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BWW Reviews: BALLET HISPANICO at The Joyce Is a Celebration of Dance
BWW Reviews: BALLET HISPANICO at The Joyce Is a Celebration of Dance
American Ballet Theatre Announces First Two Weeks of 2014 Spring Season Casting
American Ballet Theatre Announces First Two Weeks of 2014 Spring Season Casting
BWW Reviews: Balanchine and the Lost Muse Presented by Elizabeth Kendall and Troy Schumacher
BWW Reviews: Balanchine and the Lost Muse Presented by Elizabeth Kendall and Troy Schumacher
Nuno Silva Takes A DARKER SHADE OF FADO on Tour; Stops in London, May 1 & 16
Nuno Silva Takes A DARKER SHADE OF FADO on Tour; Stops in London, May 1 & 16
Zvi Dance Receives NEA Art Works Grant
Zvi Dance Receives NEA Art Works Grant
New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala to Feature Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell, 5/8; Spring Season Announced!New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala to Feature CAROUSEL, Kristen Bell & More Denis Matvienko Withdraws from Performances with American Ballet Theatre Due to InjuryDenis Matvienko Withdraws from Performances with American Ballet Theatre Due to Injury BWW Previews: Mark Morris Prepares for World Premiere of ACIS AND GALATEABWW Previews: Mark Morris Prepares for World Premiere of ACIS AND GALATEA

Morrison Center to Welcome Paul Taylor Dance Company and MOMIX REMIX: THE BEST OF MOMIX, Oct 2014 & Jan 2015Morrison Center to Welcome Paul Taylor Dance Company and MOMIX REMIX: THE BEST OF MOMIX, Oct 2014 & Jan 2015
April 21, 2014

The Morrison Center, Idaho's premier performing arts center, will present performances by both the Paul Taylor Dance Company and MOMIX reMIX: The Best of MOMIX. Tickets to both events go on sale Friday, April 25, 2014 at 10:00 AM. Tickets are available at the Morrison Center Box Office, select Bronco Shops, online at BoiseStateTickets.com or by calling (208) 426-1110. Purchase both events in one transaction get 15% off! (more...)


Momentum Place Comes to Theatricum Botanicum for Mother's DayMomentum Place Comes to Theatricum Botanicum for Mother's Day
April 21, 2014

Momentum Place - This Mother's Day, the 16th annual Momentum Place creates a fantastical world of aerial and circus performers, dancers and musicians in Theatricum Botanicum's rustic outdoor amphitheater on May 11, 2014. (more...)


New York Theatre Ballet Receives NEA Art Works GrantNew York Theatre Ballet Receives NEA Art Works Grant
April 21, 2014

New York Theatre Ballet has been recommended for a National Endowment for the Arts Art Works grant for its upcoming revival of Merce Cunningham's 1964 dance piece, Cross Currents, which will premiere as the centerpiece of the NYTB Repertory '15: Legends & Visionaries program. The program will be performed at New York City's Florence Gould Hall in March and April 2015 and for tour audiences throughout the United States in 2015. (more...)


MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's Older & Reckless Presents OLD & YOUNG AND RECKLESS TOGETHER, 5/15-17MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's Older & Reckless Presents OLD & YOUNG AND RECKLESS TOGETHER, 5/15-17
April 21, 2014

Older & Reckless, MOonhORsE Dance Theatre's celebrated series curated by Artistic Director Claudia Moore, presents OLD & YOUNG AND RECKLESS TOGETHER featuring nine dance artists in four intergenerational works.David Earle, Troy Emery Twigg, Carol Anderson and Paul-Andre Fortier present their work from May 15-17 in Edition #32 ofOlder and Reckless. (more...)


Los Angeles' 13th Annual Dance Media Festival to Run 6/6-8 & 13Los Angeles' 13th Annual Dance Media Festival to Run 6/6-8 & 13
April 21, 2014

Celebrating the vibrant art of dance, Dance Camera West presents the 13th Annual Dance Media Film Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film, live performance, and architectural art. Several free live dance performances, an outdoor movie screening, a family-fun Dance-Along, Lestor Horton Dance Awards ceremony, and over 20 shorts and long-form films and documentaries to be screened during the festival taking place in downtown Los Angeles on June 6, 7, 8, and 13, 2014. Venues include The Music Center, Grand Park, REDCAT, The Museum of Contemporary Art, and Union Station. All outdoor events are free to the public. This year's theme of 'Restructure' includes a large-scale 'fast-formal' sculpture created specifically for the festival by artist Gustavo Godoy and co-commissioned by The Music Center, making its debut with a live dance performance with LA's own BODYTRAFFIC dance company. In addition, a special commission by Grand Park of an adaptation by L.A. Contemporary Dance Company of a celebrated work will be performed live in the park and the inaugural CalArts@ Dance Camera West Emerging Artists Competition where the winning college and high school films will receive $10,000 in cash and scholarship prizes. Selected films will be screened at the 13th Annual Dance Media Film Festival. (more...)


