DANCE NEWS


KYL/D Unveils U.S. Premier at Mandell Theater on April 17 & 18

Posted on: 2/21/2020 5:00AM

The critically-acclaimed Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers (KYL/D), is pleased to announce its 12th Spring Home Season performances at Drexel University’s Mandell Theater on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18, 2020. The program, MOVING REFLECTIONS ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND HUMANKIND, will feature the US premiere of FISH AND GIRL, a work that suggests the longing for what is lost in our environment as society marches forward. The program will also feature two acclaimed works: EMPTINESS OF SNOW, a global warming-inspired exploration of forces that are seen and unseen; and SANTUARIO a moving response to the tragic shootings at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.


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New Ballet is having their Grand Re-Opening Celebration

Posted on: 2/20/2020 5:00AM

New Ballet is having their Grand Re-Opening Celebration on Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 12 noon to 2pm. To Celebrate the Re-Opening of New Ballet in beautiful new studios with a ribbon-cutting, performance previews, refreshments, face painting, and more. Open to the public. In the historic Corinthian Ballroom building, 196 North 3rd Street, San Jose.


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RIOULT Dance NY Announces Executive Director Jane R. Penn

Posted on: 2/19/2020 4:00AM

RIOULT Dance NY is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane R. Penn as the company's Executive Director. Her appointment coincides with the opening of the RIOULT Dance Center in Astoria, Queens an 11,000 square foot facility housing the professional dance company and serving the broader arts community.


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Amalgamate presents Dance in Italy

Posted on: 2/18/2020 5:00AM

Established in 2015, BREAK OUT: a dance program in Italy offers pre-professional and professional dancers a once-in-a-lifetime experience to train and perform in Italy this August, 2020. This two-week dance intensive provides daily technique classes and enriching cultural experiences from cooking and language classes to local excursions to inspire and further develop the dance artist. 


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Four world premiere ballets mark launch of new UK ballet company

Posted on: 2/16/2020 2:00AM

From Life marks the launch of McNicol Ballet Collective, a new ballet company founded by rising star of the choreographic world, Andrew McNicol. Featuring four world premieres for the stage as well as a showing of Andrew’s award-winning short film Of Silence, this exciting new programme will be performed by a host of star dancers from world renowned international companies including The Royal Ballet, Ballet Flanders and Semperoper Ballet Dresden.


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Brooklyn Ballet presents Revisionist History 2, dance that bridges diversity to classicism

Posted on: 2/14/2020 4:00AM

Brooklyn Ballet, a unique and interdisciplinary dance company rooted in the classical idiom, presents Revisionist History 2, an unprecedented evening of dance that bridges diversity to classicism in a profound way, while exploring movement and its history. With 5 performances, February 13-16, Brooklyn Ballet’s Season takes place in The Mark O’Donnell Theater at The Actors Fund Arts Center in downtown Brooklyn.


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Tales Of Hopper by Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance

Posted on: 2/13/2020 4:00AM

Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance will return to NYC February 25 and 26, 2020 with the premiere of Tales of Hopper (2019), a new theater-dance work inspired by American realist painter Edward Hopper. Performances will take place at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018 at 7:30pm.


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Peter Stathas Dance presents the World Premiere of In the Garden

Posted on: 2/12/2020 4:00AM

Peter Stathas Dance presents the World Premiere of In the Garden from Thursday-Saturday, February 20-22, 2020 at The Theater at Gibney, 280 Broadway.


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Milwaukee Ballet to present contemporary adaptations of iconic pieces from the legendary Ballets Russes at The Pabst

Posted on: 2/11/2020 2:00AM

Milwaukee Ballet offers contemporary adaptations of iconic ballets in the next program of its 50th Anniversary Season, Ballet Russe Reimagined, running Feb 13-16, 2020 at the Pabst Theater, Wells Street, Milwaukee.


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White Wave call for choreographers

Posted on: 2/9/2020 2:00AM

WHITE WAVE is now accepting applications for their 2020 SoloDuo Dance Festival. They encourage emerging and established contemporary choreographers/companies to apply. The dates of the festival are May 17th & 18th at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street, New York, New York 10002). The application Deadline is February 10, 2020.


