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BWW Recap: DWTS: Who's the First One to Stop Dancing?
BWW Recap: DWTS: Who's the First One to Stop Dancing?
BWW Reviews: FALL FOR DANCE Kicks Off with a High Energy Evening at the Delacorte
BWW Reviews: FALL FOR DANCE at the Delacorte
BWW Reviews: Dances Patrelle Presents ROMEO AND JULIET
BWW Reviews: Dances Patrelle Presents ROMEO AND JULIET
Oriental Institute to Present OSIRIS & ISIS, 10/17
Oriental Institute to Present OSIRIS & ISIS, 10/17
OSIRIS AND ISIS Opens at UChicago's Oriental Institute, 10/17
OSIRIS AND ISIS Opens at UChicago's Oriental Institute, 10/17
Sneak Peek Of Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett PBS Special, CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE!Sneak Peek Of Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett PBS Special, CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE! First Listen To Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'Nature Boy'First Listen To Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'Nature Boy' New Photos Of Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett PBS Special, CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE!New Photos Of Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett PBS Special, CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE!

Houston Ballet Presents FROM HOUSTON TO THE WORLD, Now thru 9/28Houston Ballet Presents FROM HOUSTON TO THE WORLD, Now thru 9/28
September 18, 2014

From today, September 18-28, 2014, Houston Ballet offers up its fall mixed repertory program titled From Houston to the World with ballets choreographed for Houston Ballet dancers. Finnish choreographer Jorma Elo brings wit and humor to the extreme virtuosity that he demands in ONE/end/ONE. (more...)


RDT's Ring Around the Rose to Present AFRICAN DRUMS Show, 10/11RDT's Ring Around the Rose to Present AFRICAN DRUMS Show, 10/11
September 17, 2014

Repertory Dance Theatre's 'Ring Around the Rose' program welcomes back the talented artists from the Africa Heartwood Project and Djembe Direct to bring you AFRICAN DRUMS on October 11, 2014 at 11:00 am. (more...)


Groundworks Dance Theater Coming to the Ware Center, 9/28Groundworks Dance Theater Coming to the Ware Center, 9/28
September 17, 2014

GroundWorks Dance Theater is imagination you can see! Critically celebrated as an artistically significant ensemble, GroundWorks explores the nuances of the human experience through its unique and adventurous choreography. The Northeastern Ohio-based dance group is set to bring its special brand of cultural excitement to dance lovers and novices alike to the Ware Center in a performance on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. (more...)


Dance Pizazz Offers Exercise and Fun this FallDance Pizazz Offers Exercise and Fun this Fall
September 17, 2014

St. Peters, Missouri (more...)


Heidi Duckler Dance Theater to Premiere OCEAN'S SKIN at Brisbane Festival, Sept 23-27Heidi Duckler Dance Theater to Premiere OCEAN'S SKIN at Brisbane Festival, Sept 23-27
September 16, 2014

On Tuesday, September 23 through Saturday, September 27, Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre will present the world premiere of Ocean's Skin, in partnership with Topology Music, for free performances at the Brisbane Festival in South Brisbane, Australia. Ocean's Skin is the creation of Artistic Director/Choreographer, Heidi Duckler, based in Los Angeles, and Topology Music's Composer/Musical Director, John Babbage, based in Australia. The piece reflects their fascination with the sounds and life-forms of the heavens and seas. (more...)


Dancer Marge Champion Set for Rare Live Interview at The Spiral Theater, 10/5Dancer Marge Champion Set for Rare Live Interview at The Spiral Theater, 10/5
September 16, 2014

On Sunday, October 5th at 5:00 PM, Marge Champion and Richard Skipper will sit down at the Spiral Theater Studio to discuss Marge's vast and wonderful career and how she is doing today, at 95 years young. A Q&A with the audience and 'meet and greet' follows. (more...)


