Pennsylvania Ballet will perform In the middle, somewhat elevated by choreographer William Forsythe as part of its 50th anniversary celebration. The Ballet originally acquired this piece for performances in 2010, with Center support. In the middle, somewhat elevated, originally commissioned by Rudolf Nureyev in 1987 for the Paris Opera Ballet, is set to a pulsating, electronic soundscape by Thom Willems. The work has since been recognized as a contemporary masterpiece.
The piece is featured in Pennsylvania Ballet’s “50th Finale” performance, along with: In the Night by Jerome Robbins, La Chasse by Matthew Neenan, and Penumbra by Matthew Neenan.
On Monday, June 13, 2016, we announced and honored the 2016 grantees of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage with a celebration at Christ Church Neighborhood House.
David Lang is one of America’s most performed composers, with an extensive catalog that includes opera, orchestra, chamber, and solo works.
1812 Productions is the country’s only regional theater devoted entirely to comedy, with a history of over 50 shows.
Sigrid Nunez has published several novels and her work has appeared in several anthologies, including two Pushcart Prize volumes.
The Community Education Center has grown into an arts organization with a focus on cultivating a support system for artists, supported through residency and service programs.
Writing an artist statement is one of those exercises that is re-performed time and again over the course of a career. The following statement was written by David Gordon in 1995.
Supporting, documenting and presenting Philadelphia area folk arts, the Philadelphia Folklore Project is committed to sustaining community cultural knowledge.
Pig Iron Theatre Company’s newest work, a collaboration with Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada, originally made its world premiere at Philadelphia’s 2012 FringeArts Festival.
The final article in the American Impresario series features Claire Chase of the International Contemporary Ensemble, which has been described by the New York Times as “one of the most adventurous and accomplished groups in new music.”
Pig Iron Theatre Company’s Twelfth Night, at the Abrons Art Center through February 23, has received a glowing review from the New York Times.
In a vocal career of over 25 years, Erie Mills has received critical and popular acclaim throughout the world, and has performed in the world’s major opera houses.
The Leah Stein Dance Company is committed to making dances spontaneously, rigorously, in collaboration, and in connection with the moment, often as site-specific works.