Megan Bridge

Megan Bridge in situation: becoming. Photo courtesy of < fidget >.

Megan Bridge is a dancer, choreographer, curator, and dance writer based in Philadelphia. She currently co-directs < fidget >, a platform for her collaborative work with composer, designer, and musicologist Peter Price. In June 2009, Bridge and Price opened thefidget space, a warehouse, research laboratory, and hub for new forms of art, media, and performance in Kensington, Philadelphia. Through thefidget space Bridge has co-curated and produced more than 25 public events including lectures, performances, seminars, and workshop series. As a professional dancer Bridge has performed the work of choreographers and companies such as Group Motion, Jerome Bel, Willi Dorner, Lucinda Childs, anonymous bodies, Headlong Dance Theater, Susan Rethorst, and readySetGO, and has taken workshops with Deborah Hay, Xavier LeRoy, Miguel Gutierrez, and Jan Fabre. She has toured as a dancer to Germany, Austria, South Africa, Poland, Lithuania, Japan, and Cyprus. Bridge has received funding support from the Leeway Foundation, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Puffin Foundation, the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Penn PAT, and the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. She currently writes for thINKingdance.net.

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The world premiere of Tony Award-winning playwright John Guare’s Lydie Breeze Cycle, an epic trilogy about an American family, set between the Civil War and the birth of 20th-century industrialism, will be performed in a consecutive cycle for the first time.

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

This event features saxophonists/composers Mahanthappa and Lehman, and WNYC’s John Schaefer, as they address the unique challenges of collaborating across genres.

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Pew Fellow Robert Matthews’ drawings are representational with varying degrees of narrative. They are not illustrations but rather investigations of unsolvable questions.

Writing an artist statement is one of those exercises that is re-performed time and again over the course of a career. The following statement was written by David Gordon in 1995.

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EgoPo Classic Theater transforms classic theater and literature into provocative performances, placing equal emphasis on text, vocals, and movement. Its

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This world premiere will integrate contingency—accident, chance, and improvisation—into the ensemble’s physical theater style, with live music by composer and Pew Fellow Bhob Rainey.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Catherine Wood is curator of international art and performance at Tate Modern.

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Hipolito “Tito” Rubio is a musician and a 2004 Pew Fellow in folk and traditional arts.

The New Year brings to the region an exciting array of Center-funded projects that promise to inspire, inform, and captivate audiences—from interdisciplinary works that blur boundaries in imaginative ways to unique commissions from international artists.

Questions of Practice

For Shelf Life, the Center invited artists, curators, and designers to use the books in our library for curated displays on subjects of their choosing.

Collaborators & Colleagues

Paola Antonelli, senior curator of the architecture and design department at the Museum of Modern Art, is one of the world’s foremost experts on design.