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Tangle presents all-new  aerial dance: Tell It Slant

Tangle presents all-new aerial dance: Tell It Slant

February 24, 2015 at 1:17 pm

Tangle Movement Arts presents Tell It Slant, an all-new aerial dance performance. Tangle’s nine-woman cast mixes traditional circus arts, like trapeze and acrobatics,...

Lew’s Danceland – Lew Whittington »

Nora Gibson’s dance by the (prime) numbers

Nora Gibson’s dance by the (prime) numbers

February 23, 2015 at 2:08 pm

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal photos by Brian Mengini On one of the recent sub-zero windy days in Philly, things were hot in Chi Movement Arts Center’s main...

  • De La Cruz’s choreographic sparks
    De La Cruz’s choreographic sparks

    by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal To Dance or not to dance? That question many dancers face after many...

    February 14, 2015 at 8:26 am
  • Ballet forward with Corella
    Ballet forward with Corella

    by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Pennsylvania Ballet’s mid-winter bill is carry over programming by...

    February 7, 2015 at 3:14 pm
  • Choreographic minds & bodies meet in a Flash
    Choreographic minds & bodies meet in a Flash

    by Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal Philadelphia choreographer Rennie Harris isn’t onstage much anymore,...

    December 9, 2014 at 4:06 pm

Behind The Lens – Bill Hebert »

BalletX Winter Series & Thoughts on Choosing the Moments

BalletX Winter Series & Thoughts on Choosing the Moments

February 21, 2015 at 11:15 am

When you go to a performance what draws your eye? Yes sometimes if it’s a solo dancer or duet alone on stage the answer is easy but even then are you looking at the...

What Kat Saw – Kat Richter »

BalletX: Sizzling Despite the Snow

BalletX: Sizzling Despite the Snow

February 20, 2015 at 7:28 pm

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal BalletX is, to put it frankly, on fire.  Their winter series, which features the contemporary, quirky choreography for which the young...

Bryant’s Dance Medicine and Science – Janine Bryant »

Turn Out Tune Up – About External Rotation

Turn Out Tune Up – About External Rotation

February 2, 2015 at 12:00 pm

  by Janine Bryant for The Dance Journal Photo:   ballettuni.com The activity of turning out or, external hip rotation, is one that is highly desired by dancers of...

Gregory King – Dance on a Thin Line »

Temple Faculty Concert; Branches, Boxing Rings and Boldly Political

Temple Faculty Concert; Branches, Boxing Rings and Boldly Political

February 2, 2015 at 12:10 pm

by Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance, Swarthmore College for The Dance Journal photo by Bill Hebert Setting the tone for the Temple University faculty concert...

Chrysta’s Reflections »

Photo Credit: Sasha Sparks

What is Enough: What Advanced Dancers Can Gain From Beginner Classes 

February 26, 2015 at 7:33 am

by Chrysta Brown for The Dance Journal A couple of years ago, I walked into a new studio and signed up to take a Graham technique class.  “Have you had Graham before?”...

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...

Dance On Film »

Dance at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute takes on the Bolshoi Ballet to start off 2015

Dance at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute takes on the Bolshoi Ballet to start off 2015

January 16, 2015 at 8:54 am

The Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI) is kicking off its 2015 season of dance films with two classics from the Bolshoi Ballet – Swan Lake and Romeo and Juliet. These are...

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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