A happily-ever-after ballet for Valentine's Day

Posted on: 1/13/2014 8:00AM

Pacific Northwest Ballet principal dancers Batkhurel Bold and Lesley Rausch in Ronald Hynd’s The Sleeping BeautyPacific Northwest Ballet will continue its 2013-14 season with the perfect happily-ever-after experience for all ages – Ronald Hynd’s The Sleeping Beauty. From fairies that really fly to the Prince’s wakening kiss to an imperial wedding celebration, each moment of The Sleeping Beauty faithfully portrays the beloved fairytale with grand storytelling, Tchaikovsky's beloved score, magnificent sets and costumes, and more than 30 leading roles.

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RIOULT Dance NY celebrates 20th anniversary

Posted on: 1/10/2014 8:00AM

RIOULT Dance NY in Views of the Fleeting WorldRIOULT Dance NY, a leading American modern dance company with a classic sensibility, kicks off a yearlong celebration of its 20th anniversary with performances on February 14-15 at the 92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center in New York City. The program will include a restaging of May O'Donnell's 1943 work Suspension, Martha Graham's 1940 work El Penitente, and two pieces by Artistic Director and choreographer Pascal Rioult.

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Robert Moses' Kin to present 'RISE'

Posted on: 1/9/2014 7:00AM

Robert Moses’ Kin Dance CompanyThe dance company Robert Moses’ Kin will present RISE, its 19th annual home season, for four performances only on January 23-26 in San Francisco. Described by The Huffington Post as “a visually delicious beast that never comes short of dazzling the senses,” RISE is an evening of choreography by Artistic Director Robert Moses that includes two world premieres as well as the reprise of the 2013 hit NEVABAWARLDAPECE.

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Jacob's Pillow announces 2014 season

Posted on: 1/8/2014 8:00AM

Trey McIntyre Project coming to Jacob's Pillow in 2014Following last year’s record-breaking attendance, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival announces the 2014 festival schedule. Jacob’s Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, home to America’s longest-running dance festival, and a recipient of the National Medal of Arts. The 82nd festival season will feature more than 52 companies performing on three stages, running June 14-August 24.

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APAP 2014 at Peridance Capezio Center

Posted on: 1/6/2014 10:05AM

Peridance Capezio Center This weekend, Peridance Capezio Center will present more than 20 dance companies in the Salvatore Capezio Theater for the 2014 Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) Conference. Peridance Capezio Center's fully-curated APAP Showcases are designed to feature artists and dance companies to the APAP conference attendees, providing an unparalleled opportunity for companies and choreographers to showcase their work within a professional platform.

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Cedar Lake to make Cleveland debut

Posted on: 1/6/2014 8:00AM

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet coming to ClevelandDANCECleveland, a dance presenting organization with roots going back to January 1956, will continue its 2013-2014 season with the Northeast Ohio debut of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, the hot New York City-based dance company that has captured worldwide attention during its short 10-year history. Cedar Lake will come to the Ohio Theatre in Playhouse Square for two performances on January 25 and 26.

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American premiere of David Bintley's 'Aladdin'

Posted on: 1/3/2014 8:00AM

Houston Ballet premieres Aladdin in 2014From February 20 to March 2, Houston Ballet will present the North American premiere of David Bintley’s Aladdin, the first work by the celebrated English choreographer to enter Houston Ballet’s repertoire. A run-in with palace guards leads young Aladdin into a whirlwind of adventure and romance, involving unbelievable riches, love at first sight, treachery, and of course, a magic lamp containing a powerful genie.

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Off the EDGE returns to Atlanta this month

Posted on: 1/2/2014 11:14AM

Off The EDGE Dance Festival 2014The Off the EDGE Biennial Contemporary Dance Festival will return to Atlanta at the end of January after debuting in 2012 with a smorgasbord of dance performances, classes and events. Co-presented by the Rialto Center for the Arts and Kennesaw State University, the festival brings together some of the world’s most innovative and thrilling dance companies.

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Dzul Dance presents 'Mexico Maya'

Posted on: 1/1/2014 8:00AM

Dzul Dance in Mexico MayaDzul Dance will present Mexico Maya, a journey through the rich history of Maya and Mexico into contemporary western culture, on Friday and Saturday, January 24 and 25 and again on Friday and Saturday, January 31 and February 1 at Baruch Performing Arts Center in NYC. The choreographic work was created in 2013 by Artistic Director Javier Dzul to celebrate the 13-member company's 10th anniversary.

