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Press Releases

  • Seattle's Whim W’him's Virtual 11th Season Led Off With A Pair Of Brilliant Dance Films - 9/21/20 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Seattle Dance Collective’s Dance Film Series ‘Continuum: Bridging the Distance’ is Satisfying Viewing - 8/14/20 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • DANCECleveland’s Virtual Dance Festival a Soul-Nourishing Stand-In for Live Dance - 8/3/20 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Seattle Dance Collective announces innovative new works project for free online broadcast July 2-30, 2020 - 7/1/20 by Elizabeth Dougherty - PRESS RELEASES

  • ONLINE REVIEW: Anna Sokolow’s 'Rooms' Resonates Amid Pandemic - 6/30/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Nai-Ni Chen Named "Distinguished Service to the Field" Award Winner, 2020 Association of Teaching Artists Awards - 6/29/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • ONLINE REVIEW: Lost Martha Graham Solo Reimagined as Digital Collaborative Dance - 6/25/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • SATELLITE COLLECTIVE announces recipients of its 2020 SATELLITE FELLOWSHIPS - 6/22/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Verb Ballets Wades into the Uncertain Waters of Performing under Pandemic - 6/21/20 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Fostering Creativity and Equality Through Dance - 6/18/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Verb Ballets' 'Fresh Inventions' Program Goes Virtual - 6/16/20 by Jen Garlando - PRESS RELEASES

  • Grand Rapids Ballet’s 'Virtual Program II: An Evening with Penny Saunders' Shows the Beginnings of a Programming Way Forward - 6/15/20 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Dance/NYC Announces Recipients of First Round Coronavirus Dance Relief Fund for Dance Making Organizations - 6/10/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Weekly Meditation Variation for Healing and Peace a Prelude to Annual 9/11 Table of Silence Project - 6/1/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Denishawn Dream Program Deferred but Hopefully, Not Deterred - 6/1/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • New Bodiography Season and New Website Highlight Maria Caruso's Evolving Empire - 5/21/20 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Grand Rapids Ballet Pushes Forward with a New Virtual Program Series - 5/15/20 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • NAI-NI CHEN DANCE COMPANY presents Alone but Not Alone in Quarantine - 5/11/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • D.C.’s Chamber Dance Project Continues its Free Zoom Series: Julia Erickson, Breaking the Rules of Classical Ballet - May 12 - 5/11/20 by Marc Apter - PRESS RELEASES

  • Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and Dancing Wheels ZOOM into the classroom, bringing students with disabilities a new option to dance - 5/10/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • The Joyce Goes Digital: Interviews with Stephen Petronio and Irene Rodriguez - 5/6/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - INTERVIEWS

  • Dancing Wheels’ Swiss-Miss Celina Speck has sights set on being an Ambassador for Inclusivity in Dance - 5/1/20 by Steve Sucato - DANCER PROFILES

  • Month-long Digital Dance Festival 'Remotely Yours' begins May 4 - 5/1/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PREVIEWS

  • Don’t Mess with Rosie: How One Dancer Spearheaded the Effort to Save Radio City Music Hall - 4/28/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Works & Process at the Guggenheim Virtual Commissions Schedule Through May 18, 2020 - 4/26/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Northeast Ohio Dance Troupes Soldier On During The Global Pandemic - 4/24/20 by Steve Sucato - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • For Valentina Kozlova, Anniversaries Postponed But the Dance Goes On - 4/23/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - INTERVIEWS

  • Noche Flamenca’s “Antigona” in the Time of COVID-19: At Home with Soledad Barrio and Martín Santangelo - 4/20/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Ballet Hispánico Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic with B Unidos Series - 4/20/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - EXPLOREDANCE.COM FEATURES

  • Ballet Hispánico B Unidos Instagram Video Series Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration - 4/19/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Battery Dance TV Presents Dance Diplomacy with Jonathan, April 19 - 4/17/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Parallel Exit Presents an At-Home Edition of MOVE IT! Now Streaming - 4/5/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Battery Dance TV Launches on March 27, 2020 - 4/5/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • Remote Dance Learning: Notes in Motion Outreach Dance Theatre Dance Classes are STILL in Session - 4/5/20 by Michelle Tabnick - DANCE CLASSES

