Dance

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.

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,

Dance in Sketch: URBAN MEADOW (BodyVox)

Chuck Schultz sketches BodyVox at the Prince.

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.

HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO (Annenberg): Showcasing 40 years of inspiring movement

A cast of incredible movers highlights the long-term success of the company and range of the work they present.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (Walnut): Stayin’ Alive

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER is a white-washed adaptation of the classic movie, with double the music and none of the soul. Director/choreographer Richard Stafford seems terrified of losing audience attention for…

BLACK STEAM (Philadanco): A multitude of one

In celebration of it’s 47th year, PHILADANCO/The Philadelphia Dance Company presented BLACK STEAM, featuring two new works and two old ones.

SHADOWLAND (Pilobolus Dance Theater): A dynamic journey

An intricate show with a captivating journey maintained with ease through each scene.

EVENING OF DUETS: Eleven couples dance

The fifth annual Evening Of Duets production featured eleven duets from artists based in Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York, and Congo.

THE UNDERRATED ACT OF TALKING TO ONESELF (femme. collective): 2016 Fringe review 69

femme. collective has interwoven disparate acts to form a cohesive whole, a gorgeous string of solo, duet and group dances that tackle that, yes, underrated act of talking to oneself

MILLENNIA (Brad Ogden): 2016 Fringe review 63

Millennia is funny, ambitious, and a little bit confused—just like millennials.

WITH FLINT AND STEEL (Duende): 2016 Fringe review 57

A highly experimental, improvisational, and fascinating Fringe performance

PANDÆMONIUM (Nichole Canuso Dance Company): 2016 Fringe review 42.2

An exploration of divorce and disconnection in the California desert.

SPECULUM DIARIES (Irina Varina): 2016 Fringe review 48

Consider the speculum a tool for looking inward in more ways than one.

CARRIED AWAY (Brian Sanders’ JUNK): 2016 Fringe review 47

Bridging the gap between dance and physical theater, CARRIED AWAY delivers an exciting, heartfelt, and stimulating crowd-pleaser.

PANDÆMONIUM (Nichole Canuso Dance Company / Early Morning Opera): 2016 Fringe review 42.1

A testament to what Fringe can do: defy genre, defy theme, defy medium, and somehow still manage to be cohesive and emotionally haunting

Good Maneries: interview with choreographer Luis Garay

Colombian choreographer and director Luis Garay brings Maneries, performed by (and created for) the fiercely captivating dancer Florencia Vecino, to FringeArts April 14-16, 2016

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.

WALLS (Darcy Lyons): 2015 Fringe review 67

Covering everything from a cell wall to the Great Wall of China, WALLS explores of how walls—and the acts which build and destroy them—shape lives

BODY OF WATER (Antonia & Artists): 2015 Fringe review 22

This hour-long dance work explores the movements of water, both inside the body and surrounding us.