As artistic director of Philadelphia’s Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, Taras Lewyckyj oversees performances that combine Ukrainian and American dance aesthetics, culled from folkloric traditions and contemporary styles. In his recent Center-funded project, Lewyckyj recovered, restaged, and documented lost works of acclaimed Ukrainian dance artist Anatoly Kryvochyzha. The finished film of this project by Henry Nevison includes interviews with folk art specialists Anthony Shay and Toni Shapiro-Phim.
Paul Ha is a museum director widely recognized for his support of influential artists early in their careers, and with raising the visibility of the organizations he heads.
Experience this monumental and deeply-realized artistic encounter of dance, light, sound, and architecture on a scale not seen since its premiere 30 years ago.
As part of its year-long project, Headlong presents a series of River Charrettes—performances and participatory conversations—at various sites along Philadelphia’s waterfronts.
In the third iteration of the Center’s danceworkbook series, Dr. Linda Caruso Haviland introduces three performed lectures by Foster.
Nichole Canuso’s TAKES, which traveled to the 3LD Art & Technology Center in New York City after its Philadelphia premiere, was covered in an article by the New York Times.
Ben Marcus is the author of several books of fiction, including Leaving the Sea (Alfred A. Knopf, 2014) and The Flame Alphabet (Alfred A. Knopf, 2012).
Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates established a new curatorial residency program that looks to the future of mural-making.
Since 1980, Susan Hess Modern Dance has sought to grow the audience for contemporary dance and support independent dance artists in the Philadelphia community.
Kate Watson-Wallace produced Everywhere, a new online interactive dance piece.
Established in 1963, Pennsylvania Ballet has extended its important Balanchine-based repertoire by presenting new works by a variety of contemporary choreographers.
Dedicated to supporting and promoting Latin American culture, Raices Culturales LatinoAmericanas produces a variety of community programs and cultural showcases.
Montgomery County Community College presented four concerts with African popular artists who derive their music from native traditions while incorporating western instruments and techniques.