Jonah Bokaer

Jonah Bokaer is a choreographer, media artist, artist space developer, and social entrepreneur whose work integrates choreography with digital media. He founded the Center for Performance Research in collaboration with John Jasperse in 2008, and led a group of choreographers in the formation of Chez Bushwick in 2002. He served as a Center panelist in dance in 2011.

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Grants & Grantees

The Leah Stein Dance Company is committed to making dances spontaneously, rigorously, in collaboration, and in connection with the moment, often as site-specific works.

A performance piece interpreting classical South Indian music and dance, inspired by themes of liberty and freedom drawn from Philadelphia’s history.

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Known for its high energy performances, Koresh Dance Company was founded in 1991 by Israeli-born choreographer Ronen Koresh.

Professional dancers Gabrielle Revlock and Nicole Bindler, creators of The Dance Apocalypse, will lead participants through an all-levels class that includes wild music, hearty laughter, and opportunities to create.

The Philadelphia Flamenco Festival offers a free master class with flamenco master Israel Galván, star of the festival performance La Curva.

Kun-Yang Lin’s dance company hosted classes with visiting artist Hsu-Hui Huang and incorporated his techniques into a performance at the Painted Bride Art Center.

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The Kimmel Center, Inc., best known as a presenting organization and home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Ballet, is one of the most well-attended cultural venues in Philadelphia.

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Bryn Mawr College presented noted contemporary choreographer John Jasperse’s Fort Blossom Revisited, created in 2000 and previously performed only at The Kitchen in New York City.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Andrew McIntyre, a co-founder of Morris Hargreaves McIntyre, is one of the UK’s leading authorities on audience motivation, behavior and response.

Collaborators & Colleagues

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.

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program created a director of strategic planning and partnerships position, charged with leading strategic initiatives and forging new organizational partnerships.

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Andrew Simonet is a dance artist, a founder of Artists U and Headlong Dance Theater, and a 2006 Pew Fellow.