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PHILADANCO will perform under the stars at The Dell Music Center

PHILADANCO will perform under the stars at The Dell Music Center

Celebrated the world over for its artistry, superbly-trained dancers and electrifying performances, PHILADANCO will perform under the stars at The Dell Music Center on Friday, July 18 at 7:30 pm. Tickets to the multi-cultural dance concert start at just $10, […]

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Joan Myers Brown and Brenda Dixon-Gottschild talk realities of diversity on the dance stage

Joan Myers Brown and Brenda Dixon-Gottschild talk realities of diversity on the dance stage

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal It was Diversity of Dance day at the Barnes Museum on the Parkway on June 1 and dance fans and art lovers converged, filling the Annenberg Court for some authentic Irish dance by […]

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PHILADANCO Leaps Into Spring with Blood, Sweat and Dance

PHILADANCO Leaps Into Spring with Blood, Sweat and Dance

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 […]

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Tommie Waheed-Evans unveils Aubade

Tommie Waheed-Evans unveils Aubade

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 […]

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Danco leaps over fiscal cliffs

Danco leaps over fiscal cliffs

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Joan Myers Brown brushed off rumors of her company’s demise earlier this year “well didn’t everybody struggle this year.“ Whatever was looming has been dealt with as the company continues on their heavy […]

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Joan Myers Brown to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Joan Myers Brown to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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 […]

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SNEAK PREVIEW: Joan Myers Brown & the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina by Brenda Dixon Gottschild

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 […]

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Thunderous reception for 4 dance works

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 […]

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PHILADANCO Spring Concerts

PHILADANCO Spring Concerts

Four choreographers who although are not new to the field of dance are now creating excitement with their work across the country.  Some you might have seen or have heard of, others maybe not, but they have emerged into the […]

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Dance As A Universal Language

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. […]

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