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.


PHILADANCO IN CONCERT (Philadanco): 2016 Fringe review 92

This is a seasoned company that dances with maturity and intent.


Philadanco (PIFA): Global artistry: four choreographers, one aesthetic

World renowned and locally grown Philadanco contributed to the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts with nights of first rate dancing to sold out houses.


X-MAS PHILES (Philadanco): What’s in the box labeled X-mas Philes?

X-MAS PHILES is fun. But fun showed itself as a side-track.


Philadanco’s X-MAS PHILES keeps giving

Choreographer Daniel Ezralow is back in town to add some extra decoration to a much-loved holiday tradition.


Joan Myers Brown Talks Christmas and THE X-MAS PHILES

Celebrating her 46th year as artistic director of the Philadelphia Dance Company, Joan Myers Brown continues to break barriers while preserving rich dance traditions.


The Nutcracker and Other Favorites: Philadelphia DANCE’s annual holiday guide to gance in Philadelphia

Philadelphia DANCE’s give their annual round-up of dance shows onstage this holiday season.

"Bewildered", Courtney Robinson, PHILADANCO

DANCO ON DANCO (Philadanco): Hits, Misses, and Slam Dunks!

Boasting a youth ensemble, an apprentice company and a main performing company, The Philadelphia Dance Company is committed to celebrating and preserving African American traditions in dance.

Photo by Jaqlin Medlock

COME TOGETHER FESTIVAL: Dance review, part 2

Part 2 of Lew Whittington’s look at the COME TOGETHER FESTIVAL

Kun Yang Lin Dancers. Photo by Bill Hebert.

COME TOGETHER FESTIVAL: Dance review, part 1

The collective energy of the deep field of Philly dance and visiting artists created a palpable festival atmosphere.

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HAVING OUR SAY… (Philadanco): Five dances resonate

Republished by kind permission from The Dance Journal. Philadanco had a roller-coaster winter when the heating system at their company studios blew out to the tune of a $20,000 repair,…


PHILADANCO can do just about anything

PHILADANCO!, the city’s premiere modern dance company, had a bit of a problem during its final performance of Blood, Sweat and Dance at the Kimmel Center on Saturday night: the ushers had run out of programs and had to hand out black and white photocopies. In the dance world, however, this is a very good problem to have, and in this case, it was a testament to the company’s continued preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance.

Tommie Waheed Evans courtesy of PHILADANCO

Tommie Waheed-Evans unveils Aubade

Escaping the winter blues with tour stops in Los Angeles earlier this month touring the James Brown Project, Philadanco’s dancers were back at their home studios in Philly last weekend, rehearsing upcoming performances for their spring series here and an ensemble of five women preparing for a ballet to be performed in Verizon Hall onstage with the Philadelphia Orchestra this weekend.