Category: Dance Headlines

Merilyn Jackson’s Book Review of The Art of Falling

Merilyn Jackson’s Book Review of The Art of Falling

by Merilyn Jackson for The Dance Journal The Art of Falling, A novel by Kathryn Craft, Pub Date, January, 2014 Sourcebooks, Inc., 353 pp, $14.99 Have you heard the one about the anorexic dancer who fell off a balcony and […]

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Koresh Dance Company offers up Promises I Never Meant to Keep

Koresh Dance Company offers up Promises I Never Meant to Keep

Photo credit: Frank Bicking Artistic Director Ronen (Roni) Koresh reflects on change and responsibility in his exhilarating, emotionally gripping new work for Koresh Dance Company’s 23rd home season. Promises I Never Meant to Keep will debut May 2-4, 2014 at […]

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Shut Up & Dance – Interview with Ian Hussey, Producing Director

Shut Up & Dance – Interview with Ian Hussey, Producing Director

Reprinted with kind permission from MANNA MANNA: Why Victoriana as a theme? Ian: Coming up with a theme for the poster if one of my FAVORITE parts of the process. The process starts with a few brainstorming sessions with photographer […]

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Pasión y Arte to present the 2014 Philadelphia Flemeco Festival featuring international sensations Israel Galván, Pastora Galván and Rosario Toledo

Pasión y Arte to present the 2014 Philadelphia Flemeco Festival featuring international sensations Israel Galván, Pastora Galván and Rosario Toledo

by Marcel W. Foster for The Dance Journal Philadelphia’s second bi-annual Flamenco Festival will have its two-week run from March 1-16, 2014, boasting a series of lectures, film screenings, master classes and performances by internationally acclaimed contemporary flamenco artists from […]

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PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Annual Report 2013

PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Annual Report 2013

Founded in 2005, PhiladelphiaDANCE.org now enters its ninth year of operation. Below are just a few of the statistics generated from our web site for the year end 2013, which provide some insights as to the growth of dance and […]

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Huggins on ‘Danco on Huggins

Huggins on ‘Danco on Huggins

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Christopher Huggins, former Alvin Ailey dancer, now full time choreographer- teacher and, on occasion, at 51, guest soloist, is one of the most in-demand choreographers in the US, but has been working more […]

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Matthew Neenan downshifts for ‘There I Was’

Matthew Neenan downshifts for ‘There I Was’

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Earlier this month BalletX dancers Chloe Felesina, Francesca Forcella, Jaime Lennon, Caili Quan, Andrea Yorita had their pointe shoes ready for a  rehearsal for Matthew Neenan’s ballet There I Was. It is on […]

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Roy Kaiser looks forward and back as Pennsylvania Ballet turns 50

Roy Kaiser looks forward and back as Pennsylvania Ballet turns 50

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Pennsylvania Ballet launches its 50th season this month with the celebrations, reunions and gala performances, but the company has already been leading up to the milestone with other projects that point to a […]

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An Interview with Merilyn Jackson

An Interview with Merilyn Jackson

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal Merilyn Jackson has been writing regularly on dance for The Philadelphia Inquirer since 1996 and prior to that on dance, theater, food, travel and Eastern European and Latin American fiction in many publications. […]

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

The Dance Journal wants to wish everyone a very happy 4th of July holiday! Special thanks to Juan Irizarry of Philadelphia Dance Photo Project for these great images of dancer Jeanie Chrome taken at Valley Forge National Park.

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