Jessica Lang Dance perform Thousand Yard Stare. Photo by Todd Rosenberg

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

Wendy Sutter on cello.  Photo by Kevin Wallace.

The excitement happens at BalletX’s Premier Party 2017

Cocktails, dinner, and top-class dance.

Toruk Philadelphia Cirque du Soleil

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.


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.


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

A ballet that appeals across ages and language.


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.


Russell Ducker on his Choreographic Workshop with PA Ballet II

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

Alexandra Hughes

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.


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.

balletx winter series

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

Picture credit : Errisson Lawrence © 2015 Cirque du Soleil
Costume credit : Kym Barrett

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


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


George Balanchine’s THE NUTCRACKER (PA Ballet): Showcasing the next great talents

It uses the same stage, the same music, and the same settings as previous years, but this year’s NUTCRACKER is even more convincing and more magical than before.


PARSONS DANCE (NextMove DANCE): Modern technology meets dance

The repertoires PARSONS DANCE present at the Prince have clear themes and stories, yet remain enigmatic and abstract.

Photography by Alexander Iziliaev.; Pictured: Zachary Kapeluck

SUNSET, O639 HOURS (BalletX): A ballet masterpiece

Like other masterpieces of ballet, SUNSET, O639 HOURS grows by itself and lets the dancers grow.


Ready for the Next Flight: BalletX reprises SUNSET, o639 HOURS

Eri Yoneda interviews the lead dancers of BalletX’s popular contemporary full-length

Photo Credit: Alexander Iziliaev

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.



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