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COVID-19 Resources

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In This Moment We Use Our Superpowers
Photo: Gabrielle Revlock

In This Moment We Use Our Superpowers

How can we protect our joy, however fleeting, right now?

Nicole Bindler
April 18, 2020

Dance Studio Life
Photo: Emma Cohen

Dance Studio Life

Melissa Klapper’s new book offers a social history of ballet class in the United States.

Emma Cohen
April 19, 2020

Framed: Six Glimpses of the Body in Motion
Photo: Thomas Eakins, Library Company of Philadelphia

Framed: Six Glimpses of the Body in Motion

Diving into motion, frame by frame.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
April 19, 2020

Expanding Beyond Walls: Urban Movement Arts Takes Its Community Online
Photo: Mark Wong

Expanding Beyond Walls: Urban Movement Arts Takes Its Community Online

A dance studio in Rittenhouse Square adapts for social distancing.

Kristi Yeung
April 26, 2020

Sussing Out (and Settling Into) Slowness
Photo: Danspace Project

Sussing Out (and Settling Into) Slowness

Remarks and meditations on Slowness.

Emma Cohen
May 1, 2020

In This Moment We Dream
Photo: Shane Riley

In This Moment We Dream

Entering week seven of quarantine, I forage my city for something recognizable.

Nicole Bindler
May 10, 2020

Femininity and Hip Hop: An Interview with Lily Frias of Femme Fatale
Photo: Redbull Media

Femininity and Hip Hop: An Interview with Lily Frias of Femme Fatale

'The intangible magic of dance has paused...as artists we always find a way.'

Maddie Hopfield
May 11, 2020

Confinement Dance Photo Essay Series: Domesticity

Confinement Dance Photo Essay Series: Domesticity

First in a series of reader submissions to our call for images of dancing in confinement

Christina Catanese
May 14, 2020

Generating Solidarity, Even Through Screens
Photo: DANC

Generating Solidarity, Even Through Screens

Dance Artists’ National Collective envisions a future with safe, equitable, and sustainable working conditions for freelance dancers.

Emma Cohen
May 15, 2020

Solo in the Ascendency: Pandemic Personal Practice
Photo: Tori Lawrence

Solo in the Ascendency: Pandemic Personal Practice

What we learn from this time will carry us forward.

Eleanor Goudie-Averill
May 18, 2020

Confinement Dance Photo Essay Series: Frames

Confinement Dance Photo Essay Series: Frames

Second in a series of reader submissions to our call for images of dancing in confinement.

Christina Catanese
May 21, 2020

Confinement Dance Photo Essay Series: Black & White

Confinement Dance Photo Essay Series: Black & White

Third in a series of reader submissions to our call for images of dancing in confinement.

Christina Catanese
May 28, 2020

News

Join thINKingDANCE for a Virtual Write Back Atcha

On Monday, June 1st, 2020, thINKingDANCE (tD) will be hosting a Virtual Write Back Atcha, open to the public. Join us on Zoom to watch Megan Bridge’s*…
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COVID-19 Financial Resources for the Philadelphia Dance Community

In the month since COVID-19 was named a global pandemic,  significant amounts of information     and resources have become available. Seemingly every…
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COVID-19 and Dance: Resources to Keep Us Moving

This article will continue to be updated as new resources become available. Last updated: April 24, 2020. It is not hyperbolic to say that everyone, everywhere,…
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