Press

2018–19 Season

April 13, 2018 | “NextMove Dance is thrilled to return to the Annenberg Center where new leadership has made a major commitment to support and sustain a full season of dance next year and for years to come,” states Randy Swartz, Artistic Director NextMove Dance. This new co-presenting partnership will consolidate contemporary dance presentations under one roof at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. Beginning next season, Annenberg Center Live and NextMove Dance will present 11 dance companies in multiple performances, a Student Discovery Series and a number of outreach activities. CLICK TO VIEW THE PRESS RELEASE

2017–18 Season

March 12, 2018 Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, in collaboration with The Ahn Trio, makes its company debut on the NextMove Dance Series in  A Quest for Freedom, a new collaborative multi-cultural production, featuring live music and dance at the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA April 19-22. (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

February 9, 2018 Company Wang Ramirez premieres its’ innovative dance theater work, Monchichi, a unique fusion of contemporary dance, ballet, hip hop, tango and martial arts.  It is performed and created by company artistic directors, Honji Wang, a classically-trained dancer of Korean descent, and Sébastien Ramirez, a Frenchman with Catalonian roots and self-taught B-Boy and hip hop virtuoso.  Five performances are scheduled March 15-18  (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

January 24, 2018 Recognized worldwide for its classically-trained virtuoso dancers, internationally award-winning choreographers and world-class commissions, Ballets Jazz de Montréal (BJM), under the direction of Louis Robitaille, performs three Philadelphia premieres, February 15-18  (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

January 3, 2018 | NextMove Dance presents An Evening of BodyVox Films, Wednesday, January 17 at 7:30pm, the Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

December 21, 2017Led by Emmy-Award winning choreographers and Pilobolus and MOMIX alums, Ashley Roland and Jamey Hampton, BodyVox brings its highly-imaginative Urban Meadow, January 18-21 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

November 9, 2017Ronald K. Brown/Evidence brings the Philadelphia premiere of New Conversations: First Look (2017) created in collaboration with multi-Grammy Award winning composer Arturo O’Farrill, December 14-17 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

October 6, 2017 | The legendary Paul Taylor Dance Company brings a rare program featuring three of Taylor’s classic works for NextMove Dance’s 2017-2018 Season with five performances November 2-5 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

September 1, 2017 | Compagnie Hervé Koubi, Algeria’s all-male dance company, makes its Philadelphia debut kicking off NextMove Dance’s 2017-18 season with five performances October 12-15 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

May 23, 2017 | NextMove Dance Announces its 2017-2018 season featuring eight companies representing five different nationalities October 12 ,2017 – May 13, 2018 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

2016–17 Season

April 4, 2017 | Aspen Santa Fe Ballet makes a rare Philadelphia appearance with three Philadelphia Premieres for NextMove Dance May 3-7 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

March 13, 2017 | Jessica Lang Dance performs four Philadelphia premieres including Thousand Yard Stare and Her Road April 5-9 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

February 2, 2017 | Back by popular demand Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo performs its hilarious send-ups of the classics March 8-12 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

January 17, 2017Cuba’s Malpaso Dance Company makes its Philadelphia debut on NextMove Dance February 15-19 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

December 14, 2016 | Doug Varone and Dancers graces the stage with two Philadelphia premieres and Varone’s masterpiece Possession  (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

November 9, 2016 | Parsons Dance brings a world premiere featuring dancers and programmed flying drones December 7–11 to NextMove at the Prince Theater (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

September 28, 2016 | The legendary Martha Graham Dance Company makes a rare Philadelphia appearance with four Graham’s classics including Appalachian Spring November 3-6 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

September 1, 2016 | MONTRÉAL’s RUBBERBANDance Group Kicks Off The 2016-17 NEXTMOVE Dance SEASON October 13-16 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

August 19, 2016 | NextMove DANCE 16/17 SEASON AT THE PRINCE THEATER Features Philadelphia Debuts, World Premiers and Masterpieces On Stage October 13, 2016 through May 7, 2017 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

2015–16 Season

April 1, 2016  |  The dance illusionist troupe MOMIX performs Opus Cactus for a two week run May 11-25 and 18-22 at the Prince Theater (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

March 9, 2016  |  Seán Curran Company performs two Philadelphia premieres NextMove Dance at the Prince April 6-10 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

February 3, 2016  |  Limón Dance Company performs three Limón masterpieces NextMove at the Prince March 9-13 in six performances  (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

January 6, 2015  |  Ezralow Dance makes its Philadelphia debut NextMove at the Prince February 3-7 six performances (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

December 8, 2015  |  Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal returns to Philadelphia with three premieres by three world-class choreographers ushering in the New Year January 13-17 (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

November 9, 2015  |  DORRANCE DANCE December 2 – 6  NextMove at the Prince Michelle Dorrance named 2015 MacArthur “genius” Award recipient (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

October 9, 2015  |  BODYTRAFFIC Returns Premiering Three Works November 4-8  NextMove at the Prince (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

September 11, 2015  |  Complexions Contemporary Ballet Kicks off NextMove at the Prince with three Philadelphia Premieres (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)

August 19, 2015  |  Dance Affiliates launches Inaugural Season NextMove at the Prince featuring EIGHT companies (CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PR RELEASE)