Celebrated classical composer Leonardo Le San, WRTI radio host Jack Moore, and Philadelphia MainLine contemporary ballet company Ballet 180 unite for “Hybrid” – a work that challenges our definition of art and technology. Continue reading
Tori Lawrence + Co. has been invited to perform a 45-minute site-specific dance & music performance “Holding Place” at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia on Sunday, April 5th (3:30-4:15PM) as part of their First Sundays program. Continue reading
On March 13th and 14th, Alchemy Dance Company will return to the Arts Bank at The University of the Arts and reconnect with their roots as a dance theater company with the world premiere of Intersect.
An evening length work divided into two acts, Intersect combines energetic movement, dynamic rhythm, and powerful emotion to transport audiences into a timeless space to which all can relate. Through the raw emotional energy of Alchemy’s dancers, Intersect explores the visceral idea of the Outcast. Set to original music by composer Jonathan Bowles, Alchemy’s character and movement combine reality and illusion creating a reactive space outside of any specific time. Continue reading
Contact: Nora Gibson
Hi-Resolution Photo for Download
Choreographer Nora Gibson of Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet (PHL) presents the premiere of 2^57,885,161 – 1, a half-evening length abstract ballet for four dancers about the beauty and opacity of prime number theory.* Live music and original score by noted electronic composer, Michael McDermott, AKA Mikronesia. Video by Lafayette College mathematics professor, Derek Smith. Gibson is known for her unique and progressive approach to ballet; her work hailed as “authoritative,” “laser-sharp,” and having “intellectual beauty.” (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Contact: Molly Shanahan
Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak
High Resolution Image at http://bit.ly/15ocNDd
Choreographer Molly Shanahan’s critically-acclaimed evening-length quartet The Delicate Hour will receive its Philadelphia premiere in Temple University’s Conwell Dance Theater, on Friday and Saturday, January 23 & 24, 2015 at 7:30 PM. Conwell Dance Theater is located on the 5th floor of Conwell Hall at 1801 North Broad Street on Temple’s main campus.
Contact: Nancy Malmed
Peter Tchaikovsky’s famous, fairy-tale ballet, The Nutcracker, is coming to a local venue. The performances, sponsored by the Philadelphia-based International Ballet Exchange (IBE), are scheduled for December 20 and 21, 2014 at Plymouth/Whitemarsh High School, by the much acclaimed dance company, the Donetsk Ballet of Ukraine. The company is on tour in the USA despite a raging civil war in their city and country.
Philadelphia Dance Theatre
Photos available upon request
A PHILADELPHIA NUTCRACKER” SET IN HISTORIC GERMANTOWN, PHILADELPHIA
The Northeast’s favorite and only local version, “A Philadelphia Nutcracker” ballet, set in late 19th century Philadelphia, will be staged by the Philadelphia Dance Theatre on November 28th and 29th at the Kurtz Center for Performing Arts.