Pew Fellow, 2004
Folk and Traditional Arts
The Pennsylvania Ballet acquired William Forsythe’s contemporary dance masterpiece In the middle, somewhat elevated.
Jamal Cyrus is a multidisciplinary artist based in Houston working in performance and visual arts.
Filmmaker and Pew Fellow David Scott Kessler on creating environmentally-conscious art, turning limitations into creative assets, and more.
Anna Halprin is a pioneering choreographer whose work has led to a reconsideration of dance as an art form.
Visual artist and Pew Fellow Benjamin Volta on his belief that art can be a catalyst for social change, the importance of fostering sustaining creative experiences, and more.
On Monday, June 16, 2014, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage honored its 2014 grantees. Browse our slide show for exclusive photos from this celebratory event.
South African theater artist Brett Bailey will visit Philadelphia for a three-week residency and a presentation of his adaptation of Verdi’s opera Macbeth, set in the Democratic Republic of Congo, presented in collaboration with Opera Philadelphia.
WRTI spoke with Pennsylvania Ballet artistic director Roy Kaiser about the company’s final offering of the 2012–13 season.
Claudia La Rocco’s work frequently revolves around interdisciplinary collaborations and performances. A faculty member of the School of Visual Arts’ graduate program in Art Criticism and Writing, La Rocco also teaches at Stanford University.
Eleone Dance Theatre is a Philadelphia-based troupe dedicated to dance that celebrates intergenerational and multicultural themes.
As artistic director of Philadelphia’s Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, Lewyckyj oversees performances that combine Ukrainian and American dance aesthetics.
Dancer, choreographer, and 2011 Pew Fellow Tania Isaac presented a performance installation in June 2013, at which audiences were encouraged to share their thoughts through photos, writing, and self-recordings.