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Point Breeze Dance Troupe to Perform at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital

When Alfred Brown, Senior Vice President, of the Point Breeze Performing Arts Center in Philadelphia was a patient at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, he was so grateful for the treatment he received that he wanted to do something special to say thanks.

And he's doing it in a big way.

On Friday, November 16, the Point Breeze Dance Company will perform for the patients and staff at Magee Rehab - free of charge - at 6:00 PM on the third floor.

The Point Breeze Dance Company is the premiere performance ensemble of the Point Breeze Performing Arts Center. Company members, ranging in age from 8- 18, train and rehearse a minimum of 14 hours a week, year round.

"It's going to a be wonderful for the patients and staff," said Linda Ciccantelli, Magee's Horticultural Therapist who organized the performance. "We picked six o'clock so that patients and their families could eat before the performance. You know...dinner and a show...a real night of entertainment for them."


Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1958, is a 96-bed specialty medical rehabilitation hospital providing physical and cognitive rehabilitation services. Magee’s flagship facility is located in Center City Philadelphia. In addition to the main campus that offers comprehensive services for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management and work injury, Magee provides an expanding out-patient network serving the surrounding communities. In 1985, Magee’s brain injury rehabilitation program became the first in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Magee partnered with Jefferson Hospital to create one of the nation’s 14 federally designated centers for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Magee has been rated one of America’s leading rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News&World Report. Magee provides treatment to more than 5,000 individuals annually. Magee is authorized to treat wounded military personnel returning from war. Magee is not an Obligated Group Affiliate.

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