The Performance Garage presents ‘From Zero to Sixty,’ a tribute to Helmutt Gottschild
Waiting for Gottschild
Instead of seeing reconstructions of his dances, the expectant audience at this tribute saw a confusion of works that bore no relation to Helmutt Gottschild’s oeuvre, except for one. Merilyn Jackson reviews.
The Annenberg Center and NextMove Dance present Ballet Jazz de Montréal’s ‘Dance Me’
Dancing to Leonard Cohen
Annenberg Center Live and NextMove Dance present Ballet Jazz de Montréal’s ‘Dance Me,’ an evening-length performance to the music of Leonard Cohen. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Philly Fringe 2019: FringeArts presents ‘Un Poyo Rojo’
Fresh off the bench
After touring the world to wild acclaim, Nicolás Poggi and Luciano Rosso finally bring ‘Un Poyo Rojo’ to Philly for the Fringe. Merilyn Jackson reviews.
Philly Fringe 2019: Pasión y Arte presents Elba Hevia y Vaca’s ‘La Bolivianita’
A life in rhythm
Elba Hevia y Vaca both embraces and transcends the art of flamenco with her new solo show, mining her roots as an artist and a woman. Melissa Strong reviews.
Philly Fringe 2019: Evalina Carbonell and Melissa Rector present ‘Honey’
A dialogue in dance
The 2019 Fringe Festival presents choreographers Evalina Carbonell and Melissa Rector’s ‘Honey,’ a dance in seven movements inspired by Mary Oliver’s poem 'The Honey Tree.' Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Philly Fringe 2019: Take It Away Dance presents ‘The Destination is the Downbeat’
The time of your life
Take It Away Dance meditates on keeping time and what makes us human through the mediums of tap dance and jazz music. Kat J. Sullivan reviews.
Philly Fringe 2019: FringeArts presents ‘FASE, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich’
An infallible collision
Steve Reich’s music is illuminated by the brilliant choreography of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. Margaret Darby reviews.
Philly Fringe 2019: FringeArts presents ‘Úumbal: Nomadic Choreography for Inhabitants’
Taken out of context
The curated 2019 Fringe Festival presents choreographer Mariana Arteaga’s joyous communal dance through the streets of South Philadelphia and raises questions about art and context. Camille Bacon-Smith reviews.
Philly Fringe 2019: Nichole Canuso’s ‘Sneakers’
The movement of memory
Choreographer Nichole Canuso returns to work inspired by the loss of her mother with ‘Sneakers,’ her Philly Fringe offering at Theatre Exile. Merilyn Jackson reviews.
Philly Fringe 2019: Brian Sanders’ JUNK presents ‘Skein of Heart’
Labyrinth of love
Brian Sanders’ JUNK presents 'Skein of Heart,' a labyrinth of conflicted emotion that marks the 20th anniversary of the company’s first Fringe performance. Melissa Strong reviews.