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Digital Motion
Photo: Nora Gibson

Digital Motion

Philly A|V collective brings performance and experimental media together.

Leslie Bush
November 15, 2019

Voguing Your Way to Yourself
Photo: Carlos Avendano

Voguing Your Way to Yourself

Come as You Are: Sublime Movement Workshop taught the basics of voguing and dancing to express yourself.

Kristi Yeung
November 18, 2019

United States of Urgency: Migrant Bodies on the Move
Photo: Pablo Meninato

United States of Urgency: Migrant Bodies on the Move

Cardell Dance Theater successfully illustrates immigrant journeys, simultaneously humanizing migrant bodies.

L. Graciella Maiolatesi
November 18, 2019

Contemporary in-the-Works at PA Ballet’s World Premieres
Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

Contemporary in-the-Works at PA Ballet’s World Premieres

Pennsylvania Ballet’s World Premieres showcases three new atmospheric works.

Colin Murray
November 20, 2019

Would You Perform With A Total Stranger?
Photo: Mira Treatman

Would You Perform With A Total Stranger?

I feel very validated by the concept that ‘to curate’ literally originates from the Latin root ‘to care.’

Maddie Hopfield
November 20, 2019

Dance, Reanimated on the Page

Dance, Reanimated on the Page

Annie-B Parson’s recent book weaves the detritus of past performances into a newly generative artifact.

Emma Cohen
November 23, 2019

Dixon Gottschild's Aunt Jemima, Out of Place
Photo: James Claiborne

Dixon Gottschild's Aunt Jemima, Out of Place

Performative lecture calls for black liberation.

Barbora Příhodová
November 25, 2019

Miss Hill: Creating the Dancers of the 21st Century
Photo: Thomas Bouchard

Miss Hill: Creating the Dancers of the 21st Century

Miss Martha Hill, a little-known powerhouse behind the scenes of modern dance, makes dance matter in Greg Vander Veer’s film.

Kristen Shahverdian
November 25, 2019

Locating Black Liberation Through Time and Space
Photo: Shanel Edwards

Locating Black Liberation Through Time and Space

These artists investigate how Black individuals center justice in their work, and by doing so, commit to locating and living in liberation.

L. Graciella Maiolatesi
December 5, 2019

Sculptural Lines Straight Out of Chi Town
Photo: Stephanie Ramones

Sculptural Lines Straight Out of Chi Town

Amid syncopated contemporary dance, Haun’s Chicago-based company offers a welcome respite of non-narrative, sculptural lines.

Kat J. Sullivan
December 6, 2019

Mark Morris’ Life in Dance Lived "Out Loud"
Photo: Stephanie Berger

Mark Morris’ Life in Dance Lived "Out Loud"

"Because I'm me…": Morris is very much himself in his new wide-ranging memoir.

Christina Catanese
December 9, 2019

Performing Activism at the Barnes Foundation
Photo: Ani Gavino

Performing Activism at the Barnes Foundation

Works like Fleming’s inspire me to use art as a tool for protest.

Annielille (Ani) Gavino
December 9, 2019

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