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Rock School for Dance Education will present Nutcracker 1776

Rock School for Dance Education will present Nutcracker 1776

Celebrate the holiday season with the entire family as The Rock School for Dance Education presents the enchanting, dynamic, and magical Nutcracker 1776. Uniquely blending Tchaikovsky’s score and the traditional Nutcracker story with Revolutionary-era Philadelphia aesthetics, Nutcracker 1776 takes audiences […]

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The Donetsk Ballet Returns Again Presenting the Nutcracker in Plymouth Meeting

The Donetsk Ballet Returns Again Presenting the Nutcracker in Plymouth Meeting

Peter Tchaikovsky’s famous, fairy-tale ballet, The Nutcracker, is coming to a local venue. The performances, sponsored by the Philadelphia-based International Ballet Exchange (IBE), are scheduled for December  17 and 18, 2016 at Plymouth/Whitemarsh High School, by the much acclaimed dance […]

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PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Annual Holiday Guide 2016

PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Annual Holiday Guide 2016

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal 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’ […]

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Choreographers on Campus Showcases Helen Simoneau Danse, Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet & Raphael Xavier, November 18th

Choreographers on Campus Showcases Helen Simoneau Danse, Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet & Raphael Xavier, November 18th

At college venues across the Lehigh Valley, the Choreographers on Campus initiative led by Lafayette has incubated artistic collaboration and creation among the most vital voices in contemporary dance. On Friday, November 18th at 8:00pm at the Williams Center for […]

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Three Aksha presents Natyashastra: the Oldest Surviving Stagecraft in the World, October 30th

Three Aksha presents Natyashastra: the Oldest Surviving Stagecraft in the World, October 30th

Known for their innovative approach to presenting the tradition and heritage of Indian culture and art, Three Aksha brings the beautiful intricacies of Indian dance and music to public audiences in “Natyashastra: the Oldest Surviving Stagecraft in the World.”   A […]

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Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble presents Brazil & Beyond

Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble presents Brazil & Beyond

Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble has commissioned renowned Afro-Brazilian choreographer Dandha de Hora to create an all-new dance based on Afro-Brazilian dance and music traditions. Her work, “Our Roots,” will make its world-premiere as part of “Brazil & […]

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Philadelphia Dance Projects presents Considering Choreographer Yvonne Rainer, a mini-festival on October 15-19

Philadelphia Dance Projects presents Considering Choreographer Yvonne Rainer, a mini-festival on October 15-19

Philadelphia Dance Projects presents Considering Choreographer Yvonne Rainer, a mini-festival on October 15-19 spotlighting the career and influence of postmodernist choreography Yvonne Rainer. The Festival begins with a two-day workshop led by Pat Catterson on Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Kicks-Off the 2016-2017 Season with Two Fall Programs and a World Premiere by Brian Sanders

Pennsylvania Ballet Kicks-Off the 2016-2017 Season with Two Fall Programs and a World Premiere by Brian Sanders

Former Principal Dancer Martha Chamberlin in Cinderella Photo By : Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella are proud to open the season on October 13 – 23 with Ben Stevenson’s Cinderella sponsored by PECO. Three weeks later, Revolution, a triple […]

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Megan Flynn Dance Company – an uncompromising mix of grit and grace in the Philadelphia Fringe

Megan Flynn Dance Company – an uncompromising mix of grit and grace in the Philadelphia Fringe

Megan Flynn Dance Company (MFDC), presents an evening of new works, “We’re all a little bit stubborn” in the Philadelphia Fringe Festival 2016. Flynn, recognized during last year’s Fringe Festival for her “disciplined craftwomanship” and “expansive, full-bodied dancing” (The Dance […]

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Circus Arts Mixes With Dance Theater For This Years Fringe Festival

Circus Arts Mixes With Dance Theater For This Years Fringe Festival

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Philadelphia has adopted and created its own genre of “Tanztheater” or Dance Theater, a term by which is it better known here in the United States. It is the the union of dance and […]

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