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Pennsylvania Ballet To Present Multifaceted Program Featuring George Balanchine’s Serenade

Pennsylvania Ballet To Present Multifaceted Program Featuring George Balanchine’s Serenade

Plus: Afternoon of a Faun by Jerome Robbins, Under the Sun Pas de Deux by Margo Sappington, and Petite Mort by Jiří Kylián [Company Premiere] Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in George Balanchine’s Serenade, choreography by George Balanchine © The George […]

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BalletX’s upcoming Winter Series 2014

BalletX’s upcoming Winter Series 2014

BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet and the Resident Dance Company of The Wilma Theater, announced their Winter Series 2014  for February 12-16. From three distinguished choreographers will offer a diverse program that will take audiences on a journey through a […]

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Philadelphia Dance Traditions Kick Off The Holiday Season

Philadelphia Dance Traditions Kick Off The Holiday Season

With its unforgettable music, enchanting story and the vivid imagery, “The Nutcracker” has become synonymous with the holiday season. It is a classic tradition that has weathered the test of time, captivating audiences’ hearts and minds for generations. Philadelphia offers […]

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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. 14-16 in the College’s Baker Theatre. Dance Program chair Karen Dearborn says […]

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Community Education Center presents first-ever DanceAfrica Philadelphia

Community Education Center presents first-ever DanceAfrica Philadelphia

Promoting the preservation of African dance and culture, West Philadelphia’s Community Education Center (CEC) presents the first-ever DanceAfrica Philadelphia, a local adaptation of the long-running Brooklyn Academy of Music annual festival. Combining live traditional and contemporary dance, music, workshops, visual art and an […]

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Government Shut Down puts a halt to Dancing

Government Shut Down puts a halt to Dancing

After months of Congressional dancing between the parties, both House and Senate came to the realization in a rare bi-partisan agreement that the cause of the nation’s current woes was actually dancing. According to one Senator, “if we could just […]

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African Dance Pioneer Dr. Kariamu Welsh to Demonstrate and Discuss Umfundalai Dance Technique

African Dance Pioneer Dr. Kariamu Welsh to Demonstrate and Discuss Umfundalai Dance Technique

Guggenheim Award-winning dance scholar and choreographer Dr. Kariamu Welsh, the creator of the African dance technique Umfundalai, will join Drexel University for a discussion and demonstration on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. Welsh will discuss her experiences living, studying, […]

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What is on your dance card for FringeArts?

What is on your dance card for FringeArts?

  With so many dance performances this year, it is impossible to catch them all. So we want to hear from you! Tell us what shows you plan to attend during this year’s Fringe Arts Festival!

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The Dance Days of Summer

The Dance Days of Summer

The Romans referred to the dog days as diēs caniculārēs and associated the hot weather with the star Sirius also known as the “Dog Star”. Traditionally it marked the period from July 23 through August 23rd, when the weather was […]

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FringeArts announces self-produced Neighborhood Fringe dance performances for 2013 Festival

FringeArts announces self-produced Neighborhood Fringe dance performances for 2013 Festival

In addition to the festival’s annual selection of Presented Fringe performances by internationally renowned contemporary artists and stars of Philadelphia’s stages, this year’s 130-plus independently produced Neighborhood Fringe artists will take the city by storm for a record-setting 18 days this fall, presenting more […]

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