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The American Dance Guild Announces Fall Performance Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

 The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. Jean Erdman explored archetypal themes in dance and theater in collaboration with her husband, mythologist Joseph Campbell, forming one of the dance world's most inspiring artistic relationships.  (more...)

THE RIDE Becomes Bewitching Masquerade for Halloween Season, Starting Tonight in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Approaching its 11,000th performance, the immersive, interactive, experiential phenomenon, THE RIDE, will be in bewitching masquerade for this Halloween Season from tonight, September 30 through Sunday, November 6. (more...)

American Dance Guild Festival to Honor Jean Erdman at 92Y This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. (more...)

The Ride Presents IN MASQUERADE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

Approaching its 11,000 performance, the spectacular, immersive, interactive, experiential phenomenon, THE RIDE, will be in bewitching masquerade for this Halloween Season from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, November 6. (more...)

Mark DeGarmo Honors Deborah Jowitt In Dance For Dance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Mark DeGarmo Dance will honor dance writer DEBORAH JOWITT with the 2016 'Educational Visionary' Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate her many accomplishments.  Ms. Jowitt danced with notable names such as Jose Limon and Anna Sokolow, choreographed works shown in venues in both the United States and overseas, published articles in The New York Times, The Village Voice and Dance Magazine, among others, and has lectured, taught and conducted workshops at universities in the U.S. and abroad.  (more...)

THE RIDE to Become Bewitching Masquerade for Halloween Season in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Approaching its 11,000th performance, the immersive, interactive, experiential phenomenon, THE RIDE, will be in bewitching masquerade for this Halloween Season from Friday, September 30 through Sunday, November 6. (more...)

MAMMA MIA!'s Longtime Broadway Home to Host Memorial for Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Family, friends and the Broadway community will come together to celebrate the life of beloved wardrobe supervisor Irene Bunis on Monday, September 26 at 3:00pm at The Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway), longtime home of Broadway's hit musical MAMMA MIA!, which Irene kept vibrantly befitted in spandex and platform boots for fourteen years. (more...)

2016 Creative Arts Emmy Award Winners - Part 1; No EGOT for Alan Menken; Wins for Hank Azaria, James Corden & More - Full List
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2016

The Television Academy tonight presented the first of its two 2016 Creative Arts Emmy® Awards ceremonies for programs and individual achievements at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (more...)

American Dance Guild Fall Festival Returns to 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 10/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

 The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. Jean Erdman explored archetypal themes in dance and theater in collaboration with her husband, mythologist Joseph Campbell, forming one of the dance world's most inspiring artistic relationships.  Twenty-four dance pieces will be shown over the three-day ADG Festival, in collaboration with 92Y Fridays at Noon, 92Y DIG DANCE - Weekend Series and Jean Erdman Dance. The ADG Festival will kick off the Guild's yearlong 60th anniversary celebration. (more...)

AS WE LIE STILL to Make Southwest Premiere at Contemporary Theatre of Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Southwest Premiere of As We Lie Still adds cutting-edge production design to this spellbinding contemporary score that premiered at the New York Musical Theatre Fringe Festival in 2014. (more...)

American Dance Guild Festival to Honor Jean Erdman at 92Y This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. (more...)

American Dance Guild Fall Festival Returns to 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 10/14-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

 The American Dance Guild Fall Performance Festival will return October 14-16 to the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, NYC, in a weekend tribute to legendary modern dancer, choreographer and avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman in honor of her centenary. Jean Erdman explored archetypal themes in dance and theater in collaboration with her husband, mythologist Joseph Campbell, forming one of the dance world's most inspiring artistic relationships.  Twenty-four dance pieces will be shown over the three-day ADG Festival, in collaboration with 92Y Todays at Noon, 92Y DIG DANCE - Weekend Series and Jean Erdman Dance. The ADG Festival will kick off the Guild's yearlong 60th anniversary celebration. (more...)

AS WE LIE STILL to Make Southwest Premiere at Contemporary Theatre of Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The Southwest Premiere of As We Lie Still adds cutting-edge production design to this spellbinding contemporary score that premiered at the New York Musical Theatre Fringe Festival in 2014. (more...)

Dances For A Variable Population Presents to Offer Public Performances of THE PHOENIX PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2016

Celebrating dance and the beauty of age, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of The Phoenix Project, a citywide public dance project that empowers older adults and reevaluates the aesthetics of aging. (more...)

Garth Fagan, KS 360 and B-Girl Rokafella Serve as 2016 Dance Parade Grand Marshals
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2016

Dance Parade New York is pleased to announce that contemporary dance choreographer Garth Fagan, KS 360 aka 'Kwikstep' street dance veteran and global DJ, and B-Girl Rokafella, pioneer female hip-hop and break dancer, are headlining as Grand Marshals at the 10th Annual Dance Parade and Festival. (more...)

