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Experience Philadelphia Museum of Dance at the Barnes Foundation

The 2018 Fringe Festival performances of Boris Charmatz’s manger, were part of a larger project, Philadelphia Museum of Dance, which concludes in a  free public event at the Barnes Foundation on October 6 with a rich collection of performances. The day-long event will explore the tension between public and private experiences, while offering a new opportunity to engage with…

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Excerpts from the Manifesto for a Dancing Museum by Boris Charmatz

This weekend’s performances of manger are part of a larger project, the Philadelphia Museum of Dance, copresented by Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design with FringeArts and the Barnes Foundation. The project presents Charmatz’s ideas for a new kind of dance and a new relationship between dance and public. He explains these…

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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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Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 4

On September 9th and 10th FringeArts and Drexel University’s Westphal College will present Levée des conflits, a dance in the round from world-renowned choreographer and dancer Boris Charmatz, as part of the 2016 Fringe Festival. Beginning September 7th, Westphal is hosting a series of lectures and workshops—professional and community—around the performances as part of a…

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Meet the dancers of Levée des conflits’ professional workshop, Pt. 3

On September 9th and 10th FringeArts and Drexel University’s Westphal College will present Levée des conflits, a dance in the round from world-renowned choreographer and dancer Boris Charmatz, as part of the 2016 Fringe Festival. Beginning September 7th, Westphal is hosting a series of lectures and workshops—professional and community—around the performances as part of a…

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The Ultimate Guide to Dance at FringeArts 2016

by Steven Weisz for The Dance Journal The Fringe Festival, presented by FringeArts, is a 17-day, city-wide celebration of innovation and creativity in contemporary performance. Each September, the Festival explodes into every nook and cranny […]

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Partita 2 – Two world-famous choreographers rediscover their love of dance

The renowned Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker returns to FringeArts, this time as a dancer, for one night only on November 1st at 8pm.  This dance masterpiece takes place at FringeArts’ waterfront headquarters, 140 N Columbus Blvd. (at Race St.). In her opus of over […]