In Motion, In Place: Trisha Brown Dance Company: Performances in Fairmount Park

24 - 29 Sep 2019
Various Locations


Trisha Brown Dance Company, Roof Piece, The High Line, 2011, NewYork, NY. Photo by Kevin Vast.

Fairmount Park Conservancy presents a series of site-responsive, outdoor performances in various locations in Fairmount Park and along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Audiences can experience three works performed by Trisha Brown Dance Company: Foray Forêt on the grounds of the historic Mount Pleasant mansion in East Fairmount Park; Raft Piece floating on the reservoir at The Discovery Center in East Fairmount Park; and Roof Piece along the rooftops that surround Logan Circle.

In Motion, In Place: Trisha Brown Dance Company in Fairmount Park marks the first time these works will be presented in Philadelphia, expanding on Trisha Brown Dance Company’s recent engagements with presenters worldwide to explore outdoor spaces such as the High Line in New York and the Palazzo Strozzi in Florence, Italy.

This event is free and open to the public; event details are below.

  • Roof Piece at Logan Circle: September 24 and 25 at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m., 200 N. 19th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Foray Forêt at Mount Pleasant: September 27 and 29 at 1 p.m., September 28 at 5 p.m., 3800 Mt. Pleasant Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19121
  • Raft Piece at Discovery Center: September 28 and 29 at 2:15 p.m., September 28 at 6:15 p.m., 3401 Reservoir Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19121