Wendy Whelan News

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Awards Winners Dance Over to Sardi's to Celebrate!Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Awards Winners Dance Over to Sardi's to Celebrate!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 12, 2017

Winners for the 2017 Chita Rivera Awards were announced just last night at The Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Following the show, guests celebrated at Sardi's and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities! (more...)

Acclaimed Choreographer Adam Hougland to Bring TEAR to Verb BalletsAcclaimed Choreographer Adam Hougland to Bring TEAR to Verb Ballets
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Verb Ballets welcomes internationally acclaimed choreographer Adam Hougland Verb Ballets welcomes internationally acclaimed choreographer Adam Hougland. Hougland will be setting the full company work Tear, which just premiered at the Kansas City Dance Festival. (more...)

WENDY DANCES A SOLO BY KATHY and More Coming Up This Fall at 92YWENDY DANCES A SOLO BY KATHY and More Coming Up This Fall at 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The 92Y has announced its September 2017 dance events. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

Works & Process Rotunda Project Presents DANIIL SIMKIN: FALLS THE SHADOWWorks & Process Rotunda Project Presents DANIIL SIMKIN: FALLS THE SHADOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents the World Premiere of Works & Process Rotunda Project: Daniil Simkin Falls the Shadow with choreography by Alejandro Cerrudo, September 4 & 5, 2017 at 8pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

LUMBERYARD and BAM Announce Collaboration for BAM Next Wave FestivalLUMBERYARD and BAM Announce Collaboration for BAM Next Wave Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

BAM and LUMBERYARD Contemporary Performing Arts are pleased to announce  a new collaboration through which LUMBERYARD will provide production residencies to artists readying new works for premiere in the BAM Next Wave Festival. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Costumes Designed by DiorWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Announces Costumes Designed by Dior
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces that Dior will design costumes for the World Premiere of Falls the Shadow, a new 30-minute work made in and for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum rotunda. Falls the Shadow is spearheaded by American Ballet Theatre (ABT) principal Daniil Simkin, with new choreography by Alejandro Cerrudo, and projection design by Dmitrij Simkin.    (more...)

Composer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera TrainingComposer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera Training
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

AOP (American Opera Projects) and Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood have selected six composers and three librettists to receive fellowships for its upcoming ninth season of Composers & the Voice. The 2017-2019 season will train, and present new works from, composers Matthew Browne, Scott Ordway, Frances Pollock, Pamela Stein Lynde, Liliya Ugay, and Amber Vistein and librettists Laura Barati, Kim Davies, and Sokunthary Svay. The primary focus of Composers & the Voice is to give emerging composers and librettists experience working collaboratively with singers on writing for the voice and contemporary opera stage. (more...)

Composer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera TrainingComposer/Librettist Fellowships Awarded for Two-Year Opera Training
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

AOP (American Opera Projects) and Composers & the Voice Artistic Director Steven Osgood have selected six composers and three librettists to receive fellowships for its upcoming ninth season of Composers & the Voice. The 2017-2019 season will train, and present new works from, composers Matthew Browne, Scott Ordway, Frances Pollock, Pamela Stein Lynde, Liliya Ugay, and Amber Vistein and librettists Laura Barati, Kim Davies, and Sokunthary Svay. The primary focus of Composers & the Voice is to give emerging composers and librettists experience working collaboratively with singers on writing for the voice and contemporary opera stage. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced today that tickets for Bela Fleck and Brooklyn Rider will go on sale Friday, July 21 (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces Casting for Biennial BALLET FESTIVALThe Joyce Theater Announces Casting for Biennial BALLET FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Casting updates have been announced for The Joyce Theater Foundation's upcoming Ballet Festival, a two-week festival of ballet showcasing some of America's most exciting contemporary companies and choreographers with Joyce commissions on each program. Co-curated by Curatorial Associate John Selya, the Festival -- July 19-29 -- is designed to recognize dancers and choreographers who are creating work outside the traditional large company setting and, in many.  (more...)