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Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance will return to NYC

Posted on: 2/7/2020 5:00AM

Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance will return to NYC February 25 and 26, 2020 with the premiere of Tales of Hopper (2019), a new theater-dance work inspired by American realist painter Edward Hopper. Performances will take place at The DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018 at 7:30pm.


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Graham’s early protégés for Bodiography’s performance of Unveiled

Posted on: 2/6/2020 6:00AM

As Maria Caruso’s relationship with the Martha Graham Dance Company has evolved, so has her passion for collaboration and her commit to honoring the legacy of dance pioneers. As such, she felt compelled to move forward from Graham master works in the 2019-2020 season and focus on the celebrated works of Graham’s early protégés for Bodiography’s performance of Unveiled at the Byham Theater on February 7-8, 2020.


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One Body One Career Intensive 2020

Posted on: 2/6/2020 12:00AM

The annual One Body One Career Countertechnique Intensive (OBOC) will take place from 22 June - 4 July, 2020 in Montréal (Canada) and from 25 July - 4 August, 2020 in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) - registration is open!


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Benita Bike’s DanceArt presents an “Explore Dance”

Posted on: 2/5/2020 6:00AM

A series of dance exploration performances throughout Los Angeles begin this winter when Benita Bike’s DanceArt presents an “Explore Dance” program at Los Angeles Mission College’s new AMP Theater, Thursday, February 27, 7pm. Join members of the community, students and faculty for this unique dance experience where you’ll see great dancing and share thoughts with dance artists. The College is located at 13356 Eldridge Ave, Sylmar, 91342.


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Maine-based Ice Dance International launches a multi-state tour this spring

Posted on: 2/3/2020 4:00AM

After a ground-breaking 2019 performance that made it the first ice dance company invited to the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival site in Becket, Mass and with two popular television specials in regular rotation on PBS stations nationwide bringing their artistry and athleticism to millions of viewers, the Maine-based Ice Dance International (IDI) launches a multi-state tour this spring.


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English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present My First Ballet: Cinderella


Posted on: 2/2/2020 2:00AM

English National Ballet and English National Ballet School present a new version of the much-loved fairy-tale ballet, Cinderella, as part of its My First Ballet series created especially for children as young as three. Adapted to an hour in length and with a narrator to help young audiences follow the story, My First Ballet: Cinderella is the perfect introduction to the magic of ballet. My First Ballet: Cinderella opens at The Peacock, London on 9 April 2020 before embarking on a tour. This is a new production of the well-loved story of Cinderella, featuring choreography by Ruth Brill.


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Chicago Tap Theatre Presents: Sweet Tap Chicago

Posted on: 1/31/2020 5:00AM

Artistic Director Mark Yonally and Chicago Tap Theatre (CTT) present Sweet Tap Chicago Sunday, March 8 at The Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse Ave, Chicago. Sweet Tap Chicago is a celebration of Chicago musicians and music, with a live jazz sextet featuring rapper/singer/host Taylor Mallory and JC Brooks and tap dancing by CTT.


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Peridance Spring Season

Posted on: 1/30/2020 6:00AM

New York City’s acclaimed Peridance Contemporary Dance Company returns to the Salvatore Capezio Theater for its annual Spring Season with a powerful program the weekends of March 21st - 22nd and 27th - 29th, 2020. The program will feature three innovative works by three distinguished New York City based distinguished choreographers: PCDC Artistic Director Igal Perry, YYDC’s Artistic Director Yin Yue, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet Co-Artistic Director, Dwight Rhoden. Peridance Contemporary Dance


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Georgia Incarceration Performance Project Presents: By Our Hands

Posted on: 1/29/2020 4:00AM

The Georgia Incarceration Performance Project Presents: By Our Hands. A free event and  a cross-institutional endeavour - the first of its kind - between Spelman College, the University of Georgia, librarians, archivists, students, professional artists, incarcerated collaborators, and community partners. Performances are Feb. 8 and 15 at 7:30pm & Feb. 9 and 16 at 2:30pm.


