Manfred Fischbeck, Who Built Audience For Avant-Garde Dance In Philadelphia, Dead At 80

“For more than 50 years, [he] was an indefatigable contributor to the contemporary experimental dance scene in Philadelphia and around the world. … Mr. Fischbeck; his former wife, Brigitta Herrmann; and fellow innovator Hellmut Gottschild founded and directed Group Motion Multimedia Dance Theater in 1968. The Philadelphia dance troupe, internationally known for its avant-garde performances and outreach to enthusiasts, is celebrated locally for its continuing Friday night workshops [for] nondancers.” – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Tags: Art, People, Philadelphia, Fischbeck, 04.01.21, Brigitta Herrmann, Hellmut Gottschild, Group Motion Multimedia Dance Theater


April 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM People Love Their Physical Music
April 2, 2021 at 1:29 PM A Find In The Middle Of The Kalahari Desert Shows A Remarkably Innovative Culture 105,000 Years Ago
January 11, 2021 at 9:15 AM Author Jacqueline Woodson Gets A Lot Done, But How?
January 5, 2021 at 9:03 AM Lee Breuer, Experimental Stage Director, Dead At 83