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BWW Review: Jonah Bokaer Presents His Riveting Solo THE DISAPPEARANCE PORTRAITS at Cooper HewittBWW Review: Jonah Bokaer Presents His Riveting Solo THE DISAPPEARANCE PORTRAITS at Cooper Hewitt
by Barnett Serchuk - Sep 5, 2017

It is always a pleasure to acknowledge a rare, unique voice in the dance world. I say this with pleasure after viewing Jonah Bokaer's 'The Disappearance Portraits' on August 24, 2017, at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. I have been following Mr. Boaker's work for a number of years but never had the occasion to write about him. Thus, I now luckily have the opportunity. (more...)

Brooklyn PHOTOGRAPHS Opens at BRIC, 9/7Brooklyn PHOTOGRAPHS Opens at BRIC, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

BRIC is pleased to present Brooklyn Photographs, a group exhibitionfeaturing the work of eleven photographers who have captured life and traditions in various Brooklyn neighborhoods from the 1960s to the present. Brooklyn Photographs epitomizes BRIC's commitment to offering rigorously curated exhibitions with a rich cross-section of ideas, voices, and artistic media that reflect Brooklyn's diversity. (more...)

Bonnie Collura's PATCHWORK on View This Fall at Kustera ProjectsBonnie Collura's PATCHWORK on View This Fall at Kustera Projects
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Kustera Projects presents Bonnie Collura's PATCHWORK, on view this fall. A solo exhibition of new work by Bonnie Collura, this will be the artist's first show in New York in more than 10 years. (more...)

The Bessies Announce 2017 Lifetime Achievement, Service Award HonoreesThe Bessies Announce 2017 Lifetime Achievement, Service Award Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today that Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, choreographer and founding artistic director of Urban Bush Women, will be the recipient of the 2017 NY Dance and Performance Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dance, and writer Eva Yaa Asantewaa will receive this year's award for Outstanding Service to the Field of Dance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: JERRY'S GIRLS Opens at The York Theatre CompanyPhoto Coverage: JERRY'S GIRLS Opens at The York Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 7, 2017

The York Theatre Company's Jerry's Girls, led by Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime), with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman celebrated opening night last night!  (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Perform at 2017 Jacob's PillowDoug Varone and Dancers to Perform at 2017 Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will perform at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival at the Ted Shawn Theater, 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA 01223, from August 2-6, 2017 with performances Wednesday-Saturday at 8pm; Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $39-69 and are available at www.jacobspillow.org/events/doug-varone-dancers/. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers Presents DEVICES Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program ShowcaseDoug Varone and Dancers Presents DEVICES Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will once again present the DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase from Thursday, August 10 - Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:30pm at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway (Entrance at 53A Chambers), NYC. T (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers present DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program ShowcaseDoug Varone and Dancers present DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will once again present the DEVICES: Choreographic Intensive & Mentorship Program Showcasefrom Thursday, August 10 - Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 7:30pm at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center,280 Broadway (Entrance at 53A Chambers), NYC.  Tickets are $12 in advance and $17 at the door, and will be available at https://gibneydance.org/performance/. (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 VICTORY DANCEDoug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 VICTORY DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will perform Lux in 2017 Victory Dance, presented by The New 42nd Street and The New Victory Theater, on Thursdays, July 13 & 20, 2017 at 7pm at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Doug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 Victory DanceDoug Varone and Dancers to Perform in 2017 Victory Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will perform Lux in 2017 Victory Dance, presented by The New 42nd Street and The New Victory Theater, on Thursdays, July 13 & 20, 2017 at 7pm at The Duke on 42nd Street (229 West 42nd Street).  (more...)

