Brian Friedman introduces The Main Event
20 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Creative Director, Producer and Choreographer Brian Friedman recently announced the launch of The Main Event, a global dance brand uniting some of the greatest icons of the dance world. Its inaugural event will kick off this August 3-5 in New York ...
Oregon Ballet Theatre leaps down rabbit hole
19 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Oregon Ballet Theatre has been drawing record-breaking crowds this season, first with its fall show Rhapsody in Blue and then with George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker in December. Now the company prepares for its most ambitious project yet, the West...
Dance Anatomy
18 Feb 2018   |   from: balletnews.co.uk
To have have an edge as a dancer in a competitive industry, it is necessary to supplement dance training with that of anatomy. This second edition of Dance Anatomy serves to help visual learners such as dancers with over 250 clear, medical illustr...
Backdrops company rings in 125th year
16 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
For 125 years, Backdrops by Charles H Stewart has been in the business of stage production. Based in Massachusetts, the company has been a part of the complete evolution of theatrical performances and is a trusted supplier of backdrops in the U.S. ...
SYTYCD returns for Season 15, plans auditions
16 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
As of today, February 16, Fox has renewed the Emmy Award-winning So You Think You Can Dance for a 15th season. From 19 Entertainment and dick clark productions, So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) will return this summer on Fox. Emmy Award winner N...
Terpsicorps hiring dancers for summer 2018
15 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Professional dancers are invited to spend their summer with choreographer Heather Maloy being pushed artistically and enjoying the city of Asheville in the mountains of North Carolina. Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance is now accepting applications ...
'Dance Academy' movie finally coming to U.S.
15 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
American fans of Dance Academy, it’s time to celebrate! It has been revealed that the highly anticipated movie Dance Academy: The Comeback is now officially bound for select U.S. cinemas! Mark your calendars for March 2! When the popular Austra...
Train with Ad Deum this spring
14 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Ad Deum Dance Company, a modern/contemporary troupe based in Houston, Texas, has announced its 2018 Spring Intensive. Set for March 12-16, the intensive is for advanced and professional dancers aged 16 and older. Daily classes include ballet, m...
Neville Dance Theatre toasts Valentine's Day
13 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Neville Dance Theatre, a classical and contemporary dance company in Manhattan, invites NYC residents and those beyond to enjoy Valentine's Day with a special Champagne Party and Performance at The Ailey Studios. This Wednesday, February 14 at ...
Ailey dancers fight for better wages
12 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) is currently in the midst of a 21-city North American tour that began January 30 in Chapel Hill, NC. Following a five-week season in New York City, the tour launched with the aim to again deliver performan...
Iconic N. Hollywood studio unveils remodeling
09 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Debbie Reynolds Legacy Studios, formerly just “Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio”, will celebrate its Grand Opening tomorrow, Saturday, February 10. With tremendous support from the dance community, the new owners have completed a three-month, $75,000+ ...
Ballet Hispánico and Cal State LA collaborate
09 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
California State University, Los Angeles has partnered with Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, to launch a groundbreaking program, Community Arts Partnership LA in 2018. Cal State LA will host Ballet Hispánico as ...
'Sweet Tap Chicago' coming to City Winery
08 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Chicago Tap Theatre (CTT) presents Sweet Tap Chicago on Sunday, March 11 at 3 and 7 p.m. at The City Winery. Sweet Tap Chicago is a celebration of Chicago musicians and music, with all new arrangements by Kurt Schweitz, a live jazz quintet featurin...
STREB dance studio commences renovation
07 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
STREB Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM), a dance and theater performance venue and an open-access education and rehearsal space in Brooklyn, is undergoing the first phase of a multi-phased major renovation. CTA Architects, P.C. is serving as architec...
BalletNext returns after hiatus
06 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
BalletNext, the contemporary ballet company founded by former American Ballet Theatre Principal Michele Wiles, will return to the performance arena for its 2018 Season at New York Live Arts on March 6-10. Wiles and the company have been on hi...
