As PHILADANCO! prepares for their upcoming performance at the Kimmel Center, Kim Bears-Bailey looks back on her illustrious career with the company. Bears-Bailey joined the company in 1981 and rose through the ranks to her current position as Artistic Director. She shares with Phindie the creation of PHILADANCO! RE and highlights of the past 41 years.View More RE!flecting on a career with PHILADANCO!: Interview with Kim Bears-Bailey
“If you really look at dance, look at Soul Train. “View More Dance, Philly Style: Interview with PHILADANCO founder Joan Myers Brown
In celebration of it’s 47th year, PHILADANCO/The Philadelphia Dance Company presented BLACK STEAM, featuring two new works and two old ones.View More BLACK STEAM (Philadanco): A multitude of one
This is a seasoned company that dances with maturity and intent.View More PHILADANCO IN CONCERT (Philadanco): 2016 Fringe review 92
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.View More Philadanco (PIFA): Global artistry: four choreographers, one aesthetic
X-MAS PHILES is fun. But fun showed itself as a side-track.View More X-MAS PHILES (Philadanco): What’s in the box labeled X-mas Philes?
Choreographer Daniel Ezralow is back in town to add some extra decoration to a much-loved holiday tradition.View More Philadanco’s X-MAS PHILES keeps giving
Celebrating her 46th year as artistic director of the Philadelphia Dance Company, Joan Myers Brown continues to break barriers while preserving rich dance traditions.View More Joan Myers Brown Talks Christmas and THE X-MAS PHILES
Philadelphia DANCE’s give their annual round-up of dance shows onstage this holiday season.View More The Nutcracker and Other Favorites: Philadelphia DANCE’s annual holiday guide to gance in Philadelphia
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.View More DANCO ON DANCO (Philadanco): Hits, Misses, and Slam Dunks!
Part 2 of Lew Whittington’s look at the COME TOGETHER FESTIVALView More COME TOGETHER FESTIVAL: Dance review, part 2
The collective energy of the deep field of Philly dance and visiting artists created a palpable festival atmosphere.View More COME TOGETHER FESTIVAL: Dance review, part 1
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…View More HAVING OUR SAY… (Philadanco): Five dances resonate
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.View More PHILADANCO can do just about anything
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.View More Tommie Waheed-Evans unveils Aubade