What Kat Saw

Meg Foley Talks and Dances Grief in the Fringe

September 4, 2018 Kat Richter 0

by Kat Richter for The Dance Journal Philadelphia dance artist Meg Foley has earned herself a well-deserved reputation for introspective work—both danced and spoken— that somehow transcends her own highly personal performance practice to draw […]

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A Super Grand Interview with Sylvain Émard

August 22, 2018 Alyssa Kerper 0

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

August 20, 2018 Alyssa Kerper 0

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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Happening in Philly Dance

Jérôme Bel’s Gala returns for one night only, March 9th

February 24, 2018 Press Release 0

FringeArts presents Gala, a transcendent dance spectacle that eschews virtuosity and celebrates dancing without complexes. After a rapturous reception during the 2016 Fringe Festival, the local cast reunites for a belated encore at FringeArts’ waterfront headquarters—140 N Columbus Blvd. (at […]

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fidget’s quantum dance leaps with sp3

February 4, 2018 Lewis J. Whittington 0

by Lewis J Whittington for The Dance Journal | photo by Bill Hebert Megan Bridge is one of Philadelphia’s most adventurous improvisational dancer-choreographers and her premiere of  “sp3” co-directed by composer Peter Price shows is something […]

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FringeArts presents Clock That Mug or Dusted, Feb. 22-24

January 26, 2018 Press Release 0

FringeArts presents Clock That Mug or Dusted, a conceptual and inspirational homage to feminist performance artists from esteemed contemporary bio-fem drag icon Cherdonna Shinatra. This quite literally messy mesh of contemporary dance and performance art comes to FringeArts’ […]

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