Young Choreographer's Festival in 9th year
18 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
The Young Choreographer's Festival, now in its ninth year, has presented more than 100 Young Artists on its YCF stage. Supporting the work of some of the most up-and-coming 18- to 25-year-old choreographers in all genres of dance, the festival aims...
'Hairspray' musical to open in Dallas in July
15 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
The AT&T Performing Arts Center and Dallas Theater Center are presenting an unprecedented new collaboration, the Broadway musical Hairspray. As the first title on the AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Broadway Series 2018-19 Season, the smash hit music...
Dance Teacher Web LIVE updates schedule
14 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Raise your hand if you’re excited for Dance Teacher Web LIVE Conference and Expo? Returning to Las Vegas on July 30-August 2, this massive dance event will present more than 130 exclusive master classes, business seminars and workshops. It has rece...
Ballet des Amériques back at Emelin Theatre
13 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
On the heels of their Evenings of Dance in Port Chester and a performance at the Music Hall in Tarrytown, the dancers of Ballet des Amériques return to the Emelin Theatre this weekend for two matinees featuring the company’s ever-evolving repertoir...
American Dance Recon concludes in Portland
12 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
American Dance Abroad (ADA) will experience dance in Portland, Oregon with a delegation of international programmers from this Wednesday, June 13 through Friday, June 15. Portland is the last stop on the organization’s tour of Los Angeles, Seattle ...
Tony Awards announce 2018 Winners
11 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Last night, the American Theatre Wing’s 72nd Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards took place at Radio City Music Hall. The winners were announced in 26 competitive categories as the live show was broadcast on CBS. The musical The Band's Visit ...
Deviated Theatre celebrates 10 years
09 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Deviated Theatre, whose mesmerizing dance operas are heralded for their spellbindingly compelling choreography, celebrates its 10th anniversary with the world premiere of Beyond, presented by Dance Place in Washington D.C. on July 7 and 8. With an ...
Female choreographers the focus at NY Fest
08 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
For the past six years, Jennifer Muller/The Works (JMTW) has curated Women/Create! A Festival of Dance (newly named), bringing together prominent female choreographers to present an annual New York City season in a shared program format. The festiv...
Fire Island Dance Festival reveals performers
07 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Festival favorites, dance legends and emerging companies and choreographers alike will join forces at this summer’s much-anticipated Fire Island Dance Festival on July 20-22, 2018, in Fire Island Pines, NY. Produced by and benefiting Dancers Respon...
Houston Ballet presents mixed program 'Play'
06 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
This weekend, Houston Ballet presents the final mixed repertory program of the season, Play, an incredible, one-of-a-kind event celebrating the Houston community in an artistic response to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. After such an hist...
Lydia Johnson premieres her 'Undercurrent'
05 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
This week, choreographer Lydia Johnson will present her Lydia Johnson Dance in a program of new and repertory works to music that ranges from Philip Glass to the trio sonatas of Handel. The season's premiere will be Undercurrent, a group work for t...
Paradise Gardens by Monty Don & Derry Moore
04 Jun 2018   |   from: balletnews.co.uk
Sumptuous. The balm of a warm summer evening envelops you, as you immerse yourself in the pages of Don’s latest book. ‘A garden, green and filled with water is heaven on Earth – it is paradise.’ Journey through Spain, India, Morocco and the U.K. ...
Louise Reichlin & Dancers is hiring
04 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Louise Reichlin & Dancers in Los Angeles is auditioning for male and female dancers of all ethnic types for its 2018-19 Season. The company, which is known for “presenting soulful, imaginative dance works that takes audience members on their own jo...
Boston Ballet plans three debut tours
01 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Now that summertime is upon us, Boston Ballet is launching an exciting schedule of three debut appearances, with special performances with the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center this month, followed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewo...
Tap dancers headed to Soul to Sole festival
01 Jun 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Tapestry Dance Company, a professional repertory tap dance ensemble in Austin, TX, will soon present its annual festival of rhythm, known as the Soul to Sole Festival. As one of the oldest and most esteemed tap festivals in the world, Soul to Sole ...
