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Queer|Art Introduces The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant For Queer Women(+) Dance Artists
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

Queer|Art, NYC's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ artists, is proud to introduce the Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists. The new $10,000 grant will be awarded to US-based artists for making cutting-edge dance and movement-based performance work. Women(+): The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant employs an expansive definition of the word "woman.' Queer|Art strongly encourages self-identified women, gender-nonconforming, and non-binary artists to apply. The 2018 grant is administered through Queer|Art by women(+) for women(+), including an intergeneratinal panel of judges from New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Named in honor of visionary dance curator, critic, and educator Eva Yaa Asantewaa, the grant seeks to highlight the important contributions queer women have made to dance throughout history. (more...)

White Wave Presents The 2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL - 10/11-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

On Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7pm, WHITE WAVE Dance will celebrate the 18th Anniversary season of the DUMBO Dance Festival (DDF) with a Gala Opening, heralding the most anticipated four-day festival of contemporary dance in the greater New York City region. Tickets are $15 - $250 and are available at https://2018dumbodancefestival.eventbrite.com.   (more...)

Actors Fund to Honor Baayork Lee, Jerry Mitchell, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today that they will honor 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award winner Baayork Lee; Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Jerry Mitchell; Emmy Award winner John Deluca; and Tony nominated, Emmy and Academy Award winner Rob Marshall; with a special Actors Fund Medal of Honor presented to actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade (more...)

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. (more...)

Portland's The Mutineers Present COULDN'T GET OVER YOU As Lead Track Off 'Threshold EP'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

Ahead of releasing their new five-track 'Threshold' EP and launching a busy 2018 national tour schedule, The Mutineers present the first single from this EP. 'Couldn't Get Over You',  a pleasantly wistful offering guided by a longing feeling and lulling melodic line. (more...)

The Dance Gallery Festival Returns To NYC With Three Different Programs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The Dance Gallery Festival will return for their 12th annual New York performance showcase, Friday, November 2 at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, 29 Jay St in Brooklyn, and on November 3 and 4 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 W. 55th Street, NYC with more than 25 artists in a weekend of groundbreaking work performed in three distinct and separate programs. See full lineup below. (more...)

Portland America Rock Outfit The Mutineers Release 'Threshold EP'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Ahead of a busy 2018 national tour schedule, The Mutineers present the first single from  their new five-track 'Threshold' EP with lead track 'Couldn't Get Over You',  a pleasantly wistful offering guided by a longing feeling and lulling melodic line. (more...)

Uptown Dancers Turn Olympic-Size Pool into Stage for the 3rd Annual Danza Highbridge Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

The United Palace of Cultural Arts is currently in preparations for the third annual Danza Highbridge Festival at Highbridge Pool in Washington Heights. On Saturday September 22nd at 5pm, members of the community are invited to join over eighty dancers, choreographers, and musicians in a drained, olympic-size wading pool for an afternoon dance showcase and celebration. This year's festival is free to attend and will feature a variety of dance styles, including Jazz, Modern, Contemporary Indian, Bachata, Theatre Dance, and more. Following the performance, spectators are invited To the Dance floor to join in a Fiesta Latina, lead by Ximena Salgado from the Dance Project of Washington Heights. Festival organizers suggest bringing a towel, blanket, or beach chair to sit on during the performance. (more...)

White Wave Presents The 2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL: A Four-Day Spectacular Presenting 70 Companies From New York And Around The World
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

WHITE WAVE Young Soon Kim Dance Company (WHITE WAVE) presents The 2018 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL: A FOUR-DAY SPECTACULAR PRESENTING 70 COMPANIES FROM NEW YORK & AROUND THE WORLD at Gelsey Kirkland ArtsCenter, 29 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201from October 11 - 14, 2018. On Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7pm, WHITE WAVE Dance will celebrate the 18th Anniversary season of the DUMBO Dance Festival (DDF) with a Gala Opening, heralding the most anticipated four-day festival of contemporary dance in the greater New York City region. Tickets are $15 - $250 and are available at http://www.whitewavedance.com/. (more...)

