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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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Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and Leah Stein Dance Company to present TURBINE

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia and Leah Stein Dance Company to present TURBINE

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia  received an award of $216,000 from The William Penn Foundation for the TURBINE project. The large-scale, site-responsive choral work, will have its world premier at the Fairmount Water Works along the Schuylkill River on June 27 & 28, 2015. Mendelssohn Club […]

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Cardell Dance Theater to debut major new dance work inspired by immigration, SUPPER, PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

Cardell Dance Theater to debut major new dance work inspired by immigration, SUPPER, PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

“Supper, People on the Move is about mobility and decisions moving you: an action starts with a clear intention and it is carried away by a tide of impulses.” Silvana Cardell, choreographer From choreographer Silvana Cardell comes a new dance performance inspired […]

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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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