Founded in 2005 by Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan, BalletX unites distinguished choreographers with a company of world-class dancers to “forge new works of athleticism, emotion, and grace.” With a focus on presenting world premiere choreography, BalletX has expanded its repertory to include over 60 new works by internationally renowned choreographers, including Trey McIntyre, Nicolo Fonte, Jorma Elo, Olivier Wevers, and more. The company has performed at such venues and festivals as The Joyce Theater, the Vail International Dance Festival, and Jacob’s Pillow.
Dr. Emil Kang serves as executive director for the arts at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, a post created in 2005 to help unify and elevate the performing arts at the university.
Ralph Lemon, Artistic Director of Cross Performance, is a dancer, choreographer, writer, and visual artist dedicated to cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary work.
Paula Marincola was named the first executive director of The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage in June 2008. She leads the organization in developing and implementing its strategic agenda as both grantmaker and hub for knowledge-sharing.
Revisit Center-funded The Dance Apocalypse in Brooklyn with The Dance Apocalypse/Solos. Creators Gabrielle Revlock and Nicole Bindler describe the piece as ” a radical challenge to the paltry circumstances in which artists seek funding and a heart wrenching end-of-the-world love story with pizazz.”
The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society serves the Greater Philadelphia region and the field of music by presenting a rich and compelling variety of chamber music and recital programs performed by exceptional international and Philadelphia-based artists at affordable prices.
Dance artist and writer Lisa Kraus developed ThinkingDance.net, an online project that covers the landscape of dance in the Southeastern Pennsylvania region.
The ICA presents choreographer and performance artist taisha paggett’s counts orchestrate, a meadow (or weekly practice with breath).
The Settlement Music School hired a consulting firm to conduct a search for a new executive director and oversee the transition process.
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage is pleased to announce its 2015 grants in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists.
Bowerbird is a presenting organization that showcases over 70 events annually, with a focus on raising awareness of “provocative and divergent musical traditions.”
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).
David Lang is one of America’s most performed composers, with an extensive catalog that includes opera, orchestra, chamber, and solo works.