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Dancing Around Dramaturgy (an exploration)

...I believe that that’s what dance-makers strive to do: to tell us something about our culture, about ourselves.
January 30, 2012
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The Empathetic Art of Teaching: Two Weeks of Community Class with Peggy Baker

Like a rescue plane hovering over my somewhat helter-skelter dancing life, Peggy Baker is a relief effort.
January 26, 2012
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Resurrecting the Past

Dancefusion Breathes Life into Historic Modern Dance
January 4, 2012
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An Annual Nut to Crack

When my son was seven or eight years old, he sweetly invited me on a “date.” His invitation was for the Nutcracker.
December 21, 2011
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Continuing the Conversation on the Role of Performance Criticism...

A dance maker reflects on where reviews fit and the role of citizen critics.
December 9, 2011
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Two Women Walk Out

Jeanne Ruddy has resolved to shutter her eponymous 12-year-old company whose works I have grown to adore.
December 7, 2011
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More Than a Master Class: Dance “as it was meant to be”

Former Isadora Duncan Dance Company member Alice Bloch led students through a 90-minute session blending history, anatomy, gender and sexual politics.
November 23, 2011
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Philly PARD’s R&D for Dance

Philly Performance Arts Research & Development (PARD) offers classes and workshops, describing itself as “a laboratory for the investigation of dance and movement-based art forms.”
November 17, 2011
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