Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
Time Slips Away
Photo: Meg Foley

Time Slips Away

The framework—the “undergird”—is what this piece is about, and it is visible everywhere.

Julius Ferraro
December 30, 2016

Martha Graham Lives!
Photo: Julian Zentner

Martha Graham Lives!

Graham's technique is still vital, but must adapt.

Gregory King
January 2, 2017

Diva Drones: Cinematic Sci-Fi at Parsons Dance
Photo: Angelo Redaelli

Diva Drones: Cinematic Sci-Fi at Parsons Dance

The drones are acting up in David Parsons newest dance piece with Drexel.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
January 5, 2017

Gratitude in Transition
Photo: Megan Bridge

Gratitude in Transition

As we pass the baton, a moment of reflection.

Kirsten Kaschock
January 8, 2017

Jim May: A Beautiful Friendship with Philadelphia
Photo: courtesy of Jim May

Jim May: A Beautiful Friendship with Philadelphia

I think there is a reawakening thirst for artistic expression beyond pure entertainment or academic exercise.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
January 9, 2017

Levee des conflits: From the Inside Out
Photo: JJ Tiziou

Levee des conflits: From the Inside Out

Ellen Chenoweth and Beau Hancock casting back to Charmatz in the Fountain.

Ellen Chenoweth
January 14, 2017

Fuller Beyond the Frame
Photo: Kirsten Kaschock

Fuller Beyond the Frame

In front of me were men reclaiming their own tacitly-restricted embodiment.

Kirsten Kaschock
January 16, 2017

Engaging Entanglements: Duende
Photo: Bill Hebert

Engaging Entanglements: Duende

The through-line of the evening was clear: entanglement, sensitively enacted and explored among the musicians and dancers.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
January 17, 2017

Mercurial Identities at American Realness
Photo: Ian Douglas

Mercurial Identities at American Realness

American Realness presents art that provides crucial alternatives to mainstream cultural models.

Megan Bridge
January 18, 2017

Rocky XV
Photo: Annie Wilson

Rocky XV

The Rockies began as a slapdash celebration, with the dance and movement community drinking together, celebrating, and laughing at itself.

Becca Weber
January 19, 2017

SaltSoul, in Dialogue, Ripples Through habitus
Photo: Carlos Avendaño

SaltSoul, in Dialogue, Ripples Through habitus

Jungwoong Kim’s site-specific dance animates and expands fabric installation

Jonathan Stein
January 20, 2017

Celebrating 11 years of Mascher Space Cooperative, an artist run space in Philadelphia
Photo: courtesy of Mascher Space

Celebrating 11 years of Mascher Space Cooperative, an artist run space in Philadelphia

The weird, experimental, and unconventional still has a home in South Kensington.

Zornitsa Stoyanova
January 22, 2017

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Erinn Liebhard,  Daniele Strawmyre,  Medha Sengupta,  Lynn Brooks,  Neil Greenberg,  Judith Robison, Greg Meiring,  Megan Mizanty,  Ashley Lippolis,…
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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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