Spring comes in leaps and bounds with the return of Philly’s own modern dance company Philadanco performing Blood, Sweat, and Dance, Thursday –Saturday, April 17-19, 2014, at Perelman Theater. Known for their electrifying dance moves mixing energized modern dance with […]Read more ›
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Tommie Waheed Evans courtesy of PHILADANCO by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Escaping the winter blues with tour stops in Los Angeles earlier this month touring the James Brown Project, Philadanco’s dancers were back at their home studios in […]Read more ›
Joan Myers Brown, Founder and Executive Artistic Director of The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO), will receive the lifetime achievement award from the Katherine Dunham Center for Arts and Humanities in East Saint Louis, Illinois at its 5th Annual Awards Gala […]Read more ›
SNEAK PREVIEW: Joan Myers Brown & the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina by Brenda Dixon Gottschild
The Dance Journal wishes to thank Brenda Dixon Gottschild and Palgrave Macmillan for allowing us to publish in advance the prologue to Joan Myers Brown & the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina. Joan Myers Brown & the Audacious Hope […]Read more ›
By Merilyn Jackson For The Inquirer The Earth goddess of Philadelphia dance, Joan Myers Brown, hurled a thunderbolt of a program at the near-capacity audience in the Kimmel’s Perelman Theater Friday evening – but instead of running for cover, the […]Read more ›
By Andrea K. Hammer, For The Bulletin When PHILADANCO! performs internationally, audiences spring to their feet — expressing their deep appreciation of the arts. They bang on the floor enthusiastically during 20-minute ovations and reciprocally feed the dancers’ creative passion. […]Read more ›