Janet Pilla has danced on many stages in her native Philadelphia over the past 25 years. During her professional career, she has performed numerous reconstructions of the work of José Limón, Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow, and Mary Anthony and, with Center support, the reconstruction and performance of a 1963 Pauline Koner solo.
Known for innovation, creativity, and preservation of African-American traditions in dance, Philadanco has been dancing in the Philadelphia community since 1970.
Greg “Hodari” Banks is a dancer and a 1992 Pew Fellow.
People’s Light & Theatre Company produced the world premiere of this work by Kenneth Lin, based in part on deadly attacks on immigrants that took place near the playwright’s childhood home.
José Luis Bustamante is the former artistic director of Sharir+Bustamante Danceworks.
Toshi Makihara is a 2013 Pew Fellow whose performance work effortlessly blends percussion with dance-like body movement.
Legendary downtown theater artist Richard Schechner asks, “What’s the difference between forgery and art,” between “new” and “original?”
EgoPo Classic Theater transforms classic theater and literature into provocative performances, placing equal emphasis on text, vocals, and movement. Its
David Brick is a dance artist, a founder of Headlong Dance Theater, and a 2006 Pew Fellow.
Dancer and choreographer Ronald K. Brown is the founder of Brooklyn-based contemporary dance ensemble Evidence, A Dance Company.
During this interactive session with festival educational curator Michelle Heffner Hayes, Ph.D., participants will learn how to view and listen to a traditional flamenco concert.
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.
The New Year brings a multitude of Center-funded projects that innovate, inspire, and expand the possibilities of artistic discovery and expression.