Pew Fellow, 2006
Dance; joint Pew Fellowship with David Brick and Andrew Simonet
An urban performing arts center on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, the Annenberg Center presents touring theater, jazz, and world music.
Dolce Suono Ensemble, founded by flutist Mimi Stillman in 2005, presents highly acclaimed chamber music concerts in Philadelphia and on tour.
Choreographer Susan Rethorst visited the Center to speak with Pew Fellows about her work and process.
Colucci’s sound designs for theater are distinguished by their sense of musicality, and what he describes as a “sensitivity to the power of sound to evoke the ineffable.”
In addition to company productions, Group Motion hosts regular improvisational movement workshops, which allow the public to employ dance as a language of expression.
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.
We asked Lee how she thinks about the relationship between innovation with preservation.
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.
In conjunction with the recent Center-funded retrospective, Trisha Brown: In the New Body, we invited author and art critic Douglas Crimp and MoMA PS1’s Peter Eleey to reflect on Brown’s influential choreographic practice.
Pew Fellow Christopher Colucci on his progression from musician to sound designer, the music and books that inspire him, and more.
Sarah Wilke became managing director of Seattle’s On the Boards at the start of its 2004–05 season. She is responsible for day-to-day and long-term strategic management.
Jeffery N. Bullock is chair of the dance department at Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and director of the graduate degree program in association with American Dance Festival.