Anne-Marie Mulgrew and Dancers Company presents NOW! Three Years Later
Dancing through the pandemic
AMM & DCO has successfully carved a creative niche in Philly’s dance scene among the city’s larger institutions. Its latest presentation mixes new and recent work reflecting on the pandemic. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Running away to Philadelphia School of Circus Arts
Rooting early passion for the circus
Lisa Grunberger takes a look at circus arts, the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, and Fringe's Hand to Hand Festival through the eyes of their youngest fans.
Caleb Teicher swings at the Zellerbach with Swing Out
The art of Lindy Hop
Camille Bacon-Smith catches up with Caleb Teicher to talk about the upcoming Swing Out show, Lindy Hop, and more.
Chocolate Ballerina Company presents Black Swan: A Swan Lake Premiere
Not your Petipa Swan Lake
Chocolate Ballerina Company, a contemporary community-based dance organization for artists of color in the Philly region, offered an impressive new take on Swan Lake with an all-ages ensemble. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
The Lady Hoofers present On Tap
Something old, something new
The all-women dance troupe taps into the old and familiar and blends it with new and refreshing in this year’s edition of On Tap. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Philadelphia Ballet and Angel Corella present Coppélia
Love and laughter prevail
Philadelphia Ballet concludes its season with Coppélia, a new full-length work full of humor and fantasy, featuring choreography by artistic director Angel Corella. Melissa Strong previews.
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Koresh Dance Company presents Masquerade
Innovation meets classic Koresh
Koresh Dance Company welcomed musician Sage DeAgro-Ruopp to a performance combining dance, live music, and theater in Masquerade, the company’s 2023 Home Season show. Melissa Strong reviews.
Pasión y Arte presents Feria de Abril
Celebrating spring, Spanish style
Pasión y Arte presents its Feria de Abril, an outdoor Spanish-style spring celebration with dancing and tapas. Melissa Strong previews.
PHILADANCO! presents Moving... Beyond Forward
Technique and soul
Moving… Beyond Forward, an evening of four exciting works at the Kimmel’s Perelman Theater, highlighted longtime PHILADANCO! creators with a mix of premieres and reimagined older work. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Paul Taylor Dance Company and Omar Román De Jesús present If You Could Swallow the Sun
Dancing with who is present in the room
Along with familiar classics, Paul Taylor Dance Company hosts a world premiere from emerging choreographer Omar Román De Jesús with If You Could Swallow the Sun. Eileen B. Fisher previews.