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Community of Women
Photo: Edgar Anido

Community of Women

A scope which ranges from myth to the colloquial present.

Julius Ferraro
September 25, 2017

Amerikaleidoscolonic
Photo: Lydia Kincaid

Amerikaleidoscolonic

This satire takes a step closer to horror, too uncomfortable to unwind in front of at 10pm.

Jenna Horton
September 26, 2017

Notes on A Love Supreme
Photo: Anne Van Aerschot

Notes on A Love Supreme

The dancers play the bass notes abstractly in the air: the invisible substance becomes thick with gesture.

Anna Drozdowski
September 26, 2017

Call Me #PUNK
Photo: Foto Robisco

Call Me #PUNK

Joy, rage, freedom, and chains in nora chipaumire's latest dance.

Hannah Salzer
September 29, 2017

Art as Remedy in “Urgent Care: A Social Care Experience”
Photo: KJ Surkan

Art as Remedy in “Urgent Care: A Social Care Experience”

The museum is full of color and life, each room a reminder of the resilience and creativity of black women and girls.

Karl Surkan
October 3, 2017

Shaken, Stirred, and Aroused
Photo: Whitney Weinstein

Shaken, Stirred, and Aroused

Burlesque is a late-night cocktail of athleticism, shaken with tease and plot.

Whitney Weinstein
October 11, 2017

Aren’t We All Rosie?
Photo: Joan Marcus

Aren’t We All Rosie?

How much of Silverman was in Really Rosie?

Gregory King
October 11, 2017

Dance's Past: Time is Running Out
Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Dance's Past: Time is Running Out

Constrained by our forever running out of time ... time to make sense of life before it lands irrevocably in the past tense.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
October 12, 2017

Once we meet, we’re family: An Asia Pacific Dance Diary
Photo: Maseeh Ganjali

Once we meet, we’re family: An Asia Pacific Dance Diary

How do we watch performance from different cultures? What can we learn?

Lisa Kraus
October 14, 2017

Memory, Identity, Fragmented Masculinity
Photo: Mark Simpson

Memory, Identity, Fragmented Masculinity

In the realm of MEN--Olivier Tarpaga's dazzling work.

Carolyn Merritt
October 20, 2017

Belén Maya’s Romnia—A Searing Homage to Romany Women
Photo: Prisca Briquet

Belén Maya’s Romnia—A Searing Homage to Romany Women

Maya roots her portrayal of Roma women in an ancient past.

Jonathan Stein
October 20, 2017

A Cool Cushion Between Realities
Photo: Bruce Hooke

A Cool Cushion Between Realities

It felt exactly right that a choreographer should be the one to lead this discovery of virtual reality's promise.

Ellen Chenoweth
October 23, 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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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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thINKingDANCE gratefully acknowledges support from the Philadelphia Cultural Fund and from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

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