Dance Stories

BalletX partners with Andrew Jackson School for a new afterschool dance outreach program

Photo credit: Alexander Iziliaev BalletX, Philadelphia’s premier contemporary ballet, announced the launch of Dance eXchange, a new afterschool dance outreach program with Andrew Jackson School in South Philadelphia. Beginning in March 2014, the program is […]

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Broadway Dancer LaMar Baylor Travels to Rwanda as New Cultural Ambassador for the Rebecca Davis Dance Company

by Sydney Skov for The Dance Journal The Rebecca Davis Dance Company (RDDC),was created in 2005 with a focus on developing original, full-length contemporary ballets based on famous literary works, significant historical events and modern […]

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Further Refelection on Somos

Following are two audience members’ accounts of “SoMos,” a large-scale site-specific work choreographed by Merián Soto.  “SoMos” was performed in the North Philadelphia barrio as part of Taller Puertorriqueño’s free performance series, Café Under the […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Company to present two children’s storybook classics – Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse and Peter Pan

Metropolitan Ballet Company Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse , photo by E.A.Kennedy,III Metropolitan Ballet Company (MBC) will open its season with two extraordinary storybook productions and a company premiere. Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, with sparkling choreography […]

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Metropolitan Ballet Academy Student to appear in XVII Annual International Ballet Festival of Miami

Youth America Grand Prix has invited YAGP Medal winner and Metropolitan Ballet Academy student, Kamryn Baldwin, age 14, to participate in the International Young Medal Winners Ballet Performances at the XVII Annual International Ballet Festival […]