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Three programs make up 'Dance Gotham'

Posted on: 12/31/2013 9:48AM

LeeSaar The Company to perform at FOCUS 2014Gotham Arts Exchange presents the eighth annual presentation of FOCUS 2014: Dance Gotham on January 10-12 at New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. FOCUS, the national platform to promote American dance both abroad and nationally, will feature 12 dance companies across three separate programs through Dance Gotham.

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Hubbard Street 2014 Youth Dance Camps

Posted on: 12/30/2013 8:00AM

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s 2014 Youth Dance CampsRegistration opens January 6, 2014 for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago’s summer 2014 Youth Dance Camps, offering a broad range of opportunities for dancers ages 18 months to 16 years to explore, learn and create movement.

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The Washington Ballet gets jazzy in January

Posted on: 12/27/2013 8:00AM

The Washington Ballet's Jazz/Blues ProjectKeep the festivities going after the holidays with The Washington Ballet's Jazz/Blues Project, set for January 29 - February 2 at The Harman Center for the Arts in Washington D.C. The program includes Trey McIntyre's Blue Until June, Val Caniparoli's Bird's Nest and the world premiere of Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's PRISM. Singer E. Faye Butler and the Howard University Jazz Ensemble will perform live music.

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Chen Dance Center to present 'newsteps'

Posted on: 12/26/2013 8:00AM

Chen Dance Center's newstepsNew York venue Chen Dance Center will present newsteps, its semi-annual emerging choreographers series, on Thursday-Saturday, January 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. Five works will be presented by emerging choreographers Jin Ju Song-Begin, Hilary Brown and Briana Brown, Calen Kurka, Adam Wile and Luis Gabriel Zaragoza.

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Compagnie Käfig at the Kennedy Center

Posted on: 12/25/2013 8:00AM

Compagnie Käfig in AgwaWhat do you get when you mix a French choreographer trained in circus skills, martial arts and hip-hop dance with 11 male street dancers from Rio de Janeiro’s notoriously perilous shantytowns? The answer is Compagnie Käfig – a truly original dance company that will make its Kennedy Center debut in Washington D.C. at the end of February.

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Steps Artists Talk with Jane Goldberg

Posted on: 12/24/2013 7:00AM

Tapper Jane GoldbergOn Saturday, January 11, Steps Beyond will present By Word of Foot: Tap Masters Pass on Their Tradition, a film by famed tapper Jane Goldberg, followed by a lively panel discussion on passing on the tradition of tap and how the creation of tap festivals helped in the codification and understanding that tap can be taught.

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Full Radius Dance to present 'New/Favorites'

Posted on: 12/23/2013 8:00AM

Full Radius Dance in AtlantaThe physically-integrated modern dance company Full Radius Dance returns to 7 Stages Theatre in Atlanta on Friday and Saturday, January 24 and 25 to present the program New/Favorites. The company will present two premieres, including guest choreographer Lisa K. Lock's Perpetual Motion and Artistic Director Douglas Scott's It is Four Years Ago and it is Yesterday.

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A Tap Dance Salute To Beyoncé!

Posted on: 12/20/2013 11:22AM

Chloé Arnold’s Syncopated Ladies Beyonce Tap TributeChloé Arnold's Syncopated Ladies – Female Tap Band saluted the fabulous Beyoncé with the release of their latest music video covering the unforgettable hit, End of Time. Inspired by her experiences working with Beyoncé, Chloé Arnold wanted to bring that fierce femininity to her passion for tap dancing.

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Paul Taylor Dance Company's 60th Season

Posted on: 12/20/2013 7:00AM

Paul Taylor Dance CompanyThe world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company returns to Lincoln Center for its 60th Anniversary New York Season on March 12-30, 2014, following two record-shattering seasons there. The season celebrates Paul Taylor’s masterworks spanning seven decades, from 1954 through today. The repertoire will also feature the New York premiere of American Dreamer and the world premiere of Taylor’s 140th as-yet-untitled piece.

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ABC announces 2014 Guest Master Teacher

Posted on: 12/19/2013 8:00AM

American Ballet Competition 2014For its 10th anniversary season, American Ballet Competition will bring in guest master teacher Francesca Zumbo, a former Paris Opera Ballet Première Danseuse and now a professor of dance for the Paris Opera Ballet School. Classes with Zumbo will be held during the competition, set for June 11-14, 2014, at the Walnut Hill School for the Arts in Natick, Massachusetts.

