Ty Boomershine was trained at the Fort Hayes School for the Performing Arts in Columbus, Ohio and earned his BFA magna cum laude in dance from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. He has worked with Dan Wagoner; DANCENOISE; Merce Cunningham Repertory Ensemble; Gus Solomons, Jr; Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company; Ton Simons, Dance Works Rotterdam; Leine & Robana; Giulia Mureddu; Emio Greco|PC; Lucinda Childs Dance; and the Robert Wilson/Philip Glass opera Einstein on the Beach. He has presented his own work at Movement Research, and Danspace Project at St. Marks Church in New York, as well as at OT301, and the Holland Festival in Amsterdam. Boomershine has done work for the International Choreographic Arts Center Amsterdam and he continues to arrange and develop workshops and creative/educational residencies for and with Lucinda Childs. As a teacher, Boomershine has taught for professional companies, festivals, universities and open professional studios throughout Europe, the United States, Asia, and South America. He has taught workshops and master classes for Lucinda Childs and Emio Greco, and he assists Childs in the setting of her works.
For the past four years, Meg Foley has been inserting unexpected performance into ordinary life with her 3:15 dance project, in which she creates a dance, wherever she is, at exactly 3:15 p.m.
Founded in 2005 by Christine Cox and Matthew Neenan, BalletX unites distinguished choreographers with a company of world-class dancers to “forge new works of athleticism, emotion, and grace.”
Gabrielle Revlock and Nicole Bindler star in this dance collaboration about two female artists in a spectacle-driven world.
The Kimmel Center, Inc., best known as a presenting organization and home of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Opera Philadelphia, and the Pennsylvania Ballet, is one of the most well-attended cultural venues in Philadelphia.
WXPN’s yearlong project explores the origins and evolution of zydeco, a form of African-American roots music that blends Cajun traditions, blues, and R&B. On Saturday, December 13, Zydeco Crossroads and Allons Danser welcome zydeco musicians Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys to Norristown’s Holy Saviour Club for a holiday potluck and dance party.
Since 1992, Kip Lornell has taught courses in American music and ethnomusicology at George Washington University, and has served on the university’s Africana Studies program committee.
The 2009–10 season of the Kimmel Center’s series included Philadelphia debuts by Kristjan Järvi conducting the Absolute Ensemble, the string quartet Brooklyn Rider, and more.
Janine Antoni creates work in performance art, sculpture, and photography.
Founded in 1986, Sruti promotes and presents Indian classical music and dance to educate the greater Philadelphia community on the importance of Indian arts.
Natasha Bakht is an Indian contemporary dancer and choreographer. In 2015, she was a panelist in Performance.
At the launch of the Center’s new multimedia online publication the Director of Performance Bill Bissell and choreographer Lucinda Childs discussed the collaborative research effort that led to our fourth danceworkbook.
Taras Lewyckyj, the artistic director of Voloshky Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, recovered, restaged, and documented lost works of acclaimed Ukrainian dance artist Anatoly Kryvochyzha.