DANCE NEWS


The Sandman will debut in Denver and Parker in February 2020

Posted on: 10/18/2019 6:00AM

In collaboration with the renowned Denver ballet company Wonderbound, the Boulder-based alt-country band Gasoline Lollipops is thrilled to announce "The Sandman," based on the songs of GasPops frontman Clay Rose. "The Sandman" will debut in Denver and Parker in February 2020, and is currently in the process of being created by Rose and Wonderbound director and choreographer Garrett Ammon, who will bring the gritty splendor of the Wild West alive on stage with simultaneous performances by the band and Wonderbound's dancer's.


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CUNNINGHAM documentary released this December

Posted on: 10/17/2019 12:00AM

360 is excited to announce the release of the documentary CUNNINGHAM in December. View the essence of Merce Cunningham's genius brought to life in this exciting new documentary!


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Tickets on Sale Now for Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema 2019-20 Season 

Posted on: 10/16/2019 5:00AM

Fathom Events, Pathé Live and BY Experience present the 10th anniversary season of Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema. The series begins October 27 with the live presentation of Raymonda, a treasure of Russian ballet. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in nearly 400 movie theaters through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN).


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TU Dance's fall concert at The O'Shaughnessy

Posted on: 10/15/2019 5:00AM

TU Dance, a leading voice for contemporary dance and acclaimed for its diverse and versatile artists, returns to The O’Shaughnessy in MN for its 16th Season fall concert with premieres by Artistic Director Uri Sands, who deftly translates ideas about art and human experience into choreographic portraits through an integration of modern dance, classical ballet, African-based and urban vernacular movements. TU Dance will be on stage Friday and Saturday, October 18-19.


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Clark Center 60th Anniversary 2nd Annual Dance Showcase

Posted on: 10/14/2019 4:00AM

Clark Center NYC is proud to present their Second Annual Dance Showcase as part of celebrating the 60th anniversary of the initial founding of the Clark Center for the Performing Arts. The program will be repeated on two evenings, Tuesday, October 15th, and Wednesday October 16th El Barrio Artspace PS.


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An Evening with Sierra Boggess comes to Detroit for an unforgettable night

Posted on: 10/11/2019 6:00AM

The woman who stole the hearts of many and revolutionized an iconic role in “The Phantom of the Opera” will be making her Cabaret 313 debut on Saturday, October 19 at the Cube at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in Detroit, MI. Boggess connects with her audience like no other, and she will be at Cabaret 313 for one night only in “An Evening with Sierra Boggess.”


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Bob Fosse’s Sweet Charity to air in New Yorks Film Forum

Posted on: 10/10/2019 5:00AM

Bob Fosse’s SWEET CHARITY (1969), based on the smash Broadway hit written by Neil Simon, starring Shirley MacLaine, will run in a new 4K restoration at Film Forum New York on Sunday, October 13 at 4:30PM and Monday, October 14 at 2:30PM.


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Australian Ballet Artistic Director applications now open

Posted on: 10/10/2019 2:00AM

With the retirement of David McAllister in December 2020, the Board of The Australian Ballet is now seeking to appoint an inspirational, internationally- recognised person with outstanding artistic and leadership qualities to serve as Artistic Director and to guide the company’s continued growth and success. Interested candidates are invited to submit a covering letter and a detailed resume on or before 25 October 2019.


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Gauthier Dance perform Classy Classics in Germany and Switzerland

Posted on: 10/10/2019 12:00AM

In November Gauthier Dance will once again focus on the celebrated COLOURS opening production Classy Classics in Germany and Switzerland, that combines works by the contemporary master choreographers William Forsythe, Ohad Naharin and Marco Goecke with repertoire favourites by Eric Gauthier and Cayetano Soto.


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Choreographers selected for Dance Canvas 2019-20

Posted on: 10/9/2019 5:00AM

8 choreographers have been announced as the Dance Canvas 2019-20 Choreographer Career Development Initiative cohort! The selected choreographers will spend the next 5 months developing new work that will be presented during a weekend of performances at the Ferst Center for the Arts in Atlanta, GA on March 20th & 21st, 2020.


