10 Stunning Dance Shows In Philadelphia This April

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Spring puts a spring in everyone’s step, so it’s fitting that there are a host of enticing dance shows in Philadelphia this April.

There’s something for every gait, as world-class ballet, modern dance and cutting-edge movement artists all show off their work this month.

Here are 10 shows we’ll run — not walk — to see.

Shadowland at Annenberg Center for the Arts

Premier touring company Pilobolus Dance Theater uses inventive choreography and multimedia wizardry to bring to life everyone’s favorite dance partner: our shadow.

Shadowland at Annenberg Center for the Arts

When:April 6-8
Where:Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street
Cost:$25

www.annenbergcenter.org

Black Steam at Perelman Theater

Four choreographies from PHILADANCO set modern dance to Prince, Teddy Pendergrass and more.

Black Steam at Perelman Theater

When:April 13-15
Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street
Cost:$29-$55

www.kimmelcenter.org

Lick My Gun Group Showing at Mascher Space

Dancemaker Zornitsa Stoyanova and her group of movement artists in Here[begin] Dance explore issues of gun violence and sexuality in this in-process showing.

Lick My Gun Group Showing at Mascher Space

When:April 15
Where:Mascher Space Cooperative, 155 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Cost:Free

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N o t h i n g T h a t I s N o t T h e r e at the Performance Garage

Uniting science and dance, Nora Gibson Classical Ballet presents a collaboration between an aerospace engineer and choreographer.

N o t h i n g T h a t I s N o t T h e r e at the Performance Garage

When:April 21-22
Where:Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street
Cost:$15-$18

www.philasciencefestival.com

BalletX Spring Series at The Wilma Theater

This three-piece program from BalletX includes a world premiere and a return of a company favorite danced to French ballads, a contemporary composer, and indie band Beirut.

BalletX Spring Series at The Wilma Theater

When:April 26-May 7
Where:The Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad Street
Cost:$25-$45

www.balletx.org

crazy beautiful at FringeArts

Writer/choreographer Tania Isaac brings a lyrical literary allegory about the way we construct our realities to FringeArts.

crazy beautiful at FringeArts

When:April 27-29
Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard
Cost:$15-$20

www.fringearts.com

Kun-Yang Lin Dancers Home Season at Prince Theater

The complex poetic choreography of Kun-Yang Lin Dancers includes a new work inspired by the recent mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub.

Kun-Yang Lin Dancers Home Season at Prince Theater

When:April 27-29
Where:Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street
Cost:$22-$38

www.princetheater.org

WATERFALL at the Performance Garage

In the midst of our epochal overdose epidemic, Project Mosheen uses dance to represent the struggle to recover from drug addiction.

WATERFALL at the Performance Garage

When:April 28-30
Where:Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street
Cost:$20

www.danceboxoffice.com

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