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“Touch”<br>Dancers - Cristiana Cavallo and Katharine Larson.
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Performance Reviews

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Previews

The Old Man (Don Farrell) proudly holds up his crossword puzzle prize as Mother (Amy Bodnar) watches in dismay and his sons Ralphie (Ben Kistner), left, and Randy (Fender Brokamp), right, watch in awe in Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre’s production of 'A Christmas Story: The Musical'.
Patricia Rettig

Press Releases

  • The 2019 Swans, the annual ‘Oscars’ of the Dutch Dance World Announced - 10/4/19 by Helma Klooss - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • DANCE NOW ENCORE! Program a Winner for All - 10/3/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Parsons Dance’s Program a Delightful Mix of Current and Classic Works - 10/12/19 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • The Kathryn Posin Dance Company Dances Through Darwin - 9/20/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • FreeMove Dance's “…it’s time…” a Triumph - 10/5/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Yang Liping Contemporary Dance's “Under Siege,” A Traditional Tale Told for Today - 8/28/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • “You are welcome” reverberated throughout Indianapolis’ July 3, 2019 Citizenship Ceremony - 8/1/19 by Rita Kohn - INSIDE PERSPECTIVES

  • 2019 IndyFringeFest Elevates Dance Performance in All its Forms - 8/24/19 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Guangzhou Ballet: Retelling a Classic Tale and Creating a New One - 8/21/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Hairspray at Indianapolis-Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Delivers Big a-ha Moments - 8/26/19 by Rita Kohn - THEATER REVIEWS

  • Registration Now Available for The School for Temporary Liveness - 9/3/19 by Michelle Tabnick - DANCE CLASSES

  • Summertime & the Dancing is Amazing: Indianapolis School of Ballet End of Summer Intensive Public Programs - 7/28/19 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Indianapolis Celebrating Enduring Music in Productions 'Motown' and 'Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story' - 7/9/19 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Leonardo: Caught in a Living Moment at 53rd Indianapolis Early Music Summer Festival - 7/19/19 by Rita Kohn - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance 2nd Annual Spot for Dance Festival; Sept. 20 - 9/4/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Ballet Hispánico Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Dance! - 8/31/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • New York Butoh Institute in association with Theater for the New City present New York Butoh Institute Festival 19; October 10-27 - 8/30/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Works & Process at the Guggenheim presents 'The National Ballet of Canada: Orpheus Alive by Robert Binet and Missy Mazzoli' - Sept. 15 - 8/30/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • StylePointe 2019 - a bold dance-augmented fashion show - 9/12/19 by Robert Abrams - FASHION

  • Falling in Love with “Freddie Falls in Love” - 7/26/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Announces 2019-20 Season - 8/26/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Works & Process, the Performing Arts Series at the Guggenheim, Announces Fall 2019 Season - 8/23/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) to present Soundlines at at NYU Skirball, Oct. 18 & 19 - 8/20/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • NYU Skirball to present Elements of Oz, Dec. 7 & 8 - 8/20/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • Kinesis Project dance theatre presents 'Breathing with Strangers', Aug. 23 - 8/20/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Humane Society of New York presents Best in Shows, Oct. 14 - 8/19/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • Cuba's Malpaso Dance Company Returns to Cleveland with Program of Quiet Brilliance - 8/16/19 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Ballet Hispánico at The Apollo, Nov. 22-23 - 8/15/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Dances Patrelle Announces Student Auditions for 'The Yorkville Nutcracker', Sept. 14 - 8/8/19 by Michelle Tabnick - AUDITIONS & PRESENTATION OPPORTUNITIES

  • University of the Arts School of Dance presents "The School for Temporary Liveness," Sept. 25 - Oct. 2 - 8/3/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • CUNY Dance Initiative and John Jay College in collaboration with Mari Meade Dance Collective present the World Premiere of 'immigration stories', Sept. 13 - 8/2/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Kinesis Project dance theatre presents 'In Our Wake,' Aug. 10-11 - 8/2/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • With its Second Season Production ‘Collide,’ Deos Contemporary Ballet Looks to Up its Visibility around Western Michigan - 8/1/19 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Ballet Hispánico returns to the Vail Dance Festival, Aug. 8-9 - 7/31/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • BalletX Marked the Spot for Great Dance at ADF in CLE - 7/31/19 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Interview with Jiang Qi, Choreographer of “Carmina Burana” for the Guangzhou Ballet - 7/29/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PREVIEWS

  • FILM REVIEW: Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival – From the Shorts to the Long of It - 7/26/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - MOVIE REVIEWS

  • Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre presented Green Afternoon VII ahead of New Season to start in March 2020 - 7/22/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Physical Theater and Dance a Solid Presence at Inaugural ‘BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival’ - 7/22/19 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • In This Life at Rhode Island Film Festival, Aug. 7 - 7/20/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Kinesis Project dance theatre presents "Revealing Dances" Open Rehearsal, July 24 - 7/20/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • NYU Skirball will Present the World Premiere John Kelly’s 'Underneath the Skin', Oct. 11 & 12 - 7/20/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • NYU Skirball will Present the U.S. Premiere of Mette Ingvarsten’s 'to come (extended)', Oct. 25 & 26 - 7/20/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • NYU Skirball Presents Big Dance Theatre's 'The Road Awaits Us', Nov. 8 - 7/20/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • FILM REVIEW: Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival’s DFA Global Initiative—“Blind Dancer” is a Tender Journey into the Light - 7/20/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - MOVIE REVIEWS

  • NYU Skirball to Present the U.S. premiere of 'Wild Bore', Sept. 27 & 28 - 7/18/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • NYU Skirball will Present the U.S. Premiere of Daniel Fish’s 'White Noise', Sept. 20-22 - 7/18/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • NYU Skirball Presents the U.S. Premiere of Philippe Quesne’s The Moles, Sept. 12-14 - 7/17/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • Jessica Sherr's "Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies" brought the spirit of a great actor alive at the Episcopal Actor's Guild - 7/17/19 by Robert Abrams - SHORT NOTES

  • FILM REVIEW: Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival In “Seven Leagues,” Children with Disabilities Say Yes We Can - 7/16/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - MOVIE REVIEWS

  • FILM REVIEW: Lincoln Center Dance on Camera Festival— “From Knee to Heart,” an Intimate Portrait of Sol Picó - 7/16/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - MOVIE REVIEWS

  • NYU Skirball Presents New York Premiere of Joanne Akalaitis’s 'BAD NEWS! i was there…', Sept. 6-8 - 7/15/19 by Helene Davis - PRESS RELEASES

  • Of Sideshows, Photo Memories and Atoms: GroundWorks Dance Theater's 'Summer Series' Promises a Carnival of Visual Delights - 7/15/19 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • THE BESSIES ANNOUNCE NOMINEES FOR THE 2019 BESSIE AWARDS - 7/12/19 by Janet Stapleton - PRESS RELEASES

  • Emily Molnar appointed new Artistic Director Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) - 7/11/19 by Judith Vrancken - PRESS RELEASES

  • ‘Oh Boy!’ Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story debuts at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Music legend’s songs and story live on through Aug. 18 - 7/8/19 by Patricia Rettig - PRESS RELEASES

  • Pilobolus Brings its A and B Game to Joyce Theater Shows - 7/4/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Women/Create, a Shared Program of Rising Stars and Visionaries - 6/26/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • China Arts and Entertainment Group Ltd Presents Guangzhou Ballet, August 17-18 - 6/25/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Ballet Hispánico Presents "Flamenco Tablao", July 11 - 6/25/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • 'In This Life' to debut at Dance on Camera Festival, July 12 - 6/25/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • The Theater at the 14th Street Y Announces 2019-2020 Season - 6/21/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Squirt Guns, T.S. Eliot and Live Music are all part of Chamber Dance Project’s 'New Works +' - 6/18/19 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Luminario Ballet's Choose Your Identity Proves the Right Choice for Varied Entertainment - 6/15/19 by Joanne Zimbler - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Notes on and a review of: See the Music, Hear the Dance - 6/12/19 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Integrated First: Dancing Wheels’ Program to Highlight Works by Choreographers with Disabilities - 6/11/19 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Emily Asher’s Garden Party Quartet brings Joy to a Celebration of Bloomington's Hoagy Carmichael - 6/9/19 by Rita Kohn - MUSIC PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Limón Dance Company Program Complements Classics with Contemporary Works - 6/8/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Neville Dance Theatre: “53 Movements” in 45 minutes with 8 Dancers, One Helluva Show - 6/6/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company to present NJ Chinese Dance Heritage Celebration, June 9 - 6/4/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Ballet Hispánico Joins Four World-Renowned Dance Companies for the Two-Day Hudson River Dance Festival, June 6-7 - 6/3/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Baruch Performing Arts Center at Baruch College Announces 2019/2020 Season - 6/2/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Battery Dance presents The 38th Annual Battery Dance Festival, August 11-17 - 6/1/19 by Michelle Tabnick - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Peter Stathas Dance presents Leaving and Coming Back at Danspace Project, June 20-22 - 6/1/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Viva Reyes Barrios' 'Forever Flamenco' - 5/28/19 by Joanne Zimbler - COMMENTARY