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BWW Review: Captivating Audiences Once Again with GARTH FAGAN DANCEBWW Review: Captivating Audiences Once Again with GARTH FAGAN DANCE
by Caryn Cooper - November 3, 2018

October 30, 2018 kicked of the return of Garth Fagan Dance to New York City. Their season at The Joyce Theater was full of new work and old revivals. This internationally-acclaimed company continues to use dance as a platform to honor and pay tribute to the African diaspora through the pioneering vision of Mr. Fagan and contemporary dance. (more...)
Christine Dakin Performs a Brice Mousset Choreography WORK at NY Live ArtsChristine Dakin Performs a Brice Mousset Choreography WORK at NY Live Arts
by Marina Kennedy - October 29, 2018

Artistic director/choreographer, Brice Mousset explores the OUI DANSE award- winning first work Travailler in an hour long re-envisioning: WORK! The piece will feature the renowned modern dancer, Christine Dakin. We had an opportunity to catch up with Dakin to learn more about OUI DANSE and her involvement in WORK!, and the career of Brice Mousset. (more...)
BWW Review: Nurturing the Next Generation through Ailey's CHOREOGRAPHY UNLOCKED FESTIVALBWW Review: Nurturing the Next Generation through Ailey's CHOREOGRAPHY UNLOCKED FESTIVAL
by Caryn Cooper - October 15, 2018

Friday, October 12, 2018 kicked off the first of two weekends of Ailey's Choreography Unlocked Festival featuring an array of panel discussions, conversations, master classes and performances. All programs and events will take place at Ailey's home at The Joan Weill Center for Dance in New York City. As part of the “Ailey Ascending” 60th anniversary year-long celebration, it honors the pioneering legacy of Mr. Alvin Ailey himself and his spirit and belief that “dance came from the people and should always be delivered back to the people.” (more...)
BWW Review: KESHET CHAIM DANCE ENSEMBLE    INTERPRETING THE RAINBOW OF LIFE, LOVE AND OPTIMISM THRU DANCE at Gindi AuditoriumBWW Review: KESHET CHAIM DANCE ENSEMBLE INTERPRETING THE RAINBOW OF LIFE, LOVE AND OPTIMISM THRU DANCE at Gindi Auditorium
by Valerie-Jean Miller - September 12, 2018

The Rainbow, as a symbol, is realized through the KESHET CHAIM DANCE COMPANY with Special Guest Artists, DANCE STUDIO 84 ~ Rainbows speak directly to our hearts and souls. They bring the promise that the troubles of today will surely come to pass, and if you hold strong to your faith and vision, there will be new beginnings, new prosperity. On a foggy September evening up atop Mulholland Drive, at a beautiful location, environment and atmosphere, at the lovely Gindi Auditorium of The American Jewish University, 'Keshet @ 36, an Anniversary Celebration' took place to commemorate 36 years of art and entertainment. (more...)
ERYC TAYLOR GUEST BLOG: FUNDS EQUAL CREATIVITYERYC TAYLOR GUEST BLOG: FUNDS EQUAL CREATIVITY
by Eryc Taylor - July 7, 2018

Supplying funding to emerging artists is a dream come true. The dance community is small, and if we don't support each other, especially by encouraging fledgling dancers and choreographers at the genesis of their careers, then what hope do we have for the future of dance? (more...)
BWW Review: PHILADANCO Returns to NYC with a Strong StatementBWW Review: PHILADANCO Returns to NYC with a Strong Statement
by Caryn Cooper - June 16, 2018

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 marked the return of the Philadelphia Dance Company's (PHILADANCO) long awaited return to The Joyce Theater for the first time since 2012. The program featured four pieces including three New York premieres. The company, known for tackling social justice issues through dance, showcased an exciting repertoire that shines light on the past and present social climate and its effects on people of color. (more...)
BWW Review: LOVE AND OTHER THINGS at Ottawa's National Arts Centre - Rossy PavillonBWW Review: LOVE AND OTHER THINGS at Ottawa's National Arts Centre - Rossy Pavillon
by Courtney Castelino - May 29, 2018

