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Articles By: Steven Weisz

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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Pennsylvania Ballet Trustees Appoint David Gray as Executive Director

Pennsylvania Ballet Trustees Appoint David Gray as Executive Director

The Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania Ballet announces the appointment of David Gray as Executive Director. “We are extremely pleased to officially welcome David Gray as our Executive Director,” said Board Chair, David Hoffman. “With his strong leadership style and […]

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Tangle presents all-new  aerial dance: Tell It Slant

Tangle presents all-new aerial dance: Tell It Slant

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, with dance, theater, and spoken word, to explore female strength, identity, and relationships between women. In Tell […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes Russell Ducker as Corps de Ballet Member

Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes Russell Ducker as Corps de Ballet Member

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella announce the addition of Russell Ducker as a member of the Corps de Ballet for the 2014-2015 Season. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Russell in Barcelona and I’m thrilled to welcome […]

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