Philly Fringe 2022: Ninth Planet presents high noon, and A.I.M by Kyle Abraham presents An Untitled Love
An interdisciplinary duo
Two Fringe Festival shows, An Untitled Love from A.I.M by Kyle Abraham, and Ninth Planet’s high noon, explore the Black experience, highlighting themes of resilience, community, and connection. Melissa Strong reviews.
Philly Fringe 2022: Marlen Puello presents Homo Femina
The brutal world of womanhood
This streaming Fringe experience from choreographer Marlen Puello explores society's treatment of womanhood. Crystal Sparrow reviews.
Reviews 2 minute read
Philly Fringe 2022: Brian Sanders’ JUNK presents Luster
Tragic, comic, and overexposed
Brian Sanders’ JUNK presents Luster, an immersive show exploring the lengths people go for fame and success. Melissa Strong reviews.
Philly Fringe 2022: Expansions Contemporary Dance Ensemble presents Imagination Playground
Brightening a rainy day
Imagination Playground, an outdoor interdisciplinary Fringe event at Strawberry Mansion’s Hatfield House, did not let rain dampen its vision. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
The BSR Podcast: RestART with BSR, episode 4, Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers
The arts are back! Learn about the return with Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers
BSR is excited to team with the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance's RestART Initiative on this special podcast episode about Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers.
Podcast 1 minute read
BalletX presents its 2022 Summer Series
Dancing from the heart
BalletX returns to the Wilma for world premieres by three star choreographers: New York City Ballet principal dancer Tiler Peck, TITOYAYA director Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, and Alvin Ailey resident choreographer Jamar Roberts. Melissa Strong reviews.
Reviews 5 minute read
Little Rabbit, by Alyssa Songsiridej
Intimacy, identity, and class complicate the relationships of the artists at the center of Little Rabbit, a novel by Philadelphia writer Alyssa Songsiridej. Kirsten Bowen reviews.
Anne-Marie Mulgrew & Dancers Company presents Beautiful Chaos
The possibility of uncertainty
AMM & DCO explores the beauty, hope, and connection that can emerge from chaos in its Home Season Concert Project 35, featuring the premiere of the full-length work Beautiful Chaos. Melissa Strong reviews.
Reviews 6 minute read
Bryan Koulman Dance presents its Summer 2022 Show
A grand and intimate experience
Bryan Koulman Dance Company marks its return to the stage with several works from its repertory and a world premiere performed by artists from the Philadelphia Ballet and PHILADANCO! Melissa Strong reviews.
Dancing up close with Tommie-Waheed Evans and softly, as I leave you
Love, belonging, and Black experiences in dance
Melissa Strong previews Philadelphia Dance Projects' and Tommie-Waheed Evans's softly, as I leave you.
Previews 4 minute read