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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 »

Stein’s water-dances fuel Turbine

Stein’s water-dances fuel Turbine

June 30, 2015 at 3:42 pm

photo by Sharon Torello by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Choreographer Leah Stein and Mendelssohn Club music director Alan Harler have created several dynamic site...

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 »

Review: Keigwin, Fonte, & Forsythe

Review: Keigwin, Fonte, & Forsythe

June 13, 2015 at 3:04 pm

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal As Angel Corella’s first season with Pennsylvania Ballet draws to a close, it’s safe to say that his tenure as the company’s...

Bryant’s Dance Medicine and Science – Janine Bryant »

Pelvic Alignment – Part Two – To Tilt or Not to Tilt?

Pelvic Alignment – Part Two – To Tilt or Not to Tilt?

June 2, 2015 at 2:53 pm

  photo:  easyflexibility.com by Janine Bryant for The Dance Journal All dancers know that skeletal alignment or, more accurately, making the desired shape, is a highly sought...

Chrysta’s Reflections »

The Whole Shebang

The Whole Shebang: Philadelphia’s Newest Arts Space

June 29, 2015 at 12:51 pm

by Chrysta Brown for The Dance Journal I suppose I could call Philadelphia’s newest art space a dance studio. The floors are beautiful, wooden, sprung, and rumored to be...

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 »

U.S. Senate & House Committees Advance NEA Funding

U.S. Senate & House Committees Advance NEA Funding

June 17, 2015 at 7:41 am

by Americans For The Arts The U.S. Senate approved legislation (for the first time in six years!) in subcommittee to level funding the National Endowment for the Arts. The...

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