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Ballet Hispánico appoints Chell Parkins as its first Dance Education Scholar-in-Residence

Hispanic Balletthe renowned Latinx dance organization recognized as one of America’s cultural treasures, has appointed Chell Parkins as the first scholar-in-residence in dance education as part of its Community Arts Partnerships (CAP) collaboration with Teachers College, Columbia University on behalf of their Doctor of Dance Education program and the Arnold Institute for Dance Education Research, […]

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Travel by wagon to five unique dance performances in Scottsdale in March

The Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and The Movement Source Dance Company will present a special series of moving dance performances in Old Town Scottsdale on March 4-5. Arizona Trolley Dances will begin at the center, where patrons will ride Ollie the Trolley for a tour of short dance works at various downtown locations. […]

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Dance on the Lawn mourns the death of dance artist Nai-Ni Chen

Nai-Ni Chen, founder of the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, died in a swimming accident on December 12. Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company members Rio Kikuchi, Thibaut Witzleb, Candace Jarvis, Evan Matthew Stewart and Greta Campo performed an excerpt from “Shadow Force,” choreographed by Chen, at Dance on the Lawn at the church St. Luke’s Episcopal Church […]

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Original Hula Fulla Dance Animation Film Video Features Philosophy no Dance Theme Song E! News UK

A live special featuring the cast and director of Aniplexthe original animated film Hula Fulla Dance released a new video for the film on Monday, and it previews the theme song “Sunflower” from Philosophy without dance. The official Youtube channel for Philosophy without dance released a music video for “Sunflower”, which features the band performing […]

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Pegasus Dance Studios in East York offers dance education for children with special needs as part of Darby’s Dancers – Beach Metro Community News

Darby’s Dancers is inspired by Darby Jones from Alabama, seen in this photo from the Darby’s Dancers website. Jones, who suffered from Down syndrome, died of leukemia in 2013. The dance program for children with special needs continues as her legacy. By AMANDA GIBB Pegasus Dance Studios in East York has partnered with Darby’s Dancers, […]

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Aerial dance performances return to the Tenderloin this weekend, with

Soaring productions will offer free aerial dance performances outside two buildings in the heart of the Tenderloin this weekend, in a bid to highlight the impacts of mass incarceration. Dance company performances Meet us quickly with your mercy will feature two different cages and other steel artifacts, original music by Jewlia Eisenberg, and choreography by […]

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Free outdoor dance performances by General Mischief and Kinesis Project this weekend

As summer draws to a close this month, two New York-based dance companies are offering free outdoor performances over the coming weekend, as the weather is still pleasant and the COVID protocol. -19 is still in place. Photo by Joshua Green. Edited by Emily Smyth Vartanian, General Mischief Dance Theater combines high-level storytelling, high-quality movement […]

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Segerstrom Center for the Arts Announces 2021 Dance Performances – Cerritos Community News

August 26, 2021 COSTA MESA, Calif. – Segerstrom Arts Center is thrilled to announce 2021 Dance Shows featuring a diverse and culturally rich program starting next month with three of North America’s most innovative dance companies coming to Orange County. From modern dance to contemporary ballet, the Center will host an extraordinary range of performances […]

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Take in these 3 must-see outdoor dance performances before you dive into fall

By Karen Dacko Outdoor venues reign supreme, as the animators and agitators of the Pittsburgh dance community broken until August. On tap, unique and site-specific offers from Gia T. Cacalano and Staycee Pearl, as well as a classic revitalized by Susan Jaffe. Bloomfield Garden Club Salon Series, Union Project, 801 N. Negley Ave., Highland Park. […]

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The dancers’ workshop hosts outdoor summer dance performances – Buckrail

JACKSON, Wyo. – This summer season thrills the community! Dancers’ workshop is proud to present opportunities for locals and visitors to experience live entertainment… together again. From July 22-24, Dancers’ Workshop (DW) welcomes David Dorfman Dance, the very first commissioned artist in residence, as one of their first showcases this summer with in-person classes and […]

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ABREPASO Flamenco brings dance performances to Cleveland

CLEVELAND – Northeast Ohio’s premier flamenco music and dance company is slated to take the stage on Saturday at 8 p.m. for a virtual performance. ABREPASO Flamenco will present its new production “En Camino” which presents two new pieces of traditional flamenco. Flamenco is a Spanish art form made up of several important parts: guitar, […]

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Center for Modern Dance Education founder Shirley Ubell has passed away

Shirley Ubell, modern dancer, dancer therapist and longtime founder and artistic director of the nonprofit Center for Modern Dance Education (CMDE) in Hackensack, New Jersey, died April 11 in Lafayette, Calif., At the age 93. Over five decades at CMDE, she has created and nurtured innovative programs based on her belief that the joy and […]

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Turning Pointe brings free outdoor dance performances to Falmouth

