Philly Nutt Crak-Up

By popular demand, ContempraDANCE Theatre’s “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” will be in Manayunk for their first time with another season of sheer entertainment. Join the infamous Rappin SugarPlum Fairy, battling Hip Hoppin Railway Rats, City Hall Dolls, Captain Philadelphia and Liberty Belle-Anne, as they are sure to amaze audiences with this “nutty” take-off of the classic Nutcracker. Philly Nutt Crak Up is based on an original rap song written by the SugarPlum Fairy herself. With her, you will travel to the Kingdom of Prussia and witness feats of theatrical entertainment including superheroes, dancing and performances by the Penn’s Angels and our very own Rocky with the South Street Rocky-Ettes. “Wonder Woman” will also return this year with super charged battling power to entertain you! “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” is filled with references to local Philadelphia places, personalities, foods and skylines, combining comedy, hip-hop, jazz, modern and ballet dance creating a memorable event for our audience. Philly Nutt Crak-Up features the choreography of critically acclaimed Artistic Director Gail Vartanian as well as renowned hip hop artist from throughout the area. “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine, Dance Magazine, the City Paper, a feature segment on Channel 6 ABC’s Prime Time Weekly show, NBC’s 10 show and Channel 17’s Eye Opener segment. New acts, new faces! Fun for all ages, even your DAD. You don’t want to miss this one!

*Following the Sunday matinee, ContempraDANCE Theatre Company host the “Youth Regional Dance Festival”. (included with your ticket purchase). Pre-professional youth companies will perform on stage immediately following the Philly Nutt Crak-Up performance!

Philly Nutt Crak-Up

By popular demand, ContempraDANCE Theatre’s “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” will be in Manayunk for their first time with another season of sheer entertainment. Join the infamous Rappin SugarPlum Fairy, battling Hip Hoppin Railway Rats, City Hall Dolls, Captain Philadelphia and Liberty Belle-Anne, as they are sure to amaze audiences with this “nutty” take-off of the classic Nutcracker. Philly Nutt Crak Up is based on an original rap song written by the SugarPlum Fairy herself. With her, you will travel to the Kingdom of Prussia and witness feats of theatrical entertainment including superheroes, dancing and performances by the Penn’s Angels and our very own Rocky with the South Street Rocky-Ettes. “Wonder Woman” will also return this year with super charged battling power to entertain you! “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” is filled with references to local Philadelphia places, personalities, foods and skylines, combining comedy, hip-hop, jazz, modern and ballet dance creating a memorable event for our audience. Philly Nutt Crak-Up features the choreography of critically acclaimed Artistic Director Gail Vartanian as well as renowned hip hop artist from throughout the area. “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine, Dance Magazine, the City Paper, a feature segment on Channel 6 ABC’s Prime Time Weekly show, NBC’s 10 show and Channel 17’s Eye Opener segment. New acts, new faces! Fun for all ages, even your DAD. You don’t want to miss this one!

*Following the Sunday matinee, ContempraDANCE Theatre Company host the “Youth Regional Dance Festival”. (included with your ticket purchase). Pre-professional youth companies will perform on stage immediately following the Philly Nutt Crak-Up performance!

Philly Nutt Crak-Up

By popular demand, ContempraDANCE Theatre’s “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” will be in Manayunk for their first time with another season of sheer entertainment. Join the infamous Rappin SugarPlum Fairy, battling Hip Hoppin Railway Rats, City Hall Dolls, Captain Philadelphia and Liberty Belle-Anne, as they are sure to amaze audiences with this “nutty” take-off of the classic Nutcracker. Philly Nutt Crak Up is based on an original rap song written by the SugarPlum Fairy herself. With her, you will travel to the Kingdom of Prussia and witness feats of theatrical entertainment including superheroes, dancing and performances by the Penn’s Angels and our very own Rocky with the South Street Rocky-Ettes. “Wonder Woman” will also return this year with super charged battling power to entertain you! “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” is filled with references to local Philadelphia places, personalities, foods and skylines, combining comedy, hip-hop, jazz, modern and ballet dance creating a memorable event for our audience. Philly Nutt Crak-Up features the choreography of critically acclaimed Artistic Director Gail Vartanian as well as renowned hip hop artist from throughout the area. “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine, Dance Magazine, the City Paper, a feature segment on Channel 6 ABC’s Prime Time Weekly show, NBC’s 10 show and Channel 17’s Eye Opener segment. New acts, new faces! Fun for all ages, even your DAD. You don’t want to miss this one!

