I have no doubt that Johnson and BDC will contribute to the dance scene in Philadelphia.View More NOT A GIRL… NOT YET A WOMAN (Beyond Dance Company): Dance review
Part storytelling and part culture sharing, Saayuja was more than the merging of art forms, it was the intermingling of cultures and politicsView More SAAYUJA (THE MERGING) (Annenberg): A celebratory blend of Bharatanatyam and carnatic music
World renowned and locally grown Philadanco contributed to the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts with nights of first rate dancing to sold out houses.View More Philadanco (PIFA): Global artistry: four choreographers, one aesthetic
The subtext of Meg Foley’s Action is Primary, is that in order for one to affect change, engaging in mobilization is of chief importance.View More ACTION IS PRIMARY #315 (Meg Foley/Moving Parts Dance): Dance review
The first comprehensive museum overview of influential artist Norman Lewis opened at PAFA with an improvisational dance performance.View More Graffito Works: Improvisation Leading PROCESSION: THE ART OF NORMAN LEWIS (PAFA)
Archiving experiences of the female body, the Femme Collective not only revealed conditions of the feminist iconography, but was also staged potluck for sourcing the gendered self.View More CHERCHEZ LA FEMME (femme. collective): Female Works Through The Eyes Of One Male Gaze
Koresh Dance Company and Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers perform in a APAP showing.View More Two Philadelphia Companies Shine at APAP 2016
Fringe in The Market is a twice a month curated series aimed at introducing the general public to some of Philadelphia’s most innovative, interesting, and engaging performers.View More Fringe in the Market with Megan Flynn Dance Company
A look at the first Scratch Night of 2016 at FringeArts.View More Bearded Magda and Boy Heroes at the First Scratch Night of 2016
X-MAS PHILES is fun. But fun showed itself as a side-track.View More X-MAS PHILES (Philadanco): What’s in the box labeled X-mas Philes?
Celebrating her 46th year as artistic director of the Philadelphia Dance Company, Joan Myers Brown continues to break barriers while preserving rich dance traditions.View More Joan Myers Brown Talks Christmas and THE X-MAS PHILES
Boasting a youth ensemble, an apprentice company and a main performing company, The Philadelphia Dance Company is committed to celebrating and preserving African American traditions in dance.View More DANCO ON DANCO (Philadanco): Hits, Misses, and Slam Dunks!
The dark space at the headquarters of Fringe Arts hosted a kaleidoscope of blackness. Sad blackness. Angry blackness. Rescued blackness. Incarcerated blackness. Lost blackness. Dead blackness.View More BLACK MALE REVISITED (XPN/ Jaamil Kosoko): Fringe review 71
Leading up to the Fringe a series of Scratch Night performances showed excerpts of self-produced work that will be presented at the festival.View More Scratching The Surface: Scratch Night previews the 2015 Fringe Festival
Supper, People on the Move was a well thought out and efficaciously executed choreographic project that called for us to carefully examine the paths people take to conquer new horizons.View More SUPPER, PEOPLE ON THE MOVE (Cardell): A topic tackled with great success
Dance Iquail used the tutu, which is an iconic costume in classical ballet, placed it atop the heads of the dancers and shifted its representation from a symbol of white ballet to a symbol of black pride.View More BLACK SWAN (Dance Iquail): Tutus as Afros just aren’t enough!
Temple’s faculty show featured works by current dance faculty and guest artist Andrea Miller of Gallim DanceView More Temple University Dance Faculty Concert: Branches, boxing rings, and the boldly political
Shanahan writes that her research focuses on new movement language that expands the notions of body beyond those prescribed by Western approaches to dance. NView More THE DELICATE HOUR (Molly Shanahan/Mad Shak): 60 minutes from memory
On January 18, The Koresh Artist Showcase presented a variety of works that made it easy to remember why we love to watch dance in the first place.View More The Koresh Artist Showcase: A Slice For You, A Slice For Me!