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BWW TV: Go Behind the Scenes with BroadwayHD on the Censorship in INDECENT
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2018

The theater and the arts is generally more progressive than the rest of the world. It's a place where stories take shape that reflect the parts of society that many aren't quite ready to face. Unfortunately, that hasn't always been the way. (more...)

The Center For Ballet And The Arts At NYU Announces 2018-19 Fellows
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University (CBA), the first international institute devoted to the creation and academic study of ballet, today announced the 27 artists and scholars who will serve as CBA Fellows in the 2018-19 academic year. The group - which represents The Center's largest and most far-reaching cohort yet - features distinguished individuals in a range of disciplines, including scholar Cecile Feza Bushidi, lighting designer Brandon Stirling Baker, choreographer Chase Brock, choreographer, filmmaker, and dancer Pontus Lidberg, and scholar Janice Ross, among others. (more...)

Dancers For Good To Host Third Annual Benefit In East Hampton Honoring Chita Rivera and Bebe Neuwirth
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

The magical Benefit evening of dance will feature an extraordinary line-up of performances by renowned companies and choreographers such as Amy Marshall Dance Company, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Eryc Taylor Dance, Martha Graham Dance Company, Pam Tanowitz Dance, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Rock the Ballet and a special tribute to Broadway's CHICAGO The Musical! (more...)

Historic Panel Convenes On Modern Dance In China
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018

The American Dance Festival (ADF) will convene a panel titled “Why Do They Fall Down? The Story of Modern Dance in China” to celebrate 30 years of modern dance in China. Panelists include Director Emeritus of ADF Charles L. Reinhart, Yang Meiqi, the founder and former director of the first modern dance company in China, China's foremost dance expert Ou Jian-Ping, Ralph Samuelson, former director of the Asian Cultural Council, Michelle Vosper, former director of the Asian Cultural Council in Hong Kong, internationally celebrated choreographer Shen Wei, and former José Limón Company dancer Sarah Stackhouse. (more...)

Anabella Lenzu Comes to LaMaMa Moves!, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

The LaMaMa Moves! Dance Festival presents the unique artist ANABELLA LENZU as she declares 'No More Beautiful Dances,' a dance/theater solo in which the spoken word, drawings, photographs, and video projections merge to offer a very personal view of femininity and what it means to be a woman today.   Two performances, May 30 & 31, 7 PM, at LaMaMa's The Downstairs, 66 East 4th Street. (more...)

GRAHAM 2 Returns with 2018 New York Season, 6/7-10
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Graham 2 announces its 2018 New York season featuring works by Martha Graham, Sophie Maslow, Bertram Ross, and Virginie Mecene. Performances are June 7-10 (Thursday through Saturday at 7pm, and Sunday at 3pm), at the Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune Street, 11th floor, in Manhattan. (more...)

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble Presents MODERN REBELS
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presents MODERN  REBELS A program of dances by Talley Beatty, Jane Dudley, Isadora Duncan, Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow, Ruth St. Denis and contemporary dances by Ray Ballard, Stanley Love, Jaime Blanc (more...)

Christian Laverde Konig Will Teach A Master Class For The Commonwealth Ballet In Massachusetts
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

CHRISTIAN LAVERDE KÖNIG, former principal dancer of the Milwaukee Ballet, will teach a master class for the Commonwealth Ballet in Acton, Massachusetts on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 1-3 P.M. (more...)

Eryc Taylor Dance to Present at Bryant Park Contemporary Dance Program
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD) will join Bryant Park's Contemporary Dance Program with three of their most popular repertory works on Friday, June 22, beginning at 6:45pm. Bryant Park is located behind the New York Public Library in Midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues. The annual Bryant Park dance series will feature acclaimed contemporary dance choreographers on five back-to-back summer Fridays in June and July; open to the public, there is no admission charge. (more...)

