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Love and Fight
Photo: Maria Baranova

Love and Fight

Non-linear storytelling charged with struggle.

Emilee Lord
March 15, 2022

Tumbling Expectations
Photo: Pedro Greig

Tumbling Expectations

Gasps, goosebumps, boredom, confusion.

Miryam Coppersmith
March 22, 2022

Director’s Cut: from the lens of Kun-Yang Lin
Photo: Mike Hurwitz

Director’s Cut: from the lens of Kun-Yang Lin

Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers emerges from the pandemic with new works reconnecting to breath and nature.

Anito Gavino
March 28, 2022

Crossing Paths Without Intersection
Photo: Crossing Paths Movement Collective

Crossing Paths Without Intersection

Hearing the rigor of their breath reignites my connection to the humanity of dance.

Lauren Putty White
March 30, 2022

Rennie Harris: Lifted - Transcending the Downward Pull
Photo: Nikki Carrara

Rennie Harris: Lifted - Transcending the Downward Pull

In the end, the church has a place for everyone.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
April 6, 2022

Performing Their Power
Photo: Kamila Slawinski PR

Performing Their Power

The multifaceted beauty of moving bodies.

Emilee Lord
April 10, 2022

You people
Photo: Courtesy of Carter Ford

You people

“Is it still bad to call you people ‘gumbo.’”

nikolai mckenzie ben rema
April 20, 2022

The Magical Realism in TRIBE’s Black Hole
Photo: The Adeboye Brothers

The Magical Realism in TRIBE’s Black Hole

An otherworldly trio navigates non-space with undulating clarity

Emilee Lord
April 28, 2022

Korea, Vietnam, and Afro-America: Our Shared Struggle For Peace and Democracy
Photo: Michael Ken Stewart

Korea, Vietnam, and Afro-America: Our Shared Struggle For Peace and Democracy

We find ourselves grounded in spirit through music and dance.

Anito Gavino
April 29, 2022

The Naked Stark Warps Time at Clark Park
Photo: Jen Kertis

The Naked Stark Warps Time at Clark Park

A cellist, a percussionist, and two dancers create a public performance collage.

Lu Donovan
May 5, 2022

Finding the Words: Write Back Atcha Visits Miniball
Image: Rhonda Moore; Illustration created using WordItOut

Finding the Words: Write Back Atcha Visits Miniball

Rhonda Moore
May 6, 2022

Artistry on Eight Wheels
Photo: Eli Laban

Artistry on Eight Wheels

Great on Skates brought the rink to Fringe Arts.

Miryam Coppersmith
May 22, 2022

News

Collection: tD Deepens Conversations around Decolonization

In 2020, I sought out a way to interrogate the positionality of Black writers and Black dancing bodies in context to America’s tempestuous history of…
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Collection: tD Considers Consent

My interest in documenting issues of consent in performance   goes  all the way back to the first article I ever wrote for thINKingDANCE. I had just…
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Announcing Artists for the Decolonizing Dance Writing: International Exchange Project

Congratulations to Emmanuel Cudjoe (Ghana), Juan Felipe Miranda Medina (Peru), Jack Gray (Aotearoa/New Zealand), Umeshi Rajeendra (Sri Lanka) and Diana…
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A Bit About Us

thINKingDANCE catalyzes conversation about dance and develops the skills of dance writers in the Philadelphia area.  We train and educate our writers through regular workshops with visiting dance writers, monthly peer-critique sessions, and a uniquely rigorous two-tiered editing process. Founded in 2011, we've published over 1,200 articles drawing attention to the robust and diverse dance community in Philadelphia and beyond. Read more.

Funding

thINKingDANCE gratefully acknowledges support from the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Critical Minded, Visibility Impact Fund, COVID-19 Arts Aid PHL, and from our readers and other individual donors.

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The  thINKingDANCE Archive provides a tool for researchers and reporters to read articles published by thINKingDANCE from  2011-2019. See the Archive.


 

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