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A Few Shared Moments with Kun-Yang Lin & Dancers

A Few Shared Moments with Kun-Yang Lin & Dancers

photo credit: Frank Bicking by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Kun-Yang Lin’s home season at the Prince on Saturday, April 16th marked a new revitalized spirit for both the company and its choreographer.  While the program highlighted three premieres, […]

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The 6th Philadelphia International Tango Festival, May 19-22

The 6th Philadelphia International Tango Festival, May 19-22

Prolonged dancing of Argentine tango is known to produce a particular kind of exhilaration. It’s often called a “tango trance,” and it happens when feelings of connection— with one’s partner, the music and the surrounding space and dancers—are so sublime […]

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Celebrating World Dance Day in Philadelphia, April 24th

Celebrating World Dance Day in Philadelphia, April 24th

What if the secret to world peace was dancing? Could a good beat and a fun dance mix from around the globe improve international relations? We don’t really know. But locally, the 954 Dance Movement Collective brings the world a […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Academy welcomes Angel Corella to The Bridge: A Master Class Series

Metropolitan Ballet Academy welcomes Angel Corella to The Bridge: A Master Class Series

Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) announces that special guest artist Angel Corella, Artistic Director of Pennsylvania Ballet, will teach a master class at MBA during The Bridge, MBA’s annual master class series for intermediate and advanced ballet students. The Bridge 2016 […]

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PA Ballet Premieres Two Works: Neenan and Scarlett

PA Ballet Premieres Two Works: Neenan and Scarlett

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella will take audiences on a classical yet modern journey with works by three choreographers in A Program of Firsts. George Balanchine’s Serenade, Liam Scarlett’s Asphodel Meadows, and a much anticipated World Premiere from […]

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Temple Dance Department participates in the Climate, Sustainability & the Arts video festival, Monday April 11

Temple Dance Department participates in the Climate, Sustainability & the Arts video festival, Monday April 11

Temple Dance Department is participating in a program of Climate, Sustainability & The Arts. The festival, which is free to the public, opens on Monday April 11, at 6 p.m. in the Science Education and Research building at Temple University […]

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The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts presents Antics’ Sneaker Suites

The Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts presents Antics’ Sneaker Suites

Sneakers tell a story: a story about those who make them, those who wear them, and those who dance in them. Antics’ new show, Sneaker Suites, tells the story of sneakers through the virtuosity and hyper-physicality of street dance vocabulary. […]

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Nice and Fresh Wraps Up Third Season

Nice and Fresh Wraps Up Third Season

April 29 and 30, SmokeyScout Productions wraps up its third season of Nice and Fresh, the performing arts series that features new works of theater and dance at unique venues in Northwest Philadelphia. April’s show, featuring new and return performers, […]

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Dance Emerge at Muhlenberg College, opening April 13

Dance Emerge at Muhlenberg College, opening April 13

Muhlenberg College dancers tell their stories through movement, as the Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance Department presents “Dance Emerge,” a showcase for dance works created by emerging choreographers, April 13-16 in the College’s Studio Theatre. Jeffrey Peterson is the artistic director […]

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Touch – An Interactive Dance Performance

Touch – An Interactive Dance Performance

Touch is an interactive dance performance exploring the physical contact happening between two dancers during the course of contact improvisation. Using wearable sensors, selected audience members will be invited to collaborate with the dancers. Artist Mengxi Rao, has designed special […]

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