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Percussive Dancing with Usiloquy Dance Designs & The Lady Hoofers

Percussive Dancing with Usiloquy Dance Designs & The Lady Hoofers

by Katie Moore for The Dance Journal “Feet” photo by Amy Smith The performance of FEET! at The Painted Bride featured Usiloquy Dance Designs & The Lady Hoofers in an eclectic show, evincing the technical expertise and cultural diversity of […]

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The Lady Hoofers bring the holiday spirit to Christ Church Neighborhood House

The Lady Hoofers bring the holiday spirit to Christ Church Neighborhood House

This weekend the Lady Hoofers joined by the their youth tap ensemble ripped up the marley at Christ Church Neighborhood House and tapped into our hearts to bring some holiday spirit to those in attendance. In case you missed it […]

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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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DanceUSA Comes to Philadelphia

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Amidst spring graduations, recitals, festivals and season finales, nearly 500 dance professionals from across the country gathered in Philadelphia for the annual DanceUSA Conference.  Co-hosted by the Kimmel Center and the University of […]

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Jaye Allison’s Philly Tap Challenge: On Fire!

Jaye Allison’s Philly Tap Challenge: On Fire!

Philadelphia has always been a tap town and Jaye Allison brings back that tradition each year with her Philly Tap Challenge: On Fire!, a tap festival celebrating both the past and the present. This years program welcomes Emmy Award Winner, […]

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Review: PA Ballet Carnival of the Animals

Review: PA Ballet Carnival of the Animals

Photo by Alexander Iziliaev By Kat Richter for The Dance Journal It’s not often that ballet leaves you gasping one moment and laughing the next but Pennsylvania Ballet’s latest program, a triple bill featuring two classic Balanchine works, Ballo Della […]

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Sharp’s Aquarian Exposition

Sharp’s Aquarian Exposition

Photo by Kylene Cleaver by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Woodstock wasn’t known for its dance but that didn’t stop Diane Sharp-Nachsin from tackling the legendary music concert for her company’s contribution to this year’s Philadelphia International Festival of […]

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The Artistic Directors Forum

The Artistic Directors Forum

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal At the CultureWorks office on Saturday, April 6th, something rather unprecedented took place.  Nearly twenty directors of small and mid-sized dance companies gathered together to share ideas and exchange information. Hosted by Steven […]

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Review – Savion Glover’s Dance Space

Review – Savion Glover’s Dance Space

By Kat Richter for The Dance Journal As a tap dancer and long time fan of Savion Glover, I was too star struck to do much more than nod when the legendary hoofer announced, some five years ago, that he […]

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Review – ONE Gifts from Afar

Review – ONE Gifts from Afar

photo by Bill Hebert by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal As I’ve gotten to know the Philadelphia dance community over the past few years, I’ve always been a bit mystified by Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers.  Between the hyphen, the forward slash, […]

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