Tangle Movement Arts presents a dynamic new aerial dance show: RetroAct, March 17-19

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Loren McFalls | femme. collective
678-425-4555
info@femmecollectivephilly.com
http://www.femmecollectivephilly.com
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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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4th Annual Evening of Duets

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Melissa Chisena | Chisena Danza
215-498-6264
chisenadanza@gmail.com
http://www.eveningofduets.com

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4th Annual Evening of Duets – February 5, 6 and 7, 2016 at the Community Education Center’s Meeting House Theatre Featuring Dance Duets from Philadelphia, New York, and DC

Created as a pre-Valentines performance, this event will highlight duets from the romantic to the volatile by innovative choreographers and their professional dance companies from Philadelphia, New York and DC.
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Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet in Ephemeral

CONTACT
Nora Gibson | Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet
267-847-5459
Email: norasgibson@gmail.com
Web: www.noragibsoncontemporaryballet.com
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This season, Gibson has created a full evening work that invites ballet to be the voice for big and intellectually bold ideas, taking the audience into new territory through a collaboration with progressive and experimental artists from other disciplines. Featuring seven outstanding classical dancers, Ephemeral is about the beauty and poignancy of finiteness, and our perception of Time; how we are both in its fabric and observers of it. Ephemeral is an immersive experience that allows reflection of time, of self, and the deepest appreciation of what is beautiful and ephemeral.
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