Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
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

Bricolage: A DIY Response to Trump
Photo: Ryan Collerd

Bricolage: A DIY Response to Trump

These mighty young women artists address the election of Donald Trump and the repercussions of the event.

Janna Meiring
March 24, 2017

Artists Discuss: How Cultural Identities Inform the Creative Process, Part 1

Artists Discuss: How Cultural Identities Inform the Creative Process, Part 1

Issues of cutural origins and expectations, and what are artists to do now post-election.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
March 25, 2017

Artists Discuss: How Cultural Identities Inform the Creative Process, Part 2

Artists Discuss: How Cultural Identities Inform the Creative Process, Part 2

Assuming imposed identities, and then going against that, criticizing and parodying.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
March 26, 2017

Seeking Sophie: An Interview With Peek-A-Boo Revue’s Sophie Sucré
Photo: Lenny Washington

Seeking Sophie: An Interview With Peek-A-Boo Revue’s Sophie Sucré

A lively dive into Philadelphia's Burlesque scene through the eyes of Sophie.

Whitney Weinstein
April 9, 2017

From the Next Move Studio: Jessica Lang Dance
Photo: Anne-Marie Mulgrew

From the Next Move Studio: Jessica Lang Dance

Pressing my arm down, I undulate into a backbend, softening my chest backwards. I am the sacrifice.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
April 16, 2017

Marxism, Grotowsky, and a Rational Theater
Photo: Kathryn Raines

Marxism, Grotowsky, and a Rational Theater

In Rodrigue's performance, powerful theater can still take the form of a rational conversation.

Julius Ferraro
April 18, 2017

RAIR Game
Photo: Jillian Jetton

RAIR Game

“Observe yourself observing.” The Landscape Game and reconsidered landscapes.

Jenna Horton
April 19, 2017

Parroting Parrot Talk: A Write Back Atcha Event
Photo: Louise ORourke Photography

Parroting Parrot Talk: A Write Back Atcha Event

When philosophical conversations surface, questions tend to emerge - as answers, as explorations, as response.

Whitney Weinstein
April 22, 2017

Kun-Yang Lin / Dancers: Occupying The Spaces Between
Photo: RobLi Photography

Kun-Yang Lin / Dancers: Occupying The Spaces Between

In preparation for his upcoming performance, SANCTUARY, Kun-Yang Lin deconstructs his creative philosophy.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
April 23, 2017

Getting Lost and Not Found in Thank You For Coming: Play
Photo: Whitney Brewer

Getting Lost and Not Found in Thank You For Coming: Play

Dance here looks like a mix of mismatched language and movements.

Hannah Salzer
April 24, 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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