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Chicago Dance History Project Announces Interview Marathon Schedule Photo Chicago Dance History Project Announces Interview Marathon Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021

Chicago Dance History Project (CDHP) has confirmed the lineup and schedule for its Interview Marathon on January 31. Interviewees will appear live from international locations and around the U.S. CDHP Executive/Artistic Director Jenai Cutcher will conduct all the interviews from Chicago's historic Auditorium Theatre, which has donated its space for the event.

Emmy Award Winner Scott Silberstein Receives Inaugural Maurice Seymour Award Photo Emmy Award Winner Scott Silberstein Receives Inaugural Maurice Seymour Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2020

As a highlight of its previously announced Interview Marathon on January 31, Chicago Dance History Project (CDHP) presents its inaugural Maurice Seymour Award for Vision and Service to Scott Silberstein, producer and co-founder of HMS Media, the Emmy Award-winning multimedia company that creates broadcast, online, and mobile content.

Chicago Dance History Project's Interview Marathon Kicks Off Fifth Anniversary Celebr Photo Chicago Dance History Project's Interview Marathon Kicks Off Fifth Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020

Chicago Dance History Project (CDHP), which investigates, documents, and presents the individual and institutional past of Chicago dance, kicks off its fifth anniversary celebration by showcasing that legacy and continuing its work with the Interview Marathon, a live, day- long, digital event on Sunday, January 31.

Stephen Petronio Company Announces VIRTUAL BLOODLINES FESTIVAL Photo Stephen Petronio Company Announces VIRTUAL BLOODLINES FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

Stephen Petronio Company has announced the Virtual Bloodlines Festival, a three week long digital happening showcasing the work of postmodern dance masters Trisha Brown, Merce Cunningham, Anna Halprin, Steve Paxton, Rudy Perez, and Yvonne Rainer, running October 23 -November 12, 2020.

Alonzo King Receives Prestigious Dance Magazine Award Photo Alonzo King Receives Prestigious Dance Magazine Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Alonzo King LINES Ballet has announced that Founder and Artistic Director Alonzo King is the recipient of the 2020 Dance Magazine Award. King will be honored at a virtual award ceremony on December 7, 2020. 

Beth Soll & Company Present Dances Of Passion And Peace This Month Photo Beth Soll & Company Present Dances Of Passion And Peace This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Choreographer Beth Soll will present her Beth Soll & Company, an ensemble of dancers and musicians in Dances of Passion and Peace, A Concert of New Dance, Music, Poetry, and Translation, an evening of all premieres, set to new music by composers Thomas Addison, Nuria Divi, Wendy Griffiths, Josh Rosen, and Stan Strickland, and poetry, both sung and spoken, of Robert Frost, Lin Haire-Sargeant, Langston Hughes, Rumi, and Walt Whitman.  Poems will be recited in English, French, Catalan, German, French, and American Sign Language.  Performances November 22 & 23 at 8 PM at University Settlement, 184 Eldridge Street.

Luminario Ballet Announces Gala Bacchanal, Honoring Emmy Winner Anita Mann Photo Luminario Ballet Announces Gala Bacchanal, Honoring Emmy Winner Anita Mann
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019

Luminario Ballet (Judith FLEX Helle, Managing and Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the Company's 2019 Gala Fundraiser, Gala Bacchanal. This one-night-only event, honoring Emmy Award-winning choreographer Anita Mann for her Lifetime Achievement and Influence in Choreography, will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. a?' 9:30 p.m., at the Beverly Hills Women's Club (1700 Chevy Chase Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210). 

Cathy Weis Projects Announces Fall 2019 Season Of Sundays On Broadway Photo Cathy Weis Projects Announces Fall 2019 Season Of Sundays On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Cathy Weis Projects announces the fall 2019 season of Sundays on Broadway, an intimate series of performances, film screenings, readings, and discussions on Sunday evenings at WeisAcres. The fall season is curated by Cathy Weis and guest curators Emily Climer, Joanna Kotze, Wendy Perron, and Adrienne Truscott. All events begin at 6pm. $10 suggested donation at the door. WeisAcres is located at 537 Broadway, #3 (between Prince and Spring Streets), in Manhattan.

American Repertory Ballet Announces 2019-2020 Performance Season Photo American Repertory Ballet Announces 2019-2020 Performance Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

With the 2019-2020 season, American Repertory Ballet marks two major milestones in its history a?" the opening of its new home at the state-of-the-art New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) and the company's 40th anniversary as New Jersey's preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company.  

Breaking: KISS ME, KATE, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Earn Chita Rivera Awards Nominations! Photo Breaking: KISS ME, KATE, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Earn Chita Rivera Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2018-2019 theater season.

