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THE MAGIC FLUTE (Opera Philadelphia): A dazzling reinvented Mozart at the O17 Festival

Opera Philadelphia challenges our preconceptions of opera with its O17 Festival

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STORM (Asya Zlatina and Dancers): 2017 Fringe review

Asya Zlatina’s new work STORM is sophisticated and well-done.

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INTERIOR (Leah Stein Dance Company): 2017 Fringe review

Every aspect, element, sound, and movement feels meaningful and intentional

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BREAKING MY ECHO (Duende): 2017 Fringe review

Duende presents a raw, intense, intellectual and intuitive dance and music performance that shakes up the senses of the viewers.

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LIFE LINES (Tangle Movement Arts): 2017 Fringe review

LIFE LINES reveals another color of Tangle Movement Arts: the darker and melancholy side of human-beings.

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ANNE-MARIE MULGREW AND DANCERS COMPANY: Marvels in our daily lives

Dance is one of our most natural ways to communicate and express our thoughts.

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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.