Fairy Tale Comes to Life in Festival Ballet Providence's CINDERELLA at The Vets
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

This Mother's Day weekend, Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) presents Cinderella, the timeless fairy tale ballet, May 12-14, 2017 at The Vets (One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI). (more...)

Washington Ballet Appoints Julie Kent as New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This afternoon The Washington Ballet Board of Directors selected Julie Kent, retired Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) and artistic director of the ABT Summer Intensive program, as Artistic Director of The Washington Ballet (TWB) effective, July 1, 2016.  (more...)

Repertory Dance Theatre to Tribute Jose Limon with REVERE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Repertory Dance Theatre is culminating its 50th anniversary season with a tribute to Jose Limon. The Company will honor Limon by performing two of his masterworks accompanied by live music at REVERE, April 14-16, 2016 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Dance Pioner Margaret Beals to Appear Live, on Film at Cloud House Studio This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Impulses Dance Theatre Arts presents six Sunday and Monday evening dance film screenings in March at 7pm and one Marathon screening on Monday, March 28, 2pm-9pm, of major dance works by Margaret Beals, choreographer, solo dancer and pioneer in the art of dance improvisation. (more...)

New Jersey Ballet to Perform Ginger Thatcher's SATURDAY NIGHT as Part of Annual Gala, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

The New Jersey Ballet will perform Ginger Thatcher's Saturday Night as part of the company's annual gala performance on April 9, 2016 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, New Jersey. Ms. Thatcher's work is choreographed to the music of jazz singer Etta James, and has been in the company's repertoire for over a decade. (more...)

Hilda Morales To Teach Master Class For Classical Ballet Theatre In Herndon, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

HILDA MORALES, former soloist of American Ballet Theatre, and former principal dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet, will be teaching a master class for the Classical Ballet Theatre in Herndon, Virginia on March 26, 2017 from 10 A.M. - 12 Noon. For more information contact Classical Ballet Theatre atwww.ctnva.org (more...)

Ilda Morales will Teach A Master Class for Classical Ballet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

HILDA MORALES, former soloist of American Ballet Theatre, and former principal dancer of the Pennsylvania Ballet, will be teaching a master class for the Classical Ballet Theatre in Herndon, Virginia on March 26, 2017. (more...)

American Repertory Ballet to Perform at McCarter Theatre, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

 American Repertory Ballet will present Masters of Dance & Music on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 8 p.m. at McCarter Theatre in downtown Princeton, N.J. The program will feature the world premiere of Mary Barton's A Shepherd Singing (And I Still Heard Nothing), modern dance pioneer Jose Limon's There is a Time and Kirk Peterson's Glazunov Variations. Music for Mary Barton's world premiere - Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 - will be performed live by the Princeton University Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Michael Pratt. (more...)

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by BWW - Mar 13, 2016

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Dances for a Variable Population Presents THE PHOENIX PROJECT, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2016

 Celebrating dance and the beauty of age, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of The Phoenix Project, a citywide public dance project that empowers older adults and reevaluates the aesthetics of aging. This world premiere collaboration will take place in three boroughs-Bronx, Queens and Harlem-over three Todays, June 4, 11 and 13. The Phoenix Project will make its Bronx debut at the New York Botanical Garden's award-winning and picturesque Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden on June 4. In the subsequent weekends, the piece will move with excerpts of the full work to Queens at the Queensbridge Riis Senior Center on June 11, and close their performances as part of the Summer on the Hudson Festival at the West Harlem Piers Park on June 18 as part of a Family Day event. (more...)

BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival to Feature Garth Fagan Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

BRIC will present Tony- and Olivier Award-winning Garth Fagan Dance on Friday, June 30. (more...)

Nimbus Dance Works' Announce New Location for 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Facing an August 31st deadline to identify a new home, Nimbus Dance Works announces that the organization, one of Jersey City's largest professional arts non-profits, and a leading dance organization statewide, will relocate to 165 Newark Avenue for the 2017-18 season, adjacent to the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza. With two dance studios, office and storage space, Nimbus' new location will house the professional company and Nimbus2 (second company), the School of Nimbus Dance Works, the NimbusPresents performance series, and company offices from which Nimbus administers dance education programs throughout the Jersey City school system. Nimbus has announced a campaign to raise funds and for in-kind items to support the move to the new location. (more...)

Young Dancemakers Company Comes to the NYC Boroughs This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Young Dancemakers Company is a unique summer ensemble of ethnically diverse New York City teens, creating and performing their original choreography in free concerts at prominent theaters city-wide, July 26 through August 5th.  YDC will present its 22nd season of topical, bold, and witty dances, created under the experienced eyes of founder and Bessie-award winner Alice Teirstein and music director William Catanzaro.  All performances end with the lively 'Dance With Us,' in which audience members with dancing feet are invited onto the stage to improvise with the dancers, accompanied by percussionist Catanzaro. (more...)