Jonah Bokaer Choreography presents OCCUPANTJonah Bokaer Choreography presents OCCUPANT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

On June 15 Jonah Bokaer Choreography will be presenting OCCUPANT and Study For Occupant for their Hudson Premiere. This will be Jonah's third performance run at Melissa Auf Der Maur's Basilica Hudson: OCCUPANT is a trio for three dancers performed by Tal Adler-Arieli, Sara Procopio, Betti Rollo), preceded by a Jonah Bokaer solo, Study For Occupant, both with scenic collaborations with Daniel Arsham. Minimal and mesmerizing, these works were inspired by the Edward Albee play of the same name. OCCUPANT, has been presented worldwide including The Fabric Workshop & Museum in Philadelphia; The Spoleto Festival in Italy; The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami; and the Monodramas Festival of Luxembourg. Multimedia collaborators for this work include scenographer Arsham, sound designer Jesse Stiles, dramaturg Gavin Kroeber, and composer Ryoji Ikeda (Dataplex). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards!Photo Coverage: Go Inside the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards!
by Walter McBride - May 19, 2017

Just yesterday, the New York Drama Critics' Circle gathered to honor their 2017 award winners at Feinstein's/54 Below- Best Play: Oslo and Best Musical: The Band's Visit. The award for best play carries a cash prize of $2,500. The prize is made possible by a grant from the Lucille Lortel Foundation. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New York Drama Critics' Circle Honors OSLO and THE BAND'S VISITPhoto Coverage: The New York Drama Critics' Circle Honors OSLO and THE BAND'S VISIT
by Walter McBride - May 19, 2017

Just yesterday, the New York Drama Critics' Circle gathered to honor their 2017 award winners at Feinstein's/54 Below- Best Play: Oslo and Best Musical: The Band's Visit. The award for best play carries a cash prize of $2,500.  The prize is made possible by a grant from the Lucille Lortel Foundation. (more...)

Queer|Art Announces Mentors for 2017-18 Program CycleQueer|Art Announces Mentors for 2017-18 Program Cycle
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Queer|Art has announced the new Mentors for the 2017-2018 program cycle of Queer|Art|Mentorship. Applications open June 1st. (more...)

The Orchestra of the League of Composers to Present Works by Clement, Part & More at Miller TheaterThe Orchestra of the League of Composers to Present Works by Clement, Part & More at Miller Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

The Orchestra of the League of Composers, Louis Karchin, Music Director, and David Fulmer, conductor, will present works by Clement, Bielewa, Lerdahl and Part on Thursday, May 25 at 7:30 PM at Miller Theatre at Columbia University, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY. (more...)

New York Drama Critics' Circle Announces 2017 Winners - OSLO, THE BAND'S VISIT & More!New York Drama Critics' Circle Announces 2017 Winners - OSLO, THE BAND'S VISIT & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The awards include a cash prize of $2,500 for Best Play, made possible by a grant from the Lucille Lortel Foundation. The awards will be presented at a private cocktail reception on Thursday, May 18. (more...)

Abrons Arts Center Announces Free Ticket Program for Veterans to Christina Masciotti's RAW BACON FROM POLANDAbrons Arts Center Announces Free Ticket Program for Veterans to Christina Masciotti's RAW BACON FROM POLAND
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

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Doug Varone and Dancers to Offer Summer Workshop at Purchase CollegeDoug Varone and Dancers to Offer Summer Workshop at Purchase College
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will offer Summer Workshop 2017, an immersive, three-week workshop for pre-professional and professional dancers, at Purchase College, June 4 - 23, 2017. (more...)

Maximum Velocity Summer Festivals 2017 AnnouncedMaximum Velocity Summer Festivals 2017 Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

A world-class summer immersion bringing together Strictly Seattle summer dance intensive and the International Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation (SFDI). Maximum Velocity is the premiere west coast summer dance festival. (more...)

New York Drama Critics' Circle to Announce 2017 Award Winners Next WeekNew York Drama Critics' Circle to Announce 2017 Award Winners Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The winners of the 2017 New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards will be announced Monday, May 8, 2017 at approximately 5:30pm. The selections will be made at the organization's 82nd annual voting meeting. (more...)

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