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The Woman’s Voice, Un-Silenced
Photo: Aidan Un for Intercultural Journeys

The Woman’s Voice, Un-Silenced

She unfurls her fingers, claps her hands, plants rhythms into the floor, and begins to sing.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
June 6, 2018

Art World Interloper: Elizabeth Streb in Her Own Words
Photo: Ralph Alswang

Art World Interloper: Elizabeth Streb in Her Own Words

My audience is the whole wide world, because everybody understands action.

Mira Treatman
June 10, 2018

Between the Sacred, Profane, and Mundane
Photo: Paola Nogueras

Between the Sacred, Profane, and Mundane

Falling back into destructive coping mechanisms

Kat Sullivan
June 18, 2018

Maria Marten: Melodrama Makes a Comeback
Photo: WideEyed Studios

Maria Marten: Melodrama Makes a Comeback

In the early nineteenth century, melodrama threatened to push Shakespeare off U.S. stages.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
June 18, 2018

Taylor Mac: Distilling the Past to Imagine a Future
Photo: Sarah Walker

Taylor Mac: Distilling the Past to Imagine a Future

Collectively laughing at, listening to, dancing through, and all-in-all living in Taylor Mac’s performance-art marathon.

Maddie Hopfield
June 19, 2018

A Life Redrawn
Photo: Carly J. Bales

A Life Redrawn

Each iteration can cultivate an entirely different experience.

Andrew Sargus Klein
June 21, 2018

Sean Thomas Boyt On Performing the Hustle
Photo: Sean Thomas Boyt

Sean Thomas Boyt On Performing the Hustle

Is that promotion or is that your work?

Kat Sullivan
June 22, 2018

Ensemble of Strangers
Photo: Maria Baranova

Ensemble of Strangers

I forget that I entered as an observer. I feel part of this ensemble of strangers.

Amelia Rose Estrada
June 24, 2018

How Does Motherhood Move?
Photo: Brandi Ou

How Does Motherhood Move?

I see the juxtaposition of the frustration a parent can feel toward their child and the utter fear that they might lose it all.

Maddie Hopfield
July 1, 2018

A Love Letter from the Field
Photo: Tori Lawrence

A Love Letter from the Field

'Attention emerges from the sensing body--it is the body'

Kat Sullivan
July 9, 2018

Human Exploration: Rhythm, Time, and Light
Photo: JH Kertis

Human Exploration: Rhythm, Time, and Light

It is simple, beautiful, even captivating, but I wonder again about progression.

Ama Ma'at Gora
July 12, 2018

Where ‘Bitch’ is Encouragement
Photo: Little Miss Rollerhoops

Where ‘Bitch’ is Encouragement

This is not your run-of-the-mill dance show.

Thomas Choinacky
July 16, 2018

News

TD & TP: We're Intrigued

It’s more than a rumor that thINKingDANCE (tD) and Theatre Philadelphia (TP) have started seeing each other. Traditionally, thINKingDANCE only makes…
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thINKingDANCE partners with Theatre Philadelphia to expand theater coverage in Philadelphia

What can dance critics tell us about theater? In a quest to reach new audiences for performing arts in Philadelphia, Theatre Philadelphia and thINKingDANCE…
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tD Welcomes Our NEW WRITERS!

Back in November thINKingDANCE brought on a new writer, Thomas Choinacky, and this month, we are bringing on another ten. We are excited to welcome this…
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thINKingDANCE catalyzes conversation about dance and develops the skills of dance writers in the Philadelphia area.  We train and educate our writers through regular workshops with visiting dance writers, monthly peer-critique sessions, and a uniquely rigorous two-tiered editing process. Founded in 2011, we've published nearly nine hundred articles drawing attention to Philadelphia’s robust and diverse dance community. Read more.

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