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Xmas Philes

December 12 – 14, 2019
Zellerbach Theatre
PLA Presents

An Annenberg Center original commission returns to its roots! Choreographed by Daniel Ezralow, Xmas Philes pairs PHILADANCO's colorful tapestry of movement with popular Christmas music in what has become an eagerly anticipated December tradition. Called "infectious fun" by The Philadelphia Inquirer, an enhanced Xmas Philes celebrates the holidays with humor, Christmas classics and beautiful, contemporary dance. Welcome this local dance treasure back home to the Annenberg Center!

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Dec 12:
Join us after the show on opening night for a champagne toast to PHILADANCO's founder and national dance icon, Joan Myers Brown, in celebration of the company's 50th anniversary as well as the 60th anniversary of the Philadelphia School of Dance Arts.

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NextMove Dance
The 19/20 dance series is presented by the Annenberg Center and NextMove Dance.

Photo credit: Deborah Boardman