From the brief synopsis I read, I knew that this performance would be unlike anything I had ever seen before. This was reinforced by the show's tag line, "Love and Other Things: a drama for flower, clay and bone". Well, I was right. (more...)
BWW Review: Turning Up The Heat With AILEY IIBWW Review: Turning Up The Heat With AILEY II
by Caryn Cooper - March 19, 2018

Ailey II kicked off its 2018 New York season at the Ailey Citigroup Theater with dynamic works by some of the most exciting emerging dancers and choreographers. Just as the company wraps up their 32-city world tour, this season brings audiences two thrilling programs with three world premieres along with some contemporary favorites. (more...)
BWW Review: A Joyous Impact with RONALD K. BROWN/EVIDENCEBWW Review: A Joyous Impact with RONALD K. BROWN/EVIDENCE
by Caryn Cooper - February 12, 2018

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, world-renowned dancer and choreographer, Ronald K. Brown and his groundbreaking company EVIDENCE kicked off their season at The Joyce Theater for a limited engagement through February 11th. The Brooklyn-based company, returns for the first time since its successful season back in July 2016. This occasion marks the world premiere of new works, performances of old, yet relevant pieces, and the celebration of Associate Artistic Director, Arecell Cabuag's 20th anniversary with the company. (more...)
BWW Review: Bold Visions and Statements with ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATERBWW Review: Bold Visions and Statements with ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
by Caryn Cooper - December 18, 2017

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater has returned to the New York City Center for their annual season in what has become a joyful holiday tradition for many-including myself! This year's season is full of new works, new productions, and familiar and beloved Ailey favorites. I was fortunate to be able to attend the performance on the evening of December 12, 2017. (more...)
Martha Graham Dance Company to Present Two Graham Studio Events This JanuaryMartha Graham Dance Company to Present Two Graham Studio Events This January
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2017

In January, the Martha Graham Dance Company will present two events as part of its Graham Studio Series offering audiences a behind-the-scenes look at the work of both the Company and Graham 2 in the intimate setting of its West Village studios. (more...)
Segal Center to Celebrate Life and Work of Trisha BrownSegal Center to Celebrate Life and Work of Trisha Brown
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2017

Celebrating the Life and Work of Trisha Brown (1936-2017) is set for Monday, December 18, starting at 2 p.m. with screenings, followed by a panel discussion, at the Segal Theatre. Free and open to the public! First come, first served. The event takes place at The Graduate Center, CUNY, (365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street). (more...)
RDT to Fill 20th Anniversary 'Ring Around the Rose' Stage with Dance History & CultureRDT to Fill 20th Anniversary 'Ring Around the Rose' Stage with Dance History & Culture
by BWW News Desk - December 13, 2017

RDT's 'Ring Around the Rose' 20th anniversary continues with Repertory Dance Theatre on January 13, 2018 at 11:00 am. RDT will present a show exploring the history and culture of dance in a fun and interactive way. (more...)
UC San Diego Theatre & Dance to Welcome Veronica Santiago Moniello for thesisWORKS 2017UC San Diego Theatre & Dance to Welcome Veronica Santiago Moniello for thesisWORKS 2017
by BWW News Desk - December 5, 2017

The UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance presents thesisWORKS 2017: Before the horses crash into the ground, and then the ground. A dance performance by Ver nica Santiago Moniello. (more...)
Illusionist Dance Company MOMIX to Return to The Eccles Center This MonthIllusionist Dance Company MOMIX to Return to The Eccles Center This Month
by BWW News Desk - December 4, 2017

Acclaimed dance company, MOMIX, performs its iconic program, 'Opus Cactus,' on December 16. (more...)
DANCING WITH THE STARS' Maks, Val and Peta to Dance Into San Antonio This SpringDANCING WITH THE STARS' Maks, Val and Peta to Dance Into San Antonio This Spring
by BWW News Desk - December 4, 2017

