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Philadelphia Dance Day – One day. One city. Tons of free dance workshops.

Philadelphia Dance Day – One day. One city. Tons of free dance workshops.

Philadelphia Dance Day is back and bigger than ever! In celebration of the seventh-annual nonprofit festival, several local dance companies have teamed up to offer a Saturday packed with FREE workshops, live performances and a $5 evening dance party. The goal: […]

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Dance takes center stage at Schuylkill River Arts Day, July 16th

Dance takes center stage at Schuylkill River Arts Day, July 16th

Schuylkill River Arts Day (S’Rad) is a free, public event presenting some of Philadelphia’s most exciting and innovative performers who are investigating how movement can shape our understanding of our waterways. For one summer morning on Saturday, July 16th from […]

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BECK EPOCH – Swinging, swimming, and swiveling, in an aerial dance on and above the Schuylkill River, July 15 & 16

BECK EPOCH – Swinging, swimming, and swiveling, in an aerial dance on and above the Schuylkill River, July 15 & 16

BECK EPOCH is an aerial exploration of swinging, swimming, swiveling and suspension from Fairmount Park’s beautiful historic Strawberry Mansion Bridge that ascends above it the Schuylkill River. It takes place on Friday, July 15th and Saturday, July 16th at 7:30pm. […]

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Eight years of choreography by Three Aksha culminates with performance of samAni at The Painted Bride on July 3rd

Eight years of choreography by Three Aksha culminates with performance of samAni at The Painted Bride on July 3rd

Eight years of choreography culminates in a dance performance accompanied by live music on July 3, 2016 at the Painted Bride Art Center. “samAni” will revisit old favorites from the Three Aksha repertoire of Bharatanatyam and other Indian classical and […]

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BalletX Tech-Infused Summer Series 2016

BalletX Tech-Infused Summer Series 2016

Starting on Wednesday, July 6 through Sunday, July 17, 2016, BalletX, Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet, will present an extended two-week run of itsSummer Series 2016 at The Wilma Theater.  The Summer Series brings together two powerhouse choreographers, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and Matthew Neenan, with virtual art shop Klip […]

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Riverdance 20th Anniversary Tour comes to The Kimmel June 14-19

Riverdance 20th Anniversary Tour comes to The Kimmel June 14-19

Broadway Philadelphia presents the triumphant return of Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour to the Academy of Music, June 14–19, 2016. This tour of Riverdance celebrates the rich history of the legendary production featuring new costumes, lighting, projections, and […]

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Where shame and pleasure intersect – Chelsea & Magda at FringeArts

Where shame and pleasure intersect – Chelsea & Magda at FringeArts

Innovative Philadelphia-based performance duo Chelsea & Magda bring their newest performance The Shame Symposium to FringeArts June 9-12. This dance-theater exposé of our most private selves takes place at FringeArts’ waterfront headquarters, 140 N Columbus Blvd. (at Race St.). Tickets […]

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Onion Dances at 2016 SoLowFest

Onion Dances at 2016 SoLowFest

Talia Mason will present Onion Dances as a part of SoLowFest 2016 on Friday, June 17th at 7PM, Saturday June 18th at 8PM, and Sunday, June 26th at 7PM at Headlong Studios, 1170 S. Broad Street. Uncooked, eager, inquisitive, “Onion Dances” […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Upcoming Premieres include first ever performance by an American ballet company of the work of modern master Trisha Brown

Pennsylvania Ballet Upcoming Premieres include first ever performance by an American ballet company of the work of modern master Trisha Brown

Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella will enthrall audiences with passion, poetry, and human emotion in Balanchine and Beyond. This final program of the 2015/2016 Season features Hans Van Manen’s Adagio Hammerklavier, Trisha Brown’s O […]

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RealLivePeople Presents returns for the second year

RealLivePeople Presents returns for the second year

RealLivePeople, a local contemporary dance company whose work explores human experiences through firsthand stories and unspoken gestures, will be producing, for the second year in a row, a performance series featuring new work of their own as well as the […]

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