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Dance Commission Preview Les Ballet Afrik and Ephrat Asherie Dance

Posted on: 12/30/2019 5:00AM

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim NYC, presents a Dance Commission Preview: Les Ballet Afrik and Ephrat Asherie Dance on Monday and Tuesday, January 13 and 14, 2020 at 7:30pm.


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Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre Winter Open Rehearsal

Posted on: 12/27/2019 5:00AM

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre presents a Winter Open Rehearsal, a preview of their upcoming World Premiere of Hindsight, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at The Ailey Studios, 405 W. 55th Street, NYC. This free, behind-the-scenes view into the creative process will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.


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Chinese choreographer An Nuo presents new, dramatic dance musical ICEBERG · EXPLORATION

Posted on: 12/26/2019 5:00AM

An Nuo, Chinese choreographer and Artistic Director of AN NUO SPIRITUAL DANCE & ART, will return to New York City January 13-19 with ICEBERG · EXPLORATIONa full-evening dramatic dance musical exploring the Arctic and ice as a powerful force of nature. Written by An Nuo & Linda Burson and directed by An Nuo, performances will take place at Theater for the New City, 155 First Ave, NY.


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Announcing for Full Schedule for DCW Fest, at REDCAT

Posted on: 12/25/2019 5:00AM

The full schedule for the Dance Camera West Festival to be presented in January 9-11 2020, in Los Angeles at REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts L.A, is now available!


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Nancy Karp + Dancers presents “piano piano”

Posted on: 12/24/2019 5:00AM

Nancy Karp + Dancers' premiere of piano piano in February 2020 at the Dresher Ensemble Studio in West Oakland, California. The work invites audiences through the building’s hallways, balconies, and central floor space. The dancers’ relationship to the architecture and the many spaces that appear to be “fixed,” will inform how the piece emerges. Audience seating is designed to view the work’s many angles.


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From World War II Code Breaker to the Dance World, Marblehead School of Ballet's Anita Novins Turns 100

Posted on: 12/23/2019 5:00AM

The Marblehead School of Ballet announces Anita Novins of Salem, Massachusetts celebrated her 100th birthday on December 5. Novins worked for nearly 20 years at the Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) as the dance studio's office manager and retired at age 97.   


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Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory of New York returns to Symphony Space

Posted on: 12/20/2019 4:00AM

Valentina Kozlova's Dance Conservatory of New York returns to Symphony Space with Kozlova's charming one-hour production of Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker Winter Suite,"  Friday December 20 at 5 PM and Saturday December 21 at 3 PM.   


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World Premiere of Hindsight

Posted on: 12/19/2019 5:00AM

Baruch Performing Arts Center and Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre present the World Premiere of Hindsight, in celebration of the company's 20th Anniversary, from March 5-7, 2020 at 7:30pm at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue (25th Street between Third and Lexington Avenues), NYC.


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PJ Masks Live! In Dallas

Posted on: 12/18/2019 6:00AM

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center announced that tickets for PJ Masks Live!, sponsored by Children’s Health, are on sale NOW! PJ Masks Live! will perform two shows on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District.


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Simon Wexler to appear as a guest artist in the Etudes De Ballet's The Nutcracker

Posted on: 12/17/2019 5:00AM

 

Simon Wexler, former principal dancer of Texas Ballet Theater and former member of American Ballet Theatre, will appear as a guest artist in the Etudes de Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker on December 20 and 21, 2019 at the Golden Gate High School Auditorium in Naples, Florida.

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Kozlova & Kozlov will mark 40 years since their defection from the Bolshoi

Posted on: 12/16/2019 6:00AM

In March 2020, Valentina Kozlova will celebrate two major events: the 10th Anniversary of the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition and the 40th anniversary of her defection with Leonid Kozlova and Leonid Kozlov from the Bolshoi Ballet.


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LAUNCH audition tour

Posted on: 12/13/2019 5:00AM

LAUNCH audition tour runs from June 30 to July 11th 2020. This is a unique project designed for professional dancers seeking opportunities to see and be seen. For their 2020 project, selected dancers will work for two intensive weeks alongside Artistic Director Sarah Slipper, and NW Dance Project’s leading choreographers that have created specifically on the company and with the two winners of our annual Pretty Creatives Choreographic Competition on movement exploration, improvisation, techniques, creation and choreographic mastery.


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The Bang Group’s delightfully offbeat Nut/Cracked returns

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

 

Fasten your seat belts, THE BANG GROUP'S delightfully offbeat Nut/Cracked returns for its 17th Anniversary Season with an ensemble of 19 dancers spreading holiday cheer.  David Parker's comic, neo-vaudeville version of "The Nutcracker" will return for four performances, December 19-21, at The Flea, 20 Thomas Street, in downtown Manhattan.  Special guests for the season are students from Steffi Nossen Dance Company, Frank Sinatra High School for the Performing Arts, and e.g. dance.

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Dances Patrelle presents The Yorkville Nutcracker 2019

Posted on: 12/11/2019 5:00AM

Dances Patrelle presents The Yorkville Nutcracker from December 13-15, 2019 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC.


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PHILADANCO XMas Philes

Posted on: 12/10/2019 6:00AM

Philandanco, an Annenberg Center original commission returns to its roots this December 12th in Philadelphia! Choreographed by Daniel Ezralow, Xmas Philes pairs PHILADANCO’s colorful tapestry of movement with popular Christmas music in what has become an eagerly anticipated December tradition.


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Cats The Movie is here!

Posted on: 12/9/2019 2:00AM

Cats The Movie is almost here! Starring James Corden, Judi Dench, Taylor Swift, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Rebel Wilson AND MORE! The film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s global stage-musical sensation is coming to cinemas December 2019.