Following a smash hit first tour, Maks and Val, the hottest stars of ABC's Dancing With The Stars, are back with an all-new spectacular show; and this time the family has grown. Joining them in their brand new show Confidential is the stunningly talented Peta Murgatroyd, two time Dancing With The Stars Mirror Ball champion, actress, and Mrs. Maks Chmerkovskiy. (more...)
Samantha Geracht Named Artistic Director of Sokolow Theatre/Dance EnsembleSamantha Geracht Named Artistic Director of Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2017

The Sokolow Theatre/Dance Ensemble, the only New York modern dance company performing the works of the late Anna Sokolow, has undergone a change in artistic directorship to a new generation of dancers with deep experience in the work of the iconoclastic choreographer. (more...)
Moriah Evans to Premiere Performance Work FIGURING at SculptureCenterMoriah Evans to Premiere Performance Work FIGURING at SculptureCenter
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2017

SculptureCenter will present the premiere of Figuring, a new performance work by choreographer Moriah Evans. (more...)
Vanessa Long Dance Company to Celebrate Third Year with Fundraising GalaVanessa Long Dance Company to Celebrate Third Year with Fundraising Gala
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2017

On December 1st, 2017, The Vanessa Long Dance Company, a New York-based professional Dance Company will be hosting a Fundraising Gala to celebrate their three-year anniversary. (more...)
Guest Blog: Eryc Taylor Dance In Mexico  A Look BackGuest Blog: Eryc Taylor Dance In Mexico A Look Back
by Eryc Taylor - November 25, 2017

We've just wrapped our incredible weeklong tour of the state of Yucatan, Mexico, with meetings, workshops, rehearsals, performances and a press conference. This was Eryc Taylor Dance's third tour of the Yucatan, and second year performing at the grand Teatro Jose Peon Contreras in Merida in the International Dance Festival Avant Garde. (more...)
Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND AFTER THE CURTAIN Winter Tour to Stop at The VETSTravis Wall's SHAPING SOUND AFTER THE CURTAIN Winter Tour to Stop at The VETS
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2017

Break The Floor Productions and Travis Wall have announced casting for the 2018 winter tour dates of their groundbreaking new show SHAPING SOUND After The Curtain, including a January 25, 7:30pm stop at The VETS in Providence. (more...)
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan to Bring FORMOSA to The Dance CenterCloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan to Bring FORMOSA to The Dance Center
by BWW News Desk - November 20, 2017

The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago presents Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, performing Formosa, March 2 and 3 at the Harris Theater of Music and Dance. (more...)
Guest Blog: Eryc Taylor Dance in Mexico - Day #4Guest Blog: Eryc Taylor Dance in Mexico - Day #4
by Eryc Taylor - November 22, 2017

Friday night was our performance in Chochola, on an open-air stage set up in front of the Palacio Municipal. We were presenting works from our NYC Season at Martha Graham Studio Theater (October, 2017) as well as the 14-18 year old students from our local Eryc Taylor Dance Outreach workshops. (more...)
Mark DeGarmo Dance to Honor Patricia Aulestia at DANCE FOR DANCE 2017Mark DeGarmo Dance to Honor Patricia Aulestia at DANCE FOR DANCE 2017
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2017

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Juilliard Dance's Season to Open with NEW DANCES: EDITION 2017Juilliard Dance's Season to Open with NEW DANCES: EDITION 2017
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2017

Juilliard Dance, under the leadership of acting artistic director Taryn Kaschock Russell, opens its season in December with New Dances: Edition 2017 featuring four world-premiere dances created for Juilliard students by choreographers Bryan Arias (first-year class), Gentian Doda (second-year class), Roy Assaf (third-year class), and Gustavo Ram rez Sansano (fourth-year class). The works are Bryan Arias' The Sky Seen From the Moon; Gentian Doda's This Silence; Roy Assaf's 25 People; and Gustavo Ramirez Sansano's A Thousand Thoughts. (more...)

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