The Challenge of Embodying Saudade
Sometimes titles raise expectations that are not always realized in the actual performance.
May 17, 2012
In 1993, When We Felt Free
Two decades and 40 dances into their career, the darlings of Philly’s theatrical dance world in the 1990s and 2000s have arrived at a point of mid-life reflection.
May 9, 2012
Bittersweet Desire: K. Elizabeth Stevens Works With Headlong
Headlong returns to making and performing in a work together. K. Elizabeth Stevens directs this work, Desire, but confesses: "I've never made a dance before.”
April 30, 2012
Contemplative and Connected: Leah Stein’s Singular Aesthetic
Philadelphia Dance Projects organized a retrospective of Leah Stein’s work, celebrating her eponymous troupe’s tenth anniversary.
March 16, 2012
The Importance of a Witness: Faye Driscoll “Informs” Philadelphia
Faye Driscoll's recent informance delivered a multi-dimensional view of her identity as an artist.
March 7, 2012
The Empathetic Art of Teaching: Two Weeks of Community Class with Peggy Baker
Like a rescue plane hovering over my somewhat helter-skelter dancing life, Peggy Baker is a relief effort.
January 26, 2012
An "Open House" for Up-and-Comers
"Open House" at the Performance Garage showcased the strength and diversity of six young companies.
January 17, 2012
Lionel Popkin and Gabrielle Revlock at the Performance Garage
The declarative title of Lionel Popkin's "There Is An Elephant In This Dance" cued us to look for a pachyderm. But "Aida" it ain't.
November 22, 2011