Excerpts of FRACTALS, WE WILL, FULL BLOOM and More Set for ProArteDanza's 10th Anniversary Retrospective, 10/1-4Excerpts of FRACTALS, WE WILL, FULL BLOOM and More Set for ProArteDanza's 10th Anniversary Retrospective, 10/1-4
September 16, 2014

ProArteDanza, the highly acclaimed Toronto dance company that seamlessly blends ballet and modern dance, celebrates its 10th anniversary with a stunning retrospective. Featuring the Outstanding Choreography Dora Award winner 'in between', co-created by Artistic Director Roberto Campanella and Artistic Associate Robert Glumbek, Season 2014 also includes excerpts of past repertoire from them as well as from guest choreographers Guillaume Cote and Kevin O'Day (with Luches Huddleston Jr.). This not-to-be-missed outstanding evening of dance runs October 1-4 at Harbourfront Centre's Fleck Dance Theatre as part of NextSteps. (more...)


SHALL WE TANGO? Festival to Kick Off Around New York City, 10/7SHALL WE TANGO? Festival to Kick Off Around New York City, 10/7
September 16, 2014

Let Tango embrace you when PAMAR presents 'Shall We Tango, NYC,' a festival of tango dance, music, master classes, film and theater, held in various NYC venues October 7-15. (more...)


Candoco Dance Company's PLAYING ANOTHER to Kick Off UK Tour, Oct 2Candoco Dance Company's PLAYING ANOTHER to Kick Off UK Tour, Oct 2
September 16, 2014

Candoco Dance Company, the acclaimed contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers, is twisting perceptions of what dance is, who can dance and who enjoys it in Playing Another, an evening of two new full company works that will be touring nationally this Autumn. PLAYING ANOTHER, featuring Let's Talk About Dis and Notturnino, will be on tour 2 October - 10 December in London, Bournemouth, Nottingham, Lancaster and Salford. For more information, visit www.candoco.org.uk. (more...)


World Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series, 10/23-25World Premiere of Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA Set for UW World Series, 10/23-25
September 16, 2014

In October, the UW World Series will present the world premiere of Antigona, a new work by Soledad Barrio & Noche Flamenca. Hailed by critics everywhere for its transcendent and deeply emotional performances, Noche Flamenca is one of the most authentic flamenco companies in the world today, and Soledad Barrio is its star. Now, in a unique creative partnership, this remarkable company joins with acclaimed American theater director Lee Breuer to create a new work, Antigona, based on Sophocles' ancient Greek heroine. Combining live music, song, and dance, Noche Flamenca's Antigona will bring the fiery, expressive nature of flamenco to one of the world's great tragedies in an evening-length work that promises to be both gripping and intensely moving. The work is conceived and directed by Martin Santangelo with choreography by Soledad Barrio, consulting direction by Lee Breuer, and visual and mask design by Mary Frank. (more...)


Garth Fagan Dance Comes to Ebony Rep, 10/3-5Garth Fagan Dance Comes to Ebony Rep, 10/3-5
September 16, 2014

Ebony Repertory Theatre announced today that Garth Fagan Dance will return to Los Angeles after an absence of ten years. The company's program includes the Los Angeles premiere of excerpts from 'Lighthouse/Lightning Rod,' a collaboration of the company's Founder/Artistic Director Garth Fagan, Wynton Marsalis and California-based visual artist Alison Saar. 'Lighthouse' opened the Brooklyn Academy of Music season in 2012. Performances at the 400-seat Nate Holden Performing Arts Center (4718 W. Washington Blvd.) in Los Angeles will run October 3-5, 2014. (more...)


First Listen To Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'Nature Boy'First Listen To Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett's 'Nature Boy'
by Pat Cerasaro - September 16, 2014

International music superstar Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop icon Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and the next single, jazz standard 'Nature Boy', is now available to hear in full. (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at ELSEWHERE Presented by DanceWorksPhoto Flash: First Look at ELSEWHERE Presented by DanceWorks
September 16, 2014

The world premiere of elsewhere, an adelheid dance projects production choreographed by its award-winning Artistic DirectorHeidi Strauss, presented by DanceWorks as part of Harbourfront Centre's NextSteps at Harbourfront Centre Theatre,September 25-27, 2014 (more...)