BWW Dance Review: Alexei Ratmansky and Wayne McGregor works presented at American Ballet Theatre, May 23, 2018
by Barnett Serchuk - May 26, 2018

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Photo Flash: Remembering Patricia Morrison
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, stage and screen star, Patricia Morison died at the age of 103 at home in Los Angeles of natural causes. A stage icon and legend best known for her starring roles in Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate and The King & I opposite Yul Brynner, she established an indelible mark in films with a reputation as a the villainous femme fatale with large blue eyes and extremely long, dark hair that made her a favorite of studios and fans alike.  (more...)

Stage & Screen Legend Patricia Morison Dies at 103
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2018

Stage and screen star, Patricia Morison died today at the age of 103 at home in Los Angeles of natural causes. A stage icon and legend best known for her starring roles in Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate and The King & I opposite Yul Brynner, she established an indelible mark in films with a reputation as a the villainous femme fatale with large blue eyes and extremely long, dark hair that made her a favorite of studios and fans alike.  (more...)

GRoW @ The Wallis Presents THE HITCH HIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams' much loved, absurdist and subversive satire, is presented in a vibrant, fast paced, gender-bending production directed by Madeleine Dahm, from Thursday, June 14 through Sunday, June 17, 2018, including a Science Fiction Costume Night on June 16, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in the Lovelace Studio Theater. After its first appearance as a radio play originally produced by BBC 4 Radio in 1978, Adams' work quickly became a worldwide cult classic celebrated for its sharp wit and ironic style. Dahm's version at The Wallis integrates puppetry, stylized movement, miniature sets and live music to bring the timely political satire to life.   (more...)

Christina DeCicco to make Encore appearance at Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

The GreenRoom 42, Broadway's Cabaret for a New Millennium, presents Christina DeCicco on May 10, 2018. (more...)

Catherine Cabeen and Kristina Berger present Glitter in the Gutter
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Glitter in the Gutter is an intimate evening of bawdy dance-theater created and performed by Catherine Cabeen and Kristina Berger. Performances are Friday and Saturday, June 22 and 23, at 7pm, at Pangea, 178 Second Avenue (between 11th and 12th Streets), in Manhattan. (more...)

Multigenerational Dance Company Encourages Healthy Lifestyle Through Choreographed Dance
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Dances for a Variable Population (DVP) will present three performances of Revival 2 - an outdoor public dance project that re-imagines the works of celebrated 20th century choreographers, taking place at iconic public spaces in New York City and featuring 50 non-professional senior dancers and seven legendary female dance artists.   (more...)

Scottsdale Center For The Performing Arts Previews 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts announces a preview of its new 2018-19 season, featuring legends of world music, acclaimed dance companies, renowned classical and jazz musicians, returning favorites and more. Most performances will take place in the Center's 853-seat Virginia G. Piper Theater. (more...)

Keir Dullea And Mia Dillon Star In LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Real life sweethearts, KEIR DULLEA (2001: A Space Odyssey) and MIA DILLON (TONY award nominee, Crimes of the Heart) bring A. R. Gurney's Love Letters to life in this one of a kind performance. As 'Melissa' and 'Andy,' these two stunning artists bring complexity and humanity to Gurney's timeless play about love, friendship, loss, challenges and the art of letter writing. Underscoring their love for New York's theatre scene, Ms. Dillon and Mr. Dullea share this production as a benefit for the award winning Articulate Theatre Company. (more...)

The Kimmel Center Announces Local Artists Who Will Perform With Taylor Mac
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

???????The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in a co-presentation with Pomegranate Arts, is thrilled to announce the special guest artists who will perform in Taylor Mac's ambitious, internationally acclaimed work A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. Local Philadelphia performance artists and musicians will join Mac in these final U.S. performances of the full, 24-hour-long pop odyssey, June 2 & 9 at the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music as two distinct 12-hour concerts, Saturday, June 2 (1776-1896) and Saturday, June 9 (1896-present day) - Mac's longest continuous performances since the work premiered at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in 2016. (more...)

