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Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre To Be Featured In American Dance Guild Performance Festiv Photo Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre To Be Featured In American Dance Guild Performance Festival: RETURN, RENEW, REJOICE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre will be featured in the American Dance Guild Performance Festival: Return, Renew, Rejoice!, on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 8 pm at Ailey Citigroup Theater.

The American Dance Guild ADG PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL Returns This December Photo The American Dance Guild ADG PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL Returns This December
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2022

The American Dance Guild will return to live performance with their yearly ADG PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL, their first live production since the Covid pandemic. 

Arts on Site to Present Janis Brenner in SHE REMEMBERS HER AMNESIA in November Photo Arts on Site to Present Janis Brenner in SHE REMEMBERS HER AMNESIA in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 14, 2022

Arts on Site will present JANIS BRENNER, dancer/singer/actress, in the premiere of her one-woman show She Remembers her Amnesia, based on true stories, and set to a musical score by Jerome Begin.  Three performances: November 9 at 8 PM and November 10 at 6:30 & 8:30 PM at Arts on Site.  Evening performances will be followed by a Q&A session.

The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns To Ailey Citigroup Theater Photo The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns To Ailey Citigroup Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2022

The American Dance Guild will return to live performance with their yearly ADG PERFORMANCE FESTIVAL, their first live production since the Covid pandemic. Return, Renew, Rejoice! will take place over four evenings, Dec 1 - Dec 4 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, in New York City. The work of 34 contemporary choreographers will be shown.

DOODLES, COLLAGES, AND PAINTINGS: DANCERS PIVOT TO VISUAL CHOREOGRAPHY On View March  Photo DOODLES, COLLAGES, AND PAINTINGS: DANCERS PIVOT TO VISUAL CHOREOGRAPHY On View March 14-21 In NYC
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2022

Creative people create, and during Covid, Christine Jowers, Janis Brenner, and JoAnna Mendl Shaw turned their attention to 'visual choreography.' The three dancer/choreographers have joined forces to show their 'Doodles, Collages, and Paintings: Dancers Pivot to Visual Choreography,'

Juilliard Launches Streaming Initiative to Share Performances With a Global Audience Photo Juilliard Launches Streaming Initiative to Share Performances With a Global Audience
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2021

Juilliard has announced¬†the launch of¬†Juilliard LIVE, a new streaming initiative offering performances from across its three divisions‚ÄĒmusic, dance, and drama‚ÄĒonline to a global audience.

The Annenberg Center Presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, April 22 Photo The Annenberg Center Presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, April 22
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 30, 2021

The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, streamed live, on Thursday, April 22 at 7 PM, in a program of works that features the world premiere of The Wind, performed by Kun-Yang Lin himself.

Annenberg Center Presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers and World Premiere of THE WIND Photo Annenberg Center Presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers and World Premiere of THE WIND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2020

The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, streamed live from the Harold Prince Theatre, on Thursday, November 19 at 7 PM, in a program of works that features the world premiere of The Wind, performed by Kun-Yang Lin himself.

The American Dance Festival Has Announced its 2020 Season Photo The American Dance Festival Has Announced its 2020 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020

The American Dance Festival (ADF) today announced the schedule for its 87th season, running June 18-July 25, 2020. The season includes performances by both new and established companies, highlighting the breadth and excellence of today's modern dance field.

Metropolitan Ballet to Welcome Sarah Mettin As Artistic Associate Photo Metropolitan Ballet to Welcome Sarah Mettin As Artistic Associate
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

Sarah Mettin has been named Artistic Associate of Metropolitan Ballet Company in Jenkintown, PA.

