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.
The fourth iteration of danceworkbook, A Steady Pulse: Restaging Lucinda Childs, 1963–78, is a dynamic reexamination of the early dances of one of America’s most influential contemporary choreographers.
Writer and arts specialist Suzanne Carbonneau conducted a public discussion with Danny Yung, artistic director of Zuni Icosahedron from Hong Kong, on September 18, 2010.
Before retiring in 2010, Joseph Carvalho served as the executive director of Springfield Museums in Springfield, MA.
Director of Three Aksha School of Performing Arts, Rao is trained in Bharatanatyam, a classical South Indian dance form marked by expressive hand gestures and elaborate rhythmic patterns.
A new play by Kira Obolensky demonstrated how family stories are passed on through generations.
Ars Nova Workshop’s six-concert series featured the music of trumpeter Don Cherry and saxophonist Tim Berne.
During Dancing around the Bride’s run at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the exhibition received a string of glowing reviews from the New York Times.
Toni Shapiro-Phim is a cultural anthropologist with a specialization in the arts of Southeast Asia.
Since 1994, Hamza Walker has served as director of education/associate curator for the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, a non-collecting museum devoted to contemporary art.
taisha paggett is a Los Angeles-based artist whose individual and collaborative work for the stage, gallery, and public space takes up questions of the body, agency, and the phenomenology of race and gender. In 2015, paggett served as a Performance LOI panelist.
The first multi-concert retrospective of Julius Eastman, an African American composer who was active internationally in the 1970s and 80s, but who died at age 49, will include rarely-performed works that showcase the composer’s broad compositional practice.
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.