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Putty Dance Project Emerges with Going, Wanting in the Age of the Selfie

Putty Dance Project Emerges with Going, Wanting in the Age of the Selfie

Photo: BillH Photo Photography | Design: Ola Baldych Putty Dance Project – the most recent Dance Theater Arts Company to emerge on Philadelphia’ vibrant scene, proudly presents their first full-length production Going, Wanting in the Age of the Selfie running October 3 through October […]

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Underground DanceWorks continues after its artistic director steps down

Underground DanceWorks continues after its artistic director steps down

After fifteen years of performances, Charles Tyson, Jr. has stepped down as artistic director of Underground DanceWorks (UDW). This occurred while the company was in the midst of preparing for their annual season concert, calling in to doubt the future […]

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FringeArts Review: Leah Stein’s Splice is a masterful exploration of space, sound and movement

FringeArts Review: Leah Stein’s Splice is a masterful exploration of space, sound and movement

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Leah Stein’s Splice, presented as part of the FringeArts Festival, is a masterful exploration of space and the intersection of sound and movement. Known for her site specific work, Stein’s selection of Jeremy […]

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Spins & Kicks For Coffee

Spins & Kicks For Coffee

On September 27th at 8:30pm and September 28th at 12:00pm, the SomaticMovers modern dance company is taking over Square One Coffee in Philadelphia to share their spins and kicks of caffeine.  For a $10 donation, audience members can enjoy a […]

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Necessary Efforts showcases works by Beau Hancock, Shannon Murphy, Katherine Kiefer Stark and Megan Wilson Stern

Necessary Efforts showcases works by Beau Hancock, Shannon Murphy, Katherine Kiefer Stark and Megan Wilson Stern

The Naked Stark presents Necessary Efforts, a mixed-bill of dances that fill the Performance Garage with bold and intimate movement. The company’s first mixed-bill presentation showcases work by innovative choreographers, Beau Hancock, Shannon Murphy, Katherine Kiefer Stark, and Megan Wilson […]

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FringeArts -New Street Dance Group Collaborates with Composer and Musicians to Create Another Word For Missing

FringeArts -New Street Dance Group Collaborates with Composer and Musicians to Create Another Word For Missing

New Street Dance Group, a collaborative modern dance company based in the Philadelphia and Washington, DC Metro areas, has partnered with composer Alexandra T. Bryant and a team of musicians to create an innovative new production.  Another Word For Missing, New Street Dance […]

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Aerial dance and acrobatics in Philly FringeArts -Tangle presents Loop

Aerial dance and acrobatics in Philly FringeArts -Tangle presents Loop

Tangle Movement Arts presents Loop, a dynamic circus-theater show that traces our unseen connections, as part of the 2014 Philadelphia FringeArts Festival. Tangle’s acrobats swing, climb, and weave through suspended loops and strands of rope to embrace—and sometimes to escape—the […]

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FringeArts – RealLivePeople presents Would I Lie To You

FringeArts – RealLivePeople presents Would I Lie To You

Philadelphia-based contemporary dance company RealLivePeople (RLP) announces their newest show, Would I Lie To You, as part of the 2014 Neighborhood Fringe. Would I lie to you? is a 55 minute exploration of the lies we tell and the naked truths […]

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FringeArts – Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents SUSPENDED – Raw, Brash, Erotic Physical Theater

FringeArts – Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents SUSPENDED – Raw, Brash, Erotic Physical Theater

FringeArts’ Festival favorite since 1999, Brian Sanders’ JUNK,  presents SUSPENDED on September 5-8, 11-14, 17-20, 2014.  SUSPENDED is a raw, brash, erotic, extreme, electrifying performance that uses physical prowess and strong adult content to create a conflicted state of mind. […]

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FringeArts – BalletX Offers Up Four Free Performances

FringeArts – BalletX Offers Up Four Free Performances

BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet and Resident Dance Company of The Wilma Theater, is participating in the 2014 Neighborhood Fringe Festival with three solo performances at Bridgette Mayer Gallery and a free public performance at The Porch at 30th Street […]

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