United Solo Festival Announces 2019 Award Winners And New London Festival Photo United Solo Festival Announces 2019 Award Winners And New London Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2019

United Solo Announces 10th-Season Winners and New Festival in London

10th Season Of United Solo Festival Opens Tonight Photo 10th Season Of United Solo Festival Opens Tonight
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2019

The wait is finally over for the 10th anniversary of United Solo. With its most ambitious lineup yet, United Solo will once again unite solo performers from six continents in the heart of New York's theatre district. Over 130 productions will be presented at this year's United Solo, the largest festival of its kind in the world, celebrating its first decade of taking solo theatre to new heights. With up to five performances each day until November 24 at Theatre Row, this year's robust selection of one-person shows will attract thousands of theatregoers. Over 20 performances have sold out in advance, with more expected to follow. The festival will grant additional performance dates to its most popular productions. In addition to performances, United Solo also offers Master Classes with world-famous theatre creators and recognized experts, including acclaimed director Austin Pendleton, who will give his Master Class on October 8, with more Master Classes to follow.

The American Dance Guild Festival Honors Modern Dance Innovators With 33 Choreographe Photo The American Dance Guild Festival Honors Modern Dance Innovators With 33 Choreographers Over Four Days
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

Janis Brenner Returns in INHERITANCE: A LITANY At United Solo Theatre Festival Photo Janis Brenner Returns in INHERITANCE: A LITANY At United Solo Theatre Festival
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2019

Acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Janis Brenner will appear in the a?oeEncore/Best Ofa?? performance of the full-length, interdisciplinary dance/voice/theatre one-woman show, Inheritance: A Litany presented on Opening Night of the United Solo Theatre Festival, Sept. 19th at 8:00pm (Sold Out), and now Saturday, Sept. 28th at 6pm, Off-Broadway at Theater Row, Off- NYC. At 410 W. 42nd Street. Tickets are $45 in advance or at the door, and are available at 212-239-6200, at the theater, or at http://unitedsolo.org/us/2019-inheritance/.

The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns Photo The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns
by Stephi Wild - 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.

Freemove Dance's ...IT'S TIME... Returns To 14th Street Y Photo Freemove Dance's ...IT'S TIME... Returns To 14th Street Y
by Julie Musbach - Jul 25, 2019

Freemove Dance presents the comeback run of a??it's timea?? a?" a piece performed last year as part of 14th Street Y's inaugural curated season.

United Solo Announces THE BEST OF Category, Celebrating Artistic Achievement Photo United Solo Announces THE BEST OF Category, Celebrating Artistic Achievement
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2019

There has never been a lack of extraordinary talent at United Solo. Year by year, audiences have witnessed some of the most amazing solo artists from all over the world share their talents and stories. Some of these artists have made a particularly incredible mark on the audience's hearts through their performances on the United Solo stage at Theatre Row on 42nd Street in Manhattan. Therefore, during the first two weeks of the 10th anniversary season of United Solo, nearly thirty award-winning performers will be gracing the stage once again in THE BEST OF category.

United Solo Celebrates One Decade As The World's Largest Solo Theatre Festival Photo United Solo Celebrates One Decade As The World's Largest Solo Theatre Festival
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the new season of United Solo, which celebrates its tenth anniversary with over 120 productions, presented every day between September 19 and November 24. The festival will take place at the newly renovated Theatre Row in the heart of New York's theatre district, which has been home to the festival since its inception. Throughout the past decade, the festival has presented more than 1,000 productions from six continents.

Periapsis Music And Dance Presents ORACLE At Kumble Theater Photo Periapsis Music And Dance Presents ORACLE At Kumble Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 30, 2019

Periapsis Music and Dance presents ORACLE A program of dance/music collaborations.

The Annenberg Center And NextMove Dance Present Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Photo The Annenberg Center And NextMove Dance Present Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2019

The Annenberg Center and NextMove Dance present Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D) in its highly-anticipated Annenberg Center debut, April 12 (8 PM) and April 13 (2 PM). Hailed for its superbly trained dancers and inventive choreography, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers' artistry is a hybrid of Asian philosophies and Western culture infused with a fearless physicality that resonates with the soul, resulting in lush works of poetic sensibility. The New York Times writes "Lin's dances, simultaneously abstract and specific, create and inhabit worlds of their own." The program includes CHI (2002), Moon (1993), The Land (2000), Dreamscape (2016), and the world premiere of Spring 101. Tickets are available at AnnenbergCenter.org or 215.898.3900.

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