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Articles By: Steven Weisz

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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Alchemy Dance Company Reconnects Dance with Shakespeare in Intersect

Alchemy Dance Company Reconnects Dance with Shakespeare in Intersect

photo by Matthew Wright On March 13th and 14th, Alchemy Dance Company will return to the Arts Bank at The University of the Arts and reconnect with their roots as a dance theater company with the world premiere of Intersect. […]

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Knockout production links boxing and dance in a deeply sexy performance

Knockout production links boxing and dance in a deeply sexy performance

Ringside seats are available at FringeArts for Rocco by ICKamsterdam (Feb. 27 and 28), created by acclaimed Dutch choreographers Emio Greco and Pieter Scholten. Set in a stylized boxing ring with seating on three sides, Rocco pits male dancer-fighters against […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Company presents Annual Collaborative Concert

Metropolitan Ballet Company presents Annual Collaborative Concert

Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will present Variations/Collaborations,  its annual evening of contemporary choreography and live music, on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Kurtz Center of William Penn Charter School, 3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA. […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Christopher Wheeldon’s Swan Lake

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Christopher Wheeldon’s Swan Lake

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancers Lauren Fadeley and Zachary Hench in Christopher Wheeldon’s Swan Lake Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet brings the world’s most renowned ballet, Swan Lake, to the Academy of Music stage, March 5-8 and 14-15, presented by Bank […]

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Review: An Evening of Duets

Review: An Evening of Duets

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Performance – Saturday, February 7, 2015 Now in its third year, An Evening of Duets featured twelve different companies from Philadelphia to New York City. Curated and produced by Melissa Chisena, the duets […]

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Melisa Putz Clark’s when ashes fell from my eyes

Melisa Putz Clark’s when ashes fell from my eyes

Melisa Putz Clark will premier her newest evening-length dance performance entitled when ashes fell from my eyes at Temple University’s Conwell Dance Theater on March 13th and 14th, 2015 at 7:30pm. Conwell Dance Theater is located on the 5th floor […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes Oksana Maslova as Soloist

Pennsylvania Ballet Welcomes Oksana Maslova as Soloist

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella announce the addition of Oksana Maslova as a Soloist for the 2014-2015 Season. “Oksana is a standout dancer, who melds well with the current Pennsylvania Ballet dancers,” said Artistic Director Angel Corella. “In […]

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Kun-Yang Lin is “Home”?

Kun-Yang Lin is “Home”?

    by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal On a Saturday afternoon, before a handful of guests in their studio, Kun-Yang Lin and dancers performed excerpts from his newest work in development, Home, S. 9th Street. This is perhaps one […]

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