“The best showcase for new performing arts in Philadelphia.” Phindie.com
NICE AND FRESH: Pop Up Performances of New Theater, Dance, and Circus Arts
next show: April 28 + 29!
Sce by Philly’s most exciting performing artists and companies to unique venues in Mount Airy, Germantown and other Northwest Philadelphia neighborhoods. Features new works from Philadelphia-based (and beyond) theater, dance, and circus arts companies at venues in Northwest Philadelphia. Each show features four artists/companies performing new and original 10- to 15-minute works in a variety of styles and artistic disciplines.
Artists need to create.
Performers need to perform.
Audiences need to see new work.
The 2016/17 Nice and Fresh series is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts program of the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. Support also provided by PECO. This program is administered regionally by the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance.
PAST 2017 Performances
Nice and Fresh: February
Featured: Almanac Dance Theater Circus, featuring Joseph Ahmed, Emmanuel Becerra, Ben Grinberg, Evelyn Langley, Robin Stamey; Freshblood/KC Chun-Manning in collaboration with Camilla Dely; Asya Zlatina featuring Ashley Searles; Josh McIlvain/Automatic Arts featuring Ezekiel Jackson and Sara Vanasse; The Joseph Davenport Experience with musical accompaniment by Betty Smithsonian; Hosted by Sarah Knittel
Venue: Moving Arts of Mount Airy, Carpenter Lane at Greene Street, Mount Airy, Philadelphia.
Nice and Fresh: January
Friday January 13 at 6pm and 8pm, Saturday January 14 at 6pm and 8pm
Featured these new works:
My Big Fat Superman (storytelling) Created + Performed by Steve Lippe; Research (performance art) Created + Performed by Irina Varina, with additional choreography by Mira Treatman and Grace Mi-He Lee; Milk (dance) Choreography: Evalina “Wally” Carbonell
Dancers: Evalina Carbonell, Weiwei Ma, Keila Perez-Vega (Saturday only), Grace Stern The Recruits (theater/one act play) Features Sarah Knittel + Anna Michael, written + directed by Josh McIlvain, Automatic Arts.
Venue: Moving Arts of Mount Airy, Carpenter Lane at Greene Street, Mount Airy, Philadelphia