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BWW Previews: VAREKAI by Cirque du Soleil Comes to Prudential Center, 8/27
BWW Previews: VAREKAI by Cirque du Soleil Comes to Prudential Center, 8/27
Photo Flash: First Look at London Palladium's DANGEROUS GAMES in Rehearsal
Photo Flash: First Look at London Palladium's DANGEROUS GAMES in Rehearsal
David Hallberg to Withdraw from Upcoming American Ballet Theatre Performances Due to Injury
David Hallberg to Withdraw from Upcoming American Ballet Theatre Performances Due to Injury
Cast Announced for Christopher Wheelon's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND at Lincoln Center This Fall
Cast Set for Wheelon's ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND This Fall
Nevada Ballet Theatre Launches Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/20
Nevada Ballet Theatre Launches Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/20
SYTYCD Recap: Shocking Eliminations on Michael Jackson Night! Full Results & Pictures!SYTYCD Recap: Shocking Eliminations on Michael Jackson Night! Full Results & Pictures! DANCE MOMS Lawsuit Takes Misstep for Abby Lee MillerDANCE MOMS Lawsuit Takes Misstep for Abby Lee Miller CHICAGO DANCING FESTIVAL's Opening Performance Set for Millennium Park Simulcast, 8/20CHICAGO DANCING FESTIVAL's Opening Performance Set for Millennium Park Simulcast, 8/20

Princeton Ballet School to Welcome Alum and Fulbright Scholar Casey Lee Thorne for 8/21 WorkshopPrinceton Ballet School to Welcome Alum and Fulbright Scholar Casey Lee Thorne for 8/21 Workshop
August 19, 2014

This Thursday, August 21, 2014, Princeton Ballet School will host a special workshop led by notable alumna and Fulbright Scholar Casey Lee Thorne. Thorne graduated from Princeton Ballet School's Professional Training Program and is Founder and Artistic Director of Inside Out Contemporary Ballet (IOCB), a professional dance company based in Marin, California. She will lead a contemporary dance workshop for advanced dancers at Princeton Ballet School's studios in Princeton, NJ on August 21, 2014 from 11:45 am until 1:15 pm. The workshop is part of Thorne's choreographic project If I Were You - Project Israel, for which she recently received a Fulbright Scholarship. (more...)


Special Performance of DIBBLEDANCE: SHOES ON, SHOES OFF Set for Tina Packer Playhouse, 8/31Special Performance of DIBBLEDANCE: SHOES ON, SHOES OFF Set for Tina Packer Playhouse, 8/31
August 19, 2014

Founding Company Member and Master Choreographer Susan Dibble brings her newest production Dibbledance: Shoes On, Shoes Off to the Tina Packer Playhouse for a special ONE NIGHT ONLY performance Sunday, August 31st at 7:30pm. (more...)


Wriggle Dance Theatre Presents National Tour of ONCE IN A BLUE MOON, 9/13-1/25Wriggle Dance Theatre Presents National Tour of ONCE IN A BLUE MOON, 9/13-1/25
August 19, 2014

After a hugely successful Midlands tour, Wriggle Dance Theatre will be touring nationally with 'Once in a Blue Moon' an interactive dance theatre piece for children aged 3 – 6 years and their grown - ups. (more...)


The Colorado Ballet Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/26-10/5The Colorado Ballet Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/26-10/5
August 19, 2014

Colorado Ballet opens its 54th season with A Midsummer Night's Dream, September 26-October 5, 2014 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The production features choreography by Christopher Wheeldon and a score by Felix Mendelssohn, performed live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra and the Colorado Children's Chorale. (more...)


City Winery Chicago Presents EVISCERART, 9/21City Winery Chicago Presents EVISCERART, 9/21
August 19, 2014

After raves and sell-out performances at last spring's Chicago Flamenco Festival, music and dance trio EviscerArt brings its award-winning Spanish jazz-flamenco production to the West Loop for a Sunday matinee. The performance is Sunday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street. Tickets, $25 general admission, go on sale Thursday, August 21 at noon at 312-733-WINE (9463) or at www.citywinery.com/chicago/. (more...)


