Dance

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

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…

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

PIFA 2018 in Sketch: MY ORGAN MY SEOUL

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

You can be Le Super Grand

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

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.

JEWELS (PA Ballet): A dazzling season finale

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

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.

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.

Dance in Sketch: INNER SUN (Koresh Dance)

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.”