Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
Coalescing in Context: Movement Sound Experiment at Mascher
Photo: Mascher Space Cooperative

Coalescing in Context: Movement Sound Experiment at Mascher

The patterns and places of synchronicity gave the evening a sense of unity.

Kat Sullivan
January 25, 2019

In Celebration of the E-newsletter
Image: Jenn Freeman

In Celebration of the E-newsletter

I'm grateful for attempts to connect that feel substantial and authentic.

Ellen Chenoweth
January 29, 2019

Pulsing and Embracing Contact Improvisation in Cuba
Photo: Emma Kohn

Pulsing and Embracing Contact Improvisation in Cuba

With a sense of familiarity and surprise, I feel I’m in Cuba for the first time.

Marion Ramírez
January 30, 2019

UMA Artists in Residence
Photo: Lily Kind

UMA Artists in Residence

A review of partnership and performance: "yes, this is she" is quirky, funny, kinetic, kooky. The piece came out of a year-long residency at Urban Movement Arts.

Preeti Pathak
February 4, 2019

What Do You Want To Lose (Now)?
Photo: Peggy Woolsey

What Do You Want To Lose (Now)?

The performers’ camaraderie gives the evening the overall feel of an album rather than a collection of disparate singles.

Maddie Hopfield
February 4, 2019

Laughing as an Act of Resistance: An Interview with James Ijames
Photo: Colin Lenton

Laughing as an Act of Resistance: An Interview with James Ijames

I want to crack people open.

Barbora Příhodová
February 5, 2019

On DanceAbility: Talking Mixed-Abilities Dance with Connie Vandarakis
Photo: Gilbert Szabó

On DanceAbility: Talking Mixed-Abilities Dance with Connie Vandarakis

DanceAbility is a contemporary improvisation dance practice that is totally inclusive.

Jonathan Stein
February 6, 2019

Scratch Night Gets A Sonic Boost
Photo: Clint Takeda

Scratch Night Gets A Sonic Boost

Scratch Night: a quality experience, with an audience breathlessly uncertain about what's next.

Jenny Kessler
February 7, 2019

It’s The End Of A World
Photo: Kylie Westerbeck

It’s The End Of A World

What does it mean to stand in the aftermath of a paradigm shift?

Maddie Hopfield
February 12, 2019

After the Fall
Photo: Ada Pinkston

After the Fall

This is one of Peter Redgrave's strongest works to date.

Andrew Sargus Klein
February 17, 2019

On Earth and Beyond with Polish Dance Artists
Photo: Marcio Kerber Canabarr0

On Earth and Beyond with Polish Dance Artists

Each artist explores the presence and impact that humans make on, with, and beyond the earth.

Janna Meiring
February 22, 2019

In A Time Warp Called Reality, Theatre in the X Travels to the Museum
Photo: LaNeshe Miller-White

In A Time Warp Called Reality, Theatre in the X Travels to the Museum

How do African-Americans live with and confront their own legacy, pain and joy?

Jenna Horton
February 22, 2019

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