Repertory Dance Theatre to Open 2014-15 Ring Around the Rose Season on 9/13Repertory Dance Theatre to Open 2014-15 Ring Around the Rose Season on 9/13
August 19, 2014

Repertory Dance Theatre will open the 17th season of Ring Around the Rose with a show that will delight audiences of all ages. After 49 years of dancing in Salt Lake City, Repertory Dance Theatre knows a thing or two about creating fun and educational dance. In this wiggle-friendly performance, Executive/Artistic Director Linda C. Smith will lead the audience through the creative process and what it takes to make a dance. (more...)


Julianne Hough to Become Fourth Judge for New Season of DANCING WITH THE STARS?Julianne Hough to Become Fourth Judge for New Season of DANCING WITH THE STARS?
August 19, 2014

Former DANCING WITH THE STARS pro dancer Julianne Hough may be returning to the ABC dance competition as a fourth judge on the panel. (more...)


John Cassese The Dance Doctor Celebrates 30 Years in Los AngelesJohn Cassese The Dance Doctor Celebrates 30 Years in Los Angeles
August 19, 2014

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Tap Dancer Savion Glover to Play the Howard Theatre, 8/23-25Tap Dancer Savion Glover to Play the Howard Theatre, 8/23-25
August 18, 2014

Washington, DC audiences will have the pleasure of seeing tap dancer, actor, choreographer Savion Glover this weekend (August 23-25 at 8pm) at The Howard Theatre [620 T Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001]. Glover will spend three nights at the famed theatre in the historic Shaw neighborhood. Tickets are $35-55 and available at www.thehowardtheatre.com or by calling 202-803-2899. (more...)


John Legend Launches Online Dancing Casting Call for New Film BREAKING THROUGHJohn Legend Launches Online Dancing Casting Call for New Film BREAKING THROUGH
August 18, 2014

DanceOn, the leading YouTube dance video network that was co-founded by Madonna, has partnered with producer John Legend and his upcoming internet generation dance film 'Breaking Through' to identify talented dancers to perform in Legend's new film. Writer and director John Swetnam ('Step Up All In') joined executive producer John Legend to announce an official online casting call with DanceOn where hopefuls can submit their audition videos for the chance to perform at a live event in Los Angeles or have their performance video selected to be featured in the film. On August 29, Swetnam will be directing a live event scene for the film at the Los Angeles Convention Center that will feature dancers who have submitted their personal YouTube audition videos via the DanceOn website. Additional 'Breaking Through' scenes will also be filmed that day as part of the DanceOn Spotlight: The Ultimate Dance Experience Event which includes performances by Beyonce dancers Les Twin and Emilio Dosal from 'So You Think You Can Dance,' and more than a dozen YouTube dance stars. (more...)


The Joffrey Ballet Presents a Live-Stream of SWAN LAKE Rehearsal, 8/21The Joffrey Ballet Presents a Live-Stream of SWAN LAKE Rehearsal, 8/21
August 18, 2014

r the first time, The Joffrey Ballet offers the public a rare glimpse into the rehearsal studio when it streams live, via its online YouTube channel, a rehearsal of Swan Lake. Internationally renowned choreographer Christopher Wheeldonwill coach the dancers on his re-imagined production, which will have its Chicago Premiere by The Joffrey Ballet at the Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress Parkway), October 15-26. Seeing the master at work and watching the impeccably trained dancers of the company is a one-day-only opportunity, Thursday, August 21,11:30 am - 3 pm. (more...)


Joffrey Ballet to Live-Stream SWAN LAKE Rehearsal, 8/21Joffrey Ballet to Live-Stream SWAN LAKE Rehearsal, 8/21
August 18, 2014

For the first time, The Joffrey Ballet offers the public a rare glimpse into the rehearsal studio when it streams live, via its online YouTube channel, a rehearsal of Swan Lake. Internationally renowned choreographer Christopher Wheeldon will coach the dancers on his re-imagined production, which will have its Chicago Premiere by The Joffrey Ballet at the Auditorium Theatre (50 E. Congress Parkway), October 15-26. Seeing the master at work and watching the impeccably trained dancers of the company is a one-day-only opportunity, Thursday, August 21, 11:30 am - 3 pm. (more...)


