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Articles By: Kat Richter

Review – BalletX Fall Series 2015

Review – BalletX Fall Series 2015

From Nicolo Fonte’s Beasts. Chloe Felesina Photography by Alexander Iziliaev, courtesy of BalletX by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Building on the success of Nicolo Fonte’s “Beautiful Decay,” which premiered to critical acclaim for its treatment of aging bodies in 2013, […]

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Review – Pasión y Arte’s Tablao Philly

Review – Pasión y Arte’s Tablao Philly

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal The first time I experienced a flamenco tablao, I was 17, alone in Europe for the first time, and marginally in love with my new German flat mate. Of course the night was […]

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Good Ol’ Fun with JUNK’s American Standard

Good Ol’ Fun with JUNK’s American Standard

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal I’ve often felt that Brian Sanders JUNK is not for the faint at heart and that I’d hate to be a parent of one of his dancers with all the climbing and plunging […]

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Leah Stein Breathes Life in the the Iron Factory with Bellows Falls

Leah Stein Breathes Life in the the Iron Factory with Bellows Falls

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal The Iron Factory, which sits tucked away on a small, one way street near Norris Square in North Philly, has FringeArts written all over it: crumbling exposed brick flanking the top floor studio, […]

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Interview with Greg Holt – 2,000 Movements in FringeArts 2015

Interview with Greg Holt – 2,000 Movements in FringeArts 2015

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal 2,000 Movements is one of the more straightforward titles in this year’s FringeArts festival. But don’t let its simplicity fool you. In his own words, creator and community organizer Gregory Holt seeks to […]

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FringeArts Preview: UNARMED by Arielle Pina

FringeArts Preview: UNARMED by Arielle Pina

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal UNARMED, directed and choreographed by 23-year old Arielle Pina, is quickly becoming one the most talked about shows in this year’s Fringe Arts festival. And not without good reason. Like all good Fringe […]

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Preview: Koresh Come Together Festival

Preview: Koresh Come Together Festival

Koresh Dance Company by Frank Bicking by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal It’s Wednesday, just after noon. Roni Koresh sits on a chair in a corner of the Rittenhouse studio, which became the company’s new home last year. “Beautiful!” […]

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BalletX has done it again

BalletX has done it again

From Adam Hougland’s When We’re Alone; Pictured: Daniel Mayo; Photography by Alexander Iziliaev by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal BalletX has done it again: a sellout crowd, a reprieve of company favorites and something wholly unexpected in the world of […]

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Review: Keigwin, Fonte, & Forsythe

Review: Keigwin, Fonte, & Forsythe

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal As Angel Corella’s first season with Pennsylvania Ballet draws to a close, it’s safe to say that his tenure as the company’s Artistic Director is off to a very impressive start. In Keigwin, […]

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Jerome Robbins: Perfect for Mother’s Day at the Ballet

Jerome Robbins: Perfect for Mother’s Day at the Ballet

Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet. | Photo: Alexander Iziliaev by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Most critics and balletomanes credit Balanchine with capturing the American spirit, at least as far as ballet is concerned, but to me it’s Jerome Robbins […]

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