TITAS Presents announces 2017-18 Season
21 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
TITAS Presents, led by Executive Director/Artistic Director Charles Santos, is North Texas’ foremost presenter of high culture performance art. TITAS Presents has been presenting dance and music in Dallas for 34 years. Now it has revealed that it w...
JJTC announces first official season
20 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Jacob Jonas The Company (JJTC) has announced its first official season with local Los Angeles performances and two out-of-state presentations. Starting off, JJTC will be presented by The Music Center on Saturday, August 19 at the Ford Amphithea...
Summer of #Ratmanskyness: Whipped Cream & Tchaikovsky Spectacular
19 Jul 2017   |   from: theballetbag.com
Our dance calendar would not be the same without an annual trip to New York to check in on the latest work by ABT s artist-in-residence, Mr. Alexei Ratmansky. His endearing ballets have a 19th century flavour, and are typically crafted using trad...
ASFB launches Summer Performance Series
19 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's bold vision of bringing in top global choreographers to set distinctive works on its virtuoso dancers is once again being realized this summer as the dance company presents performances in its pair of home cities: Aspen, CO ...
Homo Veritas Dance Theatre makes NYC debut
18 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Homo Veritas Dance Theatre, a company committed to creating works immersed in the spirit of storytelling, will host its inaugural full-evening performance at New York City Center Studios on August 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m. Under the artistic and executi...
Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre livens garden
18 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
New York City-based Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre will present Green Afternoon V, an annual interactive garden installation and performance at the home of architects Marcia Previti and Peter Gumpel in East Hampton, NY, on Saturday, August 5. The ...
Chicago Dancemakers Forum recognizes its 2017 Lab Artists at benefit
17 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
In June, the Chicago Dancemakers Forum announced the recipients of the 2017 Lab Artist Awards – Brittany Harlin, Daniel “Bravemonk” Haywood, Joshua L. Ishmon, Jumaane Taylor, Rika Lin and Victoria Bradford. It was the first time since the awards’ i...
David Hallberg’s memoir set for fall release
14 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
David Hallberg, a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre and Bolshoi Ballet, has penned a memoir entitled A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back. On November 7, it will be published by Touchstone/Simon & Schuster. It is now available f...
Boys Ballet Summer Intensive offered in N.C.
13 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Registration is still open for the Boys Ballet Summer Intensive (BBSI) this August 7-12 in Cary, North Carolina. This intensive is designed specifically for male dancers ages 12-22. BBSI offers technique classes, variations (repertoire), jumps ...
Full Radius Dance to launch 26th Season
12 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Full Radius Dance, a physically integrated modern dance company based in Atlanta, has now wrapped up its Silver Anniversary Season, which began and ended with international excursions. Led by Artistic/Executive Director Douglas Scott, Full Radi...
Applications due for San Pedro arts festival
11 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
The San Pedro Festival of the Arts will return for the 11th year this September. A free family event, it will feature dance, music and visual arts/crafts booths in the courtyard of Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro. Last year, the...
The Royal Ballet School Summer Performance 2017
10 Jul 2017   |   from: balletnews.co.uk
The Royal Opera House Covent Garden Sunday 9th Judy 2017 For reasons behind my control I am only reviewing the second half of this performance. The half begins with the testing August Bournonville ballet, The Conservatory (The Dancing School...
Veronika Part's ABT contract not renewed
10 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
In the last week, American Ballet Theatre (ABT) has announced some major changes to its company roster. To the shock of diehard fans, Principal Veronika Part’s contract was not renewed for the 2017-18 Season. The announcement was made on July 3 and...
Ginger Cox leads Partnering Workshop
10 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Celebrated dance educator Ginger Cox is preparing to offer an Improvisation Partnering Workshop this Thursday, July 13 at Chelsea Studios in NYC. Set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., dancers 18 and older are invited to discover new ways to work with a partne...
Teatro alla Scala Ballet makes rare U.S. visit
07 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
California’s Segerstrom Center for the Arts will soon welcome Italy’s Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company in an exclusive West Coast engagement. Returning to America for the first time in 16 years, the company will perform Giselle from July 28–30 in S...
