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April 14, 2014

See Dynamic Dance Troupe Philadanco Perform Blood, Sweat, And Dance In The Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater, April 17-19

Philadelphia’s much-loved contemporary dance troupe Philadanco takes the stage on its home turf this week for its annual spring performance series at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, April 17-19. Launched by National Medal of the Arts-recipient Joan Myers Brown as a dance school in 1970, Philadanco has evolved into internationally acclaimed dance troupe, [...]

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March 26, 2014

FringeArts Continues Its Season With Contemporary Dance From Tere O’Connor On March 27-29 And A Live Performance From Sam Green And Yo La Tengo, April 4

This past fall, FringeArts welcomed the public to its brand-new home on the Delaware River waterfront for the first time – kicking off its inaugural season with past Fringe Festival hits, dynamic international works and the revival of the popular Scratch Night series. Now, spring brings a whole new wave of seriously not-to-miss performances to [...]

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March 25, 2014

The Philadelphia Mueum Of Art Hosts A K-Pop Dance Party And Fashion Show In Honor Of Its Exhibition, Treasures From Korea, Friday, March 28

This Friday night, experience the Philadelphia Museum of Art like never before as it celebrates its marquee exhibition, Treasures from Korea: Arts and Culture of the Joseon Dynasty, 1392-1910, with a K-Pop dance party and fashion show. K-Pop, or Korean pop, hails from South Korea and calls on audiovisual elements, catchy melodies and repetitive dance [...]

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March 17, 2014

Shut Up & Dance, The Pennsylvania Ballet’s One-Night-Only Fundraiser Performance For MANNA, Returns Saturday, March 22

It’s time to take a seat for Shut Up & Dance, folks. An annual benefit performance for MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) presented by the dancers of Pennsylvania Ballet, the high-energy show hits the Forrest Theatre stage this Saturday, March 22. Now in its 22nd year, the dynamic night of dance supports the MANNA [...]

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March 13, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Continues Its 50th Anniversary Season With Carmina Burana And Balanchine’s Stravinsky Violin Concerto, Through March 15

The curtain goes up on the Pennsylvania Ballet, as its 50th anniversary season mixed-bill series continues at the historic Academy of Music on the Avenue of the Arts tonight, Thursday, March 13. With a selection of two differing works, our state troupe exhibits the depth and breadth of its repertoire with this weekend-long performance series, [...]

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March 10, 2014

Step Afrika! Brings Its High-Energy Dance Performance To The Temple Performing Arts Center, Thursday, March 13

On Thursday, March 13, the Temple Performing Arts Center will host an electrifying evening of entertainment at Lew Klein Hall. Starting at 7:30 p.m., Step Afrika! will take to the stage, delighting the audience with its high-energy stepping program. Based in Washington D.C., Step Afrika! is the first professional dance company in the world dedicated [...]

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March 4, 2014

Philadelphia Choreographer Gunnar Montana’s Installation And Performance Hybernate Opens At The Latvian Society, March 6-8 And 13-15

Overcoming winter feels futile, so embrace the season by taking in an imaginative winter-themed production from a dynamic local artist. An alum of Brian Sanders’ experimental dance-theater company JUNK, progressive choreographer Gunnar Montana pushes the boundaries of performance art with a brand-new production, Hybernate. Opening on Thursday, March 6 and running for two weekends at [...]

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March 3, 2014

The Philadelphia Flamenco Festival Returns With Live Performances, Film Screenings, Discussions, Classes And More, Through March 16

This month, the Philadelphia Flamenco Festival returns for its second year of passionate performances. Presented by Pasión Y Arte, a modern feminist flamenco group, the festival kicked off with live performances at Longwood Gardens on Saturday, March 1 and is slated to continue through Sunday, March 16. The festival brings together flamenco-themed film screenings, live [...]

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February 18, 2014

Rasta Thomas And The Bad Boys Of Dance Hit The Stage At The Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts, February 20-22

Lovers of dance, get ready to marvel at a troupe of prodigies. Bringing an exciting combination of virtuoso dancers, cool pop music and dynamic choreography to the stage, Rasta Thomas’ Bad Boys of Dance make a stop in Philadelphia at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, February 20 to 22. A continuation [...]

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February 7, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Continues Its Season With A Mixed Bill Of Works Including Balanchine’s Serenade At The Merriam Theater, February 6-9

The curtain goes up on the Pennsylvania Ballet this weekend, as its mid-season mixed-bill series gets underway at the Merriam Theater on the Avenue of the Arts, Friday, February 6. With a selection of four differing works, our state troupe exhibits the depth and breadth of its repertoire with this weekend-long performance series, continuing just [...]

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