2014 New Adventures Choreographer Award Winner John Ross Dance Presents LITTLE SHEEP, ECLIPSE and WOLF PACK, 9/17-182014 New Adventures Choreographer Award Winner John Ross Dance Presents LITTLE SHEEP, ECLIPSE and WOLF PACK, 9/17-18
August 18, 2014

John Ross Dance, winner of the 2014 New Adventures Choreographer Award, presents the world premieres of “Little Sheep” and “Eclipse”, and the re-staging of “Wolf Pack” in a triple bill at the Hackney Empire on Wednesday 17 andThursday 18 September. (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at the 15th Annual Scotiabank BuskerFest, 8/21-24Photo Flash: First Look at the 15th Annual Scotiabank BuskerFest, 8/21-24
August 18, 2014

The 15th annual Scotiabank BuskerFest features over 160 of the best street performers in over 70 acts from across the country and around the globe. (more...)


The Atlantic City Ballet Presents BALLET GOES BROADWAY, 8/23-24The Atlantic City Ballet Presents BALLET GOES BROADWAY, 8/23-24
August 18, 2014

What happens when you combine the disciplined artistry of ballet and Broadway's most beloved show stopping moments? You get a night of pure entertainment and an opportunity to see Broadway in a whole new way. Ballet Goes Broadway is AC Ballet's Artistic Director, Phyllis Papa's, new creation. Inspired by the Broadway shows she would see as a child, this ballet is made up of the music from the shows that moved Ms. Papa to have a career in the performing arts. This ballet also marks the premier of AC Ballet's Ensemble, a six piece instrumental group that will accompany the dancers. Headed by Musical Director, Paul LoPresti, the ensemble is just the beginning of a journey to bring live music to all the performances. "We hope that this type of ballet, with familiar music, will entice audiences to come and see our more traditional ballets." says Ms. Papa. "We know once they come see one, they'll want to come back again and again!" (more...)


Von Ussar Danceworks to Host The Dance Gallery Festival Texas Experience, 10/17-18Von Ussar Danceworks to Host The Dance Gallery Festival Texas Experience, 10/17-18
August 18, 2014

VON USSAR danceworks presents the 5th Annual The Dance Gallery Festival: Texas Experience, featuringoriginal works from emerging and renowned choreographers in the Houston area and around the world on October 17 and 18, 2014 at 8pm at Sam Houston State University Performing Arts Center, 815 17th Street, Huntsville, TX. Tickets are $15 (general admission and are available at www.dancegalleryfestival.com or by phone at 936-294-2339. (more...)


BWW Reviews: In LOST IN LVOV, Sandy Simona Shares Her Russian-Jewish Immigrant Family Stories Through Music, Dance, and LoveBWW Reviews: In LOST IN LVOV, Sandy Simona Shares Her Russian-Jewish Immigrant Family Stories Through Music, Dance, and Love
by Shari Barrett - August 18, 2014

Sandy Simona is an Interdisciplinary, Multimedia Artist & Storyteller who grew up on both sides of the George Washington Bridge. Now based in Los Angeles, Simona has created LOST IN LVOV, an emotional solo performance-storytelling-love letter inspired by the most private, immigration stories of her family. Like many Russian-Jewish families who left The Soviet Union before and after Perestroika, as a first generation American, Simona has a unique perspective on what is means to be living with one foot in the Old World and the other in Modern America. (more...)


Circus Amok Parks Tour Plays Sundays in September 9/26-28Circus Amok Parks Tour Plays Sundays in September 9/26-28
August 17, 2014

Obie and Bessie Award-winning Circus Amok, New York City's only one-ring, traveling political circus, once again lands in neighborhood parks throughout the city for the world premiere of its new 2014 production. All performances have a running-time of one hour and are free to the public, playing Saturdays and Sundays, September 6 - 28, 2014. (more...)


Houston Ballet to Launch 45th Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/4-14Houston Ballet to Launch 45th Season with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 9/4-14
August 16, 2014

From September 4-14, 2014, Houston Ballet launches its 45th season with the company premiere of John Neumeier's visually stunning three-act ballet A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)


Photo Flash: Red Bull BC One North America Final Crowns B-Boy VictorPhoto Flash: Red Bull BC One North America Final Crowns B-Boy Victor
August 16, 2014

Last night, Sin City turned into Spin City as 16 of the continent's best B-Boys battled head-to-head at the Red Bull BC One North America Final, hosted by Sway Calloway. After four rounds of one-on-one battles at the new Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Victor, from Kissimmee, Fla., emerged as the champion and advanced to the World Final in Paris. Scroll down for photos! (more...)


Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Returns to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for 82nd Season Finale, 8/20-24Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Returns to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for 82nd Season Finale, 8/20-24
August 15, 2014

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet (ASFB), one of the country's leading contemporary ballet companies, returns to Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival for the 82nd season finale. (more...)


