• Jano Cohen “Snow Falling On Waves” PDP Presents 2010/Local Dance History Project
  • Lisa Kraus, Vicky Shick, Eva Karczag  “Red Thread” PDP Presents 2010
  • Michael Biello & Dan Martin, Ishmael Houston-Jones “What We’re Made Of” PDP Pres
  • Local Dance History Project Arists PDP Presents 2010 photo by JJ Tiziou
  • Jennifer Monson PDP guest Artist Wissahickon Charter School 2009
  • SCUBA 2011 Artist workshop Jumatatu Poe
  • Shinichi Iova Koga/Inkboat SCUBA  2009 Photo by: Steven A. Gunthe
  • Miguel Gutierrez  “Big Mess”  Workshop PDP Presents 2008
  • Arena Dances PDP Presents 2009 photo by Eric Saulitis
  • Taryn Griggs and Chris Yon PDP Presents 2010 photo by Brian Mengini
  • Kathleen Hermesdorf  Workshop PDP Presents 2008
  • DanceTAG 2011
  • Ben Levy/Levy Dance PDP Presents 2008 photo by Bryan Davis
  • Jose Navarrete SCUBA
  • Christopher Williams workshop
  • Ray Chung PDP Contact Improv Festival
  • Salt Horse SCUBA 2009 photo by David Reuter
  • Ray Chung PDP Contact Improv Festival
  • Ellen Gerdes  DanceTAG 2010
  • Home
  • Subcircle photo by Brian Mengini
  • Nora Gibson photo by Brian Mengini
  • John Scott photo by Brian Mengini
  • https:/www.indiegogo.com/projects/local-dance-history-project

Supporting contemporary dance through projects that encourage artists and audiences to more fully participate and engage in the experience and pursuit of dance as an evolving form.

Philadelphia Dance Projects is taking the year for excavation and expedition…

ex·ca·va·tion  - delving and archiving..

PDP is delving into The LOCAL DANCE HISTORY PROJECT, an artist driven archive initiative in partnership with the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries.

ARTISTS DRIVEN ARCHIVE/Dancing through time…In an informative (and exciting!) session with Margery Sly, Director SCRC, Temple Libraries and Terry Fox, Project Director, PDP’s Local Dance History Project,will discuss the general and the specific about archiving work, from what constitutes a collection to copyright, and the several ways to participate in the Local Dance History Project. Open to dance artists and their collaborators, [composers, set designers, photographers, videographers, costumers designers, presenters, etc]. It’s important for dance artists to be part of Philly’s cultural history.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:30 PM at PhillyCAM, 699 Ranstead Street
Light snacks…FREE RSVP 215.546.2552 or infoatphiladanceprojects [dot] org

Take part in our FALL Dance Teaching Artists Groups!

ex·pe·di·tion - exploring and researching..


Mady Cantor, PDP’s DanceTAG Director will researching national dance education programs at the Luna Dance Institute in Berkeley,CA, the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Minneapolis, MN and the Dance Education Lab in New York City. We value Mady Cantor’s enthusiasm and expertise and look forward to her recommendations and comments for future DanceTAG’s as well as possibly developing other activities or events. This “expedition: is made possible in part with support from the PA Arts Council.

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Thank you, Terry Fox, Executive Director

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