P.S. 44: Janet Queen of Dance?
Pop-star? Queen of Dance? What do you think of Janet Jackson's contribution to the field? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quJ62ZPphpE
August 4, 2015
P.S. 43: State of Contemporary Performance in Philadelphia?
There is a flurry of dance happening these next two weeks: Cardell Dance Theater, Leah Stein, SoLow Festival and Thirdbird's Facing Front events. What do all these pieces say about the state of contemporary performance in Philadelphia? Do you see links between them or divergent paths?
June 22, 2015
P.S. 42: Modern Dance as a Pyramid Scheme?
There is a lot of conversation on the state of dance and higher education after the Dance/USA article discussing modern dance as a pyramid scheme. Are you following the conversation on Facebook and Culturebot? What do you think?
March 30, 2015
P.S. 41: Art and Activism
With PHL dancers marching this past weekend for #blacklivesmatter and mobilized to help Dance/UP, the role of artists in working to effect change is palpable. How does activism relate to your life as an artist?
December 18, 2014
A Letter from Steve Paxton
A rebuttal to thoughts presented in Lisa Kraus' recent take on "Steve Paxton: Selected Works."
December 4, 2014