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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
June 14 – 18, 2017
Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater

Artistic Director Robert Battle announces a variety of exciting happenings in connection with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Lincoln Center season at the David H. Koch Theater June 14 – 18. In addition to three diverse programs featuring recent favorites and the company premiere of Battle’s Mass, the season will include an array of uplifting activities for all ages, the return of acclaimed dancer Clifton Brown, and a special Ailey Spirit Gala performance of Moonlight x Ailey.

The engagement opens on Wednesday, June 14 with a FREE Jazz Dance Class on the Josie Robertson Plaza at 6pm. Ailey Extension instructor Jeffrey Bynum will teach a heart-pumping outdoor class for all ages and levels, sure to get participants excited for the jazz-infused Musical Inspirations performance at 7:30pm (see page 2 for programming details). This public event also kicks off NYC Dance Week (June 15 – 24), a citywide celebration during which Ailey Extension will offer three FREE dance and fitness classes each day for new students.

Tickets starting at $25 are on sale now

Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater | 20 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY (Columbus Avenue at 63rd Street)
(212) 496-0600 /


BalaSole Dance Company with guest Miki Orihara
June 2 & 3 at 8 PM
BAM Fisher Theater

Roberto Villanueva presents his BalaSole Dance Company joined by special guest Miki Orihara, former principal dnacer with the Martha Graham Dance Company. The program will also feature 8 solo dancers showing varying themes, artistic voices, and dance styles. BalaSole was created to provide an opportunity to dance artists of all ages, shapes, sizes, backgrounds, and artistic expressions. BalaSole will appear on the second half of a split bill program that opens with Marie-Christine Giordano Dance.

Tickets: $25; $22 for seniors/students
Reservations: 347.328.7010

BAM Fisher Theater (Fishman Space) | 321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn NY 11217

Dancers Responding to AIDS Announces
First Performers for Fire Island Dance Festival
Includes Choreography by Lorin Latarro, Pontus Lidberg, Caleb Teicher, Manuel Vignoulle & More
July 14-16, 2017, in
Fire Island Pines, NY

Produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

This summer’s Fire Island Dance Festival will feature the premieres of three works and the return of several companies that have become festival favorites as the highly anticipated charitable and cultural event arrives July 14-16, to Fire Island Pines. Produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Fire Island Dance Festival (#fidance) will bring acclaimed dance from around the world to a picturesque waterfront stage on the Great South Bay. Among the mix of emerging and established dance companies to be featured are
● Caleb Teicher & Company, performing “Meet Ella,” an energetic and spirited swing piece featuring two male dancers and set to classic live recordings of Ella Fitzgerald.
● EVIDENCE, A Dance Company, premiering a piece that fuses African dance with contemporary choreography and storytelling.
● Peridance Contemporary Dance Company, sharing an elegant and evocative excerpt of “Dia-Mono-Logues,” which explores the ways people subconsciously project their prejudices and preconceived notions onto others.
● Pontus Lidberg Dance, premiers a work about heartbreak in an intimate relationship told through contemporary ballet.

Also, Broadway choreographer Lorin Latarro (Waitress) will present a piece that reflects on love and the challenges gay men and women have faced across different time periods. And choreographer Manuel Vignoulle returns to the festival with the premiere of “Tatakai,” which merges traditional Japanese fighting principles with exquisite ballet and features six men from American Ballet Theatre, including soloist Alexandre Hammoudi. Additional performers will be announced later.

Monica Bill Barnes & Company will kick-off Fire Island Dance Festival at the Friday night Leadership Event at Whyte Hall, reserved exclusively for Leadership Supporters. Leadership Supporters also enjoy tickets to the highly coveted sunset performance on Saturday or the best seats in the house at the 5 pm performances on Saturday or Sunday, along with prominent recognition in the harbor and throughout the Pines.