NYFA Inducts Sanford Biggers, Karl Kellner, And Min Jin Lee Into Hall Of Fame Photo NYFA Inducts Sanford Biggers, Karl Kellner, And Min Jin Lee Into Hall Of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) inducted three arts luminaries into its Hall of Fame during its annual benefit on April 11 at Capitale.

Theater At The 14th St Y Celebrates Dance Critic Deborah Jowitt Photo Theater At The 14th St Y Celebrates Dance Critic Deborah Jowitt
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

In celebration of her career as a dance critic, writer, dancer, choreographer and educator, From the Horse's Mouth will dedicate its next theater/dance performance event to Deborah Jowitt, whose lifelong accomplishments exemplify a storied career spanning more than 50 years.

Broadwayworld Dance Review: 2018 Dance Magazine Awards, December 3, 2018. Photo Broadwayworld Dance Review: 2018 Dance Magazine Awards, December 3, 2018.
by Barnett Serchuk - Dec 11, 2018

Misty Copeland to Open 2018 Dance Magazine Awards Photo Misty Copeland to Open 2018 Dance Magazine Awards
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Misty Copeland will open the 61st annual Dance Magazine Awards. The evening will honor Ronald K. Brown, Lourdes Lopez(presented by Darren Walker), Crystal Pite, and Michael Trusnovec (presented by Patrick Corbin). A special Leadership Award will be presented to Nigel Redden. Since 1954 the Dance Magazine Awards have recognized outstanding men and women whose contributions have left a lasting impact on dance. This year's Awards will take place on Monday December 3, 2018 at The Ailey Citigroup Theater at 7:30pm.

Jacob's Pillow Announces 2018-19 Season Of Pillow Lab Artist Residences Photo Jacob's Pillow Announces 2018-19 Season Of Pillow Lab Artist Residences
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Jacob's Pillow announces the second season of residencies offered through the Pillow Lab, a year-round incubator of new work that encompasses a robust series of customized artist residencies. Built from the Jacob's Pillow mission as an integral component of Vision '22-the organization's five-year strategic plan which drives the Pillow's transition into a year-round institution-the Pillow Lab strengthens the artistic core of Jacob's Pillow by increasing resources that nurture the process of choreography and proactively investing in the development of new work.

Who Won Big at the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards? - Full List of Winners! Photo Who Won Big at the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards? - Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2018

At this year's Chita Rivera Awards, actress, dancer, and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade received the second annual Lifetime Achievement Award, iconic composer John Kander received the Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theater as a Composer and legendary theater director and producer Harold Prince was presented with the SDC Director Award for Exemplary Collaboration with Choreographers.

GALLIM Premieres New Work At The Met Breuer Tonight Photo GALLIM Premieres New Work At The Met Breuer Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The 2017-18 MetLiveArts Artist in Residence, the groundbreaking choreographer and artistic director Andrea Miller of GALLIM, closes her year-long residency with six days of a performative installation in the three gallery spaces of The Met Breuer. In collaboration with award-winning filmmaker Ben Stamper, composer Will Epstein, and fashion designer Jose Solis, GALLIM's dancers take over the Museum's fifth floor in the world premiere of (C)arbon, a work on the phenomenon of the body. Each of the three gallery spaces is dedicated to a distinct perspective on the anthropology of the body-as individuals, in dual relationships and in the social mass. (C)arbon can be experienced alongside the exhibition, Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body at The Met Breuer.

Steven Hoggett to Receive Critics' Choice Award at Chita Rivera Awards; Osnes, Salong Photo Steven Hoggett to Receive Critics' Choice Award at Chita Rivera Awards; Osnes, Salonga, and More to Present
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Steven Hoggett, who is represented on Broadway this season with Angels in America and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will receive the inaugural Douglas and Ethel Watt Critics' Choice Award at the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards

CAROUSEL Leads Chita Rivera Awards Nominations, Full List Photo CAROUSEL Leads Chita Rivera Awards Nominations, Full List
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2017-2018 theater season. View the full list below

Abrons Arts Center Presents Mariangela Lopez's RAPHAEL Photo Abrons Arts Center Presents Mariangela Lopez's RAPHAEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Abrons Arts Center presents the world premiere of RAPHAEL, the third evening-length work by choreographer Mariangela Lopez, on May 2 -5 at 8pm. Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Lopez has built an expressive body of work with unique collaborators, from untrained dancers to Karen O from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. For RAPHAEL, she is joined by performers Laurel Atwell, Anna Azrieli, and Mor Mendel, along with composer Jason Grisell who performs live - RAPHAEL marks their third collaboration.

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