Dance

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

FALL SERIES (BalletX): Stellar ballet

An unexpected holiday show from BalletX

WORLD PREMIERES (PA Ballet): A diverse program of new work

What is contemporary ballet? Where is it heading? Pennsylvania Ballet offer some answers.

Time for SUPPER: Drexel presents award winning work on migration and movement

SUPPER, People on the Move! explores the complex experience of dislocation through dance.

DON QUIXOTE (PA Ballet):

A thrilling reprise from Pennsylvania Ballet

Fringe in Sketch: BASEMENT (Gunnar Montana)

Follow one man’s frightening descent into deranged madness and witness his unrelenting, visceral nightmare unfold.

Fringe in Sketch: ÚUMBAL (Mariana Arteaga)

Aaron Krolikowski sketches a nomadic dance experience

SNEAKERS (Nichole Canuso Dance): 2019 Fringe review

Nichole Canuso imparts a different way of looking at loss, living, and love.

20 Picks for the 2019 Philadelphia Fringe Festival

Hey, what shows should I see this Fringe?

Fringe preview: Motherhood, race, and fairy tales

Brown-Eyed Rapunzel at Philly PACK considers mothering a mixed-race child

Fringe preview: Darkness on the edge of acrobatics

Almanac returns to the Fringe Festival with a consideration of illness and trauma

The Legend of Mulan: Liaoning Ballet brings Chinese story to the Merriam Theater

THE LIAONING BALLET OF CHINA is gearing up to take the stage at the Merriam Theater for a one night only performance, August 28, 2019.

Letter from Edinburgh: A dilettante at large reviews

Toby Zinman reviews shows from the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe

Dance in Sketch: FROM THE FEMININE GAZE (Anne-Marie Mulgrew and Dancers Co)

Review by Chuck Schultz; illustrations by Yumna Tolaimate

Full Cirque: Alix Croop returns to her hometown with AMALUNA

Allentown native, Alix Croop, couldn’t imagine how her talents would translate to what she had seen in Cirque du Soleil’s Alegria when the show played at her college campus. At…

SUMMER SERIES 2019 (BalletX): BalletX brings The Little Prince to life

This contemporary ballet of a classic children’s book is immediately understandable for children, but also poignant and thought-provoking for adults.

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

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.