Performance

Bill Shannon’s Touch Update

Known for creating groundbreaking choreographies that explore the social constructions that surround disabled bodies, Bill Shannon’s latest work combines movement, wearable projection technology and video installation to explore the significant and often subtle implications of physical human contact in the digital era. Touch Update “reverse engineers” Shannon’s virtuosic technique for dancing on crutches, as he dissects and dismantles the multiple online identities we create in order to mask and manipulate our lived experience.

Danny Simmons: ’92 to Now

92 to Now is a unique, two story exhibit by artist Danny Simmons that spans his visual arts career. The first floor features a walk-through …

Sajeeva: A Unique and Innovative Bharatanatyam Choreography

Three Aksha presents Sajeeva, an evening of Bharatanatyam by the legendary Prof. C.V.Chandrasekhar. Showcasing some of the finest and most innovative Bharatanatyam technique, Sajeeva takes the classical Indian dance form of Bharatanatyam and makes it contemporary within its own vocabulary

The Moth StorySlam 2018

In this brilliant open mic series, ten storytelling hopefuls are selected to present a five-minute tale, based on a provided theme. When the doors open, storyteller hopefuls put their names in The Moth “hat”. A half hour later, names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage. The ten featured stories are scored by teams of judges selected from the audience. Each StorySLAM generates a StorySLAM winner. After ten SLAMs, the winners face off in our GrandSLAM Championships

Tamagawa Taiko Drum & Dance Troupe

Rooted in ancient Japanese tradition, Tamagawa’s high-energy performances have garnered competitive awards in Japan as well as rave reviews in the states. Tamagawa’s nearly thirty drummers and dancers from Tamagawa University take the stage in a visual and audio spectacle to light up audiences of all ages. The group is led by a great Kabuki-dance master, Isaburoh Hanayagi.

49th Annual Dance with the Bride

Join us for our annual Dance with the Bride gala as we celebrate our 49th anniversary and our vision for the future! This special evening features a feast, open bar, silent auction, raffle, as well as live music and performances. This is one celebration you definitely won’t want to miss.

Healing in Verse and Motion

This presentation is the culminating performance of a group of extraordinary young artists brought together by Philadelphia’s Youth Emergency Services.

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