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
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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
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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

Graffito Works opens 2017 season at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with movement inspired by Melt/Carve/Forge: Embodied Sculptures by Cassils

CONTACT
Steven Weisz | Graffito Works
Tel. 484-469-0288
Email. graffitoworks@gmail.com
Web. www.graffitoworks.com

Heike Rass | PAFA
EVP of Marketing & Communications
Tel. 215-972-2031  Email: hrass@pafa.org
Web. www.pafa.org

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Philadelphia, PA (December 27, 2016) – Graffito Works, a unique platform for dancers and performing artists to create site-specific work, launches its third season at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. with movement inspired by the exhibition Melt/Carve/Forge: Embodied Sculptures by Cassils. Continue reading

Three Aksha presents Natyashastra: the Oldest Surviving Stagecraft in the World

CONTACT
Rachel Dukeman| Three Aksha
215-271-0864 | rdukeman@rrcreativegroup.com
http://Threeaksha.org
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Three Aksha presents “Natyashastra: the Oldest Surviving Stagecraft in the World” at the JCC Auditorium at the KleinLife Center in Philadelphia. Natyashastra is the oldest surviving text on dance and music in the world. October 30, 2016 at 6 PM. Continue reading

Megan Flynn Dance Company – An Uncompromising Mix of Grace and Grit in The Philadelphia Fringe

CONTACT
Nick Urban| Megan Flynn Dance Company
215-817-6660 | mfdanceco@gmail.com
http://www.flynndance.org/
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Megan Flynn Dance Company presents We’re all a little bit stubborn.  Flynn, recognized for her “disciplined craftwomanship” and “expansive, full-bodied dancing”, brings together a plucky group of skillful and expressive dancers to perform new works. Continue reading