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Touring, Dance, and Other Performance

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Debbie Allen Dance Academy Wins Nutcracker Prize

Martha Graham Dance Company to Christen Wallis Annenberg Center
The Martha Graham Company has designed a festive and historic inaugural program for the debut of The Wallis Annenberg Center in Beverly Hills that will be performed by the 19 world-class dancers of the Graham Company.

Actors' Equity Makes Statement After Latest 'Spider-Man' Injury
Once again, Actors' Equity is weighing in with official concern after another performance injury during 'Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark,' put dancer Daniel Curry in the hospital in serious condition on August 15, 2013.

Tony Winner (and 8-Time Nominee) to Choreograph Oscars
Famed choreographer Rob Ashford has been tapped to provide staging and choreography for the upcoming 85th telecast of the Academy Awards.

Atlanta Ballet Calls on Master Magician for 'Nutcracker' Effects
The Atlanta Ballet’s upcoming staging of ‘The Nutcracker’ in December 2012 will include a host of exciting tricks and special effects created especially for the production by Master Illusionist Drew Thomas (of "America’s Got Talent").

'Spring Awakening' National Tour's Music Director Gives Her 2 Cents
'Spring Awakening' National Tour's music director Kristen Lee Rosenfeld offers her advice and tips for surviving and thriving life on tour with a national show.

Winners Announced for the 'Bessie' (New York Dance and Performance) Awards
The 2011 Bessie Awards honored leaders in the New York dance community in an awards ceremony at the Apollo Theater on October 24, 2011. Here's a complete list of the winners and other honorees from the night's festivities.

The London Olympics Opening Ceremony: Theatre on the Grandest Scale
The London 2012 Ceremonies Team met several prodigious staging and production challenges to transform the Olympic Stadium into a series of historic, contemporary and modern settings that reflected the cultural changes and revolutions of British society, and which welcomed the world to the 2012 Olympic Games.

Dress as Peter Pan, and Meet Broadway Cast of 'Peter and the Starcatcher'
Broadway's Peter and the Starcatcher is offering a special treat to attendees of its 7 p.m. October 30, 2012 performance -- those who do so dressed in Peter Pan-inspired costumes will get the chance to meet the cast after the show, and pose for a group photo!

'Crossing Borders,' NEATA Returns July 31 – August 5, 2012
Celebrating the theme of 'Crossing Borders,' The NEATA theatre festival celebrating Nordic Theatre returns with workshops and festival events in Denmark from July 31 - August 5, 2012.

NY City Center "Fall for Dance" Festival Takes Place Oct. 27 - Nov. 6, 2011
The New York City Center Fall for Dance Festival takes flight for a ten-day period from October 27, through November 6, 2011. The Festival offers a truly international celebration of dance from a rich variety of companies, styles, and international artists, including some of the top names in the dance world, from The Alvin Ailey American Dance...

Touring Tips
Seven suggestions on how to survive working on tour during the holidays.

Directing the Music
An interview with New York City musical director, educator and composer Kristen Lee Rosenfeld about the life and work of the music director -- in the theatre and on tour.

On Pointe: Mary Helen Bowers on Ballet and “Black Swan”
Dancer and ballet trainer Mary Helen Bowers discusses her training of Natalie Portman for her Academy Award-winning role as a ballerina in the stylish Darren Aronofsky thriller Black Swan.

All the Pretty Horses: Normand Latourelle Talks About Staging 'Cavalia' -...
An interview with 'Cavalia' creator and Artistic Director Normand Latourelle about the creation, staging, production, and challenges of one of the world's largest and most unique traveling productions.

Staging the World of 'Cavalia'
A sumptuous visual treat that is neither a 'horse show' or a 'circus' but something indefinably in between, 'Cavalia' paints a world in which human and horse coexist harmoniously side by side. The show's staging challenges are prodigious, yet each performance flawlessly enables an audience to experience a blend of man and horse, and thrilling...

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