The Chicago Dancing Festival Returns for Its 8th Season, 8/20-23The Chicago Dancing Festival Returns for Its 8th Season, 8/20-23
April 21, 2014

The Chicago Dancing Festival (CDF), co-produced by renowned choreographer and Chicago native Lar Lubovitch and highly esteemed Chicago dancer Jay Franke, returns for its 8th season of free dance performances and events, August 20 - 23, 2014, featuring top ballet, modern and hip-hop dancers from Chicago and across the country. (more...)


Cynthia King Dance Studio Opens Location in FlatbushCynthia King Dance Studio Opens Location in Flatbush
April 21, 2014

Cynthia King Dance Studio, a 12-year Brooklyn institution offering dance training to children aged 2 and up, will celebrate the grand opening of its second Brooklyn location, now in Flatbush, with three free Open House events on Saturdays, May 17, 24 and 31 from 2:00-5:00 PM. The studio will welcome Brooklyn families to tour the spacious new facility, meet studio teachers and learn about its exciting array of dance classes and programs. The activity-packed Open Houses will be fun for children and adults alike, featuring open classes, dance demos and raffles. Classes and demos will include Ballet, Modern, Hip Hop, Breakdancing, Tap and African Dance. The new Cynthia King Dance Studio is located at 21 Snyder Avenue, between Flatbush and Bedford Avenues. (more...)


BWW Reviews: LeSaar The CompanyBWW Reviews: LeSaar The Company
by Barnett Serchuk - April 21, 2014

According to Ohad Naharin's biography on the Batsheva Dance Company's web site, his invention of the dance style GAGA is an 'experience of freedom and pleasure. The work improves instinctive movement and connects conscious and unconscious movement, and it allows for an experience of freedom and pleasure in a simple way, in a pleasant space, in comfortable clothes, accompanied by music, each person with himself and others.' (more...)


Denis Matvienko Withdraws from Performances with American Ballet Theatre Due to InjuryDenis Matvienko Withdraws from Performances with American Ballet Theatre Due to Injury
April 18, 2014

Due to injury, Denis Matvienko, a guest artist with American Ballet Theatre, will withdraw from scheduled performances with the Company this Spring, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director. (more...)


Streb's FORCES to Open 5/16 at SLAMStreb's FORCES to Open 5/16 at SLAM
April 18, 2014

Back home after an acclaimed tour, STREB, New York's Own Action Heroes spring into action with the spring edition of Forces at SLAM (Streb Lab for Action Mechanics), their Williamsburg playground. Elizabeth Streb and her Extreme Action Company have teamed with theater luminaries to give Action a voice and story in Forces, May 16th through June 22nd at SLAM, 51 North 1st St. Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (more...)


The Joyce Theater Foundation to Present JOYCE UNLEASHED, 5/8-17The Joyce Theater Foundation to Present JOYCE UNLEASHED, 5/8-17
April 18, 2014

The Joyce Theater, under the executive direction of Linda Shelton, announces Joyce Unleashed, a collection of three cutting-edge performances presented outside of its historical Chelsea home, from May 8-17. Artists include the Seattle-based zoe | juniper performing BEGINAGAIN at 3-Legged Dog Art & Technology Center in Downtown Manhattan from May 8 - 10; NYC-based Laurie Berg's The Afterlife and Minneapolis-based SuperGroup's The Tent Has Been Pulled Down will perform at Brooklyn's Invisible Dog Art Center from May 15-17. Tickets for all performances are $15 and are available at www.Joyce.org or by calling 212.242.0800. Seating is general admission. (more...)


'Dance from the Extraordinary Everyday' Workshop Series with Peter DiMuro to Run 5/22-6/14; Performances Set for 6/20-21'Dance from the Extraordinary Everyday' Workshop Series with Peter DiMuro to Run 5/22-6/14; Performances Set for 6/20-21
April 18, 2014

Announcing the 'Dance from the Extraordinary Everyday' workshop series with Peter DiMuro. (more...)


