Dance choreographer visits Drexel

Kariamu Welsh and company gave a striking lecture and demonstration Oct. 17 in Drexel’s Mandell Theater on her revolutionary African dance technique, Umfundalai. Welsh, a dance scholar and choreographer, is currently the artistic director of Kariamu & Co.: Traditions, as well as the founding artistic director of the National Dance… Continued

Year in dance finishes at Mandell

Drexel students had the last chance of the season June 1 and 2 to experience the unique flavor of the two companies of the Drexel Dance Program when both FreshDance and the Drexel Dance Ensemble performed at the Mandell Theater. The company dazzled the audience with its spring concert, which… Continued

‘To Fool The Eye’ lacks full potential

“To Fool The Eye,” 1812 Productions’ adaptation of Jean Anouilh’s “Leocadia” by Jeffrey Hatcher, does admittedly feature visuals worthy of the play’s title. A rotating backdrop, clever lighting, quality costume design and a variety of visual gags are all executed very well and contributed a great deal to the production… Continued

Drexel Players spell out success

The Drexel Players opened their presentation of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” Nov. 9. The musical comedy’s final performances will take place Nov. 16-18 at the Mandell Theater on 33rd and Chestnut streets. “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” is a humorous musical based on an improvisational… Continued