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BalletX Announces 2020 Choreographic Fellow â€" Nicole CaruanaBalletX Announces 2020 Choreographic Fellow â€" Nicole Caruana
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

Christine Cox, Artistic & Executive Director of BalletX, proudly announces that Nicole Caruana is the recipient of the company's 2020 Choreographic Fellowship. With the program entering its 5th year, Caruana joins a growing list of BalletX Choreographic Fellows that includes Yin Yue (2016), Tommie-Waheed Evans (2017), Andrew McNicol (2018), and Katarzyna Skarpetowska (2019). John McFall, established choreographer and former Artistic Director of the Atlanta Ballet for twenty-one seasons, will serve as the 2020 Choreographic Mentor, providing direct support and guidance. Both fellow and mentor will present world premiere ballets on BalletX at Spring Series 2020 at The Wilma Theater, March 18-29, 2020. Subscriptions are currently available to BalletX's 2019-20 Season online at https://www.balletx.org/2019-2020-season-subscriptions/, by phone at 215-546-7824, and in-person at 215-546-7824. Single tickets go on sale in the fall of 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: SPRING SERIES 2019 at Wilma TheaterBWW Review: SPRING SERIES 2019 at Wilma Theater
by Nicole DelRossi - Mar 13, 2019

BalletX continues its 2018-2019 season with Spring Season 2019 at the Wilma Theater with 12 performances running from March 6th to the 17th led by artistic and executive director Christine Cox. This experience includes brand new work by choreographic visionary Nicolo Fonte, a piece by Lil' Buck that adds a contemporary twist to the evening and a new painterly inspired work by Katarzyna Skarpetowska. (more...)

Juilliard Dance Presents New Dances: Edition 2018Juilliard Dance Presents New Dances: Edition 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

Juilliard Dance, under the leadership of Alicia Graf Mack, opens its season with New Dances: Edition 2018 featuring four world-premiere dances by innovative choreographers Marcus Jarrell Willis (whose dance features the first-year class); Nelly van Bommel (featuring the second-year class); Juilliard alumnus Peter Chu (featuring the third-year class); and Stefanie Batten Bland (featuring the fourth-year class). Each choreographer works with one of the classes for the semester creating the new work; all Juilliard's dancers participate in the New Dances program. (more...)

Robert Mealy Directs Juilliard415 In CHAOS AND ORDER: THE DANCE MUSIC OF RAMEAURobert Mealy Directs Juilliard415 In CHAOS AND ORDER: THE DANCE MUSIC OF RAMEAU
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

On Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 7:30pm in Alice Tully Hall, violinist Robert Mealy directs Juilliard415 in "Chaos and Order: The Dance Music of Jean-Philippe Rameau" with new choreography created by Juilliard dance students Ethan Colangelo, Maddie Hanson, and Moscelyn ParkeHarrison. Building on the success of last season's production of Hippolyte et Aricie, this program celebrates the kinetic energy and musical invention of Rameau's dance music and includes his striking overtures to Nais, Les fetes de Polymnie, and Zoroastre. (more...)

Juilliard Dance Announces 2018-19 SeasonJuilliard Dance Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Juilliard Dance announces its 2018-19 season of performances of world premieres, masterworks in repertory, and new works developed by Juilliard students. The cornerstone of the season is New Dances: Edition 2018, featuring four world-premiere dances by innovative choreographers Stefanie Batten Bland (fourth-year class), alumnus Peter Chu (third-year class), Nelly van Bommel (second-year class), and Marcus Jarrell Willis (first-year class). Performances take place December 7, 8, 10, and 11, at 7:30pm and December 9 at 3pm in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. In the spring semester, Juilliard Spring Dances features repertory works by acclaimed choreographers: Bill T. Jones' D-Man in the Waters (Part 1); Alejandro Cerrudo's Little Mortal Jump; and Martha Graham's The Rite of Spring. Performances take place on March 27-29, at 7:30pm and March 30, at 2pm and 7:30pm in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. (more...)

The Center For Ballet And The Arts At NYU Announces 2018-19 FellowsThe Center For Ballet And The Arts At NYU Announces 2018-19 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University (CBA), the first international institute devoted to the creation and academic study of ballet, today announced the 27 artists and scholars who will serve as CBA Fellows in the 2018-19 academic year. The group - which represents The Center's largest and most far-reaching cohort yet - features distinguished individuals in a range of disciplines, including scholar Cecile Feza Bushidi, lighting designer Brandon Stirling Baker, choreographer Chase Brock, choreographer, filmmaker, and dancer Pontus Lidberg, and scholar Janice Ross, among others. (more...)

In Aqua Motion with Richmond BalletIn Aqua Motion with Richmond Ballet
by Melia Kraus-har - May 1, 2018

A dancer's dancer, when asked about how the work is connected to her greater body of choreography, she said her “focus is on what comes naturally; I never want the dancers to stop themselves.” (more...)

Juilliard Appoints Alicia Graf Mack as Director of DanceJuilliard Appoints Alicia Graf Mack as Director of Dance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Juilliard announced today that Alicia Graf Mack, former leading dancer of Dance Theatre of Harlem and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, will become director of the Juilliard Dance Division on July 1, 2018. Juilliard Dance is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious training programs in the world, offering instruction in both ballet and modern techniques designed to create true contemporary dancers and choreographers. (more...)

