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Student Author Program – Review: An Evening of Duets

Student Author Program – Review: An Evening of Duets

by Chelsey Nicole Hamilton for The Dance Journal This review is part of the Dance Journal’s Student Author Program. Chelsey was mentored by Dance Journal writer, Kat Richter. Chelsey is a sophomore at Temple University, majoring in Journalism and Dance. She […]

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Student Author Program – Review: An Evening of Duets

Student Author Program – Review: An Evening of Duets

Photo by Bill Hebert by Kristen Gillette for The Dance Journal This review is part of the Dance Journal’s Student Author Program. Kristen was mentored by Dance Journal writer, Kat Richter. Kristen studies journalism at Temple University and has written […]

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Chisena’s Unpredictable Evening of Duets

Chisena’s Unpredictable Evening of Duets

Photo by Bill Hebert by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Dancer, choreographer and curator Melissa Chisena assembled an impressive mix for Friday’s Evening of Duets at the Community Education Center.  As the Director of Chisena Danza and Founder of […]

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Three Leeway dance grantees receive PennPAT funding

Three former Leeway grantees have received funding from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation during the 2011-2012 fiscal year on behalf of Philadelphia Performing Arts on Tour. Kùlú Mèlé African Dance Ensemble directed by Dorothy Gordon Wilkie (LTA ’07), Leah Stein Dance […]

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Rosario Toledo and the First Philadelphia Flamenco Festival

Rosario Toledo and the First Philadelphia Flamenco Festival

by Kat Richter, MA for The Dance Journal photo credit: Mike Hurwitz Flamenco, like many percussive dance forms, originated as a solo art.  As such, it takes a truly gifted individual to re-imagine that art for an entire company of […]

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Invitation to a Wake

Invitation to a Wake

Enter the inner world of five women as they experience the phase of mourning surrounding the death of a shared loved one.  Within the walls of the Woodlands Cemetery Mansion, a site renowned for its historical importance, a new investigation […]

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Pasión y Arte brings Tablao to Philadelphia

Pasión y Arte brings Tablao to Philadelphia

Founded by Bolivian-born Elba Hevia y Vaca in 2000, Pasión y Arte quickly achieved a  reputation for staging groundbreaking contemporary feminist flamenco dances that are simultaneously deeply steeped in the teachings of the southern Spanish masters and Hevia y Vaca’s […]

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