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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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Leah Stein Dance Company opens its 15th Anniversary Season with PORTAL,  a site-specific work at Old City café FRIEDA for Generations

Leah Stein Dance Company opens its 15th Anniversary Season with PORTAL, a site-specific work at Old City café FRIEDA for Generations

Leah Stein Dance Company’s PORTAL will premiere on September 15 as part of the 2016 Philadelphia Fringe Festival at FRIEDA for Generations, Café Atelier Store, 320 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. Performances will take place each date at 6:00 pm. The cost […]

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Ultraviolette – FringeArts at The Rock School

Ultraviolette – FringeArts at The Rock School

With Ultraviolette, the Rock School’s young and energetic talent recruited from around the world will perform classical and contemporary vignettes to astound the whole family.  In collaboration with Fringe Arts, Ultraviolette provides a unique experience to see young dance athletes […]

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Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre presents In the Clearing at FringeArts

Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre presents In the Clearing at FringeArts

Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre, Philly’s collaborative dance company dedicated to emerging, female artists returns to the Philadelphia Fringe Festival with In the Clearing.  This contemporary, full-length dance work, directed by Artistic Director Melissa Cameron, embarks on a journey through a fairy-tale […]

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Dark Matter featuring b-boys Lionz of Zion: a look at violence and control through break dance

Dark Matter featuring b-boys Lionz of Zion: a look at violence and control through break dance

Multimedia performance artist Jefferson Pinder examines 21st-century social conflicts through break dance with Dark Matter, a street performance featuring the international b-boy crew Lionz of Zion, on the Ahart Family Arts Plaza (part of the Williams Arts Campus at 223 […]

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Award Winning Break Dancer Raphael Xavier Creates Street Theater to Debut During Fringe Festival

Award Winning Break Dancer Raphael Xavier Creates Street Theater to Debut During Fringe Festival

image courtesy of www.raphstravaganza.com Leading hip-hop artist and 2013 Pew Fellow Raphael Xavier will bring together masterful street performers, extreme BMX riders, acrobatic contortionists, and live music for Raphstravaganza: The Kinetic Experience, a contemporary circus-style performance in City Hall’s courtyard.  To […]

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