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
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
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
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
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
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
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