Promoting the preservation of African dance and culture, West Philadelphia’s Community Education Center (CEC) presents the first-ever DanceAfrica Philadelphia, a local adaptation of the long-running Brooklyn Academy of Music annual festival. Combining live traditional and contemporary dance, music, workshops, visual art and an […]Read more ›
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By Karen Harlin for The Dance Journal A small group of about a dozen Arts Administrators, Artists and Art supporters met on Tuesday evening, January 17th at the Community Education Center in Philadelphia to discuss how working together, sharing their […]Read more ›
For over thirty years, the Community Education Center (or as known by its fans as the CEC) located 3500 Lancaster Avenue, has served Powelton Village, West Philadelphia and for that matter, pretty much most of Philadelphia, as a community based […]Read more ›
The NY Dance Exchange is the annual artists exchange between the CEC/Community Education Center and NYC based New Dance Alliance. The event presents an evening of dance and performance by an outstanding group of artists including up and coming and […]Read more ›
The Philadelphia-based Leeway Foundation supports women and transgender artists who create social change through their artwork. Vernacular Motions features performances by four dancers who have received grants from the Leeway Foundation. The performances are: Uurja by Viji Rao/Three Aksha Dance […]Read more ›
By Merilyn Jackson For The Inquirer Before funders bowed to political pressure in the 1980s, they allowed grantees full artistic expression. You still see funder-driven work in the theater realm. But Terri Shockley, executive director of the 25-year-old Community Education […]Read more ›
An Expectation of Violence Performers: Jaamil Kosoko, Kristen Shahverdian, Shannon Murphy, and Zachary Svoboda. The Community Education Center (CEC) and Meeting House Theatre proudly will present the final performance of its 25th Anniversary Season, the New Edge Mix Performance Series. […]Read more ›