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Reflections from the Philadelphia Museum of Dance

Six tD writers report on the elements of the moving museum that moved them.
November 14, 2018
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The Woman’s Voice, Un-Silenced

She unfurls her fingers, claps her hands, plants rhythms into the floor, and begins to sing.
June 6, 2018
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Is This a Gender Equality Casualty?

They featured mostly abstracted relationships represented in a haze of sinewy slicing, slithering, and sliding.
February 25, 2018
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Heads Together; Feet in the Snow

Lyons’ choreography sits over this duo’s relationship like an Instagram filter: they’re themselves, but a slightly different color.
December 18, 2017
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Conflicting Ideologies in Mistress of the Maze

Dancer and fabric artist Sarah Carr offers an interpretation of iconography found in Minoan archeological artifacts.
September 21, 2017
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Spilt Milk: Unearthing Conversational Clashes

Interlacing sinewy dance and spoken text, "Spilt Milk" touches on miscommunication, white fragility, and difference.
September 10, 2017
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In the spirit of low-maintenance, many performances take place outside.
July 4, 2017
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From the NextMove Studio: Traditional Training Meets Contemporary Rep

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's male and female performers' bold, unabashed intensity.
May 15, 2017
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