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  • Our Annual Holiday Guide to Dance

    With its unforgettable music, enchanting story and the vivid imagery, “The Nutcracker” has become synonymous with the holiday season. It is a classic tradition that has weathered the test of time, captivating audiences’ hearts and minds for generations. Philadelphia offers […]

    Our Annual Holiday Guide to Dance

What’s Happening In Philly Dance »

Hip Hop and Butoh Collide When Philly Legend Rennie Harris Returns To Painted Bride With Michael Sakamoto

Hip Hop and Butoh Collide When Philly Legend Rennie Harris Returns To Painted Bride With Michael Sakamoto

November 21, 2014 at 11:49 am

Photo by Janelle Weatherford “This is the performance I’ve been waiting my whole career to do”, says choreographer Michael Sakamoto. On December 12th...

Lew’s Danceland – Lew Whittington »

Choreographic minds & bodies meet in a Flash

Choreographic minds & bodies meet in a Flash

December 9, 2014 at 4:06 pm

by Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal Philadelphia choreographer Rennie Harris isn’t onstage much anymore, but he never officially retired from performing- he just was...

Behind The Lens – Bill Hebert »

BalletX Fall Series

BalletX Fall Series

November 21, 2014 at 9:08 am

When I shoot BalletX I try to grab the more traditional shots but also try to grab my shots. I’ll try for that different angle and look to give an intimate look inside...

What Kat Saw – Kat Richter »

Review – Brian Sanders’ JUNK 1.1 Holiday Revue Special

Review – Brian Sanders’ JUNK 1.1 Holiday Revue Special

December 21, 2014 at 7:13 pm

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Photo by Ted Lieverman Between PA Ballet’s The Nutcracker and Walnut Street Theater’s Mary Poppins, there’s no shortage...

  • Review: BalletX Fall Series 2014
    Review: BalletX Fall Series 2014

    by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal As BalletX enters its ninth season, it’s easy to see why the contemporary...

    November 20, 2014 at 9:27 am
  • Philadelphia Needs to Talk Tap
    Philadelphia Needs to Talk Tap

    by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Philadelphia tap dancer Corinne Karon is a woman on a mission.  She is the...

    November 15, 2014 at 8:30 am
  • Review – ETC Performance Series
    Review – ETC Performance Series

    by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal photos by Bill Hebert For the past eight years, the ETC. Performance Series,...

    November 3, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Bryant’s Dance Medicine and Science – Janine Bryant »

Tap Talk:  Training, Warm Up and Injury Prevention

Tap Talk: Training, Warm Up and Injury Prevention

November 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm

      by Janine Bryant for The Dance Journal photo: thedancersshop.com Tap Dance is unique, percussive, rhythmic and entertaining! Tap dancers are incredibly...

Gregory King – Dance on a Thin Line »

Hip-Hopping to Tchaikovsky

Hip-Hopping to Tchaikovsky

December 8, 2014 at 4:02 pm

By Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, Swarthmore College for The Dance Journal Photo by Robert Smee | Dancers: Kristin Edwards and  Eric Churn What does...

Chrysta’s Reflections »

The Blind Faith Project presents Humanimals at Play

The Blind Faith Project presents Humanimals at Play

October 15, 2014 at 12:58 pm

by Chrysta Brown for The Dance Journal A peacock, a student, an exotic frog, a realtor, dancing monkeys, and dancing professionals. What do all of these beings have in common?...

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...

Special Features »

Editorial: Nutcracker Fail

Editorial: Nutcracker Fail

December 3, 2014 at 9:14 am

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal There’s a reason nearly every ballet company in America mounts a production of the Nutcracker for the holiday season – it pays...

Philadelphia Dance Photo Project »

1st Philadelphia Dance Photo Expo

1st Philadelphia Dance Photo Expo

October 23, 2014 at 10:12 am

Dancer: Jessica Daley @ FDR Skate Park Philadelphia has not only an abundance of talented dancers and performance artists, but also a dedicated group of photographers, who...

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...

Action, Advocacy & Creative Economy »

Mayor Nutter Opens Applications For Performances In Public Spaces

Mayor Nutter Opens Applications For Performances In Public Spaces

October 29, 2014 at 8:10 am

Mayor Michael A. Nutter and the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) announced that the City is accepting applications for Performances in Public Spaces...

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