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Dance Advance Sponsors a European Invasion

Posted April 10th, 2008

We recently received notification of our 10th consecutive Dance Advance award! We were awarded $88,000 to present two European choreographers, for the first time in Philadelphia, at the 2008 Live Arts Festival. Dance Advance is a program of the Philadelphia Center for Arts and Heritage, funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts and administered by The University of the Arts.

This message was originally posted on 1/28/08.This grant will allow us to present French choreographer Jerome Bel’s the show must go on (you can read the New York Times review or watch the hilarious YouTube video) which will be set on and performed by twenty Philadelphia dancers at the Kimmel Center, along with the world premiere of Belgian performance artist Jan Fabre’s new solo work, Another Sleepy, Dusty, Delta Day (the NY Times review of his most recent solo).