Pew Fellow, 1992
The Academy of Vocal Arts is focused on rigorous instruction and coaching for young opera artists, and presentations of resident artists from around the world.
The White Box Residencies invited outside artists to creatively explore and interact with the Center’s physical space.
Kyle “JustSole” Clark is a dancer and choreographer with expertise in hip-hop and street dance. He is the founder and artistic director of Just Sole Street Dance Theater.
International House Philadelphia, in collaboration with Ars Nova Workshop, presented a concert series that featured leading figures of the Free Jazz movement.
Philadelphia Mural Arts Program created a director of strategic planning and partnerships position, charged with leading strategic initiatives and forging new organizational partnerships.
Raphael Xavier (Pew Fellow, 2013) has practiced “breaking,” an acrobatic street dance style commonly known as breakdancing, since 1983.
Syd Carpenter is a sculptor and a 1992 Pew Fellow.
The Painted Bride Art Center presented the Philadelphia debut of the Dave Holland Big Band in a program featuring new works by the eponymous bassist and composer.
Julia Wolfe explains how she transformed the historical nuggets of her research into a 45-minute live performance by the 140-voice Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia.
Ars Nova Workshop’s six-concert series featured the music of trumpeter Don Cherry and saxophonist Tim Berne.
Discomfort is a sign that one is working with integrity, says poet and Pew Fellow Emily Abendroth (2013).
With support from the Center, the Arden has integrated visually dazzling video design into live productions and enhanced its work for young audiences.