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Jacob's Pillow to Present Free Inside/Out Series, 6/24-8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Presenting both emerging and esteemed dance artists from across the U.S., Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival's Inside/Out Performance Series will return to the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage at the breathtaking Marcia & Seymour Simon Performance Space June 24-August 29.

Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

May 26, 2015 - (Becket, MA) Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. Highlights of Festival 2015 include Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host, a special dance and radio stage production starring Ira Glass, host of This American Life; the return of Nederlands Dans Theater 2; the world premiere of American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO; Cuban contemporary ensemble Malpaso Dance Company, performing with GRAMMY Award-winning pianist and composer Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble; and the launch of Martha Graham Dance Company's 90th Anniversary, including a world premiere by eminent choreographer Mats Ek. 

Jacob's Pillow to Kick Off 2015 Festival with Performances, Classes, Exhibits, & More, 6/13
by Matt Smith - May 27, 2015

May 26, 2015 - (Becket, MA) Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June. Highlights of Festival 2015 include Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host, a special dance and radio stage production starring Ira Glass, host of This American Life; the return of Nederlands Dans Theater 2; the world premiere of American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Daniil Simkin's INTENSIO; Cuban contemporary ensemble Malpaso Dance Company, performing with GRAMMY Award-winning pianist and composer Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble; and the launch of Martha Graham Dance Company's 90th Anniversary, including a world premiere by eminent choreographer Mats Ek. 

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2015 Announces Full Free Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Following the critical acclaim and record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival opens its 2015 season in June.

Ballet Academy East Presents Spring Performance This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Ballet Academy East will present its Spring Performance this weekend, May 15-17, 2015 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice at 524 W. 59th Street, NYC.

BWW Reviews: BALLET WEST Debuts at the Joyce Theater in NYC
by Sondra Forsyth - Mar 27, 2015

On May 25th 2015, opening night of Ballet West's debut season at the Joyce, three New York premieres and a world premiere showcased the company's admirable command of contemporary ballet. The world-renowned troupe from Salt Lake City does have the classics in its repertoire, but the decision by Artistic Director Adam Sklute to bring his superb dancers to NYC in pieces by four celebrated if sometimes controversial current choreographers was a wise one.

New York Theatre Ballet Performs This Weekend at the 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform at 92Y from tonight, January 9-11, 2014. 92Y is located at 1395 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10128 (Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street). Performances: Today and Saturday at 8pm;and Sunday at 3pm.

Jasper Britton, Catrin Stewart & More Join RSC's Summer Swan Theatre Productions Lineup
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 6, 2015

Full casting is announced for the Royal Shakespeare Company's summer productions of The Jew of Malta and Love's Sacrifice, continuing a commitment to celebrate the work of Shakespeare's contemporaries in the RSC's intimate Swan Theatre.

BWW Reviews: INNOVATIONS Inspires, Breaks Boundaries in Intimate Venue
by Amanda Etchison - Oct 28, 2014

A dancer's silhouette stands motionless on stage, illuminated by the bright lights slicing through the darkness of the black box theater. As the music begins and she slowly starts to move, the audience collectively holds its breath, afraid to make any sudden movements or sounds that might disrupt the performance unfolding mere feet away from where they sit.

BWW Interviews: BalletMet's INNOVATIONS Pushes the Boundaries of Dance
by Amanda Etchison - Oct 24, 2014

Featuring three barrier-breaking, never-before-seen contemporary dance pieces, BalletMet's "Innovations" encourages choreographers, dancers and audience members alike to think outside the box--the black box theater, that is.

Wilton, Allam, Walter And Stevenson All To Feature In Globe's Christmas Season
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 8, 2014

For the first time in its history, Shakespeare's Globe is offering theatre, music and spoken word productions throughout the winter - including a riotous Christmas show, Adele Thomas's much-loved production of The Knight of the Burning Pestle and the 'Winter's Tales' featuring Penelope Wilton, Juliet Stevenson, Harriet Walter and Roger Allam.

World Premiere of Richard Schechner's IMAGINING O Set for Now thru 9/13 at Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Watch out! Richard Schechner returns, armed with another series of shocks and surprises: the world premiere of 'Imagining O' at Peak Performances, today, September 10, through September 13.

World Premiere of Richard Schechner's IMAGINING O Set for 9/10-13 at Peak Performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Watch out! Richard Schechner returns, armed with another series of shocks and surprises: the world premiere of "Imagining O" at Peak Performances, September 10-13. Transforming the notoriously erotic French novel "Story of O" into a multi-site, immersive production, the 80 year-old director's most recent work promises to reaffirm Peak's commitment to the ultra and outre challenge, and the director's reputation for creating uncomfortable joy in his audiences. The show opens the Kasser Theater's 10th anniversary season.

Dance Center to Open Season with BalletX, 9/18-20
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 21, 2014

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the Chicago debut of Philadelphia's premier contemporary ballet company BalletX as the opening performance series of its 2014-15 season. Performances are September 18-20, 2014 at The Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago.

BWW Reviews: Ballet West Closes 50th Anniversary Season with INNOVATIONS
by Melissa Hurst - May 19, 2014

Ballet West closes its' 50th anniversary season with their annual production of Innovations, a program thought up by Artistic Director Adam Sklute 7 years ago. Innovations is a concept that allows choreographers to try out new material and give all the artists of Ballet West an opportunity to create and experiment with new works.

BalletX, Rosy Simas Danse & More Set for Dance Center's 2014-15 Season
by Tyler Peterson - May 16, 2014

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago announces its 41st season of presenting diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance. Subscriptions and single tickets go on sale July 7 at The Dance Center, 312-369-8330 and online at colum.edu/dancecenter.

Knight Foundation Awards $780,000 to 19 Philadelphia Arts Groups
by Tyler Peterson - May 13, 2014

Continuing its commitment to promoting growth and innovation in Philadelphia's cultural community, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation tonight awarded $780,000 to 19 Philadelphia artists and arts groups.

The Joyce to Present 'Ballet v6.0' Festival in August
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 17, 2013

This August, The Joyce Theater will present Ballet v6.0, a remarkable festival designed to recognize dancers and choreographers who are creating work outside the traditional large company setting and are forming their own small companies. From August 6 - 17, some of the country's most exciting young dance companies whose works represents a range of ballet styles from neo classical to contemporary, will be presented as part of this festival at The Joyce. They are BalletX, Dominic Walsh Dance Theater, Company C Contemporary Ballet, Whim W'Him, BalletCollective and Jessica Lang Dance. Tickets range in price from $10-$39 (subject to change) and can be purchased by calling JoyceCharge at212-242-0800 or online at joyce.org. The Joyce Theater is located at 175 Eighth Avenue at West 19th Street.

Out of Joint Stages Readings Series to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD at St. James Theatre, Feb 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2013

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Timberlake Wertenbaker's Olivier Award-winning play, Our Country's Good, Out of Joint will present a series of staged readings of Timberlake's work. This will include the acclaimed play Three Birds Alighting on a Field, which will be directed by Max Stafford-Clark, and The Grace of Mary Traverse directed by Blanche McIntyre. Out of Joint will also present the world premiere of Timberlake's new play - Jefferson's Garden.

WORKING WOMEN, PILOBOLUS and More Set for The Joyce Theater's 2013 Spring/Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

The Joyce Theater announced the programming for its 2013 Spring/Summer Season featuring extraordinary international companies, including two festivals, one focusing on Nordic dance and the other on American ballet choreographers.

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