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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

Fold, Lose, Clean, Speak, Bury
Photo: Whitney Browne, Courtesy of Gibney

Fold, Lose, Clean, Speak, Bury

The power of language, dance, and loss.

Emilee Lord
May 27, 2022

Footprints of Abstract Dance: a three-part variation
Photo: Anito Gavino

Footprints of Abstract Dance: a three-part variation

Inspired by Jasper Johns' postmodern method of variating art to make more art.

Anito Gavino
June 7, 2022

Learning Flamenco through a Feminist Framework: Pasión y Arte’s Student Showcase
Photo: Mike Hurwitz

Learning Flamenco through a Feminist Framework: Pasión y Arte’s Student Showcase

The room buzzes...

Lu Donovan
June 8, 2022

Hip Hop Dance Theater Offers More Truths Than Dares
Photo: Jose Quintana

Hip Hop Dance Theater Offers More Truths Than Dares

Dancing our races and our many faces with someone you love.

Megan Mazarick
June 15, 2022

Waheed Works’ “softly, as I leave you” Hits Hard
Photo: German Vasquez

Waheed Works’ “softly, as I leave you” Hits Hard

He is hugging air yet gasping for breath with his entire body. Arms are open, inviting us into his soul.

Lauren Putty White
June 24, 2022

Koulman Dance Offers Treadmill, Technique, and Tradition
Photo: Courtesy of Koulman Dance Company

Koulman Dance Offers Treadmill, Technique, and Tradition

Soloist Grace Kimble invites audience onto the Treadmill for a marathon showcase.

Caitlin Green
June 28, 2022

Unexpected Tenderness
Photo: Jeff Malet

Unexpected Tenderness

Existential struggle and choice, and the simple joys of giving flowers to one another.

Andrew Sargus Klein
July 4, 2022

Xochii De La Noche at Queer Mvmnt Fest
Photo Credit: Courtesy of the artist

Xochii De La Noche at Queer Mvmnt Fest

The fans ripple outwards, two ivory rivers.

Kara Nepomuceno
July 5, 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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