Trisha Brown Dance Company & Compañía Irene Rodríguez Come to Jacob's PillowTrisha Brown Dance Company & Compañía Irene Rodríguez Come to Jacob's Pillow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC) performs at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in the Ted Shawn Theatre, August 16-20, representing the work of one of the seminal choreographers of the 20th century. Since Brown's passing this past March, witnessing TBDC in an evening-length program is an increasingly rare experience. Echoing Brown's choreographic innovation, timeless aesthetic, and 1960s postmodern approach to dance making, TBDC will perform a version of Opal Loop (1980) prepared especially for Jacob's Pillow, featuring former dancers of the company and an original cast member. Acknowledging Brown's more recent choreography, TBDC will also perform Groove and Countermove (2000) and L'Amour au théâtre (2009). As the company ventures into a new era, viewing Brown's work in a proscenium venue “feel[s] increasingly essential” (The New Yorker). (more...)

The Bessie Awards Announces 2017 Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, today announced the nominees for the 2016?17 season at the Bessies press conference. The nominees were selected by the Bessie Awards Selection Committee, an independent committee of 38 dance industry professionals. Bessie Award categories include Outstanding Production, Outstanding Revived Work, Outstanding Performer, Outstanding Music Composition or Sound Design, and Outstanding Visual Design. The list of nominations follows.  (more...)

Richmond Ballet Returns to The Joyce for Four NY Premieres, 5/9-14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Richmond Ballet returns to The Joyce Theater for the first time since 2010 to perform four NY premieres from the more than 60 works commissioned by the Company since its inception. Under the 37-year leadership of founder Stoner Winslett – one of the longest tenured artistic directors of a major American ballet company and one of the few women in this position – Richmond Ballet has grown into one of the most respected midsized companies, presenting its body of works around the world. For their 2017 New York season, the Company has selected pieces by four gifted choreographers including Chinese-born Ma Cong, Warsaw-born and New York-resident Katarzyna Skarpetowska, San Francisco-based Val Caniparoli, and Richmond Ballet's Artistic Associate, Malcolm Burn. (more...)

Periapsis Music and Dance presents IMMINENCE at GK Artscenter 4/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Periapsis Music and Dance presents Imminence, a new work by choreographer Erin Dillon and composer Jonathan Howard Katz, on April 1 at 8:00 pm and April 2 and 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm at GK ArtsCenter (aka Gelsey Kirkland Academy), 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn.  Tickets are $24 advance, $30 at the door, with special pricing for students and artists of $15 advance and $20 at the door, available at http://periapsismusicanddance.org/calendar/. (more...)

Firehouse Theatre Announces December Programming
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Firehouse Theater has announced its December programming. See the full month-long schedule below: (more...)

Julliard Dance Presents NEW DANCES: EDITION 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, presents New Dances: Edition 2016 featuring four world-premiere dances by choreographers John Heginbotham (First-Year Dancers), Katarzyna Skarpetowska, (Second-Year Dancers), Pam Tanowitz (Third-Year Dancers), and Matthew Neenan (Fourth-Year Dancers).  Heginbotham and Skarpetowska are Juilliard alums, and Tanowitz and Neenan are returning as New Dances choreographers.  (more...)

Works & Process at The Guggenheim Presents 'Juilliard Dance: New Dances', 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

On Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at The Guggenheim presents excerpts of new works by four innovative choreographers performed by Juilliard Dance students prior to premiere-John Heginbotham (1st year); Katarzyna Skarpetowska (2nd year); Pam Tanowitz (3rd year); and Matthew Neenan (4th year). Artistic director Lawrence Rhodes discusses the creative process with the choreographers. (more...)

Steppenwolf's THE FUNDAMENTALS, The Met Opera and More Set for WORKS & PROCESS Series at the Guggenheim
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2016 season. (more...)

Works & Process, the Performing-Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Works & Process at the Guggenheim is pleased to announce its fall 2016 season. Since 1984 the performing-arts series has championed new works and offered audiences unprecedented access to leading creators and performers. Each intimate program blends performance with stimulating conversation with the creators, and takes place in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum's Frank Lloyd Wright-designed, 285-seat Peter B. Lewis Theater. Described by the New York Times as 'an exceptional opportunity to understand something of the creative process,' Works & Process is produced by founder Mary Sharp Cronson. A season preview video is available and further details can be found at worksandprocess.org. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 6/26/2016 - 7/3/2016
by BWW - Jul 3, 2016

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Juilliard Dance Sets 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2016

Juilliard Dance, under the direction of Lawrence Rhodes, opens its season in December with New Dances: Edition 2016 featuring four world-premiere dances by innovative choreographers John Heginbotham, an alumnus of Juilliard who will be working with the first-year class; Katarzyna Skarpetowska, an alumna of Juilliard who will be working with the second-year class; Pam Tanowitz, who is returning to New Dances and will be working with the third-year class; and Matthew Neenan, also a returning choreographer, who will be working with the fourth-year class. All 96 students in Juilliard's Dance Division will participate inNew Dances. (more...)

Metropolitan Ballet Company 20th Anniversary Gala Performance Set for 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

?Metropolitan Ballet Academy & Company (MBA/MBC), recognized by Pointe magazine as one of “seven local studios in America cultivating top talent” (Oct/Nov 2011), will celebrate its 20th Anniversary year with a Gala Performance on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Alumni from Metropolitan's two decades of training will return from their professional engagements with dance companies across America to perform in the Gala, which also features pre-professional Metropolitan Ballet Company dancers in classical and contemporary works. The Gala Performance will be held at the Josephine Muller Auditorium of Abington Friends School, 575 Washington Lane, Jenkintown, PA 19046. Tickets are $50 each and available at 215-663-1665 or online at www.metropolitanballetcompany.org. (more...)

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