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Tangle presents all-new  aerial dance: Tell It Slant

Tangle presents all-new aerial dance: Tell It Slant

Tangle Movement Arts presents Tell It Slant, an all-new aerial dance performance. Tangle’s nine-woman cast mixes traditional circus arts, like trapeze and acrobatics, with dance, theater, and spoken word, to explore female strength, identity, and relationships between women. In Tell […]

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Alchemy Dance Company Reconnects Dance with Shakespeare in Intersect

Alchemy Dance Company Reconnects Dance with Shakespeare in Intersect

photo by Matthew Wright On March 13th and 14th, Alchemy Dance Company will return to the Arts Bank at The University of the Arts and reconnect with their roots as a dance theater company with the world premiere of Intersect. […]

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Knockout production links boxing and dance in a deeply sexy performance

Knockout production links boxing and dance in a deeply sexy performance

Ringside seats are available at FringeArts for Rocco by ICKamsterdam (Feb. 27 and 28), created by acclaimed Dutch choreographers Emio Greco and Pieter Scholten. Set in a stylized boxing ring with seating on three sides, Rocco pits male dancer-fighters against […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Company presents Annual Collaborative Concert

Metropolitan Ballet Company presents Annual Collaborative Concert

Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will present Variations/Collaborations,  its annual evening of contemporary choreography and live music, on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Kurtz Center of William Penn Charter School, 3000 West School House Lane, Philadelphia, PA. […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Christopher Wheeldon’s Swan Lake

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Christopher Wheeldon’s Swan Lake

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancers Lauren Fadeley and Zachary Hench in Christopher Wheeldon’s Swan Lake Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet brings the world’s most renowned ballet, Swan Lake, to the Academy of Music stage, March 5-8 and 14-15, presented by Bank […]

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Philadelphia Youth Dance Fest 2015

Philadelphia Youth Dance Fest 2015

photo by Lindsay Browning The second annual Philadelphia Youth Dance Fest (PYDF) will take place at The Arts Bank, 601 South Broad Street, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 7, 2015 at 7:30pm and March 8, 2015 at 4:00pm.  After last […]

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Review: An Evening of Duets

Review: An Evening of Duets

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Performance – Saturday, February 7, 2015 Now in its third year, An Evening of Duets featured twelve different companies from Philadelphia to New York City. Curated and produced by Melissa Chisena, the duets […]

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BalletX Winter Series 2015  Features four works by the dance-makers of today

BalletX Winter Series 2015 Features four works by the dance-makers of today

photography by Alexander Iziliaev, dancer pictured Zachary Kapeluck BalletX, Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet and the Resident Dance Company of the Wilma Theater, continues its 2014-2015 season with Winter Series 2015 (February 18-22). Uniting voices from around the world, this program provides a […]

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Muhlenberg College’s Master Choreographers  features acclaimed  choreographers and more than 60 dancers

Muhlenberg College’s Master Choreographers features acclaimed choreographers and more than 60 dancers

The Muhlenberg College dance program will showcase world premiere works by eight accomplished choreographers in its annual “Master Choreographers” concert, Feb. 5-7. The concert features a diverse selection of styles and genres, ranging from classical ballet to contemporary jazz, modern […]

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Swarthmore College and the William J. Cooper Foundation present David Dorfman’s PROPHETS OF FUNK

Swarthmore College and the William J. Cooper Foundation present David Dorfman’s PROPHETS OF FUNK

Swarthmore College and the William J. Cooper Foundation present David Dorfman’s PROPHETS OF FUNK on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 8PM in the Lang Performing Arts Center’s Pearson-Hall Theater. Rhythm, groove, and love: PROPHETS OF FUNK is a “dynamic engagement […]

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