In September 2016, Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will present Boris Charmatz: Levée des conflits, a 12-day residency with acclaimed French choreographer and experimental dancer Boris Charmatz, featuring a series of participatory workshops and public presentations.
In advance of the September workshops, project co-directors Miriam Giguere and Manfred Fischbeck, along with consultant Lois Welk host an informal professional preview for dance and performance artists to learn about Charmatz’ workshop series and the project as a whole.
View the September workshop schedule and application here.
This event is free and geared toward professional dancers and performance artists.
The Philadelphia Flamenco Festival offers a free master class with flamenco master Pastora Galván.
Ben Marcus is the author of several books of fiction, including Leaving the Sea (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) and The Flame Alphabet (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012).
James Alan McPherson is the recipient of many national literary awards, including a Pulitzer Prize and a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship award.
Louis Massiah is a filmmaker and a 1994 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.
Lucinda Childs is one of America’s most important modern choreographers and an original member of the Judson Dance Theater in New York.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage is pleased to announce its 2015 grants in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists.
This free event includes film excerpts of Romeo Castellucci’s theater works, and a discussion with scholar and critic Tom Sellar about Castellucci’s approach.
Jessie Montgomery is a violinist, composer, and music educator, who currently serves as composer-educator for the Albany Symphony Orchestra.
Ellen McLaughlin’s adaptation of the ancient Greek tragedy by Aeschylus included original music by sound designer Daniel Kluger.
Since 1980, Susan Hess Modern Dance has sought to grow the audience for contemporary dance and support independent dance artists in the Philadelphia community.
Temple Contemporary celebrated the life of a single row home before it was razed, in an effort to generate critical thinking, discussion, and action around issues of housing redevelopment and preservation in Philadelphia.