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BWW Review: UNC Doctors Do No Harm in Charlotte Ballet's SHAKESPEARE REINVENTED Photo BWW Review: UNC Doctors Do No Harm in Charlotte Ballet's SHAKESPEARE REINVENTED
by Perry Tannenbaum - Jan 31, 2019

No amazing synthesis or revelation emerges in Charlotte Ballet's audacious SHAKESPEARE REINVENTED collaboration with UNC Charlotte, but the evening bristles with excitement and electricity, probably because the two imaginative choreographers didn't allow their academic partners to get inside their heads - or their art.

ODC Theater Announces 2019 Season Photo ODC Theater Announces 2019 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 4, 2018

ODC Theater, part of the most active center for contemporary dance on the West Coast, has announced its 2019 Season, a program demonstrating the organization's commitment to fostering new performance and to introducing the work of esteemed artists from across the globe to new audiences.

LA Premiere Of A HOLIDAY SH*TSHOW Opens at The Complex Theatre, Today Photo LA Premiere Of A HOLIDAY SH*TSHOW Opens at The Complex Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Champagne Problems Productions presents A Holiday Comedy ShitSH*W, directed and produced by Jackie Learmond and Megan James.  This will be the second production from a diverse cast of men and women. The first one was the sold out sketch comedy 'Lady Bits'(April 2018).  A Holiday Comedy ShitSH*W will open December 4 - 12, 2018, with 8-performances (two each evening), at The Complex Theatre in Hollywood.

World Premiere of A HOLIDAY COMEDY SHITSH*W Opens Dec. 4 at The Complex Theatre Photo World Premiere of A HOLIDAY COMEDY SHITSH*W Opens Dec. 4 at The Complex Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Nov 20, 2018

Champagne Problems Productions presents A Holiday Comedy ShitSH*W, directed and produced by Jackie Learmond and Megan James.  This will be the second production from a diverse cast of men and women. The first one was the sold out sketch comedy "Lady Bits"(April 2018).  A Holiday Comedy ShitSH*W will open December 4 - 12, 2018, with 8-performances (two each evening), at The Complex Theatre in Hollywood.

LA Premiere Of A HOLIDAY SH*TSHOW Opens at The Complex Theatre, 12/4 Photo LA Premiere Of A HOLIDAY SH*TSHOW Opens at The Complex Theatre, 12/4
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 6, 2018

Champagne Problems Productions presents A Holiday Comedy ShitSH*W, directed and produced by Jackie Learmond and Megan James.  This will be the second production from a diverse cast of men and women. The first one was the sold out sketch comedy 'Lady Bits'(April 2018).  A Holiday Comedy ShitSH*W will open December 4 - 12, 2018, with 8-performances (two each evening), at The Complex Theatre in Hollywood.

National Choreographers Initiative Announces Premiere of New Ballets, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016

Be there for the birth of, not one, but four new ballets created as part of the intensive 3-week process of the National Choreographers Initiative (NCI). Artistic Director, Molly Lynch has invited four choreographers ‚ÄstTom Gold, Nicole Haskins,Stephanie Martinez¬†and Ben Needham-Wood¬†? as well as sixteen professional dancers from ballet companies across the country, to participate.

National Choreographers Initiative Announces Dance Ensemble for 2016 Season
by Matt Smith - Jul 1, 2016

Artistic Director, Molly Lynch, is announcing an ensemble of sixteen professional dancers and three apprentices for the National Choreographers Initiative project in July.   The dancers needed for this type of project have special qualities. The schedule is physically quite demanding and the process requires an adventuresome spirit, an open outlook to try new things, and the ability to adapt quickly. Each dancer will be assigned to work with two choreographers throughout the project.