THE RIDE Celebrates Eighth Season of Triumph
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

On Monday, October 2, 2017, THE RIDE'S Award-Winning CEO/CCO and Author/Director, RICHARD HUMPHREY, will inaugurate his eighth Season of Triumph on the streets of New York while simultaneously celebrating the sixth-month sold-out anniversary of his ground-breaking virtual-reality-driven DOWNTOWN EXPERIENCE powered by The Ride. (more...)

New York City Center Announces Programming for Vail Dance Festival: ReMix NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

New York City Center presents Vail Dance Festival: ReMix NYC, November 3 through 6, celebrating Damian Woetzel's tenth year as artistic director of the Vail International Dance Festival. Channeling the spirit of the summer dance happening in the Rocky Mountains with three programs and an UpClose event, Vail Dance Festival: ReMix NYC brings the unique collaborative sensibility of Woetzel's festival to New York City, featuring dancers and musicians from many genres. (more...)

Sketch Theatre Launches with COOKIE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

Sketch Theater's inaugural work, COOKIE, is a performance of dance, drama, digital sound, and visual art using projection. Collaborators Daniel Ching, Marcus Crawford Guy, Daevid Mendivil, and Colin Fuller have been challenged to bring their strengths to the table while opening their field of creative vision to alternative forms of expression. (more...)

Young Dancemakers Company Added Performances This Sunday -
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

???????Young Dancemakers Company is a unique summer ensemble of ethnically diverse New York City teens, creating and performing their original choreography in free concerts at prominent theaters city-wide, July 26 through August 5th.  YDC will present its 22nd season of topical, bold, and witty dances, created under the experienced eyes of founder and Bessie-award winner Alice Teirstein and music director William Catanzaro.  All performances end with the lively 'Dance With Us,' in which audience members with dancing feet are invited onto the stage to improvise with the dancers, accompanied by percussionist Catanzaro. (more...)

Sketch Theatre Launches with COOKIE This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Sketch Theater's inaugural work, COOKIE, is a performance of dance, drama, digital sound, and visual art using projection. Collaborators Daniel Ching, Marcus Crawford Guy, Daevid Mendivil, and Colin Fuller have been challenged to bring their strengths to the table while opening their field of creative vision to alternative forms of expression. (more...)

Broadway Wardrobe Supervisor Irene Bunis Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Irene Bunis, the veteran wardrobe supervisor for many Broadway productions since 1980, passed away on July 21st in New York City. (more...)

MONUMENT at Jacob's Pillow this August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed "reaccession" of pioneering modernist choreographer Ted Shawn at The Museum of Modern Art, and recent performances at Tate Modern Museum as part of "20 Dancers of the 20th Century", Adam H Weinert returns with MONUMENT, an imaginative and dynamic new dance piece exploring legacy and identity. While others seek to turn museums into theatrical spaces, Weinert transforms the proscenium stage into an archive with stunning scenic design by Paul Tate dePoo III and lighting by JAX Messenger . The program includes historic choreography by Ted Shawn, Doris Humphrey and Jose Limon dating back to the early 20th century as well as creative re-imaginings of these events by Weinert and others - effectively transfiguring the site into a living archive, investigating ideas of mediation, memory and space. (more...)

Young Dancemakers Company to Perform Free Concerts in NYC Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Young Dancemakers Company is a unique summer ensemble of ethnically diverse New York City teens, creating and performing their original choreography in free concerts at prominent theaters city-wide, July 26 through August 5th.  (more...)

Ariel Rivka Dance Celebrates 10th Anniversary at NYLA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Known for its “powerfully engaging” (New York Arts) choreography, Ariel Rivka Dance reflects on 10 seasons of provocative modern dance with a pair of career-spanning programs to be performed at New York Live Arts from September 6-9, 2017. (more...)

Kitchen Opera Company to Present World Premiere of QUICKSAND, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The Kitchen is pleased to present the world premiere of Quicksand, an opera-novel for music, dance, and light, composed from a novel of the same name by the late Robert Ashley. Quicksandfeatures a narrative entirely sung by Ashley, movement by legendary choreographer Steve Paxton, a light environment by David Moodey, and an electronic orchestra by Tom Hamilton. Performers include Steve Paxton, Maura Gahan, and Jurij Konjar. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com for 1/24/2016 - 1/31/2016
by BWW - Jan 31, 2016

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Kitchen Opera Company to Present World Premiere of QUICKSAND, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Kitchen is pleased to present the world premiere of Quicksand, an opera-novel for music, dance, and light, composed from a novel of the same name by the late Robert Ashley. Quicksandfeatures a narrative entirely sung by Ashley, movement by legendary choreographer Steve Paxton, a light environment by David Moodey, and an electronic orchestra by Tom Hamilton. Performers include Steve Paxton, Maura Gahan, and Jurij Konjar. (more...)

