Dedicated to supporting and promoting Latin American culture, Raices Culturales LatinoAmericanas produces a variety of community programs and cultural showcases, such as the Latin Roots & Rhythms Festival, which was funded by the Center in 2011. The Center supported Feria de Sevilla in 2006, which brought together, for the first time, three of Philadelphia’s flamenco companies along with Spanish guest artist Carmella Greco. This was an unprecedented gathering that, for a moment, bridged the esthetic factions of this sector of the dance community.
Known for its high energy performances, Koresh Dance Company was founded in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer Ronen Koresh.
Nichole Canuso’s TAKES, which traveled to the 3LD Art & Technology Center in New York City after its Philadelphia premiere, was covered in an article by the New York Times.
Les escailles de la memoire (The Scales of Memory), a dance collaboration that explores African-American and African cultures, was presented by Bryn Mawr College’s Performing Arts Series.
Philadelphia Dance Projects has grown into an organization focused on presenting performances and workshops to challenge and develop local artists.
Suzanne Carbonneau is a dance writer and historian, and she directs the Institute for Dance Criticism at the American Dance Festival.
Choreographer and Pew Fellow Merián Soto on legacy, her interest in the body and its relationship to consciousness, and more.
PRISM will commission new works by Guggenheim Fellow Steven Mackey and Berlin prize recipient Ken Ueno, which will pair the saxophone with a wide range of percussion instruments, in order to investigate “musical color.”
Choreographer Stephen Petronio and artist Janine Antoni on how visual arts organizations can invite audiences into performative experiences.
The Franklin Institute is one of the oldest and leading centers of science education in the US.
Gabrielle Revlock and Nicole Bindler star in this dance collaboration about two female artists in a spectacle-driven world.
In 2001 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 57 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
José Luis Bustamante is the former artistic director of Sharir+Bustamante Danceworks.