Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
Notes in Alchemy from Moving Arts Lab
Photo: Anna M. Maynard

Notes in Alchemy from Moving Arts Lab

We climb the hill, in the darkness, stone by stone.

Janna Meiring
February 9, 2017

Giving Form to the Invisible: Graffito Works at PAFA
Photo: Graffito Works

Giving Form to the Invisible: Graffito Works at PAFA

To the invisible bodies: I will be your audience. You are not unwitnessed. You are not unloved.

Kat Sullivan
February 16, 2017

IlluminatedX
Photo: Bill Hebert

IlluminatedX

One of the most profound reasons for making—to connect.

Kirsten Kaschock
February 18, 2017

The Embodied Blueprints, or How Time and Space Are Malleable If You Make Them
Photo: Jen Cleary

The Embodied Blueprints, or How Time and Space Are Malleable If You Make Them

It is a beautiful puzzle, the attempt to construct the architecture from the outside in.

Kat Sullivan
February 23, 2017

Dance: Soft Diplomacy in the Cold War
Photo: Brian Schumaker

Dance: Soft Diplomacy in the Cold War

A stellar line-up of dancers recount exciting, exasperating, and sometimes heartrending encounters on State Department tours.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
February 23, 2017

1fiftyone gallery + art space, in Kensington
Photo: Gus Gscheidle

1fiftyone gallery + art space, in Kensington

Gus Gscheidle talks new space in Kensington.

Zornitsa Stoyanova
February 26, 2017

Vive Carnaval
Photo: Vinicius Lima

Vive Carnaval

Anticipating carnaval, consummate ritual of inversion, a month into the bizarro reality of a Trump presidency.

Carolyn Merritt
February 27, 2017

Six voices, one work
Photo: Carr Kizzier

Six voices, one work

The more voices within the creative process, the harder it can be to create a cohesive work.

Andrew Sargus Klein
March 10, 2017

From the NextMove Studio: Cuban Modern Dance
Photo: Anne-Marie Mulgrew

From the NextMove Studio: Cuban Modern Dance

Kalila Kingsford Smith continues her expiration of NextMove offerings.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
March 13, 2017

Pirates, Pashas, and Pretty Women
Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

Pirates, Pashas, and Pretty Women

The work begins at sea, on the moon-lit pirate ship that sails its crew to the fateful meeting of Conrad and Medora.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
March 13, 2017

Killer Sideburns’ Stochastic Stars
Photo: Karen Kirchhoff

Killer Sideburns’ Stochastic Stars

How do we celebrate when the world is upside down?

Nicole Bindler
March 16, 2017

Infinite Unfolding
Photo: Lora Allen

Infinite Unfolding

(Are you there with me? Do you feel that?)

Kat Sullivan
March 18, 2017

News

Write Back Atchas - spring 2017

thINKingDANCE will host three free  post-performance “write-back” events after performances in Philadelphia this spring. A Write Back Atcha is a post-show…
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THANK YOU to Our Hatchfund Campaign Donors!

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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