Unbound Festival Roundup at San Francisco Ballet
30 May 2018   |   from: theballetbag.com
From the end of April to beginning of May 2018, we welcomed the Unbound Festival at San Francisco Ballet. In addition to 12 brand new ballets by 12 different choreographers, the festival was also jam packed with ballet-related content:Â there were...
New Chamber Ballet to close 2017-18 Season
30 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Miro Magloire's New Chamber Ballet will soon close its 2017-18 Season with performances of works by Magloire and Resident Choreographer Constantine Baecher. The shows are set for June 8 and 9 in the company’s home base of City Center Studio 5, loca...
Troupe Vertigo brings 'Tableaux' to San Fran
29 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Troupe Vertigo, a Los Angeles-based circus-dance-theater company whose spellbinding performances ignite the imagination, joins the San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) in the San Francisco Premiere of Tableaux. Directed and choreog...
'ALL STYLES' acquired by Shout! Studios
28 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Shout! Studios, the entertainment distribution and production arm of Shout! Factory, has acquired extensive North American rights to ALL STYLES, an inspiring dance drama directed by Angela Tucker. The movie features choreography by Christopher Scot...
Find the Perfect Summer Intensive Leotards
25 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Dancers, are you getting ready for a summer intensive in the next couple months? Summer intensives can be so exciting and rewarding! These opportunities to further your technique, try something new, meet new friends and artistically challenge yours...
Taiko meets Bollywood in Hollywood
24 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Japanese taiko meets Bollywood! TAIKOPROJECT returns to the Ford Theatres in Hollywood, California on Saturday, June 23 at 8 p.m. with its thrilling and joyous blend of percussion and choreography, joined by special guest Blue13 Dance Company for a...
'World of Dance' Season 2 premieres May 29
23 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
NBC’s hit series World of Dance, which premiered as the most-watched new summer alternative series in 10 years in 2017, is preparing to premiere Season 2 on Tuesday, May 29. As if that isn’t exciting enough, NBC recently renewed the show for a thir...
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22 May 2018   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
CANNES, France (Reuters) - Girl, a film about a transgender teenage girl s quest to become a professional ballerina, won the Queer Palme award on Friday, selected as the best from a bumper field of movies with an LGBT theme playing at the Cann...
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22 May 2018   |   from: huffingtonpost.com
My son Jack has always loved to dance. When he was 8 years old, he would entertain the family by making up his own dance routines to popular music. So when he asked, at age 11, if he could take formal dance classes, it seemed like a natural extensi...
Terminus concludes its inaugural season
22 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Terminus Modern Ballet Theatre (TMBT), Atlanta’s newest contemporary ballet company, will conclude its inaugural season with its return to Serenbe with The Vertical. Created by choreographer Tara Lee, under the directorship of John Welker, the worl...
Minnesota program seeking choreographers
21 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Momentum: New Dance Works, a widely respected platform for commissioning and presenting original contemporary dance of all genres, is currently seeking applications for the 2018-19 program. Four emerging/early career choreographers/choreographic co...
Dancers take to a Chicago River Cruise
18 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
A Vessel for Carriage by Matty Davis and Ben Gould takes place on the deck of a Chicago River Cruise boat at dusk. This new project bridging performance, dance and installation is specifically designed for an intimate audience, and is tuned to the ...
Graham 2 presents 2018 New York Season
17 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
Graham 2, the pre-professional dance company drawn from the most advanced students of the Martha Graham School, has announced its 2018 New York Season featuring works by the namesake herself, Martha Graham, as well as Sophie Maslow, Bertram Ross an...
Manon: a photo gallery (2nd edition)
16 May 2018   |   from: theballetbag.com
The current revival of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon concludes tonight at the Royal Opera House, with Lauren Cuthbertson and Reece Clarke, a new pairing we are very much looking forward to watching. Previously during this run, we also had the ...
Inaugural Presenting Denver Dance Festival
16 May 2018   |   from: danceinforma.us
On June 23-24, Presenting Denver and The Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts will co-present the inaugural Presenting Denver Dance Festival at the University of Denver. The Main Stage concert, “New & Now”, will take place on ...