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Master Choreographers concert at Muhlenberg College, Feb. 11-13

Master Choreographers concert at Muhlenberg College, Feb. 11-13

January 26, 2016 at 5:42 pm

This season’s “Master Choreographers” concert at Muhlenberg College will feature restagings of three major works by world-renowned choreographers and four...

Behind The Lens – Bill Hebert »

Melissa Chisena - Chisena Danza - Photo by Bill Hebert

Evening of Duets – 2016

February 7, 2016 at 1:37 pm

So FINALLY back with a new photo column have you missed me or it? For the first column of the year we take a glimpse at the “Evening of Duets” produced by Melissa...

Gregory King – Dance on a Thin Line »

2 Philadelphia Companies Shine at APAP 2016

2 Philadelphia Companies Shine at APAP 2016

January 29, 2016 at 11:50 am

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers photo credit: Maggie Zhao by Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College for The Dance Journal In 1957, the Organization...

Lew’s Danceland – Lew Whittington »

Koresh Dance Company Turns 25

Koresh Dance Company Turns 25

January 6, 2016 at 12:43 pm

photo credit: Frank Bicking by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Pounding bass rhythms pulse through the Koresh Dance Company’s Studios on Rittenhouse Square as artistic...

Vantage Pointe – Jane Fries »

Dance and Cinema Will Converge in Philly’s Inaugural Screendance Festival

Dance and Cinema Will Converge in Philly’s Inaugural Screendance Festival

February 3, 2016 at 11:25 am

by Jane Fries for The Dance Journal Philadelphia is set to kick off it’s first ever dance film festival, featuring a fusion of choreography and the moving image to...

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,...

Gary Day »

PA Ballet’s Strength & Longing – Expert Ensemble Flexes Its Muscle

PA Ballet’s Strength & Longing – Expert Ensemble Flexes Its Muscle

February 5, 2016 at 1:25 pm

Photo By: Alexander Iziliaev by Gary L. Day for The Dance Journal Whenever the Pennsylvania Ballet presents a new program of contemporary work, other local dance ensembles...

What Kat Saw – Kat Richter »

Review – BalletX Fall Series 2015

Review – BalletX Fall Series 2015

November 21, 2015 at 12:26 am

From Nicolo Fonte’s Beasts. Chloe Felesina Photography by Alexander Iziliaev, courtesy of BalletX by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Building on the success of...

Special Features »

BREAKING NEWS: Eastern University is set to close its Dance Department

BREAKING NEWS: Eastern University is set to close its Dance Department

November 18, 2015 at 9:50 pm

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal The Dance Journal has learned that Eastern University, a Christian liberal arts university in St. Davids, Pennsylvania, has decided...

Dance On Film »

Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet Presents 2016 Philadelphia Screendance Festival

Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet Presents 2016 Philadelphia Screendance Festival

January 5, 2016 at 2:00 am

Credit: undertow, photo by Duncan Wilder Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet presents Philadelphia’s newest international “dance­for­camera” film festival, February...

Partner Publication – FringeArts »

Three Dance Performances You Will Want To Catch as Winter at FringeArts lights up the waterfront

Three Dance Performances You Will Want To Catch as Winter at FringeArts lights up the waterfront

January 13, 2016 at 4:23 pm

by FringeArts Communications Intern, Hugh Wilikofsky The post Winter at FringeArts lights up the waterfront appeared first on Fringe Arts. As we gear up for our first show...

Action, Advocacy & Creative Economy »

New Sales Tax On The Arts in Pennsylvania Looms Again

New Sales Tax On The Arts in Pennsylvania Looms Again

November 30, 2015 at 4:47 pm

by Citizens For The Arts In Pennsylvania The PA budget negotiations have regressed to a degree that should be of great concern to you as a supporter of arts and culture....

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