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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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Celtic Nights, a majestic mix of music, storytelling and lively Irish step dance

Celtic Nights, a majestic mix of music, storytelling and lively Irish step dance

Drawn from the history, folklore and culture of Ireland and its Celtic cousins, the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts’ St. Patrick’s Day weekend presentation of Celtic Nights: A Night of Music, Song and Dance (March 15) takes audiences on a stunning musical […]

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Muhlenberg College celebrates  twenty years of dance with  Master Choreographers dance concert

Muhlenberg College celebrates twenty years of dance with Master Choreographers dance concert

The Muhlenberg College dance program celebrates its 20th anniversary with a special edition of its annual “Master Choreographers” dance concert, Feb. 6-8. The concert will feature a restaging of “D-Man in the Waters (Part 1),” by legendary choreographer Bill T. […]

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Metropolitran Ballet Company’s Family Series continues with Tea for Ruby with Fancy Nancy illustrator, Robin Preiss Glasser

Metropolitran Ballet Company’s Family Series continues with Tea for Ruby with Fancy Nancy illustrator, Robin Preiss Glasser

Robin Preiss Glasser ,  photo by Eric Van Eyke Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will open its season on Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th with two exciting productions. The family-oriented program will feature a company premiere of Tea for […]

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FringeArts Preview – Pantea Productions’ Beyond the Light

FringeArts Preview – Pantea Productions’ Beyond the Light

By Courtney Thomas for The Dance Journal It takes a unique mind to combine dance, aerial acrobatics, light effects, puppetry and poetry, but in Pantea Productions’ Fringe Arts Festival piece Beyond the Light, Leila Ghaznavi and her artists do just […]

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