This grant supported the restaging of dances with new recordings by the orchestra of the Virsky Ukrainian National Dance Company, Kiev, in preparation for national and international tours. Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble has emerged as one of the foremost dance companies in the Ukrainian diaspora, and maintains close artistic ties with Virsky, the world’s leading Ukrainian folkloric dance company. The grant also supported rescaling of Voloshky’s repertory dances for suitability in smaller venues, as well as new music recordings of the highest technical and artistic caliber.
Kariamu Welsh is a dancer and a 1996 Pew Fellow.
Glenn Holsten is a filmmaker and a 1997 Pew Fellow.
Leah Stein’s Center-funded project Battle Hymns, set to an original score by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, was remounted in San Francisco in the spring of 2013.
“Extraordinary Indian classical dancer” Sarukkai performed at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, a Center-funded concert presented by Sruti, the India Music and Dance Society.
Tod Williams, with Billie Tsien, founded Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects in 1986. Their studio, located in New York City, focuses on work for institutions—museums, schools, and non-profits
Bowerbird is a presenting organization that showcases over 70 events annually, with a focus on raising awareness of “provocative and divergent musical traditions.”
Two of India’s preeminent artists, Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna and bharata natyam dancer Priyadarsini Govind, will fuse classical South Indian music and dance in a world premiere that is the culmination of a two-year artistic collaboration, and is inspired by themes of liberty and freedom drawn from Philadelphia’s history.
Terrence Cameron is a musician and a 2000 Pew Fellow in folk and traditional arts.
Licia Perea is the artistic director of Danzantes and has been awarded two choreographer’s fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Philadelphia Dance Projects has grown into an organization focused on presenting performances and workshops to challenge and develop local artists.
The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education embarked on a comprehensive re-envisioning of its art program to align it more fully with its overall goals.
In the second iteration of the Center’s danceworkbook series, dancer and choreographer Roko Kawai reflects upon and shares images of her dance work since 1992.