The incomparable weekend of dance continues with three Fire Island Dance Festival performances: the opening performance on Saturday, July 15, at 5 pm (cocktails starting at 4 pm); the sunset performance on Saturday, July 15, at 7 pm (cocktails following); and the closing performance on Sunday, July 16 at 5 pm (cocktails following).

Leadership tickets start at $350. Individual tickets for the 5 pm performances are $150. A hassle-free daytrip package features round-trip luxury transportation from New York City, a champagne luncheon and tickets to the 5 pm performance on Sunday, July 16. A Sunday VIP option, which includes the champagne luncheon and tickets to the Sunday show, is also available. The daytrip package is $275; the Sunday VIP option is $225.

Tickets for Fire Island Dance Festival are on sale at or by phone at 212.840.0770, ext. 229 and on weekends in the Fire Island Pines harbor. Fire Island Dance Festival is generously sponsored by The New York Times, United Airlines, DIRECTV, Sayville Ferry and Tony’s Barge, Inc.
Dancers Responding to AIDS relies on the extraordinary compassion and efforts of the performing arts community to fund a safety net of social services for those in need. As a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, DRA supports the essential programs of The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative and The Dancers' Resource, as well as more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.

For more information, please visit Dancers Responding to AIDS at, on Facebook at, on Instagram at, on Twitter at, and on YouTube at

The Pines

Doug Varone and Dancers
Summer Workshop 2017
June 4 - 23, 2017
Purchase College

New York City's famed Doug Varone and Dancers will offer Summer Workshop 2017, an immersive, three-week workshop for pre-professional
and professional dancers, at Purchase College.

"The 2017 Summer Workshop marks our 18th year of teaching and sharing our work and process," said Doug Varone, artistic director of Doug Varone and Dancers. "I've always seen this intensive as a way of channeling the philosophy of the dances we create into a shared experience. For three weeks, we'll live together, work together, create together, and grow together. The Company builds a safe haven that allows you to challenge yourself in both mind and body and explore the individual qualities that we each possess as artists. I am confident that the personal teaching approach of the Company will leave you with new ideas, new answers and new questions about why we all do what we do: DANCE."

The workshop includes:

Pilates/Morning Warm Up (optional): This class consists of a series of mat exercises developed by Joseph Pilates in combination with somatic and rehabilitation exercises that strengthen the body's core muscles and connect the mind and body. This class will prepare participants for a full day of dancing. Taught by former company member Stephanie Liapis.

Modern Technique: This highly technical, movement-based class investigates the line of human movement and how it can affect the broader strokes of our dancing. Through the expansive use of the back and limbs, Varone's style will be explored through an emphasis on breath, strength, dynamic lyricism and musicality.

Phrase Work: This class investigates individual phrases created on the spot as well as phrases from Company repertory. Students will focus on quick assimilation and exploration of movement in terms of quality and musicality.

Ballet: This class encourages the individual dancer to be their whole self within the material, and to nurture and expand the form's technical and expressive parameters from barre work to flight while exploring the ever shifting balance between rigor and ease. Each student will take ballet in the afternoon for half of the three weeks. Taught by Megan Williams.

Improvisation: The class will provide an opportunity for students to hone in on their individuality, creativity, and ability to make choices in the moment. Each student will take improvisation in the afternoon for half of the three weeks. Taught by former company member, Keith Johnson.

Each student will also choose one elective class from the list below for the entirety of the three weeks.

For Information:

Purchase College State University of New York

Third Annual
Modern Dance Festival
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7pm
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 7pm
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7pm
Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater

Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre and The West Side YMCA Community Arts Department present the third annual FOOTPRINTS: A Modern Dance Festival, May 18-20, 2017 at 7 PM, at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 5 West 63rd St.

This annual dance festival celebrates innovative works of contemporary dance from diverse new and established voices in NYC dance.

