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Jérôme Bel with Megan Bridge

Jérôme Bel with Megan Bridge, Sept 30 – Oct 2

A lifetime of dance and choreography. Memories of gestures and scores. A self-portrait of a 21st century artist. French choreographer Jérôme Bel (Gala, The show must go on, Cédric Andrieux) continues his renowned portrait series, this time examining himself. Through a combination of lecture, archival video excerpts, and live dance,

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PHILADANCO! The Continuum, Oct 28-30

The Kimmel Cultural Campus presents The Philadelphia Dance Company, affectionately known as PHILADANCO!, in their newest show, The Continuum – Now/New/Next, in the Campus’ Perelman

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Disposable Bodies

Art & Activism, Silvana Cardell premieres Disposable Bodies

Philadelphia-based choreographer Silvana Cardell is nearing completion for the premiere of a multimedia dance piece titled ‘Disposable Bodies’ which will have its first performance run at Taller Puertorriqueño, a co-presentation with Philadelphia Dance Projects this fall. Cardell is a 2022 recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship Grant for her work, and

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Kyle Abraham

Kyle Abraham’s A.I.M Celebrates Community and Connection

The party starts informally: attendees wander unhurried onto the stage, greeting one another and chatting familiarly. A purple couch covered in protective plastic occupies a downstage corner, with a large fern peeking over its back. As they mill about the room, the party-goers’ chatting gradually shifts into movement — their

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Creature: A Movement Meditation

Review of Creature: A Movement Meditation

A body occupies a sloping, mossy cluster of boulders as if it were one of their own. This body, draped in the shadow cast through leaves of breeze-blown trees, is Kalila Kingsford Smith, performer and choreographer of Creature: A Movement Meditation. In her short film, Kalila occupies an elemental body,

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