Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
Chamber Ballet: In Conversation
Photo: Arnaud Falchier

Chamber Ballet: In Conversation

Miro Magloire and Ursula Mamlok in intimate dance-music conversation.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
March 14, 2019

Dancing the Drama
Photo: Vikki Sloviter

Dancing the Drama

This is what dance can be, choreographer Nicolo Fonte seems to say, and isn’t it glorious?

Miryam Coppersmith
March 20, 2019

Meaningful Art Needs Time and Space
Photo: Preeti Pathak

Meaningful Art Needs Time and Space

PAFA breaks new ground by bringing dance into the museum walls.

Preeti Pathak
March 22, 2019

A Family Circus
Photo: Stephanie DeFeo

A Family Circus

The dancers give their all, and they clearly enjoy themselves.

Carolyn Merritt
March 23, 2019

“An Everyday Man’s Prophet”: August Wilson at the Arden
Photo: Wide Eyed Studio

“An Everyday Man’s Prophet”: August Wilson at the Arden

Intimate, in-the-round theater where people allow themselves to be affected by and involved in the work.

Kat Sullivan
March 23, 2019

A Song, a Dance, and a Coat Hanger
Photo: Johanna Austin

A Song, a Dance, and a Coat Hanger

The theatre a uterus, the actors fetuses.

Mira Treatman
March 25, 2019

Martha Graham Cracker Bids Farewell
Photo: Gustavo Garcia

Martha Graham Cracker Bids Farewell

“Goodbye, my friends, goodbye.”

Maddie Hopfield
March 30, 2019

Catch This
Photo: Anthony Werhun

Catch This

Director Nataki Garrett’s vision strikingly translates this well-written script into an engaging work of art.

Amelia Rose Estrada
April 6, 2019

Taking the Ride: An Interview with Dawn Marie Bazemore
Photo: Dave Cimetta

Taking the Ride: An Interview with Dawn Marie Bazemore

"My connection to each work that I have made is deeply personal."

Amelia Rose Estrada
April 13, 2019

Of Stravinsky and Men
Photo: Alexander Iziliaev

Of Stravinsky and Men

They bowed together as choreographer and muse but undoubtedly without the violence.

Mira Treatman
April 15, 2019

Curating as Caring-- Curating for Live Arts Contribution
Photo: Sophie Bufton

Curating as Caring-- Curating for Live Arts Contribution

Authors envision curating as based on the ethics of care, and a call for 'democratizing curation'

Barbora Příhodová
April 19, 2019

It Takes Two
Photo: Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang

It Takes Two

Sin Salida posits dance as a metaphorical map for human relations

Carolyn Merritt
April 19, 2019

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Back in November thINKingDANCE brought on a new writer, Thomas Choinacky, and this month, we are bringing on another ten. We are excited to welcome this…
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