Development, Culture, and Community in the Forest of Arden: REV Theatre’s A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM at Columbus Square Park
REV invited us to chase characters through the Forest of Arden against a backdrop of South Philadelphia’s urban skyline.
For the last program of Pennsylvania Ballet’s 2015-2016 season, Angel Corella challenges both the dancers and the audience with the four experimental dances
It would not be too much to say that this has been one of the most exciting and accomplished seasons in Pennsylvania Ballet’s history.
A dancer for Trisha Brown Company details the experience of setting Brown’s work on the Pennsylvania Ballet dancers.
MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance), together with Pennsylvania Ballet brought a hot dance night to the Forrest Theater on an unusually freezing April night.
Based on the beloved novel, Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes, DON QUIXOTE has been one of the most popular and challenging ballets for over a century.
“There was really only one option,” laughs the Spaniard. “It could only be Don Quixote.”
The selections show artistic director Angel Corella’s close attention to the dancers’ talents and characters and his passion to bring out the best in them.
A holiday tradition for many Philadelphians, the Pennsylvania Ballet’s NUTCRACKER returns for another season.
In his second season as the artistic director of the Pennsylvania Ballet, Angel Corella is hand-picking the entire program for the first time.
As Angel Corella’s first season with Pennsylvania Ballet draws to a close, it’s safe to say that his tenure as the company’s artistic director is off to a very impressive start.
Most balletomanes credit Balanchine with capturing the American spirit in ballet, but to me it’s Jerome Robbins who deserves the accolades.
New artistic director Angel Corella was able to take full advantage of works by George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon and a premiere from resident choreographer Matthew Neenan, to start to show his retooling of the company.
WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT OUTER SPACE (Pennsylvania Ballet, Curtis Institute of Music, FringeArts): Fringe Review 14
If dance is a language, it is spoken in a variety of accents. With WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT OUTER SPACE, FringeArts commissioning three contemporary choreographers—Zoe Scofield, Georg Reischl, and Itamar Serussi—to create pieces on PA Ballet dancers.
Dance writer Lew Whittington gives 10 “moving” picks for the 2014 Fringe Festival