Silvana Cardell

Updated
30 Nov 2016

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Silvana Cardell.

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Supper, performed at Swarthmore College, residency informal showing, 2013. Photo by Pablo Meninato. Pictured: Bethany Formica, Adrian Plascencia, Leanne Grieger, Maria Urrutia, and William Robinson.

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Double Vision, performed at CEC, 2010. Photo by Bill Herbert. Pictured: Bethany Formica and Silvana Cardell.

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Supper, performed at Swarthmore College, residency informal showing, 2013. Photo by Pablo Meninato. Pictured: Bethany Formica, Adrian Plascencia, Leanne Grieger, Maria Urrutia, and William Robinson.

Silvana Cardell is a choreographer, dancer and, educator, whose choreographic impulses are defined by her experience as an Argentine expatriate living, working, and raising a family in the United States. Currently she directs Cardell Dance Theater, which she founded in 2002, and the dance program at Georgian Court University. Formerly, she co-directed Group Motion Dance Theater. Cardell has an extensive history as an artist and producer in Latin America. She was a dancer with the Adriana Coll Dance Company in Buenos Aires, founded Armar Danza Teatro in Buenos Aires, and was a founding member of CoCoA-Datei, a nonprofit organization devoted to developing dance in Argentina. She has received the prestigious Latin American award in choreography from Fundacion Antorchas. Cardell holds a BFA in dance from The University of the Arts and an MFA in choreography from Temple University, both in Philadelphia.