At Ian Hussey has been involved with Pennsylvania Ballet for most of his life: 15 years as a professional dancer, 24 including roles he danced as a student. But in May, the beloved principal dancer will take his final bow with the company.
Philadelphia choreographer Rennie Harris was given an enormous assignment when he was asked to make a piece honoring Alvin Ailey (the man) for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 60th anniversary. But what Harris made was a masterpiece.
BalletX brings three more world premieres. Brian Sanders' JUNK partners with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Philadelphia Contemporary mounts site-specific dances exploring the African-American religious experience.