September dance calendar
CHARMAINE PATRICIA WARREN | 4/12/2011, 5:23 p.m.
Begin the dance year with two not-to-be-missed annual festivals: the very innovative and daring Dance NOW [NYC] Festival, September 8-12, and the very popular, very appealing and very reasonable (all tickets are $10!) Fall for Dance Festival, September 22-October 3.
Fall for Dance features 20 companies with 14 debuts in six programs over 10 evenings. Among the many artists featured are Savion Glover & The Otherz, Tangueros del Sur, DanceBrazil and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. For more information, call (212) 247-0430 or visit ww.NYCityCenter.org. For their 15th anniversary, The DanceNOW [NYC] Festival presents more than 50 choreographers at DTW, Fourth Arts Block Street Festival and Joe's Pub, including PARADIGM, Geraldcaseldance, Kyle Abraham I Abraham. In. Motion, Sidra Bell Dance, Leichter & Black, Jamal Jackson Dance Company, Urban Dance Collective and Malcom Low. For more information, call (212) 924-0077 or visit www.dtw.org.
ALSO THIS MONTH
September 10--The American Dance Guild honors living legend Donald McKayle with performances of his works and reception. Also honored is Erick Hawkins. For more information, call (212) 868-4444 or visit www.smarttix.com.
September 15-19--DTW presents Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People in "Last Meadow," "a dream-like visit into an America in a state of collapse." For more information, call (212) 924-0077 or visit www.dtw.org.
September 15-26--at BAM, choreographer Akram Khan with actress Juliette Binoche in "In-I,"described as "A meditation on love, [with] text and movement." For more information, call (718) 636-4100 or visit www.bam.org.
September 17-27--in Montclair, New Jersey, at The Kasser, see the American premiere of Jerome Savary's "Looking for Josephine," billed as "a wildly over-the-top, splashy revue tribute to the glamorous Afro-American song and dance goddess Josephine Baker, who fled to Paris in 1924 for the fame and fortune." For more information, call (973) 655-5112 or visit www.peakperfs.org.
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