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Gay Mis: A Revolution for the Random
Photo: Frankie Rowles

Gay Mis: A Revolution for the Random

The ensemble marched in time to “Do you hear my cell phone ring?”

Whitney Weinstein
September 10, 2019

The Dark Side of Heartbreak
Photo: Kate Raines

The Dark Side of Heartbreak

Warned of extreme gore, I also discover in BASEMENT a man struggling to cope with a deeply complex love story.

Whitney Weinstein
September 12, 2019

Dance, But Make It “Trashion”
Photo: Brian Mengini

Dance, But Make It “Trashion”

“Dumpster Dance”: The evening only got weirder.

Kat Sullivan
September 12, 2019

It’s Not Just a Phase
Photo: Anne Van Aerschot

It’s Not Just a Phase

Though I have seen this dance on film before, my mouth still drops open.

Miryam Coppersmith
September 13, 2019

Lessons in Child's Play
Photo: Sam Post Creative

Lessons in Child's Play

To see children play is to understand the balance between structure and whimsy.

Carolyn Merritt
September 13, 2019

Teenage Life in the Digital Age
Photo: Heather McBride

Teenage Life in the Digital Age

The Miseducation of Generation Never is a multi-disciplinary journey through the digital age created and told by teens.

Preeti Pathak
September 14, 2019

Re-contextualizing American History
Photo: Jenna Horton

Re-contextualizing American History

Horton zigzags her audience beyond the façade of this country’s first capital.

Thomas Choinacky
September 14, 2019

Superterranean Goes Postdramatic
Photo: Jauhien Sasnou

Superterranean Goes Postdramatic

"Superterranean" hypnotizes with a wordless, surreal stage meditation.

Barbora Příhodová
September 14, 2019

Reclaiming 'Vogue': A Late Night Snack
Photo: Marley Trigg Stewart

Reclaiming 'Vogue': A Late Night Snack

“Do you believe in love? ‘Cause I got something to say about it,” Gutierrez asks.

Maddie Hopfield
September 15, 2019

Map Making
Elman Studio

Map Making

People migrate. Sometimes by choice but often by force, be it war, climate change, oppression, or violence.

Amelia Rose Estrada
September 15, 2019

Fragile Lives Explored in a Circus Fire and Circus Feats
Photo: Michael Ermilio

Fragile Lives Explored in a Circus Fire and Circus Feats

Linking the spectacle of circus in all its forms to human fragility and risk.

Karl Surkan
September 16, 2019

Royal Jelly
Photo: Stephanie Ramones

Royal Jelly

Dancers expansively eat up space through inventive spiraling, never languishing energetically.

Mira Treatman
September 17, 2019

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