Resolution! presents 84 companies in London
Resolution! is The Place's annual festival of new works presented by a range of diverse emerging dance-artists in London. It has been a starting point for artists such as Russell Maliphant, Wayne McGregor and Hofesh Shechter. For every evening of the festival, there are three short pieces presented for audiences to see a snapshot of brand new work. For the 2015 festival, Resolution! will present 84 companies across 28 nights, from Thursday, January 8 to Saturday, February 21.
SYTYCD Season 12 announces auditions
So You Think You Can Dance's newest season features an intensified competition between dancers from the stage and the street. Now the show has announced plans to head out to five cities, including New York, Dallas, Detroit, Memphis and Los Angeles, to host auditions in early 2015.
Jacob’s Pillow announces 2015 season
Following record-breaking attendance of Festival 2014, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival announces a new season of exciting activity. Highlights of Festival 2015 include: Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host, a special dance and radio stage production starring public radio’s Ira Glass; the return of Nederlands Dans Theater 2; the U.S. debut of Gauthier Dance//Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart from Germany; the world premiere of American Ballet Theatre Principal Daniil Simkin’s INTENSIO; and the launch of Martha Graham Dance Company’s 90th Anniversary.
Ballet BC presents triple bill in Montreal
Vancouver-based Ballet BC has established a reputation as an ascending force in contemporary ballet on the international scene ever since the dancer and choreographer Emily Molnar was named artistic director. This Canadian company will offer Montreal audiences three hidden treasures from Europe in its upcoming triple bill, featuring works by Medhi Walerski, Jacopo Godani and Johan Inger.
'Nashville's Nutcracker' adds shows to run
Nashville Ballet opened the holiday season on December 6 with one of Nashville’s favorite annual traditions, Nashville’s Nutcracker. For the seventh year in a row, Tennessee’s leading dance company is presenting the quintessential production, with this year’s run adding two matinee performances at 2 p.m. on December 22 and 23.
All-stars join team for Radio City's spring show
MSG Entertainment has announced that Tony Award-winning actress Laura Benanti and Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mia Michaels have joined the team of the new production New York Spring Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. The limited seven-week engagement, which features the leggy and gorgeous Rockettes, begins previews on March 12, 2015.
Nexstar entering 14th touring season in 2015
Nexstar National Talent Competition is entering its 14th touring season in 2015 as one of the largest and most successful dance competitions in the world. Beginning on January 30-February 1 in Fresno, California, Nexstar will travel to 50 total cities across the country before it concludes its season with Nationals held in Sandusky, Ohio and Orlando, Florida.
24Seven Dance Convention preps for 2015
One of Break the Floor Productions’ many exciting dance events, 24Seven Dance Convention is currently prepping for 2015. After eight events this fall, 24Seven will be kicking it into high gear in the new year with 19 more events before mid-May.