The American Ballet Theatre Launches a YouTube ChannelThe American Ballet Theatre Launches a YouTube Channel
September 16, 2014

American Ballet Theatre has launched the ABT YouTube Channel, under the channel name of "ABTBalletTheatre." Offering an in-depth and candid look at the Company, the ABT YouTube channel showcases current dancers in two or three minute vignettes. Taped segments explore experiences and points of view of ABT dancers, while adding to the experience of ABT performances with behind-the-scenes footage of rehearsals and day-to-day Company life. Videos featuring special events and Company activity will also be posted. (more...)


Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present THE COLONIAL NUTCRACKER, 12/14Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present THE COLONIAL NUTCRACKER, 12/14
September 16, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with its annual holiday performance of Dance Theatre in Westchester's The Colonial Nutcracker on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 2pm. Tickets are $15 each, and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)


VIDEO: Broadway's Alfonso Ribeiro Receives Top Score on DWTS PremiereVIDEO: Broadway's Alfonso Ribeiro Receives Top Score on DWTS Premiere
September 16, 2014

You may know him best as Carlton on 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air', but did you know talented actor Alfonso Ribeiro began his career on the Great White Way? (more...)


VIDEO: Broadway's Janel Parrish Dances the Jive on DWTS PremiereVIDEO: Broadway's Janel Parrish Dances the Jive on DWTS Premiere
September 16, 2014

On the Season 19 opener of ABC's DANCING WITH THE STAR, Broadway actress, singer-songwriter and Pretty Little Liars star Janel Parrish danced a Jive to "Bang, Bang" (more...)


American Ballet Theatre Launches YouTube ChannelAmerican Ballet Theatre Launches YouTube Channel
September 15, 2014

American Ballet Theatre has launched the ABT YouTube Channel, under the channel name of "ABTBalletTheatre." Offering an in-depth and candid look at the Company, the ABT YouTube channel showcases current dancers in two or three minute vignettes. Taped segments explore experiences and points of view of ABT dancers, while adding to the experience of ABT performances with behind-the-scenes footage of rehearsals and day-to-day Company life. Videos featuring special events and Company activity will also be posted. (more...)


The Miami City Ballet Transforms Itself and Presents Its 28th SeasonThe Miami City Ballet Transforms Itself and Presents Its 28th Season
September 15, 2014

The Miami City Ballet opens its 28th season in October with Romeo and Juliet. This season brings about many changes to the ballet. Artistic director Lourdes Lopez has asserted her vision with increasing authority since she took over two years ago from founder Edward Villella. (more...)


The Joffrey Ballet Presents a Newly Envisioned SWAN LAKE, 10/15-26The Joffrey Ballet Presents a Newly Envisioned SWAN LAKE, 10/15-26
September 15, 2014

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates its 20th anniversary of calling Chicago home in the 2014-15 season and its annual fall engagement brings the Joffrey Premiere of a newly envisioned Swan Lake to Chicago for the first time, choreographed by one of ballet's most acclaimed choreographers, Christopher Wheeldon. Continuing Joffrey Artistic Director Ashley Wheater's endeavor to bring re-imagined story-ballets to Chicago audiences, this performance represents the first time The Joffrey Ballet has ever performed a Swan Lake in its almost 60-year history. Swan Lake is presented at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, in 10 performances only, October 15 - 26. (more...)


Royal New Zealand Ballet NamesFrancesco Ventriglia New DirectorRoyal New Zealand Ballet NamesFrancesco Ventriglia New Director
September 15, 2014

The Royal New Zealand Ballet is delighted to announce the appointment of 36 year old Italian Francesco Ventriglia as the company's new artistic director. (more...)


English National Ballet Presents the 2014-2015 Season, Featuring MODERN MASTERS, SWAN LAKE, and MoreEnglish National Ballet Presents the 2014-2015 Season, Featuring MODERN MASTERS, SWAN LAKE, and More
September 15, 2014

From the 10 - 15 March 2015 English National Ballet presents Modern Masters: Icons of 20th Century Choreography, a new triple bill at Sadler's Wells. The evening's programme includes works from two choreographers new to the Company's repertoire, William Forsythe's In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated and Spring and Fall by John Neumeier. The triple bill also includes Ji?í Kylián's Petite Mort, first performed by the Company in Ecstasy and Death in 2013. (more...)