FALMOUTH – Imagine pirouettes in the gardens, joyous leaps in the courtyards and exuberant dances among the flowering trees. Turning Pointe Dance Studio Artistic Director Laura Sciortino has scheduled a series of outdoor pop-up shows around Falmouth this spring. A surprisingly mild spring coupled with a high rate of vaccine delivery on Cape Cod makes […]

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Tulsa Ballet announces 2021-2022 season with classical ballet and contemporary dance performances

TULSA, Okla. – The artistic director of Tulsa Ballet, Marcello Angelini, announced the details of the 2021-2022 season for the dance company on Friday April 23, during a virtual event. Angelini hopes the coming season will bring the Tulsa Ballet back to a sense of normalcy. “The past 14 months have been difficult for all […]

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Lied’s virtual offerings include a jazz band led by Marsalis, a multimedia dance artist | Nebraska today

The Lied Center for Performing Arts is offering nine free virtual events in April, including music, dance and theater. The programming is part of the Lied’s commitment to continue to bring the arts to the people of Nebraska, no matter the circumstances. If needed, event registration is available here. The events are: ” The democracy […]

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Streaming Dance Performances Take Over January

Film crew records the rehearsal of The Nutcracker by the Czech National Ballet amid the coronavirus pandemic on December 21, 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic.Gabriel Kuchta/Getty Images If there’s a silver lining to the closure of venues, it’s the digital spring it has brought to the dance world. While we look forward to the day […]

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“The Nutcracker” and 5 More Dance Shows on Screen This Season

NUTCRACKER Since local audiences can’t make it to the Opera for Boston Ballet’s holiday classic this year, the company is offering to bring the ballet to you – for the very first time, and for free. The all-new, streamlined one-hour version, edited from video of previous years’ dress rehearsals, will have three TV broadcasts as […]

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Big Muddy brings ‘Lemp Legends’ to life with dance performances at a famous mansion | Arts and theater

An integral part of St. Louis lore, the story of the Lemp family – a brewing dynasty that was beset by multiple suicides and left behind a reputedly haunted mansion – proved to be a fertile source for the Big Muddy Dance Company. “Lemp Legends,” which debuted two years ago at the Edison Theater, is […]

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9 dance performances to revive your spirits

Companies have had to completely rethink how to keep their artists and audiences engaged and connected. “We had to find ways to keep dance present in people’s lives,” says Dance Complex executive director Peter DiMuro, of which Peter DiMuro/Public Displays of Motion is one of many companies plagued by major creative adjustments, to deal with […]

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Under an open sky, dance performances begin in Cambridge’s new Starlight Square

Live dance performances have been rarer than hen’s teeth this summer due to pandemic restrictions. But this weekend, the Dance Complex and Starlight Square are launching a new series to begin showcasing live dance outdoors and from a physical distance. Although the venue – a parking lot in Cambridge’s central square transformed into a multi-purpose […]

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6 dance shows to see in New York this weekend

Our guide to the dance shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. RICHARD ALTON at the Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University in Montclair, NJ (Feb. 20-21, 7:30 p.m.; through Feb. 23). Alston has been creating vibrant, lyrical dance for half a century and has been a mainstay of British dance for […]

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Black History Month dance performances explore race

Legend Artists from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform “Greenwood” by Donald Byrd. Contributed by Paul Kolnik Legend Artists from the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater perform “Greenwood” by Donald Byrd. Contributed by Paul Kolnik Rhoden and Byrd’s works touch on different aspects of African American culture and history, and they take on different […]

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The 10 outstanding and on-point dance performances of 2019

The dance stage gave us upside-down guitar playing, jaw-dropping magic, and a ravishing finale: The Best of Arts & Entertainment of 2019 included those 10 performances. 1. . Valerie Oliveiro: “The Standard,” June 20-22: In the intimate space of JSB Tek Box, Oliveiro’s use of slow motion and stillness was captivating. Dancers Rosy Simas and […]

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Four irresistible dance shows; Erika Lee in Sainte-Kate

Is there some sort of dance explosion going on? Because after the great mid-October weekend for dance, then the Twin Cities Tap Festival, Dorrance Dance and the Irish Teaċ Daṁsa, here are four more irresistible performances. If you time it right and your budget allows, you can see all four, each expressing different perspectives and […]

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6 Dance Shows to See in the Seattle Area in Fall 2019

A classical ballet in pointe shoes; a working weekend examining masculinity, homosexuality, race and gender; and an array of new choreography across the city – yes, it’s fall in Seattle and the dancing begins. Here are some highlights from the season. “Carmina Burana” & “Agon” Pacific Northwest Ballet kicks off its 2019-20 season with a […]

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Things to do in LA: Fall 2019 Dance Shows

Fall is the perfect time to immerse yourself in the beauty of dance, from local talent to global ensembles, who will be presenting a variety of new and historic works in the coming weeks. Benjamin Millepied’s upcoming festival celebrates the future of dance in Los Angeles with premieres from choreographers such as Kyle Abraham, Jacob […]