Lew's Danceland

2nd Companies join forces for Together We Dance – A conversation with Francis Veyette and Donald Lunsford

Image extracted from video by Alexander Iziliaev by Lewis Whittington for The Dance Journal The apprentice companies to Philadanco (D/2) and Pennsylvania Ballet (PBII) – are taking center stage for Together We Dance, their first […]

Bill Hebert's Behind The Lens

Invisible River at Spruce Street Harbor Park

My latest column includes a quick glimpse at Invisible River’s appearance at Spruce Street Harbor Park. Today was just an abbreviated performance but you can see the full Invisible River performance on Saturday, August 29th […]

Gregory King

HOME: A Process Deconstructed

photo credit: Bicking Photography by Gregory King, Visiting Professor of Dance, Swarthmore College for the Dance Journal My introduction to the Home /S.9th street project was at Temple University’s faculty concert and the excerpt left […]

Action, Advocacy & The Creative Economy

PA Budget Bill Includes No Increases for the Arts

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee introduced the “budget bill” – House Bill 1192 (HB 1192).  This bill reflects, for the most part, the budget bill that was passed last year and does not include the $2 million […]

Happening in Philly Dance

Pennsylvania Ballet Presents a World Premiere by Nicolo Fonte Plus Two Company Premieres

Principal Dancer Lauren Fadeley Photo: Alexander Iziliaev Pennsylvania Ballet and Artistic Director Angel Corella break new ground as the Company premieres works by two contemporary choreographers, William Forsythe and Larry Keigwin, plus a World Premiere […]

Happening in Philly Dance

FringeArts explores the politics of movement in Kate Watson-Wallace’s Mash Up Body

FringeArts favorite Kate-Watson Wallace returns with Mash Up Body, a contemporary dance piece that examines the evolution and destruction of identity.  This haunting and thrilling performance runs June 4th-6th at 8:00pm. All performances are at FringeArts’ waterfront headquarters, 140 […]

Gregory King

Kun-Yang Lin Building Artists at HOME!

by Gregory King, Visiting Professor of Dance, Swarthmore College for the Dance Journal Building HOME could have been just another choreographer’s showcase turned out to be a supporting laboratory where Kun-Yang Lin encouraged the dancers […]