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Choreographic minds & bodies meet in a Flash

Choreographic minds & bodies meet in a Flash

by Lew Whittington for The Dance Journal Philadelphia choreographer Rennie Harris isn’t onstage much anymore, but he never officially retired from performing- he just was preoccupied with running his company Puremovement, choreographing and teaching dance in Philadelphia, Los Angeles and […]

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Hip Hop and Butoh Collide When Philly Legend Rennie Harris Returns To Painted Bride With Michael Sakamoto

Hip Hop and Butoh Collide When Philly Legend Rennie Harris Returns To Painted Bride With Michael Sakamoto

Photo by Janelle Weatherford “This is the performance I’ve been waiting my whole career to do”, says choreographer Michael Sakamoto. On December 12th and 13th, Sakamoto and Philly’s own dance icon, Rennie Harris, will take to Painted Bride’s main stage with their dance […]

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PHILADANCO can do just about anything

PHILADANCO can do just about anything

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal PHILADANCO!, the city’s premiere modern dance company, had a bit of a problem during its final performance of Blood, Sweat and Dance at the Kimmel Center on Saturday night: the ushers had run […]

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Camille A. Brown’s Mr. TOL E. RAncE

Camille A. Brown’s Mr. TOL E. RAncE

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Judging by the title, “Mr. TOL E. RAncE,” and the lengthy program notes, which cite Mel Watkins, Spike Lee and Dave Chappelle as inspiration, it would be easy for some to dismiss Camille […]

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begins their 2013 US Tour by bringing Rennie Harris’ choreography “Home”

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begins their 2013 US Tour by bringing Rennie Harris’ choreography “Home”

This week the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater starts their US tour in Philadelphia with a selection of works including the Philly premier of “Home” choreographed by Philadelphia dance icon Rennie Harris. “Home” is inspired by the stories of people […]

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Rennie Harris Awe-inspiring Works – RHAW

Rennie Harris Awe-inspiring Works – RHAW

The Philadelphia debut of Rennie Harris RHAW will be on July 16,2011 at The Suzanne Roberts Theater with two shows at 2:30pm and 7:30pm. RHAW will feature the choreographic works of Rodney Hill of the “Untouchables,” Moncell Durden of Moptop […]

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Ailey’s Announces New World Premier Choreographed by Rennie Harris!

Ailey’s Announces New World Premier Choreographed by Rennie Harris!

Revealing his vision for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for the first time, incoming Artistic Director Robert Battle announced highlight of the company’s 2011/12 performance season, offering a program that extends the vital legacy of Alvin Ailey (1931‐1989) in exciting […]

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PIFA REVIEW: Heaven – Rennie Harris and Puremovement

PIFA REVIEW: Heaven – Rennie Harris and Puremovement

by Tiffany Ashton for The Dance Journal Rennie Harris’s Heaven invites you to a masterfully-crafted and twisted love story, performed by a chorus of disturbingly deviant B-girls and a handful of unsuspecting B-boys.  The B-girl ballet was set to Stravinsky’s […]

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2010 Illadelph Legends Festival Returns

2010 Illadelph Legends Festival Returns

Illadelph remains the longest continually run Hip Hop festival dedicated to the evolution of Hip Hop music and dance, featuring the most electrifying innovators and pioneers of Hip Hop movement. Celebrating over 11 consecutive years, the 2010 Illadelph Legends Festival […]

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Congratulations Dr. Rennie Harris

Congratulations Dr. Rennie Harris

Philadelphia choreographer Lorenzo “Rennie” Harris received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree at the Bates College 144th commencement ceremony on May 30, 2010. Founder and Artistic Director of Rennie Harris Puremovement, Harris was one of five honorary degree recipients […]

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