Ballet Hisp√°nico to Present INSTITUTO COREOGRAFICO, 5/26
by Matt Smith - May 25, 2016

New York, NY ‚Äď May 25, 2015 ‚ÄďBallet Hisp√°nico,¬†the nation's premier Latino dance organization, presents the next installment of its choreographic institute,¬†Instituto Coreogr√°f√≠co,¬†with a showing and reception on¬†Thursday, May 26, 2016¬†at the company's headquarters at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC.¬†¬† This year's¬†Instituto Coreogr√°fico¬†features Mexican-American choreographer¬†Stephanie Martinez, an award-winning Chicago dance artist with over 30 years of professional performing experience who has been choreographing for seven years, along with filmmaker¬†Angelo Silvio Vasta.¬†The groundbreaking¬†Instituto Coreogr√°fico¬†provides emerging Latino choreographers and dance filmmakers with a professional and supportive environment in which to explore their heritage and develop their craft. Choreographers receive ongoing feedback from a group of notable artistic mentors and advisors, archive recordings of the rehearsals, an edited film of the resulting work, an academic advisor, and a showing of their work.¬† Should an artistically appropriate work emerge from this process, it could enter Ballet Hisp√°nico's permanent repertory. Filmmakers are paired with a choreographer and mentored by filmmaker Nel Shelby.

Ballet Hispanico's Instituto Coreografico Continues Tomorrow
by Tyler Peterson - May 25, 2016

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, presents the next installment of its choreographic institute, Instituto Coreográfíco,with a showing and reception on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at the company's headquarters at 167 W. 89th Street, NYC.

National Choreographers Initiative Announces Premiere of New Ballets, 7/30
by Matt Smith - Apr 7, 2016

Be there for the birth of, not one, but four new ballets created as part of the intensive 3-week process of the National Choreographers Initiative (NCI). Artistic Director, Molly Lynch has invited four choreographers ‚ÄstTom Gold, Nicole Haskins,Stephanie Martinez¬†and Ben Needham-Wood¬†? as well as sixteen professional dancers from ballet companies across the country, to participate.

Kansas City Ballet to Discuss NEW MOVES Showcase, 4/1
by Matt Smith - Mar 26, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (March 24, 2016)¬†‚ÄĒ Artistic Director Devon Carney announced the choreographers chosen for¬†New Moves, a unique performance series designed to search out, develop and showcase emerging choreographers, both from the national dance scene as well as within Kansas City Ballet.¬†New Moves¬†is intended to provide time and space for choreographers to create world premiere works with accomplished professional¬†dancers.¬†New Moves¬†will feature choreographers¬†Jennifer Archibald, Andrew Skeels, Stephanie Martinez, and Kansas City Ballet company dancers Sarah Chun, Charles Martin and Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye.

Joffrey Ballet Presents WINNING WORKS Program Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

CHICAGO ‚Äď The¬†Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago present four World Premieres in the sixth annual ‚ÄúWinning Works‚ÄĚ program, the culmination of Joffrey's 2016 Winning Works Choreographic Competition. This year's Competition winners -¬†Jeffrey Cirio,¬†Christian Denice¬†and¬†Mariana Oliveira¬†each choreographed a work, along with a fourth by¬†Joffrey Academy Artistic Director¬†Alexei Kremnev, titled¬†Coco + Igor.¬†All four works are performed by dancers from the¬†Joffrey Studio Company¬†and the¬†Joffrey Academy Trainee Program.¬†The Joffrey Academy of Dance's ‚ÄúWinning Works‚ÄĚ program is presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater, 220 E. Chicago Avenue, over three performances only:¬†tonight,¬†March 5, at 3:00 PM and¬†7:30 PM¬†and¬†Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 PM.¬†

Joffrey Ballet to Present WINNING WORKS Program, 3/5
by Matt Smith - Feb 9, 2016

CHICAGO ‚Äď The¬†Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago present four World Premieres in the sixth annual ‚ÄúWinning Works‚ÄĚ program, the culmination of Joffrey's 2016 Winning Works Choreographic Competition. This year's Competition winners -¬†Jeffrey Cirio,¬†Christian Denice¬†and¬†Mariana Oliveira¬†each choreographed a work, along with a fourth by¬†Joffrey Academy Artistic Director¬†Alexei Kremnev, titled¬†Coco + Igor.¬†All four works are performed by dancers from the¬†Joffrey Studio Company¬†and the¬†Joffrey Academy Trainee Program.¬†The Joffrey Academy of Dance's ‚ÄúWinning Works‚ÄĚ program is presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater, 220 E. Chicago Avenue, over three performances only:¬†Saturday,¬†March 5, at 3:00 PM and¬†7:30 PM¬†and¬†Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 PM.¬†

