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The legendary Martha Graham Dance Company makes a rare Philadelphia appearance

The legendary Martha Graham Dance Company makes a rare Philadelphia appearance

One of America’s most celebrated and visionary dance troupes, the Martha Graham Dance Company (MGDC), returns to Philadelphia after a decade, November 3-6 in six performances at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street.  Named by Time Magazine as the “Dancer […]

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BalletX’s Sunset, o639 to Take Flight In Philadelphia Again

BalletX’s Sunset, o639 to Take Flight In Philadelphia Again

photo credit Alexander Iziliaev BalletX, Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet, will reprise Sunset, o639 Hours for the launch of its 11th Season at The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia, including 7 performances, November 16-20, 2016. Sunset, o639 Hours is a full-length ballet that has traveled the United States […]

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Reflection : Response – Kathy Westwater’s Anywhere

Reflection : Response – Kathy Westwater’s Anywhere

photo credit Eric Escalante Temple University Department of Dance presents the world premiere of choreographer Kathy Westwater’s Anywhere, Sept 16 &17, 2016, at 7:30PM. Conwell Theater , 5th floor, Conwell Hall, Temple University, corner of Broad and Montgomery Streets.  Tickets: $2—general […]

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Project Trans(m)it Enters Phase Two on August 13 & 14

Project Trans(m)it Enters Phase Two on August 13 & 14

Project Trans(m)it is a collaborative, long-term research and performance project delving into tech-riddled space. It is led by choreographers Lora Allen (allendance), Becca Weber (Somanaut Dance) and Megan Mizanty (MizantyMoves Dance Works). Their points of inquiry include transmittance of dance/movement via […]

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Cross Rhythms Brings Together Eight New Tap and Music Works – June 3-4

Cross Rhythms Brings Together Eight New Tap and Music Works – June 3-4

Photo credit: Anthony Dean Cross Rhythms brings together eight new tap and music works that explore the current role of the tap dancer as a visual musician, existing in the space between percussion, movement, intention and melody. Choreographed and produced by Pamela Hetherington, […]

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Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin, and Stephen Petronio Navigate Gap between Art and Dance at The Fabric Workshop and Museum

Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin, and Stephen Petronio Navigate Gap between Art and Dance at The Fabric Workshop and Museum

Janine Antoni in collaboration with Anna Halprin, Paper Dance, 2013. Photographed by: Pak Han at the Halprin Dance Deck.  On Thursday, April 21, 2016, The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) premieres Ally, an exhibition of art and dance conceived and […]

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Sam Tower + Ensemble present I’d rather choke than be a quitter

Sam Tower + Ensemble present I’d rather choke than be a quitter

photo credit: Tess Kunik  From March 4 -8, SAM TOWER + ENSEMBLE will present I’d rather choke than be a quitter; the result of a dream-team mash up of local emerging artists, including art collective Plant Me Here, electronica musician […]

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New Artist Organization femme. collective Rolls Out With  Cherchez La Femme

New Artist Organization femme. collective Rolls Out With Cherchez La Femme

On February 12th and 13th at 8 p.m., a brand new artists’ organization called “femme. collective” will present an evening of dance, poetry, visual art and refreshments entitled “cherchez la femme,” at the Performance Garage. femme. collective is comprised of […]

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Reflection-Response at Temple University – Jennifer Weber’s Decadancetheatre’s A Hollywood Classic

Reflection-Response at Temple University – Jennifer Weber’s Decadancetheatre’s A Hollywood Classic

Photo by Alex Bitar Temple University Department of Dance presents the premiere of Jennifer Weber/ Decadancetheatre’s, A Hollywood Classic, Friday and Saturday Oct 16 & 17 at 7:30PM, Conwell Dance Theater, 5th floor Conwell Hall, Corner of Broad & Montgomery, […]

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Three Philadelphia Scottish Dancers Invited to Scotland’s Edinburgh Castle to Perform in the 66th Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Three Philadelphia Scottish Dancers Invited to Scotland’s Edinburgh Castle to Perform in the 66th Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

by Cailine Drummond for The Dance Journal Discover Scottish Dance, USA announced that 14 American Scottish Highland Dancers will pack their bags, dance shoes and costumes to perform in The 66th Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, one of the world’s most […]

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