Taylor Mac To Perform A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC In Its Entirety For Final Time At The Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

???????The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in a co-presentation with Pomegranate Arts, is thrilled to announce the special guest artists who will perform in Taylor Mac's ambitious, internationally acclaimed work A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. Local Philadelphia performance artists and musicians will join Mac in these final U.S. performances of the full, 24-hour-long pop odyssey, June 2 & 9 at the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music as two distinct 12-hour concerts, Saturday, June 2 (1776-1896) and Saturday, June 9 (1896-present day) - Mac's longest continuous performances since the work premiered at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ellen Maddow Trips the Light Fantastic in DANCE NATION
by Naomi Serviss - May 14, 2018

This edgy production about a cutthroat girls dance group isn't a MEAN GIRLS kind of play, but it does tackle the competitive drive that can consume a teen's life. (more...)

Eryc Taylor Dance To Present At Bryant Park Contemporary Dance Program
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Eryc Taylor, Artistic Director of Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD), announced today the company will present three of their most popular repertory works at Bryant Park's Contemporary Dance Program on Friday, June 22, beginning at 6:45pm. The annual Bryant Park dance series will feature acclaimed contemporary dance choreographers on five back-to-back summer Fridays in June and July; open to the public, there is no admission charge. Bryant Park is located behind the New York Public Library in Midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Preview Eryc Taylor Dance. (more...)

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble Presents MODERN REBELS
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble presents MODERN  REBELS A program of dances by Talley Beatty, Jane Dudley, Isadora Duncan, Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow, Ruth St. Denis and contemporary dances by Ray Ballard, Stanley Love, Jaime Blanc (more...)

Bard SummerScape Presents World Premiere of FOUR QUARTETS
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

75 years ago T.S. Eliot published Four Quartets, a poetic meditation on time and memory that is widely regarded as his crowning achievement. Now, to celebrate this milestone anniversary, Bard SummerScape 2018 presents the world premiere of Four Quartets, the first authorized dance performance ever to be based on Eliot's modernist masterpiece. A SummerScape commission, the new work is an interdisciplinary collaboration that draws on the talents of three of today's most potent artistic voices. Since making her acclaimed festival debut at SummerScape 2015, Pam Tanowitz has been recognized as "one of the most formally brilliant choreographers around" (New York Times), with honors including a Bessie Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the prestigious 2017 Cage Cunningham Fellowship. (more...)

Younes & Soraya Nazarian Center For The Performing Arts Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Continuing the momentum created with the current season launch of its Music Knows No Borders series, Executive Director Thor Steingraber unveils the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts' 2018-19 Season, which features four world premieres, two American premieres, several of the world's greatest orchestras, innovative jazz programs, two tributes to Hollywood legends, Broadway classics plus artists from 18 different nations who will appear on stage at The Soraya next season.  New Subscription Series tickets will go on sale May 1, 2018. (more...)

SFDanceworks Announces Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

A classic from Spanish choreographer Nacho Duato alongside world premieres by Danielle Rowe and James Sofranko highlight SFDanceworks' third season June 8 - 10. Rounding out the program is a duet by Penny Saunders, a recent recipient of the Princess Grace award for choreography. SFDanceworks' Season Three takes place at the Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. Tickets, $20 - $60, are now on sale via sfdanceworks.org/season-three or by phone at (415) 345-7575. (more...)

GRAHAM 2 Returns with 2018 New York Season, 6/7-10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

Graham 2 announces its 2018 New York season featuring works by Martha Graham, Sophie Maslow, Bertram Ross, and Virginie Mecene. Performances are June 7-10 (Today through Saturday at 7pm, and Sunday at 3pm), at the Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune Street, 11th floor, in Manhattan. (more...)

Cennarium Now Streaming Theatrical Productions From Around The World On Amazon
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

Cennarium, the largest subscription streaming service for theatrical productions, now has 16 theatrical performances available for streaming on Amazon, with more to come. The productions offered will be a variety of genres including musicals, drama, opera, ballet and dance, magic and comedies from countries around the world. (more...)

