Philadelphia choreographer Nichole Canuso presents a solo performance, originally Center-funded, that uses personal reminiscences and universal yearnings to explore the relationship between memory and self. Combining music, movement, and personal narratives, and using Frédéric Chopin’s 24 Preludes to frame the piece into segments, the evening-length work overlaps murky memories of the past with the ephemerality of the present in an attempt to reveal larger questions about what we keep and what we toss aside. Funded by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Midway Avenue originally premiered in May 2014 at FringeArts.
August 27, 28, and 29 performances start at 8:30 p.m. The Saturday, August 30 performance starts at 4 p.m.
In the fall of 2011, Pig Iron Theatre Company embarked on a new chapter in its history as an experimental theater collaborative, launching the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training.
Independent curator Claire Tancons discusses the complex issue of institutional resistance among artists of particular backgrounds.
Michael O’Reilly is a producer and a 1994 Pew Fellow.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage (the Center) today announced 53 grants in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists. The 2016 awards total more than $10 million and provide funding for 12 new Pew Fellowships, 36 Project grants, and 5 Advancement grants.
Roko Kawai and a team of collaborators traveled to Japan to develop the dance/sound piece Izu House.
Relâche is a new music ensemble whose unique sound includes flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, piano, percussion, viola, and bass.
La Curva features Bacán’s spare singing, Courvoisier’s atonal and dissonant compositions, and Galván’s score that employs rhythms from his own footwork.
Blanka Zizka, Wilma Theater’s Artistic Director, on risk in theater-making.
Established in 1963, Pennsylvania Ballet has extended its important Balanchine-based repertoire by presenting new works by a variety of contemporary choreographers.
Tom Hanchett is staff historian at Levine Museum of the New South.
Guillaume Pirard is a violinist who is a founding member of the chamber orchestra The Knights.
Janine Antoni creates work in performance art, sculpture, and photography.