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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Next up in late Spring 2024

Next up in late Spring 2024

Look for PDP’s Mid-week DANCE UP CLOSE Series: AMALIA COLÓN-NAVA & CAITLIN GREEN  May 8-9, JOE GONZÁLEZ  May 22-23  LILY KIND   June 26 -27  TICKETS: (more…)
TRILATERAL Dance Artist Exchange

TRILATERAL Dance Artist Exchange

The first TRILATERAL Exchange got underway in Budapest, Hungary, November 22 to December 3, 2023. Christina Gesualdi/Philadelphia and Silvia Cherneva/Sofia joined Tamara Zsòfia Vadas in her home city of Budapest for a residency of sharing their artistic practice with each other and the arts community, attended the dunaPart platform and explored Budapest culture, sites, and history.  (more…)

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…”


Arts & Culture Task Force (ACTF) 2021 to help the city assess the arts landscape in Philadelphia a year into the pandemic. See the ACTF’s recommendations here. (Download Findings)