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Dancers, Let’s Talk Palestine  Part 2: Ignorance is Bliss Until It Isn’t
Photo: Nuha Maharoof

Dancers, Let’s Talk Palestine Part 2: Ignorance is Bliss Until It Isn’t

In acknowledging our past we must also reckon with those we have failed in our pursuit of liberation.

Leila Mire
June 20, 2021

Dancers, Let’s Talk Palestine Part 1: Honor the Dancestry
Photo: Leila Mire

Dancers, Let’s Talk Palestine Part 1: Honor the Dancestry

As artists, our priority should be shifting narratives to resist oppressive regimes.

Leila Mire
June 20, 2021

You’re a Guest Here Too
Photo: Courtesy of COME TO PAPA

You’re a Guest Here Too

An interview with Cinder Kuss reveals a cauldron of boiling emotions.

nikolai mckenzie ben rema
June 27, 2021

Honoring Truth in a Black Existence
screenshot from Revivals of Blackness

Honoring Truth in a Black Existence

A journey of defining what it means to be Black as self and as community.

Lauren Putty White
June 28, 2021

Conversations with queer ancestors
Still image from Publik Private

Conversations with queer ancestors

The conflict and the sorrow in acknowledging eir ancestors' truths reverberates after the play's end.

Kristen Shahverdian
June 30, 2021

A Golem Forces Us to Face and Grapple with Our Grief
Photo: Logan Gabrielle Schulman

A Golem Forces Us to Face and Grapple with Our Grief

Rituals trigger a dialogue on gun violence and grief.

Darcy Grabenstein
July 2, 2021

Freelance Dancing Under the PROAct
Photo: Dance Artists' National Collective logo

Freelance Dancing Under the PROAct

DANC supports the PROAct, which could help freelance dancers unionize for better working conditions.

Lu Donovan
July 6, 2021

Dancing Our Fullest
Design: Lindsey Jennings

Dancing Our Fullest

Dancing is a reminder to care for the body; to have a relationship with it.

Emilee Lord
July 16, 2021

“An Act of Care": A Conversation with Juan Felipe Miranda Medina
Photo: CONTRAPUNTO Huelles vivas del zapateo afroperuano

“An Act of Care": A Conversation with Juan Felipe Miranda Medina

A conversation with Juan Felipe Miranda Medina dissects decolonization and decoloniality in dance.

Leila Mire
July 16, 2021

Bringing D-Man in the Waters into the future
Photo courtesy of Rosalynde LeBlanc

Bringing D-Man in the Waters into the future

It surprises me how captivating the students are, both their willingness to learn the dance and their struggles to find motivation.

Kristen Shahverdian
July 20, 2021

A Taste of the Inside
Photo: Shannon Murphy

A Taste of the Inside

A collection of zines encourages us to stick with our gut feelings.

Lu Donovan
July 25, 2021

Ethics in Art and Money
Photo: Ian Douglas

Ethics in Art and Money

Miguel Gutierrez’s new podcast tackles the complicated nature of philanthropy and the arts.

Emilee Lord
July 31, 2021

News

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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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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Guest Writer Policy

thINKingDANCE (tD) is committed to supporting our roster of writers through equitable pay, editorial support, education efforts, and opportunities for…
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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.

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