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Eileen B. Fisher

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BSR Contributor Since September 21, 2022

Eileen B. Fisher has returned to writing about the arts—dance, especially—after working in nonprofit communications. Earlier, she wrote a Philadelphia Weekly column, occasional Inquirer articles, and edited WHYY’s Applause magazine.

Eileen B. Fisher studied dance at Oberlin College. Early in her career she wrote a column on dance for Philadelphia Weekly and occasional articles for the Inquirer, and edited Applause magazine at WHYY. She worked in various nonprofit communications roles while squeezing in volunteer performances as part of the Fringe Festival and Shakespeare in Clark Park. She is happily returning to writing about the arts.

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A portrait of Norris. She's singing, her mouth agape and hands open, her eyes closed. The photo is in black and white

Philly Fringe 2022: Shavon Norris’s Me and Jesus and Prince and Captain Jean-Luc Picard in a One Bedroom Apartment in the Bronx

A love letter, a challenge, and an invitation

Shavon Norris welcomes us in as she dances, speaks, and chants a lively testament to the artifacts of her life. Eileen B. Fisher previews.
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Nine Black dancers in solid-colored activewear separates and athletic-looking high-top tan sneakers pose together onstage.

PHILADANCO! presents The Continuum

A family reunion at PHILADANCO!

The fall season performance from PHILADANCO! welcomed three world premieres and one Philly premiere, displaying the feeling and technical excellence fans have come to expect. Eileen B. Fisher reviews.
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A man shouting, his arms extended out, bodies lie on the floor around him. Fog fills the dim stage.

The reprise of Rome & Jewels marks 30 years for Puremovement

A rare chance to see Rennie Harris’s classic dance work

The award-winning take on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet from Rennie Harris returns to Philly this weekend. Eileen B. Fisher previews.
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Three performers stand on each other's shoulders, three others minding them at their base in a rehearsal space with lights

Almanac Dance Circus Theatre presents I Hear You and I’d Like to Respond

A circus show to push the limits

Almanac Dance Circus Theatre’s I Hear You and I’d Like to Respond offers thrills and big thoughts. Eileen B. Fisher previews.
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