DANCE NEWS


Nickerson-Rossi Dance in Palm Springs

Posted on: 1/4/2013 8:00AM

Nickerson-Rossi DanceNew modern dance company Nickerson-Rossi Dance will present fresh contemporary works at Palm Springs Art Museum’s Annenberg Theater on January 15, 2013.


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Baryshnikov Arts Center's new season begins

Posted on: 1/3/2013 9:00AM

Emily JohnsonBaryshnikov Arts Center’s spring season kicks off January 9 with Emily Johnson. Co-presented by Performance Space 122 as part of the 2013 COIL festival, the Minneapolis-based choreographer and 2012 Bessie award-winner returns to New York with her company, Catalyst, to perform the NYC Premiere of Niicugni.


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Kenan Fellowship Performances in NYC

Posted on: 1/2/2013 9:18AM

Lincoln Center Institute’s Kenan Fellowship PerformancesFive young performers will debut their works in dance and music at the Lincoln Center Institute this January 18–20. Recent graduates of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, these artists will perform in culmination of their six-month Kenan Fellowship in New York City.


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Miami City Ballet to present world premiere

Posted on: 1/1/2013 9:00AM

Miami City BalletMiami City Ballet, Florida’s internationally acclaimed company, will present Euphotic, the world-premiere of an explosive, innovative work by British choreographer Liam Scarlett. The ballet opens Friday, January 11 in Miami and concludes Program II: Tradition and Innovation – which also features master works by George Balanchine and Marius Petipa.


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New 2013 Harlequin Dance Scholarships

Posted on: 12/31/2012 6:00AM

TheWorldDances.comBeginning in January, the Harlequin Floors Scholarship Program moves to TheWorldDances.com as a monthly video contest. Each month in 2013, four winners who submit dance videos will be awarded $250 each to put toward their dance dreams.


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Amanda Selwyn Dance hosts 'WHITE NIGHT III'

Posted on: 12/28/2012 9:04AM

Amanda Selwyn Dance TheatreAmanda Selwyn Dance Theatre recently announced its benefit gala White Night III, a moveable performance soiree set for Saturday, February 23, 2013.


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Dallas Conservatory auditions in January

Posted on: 12/27/2012 9:44AM

The Dallas ConservatoryThe Dallas Conservatory and Dallas Youth Ballet announce their spring and summer 2013 auditions to be held on January 6, 2013 for ages 8-22.


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Alvin Ailey prepares for 21-city U.S. tour

Posted on: 12/26/2012 8:00AM

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Yannick Lebrun. Photo by Andrew Eccles.On January 30, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world’s most popular dance companies, will embark on a 21-city U.S. tour hitting major markets such as Atlanta, Miami, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and Boston, among many others.


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2013 Pasadena Dance Festival

Posted on: 12/25/2012 8:00AM

Lineage Dance presents 6th Annual Pasadena Dance FestivalLineage Dance Company will present the 6th Annual Pasadena Dance Festival on April 22-27, 2013. Held at the Lineage Performing Arts Center in beautiful Old Pasadena and culminating at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, April 27, the festival brings together dancers and choreographers from across the region. 


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Project Dance announces 2013 events

Posted on: 12/24/2012 8:00AM

Project Dance 2013Project Dance recently announced that it will host its New York City signature event in nine major cities in 2013. The event, which occurs over a three-day weekend, includes dance classes, motivational forums, networking and a free all-day dance concert held in a prominent downtown location. This year’s cities include Orlando, Houston, New York, London, Kansas City, Atlanta, Hong Kong, Phoenix and Puerto Rico.


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Jacob's Pillow announces 2013 season

Posted on: 12/21/2012 8:00AM

Brian Brooks Moving Company. Photo by Matthew Murphy, courtesy of Jacobs Pillow Dance. Nestled in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival recently announced the 2013 festival schedule, which includes 350 free and ticketed dance performances, talks, classes and exhibits from June 15 to August 25, 2013. 


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California Ballet hosts annual Military Night

Posted on: 12/20/2012 8:30AM

California Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'On Thursday, December 20th, California Ballet will welcome the military community into its holiday home, the San Diego Civic Theatre, for the 3rd Annual Military Night.


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Full Radius Dance to premiere 'Touch'

Posted on: 12/19/2012 9:47AM

Full Radius DanceFull Radius Dance, an Atlanta-based modern dance company, returns to the stage in mid-January to present the world premiere of Touch, a work focused on the science, emotion and memory of touch.


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FOCUS DANCE to present four programs

Posted on: 12/18/2012 10:22AM

Gotham Arts Exchange presents FOCUS DANCEFOCUS DANCE is a part of FOCUS 2013, a national platform promoting American dance both abroad and nationally. The weeklong event, taking place January 8-14, 2013, presents performances of U.S.-based dance companies during the annual Arts Presenters Conference in New York City. This year, FOCUS DANCE presents four programs featuring eight choreographer's works. 


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Parsons Dance to present new works

Posted on: 12/17/2012 9:00AM

Parsons Dance in 'Dawn to Dusk.' Photo by Scott Suchman.Contemporary dance company Parsons Dance will return to The Joyce Theater on Jan. 15-27 with a program that includes two new works: Dawn to Dusk by David Parsons and Black Flowers by former Parsons Dancer Katarzyna Skarpetowska.


