Dance/USA Conference bound for Los Angeles
19 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Dance/USA, the national service organization for the professional dance field, will host its 10th Annual Conference in sunny Los Angeles, CA from June 6-9, 2018. Those in the dance industry are invited to join their colleagues for four days to netw...
Charleston Ballet premieres a documentary
18 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
The Charleston Ballet, the official West Virginia State Ballet, recently premiered a new documentary detailing the company’s history. Entitled "Andre Van Damme and The Story of the Charleston Ballet", the film was presented at the West Virginia Cul...
World Dance for Parkinson's Day coming up
17 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
World Dance for Parkinson's Day is set for April 28-29, 2018! A global collaboration organized by a diverse group of partners in 16 countries, this event will celebrate the range of programming, research collaborations and community initiatives and...
Dance photographer publishes new book
16 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Atlanta-based dance photographer Richard Calmes has produced his fourth book of select dance images that he shot over the past four years. The book, titled Moving Moments, joins three previous collections depicting the beauty and athleticism of dan...
Houston Ballet collaborates on new Oklahoma!
14 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) recently announced that its upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, which kicks off the theatre company’s 50th Anniversary Season in September, will be an artistic collaboration with Houston Ballet...
Dance Against Cancer set for Lincoln Center
13 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Dance Against Cancer Producers Erin Fogarty and Daniel Ulbricht have partnered with the American Cancer Society to present the eighth annual fundraising event on Monday, May 7, 2018. Once again, the gala benefit will bring together artists from lea...
Stagestep flooring the star at Starwest
12 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Leading dance flooring company Stagestep celebrates its partnership with Starwest Studios in Burbank, California. Stagestep, which has provided an expansive selection of wood and Marley flooring surfaces, subfloors and maintenance products for more...
'To the Sea' returns to Santa Monica Pier
11 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Jacob Jonas The Company—the 21st Century dance company that quickly gained attention for its blend of contemporary ballet, breakdance and acrobatic movement—will bring back its new event To the Sea: Dance Concerts on the Pier this weekend. As p...
Donald McKayle passes away
09 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
The dance community lost another icon over the weekend as pioneering African-American dancer, choreographer and teacher Donald McKayle passed away at age 87. Named by the Dance Heritage Coalition as “one of America's Irreplaceable Dance Treasures: ...
Guillaume Côté on Neumeier’s Nijinsky
06 Apr 2018   |   from: theballetbag.com
The National Ballet of Canada is currently touring San Francisco with John Neumeier’s Nijinsky, a two-act ballet about the Ballets Russes icon who has long been a source of inspiration for the American-born choreographer. For these performances,...
Eye on Dance airs 'The Rite of Spring'
06 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
The television series Eye on Dance, a production of the nonprofit organization Arts Resources in Collaboration, Inc., was recently designated “an irreplaceable national dance treasure.” It has announced that it will soon host a video screening and ...
Dance Sundays are back at The Wallis
05 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Three-time Emmy Award-winning choreographer Debbie Allen is back for the third season with her popular Dance Sundays at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, CA. Allen, who is the artistic director of Debbie Alle...
The Girl on the Dancing Horse by Charlotte Dujardin
04 Apr 2018   |   from: balletnews.co.uk
You might be wondering what the sport of dressage has to do with ballet. While one is a sport and ballet is an art, what they have in common (unusually, for a sport) is the need to disguise the effort. Whilst a football, baseball or tennis player ...
Rockettes plan Christmas Spectacular Tryouts
04 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
The Radio City Rockettes will soon be holding Spring Auditions for the 2018 Christmas Spectacular production. The auditions will run from Monday, April 16 to Wednesday, April 25 at Radio City Music Hall, NYC. Advanced male and female dancers wh...
English National Ballet in rehearsal for Jerome Robbins’s The Cage
03 Apr 2018   |   from: theballetbag.com
For the past few weeks, we have been counting down to English National Ballet’s Voices of America, a new mixed bill that will feature not one, but two ballets by William Forsythe (one being a world premiere, YASSSS!), alongside the revival of Aszur...
