Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
The Art of the Subtle Reveal
Photo: Darryl Moran

The Art of the Subtle Reveal

The simplicity of their movement has a beautifully muffled quality; hushed and gentle, like snow.

Kat Sullivan
June 2, 2017

A Crazy Beautiful Hope for Connection
Photo: Lindsay Browning

A Crazy Beautiful Hope for Connection

As humans, we cannot be only solitary, nor can we be only collective.

Janna Meiring
June 3, 2017

Other Lives
Photo: Kate Raines/Plate3Photography

Other Lives

If a voice inside your head told you to follow someone, would you?

Carolyn Merritt
June 5, 2017

Barking at Your Battles
Photo: Ian Douglas

Barking at Your Battles

The audience follows the teen identified as Dog Girl through an array of coming-of-age heartaches and triumphs.

Whitney Weinstein
June 12, 2017

We Are Where We Came From
Photo: Adam Reign

We Are Where We Came From

Rosie Herrera’s pairing of sets and props with resonant personal symbols seamlessly blended the past and the present.

Andrew Sargus Klein
June 13, 2017

Feed Your Friends
Photo: Candice DeTore

Feed Your Friends

Its message is clear: stop talking. Dance. Donate.

Whitney Weinstein
June 29, 2017

SoLow Fest: RAINDANCE
Photo: Kalila Kingsford Smith

SoLow Fest: RAINDANCE

In the spirit of low-maintenance, many performances take place outside.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
July 4, 2017

SoLow Fest: So-Low to So-High on the Ben Franklin Bridge
Photo: Jonathan Stein

SoLow Fest: So-Low to So-High on the Ben Franklin Bridge

Mira Treatman led half a dozen curious across the bridge's pedestrian walkway.

Jonathan Stein
July 4, 2017

Dance/USA and The Promise of Equity and Inclusion . . . Two Years Later
Photo courtesy of Dance/USA

Dance/USA and The Promise of Equity and Inclusion . . . Two Years Later

Ballet on the main stage, hip hop on the street

Gregory King
July 14, 2017

To create beauty, to record despair, to dance for each other
Photo: C. Stanley Photography

To create beauty, to record despair, to dance for each other

MK Abadoo explores body politics, African Diaspora, and sci-fi through dance

Andrew Sargus Klein
July 14, 2017

Beauty and Genius - In the Steps of Trisha Brown
Photo: Jonathan Demme

Beauty and Genius - In the Steps of Trisha Brown

A July 28 screening of the film "In the Steps of Trisha Brown" is an unofficial memorial to the influential choreographer.

Lisa Kraus
July 14, 2017

IABD: Grant Puts Action Behind the Narrative
Photo: Lula Washington

IABD: Grant Puts Action Behind the Narrative

I hoped that the grant would add fuel to IABD’s fire, augmenting support and resources for the organization.

Gregory King
July 19, 2017

News

Write Back Atchas - spring 2017

thINKingDANCE will host three free  post-performance “write-back” events after performances in Philadelphia this spring. A Write Back Atcha is a post-show…
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THANK YOU to Our Hatchfund Campaign Donors!

Erinn Liebhard,  Daniele Strawmyre,  Medha Sengupta,  Lynn Brooks,  Neil Greenberg,  Judith Robison, Greg Meiring,  Megan Mizanty,  Ashley Lippolis,…
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Credit Where Credit is Due - a Letter to the Editor (of The New Yorker)

Joan Acocella, whose writing on tap master Savion Glover in The New Yorker has impressed me greatly, recently published this review of a new history of…
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A Bit About Us

thINKingDANCE catalyzes conversation about dance and develops the skills of dance writers in the Philadelphia area.  We train and educate our writers through regular workshops with visiting dance writers, monthly peer-critique sessions, and a uniquely rigorous two-tiered editing process. Founded in 2011, we've published over five hundred articles drawing attention to Philadelphia’s robust and diverse dance community. Read more.

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thINKingDANCE gratefully acknowledges support from the Philadelphia Cultural Fund and from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

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