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Koresh Dance Come Together Festival – 33 Local, Regional, and National Dance Companies Share a Stage

Koresh Dance Come Together Festival – 33 Local, Regional, and National Dance Companies Share a Stage

Koresh Dance Company will unite dance innovators, audience favorites, and emerging artists this summer when it presents 33 dance companies in its 3rd annual Come Together Dance Festival at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre in Philadelphia. The festival, which began in […]

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Almanac Dance Circus Theatre presents Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes

Almanac Dance Circus Theatre presents Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes

Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, Philadelphia’s trailblazing contemporary acrobatics company, premieres Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes June 25 – 28, 2015 inside Fleisher Art Memorial’s historic Sanctuary space at 719 Catherine Street in South Philadelphia. A seventy-five minute work of […]

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BalletX Summer Series to feature three works by choreographer Adam Hougland

BalletX Summer Series to feature three works by choreographer Adam Hougland

Photo Credit: Alexander Iziliaev BalletX will conclude this years season with Summer Series 2015, running July 8-12 at the Wilma Theater.  Featured are three commissioned works by Adam Hougland, that highlight the range and vision of this talented American choreographer. Named […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents a  World Premiere by Nicolo Fonte Plus Two Company Premieres

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents a World Premiere by Nicolo Fonte Plus Two Company Premieres

Principal Dancer Lauren Fadeley Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella break new ground as the Company premieres works by two contemporary choreographers, William Forsythe and Larry Keigwin, plus a World Premiere by Nicolo Fonte to close […]

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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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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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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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Olive Prince presents Of Our Remnants

Olive Prince presents Of Our Remnants

Olive Prince will be presenting Of our remnants on April 30th through May 2nd at the Iron Factory, 118 Fontain St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia.  Her three months in residence has been a process of creating site-specific choreography, poetry, and visual […]

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