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Philadelphia Dance Day – One day. One city. Tons of free dance workshops.

Philadelphia Dance Day – One day. One city. Tons of free dance workshops.

June 21, 2016 at 10:18 am

Philadelphia Dance Day is back and bigger than ever! In celebration of the seventh-annual nonprofit festival, several local dance companies have teamed up to offer a Saturday...

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Review: Leah Stein’s Bellows Falls

Review: Leah Stein’s Bellows Falls

June 20, 2016 at 6:14 pm

by Natalie Gainer for The Dance Journal The piercing glint of hot sunlight against metal train tracks, the delicate, heavy weight borne by a person in mourning, the tenderness...

Gregory King – Dance on a Thin Line »

Philadanco II and Pennsylvania Ballet II – 2 gether we Dance

Philadanco II and Pennsylvania Ballet II – 2 gether we Dance

June 21, 2016 at 9:59 am

Photos by Alexander Iziliaev by Gregory King for The Dance Journal A year ago, the second companies of Philadanco (D/2) and Pennsylvania Ballet (PB2) came together for a...

Lew’s Danceland – Lew Whittington »

Pennsylvania Ballet – Adagios, counterpointes, stars & dancers in Space

Pennsylvania Ballet – Adagios, counterpointes, stars & dancers in Space

June 11, 2016 at 4:55 pm

photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev by Lewis J. Whittington for The Dance Journal After the Pennsylvania Ballet performed three big ballets for their May program , director...

Vantage Pointe – Jane Fries »

Even Unplugged, Stephen Petronio Company Rocks Out

Even Unplugged, Stephen Petronio Company Rocks Out

June 23, 2016 at 6:25 am

photo credit: Grant Friedman by Jane Fries for The Dance Journal After 32 years of making dances, acclaimed New York choreographer Stephen Petronio says it’s his dancers...

Alix Strine »

Review: Trans(m)it: An International Film Festival

Review: Trans(m)it: An International Film Festival

May 30, 2016 at 12:55 pm

photo by Johanna Austin by Alex Strine for The Dance Journal If you saw my preview of the online component to Trans(m)it: An International Film Festival, you may recall my...

Behind The Lens – Bill Hebert »

Behind the Lens goes on the road with the DASH

Behind the Lens goes on the road with the DASH

June 25, 2016 at 8:50 am

I’ve gotten to know some really AMAZING artists in NYC in the just over 10+ years i’ve been shooting.  Some through shooting at APAP and most through a performance...

Weisz’s Rants & Raves »

Review – The 28th Inhale Performance Series

Review – The 28th Inhale Performance Series

May 15, 2016 at 8:22 pm

photo credit: dancer Tony Rhodes by Tom Weir by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal On May 13th, I had the privilege of attending the 28th Inhale Performance Series held at...

What Kat Saw – Kat Richter »

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa Brings Belgian Wit with Klip Collective

Annabelle Lopez Ochoa Brings Belgian Wit with Klip Collective

June 24, 2016 at 7:31 pm

     all photos by Bill Hebert by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Whether you’re a longtime fan on BalletX or a more recent convert, chances are you’ve...

  • BalletX – Ten Years On
    BalletX – Ten Years On

    photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal I can still remember the first time I saw...

    April 28, 2016 at 6:42 am
  • Review – BalletX  Winter Series 2016
    Review – BalletX Winter Series 2016

    photo by Alexander Iziliaev by Kat Ricter for The Dance Journal If there’s one thing that always impresses...

    February 14, 2016 at 9:08 am
  • Review – BalletX Fall Series 2015
    Review – BalletX Fall Series 2015

    From Nicolo Fonte’s Beasts. Chloe Felesina Photography by Alexander Iziliaev, courtesy of BalletX by...

    November 21, 2015 at 12:26 am

Bryant’s Dance Medicine and Science – Janine Bryant »

Safely Increasing Range of Motion or Never, EVER Stretch a Cold Muscle

Safely Increasing Range of Motion or Never, EVER Stretch a Cold Muscle

January 7, 2016 at 3:41 pm

by Janine Bryant for the Dance Journal In this next installment, we will connect the idea of aging well and dance career longevity to current studio practices. The idea that,...

Special Features »

Moment(s) to Reflect with KYL/D at the Prince Theater

Moment(s) to Reflect with KYL/D at the Prince Theater

April 1, 2016 at 12:42 pm

by Jessica Warchal-King for The Dance Journal When did you last STOP? When did you last take a moment to REFLECT? In the dance world, and in the life-world, we are constantly...

Dance On Film »

Philadelphia Film Society offers up the premiere of Our Last Tango

Philadelphia Film Society offers up the premiere of Our Last Tango

April 11, 2016 at 12:15 pm

From Executive Producer Wim Wenders, the fascinating story of Argentine tango legends Juan Carlos Copes and Maria Nieves comes to life through stunning dance sequences and...

Partner Publication – FringeArts »

Fringe at 20 Profile: Megan Bridge

Fringe at 20 Profile: Megan Bridge

June 24, 2016 at 9:48 am

Name: Megan Bridge Megan and Meredith Magoon. Photo: JJ Tiziou Type of Artist: Dance, performance Company: <fidget> Fringe shows I’ve participated in: In the early...

Action, Advocacy & Creative Economy »

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Announces 2016 Grants for Philadelphia Artists & Organizations

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Announces 2016 Grants for Philadelphia Artists & Organizations

June 13, 2016 at 5:58 pm

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage (the Center) today announced 53 grants in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists. The 2016 awards...