Our city is rich in many things, dance among them. TABLE staff shares a list of innovative dance companies performing in Pittsburgh.
Attack Theatre’s performances merge modern dance with live music and multidisciplinary art forms.
The creative duo behind slowdanger, co-founding artistic directors taylor knight and anna thompson, aim “to bring audiences closer to their own bodies” through their multidisciplinary performances.
Bodiography has a strong foundation in classical ballet while aiming to bring accessible entertainment to a broad audience.
Expect a combination of classical traditions and innovation with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion.
This Pittsburgh-based nonprofit aims to promote and preserve classical Indian dance forms.
Artistic Director Shana Simmons highlights current topics in her works, with a goal of creating “unique and engaging” contemporary dance movements.
Under the leadership of choreographer Staycee Pearl and sound designer Herman “Soy Sos” Pearl, this dance company celebrates Black culture through “dynamic dance-centered performance and experiences.”
Texture Contemporary Ballet strives to inspire with its innovative ballet performances, combining classically-trained professionals with resident and guest dancers.
Story by Lisa Cunnigham
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