Jeffery N. Bullock has performed with the North Carolina Dance Theater, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. He is currently chair of the dance department at Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and director of the graduate degree program in association with American Dance Festival. He served as a Center dance panelist in 2009 and 2011, as well as a LOI panelist in 2011.
Dance Iquail’s artistic director, Iquail Shaheed, seeks to create dance projects that tell stories not frequently heard in the performing arts, and to engage with audiences drawn from Mantua, the West Philadelphia neighborhood where he grew up.
A number of Center-funded performances and exhibitions have garnered national and regional media attention in recent months.
The Crossing presented its second festival of contemporary choral music featuring commissioned works by Lansing McLoskey, Paul Fowler, and Pulitzer Prize winner David Lang.
Featuring Forsythe’s signature choreography, this production pushed the physical limits of Pennsylvania Ballet dancers, demanding sharp timing, precise syncopation, and coordination.
Professor of jazz drums at the Juilliard School of Music and New York University, Billy Drummond has toured and recorded with a variety of jazz masters.
The New Year brings a multitude of Center-funded projects that innovate, inspire, and expand the possibilities of artistic discovery and expression.
This month, Center-funded projects from Silvana Cardell and Anna Drozdowski culminate in live performances and workshops, while FringeArts looks forward to a fall theater presentation by hosting a discussion with Obie Award-winning Belgian theater director Ivo van Hove.
Laura Keim serves as curator for Stenton and Historic Germantown and its collections. She is a lecturer of historic interiors at Philadelphia University and in the Historic Preservation Program at the University of Pennsylvania.
Two seminal figures of the New York dance world—Bill T. Jones and Susan Rethorst—sat down to talk about their distinct practices and the evolution of the field.
Peggy Baker is one of Canada’s most treasured modern dancers and choreographers, and the artistic director of Peggy Baker Dance Projects.
This timely, interdisciplinary, experimental series of dance, music, poetry, mixed media installations, and interactive programs—from acclaimed artists and scholars such as choreographer taisha paggett, designer Raul de Nieves, and composer George Lewis— invites audiences to consider African American performance aesthetics and the role of performance in museum spaces.
Nick Stuccio, President and Producing Director at FringeArts, on how curation in performance might differ from curation in the visual arts.