American Dance Festival Begins 85th Season with Stellar Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

The American Dance Festival (ADF) kicks off its 85th anniversary season on Thursday, June 14 at 7:00pm at Reynolds Industries Theater with the return of Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC) performing classic repertoire and a new ADF-commissioned piece by Abby Zbikowski. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces Fall/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Linda Shelton, Executive Director of The Joyce Theater, announced today the New York City dance organization's programming for its Fall '18 / Winter '19 season. Showcasing extraordinary international and local artists, the upcoming Joyce season promises to offer something spectacular for all dance-lovers. (more...)

The Kimmel Center & Joe's Pub Join Forces
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and Joe's Pub at The Public join forces once again for the Kimmel Center Theater Residency. Under the tutelage of Jay Wahl, Producing Artistic Director of the Kimmel Center, and Shanta Thake, Director of Joe's Pub, the program serves as an incubator for artists and their collaborators to create and develop music and theater projects. The program will be held in the Kimmel Center's SEI Innovation Studio (300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA) from June 18-30 with Public Readings, free and open to the public, on June 29 and 30. Readings will be followed by Q&A sessions with the artists. (more...)

Juilliard Dance Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Juilliard Dance announces its 2018-19 season of performances of world premieres, masterworks in repertory, and new works developed by Juilliard students. The cornerstone of the season is New Dances: Edition 2018, featuring four world-premiere dances by innovative choreographers Stefanie Batten Bland (fourth-year class), alumnus Peter Chu (third-year class), Nelly van Bommel (second-year class), and Marcus Jarrell Willis (first-year class). Performances take place December 7, 8, 10, and 11, at 7:30pm and December 9 at 3pm in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. In the spring semester, Juilliard Spring Dances features repertory works by acclaimed choreographers: Bill T. Jones' D-Man in the Waters (Part 1); Alejandro Cerrudo's Little Mortal Jump; and Martha Graham's The Rite of Spring. Performances take place on March 27-29, at 7:30pm and March 30, at 2pm and 7:30pm in Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater. (more...)

Single Tickets Now On Sale for The Soraya 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Single tickets for The Soraya's eagerly anticipated 2018-19 season of the best of the performing arts are now on sale.  With tickets starting as low as $29 ($15 for CSUN students) for select subscription series, The Soraya offers audiences the opportunity to experience a wide breadth of performances from the opening night tribute to legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel featuring the Queen of Ranchera Aida Cuevas to Martha Graham dance company's world premiere of The EVE Project; from Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra featuring violinist Jennifer Koh to LA's classical music innovators, wild Up, tackling jazz icon John Coltrane; from Brazilian music legend Sergio Mendes to an evening with Broadway's Lea Salonga to close out the season.  (more...)

Get To Know JAGGED LITTLE PILL and APES**T Choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

In this feature, get to know choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - currently working on JAGGED LITTLE PILL at the American Repertory Theatre. Last week, Larbi's work was featured in a music video featuring Beyonce and Jay Z, APES**T. (more...)

La MaMa Fills 57th Season with Over 50 Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018

On the heels of having won the 2018 Regional Theater Tony Award, LA MAMA Experimental Theatre Club (ETC) announces its 57th season of productions, according to Mia Yoo, the company's artistic director. The season includes over 50 U.S., NYC and world premiere productions. (more...)

Usdan Summer Camp For The Arts Announces The Festival Line-up For Its 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts (www.usdan.org), one of the pre-eminent nonprofit arts day camps in the country, today announced the Festival line-up for its 50th Anniversary Season - which kicks off on June 26. Curated by Usdan's recently appointed Artistic Director Jonathan Shmidt Chapman, in partnership with Usdan students on the first-ever Camper Curatorial Council, the 2018 program consists of student performances as well as 14 different professional acts, representing genres from classical music and dance to poetry, musical theatre, and comedy. (more...)