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Costume Gallery awards $14,000 in dance scholarships

Posted on: 12/14/2012 12:41PM

Costume Gallery ScholarshipCostume Gallery has awarded Twenty-six dancers with Beverly Miller Scholarships. The 2012 winners were selected from hundreds of applicants, based, in part, on their 120 word essays. The winners, ages 12-21, discussed how they would use the funds to further their dance studies.


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Atlanta's Dance Canvas hosts 5th season

Posted on: 12/14/2012 7:45AM

Dance CanvasServing as a platform for emerging professional choreographers, Atlanta-based Dance Canvas has recently announced its 2013 performance and event series. The year will kick off with a showcase featuring 10 budding choreographer’s works on Jan. 18 and 19. 


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Famous photographer releases 'Ballet' book

Posted on: 12/13/2012 9:00AM

'Ballet, Photographs of the New York City Ballet.' Photo courtesy of photographer Henry Leutwyler.Ballet, Photographs of the New York City Ballet, is a book by Henry Leutwyler that is the culmination of four years of collaboration between the internationally-renowned portrait photographer and the New York City Ballet.


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Miami City Ballet presents 'The Nutcracker'

Posted on: 12/12/2012 9:48AM

Miami City BalletA Nutcracker doll will come to life, a Sugar Plum Fairy will dance, snowflakes will fall and smiles from children of all ages will rain down as Miami City Ballet presents its enchanting holiday production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker in Fort Lauderdale Dec. 14-16 and Miami Dec. 20- 24.


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California Contemporary Ballet's 'Snow Queen'

Posted on: 12/11/2012 11:09AM

California Contemporary Ballet’s 'The Snow Queen’California Contemporary Ballet celebrates its 15th anniversary season of The Snow Queen with an extravaganza of aerial arts, gymnastics and a rich variety of classical ballet and contemporary dance, all performed by an integrated cast of professional dancers and talented youth. 


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Spring master classes in Chicago

Posted on: 12/10/2012 9:00AM

The Dance Center of Columbia College ChicagoThe Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago is offering opportunities for dancers and dance students to learn from some talented choreographers whose companies are appearing at The Dance Center in 2013.


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New York benefit concerts aplenty

Posted on: 12/7/2012 8:00AM

Ellison BalletMany New York-based dance companies and studios are presenting full concerts or small showings this month in an effort to raise money for victims of Hurricane Sandy. Two upcoming benefits include Ellison Ballet’s Winter Showcase 2012 and New York Moves. 


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NYCB showcases Justin Peck world premiere

Posted on: 12/6/2012 9:00AM

Justin PeckNew York City Ballet announced in November that the company will present a world premiere by NYCB dancer and choreographer Justin Peck as part of the company’s annual New Combinations Evening on Friday, January 31, 2013.


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Dances Patrelle presents annual Nutcracker

Posted on: 12/5/2012 8:03AM

The Yorkville NutcrackerDances Patrelle presents the 17th annual production of The Yorkville Nutcracker on Dec. 6-9 in New York City. Set in 1895, The Yorkville Nutcracker takes audiences on an action-packed tour of Olde New York’s most beloved landmarks. 


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'West Side Story' coming to Atlanta

Posted on: 12/4/2012 10:06AM

'West Side Story' coming to Cobb Energy Performing Arts CentreThe tour of the smash hit Broadway revival of West Side Story is coming to Atlanta as part of the Gas South Broadway Series. West Side Story will open at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, Dec. 13. All five performances of the show will benefit the United Way of Greater Atlanta.


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Pacific Northwest Ballet receives NEA grant

Posted on: 12/3/2012 8:00AM

Pacific Northwest Ballet. Photo by Angela Sterling.National Endowment for the Arts announced last week that Pacific Northwest Ballet is one of 832 non-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. PNB is recommended for a $40,000 grant to support the presentation of DIRECTOR’S CHOICE, the closing program of PNB’s 40th Anniversary Season.


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Inaugural En Route Dance Film Festival

Posted on: 11/30/2012 8:00AM

En Route Dance Film FestivalDances Made to Order closes 2012 with a world-class festival of dance film, including Johnnie Hobbs' Nostalgia, starring Dulé Hill. Dance fans can watch exclusively online from their comfy couch or on their mobile device Dec. 13–17.


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Free classes for Ailey's audiences

Posted on: 11/29/2012 10:10AM

Ailey Extension Ballet classThe Ailey Extension is offering fans nationwide a chance to take the magic of dance from the stage to the studio with a free class at Ailey’s home – The Joan Weill Center for Dance. This special “Ticket to Dance” promotion offers a complimentary Ailey Extension class with a ticket stub from any Alvin Ailey performance around the nation.


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Curtain Call partners with SYTYCD

Posted on: 11/28/2012 10:21AM

Curtain Call CostumesSo You Think You Can Dance’s ninth-season Top 10 finalists are currently making their way across North America as part of the 2012 live tour. For this circuit, costume supplier Curtain Call is proudly serving as the exclusive Dancewear On-Screen Media Partner.


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'The Colonial Nutcracker' one night only

Posted on: 11/28/2012 9:17AM

Dance Theatre in Westchester's The Colonial NutcrackerBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts continues its 2012-2013 season with its annual holiday performance of Dance Theatre in Westchester's The Colonial Nutcracker on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.


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