ContempraDANCE Theatre Company presents “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” 2016
December 10 & 11, 17 & 18
Saturday December 17th 2:00 show is SOLD OUT!
The other shows are still available.

By popular demand, ContempraDANCE Theatre’s “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” is back at the Painted Bride in Philadelphia for 2 weekends this season. Artistic Director, Gail Vartanian and her infamous Rappin SugarPlum Fairy return with the battling Hip Hoppin Rats, City Hall Dolls, Captain Philadelphia and Liberty Belle-Anne, for another season of the hilarious holiday dance spoof, “Philly Nutt Crak-Up”. This “nutty” holiday take-off of the classic Nutcracker is based on an original rap song written by the SugarPlum Fairy herself. This theatrical extravaganza is a story filled with superheroes, kung-fu fighting, Penn’s Angels and our very own South Street Rocky-Ettes at the Kingdom of Prussia. You don’t want to miss this year’s 2016 “surprise” new City Hall Doll as well as new acts to entertain you even more!! “Philly Nutt Crak-Up” is filled with references to local Philadelphia places, personalities, foods and skylines, combining comedy, hip-hop, jazz, modern and ballet dance creating a memorable event for our audience. “ Philly Nutt Crak-Up” has been featured in Philadelphia Magazine, Dance Magazine, the City Paper, a feature segment on Channel 6 ABC’s Prime Time Weekly show, NBC’s 10 show and Channel 17’s Eye Opener segment. New acts, new faces! Fun for all ages, even your DAD. You don’t want to miss this one!

WHEN: December 10 & 11, 17 & 18
Painted Bride Art Center
230 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA. 19106
Parking Information
*Please allow ample time to get to the city and find parking. The parking lots can get full closer to show time. There is always street parking if you get there early enough.

Saturday December 10th @ 7:30pm
**Sunday December 11th @ 2:00pm
**Saturday December 17th @ 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Sunday December 18th @ 2:00pm
Join us Saturday evening pre-show for wine, beer and cheese
Meet the Nutty cast after the December 18th matinee

$30 general admission
(group rates available for 15 or more. Please call 610.225.3007 to reserve group rate tickets)
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**Following the 2:00 show Dec. 11th & 17th, ContempraDance Theatre Company host the “Youth Regional Dance Festival”. (included with your ticket purchase). Pre-professional youth companies will perform on stage immediately following the Philly Nutt Crak-Up performance!

For more information call 610.225.3007
April 9 2016 (2 Shows)
ContempraDANCE Theatre Company “Then & Now”

Featuring choreography by Artistic Director Gail Vartanian and Company member Bilal Simpson. ContempraDANCE Theatre performs dances from the past featuring “NightDreams”, a mysterious expression of ones thoughts and movements during sleep, and the full length version of “TimeDance”, dances through time from 1900’s to present. This energetic work depicts the history of dance and music throughout time and the impact each have had on society in different eras. Also a new work “Vincent Van Gone” by Bilal Simpson and other surprises!

Performing after each show is the Youth Regional Dance Festival hosted by ContempraDANCE Theatre Company. Pre-professional youth dance companies perform from throughout the Philadelphia region. This show is included with your ticket purchase.

WHEN: April 9th
WHERE: Venice Island Performing Arts Center in Manayunk (on the Schuylkill River)
7 Lock St, Philadelphia, PA 19127

Saturday April 9th @ 1:30 pm Saturday April 9th @ 7:00 pm

$30 orchestra
$25 general admission
(group rates available for 15 or more. Please call 610.225.3007 to reserve group rate tickets)
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April 24 World Dance Day Northern Liberties, Philadelphia
May 9-13 TimeDance Artist n residency program at Hillside Elementary School in Devon