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Philadelphia Dance for PD® Symposium

Saturday, February 10

Community Dance University City & West Philly

As part of the Mark Morris’ Artist-in-Residence program, we are proud to present the Philadelphia Dance for PD® Symposium on Saturday, February 10. The symposium will feature a workshop, class, film screening and performance, all dedicated to exploring the impact of dance, music and community on the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease.

Space is limited, so please register early. Click here to register >>
(If you registered already and are able to attend, please call the Annenberg Center Box Office at 215.898.3900 so your spot can be given to another participant.)


10 AM-1 PM Professional Workshop with Lunch 
(A workshop for professionals, including medical professionals, dance teaching artists, therapists and movement practitioners who work with people with Parkinson’s disease. This workshop costs $15, which covers the cost of a boxed lunch. Advance registration required.

1 PM-2:30 PM Dance for PD® Class 
A Dance for PD® class for those with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners, plus professionals who work with them. This class is free but advance registration required.

3 PM-4:30 Capturing Grace Film Screening and Discussion
A documentary film by David Iverson, Capturing Grace chronicles the work of and impact from Mark Morris Dance Group’s Dance for PD® program. The film will be immediately followed by a Q&A and discussion with David Iverson and Dance for PD® Program Director, David Leventhal. This event is open to the general public and free to attend, but advance registration required.

8 PM Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble Performance
Mark Morris' preeminent modern dance company makes a triumphant return to Philadelphia after 14 years with Dances to American Music, a program set to works by American composers. Featuring a wide range of music and dance styles, this troupe will impress with its stunning combination of exceptional dancers, beautifully sophisticated choreography and live music. Summit attendees receive a discount on tickets! Learn more >>

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Venue Information

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
3680 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-898-6701 phone

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The Water Works behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Erin DiSerafino.