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Video Roundup: Does Jordan Fisher Have What it Takes to Win DANCING WITH THE STARS?
by Emily Bruno - Sep 7, 2017

It's no secret that Jordan Fisher is today's triple threat heartthrob. But does he have the moves to win the coveted mirror ball trophy on DANCING WITH THE STARS? (more...)

COCo. Dance Theatre Makes Chicago Debut 11/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents the Chicago debut of COCo. Dance Theatre, founded and directed by choreographer Cynthia Oliver, November 2-4 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group Return to the Dance Center, 10/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago's 44th season of presenting diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance features the return of Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group October 12-14 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Northern Stage Producing Artistic Director Receives Genius Grant
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Pussycat Foundation, established in the spirit of Cosmopolitan Magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown, has awarded Northern Stage's Producing Artistic Director Carol Dunne a Genius Grant of $250,000 for her achievements in theater arts, recognizing her as a pioneering artist and artistic director. The Pussycat Foundation awards Genius Grants to individuals who dedicate their lives to transformative work with bold leadership and vision. The dollars awarded to Carol are split evenly between Northern Stage and the New London Barn Playhouse, which Carol led from 2008-2014. (more...)

Dance Center Hires Ellen Chenoweth as DPS Interim Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago has announced the appointment of Ellen Chenoweth as Interim Director of its Dance Presenting Series (DPS), effective September 11, 2017 through June 30, 2018. (more...)

Gallant x Eric Nam x Tablo's 'Cave Me In' Receives Raiden Remix
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

After wowing fans last week with the latest episode of his acclaimed In The Room series featuring Dua Lipa, Gallant returns today with the Raiden remix of 'Cave Me In' with Eric Nam & Tablo of Epik High. (more...)

Gallant X Eric Nam X Tablo's 'Cave Me In' Receives Raiden Remix
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

After wowing fans last week with the latest episode of his acclaimed In The Room series featuring Dua Lipa, Gallant returns today with the Raiden remix of 'Cave Me In' with Eric Nam & Tablo of Epik High. (more...)

2017 DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL Comes ot Brooklyn 10/5-10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, WHITE WAVE Dance celebrates our 17th Anniversary season of the DUMBO Dance Festival (DDF) with a Gala Opening that heralds the most anticipated four-day festival of contemporary dance in the greater New York City region. Committed to further developing dance as an important art form, WHITE WAVE scours the globe in search of the most innovative of today's dance makers, both emerging and established, and brings them to Brooklyn for one extended weekend! (more...)

WCPE FM's Invitation to the Dance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

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CUNY Dance Initiative Sets Fall 2017 Season; Seeks 2018-19 Residency Applications
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The CUNY Dance Initiative (CDI), an unprecedented model for collaboration between the City University of New York (CUNY) and the New York City dance field, announces its Fall 2017 calendar of events and upcoming call for applications. (more...)

Chen Dance Center presents NEWSTEPS
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Chen Dance Center presents newsteps, its semi-annual emerging choreographer's series, May 11-13 at 7:30 PM.   Since 1994, its theater has supported and presented hundreds of young dancers and choreographers developing innovative new works through space and production grants.  At  Chen Dance Center, 70 Mulberry Street (corner of Mulberry and Bayard in NYC's Chinatown).  (more...)

2nd Annual Berkshire Dance Party & Cabaret in Celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month Comes to the Colonial
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group and its official external event planner, Only In My Dreams Events LLC, present the second annual Berkshire Dance Party and Cabaret in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month, at The Colonial Theatre, on Saturday, June 3 at 7pm. The dance party will serve as a fundraiser for Berkshire Theatre Group and its LGBTQ inclusive programming. (more...)

The Dubplates New Music Makes Past and Current President Dance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The reggae-funk, dancehall hip-hop energetic genre-benders, The Dubplates release a powerful get-off-your-seats and dance single and an epic animated lyric video 'UH HUH,' from their upcoming album Box Full Of Steel set to release on June 23, 2017. (more...)

