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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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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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Amy Lynne Barr Brings The Toss Away(s) to Annenberg Center Live’s By Local Series

Amy Lynne Barr Brings The Toss Away(s) to Annenberg Center Live’s By Local Series

Local Philadelphia artist, Amy Lynne Barr, choreographs and performs The Toss Away(s), a moving memoir told through a compilation of five solo contemporary dance performances. Performances take place Friday, January 23 at 8 PM and Saturday, January 24 at 8 […]

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Roger Lee Dance presents its second annual Black History Celebration Concert Series

Roger Lee Dance presents its second annual Black History Celebration Concert Series

photo by Pete Chinnici Roger Lee Dance Company will present its second annual Black History Celebration Concert Series in honor of Black History Month this coming February in Philadelphia, PA. The concert series features new works by artistic director and […]

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Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet premieres 2^57,885,161 -1 on split bill with choreographer Bryan Koulman

Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet premieres 2^57,885,161 -1 on split bill with choreographer Bryan Koulman

Choreographer Nora Gibson of Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet presents the premiere of 2^57,885,161 – 1 on February 27th and 28th at 8pm at The Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine St., Philadelphia.  This half-evening length abstract ballet for four dancers is about the […]

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Hip Hop and Butoh Collide When Philly Legend Rennie Harris Returns To Painted Bride With Michael Sakamoto

Hip Hop and Butoh Collide When Philly Legend Rennie Harris Returns To Painted Bride With Michael Sakamoto

Photo by Janelle Weatherford “This is the performance I’ve been waiting my whole career to do”, says choreographer Michael Sakamoto. On December 12th and 13th, Sakamoto and Philly’s own dance icon, Rennie Harris, will take to Painted Bride’s main stage with their dance […]

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Our Annual Holiday Guide to Dance

Our Annual Holiday Guide to Dance

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’ hearts and minds for generations. Philadelphia offers […]

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Cynthia Oliver brings BOOM! to the Painted Bride

Cynthia Oliver brings BOOM! to the Painted Bride

BOOM!, a duet by Cynthia Oliver, features Oliver and Leslie Cuyjet as individuals, friends, strangers, family and younger/older versions of themselves, negotiating relations that are persistently in flux. Building upon a non-linear sequence of narratives around a life and a relationship—of a woman to […]

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Koresh Dance Company Restages ev-o-lu-tion, November 13-15

Koresh Dance Company Restages ev-o-lu-tion, November 13-15

After presenting 24 companies in its second annual Come Together Dance Festival in July, Koresh Dance Company (KDC) returns to its rich repertoire for its Fall Home Season at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. The company will restage Ronen Koresh’s earthy […]

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BalletX Fall Series 2014 Features Jorma Elo and Matthew Neenan

BalletX Fall Series 2014 Features Jorma Elo and Matthew Neenan

BalletX, Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet and the Resident Dance Company of the Wilma Theater, opens its 9th season with Fall Series 2014 (November 19-23). Highlighting the work of three renowned choreographers, BalletX’s Fall Series 2014 explores the innovative possibilities of ballet in the 21st century. Fall Series […]

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