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Underground DanceWorks continues after its artistic director steps down

Underground DanceWorks continues after its artistic director steps down

September 23, 2014 at 9:55 am

After fifteen years of performances, Charles Tyson, Jr. has stepped down as artistic director of Underground DanceWorks (UDW). This occurred while the company was in the...

Lew’s Danceland – Lew Whittington »

Honoring A Memory & Celebrating A Community – BHPhotos Choreography Showcase V

Honoring A Memory & Celebrating A Community – BHPhotos Choreography Showcase V

September 24, 2014 at 6:53 am

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Philadelphia Dance photographer Bill Hebert was a business major at Temple University headed for the corporate world, but he veered...

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...

Bryant’s Dance Medicine and Science – Janine Bryant »

Balancing the Imbalances – Muscles, Memory and Motion

Balancing the Imbalances – Muscles, Memory and Motion

September 30, 2014 at 8:35 pm

  photo: pilatespatio.BlogSpot.com by Janine Bryant for The Dance Journal It’s an important relationship – the one that exists between your agonists (the...

Behind The Lens – Bill Hebert »

In Rehearsal with Putty Dance Project at the CEC

In Rehearsal with Putty Dance Project at the CEC

August 30, 2014 at 7:34 pm

Some pics from the open rehearsal showing by the Putty Dance Project as they prepare for their show “Going, Wanting” coming this October to the CEC (Community...

Gregory King – Dance on a Thin Line »

Eleone Dance Company – Appetizer, Main Course, Or Dessert?

Eleone Dance Company – Appetizer, Main Course, Or Dessert?

September 21, 2014 at 5:38 pm

Artistic Director, Shawn-Lamere Williams and Eleone Dance Company Photo Credit: Courtesy of Eleone Dance Company By Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, Swarthmore...

Special Features »

World Ballet Day Philly Style

World Ballet Day Philly Style

October 1, 2014 at 8:16 am

by Brian Mengini for The Dance Journal In a global first, World Ballet Day will show live, behind-the-scenes action from the rehearsal studios of five world-class ballet companies...

Chrysta’s Reflections »

Meet Swarthmore college’s Newest Dance Professor, Gregory King

Meet Swarthmore college’s Newest Dance Professor, Gregory King

June 28, 2014 at 5:40 am

by Chrysta Brown for The Dance Journal We’re at a restaurant in center city on the first day of summer. The warm temperatures feel foreign after the cold’s overstayed...

Philadelphia Dance Photo Project »

Featuring Viktoriya – A Philly Latin and Ballroom Dancer

Featuring Viktoriya – A Philly Latin and Ballroom Dancer

August 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm

by Juan Irizarry, Philadelphia Dance Photo Project Recently had the opportunity to work with Viktoriya Tverskaya a young dancer from the Philadelphia region. Besides her...

  • Dancing Aboard The SS United States
    Dancing Aboard The SS United States

    A little more than a year ago after completing a photo-shoot with her at 30th Street Station, Sara Lonngren...

    July 22, 2014 at 7:39 am
  • Dance Del Bello Delivers Beautiful Summer Performance
    Dance Del Bello Delivers Beautiful Summer Performance

    by Juan C. Irizarry for The Dance Journal This past June 14 , Dance Del Bello a local company under the artistic...

    June 24, 2014 at 8:52 pm
  • Spring Blooms
    Spring Blooms

    After a cold  and protracted winter it is good to emerge into days of warmth and beautiful color. Recently we...

    April 20, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Partner Publication – FringeArts »

Lovertits: Interview with Neighborhood Fringe artist Annie Wilson

Lovertits: Interview with Neighborhood Fringe artist Annie Wilson

September 17, 2014 at 8:39 am

“Multiple climaxes, drifting off, getting exciting again, plateau-ing out, calming down, another climax, some snuggling.” In a performance she describes as a “burlesque-postmodern-dance-theater-bad-improv,”...

Dance On Film »

Fall Dance Film Line Up at The Bryn Mawr Film Institute features the Bolshoi Ballet

Fall Dance Film Line Up at The Bryn Mawr Film Institute features the Bolshoi Ballet

September 3, 2014 at 3:58 pm

The Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI), located at 824 W. Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr, PA is offering three films featuring the Bolshoi Ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow...

Dance Stories »

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers to Perform in Second Annual International Peace Day Concert

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers to Perform in Second Annual International Peace Day Concert

September 8, 2014 at 12:20 pm

Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) student dancers will perform in the Second Annual International Peace Day Concert on Saturday, September 20, 7 p.m. at Verizon Hall, Kimmel...

Blast From The Past »

1989 – Rhythm On Wheels with Master J

1989 – Rhythm On Wheels with Master J

December 1, 2013 at 12:46 pm

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Before I ever started PhiladelphiaDANCE.org, my involvement with the dance community began in the mid-1970′s when as a student at University...

Action, Advocacy & Creative Economy »

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announces the appointment of Helen Haynes as Chief Cultural Officer

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announces the appointment of Helen Haynes as Chief Cultural Officer

May 14, 2014 at 12:18 pm

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced the appointment of Helen Haynes, the current Director of Cultural Affairs at Montgomery County Community College, as Chief Cultural Officer...

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