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Pennsylvania Ballet Trustees Appoint Ángel Corella as Artistic Director

Pennsylvania Ballet Trustees Appoint Ángel Corella as Artistic Director

The Board of Trustees of Pennsylvania Ballet today announced the appointment of Ángel Corella as Artistic Director. “We are incredibly excited to be bringing a director with this level of talent, experience and passion into our community,” said Board Co-Chair […]

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Philadelphia’s MM2 Modern Dance returns to Toronto for World Pride

Philadelphia’s MM2 Modern Dance returns to Toronto for World Pride

The Philadelphia-based MM2 Modern Dance Company will be returning to perform in Toronto in June 2014 on the occasion of the World Pride celebration.  MM2 will be performing and holding workshops during their five day tour at The McMichael Canadian […]

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New storytelling project showcasing actors, dancers and aerialists

New storytelling project showcasing actors, dancers and aerialists

The circus is coming to town! A group of Muhlenberg College dancers, actors, gymnasts and aerial acrobats — 30 students in all — have pooled their talents to produce Muhlenberg’s first Circus Workshop. Their work will culminate in two performances […]

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FringeArts’ spring season centers on bold, contemplative dance works from contemporary choreographers Tere O’Connor and Nichole Canuso

FringeArts’ spring season centers on bold, contemplative dance works from contemporary choreographers Tere O’Connor and Nichole Canuso

This spring, FringeArts will bring two treasured contemporary dance-makers to its waterfront stage: Tere O’Connor and Nichole Canuso. Both choreographers will present introspective, challenging works that explore memory and identity through the ephemeral language of dance. Tickets are on sale now at 215-413-1318 or fringearts.com. In addition, FringeArts […]

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An Evening of Duets

An Evening of Duets

An Evening of Duets will take place this year at the Community Education Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 7 & 8, 2014 at 7:30pm. Created as a pre-Valentines performance, this event will highlight duets from the romantic to the […]

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Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents Snowball:  A Winter Wonderland Furrytail

Brian Sanders’ JUNK Presents Snowball: A Winter Wonderland Furrytail

by Kathleen Glynn for The Dance Journal This holiday season Brian Sanders and his company, JUNK, present a fun, family friendly, sing-a-long dance performance on the Harold Prince Theatre’s stage within the Annenberg Center for Performing Arts. Snowball is a […]

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Philadelphia Dance Projects and Group Motion Present a World Premiere by Venerated New York Choreographer Susan Rethorst

Philadelphia Dance Projects and Group Motion Present a World Premiere by Venerated New York Choreographer Susan Rethorst

Pictured: Susan Rethorst, Eleanor Goudie-Averill, David Konyk and Hedy Weyland Credit: Zornitsa Stoyanova Philadelphia Dance Projects opens its 2014 season by presenting perceiving the ‘just this’-ness, a world premiere by New York choreographer Susan Rethorst, whose work has been called […]

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Nichole Canuso Dance Company Offers First Glimpse of Intimate, Experiential New Work During Fringe Festival

Nichole Canuso Dance Company Offers First Glimpse of Intimate, Experiential New Work During Fringe Festival

As part of the 2013 Fringe Festival presented by FringeArts, Nichole Canuso Dance Company (NCDC) invites audiences to preview The Garden: an experiential journey designed to illuminate the peculiar beauty of being alone in our bodies through moments of solitude, […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Forythe & Kylián plus a World Premiere by Matthew Neenan

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Forythe & Kylián plus a World Premiere by Matthew Neenan

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancers Julie Diana and Ian Hussey in William Forsythe’s Artifact Suite. Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Final Performances of the 2012-2013 Season Celebrate the evolution of Pennsylvania Ballet’s repertoire with Company premieres by two of today’s most influential choreographers […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Carnival of the Animals

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Carnival of the Animals

Artists of Pennsylvania Ballet in Christopher Wheeldon’s Carnival of the Animals. Photo: Paul Kolnik Narrated by Tony and Emmy Award winning actor John Lithgow With George Balanchine’s Ballo della Regina and The Four Temperaments Let your imagination soar with Christopher […]

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