BWW Feature: HELATARI SALIHARA 2017
by Yuliani Supandji - May 30, 2017

On June 8, 10, 11, 17, and 18, 8 PM at Teater & Galeri Salihara, HELATARI SALIHARA 2017 will be held featuring five choreographers with various concepts close to our 'daily' life. Starting from everyday life in Jakarta, the life of sculptors, traditional dance magic To the Dance movement that was born from the interpretation of literary works. (more...)

Dance Center's 17-18 Season Features Cloud Gate's Return
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago announces its 44th season of presenting diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance. (more...)

Bonnie Brooks Announces Departure from Dance Center
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Bonnie Brooks, Presenting Series Director and Lead Curator for the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago and Columbia College Chicago Dance Department Associate Professor, has announced her departure, effective May 31, 2017. (more...)

Brooklyn Ballet Announces ROOTS & NEW GROUND 2 Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Brooklyn Ballet announces its spring season, Roots & New Ground 2, sequel to its outstanding 2015 Roots and New Ground season. (more...)

ADF 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...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS - Season Finale on May 22 & 23 on ABC
by TV Scoop - May 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS - Season Finale, airing on ABC on Monday, May 22 & 23, 2017! (more...)

Dance Now Boston/NYC Celebrate a Weekend Cabaret-Inspired Dance at the Dance Complex
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Dance Now Boston/NYC, David Parker's vision, now in its 4th season, to foster a choreographic bridge between Boston and New York, returns To the Dance Complex, June 16-18, 2017 for a showcase of performance and celebration. Friday will feature Dance Now commissions by four Boston choreographers: Jimena Bermejo, Carey McKinley, McKersin Previlus, and Subject:Matter with Ian Berg and Sunday will offer works by New York's LMnO3 (Deborah Lohse, Cori Marquis, and Donnell Oakley). Saturday night presents Snap•Crackle•BANG!, a gala to benefit The Bang Group, featuring both groups and honoring PFLAG trustee and social activist Stanley N. Griffith. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre presents SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

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Jacob's Pillow Kicks Off 85th Anniversary with Season Opening Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Jacob's Pillow 85th Anniversary Season kicks off with the Season Opening Gala, the Pillow's signature fundraising event, Saturday, June 17. The event embodies the start of the summer season in the Berkshires, and features exclusive programming, unique and delicious food and drink, and plenty of dancing and live music. (more...)

NYC Dance Week 2017 Opens 6/15 ­
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Now in its sixth year, NYC Dance Week is an annual festival that provides FREE dance, fitness and wellness classes throughout all five boroughs of New York. This year, NYC Dance Week will occur on June 15th through June 24th, and will feature a wide and diverse offering of classes for participants to enjoy.  (more...)

Global Dance Brand Capezio(R) Taps Lynn Shanahan as Chief Executive Officer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Capezio, a fourth-generation family-owned and operated business, has named fashion industry veteran, Lynn Shanahan, as its CEO.  Shanahan is the first non-family member to run the dance industry's most revered footwear and apparel brand. She is also the company's first female CEO in its 130-year-old history and is herself, an award-winning, competitive ballroom dancer. (more...)

Chicago Human Rhythm Project Welcomes Artist In Residence Dani Borak
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) has announced that world-renowned performer, choreographer and teacher Daniel 'Dani' Borak is its Artist In Residence (A.I.R.). Borak's three-year residency will be longer and more expansive in scope than previous CHRP artist residencies, with his responsibilities encompassing not only performing, teaching and choreographing but also artistic planning for multiple programs, beginning this spring. (more...)

BWW Review: L.A. DANCE PROJECT: Stellar Dancers, Yet a Lost Mission Statement
by Barnett Serchuk - Jun 20, 2017

I don't know if it was me, but attending L.A. Dance Project on June 14, 2017, was a bit dispiriting. If this was an evening meant to deliver the L.A. Dance Project message: 'we're here folks, watch out, we're going to overtake the dance world,' it didn't register. What should have been a strong cold brew was tepid tea. (more...)

Dance Now Boston/NYC Weekend of Cabaret to Feature Free Snap•Crackle•BANG! Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Dance Now Boston/NYC, David Parker's vision, now in its 4th season, to foster a choreographic bridge between Boston and New York, returns To the Dance Complex, June 16-18, 2017 for a showcase of performance and celebration. (more...)

