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On Your Feet!: A Quick and Dirty Guide to Salsa Dancing

By Kendall Buzzelli   On Your Feet! is upon us this week, and what better way to celebrate than through dance! Gloria and Emilio Estefan’s Cuban heritage is accented by vibrant and fun salsa dancing, something I didn’t know much

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Posted in Wharton Center News

What is Matinee? – An Interview With Stuart Pimsler

Stuart Pimsler Dance & Theater (SPDT) is making its way to Wharton Center in less than a week, and what better way to learn about their production, Matinee, than from Stuart Pimsler himself. We discuss his newest work, the company, and other

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Posted in IN THE HOT SEAT, Wharton Center News

7 Super Talented Kids You’ve Got To See To Believe

By Kristin Pagels The boys of the Vienna Boys Choir have charmed audiences around the globe for centuries — yes, CENTURIES — with their prodigious musical talent and charming demeanor. The Vienna Boys Choir includes both a boarding school (named Palais

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Posted in Act One Family Series, At Wharton Center, College of Music, Performing Arts, Wharton Center News, World

In the Hot Seat: Alexander Daev of Moscow Festival Ballet

By Kendall Buzzelli Time for another “In the Hot Seat”! We talked with Alexander Daev, the Ballet Master and Assistant Artistic Director of Moscow Festival Ballet. Hear about his passion for ballet and see it in motion at Wharton Center

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Behind the Scenes, IN THE HOT SEAT, Performing Arts, Q&A, Wharton Center News

In the Hot Seat: Kana Kimura from Jessica Lang Dance

By Kendall Buzzelli We sat down with dance ensemble member Kana Kimura to learn a little more about Jessica Lang Dance and life on the road as a professional dancer. Name: Kana Kimura Age: 34 Hometown: Hiroshima, Japan How long have you

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Posted in Performing Arts, Q&A, Wharton Center News

Backstage Beauty: The Many Faces of Sutton Foster

By Kendall Buzzelli   Broadway sweetheart. Two-time Tony Award® winner. TV star. It is hard to encompass all that Sutton Foster is. Her talent is impeccable and has taken the entertainment industry by storm…not only on Broadway but also on

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Posted in Events, GET THE LOOK, Live at Wharton, Performing Arts, Wharton Center News

Happendance’s Missy Lilje on Wharton Center’s 2016-2017 Dance Season

Happendance Executive Director Missy Lilje talks about the upcoming shows in Wharton Center’s 2016-2017 dance season, featuring Jessica Lang Dance, Moscow Festival Ballet: Swan Lake, and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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Posted in At Wharton Center, Dance, Events, Performing Arts, Q&A

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