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The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns To Ailey Citigroup Theater The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns To Ailey Citigroup Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 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. (more...)

The American Dance Guild Festival Honors Modern Dance Innovators With 33 Choreographers Over Four Days The American Dance Guild Festival Honors Modern Dance Innovators With 33 Choreographers Over Four Days
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns The American Dance Guild Performance Festival Returns
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs Presents 7th New York Season Celebrating WorldPride 2019 10 Hairy Legs Presents 7th New York Season Celebrating WorldPride 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

10 Hairy Legs, the male repertory dance company, holds its 7th consecutive New York Season with a return to New York Live Arts June 27-29. Presented are World Premieres by Larry Keigwin entitled Cruise Control and Adam Barruch. Barruch's work, entitled Heist will have a newly composed score by Roarke Menzies. (more...)

Creative Team For Kansas City Ballet's THE WIZARD OF OZ Nominated For Major Award Creative Team For Kansas City Ballet's THE WIZARD OF OZ Nominated For Major Award
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced that the creative team for The Wizard of Oz including Septime Webre (choreography), Matthew Pierce (composer), Michael Raiford (set design) and Liz Vandal (costume design) have been nominated for the Prix Benois de la danse, considered to be the most prestigious ballet award in the world. Awards will be given in Moscow, Russia on May 21st during which Kansas City Ballet Company dancers Lilliana Hagerman (Dorothy), Lamin Pereira dos Santos (Tin Man), and Jeremy Hanson (Toto puppeteer) will perform a short excerpt from the production at the historic Bolshoi Theatre. (more...)

Orchestra Of St. Luke's Bach Festival Launches In June Orchestra Of St. Luke's Bach Festival Launches In June
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

The inaugural season of OSL Bach Festival will feature three weeks of orchestral, chamber, and dance performances in multiple venues. The Festival's programmatic centerpieces, representing the theme of "Transformation," include performances by Paul Taylor Dance Company and twin interpretations of the Goldberg Variations, including the U.S. premiere of Bernard Labadie's arrangement of the keyboard work for Baroque ensemble. (more...)

Orchestra of St. Luke's Announces 2019"2020 Season Orchestra of St. Luke's Announces 2019"2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019

Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) announced details of its 2019–2020 season—the Orchestra's 45th—including a season-wide celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday in programs on its signature Chamber Music Series, orchestra concerts presented by Carnegie Hall, and free school concerts. (more...)

The Warner Presents An Evening to Promote the Science of Reading
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

The Hubbell Difference Foundation will present An Evening to Promote the Science of Reading, at the Warner's Studio Theatre on Friday, May 10, 2019. The evening includes a film screening of Dislecksia:The Movie followed by an expert panel discussion comprised of reading and learning experts, headlined by Dr. Margie Gillis, President and CEO of Literacy How and moderated by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Harvey Hubbell V (Dislecksia:The Movie). Doors will open at 6 pm, followed by a poem reading by Jake Sussman at 6:30 pm, the film screening at 6:35 pm and the panel beginning at 8 pm. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs Announces 7th New York Season 10 Hairy Legs Announces 7th New York Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

10 Hairy Legs, the male repertory dance company, holds its 7th consecutive New York Season with a return to New York Live Arts June 27-29. Presented are World Premieres by Larry Keigwin and Adam Barruch. Barruch's work will have a newly composed score by Roarke Menzies. Larry Keigwin is a native New Yorker and choreographer who has danced his way from the Metropolitan Opera to Broadway and back. He founded KEIGWIN + COMPANY in 2003 and as artistic director, he has led the company as it has performed at The Kennedy Center, The Joyce Theater, The Guggenheim, and New York City Center, among many other venues. Adam Barruch currently creates and performs work under the epithet of his own company, Anatomiae Occultii. In addition, he has also created works for companies such as The Limón Company, Ailey II, Keigwin + Company, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, River North Dance Chicago, BalletX, Whim W'Him Seattle Contemporary Dance, Graham II, GroundWorks Dance Theater, Gina Gibney Dance Company and Minnesota Dance Theatre, as well as for dance icons Margie Gillis and Miki Orihara. (more...)

