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Solo Dance for People Who Don’t Like Solo Dance: Metal & Kind’s Indestructible Flowers

This Fringe, two instructors at Philly’s dance studio Urban Movement Arts (UMA) combine their talents in a collage of new solo work designed for folks secretly underwhelmed by new solo work. Coming from diverse dance backgrounds, Lily Kind and Mark “Metal” Wong showcase multidisciplinary work grounded in social and folk dance and “a kind of…

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WeftWorks Examines How Technology and Consumer Culture Affect Identity, Relationships, and the Environment

Dance theater company WeftWorks returns to the Philadelphia Fringe Festival with Before/After, a brand new show featuring costumes, props, and puppet creatures made out of discarded objects and repurposed packaging materials. The production is divided into two […]

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Dara Meredith tackles the issue of mental illness with Beneath the Surface, Sept 14 & 15

International Solo Tanz Theatre Festival’s People Choice Awardee and Eleone Dance Theatre’s Assistant Artistic Director and Rehearsal Director, Dara Meredith presents her own groundbreaking debut project, Beneath the Surface.  Beneath the Surface focuses on mental illness, […]

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A Super Grand Interview with Sylvain Émard

Renowned dancer and choreographer Sylvain Émard’s infectious fusion of traditional line dancing and contemporary dance, Le Grand Continental ®, has been presented at locations around the world, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, South Korea, New Zealand, and Chile. After presenting his show in the 2012 Fringe Festival, Émard is back in Philadelphia with Le…

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Something to Chew On: Boris Charmatz on manger

Boris Charmatz subjects dance to formal constraints which redefine the field of its possibilities: a potentially infinite canon of gestures in his 2016 Fringe Festival piece Levée des conflits, inert bodies of children, animated by adult dancers in enfant. The stage is a notepad where he jots down ideas and organic concepts in order to…

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Evalina “Wally” Carbonell and Those We Carry

Known affectionately as “Wally,” Evalina Carbonell is passionate performer and creator—an innovator who creates sensual, inspired, highly physical dance that unearths humanity and frames it with clarity. A principal artist at Roxey Ballet Company, dancing as a principal artist from 2005 to 2011, she joined the internationally active Philadelphia company Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers in 2012. As…

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