DANNIC Releases New Single 'Tenderlove'
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Dutch DJ and producer Dannic is back with a fresh new feel good tune. 'Tenderlove' brings his signature groove, a layer of playful and uplifting piano cords and a dose of melodic love To the Dance floor. The perfect end of Summer song for that gentle heat. 'Tenderlove' is out now on Spinnin' Records! (more...)

Steps Beyond Foundation Seeks Choreographers And Offers Free Talk With The Actors Fund And AGMA
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

The Steps Beyond Foundation, Steps on Broadway's non-profit arm which connects artists and community through dialogue, performance, and artistic collaboration, will curate two interactive events this spring. Next month the Foundation will host Artists Talk: A Life in Dance—Resources for Those on Stage at Every Stage, a conversation with representatives from The Actors Fund and American Guild of Musical Artists on Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. On April 21 at 8:00 p.m. the Foundation will present Performance Lab: New Voices, New Works, New Stories, showcasing new choreographic voices in all genres. (more...)

Lydia Johnson Dance Presents New Program, Stephen Hanna Guest
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

Choreographer Lydia Johnson will present her LYDIA JOHNSON DANCE  in a program of new and repertory works to music that ranges from Philip Glass to the trio sonatas of Handel.  The season's premiere will be Undercurrent, a group work for the Company's eight resident dancers joined by four apprentices, and set to music by one of the choreographer's favorite composers, Henryk Gorecki.  Special guest for the season will be STEPHEN HANNA, former principal dancer with New York City Ballet.  DEBORAH WINGERT, former 15-year member of New York City Ballet, returns as company ballet mistress. (more...)

BWW Feature: PDS's Star-Studded Luncheon and Gypsy Award Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 5, 2018

4/15/18 ~ HONORING GEORGE CHAKIRIS, BARRIE CHASE & TONI BASIL There's a certain feeling that invades my consciousness when I attend a Dancer's Event... It is a deep, passionate, all-encompassing love amongst it's members. And that is what I was feeling, attending a most prestigious (in my opinion) Event; The Professional Dancer's Society 31st Annual Luncheon & “Gypsy” Award Ceremony, held Yearly in the International Room at the Beverly Hilton. (more...)

BWW Review: Exploring a Mash-Ups of Cultures in Dance at E-MOVES
by Caryn Cooper - May 4, 2018

As the month of May began turning up the heat with unseasonable, record-breaking temperatures, Harlem Stage also turned up the audience with its E-Moves19 dance festival, May 2-5, 2018 at the Harlem Stage Gatehouse. For nearly two decades, this signature dance series has had a rich, long history of highlighting the world's cultures and contemporary dance by artists who represent various traditional dance forms and those who are creating new ones. This year's festival had a focus on contemporary African choreographers while posing the question of “how an African choreographer includes their culture within a modern or Western aesthetic?” The program explores this mash-up of cultures in an intriguing way. (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...)

Dance Center Celebrates 45 Years Of Presenting Contemporary Dance
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago celebrates 45 years of diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance with its 2018-19 season. All performances take place at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Subscriptions are available online DATE, and single tickets go on sale DATE at the Dance Center box office, by phone at 312-369-8330 and online at the Dance Center's revamped website, dance.colum.edu. (more...)

Ochre Contemporary Dance Company Presents 3.3 AND BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

3.3 portrays a successful Indigenous dancer, on the brink of an international career, thrown into a holding cell because of his skin colour and torn between two cultures. Ian Wilkes dances the feature role, choreographed and originally created by Indigenous dance legend Michael Leslie who performs with him in this new adaptation. Beyond, is a mesmerising and powerful new dance work performed by Floeur Alder and choreographed by State Living Treasure Chrissie Parrott. (more...)

Dance Center Hires Ellen Chenoweth As Permanent DPS Director
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago announces the appointment of Ellen Chenoweth as the permanent Director of its Dance Presenting Series (DPS) and a new faculty member of the Department of Dance, effective July 1, 2018. Chenoweth has been serving as Interim Director of the DPS since September 11, 2017. (more...)