BWW Previews: Mark Morris Prepares for World Premiere of ACIS AND GALATEABWW Previews: Mark Morris Prepares for World Premiere of ACIS AND GALATEA
by Stephen Raskauskas - April 18, 2014

This weekend, as we all overload on sugar and attend the obligatory Passion performance, Mark Morris is getting ready to unveil his latest opus. His new production of Handel's ACIS AND GALATEA, one of the most beloved English language operas, has its world premiere next week at Cal Performances, Berkeley (April 25 - 27), before traveling to Celebrity Series of Boston (May 15-18) for its East Coast premiere. (more...)


Sunhwa Chung, Ko-Ryo Dance Theater and More Set for Green Space, May 2014Sunhwa Chung, Ko-Ryo Dance Theater and More Set for Green Space, May 2014
April 18, 2014

Green Space is pleased to offer a diverse roster of new/ emerging artists in May. Fertile Ground will present new work by various artists and Take Root will present an evening of work by Sunhwa Chung/ Ko-Ryo Dance Theater. (more...)


La Mama Moves! to Feature 13 Premieres, 5/2-25La Mama Moves! to Feature 13 Premieres, 5/2-25
April 18, 2014

A French accent will resonate through La MaMa Moves! this spring when four Gallic dance troupes, along with 11 other experimentalists from around the world, commandeer all three theaters at La MaMa for three and a half dance-packed weeks, May 2-25. (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at the Oregon Ballet Theatre's Spring Program 2014: CELEBRATEPhoto Flash: First Look at the Oregon Ballet Theatre's Spring Program 2014: CELEBRATE
April 18, 2014

Join the Oregon Ballet Theatre from April 17th to the 26th at the Newmark Theatre as they celebrate the extraordinary career and contribution of Alison Roper, even as we also celebrate the bright future of OBT. Roper takes her final bows after 18 seasons of bringing joy to Portland audiences with this program, and we want to send her off in style. In addition to the company premiere of Helen Pickett's lush and colorfulPetal, and the revival of audience favorite The Lost Dance by Matjash Mrozewski, we are planning some surprises that will remind audiences just why Alison Roper has been such an extraordinary presence on our stages. A highlight will be yet another company premiere: Cor Perdut by Nacho Duato, apas de deux to showcase the beauty and power of this incredible artist. You can purchase tickets here. (more...)


Young Soon Kim and WHITE WAVE DANCE Present World Premiere of ETERNAL NOW, 6/19-22Young Soon Kim and WHITE WAVE DANCE Present World Premiere of ETERNAL NOW, 6/19-22
April 18, 2014

Young Soon Kim and WHITE WAVE DANCE present the World Premiere of Eternal NOW. An ambitious collaboration reuniting Young Soon Kim's fluid and intertwining dramatic movement with longtime collaborator composer Marco Cappelli, who will perform an original score live, as dancers interact with scenes of lusciously composed images and edited footage by video artist, Kate Freer, playing on widescreen monitors. (more...)


BWW Reviews: BALLET HISPANICO Offers Contemporary Dance with a Latin Flavor at the JoyceBWW Reviews: BALLET HISPANICO Offers Contemporary Dance with a Latin Flavor at the Joyce
by Sondra Forsyth - April 18, 2014

Opening night of Ballet Hispanico's 2014 spring season at the Joyce on April 15th once again featured the fascinating fusion of Latin themes with contemporary movement that has become Artistic Director Eduardo Vilaro's trademark during his four years at the helm. (more...)


New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala to Feature Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell, 5/8; Spring Season Announced!New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala to Feature Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell, 5/8; Spring Season Announced!
April 17, 2014

New York City Ballet's 2014 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 29, with a one-week Festival of 21st Century Choreographers featuring 11 ballets by 10 different choreographers - Mauro Bigonzetti, William Forsythe, Peter Martins, Benjamin Millepied, Justin Peck, Angelin Preljocaj, Alexei Ratmansky, Liam Scarlett, Richard Tanner, and Christopher Wheeldon - as well the world premiere of a piece d'occasion by the artist JR, which will debut on opening night. (more...)


Alonzo King LINES Ballet Coming to Cullen Theater, 5/9Alonzo King LINES Ballet Coming to Cullen Theater, 5/9
April 17, 2014

The San Francisco-based contemporary ballet company, Alonzo King LINES Ballet, will make its Houston debut Friday, May 9, 2014, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)


UWM Department of Dance Receives NEA GrantUWM Department of Dance Receives NEA Grant
April 17, 2014

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Acting Chairman Joan Shigekawa has announced that University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) Department of Dance is one of 886 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. UWM Department of Dance at the Peck School of the Arts is recommended for a $15,000 grant to support the restaging of Trisha Brown's signature work Set and Reset (1983) as the focal point of Brown: Lineage and Process, a year-long exploration of Brown's creative ideas during the 2014-2015 academic year. UWM is one of only four colleges and universities in the United States that received a grant this year in the dance artistic field. (more...)


