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A flamenco dancer poses on stage, a relatively large audience looks on at the dancer.

The Weekly Roundup, November 17-24

From painting to sculptures, a double film screening, and ‘Anatomy of a Tablao’

A week decorated with contemplative paintings and sculptures, documentaries, and yes, flamenco. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 2 minute read
Davis stands in front of Quiñones, his hands on the sides of her face, their heads leaning against each others in a dark room

SHARP Dance Company presents The Other Side

Dancing to make up for lost time

The SHARP Dance Company presents its fall home series The Other Side with a collection of videos and live contemporary and modern dances with a touch of hip-hop flair. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Camille Bacon-Smith

Camille Bacon-Smith

Reviews 4 minute read
Promo image. 'Hotel Williams' is written in B&W characters, with keyholes underneath, one is shaped like a heart

The Weekly Roundup, November 10-17

Visiting ‘Hotel Williams’, Cecil B. Moore, ‘A Sankofa Dream’, and Poet-Tree En Motion

Rare plays from Tennessee Williams, a mural for Cecil B. Moore Freedom Fighters, and honoring the ancestors. Kyle V. Hiller rounds up.
Kyle V. Hiller

Kyle V. Hiller

Previews 3 minute read
10 Koresh dancers in the same pose, on one foot with the other leg pointed up & arms outstretched, blue lights behind them.

Koresh Dance Company celebrates its 30th anniversary with TikVAH

An opening for hope

Koresh Dance Company looks to the past and the future in world premiere TikVAH, establishing itself as a Philadelphia treasure. Melissa Strong reviews.
Melissa Strong

Melissa Strong

Reviews 4 minute read
9 dancers in a circle around 1 male dancer arch their backs & throw their arms up ecstatically in skin-matching costumes

The Philadelphia Ballet presents The Spark

A new start at the Garage

Following a surprising rebrand, the Philadelphia Ballet’s season opener at the Performance Garage is everything fans expect from the company. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Camille Bacon-Smith

Camille Bacon-Smith

Reviews 4 minute read
Dancer Kate Lombardi, a white woman, holds out her arms onstage. She wears a long, flowing red dress with long tight sleeves.

Philly Fringe 2021: Dancefusion and Movement Migration present Dance Voices

The founding mothers of modern dance

Philly’s Dancefusion teamed with the visiting troupe Movement Migration to present Dance Voices, a double bill of five pieces by the two companies, an interesting mix of modern styles for the Philly Fringe. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Camille Bacon-Smith

Camille Bacon-Smith

Reviews 3 minute read
Four dancers move on a blue-lit stage wearing loose white garments with yellow and orange color from the knees to the ankles

Philly Fringe 2021: Kyle Marshall Choreography presents Stellar/Rise

A rising star of dance

Kyle Marshall Choreography draws inspiration from the church, the club, and Afrofuturism in a Fringe Festival event combining a dance film with a live performance. Melissa Strong reviews.
Melissa Strong

Melissa Strong

Reviews 3 minute read
Mae West poses on a platform, their legs pointed in the air with glittery heels, a stripper pole behind them.

Philly Fringe 2021: $7 Girl, Motel Montana, and Dr. Livingston Presents RUB HARDER

Let's dance about sex

Josh Herren reviews three movement-based works that explore sexual connection in this year's Fringe Festival.
Josh Herren

Josh Herren

Reviews 4 minute read

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Three dancers in a rehearsal space. Solomons has a walker. Lin has his hands behind his back. Chakravorty steps with arms out

Stepping through time and space with Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers' Where is my B-O-D-Y

Reclaiming creativity through dance

KYL/D's performance of Where is my B-O-D-Y explores how to move through spaces in new ways in the face of adversity and changing bodies. Camille Bacon-Smith previews.
Camille Bacon-Smith

Camille Bacon-Smith

Previews 3 minute read
A living acrobatic sculpture of three men, two on the floor and one aloft with his feet and knees anchored on the others

Philly Fringe 2021: The Cannonball Festival presents Galumpha

The art of human architecture

A performance from Galumpha combined acrobatics, choreography, and physical theater for a special one-day stint at the Cannonball Festival. Melissa Strong reviews.
Melissa Strong

Melissa Strong

Reviews 3 minute read