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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Events

DANCE UP CLOSE 2023

DANCE UP CLOSE 2023

DANCE UP CLOSE 2023 Three choreographers Lauren Putty White, Paige Phillips and Annie Wilson premiere work is themed around an embodied legacy of time, place, and history. February 24 & 25 PUTTY DANCE PROJECT 7 PM At Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 North American Street, Phila PA 19106   TICKETS HERE Lauren Putty White Choreographer Lauren Putty White will premiere…
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BILATERAL: Budapest/Philadelphia Dance Artists Exchange PDP will highlight BILATERAL Exchange artists in March. Two guest artists from Budapest, Erno Zoltan Rubik and Helén Magdolna Tamásko, Massachusetts-based Tori Lawrence (BILATERAL Artist 2013) local dance artist Jungwoong Kim (BILATERAL 2017) along other collaborators will present a showing of their collective research and recent work on March 31. (It should be noted that…
PDP gratefully acknowledges support from The National Endowment for the Arts, The Philadelphia Cultural Fund, The Trust for Mutual Understanding, Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial, Vanguard Matching Gift Program Foundation, Covid-19 Arts Aid PHL, many Individual Donors and community partners Philadanco and Muhely Alapitvany/Workshop Foundation.

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…”

Community

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.

Read more about the PHILADELPHIA DANCE COMMNUNITY SCAN SPRING 2021

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