More Names Added For Sonus 6th Edition With Archie Hamilton, Boris Brejcha, Craig Richards, Dr. Rubinstein, Ralf, The Martinez Brothers And More
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Following a mammoth fifth birthday last year, Sonus is back for its sixth outing in 2018. 5 days and nights of unrivalled partying between 19th - 23rd August set in the hedonistic paradise of Zrce Beach, Sonus boasts its most thrilling lineup to date. Underground music lovers from around the globe will descend once again on the idyllic Zrce Beach, Croatia for a one of a kind adventure combining impeccable beaches, world-class calibre of artists and unbeatable programming under the sun. (more...)

Ava Max Takes Control With New Single 'My Way'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018

Rising pop songstress Ava Max has unveiled her empowering and feel-good debut single 'My Way' (Atlantic Records) - available via all digital music retailers and streaming services HERE. (more...)

CUNY Dance Initiative Announces 2018-19 Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

The CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), a residency program that welcomes NYC choreographers and dance companies to CUNY campuses across the five boroughs, announces its 2018–19 awarded artists. (more...)

CMT Marquee Presents Tony Award-Winning GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

CMT Marquee Productions, featuring emerging artists from New York to the Bay Area and beyond, presents the Tony Award-winning classic Guys and Dolls, April 20-29. The story:  Nathan Detroit needs some serious dough to keep his 'floating crap game" afloat. When he makes a bet with high-roller Sky Masterson, his problems seem to be solved. But now these guys have to decide if they're ready to gamble on love! From the bustle of Times Square To the Dance clubs of Havana, Nathan and Sky show us the great lengths to which a guy will go for his doll. (more...)

See Chicago Dance Reveals Name Change, Website Update, Gala Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

On Tuesday, March 27, See Chicago Dance (SCD), the dance industry's nonprofit service organization founded as Audience Architects, kicked off Chicago Dance Month with a celebration at the Chicago Cultural Center, with performances and a reception featuring important news announcements. (more...)

Armin Van Buuren & Armada Music Win Big International Dance Awards
by TV News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

After a one-year hiatus, Miami Music Week's International Dance Music Awards have returned To the Dance music hub with their 32nd edition and boy, did Armin van Buuren and Armada Music make it count. Together, the world-renowned DJ and the biggest independent dance music label in the world snatched up a whopping four awards: 'Best Global Label' (Armada Music), 'Best Male Artist (Mainstream)' (Armin van Buuren), 'Best Music Event' and 'Best Podcast / Radio Show' (both for A State Of Trance). (more...)

DJ Little Boots Releases New Track PICTURE from Upcoming EP BURN Out 4/6
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

British artist, musician and DJ Little Boots (aka Victoria Hesketh) surprised fans on Friday with yet another taste of her forthcoming “BURN” EP. “Picture,” produced by Brooklyn-based DJ, producer and songwriter Lauren Flax, features Victoria's light and airy vocals over a bed of lush synths and a captivating melody. The song is available to download and stream across all digital platforms HERE. In addition to the song, Little Boots has unveiled a video, available exclusively on Apple Music. (more...)

Dance and Community Leaders Honored At Dancewave
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Dancewave Gala, one of Brooklyn's premiere cultural events, brings together prominent individuals in the forefront of arts, education, politics, philanthropy, and business to recognize their achievements and contributions, while raising critical funds to support Dancewave's Scholarship Initiative, providing annual access to dance education for deserving NYC youth. (more...)

UP NEXT: A Weekend Of Dance On The West Side
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

It's a busy weekend coming up here at In The Lights, ! Check out what's happening on the west side this weekend, from the stage of Aaron Davis Hall with the new EMD, now under the direction of Tiffany Rea-Fisher, to an informative evening with the Actors Fund at Steps On Broadway. (more...)

