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The Giving Tree Festival 2020

Posted on: 3/16/2020 4:00AM

The Giving Tree Festival 2020 is a live dance festival taking place in NYC on March 14, 21 and 22. The Giving Tree Festival is an annual event founded in 2012 to raise money for charity. This year more than 30 choreographers and 100 dancers are participating in three benefit dance performances. Saturday March 14th, 7:30pm Ballet Arts at City Center: 130 West 56th Street (6th FL), New York, NY.


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Moving forward together with Karen Peterson and dancers

Posted on: 3/12/2020 5:00AM

The 30th Anniversary Performances from Karen Peterson and Dancers with guest company REVolutions Dance will take place on Thursday, April 9-10th, at Miami-Dade County Auditorium, Miami.


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Broadway Theatres will close amid Coronavirus concerns

Posted on: 3/12/2020 2:00AM

It’s a sad time for Broadway theatres, who are now temporarily closing beginning 5 PM, March 12, by order of Governor Andrew Cuomo,President of the Broadway League. On April 13th Performances will resume. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that no gatherings of more than 500 people will be allowed, excepting schools, hospitals, mass transit, and nursing homes. That ban will be effective beginning 5 PM, March 13. For gatherings under 500, the seating capacity will be cut in half.


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10th anniversary of the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition

Posted on: 3/11/2020 6:00AM

The year 2020 celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition and the 40th anniversary of Kozlova's defection, with Leonid Kozlov, from the Soviet Union (the couple were principal dancers with the Bolshoi Ballet and defected when the Company performed in Los Angeles). Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street).


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La MaMa presents the New York Premiere of Pananadem (Remembering) and a Filipino Indigenous Dance Workshop

Posted on: 3/10/2020 6:00AM

La MaMa presents the New York Premiere of Kinding Sindaw Melayu Heritage's Pananadem (Remembering) from March 12-15, 2020 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, NYC.


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Anne Frank, a Musical returns to Off-Broadway

Posted on: 3/9/2020 4:00AM

ANNE FRANK, a Musical returns to Off-Broadway at the Actors Temple Theatre from March 2020. After a Sold Out debut in September 2019 (at the Center for Jewish History), Anne Frank, a Musical returns Off-Broadway at the Actors Temple Theatre (339 West 47th Street, New York NY 10036). Seven performances take place on: March 13th, 15th (Premiere), 19th, 22nd, 26th, and April 3rd, 5th.


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Pacific Northwest Ballet presents Beauty and the Beast

Posted on: 3/6/2020 6:00AM

Pacific Northwest Ballet presents the “tale as old as time” with Bruce Wells’ Beauty and the Beast, a new addition to its narrated, one-hour series of family-friendly ballets performed by the PNB School and designed especially for young audiences. Beauty and the Beast runs for five performances only, March 15, 21 and 22 at Seattle Center’s Marion Oliver McCaw Hall.'


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MorDance presents Season Seven at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College

Posted on: 3/5/2020 5:00AM

MorDance, known for its commitment to creating new works that straddle the classical and contemporary ballet vernacular, presents Season Seven, April 3-4 at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.


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Trevor a new musical hits Broadway

Posted on: 3/4/2020 5:00AM

Trevor a new musical hits Broadway April 7th 2020. Based on the academy Award winning short film Trevor. A deeply moving and funny story of self-discovery and the power of acceptance, TREVOR is about living your best life with a ton of passion… and a touch of pizzazz.


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Redcat presents Sugar Houses

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

REDCAT, CalArt’s downtown center for contemporary arts in LA, presents the world premiere of Sugar Houses by renowned Los Angeles-based choreographer Rosanna Gamson of Rosanna Gamson/World Wide. March 25, 2020 to Sunday, March 29, 2020.


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Diana the musical on Broadway

Posted on: 3/2/2020 5:00AM

Diana the true musical story about Princess Diana is now on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre, NY. A princess thrust onto the world stage. The tabloid media captivated by her beauty and vulnerability. The globe's most celebrated monarchy disrupted. This is the story of the most famous woman of the modern age as she struggles to endure a spotlight brighter than any the world had ever known. Leading fiercely with her heart, Princess Diana stood up for her family, her country and herself. She defied expectations, she rocked the royals and she created a legacy that will endure forever.


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The Limón Dance Company returns to the Joyce

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

The Limón Dance Company returns to the Joyce March 31-April 5 for a program of masterworks by José Limón, performed by dancers known for their "humility, unpretentiousness, and faith." (The New York Times)


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Bring 3 of your loved ones to see FROZEN!

Posted on: 2/28/2020 4:00AM

Bring 3 of your loved ones to see FROZEN the musical! Frozen on broadway is celebrating Hygge (a feeling of contentment and well being). Hygge is having fun with the people you love! For a limited time, buy three tickets to FROZEN and get one free!


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World Premiere of a Works & Process Commission, Les Ballet Afrik: New York is Burning by Omari Wiles

Posted on: 2/27/2020 5:00AM

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents the World Premiere of a Works & Process Commission, Les Ballet Afrik: New York is Burning by Omari Wiles, on Sunday and Monday, March 29 and 30, 2020 at 7:30pm.


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New York Butoh Institute presents Hijikata's Three Chapters

Posted on: 2/26/2020 5:00AM

New York Butoh Institute presents Hijikata's Three Chapters on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 and Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Triskelion Arts, Brooklyn, NY.


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Baruch Performing Arts Center presents the New York premiere of Abdul Latif's EYESPOT

Posted on: 2/25/2020 4:00AM

Baruch Performing Arts Center presents the New York premiere of Abdul Latif's EYESPOT from March 26-28, 2020 at Baruch Performing Arts Center, NYC.


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Baryshnikov Arts Center presents the US Premiere of Patricia Guerrero's Proceso Eterno

Posted on: 2/24/2020 5:00AM

Rising star Patricia Guerrero, regarded as one of Spain's most original dancemakers, brings her newest work, Proceso Eterno, to Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) as part of Flamenco Festival New York 2020. Performances will take place on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14, at BAC’s Jerome Robbins Theater, in Manhattan.


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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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