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Philadanco II and Pennsylvania Ballet II – 2 gether we Dance

Philadanco II and Pennsylvania Ballet II – 2 gether we Dance

Photos by Alexander Iziliaev by Gregory King for The Dance Journal A year ago, the second companies of Philadanco (D/2) and Pennsylvania Ballet (PB2) came together for a celebratory night of dancing in “2 gether we Dance.”  My disappointment  with […]

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Philadanco’s Global Artistry: Four Choreographers, One Aesthetic

Philadanco’s Global Artistry: Four Choreographers, One Aesthetic

photo credit: Lois Greenfield By Gregory King for the Dance Journal As part of the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, world renowned and locally grown, Philadanco contributed with nights of  first-rate dancing to sold-out houses. I was particularly drawn […]

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What’s in the box labeled X-mas Philes?

What’s in the box labeled X-mas Philes?

Photo of Adryan Moorefield courtesy of The Kimmel Center by Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College for the Dance Journal Snow falling. A man on a park bench wearing an oversized coat. Homeless perhaps? A recording […]

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Joan Myers Brown Talks Christmas and X-mas Philes

Joan Myers Brown Talks Christmas and X-mas Philes

Photo credit: Wesley Mann by Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College for The Dance Journal At a time when African American dancers were rarely granted access to perform in mainstream dance companies, Joan Myers Brown (JMB) […]

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The Nutcracker and Other Favorites – Our Annual Holiday Guide to Dance in Philadelphia

The Nutcracker and Other Favorites – Our Annual Holiday Guide to Dance in Philadelphia

With its unforgettable music, enchanting story and the vivid imagery, “The Nutcracker” has become synonymous with the holiday season. It is a classic tradition that has weathered the test of time, captivating audiences’ hearts and minds for generations. Philadelphia offers […]

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Danco on Danco – Hits, Misses, and Slam Dunks!

Danco on Danco – Hits, Misses, and Slam Dunks!

Dancer Courtney Robinson; photo by Lois Greenfield by Gregory King, Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College for the Dance Journal Boasting a youth ensemble, an apprentice company and a main performing company, The Philadelphia Dance Company is committed […]

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Come Together Dance Festival 2015 Convenes

Come Together Dance Festival 2015 Convenes

photo credit Frank Bicking | Brian Sanders’ JUNK By Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal The diversity of the sold-out audience buzzing in the lobby the Suzanne Roberts Theatre for  the 3rd Come Together festival is emblematic of the festival’s […]

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Preview: Koresh Come Together Festival

Preview: Koresh Come Together Festival

Koresh Dance Company by Frank Bicking by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal It’s Wednesday, just after noon. Roni Koresh sits on a chair in a corner of the Rittenhouse studio, which became the company’s new home last year. “Beautiful!” […]

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Koresh Dance Come Together Festival – 33 Local, Regional, and National Dance Companies Share a Stage

Koresh Dance Come Together Festival – 33 Local, Regional, and National Dance Companies Share a Stage

Koresh Dance Company will unite dance innovators, audience favorites, and emerging artists this summer when it presents 33 dance companies in its 3rd annual Come Together Dance Festival at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre in Philadelphia. The festival, which began in […]

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Pennsylvania Ballet II and Philadanco II – Dancing 2 Gether or Maybe Separately!

Pennsylvania Ballet II and Philadanco II – Dancing 2 Gether or Maybe Separately!

Photo credit: Philadanco Dancer by DSMproductions. Artist of Pennsylvania Ballet II, Sarah-Gabrielle Ryan by Alexander Iziliaev by Gregory King, Visiting Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College for The Dance Journal It is almost impossible to talk about dance in Philadelphia […]

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