SONY DSCJune 28 2015 at 5:30 & 7:30 pm – SOLD OUT – non-ticketed viewing possible
Rehearsal – June 26 at 7:30 pm – SOLD OUT – non-ticketed viewing possible
Due to severe thunderstorms in the forecast, this evening’s performance of TURBINE is RESCHEDULED to tomorrow at 5:30pm. This is an ADDED performance only for those who hold tickets to this evening’s performance. Due to the fact that both performances are sold out, we are unable to honor exchanges between the 5:30 and 7:30 performances.
In addition, you may still attend the Saturday and Sunday performances from the non-ticketed area a bit further back. If there are no-shows we will also form a waiting line, and entry to the ticketed area may be possible.
The Water Works
640 Water Works Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19130
with Leah Stein Dance Company
Byron Au Yong, Composer
Alan Harler, Conductor
Tickets Free!

NOTE: Audience members will be directed to walk to several locations during the performance. Some of which is on grassy areas. The event is outdoors and will be performed rain or shine, so please bring comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing or umbrellas in case of rain. Very limited seating will be provided for those who cannot walk or stand throughout the performance. The event is expected to run about an hour in length.


In celebration of the Water Works’ 200th anniversary, Mendelssohn Club joins forces with the Leah Stein Dance Company and composer Byron Au Yong to present the world premiere of TURBINE, an immersive work for singers, dancers, and instruments, featuring choreography and music shaped in response to the site’s architecture and landscape. Join us as we by explore the Fairmount Water Works and Schuylkill watershed through movement and sound.

Check out our special website for pictures and videos about TURBINE

NOTE: The world premiere of TURBINE was originally scheduled in May but due to site-specific circumstances which were beyond the control of all involved parties, it was rescheduled for June 27 & 28.