Amy Ginsburg

Dancer and choreographer Amy Ginsburg, currently the director of dance at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, has taught at the College of William and Mary, Mary Washington College, and the University of Maryland, and has performed in Philadelphia, New York City, and Chicago. Her special interests include modern dance and the history and development of dance in American higher education. She served as the Center’s dance panel chair from 2009–10.

The Painted Bride Art Center hosts a public conversation with dancer and choreographer Faustin Linyekula and Dr. Rizvana Bradley of Emory University. A dynamic discussion on practice, process, artistry, and social concerns will be followed by a reception.

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Amy Smith is a dance artist, a founder of Headlong Dance Theater, and a 2006 Pew Fellow.

We speak with Xavier—2013 Pew Fellow, hip-hop dancer, and Post-it aficionado—whose recent work The Unofficial Guide to Audience Watching Performance was hailed by Dance Magazine as “artful and mesmerizing.”

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Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble presented a home season program featuring Ukrainian costumes and live music by violinist Vasyl Popadiuk.

Rajagopalan, associate artistic director and principal dancer of Chicago’s Natya Dance Theatre, discusses her perspective on co-authorship—one that stands in relation to a time-honored form.

Bryn Mawr College presents two performances of Trisha Brown’s pioneering Early Works, created between 1968 and 1975, blurring the boundaries between performance and visual art.

Through the ongoing Center-funded project re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia, Painted Bride Art Center presents a new work by choreographer and Guggenheim Fellow Reggie Wilson.

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A young choreographer who has already produced provocative, experimental dance works, Poe (Pew Fellow, 2011) is the founder of dance/theater company idiosynCrazy productions.

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Parallel Destinies was a collaborative multidisciplinary dance piece that commemorated the nine Africans enslaved in George Washington’s house during his presidency in Philadelphia.

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Founded in 2002 by two composers, Chamber Music Now provided the Philadelphia community with original concert productions.

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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.

A number of Center-supported performances take the stage this summer, including seven new musical commissions by The Crossing and the world premiere of Pablo Batista’s music and dance production El Viaje (The Journey).