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Feature

Dance Takes Center Stage This Holiday Season

Ballet enthusiasts mark time in terms of a company’s seasons – Spring, Winter, and The Nutcracker. But whether a devotee of ballet or not, The Nutcracker has become the unofficial beginning of the holidays. It […]

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Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

Notes from A Federal Grant Reviewer – Part 3

by Sandra Jewell for the Dance Journal This four-part series, written by the reviewer of numerous government grant applications, provides a first hand account of the federal review process. It discusses the process involved in […]

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Dance Education

1,500 students will enter the Merriam Theater to watch possibly their first-ever ballet performance and it’s FREE!

On Friday, December 4th at 11am, 1,500 students will enter the Merriam Theater on the Avenue of the Arts to watch possibly their first-ever ballet performance. The majority of these students ranging from age 4-13, […]

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Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

Notes from A Federal Grant Reviewer – Part 2

by Sandra Jewell for the Dance Journal This four-part series, written by the reviewer of numerous government grant applications, provides a first hand account of the federal review process. It discusses the process involved in […]

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Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

City gets stimulus grant for “creative sector”

From the Mayor’s Office… The City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy, in partnership with the Department of Commerce announces a new grant program to support job creation in Philadelphia’s creative […]

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Dance Stories

PDP explores local dance history & next generation of dancers

Philadelphia Dance Projects (PDP) announced its second annual dance series, Philadelphia Dance Projects Presents 2010, to be held February 26 – March 20. Following 2009’s highly successful inaugural series, this year’s presentation highlights trends in […]

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Happening in Philly Dance

Dance Del Bello will honor Philadelphia native David Kloss

Dance Del Bello presents 30th Anniversary Gala Performance of the ballet “A Christmas Carol” Dance Del Bello will honor Philadelphia native David Kloss, acclaimed choreographer and former principal dancer with Pennsylvania Ballet, on December 12, 2009, […]

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Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

Notes from A Federal Grant Reviewer – Part 1

by Sandra Jewell for the Dance Journal This four-part series, written by the reviewer of numerous government grant applications, provides a first hand account of the federal review process. It discusses the process involved in […]

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Archived

Philadanco, just fab at 40

By Ellen Dunkel, For The Inquirer In its birthday program this gem of a troupe looks both mature and current. It’s Philadanco’s 40th birthday, but the modern dance company looks as fresh and strong as […]