The annual Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe brings thousands of performing artists from around the world to the city to showcase their acts and talents. For some, it is an once-in-a-lifetime experience and for others, it is a yearly affair. Many of the artists are from Philadelphia and two, in particular, are from the Northeast.
Michael Susten, a director and dance instructor at Xhale Dance Company, is from Rhawnhurst. He grew up in a middle-class neighborhood with friends whom did not have the means to participate in other activities.
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