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Vintage Sunset – Sunset, o639 Hours by BalletX

Vintage Sunset – Sunset, o639 Hours by BalletX

As BalletX wraps up their fall series I decided to see what moments may have looked like from the period the piece was set in. Sunset, o639 Hours, created by choreographer and BalletX Co-Founder Matthew Neenan and award-winning New Zealand […]

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A Trip to the 1930’s in BalletX’s Sunset o639 Hours

A Trip to the 1930’s in BalletX’s Sunset o639 Hours

photo by Bill Hebert by Gary L. Day for The Dance Journal BalletX filters the past through its creative perspective in its season opening performance, Sunset 0639 Hours, unveiled last Wednesday, November 16.  In it, choreographer Matthew Neenan and composer […]

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BalletX’s Sunset, o639 to Take Flight In Philadelphia Again

BalletX’s Sunset, o639 to Take Flight In Philadelphia Again

photo credit Alexander Iziliaev BalletX, Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet, will reprise Sunset, o639 Hours for the launch of its 11th Season at The Wilma Theater in Philadelphia, including 7 performances, November 16-20, 2016. Sunset, o639 Hours is a full-length ballet that has traveled the United States […]

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BalletX Tech-Infused Summer Series 2016

BalletX Tech-Infused Summer Series 2016

Starting on Wednesday, July 6 through Sunday, July 17, 2016, BalletX, Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet, will present an extended two-week run of itsSummer Series 2016 at The Wilma Theater.  The Summer Series brings together two powerhouse choreographers, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa and Matthew Neenan, with virtual art shop Klip […]

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A Princely Farewell in Pennsylvania Ballet’s Program of Firsts

A Princely Farewell in Pennsylvania Ballet’s Program of Firsts

Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev by Lewis J Whittington for The Dance Journal During the curtain-calls for the cast of Matthew Neenan’s “Archiva” with its themes of the seasons of a dancer’s life still floating at the May 15 matinee performance […]

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BalletX – Ten Years On

BalletX – Ten Years On

photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal I can still remember the first time I saw BalletX.  It was almost 5 years ago, and I had just moved to Philadelphia. As a relatively inexperienced dance critic […]

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PA Ballet Premieres Two Works: Neenan and Scarlett

PA Ballet Premieres Two Works: Neenan and Scarlett

Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella will take audiences on a classical yet modern journey with works by three choreographers in A Program of Firsts. George Balanchine’s Serenade, Liam Scarlett’s Asphodel Meadows, and a much anticipated World Premiere from […]

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Corella’s dance quest ignites Don Quixote

Corella’s dance quest ignites Don Quixote

photo credit Alexander Iziliaev by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Angel Corella was just 19 when he nailed the role of Basilio, the ardent barber in American Ballet Theatre’s version of Don Quixote and he proved so dynamic in […]

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Review – BalletX  Winter Series 2016

Review – BalletX Winter Series 2016

photo by Alexander Iziliaev by Kat Ricter for The Dance Journal If there’s one thing that always impresses me about BalletX, Philadelphia’s home-grown contemporary ballet company, it’s the fact that Founder and Artistic/Executive Director Christine Cox is always trying something […]

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BalletX Winter Series 2016 brings Trey McIntyre, Matthew Neenan, and Choreographic Fellow Yin Yue

BalletX Winter Series 2016 brings Trey McIntyre, Matthew Neenan, and Choreographic Fellow Yin Yue

BalletX, Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet and the Resident Dance Company of The Wilma Theater, continues its tradition of world premiere choreography in its 10th Anniversary Season.  Winter Series 2016 (February 10-14) will feature unique works by three distinctive choreographic voices — Trey McIntyre, […]

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