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Dance Nation

September 22 - October 2

Organizer: Temple Theaters

Where: Tomlinson Theater

1301 W. Norris St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122 United States

Dance Nation Stages Mag

Somewhere in middle America, an army of preteen competitive dancers plots to take the dance world by storm, by any means necessary. If their new routine is good enough, they’ll claw their way to the top and win Nationals in Tampa Bay. Clare Barron’s DANCE NATION, directed by Suli Holum, is a satirical dark comedy about the ignition of adolescence and the chaos it injects into all life as we know it.

Content Advisory: This play includes strong language, characters engaged in self-touch, characters in various states of undress, and graphic discussion of genitalia and bodies. It also includes discussions of rape and suicide.

COVID Policies: Temple University is currently hosting events in compliance with regional, city-wide, and CDC guidelines. Visit temple.edu/coronavirus for additional information. With current rising positivity rates, we encourage audience members to be masked, following current guidelines on indoor venues from the city of Philadelphia. Because protocols may change, we recommend audiences be prepared for the possibility of mandatory masking, and check Temple Theaters’ website or social media accounts for updates before attending their performance. Due to the city of Philadelphia’s Aug. 13, 2021 mandate requiring full vaccination at higher education institutions, the university requires that all students, staff, faculty, and contractors (unless specifically exempt) must be vaccinated. It takes all members of the Temple University community working together to keep ourselves and everyone safe and healthy. Audiences are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated to contribute to the health of our campus. #VaxUpTU

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