Tourettes Merges Tics and Performance at Philly Fringe Festival

Contact: Sutie Madison, Artistic Director | Band of Artists
(215) 206-7590 | sutiemadison@gmail.com
bandofartists.org

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PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 10, 2012) – Is Tourette syndrome a disorder, or a form of creative intelligence in disguise? On Friday and Saturday, September 7 and 8, at 8:00 p.m. in the Painted Bride Arts Center, the multidisciplinary group of performers and presenters Band of Artists investigates this idea with Philly Fringe audiences in “Tourettes: A Dancing Disorder.”
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MM2 Dance Company Brings Conversations to the Michener Art Museum

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Steven Weisz | MM2 Modern Dance Company
Tel. 484-469-0288 | mm2dance@gmail.com
Web: www.mm-2.org
Photos available at http://www.mm-2.org/presskit.html

MM2 Modern Dance Company will present a preview of its  newest work, Conversations, a dialog in movement, at the James A. Michener Art Museum Thursday, July 19, 7 pm. Tickets are free with paid admission to the museum.
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Unsung Arrivals by CourtyardDANCERS at the Painted Bride

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Dr. Pallabi Chakravorty | CourtyardDANCERS
610-658-0266| courtyarddancers@yahoo.com 
http://courtyarddancers.org/

COURTYARD DANCERS, a cultural collective of the South Asian diaspora in Philadelphia presents their latest dance-theater creation – UNSUNG ARRIVALS.  This evening-length composition uses classical and contemporary Indian dance, and live music and percussion and poetry to explore the ordinary stories of unacknowledged lives – from the nautch girls of India’s past to marginal and empowered women today.
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Dance For Dreams performance benefits children with special needs

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Brian Mengini | Hope Dances
(484) 744-7436| brian@bmengini.com
www.bmengini.com

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On Saturday, June 30th, 2012 at 7:30pm at Kaleidoscope Theater, Ursinus College, 601 E. Main Street, Collegeville, PA, a diverse line up of area dancers and dance companies will come together to benefit Hope Dances and children with special needs.
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Merge Dance Studio Is Set To Open In The Manayunk Section Of Philadelphia

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Christa Campbell, Merge Dance Studio
Tel: 215-266-1311
E-mail: info@mergedancestudio.com
Web: www.mergedancestudio.com

NEW DANCE STUDIO TO OPEN IN MANAYUNK THIS JULY
Announcing The Grand Opening Of Merge Dance Studio In The Manayunk Section Of Philadelphia, PA.

PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 16, 2012): Merge Dance Studio, “Where Dance and Fitness Merge”, will be the first dance studio of its kind in Manayunk. Merge Dance Studio will offer professional dance and fitness instruction to all ages and levels. Merge Dance Studio strives to provide a fun and encouraging learning environment through quality instruction and a varied class schedule. Weekly classes in ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, modern/contemporary, jazz funk/hip-hop, musical theatre dance, Piloxing, and Zumba will begin on July 10, 2012. Merge Dance Studio provides a professional and encouraging environment in which students of all ages and levels can come to study dance, get fit and most of all, have fun.
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Tori Lawrence + Co performs AWAKENED RUINS at the opening of the Barnes Foundation

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Tori Lawrence | Tori Lawrence + Co.
678 559 8906 | torilawrenceco@gmail.com
www.torilawrenceco.com
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Tori Lawrence + Co. is excited to announce that their dance installation, Awakened Ruins, will be presented during the opening of The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia.  The performance will take place on Monday, May 28 at 9AM and will be performed inside the Light Court.  Admission is free, but tickets should be reserved in advance.   There is no assigned seating for this event (audience is mobile and allowed to view the piece from a perspective of their choosing).
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Philadelphia based MM2 Modern Dance offers a preview of Conversations

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Steven Weisz | MM2 Modern Dance Company
Tel. 484-469-0288 | mm2dance@gmail.com
Web: www.mm-2.org
Photos available at http://www.mm-2.org/presskit.html

On Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 8pm, MM2 Modern Dance Company will present a preview of their new season work, Conversations, a dialog in movement, at Chi Movement Arts Center, 1316 S 9th St., Philadelphia. Tickets are $10 general admission and $8 for students and seniors with advance sales online at DanceBoxOffice.com

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