Upping the ante on dance coverage and conversation
“Spain” Coming at You in PAB’s Don Q
Photo: Arian Molina Soca

“Spain” Coming at You in PAB’s Don Q

Pennsylvania Ballet offers glimmering conceptions of Spain in a series of paintings come to life.

Colin Murray
October 22, 2019

Facing East Festival Celebrates Eastern Dance Through the Ritual of Practice
Photo: Jasmine Lynea

Facing East Festival Celebrates Eastern Dance Through the Ritual of Practice

The dance was an offering, a quiet conversation from the dancer to the divine.

Annielille Gavino
October 23, 2019

A Ballet Sampler Platter
Photo: Courtesy of Stars of American Ballet

A Ballet Sampler Platter

Stars of American Ballet presented a chef’s tasting menu of ballet, with New York City Ballet’s Daniel Ulbricht behind the stove.

Christina Catanese
October 25, 2019

On Aging and Endings: Zero to Sixty
Photo: Jorge Cousineau

On Aging and Endings: Zero to Sixty

A tribute, a parody, and a look into the past through the lens of ZeroMoving.

Kalila Kingsford Smith
October 26, 2019

Horrific and Whimsical Dream States
Photo: Darryl Justin Padilla

Horrific and Whimsical Dream States

Violence, friendship, dreams and celebration at Temple Dance Alumni Showcase.

Kristen Shahverdian
October 28, 2019

Tracing Absence
photo: Erin Baiano

Tracing Absence

In THE DAY, four artists meditate on loss.

Emma Cohen
October 31, 2019

A Haunting Portrayal of Illness and Family
Photo: Mark Garvin

A Haunting Portrayal of Illness and Family

"A Small Fire" haunts long after its final scene

Kristi Yeung
October 31, 2019

Single Thing, Infinite Folds
Photo: Kenzi Crash

Single Thing, Infinite Folds

Nicole Bindler’s belly button makes a case for invagination.

Leslie Bush
November 2, 2019

A Day of Light and Movement
Photo: Levi Gershkowitz

A Day of Light and Movement

The Outlet Dance Project celebrates its 15th year with an extraordinary lineup.

Andrew Sargus Klein
November 2, 2019

Intimate Portraits and Cultural Remembrance
Photo: Asya Zlatina

Intimate Portraits and Cultural Remembrance

Inciting pain and laughter in alternation, "Raise Your Voice/Maybe Even Higher" is at once disturbing and uplifting.

Colin Murray
November 3, 2019

The Little Prince and BalletX: Expansive Travels
Photo: Sloviter

The Little Prince and BalletX: Expansive Travels

"The Little Prince" is known for illuminating varying sides of human character, BalletX only succeeds in bringing a few of them to light.

Whitney Weinstein
November 7, 2019

“The Stakes of this Play are the Stakes of the World”
Photo: Preeti Pathak

“The Stakes of this Play are the Stakes of the World”

Anissa Weinraub’s Philly Education Stories explore strengthening Philadelphia’s school communities through devised theater.

Preeti Pathak
November 7, 2019

News

A New Partnership: thINKingDANCE and See Chicago Dance

We are delighted this month (October) to initiate an exchange between thINKingDANCE and See Chicago Dance  (SCD), an exchange that will allow dancers…
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Open Call for tD Writers! - now closed

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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