Dance

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

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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.

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Dance in Sketch: INNER SUN (Koresh Dance)

Koresh Dance presented INNER SUN at the Suzanne Roberts Theater April 26.

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Dance in Sketch: Nia-Ni Chen Dance Company and the Ahn Trio (Next Move Dance)

Next Move Dance presented Nia-Ni Chen company with the Ahn Trio

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GRACE & GRANDEUR (Pennsylvania Ballet): Ballet, in different eras

Pennsylvania Ballet’s fifth program of the current season is a historically intriguing.

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Dance in Sketch: FAITH PROJECT THE DOOR (Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers)

Artist Chuck Schultz visits the Prince Theater for the latest show from KYL/D.

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Dance in sketch: COMPANY WANG RAMIREZ (NextMove Dance)

Seeing the bodies and minds of Honji Wang and Sebastien Ramirez meld together during the performance proved visually moving for me.

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COMPANY WANG RAMIREZ (NextMove DANCE): Dance with no borders

The choreography is intellectual and at the same time improvisational and spontaneous

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SWAN LAKE (PA Ballet): Pennsylvania Ballet refined through the classic

SWAN LAKE is the classic that people think of when they hear the word “ballet.”

Skyler Lubin and Zachary Kapeluck in "Vivir" by Darrell Grand Moultrie. Photo by Bill Hebert.

SPRING SERIES 2018 (BalletX): Ballet, according to BalletX

The program showcases the company’s unique character and the strength.

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Dance in Sketch: Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers open studio

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Open Rehearsals series is taking place now as they prepare for Faith Project at the Prince Theater March 22-24

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Dance Rehearsal in Sketch: BARRY: MAMALOSHEN (Asya Zlatina)

Asya Zlatina and Dancers is a constant reminder for myself that Philadelphia dancers are connected and collaborating with each other.

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BALLETS JAZZ DE MONTREAL (NextMove Dance): An intriguing program of natural technique

Ballets Jazz de Montréal returned to the Prince Theater this weekend to perform three Philadelphia premieres.

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DANCES TO AMERICAN MUSIC (Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble): A breath of familiarity

Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble returns to Philadelphia after 14 years with Dances to American Music,

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Dance in Sketch: Nadine Bommer Dance Company (IPAY)

Nadine Bommer Dance Company’s Invisi’Ball was a participating artist in the 2018 International Performing Arts for Youth showcase in Philadelphia which happened last week.

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Dance in Sketch: URBAN MEADOW (BodyVox)

Chuck Schultz sketches BodyVox at the Prince.

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URBAN MEADOW (BodyVox): Keeping Philadelphia weird

Comprised of twelve live pieces and two short films, URBAN MEADOW celebrates BodyVox’s 20th Anniversary and the variety of work they produce.

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Dance in Sketch: RONALD K. BROWN/ EVIDENCE (NextMove Dance)

Evidence A Dance Company brought a spiritual and festive atmosphere to the Prince Theater