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Category: In The Spotlight

Facing East – a celebration of Indian music and dance in Philadelphia

Facing East – a celebration of Indian music and dance in Philadelphia

Facing East launches in September, amongst the FringeArts frenzy,  as a new dance festival in Philadelphia which celebrates the richness and diversity of Indian dance and music.  It is being presented by Courtyard Dancers on September 18th & 19th at […]

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A New Dance Platform in Philadelphia Has Its Inaugural Launch

A New Dance Platform in Philadelphia Has Its Inaugural Launch

photo by Bill Hebert Steven Weisz, founder of PhiladelphiaDANCE.org, has brought numerous dance programs to the greater Philadelphia region over the years. His newest international project, Graffito Works (translated as “little scribbles” of movement) will have its inaugural launch in […]

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Tori Lawrence and Co. Returns to the Barnes

Tori Lawrence and Co. Returns to the Barnes

Tori Lawrence + Co. created a 45-minute site-specific dance, Holding Place, made specifically for the Barnes Foundation, which premiered at the Foundation in 2012 and is now returning to its home. The dance was created in response to the, then, […]

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Melisa Putz Clark’s when ashes fell from my eyes

Melisa Putz Clark’s when ashes fell from my eyes

Melisa Putz Clark will premier her newest evening-length dance performance entitled when ashes fell from my eyes at Temple University’s Conwell Dance Theater on March 13th and 14th, 2015 at 7:30pm. Conwell Dance Theater is located on the 5th floor […]

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Metropolitan Ballet’s Family Concert Series continues with Hansel & Gretel

Metropolitan Ballet’s Family Concert Series continues with Hansel & Gretel

photo by E. A. Kennedy Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will open its season on Saturday, November 22nd   & Sunday, November 23rd with a family-oriented program featuring one of the most enduring fairy tales of all time,  Hansel & Gretel.   Created […]

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You & Me Comes To Philly

You & Me Comes To Philly

You & Me comes alongside Philadelphia area dancers and Ursinus College faculty members,  Jeanine McCain and Karen Clemente to create You & Me Philly, an evening of music, dinner, art, and dance. You & Me Philly explores intimacy as it […]

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Tango Legends Nito and Elba Garcia to Visit Philadelphia

Tango Legends Nito and Elba Garcia to Visit Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Argentine Tango School hosts tango legend Nito Garcia, a star of the tango stage since the 1950s, with his wife and partner Elba Sottile de Garcia, from August 20-26. Nito Garcia learned tango the old-fashioned way, watching his […]

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Koresh Dance unites 24 Philadelphia companies for 2nd Come Together Festival, July 23-27

Koresh Dance unites 24 Philadelphia companies for 2nd Come Together Festival, July 23-27

Koresh Dance Company will connect established companies, new faces, repertory favorites, and fresh choreography this summer when it presents two dozen local and regional dance companies in its Come Together festival at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. The festival, which began […]

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2014 Reflection:Response Commission awarded to Tatyana Tenenbaum

2014 Reflection:Response Commission awarded to Tatyana Tenenbaum

The Temple University Dance Department is pleased to announce that our third choreographic commission under our Reflection:Response speaker and performance series has been awarded to choreographer, composer, and director Tatyana Tenenbaum. This new commission will premiere on October 24 and […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Excel in Youth America Grand Prix 2014

Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student Dancers Excel in Youth America Grand Prix 2014

Metropolitan Ballet  Academy  in “Children’s Mazurka from Paquita” ; Awarded 1st Place, Philadelphia Regional Semi-Finals,  Top 12 in NYC Finals, Youth America Grand Prix 2014 – Photo by Visual Arts Masters Children’s Ensemble Wins First Place in Philadelphia Regional Semi-Finals; […]

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