Throughout the year, Philadelphia Dance Projects presents stimulating and provocative programs, from performances by renowned independent dance artists and companies to film events, workshops, classes, educational programs, and forums for artists, aspiring artists, and students, all geared toward a broad-based audience.
DanceTAG participants swap their
tips. Come prepared to show and share best practices….
is the Director of Dance TAG, as
well as Associate Director of Dance at Bryn Mawr College where she teaches
technique, composition, repertory, and directs the Dance Outreach
Project. She has taught for many years in schools and community programs with
a special interest in facilitating meaningful and joyful dance experiences for
Join Dance TAG for a workshop about inspiring dancers with
rhythm play and phrase building activities. Co-taught by
Philadelphia-based dancer Melissa Chisena and multi-disciplinary
musician Jonathan Cannon, the session will focus on finding rhythm,
pulse, tempo, syncopation and polyrhythms in movement.
Join in for dance games that
develop community and communication skills, and encourage all players to have a
blast. Adaptable to multiple settings and ages, from school and studios to open
events, from children to adults. We’ll be passing pulses, blowing kisses,
tiptoeing and moving rhythmically through the space. Forget about technique for
a bit, put on your thinking caps and turn off your serious self.
can be learned today from Yvonne Rainer’s 1966 influential work Trio A? Fifty years later, the impact of
Rainer’s revolutionary ideas and work is still evident in the current
choreographic scene. Although Rainer’s famous “No Manifesto” was not written
about Trio A, this dance is a
manifesto in itself. Its form, vocabulary, and performing stance challenged
traditional choreographic methods and modes of presentation.