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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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DURHAM, NC - JUNE 20:  Pilobolus performs "Licks" during a photo call June 20, 2013, at the Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, North Carolina.  (©Grant Halverson/ADF)

Pilobolus Dance Theater Returns May 7-10 with Three Philadelphia Premieres

Credit: Robert Whitman At the intersection of contemporary dance, gymnastics, technology and playful props stands Pilobolus Dance Theater. The wildly creative troupe returns to Philadelphia May 7-10 for five performances.  Pilobolus performs Thursday, May 7 at 7:30 PM, Friday, May […]

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Olive Prince presents Of Our Remnants

Olive Prince presents Of Our Remnants

Olive Prince will be presenting Of our remnants on April 30th through May 2nd at the Iron Factory, 118 Fontain St, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia.  Her three months in residence has been a process of creating site-specific choreography, poetry, and visual […]

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Ballet 180 Unites with Composer Leonardo Le San and  WRTI Host Jack Moore to Explore the Impact of Technology on the Arts and Humanity

Ballet 180 Unites with Composer Leonardo Le San and WRTI Host Jack Moore to Explore the Impact of Technology on the Arts and Humanity

On April 26, Ballet 180 will premiere Hybrid – A collaborative project between Ballet 180 and Leonardo Le San, a Philadelphia-based composer and recording artist. Producing the musical recording for Hybrid will be WRTI Classical Host Jack Moore, who will […]

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Move Dance Think Fest: The Significance of Everything: A Way Into Presence

Move Dance Think Fest: The Significance of Everything: A Way Into Presence

On May 2nd and 3rd, 2015, Biondo, Shahverdian and Stoyanova curate, create and organize a weekend festival, Move Dance Think Fest,  consisting of two workshops, three performances, a lecture, a movie screening, and dinner with led conversation. The goal of […]

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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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