Articles By: Steven Weisz

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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Politics Aside, Donetsk Ballerina to Teach at Wissahickon Dance Academy

Politics Aside, Donetsk Ballerina to Teach at Wissahickon Dance Academy

She’s taking a detour.  The airport in Donetsk is closed due to civil unrest as Russian and Ukrainian cultures clash.  The trains are to be shut down after June 14.  The city has imposed a 10 o’clock curfew for all […]

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Nathaniel Beau Hancock named the winner of the 2014-2015 Ellen Forman Memorial Award

Nathaniel Beau Hancock named the winner of the 2014-2015 Ellen Forman Memorial Award

   ***Photo Credit Bill Hebert NATHANIEL BEAU HANCOCK has been named the winner of the 2014-2015 Ellen Forman Memorial Award. The award consists of a $2,000 cash prize and production costs for setting a work on the dance company at […]

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Koresh Dance unites 24 Philadelphia companies for 2nd Come Together Festival, July 23-27

Koresh Dance unites 24 Philadelphia companies for 2nd Come Together Festival, July 23-27

Koresh Dance Company will connect established companies, new faces, repertory favorites, and fresh choreography this summer when it presents two dozen local and regional dance companies in its Come Together festival at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. The festival, which began […]

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