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Articles By: Steven Weisz

FringeArts – Trajal Harrell brings Greek theater ‘Realness’

FringeArts – Trajal Harrell brings Greek theater ‘Realness’

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Some contemporary choreographers prefer not to explain, in concrete terms, what they intend their choreography to mean, but Trajal Harrell is happy not only to talk about his dance works, but also his […]

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Aerial dance and acrobatics in Philly FringeArts -Tangle presents Loop

Aerial dance and acrobatics in Philly FringeArts -Tangle presents Loop

Tangle Movement Arts presents Loop, a dynamic circus-theater show that traces our unseen connections, as part of the 2014 Philadelphia FringeArts Festival. Tangle’s acrobats swing, climb, and weave through suspended loops and strands of rope to embrace—and sometimes to escape—the […]

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FringeArts – RealLivePeople presents Would I Lie To You

FringeArts – RealLivePeople presents Would I Lie To You

Philadelphia-based contemporary dance company RealLivePeople (RLP) announces their newest show, Would I Lie To You, as part of the 2014 Neighborhood Fringe. Would I lie to you? is a 55 minute exploration of the lies we tell and the naked truths […]

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You & Me Comes To Philly

You & Me Comes To Philly

You & Me comes alongside Philadelphia area dancers and Ursinus College faculty members,  Jeanine McCain and Karen Clemente to create You & Me Philly, an evening of music, dinner, art, and dance. You & Me Philly explores intimacy as it […]

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Tango Legends Nito and Elba Garcia to Visit Philadelphia

Tango Legends Nito and Elba Garcia to Visit Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Argentine Tango School hosts tango legend Nito Garcia, a star of the tango stage since the 1950s, with his wife and partner Elba Sottile de Garcia, from August 20-26. Nito Garcia learned tango the old-fashioned way, watching his […]

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FringeArts – Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents SUSPENDED – Raw, Brash, Erotic Physical Theater

FringeArts – Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents SUSPENDED – Raw, Brash, Erotic Physical Theater

FringeArts’ Festival favorite since 1999, Brian Sanders’ JUNK,  presents SUSPENDED on September 5-8, 11-14, 17-20, 2014.  SUSPENDED is a raw, brash, erotic, extreme, electrifying performance that uses physical prowess and strong adult content to create a conflicted state of mind. […]

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FringeArts – BalletX Offers Up Four Free Performances

FringeArts – BalletX Offers Up Four Free Performances

BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet and Resident Dance Company of The Wilma Theater, is participating in the 2014 Neighborhood Fringe Festival with three solo performances at Bridgette Mayer Gallery and a free public performance at The Porch at 30th Street […]

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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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