Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
Tango’s New Golden Age: Highlights of the 2019 Philadelphia Tango Fest
Photo: Matt McLaughlin

Tango’s New Golden Age: Highlights of the 2019 Philadelphia Tango Fest

"When all that matters is the dance and the music, and the ability to create connections with one person after another."

Carolyn Merritt
May 14, 2019

Reflection in Resin: an Interview with Lindsay Browning
Artwork: Lindsay Browning

Reflection in Resin: an Interview with Lindsay Browning

"I am Lindsay, a performing artist, and my artwork is an expression of movement."

Kalila Kingsford Smith
May 18, 2019

Mining Sites and Spaces with Subcircle
Photo: Jorge Cousineau

Mining Sites and Spaces with Subcircle

Subcircle celebrates 20 years of interdisciplinary, collaborative art-making.

Thomas Choinacky
May 20, 2019

Teaming Up Again: tD and Mighty Writers
Photo: Lynn Matluck Brooks

Teaming Up Again: tD and Mighty Writers

thINKingDANCE and Mighty Writers, together with local artists, bring new dance and writing programming to students.

Barbora Příhodová
May 22, 2019

Almanac Dances Toward a Classical Ideal of Equality
Photo: Dan Kontz

Almanac Dances Toward a Classical Ideal of Equality

Kerbel and Grinberg are clearly meant to be dance partners.

Mira Treatman
May 23, 2019

Tilting Space in an Abandoned Warehouse: Tori Lawrence + Co.
Photo: Johanna Austin

Tilting Space in an Abandoned Warehouse: Tori Lawrence + Co.

JUNKSPACE moves deftly with deference to and camaraderie with the building's space.

Kat Sullivan
May 24, 2019

Dance on TV: Fosse/Verdon
Photo courtesy of FX Networks

Dance on TV: Fosse/Verdon

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Andy Blankenbuehler present a Fosse retrospective.

Mira Treatman
May 28, 2019

Listen To Your Guts
Photo: Plate 3 Photography

Listen To Your Guts

I watch their pelvises shift and gyrate, thinking of the intestines beneath.

Maddie Hopfield
May 28, 2019

Side by Side: Philadelphia Churches (and bodies in them)
Photo: Daniel Kontz

Side by Side: Philadelphia Churches (and bodies in them)

Grounds that Shout! continues Reggie Wilson’s research into sacred spaces, ecstatic movement, and African diasporic experience.

Jenna Horton
June 5, 2019

Site, Skin and Self: A Week with Rosy Simas
Photo: LilaHurwitz/doolittleandbird

Site, Skin and Self: A Week with Rosy Simas

“My work is really based in an aesthetic of listening…it is really the underpinning of the whole thing.”

Janna Meiring
June 6, 2019

Ballet Up Close and Personal with Bryan Koulman
Photo: Lauren Hirsch

Ballet Up Close and Personal with Bryan Koulman

Koulman’s fine group of artists splashed balletic bravura across the footlights.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
June 10, 2019

Honestly Sincere
Photo: Johanna Austin

Honestly Sincere

Sincerity is a slippery thing to script.

Miryam Coppersmith
June 14, 2019

News

Open Call for tD Writers!

We are looking for  NEW thINKingDANCE WRITERS and encourage the following people to consider joining us: · those who want to develop their writing skills…
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TD & TP: We're Intrigued

It’s more than a rumor that thINKingDANCE  (tD) and Theatre Philadelphia (TP) have started seeing each other. Traditionally, thINKingDANCE   only…
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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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