Gwen Rakotovao Company to Present L'AMOUR. LA LIBERTE.Gwen Rakotovao Company to Present L'AMOUR. LA LIBERTE.
September 15, 2014

The French-born choreographer Gwen Rakotovao and her Manhattan based contemporary dance company, marks its NYC Season Premiere, at Dixon Place. Gwen Rakotovao Company will be presenting one of Artistic Director GwenRakotovao's most recent creation, 'L'Amour. La liberté.' (Love.Freedom.), a transcendent dance evening featuring original music by Chopin interpreted by the Leeds College of Music and music by Tenth Intervention, Ferenz Kallos, Adrian Rack. (more...)


CENTER STAGE AT RUTH PAGE Showcase Set for 9/21CENTER STAGE AT RUTH PAGE Showcase Set for 9/21
September 15, 2014

The Ruth Page Center for the Arts presents 'Center Stage at Ruth Page,' a benefit performance showcasing the work of their resident four dance and two theater companies at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Sunday, September 21 at 3 p.m. A desert reception will precede the 3:45 p.m. performances by: American Blues Theater, CDI/Concert Dance Inc., DanceWorks Chicago, River North Dance Chicago, Ruth Page Civic Ballet and ShawChicago Theater Company. Proceeds from the performance will benefit The Ruth Page Artist In-Residence program. Tickets are $25 for the general public and $15 for students, performing artists and children under the age of 12. To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit www.ruthpage.org (more...)


Joffrey Ballet's SWAN LAKE to Make Chicago Premiere, 10/15-26Joffrey Ballet's SWAN LAKE to Make Chicago Premiere, 10/15-26
September 15, 2014

The Joffrey Ballet celebrates its 20th anniversary of calling Chicago home in the 2014-15 season and its annual fall engagement brings the Joffrey Premiere of a newly envisioned Swan Lake to Chicago for the first time, choreographed by one of ballet's most acclaimed choreographers, Christopher Wheeldon. Continuing Joffrey Artistic Director Ashley Wheater's endeavor to bring re-imagined story-ballets to Chicago audiences, this performance represents the first time The Joffrey Ballet has ever performed a Swan Lake in its almost 60-year history. Swan Lake is presented at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, in 10 performances only, October 15 - 26. (more...)


DANCING WITH THE STARS' Cheryl Burke Reveals: 'This Is Probably My Last Season'DANCING WITH THE STARS' Cheryl Burke Reveals: 'This Is Probably My Last Season'
September 15, 2014

On this morning's Good Morning America, long-time DANCING WITH THE STARS professional dancer Cheryl Burke revealed that, “As of now, this is probably going to be my last season.” (more...)


Performing Dance Arts Kicks Off 53rd SeasonPerforming Dance Arts Kicks Off 53rd Season
September 15, 2014

Toronto, Canada (more...)


BWW Reviews: STILL NOW is a Fresh Take on an Old TopicBWW Reviews: STILL NOW is a Fresh Take on an Old Topic
by Frank Benge - September 15, 2014

How do you deal with cancer? How do you deal with other people's reactions to your cancer? If you're a dancer, how do you face life in all it's un-choreographed glory? (more...)


New Photos Of Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett PBS Special, CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE!New Photos Of Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett PBS Special, CHEEK TO CHEEK LIVE!
by Pat Cerasaro - September 15, 2014

Recording industry icon Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop icon Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards and a new sneak peek at the performers on their upcoming PBS special is now available to view. (more...)


Peak Performances Presents Liz Lerman's HEALING WARS, 9/25-27Peak Performances Presents Liz Lerman's HEALING WARS, 9/25-27
September 13, 2014

Liz Lerman's "Healing Wars," the first dance event of Peak Performances 2014/15 season, opens at the Kasser Theater for three days only, September 25-27, following three weeks of sold-out performances at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C this past June. (more...)


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