Vada Dance to debut three new works at the Bride

Vada Dance Collective returns to the Painted Bride Art Center in Olde City to kick off their 2009 season with Lost and Found, Sunday, March 29, 2009 at 3:00PM, showcasing works by directors/choreographers Rebecca Moyer and Katie Skettino.

Vada, (pronounced vah-duh, an Italian word meaning to go, to move, to work), was founded in 2005 by Moyer and Skettino, who met in 1997 as dance majors at DeSales University in Allentown.  The company focuses on performance and teaching in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, and recently completed a residency at Marywood University in Scranton, PA.

This will be Vada’s second performance at the Bride, and will include the debut of three new works, as well as featuring two dances that debuted at the 2008 Philadelphia Fringe Festival– the powerful duet Give and Take, and the mixed media work Where I’m Calling From, featuring the photography of Chris Kasari.  Other highlights include live original music by Cory Neale, a Philadelphia musician, and a piece by guest choreographer Francesca Stigliano.

Tickets are $15, and are available at the door or through  Also, in anticipation of the performance, the company will host a master class for area dancers on Saturday, March 28th 1:00-2:30PM at Dance 360 in Willow Grove, PA.

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