*Following the Sunday matinee, ContempraDANCE Theatre Company host the “Youth Regional Dance Festival”. (included with your ticket purchase). Pre-professional youth companies will perform on stage immediately following the Philly Nutt Crak-Up performance!

MoDa Presents: An Alice Preview

What if Alice wasn’t a child having a dream,
what if she was an adult experiencing the collision of
reality, aspirations & nightmares?

We all chase something.
What is your White Rabbit?

7:30pm – Ambient entertainment & refreshments. Wine & hors d’oeuvres by donation.

8:00pm – MoDa presents 30 minutes of new work that will culminate into an evening length show in 2020.

8:30pm – Q & A, personal or anonymous feedback encouraged.

Dancers:
Amalia Colon-Nava, Amanda Connor, Allie Gee, Adrienne Krause, Casey Lambert, Nataly Morales, Christine Morano, Stephanie Stevens, Harlee Trautman

Works choreographed by: The dancers of MoDa & Melissa Rector

Ambient Artists: TBA

Poster Image by Rebecca Barger Photography from 7Textures’s The Ghostly Circus

Burgundy Blue Dance Presents Heaven & Hell

Burgundy Blue Dance Presents….Heaven & Hell. An expression of dances on religion, life, loss, and love. Come see Burgundy Blue Dance’s first self-produced show!

Burgundy Blue Dance Company is a Contemporary/Jazz Company based in the Philadelphia area founded by Director and Choreographer Sevon Wright.  The company is full of an eclectic group of talented dancers from Philadelphia’s own backyard. Burgundy Blue Dance Company strives to create dance concepts that are meaningful and engaging, with messages that all of our audiences can relate to. Burgundy Blue Dance Company looks forward to future endeavors and new opportunities to perform, create, and inspire.

Raise Your Voice-Maybe Even Higher

An evening of dance in two parts that brings the spotlight back onto introspection.

“Raise Your Voice” presents concise, crafted dance solos that bring personal diary essays to life through movement, while “Maybe Even Higher” depicts a central theme of Asya Zlatina’s personal journal in an attempt to process events in the world.

Raise Your Voice-Maybe Even Higher

An evening of dance in two parts that brings the spotlight back onto introspection.

“Raise Your Voice” presents concise, crafted dance solos that bring personal diary essays to life through movement, while “Maybe Even Higher” depicts a central theme of Asya Zlatina’s personal journal in an attempt to process events in the world.

Raise Your Voice-Maybe Even Higher

An evening of dance in two parts that brings the spotlight back onto introspection.

“Raise Your Voice” presents concise, crafted dance solos that bring personal diary essays to life through movement, while “Maybe Even Higher” depicts a central theme of Asya Zlatina’s personal journal in an attempt to process events in the world.

Roger Lee Dance Diary

The award-winning Roger Lee Dance Company returns with its 15th concert series. This fall, the company explores diary entries (submitted by the audience) about survival, love, reflection, and loss. Each family friendly show runs for approximately 90 minutes, features live music and dance, and ends with an inspiring cast Q & A session.

Roger Lee Dance Diary

The award-winning Roger Lee Dance Company returns with its 15th concert series. This fall, the company explores diary entries (submitted by the audience) about survival, love, reflection, and loss. Each family friendly show runs for approximately 90 minutes, features live music and dance, and ends with an inspiring cast Q & A session.