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For Booking information please contact Dara Schmoyer, Booking and Touring Manager
610.470.6334 | dara@koreshdance.org

 
 
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COME TOGETHER DANCE FESTIVAL

A rousing success.”
—The Dance Journal

A great opportunity. I was inspired by other artists’ work.”
—Raphael Xavier, Festival choreographer

We asked our region’s arts groups to help people experience art in new ways. The performing arts community has once again delivered.”
—Bill Mills, PNC regional president, Come Together 2014 sponsor

Come Together Dance Festival takes the art to a whole new level.”
—Philadelphia Weekly

Awesome Philly dance and some serious Philly flava.”
—The Dance Journal

Making our town a mecca of significant DIY artistic accomplishment.”
thINKingDANCE

 

 
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ACCLAIMED ARTISTRY

It’s all dance, and it’s all art.”
—Dance Magazine

You know you’re seeing art when it has that kind of staying power.” 
—Broad Street Review

Those of us who critique the arts go wild with delight when an artist we’ve been watching for many years creates a work that transcends all he has done before.”
—Philadelphia Inquirer

The expression and performances proved fresh, urgent, and deeply persuasive.”
—LA Times


 
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koresh choreography

Earthy, folk-dancey, emotionally direct, physically intense, and ostentatiously eccentric
—The New Yorker

The finale was typically turbocharged—because when the dust settles after a Koresh concert, you must leave bedazzled.”
—Philadelphia Inquirer

A wealth of forceful invention
—Art Burst Miami

The Company's vast repertoire of work ranges from intimate to high-voltage
—Northwestern Press

Athletic, exuberant, disciplined. Koresh has always been committed to dance that is accessible.”
—Cincinnati Enquirer

Roni finds beauty in seeing the humanness in each dancer and letting the audience see who they are.”
—St. Louis Jewish Light


 
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the experience

Exalted, the audience rises to their feet, giving the company a thunderous ear-shattering standing ovation.
—Dance Insider

the most exciting dance experience I’ve ever seen in Philadelphia—and my life. … this, with its outstanding lighting and technically-honed music, was an experience I wholeheartedly advocate for anyone even slightly interested in dance.
—Philadelphia Weekly

the audience is captivated
—Broad Street Review

immediately … visually stunning but also sticks with you long after leaving the theatre
– The Pointe

The entire evening’s performance was dancing at its most profound. I can’t remember the last time a dance company drew tears from me; this one did, several times.”
– Reading Eagle


 
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our dancers

Technical knockouts! The Koresh Dance Company’s dancers displayed dazzling skill” and “instantly made clear their technical prowess in ... dance that engulfed the stage like brush fire.
—Philadelphia Weekly

The dancers of Koresh are technically superb, but even better, they are allowed to be individuals.”
—Dance Magazine

excellent jet-propelled dancers
—Broad Street Review

the compressed push of muscle with the feeling of coiled springs just below the skin … an army of synchronized powerhouses
—thINKingDANCE

such verve and professionalism
—Broad Street Review

Renowned for their precision and their ability to do practically anything.”
—Reading Eagle