Queer New York International Arts Festival Announces 2014 Lineup; Kicks Off 9/17Queer New York International Arts Festival Announces 2014 Lineup; Kicks Off 9/17
August 15, 2014

The Queer New York International Arts Festival (QNYIA) -- a festival of contemporary performance that explores and broadens the concept of queer (in) art -- returns for a third year with a diverse slate of performances by international artists, many presenting their work in New York City for the first time. (more...)


DANCE MOMS Lawsuit Takes Misstep for Abby Lee MillerDANCE MOMS Lawsuit Takes Misstep for Abby Lee Miller
August 15, 2014

Dance Moms fans may remember the November 22, 2013 incident between dance mom Kelly Hyland and star Abby Lee Miller, which Miller claims Hyland bullied and assaulted her on an episode. (more...)


SCERA to Host 9th Annual DANCING UNDER THE STARS, 8/22-23SCERA to Host 9th Annual DANCING UNDER THE STARS, 8/22-23
August 15, 2014

If audiences feel a rumble coming from the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre stage Aug. 22 and 23, it might be because one of the rising stars in Los Angeles will headline an evening of 'Dancing Under the Stars' and bring a distinctive brand of fusion that has made him an in-demand choreography across the country. (more...)


Dancing With the Stars' Pro Derek Hough Joins Cast of ABC's NASHVILLEDancing With the Stars' Pro Derek Hough Joins Cast of ABC's NASHVILLE
August 15, 2014

Dancing With the Stars five-time champion Derek Hough has signed on the third season of ABC's NASHVILLE for a multi-episode story arc. (more...)


WHBPAC's 2014 Nutcracker 'Sweet' Ballet Program Seeks Young Dancers; Performances Set for 12/13-14WHBPAC's 2014 Nutcracker 'Sweet' Ballet Program Seeks Young Dancers; Performances Set for 12/13-14
August 14, 2014

Westhampton Beach, NY -- Celebrating its 5th year of producing the Nutcracker “Sweet” Ballet, WHBPAC's Dancecore Ballet Program invites young dancers ages 5 to 18 to join this popular ballet residency which runs from September 16 - December 12 culminating in public performances on December 13 and 14. (more...)


Rixton to Perform; Christina Applegate to Judge on FOX's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, 8/20Rixton to Perform; Christina Applegate to Judge on FOX's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, 8/20
August 14, 2014

Tune in for a special appearance from Rixton, who will perform their hit single, "Me & My Broken Heart." (more...)


SYTYCD Recap: Shocking Eliminations on Michael Jackson Night! Full Results & Pictures!SYTYCD Recap: Shocking Eliminations on Michael Jackson Night! Full Results & Pictures!
by Matt Tamanini - August 14, 2014

During his decade at the helm of 'American Idol,' Nigel Lythgoe beat the idea of theme weeks into a bloody, self-parodying pulp. However, tonight, Uncle Nigel is bringing a theme to 'So You Think You Can Dance' for the first time (as far as I can remember); and it is one that I can actually get behind. For tonight's Top-8 edition, each routine will be performed to a Michael Jackson song; either one of his classics, or a single from his 'new' album 'XScape.' (more...)


BWW Reviews: Lindsay Nelko's AWAKENINGBWW Reviews: Lindsay Nelko's AWAKENING
by Kristen Dickerson - August 14, 2014

Awakening was an evening full of talented dancers, with credits including So You Think You Can Dance, Billy Elliot, Miami City Ballet, After Midnight, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular. A surprise guest appearance was also made by Alex Wong, former So You Think You Can Dance contestant and cast member of Newsies on Broadway. With such a talented cast and choreographer (Lindsay Nelko), who has an impressive list of credits, including So You Think You Can Dance and X-Factor, I had high hopes for the evening. Unfortunately, I found the choreography for this show to be lacking. (more...)


CHICAGO DANCING FESTIVAL's Opening Performance Set for Millennium Park Simulcast, 8/20CHICAGO DANCING FESTIVAL's Opening Performance Set for Millennium Park Simulcast, 8/20
August 13, 2014

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance, in partnership with Millennium Park and the City of Chicago, presents the opening night simulcast of the Chicago Dancing Festival on Wednesday, August 20, at 7:30PM. (more...)


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