Category: In The Spotlight

The Bang Group Returns to Philadelphia

The Bang Group Returns to Philadelphia

Returning to Philadelphia for their third appearance under the auspices of Quince Productions, the renowned dance troupe, The Bang Group opens for GayFest! on August 5 with a two-night run of their new show, “Head Over Heels.” In typical Bang […]

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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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Alchemy Dance Company Reinvents and Represents with One Night Only

Alchemy Dance Company Reinvents and Represents with One Night Only

Photo by Bill Hebert Alchemy Dance Company will bring old and new works to the stage, while also hosting the work of other local dance companies. On Friday, June 21, 2013 at 7:30pm, Alchemy will present “One Night Only”, a […]

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BalletFleming’s Alice in Wonderland at the Painted Bride Arts Center

BalletFleming’s Alice in Wonderland at the Painted Bride Arts Center

BalletFleming, together with dancers from the Philadelphia area and the Tricia Sloan Dance School, presents an original ballet adventure choreographed by former New York City Ballet dancer and world-acclaimed choreographer Christopher Fleming.  Follow Alice down the rabbit hole as she […]

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Alchemy Dance Company Gets Up Close And Personal With Two New World Premieres March 1-3

Alchemy Dance Company Gets Up Close And Personal With Two New World Premieres March 1-3

Alchemy Dance Company’s 2013 Home Season of performances titled “I Am We” will feature two new works by Artistic Director Amy Harding. Shows will take place at The Performance Garage located at 1515 Brandywine St. in Philadelphia on Friday, March […]

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