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San Francisco Ballet perform Nutcracker this December

Posted on: 10/8/2019 6:00AM

San Francisco Ballet (SF Ballet) presents the 75th anniversary of America’s first full-length Nutcracker with a myriad of events and giveaways this holiday season, culminating in performances of Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson’s set-in-San Francisco Nutcracker, danced to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, December 11 ̶ 29, 2019 at the War Memorial Opera House.


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English National Ballet opens new building

Posted on: 10/8/2019 2:00AM

English National Ballet’s purpose-built new home in Canning Town East London, has officially opened by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and is now open to the public.


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Jon Lehrer Dance Company Fall NYC Performance

Posted on: 10/7/2019 6:00AM

Jon Lehrer Dance Company (JLDC) will have it’s inaugural NYC performance at the Salvatore Capezio Theater at Peridance on Saturday, October 19, 2019. After 11 years based in Buffalo, NY, the internationally touring, critically acclaimed professional dance company relocated to NYC in 2019 and is extremely excited to present their first NYC performance!


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Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre to perform at American Dance Guild Festival 2019

Posted on: 10/4/2019 6:00AM

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre is proud to have been selected as one of several modern dance companies to present work at the annual American Dance Guild Festival 2019 SHAPING THE NOW-DANCE IN UNCERTAIN TIMES, on October 4, 2019 at 8pm at the Ailey Citigroup Theater.


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The Patchwork Girl of Oz in LA

Posted on: 10/2/2019 5:00AM

Celebrating 40 years of presenting soulful and imaginative dance that takes audience members on their own journey of self-discovery, Louise Reichlin & Dancers/ Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers presents an inspiring family-friendly weekend filled with dance and multimedia on Saturday and Sunday, October 19 & 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m, featuring the award-winning dance/multimedia narrated production of The Patchwork Girl of Oz.


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Tom Dale Company Presents UK tour Step Sonic Parts 1 & 2

Posted on: 10/2/2019 2:00AM

The worlds of electronic dance music and contemporary dance collide in choreographer Tom Dale’s exciting new touring programme Step Sonic which commences its inaugural tour of the UK from 17 October 2019.


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Season of change for company Bodiography

Posted on: 10/1/2019 5:00AM

Calling it the “season of change,” Bodiography Contemporary Ballet founder and artistic director Maria Caruso has announced that her company’s 19/20 season will be focused on the expansion of the organization’s footprint in the city along with the inaugural season of her newest branch of performance companies, BCB2, and her producing division focused on the presentation of artists and collaborators from beyond the region.


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The Devil Wears Prada musical in Chicago

Posted on: 9/30/2019 4:00AM

The new Broadway musical based on the movie “The Devil Wears Prada" will premiere in 2020 at James M. Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. The musical is set to play in Chicago from July 14 through at least Aug. 16, 2020.


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A new Ballet Novel for anyone who loves ballet!

Posted on: 9/27/2019 6:00AM

A new novel has been published called What Gina C. Peabody Discovers in The Nutcracker. The book is about a young ballet dancer (who is lovely but technically "challenged") dancing in her local school's production of The Nutcracker, as well as vying for one of four summer scholarships in New York that a major ballet company will award to her school based on the Nutcracker performances. Available now on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Walmart websites.


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International Ballet Workshops Opportunity

Posted on: 9/27/2019 12:00AM

Imagine having the opportunity to train in Prague, Czech Republic, with experienced principal dancers, teachers and choreographers from the top European, Russian and North American ballet companies. As part the IBW Summer 2020 "In the Footsteps of Vaganova" Series, international guest teachers Katherina Markowskaja and Maxim Chashchegorov will be selecting TWO students to attend the Prague Ballet Intensive, 2020


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Helena Waldmann, 'The Intruder an Autopsy' will tour through Germany

Posted on: 9/25/2019 6:00AM

More than three months after the great success of the world premiere at the Pfalzbau Bühnen Ludwigshafen, is the European autumn tour of The Intruder – an Autopsy commencing this November in Germany.


