Mira Treatman and Irina Varina’s Rejected Thoughts at SolowFest


Mira Treatman
215-279-2651| miraitreatman@gmail.com
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Dance-theatre makers Mira Treatman and Irina Varina’s “Rejected Thoughts” will debut in Philadelphia’s SoLow Fest on June 22, 24 and 25 at a private residence in South Philly. Continue reading

Eight years of choreography by Three Aksha culminates with performance of samAni at The Painted Bride on July 3rd


Rachel Dukeman | Three Aksha
215-271-0864| rdukeman@rrcreativegroup.com
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Eight years of choreography culminates in a dance performance accompanied by live music on July 3, 2016 at the Painted Bride Art Center. “samAni” will revisit old favorites from the Three Aksha repertoire of Bharatanatyam and other Indian classical and contemporary dance. Live musicians from India will join the company, along with special guest artists Prasanna Kasturi and Samanvitha Kasturi from St. Louis, MO — making this an evening of live performances not to be missed. Continue reading

Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre Celebrates New Dance Work with HATCH at The Performance Garage

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Kory Aversa| Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre
215-840-9216| kory@aversapr.com
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Birds on a Wire Dance Theatre presents HATCH, a mini-festival of world premiere dance works by Philadelphia’s emerging choreographers, from Thursday, June 9 to Saturday, June 11, 2016, at The Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia. All shows are 8:00pm, with doors opening at 7:00pm. Continue reading

Group Motion Multi Media Dance Theater in collaboration with Drexel’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design presents (NO)E(XIT)N-TRANCE: inter-terrestrial sightings


Darcy Lyons | Group Motion Multi Media Dance Theater
215-387-9895 | company@groupmotion.org
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NO)E(XIT)N-TRANCE: inter-terrestrial sightings – a new multi media dance theater work directed by Manfred Fischbeck, created in collaboration with Nick Jushchyshyn, Westphal’s Program Director for Animation & Visual Effects (video and motion capture) Continue reading

Culture Clutch presents The Social Sessions : Chapter 1


Rachael Glashan Rupisan | Culture Clutch
760-681-7311 | rachael@cultureclutch.org
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Philadelphia, PA. – On Saturday, May 21st, 2016 8:00PM,  Culture Clutch will  present The Social Sessions : Chapter 1 at Chi Movement Arts Center in South Philadelphia.
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Tangle Movement Arts presents a dynamic new aerial dance show: RetroAct, March 17-19


Lauren Rile Smith
Tangle Movement Arts
215-266-6215 | info@tangle-arts.com
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RetroAct’s aerial dancers offer simmering duets, intricate balancing acts, and campy celebration of drag. A dreamer wakes and dresses for work 20 feet in air. Two women work out their frustration and flirtation in a dance that reaches the ceiling.

Tangle Movement Arts presents RetroAct, a dynamic new aerial dance show from Philadelphia’s innovative aerial artists. RetroAct’s ten-woman cast mixes traditional circus arts, like trapeze and acrobatics, with dance, theater, and spoken word, to explore female strength, identity, and relationships between women.
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3rd Annual Philadelphia Youth Dance Fest


Melissa Chisena
Philadelphia Youth Dance Fest
215-498-6264 | philayouthdancefest@gmail.com


The third annual Philadelphia Youth Dance Fest (PYDF) will take place at The Arts Bank, 601 South Broad Street, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 5, 2016 at 7:30pm and March 6, 2016 at 4:00pm.  After last year’s sold out performances, Philadelphia residents can expect another exciting weekend of noteworthy dance from our wonderfully talented youth! These performances act as an opportunity to expose local audience members to the young dance community creating support for the students that end up pursuing dance professionally.
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