FOOTPRINTS 2017 will feature the following works:
Grimm | Choreography by Danielle Kipnis, Nazmo Dance Collective
In Transit | Choreography by Ashley McQueen, Smashworks Dance Collective
Movers | Choreography by Megan Paradowski & Lil Arnonff, The Mill
Looking Glass | Choreography by Caitlin Parish
Infinite Reflection | Choreography by Cecly Placneti, Six Degrees Dance
Refuge | Choreography by Amanda Selwyn, Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre
The Rise of Otherness | Choreography by Elizabeth Shea, Elizabeth Shea Dance
The Empowered Women | Choreography by Alana Urda, Amalgamate Dance Company

Performances will take place Thursday, May 18, 2017 through Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7 PM in the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 5 West 63rd St, NY, 10023. There will be a reception following the Saturday night performance. Tickets are priced at $17 for general public and $12 for Student/Child and YMCA NYC Members. To purchase tickets, visit

Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater | 5 West 63rd St.

Janis Brenner & Dancers
New York Season
featuring 2 New York Premieres
Thursday, June 1 - Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 8pm
Gibney Center

Janis Brenner & Dancers presents its New York Season from Thursday, June 1 - Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 8pm at Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center, 280 Broadway (entrance at 53A Chambers Street), NYC.

The company premieres Once You Are Not A Stranger, created in collaboration with Bosnian-born, electro-acoustic composer Svjetlana Bukvich, Slovenian-born installation artist Eva Petric, lighting designer Mitchell Bogard, and costume designer Sue Julien. This interdisciplinary work looks at the ideas of empathy and "otherness" in a multicultural, multi-ethnic, and multi-religious world and uses the dance company as a microcosm of this world. Video projections are embedded in the center of an elaborate set-piece, playing a personal and imagistic role in the work. Performed with live music, including Ms. Brenner on vocals and Ms. Bukvich on keyboards. This work has been made possible by a commissioning grant from the O'Donnell-Green Music and Dance Foundation.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and are available at 646-837-6809 or

Gibney Dance: Agnes Varis Performing Arts Center | 280 Broadway
Entrance at 53A Chambers Street), NYC.


Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance
Presents the New York Premiere of
Book of Clouds
June 7-10, 2017
Baryshnikov Arts Center, John Cage
and Merce Cunningham Studio, 450 W. 37th Street (near Tenth Avenue)

Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance presents Book of Clouds, a collaborative performance-installation contemplating the sublime sky, June 7 - 10, 2017 at Baryshnikov Arts Center, John Cage and Merce Cunningham Studio, 450 W. 37th Street (near Tenth Avenue), NYC. Performances: Wed-Fri at 7:30pm, with a free family workshop on Sat at 2pm and a performance-installation from 3-9pm. Tickets start at $10 and are available at 1-800-838-3006 or

Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30pm: A stellar benefit event including a revival of Time Lapse Dance's Ice Cycle, which transports the Arctic ice-scape to the stage, followed by a champagne sunset reception and the first New York iteration of Book of Clouds.

Tickets: $65 General | $30 Artist Rate | $100 Patron (includes $35 tax-deductible contribution)

Thursday, June 8 at 7:30pm: This evening begins with a panel discussion with climate scientists and communicators on the complex interactions between clouds and climate change which will be followed by a performance of Book of Clouds.

Friday, June 9 at 7:30pm: Performance ofBook of Clouds followed by a twilight artist talkback.

Saturday, June 10 at 2pm: Free Family Workshop
Join Time Lapse Dance for a cloud dance workshop. The program is designed for children (ages 5-11) partnered by one parent/caregiver. Adults and children will move together. Capacity limited - advance registration recommended.

