Drawing inspiration from direct interaction with the urban environment, each artist’s work uniquely addresses issues surrounding identity formation, perception, and social consciousness.
Led by Bobby Zankel, the Warriors of the Wonderful Sound have been called “a unique amalgam of the rhythm and intricacy of bebop, with the soul and drive of hard-bop,and the spirituality, creativity and intensity of the avant garde.”
This acclaimed jazz singer-songwriter straddles the worlds of soul, and pop, and musical traditions from Rwanda and Uganda.
Come learn how to argue, debate and discuss the most sensitive topics of our time in an honest, productive and meaningful way.
Comprised of an all-star assemblage of performer-improvisers, The Steve Lehman Octet represents the state of the art on their respective instruments.
World-renowned vocalist/tabla player Zakir Hussain returns to the Bride with an accomplished Indian and Celtic ensemble.
Thundering Taiko percussion and visually stunning folk movements balance in unison as Tamagawa, a top-ranking thirty-piece troupe from Japan bombards the Bride’s stage for the 7th year.
Created and Directed by Kendrell Bowman & Anthony Wayne, MIGHTY REAL: A FABULOUS SYLVESTER MUSICAL is the Critically Acclaimed Musical Hit that celebrates the life of the Original 1970’s Disco Queen SYLVESTER.
Choreographed by Philly’s own Tommie-Waheed Evans, this chilling and bold piece incorporates modern, jazz, and ballet techniques to invoke the age-old human struggle between darkness and light and question whether our darkest moments provide the greatest opportunity to see the light.
The Company performs the highly acclaimed “Intersect”, a visually spectacular multimedia work integrating dancers, video, photography, and “Ella” an intense portrayal of a woman’s fear, joy and passions during the Spanish War.
Celebrate the Bride’s 46th anniversary at the biggest dance party of the year. Hosted at gorgeous Material Culture, this party and fundraiser includes a buffet-style meal from acclaimed Chef Aliza Green, live rhythms from Philly Blocco, auctions, prizes, and did we say dancing?
“Hybrid” is the culmination of a collaborative project between celebrated classical composer and pianist, Leonardo Le San and the Philadelphia MainLine’s contemporary ballet company, Ballet …
This internationally-renowned three man group of theatre trained, comedically gifted, lyrical virtuosos seamlessly blend raw elements of hip-hop, theatre, improv and stand-up comedy to reshape students’ view of poetry.
Fusing four percussion batteries (North Indian tabla, Afro Cuban bata, Brazilian samba and West African djembe) into one distinct voice, Spoken Hand is Known for its high-energy live performances, delivering a dynamic display filled with progressive human spirit and creative imagination.
Hailed by Chamber Music Magazine for “pioneering achievements of the highest order,” the PRISM Quartet presents the next installment of Heritage/Evolution, a groundbreaking project featuring …