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Articles By: Steven Weisz

The Cost of Self-Producing in FringeArts

The Cost of Self-Producing in FringeArts

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal This is the first time in fifteen consecutive years that I am not presenting in FringeArts, a “city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance” which occurs in Philadelphia each year for […]

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9 Dance Films Coming To The Bryn Mawr Film Institute That Are Not To Be Missed

9 Dance Films Coming To The Bryn Mawr Film Institute That Are Not To Be Missed

For this Fall and Winter, the Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI), located at 824 W. Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr, PA, is offering up nine new dance films that will entertain, engage, and educate audiences. BMFI is a non-profit community […]

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FringeArts announces dance curated programming for 2015 Fringe Festival

FringeArts announces dance curated programming for 2015 Fringe Festival

The 2015 Fringe Festival explodes into every nook and cranny of Philadelphia from September 3rd-19th. Performances take place in a variety of locations but the FringeArts’ waterfront location will remain the anchor of the Festival, staging late night programming every […]

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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 relate to the Philadelphia dance community. But at the encouragement of colleagues, I am using my editorial discretion and […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents a Tribute to West Side Story Choreographer, Jerome Robbins

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents a Tribute to West Side Story Choreographer, Jerome Robbins

Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in Jerome Robbins’ The Concert Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet celebrates the versatility and genius of famed American choreographer, Jerome Robbins, with A Tribute to Jerome Robbins that includes the company premiere of In G Major, […]

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Dance Emerge showcases eclectic work by student choreographers and Muhlenberg faculty

Dance Emerge showcases eclectic work by student choreographers and Muhlenberg faculty

Muhlenberg College dancers tell their stories through movement, as the Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Department presents “Dance Emerge,” a showcase for dance works created by emerging choreographers, April 16-18 in the College’s Baker Theatre. Jeffrey Peterson is the artistic director […]

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Tori Lawrence and Co. Returns to the Barnes

Tori Lawrence and Co. Returns to the Barnes

Tori Lawrence + Co. created a 45-minute site-specific dance, Holding Place, made specifically for the Barnes Foundation, which premiered at the Foundation in 2012 and is now returning to its home. The dance was created in response to the, then, […]

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Tommie-Waheed Evans brings BOTCH to the Painted Bride

Tommie-Waheed Evans brings BOTCH to the Painted Bride

Tommie-Waheed Evans presents the debut performance of Waheed Works’ Botch, on April 10th and 11th at 8pm at the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia. Botch is the culmination of an ongoing exploration of lightness and darkness through movement. Melding techniques […]

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Performance and Visual Art Collide as Seattle-based duo makes Philadelphia Debut

Performance and Visual Art Collide as Seattle-based duo makes Philadelphia Debut

Photos by Tim Summers FringeArts Presents BeginAgain from zoe|juniper Seattle-based duo zoe|juniper brings their collision of video and stage magic with dance to FringeArts this spring. Choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey create an enchanted environment for mysterious […]

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Koresh Dance Company Premieres AFTERSHOCK

Koresh Dance Company Premieres AFTERSHOCK

This spring, Koresh Dance Company brings new contemporary work and a fashion-themed gala to the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. The company recently hailed as “the most exciting dance experience in Philadelphia” (Philadelphia Weekly) will premiere Ronen Koresh’s latest work, Aftershock, March […]

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