Renowned Dance Companies to Perform at Uptown! for New Dance Series

Dance Series Uptown
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Uptown Performing Arts Center

Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center has announced a new Dance Series for the 2022-23 performing arts season.

“World-class dance will now be seen right here in West Chester,” said Carmen Khan, Artistic Director. “We’re thrilled to be able to bring these three unique companies to Chester County audiences and our intimate venue is a wonderful setting for dance experiences.”

The series begins with signature retrospective performances by Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers, one of the country’s premier contemporary Asian-American dance companies, on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 2 PM. 

Next, Uptown welcomes the internationally renowned Kulu Mele African Dance & Drum Ensemble on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 2 PM. Kulu Mele combines both traditional dance and hip hop in their performances and audience members will find themselves on their feet.

The series closes with SHARP Dance Company. SHARP blends classic dance technique with intriguing stories that speak to the human experience creating an artistic experience that is relatable to all audiences. SHARP performs Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 2 PM.

All Dance Series performances are at 2 PM. All shows are in the 327-seat A. Roy Smith Mainstage theater. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.

For more about Uptown shows and concerts, the Dance Series, Theatre Society Subscriptions, Friends of Uptown, and more, please visit

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