Headlong Dance Theater

< ![CDATA[Easily the funniest dance company in Philadelphia. Some of their pieces fit more comfortably in the category of silent movies, though that might be diminishing the accomplishment. When they do straightforward modern dance, it can be as beautiful as any audience could want.]]>


< ![CDATA[The Philadelphia Dance Company is known for firsts: the pilot dance company to be part of the State of Pennsylvania, Comprehensive Education Training Act, arts training program; one of the first companies to hire dancers on a 52 week salary; the first to own housing for the dancers; and the first to own a debt-free facility. Philadanco founded the International Conference of Black Dance Companies and International Association of Blacks in Dance, which addresses the special needs of the African American dance community in a supportive environment, and produces an annual conference.]]>