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Jermel Johnson (credit: Pennsylvania Ballet)

First African-American Male Principal Dancer In Pa. Ballet To Speak At Event Thursday Night

At 29-years-old, Jermel Johnson was born several “strikes” that would cause few to think he’d end up principal dancer in a ballet by George Balanchine.

04/16/2014

Pennsylvania Ballet presents 'Shut Up and Dance', to benefit MANNA. (Credit: MANNA)

Pa. Ballet Will ‘Shut Up And Dance’ To Benefit MANNA

The theme for this year’s performance is a sultry take on Victoriana. There will be live music for the first time, with dance moves created by the Pennsylvania Ballet dancers themselves.

03/21/2014

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Top Holiday Celebrations In Philadelphia

Get out and enjoy some holiday lights, food, music and fun for any budget.

12/06/2013

(A Pennsylvania Ballet production of "The Nutcracker."  File photo by Alexander Iziliaev, provided by Pa. Ballet)

Positively Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker Market’

The weekend of December 7th and 8th, the Pennsylvania Ballet will operate a holiday marketplace in the lobby of the Kimmel Center.

11/24/2013

Roy Kaiser, Artistic Director of the Pa. Ballet (left) and Barbara Weisberger,founder of the Pa. Ballet (right) (Credit: steve Tawa)

Pa. Ballet Celebrates 50 Years By Acknowledging It’s Founder

While announcing the Pennsylvania Ballet’s 50th Anniversary celebration and the upcoming season, the company paid special tribute to its founder.

03/03/2013

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Top Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of Winter In Philadelphia

March and early April often feature blizzards and bouts of frigid temperatures. In other words, there is still time to go out and experience winter in the Philadelphia area.

03/02/2013

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Pa. Ballet Celebrates 50th Birthday In New Home

The Pennsylvania Ballet is celebrating its 50th birthday with a new home and a season of collaborations with cultural organizations.

02/28/2013

The big screen in the lobby of the Comcast Center shows the 2012 Holiday Spectacular. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Holiday Display Lights Up The Comcast Center

The 5th annual “Comcast Holiday Spectacular” includes familiar favorites like scenes from The Nutcracker, performed by the Pennsylvania Ballet, a sleigh ride through snow-covered country, and sounds from a 64-piece orchestra.

11/22/2012

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Top Places To See Ballet In Philadelphia

Philadelphia has a vibrant performing arts scene. No matter your budget or the degree of excellence you demand, there’s something in Philly for everyone.

06/04/2012

(The Pennsylvania Ballet rehearses Handel's "Messiah."  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Pennsylvania Ballet Set For Opening of Handel’s ”Messiah” at Academy of Music

The Pennsylvania Ballet, led by choregrapher Robert Weiss, has been rehearsing for about four weeks, and now it is ready to bring Handel’s magnum opus to the stage.

03/08/2012

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Holiday Show Resumes on Thanksgiving Day In Lobby of Comcast Center

This week ushers in the holiday season, and the “Comcast Holiday Spectacular” show, now in its fourth year.

11/22/2011

(Artist's rendering of new Pennsylvania Ballet headquarters.)

Pennsylvania Ballet Building Itself a New Headquarters On North Broad Street

The Pennsylvania Ballet is building a home on North Broad Street, just north of Vine Street.

10/11/2011

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Since it was founded in 1963, Pennsylvania Ballet has been at the forefront of American dance.

10/10/2011

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The Kimmel Center Turns 10!

The Kimmel Center’s tenth anniversary season has a decidedly Philadelphia flavor.

05/29/2011

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Pennsylvania Ballet Performers ‘Shut Up And Dance’ Saturday At Forrest Theater

Saturday is the 19th annual “Shut Up and Dance” performance by dancers of the Pennsylvania Ballet, benefiting those living with chronic illnesses.

05/20/2011

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