Saturday, June 10 beginning at 3pm: Book of Clouds Durational Installation
This extended installation-performance will occur from 3pm-9pm, and attendees are welcome to arrive and experience the work at their own pace. Entry to the installation is $10, and all tickets will be sold the same day. Re-entry for patrons who leave and return within the six hour period will be subject to venue capacity.

konverjdans: Studio Showing
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017. 7:30pm-9:00pm
Mark Morris Dance Center (4th Floor)

Join us for a special evening of dance, music, art, and wine and beer on a terrace in Brooklyn! konverjdans, an emerging contemporary ballet company in New York City, will host a studio showing at 8:00pm - with a wine-and-beer reception on the terrace at 7:30pm - on the 4th Floor of the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, NY. Hosted by co-artistic directors/dancers Tiffany Mangulabnan, Jordan Miller, and Amy Saunder, the showing will feature new work by all-women choreographers (including a new creation by BalletX dancer Caili Quan) and live music to accompany all of the ballets - original songs by singer/songwriter Megg Farrell, original compositions by percussionist/composer Max Kanowitz, and solo guitar renditions of Ernesto Nazareth's music by classical guitarist Julia Egan. Also joining the konverjdans troupe is dancer Charles McCall, formerly of Pacific Northwest Ballet and Royal New Zealand Ballet.

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$10 Suggested Donation at the Door
Please RSVP at or email us at

Mark Morris Dance Center | 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Legacy 36 Celebrates The Stars
A Line of Former Rockettes with Radio City Stars.
Saturday June 3 at 6 PM
Miller Theater

Former Rockette Mary Six Rupert announces the fifth annual Legacy 36 performance, featuring The Legacy Dancers, a line of former Rockettes, along with stars who have appeared at Radio City Music Hall: Maurice Hines, Sandy Duncan, Don Correia, and Rosemary Novellino-Mearns. Audiences will be treated to specialty dances that range from a Can Can to tap dancing sailors. The evening is a celebration of the history of the Rockettes and the art of precision dance.

Tickets: $30; $15 for students and children

Miller Theater at Columbia University | 2960 Broadway, at 116th Street

New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival
June 19-25 – multiple events each day
Abrons Arts Center

The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF)
2017 will take place June 19 through 25, with multiple events each day, at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street in Manhattan

NYCEMF 2017 will showcase electroacoustic music and video art from around the world. The festival will include presentations of surround-sound music in up to sixteen channels, works involving new and customized electronic music instruments, works combining musical instruments and voices with electronic sounds, video and multimedia works, and audio and video installations.

More than 200 composers from Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia will be presented, representing the full international range of electroacoustic music, including works by Americans David Taddie, Mikel Kuehn, Brian Belet, Mark Phillips, Stephen David Beck, Christopher Hopkins, Jeffrey Stolet, Mari Simoni, Mark Ainger and Eric Chasalow, and from outside the U.S., Joao Pedro Oliveira, Tom Williams, Clemens von Reusner, Gerald Eckert, Kari Vakeva, Ragnar Grippe, Gustavo Adolfo Delgado and Giorgio Nottoli.

Performers will include C4 Choral Ensemble, Brian Mountford, conductor, Patti Cudd, percussionist, Keith Kirchoff, piano, Joan Marti-Frasquier, baritone saxophone, Esther Lamneck, clarinet and tarogato and Madeleine Shapiro, cellist.

Video artists presented will include Wilfried Jentzsch, Nancy Bogen, Sylvia Pengilly, Mark Zaki, Michael Rhoades and Jeffrey Hass.

See a complete list of programs at Tickets for the 2017 New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival events at Abrons Arts Center are $20 ($15 students and seniors) per concert, and $35 ($30 students and seniors) for a day pass (all concerts on one day), available at 212-352-3101 or A festival pass for all concerts is $180. For more information call Abrons Arts Center at 212-598-0400.

For public transit information, visit
All NYCEMF concerts are ADA accessible.

