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 addition to company productions, Group Motion hosts regular improvisational movement workshops, which allow the public to employ dance as a language of expression.
David Lang is one of America’s most performed composers, with an extensive catalog that includes opera, orchestra, chamber, and solo works.
Founded in 2013 by Michał Zadara, Centrala is a theater company based in Warsaw, Poland.
Nick Stuccio, President and Producing Director at FringeArts, on how curation in performance might differ from curation in the visual arts.
Two seminal figures of the New York dance world—Bill T. Jones and Susan Rethorst—sat down to talk about their distinct practices and the evolution of the field.
As part of the ongoing retrospective Trisha Brown: In the New Body, Bryn Mawr College presents a conversation with former Trisha Brown Dance Company members Eva Karczag and Lisa Kraus.
An advocate and catalyst for building community capacity and understanding culture since 2003, Janeen Bryant is the former vice president of education at Levine Museum of the New South.
Flatland 2010 was Jumatatu Poe’s first evening-length work. The final piece incorporated structured audience feedback that Poe received after two work-in-progress showings.
Andrew Simonet is a dance artist, a founder of Artists U and Headlong Dance Theater, and a 2006 Pew Fellow.
Thaddeus Phillips teams up with the Minneapolis-based musical duo Jeremy and David Wilhelm to create an action-opera centered on the odd details surrounding Edgar Allan Poe’s mysterious last days.
Anna Drozdowski is an independent curator working in non-traditional, hybrid, and new performance practices.
Experimental theater artist Romeo Castellucci talks about what he calls the “monarchy of the viewer.”