House And Hip Hop Converge at The Dance Center This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago, partnering with national and local community organizations, artist practitioners and scholars, continues its B-Series, a biannual celebration of hip hop and street dance, with Under 1 Roof: A House & Hip-Hop Convergence featuring B-Bout It, a street-dance jam and battle. Partnering with Kuumba Lynx, Urbanized Music, BraveSoul Movement, Modern Dance Music Research and Archiving Foundation, New Rhythm Arts Center and The Community Schools Program, the B-Series presents a mini hip-hop and street dance festival featuring presentations, workshops, dialogue sessions and a community dance jam and competition. (more...)

BWW Interview: John Fagan, Director of MAMMA MIA! at Centre Stage
by Neil Shurley - Mar 12, 2018

'Stay away from the botox injections before coming. You're really going to want to smile and have fun, so make sure your face muscles are ready.' (more...)

Toby Green Releases BEYOND MARS Featuring Kris Kriss
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Boasting a formidable 4x4 house beat and out of this world production, Toby Green makes his Dim Mak debut with “Beyond Mars.” The track is accompanied by Kris Kiss' multi-talented vocals, urging everyone to report To the Dance floor. (more...)

BWW Blog: A Summer in Ohio (or Other Places)
by Student Blogger: Jessica Medley - Mar 1, 2018

Hello again everyone and welcome back to my weekly blog with BroadwayWorld! This past week has been full of school, outside activities, as well as preparing for the upcoming professional auditions many in my program are taking part in. So, with this conference at the forefront of everyone's minds, I thought I would detail a little bit about how I am personally preparing to audition for a ton of summer stock companies, and how I'm balancing trying to be a professional while knowing that being a student has to always come first. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up On Series Finale of ME, MYSELF AND I on CBS - Saturday, July 21, 2018
by TV Scoop - Jun 28, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On Series Finale of ME, MYSELF AND I, airing on CBS on Saturday, July 21, 2018! (more...)

TREASURES OF NEW YORK: The Juilliard School Takes Viewers Inside The Prestigious Performing Arts Conservatory
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

Treasures of New York: The Juilliard School explores the rich history and legacy of the world's most prestigious performing arts conservatory, often referred to as simply Juilliard, from its creation to its move to Lincoln Center.  (more...)

BWW Review: AVIGNON THEATRE FESTIVAL Presents STORY WATER By EMANUEL GAT
by Wesley Doucette - Jul 22, 2018

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Scoop: Coming Up On Series Finale of ME, MYSELF AND I on CBS - Today, July 21, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up On Series Finale of ME, MYSELF AND I, airing on CBS today, July 21, 2018! (more...)

Breaking: Ivo van Hove Will Direct A New Staging of WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

While the buzz recently has been about a screen adaptation of the classic musical West Side Story, The Hollywood Reporter has just revealed that award-winning director Ivo van Hove will be bringing West Side Story to the Broadway stage next season.  (more...)

Co3 Australia Receives Four Finals Nominations For Australian Dance Awards
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Co3 Australia represents the state with four nominations at the upcoming Australian Dance Awards in September 2018. (more...)

Tere O'Connor Dance Returns to Dance Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

In line with its 45-year legacy of presenting work by prominent and provocative choreographers, the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the return of Tere O'Connor Dance. Performances take place October 18–20 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

CUNY Dance Initiative Announces Fall 2018 Events & Partnership With The Bessies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), an unprecedented model for collaboration between the City University of New York (CUNY) and New York City dance artists, announces its Fall 2018 calendar of events. (more...)

The Washington Ballet Opens 2018/19 Season With International Guest Artists & Expanded Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

The Washington Ballet is excited to launch its season opener TWB Welcomes at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. The program, which includes acclaimed highlights from choreographers Alexei Ratmansky and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, as well as iconic masterworks (likeSerenade and Les Sylphides), provides a highly curated production that defines ballet as an art form over the last century. TWB Welcomes is named so because the company will play host to the audience and also welcome internationally recognized stars of the dance world who will share the stage as guest artists alongside TWB dancers. (more...)

