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What Kat Saw

Sneak Peek – The Jobs Project

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal There’s no shortage of contemporary dance companies in Philadelphia—indeed, they seem to spring to life with each graduating class, some lasting only as long as the Fringe before […]

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Happening in Philly Dance

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents Forythe & Kylián plus a World Premiere by Matthew Neenan

Pennsylvania Ballet Principal Dancers Julie Diana and Ian Hussey in William Forsythe’s Artifact Suite. Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Final Performances of the 2012-2013 Season Celebrate the evolution of Pennsylvania Ballet’s repertoire with Company premieres by two […]

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Lewis J Whittington

Come Together charges out of the gate

Koresh Dance Company; Melissa Rector, Jessica Daley, Shannon Bramham Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev By Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal There may have been chunks of empty seats at various performances of Koresh‘s Come Together […]

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What Kat Saw

Review: PA Ballet Carnival of the Animals

Photo by Alexander Iziliaev By Kat Richter for The Dance Journal It’s not often that ballet leaves you gasping one moment and laughing the next but Pennsylvania Ballet’s latest program, a triple bill featuring two […]

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Partner Publication - FringeArts

Doing The Invert: Tangle Movement Arts Brings Their Style Of Circus To The Rotunda

“I discovered a radical potential in circus arts to challenge our assumptions about relationships, gender, and what bodies can do.” Tangle Movement Arts has been creating a distinctive brand of circus-dance-theater for the past few years now, and from May 16 to 18, they will be taking over The Sanctuary at the Rotunda with their… Read more » […]

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What Kat Saw

1492 Latin Fiesta

By Kat Richter for The Dance Journal An ambitious smorgasbord of Latin music and dance presented by Latin Fiesta in collaboration with Concilio, 1492: Music and Dance from Spain to the Americas, gave voice to […]

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Partner Publication - FringeArts

FringeArts – Jumpstart Rejects Live At Mascher

What’s better than black market performing arts? Ben Grinberg and Mascher Space Co-op have put together their own performing arts showcase of performers and creators who were not chosen for the official Jumpstart here at FringeArts (Monday May 13 and Tuesday May 14 at 7pm at the Painted Bride).  What a fantastic idea! As FringeArts… Read more » […]