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Help 180 Dance Company inspire more people and challenge our dancers as we perform on new ground before a growing audience.

THE PROJECT

180 Dance Company has drawn the attention of Philadelphia audiences for three seasons, but for the first time, our contemporary ballet company has caught the eye of New York City choreographer, Chip Klose, who approached us with the desire to set a contemporary ballet on our dancers.

All we need now is the financial support to perform these original works before our growing audience. Our company has featured work in the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA), the Philadelphia Dance Collective, the Philly Fringe Festival, and in various other regional events. Now we are ready to take our show on the road (literally) and perform before wide ranging audiences in multiple states. 

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Every donation is greatly appreciated, no matter what the amount. Our performances involve various costs associated with production. Your donation will help us with the following:

-Venue Rental Fees

-Dancer Compensation

-Technical components (music, lighting, etc.)

-Travel Costs

-Performance Costumes

ABOUT 180

180 Dance Company is a contemporary ballet company located in the Philadelphia area that encourages self-reflection and positive changes in the world through the art of dance. We seek to offer our audience an emotional performance that resonates with each individual by focusing on the human experience and the joys and struggles that unite us all.

Our company holds public performances at a variety of venues throughout the year. We are also available for bookings at workshops, retreats, charitable events, weddings, school assemblies, community events, and other social functions. 180 Dance Company is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization founded under Saltmine, Inc. 

Please visit www.180dance.org to learn more about the company.

ABOUT CHIP KLOSE

Chip, originally from West Chester, Pennsylvania, first contacted us in the Spring of 2011. The New York-based Director and Choreographer is known for his previous Off-Broadway and Regional/University work and he is the Founding Artistic Director of Dreamlight Theatre Company. He has earned two Barrymore Award Nominations and two Drama Desk Nominations. We enjoyed our time working with Chip over the summer of 2011 and are excited to present our collaborative efforts.

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