Philadelphia Dance Projects

Our projects encourage artists and audiences to engage with contemporary dance and its dynamic evolution in Philadelphia.

Leah Stein Dance Co. Anniversary Concert 2013 photo_ Brian Mengini
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DANCE UP CLOSE  Phillips and Wilson

DANCE UP CLOSE Phillips and Wilson

PAIGE PHILLIPS March 28-30 & ANNIE WILSON April 4-6 present “Rural Legacies” In two separate week runs each artist will premiere works tracing lineages that embody perceptions both inward and outward. The two weeks at the Icebox Project Space include performances, workshops, a line-dancing session, a happy hour, and more… April 1 Noon-7PM a day full of Rural Legacies: FREE…
Danube/Schuylkill…. March 31st

Danube/Schuylkill…. March 31st

BILATERAL: Budapest/Philadelphia Dance Artists Exchange PDP will highlight BILATERAL Exchange artists in March.  Friday, March 31 at the CEC Arts. 3500 Lancaster Avenue, Phila PA 19104 7PM – FREE or pay what you will Is there more to improvisation than meets the eye?How do dancers collaborate and build a score together? After a creative residency around these questions at Earthdance,…

PDP gratefully acknowledges support from: The National Endowment for the Arts – Trust For Mutual Understanding – Philadelphia Cultural Fund – PA Arts Council/GPCA Partners in the Arts – Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial – Vanguard Group Foundation  – Individual Donors – Partner organizations: Philadanco!  Műhely Alapítvány/Workshop Foundation & PhillyCAM.

Our projects

PDP’s projects celebrate and support contemporary dance artists at various stages of their creative process and professional journey. Our projects remember, explore, and expand the connections between contemporary artists and audiences in Philadelphia.

“witty “  “wildly different”  “cool”  “dexterous” “passionate” “tour de fierce”  “winning and sensitive” “a sense of discovery present throughout…”


PDP Director Terry Fox, served on the Arts & Culture Task Force  (ACTF) in Spring 2021 to help the city assess the arts landscape in Philadelphia a year into the pandemic.


See the ACTF’s recommendations here. (Download Findings)