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What Kat Saw

DanceUSA Comes to Philadelphia

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Amidst spring graduations, recitals, festivals and season finales, nearly 500 dance professionals from across the country gathered in Philadelphia for the annual DanceUSA Conference.  Co-hosted by the Kimmel […]

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Partner Publication - FringeArts

Post Performance Footage, Photo, and Commentary on Branch Dancing at the Barnes

Merian Soto’s Branch Dance at the Barnes on June 12 was a beautiful and sensual performance! Here’s a video clip I took: Soto added some post-performance commentary: “I wanted to clarify something about the difference between the Barnes and the barrio. I say the Barnes is easy but that’s mostly because they don’t allow me… Read more » […]

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Bill Hebert's Behind The Lens

Alchemy Dance & Guests – One Night Only

For those that may have missed it here is a look back at Alchemy Dance Company along with guest artists Danse4Nia, Roger Lee Dance Company, Chisena Danza and Somatic Movers presenting “One Night Only” at […]

Happening in Philly Dance

Your Dance Card for SoLow Festival

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal 4th Annual SoLow Festival takes over Philadelphia from  June 20th through June 30th. The festival is dedicated to new, experimental work focusing on solo performance with low-maintenance and […]

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Roger's Dance Notes

3 Dance Collaboration Trends

by Roger Lee for The Dance Journal Dance collaborations seem to be gaining popularity. In the Philadelphia area, several dance companies and organizations are collaborating with each other and other creative institutions. Dance collaborations have […]

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BalletX presents Beautiful Decay, an evening-length World Premiere Ballet by Choreographer Nicolo Fonte

BalletX, Philadelphia’s Premier Contemporary Ballet, concludes its 2012-2013 Season with the company’s first evening-length ballet by a guest choreographer, Beautiful Decay by the acclaimed Nicolo Fonte. With sets by Obie-Award winning designer Mimi Lien, lighting […]

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Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

Return of the Philly Stake: the lowdown with founder Theresa Rose

Theresa Rose is the founder and one of the organizers of Philly Stake, a locally sourced community dinner gathering at the historical Bartram’s Garden in the summer and rotating to different neighborhoods the rest of the year. The uniqueness of Philly Stake extends beyond its cultivation of organic morsels: it is a cultural petri dish of creative… Read more » […]