Pasión y Arte offers this free master class with flamenco master Israel Galván, star of the festival performance La Curva, as part of its 2014 Philadelphia Flamenco Festival. All levels are welcome and encouraged to join.
Israel Galván de los Reyes was awarded the 2005 National Dance Prize by the Culture Department of Spanish Government for his ability to generate innovation in a traditional art form such as flamenco without undermining its cultural roots, and to create flamenco that is universal to gender. In 1994, he joined Compañía Andaluza de Danza, directed by Mario Maya, marking the start of an unstoppable career that would earn him the most prestigious prizes in flamenco and dance. Galván’s work represents a new vision for flamenco: artistry that respects flamenco’s traditions, while simultaneously embracing elements of other dance forms. Humor, narrative, and theatricality are additions to Galván’s work, which purposefully expand the traditional form of flamenco as a means to converse with new audiences.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage is pleased to share our new project grant application guidelines for the 2015 grant cycle.
This paper by Indonesian dance scholar Sal Murgiyanto was originally presented at “Traces of Tradition,” a panel discussion held at the International Dance Conference, August 1-4, 2004.
Peter Eleey is the chief curator of MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, NY.
The Eleone Dance Theatre acquired Dianne McIntyre’s Up the Road A-Piece and incorporated it into the company’s 2011–12 touring season.
lê thị diễm thúy is a Vietnamese-American author, poet, and performance artist whose work explores the role of the body as the site of memory.
Wyck—a house, garden, and farm in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia—served as the ancestral home to a Quaker Philadelphia family for over nine generations.
Recognized as one of the world’s leading conservatories, The Curtis Institute of Music (Curtis) was founded in 1924 by Mary Louise Curtis Bok. Curtis has educated and trained some of the most exceptionally gifted young musicians from around the world for careers as performing artists on the highest professional level.
On Monday, June 16, 2014, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage honored its 2014 grantees. Browse our slide show for exclusive photos from this celebratory event.
Choreographer Silvana Cardell’s Supper, People on the Move travels to the experimental theater La MaMA in New York City, as part of the 2016 La MaMa Moves! Dance Festival.
Nick Stuccio is President and Producing Director at FringeArts, and is the co-founder of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.
Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers is one of the country’s foremost contemporary Asian-American dance companies, celebrating the ability of dance to integrate body, mind, and spirit.
Liselle LaFrance is director of Historic Cherry Hill in Albany, New York, a historic house museum with intact collections of 20,000 objects and more, spanning five generations of the Van Renssalaer family.