BWW Blog: HOW TO SUCCEED at SDOHS Soars Into Second Week of Rehearsals
by Emma Suttell - Jun 19, 2017

As Sandra Day O'Connor wraps up it's second week of rehearsals for How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, rehearsal progress is intensifying and the shows are less than a month away. How to Succeed plays on July 7th and 8th at 2:30pm at Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Phoenix, Arizona; ticket prices are yet to be announced. (more...)

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival and The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse Present GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

A slick and stylish musical that will bring everyone to their feet! (more...)

Chicago Human Rhythm Project to Mark Return to the Dance Center with World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

After a 10-plus-year absence, Chicago Human Rhythm Project (CHRP) opens the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago's 2017-18 season with a program assembled by Founder and Director Lane Alexander and CHRP Artist In Residence Dani Borak. Performances are September 21-23 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Servant Stage Company presents SING SING SWING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

If you're in the mood for an energetic song and dance tribute to the Swing era, then don't miss Servant Stage Company's next production, SING SING SWING, on stage this summer at locations across Lancaster County! A joyful and nostalgic salute To the Dance styles of jive, lindy hop and the jitterbug; and the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Benny Goodman, audiences won't want to miss this song and dance extravaganza. (more...)

Doug Varone & Dancers to Celebrate 30th Anniversary at Jacob's Pillow This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

As Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival rings in 85 seasons, Doug Varone & Dancers celebrates its 30th anniversary as a company with a program in the Ted Shawn Theatre, August 2-6. (more...)

BWW Interview: When the Fun Was the Music: MSMT and Portland Stage's Co-Production of THE ALL NIGHT STRUT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Aug 9, 2017

"The All Night Strut will transport you to a time when life was happier, and the fun was the music. This show will prove that it is still about the music. The audience will go nuts for the production; they will eat it alive and want more and more of it." Curt Dale Clark knows from whence he speaks. The actor, director, author, and Artistic Director of Maine State Music Theatre has had the benefit of performing this songbook of the1930s,1940s, and 1950s in four prior productions, and he is confident that Maine audiences are going to love the production. "It is similar to The Irish," he says of last year's award-winning, sold-out collaboration, Frank McCourt's play The Irish and How They Got That Way, "in that the footprint exists for the show. Different actors populate it each time, but the end result is always the same. It is a huge hit!" (more...)

Marshall Ellis Dance School to Launch Junior Dance Company ME1st
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Marshall Ellis Dance School will launch its junior dance company, ME1st, next month. The program is for dancers ages 8-13 in Central Florida and provides an opportunity for them to train and perform in a positive, professional atmosphere. To be considered for ME1st, interested dancers should attend an audition class at ME Dance School. Based on skill and potential, they can be invited to join ME1st. (more...)

Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group to Return to The Dance Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago's 44th season of presenting diverse international, national and regional contemporary dance features the return of Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group October 12-14 at the Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. (more...)

Dance Gallery Festival Returns For 11th Year; Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Astrid von Ussar, Artistic Director of The Dance Gallery Festival, announced today the lineup for the Festival's 11th annual New York performance showcase, on Friday, November 3 at Gelsey Kirkland Arts Center, 29 Jay St in Brooklyn, and on November 4-5 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, 405 W 55th Street, NYC. (more...)

The 2017 Dumbo Dance Festival: A Four-Day Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

On Thursday, October 5, 2017, WHITE WAVE Dance celebrates our 17th Anniversary season of the DUMBO Dance Festival (DDF) with a Gala Opening that heralds the most anticipated four-day festival of contemporary dance in the greater New York City region. Committed to further developing dance as an important art form, WHITE WAVE scours the globe in search of the most innovative of today's dance makers, both emerging and established, and brings them to Brooklyn for one extended weekend!    (more...)