Joffrey Ballet to Host 'Winning Works', 3/5-6
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 8, 2016

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago present four World Premieres in the sixth annual "Winning Works" program, the culmination of Joffrey's 2016 Winning Works Choreographic Competition. This year's Competition winners - Jeffrey Cirio, Christian Denice and Mariana Oliveira each choreographed a work, along with a fourth by Joffrey Academy Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev, titled Coco + Igor. All four works are performed by dancers from the Joffrey Studio Company and the Joffrey Academy Trainee Program. The Joffrey Academy of Dance's "Winning Works" program is presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater, 220 E. Chicago Avenue, over three performances only: Saturday, March 5, at 3:00 PM and 7:30 PM and Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 PM.

Hubbard Street Sets Spring Series & World Premiere at Harris Theater
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 28, 2016

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, announces today its third mainstage engagement of the 2015‚Äď16 dance season. March 17‚Äď20, 2016 at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, the Season 38 Spring Series features a world premiere by choreographer and Hubbard Street Rehearsal Director Lucas Crandall, creator of numerous acclaimed works including Atelier, Gimme, and The Set.

Oakland University Dance Concerts Kick Off Today
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 2, 2015

At 7:30 pm on today, Dec. 3, Oakland Dance Theatre and Oakland University Repertory Dance Company will give the first of four performances showcasing the work of OU's dance students during the fall 2015 semester. 

2015 3Arts Award Recipients Announced
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 5, 2015

3Arts is honored to announce the ten recipients of its 8th annual 3Arts Awards, presented to women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities working in the performing, teaching, and visual arts. The 2015 recipients are: dancer Kris Lenzo and choreographer Stephanie Martinez; vocalist Frank Waln and instrumentalist Chihsuan Yang; teaching artists Benji Hart and Chris Silva; actors Allen Gilmore and Fawzia Mirza; and visual artists Cheryl Pope and Fo Wilson. 3Arts Awards honorees each receive an unrestricted $25,000 award to put to use according to their individual needs and priorities. To date, the Chicago-based, nonprofit granting organization 3Arts has awarded over $1.5 million in total grants to more than 100 Chicago artists in the past eight years.

3Arts Announces Award Recipients; Presentation Held TONIGHT, 10/5
by Matt Smith - Oct 5, 2015

CHICAGO, IL (October 5, 2015)-3Arts is honored to announce the ten recipients of its 8th annual 3Arts Awards, presented to women artists, artists of color, and artists with disabilities working in the performing, teaching, and visual arts. The 2015 recipients are: dancer Kris Lenzo and choreographer Stephanie Martinez; vocalist Frank Waln and instrumentalist Chihsuan Yang; teaching artists Benji Hart and Chris Silva; actors Allen Gilmore and Fawzia Mirza; and visual artists Cheryl Pope and Fo Wilson. 3Arts Awards honorees each receive an unrestricted $25,000 award to put to use according to their individual needs and priorities. To date, the Chicago-based, nonprofit granting organization 3Arts has awarded over $1.5 million in total grants to more than 100 Chicago artists in the past eight years.

Joffrey Ballet Showcases Choreographers of Color in WINNING WORKS Program Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2015

CHICAGO - The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents four World Premieres in the fifth annual "Winning Works" program, the culmination of the 2015 Choreographers of Color Awards. Three of the new works come from this year's Award winners Jennifer Archibald, Abdul Latif and Stephanie Martinez. The fourth piece is a new workby Joffrey Academy Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev called Windy Sand with original music by Karen LeFrak. All four works are performed by dancers from the Joffrey Studio Company and the Joffrey Academy Trainee Program. The Joffrey Academy of Dance's "Winning Works" program is presented at a new venue in 2015, the Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Avenue, over three performances: today, March 7 at 3 pm and 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 8 at 3 pm.

Joffrey Ballet Presents Jennifer Archibald, Abdul Latif & Stephanie Martinez in WINNING WORKS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago presents four World Premieres in the fifth annual ‚ÄúWinning Works‚ÄĚ program, the culmination of the 2015 Choreographers of Color Awards.

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