Portland's The Mutineers Announce THRESHOLD EP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Ahead of a busy 2018 national tour schedule, The Mutineers have announced their new five-track 'Threshold' EP, slated for release on September 14. At this time, they present a brand new video for 'Drug For That', filmed and directed by California-based photographer and visual artist Clovis IV.  The track, previously released on 'Live At B-Side', will be offered as a bonus track on a special Bandcamp edition of the EP. (more...)

Dance Center's 45th Season Opens With Chicago Debut of Ephrat Asherie Dance
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018

To open the 45th season of its Dance Presenting Series, the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the Chicago debut of Ephrat Asherie Dance (EAD), a company rooted in street and social dance. Performances take place October 11-13 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

See Chicago Dance Honors Shirley Mordine and Angelique Power at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

See Chicago Dance (SCD), the dance industry's nonprofit marketing and advocacy organization, hosts its fourth Annual Gala, taking place September 25 from 6 to 10 p.m. at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph Street. The event celebrates Chicago's thriving dance community and honors two individuals who have been important to its success: Shirley Mordine, founder and artistic director of Mordine & Co. Dance Theater, receives the Legacy Award recognizing her artistic leadership, and Angelique Power, president of the Field Foundation of Illinois, receives the Distinguished Service To the Dance Field Award. (more...)

Photo Flash: Roxey Ballet Presents MOWGLI, THE JUNGLE BOOK BALLET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Roxey Ballet is pleased to offer to the community a Sensory-Friendly performance of "Mowgli" for audience members with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other sensitivity issues or special needs on Saturday, May 5 at 1:00 p.m.  (more...)

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Opens Tonight With MLK Commemoration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

New York's beloved Dance Theatre of Harlem, under the artistic direction of Virginia Johnson, returns to NY City Center for its annual homecoming season tonight, April 4, the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with the annual Vision Gala, honoring dance legend Carmen de Lavallade and civil rights icon Xernona Clayton. (more...)

OBERON Announces April/May 2018 Programming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2018

OBERON, the American Repertory Theater's (A.R.T.) second stage and club-theater venue on the fringe of Harvard Square, announces events to be presented at OBERON during April and May 2018-including OBERON Presents, Glowberon, and usual suspects, and more. (more...)

Pendulum Confirm First Australian Live Shows In 8 Years!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce one of electronic music's most important and pioneering acts Pendulum will be embarking on their first live Australian tour in eight years, touring this June and July in celebration of their highly-anticipated fourth studio album The Reworks (out 29 June through Earstorm via ADA/Warner Music, pre-order here). (more...)

BWW Review: GENE KELLY ~ THE LEGACY - AN ENDEARING EVENING WITH PATRICIA WARD KELLY - at The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Apr 26, 2018

Everyone knows who Gene Kelly is, but after seeing this wonderful tribute to the many sides of him, you can't help but feel love in your heart for what he accomplished, how he felt about life, love and happiness, work, and for the amazing gifts he gave to all of us. (more...)

VIDEO: Justin Peck Talks CAROUSEL and His Career in Dance on SUNDAY MORNING
by Stage Tube - Apr 22, 2018

Justin Peck is a '21-century sensation' when it comes To the Dance world. His most recent project was choreographing the current revival of Carousel on Broadway. Rita Braver interviewed Peck for CBS Sunday Morning, where he talked about his career and why it's fun being him. Watch the full video below! (more...)

BWW Feature: Bob Fosse's DANCIN' Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary and Cast Reunion at the Dancers Over 40 Event
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Apr 14, 2018

As a way of introducing myself as the new DANCE REVIEWER for Broadway World L. A., I am reporting on an historic event in which I participated at St. Luke's Theatre on March 26th, 2018 in NYC: the 40th-year anniversary and reunion of the cast members of the opening of Tony Award-Winning Bob Fosse's DANCIN' on Broadway at The Broadhurst Theatre on March 27, 1978. (more...)

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