Dance

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

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Fringe in Sketch: PLUNGE (Brian Sanders’ JUNK)

Brian Sander’s JUNK presents PLUNGE in The Patio at 10th and Hamilton.

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Fringe in Sketch: CHICHI CHIP: an ode to the Gnarly (Philly Kerplop)

Philly Kerplop presents CHICHI CHIP (an ode to the Gnarly) in LOVE Park. An interactive performance featuring hip-hop dance and a live band.

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FIGMAGO (Meg Saligman Studio and Brian Sanders’ JUNK): 2018 Fringe review

For those who ever stopped to look up the giant painting on the wall of one of the buildings in Philadelphia and wondered how such an awe-inspiring artwork was created

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IN THE FOREST (Tangle Movement Arts): 2018 Fringe review

Each viewer experiences this 360-degree show in his/her own way.

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Fringe in Sketch: IN THE FOREST (Tangle Movement Arts)

The Sketch Book Reporter takes his notepad to Tangle Movement Arts IN THE FOREST.

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Fringe in Sketch: KCBC x KCBC II

A contemporary ballet commenting on society’s perception and expectations of women.

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Taking A Vacation with Bastion Carboni

Bastion Carboni has quickly established his Poison Apple Initiative as a Fringe Festival instution

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Solo Dance for People Who Don’t Like Solo Dance: Metal & Kind’s Indestructible Flowers

Republished by kind permission from the FringeArts blog This Fringe, two instructors at Philly’s dance studio Urban Movement Arts (UMA) combine their talents in a collage of new solo work…

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VOLTA (Cirque du Soleil): A review in word and images

VOLTA is a performance with both visual play and psychological depth.

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Hip-hop in Dance and Photography: Raphael Xavier exhibits visual art at Dupree Gallery

Out of Time will showcase Xavier’s photography and paintings from the last 20 years. T

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Dance in Sketch: FIGMAGO (Meg Saligman and Brian Sanders JUNK)

The preview at Meg Saligman’s Studio of FIGMAGO was a different kind of escape room. FIGMAGO was an escape off of the beaten path.

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SoLow Fest in Sketch: LITTLE THINGS, FRANCESCA, DUMMY

The SoLow Fest performances of different mediums and art forms on June 23rd showed dance, theater, and comedy.

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PIFA 2018 in Sketch: DOGGIE HAMLET

Doggie Hamlet brought out friends, children, and couples to sit around on some hay stacks as sheep and four performers entered the penned in area.

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PIFA 2018 in Sketch: MY ORGAN MY SEOUL

Ambiguous Dance Company collaborated with organist Ahreum Han to create an interdisciplinary show for PIFA 2018.

Rehearsals for Le Grand Continental Ansan, South Korea, 2015, © Ansan Street Arts Festival.

You can be Le Super Grand

Anyone can be a part of the 2018 Fringe Festival’s largest show

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PETER PAN (School of Pennsylvania Ballet): Forever’s children

The School of Pennsylvania Ballet presented its 2018 annual performance at the Prince Theater on May 19 and 20.

Pennsylvania Ballet Corps de Ballet Members Jacqueline Callahan, Zecheng Liang, and Nayara Lopes in George Balanchine’s JEWELS. Photo Credit: Alexander Iziliaev

JEWELS (PA Ballet): A dazzling season finale

Pennsylvania Ballet closed its 2017-2018 season with George Balanchine’s masterpiece, JEWELS

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MOMIX (NextMove Dance): Awakening your senses

What was on the stage was recreation of what exists in the universe: organisms; minerals; plants; animals that breath, live, and recreate.

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Performance in Sketch: SÉANCERS (Jaamil Olawale Kosoko / FringeArts)

Jaamil Olawale Kosoko makes us feel comfortable before getting all Prince Purple Rain on us. It’s great.