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What is Professional Dance? DANCE/USA, philly dance

A response to the DANCE/USA conference: part report/part thank you note to Philadelphia.
July 11, 2013
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Dance Theatre of Harlem: In Conversation with Brenda Dixon Gottschild

Ellen Gerdes and Brenda Dixon Gottschild speak about the contemporary relevance of DTH, Balanchine, pink tights, and more...
June 8, 2013
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Sheetal Ghandi: dancer, vocalist, actress, activist

Sheetal Ghandi’s virtuosity lies in her expert navigation of this multi-disciplinary performance – acting, singing, and dancing, all with equal talent.
April 7, 2013
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Brown’s “Audacious Hope”: A Book Review

Gottschild tells the story of both discrimination against and perseverance of black dance pioneers in the 1940s and ’50s
October 10, 2012
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Area Scholars at “Dance and the Social City”: SDHS Conference in Philly

The Society of Dance History Scholars conference offered a wealth of material, much of it from area scholars and artists.
June 30, 2012
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Cherry Blossoms: Viewing Japanese Dance In Philadelphia

How can kabuki, taiko, and butoh be promoted as evolving contemporary practices with the capacity to provoke our most current and existential questions?
June 1, 2012
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Hope in Song: Kun-Yang Lin Reflects

thINKingDANCE writer Ellen Gerdes recently met with choreographer Kun-Yang Lin to discuss his work Beyond the Bones.
March 22, 2012
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