A unique collaboration between Philadelphia’s dance and book arts community
Three pairings between local book artists and choreographers explore the unique challenge of how a book can become a dance.
Here[begin] Dance Ananda Connolly
Movement Brigade Rebecca Kelly
Stone Depot Dance Lab Judith Robison
Three Philadelphia dance companies interpret handcrafted and unique books, selected from many submissions by Philadelphia Center for the Book members. The May 2011 installment of choreographic creations by Stone Depot Dance Lab, Movement Brigade and Here [begin] Dance, will be performed on Friday, May 27th at Studio34 located at 4522 Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia at 8 pm followed by a discussion with the Choreographers and Book Artists, moderated by Philadelphia Center for the Book’s Curator, Mary Tasillo. The performances will continue throughout the weekend at the historic Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 North American Street in Old City on Saturday May 28th at 7 & 9 pm and Sunday, May 29th at 7 pm. All three works are world premieres and explore different aspects of the natural and the organic world.