Title I students to dance with Charlotte Ballet
03 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Nearly 60 students from Title I schools in the area of Charlotte, North Carolina will bring to life a fresh interpretation of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring accompanied by Charlotte Ballet dancers and the Charlotte Symphony on April 6-7 at Belk Th...
OKC Ballet brings triple bill to stage
02 Apr 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Oklahoma City Ballet (OKC Ballet) will bring a triple bill to the stage this month that it promises will enthrall audiences, if they will only give it a chance. “Triple bills typically have less attendance for us than other performances, and I ...
YPAD now offering Online Certification Course
30 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Youth Protection Advocates in Dance (YPAD) recently announced that its pioneering Certification Program is now available as an online, self-driven training course! Hundreds of dance educators and dozens of dance studios and organizations now ha...
Children's book shares Raven Wilkinson story
29 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Children's book writer and illustrator Leda Schubert has published a beautiful picture book telling the little-known story of Raven Wilkinson, the first African American woman to dance for a major classical ballet company and an inspiration to Mist...
TBT premieres 'Martinu Pieces'
28 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) will present a mixed repertoire by TBT Artistic Director Ben Stevenson. Stevenson will re-stage his moving Mozart Requiem together with his new ballet, Martinů Pieces, on March 29-31 at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth...
Dance Fest explores Process vs. Product
27 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
To conclude the 2017–18 Season of its Dance Presenting Series, the Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago conducts a two-week festival focusing on ways in which concert dance presentation can be a document of process rather than dance as a consum...
Maks, Val & Peta tour 'Confidential'
26 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Dancing with the Stars professionals Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd are currently touring their all-new dance show, Confidential. The 50-city tour follows Maks and Val’s successful Our Way tour in 2016. Confidential ...
American dance given platform in Bulgaria
24 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
SPOTLIGHT: USA, a platform of American dance in Bulgaria, will soon feature U.S. dance companies in performances in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. From March 26-28, SPOTLIGHT will introduce American dance companies to international dance professionals; increas...
ADC|IBC hosts 13th annual event
23 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
The American Dance Competition | International Ballet Competition (ADC|IBC) is a ballet scholarship competition for pre-professionals aged 7-21. It will soon welcome dancers of various nationalities to Saint Petersburg, FL for its 2018 event. T...
SBRI's new 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'
22 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
The State Ballet of Rhode Island (SBRI) has announced a company premiere, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. SBRI’s five resident choreographers take on this large-scale collaboration along with Herci Marsden, the company’s artistic director and...
Biscuiteers Book of Iced Gifts
22 Mar 2018   |   from: balletnews.co.uk
Is there a biscuit for every occasion? The Biscuiteers think so, and they have ten years of experience with quintessentially British design to back them up. Some of their most exciting projects culminated in the development of their own biscuit ar...
The Chakra Project by Georgia Coleridge
22 Mar 2018   |   from: balletnews.co.uk
What a beauty. Blue whale breathing. Meditations. Clear descriptions of the chakras – how to feel them, clear, heal and protect them. How the energy flows. Case studies. Intention and visualisation. Observing the moon. Fire breathing. Singing. Focu...
Want to win tights for a year?
22 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
In case you haven’t heard, Dance Informa and Só Dança have partnered up to offer you the Ultimate Tights Giveaway! American readers can now enter to win tights for a year! Simply head to this Entry Page to enter to win! Super soft and made to l...
Atlanta's Dance Canvas to celebrate 10 years
21 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Dance Canvas’ 10th Anniversary Season continues with its well-known performance series on March 23 and 24 at the Ferst Center for the Arts. This season’s program will be showcasing new choreography by a returning choreographer from each of the past...
Clairobscur Dance at the Nate Holden in L.A.
20 Mar 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Los Angeles-based Clairobscur Dance will present the mixed bill Supremacy Ride this Saturday, March 24 at 8 p.m. at the Nate Holden Performing Arts Center. This performance features Artistic Director Laurie Sefton’s choreography, with two world pre...