Twyla Tharp Dance, Dorrance Dance and More Slated for The Joyce Theater's 2017-18 Fall & Winter Season; Lineup Announced!Twyla Tharp Dance, Dorrance Dance and More Slated for The Joyce Theater's 2017-18 Fall & Winter Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, announced today the organization's programming for its 2017-2018 fall/winter season. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces the World Premiere of Rotunda Project: Daniil Simkin Falls the ShadowWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Announces the World Premiere of Rotunda Project: Daniil Simkin Falls the Shadow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces the World Premiere of Works & Process Rotunda Project: Daniil Simkin Falls the Shadow with choreography by Alejandro Cerrudo (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents World Premiere of ROTUNDA PROJECT: Daniil SimkinWorks & Process at the Guggenheim presents World Premiere of ROTUNDA PROJECT: Daniil Simkin
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Spearheaded by American Ballet Theatre principal Daniil Simkin, with new choreography by Alejandro Cerrudo, and projection design by Dmitrij Simkin, Falls the Shadow is a new 30-minute work made in and for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum rotunda.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Edward Villella and Lawrence Leritz Attend The School Of American Ballet's Alumni Cocktail Reception
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

The School Of American Ballet (SAB) held it's annual alumni cocktail reception on June 2, 2017. The SAB event was held at it's Lincoln Center location and was attended by many of it's illustrious alumni.  SAB is one of the most famous classical ballet schools in the world and is the school of George Balanchine's New York City Ballet, a leading international ballet company based at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. The school trains students from the age of six, with professional vocational ballet training for students aged 11-18. (more...)

ADF Partners with DANCECleveland to Launch Dance Festival in Cleveland, ADF in CLEADF Partners with DANCECleveland to Launch Dance Festival in Cleveland, ADF in CLE
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

The American Dance Festival (ADF) will partner with northeast Ohio's premiere dance presenter, DANCECleveland, to premiere their summer dance festival in Cleveland. The eight-day festival will include performances by three world-class dance companies, a four-day educational workshop series for advanced level dancers taught by ADF faculty, and free community events, as well as dance related special activities throughout the Playhouse Square district. (more...)

2017 Hudson River Dance Festival to Showcase Breathtaking Artists on the Hudson Waterfront2017 Hudson River Dance Festival to Showcase Breathtaking Artists on the Hudson Waterfront
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Hudson River Park, one of the nation's longest waterfront parks and an urban oasis for New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world, will be the backdrop for a visually and culturally breathtaking dance program featuring the crème de la crème of contemporary and modern dance at the third annual Hudson River Dance Festival, taking place at Pier 63 inHudson River Park. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZARTRubicon Theatre Company Presents THE OTHER MOZART
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2017

The name Nannerl Mozart has been a footnote in classical music history, but Sylvia Milo's award-winning play THE OTHER MOZART reveals the extraordinary talents and rich inner life of Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart's sister, whose artistry was stifled and whose compositions were ultimately lost to the world because of her gender. Previews begin May 31 for Rubicon Theatre Company presentation of the acclaimed Off-Broadway drama the N.Y. Times describes as "strikingly beautiful." (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces the World Premiere of ROTUNDA PROJECT: Daniil Simkin Falls the ShadowWorks & Process at the Guggenheim Announces the World Premiere of ROTUNDA PROJECT: Daniil Simkin Falls the Shadow
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2017

Works & Process at the Guggenheim announces the World Premiere of Works & Process Rotunda Project: Daniil Simkin Falls the Shadow with choreography by Alejandro Cerrudo on September 4 & 5, 2017 at 8pm and 9:30pm. (more...)

Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces World Premiere of ROTUNDA PROJECT: DANLIL SIMKIN - 9/4-5Works & Process at the Guggenheim Announces World Premiere of ROTUNDA PROJECT: DANLIL SIMKIN - 9/4-5
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Spearheaded by American Ballet Theatre principal Daniil Simkin, with new choreography by Alejandro Cerrudo, and projection design by  Dmitrij Simkin, Falls the Shadow is a new 30-minute work made in and for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum rotunda.  (more...)

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