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Choreography aims for gut, not head

By Merilyn Jackson, For The Inquirer Artistic director/choreographer Roni Koresh sometimes cherry-picks the best-received sections from his earlier dances, gathers them into a sequence, then gives the whole a title and a vague raison d’etre, […]

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At PIFA, a sparkling dance premiere

By Merilyn Jackson, FOR THE INQUIRER The backbone of the month-long Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts has been more local than international, with collaborations among many Philadelphia arts groups. Some were unlikely matches and […]

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Homegrown dance, times two

Framed with texts from Kierkegaard and Beckett, Curt Haworth’s acrobatic “Either/Or” featured William Robinson (left) and John Luna. By Merilyn Jackson, For The Inquirer Vince Johnson’s athletic “Drunken Monkey,” about a troupe of warrior monks,… […]

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Hua-Hua Zhang Puppetmaster

Kun-Yang Lin and Hua Hua Zhang seated in foreground surrounded by workshop participants and their props. By Merilyn Jackson for The Dance Journal Dance is a career that parallels those of athletes in terms of […]