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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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Philadelphia Choreograrpher, Rennie Harris Receives Guggenheim Fellowship Award!

Philadelphia Choreograrpher, Rennie Harris Receives Guggenheim Fellowship Award!

Rennie Harris the Founder/Artistic Director of Rennie Harris Puremovement has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2010 in recognition of his work as a hip hop choreographer. In 1992, North Philadelphia native Rennie Harris founded Puremovement with the vision for […]

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Lost In Dystopia

By Lindsay Warner published in The Bulletin Rennie Harris and his dance company, Puremovement, have done wonders for the reputation of hip-hop dance. As a choreographer, he has produced hip-hop works on some of the most prestigious stages in Philadelphia […]

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Rennie Harris on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

WHYY radio features Rennie Harris on Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane, broadcast on February 12, 2009. North Philadelphia native, hip hop dancer and choreographer, RENNIE HARRIS, comes in to talk about his work, “100 Naked Locks,” that will premiering at […]

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100 Naked Locks—World Premiere by Rennie Harris Puremovement

Hold onto your hats people! Philly’s own internationally acclaimed dance troupe, Rennie Harris Puremovement (RHPM) unleashes a fresh bag of kickin’ tricks. Inspired by the futuristic vistas of the sci-fi genre, 100 Naked Locks does for dance what Kool Keith […]

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