Category: Artist Profiles

Curt Haworth Movement and Performance – ONLIEST

Curt Haworth Movement and Performance – ONLIEST

Musing on identity, solitude and the subjective experience of phenomena, Onliest is a site-­specific work inhabiting the Mt Vernon Dance space. With the audience in the round, the piece encompasses the entire first floor of the old church, flowing across […]

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FringeArts – Interview – As Pretty Does by Keila Cordova Dances

FringeArts – Interview – As Pretty Does by Keila Cordova Dances

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal On September 6th and 7th, Keila Cordova Dances will present As Pretty Does at Temple’s Conwell Dance Theater, a journey of provoking movement and humor that asks, “What is it to be human?”  […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Excel in Youth America Grand Prix 2013

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Excel in Youth America Grand Prix 2013

Metropolitan Ballet Company dancers in Kanji Segawa’s  “ Toward the Light ”  Photo by E.A. Kennedy, III Metropolitan Ballet Academy (MBA) student dancers from the Philadelphia region garnered significant honors in the 2013 Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), the world’s […]

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BalletX’s Colby Damon Sidelined – just for now

BalletX’s Colby Damon Sidelined – just for now

By Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Unlike sports stars who get headlines if they have a sprained pinkie, professional dancers just seem to deal with even major injuries on the quiet. For a variety of reasons, they just suck […]

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Local dancer leaps to a professional dance career with Donetsk Ballet

Local dancer leaps to a professional dance career with Donetsk Ballet

Carinthia Bank (right) in costume for her debut performance with the Donetsk Ballet When the acclaimed Donetsk Ballet of Ukraine brings its production of Peter Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet, The Nutcracker, to Philadelphia, among its 18 professionals will be Carinthia Bank […]

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The last show of choreography by Philip Grosser before he retires

The last show of choreography by Philip Grosser before he retires

Temple’s Boyer College of Music and Dance will present two performances of Philip Grosser’s show called “AN OFFERING” in Conwell Dance Theater on Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 26 at 7:30 PM. Conwell Dance Theater is on the 5th […]

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Raphael Xaviers’ The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance

Raphael Xaviers’ The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance

Direction by Ralph Lemon and features Poet Leigh Nelson A practitioner of hip-hop dance since 1983, Raphael Xavier brings a wide range of experience to the stage. Xavier specializes in breaking, a street dance form he has taught to new […]

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Choreographer Peter DiMuro

Choreographer Peter DiMuro

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Choreographer Peter DiMuro’s newly-minted course for Drexel University says it all.  The DC transplant, who spent fifteen years at the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange and went on to serve as the Director of […]

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Empowered ME

Empowered ME

Brian Mengini has been a portrait and dance photographer in Philadelphia since 2007. His work has been published such notable journals and newspapers as Pointe Magazine, Dance Magazine, Dance Studio Life Magazine, Dance Teacher Magazine, Stanford Living Arts Magazine, Oxford […]

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Philly Fringe Vital Stats: Jessica Warchal-King

Philly Fringe Vital Stats: Jessica Warchal-King

Today, meet Jessica Warchal-King, one-third of the folks behind the 2011 Philly Fringe dance piece Doris Says . . . Name: Jessica C. Warchal-King. Age: Young enough to still cause trouble but old enough to know better than to answer this question honestly. Where do you live now? In my heart. Where were you born? [...]

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