Paul Taylor Dance Foundation Launches PAUL TAYLOR: CELEBRATE THE DANCEMAKER Paul Taylor Dance Foundation Launches PAUL TAYLOR: CELEBRATE THE DANCEMAKER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Paul Taylor Dance Foundation (PTDF) announces the launch of "Paul Taylor: Celebrate the Dancemaker," a multi-year worldwide celebration of Paul Taylor's astonishing legacy as well as his vision of a future for modern dance. Led by Mr. Taylor's chosen successor, Artistic Director Michael Novak, this celebration will focus on three components - domestic and international touring of the Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) and Taylor 2 entitled "The Celebration Tour"; worldwide licensing of Mr. Taylor's dances; and the Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD) 2019 New York Season at Lincoln Center. (more...)

10 Hairy Legs Commissions Choreographers Larry Keigwin and Adam Barruch 10 Hairy Legs Commissions Choreographers Larry Keigwin and Adam Barruch
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

10 Hairy Legs, the all-male repertory dance company has commissioned Larry Keigwin and Adam Barruch to create new works for the company that will debut during its New York Season at New York Live Arts June 26 - 29, 2019. (more...)

Paul Taylor Dancer Michael Trusnovec Announces Retirement Paul Taylor Dancer Michael Trusnovec Announces Retirement
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Michael Trusnovec, 20-year veteran with the Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) will retire from dancing with the Company in June 2019. His final performances will be during Orchestra of St. Luke's Bach Festival. Mr. Trusnovec will continue to serve as Associate Rehearsal Director through June. (more...)

Margie Gillis Is Choreographing New Work To Music Of Bach
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

Margie Gillis has begun to choreograph a dance on the Paul Taylor Dance Company (PTDC) to the music of Johann Sebastian Bach as a Guest Resident Choreographer of Paul Taylor American Modern Dance (PTAMD). Ms. Gillis was selected by Paul Taylor prior to his death in August. Her new work will premiere as part of Orchestra of St. Luke's Bach Festival next June, and will then be part of PTAMD's Fall Lincoln Center Season. (more...)

Sixth Annual Hudson Valley Dance Festival Raises Record-Breaking $158,030 for Dancers Responding to AIDS Sixth Annual Hudson Valley Dance Festival Raises Record-Breaking $158,030 for Dancers Responding to AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

In a 19th century warehouse on the banks of the Hudson River, dance artists and enthusiasts came together on October 8, 2018, for this year's Hudson Valley Dance Festival in Catskill, NY. Two performances at Historic Catskill Point raised a record $158,030 for Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Orchestra Of St. Luke's Launches Bach Festival Orchestra Of St. Luke's Launches Bach Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Orchestra of St. Luke's (OSL) today announced a new initiative, a three-week, multi-disciplinary Bach Festival featuring 15 concerts across three venues in Manhattan, June 6-22, 2019. The programmatic centerpieces include performances by Paul Taylor Dance Company and the Goldberg Variations, which receives two interpretations - including the U.S. premiere of Bernard Labadie's orchestral setting - and provides the Festival theme: 'Transformation.' (more...)

Wendy Whelan and More Performers Join Hudson Valley Dance Festival Lineup Wendy Whelan and More Performers Join Hudson Valley Dance Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Ballet legend Wendy Whelanjoins a one-of-a-kind lineup of dance offering a remarkable range of styles at this year's Hudson Valley Dance Festivalon Saturday, October 6, 2018, in Catskill, NY. Also just added to the program are performances by modern dancers Annmaria Mazziniand Michael Trusnovec, The Washington Balletperforming a piece choreographed by famed ballet dancer Marcelo Gomes, as well as a Broadway number choreographed by Billy Griffin. (more...)

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, American Indian Dancers and More Set for 2017 American Dance Guild Festival Garth 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 Festival Garth 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...)

Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, and American Indian Dancers Honored at American Dance Guild Festival Garth Fagan, Martha Myers, and American Indian Dancers Honored at American Dance Guild Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 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...)

American Dance Guild Announces Festival Lineup and Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 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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