Eryc Taylor Dance Kicks Off Bryant Park Outdoor Contemporary Dance Program
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Eryc Taylor Dance (ETD) will join Bryant Park's Contemporary Dance Program with three of their most popular repertory works on Friday, June 22. The program is from 6-8pm, with Eryc Taylor presenting at 6:45pm. Bryant Park is located behind the New York Public Library in Midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets & Fifth and Sixth Avenues. The annual Bryant Park dance series will feature acclaimed contemporary dance choreographers on five back-to-back summer Fridays in June and July; open to the public, there is no admission charge. Preview Eryc Taylor Dance. (more...)

FJK Dance To Preview New Work, 'Untold,' At Hudson River Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Fadi Khoury's FJK DANCE will preview the company's new, groundbreaking multimedia performance and art installation UnTold at the Hudson River Museum Summer Amphitheater, 511 Warburton Avenue Yonkers, NY, 10701 on Saturday, July 14 at 7pm. FREE. (more...)

Keir Dullea And Mia Dillon Star In LOVE LETTERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Real life sweethearts, KEIR DULLEA (2001: A Space Odyssey) and MIA DILLON (TONY award nominee, Crimes of the Heart) bring A. R. Gurney's Love Letters to life in this one of a kind performance. As 'Melissa' and 'Andy,' these two stunning artists bring complexity and humanity to Gurney's timeless play about love, friendship, loss, challenges and the art of letter writing. Underscoring their love for New York's theatre scene, Ms. Dillon and Mr. Dullea share this production as a benefit for the award winning Articulate Theatre Company. (more...)

Composer Lisa Bielawa and Director Charles Otte Receive LA Emmy Nominations for VIREO
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Television Academy has announced 155 nominations in 47 categories for the 70th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. Composer Lisa Bielawa and director Charles Otte are nominees for their work on VIREO: The Spiritual Biography of a Witch's Accuser, the first episodic made-for-TV & online opera. Bielawa is nominated in the Creative Technical Crafts – Composer category and Otte's nomination is forOutstanding Director – Programming. (more...)

Celebrity Series Of Boston Announces Artists Selected To Perform At Jazz Along The Charles: A Walkable Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Bostonians will have another reason to welcome autumn along the Charles River when the Celebrity Series of Boston presents Jazz Along the Charles: A Walkable Concert. After receiving close to 100 applications, a selection committee comprised of educators, administrators and performers from Boston's thriving jazz scene has chosen 25 ensembles to perform at a series of connected, walkable locations along the Charles River Esplanade, interpreting the same curated list of Boston-related tunes in one collective free concert. (more...)

Berkshire Native Returns To Present Dance Work At Turnpark
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Berkshire native and dancer Gina Bashour, praised by the New York Times as a 'powerhouse,' returns home to the Berkshires this summer as choreographer to premiere a site-specific dance performance entitled Unraveled, presented by TurnPark Art Space in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts. With a strong ensemble of performers, the work weaves together themes and imagery from the fable of Rumpelstiltskin with a current look at the relationships of men and women and the community around them. The performance, suitable for all ages, is being presented on August 25 and 26, 2018, at noon and 3:00 p.m. and is included with admission to TurnPark ($15/adult; $12 for students and seniors; free for TurnPark members and children under 12). (more...)

Poway OnStage Announces The 2018/19 Professional Performance Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

"Country crooners, '80s hitmakers and man's best friend are among the headlining talent Poway OnStage have lined-up for their 2018/19 Professional Performance Series. This season we are delighted to welcome old friends and new talents to the Poway stage," says Poway OnStage President and CEO Michael Rennie.  "Returning Poway OnStage alum include perennial Poway favorites and equal opportunity offenders The Capitol Steps, guitar masters the Romeros; and celebrity talents from Dancing with the Stars and American Idol performing the all-new Motown with a Twist."   (more...)

