Philadelphia Premiere of Ten Tiny Dances: Mascher Space

Contact:
Paige Phillips | Mascher Space Cooperative
267-690-8446 | development@mascherdance.org
www.mascherdance.org
Photos available upon request

Join Mascher Space Cooperative, a home for new dance in Philadelphia, for a festive night of dynamic, daring, and diverse performances. In one evening, ten choreographers present short dances on a very small, 4’ x 4’ stage. It will include a sampling of some of the most innovative and exciting work being made in Philly’s independent dance scene. Continue reading

Group Motion Spiel Uhr Series: New Voices, Feb 24 & 25

Contact
Manfred Fischbeck | Group Motion
Tel. 215-387-9895| company@groupmotion.org
www.groupmotion.org
Photos available at https://www.groupmotion.org/photos

Group Motion, Philadelphia’s longest running contemporary dance company, will present New Voices on February 24th and 25th, 8pm at the CEC’s Meetinghouse Theater. This will be the latest iteration of the Spiel Uhr Series, which has featured works by Group Motion and guest artists since 1983. For this series, Co-Artistic Director Manfred Fischbeck has curated the evening to include dances by new voices to the city. It will showcase senior dance majors from the University of the Arts Juliette Bernstein, Breyanna Maples, and Meredith Pellon, along with choreographer Paige Phillips, who had until recently been making work in Bangkok, Thailand. Continue reading

Après moi, l’obscurité, a dance by Paige Phillips, examines social and political injustices that women have been forced to endure

Contact
Paige Phillips | Independent Choreographer
Tel. 267-690-8446 | movepaige@gmail.com
http://www.movepaige.com
High resolution images available upon request

Philadelphia, PA – ‘Après moi, l’obscurité’ (After me, the darkness) is a dance by Paige Phillips, in collaboration with a cast of three female performers, that will run from January 26 -27, 2018 at the Mascher Space Cooperative, 155 Cecil B. Moore Ave, Philadelphia. Tickets are $15 in advance on www.danceboxoffice.com or $18 at door.  The work examines a myriad of social and political injustices that women have been forced to endure. By incorporating aesthetic and contextual references from the Renaissance, mid-century, and today’s pop-culture, the content lays witness to the longevity of such indignities. A wild ride of vignettes feature sexually anthropomorphic horses, Francisco Goya’s depictions of witchcraft, and contrived frivolity, amounting to a bold rejection for nostalgic ideals of purity and femininity. Continue reading