Lynn Matluck Brooks
May I Have This Dance, By Chance?
I chance upon pieces dancing around the Bride: Cage’s neat scores, Duchamp’s nudes descending shattered large glasses, Cunningham’s reeling dances.
November 17, 2012
Love Beyond the Grave: A "Giselle" Fan and a Neophyte Talk
Two TD Writers at the ballet talk Petipa, Grisi, the romantic macabre and overcoming dance sibling rivalry.
November 3, 2012
Delicious: Lar Lubovitch Dance Company at the Annenberg
Lubovitch exposes his strategy and follows its logic, responding closely to the music he chooses.
October 17, 2012
Double Vision: Dancefusion at the Philly Fringe
The clarity of the movement’s attack and its clear lines and arcs in gestures, body shapes, and pathways reminded me of the power of classic modern dance in its search for expression of the universal...
September 9, 2012
Critical Moments: Four Centuries of Dance Journalism
A bird’s-eye view of commentaries from the eighteenth century to the present.
August 8, 2012
Strangers in Artsland: Three “Newbies” Reflect on Philadelphia
Why are artists drawn to Philadelphia? Do they find community in the City of Brotherly Love?
July 26, 2012
Episodes and Academe: Avalanche
How do dance profs -admittedly odd birds in academe- engage in research? Lots of ways.
June 18, 2012
Noguchi’s Garden Dance at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Inside that stone a dance is emerging, pounding and reverberating, breathing in and out.
June 11, 2012