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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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Huggins on ‘Danco on Huggins

Huggins on ‘Danco on Huggins

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal Christopher Huggins, former Alvin Ailey dancer, now full time choreographer- teacher and, on occasion, at 51, guest soloist, is one of the most in-demand choreographers in the US, but has been working more […]

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PIFA moves in time

PIFA moves in time

by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal At the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, dance and physical theater are providing intriguing time-traveling moments. The opening dance event, Savion Glover’s DANCE SPACE, left audience members angry because they couldn’t see […]

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Dance at PIFA 2013

Dance at PIFA 2013

March 28th through April 27th, Philadelphia embarks on an month-long adventure as the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) asks audiences “If you had a time machine…” PIFA’s 2013 theme asks a diverse group of artists to make daring […]

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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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REVIEW: Philadanco: A Versatile Philadelphia Connection

REVIEW: Philadanco: A Versatile Philadelphia Connection

by Kat Richter, MA for The Dance Journal These days, there’s nothing unusual about a ballet company donning sneakers or a self-professed modern dancer performing a complicated petit allegro.  Just last month the city of Philadelphia saw renown flamenco dancer […]

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Tommie Waheed Evans at the Crossroads

Tommie Waheed Evans at the Crossroads

Waheed Works, a dance project that goes beyond expectations is coming to the theater once more, bringing an electrifying and dynamic program embracing an all star cast.  /Crossroads/ will be exploding at the Plays and Players Theatre located at 1714 […]

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Young Choreographers Star In Philadanco Finale

Young Choreographers Star In Philadanco Finale

By LINDSAY WARNER, For The Bulletin Premiering four new pieces at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater this weekend, Philadanco closed its 39th season on a bold, brash note — a sharp contrast to the company’s “Greatest Hits” performance last season, which […]

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