Dance

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

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

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

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

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…

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

The Pennsylvania Ballet does their best to ignore their fantastic orchestra

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

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

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.

GISELLE (PA Ballet): A ballet of true love

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

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.

Dance in Sketch: Martha Graham Dance (NextMove/Annenberg Center Live)

Chuck Schultz sketches Martha Graham Dance Company at the Annenberg Center.

THE NUTCRACKER (PA Ballet): 50 years of a holiday treat

The Nutcracker is not just a lovely holiday tradition. It’s am ambassador for ballet, gaining fans who have never been to seen ballet before.

Dance in Sketch: Jessica Lang Dance Company (NextMove/Annenberg Center Live)

Jessica Lang Dance Company was at the Annenberg Center Live last weekend and it was a full house.

FALL SERIES 2018 (BalletX): Three varied, compelling world premieres

The original works testify to the skills of the BalletX dancers and the abilities of new generations of ballet choreographers.

Dance in Sketch: Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers

Artist Chuck Schultz recently attended a rehearsal of Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers Fall/Spring season at the Chi Movement Arts Center

PETITE MORT and World Premieres (Pennsylvania Ballet): Lamentation and Revolution

The exuberant choreography was spectacular, the dancers striking, and the dramatic finale stirred the viewers’ imagination.

A World Premiere by a Pennsylvania Ballet Dancer: Interview with Russell Ducker

The experienced dancer and aspiring choreography spoke to Phindie days before his world premiere.