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  • Tango Legends Nito and Elba Garcia to Visit Philadelphia

    The Philadelphia Argentine Tango School hosts tango legend Nito Garcia, a star of the tango stage since the 1950s, with his wife and partner Elba Sottile de Garcia, from August 20-26. Nito Garcia learned tango the old-fashioned way, watching his […]

    Tango Legends Nito and Elba Garcia to Visit Philadelphia
  • FringeArts – Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents SUSPENDED – Raw, Brash, Erotic Physical Theater

    FringeArts’ Festival favorite since 1999, Brian Sanders’ JUNK,  presents SUSPENDED on September 5-8, 11-14, 17-20, 2014.  SUSPENDED is a raw, brash, erotic, extreme, electrifying performance that uses physical prowess and strong adult content to create a conflicted state of mind. […]

    FringeArts – Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents SUSPENDED – Raw, Brash, Erotic Physical Theater
  • FringeArts – BalletX Offers Up Four Free Performances

    BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet and Resident Dance Company of The Wilma Theater, is participating in the 2014 Neighborhood Fringe Festival with three solo performances at Bridgette Mayer Gallery and a free public performance at The Porch at 30th Street […]

    FringeArts – BalletX Offers Up Four Free Performances

Lew’s Danceland – Lew Whittington »

Lew’s Picks for FringeArts 2014

Lew’s Picks for FringeArts 2014

August 19, 2014 at 6:22 am

By Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Disclaimer - my main recommendation is don’t listen to anybody except your own taste and instincts. The subjective nature of...

Bryant’s Dance Medicine and Science – Janine Bryant »

What, When and How:  First Aid for Dancers

What, When and How: First Aid for Dancers

August 1, 2014 at 6:00 pm

photo credit:  dancevox.com by Janine Bryant for The Dance Journal A day in the life of a dancer can be intense and fast-paced. In the course of just one day, dancers can...

Behind The Lens – Bill Hebert »

"Waterbody" by Somanaut Dance (Becca Weber)

22nd InHale Series Performance

August 9, 2014 at 9:22 am

A look back at the 22nd performance of the InHale Series at the CHI Movement Arts Center. - All Photos by Bill Hebert

What Kat Saw – Kat Richter »

Footwerx

Footwerx

May 20, 2014 at 2:01 pm

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal My first review of Footwerx, written back in 2011, ended with the following line, “Who knows where they’ll be in another five years...

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...

Special Features »

Rethinking Dance Writing

Rethinking Dance Writing

August 7, 2014 at 4:33 pm

by Merilyn Jackson for The Dance Journal Many years ago, on a plane, I was talking to the men in my row when they asked what I did. I said I was a dance writer. “What the...

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FringeArts – RealLivePeople presents Would I Lie To You

FringeArts – RealLivePeople presents Would I Lie To You

August 17, 2014 at 6:39 am

Philadelphia-based contemporary dance company RealLivePeople (RLP) announces their newest show, Would I Lie To You, as part of the 2014 Neighborhood Fringe. Would I lie...

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

Dance Stories »

Politics Aside, Donetsk Ballerina to Teach at Wissahickon Dance Academy

Politics Aside, Donetsk Ballerina to Teach at Wissahickon Dance Academy

June 17, 2014 at 6:46 am

She’s taking a detour.  The airport in Donetsk is closed due to civil unrest as Russian and Ukrainian cultures clash.  The trains are to be shut down after June 14. ...

Dance On Film »

Afternoon Of A Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq Comes To The Ritz

Afternoon Of A Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq Comes To The Ritz

March 1, 2014 at 9:30 am

The release of the documentary film AFTERNOON OF A FAUN: TANAQUIL LE CLERCQ, about the legendary New York City Ballet dancer and muse to George Balanchine and Jerome Robbins,...

Student Author Program »

Spiel Uhr Fest 2014: Branching

Spiel Uhr Fest 2014: Branching

April 19, 2014 at 10:05 am

Photo of Califia and the Trespassers at Group Motion’s Spiel Uhr Photo by Alan DiBerio. by Mackenzie Holmes for The Dance Journal As night approaches on one of the...

Partner Publication – FringeArts »

Dancing through Diasporas: Interview with Shaily Dadiala of Usiloquy Dance Designs

Dancing through Diasporas: Interview with Shaily Dadiala of Usiloquy Dance Designs

July 14, 2014 at 9:50 am

“Moving to the United States changed everything.” Shaily Dadiala, artistic director of Usiloquy Dance Designs, has been dancing Bharatanatyam, a classical Indian dance...

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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