2016 Gala Celebration & Fundraiser Honoring Suzanne Roberts

Contact
Megan Sauve | Performance Garage
Tel. 2155694060 | msauve@performancegarage.org
http://www.performancegarage.org

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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

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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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

CONTACT
Lauren Rile Smith
Tangle Movement Arts
215-266-6215 | info@tangle-arts.com
www.tangle-arts.com  | IMAGE

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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

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

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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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Performance Garage Initiates Phase One of a $2Million Capital Project

CONTACT
Megan Sauve | Performance Garage
215-569-4060| msauve@performancegarage.org
http://www.performancegarage.org

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Phase One of the Performance Garage’s Capital Project will commence this summer, which will expand programmatic capacity. The Performance Garage is grateful to the City of Philadelphia for the support of $500,000 in capital improvement funds.
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Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet Presents 2016 Philadelphia Screendance Festival

CONTACT
Nora Gibson | Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet
267-847-5459
Email: norasgibson@gmail.com
Web: www.noragibsoncontemporaryballet.com

Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet presents Philadelphia’s newest international “dance­for­camera” film festival, which celebrates the nexus between the cinematic and the choreographic! 27 “dance­for­camera” short films from film/dance­makers from all over the globe, Philadelphia, Montreal, Santa Barbara, Greece, Iran, San Francisco, NYC, London, and more will be represented in three separate programs in this exciting, 6­day event.
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FEMME. COLLECTIVE PRESENTS: CHERCHEZ LA FEMME

CONTACT
Loren McFalls | femme. collective
678-425-4555
info@femmecollectivephilly.com
http://www.femmecollectivephilly.com
Image: http://bit.ly/1NrBnkT

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Philadelphia, PA – On February 12th and 13th at 8 p.m., a brand new artists’ organization called “femme. collective” will present an evening of dance, poetry, visual art and refreshments entitled “cherchez la femme,” at the Performance Garage.
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