Leah Stein’s goal during her company’s year of research was to unite the traditionally separate worlds of choreography and musical composition through physical and sound explorations with singers and dancers. “I have seen singers dance and dancers sing,” Stein says. “I long for the third thing: a creative process that truly merges the choreographic with the auditory.”
This research project on voice and movement culminates in a a open public showing and panel discussion with Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster, Leah Stein, and the research ensemble.
Experimental theater artist Romeo Castellucci speaks with Philadelphia Museum of Art curator Carlos Basualdo about his training, art history, performance art, and the use of the image in theater.
Van Loon and Wilder chronicle their individual remembered experiences during the making of their collaborative dance piece Eulogy for John Kerry.
New York choreographer David Gordon, a founding artist of New York’s Judson Dance Theater, worked with Susan Hess Modern Dance to re-envision his 2009 piece Uncivil Wars: Moving with Brecht & Eisler.
Joseph Cashore is a puppeteer and a 1996 Pew Fellow.
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.
Robert Mealy is director of the Historical Performance Program at The Juilliard School, a professor at the Yale School of Music, orchestra director for the Boston Early Music Festival, and co-director of the 17th-century ensemble Quicksilver.
In the centerpiece of its 2014 Flamenco Festival, Pasión y Arte will presented two dances choreographed by Israel Galván, winner of the 2012 Gold Medal in Fine Arts from the Spanish Ministry of Culture.
Jenny-Sayre Ramberg is the Director of Planning and Design, Exhibits/Design, at the National Aquarium, Baltimore. In 2015, she served as a panelist in Exhibitions & Public Interpretation.
Philadelphia’s Clay Studio is a center for local, national, and international ceramic arts communities.
The PRISM Quartet presents new works composed and performed by Tim Ries and Miguel Zenón.
What inspires our imaginations and catalyzes our creativity? As we bid farewell to 2014, we asked members of our cultural community to share something that inspired them this year.
The Mann Center for the Performing Arts presents a diverse range of programming in a beautiful park setting.