Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
diving into ocean, we grow our wings
Photo: Devin Drake

diving into ocean, we grow our wings

the figure is more spirit embodied than the body of a Black woman accessing spirit.

L. Graciella Maiolatesi
February 7, 2021

desire dreams: portals to freedom
Photo courtesy of MBDance

desire dreams: portals to freedom

how do you practice freedom? be with your desires. dare to dream.

L. Graciella Maiolatesi
February 7, 2021

Living in the Fracture: Scores for our Last Audience
Photo: Maria Baranova

Living in the Fracture: Scores for our Last Audience

Last Audience speaks to this time where past and present are exposed. How will we move into the future?

Kristen Shahverdian
February 12, 2021

ArtWell Provides a Creative Outlet for Philadelphia Youth
Photo: Mark Guldin

ArtWell Provides a Creative Outlet for Philadelphia Youth

Philly youth find a creative outlet through ArtWell’s in-school programs.

Darcy Grabenstein
February 14, 2021

Dancewear On Broad Calls on Community to Stay Afloat
Photo: Julia Higdon

Dancewear On Broad Calls on Community to Stay Afloat

The Philly dance community rallies to help the owners of Dancewear On Broad, hit hard by the pandemic.

Darcy Grabenstein
February 15, 2021

Dreaming of Home on Lunar New Year
Courtesy of Rourou Ye

Dreaming of Home on Lunar New Year

Rourou Ye and Southeast of Rain fuse contemporary and traditional Chinese forms in a transportive new work.

Kristi Yeung
February 20, 2021

Distancing Elides in 3 x 13, Yaa Samar!’s Outstanding Multinational Film
Still image from 3 x 13, Nagham Salah Othman

Distancing Elides in 3 x 13, Yaa Samar!’s Outstanding Multinational Film

A rare dance-film achievement, and a gift that remote can become together.

Jonathan Stein
February 21, 2021

Paradoxical Transmissions: The Dance of Darkness in Words
Photo: Cesar Alberto Guzman

Paradoxical Transmissions: The Dance of Darkness in Words

Butoh explained through science in Vangeline’s Butoh: Cradling Empty Space

Leslie Bush
February 23, 2021

Sex and Ghosts in an Empty Theater
Photo: Maria Baranova

Sex and Ghosts in an Empty Theater

A conversation with Anh Vo about their new work, BABYLIFT.

Emma Cohen
February 23, 2021

Care in Conversation
Photo: Peter Born and Nadine George-Graves.

Care in Conversation

A text that reflects on practice, intention, ritual, community care, and the trauma of the world we live in.

Emilee Lord
February 24, 2021

Eating the Sins of Others
Still image from Sin Eaters

Eating the Sins of Others

Theatre Exile’s Sin Eaters is a psychological thriller peppered with satire, a film noir for our times.

Kristen Shahverdian
February 27, 2021

Vitche-Boul Ra Conjures Eternity
Photo: KK Verglas

Vitche-Boul Ra Conjures Eternity

Just as we become acquainted with a new being, Ra switches them up on us.

Maddie Hopfield
March 7, 2021

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