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Keshet Makers Space Experience residency

Posted on: 9/24/2019 5:00AM

The 2020 Keshet Makers Space Experience (MSE) is a residency program in which choreographers/ dancemakers have access to space to develop their craft and their products, at whatever stage that might be – newly germinating ideas, final development of full productions, and/or anything in between – assisting in the process of bringing art to market. Keshet provides physical space for the “making” at the Keshet Center for the Arts in Albuquerque, New Mexico.


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Cirque du Soleil LUZIA, coming to movie Theaters nationwide

Posted on: 9/23/2019 5:00AM

Cirque du Soleil continues its partnership with Fathom Events to bring the internationally acclaimed Cirque du Soleil show LUZIA to cinemas across the country on October 29, following a successful nationwide in-cinema broadcast of Cirque du Soleil’s KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities last year. Cinema audiences of all ages will enjoy a front-row seat to the larger-than-life show, with never-before seen angles that can only be experienced on the big screen. The special one-night event will be presented in hundreds of movie theaters and will feature a special Cirque du Soleil program.


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The Dance Gallery annual performance Festival will return to New York’s Ailey Citigroup Theater

Posted on: 9/20/2019 6:00AM

The Dance Gallery annual performance Festival will return to New York’s Ailey Citigroup Theater, from Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29. The organization, celebrating its 13th year, serves to mentor upcoming national and international choreographers with performance opportunities and residencies. The 2019 DGF Festival will feature more than 15 artists in a weekend of modern and contemporary dance in three distinct and separate programs.


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University of the Arts School of Dance presents The School for Temporary Liveness

Posted on: 9/19/2019 6:00AM

University of the Arts School of Dance presents The School for Temporary Liveness, featuring a new commission by Isabel Lewis and a live performance album from nora chipaumire, September 25-October 2, 2019 at the Philadelphia Art Alliance at University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA.


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ADG Festival 2019, Shaping the Now: Dance in Uncertain Times

Posted on: 9/18/2019 6:00AM

Gloria McLean, President of the American Dance Guild, has announced the lineup for ADG Festival 2019, Shaping the Now: Dance in Uncertain Times. Honors go to dance educator and advocate Jody Gottfried Arnhold, and choreographic luminaries Gus Solomons jr and Abdel R. Salaam, co-founder and director of Forces of Nature Dance Theater, complementing four days of performances by thirty-three contemporary choreographers from across the United States. The Festival will take place October 3 through October 6 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater, in New York City. The 2019 American Dance Guild Festival is dedicated to past ADG President Muriel Manings.


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The Color Purple in Dallas

Posted on: 9/17/2019 5:00AM

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced that single tickets for the Tony Award®-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE will go on sale this month. The Dallas engagement of THE COLOR PURPLE will perform for one week from Tuesday, January 7 through Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District.


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New York City Ballet will launch City Ballet The Podcast

Posted on: 9/16/2019 6:00AM

New York City Ballet will launch “City Ballet The Podcast,” a new series of conversations with NYCB insiders that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Company’s extraordinary dancers, musicians, and repertory of ballets. Season One of “City Ballet The Podcast” will begin in conjunction with New York City Ballet’s fall performances.


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The Music Centre marked the Plaza for all, opens in LA!

Posted on: 9/13/2019 5:00AM

The Music Center recently joined with civic and community leaders to dedicate The Music Center Plaza, opening the newly renovated, accessible outdoor urban space and recognizing it as “The Plaza for All.” The event culminated a 20-month, $41 million renovation. A roster of distinguished speakers, marked the occasion with a land acknowledgement and special ceremony. The event unveiled the Plaza as a principal public square for Los Angeles County, which provides a place where people can not only dine and gather, but also connect with friends and colleagues.


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Newport’s Contemporary Ballet announces performance dates for two new productions

Posted on: 9/12/2019 5:00AM

Island Moving Company (IMC), Newport’s Contemporary Ballet announces performance dates for two new productions at the newly restored Newport Congregational Church. An evening repertory show titled “The Nature of Light” and children’s matinee shows of “Alice In Wonderland” will be performed between October 17 - 20.


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