Supported by the Center, choreographer Susan Rethorst has created a new work for Group Motion Dance Company. Group Motion will hold an informance to include an artist and audience conversation with preview performance excerpts of the piece and a panel discussion with Susan Rethorst, Manfred Fischbeck (artistic director of Group Motion), Judy Hussie-Taylor (executive director of New York’s Danspace Project), Vicky Shick (choreographer) and Megan Bridge (co-director of
perceiving the “just this”-ness reflects on the unique movement potential of the individual and embraces life’s daily routines. In Rethorst’s words from her essay “Dailiness,” the work is about “finding each moment, holding the moment until it is perceived, keeping the accumulation of moments until something is happening, something starts to kick in—the dance begins to squeak a little interest at you.”
Over its 18-year history, Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) Lively Arts Series has engaged local and national artists to share their work with the college and surrounding Blue Bell community.
As a presenting arts organization, the Painted Bride offers a wide range of work in music, dance, spoken word, and theater.
Fall begins with a lively schedule of Center-funded projects, including ambitious artistic collaborations, performance premieres, exhibition openings, and experimental installations.
Theater artist Alex Torra creates devised, experimental performances that combine theater, dance, and music.
Pig Iron Theatre Company undertook an investigation of Shakespeare’s famous play, leading to a fully-staged production of the play at the 2011 FringeArts Festival.
The Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia produced the album Higdon, Clearfield, Primosch: Metamorphosis on Innova Recordings.
A number of Center-supported performances take the stage this summer, including seven new musical commissions by The Crossing and the world premiere of Pablo Batista’s music and dance production El Viaje (The Journey).
John Andress is associate director of performing arts at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston.
Harris Eisenstadt is a drummer, composer, and bandleader who has studied with respected names in jazz and improvised music, as well as in West African and Cuban drumming.
Opera Philadelphia’s 2013 production of Silent Night received media attention in the New York Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Philadelphia Young Playwrights assists students in Philadelphia area schools with telling their stories through theater.
The Philadelphia Flamenco Festival offers a free master class with flamenco master Israel Galván, star of the festival performance La Curva.