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

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
Photos available upon request.

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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2016 Gala Celebration & Fundraiser Honoring Suzanne Roberts

Megan Sauve | Performance Garage
Tel. 2155694060 | msauve@performancegarage.org


The Performance Garage is hosting its 2016 Gala Celebration and Fundraiser on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 6pm-9pm, honoring Suzanne Roberts for her contributions to the Philadelphia dance community.  Featured during the evening are performances by BalletX, Koresh Dance Company, Philadanco, & Jeanne Ruddy.
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Graffito Works opens 2nd season at PAFA with movement inspired by Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis

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


Graffito Works opens 2nd season with performance at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with movement inspired by the exhibition Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.

Philadelphia, PA (January 25, 2016) – Graffito Works, a unique platform for dancers and performing artists to create site-specific work, launches its second season at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), 118-128 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 7:00pm with movement inspired by the exhibition Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis.
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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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