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Dance Education

Countertechique©

Dance Advance in association with White Bird (Portland, OR) and anoukvandijk dc (Amsterdam, NL) present classes in The Countertechique© training of Dutch artist Anouk van Dijk. This workshop series will be led by company members […]

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Happening in Philly Dance

Shut Up & Dance 2009

MANNA will celebrate the 17th annual performance for Shut Up & Dance, a one-night-only benefit presented by dancers of Pennsylvania Ballet and sponsored by Topper Spa Salon, featuring original works choreographed and performed by the […]

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Archived

SCUBA returns to Philly

On February 27 and 28 at Temple University’s Conwell Dance Theater, 2009 SCUBA Artist Charles O. Anderson and his company Dance Theatre X will represent Philadelphia in a shared program with visiting choreographers from SCUBA’s […]

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Archived

Showing what jazz looks like

By Ellen Dunkel For The Inquirer Jazz dance is a staple of musical theater. Ballet and modern dance companies often include a jazzy piece on their programs. But jazz is not often the focus of […]

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Archived

Hip-hop, the dance: That’s Harris

By A.D. Amorosi, For The Inquirer What Dr. Dre is to hip-hop’s layered production and Notorious B.I.G. is to its lyrical flow, Philadelphia choreographer Rennie Harris is to its dance – an innovator. He’s not […]

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Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

Making a case for the arts in Philadelphia

Mayor Nutter announced last month, the city of Philadelphia is facing a projected $2 billion shortfall over the next five years. In order to fulfill an “unprecedented level of public engagement in the budget process,” […]

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Happening in Philly Dance

Current: an evening of dance and art

On Saturday, February 28th at 8 p.m., Here[begin] Dance Co. will present the work of five Philadelphia choreographers and one visual artist.  “Joga”(not Yoga) performed by Alie Vidich will enlighten the audience with the practice […]

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IN FLUX

IN FLUX is a work-in-progress series for emerging and mid-career Philadelphia-based choreographers.  Now in its third year,  IN FLUX has been enthusiastically received by Philadelphia’s contemporary dancers and choreographers.  The program’s mission is to provide […]