Grantee tags modern dance

Pachamama: Mother World

Anabella Lenzu/DanceDrama

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Pachamama: Mother World is an exploration of Dance Theatre inspired by the male initiation rituals of the Selkā€™nam, a tribe in Argentina. The performance unfolds like a prehistoric commedia dell arte, reconnecting with the primal impulses of art. Read More

Deep Water

Sarah Council Dance Projects

Year Grant Awarded: 2013

Deep Water is an evening of dance that focuses on women found on the margins of society; exploring ideas that relate to poverty, exploitation and survival. Deep Water includes the expansion of two current SCDP works, Shadowlands and Staring at Stones Read More

revealFREEDOM

dNaga

Year Grant Awarded: 2011

revealFREEDOM is inspired by the life and work of civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama, a woman who continuously embodies personal freedom. Performed by a multi-cultural ensemble of 15 dancers, the work premiered in Oakland, California in 2011. Read More

CONSTANTS: a performance journey in history along the Schuylkill River

Movement Brigade

Year Grant Awarded: 2010

An interactive and site specific performance work, CONSTANTS explored how the Schuylkill River has been a constant factor in the lives of Philadelphians since the inception of the city. Audience members traveled with performers on land and in canoes. Read More

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