BWW Report: 2019 Bessies AKA Thank Goodness for Joan, Louis, and CamilleBWW Report: 2019 Bessies AKA Thank Goodness for Joan, Louis, and Camille
by Juan Michael Porter II - Oct 23, 2019

I'm certain that we will see Camille A. Brown awarded again soon. She deserves a nomination just for the performance she unleashed during this Bessie ceremony. Is there another dancer in the world whose deep scholarship comes through so clearly with every breath she or he takes? (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Bessie Awards!Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Bessie Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

Over 800 artists and supporters of the New York dance community had gathered to celebrate the nominees, winners, and The Bessies' 35th anniversary gala event on Monday, October 14. Obie and Bessie Award-winning performance artist Justin Vivian Bond hosted this year's ceremony, which was held at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

OKLAHOMA! Dancer Gabrielle Hamilton Named 'Outstanding Performer' At The Bessie AwardsOKLAHOMA! Dancer Gabrielle Hamilton Named 'Outstanding Performer' At The Bessie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Oklahoma dancer, Gabrielle Hamilton wins a Bessie Award for Outstanding Performer! (more...)

Host Justin Vivian Bond, Presenters, And Performers Announced For 35th Annual Bessie AwardsHost Justin Vivian Bond, Presenters, And Performers Announced For 35th Annual Bessie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

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 Obie and Bessie Award winner Justin Vivian Bond, hailed by The New Yorker as “the best cabaret artist of their generation,' will host the 2019 awards ceremony. The performers and award presenters were also revealed. (more...)

The Bessies Announce Honorees Of Lifetime Achievement And Service To The Field AwardsThe Bessies Announce Honorees Of Lifetime Achievement And Service To The Field Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

The NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, New York City's premier dance awards honoring outstanding creative work in the field, announced today the recipients of two special awards. (more...)

Bill T.Jones, Baayork Lee, Louis Mofsie, DJ Dara Are Dance Parade 2019 Grand MarshalsBill T.Jones, Baayork Lee, Louis Mofsie, DJ Dara Are Dance Parade 2019 Grand Marshals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

THE 13TH ANNUAL DANCE PARADE A joyous celebration of dance, with over 80 genres of dance and thousands of participants Announcing at 12:45 PM, before the parading begins, a traditional Native American Circle Dance, led by Louis Mofsie of the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers (more...)

BWW Review: THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE CONCERT AND POW WOW Celebrates Timeless Traditions TodayBWW Review: THUNDERBIRD AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE CONCERT AND POW WOW Celebrates Timeless Traditions Today
by Cindy Sibilsky - Feb 7, 2019

BWW Review: Thunderbird American Indian Dance Concert and Pow Wow Celebrates Timeless Traditions Today (more...)

13th Annual Dance Parade and Dancefest Will Be Held In May13th Annual Dance Parade and Dancefest Will Be Held In May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Join in the festive joy and fun at the 13th Annual Dance Parade, Saturday, May 18, with more than 10,000 paraders - students to professionals, young and old, with color, costumes, and music engaging in 80 unique styles of dance and culture. (more...)

Theater For The New City Presents Its 44th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Dance Concert And Pow-WowTheater For The New City Presents Its 44th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Dance Concert And Pow-Wow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, will present its 44th annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow from January 25 to February 3, 2019. There will be dances, stories and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. The event has become a treasured New York tradition for celebrating our diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans. (more...)

Theater for the New City's Annual Gala To Benefit Emerging Playwrights ProgramsTheater for the New City's Annual Gala To Benefit Emerging Playwrights Programs
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2018

Theater for the New City's annual LOVE N' COURAGE Gala - which benefits the company's ever-important program that supports emerging playwrights - will be held early next year on Monday, February 25 at 6 pm at the Players (16 Gramercy Park South) in New York City, it has been announced by TNC's Executive Director Crystal Field.  (more...)

Theater for the New City Presents Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Pow-WowTheater for the New City Presents Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Pow-Wow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, will present its 44th annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow from January 25 to February 3, 2019. There will be dances, stories and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. The event has become a treasured New York tradition for celebrating our diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans. (more...)

Theater For The New City Presents Its 44th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Dance Concert And Pow-WowTheater For The New City Presents Its 44th Annual Thunderbird American Indian Dancers' Dance Concert And Pow-Wow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, will present its 44th annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow from January 25 to February 3, 2019. There will be dances, stories and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. The event has become a treasured New York tradition for celebrating our diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Present Concert at Theater for The New CityBWW Dance Review: Thunderbird American Indian Dancers Present Concert at Theater for The New City
by Melanie Votaw - Feb 4, 2018

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers are presenting their latest concert at Theater for the New City February 2-11, 2018. Directed by Crystal Field, the show incorporates live music, storytelling, and traditional dance in full regalia. (more...)

Thunderbird American Dancers' Dance Concert and Pow Wow Comes to TNCThunderbird American Dancers' Dance Concert and Pow Wow Comes to TNC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, will present its 43rd annual Thunderbird American Dancers Dance Concert and Pow Wow from February 2 to 11, 2018. There will be dances, stories and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. The event has become a treasured New York tradition for celebrating our diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans. (more...)

Photo Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMaPhoto Flash: Spiderwoman Celebrates 40th Anniversary at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

An earth-shaking collection of indigenous-feminist performers, bands and performance art groups gathered at La MaMa on Tuesday for an impassioned celebration of Spiderwoman, the world's longest-running Native American theatre company, and one of America's longest continuously active feminist performance collectives. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Spiderwoman's 40th Anniversary Celebration Held Tonight at La MaMaSpiderwoman's 40th Anniversary Celebration Held Tonight at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

A number of prominent names from the alternative and avant-garde theatre worlds have been added to the roster of the 40th anniversary benefit for Spiderwoman Theater at La MaMa tonight, September 19. (more...)

Bloolips, The Colorado Sisters, Laura Ortman and More Join Spiderwoman's 40th Anniversary Celebration at La MaMaBloolips, The Colorado Sisters, Laura Ortman and More Join Spiderwoman's 40th Anniversary Celebration at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A number of prominent names from the alternative and avant-garde theatre worlds have been added to the roster of the 40th anniversary benefit for Spiderwoman Theater at La MaMa on Tuesday September 19. (more...)

BWW Review: AMERICAN DANCE GUILD Celebrates 60 Years for the 2017 Performance FestivalBWW Review: AMERICAN DANCE GUILD Celebrates 60 Years for the 2017 Performance Festival
by Caryn Cooper - Sep 14, 2017

On the weekend of September 7-10 2017, the American Dance Guild (ADG) celebrated its 60th anniversary during their annual performance festival at The Ailey Citigroup Theater. This year's ADG Lifetime Achievement Awards went to three outstanding American dance masters: acclaimed and Tony-award winning choreographer, Garth Fagan; dance medicine pioneer and Dean of the American Dance Festival, Martha Myers; and Louis Mofsie, Founding Artistic Director of the renowned Thunderbird American Indian Dancers who have sustained the legacy of indigenous American Indian dances for the past 54 years. (more...)

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild FestivalGarth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Today, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild FestivalGarth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

The rich diversity of contemporary dance will be on view for four nights, Thursday, September 7 through Sunday, September 10 at this year's Annual Performance Festival of the American Dance Guild at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 West 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

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