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Articles By: Steven Weisz

FringeArts Review: Leah Stein’s Splice is a masterful exploration of space, sound and movement

FringeArts Review: Leah Stein’s Splice is a masterful exploration of space, sound and movement

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Leah Stein’s Splice, presented as part of the FringeArts Festival, is a masterful exploration of space and the intersection of sound and movement. Known for her site specific work, Stein’s selection of Jeremy […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Opens 51st Season  with Press Play: The Directorial Debut of Angel Corella

Pennsylvania Ballet Opens 51st Season with Press Play: The Directorial Debut of Angel Corella

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancers Lauren Fadeley and Jermel Johnson in Alexei Ratmansky’s Jeu de Cartes Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet opens its 51st Season with the first program curated by its new artistic director: Press Play: The Directorial Debut of […]

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Spins & Kicks For Coffee

Spins & Kicks For Coffee

On September 27th at 8:30pm and September 28th at 12:00pm, the SomaticMovers modern dance company is taking over Square One Coffee in Philadelphia to share their spins and kicks of caffeine.  For a $10 donation, audience members can enjoy a […]

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Necessary Efforts showcases works by Beau Hancock, Shannon Murphy, Katherine Kiefer Stark and Megan Wilson Stern

Necessary Efforts showcases works by Beau Hancock, Shannon Murphy, Katherine Kiefer Stark and Megan Wilson Stern

The Naked Stark presents Necessary Efforts, a mixed-bill of dances that fill the Performance Garage with bold and intimate movement. The company’s first mixed-bill presentation showcases work by innovative choreographers, Beau Hancock, Shannon Murphy, Katherine Kiefer Stark, and Megan Wilson […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers to Perform in Second Annual International Peace Day Concert

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers to Perform in Second Annual International Peace Day Concert

Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) student dancers will perform in the Second Annual International Peace Day Concert on Saturday, September 20, 7 p.m. at Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.  Young dancers from the Jenkintown-based pre-professional ballet studio will join […]

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Fall Dance Film Line Up at The Bryn Mawr Film Institute features the Bolshoi Ballet

Fall Dance Film Line Up at The Bryn Mawr Film Institute features the Bolshoi Ballet

The Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI), located at 824 W. Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr, PA is offering three films featuring the Bolshoi Ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow for their fall line up. It is the next best […]

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FringeArts -New Street Dance Group Collaborates with Composer and Musicians to Create Another Word For Missing

FringeArts -New Street Dance Group Collaborates with Composer and Musicians to Create Another Word For Missing

New Street Dance Group, a collaborative modern dance company based in the Philadelphia and Washington, DC Metro areas, has partnered with composer Alexandra T. Bryant and a team of musicians to create an innovative new production.  Another Word For Missing, New Street Dance […]

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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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