The Moving Joint offers scholarships
06 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
The Moving Joint is a sustainably built Yoga, Pilates, Bodywork and Gyrotonic studio serving west Los Angeles communities. It recently announced the launch of its Pilates Teacher Training Program, as taught by some of the most creative and well-ver...
Dallas Black Dance Theatre holds Auditions
05 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Founded in 1976, Dallas Black Dance Theatre (DBDT) will be celebrating its 41st Anniversary in its 2017-18 Season. The diverse, multi-ethnic troupe will be holding company auditions this Saturday, July 8 at its DBDT Studios, located on the eastern ...
See The Slick Moves That Got India's 'Billy Elliot' Into One Of America's Top Ballet Schools
04 Jul 2017   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
This is Amir Shah, the 15-year-old ballet prodigy who s been called India s Billy Elliot. Much like the titular character in the 2000 film, Shah who was born to a working-class family in a Mumbai suburb has been described as an unlikely...
Inaugural INSITU Site-Specific Dance Festival
04 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Kinematik Dance Theater will soon present Long Island City's first two-day, outdoor site dance festival, taking place at four LIC waterfront parks and featuring a diverse program of unique, site-specific dance works by 24 distinguished and emerging...
Burn up the dance floor at Ailey Extension
03 Jul 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
This summer, Ailey Extension has launched new weekly classes and one-time-only workshops for adults and even for the entire family. From dance fitness to bellydance to yoga classes, there’s something for students of all levels and backgrounds. Led ...
Thodos Dance Chicago’s final ‘New Dances’
30 Jun 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
For 17 years, Thodos Dance Chicago has fostered new dance creation by producing New Dances, one of this city’s first and, still today, most extensive in-house choreography incubation programs. Now, in the series’ final year under Thodos Dance Chica...
NextMove Dance reveals its 2017-18 Season
29 Jun 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
NextMove Dance, Philadelphia’s presenter of contemporary dance, recently revealed its 2017-18 “Season of WOW”, which will include company debuts, local premieres and masterworks in 40 performances at the Prince Theater. The new season will run Octo...
Dawn Stoppiello joins USC Kaufman faculty
28 Jun 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance recently announced a new addition to its faculty. With both a BFA and MFA in dance, plus years of experience in the field, Dawn Stoppiello will join the school’s faculty as Assistant Professor of Practice in D...
PBS to air ‘Bare Feet’ Season 2
27 Jun 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Three-time New York Emmy Award-winning host and producer Mickela Mallozzi is back with a second season of her popular travel dance series, showcasing her adoptive city of New York. Bare Feet in NYC with Mickela Mallozzi follows her as she highlight...
“8 Minutes” with Alexander Whitley
26 Jun 2017   |   from: theballetbag.com
For long I have been fascinated by the work of young choreographer Alexander Whitley, and especially his explorations of concepts from science and physics in dance, given my own background in high energy physics. The first time we interviewed him ...
2017 Kozlova Int'l Ballet Competition Winners
26 Jun 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
The Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition (VKIBC) hosted just under 200 dancers from countries around the world for the June 6-10 event at Symphony Space in New York City. The display of international talent was rich as dancers in ...
Jersey Tap Fest returns August 10-13
23 Jun 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
It was announced on National Tap Dance Day on May 25 that the Jersey Tap Fest would be returning for its eighth year this August. On August 10-13, this expanding festival will present a full menu of nearly 60 beginner, intermediate and advanced...
Lincoln Center Festival celebrates ‘Jewels’
22 Jun 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
An unprecedented cultural event will hit Lincoln Center this summer! The renowned NYC venue will welcome the Bolshoi Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet and New York City Ballet (NYCB) to its David H. Koch Theater stage on July 20-23 to celebrate the 50th a...
New faces join Ballet West's 54th Season
21 Jun 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Ballet West will soon welcome new dancers joining its troupe for the 2017-18 Season. The Salt Lake City-based company will see new additions and three promotions as part of its 54th season roster. The most noteworthy promotion is of Adrian Fry to t...
Deeply Rooted hosts South African artist
20 Jun 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
Chicago's Deeply Rooted Dance Theater (DRDT) celebrates its past and seeds its future with its Summer Dance Intensive and Emerging Choreographers Showcase in July and the 20th anniversary season finale performances in December, featuring a premiere...