Abrons Arts Center | 466 Grand Street in New York, NY

Parsons Dance 2017 New York Season
Dates: 15 dates found on Parsons website
Starting May 16, 2017 ending May 28, 2017.
Joyce Theater

Ticket Price: $10.00-$60.00
Event phone: 212-869-9275
Event email:

Event URL/ Ticket URL:

Joyce Theater | 175 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10011

2017 New York Season
Fire in the Sky – WORLD PREMIERE Pascal Rioult’s homage to “Deep Purple” 70s rock erupts in pulsating new performance
Te Deum – A CLASSIC RE-IMAGINED Re-staging of 1995 classic dance for a new generation
Wednesday, May 31 at 7:30pm
Thursday, June 1 at 8pm
Friday, June 2 at 8pm
Saturday, June 3 at 2pm and 8pm
Sunday, June 4 at 2pm and 7:30pm
The Joyce Theater

Pascal Rioult’s renowned dance company, RIOULT Dance NY, the American modern dance company with a European sensibility, announces its 2017 season at The Joyce Theater, May 31 – June 4. This year, Rioult unveils two groundbreaking dances: the world premiere of Fire in the Sky and a re-staging of the classic Te Deum.

“The new work [Fire in the Sky], my first rock and roll piece, is set to the music of Deep Purple. This is the music that I danced to in the 70s in clubs, music that I really loved. The journey to becoming a professional dancer and choreographer and artistic director really started in those clubs.” – Pascal Rioult on Fire in the Sky. Watch full video here.

Fire in the Sky is a life’s work in dance. A nostalgic homage to the whimsy of youth, Fire in the Sky recalls a life lived in constant motion. Set to Deep Purple’s dynamic songs “Smoke on the Water” (1973), “Child in Time,” (1970), “Lazy,” (1972), and “Highway Star” (1972), the new performance captures the spirit of an artist fully realizing his craft.

Shortly after the premiere of Te Deum in 1996, Rioult told the Los Angeles Times, “It’s a piece I feel in a way I’ll be working on my whole life.” Now, one of his most acclaimed pieces is performed for the first time by a dancer other than Rioult himself. Set to Arvo Pa¨rt’s score of the same name, Te Deum is resurrected in a new re-staging, elegiacally evoking forms from the Crucifixion in a mysterious, spiritually charged performance. Richly saturated with the religious atmosphere of Rioult’s home city Caen, Te Deum was originally choreographed in 1995 when Rioult was transitioning from dancer to choreographer. Now, he revisits the piece through the lens of a more mature artist.

Ticket Information
Tickets start at $10
Call 212-242-0800
All other tickets can be purchased at

The Joyce Theater | 175 Eighth Avenue at 19th Street, NYC


Works & Process at the Guggenheim
Announces the World Premiere of
Works & Process Rotunda Project: Daniil Simkin
Falls the Shadow withchoreography by Alejandro Cerrudo
September 4 & 5, 2017 at 8pm and 9:30pm
The Guggenheim Museum

Spearheaded by American Ballet Theatre principal Daniil Simkin, with new choreography by Alejandro Cerrudo, and projection design by
Dmitrij Simkin, Falls the Shadow is a new 30-minute work made in and for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum rotunda. It will feature dancers Daniil Simkin, ABT soloist Cassandra Trenary and Hubbard Street dancers
Andrew Murdock and Ana Lopez.

In "real-time," their movements will be captured by motion sensors, generating 3-D mapped visuals that will be projected onto the surface of the rotunda to create an immersive experience that meshes technology, music, visuals, fashion, and dance.

In 2017, Works & Process, the performing arts series at the Guggenheim, launched a new initiative, commissioning site-specific residencies and performances for the iconic Guggenheim Museum rotunda. Falls the Shadow will be the second Works & Process Rotunda Project and will be the culmination of rotunda residencies spanning five-weeks.

This 30-minute performance will be viewed from the ramps and requires audience members to stand for the duration of the program. Limited seating with diminished views available on the rotunda floor.

WorldStage is the technology partner for Falls the Shadow.

$40, $35 Guggenheim Members and Friends of Works & Process
Box Office (212) 423-3575 or
May 31 - Priority Ticketing for $500+ Friends of Works & Process
June 7 - General Ticketing

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Rotunda | 1071 Fifth Avenue, New York

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