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Indian and American Dancers raising money for Assam’s flood victims

Indian and American Dancers raising money for Assam’s flood victims

by Madhusmita Bora for The Dance Journal A group of accomplished Indian classical and Western dancers are donating their art to raise money for the flood victims of Northeast India. “Dance for a Cause” , an initiative by Philadelphia-based Sattriya […]

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As civil war devastates their home, The Donetsk Ballet of Ukraine will travel to Philadelphia

As civil war devastates their home, The Donetsk Ballet of Ukraine will travel to Philadelphia

As civil war devastates their home city The Donetsk Ballet of Ukraine will travel to Philadelphia in December to perform The Nutcracker for local audiences.  Their home theater, the Donetsk National Opera and Ballet Theatre, has been a refuge from […]

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Moving Stories dance concert showcases  innovative work by student choreographers

Moving Stories dance concert showcases innovative work by student choreographers

Muhlenberg College dancers tell their stories through movement, as the Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Department presents “Moving Stories,” a showcase for dance works created by emerging choreographers, Nov. 6-8 in the College’s Baker Theatre. Artistic director Karen Dearborn says the […]

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Metropolitan Ballet’s Family Concert Series continues with Hansel & Gretel

Metropolitan Ballet’s Family Concert Series continues with Hansel & Gretel

photo by E. A. Kennedy Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will open its season on Saturday, November 22nd   & Sunday, November 23rd with a family-oriented program featuring one of the most enduring fairy tales of all time,  Hansel & Gretel.   Created […]

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Koresh Dance Company Restages ev-o-lu-tion, November 13-15

Koresh Dance Company Restages ev-o-lu-tion, November 13-15

After presenting 24 companies in its second annual Come Together Dance Festival in July, Koresh Dance Company (KDC) returns to its rich repertoire for its Fall Home Season at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. The company will restage Ronen Koresh’s earthy […]

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SHARP Dance Company and its alumni celebrate a 9 year JOURNEY

SHARP Dance Company and its alumni celebrate a 9 year JOURNEY

by Amanda Matteo As this eight-member modern dance company celebrates its nine year anniversary, it seems only fitting for the SHARP home season performance to be a reunion of sorts. “The JOURNEY” combines work from the past 9 years, bringing back […]

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Re-Thinking Curricula: Remarks from the 2014 Collegium for African Diaspora Dance Conference

Re-Thinking Curricula: Remarks from the 2014 Collegium for African Diaspora Dance Conference

by Takiyah Nur Amin, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Dance, UNC Charlotte What follows is an edited version of my remarks at the 2014 Collegium for African Diaspora Dance Conference, ” Dancing the African Diaspora: Theories of Black Performance”. When I […]

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Brandywine Ballet Company Presents Beauty & the Beast

Brandywine Ballet Company Presents Beauty & the Beast

Credit: McMasters Photography Brandywine Ballet, Chester County’s premiere non-profit, ballet company is proud to announce its 2014 performances of Beauty & the Beast, May 2-4, 2014. Brandywine Ballet continues its residency this season at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, 700 […]

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Spiel Uhr Fest 2014: Branching

Spiel Uhr Fest 2014: Branching

Photo of Califia and the Trespassers at Group Motion’s Spiel Uhr Photo by Alan DiBerio. by Mackenzie Holmes for The Dance Journal As night approaches on one of the first days of spring, a group of patient, soon to be […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Excel in Youth America Grand Prix 2014

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Excel in Youth America Grand Prix 2014

Metropolitan Ballet  Academy  in “Children’s Mazurka from Paquita” ; Awarded 1st Place, Philadelphia Regional Semi-Finals,  Top 12 in NYC Finals, Youth America Grand Prix 2014 – Photo by Visual Arts Masters Children’s Ensemble Wins First Place in Philadelphia Regional Semi-Finals; […]

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