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Dance

News Bulletin #1

Paradise Interrupted designer and director Jennifer Wen Ma will not only make a garden grow on stage in May with the world premiere of the new opera, she has brought creative life to the center of downtown Pittsburgh this month as part of the city’s […]

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DANCE FOR YOUR EARS

You go to dance performances to delight your sense of sight, right? Well, yes, but Spoleto Festival USA dance programs are also a treat for your ears. Two phenomenal dance companies debut this weekend, both with enticing soundtracks coupled with scintillating choreography, sure to please […]

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Welcome to the twelfth installment of the Quick Fact blog series! These posts are meant to give you a bite-size overview of performances you’ll find in the 2014 Festival season. Each post in the series includes who, what, when, where, and why. We’ll even throw in some images and video to […]

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Welcome to the fifth installment of the Quick Fact blog series! These posts are meant to give you a bite-size overview of performances you’ll find in the 2014 Festival season. Each post in the series will include the who, what, when, where, and why. We’ll even throw in some […]

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Born in Lyon, France, choreographer Mourad Merzouki is the artistic director of Compagnie Käfig, which he founded in 1996. Merzouki started learning martial and circus arts when he was seven years old. As a teenager, his discovery of hip-hop culture led him toward the dance […]

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