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Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company present CrossCurrent

Posted on: 12/6/2019 5:00AM

The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, an innovative international touring dance company that has been a leading force Asian American dance experience, will launch its 30th anniversary season at New York Live Arts with CrossCurrent, which highlights Nai-Ni Chen's distinctive experience as a female Asian American Immigrant choreographer creating new works as her journey carries her from a world-touring dancer trained in traditional Chinese culture and aesthetics to an American choreographer making socially relevant work that can resonate with the issues of today. Performances run December 5-7 at 7:30pm and December 8 at 2pm in NYC.


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Peter & the Wolf with Isaac Mizrahi

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

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents Peter & the Wolf with Isaac Mizrahi from December 7-15, 2019 in NYC. Isaac Mizrahi narrates and directs Sergei Prokofiev's charming children's classic. Ensemble Signal (conducted by Oliver Hagen from 12/7-8 and Brad Lubman from 12/13-15) performs the music, and the cast, wearing costumes by Mizrahi, performs choreography by John Heginbotham, bringing the 30-minute story to life for the young and young at heart.


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The Brooklyn Nutcracker 2019

Posted on: 12/4/2019 5:00AM

Brooklyn Ballet, a unique and interdisciplinary dance company rooted in the classical idiom, presents two performances of The Brooklyn Nutcracker, at the majestic Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn, on December 14, 2019. The first of its kind, this critically acclaimed production fuses ballet, hip-hop and an array of world dance genres to create a culturally inclusive production that highlights dances and artists from around the globe and artists and students from Brooklyn Ballet.


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Heidi Duckler Dance presents What Remains at The Wende Museum

Posted on: 12/3/2019 6:00AM

Los Angeles-based company, Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) presents What Remains at The Wende Museum on Thursday, December 12 & Friday, December 13 at 7pm. This is new work created for the Wende Museum garden that focuses on the dual stories of Orpheus and Eurydice as imagined by the poet Ranier Maria Rilke, under surveillance by the Stasi police as depicted in the short story "What Remains" published in German in 1990 by Christa Wolf. 


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ZVIDANCE presents the World Premiere of MAIM (Water in Hebrew)

Posted on: 12/2/2019 6:00AM

ZVIDANCE presents the World Premiere of MAIM from December 18-21, 2019 at New York Live Arts, 219 W. 19th Street, NYC.


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BUGLISI DANCE THEATRE Ode to the Planet and Humanity

Posted on: 11/29/2019 5:00AM

Buglisi Dance Theatre celebrates its 26th Anniversary Season with a program of works by artistic director Jacqulyn Buglisi, company principal dancer Virginie Mécène, Kristine Bendul and Abdiel Jacobsen, and Meagan King. The December 10-12th program will feature two world premieres by Ms. Buglisi, and a NYC premiere by Ms. Mécène, presented with a commissioning award from the New York State Council on the Arts, and performed by the brilliant of company dancers known for their power and passion.


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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Posted on: 11/28/2019 6:00AM

The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center has announced that  tickets for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musicalsponsored by Children’s Health, are on sale NOW! Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer will perform two shows on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Winspear Opera House in the downtown Dallas Arts District.


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Vaganova Ballet Academy Official Summer Intensive

Posted on: 11/27/2019 12:00AM

The Vaganova Ballet Academy Official Summer Intensive will take place on July 2020 from 7th to 15th in La Spezia, Ligurian Region, Italy. It's also possible to participate by live International Audition or by video. 


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Martha Graham’s rarely seen The Owl and the Pussycat

Posted on: 11/26/2019 5:00AM

The Martha Graham Dance Company’s acclaimed second company will perform Martha Graham’s rarely seen The Owl and the Pussycat on Saturday, December 7, at the Martha Graham Studio Theater located at 55 Bethune Street, 11th Floor, in Manhattan.


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New York City Ballet – George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker®

Posted on: 11/25/2019 4:00AM

New York City Ballet will open its annual season of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker® on Friday, November 29 at 8 p.m. at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The 2019 season of the holiday classic, sponsored by The Travelers Companies, Inc., will include 47 performances through Sunday, January 5, 2020.


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Red Clay Dance founder named Harvard Community Impact Scholar

Posted on: 11/22/2019 6:00AM

Founding Artistic Director and CEO of the Red Clay Dance Company, Vershawn Sanders-Ward, has been selected to participate in the prestigious Community Impact Scholars Program (CISP) of the Non-Profit Leadership Fund's (NPLF) Community Impact Committee of the Harvard Business School Club of Chicago (HBSCC). Advancing the Harvard Business School's mission, the HBS Club of Chicago looks to inspire, educate, and support leaders who make difference in the Chicago area and provide channels for the club's members to make a positive impact in the community.


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Principal Casting for English National Ballet's Nutcracker

Posted on: 11/21/2019 6:00AM

As part of its 70th Anniversary Season English National Ballet is continuing its Christmas tradition of presenting a Nutcracker production each year since 1950. English National Ballet's Nutcracker returns this festive season with performances at the Liverpool Empire Theatre (27-30 November) and the London Coliseum (11 December-5 January).


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Works & Process presents the Merce Cunningham Centennial Celebration

Posted on: 11/20/2019 4:00AM

Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, presents the Merce Cunningham Centennial Celebration on Sunday, November 24 and Monday, November 15 mostly at the Guggenheim's intimate Frank Lloyd Wright-designed 273-seat Peter B. Lewis Theater in New York.


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STREB Announces Fall Home Season Performances

Posted on: 11/19/2019 4:00AM

The STREB Extreme Action Company brings its signature choreographed feats of physicality, scientifically planned chaos, strength, risk, and elegance to Brooklyn with Action Heroes: Sooner, Higher, Faster, Harder! November 16-December 15 at the STREB Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM).


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