Koresh Dance Company: La Danse

“Fresh, urgent, and deeply persuasive” (Los Angeles Times), choreographer Roni Koresh and his troupe of gifted and lyric dancers are as versatile as they are compelling. From athletic, high-octane moves to the most subtle and intimate of gestures, the inimitable Koresh vocabulary ignites stages and fascinates audiences all over the world. As Dance Magazine observes, “The dancers of Koresh are technically superb, but even better, they are allowed to be individuals,” achieving a fine balance between visionary choreography and personal expression that never fails to leave dance lovers gasping in delight.

The program features the Matisse-inspired “La Dance;” additional work to be announced.

Pages to Pirouettes – The Nutcracker

Please join Pages to Pirouettes for the enchanting holiday tradition, The Nutcracker. Listen to the abridged reading of the story and watch it come to life through dance! Follow the host of characters into the land of the sweets in beautiful costumes and listen to the wonderful music. At the conclusion of the performance, everyone will get a chance to dance!

Beyond Reach

The seniors of Temple University’s Dance Department of the Boyer College of Music and Dance will present their senior concert: Beyond Reach. Beyond Reach is an hour long show that will feature works choreographed by B.F.A candidates, Tanaisha Alvis, Peyton Bellman, Erica DeProspo, Keri Lushefski, and Cierra Woods.

The five works presented are in a range of styles and movement genre, including modern and contemporary. The works that will be presented include “Find Your Voice”, “My Last Memory”, “Engaged”, “Parallel Loss” and “R E C O N N A I S S A N C E”.

In the Dance B.F.A program at Temple, students become versatile performers and artists which will be showcased in the works presented. This show has been produced, choreographed, and marketed by seniors Tanaisha Alvis, Peyton Bellman, Erica DeProspo, Keri Lushefski, and Cierra Woods.

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

Beyond Reach

The seniors of Temple University’s Dance Department of the Boyer College of Music and Dance will present their senior concert: Beyond Reach. Beyond Reach is an hour long show that will feature works choreographed by B.F.A candidates, Tanaisha Alvis, Peyton Bellman, Erica DeProspo, Keri Lushefski, and Cierra Woods.

The five works presented are in a range of styles and movement genre, including modern and contemporary. The works that will be presented include “Find Your Voice”, “My Last Memory”, “Engaged”, “Parallel Loss” and “R E C O N N A I S S A N C E”.

In the Dance B.F.A program at Temple, students become versatile performers and artists which will be showcased in the works presented. This show has been produced, choreographed, and marketed by seniors Tanaisha Alvis, Peyton Bellman, Erica DeProspo, Keri Lushefski, and Cierra Woods.

Beyond Reach

The seniors of Temple University’s Dance Department of the Boyer College of Music and Dance will present their senior concert: Beyond Reach. Beyond Reach is an hour long show that will feature works choreographed by B.F.A candidates, Tanaisha Alvis, Peyton Bellman, Erica DeProspo, Keri Lushefski, and Cierra Woods.

The five works presented are in a range of styles and movement genre, including modern and contemporary. The works that will be presented include “Find Your Voice”, “My Last Memory”, “Engaged”, “Parallel Loss” and “R E C O N N A I S S A N C E”.

In the Dance B.F.A program at Temple, students become versatile performers and artists which will be showcased in the works presented. This show has been produced, choreographed, and marketed by seniors Tanaisha Alvis, Peyton Bellman, Erica DeProspo, Keri Lushefski, and Cierra Woods.

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.

Wendy Whelan, Maya Beiser, Lucinda Childs, David Lang: the day

Dance legend Wendy Whelan and the prescient, avant-garde cellist Maya Beiser perform together in this captivating meditation on life and the inevitable passage of the soul. With choreography by the seminal post-modernist Lucinda Childs and set to the day and world to come by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer David Lang, the day explores the inner journey, temporal and eternal. Achingly beautiful and dreamlike, Beiser’s solo expands in a multitrack sound design that fills the stage with an elusive orchestra, where photographic scenography, haunting narration, and Whelan’s evocative artistry conjure a world of spectral beauty, as fleeting as life itself.

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.