5 things we love from ENB’s Le Jeune Homme & La Sylphide
05 Feb 2018   |   from: theballetbag.com
English National Ballet has just finished its winter season at the London Coliseum. In this programme, audiences had the opportunity to revisit Roland Petit s 1946 masterpiece Le Jeune Homme et la Mort, a ballet that remains a star vehicle for ...
Dance Highlights from Super Bowl LII
05 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Super Bowl LII stole the national spotlight on Sunday night, filling the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN with eager fans for the big Philadelphia Eagles vs. New England Patriots game. Here are three instances when dance bounded into center sta...
Prix de Lausanne declares 2018 Winners
04 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
A large audience attended the Prix de Lausanne Finals on Saturday, February 3, both at the Thétre de Beaulieu in Switzerland and online. Eight young dancers were awarded a scholarship allowing them to enter one of the 72 partner schools or companie...
MorDance kicks off fifth season
02 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
MorDance, in its mission to create modern, relevant movement that maintains the integrity of classical ballet in collaboration with City College Center For the Arts, present Fats Waller’s Rhythm, a one-night-only world premiere on Thursday, Februar...
Casting call for new 'West Side Story' film
02 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
It has been announced that American director and producer Steven Spielberg is preparing to direct a new version of West Side Story, the classic 1961 film that won 10 Academy Awards. The revival will be adapted by screenwriter Tony Kushner and will ...
Prix de Lausanne names 2018 Finalists
02 Feb 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
After four days of intensive work, 21 candidates have been qualified for the Finals of the 2018 Prix de Lausanne, a prestigious international competition for young dancers taking place in Switzerland. From the beginning of the week, 74 candidat...
USC Kaufman to host Paul Taylor intensive
31 Jan 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
The USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance in Los Angeles takes pride in combining artistic preeminence with industry access at one of the nation’s top private research universities. It celebrates various high-profile collaborations throughout each yea...
Eurotard hosts Brand Ambassador Search!
31 Jan 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Starting today, Wednesday, January 31, 2018, the popular Eurotard Dancewear is hosting a Brand Ambassador Search! Now through this Sunday, February 4, 2018, dancers can enter the contest via Instagram. To enter, dancers must complete three sim...
The School of Ballet Arizona expands
30 Jan 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Beginning February 3, 2018, The School of Ballet Arizona comes to the West Valley. Classes will be offered on Saturdays at Estrella Mountain Community College for 3-7 year olds. Children are invited to explore creativity and expression through the ...
'Step Up: High Water' in cinemas for one night
29 Jan 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Moviegoers across the U.S. can now experience the brand-new YouTube Red Original Series Step Up: High Water on the big screen. For one night only, Step Up: High Water will present a Premiere Event in more than 750 cinemas nationwide. Hosted thr...
Core Dance’s Spring Fieldwork begins
26 Jan 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Core Dance, a contemporary dance organization that creates, performs and presents original dance in Atlanta and Houston, will soon be launching its Atlanta Spring Fieldwork Bi-Weekly and Weekly Sessions. In its communities, Core Dance supports ...
Ballet alumnus competing in Winter Olympics
25 Jan 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
In a tour-de-force display of artistry and athleticism, Nathan Chen won the national title at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships earlier this month and secured his spot for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Chen trained a...
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19 Dec 2017   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
Christmas wouldn t be Christmas without bizarre gifts from relatives that leave you wondering, Why? So perhaps it s no coincidence that the world s favorite Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker, centers around a young girl who gets wooden doll ...
Train at French Academie of Ballet this winter
18 Dec 2017   |   from: danceinforma.us
In January and February 2018, the French Academie of Ballet in New York City will present special Winter Workshops on Sundays for dancers aged 11 and older. The Pointe & Variations Workshop will take place January 7, 21 and 28 from 11 a.m. to 4...
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15 Dec 2017   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
Had enough Nutcracker? Sick of Swan Lake? Love dance but need a new balletic thrill? Look to the East. The Far East. Shanghai, China, to be precise. The Shanghai Dance Theatre is coming to Boston s Boch Center Shubert Theatre January 11 and 12, ...