Bleachers, Khalid and Cardi B to Perform on the MTV VMA Pre-Show; Song of Summer Nominees Announced
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

MTV today announced that Bleachers, Khalid and Cardi B will perform live from the red carpet at the 2017 “MTV VMA Pre-Show” outside of the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif. on Sunday, August 27th at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Ariana and the Rose Releases Music Video for 'How Does That Make You Feel'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Continuing on what has been an incredible 2017 thus far, pop auteur and artist Ariana and the Rose releases the self-directed video for 'How Does That Make You Feel' via British Vogue. (more...)

LET'S DANCE BOSTON Returns to the Greenway Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Is swing your thing?  Do the hallowed days of disco bring back memories?  Have you always wanted to learn how to Mambo? The Celebrity Series of Boston invites dancers of all ages and abilities to grab their dancing shoes and head to the Rose Kennedy Greenway September 13-17, 2017 for the return of Let's Dance Boston. (more...)

BWW Featured Dance Studio: DANCEWAVE
by Caryn Cooper - Aug 14, 2017

Dancewave is a Brooklyn-based school/organization that focuses on the development of the whole person through an accessible dance education experience. Being located in New York City- one of the most vibrant cities in the country -- Dancewave offers students from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to learn, create and perform dance together. Since its founding in 1995 by Artistic & Executive Director Diane Jacobowitz, it is their vision to see a world where through access To the Dance experience, our youth become empowered individuals who contribute to the fabrics of their communities and beyond. (more...)

US - Presents 'People Like Us' Podcast Episode 3 Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The duo from Mexico and London, US are back with their third episode in their podcast series 'People Like Us', which is released on the first Friday of every month. This third episode includes a great selection of some of the finest EDM tracks at the moment from the likes of David Guetta, Hardwell, Atmozfears, M Bronx, Kaaze, Jonathan Mendelsohn, Kill The Buzz and Maddix and tracks of their very own. US are once again showcasing their taste in music and are proving why they are becoming a huge success within EDM To the Dance music scene. Their recent releases such as 'Blinded By Love' and their latest 'Evolution EP' are demonstrating their skills of mesmerizing melodies, sublime sound design, infectious beats and energetic Progressive infused Big Room vibes which light up every club in which they are played in. (more...)

Digital Domain to Host Virtual Reality Livestream of UK B-Boy Breakdancing Championship
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

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LWDance Hub Leaps into 2017 with Expanded Program and New Staff Appointments
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Adelaide's premiere centre for contemporary dance, LWDance Hub, is leaping into 2017 with an expanded program of workshops, classes and artist residencies and two new staff appointments. (more...)

World of Dance Celebrates International Dance Day by Livestreaming
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2017

World of Dance, one of the most trusted and biggest dance and music entertainment brands, combining a successful digital platform of more than 8 million subscribers with the world's largest international urban dance competition is hosting a livestream in celebration of International Dance Day of videos with some amazing messages form the dance community. (more...)

World of Dance presents International Dance Day Livestream
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

World of Dance, one of the most trusted and biggest dance and music entertainment brands, combining a successful digital platform of more than 8 million subscribers with the world's largest international urban dance competition is hosting a livestream in celebration of International Dance Day of videos with some amazing messages form the dance community. (more...)

Chen Dance Center Presents NEWSTEPS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Chen Dance Center presents newsteps, its semi-annual emerging choreographer's series, May 11-13 at 7:30 PM. Since 1994, its theater has supported and presented hundreds of young dancers and choreographers developing innovative new works through space and production grants.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Walnut Theatre Gets Ready to Dance with SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 208th season with an exciting musical inspired by the 1977 film that became a cultural phenomenon, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, this high energy musical begins previews on May 16th, opens on May 24th and runs through July 16th on the WST Mainstage. (more...)

Recovered Maks Chmerkovskiy to Return to DWTS' Dance Floor Next Week!
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

ET reports the good news that DANCING WITH THE STARS pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy will return To the Dance floor next week after being sidelined with a calf injury for the past four weeks. (more...)

Amadou and Mariam to Perform at Boulder Theater this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Five years after Folila, their last energetic rock album where the cream of the future of pop music collaborated, the Malian duo Amadou & Mariam are back with one of their trademark sensual and highly danceable gems. (more...)

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