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The Gridlock of HUMAN
Photo: Joseph V Labolito

The Gridlock of HUMAN

Gibson takes the question "What is ballet in the 21st century" back to form.

Miryam Coppersmith
May 16, 2018

Opulence in Times of Change
Photo: Arian Molina Soca

Opulence in Times of Change

Each time he hit fifth position, Ihde looked like he was home.

Mira Treatman
May 17, 2018

Visible and Invisible Power
Photo: JH Kertis

Visible and Invisible Power

We see the dynamics of power shaped by historic narrative, social conventions, and our own unselfconscious playfulness.

Jonathan Stein
May 22, 2018

Moving Bodies, Embodied Walls
Photo: Hannah Oneda

Moving Bodies, Embodied Walls

A performance focused on the “human experience in relation to architecture” which questioned “concepts of stability”

Andrew Sargus Klein
May 24, 2018

Belonging
Photo: Plate 3 Photography

Belonging

How do we reconcile our inevitable evolution and change with the thorny sociality that made (and still makes) possible our survival?

Carolyn Merritt
May 26, 2018

The Woman’s Voice, Un-Silenced
Photo: Aidan Un for Intercultural Journeys

The Woman’s Voice, Un-Silenced

She unfurls her fingers, claps her hands, plants rhythms into the floor, and begins to sing.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
June 6, 2018

Art World Interloper: Elizabeth Streb in Her Own Words
Photo: Ralph Alswang

Art World Interloper: Elizabeth Streb in Her Own Words

My audience is the whole wide world, because everybody understands action.

Mira Treatman
June 10, 2018

Between the Sacred, Profane, and Mundane
Photo: Paola Nogueras

Between the Sacred, Profane, and Mundane

Falling back into destructive coping mechanisms

Kat Sullivan
June 18, 2018

Maria Marten: Melodrama Makes a Comeback
Photo: WideEyed Studios

Maria Marten: Melodrama Makes a Comeback

In the early nineteenth century, melodrama threatened to push Shakespeare off U.S. stages.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
June 18, 2018

Taylor Mac: Distilling the Past to Imagine a Future
Photo: Sarah Walker

Taylor Mac: Distilling the Past to Imagine a Future

Collectively laughing at, listening to, dancing through, and all-in-all living in Taylor Mac’s performance-art marathon.

Maddie Hopfield
June 19, 2018

A Life Redrawn
Photo: Carly J. Bales

A Life Redrawn

Each iteration can cultivate an entirely different experience.

Andrew Sargus Klein
June 21, 2018

Sean Thomas Boyt On Performing the Hustle
Photo: Sean Thomas Boyt

Sean Thomas Boyt On Performing the Hustle

Is that promotion or is that your work?

Kat Sullivan
June 22, 2018

News

thINKingDANCE partners with Theatre Philadelphia to expand theater coverage in Philadelphia

What can dance critics tell us about theater? In a quest to reach new audiences for performing arts in Philadelphia, Theatre Philadelphia and thINKingDANCE…
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tD Welcomes Our NEW WRITERS!

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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Open Call for Writers!

We are looking for NEW WRITERS and encourage the following people to consider joining us:   ·   those who want to develop their writing skills and…
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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 nearly nine hundred articles drawing attention to Philadelphia’s robust and diverse dance community. Read more.

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