Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
Improvisation in the Virtual Frame
Photo: Bill Hebert

Improvisation in the Virtual Frame

From her hometown of Sofia, Bulgaria, Stoyanova led an international group of dancers through her improvisational practice.

Emilee Lord
March 19, 2021

VISIBILITYtalks: Hook & Loop
Photo: Kenwyn Samuel and Hook & Loop

VISIBILITYtalks: Hook & Loop

First in a series of video conversations in collaboration with Philadelphia-area artists on the Disability Spectrum.

Kenwyn Samuel
March 24, 2021

Home is underneath your feet
Photo: Sanchel Brown

Home is underneath your feet

Her dance journey from Baltimore to New Orleans to Senegal showed her burning desire to trace her own lineage.

Annielille (Ani) Gavino
March 25, 2021

A “Life in Dance” or a White Lie
Photo: Leila Mire

A “Life in Dance” or a White Lie

For POC dancers, “success” in elite institutions demands compliance above all else.

Leila Mire
March 26, 2021

Intentional Reemergence: dreaming the aftertime
Nicole Bindler

Intentional Reemergence: dreaming the aftertime

I realize that being in a community takes practice, and I am out of practice.

Nicole Bindler
March 29, 2021

Navigating Conflict Through Bharata Natyam
Photo: Ryan Walter Wagner

Navigating Conflict Through Bharata Natyam

How do bharata natyam artists navigate conditions of globalization and conflict, even as they advocate for peace?

Kara Nepomuceno
April 17, 2021

Finding Collective Genius between Earth and Ice
Photo: Richard Fleischman

Finding Collective Genius between Earth and Ice

The directors of Brownbody discuss honoring the collective and centering Blackness—on the ice.

Nadia Khayrallah
April 19, 2021

thomas defrantz and Jaamil Olawale Kosoko at Moving Bodies, Social Justice
Photo: Erik Carter and courtesy of thomas defrantz

thomas defrantz and Jaamil Olawale Kosoko at Moving Bodies, Social Justice

“What a thing, to have a technology available that registers feeling as an achievement.”

Kara Nepomuceno
April 28, 2021

Being Moved: Honoring Manfred Fischbeck (1940-2021)
Photo: Johanna Austin

Being Moved: Honoring Manfred Fischbeck (1940-2021)

Manfred Fishbeck left an indelible mark on the Philadelphia dance scene.

Megan Bridge
April 29, 2021

Queer Dance is Capacious
Cover Image: Kevin Guy; Photo: Zoe Litaker

Queer Dance is Capacious

The Queer Dance anthology refuses to stay neatly in its book binding.

Miryam Coppersmith
May 1, 2021

A New Hamlet Centers Black and Queer Characters
Photo: Wilma Theater

A New Hamlet Centers Black and Queer Characters

Wilma Theater’s Fat Ham explores violence and joy at a Southern backyard barbecue.

Kristi Yeung
May 4, 2021

Pinch Me, I’m Dreaming of Dance
Photo: Rob Li

Pinch Me, I’m Dreaming of Dance

Dream Chapters welcomes outdoor performance with a personal vibe and six dynamic solos.

Joseph Ahmed
May 5, 2021

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Introducing Our New Writers

tD is thrilled to welcome nine new writers to our roster. Joining the writing team are: Joseph Ahmed, Lu Donovan, Caitlin Green, Nadia Khayrallah, Nikolai…
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Announcing VISIBILITYtalks Video Series

thINKingDANCE is excited to announce VISIBILITYtalks; a new video series that centers the stories of Philadelphia artists experiencing chronic pain, chronic…
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