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Philadelphia Contemporary kicks off with a series of performances and dialogues at four sites along the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers

Philadelphia Contemporary kicks off with a series of performances and dialogues at four sites along the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers

Eiko Otake: A Body in Hong Kong at Mobile M+: Live Art, 2015. Photo: CPAK studio The Quiet Circus: River Charrettes is a collaborative project between Headlong and Philadelphia Contemporary. Philadelphia Contemporary and Headlong invite the public on Saturday, September […]

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Group Motion presents an evening of solo dances for Philadelphia Independent Fringe

Group Motion presents an evening of solo dances for Philadelphia Independent Fringe

This Fringe Festival, Group Motion will present three international dance artists: Silvana Cardell, Chloe Felesina, and Laina Fischbeck. These influential female artists have received national and international recognition as dancers and choreographers for both their solo and company work. Each […]

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Group Motion’s NO)E(XIT)N-TRANCE: inter-terrestrial sightings – June 10-11th

Group Motion’s NO)E(XIT)N-TRANCE: inter-terrestrial sightings – June 10-11th

NO)E(XIT)N-TRANCE: inter-terrestrial sightings – a new multi media dance theater work directed by Manfred Fischbeck, created in collaboration with Nick Jushchyshyn, Westphal’s Program Director for Animation & Visual Effects (video and motion capture)NO)E(XIT)N-TRANCE utilizes motion capture video, movement and music […]

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Painted Bride’s Historic Re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia Project Culminates with Two Dance Performances

Painted Bride’s Historic Re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia Project Culminates with Two Dance Performances

This April, Painted Bride’s Re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia project concludes with a series of brand new performances and public events staged throughout the city by Artist/Thinkers Reggie Wilson (choreographer), Faustin Linyekula (choreographer), and Marty Pottenger (theater artist).  These works were commissioned via […]

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Tangle Movement Arts presents a dynamic new aerial dance show: RetroAct, March 17-19

Tangle Movement Arts presents a dynamic new aerial dance show: RetroAct, March 17-19

RetroAct’s aerial dancers offer simmering duets, intricate balancing acts, and campy celebration of drag. A dreamer wakes and dresses for work 20 feet in air. Two women work out their frustration and flirtation in a dance that reaches the ceiling. […]

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4th Annual Evening of Duets

4th Annual Evening of Duets

Created as a pre-Valentines performance, this event will highlight duets from the romantic to the volatile by innovative choreographers and their professional dance companies from Philadelphia, New York and DC. After last year’s sold out shows and amazing community support, […]

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With the Fringe Festival just underway, FringeArts announces programming for Fall 2015, proving that the party never ends

With the Fringe Festival just underway, FringeArts announces programming for Fall 2015, proving that the party never ends

Riding the momentum of the 2015 Fringe Festival, FringeArts invites Philadelphia favorites and international arts innovators in theater, dance, and music to take the stage at their beautiful waterfront location September-December 2015. Year-round programming at FringeArts is supported by PNC through […]

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PhiladelphiaDANCE.org’s Weisz brings the Graffito Works platform to Italy

After a most successful launch in Philadelphia,  Graffito Works will premiere in Italy in late July in Bologna’s Ca’Shin, located in the Parco Cavaioni compound, showcasing the contact improvisation dancers of Spazio Seme from Arezzo. Graffito Works, literally translated as […]

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Germantown Nonprofit Brings Ballet to the Philadelphia Public Schools

Germantown Nonprofit Brings Ballet to the Philadelphia Public Schools

Photo by Lindsay Browning On May 27, Germantown-based International Ballet Exchange (IBE) will present a free, full-length ballet based on Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen to more than 2,000 Philadelphia school district students grades 3 and up.The ballet, with two youth […]

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ACDA Northeast Conference to be held at West Chester University

ACDA Northeast Conference to be held at West Chester University

by Mackenzie Holmes for the Dance Journal West Chester University will be hosting the ACDA Northeast region conference from March 11th- 14th, 2015. The American College Dance Association, formally ACDFA (the word ‘festival’ was formally removed in July, 2014), is […]

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