Dance News

Dance 4 Kids at The Taylor School

For the first time ever, The Taylor School, part of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation, will offer dance classes for kids and young adults at its new studios at 551 Grand Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan beginning in September 2011.

The Taylor School has long provided classes for professional dancers, taught by current and former Company

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Chicago’s Dancing!

From August 22-27 the Chicago Dancing Festival will celebrate its 5th anniversary season with five dance showcases over 6 days. Founded in 2007, this free, privately sponsored festival has evolved from a one night event into a full week of dance activity at various venues across Chicago, highlighting the work of 15 companies including Hubbard Street Dance

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Rhythm & Roots Benefits Children

Celebrating the connection and diversity of the world's cultures through music and dance, Israeli-American Keshet Chaim Dance Ensemble, African American Lula Washington Dance Theatre, and multi-ethnic, interfaith Agape International Choir join together for a cross-cultural evening under the stars on Sunday August 28.

Performed at Ford

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Jazz in Happening this Weekend

The fifth annual A Jazz Happening will take place this weekend in the Ted Shawn Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival on August 21. This one-night-only benefit event celebrates the enduring style of jazz and musical theatre dance as participants from The School’s Jazz/Musical Theatre Dance Program perform alongside an exciting lineup of guest

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Will Lopez Anthony Split End Q’Viva?

With the news of Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's split there’s been some doubt over whether they'll continue with plans to launch the new Latin talent show "Q'Viva: The Chosen." Announced in June, the collaboration between Lopez, Anthony, Jamie King and XIX Entertainment CEO Simon Fuller seeks to find the best undiscovered performers south of the

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2011 Australian Dance Award Winners

The winners of this year’s Australian Dance Awards were announced last night (Sunday 24 July) in a ceremony at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre. The annual Australian Dance Awards recognise and reward professional Australian dance artists who have made an outstanding contribution to dance in the previous year. Ten Awards were given, as well as the

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Traces Ignites NYC’s Union Square Theatre

Acclaimed show by Montreal-based troupe 7 Fingers has come to New York City for 10 weeks only. Traces began previews on Friday, July 29 with an official opening of Monday, August 8.

If the world ended tomorrow, what would you leave behind? In Traces, the human body is pushed to its limits as a group of friends leave their mark in a run-down

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Nvitational Dance Festival

El Portal Theatre and Artistic Director Dee Caspary present the first annual Nvitational Dance Festival from July 29 through August 14 in Los Angeles.

The Nvitational will be a series of collaborative events featuring dance from America’s best, boldest, edgiest, and fiercest choreographers including the festival’s Artistic Director,

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Second Annual National Dance Day

The second annual National Dance Day took place on Saturday July 30. Where did you dance to celebrate National Dance Day? “It’s a wonderful way to stay healthy and have fun whilst doing it,” National Dance Day creator and SYTYCD Executive Producer/Judge Nigel Lythgoe said on the show.

National Dance Day is a grassroots

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11,500 Save Nederlands Dans Theater

At the beginning of May, Nederlands Dans Theater contacted dance professionals across the world with the request to sign the petition ‘Keep Nederlands Dans Theater Alive’. With this petition Nederlands Dans Theater stated its opposition to the advice given on April 29th to the State Secretary for Culture, Mr. Halbe Zijlstra, by the Council for

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