Dance

Coverage of dance, movement, and related performance art in Philadelphia.

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ROMEO AND JULIET (Royal Ballet): Live ballet at the cinema

A live recording from Royal Opera House gives American audience a rare chance to see a classic ballet

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ANNE-MARIE MULGREW AND DANCERS COMPANY: From the Feminine Gaze

Anne-Marie Mulgrew presented her dance company’s 33rd home season concert at the Performance Garage on June 14 and 15.

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Calling Philly Residents Who Love Dance

ringeArts is calling for participants for a 100-person participatory dance piece that moves through the streets of Philadelphia.

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A Hidden Gem: Bryan Koulman Dance Company 2019 Annual Performance

There was one small signboard at the sidewalk of the Performance Garage. The door was closed with just dimmed lighting through windows. Not so much of announcements or advertisements on…

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Cool as Ice: Cirque du Soleil hits the ice with CRYSTAL

With its new show, Cirque du Soleil pushes the boundaries of performance, redefining the artistic possibilities of ice.

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A Passion for Dance and Music: Bryan Koulman talks ahead of his 4th annual show

Phindie interviewed director and choreographer Bryan Koulman about the program and his passions for dance and music.

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Cirque on Ice: Director Fabrice Lemire talks Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL

Lemire talks to Debra Danese about the unique challenges of bringing acrobatics and skating together.

Jumatatu Poe photo by Gemma Galiana.

It’s a Philadelphia Thing: A new performing arts festival fosters artistic exchange

There’s new performing arts festival in town: Trade School PHL/LAX runs June 5-8

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Rennie Harris Gets Funky: Interview with the choreographer ahead of FUNKEDIFIED

Rennie Harris: Funkified is inspired by the funk music of his youth.

Albert Gordon in Trigger Touch Fade. Photo by Alexander Iziliaev.
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Interview Over Morning Coffee with Ian Hussey, departing Principal Dancer at Pennsylvania Ballet

Since he met ballet at age of 8 when his parents brought him to the Academy of Music to see the Nutcracker by Pennsylvania Ballet, Ian Hussey lived a life…

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Dance in Sketch: KUN-YANG LIN/DANCERS (NextMove Dance)

An iridescent light shining on a crater with life crawling out of it.

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KUN-YANG LIN/DANCERS (NextMove Dance): A dance company with a philosophy

Experiencing Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, you may come to feel and understand what yin and yang means.

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Getting to Know Annie Wilson

Annie Wilson has proven to be among the freshest, funniest, and fearless choreographers in Philadelphia. She talks to John Rosenberg.

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The Grounds Shout: Reggie Wilson and local artists bring performance to sacred spaces

Grounds that Shout! (and others merely shaking), explores connections between faith, movement, race, and the body, with a focus on the African American religious experience.

Sterling Baca in Apollo. Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

ALL STRAVINSKY (PA Ballet): What about the music?

The Pennsylvania Ballet does their best to ignore their fantastic orchestra

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Dance in Sketch: Kun-Yang Lin and Dancers Open Studio Series

Sketching a preview of KYL/D’s upcoming NextMove Dance performances

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HOME PROJECT-IMMIGRANT JOURNEYS (KYL/D): Promoting diversity through identity at Teatro Esperanza

The performance follows a week long residency by the company at Esperanza Academy which included masterclasses, workshops, and guided discussions.

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GISELLE (PA Ballet): A ballet of true love

Angel Corella’s restaging preserves the tradition of the classic ballet and manifests true love onstage.

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The Authenticity and History of Giselle: Interview with Angel Corella of Pennsylvania Ballet

Eri Yoneda speaks with the artistic director of PA Ballet about his new production of Giselle.