Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
Art as Remedy in “Urgent Care: A Social Care Experience”
Photo: KJ Surkan

Art as Remedy in “Urgent Care: A Social Care Experience”

The museum is full of color and life, each room a reminder of the resilience and creativity of black women and girls.

Karl Surkan
October 3, 2017

Shaken, Stirred, and Aroused
Photo: Whitney Weinstein

Shaken, Stirred, and Aroused

Burlesque is a late-night cocktail of athleticism, shaken with tease and plot.

Whitney Weinstein
October 11, 2017

Aren’t We All Rosie?
Photo: Joan Marcus

Aren’t We All Rosie?

How much of Silverman was in Really Rosie?

Gregory King
October 11, 2017

Dance's Past: Time is Running Out
Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Dance's Past: Time is Running Out

Constrained by our forever running out of time ... time to make sense of life before it lands irrevocably in the past tense.

Lynn Matluck Brooks
October 12, 2017

Once we meet, we’re family: An Asia Pacific Dance Diary
Photo: Maseeh Ganjali

Once we meet, we’re family: An Asia Pacific Dance Diary

How do we watch performance from different cultures? What can we learn?

Lisa Kraus
October 14, 2017

Memory, Identity, Fragmented Masculinity
Photo: Mark Simpson

Memory, Identity, Fragmented Masculinity

In the realm of MEN--Olivier Tarpaga's dazzling work.

Carolyn Merritt
October 20, 2017

Belén Maya’s Romnia—A Searing Homage to Romany Women
Photo: Prisca Briquet

Belén Maya’s Romnia—A Searing Homage to Romany Women

Maya roots her portrayal of Roma women in an ancient past.

Jonathan Stein
October 20, 2017

A Cool Cushion Between Realities
Photo: Bruce Hooke

A Cool Cushion Between Realities

It felt exactly right that a choreographer should be the one to lead this discovery of virtual reality's promise.

Ellen Chenoweth
October 23, 2017

Straight Outta’ Philly: Illuminated, Dancing
Photo: CJ Harris

Straight Outta’ Philly: Illuminated, Dancing

A sweaty, blissful finale brings home the power of Hip-Hop as a uniting force.

Sara Graybeal
October 28, 2017

Gallim’s Feet Skipping Around Solid Stone
Photo: Stephanie Berger

Gallim’s Feet Skipping Around Solid Stone

Andrea Miller is the first ever Artist-in-Residence in dance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Eleanor Goudie-Averill
November 9, 2017

Having Fun at the Ballet
Photo: Erin Baiano

Having Fun at the Ballet

When was the last time you actually had fun seeing the ballet?

Lynn Matluck Brooks
November 12, 2017

Absolution in the Witness, in the First Breath
Photo: Lauren Mandilian Huot

Absolution in the Witness, in the First Breath

A single burst of color across a backdrop of white sheets.

Kat Sullivan
November 18, 2017

News

thINKingDANCE Receives Project Stream Grant to Engage Young Writers

thINKingDANCE has been awarded a Project Stream Grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts for our new Engaging Young Writers initiative. We will…
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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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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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thINKingDANCE gratefully acknowledges support from the Philadelphia Cultural Fund and from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

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