Articles By: Steven Weisz

PENUMBRA – Darkness Descends On Philadelphia with Experimental Ballet

PENUMBRA – Darkness Descends On Philadelphia with Experimental Ballet

In development for a full year, this show will only happen once, under the Capricorn moon. PENUMBRA is a performance of live music, dance, and installation artwork created and presented by a collection of independent artists who have mined their […]

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Merián Soto is Awarded Bogliasco Foundation Fall 2014 Fellowship

Merián Soto is Awarded Bogliasco Foundation Fall 2014 Fellowship

Merián Soto, Professor at Esther Boyer College of Music & Dance of Temple University and Artistic Director of Merián Soto Performance Practice, was awarded the Bogliasco Foundation  Fall 2014 Fellowship. Her selected project was a celebration and affirmation of the […]

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The Bang Group Returns to Philadelphia

The Bang Group Returns to Philadelphia

Returning to Philadelphia for their third appearance under the auspices of Quince Productions, the renowned dance troupe, The Bang Group opens for GayFest! on August 5 with a two-night run of their new show, “Head Over Heels.” In typical Bang […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Trustees Appoint Ángel Corella as Artistic Director

Pennsylvania Ballet Trustees Appoint Ángel Corella as Artistic Director

The Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania Ballet today announced the appointment of Ángel Corella as Artistic Director. “We are incredibly excited to be bringing a director with this level of talent, experience and passion into our community,” said Board Co-Chair […]

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BalletX Announces 2014-15 Series

BalletX Announces 2014-15 Series

Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet and Resident Dance Company of The Wilma Theater, announces its2014-15 Season. Deemed as “maturing from a Philadelphia treasure into a national recognized paragon” by The Philadelphia Inquirer, BalletX is proud to present a season that highlights […]

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The Dance Journal is Now A Newstex Syndicated Source

The Dance Journal is Now A Newstex Syndicated Source

It has been a long road promoting dance in Philadelphia for the past nine years, but today we received word that The Dance Journal is now a national syndicated news source for Newstex, a premier provider of real-time news to […]

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PHILADANCO will perform under the stars at The Dell Music Center

PHILADANCO will perform under the stars at The Dell Music Center

Celebrated the world over for its artistry, superbly-trained dancers and electrifying performances, PHILADANCO will perform under the stars at The Dell Music Center on Friday, July 18 at 7:30 pm. Tickets to the multi-cultural dance concert start at just $10, […]

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FringeArts Announces 2014 Fringe Festival Programming & Dance Lineup

FringeArts Announces 2014 Fringe Festival Programming & Dance Lineup

FringeArts brings daring and innovative performers to Philadelphia stages for the 18th year in a row from September 5–21. Coinciding with this year’s Fringe Festival Opening Night is the grand opening of La Peg at FringeArts, acclaimed Philadelphia chef/restaurateur Peter Woolsey’s brand-new waterfront brasserie, […]

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Roy Kaiser discusses his retirement at City Institute Library series

Roy Kaiser discusses his retirement at City Institute Library series

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Pennsylvania Ballet is finishing their 50th Anniversary Season with victory lap programming, but it has played out as more than just a milestone date, but a distinct turning point for the company‘s future. […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Dancer Alexander Peters Promoted to Soloist

Pennsylvania Ballet Dancer Alexander Peters Promoted to Soloist

Pennsylvania Ballet Artistic Director Roy Kaiser announces the promotion of Company Member Alexander Peters to the rank of Soloist, the second highest tier in the Company, for the 2014-15 Season. “Alex has quickly become a standout in his time with […]

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