Michael Mao Dance Announces Guests For Saturday Night Performances
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

For the Saturday 7:30 PM performance, Company alum will return to appear in 'Still Night': Artists and other company affiliations - pre and post Mao Dance (more...)

Anabella Lenzu Comes to LaMaMa Moves!, 5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The LaMaMa Moves! Dance Festival presents the unique artist ANABELLA LENZU as she declares 'No More Beautiful Dances,' a dance/theater solo in which the spoken word, drawings, photographs, and video projections merge to offer a very personal view of femininity and what it means to be a woman today.   Two performances, May 30 & 31, 7 PM, at LaMaMa's The Downstairs, 66 East 4th Street. (more...)

Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Applications Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Howard County Arts Council (HCAC) is pleased to announce that applications for the FY2019 Mark Ryder Original Choreography Grant Program are now available. This program was established at the bequest of Mark Ryder's family, in honor of his life's work, to recognize individual creative expression, and to provide financial assistance to choreographers to create new original work. A fund has been established at the Columbia Foundation to enable monies to be awarded for this purpose in perpetuity. The grant award recipients will be announced at HCAC's Annual Meeting and Grant Awards Ceremony in September 2018. The minimum grant amount will be $500. (more...)

BWW Review: Lar Lubovitch Concludes 50th Anniversary Run with an Impressive Quadruple Bill
by Sondra Forsyth - Apr 23, 2018

On the afternoon of April 22nd at the Joyce Theater in NYC, the Lar Lubovitch Dance Company gave the final performance of a six-day run that offered three different programs to celebrate Lubovitch's 50th anniversary as an internationally acclaimed choreographer. Program A featured the Martha Graham Dance Company while Programs B added Joffrey principal dancers to Lubovitch's own roster of superb dancers, and Program C added students from the George Mason University School of Dance to the list of performers. (more...)

Jacob's Pillow To Exhibit Never-Before-Seen Dance Costumes
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

???????Dance We Must: Treasures from Jacob's Pillow, 1906-1940 explores the contributions of Jacob's Pillow founder Ted Shawn and the iconic Ruth St. Denis to American modern dance. Gathering over 350 materials, including more than 30 costumes and accessories, over 200 photographs, five original antique costume trunks, and a dozen original artworks from both the Jacob's Pillow Archives and Williams College Special Collections, the exhibition contextualizes the pioneering work of Shawn and St. Denis within the scope of American art history through artifacts that have never been seen before. Dance We Must will be on view at Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) from June 29 through November 11, 2018. The opening celebration will take place on July 2, featuring performances by Adam H. Weinert and Williams College Artist-in-Residence in Dance Erica Dankmeyer. (more...)

Michael Mao Dance Returns with Special Guests Mecene, Predmore, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

For the Saturday 7:30 PM performance, Company alum will return to appear in 'Still Night': Artists and other company affiliations - pre and post Mao Dance *  Kevin Predmore (also danced with Martha Graham Dance Company) *  Virginie Mecene (Graham) *  Lisa Viola (Paul Taylor) *  Kristin Draucker (Paul Taylor) *  Penny Freeh (James Sewell) *  Greg Nuber (Cliff Keuter, Mark Morris companies) *  Alan Hineline (Cincinnati Ballet) *  Lauren Jaeger (Buglisi Dance, Momix) *  Karen Nicely ('Color Purple' on Broadway, and Keith Lee) *  Donna Schenherr (Hubbard Street Dance) (more...)

Martha Graham Dance Company Presents NEXT@Graham
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

The latest addition to the dynamic Martha Graham Studio Series showcases the work of Graham Family members, including emerging and established Graham alumni choreographers. NEXT@Graham is curated by former Graham Company principal dancer Tadej Brdnik. Performances will take placeWednesday and Thursday, May 2–3, at 7pm, at the Martha Graham Studio Theater, 55 Bethune Street, 11th floor, in Manhattan. (more...)

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