFE 2017 Companies Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago will exemplify Chicago's versatile and virtuoso dance community with the eight companies that are performing August 19 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, presents this annual benefit performance, which is preceded by a gala reception at the Hilton Chicago.

Giordano Dance Chicago Heats up the MAC on Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC), America's original jazz dance company, heats up 2017 with the sizzle of jazz dance at McAninch Arts Center (MAC) Today, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. The Chicago Sun-Times calls GDC, 'more stunning than ever;' Dance Magazine calls them, 'a burst of pure dance joy;' and Time Out Chicago says, 'When the curtain falls and the evening ends, there are a lot of grateful, happily satisfied customers.'

Giordano Dance Chicago Heats up the MAC on 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Giordano Dance Chicago (GDC), America's original jazz dance company, heats up 2017 with the sizzle of jazz dance at McAninch Arts Center (MAC) Saturday, February 4 at 7:30 p.m. The Chicago Sun-Times calls GDC, 'more stunning than ever;' Dance Magazine calls them, 'a burst of pure dance joy;' and Time Out Chicago says, 'When the curtain falls and the evening ends, there are a lot of grateful, happily satisfied customers.'

LAURI GREGOIRE, A Dancer's Life
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 11, 2016

Make no mistake about it, to know Lauri Gregoire is to love her - just ask the legions of people lucky enough to know her throughout her life, particularly those who have come to know her in the 20-plus years she's lived in Nashville. She's beautiful, to be certain, but perhaps more to the point, she is bright, clever, intelligent, empathetic, kind and committed to her family and friends, her career and business and to living the kind of life that has created a legacy of creativity and art in her adopted hometown.

2016 Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards to Honor Donna McKechnie, ABT Star and More; Performers Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

October 24th from 7pm at Stage 48, 605 West 48th Street, HIV HERO will present the third annual HIV HERO Broadway & Ballet HERO Awards.

BalaSole Dance Co. to Bring MIXTUS to Ailey Theater This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

ROBERTO VILLANUEVA, Executive & Artistic Director and Founder of BalaSole Dance Company, presents the 6th Year Anniversary and 17th NYC concert season of BalaSole in 'MIXTUS,' a new program of solos in a broad range of dance styles, music choices and artistic voices, on August 13 & 14, 8PM, at Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55 Street.

Chill Out with SUMMER SHORTS 2016 at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

59E59 Theaters is thrilled to welcome Throughline Artists with SUMMER SHORTS 2016, the annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing, now celebrating its 10th season.

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