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Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and Leah Stein Dance Company to present TURBINE

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and Leah Stein Dance Company to present TURBINE

June 15, 2015 at 7:05 am

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia  received an award of $216,000 from The William Penn Foundation for the TURBINE project. The large-scale, site-responsive choral work, will...

Lew’s Danceland – Lew Whittington »

Come Together Dance Festival 2015 Convenes

Come Together Dance Festival 2015 Convenes

July 25, 2015 at 3:36 pm

photo credit Frank Bicking | Brian Sanders’ JUNK By Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal The diversity of the sold-out audience buzzing in the lobby the Suzanne...

Gregory King – Dance on a Thin Line »

Supper, People on the Move: A Topic Tackled With Great Success

Supper, People on the Move: A Topic Tackled With Great Success

June 27, 2015 at 11:17 pm

photo by Bill Hebert by Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College for The Dance Journal On concrete walls hung pictures from an exhibition...

Behind The Lens – Bill Hebert »

Supper with Cardell Dance Theater

Supper with Cardell Dance Theater

June 26, 2015 at 10:48 am

“Supper, People on The Move” as described by Choreographer Silvana Cardell is “About mobility and decisions moving you: an action starts with a clear intention...

What Kat Saw – Kat Richter »

Preview: Koresh Come Together Festival

Preview: Koresh Come Together Festival

July 15, 2015 at 7:10 pm

Koresh Dance Company by Frank Bicking by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal It’s Wednesday, just after noon. Roni Koresh sits on a chair in a corner of the Rittenhouse...

Bryant’s Dance Medicine and Science – Janine Bryant »

Imagery in Dance– Using the Mental ‘Zone’ to Visualize, Optimize and Maximize

Imagery in Dance– Using the Mental ‘Zone’ to Visualize, Optimize and Maximize

July 1, 2015 at 3:50 pm

by Janine Bryant for The Dance Journal Movement artists and athletes alike report entering a place in their minds, sometimes referred to as ‘the zone’, during creative...

Chrysta’s Reflections »

Photo from Kim Brandt

Review: Kim Brandt’s Silhouette

July 11, 2015 at 10:38 am

by Chrysta Brown for The Dance Journal Like most performing arts supporters, I am used to walking into a theater knowing what to expect.  This is a story about a princess...

Jane Fries »

Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion: Blurring the Border Between Music and Dance

Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion: Blurring the Border Between Music and Dance

June 10, 2015 at 3:06 pm

Photo credit:  Herman Sorgeloos by Jane Fries for The Dance Journal Considering the fact that Jonathan Burrows is a choreographer and Matteo Fargion is a composer, it is...

Special Features »

NEWS: Temple U Dept. of Dance awards Jennifer Weber the 2015 Reflection/Response Commission

NEWS: Temple U Dept. of Dance awards Jennifer Weber the 2015 Reflection/Response Commission

May 5, 2015 at 3:19 pm

The Temple University Department of Dance announced that their third choreographic commission under the Reflection:Response speaker and performance series has been awarded...

  • Review of Mamela Nyamza’s The Meal
    Review of Mamela Nyamza’s The Meal

    by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal I have wrestled with whether to publish this review as it does not directly...

    April 23, 2015 at 12:13 pm
  • Photo Review – Three Aksha – Vibhava
    Photo Review – Three Aksha – Vibhava

    by Juan Irizarry for The Dance Journal Master Bharatanatyam artist Professor C. V. Chandrasekhar is one of India’s...

    March 17, 2015 at 7:37 am
  • Editorial: Nutcracker Fail
    Editorial: Nutcracker Fail

    by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal There’s a reason nearly every ballet company in America mounts a production...

    December 3, 2014 at 9:14 am

Partner Publication – FringeArts »

Supper, People on the Move: The Physicality of Migration

Supper, People on the Move: The Physicality of Migration

June 15, 2015 at 3:08 pm

Supper, People on the Move reveals the traces of migration on the body. For the show, choreographer, Silvana Cardell and her dancers have been exploring the layered and...

By Merilyn Jackson »

Merilyn Jackson’s FringeArts Picks

Merilyn Jackson’s FringeArts Picks

September 1, 2014 at 8:28 pm

By Merilyn Jackson For The Dance Journal The FringeArts curated dance seems to be going for quality over quantity with some big ticket choreographers this year: Pennsylvania...

Dance On Film »

Ivan the Terrible Performed by the Bolshoi Ballet comes to Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Ivan the Terrible Performed by the Bolshoi Ballet comes to Bryn Mawr Film Institute

April 8, 2015 at 7:40 pm

Ivan the Terrible comes to the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, 824 W. Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr,  for one date only, Sunday, May 17th at 1:00pm.  Performed on film by the...

Action, Advocacy & Creative Economy »

Your help is needed to preserve Grants to the Arts

Your help is needed to preserve Grants to the Arts

July 6, 2015 at 3:49 pm

Governor Tom Wolf vetoed the budget bill presented to him by the General Assembly. This is the first time in 40 years that a budget bill was vetoed completely.  Gov. Wolf...

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