  • Caruso Wows in the Career-Defining ‘Metamorphosis’ - 4/4/20 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Caruso Wows in the Career-Defining ‘Metamorphosis’ - 4/4/20 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • ONLINE SCREENING PREMIERE of Amy’s Victory Dance, April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 4/2/20 by Helene Davis - SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Sol León and Paul Lightfoot say goodbye to Nederlands Dans Theater - 4/1/20 by Judith Vrancken - PRESS RELEASES

  • Ballet Hispánico Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration, Announces B Unidos Instagram Video Series In Response to COVID-19 Virus - 3/25/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • REVIEW: NDT 2 Shines in 'Standalone' - 3/14/20 by Helma Klooss - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • COMMENTARY: Nederlands Dans Theater 1 at 2020 Holland Dance Festival - 3/14/20 by Helma Klooss - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • POSTPONED: New Musical 'Dreaming Of 1975' and Benefit Event - 3/13/20 by Michelle Tabnick - PRESS RELEASES

  • POSTPONED: North Pointe Ballet Production Celebrates The ‘Why’ Of What They Do - 3/10/20 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Kozlova's Gala 40th Anniversary Celebration of defection from Soviet Union, March 19 - 3/5/20 by Audrey Ross - PRESS RELEASES

  • Martha Graham’s “Circe” is Beauty and the Beasts - 3/2/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PREVIEWS

  • In the Compagnie of Men: Hervé Koubi’s Barbarians a Theatrical Thrill - 2/29/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance – Premiere of "Tales of Hopper" - 2/25/20 by Robert Abrams - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Reflections on the passing of dance writer Tobi Tobias - 2/24/20 by Mindy Aloff - COMMENTARY

  • Compagnie Hervé KOUBI’s What the day owes to the night takes Audience on an Unforgettable Dance Journey - 2/20/20 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Che Malambo: Argentine Cowboys Dance til We Drop - 2/18/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Dance Kaleidoscope Sparkles in 'American Valentine' - 2/13/20 by Rita Kohn - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Ballet Legato’s Debut Production a Bold Take on a Familiar Storybook Character - 2/12/20 by Steve Sucato - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • Sharp and Fine Company's 'Just Ahead is Darkness' an Exploration of Life, Death and Memory - 2/12/20 by Joanna G. Harris - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • BALLETMET’S ‘ALICE’ TO BRING NEWNESS TO CARROLL’S FAMILIAR TALES - 2/11/20 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Verb Ballets' All-Female Choreographer Program Delivers Mixed Results - 2/8/20 by Steve Sucato - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Put on your boogie shoes and catch the fever – Saturday Night Fever, through March 29 - 2/6/20 by Patricia Rettig - PRESS RELEASES

  • Verb Ballets Program to Feature the Works of Female Choreographers - 2/5/20 by Steve Sucato - PREVIEWS

  • Learn about Costume Design at Chamber Dance Project's latest "Evening with an Artist," Feb. 11 - 2/5/20 by Marc Apter - PRESS RELEASES

  • Pam Young, Executive Director of DANCECleveland Announces Retirement - 2/3/20 by Sarah Hricko - PRESS RELEASES

  • Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Lenny Kravitz Rock the Love - 1/27/20 by Bonnie Rosenstock - PERFORMANCE REVIEWS

  • Musical “Come From Away” Delivers Humanity at its Finest - 1/26/20 by Rita Kohn - THEATER REVIEWS

  • 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

  • Indianapolis is your Valentine Weekend Dance Destination, Feb. 13-16 - 1/9/20 by Rita Kohn - PREVIEWS

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

  • MOVIE REVIEW: Cunningham, a film by Alla Kovgan - 1/6/20 by Joanna G. Harris - SPECIAL FOCUS

  • 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

  • Hamilton: An American Musical: When Hyperbole is not Hype - 12/13/19 by Rita Kohn - THEATER REVIEWS

  • 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

  • Music and Movement Arising From Bones of Re-Opened IU Eskenazi Museum of Art - 11/14/19 by Rita Kohn - SPECIAL FOCUS

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