The Kitchen to Present World Premiere of Robert Ashley's QUICKSAND, 1/28/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

The Kitchen is pleased to present the world premiere of Quicksand, an opera-novel for music, dance, and light, composed from a novel of the same name by the late Robert Ashley. Quicksandfeatures a narrative entirely sung by Ashley, movement by legendary choreographer Steve Paxton, a light environment by David Moodey, and an electronic orchestra by Tom Hamilton. Performers include Steve Paxton, Maura Gahan, and Jurij Konjar. (more...)

Jose Limon Dance Foundation Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The Jose Limon Dance Foundation announces the appointment of Colin Connor as new Artistic Director.  A renowned contemporary choreographer and dance educator, Connor will succeed the legendary Carla Maxwell on July 1, 2016 to become only the fifth Artistic Director in the Company's 70 year history and the first man to lead the Company since Limon himself. (more...)

Brandywine Ballet's 2016 Summer Intensive to be Held in July 2016; Faculty Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

LISA CHALMERS-NAUMANN, KEITH LEE, and TERRY EDLEFSEN will be members of the faculty for the Brandywine Ballet's Summer Intensive in West Chester, Pennsylvania in July 2016. (more...)

Limon Dance Company Comes to the Joyce, 5/2-7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Limon Dance Company will present its first New York season under the leadership of artistic director Colin Connor, May 2-7 at The Joyce Theater.  In a recent newsletter, Connor, a former Limon soloist, noted that his 'first six months with the Company and Foundation have been a whirlwind of rehearsals, reconstructions, tours, performances, and workshops.   It has been a joy to work with these dancers,' adding 'Everyone in our community believes in how Limon's art illuminates, inspires, and unites.  The social consciousness in this work is more than ever necessary.' (more...)

Theatre Development Fund to Present PERFORMETERIA, Immersive Festival of Off-Off Broadway Theatre & Dance
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Theatre Development Fund (TDF), the not-for-profit performing arts service organization is presenting PERFORMETERIA, its first ever immersive festival featuring works from some of the most innovative Off-Off Broadway theatre and dance companies in New York City through its OffOff@$9 Program. (more...)

Deborah Jowitt to Recieve Educational Visionary Lifetime Achievement Award at DANCE for DANCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Mark DeGarmo Dance will honor dance writer DEBORAH JOWITT with the 2016 "Educational Visionary" Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate her many accomplishments.  Ms. Jowitt danced with notable names such as Jose Limon and Anna Sokolow, choreographed works shown in venues in both the United States and overseas, published articles in The New York Times, The Village Voice and Dance Magazine, among others, and has lectured, taught and conducted workshops at universities in the U.S. and abroad.  (more...)

Dances for a Variable Population Presents THE PHOENIX PROJECT, 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

 Celebrating dance and the beauty of age, Dances For a Variable Population (DVP), will present three performances of The Phoenix Project, a citywide public dance project that empowers older adults and reevaluates the aesthetics of aging. This world premiere collaboration will take place in three boroughs-Bronx, Queens and Harlem-over three Saturdays, June 4, 11 and 13. The Phoenix Project will make its Bronx debut at the New York Botanical Garden's award-winning and picturesque Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden on June 4. In the subsequent weekends, the piece will move with excerpts of the full work to Queens at the Queensbridge Riis Senior Center on June 11, and close their performances as part of the Summer on the Hudson Festival at the West Harlem Piers Park on June 18 as part of a Family Day event. (more...)

Garth Fagan, KS 360 and B-Girl Rokafella to Be 2016 Dance Parade Grand Marshals
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Dance Parade New York is pleased to announce that contemporary dance choreographer Garth Fagan, KS 360 aka 'Kwikstep' street dance veteran and global DJ, and B-Girl Rokafella, pioneer female hip-hop and break dancer, are headlining as Grand Marshals at the 10th Annual Dance Parade and Festival. (more...)

Doug Elkins Returns To PEAK PERFORMANCES To Show Two New Works, 4/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

Peak Performances is pleased to welcome back Doug Elkins, whom The New York Times calls "one of the most witty, musical and inventive choreographers of his generation," and his company, doug elkins choreography, etc., in an evening-length program of new and acclaimed works, April 20-23 at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. (more...)

Repertory Dance Theatre to Tribute Jose Limon with REVERE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Repertory Dance Theatre is culminating its 50th anniversary season with a tribute to Jose Limon. The Company will honor Limon by performing two of his masterworks accompanied by live music at REVERE, April 14-16, 2016 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. (more...)

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