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Pennsylvania Ballet presents La Bayadère by Angel Corella

Posted on: 1/28/2020 4:00AM

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Pennsylvania Ballet: La Bayadère by Angel Corella on February 23, 2020.


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Elizabeth STREB Named 2020 USA Fellow

Posted on: 1/27/2020 4:00AM

STREB is pleased to announce that Founder and Artistic Director Elizabeth Streb has been named a 2020 USA Fellow by United States Artists. The award honors Streb’s creative accomplishments and supports her ongoing artistic and professional development. USA Fellowships are awarded to artists at all stages of their careers and from all areas of the country through a rigorous nomination and panel selection process. This year, Streb was among 50 artists chosen from over 500 applicants to receive an unrestricted $50,000 grant.


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Audition for Kamea Dance Company, Israel

Posted on: 1/27/2020 12:00AM

Kamea Dance Company is a major company in the Israeli dance scene, holding around 90 performances a year in Israel and abroad. They will present Contemporary- modern repertoire by resident choreographer and Artistic Director Tamir Ginz and other renowned guest choreographers. Audition for professional Male and Female Dancers for the 2020-22 seasons. Contracts from August 2020.


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Lucy Sexton Steps Down as Executive Director of The Bessies

Posted on: 1/24/2020 4:00AM

The Steering Committee of the NY Dance and Performance Awards, The Bessies, announced today that Lucy Sexton, who has served as Executive Director of The Bessies since 2009, is stepping down to expand her work in cultural advocacy with New Yorkers for Culture & Arts and to pursue new creative projects. She will continue in an advisory role until the end of January 2020. Michele Thompson joins the organization as Interim Executive Director.


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Cinderella in Seattle

Posted on: 1/23/2020 4:00AM

Pacific Northwest Ballet continues its 47th season with the return of Founding Artistic Director Kent Stowell’s wondrous CinderellaCinderella runs for ten performances only, January 31 through February 9 at Seattle Center’s Marion Oliver McCaw Hall.


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Dance/USA Announces Transition of Executive Director Amy Fitterer

Posted on: 1/22/2020 5:00AM

Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance, has announced that Executive Director Amy Fitterer will transition out of her role in December 2020.


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Project Dance is Celebrating 100 events since 2002!

Posted on: 1/21/2020 2:00AM

Project Dance have announced 6 amazing cities in 2020 and is Celebrating 100 events since 2002! Events will take place in HOUSTON, NEW YORK CITY, PARIS, CHICAGO, PITTSBURGH and OKLAHOMA CITY.


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Cirque du Soleil brings the world of OVO to NC

Posted on: 1/20/2020 5:00AM

Cirque du Soleil brings the world of OVO to TALKING STICK RESORT ARENA NC, February 20-23, 2020. OVO is teeming with life. Insects work, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy in motion. Their home is filled with biodiversity, beauty, action and moments of quiet emotion. The awestruck insects are intensely curious when a mysterious egg appears, representing the enigma and cycles of their lives.


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Call for choreographers: 2020 SoloDuo Dance Festival at Dixon Place

Posted on: 1/17/2020 6:00AM

WHITE WAVE is now accepting applications for their 2020 SoloDuo Dance Festival. They encourage emerging and established contemporary choreographers/companies to apply. May 17th & 18th at Dixon Place NYCApplication Deadline is February 10, 2020.


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POP Performance: Women in Motion presents asubtout, Rebecca Stenn, Same As Sister

Posted on: 1/16/2020 5:00AM

POP Performance: Women in Motion, produced by The Bang Group, from Thursday, January 30 to Saturday, February 1 at The Theater at Gibney, 280 Broadway NYC.


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English National Ballet celebrates 70th Anniversary London Coliseum

Posted on: 1/16/2020 2:00AM

As part of its 70th anniversary season, English National Ballet celebrates its history with three specially curated gala performances at the London Coliseum on 17 and 18 January 2020.


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