• PHILADANCO Leaps Into Spring with Blood, Sweat and Dance

    Spring comes in leaps and bounds with the return of Philly’s own modern dance company Philadanco performing Blood, Sweat, and Dance, Thursday –Saturday, April 17-19, 2014, at Perelman Theater.  Known for their electrifying dance moves mixing energized modern dance with […]

    PHILADANCO Leaps Into Spring with Blood, Sweat and Dance
  • Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Director’s Choice Mixed Bill, May 8-11 at the Academy of Music

    Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancers Julie Diana and Zachary Hench in Christopher Wheeldon’s After the Rain Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet presents Director’s Choice, a mixed bill inspired by the Company’s intrepid leaders, May 8-11 at the Academy of Music. “This […]

    Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Director’s Choice Mixed Bill, May 8-11 at the Academy of Music
  • Koresh Dance Company offers up Promises I Never Meant to Keep

    Photo credit: Frank Bicking Artistic Director Ronen (Roni) Koresh reflects on change and responsibility in his exhilarating, emotionally gripping new work for Koresh Dance Company’s 23rd home season. Promises I Never Meant to Keep will debut May 2-4, 2014 at […]

    Koresh Dance Company offers up Promises I Never Meant to Keep

Lew’s Danceland – Lew Whittington »

Subcircle’s scenes from a dance marriage or ‘All This Happened, More or Less’

Subcircle’s scenes from a dance marriage or ‘All This Happened, More or Less’

April 1, 2014 at 1:15 pm

photo by Jessica Giacobbe by Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal Multimedia theater designer Jorge Cousineau is moving abstract objects under the rustic dance studio in...

Bryant’s Dance Medicine and Science – Janine Bryant »

Fascia, flexibility and fasciitis – some basic information regarding plantar fasciitis

Fascia, flexibility and fasciitis – some basic information regarding plantar fasciitis

April 1, 2014 at 5:51 pm

Photo: aidmyplantar.com by Janine Bryant for The Dance Journal Almost one million Americans are affected by plantar faciitis (PF), which is the most common cause of chronic...

What Kat Saw – Kat Richter »

National Water Dance Comes to Race Street Pier

National Water Dance Comes to Race Street Pier

April 11, 2014 at 11:13 pm

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal On Saturday April 12th, Colleen Hooper, a local choreographer and PhD candidate at Temple University, will lead a group of fellow students...

  • Review – Be/longing: Light/Shadow
    Review – Be/longing: Light/Shadow

    photo by Bill Hebert by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal A hallow, whistling sounds fills the theater.  It could...

    March 29, 2014 at 7:39 am
  • One to Watch: Kareem Goodwin
    One to Watch: Kareem Goodwin

    Dancer – Jah’meek Williams by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Filling the Performance Garage on...

    March 20, 2014 at 10:12 am
  • Vengo: Rosario Toledo’s Return
    Vengo: Rosario Toledo’s Return

    by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Photo Credit: Mike Hurwitz It’s not your usual set up: the back room at...

    March 10, 2014 at 4:19 pm

Katie’s Korner – Katie Moore »

MFA Thesis Concert – Marion Ramirez, Musa Paradisiaca

MFA Thesis Concert – Marion Ramirez, Musa Paradisiaca

March 24, 2014 at 3:10 pm

by Katie Moore for The Dance Journal On Friday March 28th and Saturday March 29th, Temple University, MFA graduate student, Marion Ramirez will perform her thesis concert...

Behind The Lens – Bill Hebert »

Springtime Dance at Reactions through Spaces

Springtime Dance at Reactions through Spaces

April 5, 2014 at 5:44 pm

Finally got to see some of my Temple family today at Clark Park doing a free performance for the community “Reactions through Spaces: An Interaction”. My favorite...

Special Features »

Merilyn Jackson’s Book Review of The Art of Falling

Merilyn Jackson’s Book Review of The Art of Falling

March 26, 2014 at 2:47 pm

by Merilyn Jackson for The Dance Journal The Art of Falling, A novel by Kathryn Craft, Pub Date, January, 2014 Sourcebooks, Inc., 353 pp, $14.99 Have you heard the one about...

More Philly Dance »

New 5 Million Dollar Fund For Dance Only Requires A One Page Application

New 5 Million Dollar Fund For Dance Only Requires A One Page Application

April 1, 2014 at 6:22 am

The Afoo Foundation for the Arts has recently announced the creation of a new 5 million dollar fund for the support of dance in the Philadelphia region. Spokesperson Loretta...

Dance Stories »

BalletX partners with Andrew Jackson School for a new afterschool dance outreach program

BalletX partners with Andrew Jackson School for a new afterschool dance outreach program

February 25, 2014 at 10:55 am

Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet, announced the launch of Dance eXchange, a new afterschool dance outreach program with...

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 »

Two Choreographers Emphasize the Allure of the Focused Dancer

Two Choreographers Emphasize the Allure of the Focused Dancer

March 4, 2014 at 2:26 pm

by Mackenzie Holmes for The Dance Journal Philadelphia Dance Projects presented the work of Nora Gibson and John Scott at the Performance Garage on Friday, February 28,...

Philadelphia Dance Photo Project »

Awakening Spring at Shofuso

Awakening Spring at Shofuso

April 5, 2014 at 6:46 am

by Juan C. Irizarry for The Dance Journal Today, Philadelphia Dance Photo Project traveled to the heart of the city, Fairmount Park, with Philadelphia dancer, Liz Greene. ...

Partner Publication – FringeArts »

The Dance Apocalypse: Gabrielle and Nicole do whatever it takes

The Dance Apocalypse: Gabrielle and Nicole do whatever it takes

April 2, 2014 at 3:20 pm

On Monday, April 7 at 7pm, Gabrielle Revlock and Nicole Bindler will unleash The Dance Apocalypse at FringeArts. Part of the FringeArts Scratch Night series, it’s a free...

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 »

Why Advanced Ticket Sales to Dance May Not Be So Advanced

Why Advanced Ticket Sales to Dance May Not Be So Advanced

March 21, 2014 at 11:21 am

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal One of the current issues in the entertainment industry is that people rarely buy tickets in advance.  According to statistics from...

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