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BalletNext to present debut season at NYLA

Posted on: 12/18/2013 8:00AM

BalletNext at New York Live ArtsBalletNext, a company made up of world-class performers led by internationally renowned dancer Michele Wiles, will present a highly anticipated debut season at New York Live Arts on January 14 – 18, 2014. Featuring three works by acclaimed choreographer and former American Ballet Theatre dancer Brian Reeder, the season will build upon BalletNext’s and Reeder’s long-running relationship.

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Tap dance down to '42nd Street' in Aurora

Posted on: 12/17/2013 8:00AM

42nd Street at Paramount Theatre in downtown AuroraNo more tap dancing around it. If you are a Chicago area or Aurora resident and haven't checked out the new "Better than Broadway" musical series at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Aurora, then the company's upcoming revival of the quintessential song-and-tap-dance musical 42nd Street is the perfect excuse. Directed by award-winning Rachel Rockwell, the choreography is by multi-Jeff Award-winner Tammy Mader.

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42nd Prix de Lausanne set for January

Posted on: 12/16/2013 7:00AM

42nd Prix de Lausanne in 2014The 42nd Prix de Lausanne is set for January 27-February 1, 2014 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The candidates for the international ballet competition have been announced, as well as the jury, teachers, coaches and musicians. Out of 295 candidates, 71 young dancers were selected to compete.

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Ballet West holds 'Nutcracker' food drive

Posted on: 12/13/2013 8:00AM

Ballet West in The NutcrackerThe artists of Ballet West are holding a food drive in partnership with the Utah Food Bank. For all performances of The Nutcracker from now till the day after Christmas, Ballet West dancers will be available in the theater lobby to collect non-perishable food donations.

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Inaugural BlakTina Festival in L.A.

Posted on: 12/12/2013 8:00AM

BlakTina Festival in LALatina Dance Theater Project and Bootleg Theater present the inaugural BlakTina Festival, the first Los Angeles dance festival to focus on celebrating emerging and mid-career black and Latina choreographers who live and work in the city. This exciting new festival will feature eight contemporary choreographers in an evening of compelling work on December 12-14.

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MCB School's 2014 National Audition Tour

Posted on: 12/11/2013 11:26AM

Miami City Ballet School ShowcaseMiami City Ballet School, the official school of Miami City Ballet (MCB) and a nationally recognized leader in dance education, will hold auditions for its prestigious five-week Summer Intensive beginning in Washington, D.C. on January 4, 2014. The national audition tour will visit 10 additional cities, concluding on February 9, 2014 at MCB’s 63,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility located just steps away from Miami Beach’s famed shoreline.

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'White Christmas' musical coming to Dallas

Posted on: 12/10/2013 8:45AM

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas Just in time for the holidays, the national tour of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas will come to The Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, Texas. The musical will run December 17-29, drawing audiences into the story’s picturesque Vermont inn and entertaining them with dancing, romance, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written.

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New Choreographers and Dancers Competition

Posted on: 12/9/2013 8:00AM

International Contemporary Choreographers and Dancers CompetitionValentina Kozlova, the renowned Soviet-born ballerina who hosts an international ballet competition in her name annually, has announced the first edition of her new International Contemporary Choreographers and Dancers Competition, to be held April 28 and 29, 2014, at Symphony Space in New York City. The deadline to apply is March 30, 2014.

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Alvin Ailey's 2013 Opening Night Gala

Posted on: 12/7/2013 8:00AM

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2013 Opening Night GalaLed by Artistic Director Robert Battle, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 2013-14 season at New York City Center kicked off on December 4 with an Opening Night Gala Benefit hosted by Honorary Co-Chair and actress Gabrielle Union. The evening helped raise over $2.4 million for the creation of new works and Alvin Ailey’s extensive educational programs for young people, including AileyCamp and scholarships to The Ailey School.

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FOCUS DANCE presents four programs

Posted on: 12/6/2013 7:00AM

Jean Butler will perform at FOCUS DANCE in 2014FOCUS DANCE is a part of FOCUS 2014, a national platform that promotes American dance both abroad and nationally. Presented by Gotham Arts Exchange, it will return in January to The Joyce Theater in New York City with four programs featuring eight choreographers.

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Dance Canvas unveils 2014 choreographers

Posted on: 12/5/2013 8:00AM

Dance Canvas 2014 Showcase Atlanta-based Dance Canvas, a platform for emerging professional choreographers, will return to the Woodruff Arts Center’s 14th Street Playhouse on January 17 and 18 for its annual performance series, featuring choreographers from across the country. The annual performance series is the culmination of six months of work by the 10 selected choreographers of Dance Canvas’ Choreographer Career Development Initiative.

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