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Special Focus

Compagnie Hervé KOUBI in 'What the day owes to the night'.
Olivier Soulie

Performance Reviews

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Interviews and More

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Previews

Tony Manero (Jeremy Sartin) and Stephanie Mangano (Amanda Tong) perform in a dance competition at 2001 Odyssey Club in Saturday Night Fever, now on stage at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. This disco-mania musical is based on the famous film, and is on stage through March 29.
Patricia Rettig

Press Releases

  • Double Trouble in Dueling “Las Fridas” - 1/14/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Beef & Boards’ 2020 Season blooms with Steel Magnolias - 1/10/20 by Patricia Rettig - PRESS RELEASES

  • ZviDance’s “MAIM” Overflowed with Passion and Pathos - 1/8/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Dance Kaleidoscope's Latest Production Journeys from Broadway to the City of Light - 1/3/20 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Neos Dance Theatre’s Robert Wesner Talks About His New Job, The Future Of Neos And The Company’s New Production, 'Home for the Holidays, a Big Band Christmas' - 12/18/19 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Charm Pervades San Francisco Ballet's 75th Anniversary 'Nutcracker' Production - 12/13/19 by Joanna G. Harris - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Jon Lehrer Dance Company Marks Move to New York with Heart-Warming Welcome - 11/30/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Beef & Boards unwraps A Christmas Story: The Musical for the holidays - 11/22/19 by Patricia Rettig - PRESS RELEASES

  • Black Grace Looks Back to Move Forward - 11/22/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Hope Mohr Dance's 2019 The Bridge Project Celebrated the Genius of Merce Cunningham - 11/11/19 by Joanna G. Harris - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • The Debut of Canada’s RUBBERBANDance Group Brings with it a Unique Blend of Hip Hop and Contemporary Dance Styles - 11/4/19 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Indianapolis Ballet New Works Showcase 2019 Plumbs Netherworlds - 11/1/19 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Circa’s “En Masse” Balances Life’s Ups and Downs - 10/29/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • 2019 New York Butoh Institute Festival offers up Trance-like Beauty - 10/25/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Netherlands Dans Theater 1 & 2's Kunstkamer an Unforgettable Evening of Dance - 10/21/19 by Helma Klooss - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Community Caring Rises Up with Dance Kaleidoscope’s Women Sublime: The Feminist Point of View - 10/19/19 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Forward Momentum: Mariel Greenlee Segues from Dancer to Choreographer-at-large in a Dual Role at Dance Kaleidoscope's “Women Sublime” Oct. 17-20 - 10/17/19 by Rita Kohn - INTERVIEWS

  • BalletX’s “The Little Prince” Wanders Off Course - 10/15/19 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

  • Little Shop of Horrors at Beef & Boards warns: Don’t feed the plants! - 10/9/19 by Patricia Rettig - PRESS RELEASES

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

  • Broadway in Indianapolis' 'Fiddler on the Roof' Sparkles - 10/4/19 by Rita Kohn - THEATER REVIEWS

  • 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

  • Indianapolis Ballet Stunning in “Evening of Balanchine” - 10/1/19 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Indianapolis Ballet: In Rehearsal for “An Evening of Balanchine”: Part 1 - 9/24/19 by Rita Kohn - PREVIEWS

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

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

  • Of Gods and Mortals: Elu Dance Company Remounts their Acclaimed 2016 Production ‘barefaced’ - 9/11/19 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • 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: School of Dance Open House, Sept. 9-12 - 9/3/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

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

  • Ballet Hispánico Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month With Dance! - 8/31/19 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

  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • Indy Shakes inaugurates their new Riverside Park home with a brilliant 'Hamlet' Production - 7/28/19 by Rita Kohn - THEATER REVIEWS

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

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

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

  • 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