Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
All the Agathas of the World
Photo: Sarah Gardner

All the Agathas of the World

Between the curtains of words, I catch a few mesmerizing moments.

Janna Meiring
September 20, 2019

What’s So Funny?
Photo: Paola Evelina

What’s So Funny?

“Un Poyo Rojo”: a different kind of locker room talk.

Kat J. Sullivan
September 20, 2019

La Bolivianita: A Dance of History and Heritage
Photo: Aidan Un

La Bolivianita: A Dance of History and Heritage

A journey through a complicated heritage, punctuating sorrows and joys with embodied expression.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
September 20, 2019

How is Safety Felt in the Body
Photo: Ryan Collerd

How is Safety Felt in the Body

Proceed With Caution reminds me that bodies are soft, mortal.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
September 22, 2019

Liquored Lovelies: Ending Fringe With A Bang
Photo: Shamus Hunter McCarty

Liquored Lovelies: Ending Fringe With A Bang

At Murder & Booze Cabaret, I traveled back to the time of Prohibition.

Whitney Weinstein
September 22, 2019

Classified Texting
Photo: Cass Meehan

Classified Texting

I stepped closer to listen in on whispered conversations.

Whitney Weinstein
September 23, 2019

Dance Like Dr. Z’s Watching
Photo: Mark Wong

Dance Like Dr. Z’s Watching

You are Not a Shining Star: "weird but not boring."

Miryam Coppersmith
September 25, 2019

Living Statuary
Photo: Mira Treatman

Living Statuary

Leah Stein Dance Company captures the beauty and ambiguity of staged realism in Close to Home.

Miryam Coppersmith
September 26, 2019

Cowboys Chugging Red Bull in Iraq
Photo: Andrej Lamut

Cowboys Chugging Red Bull in Iraq

The epic two-hour escape provided ever more evidence of U.S. pissing contests.

Mira Treatman
October 4, 2019

In Motion: TBDC in Time and Spaces
Photo: Lynn Matluck Brooks

In Motion: TBDC in Time and Spaces

I find myself puzzling out Trisha Brown’s strategies, asking questions, making discoveries.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
October 6, 2019

Look Up!
Photo: Courtesy TBDC

Look Up!

The easy alignment of the joints, so quintessentially Trisha Brown, dangles unadorned above Center City.

Maddie Hopfield
October 7, 2019

Museums in the Performance Mix
Photo: Ryan Collerd

Museums in the Performance Mix

PMA’s Friday Remix offered circus, poetry, dance, and music, all capped by a DJ-driven dance party.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
October 14, 2019

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