Cómplices is Pasión y Arte’s first outside commissioned work. It is choreographed by world-renowned flamenco artist, Rosario Toledo, with original composition by Spanish flamenco composer/guitarist Dani de Morón, winner of Spain’s prestigious Giraldillo Toque Award, and Cuban jazz composer Francois Zayas. The all-female ensemble of Pasión y Arte will explore the images, sounds, and feelings of the feminine and masculine worlds, and the many conflicting definitions of the 21st-century woman.
Performances will take place at 1 and 4 p.m.
The Institute of Contemporary Art presents a performance of Pew Fellow Jumatatu Poe’s Let ‘im Move You, organized by Danielle Goldman.
On Monday, June 15, 2015, we announced and honored the 2015 grantees of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage with a celebration at the Curtis Institute of Music.
Spanish dancer and choreographer Rosario Toledo choreographed an original dance for Pasión y Arte, marking the company’s first collaboration with a major flamenco artist.
Edmunds, executive and artistic director of the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, is The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage’s first visiting scholar. Paula Marincola, the Center’s executive director, spoke with her about the opportunity.
Theatre Exile presents the world premiere production of Rizzo, based on Sal Paolantonio’s best selling book Frank Rizzo: The Last Big Man in Big City America, written by playwright and Pew Fellow Bruce Graham.
Elevator Repair Service’s John Collins on why his theater ensemble embraces “a blissful ignorance” at the outset of a new project.
Jaye Allison is a dancer and founder of Philly Tap challenge, whose work in the tap genre has been vital in keeping Philadelphia’s rich tap legacy in the public eye.
Five Pew Fellows have been awarded artist residencies in 2015, supported by the Center’s ongoing partnership with the Alliance of Artists Communities.
John Caird’s adaptation of Voltaire’s classic satire Candide received its American regional theater premiere.
Pianist Marilyn Nonken is known for performances that explore transcendent virtuosity and extremes of musical expression.
Dance ethnologist and anthropologist Toni Shapiro-Phim traces the legacy of Cambodian dancer and teacher Pen Sokhuon against a backdrop of historical and political changes in Cambodia.
A number of Center-funded performances take the stage this spring.