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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…

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LES BALLETS JAZZ DE MONTRÉAL (Dance Affiliates): Daring, dazzling dancers take your breath away

Three Philadelphia premieres with unique and intense color of their own provide a platform for BJM’s exquisite dancers

Principal Dancers Julie Diana and Ian Hussey in THE NUTCRACKER. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev

THE NUTCRACKER (PA Ballet): A beloved holiday tradition

A holiday tradition for many Philadelphians, the Pennsylvania Ballet’s NUTCRACKER returns for another season.

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FALL SERIES 2015 (BalletX): Nature and nurture through breathtaking dancers

BalletX, kicks off their inaugural 10th season with the Fall Series 2015 with a world premiere by internationally acclaimed choreographer, Nicolo Fonte.

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BODYTRAFFIC (Dance Affiliates): Rising-star of LA contemporary dance scene showcases versatile talent

The four short pieces showcase the versatility of one of contemporary dance’s hottest companies.

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CHOPIN WITHOUT PIANO (CENTRALA / Fringearts): A story of a revolutionary musician

A polish director and a polish actor project a new image of the composer by playing his two piano concertos with an orchestra and an actor playing the piano part.

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SPEED & PRECISION: (PA Ballet): Color and character at the start of a new chapter

In his second season as the artistic director of the Pennsylvania Ballet, Angel Corella is hand-picking the entire program for the first time.

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BEGINNINGS… (Mendelssohn Club): Beginnings of a new tradition

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia opens its 142nd season welcoming artistic director Paul Rardin with three psalms by Mendelssohn, a world premiere, and Mozart’s Mass in C.

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COMPLEXIONS CONTEMPORARY BALLET (Dance Affiliates): Spectacular opening of company’s BEYOND 20 campaign

As an opening performance of the NextMove series by Dance Affiliates at the Prince Theater, Complexions Contemporary Ballet showcases four premieres-three world premiers and one US premiere-in addition to three…

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BEYOND 20, beyond boundaries: Complexions Contemporary Ballet kicks off its 21st season in Philadelphia

Desmond Richardson, cofounder of Complexions Contemporary Ballet, talks about the company as it starts its 21st season with three premieres in Philadelphia.

BalletX dancer Caili Quan. Photo by Bill Hebert.

IN TRANSIT: DANCE|MUSIC|THEATER (FringeArts / PMA): 2015 Fringe review 58

Staged in the American Art Galleries in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, this interactive pop-up work of art, gives a new insight into how to “experience” the visual arts. Audience members are…

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763 MILES (Annex Dance Company and Drye/Marinaro Dance Company): 2015 Fringe review 48

Two dance companies separated by 763 miles challenge audience to find connections between works created miles away.