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RE/ACTION (Pennsylvania Ballet): Brilliant ballet by divine dancers

The company has gone through drastic changes since last season, some of which may have come with sorrow. Still they never stopped their devotion to ballet and to the Philadelphia art community.

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SPRING SERIES 2017 (BalletX): Intellectual and intriguing

Though different in color and mood, all three pieces are entertaining and intellectual.

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ASPEN SANTA FE BALLET (NextMove Dance): Flawless and vibrant

For the last program of the 2016-2017 season, NextMove Dance brings in Aspen Santa Fe Ballet to the Prince Theater, May 3-7.

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SANCTUARY (KUN-YANG LIN/DANCERS): Sanctuary for those who know pain

A reality that we need to face, think about, and talk about.

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POINTS OF LIGHT (Tangle Movements Arts): Feminine, powerful, innovative

Philadelphia’s favorite circus art troupe Tangle Movement Arts was back in Old City’s Neighborhood House on April 7 and 8. Ever-changing and always in search for new ways to broaden…

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ROMANCE (PA Ballet): Fall in love with a provocative and diverse program

ROMANCE showcases the diversity and beauty of the Pennsylvania Ballet’s dancers.

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JESSICA LANG DANCE (NextMove Dance): Simply beautiful and vocal

Lang’s choreographies, and the movement of her dancers, give the impression of being settling and modest.

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THE DELPHI PROJECT ANNUAL PERFORMANCE (with PA Ballet): Child’s play

Art is a way to express the truth. The truth of our emotions. The truth of our lives. The truth of ourselves.

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The excitement happens at BalletX’s Premier Party 2017

Cocktails, dinner, and top-class dance.

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TORUK-THE FIRST FLIGHT (Cirque du Soleil): Awe-inspiring show by the best of the world

Every aspect of TORUK is simply breathtaking and astonishing.

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LE CORSAIRE (PA Ballet): A flamboyant and passionate ballet of the pirates

Pennsylvania Ballet’s LE CORSAIRE is as gorgeous and breath-taking as it should be.

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Choreographic Workshop (PA Ballet): Dance beginnings from Pennsylvania Ballet

Not only successful as a forum to provide opportunities and experiences to young choreographers and dancers, the Choreographic Workshop was also very well done as a performance.

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THE JUNGLE BOOK (PA Ballet II): Ballet for kids and kids at heart

A ballet that appeals across ages and language.

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Edgar Anido on his Choreographic Workshop with PA Ballet II

Some of the talented choreographers took a moment to talk to Phindie about their choreographies and their thoughts.

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Russell Ducker on his Choreographic Workshop with PA Ballet II

My choreography is inspired by Shel Silverstein’s poetry and its style is musical

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Alexandra Hughes on Her Choreographic Workshop with PA Ballet II

Pennsylvania Ballet II is performing four new dance works created on the dancers of the company by four talented choreographers with deep connection to Philadelphia ballet scene.

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MALPASO DANCE COMPANY (NextMove Dance): Heat and hype

Malpaso Dance Company brings heat to the Prince Theater with energetic dancers trained at Cuba’s national dance schools.

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Winter Series 2017 (BalletX): Exploring and experimenting

In a city cooled by icy air, BalletX heats up the Wilma Theater with a two-week run of Winter Series 2017

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Taking Flight with Cirque du Soliel

Cirque du Soleil, the Montreal-based, internationally renowned, always-beyond-imaginable performance company brings TORUK-The First Flight to the Wells Fargo Center March 8-12, 2017

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Dance eXchange (BalletX): Handing wings to our future

Through performance, we how to keep our boundaries and respect each other, sharing what we love and cherish