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REVOLUTION (PA Ballet): Revolution for our mind

Dance is an ever-changing artform: the standard themes change, technique changes,audiences change. Even such key aspects and tools as the body shape of the dancers change.

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MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY (NextMove DANCE): Timeless dances

As a pioneer dancer and choreographer, Martha Graham established the root of modern dance almost single-handedly.

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RUBBERBANDance Group (NextMove Dance): Hip-Hop, beyond borders

Over four decades, NextMove Dance (formerly Dance Affiliates) has led the dance scene in Philadelphia, bringing countless cutting-edge dance companies from around the world. As the opening program of NextMove’s 46th…

Pennsylvania Ballet principal dancer Oksana Maslova in Ben Stevenson’s CINDERELLA.
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CINDERELLA (PA Ballet): Enchanting ballet magic

The ballet shows the brave and caring intention of artistic director Angel Corella to the company and the Philadelphia ballet fans.

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WALK TO TOPAZ (Brendon Tetsuo): 2016 Fringe review 82

An autobiographical solo dance work tracing how a family history in a Japanese Internment Camp has affected succeeding generations.

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SURFACE TENSION (Tangle Movement Arts): 2016 Fringe review 46

Tangle Movement Arts is back again with a thrilling Fringe Festival performance.

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IN THE CLEARING (Birds on a Wire): 2016 Fringe review 10

An all girls dance group presents a mysterious dance performance.

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SUMMER SERIES 2016 (BalletX): Lost in the unreal moment

Philadelphia’s most innovative and thrilling dance company brings yet another spark to the Wilma Theater.

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BALANCHINE & BEYOND (PA Ballet): Experiment and challenge our comfort zone

For the last program of Pennsylvania Ballet’s 2015-2016 season, Angel Corella challenges both the dancers and the audience with the four experimental dances

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LA VERITA (Campagnia Finzi Pasca): Experience the surreal

Choreographer Daniele Finzi Pasca has created an innovative circus-style performance inspired by a Dalí painting.

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A PROGRAM OF FIRSTS (PA Ballet): Remembering the start-line

It would not be too much to say that this has been one of the most exciting and accomplished seasons in Pennsylvania Ballet’s history.

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OPUS CACTUS by MOMIX (Dance Affiliates): Feel nature and the universe

Moses Pendleton’s concept is grandiose and its realization is magnificent.

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ATTACK POINT (PIFA): Innovative and experimental

Among the many experimental performances at PIFA this year, this could be one of the most unique and successful.

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SHUT UP & DANCE 2016 (MANNA): 24th MANNA benefit performance

MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance), together with Pennsylvania Ballet brought a hot dance night to the Forrest Theater on an unusually freezing April night.

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BALLETX THE PREMIER PARTY 2016: Creating a deeper human connection through contemporary dance

BalletX celebrated its annual fundraiser on the Top of the Tower, with a 360 degree view of the city of Brotherly Love, .

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RETROACT (Tangle): 60-second review

Yet another thrilling and charming performance by Tangle Movement Arts, RETROACT is a remix of the most exciting moments since the company’s foundation in 2011.

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DON QUIXOTE (PA Ballet): Love and passion, Spanish style

Based on the beloved novel, Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes, DON QUIXOTE has been one of the most popular and challenging ballets for over a century.

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BALLET HISPANICO (Annenberg Center Live): Boldness and diversity of dances

The three dances Ballet Hispanico picked for the performance at the Annenberg Center show the diversity of Hispanic cultures and their dances.

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STRENGTH & LONGING (PA Ballet): Longing for higher and stronger

The selections show artistic director Angel Corella’s close attention to the dancers’ talents and characters and his passion to bring out the best in them.

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EZRALOW DANCE (Dance Affiliates): Showcase of groovy and unpredicted imagination

Daniel Ezralow, the director and choreographer of Ezralow Dance, has been internationally recognized and awarded for his visceral and imaginative work, which includes the opening ceremony of the 2014 Sochi…