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December 11, 2014

Brian Sanders’ JUNK Performs 1.1 Holiday Revue Special, A Festive And Dynamic Mixed-Bill Show, December 12-January 3

Brian Sanders’ JUNK Performs 1.1 Holiday Revue Special, A Festive And Dynamic Mixed-Bill Show, December 12-January 3

Looking for a little departure from Tiny Tim and the Sugarplum Fairy this holiday season? This month, the always-dynamic Brian Sanders’ JUNK dance company — helmed by MOMIX alum Brian Sanders — launches a family-friendly holiday suite of performances, select days December 12 through January 3. With repertoire plucked from a variety of shows, 1.1 […]

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December 11, 2014

Zany Swiss Troupe Mummenschanz Brings Fantastic Entertainment Suitable For All Ages To The Annenberg Center, December 11-14

Annenberg

Silent storytelling is almost a lost art, but it’s very much alive and well when Mummenschanz lights up the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, December 11-14. The Swiss-based troupe offers a one-of-a-kind performance that employs shadow, light and the clever manipulation of common objects, to present extraordinary scenarios that delight and amaze […]

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December 8, 2014

Catch Philadanco Perform Its Annual Winter Series At The Kimmel Center For The Performing Arts This Weekend, December 12-14

Philadanco

Philadelphia’s beloved contemporary dance troupe Philadanco takes the stage for its annual winter performance series at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts this weekend, December 12-14. 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, traveling the world with […]

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December 5, 2014

Our Top Picks For First Friday In Philadelphia With A Dance Party At The Barnes, A Nutcracker Soiree The PMA, Dom Streater At Knit Wit And More Tonight, Friday, December 5

RiverRink Winterfest

It’s time to celebrate the weekend, arts and urban nightlife as another First Friday arrives in neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. As the cold weather rolls in, the arts lovers roll out in droves to warm up with the creative spirit. Dancing queens and holiday dreams are the name of the game this December, as carolers, ballerinas, […]

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November 13, 2014

BalletX Brings Its Signature Dynamic Style To The Wilma Theater Stage For Its Fall Series 2014, November 19-23

BalletX

Our city’s high-octane contemporary ballet troupe BalletX hits the stage for its fall season next week, and dance lovers should take note. Performing three pieces of fresh choreography, BalletX is set to present an extraordinary spectacle of athleticism, agility and musicality during its Fall Series 2014 at The Wilma Theater, opening Wednesday, November 19 and […]

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November 11, 2014

Philadelphia Troupe Koresh Dance Company Hits The Suzanne Roberts Theatre For Three Shows This Weekend, November 13-15

Koresh Dance Company

Philadelphia has a thriving local dance community, and Koresh Dance Company has been a part of the scene since its founding in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer and artistic director Ronen (Roni) Koresh. These days, the dynamic contemporary troupe tours the country, bringing its signature engaging and passionate style to cities from coast to coast. This […]

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October 14, 2014

Pennsylvania Ballet Opens Its 51st Season With Press Play, The Directorial Debut Of New Artistic Director Ángel Corella, October 16-26

Pennsylvania Ballet

The curtain goes up on the 51st season of the Pennsylvania Ballet this month, and adding to the thrill of a fresh fall season, our city’s exceptional company welcomes a new artistic director, Ángel Corella. At the end of the company’s 50th season, longstanding artistic director Roy Kaiser stepped down after 35 years with the […]

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July 23, 2014

Philadelphia Dance Day Brings Free Dance Workshops Of All Sort To Studios Across The City, This Saturday, July 26

Philadelphia Dance Day Brings Free Dance Workshops Of All Sort To Studios Across The City, This Saturday, July 26

Put on your dancing shoes, Philadelphia! This Saturday, July 26, dancers of all levels and styles are invited to come together for Philadelphia Dance Day, a full day of free dance workshops at studios throughout the city. Participating dance studios include Major Moment Studio in Graduate Hospital, Art in Motion Dance Academy in Old City […]

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July 21, 2014

Koresh Dance Company’s Come Together Dance Festival Spotlights Dance Of All Sort At A 5-Day Festival At The Suzanne Roberts Theatre, July 23-27

Koresh Dance Company's Come Together Dance Festival Spotlights Dance Of All Sort At A 5-Day Festival At The Suzanne Roberts Theatre, July 23-27

This week, Philadelphia’s own Koresh Dance Company celebrates 24 of the area’s diverse dance companies with a five-day dance festival at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. From July 23 through 27, the Come Together Dance Festival spotlights dance of all sort at the Avenue of the Arts stage. No two shows are alike, as performances each […]

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July 7, 2014

Amazing Aerial Dance Display Invisible River Swings Over The Schuylkill River In Two Performances This Weekend, July 12-13

Amazing Aerial Dance Display Invisible River Swings Over The Schuylkill River In Two Performances This Weekend, July 12-13

Part circus arts, part contemporary dance and all fantastic, Invisible River uses the Schuylkill River and Strawberry Mansion Bridge as the backdrop for a dreamy public performance in Fairmount Park this Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13. Founded in 2010 as a progressive performance piece, Invisible River has expanded in 2014 to become a […]

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