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Nayara Lopes as Carmen

Corella’s fresh choreography ignites Carmen

Since becoming artistic director of Philadelphia Ballet, Angel Corella has staged tried and true classics, incorporating ideas from productions he danced at ABT and in Europe. But for his new production of Carmen, which opens the company’s 2023-24 season, Corella can claim full choreographic credit.  In 2010 the company staged

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“Aftershock,” a mesmerizing dance performance born in 2015 and brought back to life at the FringeArts Theater November 10-11, 2023,  transcends traditional narratives as it poignantly expresses Ronen Koresh’s journey from Israel to the United States. The returning spotlight of the show now focuses on the restaging of this evocative piece,

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BalletX serves up Flamenco-inspired world premiere

In her pre-performance remarks aton the opening night of BalletX’s Fall Series at the Wilma on Wednesday night, Artistic and Executive Director Christine Cox said that she and Mathew Neenan founded BalletX in 2005 because they wanted ballet to be different. Eighteen years later, the company continues to celebrate diversity

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Peace Disrupted, Reclaimed by Force

Peace Disrupted, Reclaimed by Force

Presented by Akia Deyvon & The Creative Reaction Company, the 3rd edition of the annual Choreographer’s Showcase event, Next In Line Choreographer’s Showcase, took place on Sunday, November 12th, 2023, at Venice Island. The purpose of this event is to shine a light on local choreographers by providing them with

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Into Outside

Self-Awareness in Society: Into Outside

Five dancers appear in the upstage corner of the stage fixed in various positions on a white sheet. They are dressed in various nude, bodytight undergarments. They shift to another pose holding still for a brief moment, and then shift again. Their expressions are blank, yet extremely present. Simultaneously the

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