Best of Philly

Best Dance Company

2018 Best Dance Company


No dance troupe has done more to put Philly on the world stage than this contemporary ballet company, which has earned unprecedented–and well-deserved–national press and recognition. The next season kicks off in November with three world premieres, including one from Sonya Tayeh, who has worked as a choreographer for Kylie Minogue, Miley Cyrus, and Florence and the Machine. Read More »

265 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA | 215-225-5389 | Website

2012 Best Dance Company

Headlong Dance Theater

In 1993, three local dancers got together to form this company, dedicated to creating groundbreaking original works that span nearly a dozen styles and offer commentary on the world we live in. In September, they make their fifth Live Arts Festival appearance with This Town is a Mystery, which takes the notion of site-specific work to the extreme-Headlong convinced four real Philadelphia families to perform original dances in their own homes. For audiences. Read More »

1170 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-545-9195 | Website