Branch Dancing

Dance professor transforms a parking lot into a massive multi-media event
Type: News Story
A stark, abandoned parking lot was transformed into an artistic carnival last weekend, as Merian Soto brought a performance from her acclaimed branch dance series to North Philadelphia’s Barrio section. The production, SoMoS, was part of a larger movement to bring major performing arts events out of the theater and into the neighborhoods where people live.
October 15, 2012
Dance professor's book captures a visionary spirit
Type: In the Media
January 15, 2012
Dance professor’s popular outdoor Branch Dances continue
Type: News Story
Boyer Dance professor Merián Soto has been performing her public, experimental Branch Dances for audiences in Wissahickon Valley Park for six years. Her next performance in the park will be this Sunday, Jan. 15.
January 11, 2012