Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
The Container and the Contained
Photo: Tasha Doremus

The Container and the Contained

The opening salvo of a series of performances accompanying the installation—each of them at night, with a rotating cast presenting the same six-point material.

Anna Drozdowski
May 24, 2016

Dropping Into Everything
Photo: Andrew Bossi

Dropping Into Everything

Each moment shifts to the next; Bindler and Tini let action unfold through accident and serendipity.

Megan Stern
June 1, 2016

tD Interviews Germaine Ingram on Her Yoruba Diaspora Project
Photo: Toni Shapiro-Phim

tD Interviews Germaine Ingram on Her Yoruba Diaspora Project

Bringing awareness to the impact of Yoruba, Bantu and Fon traditions on Philadelphia’s cultural landscape.

Jonathan Stein
June 6, 2016

Queer Artists of Color: Why Their Works Matter
Photo: Phillymag.com

Queer Artists of Color: Why Their Works Matter

These performers bring to light experiences of queer people of color, so often overlooked and undernarrated.

Gregory King
June 9, 2016

I love her: Chelsea & Magda
Photo: Kevin Monko

I love her: Chelsea & Magda

For every action there is an opposite but equal reaction. For every shame, there is a pleasure.

Lauren Samblanet
June 12, 2016

Making Matters - Uncovering Process at the Vermont Performance Lab
Photo: Jess Weitz

Making Matters - Uncovering Process at the Vermont Performance Lab

I thought to myself, this will never happen again.

Meredith Bove
June 13, 2016

The Pleasing, Profound, and Peculiarity of 4pm
Plate 3 Photography

The Pleasing, Profound, and Peculiarity of 4pm

A Brewerytown afternoon unfolds with Subcircle's most recent missive.

Kat Sullivan
June 14, 2016

Life Lines: Ally at the Fabric Workshop and Museum

Life Lines: Ally at the Fabric Workshop and Museum

There is the biography... And there is the universal—the multitudes of a single life, the luck of longevity.

Carolyn Merritt
June 15, 2016

Real Live People from Near and Far
Photo: Frank Bicking

Real Live People from Near and Far

Issues of identity, race and communication with each other resonated, leaving me with a new hope for dance and its connection to the outside world.

Zornitsa Stoyanova
June 16, 2016

Dance as Medium: a turning of the bones
Photo: Michael Bartmann

Dance as Medium: a turning of the bones

Bellows Falls allows story to arise from the concrete poetics of space.

Scott Rodrigue
June 17, 2016

Slain by Beauty
Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

Slain by Beauty

The context of Balanchine and Beyond makes Trisha Brown’s work gleam. A nod to the events of the day would have made the ballet as an institution gleam as well.

Megan Bridge
June 19, 2016

Arrows at Racism in Dance and Beyond: Brenda Dixon Gottschild
Photo: Hellmut Gottschild

Arrows at Racism in Dance and Beyond: Brenda Dixon Gottschild

On dance, her impact, and racism, "the most glaring, tragic, intransigent issue in every sector of the American landscape."

Lynn Matluck Brooks
June 25, 2016

News

Credit Where Credit is Due - a Letter to the Editor (of The New Yorker)

Joan Acocella, whose writing on tap master Savion Glover in The New Yorker has impressed me greatly, recently published this review of a new history of…
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New Writers!

thINKing DANCE is thrilled to invite a group of new writers into our midst. This summer we had the privilege of reviewing dozens of queries from some remarkable…
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Write Back atcha! tD partners with FringeArts in this years' Festival

WRITE BACK ATCHA!     thINKingDANCE will host three FREE post-performance “write-back” events after performances during the FringeArts festival this…
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Janine Antoni, Anna Halprin, and Stephen Petronio in Ally at the Fabric Museum