Dance

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

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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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REVERIE (Drexel Dance Ensemble): Young artistry on display

An anthology showcase, where most of the choreographers and all of the dancers were students.

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Two Philadelphia Companies Shine at APAP 2016

Koresh Dance Company and Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers perform in a APAP showing.

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More Flamenco. More Wine. Tablao Philly returns with flamenco superstar Almudena Serrano

Pasión y Arte brings flamenco superstar Almudena Serrano to the Asian Arts Initiative for the second Tablao Philly

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Winter’s Hottest Forecast: SNOWBALL 2016 by Brian Sanders’ JUNK will blow you away!

This year’s SNOWBALL, an annual winter fundraiser for Brian Sanders’ JUNK, transforms Union Transfer into a winter wonderland filled with daring dance, music, raffles, drinks, and a spectacular faux snowball fight.

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SOLONELY TOGETHER (Carolyn O’Brien): Finding gems in DIY art

A collection of short pieces by a number of different emerging artists from various disciplines on the subject of loneliness.

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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

Megan Flynn Dance Company. Photo by Bill Hebert.

Fringe in the Market with Megan Flynn Dance Company

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.

Sarah Knittel stars in this month's NICE AND FRESH.

Performing Art for the Price of a Sandwich: NICE AND FRESH returns to Mount Airy

The new series kicks off with shorts from Sam Tower/ Plant Me Here, The Naked Stark, John Rosenberg/ Hella Fresh, and Josh McIlvain/ SmokeyScout.

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Loneliness on the Street and in the Dance Studio

Once homeless and non-homeless performers explore their commonalities and solitude.

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Bearded Magda and Boy Heroes at the First Scratch Night of 2016

A look at the first Scratch Night of 2016 at FringeArts.

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Koresh Dance Company Turns 25

Koresh Dance Company marks its 25th anniversary year with some celebratory programming.

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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X-MAS PHILES (Philadanco): What’s in the box labeled X-mas Philes?

X-MAS PHILES is fun. But fun showed itself as a side-track.

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Philadanco’s X-MAS PHILES keeps giving

Choreographer Daniel Ezralow is back in town to add some extra decoration to a much-loved holiday tradition.

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Joan Myers Brown Talks Christmas and THE 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.

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The Nutcracker and Other Favorites: Philadelphia DANCE’s annual holiday guide to gance in Philadelphia

Philadelphia DANCE’s give their annual round-up of dance shows onstage this holiday season.

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HOME/S. 9TH ST. (Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers): Home is where the dance is

Addressing the issues of immigration and acceptance, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers utilize dance and theatrics to explore the meaning of home.

Chloe Felesina, Zachary Kapeluck and Company in Nicolo Fonte's "Beasts". Photo by Bill Hebert

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.