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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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • ‘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

  • 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

  • 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

  • ODC Theater's Walking Distance Dance Festival's Program Two Only Partially Worth the Stroll - 5/19/19 by Joanna G. Harris - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Quantum Physics, Environmentalism and the Me Too Movement: Cleveland Public Theatre’s Annual DanceWorks Series Continues it Daring Dance Ways - 5/15/19 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Tribeca Film Festival: The Long and the Shorts of Dance Bring Enlightenment and Empowerment - 5/15/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - MOVIE REVIEWS

  • Tribeca Film Festival’s “Lil’ Buck: Real Swan” is a Jookin’ Journey [MOVIE REVIEW] - 5/15/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Grand Rapids Ballet's 'Extremely Close', Extremely Good - 5/13/19 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • With 38th Annual NYC Season Program Elisa Monte Dance Passes the Torch while Preserving its Past - 5/13/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Ballet Hispánico Carnaval Gala 2019 Honoring Lourdes Lopez and Dancing with the Stars Raised $1.2 Million - 5/9/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company presents Presents Fourth Imagine Ellis Island Arts Festival in Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 19 - 5/9/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Gibney Dance Company's “EMERGE” Showcases Three Thrilling Choreographers - 5/9/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Ailey Magic Returns to Playhouse Square [REVIEW] - 5/1/19 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Brenda Williams Sings America’s Heart & Soul in Timeless Music Project Program - 4/30/19 by Rita Kohn - MUSIC PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Rulan Tangen and Dancing Earth present "…seeds: RE GENERATION" at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC - 4/26/19 by Robert Abrams - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • The 14th Street Y presents: LIVE FREE, LOVE FIERCE A Series of PRIDE events at the Educational Alliance, May 31 - July 1 - 4/25/19 by Michelle Tabnick - SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Waitress, the Musical, Serves up a Standing Ovation - 4/25/19 by Rita Kohn - THEATER REVIEWS

  • NYU Skirball to Present In Conversation with Merce, May 3 & 4 - 4/23/19 by Helene Davis - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre presents Green Afternoon VII: A Garden Dance Performance and Cocktail Reception, July 13 - 4/23/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Ballet Academy East's 20th Annual Spring Performance Series Features Sleeping Beauty, Aurora's Wedding staged by Maina Gielgud, and Three World Premieres, May 31-June2 - 4/23/19 by April Thibeault - PRESS RELEASES

  • Carlos Acosta Bio-Pic “Yuli” Thrills and Chills as a Life Well-Danced - 4/22/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - MOVIE REVIEWS

  • Nai-Ni Chen presents Superheroes: Disabled Students and Professionals share the Stage, May 2 - 4/18/19 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Nederlands Dans Theater 2's Settle For More Hugely Varied and Very Lovely - 4/17/19 by Helma Klooss - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Poetic Beauty Exemplifies Nederlands Dans Theater's Second Nature Program - 4/17/19 by Helma Klooss - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's Broadway & Beyond Featuring Vocalist Ben Crawford a Masterful One - 4/14/19 by Rita Kohn - MUSIC PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Ballet Nepantla’s “Valentina” an Entertaining Tale of Love and War - 4/13/19 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Beef & Boards’ 42nd Street: Where Dancing and Life are At-One - 4/9/19 by Rita Kohn - PREVIEWS