Group Motion Presents the Spiel Uhr Series, June 4th

Contact
Paige Phillips | Group Motion Multimedia Dance Theater
Tel. 267-690-8446 | eMail. company@groupmotion.org
http://www.groupmotion.org

[Philadelphia, PA]  Group Motion, Philadelphia’s longest running contemporary dance company, continues with its Spiel Uhr Series presenting new performance works on June 4th, 7pm at the CEC’s Meetinghouse Theater, 3500 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia. Works include Solo Not Alone by San Francisco based choreographer, Aura Fischbeck, and Syria – A Fractal of We with music and video by New York based composer Niloufar Nourbakhsh, dance by the Group Motion Company, live music by Tom Motzer, and direction by Manfred Fischbeck. Partial proceeds will be donated to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. Continue reading

Launch through time and space with Samantha Burns as she presents “keep/sake: a choreographic memoir” this May

Contact:
Samantha Burns
732-616-9491 | samanthaburnsdance@gmail.com
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(Philadelphia – April 2017) Join Samantha Burns and her eleven company members present “keep/sake: a choreographic memoir”, a collection of short works that demonstrate the eternal nature of human universality within the fleeting moments of modern dance. Charged with dynamism, “keep/sake” will connect the informative past with the ambiguous future, inviting the audience to revel in the present. This one night only showcase will take place at the Performance Garage on May 5th at 8pm. The house opens at 7:30pm, and tickets can be bought for $12 online or $15 at the door (special discounted rates for students and PhiladephiaDance members). Tickets are on sale now at danceboxoffice.com. Continue reading

Leah Stein Dance Company premieres Portraits: Duets for a More Perfect Union?

Contact:
Mira Treatman | Leah Stein Dance Company
215-432-1806 | info@leahsteindanceco.org
http://www.leahsteindanceco.org
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(Philadelphia – April 2017) Leah Stein Dance Company’s Portraits: Duets for a More Perfect Union? will premiere at Woodmere Art Museum as part of the exhibit “A More Perfect Union? Power, Sex, and Race in the Representation of Couples.” The performance will be held in the galleries on May 20 at 6:00 pm. The cost is $22 for general admission and $12 for museum members. Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. Tickets will be available via the Woodmere Art Museum website or at the door. Continue reading

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Presents World Premiere & Revised Work At Prince Theater, “Sanctuary”

Contact:
Ken Metzner | Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers
267-294-8956 | ken@kyld.org
http://www.kyld.org
Photos available on request

PHILADELPHIA, PA.  Informed by diverse philosophies, living traditions and contemplative practices of Asian origin, the multi-ethnic KYL/D creates technically-demanding, contemporary work of poetic sensibility by Kun-Yang Lin that “continue to push artistic boundaries” (Dance Enthusiast), KYL/D’s home season features the world premiere of SANTUARIO — a moving response to the tragic shootings at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando — and the critically acclaimed ONE: Immortal Game — an exploration of humankind’s rituals surrounding the drive to win. Continue reading

Lyons and Tigers presents Bricolage

CONTACT
Darcy Lyons | Lyons and Tigers
505-577-7653 | darcy@lyonsandtigers.org
http://www.lyonsandtigers.org
Photo available on request

Philadelphia, PA- Lyons and Tigers presents Bricolage, an evening of new dance that features a quartet that responds to Donald Trump; a trio that uses live NPR as a sound score; two women in school desks casting anxiety ridden shadows; and a strange and supple solo that draws from the movements of political leaders. Continue reading

Chicago Company Brings Dance, Discussion and Native Turned Pro Ballerina to Philly with The Stories of You and Me

CONTACT
Amy Sanderson | Ballet 5:8
312-725-4752 | asanderson@ballet58.org
https://www.ballet58.org
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CHICAGO – Currently in its Fifth Anniversary Season, the innovative, 12-member company Ballet 5:8 will make its Philadelphia debut with a single performance this April as part of a nation-wide tour. The thoughtful evening of dance will include five original works choreographed by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Slager and former Houston Ballet dancer Caleb Mitchell. The varied program explores love, the power of words, unexpected joy, perspectives, and the stories of everyday people. The performance will take place on Sunday, April 2nd at 2:00pm at Plays & Players, 1714 Delancey Street Philadelphia, PA, 19103. Tickets are $30 for adults, $26 for students and seniors, and $15 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available at Ballet58.org and by calling 312-725-4752. Continue reading

PIMA Group performs at James Oliver Gallery

CONTACT
Melisa Clark | PIMA Group
Tel. 215-400-1521
Email. melisa@pimagroup.org
Web. www.pimagroup.org

Philadelphia, PA – PIMA Group will present a one-night only performance of breathshudderbody on Saturday February 11th, 2017 at 8pm. Their innovative blend of dance, live music and video performance will be presented at the James Oliver Gallery located at 723 Chestnut Street, 4th Floor in downtown Philadelphia.  Conceived and directed by PIMA Group’s Artistic Director and Co-Founder, Melisa Clark, breathshudderbody is performed by dancers Sarena Kabakoff, Dawn Ann Perez and Melisa Clark. Live music will be performed by Thomas Clark, PIMA Group Co-Founder, with video text projections by Melisa Clark. Continue reading