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Renowned for its innovation, creativity, and preservation of predominantly African-American traditions in dance, Philadanco is now celebrating their 50th anniversary season under founder and artistic director Joan Myers Brown. This performance for young audiences and their families showcases a rich and varied program of some of their most powerful works by today’s most exciting contemporary choreographers: Between the Lines (choreographed by Francisco Gella with music by Philip Glass and Gidon Kramer), Endangered Species (choreographed by Anthony Burrell with music by Darryl Hoffman and Max Richter), and Enemy Behind the Gates (choreographed by Christopher Huggins with music by Steve Reich).


After the performance- join us for an exclusive worksop led by the company.



165 West 65th Street


  • Wheelchair-accessible seating
    Wheelchair-accessible seating
  • Assistive listening devices
    Assistive listening devices

For questions about accessibility or to request an accommodation, please contact [email protected] or 212.875.5375.

For ticketing information and general questions, please call 212.721.6500.

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Member Exclusive


Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm Clark Studio Theater



Tickets to this performance are available exclusively to members at the Associate ($500) level and above. Members receive an access code by email. Please contact [email protected] with questions.

The support of our members is vital to our mission of bringing great art to all children through extensive free programs, accessible performance experiences, and education and community engagement initiatives.

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Endangered Species

Choreographed by Anthony Burrell

Music by Darryl Hoffman & Max Richter

Lighting Design by Clifton Taylor

Costume Design by Emilio Sosa


Enemy Behind the Gates

Choreographed by Christopher Huggins

Music by Steve Reich

Lighting Design by William H. Grant, III

Costume Design by Christopher Huggins


Between The Lines

Choreographed by Francsico Gella

Music by Philip Glass and Gidon Kramer

Lighting Design by Nick Kolin

Costume Design by Natasha Guruleva

Performance length: approximately 50 minutes

This engagement of PHILADANCO! is funded through the Mid Atlantic Tours Program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment of the Arts.