Wendy Perron is a writer, dancer, choreographer, and editor-at-large of Dance Magazine. Perron is a former member of the Trisha Brown Company, and her own group, the Wendy Perron Dance Company, appeared at the Lincoln Center Festival, The Joyce Theater, Danspace Project, and other venues in the US and abroad from 1983-97. Perron is the author of Through the Eyes of a Dancer, and has contributed reviews and features to publications including The New York Times, Village Voice, Ballet Review, and Dance Magazine.
Theater artist Alex Torra creates devised, experimental performances that combine theater, dance, and music.
Kent De Spain is a dancer and a 1992 Pew Fellow.
Several Center-funded performances and exhibitions have garnered national and regional media coverage in recent weeks.
Fall begins with a lively schedule of Center-funded projects, including ambitious artistic collaborations, performance premieres, exhibition openings, and experimental installations.
Since the late 1970s, Danny Yung has established a reputation as one of Hong Kong’s most influential and pioneering artists.
In 2004 the Center awarded Pew Fellowships to 12 Philadelphia-based artists, and grants to 76 dance, music, theater, and visual arts organizations and practitioners in the greater Philadelphia region.
Molly Smith has been a leader in new play development for more than 30 years. She currently serves as the artistic director of Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.
Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers is one of the country’s foremost contemporary Asian-American dance companies, celebrating the ability of dance to integrate body, mind, and spirit.
An urban performing arts center on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, the Annenberg Center presents touring theater, jazz, and world music.
Opera Philadelphia will implement a new business and program model that will feature an annual season-opening, multi-venue festival, launching in fall 2017, supported by new marketing strategies and a broad range of performance offerings designed to draw audiences from both inside and outside the regional metropolitan area.
Charlotte Blake Alston is a storyteller, a singer, and a 1994 Pew Fellow.
Lance Fung has worked as an independent curator since 2005, realizing innovative projects in China, Finland, Italy, and the United States.