Alonzo King LINES Ballet to Make Houston Debut, 5/9Alonzo King LINES Ballet to Make Houston Debut, 5/9
April 17, 2014

The San Francisco-based contemporary ballet company, Alonzo King LINES Ballet,will make its Houston debut Friday, May 9, 2014, at 8 p.m. in the Wortham Center's Cullen Theater, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)


NYCs 8th Annual Dance Parade + Festival Set for 5/17NYCs 8th Annual Dance Parade + Festival Set for 5/17
April 17, 2014

Over 10,000 dancers will participate in the Eighth Annual Dance Parade and Festival in New York City on Saturday May 17th 2014, starting at 1:00pm. This year's parade will feature dancers from countries around the globe, including Ukraine, Bolivia, India, Brazil, Korea, Algeria, Tahiti, Mexico, Japan, Estonia, Jamaica, China, Armenia, Spain and Indonesia. Tony Award winner, tap dancer marvel and choreographer Savion Glover and Bessie-winning founder and artistic director Jawole Willa Jo Zollar of Urban Bush Women will serve as Grand Marshals. (more...)


Tango Buenos Aires Coming to Strand-Capitol, 2/13/2015Tango Buenos Aires Coming to Strand-Capitol, 2/13/2015
April 17, 2014

On Feb 13, 2015, downtown York's historic Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center will welcome Tango Buenos Aires. Tickets are on sale now to Strand-Capitol members and go on sale to the general public on Thursday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)


New York City Ballet Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center with Spring Gala on 5/8New York City Ballet Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Lincoln Center with Spring Gala on 5/8
April 17, 2014

New York City Ballet announced today that its 2014 Spring Gala on Thursday, May 8 at 7pm will feature a special one-time-only program designed by NYCB's Ballet Master in Chief Peter Martins to pay tribute to the 50th anniversary of the opening of the New York State Theater (now the David H. Koch Theater) at Lincoln Center, as well as celebrate its future with a World Premiere ballet by choreographer Justin Peck and composer Sufjan Stevens. (more...)


ChEckiT!Dance Now Accepting Applications for 4th Annual  ChEck Us OuT Dance FestivalChEckiT!Dance Now Accepting Applications for 4th Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival
April 17, 2014

ChEckiT!Dance is now accepting applications to the Fourth Annual ChEck Us OuT Dance Festival: A Celebration of Female Choreographers, an eco-friendly evening of dance celebrating female choreographers,to be held in Central Park. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 9, 2014 and the application form is available at www.checkitdance.com. (more...)


DiverseWorks to Present Karen Sherman's ONE WITH OTHERS, 5/2-3DiverseWorks to Present Karen Sherman's ONE WITH OTHERS, 5/2-3
April 17, 2014

DiverseWorks presents the Houston premiere of choreographer Karen Sherman's One with Others, a multi-media dance work that's part movement, part spoken word, part found-object art installation, and part construction project. One with Others will be presented at The Barn on Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 pm. Each performance will be followed by a talk back with Sherman. Tickets are $15 general admission, and $10 for DiverseWorks members, students, and seniors. One with Others will be performed by Joanna Furnans, Don Mabley-Allen, and Karen Sherman. (more...)


Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida to Close 16th Season with Spring Gala and More, 5/3-4Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida to Close 16th Season with Spring Gala and More, 5/3-4
April 16, 2014

With a magnificent and colorful spectacle that combines classical and neoclassical ballet, the Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, conducted by Maestro Vladimir Issaev, closes its sixteenth season, next May 3rd and 4th at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center and the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)


Wonderbound Dance Artists' Presents INDUSTRIAL PROJECT, 5/2-3Wonderbound Dance Artists' Presents INDUSTRIAL PROJECT, 5/2-3
April 16, 2014

Although the 2013-2014 Wonderbound season has come to a close, the dance artists at Wonderbound are still working hard - for a good cause. On May 2 and 3, they will present the 5th annual installment of Industrial Project - a program of innovative dance works produced and performed entirely by the dancers, with proceeds benefiting The Artist Resource Fund. (more...)


Hubbard Street Dance Chicago to Launch Two Adaptive Dance ProgramsHubbard Street Dance Chicago to Launch Two Adaptive Dance Programs
April 16, 2014

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, under the artistic direction of Glenn Edgerton, and Kathryn Humphreys, Director of Youth, Education and Community Programs, announce two Adaptive Dance Programs: The Autism Project, for youth with autism spectrum disorder in grades 1–6; and Physically Integrated Dance, for neurotypical youth ages 8–16 with physical disabilities. (more...)


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