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PA Budget Bill Includes No Increases for the Arts

PA Budget Bill Includes No Increases for the Arts

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee introduced the “budget bill” – House Bill 1192 (HB 1192).  This bill reflects, for the most part, the budget bill that was passed last year and does not include the $2 million increase to Grants to the […]

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FringeArts explores the politics of movement in Kate Watson-Wallace’s Mash Up Body

FringeArts explores the politics of movement in Kate Watson-Wallace’s Mash Up Body

FringeArts favorite Kate-Watson Wallace returns with Mash Up Body, a contemporary dance piece that examines the evolution and destruction of identity.  This haunting and thrilling performance runs June 4th-6th at 8:00pm. All performances are at FringeArts’ waterfront headquarters, 140 N Columbus Blvd. (at Race […]

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Regional Dance America Gathers for Philly LOVE Dance Festival 2015

Regional Dance America Gathers for Philly LOVE Dance Festival 2015

Philadelphia Dance Theatre hosts the annual Regional Dance America Northeast Festival on May 21-23, bringing 300 pre-professional dancers, directors and choreographers to learn, perform and inspire. The three-day Philly LOVE Dance Festival 2015 for Regional Dance America (RDA) will showcase […]

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NEWS: Temple U Dept. of Dance awards Jennifer Weber the 2015 Reflection/Response Commission

NEWS: Temple U Dept. of Dance awards Jennifer Weber the 2015 Reflection/Response Commission

The Temple University Department of Dance announced that their third choreographic commission under the Reflection:Response speaker and performance series has been awarded to choreographer, Jennifer Weber This new commission will premiere on October 16  and 17, 2015 in the Conwell […]

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5th Philadelphia International Tango Festival

5th Philadelphia International Tango Festival

Gustavo & Giselle – photo credit: Cathy Gurvis The 5th Philadelphia International Tango Festival, which will take place at Christ Church Neighborhood House from May 28-31, is drawing dancers from around the U.S. and beyond.  The largest Argentine tango event […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Students Take Top Honors at  2015 YAGP Philadelphia and Boston Regional Semi-Final Competitions

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Students Take Top Honors at 2015 YAGP Philadelphia and Boston Regional Semi-Final Competitions

Jacey Gailliard, age 10, Philadelphia – YAGP 2015 Young dancers studying at Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) in Jenkintown, PA, achieved great success in the 2015 Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), winning high honors at the annual competition’s regional Semi-Finals held […]

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RealLivePeople Presents

RealLivePeople Presents

photo credit:  Jacques-Jean Tiziou by Sara Nye for The Dance Journal RealLivePeople, a local dance company whose work explores human experiences through firsthand stories and unspoken gestures, will be celebrating their fifth anniversary by producing, for the first time, a […]

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DURHAM, NC - JUNE 20:  Pilobolus performs "Licks" during a photo call June 20, 2013, at the Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, North Carolina.  (©Grant Halverson/ADF)

Pilobolus Dance Theater Returns May 7-10 with Three Philadelphia Premieres

Credit: Robert Whitman At the intersection of contemporary dance, gymnastics, technology and playful props stands Pilobolus Dance Theater. The wildly creative troupe returns to Philadelphia May 7-10 for five performances.  Pilobolus performs Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 PM, Friday, May […]

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Two Cuban Dancers Take on New Roles at Pennsylvania Ballet

Two Cuban Dancers Take on New Roles at Pennsylvania Ballet

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella are pleased to announce that Arián Molina Soca will appear with the Company as a principal guest artist and Mayara Pineiro has been promoted to Soloist for the remainder of the 2014-2015 Season. […]

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Brian Sander’s JUNK Set to Compete as truTV Reveals 10 Performance Teams in Season 2 of Fake Off

Brian Sander’s JUNK Set to Compete as truTV Reveals 10 Performance Teams in Season 2 of Fake Off

This summer, 10 teams of gifted performers will set out to stun viewers like never before in the second season of truTV’s eye-popping competition series Fake Off. Launching its new season Wednesday, May 6, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), Fake Off […]

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