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BalletX partners with Andrew Jackson School for a new afterschool dance outreach program

BalletX partners with Andrew Jackson School for a new afterschool dance outreach program

Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet, announced the launch of Dance eXchange, a new afterschool dance outreach program with Andrew Jackson School in South Philadelphia. Beginning in March 2014, the program is designed to use dance as […]

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BalletX promotes Tara Keating to Associate Artistic Director

BalletX promotes Tara Keating to Associate Artistic Director

BalletX announced that Tara Keating, BalletX Ballet Mistress & Artistic Coordinator, will be promoted to Associate Artistic Director effective immediately. Ms. Keating has been an integral part of BalletX since the Company’s founding in 2005. As a dancer with the […]

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BalletX young choreographic hearts for VDay

BalletX young choreographic hearts for VDay

by Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal Photos by Bill Hebert In the late January deep freeze 50s crooner Nat King Cole’s toasty hit L-O-V-E filled the rooms at the Performance Garage as BalletX dancers worked on jaunty unison for […]

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Sometimes dance is music and music is dance – Cellist, Gabriel Cabezas and BalletX dancer, Chloe Felesina

Sometimes dance is music and music is dance – Cellist, Gabriel Cabezas and BalletX dancer, Chloe Felesina

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Photo credit for Chloe Felesina: Alexander Iziliaev Both dance and classical music fans filled the downstairs multi-level World Café on Super Bowl Sunday, no less, for the potent pairing of Cellist, Gabriel Cabezas […]

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Up Close and Personal with BalletX

Up Close and Personal with BalletX

Life has been a bit crazy but Monday I got the chance to stop by rehearsal for BalletX at the Performance Garage as they prepare for their upcoming Winter Series, February 12th – 16th, at the Wilma Theater. The shot […]

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BalletX’s upcoming Winter Series 2014

BalletX’s upcoming Winter Series 2014

BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet and the Resident Dance Company of The Wilma Theater, announced their Winter Series 2014  for February 12-16. From three distinguished choreographers will offer a diverse program that will take audiences on a journey through a […]

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Matthew Neenan downshifts for ‘There I Was’

Matthew Neenan downshifts for ‘There I Was’

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Earlier this month BalletX dancers Chloe Felesina, Francesca Forcella, Jaime Lennon, Caili Quan, Andrea Yorita had their pointe shoes ready for a  rehearsal for Matthew Neenan’s ballet There I Was. It is on […]

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With BalletX, decay can in fact be beautiful

With BalletX, decay can in fact be beautiful

By Kat Richter for The Dance Journal In less capable hands, the combination of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, two seventy-something dancers and a feisty contemporary ballet company might have been a recipe for disaster. But under the careful guidance of guest […]

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Fonte muses in time for Beautiful Decay

Fonte muses in time for Beautiful Decay

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal photo by Marcia Breuer BalletX artistic directors Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan like to work with choreographers who push the company in different directions and this approach has been key in building their […]

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Still sidelined, but

Still sidelined, but

By Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal BalletX dancer Colby Damon sustained an injury to his left knee onstage at the Wilma Theater last November. He had to have immediate corrective surgery and even though everything went well in the […]

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